Train Golden Triangle Travel Plan
Best Indian Golden Triangle Tour Itinerary with Indian RailwaysTrain
Plan 1: Golden Triangle India tour by Indian railways Train
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Tour Package Duration: 05 Nights / 6 Days
Day 01 Arrival at Delhi
Upon arrival at New Delhi our representative will transfer you to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Day 02 Delhi
After breakfast you will be taken for a city tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi covering Birla Temple, Akshardham temple, India Gate, Parliament area, Government buildings, Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar, Gandhi Memorial, Jama Masjid and Red fort. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Day 03 Delhi / Jaipur
In morning transfer to New Delhi railway station to catch the train for Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur you will be transferred to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur follows, covering Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Royal Observatory (Jantar Mantar) and the local market. Overnight will be at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 04 Jaipur
Get a glimpse of the erstwhile Rajputana Empire by having a visit to the Amber fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. The Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory, glittering with mirrors, is an important place to see in the Amber fort. In the afternoon you are free to relax. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Jaipur / Agra
In the morning you are free to relax. Later transfer to railway-station to catch the train for Agra. Upon arrival at Agra you will be transferred to hotel. Overnight will be at Agra.
Day 06 Agra / Delhi
After breakfast you will be taken for a half-Day city tour of Agra, visiting the Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula. The Mughal emperor Shahjahan built the beautiful monument of love and romance, the Taj Mahal, in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal. The Checkout time is 1200 hrs. In the evening you will be transferred to railway station to catch the train for New Delhi. Upon arrival at New Delhi our representative will transfer you to airport for flight back home.
Plan 2: India Luxury Trains Tour Packages for Golden Triangle
Destinations : Delhi - Agra by Shatabdi Express - Agra - Jaipur by Intercity Express - Jaipur - Delhi by Ajmer Shatabdi Express - Depart Delhi
Duration : 06 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi by international airport.
A history which encompasses all the various kings and emperors who fixed their royal citadels here-- Indraprastha, Lal Kot, Quila Rai Pithora, Siri, Jahanpanah, Tughlakabad, Ferozabad, Dinpanah, Delhi Sher Shahi or then Shahjahanabad. But, combined and integrated into one, these 'new cities' have always been called Delhi and howsoever many names it may have acquired, Delhi has always been intrinsically identified with power and imperial sway. Upon arrival you will be met by representative of Exotique Expeditions and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Agra by Shatabdi Express
You will be transferred to the railway station in time to connect your train for Agra.
Depart Delhi by Shatabdi Express at 0615 Hrs. Breakfast on board.
Agra has a rich historical background, which is amply evident from the numerous historical monuments in and around the city. Though the heritage of Agra city is linked with the Mughal dynasty, numerous other rulers also contributed to the rich past of this city. Modern Agra was founded by Sikandar Lodhi (Lodhi dynasty; Delhi Sultanate) in the 16th century. Babar (founder of the Mughal dynasty) also stayed for sometime in Agra and introduced the concept of square Persian-styled gardens here. Agra came to its own when Shahjahan ascended to the throne of Mughal Empire. He marked the zenith of Mughal architecture, when he built the Taj in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Arrive Agra at 0805hours.
Upon arrival at Agra Cantonment railway station, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Later you will be given city tour of Agra which includes visit to Agra fort and Taj Mahal.
Day 03: Agra – Jaipur by Intercity Express
Breakfast at the hotel.
Later you will be given excursion to Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri or Fathpur Sikri, historic city (1991 pop. 25,446), Uttar Pradesh state, N India. It was founded (1569) by the Mughal emperor Akbar to honor the Muslim saint Sheikh Salim Chishti, who had foretold the birth of Akbar's son and heir, Jahangir. The city was Akbar's capital until 1584. By 1605 it was largely deserted because of the inadequate water supply. A masterpiece of Muslim architecture, the city is unique in India as a nearly intact Mughal city. Rest of the time is free till departure.
Transfer to the railway station in time to connect your train for Jaipur.
The historic city of Jaipur or "The City of Victory" was founded in 1727 A.D. by the great Kachhawah ruler Sawai Jai Singh II (1700 - 1747 A.D.), and named after him. The monarch was not only a great builder, but also a poet and an astronomer. Under his aegis, the city was designed by his talented architect Vidyadhar, who gave shape to the creative aspirations of Sawai Jai Singh in the form of the dream city of Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur, check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: In Jaipur Heritage City Tours
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning you will be given excursion to the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honored fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families.
Afternoon tour of the Pink City - Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal, "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colorful bazaar before returning to your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur - Delhi by Ajmer Shatabdi Express
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day is free till departure. Later transfer to the railway station in time to connect your train for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Depart Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel.
In Morning you will be given city tour of Old and New Delhi.
Old Delhi Visit the former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the vast Red Fort, built in 1648, the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Visit "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue heading west from the Fort. Chandni Chowk - literally means "moonlit crossroads" and an area which best represents the "super-Oriental" - the glory and the guile; the grandeur and the grime, with its crowded bazaars, twisting lanes, maze of small streets strange aromas, the pungent odour of Oriental spices, the cries of shopkeepers, coolies and "rickshaw-walas" and the clatter and whirr of furious industry. New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayun’s tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar
Later in the evening you will be transferred to the international airport in time to connect your flight for onward destination.
Plan 3: 3 Nights Golden Triangle By Train
Duration : 4 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra
Day 01 Delhi
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi. Proceed on a combined city tour of New & Old Delhi.Proceed on a tour of the city, which includes the main attraction like Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshmi Narayan 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 Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi
Overnight : Hotel
Day 02 Delhi - Jaipur
Early morning transfer to Railway station. 0610 hrs. - Leave for Jaipur by train Breakfast on board the train. 1050 hrs. - Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel. City tour of Jaipur Elephant Safari This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber Fort (optional: Elephant Safari). Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning 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.
Day 03 Jaipur - Agra
Early morning transfer to Railway station. 0600 hrs. - Leave for Agra by train 1030 hrs. - Arrive Agra transfer to hotel. 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! Optional: Later in the evening why not take the option of watching Sound & Light show. Later return to your hotel for a good night’s rest.
Overnight : Hotel
Day 04 Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, proceed to visit Fatehpur Sikri built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other palaces.In time transfer to Railway station.2018 hrs. - Leave for Delhi by Shatabadi ExpressDinner on board the train.2250 hrs. - Arrive Delhi and transfer to airport for your onward journey.
Plan 4: 5 Nights Golden Triangle By Rail
Destinations Covered: Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi
Duration: 05 Nights / 06 Days
Day1- Arrive Delhi
Arrival at Delhi follows reception by our representative at Airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Breakfast is followed by tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi covering spots like Birla Temple, India gate, Parliament area, Government buildings, Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar, Gandhi memorial, Jama Masjid. Overnight Delhi.
Day3- Delhi / Agra (Bhopal Shatabdi Express 0600-0755 hrs)
Transfer to New Delhi railway station to board the train for Agra. Arrival follows check-in at hotel. In the afternoon a sightseeing tour is arranged. The tour includes places like the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Overnight at the hotel.
Day4- Agra / Jaipur (Marudhar Express 0705-1320 hrs)
Relocate to Agra Cantt railway station to board train for Jaipur. You are assisted on your arrival and transferred to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast follows a full day tour of Jaipur and Amber Fort including elephant ride. In the afternoon, explore Jaipur as part of the city tour covering Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Royal Observatory and Bazaar. Overnight at hotel.
Day6- Jaipur / Delhi (Shatabdi Express 1755 / 2240 hrs)
In the late afternoon, relocate to the railway station to board the train for Delhi.