DURATION: 11 Nights / 12 Days
DESTINATION COVERED : DELHI – JAIPUR – AGRA – DELHI – CHANDIGARH – SHIMLA – DELHI
What are the 2 quintessential elements of the perfect holiday – the ladies would say culture and the men would say Golf. Well, we got you both in one terrific, 9 Night, 10 Day itinerary. The Golden Triangle with Golf Tour takes you to the best golf courses in India, besides the culturally insightful Golden Triangle Tour that has been intentionally integrated to offer you the best of everything. The tour begins from Delhi, completes the Golden Triangle corridor via Jaipur and Agra and later proceeds to the best golf courses in Chandigrah and Shimla.
DAY 1 - Delhi (Arrival)
On arrival our representative shall meet you at the airport to welcome you and transfer you to hotel. Overnight hotel.
Day 2 - Delhi
After breakfast transfer to Delhi Golf Club. The 6972 yards, PAR 72, the 18 Hole Golf Course was redesigned by Peter Thompson in 1977-78 and got a major fillip when it was chosen to host the first ever golf tournament at the Asian Games in 1982. More than 500 Golfers walk into History every day, as they play in the country's busiest course. The Club also has a Nine Hole B Course used primarily by beginners. The first hole on the main course is a 522 yards, PAR 5, which doglegs to the left around a thorny bush rough. Afternoon return back to the Hotel and followed by city tour of Old & New Delhi covering Laxmi Narayan Temple – The Place of Gods, India Gate - The memorial of martyrs, Parliament House – The Government Headquarters, Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort - The red stone magic, Gandhi memorial – The memoir of father of the nation beside these some other places to visit are - Qutab Minar Complex and Humayun's Tomb. Overnight stay.
Day 3 -Delhi - Jaipur
Morning, after breakfast, depart by surface to Jaipur 258 Kms. 5 hrs. drive approx. On arrival check-in to Hotel. Rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
Day 4 - Jaipur
Today morning we shall take you for a tour to Amer Fort, and enjoy the joy ride on Elephant/Jeep. Afternoon enjoy the city seeing covering City Palace – occupies a large area divided into a series of courtyards, gardens & buildings and a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture, Royal Observatory – An observatory with some rare qualities to its credit and the Bazaar etc. Later relax in the hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 5 - Jaipur - Agra
Morning after breakfast proceed to Agra 235 Kms. en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri (Old Deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) Jama Masjid, The Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal. On arrival at Agra check into the hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
Day 6 - Agra - Delhi
Early morning tour of – "Taj Mahal" by the light of the Rising Sun – a poem written in white marble, the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Return to Hotel for breakfast. Proceed to city tour covering Red Fort – a visit to the fort in 'Agra' is a must since so many of the events which lead to the construction of the Taj took place here, Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb – The tomb is of particular interest since many of its design elephants overshadow the Taj.
Afternoon depart by surface to Delhi 205 Kms. 5 Hrs. drive approx. Arrive Delhi and check-in to Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 7 - Delhi - Chandigarh
Morning after breakfast depart by surface to Chandigarh 238 Kms. 5 hrs. drive approx. Arrive and check-in to hotel. Afternoon half-day city tour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 - Chandigarh
Have breakfast and proceed to Golf Club. Starting a Golf Course in Chandigarh was conceived in the 50's, it took almost 10 years for it to take shape. In 1960 a piece of land was allotted and the club was established with an initial membership of just 10 Golfers. The 09 Hole course was enlarged to 12, when the benevolent governor - who surrendered a major chunk of land from his official resident - granted additional land to the club in 1966. It was only as late as September 1983 that a regular 18 Hole PAR 72 Course was finally laid out over Sprawling 132 Acres. Afternoon return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 - Chandigarh - Shimla
After breakfast drive to Shimla. Afternoon city tour of Shimla. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 - Shimla
Shimla was summer capital during British Raj & no English Township could be completed without a golf course. A suitable site was finally chosen at Naldehra which is 23 KMS away from Shimla. The course is carpeted by a fine, lush green turf, which requires little maintenance. The PAR 68 Course is basically located in a bowl & has 09 Holes, which can be back played to 18. Come back to hotel for relaxing, dine and overnight stay.
Day 11 - Shimla - Delhi
Today we enjoy train journey from Shimla to Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 - Delhi - Departure
Transfer to international airport to connect flight for onward destination.
*Note - The above itinerary is a suggested one. Leela Tours can do customization in Golden Triangle Tour package to make an itinerary as per your need and comfort, special interest and requirement which can be adding new places to visit or changing the sequence of whole package.