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Hola Mohalla Festival Tour India       Price on request

  • The Tour Plan for Hola Mohalla Festival Tour by Vacations-International
DAY 01 Arrive Delhi

On arrival, you will be welcomed by Vacations International representative at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax or independently explore this bustling capital. Overnight in Delhi

DAY 02 Delhi - Anandpur Sahib

After breakfast check-out from hotel and transfer to railway station to board train for Chandigarh and on arrival drive to Anandpur Sahib, the local town that hosts the famous Hola Mohalla festival Overnight at Anandpur Sahib (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 03 Full day for Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival

Hola Mohalla is festival which occurs during the first lunar month of Chet, which usually falls in March and generally follows a day after the Hindu Festival of Holi. We spend the remains of day 2 and all of day 3 at the Holla Mohalla Festival, where we’ll watch the colourful festivities which include dramatic mock martial arts battles (or Gatka as they are more commonly known), daring displays of weaponry, archery and wrestling. There's music, poetry and prayers, singing and chanting. There are also exciting horse riding displays from the Nahib Sikh Army where the riders gallop bareback, performing tricks like riding astride two horses. One of the main attractions at the festival are the Nehangs - a prestigious armed sikh order who wear a striking blend of blue and orange, with twisted moustaches and staggeringly giant embellished turbans. The festival is a Mecca for keen photographers with all the amazing sights and vibrant colours on show. Overnight at Anandpur Sahib (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 04 Anandpur Sahib - Chandigarh - Delhi

In the morning local sightseeing tour of Chandigarh city Explore its wonderful Rock Garden which has unique sculptures made entirely from industrial and urban waste. We'll be able to see sculptures made out of mudguards and marbles, broken bangles and brake pads or even handle bars and hubcaps! After Rock Garden we head over to Sukhna Lake. This picturesque man made lake is three kilometres in length and it's popular with watersports fans and is a great place to relax and unwind. Afternoon transfer to Railway station to board Shatabdi Express train for Delhi and on arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight in Delhi (Breakfast)

DAY 05 Delhi. (B, L, D)

Breakfast at hotel then proceed for local guided full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque and Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation in Old Delhi, and the Rajpath and India Gate in New Delhi. In the evening enjoy group dinner at a restaurant specializing in classic Indian cuisine. Overnight in Delhi hotel (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 06 Delhi - Agra

Breakfast at hotel, you will be drive to Agra and check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon you will visit Agra Fort & the Taj mahal (Closed on Fridays). Agra houses one of the most famed milestones of India and the world's ultimate symbol of love - the Taj Mahal. Overnight at Agra (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 07 Agra - Jaipur

Morning proceed to Jaipur by road en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri (approximately 6 hours and 30 minutes drive including stops) We visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, which has been deserted for over four centuries after it was allegedly abandoned due to a lack of water Thanks to the very durable red sandstone from which it was built, Fatehpur Sikri still remains well-preserved and is a fascinating place to explore. Later we drive to Jaipur, the bustling capital of the state of Rajasthan. The rest of the day is free for you to spend at your own leisure. Overnight in Jaipur hotel (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 08 Jaipur

Very early this morning there is the opportunity to sail over the lofty hilltop forts and regal palaces of Jaipur in a hot air balloon. In the morning excursions to Amber Fort with an Elephant ride up the hill and descend by jeep followed with city tour Later we visit a cotton weaving house to see a demonstration of fabric dyeing and block printing before touring the City Palace and Jantar Mantar - an old yet cleverly designed space observatory. Overnight at Jaipur hotel (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 09 Jaipur – Alsisar

In the morning proceed to the semi-desert Shekhawati region, which lies in a triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner. The small towns in this region were once important trading posts, and today their legacy is carried on through the beautiful painted havelis that were constructed by wealthy merchants here in the 18th and 19th centuries. Later we enjoy a walk through a local village and time to relax. Overnight at Alsisar hotel (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 10 Alsisar - Delhi

After breakfast at hotel drive back to Delhi and on arrival check –in into the hotel Spend the remains of the day at leisure in India’s bustling capital. Overnight in Delhi (Meals Breakfast)

DAY 11 Delhi – Home

After breakfast at hotel check-out and transfers to the international airport to board flight for onward destination.

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