Golfing in India


Mumbai - Bangalore - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi
Golfing in India
Nights : 14 Nights / 15 days
Arival : Mumbai
Departure : Delhi
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Number of Days   Itinerary Deails
Day 01 : Mumbai (Arrival) : Arrive Delhi, meet our representative at the airport & transfer to the hotel booked for the guests.
Day 02 : Mumbai : Morning you have a leisure breakfast at hotel and rest of the day is free to relax or undertake any independent activities. Afternoon you shall commit yourself to your favorite sport - The Golf. The Golf Course chosen for your golf activities in Mumbai is the Bombay presidency Golf Club. It is literally a green heaven amidst a concrete jungle. The 110-acre course was founded in 1827. This PAR 70, 18-hole course was redesigned to the international standards. Presidency's fairways are narrow and tight, but its greens are undoubtedly the best in the country, the real test at presidency, however, is the variable and shifting sea breeze, which could fox even the most experienced player. It is not a difficult course, it's not too long, not too narrow, and yet not an easy course to break par. The 5th hole is one of the most challenging on this Mumbai Course. A 480-yard, PAR 05, a dogleg to the right, with a fairway trap strategically placed to catch the long hitter trying to cut the corner.
Day 03 : Mumbai : This day shall be free for your side tours which you may opt to take. The possibilities foreseen are as follows:
Optional Half Day City Tour Sightseeing of Mumbai city including a visit to the Prince of Wales Museum - which was built to commemorate the visit of King George V. Built in the Indo- Saracen style, the Museum stands amidst a well-laid ornamental garden. The Gateway of India was also built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India in 1911. Later visit Marine drive, which runs along the shoreline, starting at Nariman Point and up to Malabar Hill.
Day 04 : Mumbai - Bangalore : This morning you shall be transferred to the airport to board flight to Bangalore. The day is at your leisure.
Day 05 : Bangalore : This morning you shall take on the golf course in Bangalore while the afternoon session is free for you to explore or absorb the city highlights. The Golf Club selected in Bangalore is an 18 hole, 72 par, 6632 yards course. The undulations on the course along with strategically placed bunkers and 7 water bodies, presents golfers with new challenges every time they tee off on the course. State of the art imported satellite controlled irrigation system, 40 kms of drainage network underneath the entire 168 acres and dedicated maintenance crew equipped with imported turf maintenance equipment makes it the only all season golf course in the entire Southern India. Comprehensive locker facilities, change rooms, proshop, EZGO electric golf carts, driving range with putting greens and bunkers prepares golfers to have a memorable round of golf in Eagleton. The magnificent golf course at Eagleton fulfils a dual purpose. It presents every golfer with the appropriate level of enjoyment and challenge. And, equally important, it creates a permanent ecological oasis, enhancing the image of the Garden City. Like the Old Course at St. Andrews , which preserves the Scottish Link lands for posterity, Eagleton seeks to honor and preserve the natural setting. Ecological factors come into play at every stage. Over 40,000 trees, lush turf and sophisticated fertilization, irrigation and waste water management measures contribute to a natural and pleasing biosphere.
If interested, you may opt to go for sightseeing tour of Bangalore city. Optional Half Day City Tour
Visit the ISKCON Temple (International Society for Krishna Consciousness). Visit to 'Vidhan Souda'-one of India most spectacular building that houses the secretariat and the state legislature, onward we visit "The Government Museum" - one of the oldest in India established in 1864, the 'Bull temple' - one of the oldest temples of Bangalore built in Dravidian style and houses a monolith Nandi (bull) of huge size and the 'Tipu Sultan Palace' - a palace completed of 1971 by Tippu Sultan.
Day 06 : Bangalore : This day you have the option to explore the nearby attractions in Bangalore viz., Mysore & Srirangapatnam Optional Excursion to Mysore & Srirangapatnam Explore Mysore visiting the City of Palaces, shady avenues and sacred temples and retains some of the charm of the old world with its many institutions that propagate Carnatic Classical music and dance. Later visit the Chamundi Hill Temple - at a height of 1062 mt. Also, visit to Srirangapattinum - a place with Ancient history is an Island fortress town on the bank of river Cauvery.
Day 07 : Bangalore - Delhi : The day is at leisure till your departure to the airport to board flight for Delhi.
Day 08 : Delhi : This day you will be left to enjoy and absorb yourself with the Capital of India. For those who wish to explore the city on this day, may opt to undertake a tour of the city.
Optional Full Day City Tour Morning drive through New Delhi, a city designed and built by the British in the 1920s. Historically significant sights include India Gate, the President's House, Emperor Humayun's Tomb and the Qutab Minar. Afternoon tour of Old Delhi will comprise the Red Fort, Jama Masjid mosque, Raj Ghat (where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated), the Ashoka Pillar and the mile long Chandni Chowk Bazaar.
Day 09 : Delhi - Agra : This morning you shall be driven to Agra the Mughal city housing the most wonderful work ever done for on and for Love - the eternal Taj Mahal. You shall have the opportunity of imbibing the life by the countryside en route to Agra. Rest of the day, you may just relax after that 4+ hours journey.
Day 10 : Agra : This morning you may like to mark your presence at a golf course with a world famous historical monument in the background. Though this may not be one of the best golf courses you may have visited, the Royal touch which Taj Mahal gives to your swings on the course may just be an experience to cherish for life.
Agra Golf Club- A nine holes course with all greens just a stone's throw from the Taj Mahal is actually playing golf against the background of one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Indeed, a unique course to play on! The tall trees on all the sides offer just a glimpse of the Taj dome from the club house. The course is certainly a challenge for the professional, as the putting greens are not as smooth as one would like them to be but where else would you find such a historical back drop of monuments to play against?
Optional Haff Day City Tour Later during the day, you will visit the much talked about Taj Mahal, mausoleum of the Mughal Empress Mumtaz Mahal, is synonymous with India. Its curving, gently swelling dome and the square base upon which it rests so lightly is a familiar image from hundreds of brochures and travel books. (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays). Followed by a trip to Agra Fort, which has been the seat of Mughal rulers for several years. The Fort has Palaces with Pavilions, Gardens, Mosques, etc.
Day 11 : Agra - Jaipur : Morning drive Agra via Fatehpur-Sikri, a city built in red sandstone by Emperor Akbar to commemorate the birth of his son but had to be abandoned due to scarcity of water. Continue your drive to Jaipur.
Day 12 : Jaipur : This morning tee off at the Rambagh Palace Polo & Golf Club. Par 72 course. An eighteen holes course with nine greens and nine browns overlooks the picturesque Moti Doongri Palace and the historical Nahargarh Fort. The fairway passes through the Rambagh Polo Grounds, which have seen some of the finest polo matches in the time of the late Sawai Man Singh. These days there are more golfers to be seen on the ground where the royals once moved on their chargers. The upper course has nine greens around the polo ground. A drain separates the lower course which has nine browns spread over a rough undulating terrain.
Optional Haff Day City Tour Afternoon you may like to take an excursion to Amber Fort with another option of enjoying an elephant ride at the Fort.
Day 13 : Jaipur - Delhi : After breakfast you may now return to the capital of Delhi after completing the famous "Golden Triangle" circuit of North India.
Day 14 : Delhi : This morning you will explore the Delhi Golf Experience. The 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. 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.
Day 15 : Delhi (Departure) : Transfer to Delhi International Airport to connect flight back home.
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