Golf in India
Tee Time in Rich Cultural Heritage
Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
India is an exotic destination not only because of its historic and rich cultural heritage, UNESCO World Heritage sites, Palaces and Forts, Wild-life and Desert Safaris but also for its great humanity reflects in its fair and festivals as well as in sports. Golf is also one of the popular sports in India with 270 Golf courses spread over the country.
History of golf in India goes a long back. First Golf Club outside the British Isles was established in Calcutta ( Kolkata ) in 1829 followed by Royal Bombay Golf Club in 1842 , Bangalore Golf Club in 1870 and Madras Gymkhana Golf Club in 1884. Primarily, it was the sport for British living in India but later was popular among Indian as well. After Arjun Atwal continuing success story of Jeev Milkha Singh and Vijay Singh, became the first Indian to win a PGA Tour, Golf started taken more seriously as a sport and today there are approximate,120,000 golfers as per Indian Golf Union.
With the pride of having the oldest golf club outside British Isles, today India has 270 golf courses spread over the country. India has numerous International quality courses located near historic and interesting tourist destinations and thus give a great opportunity to the tourists of combining golf and leisure. Many of the golf courses have Spa where non-golfers can rejuvenate. Some of the famous and high quality Golf Courses are as under:
This tour is designed specifically for the golfers who are visiting India on a leisure trip with their partner or family and friends. This week long tour includes famous Golden Triangle of India which includes three most beautiful and captivating cities of the country. Delhi (the capital of India) is an amalgamation of old and new, Agra is the city of world famous Taj Mahal and Jaipur or Pink City (the capital of Rajasthan) is known for its regal splendour of palaces and forts. During this travel, Golfers can enjoy a round of enjoyment at three internationally acclaimed golf courses while the accompanying travellers (non-golfers) either can enjoy non-tourists but off the beats visits or just immerse themselves in experiencing Spa inspired by Ayurveda. All golf courses in India have great pro shop where from different International quality golf sets can be hired. Experienced and professional caddy are also available to help in the course.
08 nights / 09 days
Arrive at New Delhi International Airport
Arrive Delhi International airport. Our representative shall meet you upon arrival for further transfer to hotel.
After breakfast in the hotel, Golfers proceed to Delhi Golf Club, highly acclaimed golf courses in India where Tee off are on a trail of history. This beautiful course with18 hole,72 par and 7036 yard for men and 6115 for women, has international facilities including a pro shop, bar , restaurant and swimming pool. Non-golfers will enjoy an authentic Ayurvedic spa treatment till they meet at 19th hole at nearby Humayun’s Tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, visit Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India completed in1658 by Shah Jahan the builder of Taj Mahal, rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of Nation. Also visit, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (Sikh Temple) in the centre of Delhi. A beautiful white building flanked with a golden dome and a pool (sarovar) inside the complex, is one of the main worship place for Sikhs. Drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Edwin Lutyens including the India Gate and the President Hosue. Also visit 72.5 meters tall towering minaret of Qutab Minar, UNESCO World Heritage Site and tallest minaret in Asia. Overnight at hotel.
Delhi - Greater Noida
After breakfast, Drive to Agra en-route visiting Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, unique example of 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breath taking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. Arrive at Hotel Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort, check-in and after, lunch Golfers enjoy a round of 18 hole at championship signature golf course at Jaypee Greens Golf Course designed by Greg Norman. This 72 par golf course is one of Asia’s longest Golf Courses, standing at 7347 yards. With 14 shimmering lakes & water bodies along with 88 snow-white bunkers, the course is carpeted with Bermuda Evergreen on the fairways and Tifdwarf on the greens. Jaypee Greens Resort and Spa has the only Six Senses Spa in India. Non-golfers enjoy another Ayurvedic spa treatment or go for shopping at a world class shopping mall. Overnight at Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort, Greater Noida.
Greater Noida - Agra
Day start a bit early with a session of Yoga in the gardens of Jaypee Greens followed by mediation in rejuvenate centre. After breakfast, drive for about 3 hours to Agra. Later, visit most beautiful and architectural marvel in white marble – Taj Mahal at sunrise which is quite simply one of mankind’s most remarkable creations. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is often referred as Romance in White Marble. Also visit Agra Fort built in 1565 AD and houses many fairy-tale palaces and royal pavilions. Overnight at hotel.
Drive from Agra Jaipur en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur with en-route stop at Fatehpur Sikri which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site the deserted red sandstone capital city built by Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. There are many architectural specimens in palace complex of Fatehpur Sikri. Also visit centuries old step well Chand Baori at small village of Abhaneri. Arrive Jaipur or Pink City and check-in at hotel. Later experience evening Puja in Birla Temple built in white marble at the base of Moti Dungri hill in Jaipur. Overnight at your hotel.
After breakfast at your hotel, drive to Amer Fort on top of a hill at outskirts of Jaipur. This 16th century majestic fort was the capital of Rajputs till 1727 AD when the capital was shifted to Jaipur. Amer Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has many palaces with beautiful paintings, squares and terraces with balconies. Best way to reach to Amer Fort is on the back of an Elephant. Visit City Palace built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh as residence for the royal family members. The palace complex today has several buildings, courtyards and museum. Exquisite carpets, bright Rajput weapons and delicate clothes, ornamented palanquins will remind you of the grandeur of this princely era of India. Adjoining to City Palace is Observatory or Jantar Mantar which is the largest stone astronomical observatory in the world and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During your visits in Jaipur city, you shall also be passing through Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal constructed in 1799 with 953 small windows, called Jharokas, decorated by intricate lattice work (jali or screen). Walk through the colourful buzzing markets of Jaipur before attending a private Cooking Class in an old heveli where the ladies of the house will help you learn the recipes of Indian food. You will also enjoy the dinner cooked by you. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, Drive to Manesar, a small town near Delhi where you will enjoy another round of 18 holes at a world class ITC Classic Golf & Country Club. At the foothills of the picturesque Aravalli hills, the Classic Golf & Country Club is South Asia’s first ever 27-hole championship signature golf course designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus. This 72+36 PAR golf course also has driving range and practice facilities along with superb club house. This small town does not has any thing to offer except a world class golf course and an authentic world class spa at ITC Grand Bharat Hotel.
Manesar-Delhi International Airprot -Home
After breakfast, drive for about an hour to New Delhi International Airport for your onward flight to home. Enjoy our hospitality at a VIP lounge at airport where you can have shower, beverages and food before a long flight to home.
|CITY||NIGHTS||LUXURY HOTELS||5* HOTELS|
|DELHI||03||The Leela Palace New Delhi||The Lalit New Delhi|
|GREATER NOIDA||01||Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort||Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort|
|AGRA||01||The Oberoi AmarVilas||Trident Agra|
|JAIPUR||02||RAMBAGH PALACE JAIPUR||Trident Jaipur|
|MANESAR||01||ITC Grand Bharat||ITC Grand Bharat|
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