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Diwali is one of the most awaited festival in India and one of the biggest Hindu Festival. So, a Diwali Special India Holiday becomes mandatory if you are looking to go for a India Holiday during October – Novermber. And, its amazing because you get to celebrate Diwali with an Indian family. Slip off your shoes to enter their home, where you can learn about Diwali’s history and its associated festivities. This is followed by Lighting the Diyas and offering prayers to Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, and Lord Ganesh where doors and windows of the house are left open to allow prosperity to pass through.
We all know that Golden Triangle tour is the most beloved tourist circuit in India. Starting from Delhi via Agra and ending in Jaipur gives you a glimpse of Mughals had a significant influence in the making of these popular states. So, to add a little flavour to the Diwali Special India Holiday, we have curated Golden Triangle Tour with Udaipur. Udaipur is often called the “Venice of the East” and the most romantic city in the state of Rajasthan. Udaipur nestles like a gem in a valley surrounded by green hills, reflected smooth and white in the clear blue waters of Lake Pichola. The city is a kaleidoscope of narrow lanes flanked by bright stalls, gardens, lakes, palaces and temples.
Not only this, this Diwali Special India Holiday tour also includes a selection of specially curated optional experiences such as cooking demo with Indian family, Diwali celebration with local family, Meeting Rare Textile Artists, exploring Udaipur by cycle, Jal Sanjhi Painting Workshop and much more.
Diwali Special India Holiday Route: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur
For Diwali special India holiday, British Airways fly direct from London Heathrow to Delhi. Your tour starts from Delhi. Virgin Atlantic have daily flights to Delhi and Jet Airways fly direct to Delhi and Mumbai. Emirates, Oman Air, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways also have excellent connections via their respected hubs to Kolkata, Kochi, Trivandrum, Kozhikode, Goa, Jaipur and Lucknow and fly from airports all over the UK.
Direct flights from the UK take between 8 and 10 hours depending on the destination. Flights with stops en-route take between 12 and 14 hours.
India is +5½ hours ahead of GMT.
Holders of British Citizen passports are able to apply for an e-Tourist Visa (eTV). Please note that the very latest an Indian eTV application can be made is 4 days prior to travel to India.
Indiaologist, your India Holiday Tour specialist boasts of intensive and quality service for Diwali Special India Holiday. Not only our packages offers a journey of 7 Days days to the most famous sites but also, affordable prices that will help you plan your trip better and trip extensions if you are looking for more than just a holiday
Explore the most famous and important Diwali Special India Holiday with India Holiday experts from the UK.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Our representative will meet you in the arrival area of the airport. He will be assisting you and transfer you to your hotel where you will check-in for your stay. After breakfast, we will proceed for the city tour of Old & New Delhi that includes a visit to the 17th century Jama Masjid. You will also be taking a normal rickshaw ride through the narrow, winding lanes of colourful and bustling Chandni Chowk. Visit the Red Fort followed by Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. In the afternoon proceed to New Delhi where you will be taken for the Drive past of The Presidential Palace, the India Gate, a memorial raised and a drive along the Rajpath past the Parliament House and secretarial buildings.
Optional experiences such as
Cooking Demo with Indian Family: Hands-on cooking lessons along with a visit to the local market with an Indian family.
Private Evening Tour of Akshardham Temple with Musical Fountain Show: There is not another way to experience Akshardham Temple. Visit the temple, appreciate its splendour, and watch the exceptional musical fountain show to experience Indian faith at its best.
You will have an assisted transfer to Agra, which was once a small village on the banks of the Yamuna. The Mughals transformed it. Shah Jehan created it into the second capital of the Mughal Empire – Dar-ul-Khilafat, or ‘seat of the Emperor’ in the 16th &
On reaching Agra, we will start the Agra city tour visiting Agra Fort, which was originally started by Emperor Akbar in 1565, but his son, Jahangir, and grandson, Shah Jahan, later made valuable additions to it. After fort visit, check-in at the hotel.
Later, visit Itmad-ud-Daula, also known as the Baby Taj. This tomb was built in 1622 for Ghiyas Beg, father of Empress
Noor-Jahan, the wife of Emperor Jahangir.
In the evening, proceed for the sunset visit of the Taj Mahal (Closed on All Fridays) with your guide.
Kachpura Heritage Walk: – GBP 35 Per Person
In the afternoon, we will take a walk through the narrow bridle path through agriculture fields near Mehtab Bagh takes
you into the ancient village of Kachpura and Humayun’s Mosque.
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur in your private car en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. This was once the seat of Mughal legacy, that stood abandoned.
Yoga by Facing Taj Mahal, Agra (Early Morning): – GBP 35 Per Person
Perform Asana, Dhyana and Pranayama at a lush green mound about 150 meters from the Taj Mahal facing the
Food Walk in Jaipur (Evening): – GBP 55 Per Person
On this fascinating evening walk mingle and talk with the locals whilst sampling some of the regions culinary delights; try
pakoras, aloo tiki, samosa and sweets from some of the city’s most popular street food vendors.
Today morning after an early breakfast visit the hilltop fortress at Amber. A jeep will spare you the trouble of reaching up to the fortress. Once on top, stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls. En-route to Amber Fort you will stop and see the `Palace of Winds’, otherwise known as Hawa Mahal.
In the afternoon, visit the City Palace, which is an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces, gardens and courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways. Afterwards visit Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar is the most famous of five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh in India. Jai Singh was a great admirer of progress and research made in the fields of science and technology, and he was passionate about astronomy.
Exclusive Experience: Diwali Celebration with a local family.
Today, we will drive to Udaipur. Check-in at the hotel and the rest of the evening is at leisure.
In the morning, after breakfast, we will proceed for the sightseeing tour of the city.
At first, we visit the City Palace – a conglomerate of eleven palaces overlooking the sprawling Lake Pichola. We will take a tour of the private collection of precious and rare crystals from the Royal treasure. For more than 100 years the crystals remained underground, and the gallery was not open to public prospect due to its beauty and richness.
Next, we will visit the Jagdish Temple – dedicated to Lord Vishnu. We will also Sahelion-ki-bari, the spectacular garden displaying the unique lifestyle of the royal ladies who once lived in the Palaces.
In the afternoon, take a shared boat ride on the placid waters of Lake Pichola towards Jag Mandir Palace Rest of the day is at leisure.
Udaipur by Cycle – GBP 30 Per Person
Explore the heart of Udaipur on a bicycle at your own pace.
Meet Rare Textile Artists:– GBP 51 Per Person
Meet the artists behind printed dyed and embroidered textiles. These artists have practised for generations preserving the identity of each art form. You will be joined by experts who will guide you through.
Indiaologist excels in customising trip itineraries for you! Absolutely, anything you want! If you loved our itinerary and would, in addition, want something new and exciting to do, we can add that too. Have a large group visiting like family or a corporate? We can easily tailor to your wants and needs – new destinations, more attractions or extend the number of people.
For booking the trip, you would need to use the United Kingdom – Pound sterling (£) and for shopping during the trip, you would need Indian Rupee.
Unlike many tour companies, we include a selection of entrances in our tour prices. Any other entrance fees will be at your own expense.
Indiaologist Team does our best to accommodate your dietary needs. Please ensure that any restrictions are made clear to us at the time of booking so we can pass the information on to our hotels, restaurants and suppliers.
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