Planning to attend Holi Festival in India in 2019? We have crafted a 7-day Holi tour package that not only lets you be a part of this colorful festival but also explore the very best of India’s culture and architecture. This special Holi tour package 2019, spanning over 6 nights and 7 days include destinations such as Delhi, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra with highlight being the Holi. The architectural marvel, Taj Mahal one of the Wonders of the World adds charm to your tour.
Holi is the festival of colors celebrated on ‘Phalguna Purnima’ which falls on the 20th March in 2019. Though Holi is celebrated globally these days, but the true essence of the festival, the fun and the revelries is best observed in the North India especially the golden triangle tour circuit. Rajasthan is the best place to observe a royal Holi, whereas the most authentic Holi is observed in the Braj region, the birth place of Lord Krishna. Vrindavan/Mathura and Barsana have become a global hotspot; Jaipur and Udaipur are renowned for the royal celebration of Holi festival in India.
This Holi tour package is just a suggestive itinerary of what is possible. We can customize this tour to include any destinations or interest that suits your needs. Add on could include Barsana or Vrindavan if you so desire to observe Holi celebrations at Lord Krishna’s birth place at an additional cost.
- Visit to Jama Masjid and Humayun's Tomb in Delhi
- Visit to Bandhani Textile Printing Spots in Jaipur
- Excursion of Amber Fort , City Palace and Hawa Mahal
- Witness Holika Dahan in Jaipur
- Celebrate Holi with an Indian Family in Jaipur
- Sunset Visit to Taj Mahal in Agra
- Visit to Marble inlay shop in Agra
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Meet and greet on arrival at Delhi IGI airport followed by assisted transfer to Delhi hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi
Morning combined city sightseeing Old and New Delhi covering Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in Asia, drive pass Red Fort-The red stone magic (from outside), Gandhi memorial (also known as Raj Ghat)–The memory of father of the nation. Also visit Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar drive pass India gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan. Conclude your sightseeing with the visit to Sikh Temple - Guruwara Bangla Sahib. Overnight hotel.
Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur (05-06 hrs drive)
Today morning take drive to Jaipur, upon arrival check into hotel. Afternoon visit Textile printing place in Jaipur, famous for Bandhani work in Jaipur. Overnight hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur
In the morning take an excursion to Amber fort with joy ride on an Elephant. Perched on a hill some 11km from Jaipur, and nestling among the Aravalli Hills, is the historic fort-palace of Amber. Set in a picturesque background, the splendid Amber Fort (Jaigarh) was built in 1600 by Raja Man Singh, commander-in-chief of the Mughal army during Akbar's reign and certainly one the greatest general of medieval India. The fort also made the headlines after Independence when it was supposed to be the most likely hiding place of the Kuchwahas' famous lost treasure. As India entered into a new dawn after its independence from the British and as a result, the princely states have to submit to the Indian Union, there was fear among the rulers that their huge fortunes may be confiscated by the government. Though the Income tax sleuths scoured the fort with metal detectors but found nothing. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur, visit City Palace, Hawa Mahal and Observatory.
Evening witness Holi-ka Dahan ceremony to celebrate the victory of good over evil. Among the residents, the day is also popularly known as Chhoti Holi since the bigger event of playing around with the colours takes place on the next day. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur (HOLI FESTIVAL)
Today after breakfast, enjoy Holi festival in Jaipur with Indian Family. Sweets will be exchanged; herbal Holi will be applied followed by lunch.
Evening is free to relax at the hotel.
Day 6: Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (6 hrs drive):
Today afternoon take drive to Agra en-route visiting old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty – Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival, check into hotel. Sunset visit Taj Mahal – a poem written in white marble, the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Overnight stay at hotel.
Optional visit – Mohabbat The Taj show @ USD 25.00 per person
Day 7: Agra / Delhi (04-05 hrs drive) and Departure:
After breakfast visit Red Fort – a visit to the fort in 'Agra' is must since so many of the events which lead to the construction of the Taj took place here. After the visit we visit the Marble inlay workshop where labour working is involved in marble in lay work from generations since Mughal time.
Afterwards check out and drive back to Delhi. On arrival transfer to Delhi International airport for onward journey.