Delhi , Agra and Jaipur - this india golden triangle trip brings to you rich cultural history and majestic architecture of India . Visit breathtaking palaces and lively markets from the historical capital Delhi to Agra and the city of valor, Jaipur. Experience the wonder that is the Golden Triangle Special!
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi in the night / evening, our representative will meet and greet you at the airport and will be transferred to hotel for overnight stay.
Delhi stands on seven successive cities and is one of the oldest cities in the world. This history helps one appreciate the scale of the sprawling metropolis. It's a quintessential Indian city, marrying the ancient with the cosmopolitan. Revel in marvellous shopping, a treasure trove of architectural monuments, some of the swankiest restaurants in India and heavenly street food.
Day 2: Delhi – Agra: 205 kms/123 miles- 4 hours by car
In the morning after breakfast proceed for Delhi Tour. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhavan , India Gate and parts of central Delhi . Visit Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, Himayun Tomb, Qutub Minar. Later drive to Agra , reach Agra in the evening and check into your hotel. Stay overnight at Agra hotel.
Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonder of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendour of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid remainder of the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries.
Day 3: Agra – Jaipur: 249 kms/150 miles – 5 hours by car
In the morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor
Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Also visit Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Later in the day drive to Jaipur en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri (old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty ). See the beautiful Jama Masjid / The Buland Darwaza, palace of Queen Jodha Bai , Birbal's (a Minister) Palace.
Drive further to reach Jaipur in the evening. Check into your hotel and relax. Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and leave for a half-day sightseeing tour to the hilltop fortress at Amer. Ascend the imposing fort on a painted elephant. The Fort, originally built in the 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh encloses superb palaces and a beautiful temple in marble dedicated to the fearsome goddess Kali. One of the main attraction Fort Amer is its glittering Sheesh Mahal.
In the afternoon, tour the old walled city of Jaipur . Founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, this ‘pink city' is meticulously constructed on the lines of the Shilpa-Shastra, an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture. Visit the unique Jantar Mantar Observatory situated in the heart of the city. Built in the 1700's (A.D), it still looks futuristic. Nearby is the ornate Hawa Mahal (the palace of winds). The old City Palace & its museum display a rare fusion of Mughal and Hindu architecture, and house a rare collection of paintings, Rajasthani armory and costumes.
Evening visit to Chokhi Dhani : an ethnic village resort (optional). The vitality of
Rajasthani folk culture comes alive as children dance rhythmically to the loud tenor of folk songs sung by men and women, festooned in bright clothes. Gaily caparisoned camel, horses and bullock carts offer joy rides. Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur – Delhi: 272 km / 170 miles – 5 hours by car
Today first half of the day is free at your leisure or can explore the city with the car at your disposal. Jaipur is world famous for real stone jewelry and handicrafts.
Later in the day drive back to Delhi and directly proceed to IGI Airport to board your return flight. Your tour come to end but its sweet memories and vivid colors of India will remain for ever.