Golden Triangle and Shimla by train

This fantastic tour of the Golden Triangle and Shimla will fascinate and excite you in equal measures, includes all private transport in an air-conditioned car with English speaking driver, train journey, along with a narrow gauge train on the Himalayan Queen Toy train. Walking in the footsteps of the Maharajah with an elephant ride into the magnificent Amber Fort, English speaking guides for sightseeing, breakfast each morning and international flights with multi-award winning Virgin Atlantic.

Highlights

• Old Delhi tour, with the magnificent Red Fort and Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated
• New Delhi tour including the Rashtrapati, the Presidential Palace, the World War One memorial arch, the India Gate and Humayun’s Tomb 
• Explore fascinating Agra, with a sunrise visit to the UNESCO listed Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
• Visit the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, built in red sandstone by the Emperor Akbar 
• Explore Jaipur and an elephant ride into the magnificent Amber Fort
• Visit Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds and Jai Singh’s Observatory
• Scenic drive to Delhi 
• Journey on Train 12011 Shatabdi Express of Kalka, transferring  to a narrow gauge toy train to Dharampur, depart on Train 52455 Himalayan Queen for Dharampur
• Stay in Shimla,once the summer retreat for British colonial government workers and an ideal escape from the summer heat of the plains

What's Included

• Return economy flights to Delhi on Virgin Atlantic*
• All known pre-payable taxes and charges
• 4* accommodation based on twin sharing basis
• Daily breakfasts in the hotels
• Airport / hotel transfers + city tour + Drives by AC vehicle with ALL INDIA TOURIST PERMIT
• Driver bata, parking, toll, fuel
• Garlanding upon arrival in Delhi
• An Local English-speaking guide as per itinerary.
• Elephant Ride at Amer Fort
• All currently applicable taxes but any other tax as and when levied by the Government shall be extra


What is not included:

• Any meal unless specified in itinerary
• Tips to guide and drivers
• Personal expenses e.g. telephone / laundry, liquor
• Travel insurance
• Services not specified above
• Indian visas

* Virgin Atlantic has highly competitive fares in Premium Economy and Upper Class, if you would prefer to travel in a premium cabin please speak with our friendly highly knowledgeable sales team for further information.

Price Notes
This itinerary/tour is a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit requirements.
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. Please contact us for prices for alternative dates or number of travellers.

Pricing is subject to change and availability. Terms and conditions apply. Call us to book or for details. Alternatively you can book or enquire online

Total from
£1,719.00

Based on: Departures from London Heathrow (LHR)

Travel Dates:
01 Sept – 10 Dec 2020



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