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Golden Triangle India Comprises of three of the most beautiful cities of India Delhi , Agra and Jaipur that boasts of rich history and its grand architectural monuments. While Exploring the cities you will get to know the evolution of the cities during different faces of its time. Here in this travel plan we have included some of the best destinations in city that must be explored in order to get clear view of the city life and culture that prevails here or once prevailed.

Plan 1: Golden Triangle 04 Nights - 05 Days

Duration: 04 Nights & 05 Days
Routing: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi

Tour Highlights

  1. Delhi Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, President's House, Humayun's Tomb & Qutub Minar. Optional - Sound & Light Show at Red Fort with dinner at Chor Bizarre
  2. Jaipur Elephant ride to Amber Fort Palace , City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) . Optional Cultural evening at Chokhi Dhani
  3. Fatehpur Sikri Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti
  4. Agra Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandara

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi by International flight, after traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in.
Delhi, a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. Siri, established by Alauddin Khilji; Tuglakabad, Ferozabad built by the Tughlaks followed by the walled city Shajehanabad by the Mughals. The division in walled city & New Delhi also marks the division in life styles.
Overnight Hotel in Delhi.

Day 02 : Delhi – Jaipur (262 km - 5 hr)

Half Day Tour. Humayun Tomb, Delhi Today we take a guided tour of New Delhi, we visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Later we drive to Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors.
Overnight Hotel – Jaipur

Day 03 : Jaipur

Today we take an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience.

Later we visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we visit Jantar Mantar (Solar Observatory), an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We now visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows).
Optional Tour - Chokhi Dhani: An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel.
Overnight Hotel – Jaipur

Day 04 : Jaipur – Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (260 km - 06 hr)

Today we drive to Agra, en route we will visit Fatehpur Sikri (Ghost Capital), the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar's Residential complex,Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti.

Further we continue our drive to Agra, beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from 1526 to 1628, remains major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era monuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Overnight Hotel – Agra.

Day 05 : Agra – Delhi (220 km–05 hr)

Taj Mahal, Agra Half Day Tour. Today we visit Taj Mahal, symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 22 years. Further we visit Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was built from red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations. We will also visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. His son Jahangir completed the construction of the tomb in the year 1613.

Later we drive to Delhi & proceed for short tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.

Tour concludes.

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Plan 2: 4 Nights and 5 Days Golden Triangle

Routing : Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Delhi
Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

On your arrival in Delhi you will be received by our representative, who will later escort you to hotel for your overnight stay

Day 02: Depart from Delhi to Agra (By Train or By Surface)

By Train Option :
0515 hrs: Our representative will report you at the hotel and will escort you to the New Delhi railway station to board your 02 hrs superfast Shatabdi train to Agra. 0615 hrs: The Shatabdi departs for Agra. Your travel includes breakfast on board train. You arrive in Agra at 0815 hrs. Our guide will meet you at the station from where you will straight away proceed for Taj Mahal - epitome of an eternal love.

By Surface Option:
Our car/van/coach will report you at your place of stay at around 0530 hrs, and straightaway proceed for Agra. The distance of 204kms would normally be covered in approximately 4 hours.

Upon arrival in Agra, proceed straight away for a guided visit to the world famous Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife. Later check-in at your pre booked hotel in Agra.

In the afternoon, visit the Red Fort of Agra, a true example of Mughal architecture. Later visit the Itmad- ud- Daulah and the Mehtab Bagh to have uninterrupted rear view of the Taj at the sunset. Also visit the Marble inlay making factories to see traditional workers making amazing marble crafts. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Agra.

Day 03: Leave for Jaipur with visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route

A leisurely breakfast at the hotel will be followed by Check-out from the hotel to proceed for an excursion to the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri to have a look at the majestic Mughal architecture.

Later on continue your drive towards the Pink City of Jaipur. The journey will be of 6 hrs including your stops and visits. Upon arrival, check-in at your reserved hotel room. Rest of the day will be free to relax.

Day 04: A day in Jaipur for the visits

Today after a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, take an excursion to the majestic Amber Fort, a blend of the Rajput and the Mughal architecture. Take an elephant or jeep ride to ascend the hill on which the fort is situated. Later visit the City Palace and the Observatory and photo stop near the Palace of Winds, also known as Hawa Mahal.

Explore the old colorful market of Jaipur famous for crafts like block printing materials, leather footwears ‘jootis’, blue potteries, miniature paintings, jewelries and other items. In the evening, you have the option to see an ethnic village. Overnight will be at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 05 : Drive from Jaipur to Delhi

After a leisurely breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed towards Delhi. (5hrs drive) On arrival at Delhi, you will be dropped by our representative at your hotel/residence or at the international airport to catch your homebound flight.

 

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