Holi Festival & Taj Mahal in India

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Itinerary

Day 0 - Arrival

Arrive by flight in New Delhi.

Day 1 – New Delhi

Discover the Jama Masjid, the “Great Mosque”, and its massive courtyard which can hold 25,000 worshippers.

Pick up trinkets and learn to haggle at Chandni Chowk market.

Wander the ancient streets of Old Delhi, and savour your first taste of a mango lassi or hot chai tea.

Explore the historical Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 2 – Jaipur

Take in the scenery of the Indian countryside from your seat aboard the premium express train from Delhi to Jaipur.

Explore the extravagant rooms and grounds of Jaipur’s Royal City Palace.

Discover the Amber Fort’s interesting Hindu/Muslim architecture, at sunset and lit up beautifully at night. 

Take pictures at Jaipur’s most distinctive landmark, the pink sandstone Hawa Mahal, nicknamed the “Palace of the Winds”.

Day 3 – Jaipur

Explore the ancient markets and back alleys together.

Experience local foods and Optional: Watch a Bollywood film at the famous Art Deco theatre of Raj Mandir.

Day 4 – Agra

Transport from Jaipur to Agra.

Relax a bit, get an optional massage or spa treatment. We are half way though the trip, which is a great time to take care of yourself and relax before a big day of Holi celebrations!

In Agra, we will have time to explore the markets and experience a city with more animals running through the streets than people! (Think Monkeys, elephants and donkeys!)

Day 5 - Agra- Taj Mahal

Set your eyes on the Taj Mahal at sunrise as you visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World in the early morning before the crowds get there. 

Head over to the villages of Vrindavan and Mathura to celebrate Holi at its origin, where Lord Krishna was born and raised

Participate in the colourful Holi procession starting at Vishram Ghat, in Mathura.

Be a part of the burning of the effigy of Holika, the devil.

Day 6 - Vrindavan

Make your way to the largest Holi event at the historical Dwarkadheesh Temple in Mathura.

Try a glass of bhang, an edible preparation of cannabis, if you choose, made on the spot by priests.

Throw coloured powder, sing, and dance your way through the day with local festival-goers, all a part of the Holi celebrations.

Day 7 – New Delhi

Return to Delhi.

Enjoy free time to explore the city.

Optional: Eat some legendary Indian food at Bukhara, recently voted “Best Indian Restaurant in the World” and “Best Restaurant in Asia” by the Restaurant Magazine in the UK.

Day 8 - Departure

Say your goodbyes to your new friends and fly out of New Delhi with a smile and a little bit of colored powder still on your face.

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Holi Festival & Taj Mahal in India

March 3, 2019
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March 13, 2019

Experience the Holi Festival and Discover the Taj Mahal in India

You will spend time exploring the ancient streets of lively New Delhi, and find out why Jaipur is known as the Pink City. You will visit Agra, a beautiful city that holds one of the great Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. The trip culminates in a few days of cultural celebration with the Holi Festival.

What To Expect

The time of your life as you savour traditional Indian dishes, experience the joy and celebration of the Holi festival, and gaze upon the intricate beauty of the Taj Mahal.

What's Included

  • High quality accommodations in all cities
  • 3 meals a day (Alcohol not included)
  • All entrance fees, including for the Taj Mahal
  • All transportation, including first class trains and private cars
  • English-speaking guide
  • All taxes and fees

Itinerary

Day 0 - Arrival

Arrive by flight in New Delhi.

Day 1 – New Delhi

Discover the Jama Masjid, the “Great Mosque”, and its massive courtyard which can hold 25,000 worshippers.

Pick up trinkets and learn to haggle at Chandni Chowk market.

Wander the ancient streets of Old Delhi, and savour your first taste of a mango lassi or hot chai tea.

Explore the historical Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 2 – Jaipur

Take in the scenery of the Indian countryside from your seat aboard the premium express train from Delhi to Jaipur.

Explore the extravagant rooms and grounds of Jaipur’s Royal City Palace.

Discover the Amber Fort’s interesting Hindu/Muslim architecture, at sunset and lit up beautifully at night. 

Take pictures at Jaipur’s most distinctive landmark, the pink sandstone Hawa Mahal, nicknamed the “Palace of the Winds”.

Day 3 – Jaipur

Explore the ancient markets and back alleys together.

Experience local foods and Optional: Watch a Bollywood film at the famous Art Deco theatre of Raj Mandir.

Day 4 – Agra

Transport from Jaipur to Agra.

Relax a bit, get an optional massage or spa treatment. We are half way though the trip, which is a great time to take care of yourself and relax before a big day of Holi celebrations!

In Agra, we will have time to explore the markets and experience a city with more animals running through the streets than people! (Think Monkeys, elephants and donkeys!)

Day 5 - Agra- Taj Mahal

Set your eyes on the Taj Mahal at sunrise as you visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World in the early morning before the crowds get there. 

Head over to the villages of Vrindavan and Mathura to celebrate Holi at its origin, where Lord Krishna was born and raised

Participate in the colourful Holi procession starting at Vishram Ghat, in Mathura.

Be a part of the burning of the effigy of Holika, the devil.

Day 6 - Vrindavan

Make your way to the largest Holi event at the historical Dwarkadheesh Temple in Mathura.

Try a glass of bhang, an edible preparation of cannabis, if you choose, made on the spot by priests.

Throw coloured powder, sing, and dance your way through the day with local festival-goers, all a part of the Holi celebrations.

Day 7 – New Delhi

Return to Delhi.

Enjoy free time to explore the city.

Optional: Eat some legendary Indian food at Bukhara, recently voted “Best Indian Restaurant in the World” and “Best Restaurant in Asia” by the Restaurant Magazine in the UK.

Day 8 - Departure

Say your goodbyes to your new friends and fly out of New Delhi with a smile and a little bit of colored powder still on your face.

Itinerary

Day 0 - Arrival

Arrive by flight in New Delhi.

Day 1 – New Delhi

Discover the Jama Masjid, the “Great Mosque”, and its massive courtyard which can hold 25,000 worshippers.

Pick up trinkets and learn to haggle at Chandni Chowk market.

Wander the ancient streets of Old Delhi, and savour your first taste of a mango lassi or hot chai tea.

Explore the historical Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 2 – Jaipur

Take in the scenery of the Indian countryside from your seat aboard the premium express train from Delhi to Jaipur.

Explore the extravagant rooms and grounds of Jaipur’s Royal City Palace.

Discover the Amber Fort’s interesting Hindu/Muslim architecture, at sunset and lit up beautifully at night. 

Take pictures at Jaipur’s most distinctive landmark, the pink sandstone Hawa Mahal, nicknamed the “Palace of the Winds”.

Day 3 – Jaipur

Explore the ancient markets and back alleys together.

Experience local foods and Optional: Watch a Bollywood film at the famous Art Deco theatre of Raj Mandir.

Day 4 – Agra

Transport from Jaipur to Agra.

Relax a bit, get an optional massage or spa treatment. We are half way though the trip, which is a great time to take care of yourself and relax before a big day of Holi celebrations!

In Agra, we will have time to explore the markets and experience a city with more animals running through the streets than people! (Think Monkeys, elephants and donkeys!)

Day 5 - Agra- Taj Mahal

Set your eyes on the Taj Mahal at sunrise as you visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World in the early morning before the crowds get there. 

Head over to the villages of Vrindavan and Mathura to celebrate Holi at its origin, where Lord Krishna was born and raised

Participate in the colourful Holi procession starting at Vishram Ghat, in Mathura.

Be a part of the burning of the effigy of Holika, the devil.

Day 6 - Vrindavan

Make your way to the largest Holi event at the historical Dwarkadheesh Temple in Mathura.

Try a glass of bhang, an edible preparation of cannabis, if you choose, made on the spot by priests.

Throw coloured powder, sing, and dance your way through the day with local festival-goers, all a part of the Holi celebrations.

Day 7 – New Delhi

Return to Delhi.

Enjoy free time to explore the city.

Optional: Eat some legendary Indian food at Bukhara, recently voted “Best Indian Restaurant in the World” and “Best Restaurant in Asia” by the Restaurant Magazine in the UK.

Day 8 - Departure

Say your goodbyes to your new friends and fly out of New Delhi with a smile and a little bit of colored powder still on your face.

                               

Chase is the Founder of The Bucketlist Lifestyle. He is passionate about showing the world to likeminded people and having fun doing it. Chase is an expert adventurer and guide who has been practicing his Monkey calls every day to call them closer to us. He's pumped, you should be too!

The Holi Festival & Taj Mahal experience         $1,397 (sold out)

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-Chase Boehringer

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