This 6-day Golden Triangle Tour will be taking you through three popular destinations of India – New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Also, on this tour, get a lifetime opportunity to celebrate Holi - The Festival of Colours in Jaipur. Delhi will surprise you with its interesting mix of history, art, culture and architectural wonders from the ancient and the modern era. Explore Mughal era architectural wonders in Agra. In Jaipur, admire the magnificent royal forts and palaces. Moreover, discover India’s famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites, watch the dazzling sunrise over the Taj Mahal, enjoy a Rickshaw Ride in the streets of Old Delhi, get Henna tattoo in Delhi, an Elephant ride in Jaipur among an array of other lifetime experiences. The highlight of this tour is Holi, India’s very popular festival of colours. A private Holi celebration at a royal heritage property in Jaipur accompanied with colourful riot of organic colours, Rajasthani music and dance, special Holi delicacies and many more await you to delight you.
Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, our representative will meet you and assist you in your transfer to the hotel. New Delhi, the capital of India, is a fusion of the ancient and the modern. The capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture, human diversity, history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and the New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India.
This morning after breakfast, do a full-day guided city sightseeing tour of Delhi. Delhi sightseeing tour begins in Old Delhi with a visit to Jama Masjid ¬ – the largest mosque in India. Next, proceed in a rickshaw to Chandni Chowk, exploring one of the oldest, biggest and the busiest markets in India. The rickshaw ride halts at Red Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), a massive Mughal red sandstone monument. Here, our driver will pick you up and drive you to Raj Ghat - the memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Then, drive to Humayun’s Tomb (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), a memorial to the 2nd Mughal Emperor, Humayun. Later, drive past the Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s House) and India Gate (a War memorial dedicated to the Indian & British soldiers who died in World War-I). Sightseeing in Delhi ends with the visit to Qutub Minar (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), world’s tallest brick minaret that was built in 1192. Also, get a henna tattoo designed as a memorable souvenir from India.
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Jaipur - the flamboyant and historical capital of Rajasthan. The beautiful city of Jaipur often referred as the “Pink City was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important attractions. Jaipur is also known as the ‘Pink City’ because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check-in to the hotel and relax. Evening at leisure.
Your breakfast this morning is followed by the much awaited day of the tour - Holi celebrations. We will take you to a royal heritage property where you will indulge in a group Holi celebration. Here, you will be entertained with Rajasthani folk music and dance, treated to delicious Indian sweets and snacks, offered traditional Rajasthani attires to wear, groovy Bollywood music and lots more. Get ready to face a riot of colours as you enter the cheerful Holi celebrations. After a fun-filled Holi celebration, return to the hotel. Relax and stay.
This morning after breakfast, start with an excursion to Amber Fort - enjoy the Elephant ride. You will certainly love the elephant ride to the Amber Fort, a 16th century classic Rajasthani Palace located on the hillock, with huge ramparts and watchtowers. Proceed to the City Palace - the former Royal Residence and seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, part of which is now converted into City Palace Museum. Then head to Hawa Mahal - a beautiful honeycomb designed five-story palatial building. Built in 1799, the exquisite Hawa Mahal is ornate with 953 latticework windows. After sightseeing of Jaipur, you will now drive to the famous Mughal city of Agra, home to the Taj Mahal. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel.
Enjoy an early morning visit to the World Heritage Site of Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays). The Taj Mahal, which is one man’s monumental testimony to love, has become synonymous not only with this city, but with all of India. A mausoleum built by Shah Jahan for his empress Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj is the primary attraction of the city. Located close to the Taj Mahal, you’ll now visit the Agra Fort, which lies on the bend of the river Yamuna. Built by Mughal Emperor Akbar over 1565-73 AD, it was successively occupied and added to by Jahangir and Shah Jahan. Afterwards, head back to the hotel for breakfast and then check-out and drive to the Delhi airport to board a flight to your home/onward journey.
|Duration||:||5 Nights / 6 Days|
|Starting price||:||330 Per Person|
|Route||:||Delhi - Jaipur (Holi) - Agra - Delhi|