Our Golden Triangle with Mumbai and Goa tour includes a thrilling getaway to some of India's most popular destinations - Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai – the Gateway of India and Goa. Your tour begins in Delhi from where you'll set off for a thrilling visit to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and other heritage attractions. This tour then proceeds with a sunset visit of the legendary monument Taj Mahal - a UNESCO World Heritage site, in Agra. Then you will head to the Pink City, Jaipur. Our friendly and informative tourist guide will assist you during sightseeing of the time-honored city and rickshaw ride through local markets. You will then fly to Mumbai to explore the beauty of this captivating city filled with life and enthusiasm. Your tour will end in Goa where you will get to relax by the beach.
Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, our representative will meet and greet you and transfer you to the hotel. It is a city that has been an idyllic symbol of the magnificent past and thriving present of India. It has never failed to amaze its visitors with its beautiful blend of various nationalities, diverse cultures & traditions, heritage of the bygone eras and its modern lifestyle all rolled into one.
After breakfast, proceed with Delhi sightseeing with a first visit to the Jama Masjid - the largest Mosque in India. Visit Chandni Chowk the oldest, biggest bazaar of Old Delhi. Later, walk up to Fatehpuri Masjid and enjoy a rickshaw ride till Red Fort. Here our driver will meet you, drive past Red Fort (a 17th-century historical fort in Delhi) and reach Rajghat, a memorial where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Visit the Humayun's Tomb - first garden-style tomb of India. The main highlight of this tomb, inspired by Persian architecture, is the four garden squares with water passage channels surrounding the tomb. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan - the residence of the President of India and India Gate - an archway built in honor of the soldiers who died in World War I. Visit Qutub Minar built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in 1193 to mark the beginning of Muslim rule in India.
After breakfast, you will head to Agra. It is a beautiful city situated on the banks of river Yamuna that achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors. It still remains a popular 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 in Agra, check-in at the hotel. After some relaxation, visit Agra Fort that resembles the magnificent Red Fort in Delhi. Later in the evening, visit the Taj Mahal - the most extravagant symbol of love, dedication, and purity that took almost 22 years to build. It is an ivory-white marble monument where rests the mortals of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan (who built Taj Mahal) and his wife (Mumtaz). An interesting fact about this stunning edifice is that it turns pinkish in the morning, milky white in the evening and golden at night as the moonlight falls upon it. Watching the sunset over this iconic monument is truly a sight to behold.
Post breakfast and check out, drive to the beautiful city of Jaipur, also known as the Pink City of India. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned city of the Mughal Empire. The city boasts some of the magnificent monuments built during the Mughal Era, which include the Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza, and Dargah of Sheikh Salim Chisti. We then continue our drive to Jaipur.
Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Jaipur is known as the Pink City of India due to its extensive use of pink sandstone in various buildings around the city. Its monuments showcase a myriad of architectural styles, and its vibrant bazaars are famous for traditional handicrafts and jewelry. The ambiance of this city speaks volumes of the rich lifestyle of the Rajput Kings.
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing. Visit the Amer Fort dating back to the 16th century that displays private halls, pavilions, former private chambers of the King and royal Rajput women. The reflection of this fort falling on the Maota Lake is truly captivating. Enjoy an Elephant ride here. Explore the City Palace consisting of former private and public chambers, silver vessels, courtyards, gateways, private chambers of the King and lot more. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar which is an astronomical observatory that features the World’s largest Sundial - Samrat Yantra. Then visit the Hawa Mahal - a five-story palace built-in 1799 during Rajput rule. It is popularly known for its intricately-designed 953 windows adorned with spectacular latticework. Later afternoon is kept free to visit the famous markets of textiles, gems, carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport to board the flight for Mumbai which was previously known as Bombay. It is a thriving city located along the Arabian Sea and it attracts tourists for its centuries-old Elephanta caves, vibrant shopping bazaars, mouth-watering street food and so much more. Also, it is home to the Bollywood industry, which makes it the entertainment capital of India.
Upon arrival at Mumbai, you will meet our representative who will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. The evening is kept free at leisure.
After breakfast, proceed for Mumbai sightseeing with a first visit to the Elephanta Caves located on the Elephanta Island. Enjoy a ferry ride from the Gateway of India to the Elephanta Caves built between 5th-8th centuries. These caves are originally a set of rock-cut cave temples. Take the ferry ride back to the Gateway of India. Spend time clicking photographs at the Gateway of India - one of the prime landmarks of Mumbai. Built-in 1924, it was built in honor of King George V and Queen Mary's visit to India in 1911.
Next, visit the Prince of Wales Museum, also called Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, built during the early 20th century. This museum is a blend of Indo-Saracenic architecture with an impressive Mughal white dome atop the museum. It is said to have around 2,000 miniature paintings along with artifacts belonging to the Indus Valley civilization. Later, visit the Hanging Gardens established in 1880 at the Malabar Hills. A splendid view of the Arabian Sea adds to the beauty of this natural realm. A striking flower clock is the main attraction here. End your Mumbai sightseeing tour with an evening visit to the Marine Drive (Queens Necklace). It is the heart and soul of Mumbai stretched across the coast of the Arabian Sea. At night, it is lit with lights and looking like a dazzling necklace and this is why it is called the Queens Necklace.
After breakfast, drive to the airport for your flight to Goa. It is a much-loved tourist destination located on the banks of the Arabian Sea. It is a tropical beauty that attracts a huge number of tourists from around the world. The vibrant beaches, rocking nightlife, beautiful churches, authentic seafood, beach-side forts and the bustling bazaars in Goa is something that is definitely worth exploring!
On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.
After breakfast, your Goa sightseeing tour begins with a visit to the Basilica of Bom Jesus dedicated to "Bom Jesus" meaning infant Jesus. This is about 400-years old UNESCO site that stands unique from other churches with its un-plastered exterior. Next, visit the Se Cathedral Church dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria. It is a beautiful edifice graced with superb Iberian facades, intricate mosaic work and carvings. It is renowned for its biggest Church Bell in Goa. Close to Se Cathedral is the Museum of Christian Art that carries a good collection of priest robes, archaic, wine cups (chalices), gorgeous paintings and statues.
Later, proceed to the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception that has the 2nd largest church bell in Goa after Se Cathedral. Visit the Aguada Fort where you can witness the confluence of the Mandovi River and the Arabian Sea. Over the years, it lures its visitors with scenic landscapes, spectacular sea views, and awe-inspiring historic tales. Drive past Sinquerim Beach, Candolim Beach and Calangute Beach. Visit the Church of Mae de Deus in Saligao, Goa. This pristine white-painted Church built-in 1873 is one of the finest examples of the Neo-Gothic style of architecture. Drive past Baga beach and Anjuna beach. Visit the Vagator Beach and close to the Vagator Beach is the 17th-century Chapora Fort overlooking the Chapora River. It is known for its mesmerizing sunset views in the evening.
Day is free at leisure or you can visit the bazaars of Goa like the Anjuna Flea Market, Mapusa Market that offer eclectic goods (Transport not included for this day).
After breakfast, you will check-out from the hotel and get transferred to the airport for your onward journey
|Duration||:||10 Nights / 11 Days|
|Starting price||:||705 Per Person|
|Route||:||Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Mumbai – Goa|