Corbett Golden Triangle Travel Plan
Best Indian Golden Triangle Tour Itinerary with Corbett
Plan 1: 8 Nights Golden Triangle tour with Jim Corbett National Park
Tour Duration: 08 Nights & 09 Days
Route Plan: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi - Corbett - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive by International flight, after traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in.
Overnight Hotel – Delhi
Day 02 : Delhi
Today we take a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jahan.
In New Delhi, we visit 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. We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the 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.
Optional - Sound & Light Show at Red Fort with dinner at Chor Bizarre.
Overnight Hotel – Delhi
Day 03 : Delhi – Jaipur (262km - 05hr)
Today 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 04 : Jaipur
After an early breakfast, we drive 11 km to Amber, the capital of the gallant Rajputs from 1037 to 1728 AD. We ride on elephant back & reach Fort situated on hill & then visit the Fort Palace. Later we visit City Palace, Birla Temple, Jantar Mantar Observatory & Palace of Winds.
Overnight Hotel- Jaipur
Day 05 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (260 km - 6 hrs)
After breakfast, we’ll depart at 0900 hrs to Agra. En route we visit Fatehpur Sikri, a masterpiece in sandstone with the stunning elegance of its palaces & courts. Further proceed to Agra, upon arrival we check-in hotel at Agra. Evening at leisure.
Overnight Hotel- Agra.
Day 06 : Agra – Delhi (220km - 05hr)
Today we visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), 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.
Further we continue our drive to Delhi, upon arrival in Delhi Transfer to Hotel.
Overnight Hotel – Delhi
Day 07 : Delhi - Jim Corbett National Park (300 km-6 hrs.)
After an early breakfast, we drive at 0800 hrs to Jim Corbett National Park named after Jim Corbett, the legendary British, who turned from being a hunter to a conservationist. Four species of deer Hog deer, Sambhar, Spotted deer & Barking deer & other prey like wild boar, support the predators. Besides Tiger, Corbett biosphere reserve is a heaven for 50 mammals, 580 kinds of birds & 25 reptile species. Park has elephants, Himalayan black bear in the higher elevations, sloth bear, variety of lesser cats & a large variety of avifauna. Upon arrival we check-in the hotel. Evening at leisure.
Overnight Hotel- Corbett
Day 08 : Jim Corbett National Park
Today we shall take you for two jungle safaris. Morning at 0530 hrs & in the afternoon at 1500 hrs. Morning safari is before breakfast & afternoon safari after lunch. We'll have plenty of time for leisure during the Day.
Overnight Hotel- Corbett
Day 09 : Jim Corbett National Park- Delhi (300 km-6 hrs.), Departure
Early morning before breakfast at 0530 hrs leave for jeep safari. After breakfast some leisure time and then in the afternoon at 1400 hrs we drive back to Airport to board flight for onward journey.
Plan 2: 9 Nights Golden Triangle & Corbett Tour
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi - Corbett
Day 01 :: Delhi
Begin your tour. Arrive into Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Travel representative to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Delhi.
Day 02 :: Delhi
This morning after a leisurely breakfast, proceed for the Combined city tour of Old Delhi & New Delhi. Combined city tour of Old & New Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple(a modern Hindu Temple) Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi. Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi. Overnight :Hotel
Day 03 :: Delhi - Mathura - Agra
This morning after breakfast drive to the romantic 'City of Taj Mahal' - Agra!. Enroute visit Mathura on to Agra Continue drive to Agra and transfer to hotel. Relax for rest of the day. Overnight :Hotel
Day 04 :: Agra
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour Visit Taj Mahal, Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop! Overnight :Hotel
Day 05 :: Agra - FatehpurSikri - Jaipur
Today you drive to the former capital city of Emperor Akbar Your exciting day begins with a tour, starting with a visit to Fatehpur Sikri. Then continue onward to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur in the evening and check into your hotel. Overnight :Hotel
Day 06 :: Jaipur
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour. This morning you will experience the wonders of this magical pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort (optional: Elephant Safari). Later visit the Jag Mandir or the Hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur. Overnight :Hotel
Day 07 :: Jaipur - Delhi
This morning after breakfast drive back to Delhi. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Relax for the rest of the day. Overnight :Hotel
Day 08 : Delhi-Corbett
This morning after breakfast drive to Corbett National Park. On arival check into the hotel. Overnight: Hotel
Day 09 :: Corbett
Two Safaris in the Jungle. Overnight : Hotel
Day10 :: Corbett-Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Delhi International airport for your onward journey.
Plan 3: 10 Nights Golden Triangle With Corbett
Rout Plan : Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Unchagaon – Corbett
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Day 01 Arrive Delhi
Welcome to the capital of India – New Delhi On your arrival at the Delhi International airport, you will be met by our executive who will escort you to the hotel. Overnight in Delhi
Day 02 A day in Delhi for visits
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed for a combined city tour of Old and new Delhi.
OLD DELHI - Start the tour with the visit to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Red Fort, which was also built by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was built from 1638 to 1648. Also, visit the Chandni Chowk and Rajghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi.
NEW DELHI - Here you will visit the Humayuns Tomb; built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Qutab Minar, drive past the India Gate, Presidential House and other governmental buildings. Overnight in Delhi
Day 03 Drive from Delhi to the Pink city of Jaipur (260 Kms, 05-06 Hrs Drive )
After an early breakfast, proceed for Jaipur - The Pink City. Upon your arrival in Jaipur, check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free to relax at the hotel. Overnight in Jaipur
Day 04 A day in Jaipur for the visits
Today after a leisurely breakfast, 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 likeblock 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 in Jaipur
Day 05 Leave for Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute (240 Kms, 06-07 Hrs Drive)
After your breakfast at the hotel, leave for Agra. En route you will visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri : built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, and was the old capital of the Moghuls, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. After the visits, continue your drive to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra in the evening and check-in at hotel Overnight in Agra
Day 06 Agra-Unchagaon (180 Kms, 04-05 Hrs Drive)
Early morning, take a sunrise visit to the The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Return to the hotel for breakfast Checkout from hotel and proceed for a visit to the Red fort, which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences amongst many other beautiful structures.
In the afternoon, leave for Unchagaon. Arrive Unchangaon, and check- in at Fort Unchagaon - The Fort Unchangaon stands tall as an ideal gateway to Uttaranchal. Home to the Jat rulers who rose in prominence during the decline of Mugal Empire, it was originally made of mud, but its walls were late replaced by brick and old building inside the fort was totally renovated during the 1930's to give it a distinctly colonial look. Overnight in Unchagaon
Day 07 Drive from Unchagaon to Corbett (210 Kms, 04-05 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast, spent a couple of hours at leisure. Later, proceed for Corbett. Upon arrival in Corbett and check in at the resort Overnight in Corbett
Day 08 A day in Corbett National Park
Morning and afternoon, jungle safari inside the park in a private jeep. Overnight in Corbett
Day 09 A day in Corbett National Park
Early morning, take a jungle safari inside the park in a jeep. Rest of the day free to explore on your own. Overnight in Corbett
Day 10 Leave for Delhi (255 Kms, 05-06 Hrs Drive). Depart Delhi
After your breakfast, leave for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to the international airport to board your onward flight
Day 11 Depart Delhi
Leave Delhi by your international flight