India Cricket Tour

from R 24 995 per person

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit in Delhi – Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb
  • Drive past in Delhi – Red Fort, Rajghat, President House & India Gate
  • Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk
  • Visit in Agra – Taj Mahal
  • Visit in Jaipur – Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory & Hawa Mahal
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort
  • Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle

 

ITINERARY:

Day 01 |  Delhi
Arrive Delhi, you will be met, assisted by our Guest Relations Executive and transferred to the hotel. After some rest, vehicle will be at your disposal for the Cricket fixture. Evening return to the hotel. Overnight in Delhi

Day 02 | Delhi
After breakfast, explore the beautiful city of Delhi and enjoy some shopping. Later proceed for the Cricket fixture. Evening return to the hotel. Overnight in Delhi

Day 03 | Delhi
After breakfast, vehicle will be at disposal for the Cricket fixture. Overnight in Delhi

Day 04 | Delhi
This morning after breakfast proceed for a full day combined city tour of Old and New Delhi. This fascinating city has been in existence since the 6th century BC and has seen ups and downs from the rule of the Pandavas right up to the British Raj. Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. The courtyard of the mosque can hold about 25,000 worshippers. Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi…noisy, chaotic and uniquely Indian. Drive past Red Fort, President House, India Gate and several other government buildings in Edwin Lutyen’s modern Delhi before you head to Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi that marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Thereafter, visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale. Later in the evening visit the Qutab Minar, which is the tallest brick minaret in the world; it was commissioned by Qutbuddin Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi. Overnight in Delhi. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 05 | Delhi
After breakfast, vehicle will be at disposal for the Cricket fixture. Overnight in Delhi

Day 06 | Delhi – Agra (210 kms/ approx. 4 hours) – Gwalior (approx. 150 kms / 2-3 hrs)
Drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra enjoy a visit to the Taj Mahal … a mausoleum built as a symbol of Emperor Shah Jehan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Considered an architectural marvel, its construction took thousands of workers over 21 years to complete.

Continue your drive to Gwalior. On arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight in Gwalior

Day 07 | Gwalior
After breakfast, vehicle will be at disposal for the Cricket fixture. Overnight in Gwalior

Day 08 | Gwalior – Jaipur (350 kms/approx. 8-9 hours) via Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur and enroute Visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was built by Emperor Akbar and is home to many historical buildings. Akbar wanted to make Fatehpur Sikri his headquarters; however, he had to abandon it due to shortage of water. The Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti enshrines the burial place of the Sufi saint who lived a religious life here. Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World heritage site. Further drive to Jaipur and check into your Hotel. Jaipur is the gateway to the magnificent and vibrant state of Rajasthan. Evening take a stroll in the markets of Jaipur for the traditional dresses and shoes, curio shops, blue pottery etc. Overnight in Jaipur

Day 09 | Jaipur
Early morning visit the Amber Fort. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on Elephant back. Prominent structures inside the fort are the Diwan-i-Aam, adorned with latticed galleries, the Ganesh Pol, with a beautiful painted image of Lord Ganesh, and the stunning Sheesh Mahal, a hall decorated with thousands of tiny mirrors. Rest of the day vehicle will be at disposal for the Cricket fixture. Overnight in Jaipur

Day 10 | Jaipur
Proceed for full-day sightseeing trip of Jaipur, also known as the ‘Pink City’. The city of Jaipur is capital to the state of Rajasthan, famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. Jaipur owes its name to the founder of the city, warrior king Sawai Jai Singh II. Stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows was designed so the ladies of the palace could look out onto the streets unobserved. Later you will visit the City Palace… again, a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. The museums here showcase rare and ancient manuscripts, arms dating back to the 15th century, and costumes of erstwhile royalty. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time, and tracking stars in their orbits. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 11 | Jaipur – Onwards
Transfer to the airport to board the flight to your onward destination

Includes

  • Accommodation in well-appointed rooms at 3-star hotels
  • Breakfast + dinner daily
  • Assistance at the airport & Hotel check-in / check-out
  • Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle
  • Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk
  • Tonga ride for Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort
  • Entrance Fees for sightseeing at places of visit as per the itinerary
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax

Excludes

  • Return flights from Joburg and related taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers
  • Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments
  • Any drinks and meals not provided by the operator
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances.

PACKAGE VALIDITY : 1 Jan 2019 TO 31 Dec 2019

BOOK BEFORE : 30 Dec 2019

Terms & Conditions

Prices advertised are ‘starting from’, per person twin share, subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Block out dates, weekend surcharges, flight and day restrictions may apply. Pictures only for illustration purposes only. Terms & conditions and validities apply. Prices may change due to seasonal date changes. Visas may be necessary and Insurance is essential. Excludes high season/school holidays. For detailed terms and conditions contact Serendipity Tours | E & OE.

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