India's Golden Triangle
- Itinerary Detail
|1||Delhi||India Gate, in the heart of the city.
Red Fort built of red sandstone is the of great importance in present day - republic day parades initiate from here.
Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques which can accommodate up to 25,000 devotees. Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial.
|2||Agra||Taj Mahal - Mughal marvel which features among the seven wonders of the world.
Agra Fort built by Akbar is a must see because of its design and layout.
|3||Agra-Jaipur||Fatehpur Sikri, Mughal capital in Agra. City Palace which exhibits royal artifacts and Jantar Mantar (astronomical observatory)|
|4||Jaipur-Delhi||Visit Amber Fort and Palace of Winds in Jaipur, en-route Delhi airport.|
Duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi
Golden Triangle is one of the most sought after tour packages of North India. Millions of tourists travel across Delhi-Agra-Jaipur to unravel majestic palaces, globally recognized monuments with a classic fusion of Mughal, Indian and Rajput architecture, age-old markets all of which are treasures in India’s crown.
Day 1 Arrive at New Delhi in morning
On your arrival to Delhi airport, our representative will welcome and guide you to the respective hotel.
Proceed for half a day city excursion.
Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, built by Emperor Shah Jahan. Enjoy a walk in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi. Drive past Red Fort, Rashtrapati Bhavan , India Gate. Visit Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi that marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Later 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 in afternoon , return to your hotel and relax. hereafter you are on your own, no vehicle service from our end. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 2 Delhi-Agra (205kms; 4hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast ,you will check out from the hotel and drive to Agra; upon arrival you will proceed for half day city tour of Agra as follows:
History says, Agra was founded by Sultan Sikander Lodi in 1504. But it flourished much later under Mughal patronage. If it's Agra, Taj Mahal (closed every Friday) has to be your halt. The white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal on the banks of Yamuna, is the ultimate epitome of love. Owing to beautiful Mughal architecture, Taj features among the Seven Wonders of The World.
Red Fort made of red sandstone by Akbar in 1565 is another classic example of Mughal craftsmanship.
Later in evening you will check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight in Agra.
Day 3 Agra-Jaipur (235kms; 5hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast you will check out hotel and you will proceed to Jaipur; en route you will visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was built by the Emperor Akbar and was the capital of Mughal empire for 10 years. The Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti enshrines the burial place of the Sufi saint who lived a religious life here. Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World heritage site.
Upon arrival you will proceed for half day visit of Jaipur as follows:
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, is simply gorgeous. Visit the City Palace, a complete fusion of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time.
Later in evening you will check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 4 Jaipur-Delhi (256kms; 5-6hrs drive approx.) & fly out
After breakfast you will check out hotel and visit the Amber Fort, with a blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on elephant back (pay on your own); en route, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This pink sandstone structure with its ornately carved latticework windows, housed royal ladies.
Thereafter drive straight to Delhi airport to board flight for onward destination; henceforth your journey ends with sweet memories.