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India Golf Tour duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

Places Covered: Delhi / Agra / Jaipur


Detailed itinerary for India Golf Tour package
 

Golf tourism in India is still at its early stages, but the coming up of numerous World Class Championship courses that are mostly located in and around the metropolitan cities, has definitely given it a boost. Golfers from all over the world are now taking Golf Tours in India, and all those who have experienced it, have thoroughly enjoyed the diversity of the country and its golf courses. This India Golf Tour, would appeal to even the most discerning Golf traveler, since, it gives the traveler an opportunity to see the most famous sights of India , in the Golden Triangle of Delhi , Agra and Jaipur and also play 3 rounds of Golf at some very well known and world class Championship Golf Courses. Your India Golf tour package starts in the lively metropolis of Delhi followed by the city of the Taj Mahal, Agra, and then it goes on to the city that unrolls a pink carpet to all it’s visitors, Jaipur.

Day 01- Arrive Delhi
Your India Golf tour package starts on your arrival at the Delhi International Airport, where you will be met by a Trans India Holidays representative who will escort you to the hotel and will assist you with the check in formalities.

Your India Golf tour starts from the capital city, Delhi, an energetic city, with a unique blend of the ancient and the contemporary era. Delhi has two visible parts: New Delhi, the city created by the British in 1911 as the Imperial capital of India and Old Delhi considered as the Muslim capital of India between the 17th and the 19th century. There are at least eight cities on the location of the modern Delhi, among which Indraprastha is one of the first recognized settlements, highlighted in the epic Mahabharata over 3000 years ago. Nevertheless, Delhi has always been one of the major cities in the northern region of the subcontinent.

Rest of the day is free for you; you can either relax and enjoy the facilities of the hotel or explore the city.

Overnight stay in Delhi

Day 02 – In Delhi
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Tour includes visits to the following places of interest:

Red Fort:The term Red Fort is taken from a Hindi word Lal, which means red and Quila which means fort. The structure of the Red Fort is very uneven and it is placed in an octet shape along the Yamuna River. This fort is delimited by a wall of about 2.4 kms in perimeter and is constructed of red sandstone. In 1638, Shah Jahan started building this huge fort and it was completed in 1648. The fort has a Diwan-e-Am (Hall for public audience), a Rang Mahal (a water- cooled apartment of royal ladies) and a Pearl Mosque, which was constructed with white marble. Red fort has two hallways: a) The Delhi gate and b) The Lahori gate, and both this gates face the renowned Chandni Chowk.

Jama Masjid, Golfing the Golden TriangleJama Masjid: Jama Masjid is one of the country’s major mosques where hundreds and thousands of Muslims offer their prayers even today. Jama Masjid was constructed by Shah Jahan as an architectural extravaganza in 1658. The wonders of construction in Jama Masjid are seen in the long stretches of stairs and the hefty courtyard.

Chandni Chowk (Silver Street): Chandni Chowk is well-known for its flamboyant streets with the famous shopping spots of Old Delhi. It is also has the country’s best known extensive market for textiles, electronic goods and watches. Entire Chandni Chowk was designed by Jahanara Begum, Shah Jahan’s beloved daughter and was then populated by the well-to-do families of that time. The famous Paranthawale Gali, known for its mouthwatering paranthas is also positioned in Chandni Chowk. The famous gold market, Dariba Kalan is also situated here.

Raj Ghat :An elementary square platform of black marble on the banks of Yamuna River, symbolizes the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated followed by his assassination in 1948. A dedicatory ritual takes place each Friday, in his memory.

Delhi Golf Course, Golfing the Golden TriangleLater in the afternoon, you will be escorted to the Delhi Golf Course (DGC), for the first round of your India Golf Tour. The Delhi Golf Club course is a 18-hole Par 72 championship Golf Course. Originally this course was called as the ‘Lodhi Golf Course’, and was developed by the British during the 1930’s. Set amidst the tombs of the Lodhi dynasty, it is perhaps the only Golf Course in the world that encompasses several monuments of historic and archeological value. 

The charm of the Delhi Golf Club course lies in the rich flora and fauna that is visible on either side of it’s narrow fairways. The narrow fairways are lined with trees, and have a thick bush cover, making it a rather tough course for Golfers of all levels. The Delhi Golf Course is renowned for having hosted several prestigious Asian as well as European tour events, and has seen the likes of Ernie Els and Darren Clarke walking it’s narrow fairways. More recently, in February’2014, the Delhi Golf Club saw the “God of Golf” Tiger Woods play and exhibition round of 18 holes.

Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day-03 In Delhi
After a relaxing breakfast the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel for the guided sightseeing tour of New Delhi. The tour includes visits to:


Birla Mandir: Birla Mandir is a major prayer site and comprises of idols of numerous divinities. It is situated close to Connaught Place. Birla Mandir was constructed in 1938, by an industrial Raja Baldev Birla.



India Gate, Golfing the Golden TriangleIndia Gate:  India Gate is a free standing, 42 metre high arch. It was built in 1931 and was formerly called the All India War Memorial in the memory of the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in World War I. The names of the warriors are engraved all along the walls of the arch. The eternal flame was lit here to honor the Amar Jawan (Immortal Soldier), in 1971.

Rashtrapati Bhavan (President’s House): Rashtrapati Bhavan is the authorized residence of the President of the country. It was designed by Lutyens, and was the official residence of the Viceroy when the British ruled India.

Humayun’s Tomb: Nine years after the death of Humayun, Haji Begum (widow of Humayun) built this tomb in 1565-66 in his memory.

Qutub Minar: This outstanding building in the Southern part of the capital was built by the Muslim King; Qutab–ud–din Aibak in 1199 A.D. The Minar (tower) is 72.5 meters tall and its base is a mosque.

Bahai’s Temple: It is a very new architectural marvel of the Bahai cult. This temple is visible from quite a lot of spots in South Delhi. This temple is moulded in the shape of a lotus and has precisely been given the name.

Afternoon, round of Golf at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course.
Golf course, Golfing the Golden Triangle Located in Greater Noida, about 45 kms east of the city centre of Delhi, lies the beautiful Jaypee Greens Golf Course, which is a 18 hole Championship layout, designed by non other than the Great White Shark, Greg Norman. The Jaypee Greens Course, is spread over 237 acres of lush green fairways, with 88 bunkers, 9 water bodies , 5 wetlands, and with a length 7343 yards off the Black Tees, it is India’s longest Golf Course.

Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 04- Drive Delhi to Agra (220 kms/04 hrs)
After an early breakfast, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check-out formalities. You will then start your drive to Agra, the next destination on your India Golf Tour Package.

Agra : Agra is situated on the bank of Yamuna River. It is the dwelling place to India’s famous monument, the Taj Mahal. Agra was the capital of Mughal Empire in the 16th & 17th centuries.

On your arrival at the Agra hotel, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with the check in formalities.

Later, you will be picked up from your hotel and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.

Taj Mahal, Golfing the Golden TriangleTaj Mahal:Emperor Shah Jahan constructed the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal who died during the birth of their child in 1631. The construction of this famous monument is said to have taken 22 years, starting from 1631.Over 20,000 artisans were working day and night for the construction of this landmark. Crafts persons and whizzes were brought from France and Italy. And the chief architect was from Iran. The visit to the Taj Mahal will long be remembered by you as the highlight of your Golden Triangle Tour.

Agra Fort: Emperor Akbar started the construction of this huge red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of Yamuna River in 1565. It was mainly constructed for the soldiers until his grandson, Shah Jahan, added more opulent accommodations. There are a number of attractive buildings within its porches such as Samman Burj, where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Moti Masjid, a white marble mosque, Diwan–e–Am, Diwan–e–Khas, Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and Shish Mahal.

Overnight stay in Agra.

Day-05  Drive Agra to Jaipur (250 kms/05 hrs)
After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with check-out formalities. You will then start your trip to Jaipur, the Pink city, the next stop on your India Golf tour, enroute stopping at Fatehpur Sikri, for a guided tour of this ancient capital.

Fatehpur Sikri: The deserted capital of Emperor Akbar roughly 35 Kms outside Agra. This city was built in the 16th century, and was abandoned for 12 years due to the paucity of water. The entire city is still intact, and a sight of this city is worth remembering. The Buland Darwaza, is the main entrance to this city. It is 54 m tall. This gate was constructed in the honor of Akbar’s victory in Gujarat

Jaipur - It is the capital of Rajasthan, and is known as the “Pink City” because of the pink tinted constructions in the old city. It is situated on a dry lake bed, bordered by barren hills vanquished by forts and broken walls. The city was found in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, who wanted to be in the good books of the then ruling Mughals. He positioned the city with rectangular blocks according to early Hindu architecture. It is a great city for shopping.

On arrival at Jaipur hotel, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check in formalities.

Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 06 – In Jaipur
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur. The tour includes visits to:

Amber Fort:  The Amber Fort is located 11 kms away from Jaipur. Amber was once the ancient capital of Jaipur. The Fort is an excellent illustration of Rajput architecture, impressively situated on a hillside facing a lake, which reflects its walkways and walls.
Hawa Mahal, Golfing the Golden TriangleHawa Mahal (Palace of winds): Constructed by Maharaja Sawaj Pratap Singh in 1799, the Hawa Mahal is one of the Jaipur’s main landmarks; the front of the Mahal has pink windows and latticework screens. This mahal was initially constructed for the ladies of the imperial household to watch the ordinary life and parades of the city.

City Palace: The City Palace is still the dwelling of the former royalty H.H Bhawani Singh Ji of Jaipur. This Palace still has an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons.

Jantar Mantar (Observatory): It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728. Jantar Mantar appears to be an inquisitive collection of sculptures but in fact each construction has a detailed purpose such as measuring the positions of stars, altitudes and azimuths, and calculating eclipses. The most striking instrument is the sundial which is 27 meter tall gnomon. The shadow this casts moves up to 4 meters an hour.

Golf Club, Golfing the Golden TriangleThis afternoon, you will be escorted to the Rambagh Golf Course, for the final round of the Golf on your India Golf Tour. This course is a 18-hole Par 72 course.

The Rambagh Palace Polo and Golf Club, located just adjacent to the grounds of the Rambagh Palace in the centre of Jaipur, was set up in the 1940’s by the Royal family of Jaipur. It is now a challenging 18 hole Championship layout , with greens and fairways of international standards. The course overlooks the beautiful Moti Doongri Palace, the Nahargarh Fort, the Rambagh Palace, and also the Planetarium.

Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day-07- Drive Jaipur to Delhi (250 kms/05 hrs) and depart Delhi

Have a relaxed morning in Jaipur, after which, drive to Delhi airport in time to board your flight home.

Period / Category Deluxe Luxury

Valid from 01st Oct'16 to 15th April’17

US$ 1185 per person US$ 2538 per person

Valid from 16th Apr’16 to 30th Sep'16

US$ 990 per person US$ 1705 per person


Cities Deluxe Luxury
Delhi The Lalit The Imperial
Agra ITC Mughal The Oberoi Amarvilas
Jaipur ITC Rajputana The Oberoi Rajvilas

Small supplements may apply for travel between 01st November and 15th November'2016, 20th December'2016 and 05th January'2017 and during the month of February' 2017.


Note: Rental costs of golf bags or golf equipment is not included in the package cost.

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis at hotels mentioned above.
  • Services of deluxe car with driver for 07 days along with arrival and departure airport transfers.
  • Sightseeing tours exactly as mentioned in the itinerary with English speaking local guide including entrance fees to the monuments.
  • Weekday green fees for 03 rounds of Golf including caddie fee as per the itinerary.
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