Luxury Golden Triangle Tour
Exclusively For You
- Itinerary Detail
Discover 07 World Heritage Sites in this tour . Experience the Color, Culture & Indian Architecture in this majestic tour designed for you. Golden Triangle Tour offer visitors a depth of culture and entertainment that greatly exceeds its size. Make a visit to the teardrop of love the “Taj Mahal” . This symbol of love and a world heritage site gives immense pleasure to its visitors. Apart from Taj Mahal, Red Fort & Qutub Minar in Delhi, Amer Fort, City Palace and Wind Palace in Jaipur are the another main attractions of the tour. Rikshaw ride in Delhi in old streets provide an opportunity to explore the real like of Indian people.
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur- Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Accommodation: ITC Sheraton (Deluxe Room) Meals: None
Day 02: In Delhi
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning before starting a sightseeing tour of Delhi
Visit historical sites of the city such as Qutub Minar; a part of the UNESCO World Heritage site at the Qutub Complex, Qutub Minar is a towering 73 meters tall heritage monument, the tallest brick minaret in the world, built in 1193. Qutub Minar has survived the ravages of time impressively. Surrounded by a lush green garden, the Minar is an ideal leisurely place for visitors. A favourite attraction among tourists, Qutub Minar one of India's most visited monument attracting around 3.9 million visitors every year.
Also see Lotus Temple; one of the prominent attractions in the city, made up of pure white marble and notable for its blooming lotus flower like shape. This temple, unlike any other religion, welcomes people from all faith; a place to meditate and pray.
We can arrange for you a tour during the prayer hours; beautiful and tranquil moments to be experienced.
Then pay a visit to India Gate (War Memorial); The India Gate is located at the heart of India’s capital city, New Delhi. India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to honor the soldiers of the Undivided Indian Army who died during World War I between 1914 and 1921. And drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s Estate), Parliament House and Secretariat building.
Also make a visit to Humayun's Tomb; Humayun was the second Mughal ruler of territories in the Indian subcontinent. Humayun Tomb was built in 1565 A.D., nine years after the death of Humayun, by his senior widow Bega Begam. Inside the walled enclosure the most notable features are the garden squares (Chahar Bagh) with pathways water channels, centrally located well proportional mausoleum topped by double dome.Later in the day, drive back to the hotel for some down time and over night stay.
Today enjoy Welcome Dinner at Waves Restaurant - Waves a Unit Of Cuisine Craft Hospitality Pvt. Ltd is a multi-cuisine restaurant that marries Indian and Oriental influences and offers a repertoire of delicacies that are absolutely divine. It is ideally located in the heart of South Delhi District, wherein there is a delightful getaway for connoisseurs to relax and sample the unique and mouthwatering cuisines.
Accommodation: ITC Sheraton (Deluxe Room)
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 03: Delhi
Today early morning at 7.30 am, your private guide will meet you at the hotel, where you’ll travel in an air-conditioned comfort to Old Delhi. This ancient walled city of Delhi once served as the capital of erstwhile Mughal dynasty. This part of Delhi has labyrinthine lanes that leads to hidden wonders such as gourmet streets, heritage buildings, bustling lanes and old vibrant markets.
Enjoy the breakfast by having local food in the streets of Old Delhi. You’ll settle in to eat next to locals and travelers and experience the energy of this popular shopping destination.
(Those who do not want to have breakfast in Old Delhi can take packed breakfast from the hotel and enjoy it in the Car.)
As you wander the neighborhood, you will be introduced to havelis (private mansions). You will get a close look of modern life and old edifices co-existing together in Old Delhi.
Then walk the length of Chandni Chowk, where local markets selling crafts and Indian treats line a bustling square. Pass by Jama Masjid—the largest mosque in the nation—while your guide shares Old Delhi history with you.
(If you wish to see and explore more of Old Delhi, our guide will be happy to take you around. Your walk will be informative, entertaining and safe.)
Then, take one of the most popular mode of local transport - the Rickshaw, riding past the bustling streets of Old Delhi till Red Fort; [Closed on Monday] that served as the imperial residence of the Mughal dynasty for around 200 years. Built of red sandstone, the construction of the fort took nine years to complete, which started in 1639. Enclosed with massive high walls, the fort is a wonderful structure to admire at.
Then get the opportunity to see Akshardham Temple; Swaminarayan Akshardham at New Delhi is a Mandir – an abode of God, a Hindu house of worship, and a spiritual and cultural campus dedicated to devotion, learning and harmony. Timeless Hindu spiritual messages, vibrant devotional traditions and ancient architecture all are echoed in its art and architecture.The mandir is a humble tribute to Bhagwan Swaminarayan (1781- 1830), the avatars, devas and great sages of Hinduism.
Come back to the hotel and spend your evening at leisure.
Accommodation: ITC Sheraton (Deluxe Room)
Day 04: Delhi – Agra (220 Km /04 Hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Agra. Agra is beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 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.
Upon arrival check-in at ITC Mughal, a luxury hotel in Agra, which holds excellent representation of Mughal architecture and boasts luxurious accommodation in the city of erstwhile Mughal empire. It’s the only Indian hotel to have been awarded with the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture.
Today we will see Taj Mahal (Remains closed on every Friday); It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Around 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife.
In the evening, see the spectacular Mohabbat The Taj Show: Spend your evening enjoying the amazing Mohabbat The Taj show that depicts the romantic love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in the famous theater Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Center. You will be blown away by the creative dance and dramatic lighting with the 12’ x 12’ Taj Mahal replica as well as the lavish lifestyle of the Mughal Empire.
Accommodation: ITC Mughal (Mughal Room)
Day 05: Agra
After breakfast, we will explore the gems of Agra:
Agra Fort, designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D., built with barricaded wall of red sand stone; it houses the beautiful and numerous palaces.
Also visit Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb. Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Often described as a "jewel box", sometimes called the "Baby Taj", the tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah is often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal.
Mehtab Bagh; This park, originally built by Emperor Babur as the last in a series of 11 parks on the Yamuna’s east bank (long before the Taj was conceived), fell into disrepair until it was little more than a huge mound of sand. To protect the Taj from the erosive effects of the sand blown across the river, the park was reconstructed and is now one of the best places from which to view the great mausoleum.
Today visit a local marble factory in Agra. An opportunity to witness the background behind the making of marbles; watch the skilled craftsmen at work creating intricate pieces of delight. Listen to anecdotes behind the making of the famous Taj Mahal using marbles.
Pick up a souvenir or two (may be a miniature Taj Mahal) for home.
Accommodation: ITC Mughal (Mughal Room)
Day 07: Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast, enjoy a visit to Amber Fort, which is located in the town of Amer, is approximately 6 miles near Jaipur. This town used to be the capital of the Kachhwaha clan, till Jaipur was made the official capital. The Amer Fort is built in white marble and red sandstone.
Get enthralled with the experience of going on the Elephant back while ascending the fort.
The excursion then takes you to the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar – an astronomical Observatory. Jantar Mantar is the largest stone astronomical observatory in the world. The observatory has fourteen statistical instruments for measuring time, predicting eclipses and to ascertain other astronomical events.
The next stop is at the Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds, the shape of which can be likened to a crown or a beehive. It has a pyramid-shaped facade with five stories and 953 small windows decorated with tiny latticework.
Finally, the excursion takes you to the City Palace, which is outstanding in its art and architecture. The complex covers a huge area, which is divided into a series of gardens, courtyards and buildings.
Today, you will be amazed to meet a Palmist who will tell your fortune by checking the lines and mounds on your hands. (Fortune-telling is the practice of predicting information about a person's life.)
After that, get an opportunity to see how "Mehndi" is applied and also experience it. Mehndi is the art of coloring hands with Henna paste which is very popular in India. Ladies adorn themselves with artistic mehndi designs for every occasion like marriages or parties and even casually.
Today enjoy Farewell Dinner at Spice Court; A smart dining room and courtyard garden restaurant for India, Chinese and European cuisines.
Accommodation: ITC Rajputana (Executive Club Room)
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 08: Jaipur - Delhi (260 KM/6 HRS)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Delhi. En route visit Rewari Steam Locomotive Shed & Rail Museum; Rewari Heritage Steam Locomotive Museum is the only surviving steam loco shed in India and houses some of India's last surviving steam locomotives. Built in 1893, it was the only loco shed in North India for a long time and a part of the track connecting Delhi with Peshawar. The shed was refurbished as a heritage tourism destination, its heritage edifice was restored and a museum exhibiting Victorian-era artefacts used on the Indian rail network, along with the old signaling system, gramophones and seats was added.
Later get on time transfer to Delhi International Airport, to board flight back to home with sweet memories.
You could also choose to extend your India holiday by availing other fascinating packages, at similar discounted prices from our partners, such as Ayurveda with Kerala, Golden Triangle with Wildlife, India with spiritual Varanasi and many more.
- Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis for 7nights / 8days in ITC group of hotels.
- Daily Breakfast at the hotels.
- Airport transfers.
- Air conditioned chauffeur driven car/vehicle for all sightseeing.
- English speaking Local Guide.
- Cycle Rickshaw ride at Delhi.
- Tonga Ride (Horse Carried ride) to reach Taj Mahal in Agra.
- Mohabbat-e-Taj Show in Agra.
- Mehndi + Palmist in Jaipur.
- Farewell Dinner at Spice Court Restaurant in Jaipur.
- Free service of an experienced Indian travel management team for your assistance
- All Applicable Taxes.
- Any meals other those specified in the itinerary
- Air International & Domestic fare.
- Any Monument Entrance Fees. (To be payable on Direct Basis)
- Any drink or alcoholic/non-alcoholic drink
- VISA, Insurance
- Anything not mentioned in itinerary and inclusions.
|Per person Cost on Double Sharing Basis||USD 890|
|Solo Traveller Cost||USD 1760|
|Extra Bed Cost for Child (5 to 12 Years)||USD 410|
|Per person Cost on Double Sharing Basis||USD 1290|
|Solo Traveller Cost||USD 2560|
|Extra Bed Cost for Child (5 to 12 Years)||USD 540|
Important Note: There will be Mandatory Gala Dinner supplement charges on Christmas Eve and New Year Eve as below:(To be paid directly to the hotel)
|ITC MUGHAL AGRA||CHRISTMAS (24TH DEC)||NEW YEAR (31ST DEC)|
|PER PERSON COST FOR ADULT||USD 105||USD 182|
|COST PER CHILD||USD 52||USD 91|
|ITC RAJPUTANA JAIPUR||CHRISTMAS (24TH DEC)||NEW YEAR (31ST DEC)|
|PER PERSON COST FOR ADULT||USD 94||USD 165|
|COST PER CHILD||USD 47||USD 82|