Golf Tour of India

Tour Type:
Small Group Journeys
Start:
Delhi
Duration:
16 Days
End:
Mumbai
Departs:
Guaranteed Departure Min Pax: 02

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A melting pot for traditional culture and modern experiences, India is truly inspiring in its diversity and colourful energy. Travelling with a group of like-minded golf travellers, our expert guides, and experienced Tour Manager, you will discover the best of India’s famous Golf Courses, must-see iconic sights, experience luxury accommodation, taste India’s culinary delights and witness the buzz of markets and bazaars. Your journey starts in New Delhi, the national capital and here you will play India’s oldest and most prestigious golf club, the Delhi Golf Club. Discover the Taj Mahal, an iconic monument dedicated to love. Highlights abound with the pink palaces of Jaipur and a dazzling Bollywood spectacle before winding your way into Pune with Agha Khan Palace. You will finish your Indian adventure in Mumbai, home of Bollywood, colourful shopping and colonial landmarks. On tour, you will play India’s most exclusive private clubs as well as modern resort courses designed by golfing luminaries. These quality layouts are set in breathtaking locales bordered by a stimulating mix of iconic landmarks, colonial heritage and grandeur on a scale that is unprecedented.

Itinerary

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DAY 1

On arrival at the airport meet your Tour Manager who will assist with transfer and check-in at the hotel. Stay five nights in Delhi.

DAY 2

Meet your Tour Host and fellow travellers for a leisurely breakfast. Keen to discover India’s golfing gems, our first round is at the Delhi Golf Club – Delhi’s oldest and most prestigious golf club. Built amongst the ruined tombs of a mighty empire, this championship 18-hole Lodhi Course is brimming with reminders of bygone times predating the Moghul Empire. Whilst the golfers enjoy their round, non-golfers will visit a Sikh temple for a cultural experience. We conclude our day with a welcome dinner.

DAY 3

After breakfast guided sightseeing of Delhi. Enjoy a bicycle rickshaw ride through the old city’s busy, narrow lanes, and stop at a local spice market. Then visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and Qutub Minar a World Heritage site, this is the tallest brick minaret in the world.

DAY 4

Today is another highlight with both golfers and non-golfers making their way to Jaypee Greens Golf Resort. This sprawling, lush green course is India’s first 18-hole championship course designed by Australian golfing icon Greg Norman. It is India’s longest course with 14 shimmering lakes and 88 snow-white bunkers.

DAY 5

After a leisurely morning, your second round of golf takes you to Classic Golf & Country Club, a Jack Nicklaus signature course. Jack set out to produce a course that requires all types of shot-making, risk and rewards holes and strategically placed bunkers and water hazards to catch errant shots. The course has an abundance of green cover & peacocks – the two of them combine for a magnificent sight with the gently undulating hills of the Aravalli range as a magnificent backdrop. Non-golfers can enjoy optional activities or have a leisurely afternoon.

DAY 6

Travel to Agra visit the impressive 16th century Agra Fort a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is admired for its splendour, architectural beauty and magnificent halls. and ItmadUd Daulah a mausoleum that will stun you with ‘Pietra Dura’ inlay and latticemarble screens. Stay two nights in Agra.

DAY 7

An early start to visit the Taj Mahal, the world’s greatest monument of love and devotion with its superb craftsmanship of semi-precious stones inlaid in the marble. Afternoon visit to a marble inlay workshop to see artisans creating a masterpiece in marble and precious gemstones.

DAY 8

After breakfast travel to Jaipur, the pink city of India. On arrival check into the Taj Rambagh Palace, spread over 47 acres of tranquil, landscaped gardens, Rambagh Palace is Jaipur’s foremost Royal Palace residence. After a brief rest get ready for a HiTea at the Rambagh Palace, Savour wthe best teas of the world with an exquisite array of exotic canapés and pastries while watching the resident peacocks strut in the gardens. Stay three nights in Jaipur

DAY 9

Start sightseeing tour with an excursion to the majestic Amber Fort, constructed from yellow and pink sandstone and gleaming white marble. Photo Stop at Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds. At the City Palace Museum, witness the curated collection of miniature paintings, ancient weapons and traditional Rajasthani royal costumes. Late afternoon women will have Heena painting and men will learn the art of Rajasthani Turban tying. Rest of the evening is free to explore and indulge in shopping at the colourful bazaars of Jaipur.

DAY 10

Today, you play at the Rambagh Golf Club, one of the oldest and most prestigious golf clubs in India. A game of golf here will transport you into a long bygone era as you catch glimpses of the Rambagh Palace Hotel, The Moti Doongari, Nahargarh Fort and the Birla Planetarium. Nongolfers will enjoy a private escorted shopping tour of Jaipur. Evening you will then take part in a traditional Indian cooking class during which you will discover some of the secrets of Indian cooking followed by dinner

DAY 11

After leisurely breakfast transfer to Jaipur airport for our flight to Pune, a thriving, vibrant metropolis. Stay two nights at Oxford Golf Resort in Pune.

DAY 12

Today you play the no.1 golf course in India and the top 10 in Asia, the Oxford Golf & Country Club. This prestigious club affords members a private world of beauty, recreation and fun. The valley and mountains of the Sahayadri range provide this imaginative course design. Non-golfers will enjoy a city tour and visit Shaniwar Wada, the remains of this fortressed palace and Agha Khan Palace, Built-in 1892.

DAY 13

This morning we play a second round at Oxford Golf & Country Club. Non-golfers can relax and enjoy the hospitality of the resort. On-time check out and travel to Mumbai, where we will stay at the magnificent Taj Mahal Palace overlooking the Gateway of India. Stay three nights in Mumbai.

DAY 14

Enjoy a city sightseeing tour, visiting Prince of Whales Museum, Gateway of India, Dhobhi Ghat and concluding with a walk along the bustling Chowapatti Beach.

DAY 15

Today we play at the prestigious Willingdon Sports Club. It is the most exclusive and elusive club in Mumbai. Non-golfers will enjoy a market tour. Tonight, we gather for farewell dinner for a celebration of our time in India. We toast our champions and reflect on a tour that indulged our senses and enriched our soul.

DAY 16

After breakfast tour finishes with a direct transfer to the Mumbai airport.

Inclusion


15 Nights luxury accommodation

Travel by chartered air-conditioned vehicle

Group assistance and transfers

Sightseeing as specified

Meals as specified

THO Tour Manager (minimum 06 people)

Airfare Jaipur-Pune in economy class

Local English-speaking tour guide

Monument entrance fees, Rickshaw ride at Old Delhi, Jeep ride at Amber Fort, Heena painting & Turban Tying, Hi-Tea at Rambagh Palace,

Green fee with caddy/cart to the golf course in Delhi, Jaipur, Pune & Mumbai

Bottled water while travelling

All current collectable taxes.

Exclusion


Any International or Domestic Airfare

Airport taxes and Visa fee

Early check-in or late check-out

Meals other than specified above

Tips & Gratuities

Travel & Medical Insurance

Camera and video permits

Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay

Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, etc

Any optional excursion or tour

Any other expense not mentioned in the prices include column