Our Golden Triangle with Ranthambore and Rajasthan tour lets you discover the best of India - Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, Rajasthan - Udaipur, Ranakpur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Golden Triangle of India has been the most popular tourist circuit, since it takes you through the impressive heritage and culture of India in a short span of time. For better exploration of the ancient forts and palaces of India, this tour takes you to the massive Amer Fort in Jaipur, hilltop Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, royal City Palace of Udaipur and so much more. On an adventure note, you will also go for an excursion to the Ranthambore National Park through a jeep safari where you can witness the famous Bengal Tiger. During this tour, enjoy royal stays at one of the most top-rated heritage hotels of India that believe in offering world-class hospitality to all the guests. You will be assisted by a professional driver throughout the tour and we ensure that it will be a hassle-free journey for you to India. This tour is definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will stay in your hearts forever.
This tour kickstarts with arrival at Delhi. Delhi is the heart and soul of India. It is a city filled with oomphs of history, culture, traditions and is home to diverse nationalities. It is an all-in-one destination where you can experience the whole of India at once and a seamless amalgamation of modern and ancient culture altogether. On arrival at Delhi Airport, our company representative will meet you and chauffeur you to the Lodhi Hotel followed by check-in. It is a perfect embodiment of outstanding luxury and hospitality with a wide range of luxurious rooms offering royal comfort. It is an ideal hotel adorned with stunning interiors and best facilities ensuring a royal heritage stay in Delhi. Day free at leisure.
After breakfast, get ready for a private Delhi sightseeing tour while you drive through Old Delhi - where the soul of Delhi resides. Visit the 17th century Jama Masjid - largest mosque of India, Chandni Chowk- the oldest and busiest market of Delhi, drive past Red Fort, Rajghat - where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948, Humayun’s Tomb - first garden style tomb of India and the Qutab Minar - tallest brick minaret in the world. Drive past India Gate (an arch monument built in the memory of soldiers who died in World War I) and Rashtrapati Bhawan (official residence of the President of India). This sightseeing tour can be easily customized as per your interests and we would happily tweak the schedule as per your comfort. Return to the Lodhi Hotel to rest for the day.
After breakfast, drive to Agra. On reaching Agra, our company representative will meet you and chauffeur you to the ITC Mughal Hotel followed by check-in. The ITC Mughal Hotel is one of the finest luxury hotels in Agra. It sprawls over an area of 35 acres boasting exquisite restaurants, spacious rooms with charming interiors, well-maintained gardens, truly justifying its 5-star stature. Day free at leisure. ITC Mughal Hotel in Agra.
Early morning visit to Taj Mahal - the most beautiful monument symbolic of love, dedication and purity. It is the 7th wonder of the world. This wondrous edifice came to life in 1631 which is now recognized as the jewel of Muslim art in India. The spectacular sunrise views at the Taj Mahal is something you can’t afford to miss when in Agra. The Taj Mahal reflects different shades as it reflects pinkish shade in the morning, milky white in the evening and glittery gold in moonlight. Return to the hotel for breakfast.
Visit the Agra Fort, known as the Red Fort of Agra as it resembles the Red Fort in Delhi. It is a massive fort made of red sandstone and this is how, it got its name. While exploring the fort, visit its splendid attractions that include the Palace of Mirrors (Sheesh Mahal), Hall of Public Audience (Diwan-i-Aam), Hall of Private Audience (Diwan-i-Khas), Nagina Mosque (Gem Mosque), Mina Masjid (Heavenly Mosque) etc. Visit the 16th century Jahangir Palace built by Emperor Akbar. It was the former Zenana (private residence) of the royal Mughal women and Noor Jahan, wife of Jahangir (son of Akbar), stayed her till her death. Head to the Tomb of I'tim?d-ud-Daulah whose structure resembles like that of a jewel box placed in a garden. It is also sometimes regarded as “Baby Taj”. It was the first tomb in India that was made purely of white marble. Return to the ITC Mughal Hotel to rest for the day.
After breakfast, drive to Ranthambore. En route, visit the 16th century city of Fatehpur Sikri. It is the abandoned city of the Mughal Empire that boasts some of the magnificent monuments built during the Mughal Era including the Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza and Dargah of Sheikh Salim Chisti. Continue drive to Ranthambore. Ranthambore is a city located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. It was a former hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur as it boasts a wide expanse of wilderness spread across 400 acres (approx.). Now it is a popular natural habitat of tigers and is recognised by the name of Ranthambore National Park. As per 2014 survey, there were 62 tigers in Ranthambore National Park. It is a major crowdpuller of wildlife photographers and nature enthusiasts throughout the year. On reaching, our representative will transfer you to the Juna Mahal Hotel followed by check-in. Located approx. 10 kms from Ranthambore National Park, it is a 5-star establishment that consists of excellently-designed rooms, spacious interiors, ancient ambiance, friendly staff and everything that makes up for a comfortable and luxorious stay. Day free at leisure in Juna Mahal Hotel Ranthambore.
Gear up for an early morning wildlife safari in the wild expanse of Ranthambore National Park. It is home to various wildlife species including Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Chital, Sambar deer, Nilgai, Macaques, Jackals, Sloth bears, Black bucks, Indian Wild Boar, Chinkara etc. and especially tigers. If you get lucky, you can spot tigers as well. Return to the Juna Mahal Hotel to rest for the day.
After breakfast, proceed with a drive to Jaipur. It is known as the Pink City of India since most of the buildings of this city display use of pink stone at a grand scale. It is the first planned city of early India and the largest city of Rajasthan. This centuries-old city is a must visit for history buffs, Indian food lovers and shoppers. On arrival, our company representative will transfer you to The Sujan Raj Mahal Palace Hotel followed by check-in. The Sujan Raj Mahal Palace is a luxury boutique hotel that is one of the most treasured palaces of Jaipur. Settled amidst lush gardens, this 18th century palace is a perfect spectacle of the celebrated history of Jaipur. Here, enjoy staying in luxorious rooms adorned with a fusion of traditional and modern designs and detailing. Day free at leisure in The Sujan Raj Mahal Palace, Jaipur.
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur city covering visits to the Amber Fort. It is the magnificent hill fort of Amber Fort whose beauty reflects on the below Maota Lake. Enjoy an elephant ride to and fro the fort where the fort is located followed by a visit to the Jaigarh Fort located atop the Amer Fort. Built by Jai Singh II (who founded the city of Jaipur), it boasts the world’s largest cannon "Jaivana Cannon". Move on to the City Palace - the royal palace of Jaipur with great historical importance. It was the former residence of Jai Singh II. Head to the Hawa Mahal, also called the “Palace of Winds”. It is an ideal example of the architectural brilliance of Jaipur as it boasts the intricately-carved 953 windows with beautiful latticework.
Visit the Albert Hall Museum that showcases an exquisite collection of armory and weaponry, stone and metal sculptures, crystal works, etc. In the evening, spend time at the picturesque Man Sagar Lake and soak in the charm of the Jal Mahal or "Water Palace". Return to The Sujan Raj Mahal Palace to rest for the day.
After breakfast, go for an excursion to the legendary bazaars of Jaipur that are redolent of spices, sweetmeats and spicy delicacies, traditional art and crafts etc.
Later, visit the Dera Amer. It is a hub of outdoor recreational and adventure activities and is surrounded by a dense forest. Spend time bathing and feeding elephants. You can also enjoy elephant, horse and camel safaris here. Return to The Sujan Raj Mahal Palace to rest for the day.
Take a short flight to Udaipur - a dreamy city in Rajasthan. Nestled amidst the Aravalli Hills, it is a city filled with pristine lakes, fascinating Havelis, vibrant bazaars and an ancient ambiance. On arrival, our company representative will meet you and chauffeur you to the Raas Devigarh Hotel followed by check-in. The Raas Devigarh Hotel in Udaipur offers a comforting journey of unrivalled experiences that lie in store for you here. Equipped with the best of facilities and luxorious rooms, it is one of the best-rates hotels in Udaipur. This 18th century palace turned into a luxury boutique hotel offers splendid views of the Delwara town. Later, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola to reach the Lake Palace - an 18th century white marble fort that speaks volumes of the opulence & elegance of the bygone era of Udaipur. Return to the Raas Devigarh Hotel to rest for the day.
Your guided Udaipur sightseeing tour begins with a visit to the Vintage Car Museum that exhibits an impressive car collection of the Maharaja of Udaipur. Spend time clicking photographs here with the amazing vintage cars here. Later, visit the 18th century City Palace located on the banks of Lake Pichola. It attracts tourists for its captivating marble-work, mirror and silver work, wall paintings and murals etc. Head to the Bagore ki Haveli. It is an 18th century Haveli that has now been converted into a Museum. The costumes of the royal Kings, rose water sprinklers, Mewar paintings, peacocks made of colored glass pieces, jewellery boxes of the royal women are a few major attractions here.
Next, visit the Jagdish Temple - a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu (preserver of the World) and Sahelion ki Bari (Garden of the Maidens) that was a leisure spot of King Rana Sanga and the royal women of Udaipur. In the evening, spend time at the Fateh Sagar Lake - a tranquil lake famous for its sunset views or you can enjoy a cultural dance show “Dharohar” at the Bagore Ki Haveli. Return to the Raas Devigarh Hotel to rest for the day.
After breakfast, head for a drive to Jodhpur. En route, enjoy a visit to the enchanting Ranakpur Jain Temple made of entirely pure white marble. It is a 15th century temple built by a wealthy Jain merchant. The most interesting feature of this temple is its 1,400 pillars that are carved differently from each other. Also, the natural settings of the temple adds a magical charm to it. Continue drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is also called the Blue city of Rajasthan as the walls of the houses in Jaipur are drenched in bright blue colour. This city has a magnetism of its own. On arrival, our company representative will chauffeur you to the Raas Jodhpur Hotel followed by check-in. The Raas Devigarh Hotel is a luxury heritage hotel located amidst the Aravalli Hills of Rajasthan. It is a testament of the charm of the ancient grandeur of the Rajputanas. Its pristine ambiance and each structure boasting architectural carvings inspired by the iconic Havelis of Jodhpur, is something that ensures an unmatchable experience here.
After breakfast, your Jodhpur sightseeing tour begins with a visit to the Mehrangarh Fort. This 117-ft high hill fort built in 1459 A.D was Rao Jodha (founder of Jodhpur city). It encompasses various palaces, historical sites and seven massive gateways built by the royal victories signifying various victories.
Next, visit the Jaswant Thada built in 1899. It is a white marble cenotaph adorned with beautiful latticework. Enjoy walking through the lanes of the Jodhpur city. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Rajasthani dinner with beautiful views of the Mehrangarh Fort at backdrop. Return to the Raas Jodhpur Hotel to rest for the day.
After breakfast, drive to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is the Golden city of Rajasthan as the city is dotted with structures made of yellow sandstone and the bounteous golden sand dunes of the Thar desert. Founded in 1156 AD, Jaisalmer is known for its magnificent Jaisalmer Fort and camel safaris in the Thar desert and ancient Havelis. It is a perfect amalgam of desert culture, adventure, heritage and history.
On arrival, our company representative will transfer you to the Suryagarh Hotel followed by check-in The Suryagarh Hotel is a luxurious hotel equipped with a plethora of luxury rooms, Palace Rooms, Signature Suites, Grand Heritage Rooms etc. It is a beautiful recreation of a historical fort finely tuned with world-class modern facilities in order to best fort living experience to every traveler. Day free at leisure. Return to the Suryagarh Hotel to rest for the day.
After breakfast, go for Jaisalmer sightseeing tour with the first visit to the Jaisalmer Fort located atop the Trikuta Hill amidst the Thar desert. It is also called the Golden Fort as it is composed of yellow sandstone that turns from tawny lion colour in the day time to beautiful honey-gold as the day sets. This fort is a complex of massive gateways, Hindu and Jain temples, museum, Havelis and the royal palace of the King of Jaisalmer. Enjoy spectacular views of the Jaisalmer city from the fort.
Head to the famous Havelis of Jaisalmer - Nathmal ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli and Patwon ki Haveli that displays a myriad of architectural styles - especially Rajputana and Islamic. The Havelis built between 18-19th centuries is truly an unmatched beauty of Jaisalmer, you must explore when in Jaisalmer. Visit the Jaisalmer Government Museum that exhibits a plethora of artifacts belonging to 7th-9th centuries. Later in the evening, spend time at the Gadisar Lake. It is a rain-water lake surrounded by pristine waters, shrines, and Ghats. Return to the Suryagarh Hotel to rest for the day.
After breakfast, drive to Sam sand dunes of Thar. Enjoy a camel safari here to enjoy the beautiful sunset and also, witness the traditional desert houses, learn more about Jaisalmer while interacting with the folks, witness the local village life etc. Return to the Suryagarh Hotel to rest for the day.
After breakfast, our company representative will transfer you to Jaisalmer Airport to board your flight to Delhi. On reaching Delhi Airport, connect your flight to take back home. We’ll fine-tune this together that suits best to your needs. Our tours are inclusive of accommodation, breakfast, a private car with an experienced driver throughout, assistance of informative guides and excursions. Simply put, we aim at offering a hassle-free service to our clients while they relax and enjoy this luxury Golden triangle tour to India.
|Duration||:||16 Nights / 17 Days|
|Starting price||:||3540 Per Person|
|Route||:||Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambhore - Jaipur - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur – Jaisalmer|