An incredible escapade to the Golden Triangle Tour with Goa takes you to India's most popular cities: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and the Portuguese State of India - Goa. We have infused a number of activities like a rickshaw ride in the streets of Old Delhi, a royal Tonga ride to the world-famous Taj Mahal in Agra and experience the thrill of an Elephant ride to Amer Fort in Jaipur - to make your trip to India worth every penny! Also, a sunset sojourn at the Taj Mahal in Agra that will leave you awed. Your tour ends with a visit to Goa, called the Portugal-inspired city of India since it was ruled by the Portuguese for more than 450 years. The sandy beaches, relaxed vibes, rocking nightlife and most importantly, the beautiful churches of Goa, declared as UNESCO World Heritage sites, that have deep-rooted connections with the making of Goa.
Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, our representative will meet and greet you and transfer you to the hotel. Delhi: 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. Day free at leisure.
After breakfast, proceed with the Delhi sightseeing tour with the 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. An eternal flame burns on one side of this memorial. Visit the Humayun Tomb - the 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.
Agra: It a beautiful city situated on the banks of river Yamuna that achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from 1526 to 1628. 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 the Agra Fort that resembles the magnificent Red Fort in Delhi. The Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of Public Audience), Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) and the Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) are the must-see attractions here. Later in the evening, enjoy a royal Tonga ride to the Taj Mahal - the most extravagant symbol of love, dedication and purity ever 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 sunrise over this iconic monument is truly a sight to behold. On arrival, check-in to your pre-booked hotel.
Post breakfast check-out and 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. You have time to explore the corners of Fatehpur Sikri before continuing your way. Continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Jaipur: Jaipur is a city known as the Pink City of India due to the extensive use of pink sandstone in various buildings of 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, head for Jaipur 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, head to Jantar Mantar. It is an astronomical observatory that features the World’s largest Sundial - Samrat Yantra. 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, the afternoon is kept free to visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs.
Breakfast at the hotel. Our company representative will drive you to Jaipur International Airport to board your flight to Goa.
Goa: Goa 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 at leisure.
After breakfast, for 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. Built-in the year 1594, it is one of the magnificent examples of Baroque architecture. Next, visit the Se Cathedral Church dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria. It is a beautiful edifice graced with superb Iberian façades, 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, archaics, wine cups (chalices), gorgeous paintings and statues.
Later, head to the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception that has the 2nd largest church bell in Goa after Se Cathedral. This church, built-in 1541, is dedicated to Mary Immaculate. Visit the Aguada Fort. Here you can witness the confluence of the Mandovi River and the Arabian Sea. This 17th-century Portuguese-styled fort is named after a fresh water spring that supplied water to the Aguada Fort - wherein “Agua” is a Portuguese word that means water and “Aguada” means where the water gets collected. Over the years, it lures its visitors with scenic landscapes, spectacular sea views and awe-inspiring historic tales. Spend time clicking photographs here. 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. It is a stunningly distinctive church dedicated to Nossa Senhora Mai de Deus (Mother of God). Drive past Baga and Anjuna beach. Visit the Vagator Beach and close to it, is the 17th-century Chapora Fort overlooking the Chapora River. It is known for its mesmerizing sunset views in the evening.
Breakfast at the hotel. Day free leisure (No Transport services).
Breakfast at the hotel. Day free leisure (No Transport services).
After breakfast, our company representative will transfer you to Goa Airport to board your flight back home.
|Duration||:||9 Nights / 10 Days|
|Starting price||:||520 Per Person|
|Route||:||Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Goa|