Delhi & The Golden Triangle
Wednesday 23 October
Depart from London Heathrow at 2200h with Virgin Atlantic.
Thursday 24 October
Arrival into Delhi is scheduled for 1100h local time. On arrival you will be met and taken to the Hotel Suryaa where accommodation is reserved for you for four nights on buffet breakfast basis. After checking in the rest of the day is free.
Friday 25 October
After breakfast we depart for our included, guided city tour to discover the highlights of Delhi. Qutub Minar, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb and Viceregal House. The tour also takes in Old Delhi visiting the Red Fort and Royal Mosque.
Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 October
Join our included coach transfers for practice, qualifying and the Grand Prix. Your coach will return you to your hotel at the end of each day’s events.
Monday 28 October
We depart after an early breakfast for Jaipur, known as the Pink City, the flamboyant and colourful capital of Rajasthan. Accommodation is reserved at the 4-star Hotel Clarks Amer for you for two nights on buffet breakfast basis.
This evening there is an included excursion to the Chowkhi Dhani Complex, a recreation of an atmospheric Rajasthani village situated just outside of Jaipur. A typical Indian dinner will be served with folk dancers and musicians providing the entertainment.
Tuesday 29 October
After breakfast we depart for our full day guided tour to visit the Amber Fort overlooking Lake Maotha. The final steps of the journey will be on the back of an elephant - a unique experience! Afterwards we visit the City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory and the beautiful Palace of Winds, built of pink sandstone.
Wednesday 30 October
Today we drive to Agra and en route visit the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri, the capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. We visit the Emperor Akbar’s residential complex, Mosque and Tomb of Salim Chisti. Afterwards we continue our drive to Agra on the banks of the River Yamuna and where accommodation is reserved for one night on bed and breakfast basis at the 4-star Hotel Clarks Shiraz.
Thursday 31 October
Early departure for sunrise at the Taj Mahal. Built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz, a labour of love which took 22 years to complete. Afterwards we return to the hotel for a leisurely breakfast and then continue to the Agra Fort - a walled palatial city of red sandstone and white marble. Our final visit is to Sikandara, Akbar's tomb before we return to Delhi at approximately 1900h.
Friday 1 November
After a leisurely breakfast you will be taken to Delhi Airport for your flight with Virgin Atlantic departing at 1350h and arriving into Heathrow at 1755h.