Diwali, Festival of Lights

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Fully Guided Small Group Festivals & Events Scenic / Sightseeing
Our Price From 1,465 Per Person
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 Trip Length
8 Days
 Trip Starts
Delhi
 Trip Finishes
Delhi
8 Day Diwali, Festival of Lights Itinerary (On The Go Tours)
Countries Explored: India
Trip Operator:
On The Go Tours
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Accommodation
3 - 4 Star
Max. Group Size
24
Trip Code
DIWA

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on On The Go Tours 8 Day Diwali, Festival of Lights. Join us in celebrating one of India's favourite festivals – Diwali, the Festival of Light! Witness firecrackers, decorated homes, gift giving and shared sweets. See Delhi's historical sites and the beautiful Taj Mahal on this very memorable tour.

Itinerary

Upon arrival into Delhi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Touring highlights today include Old and New Delhi, Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Rajpath and the India Gate. Tonight, we enjoy a Namaste Dinner. (B/D)

Today we make our way to Jaipur to enjoy the incredible Diwali, festival of lights. This evening, dinner is a group affair in a local Indian restaurant, where we continue the celebrations with the locals. (B/D)

Jaipur. This morning we have the opportunity to view the stunning city of Jaipur from a hot air balloon with our Balloon Over Jaipur Add-on. Later. we travel to Amber Fort, before visiting a cotton weaving house for a demonstration on fabric dyeing. Later we explore the city Palace and Jantar Mantar.

Jaipur - Abhaneri - Bharatpur. Our first stop is to the village of Abhaneri for a visit to the Chand Baori. Later we visit the Adarsh Vidya Mandir local school where we operate our ‘Change for Children’ programme. Continue to Bharatpur where we enjoy an Rickshaw ride through Keoladeo Ghana National Park. (B/D)

Bharatpur - Agra. Continue to Agra, stopping at the Fatehpur Sikri en route, the former imperial capital of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. On arrival to Agra we stop at the Agra Fort and legendary Taj Mahal. (B)

Agra - Delhi. This morning we return to Delhi. Remainder of today is at your leisure. (B)

Hotel check-out and included transfer to airport. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Diwali celebrations - Birla Temple celebration, fireworks and special evening meal afterwards
  • Delhi - Take in the sights of old and new Delhi on a guided tour of India’s capital city including Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid and Gandhi's crematorium Raj Ghat.
  • Agra and the Taj Mahal - Admire India’s most famous monument and visit nearby Agra Fort
  • Fatehpur Sikri - Uncover an abandoned Mughal city
  • Jaipur - Discover the City Palace & Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort and a visit to cotton trader/tailor

  • Diwali - Visit to City Palace and Ancient Astronomy Observatory Jaipur, Birla Temple, fireworks and a gala dinner
  • Travel by jeep to the Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • Rickshaw ride through Keoladeo Ghana National Park
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 8
  • Touring of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra
  • Escorted by an English-speaking Indian tour guide
  • Services of English-speaking Indian specialist guides at some sites
  • All relevant transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles

  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners are included on this tour

  • 7 nights 3-4 star and heritage hotels
  • Jaypee Siddharth Hotel (Delhi)
  • Vivanta by Taj Dwarka (Delhi)
  • Mandawa Haveli (Jaipur)
  • Udai Vilas Palace (Bharatpur)
  • Seven Hills Tower (Agra)
  • Hotel Jivitesh (Delhi)

  • Excludes International flights and visas
  • Excludes Laundry, drinks (including those at our Diwali celebration) and items of a personal nature
  • Excludes Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow $3 - 7 USD per day per traveller. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Excludes Entrance Fees: USD$70-80, paid in local currency
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