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A Taste of India

Route:
  • Delhi
  • Agra
  • Delhi

4 DAYS from £329pp

Tour Highlights
  • Visit the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
  • Explore the beautiful Agra Fort.
  • City Tour of Delhi.

To book call us on 0800 781 4893

A Taste of India

From Delhi to Agra, this extension takes you through India's capital as well as the magnificent Taj Mahal.

Tour Itinerary

1

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in time for dinner. Have a night at leisure before your itinerary starts on day two.

2

Today after breakfast sightseeing of New Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar, where a 72.5m high victory pillar, stands as victory monument of the Muslim King Kutub-Ud-Din-Aibak in India. Visit India Gate, the 42-meter-high, free-standing arch, designed by Lutyens, built in 1931, is dedicated to 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in World War I. Drive past the presidential building, the official residence of President of India. Later drive to Agra and check in at the hotel.

3

Today early morning sunrise visit to Taj Mahal, the greatest love story ever told. On the death of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, in wild extravagance, Shahjehan built her this memorial. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this wealth of white marble and precious stone. (Taj Mahal remains closed every Friday) Post-visit return to the hotel for breakfast. Later visit Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the finest Mughal forts in India. Built in the 11th century, an era marked by invasions and battles, this red stone-fortified castle was the site of the India Rebellion of 1857. Later drive to Delhi and check in at hotel

4

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Important Information

Visas

A visa is required for entry into India. British Citizen Passport Holders will need to obtain an e-Tourist Visa (eTV) for travel to India. We work closely with The Travel Visa Company who will be able to arrange your visa on your behalf. Please call them on 01270 250 590 and quote 'Mercury Holidays'. The cost of the visa is approximately £72 per person. The Travel Visa Company can only apply for this 30 days before your proposed travel date and takes around 10 working days to issue. It is only valid for a 30-day single entry stay from the date of arrival. When calling the Travel Visa Company they will advise you of any changes to the fees or the procedure, they will also advise you of all information they will require in order to apply for the visa.

Insurance

We strongly recommend that you and all members of your party are suitably insured as soon as you book your holiday. It is a condition of booking that you must have suitable travel insurance. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that suitably covers your participation in whatever activities you may undertake at the time that you make your booking. To assist you with this, we have arranged travel insurance in partnership with Holiday Extras. To arrange your travel insurance with Holiday Extras, please call 0800 781 4237 and quote 'WK830' for preferential rates. Please ensure you provide us with the name of your insurer, policy number and their 24-hour emergency contact number as soon as possible. Mercury Holidays will not be liable for any costs incurred by you due to your failure to take out suitable travel insurance from the date of booking.

Minimum

This tour will run with a minimum of 2 people.

Flight Information

Your flight to Delhi will be operated by Jet Airways (9W) Each passenger is entitled to 15kg of hold luggage & hand luggage of 5kg not exceeding 55cm x 35cm x 25cm in size, in addition to one small personal item onboard the aircraft. Should you wish to take additional luggage you will need to pay extra at check-in.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UK - Arrive UK Price
01 Sep 2020 - 30 Sep 2020 £329
01 Oct 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 £369
01 Jan 2021 - 20 Jan 2021 £385
21 Jan 2021 - 31 Mar 2021 £385
01 Apr 2021 - 30 Apr 2021 £345
Fact File
  • Currency: Indian Rupee
  • Average Flying time: 12 Hours
  • Minimum temperature: 21°C
  • Maximum temperature: 29°C
  • Spoken Language(s): Konkani
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