Taj Mahal- Golf Tour

Taj Mahal- Golf Tour

Taj Mahal TourDuration: 11 Nights /12 days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Chandigarh - Shimla - Jaipur - Agra

 

Day 01: Delhi
After breakfast transfer to Delhi Golf Club. The 6972 yards, PAR 72, 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 Hotel.

Day 02: Delhi
Optional sight seeing tour of Delhi visiting Old and New Delhi both. Overnight hotel.

Day 03: Delhi - Chandigarh
Drive to Chandigarh. On arrival in Delhi, check into hotel. P. M. Half-day city tour. Overnight hotel.

Day 04: Chandigarh
Have breakfast and proceed to Golf Club. Starting a Golf Course in Chandigarh was conceived in the 50s, 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 hotel.

Day 05: Chandigarh - Shimla
After breakfast drive to Shimla. Afternoon city tour of Shimla. Overnight hotel.

Day 06: 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 Naldhera, which is 23 KMS away from Shimla. Course is carpeted by a fine spirgy 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 07: Shimla - Delhi
Today we enjoy train journey from Shimla to Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Delhi - Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur. Afternoon Sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 09: Jaipur
Jaipur Players: Transfer to the Golf Club from the Hotel. Full day at the Golf Club. Later transfer back to the Hotel.
Non-Players: Half day city tour in Jaipur with visit to the city Palace, Jantar Mantar - the astronomical laboratory, Hawa Mahal - the Wind Palace. Evening visit the colorful bazaar. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10: Jaipur - Agra
Morning drive to Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city built by the great Mogul Emperor Akbar to commemorate the birth of his son. It is believed that it took 11 years to build this beautiful city but was inhabited for only 11 months and later deserted. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Evening free in Agra. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 11: Agra - Delhi
Drive to Delhi. Enroute visit Sikandra - the tomb of the great Moghul Emperor Akbar. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 12: Final Departure
Morning transfer to International airport to connect flight back home. Tours ends with sweet memories to take home.