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GOLDEN TRIANGLE


From USD 255*

per person sharing min. 4 pax

Golden Triangle India is a tourist circuit that includes three historical cities of India - Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It is called Golden triangle because of the triangular loop formed by the locations of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur on the map.

 

Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
 
Meet our representative upon arrival in Delhi and check-in at the hotel.  
 
Overnight in Delhi.
 
Day 02: Sightseeing in Delhi I Drive Delhi – Agra (210 kms/ approx. 4 hours)
 
After breakfast, proceed for a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. The courtyard of the mosque can hold about 25,000 worshippers.
 
Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi…noisy, chaotic and uniquely Indian. You will then visit the Red Fort, and later, drive past to India Gate, President House and several other government buildings in Edwin Lutyen’s Delhi before you head toward Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Thereafter, visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale.
 
Later drive to Agra. Arrive and check-in at your hotel.
Overnight in Agra.
 
Day 03:  Agra – Jaipur (230 km/approx. 5 hours)
 
After breakfast, proceed for Half Day City Tour of Agra. Visit the Red Fort, which was commissioned in 1565 by Akbar. The beautiful yet forbidding structure is a handsome example of Mughal architecture.
 
Later, visit the Taj Mahal - a mausoleum built as a symbol of Emperor Shah Jehan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Continue your drive to Jaipur and enroute Visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was built by Emperor Akbar and is home to many historical buildings. Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World heritage site.
 
Further drive to Jaipur and check into your Hotel. Jaipur is the gateway to the magnificent and vibrant state of Rajasthan. Evening take a stroll in the markets of Jaipur for the traditional dresses and shoes, curio shops, blue pottery etc.
Overnight in Jaipur.
 
Day 04: Jaipur
Today, enjoy a full-day sightseeing trip of Jaipur, also known as the ‘Pink City’… it is famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. The old city of Jaipur is painted pink, which gives it a magical glow.
Visit the Amber Fort, a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on elephant back. Later, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows is made of pink sandstone.
 
Post lunch, visit the City Palace, again, a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time. You will also visit the Albert Hall, which was modeled on the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.
 
Overnight in Jaipur.
 
Day 05:  Jaipur – Delhi (250 km/approx. 5 hours)
 
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive back to Delhi. Spend rest of the day at leisure at hotel. Alternatively you may go for shopping in evening (Optional) - Attend a Sufi ceremony at Nizamuddin Dargah). Return back to Hotel.
Overnight in Delhi.
 
Day 06: Departure from Delhi
 
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi airport/railway station for return flight back home. 
 

Includes:

  • 5 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned in above hotels or equivalent
  • Assistance at the airport & Hotel check-in / check-out
  • Cycle-rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort
  • Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours as per the itinerary
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax

Excludes:

  • Air tickets and airport taxes
  • Optional activities are subject to availability. Charges additional.
  • Entry Fee at the Monuments - USD 81 per person 
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.
  • Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments
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