Delhi, Agra and Jaipur Tour - this golden triangle tour 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 valour, Jaipur. Experience the wonder that is the Golden Triangle Special Tour!
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi in the evening, our representative will meet and greet you at the airport and you will be transferred to your 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 marvelous shopping, a treasure trove of architectural monuments, some of the swankiest restaurants in India and heavenly street food.
Day 02: Delhi
In the morning after breakfast proceeed for guided tour of Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, National Museum, Himayun Tomb, Qutub Minar and Lotus Temple. Also drive past India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House and other parts of Delhi.
In the evening visit Aksharadham Temple: one of the largest modern Hindu Temple in India. Stay overnight at Delhi
Day 03: Delhi – Agra: 205 kms/123 miles- 4 hours by car
Today in the morning drive to Agra, stop on the way for refreshment and also visit Sikandra on the way. Sikandra houses Akbar's mausoleum. Drive further to reach agra and check into your hotel and relax.
In the evening at sunset take a glimpse of Taj Mahal from Yamuna River side. Stay overnight at Agra Hotel.
Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders 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. For any tourist his India Tour is incomplete without Taj Mahal Tour.
Day 04: Agra
In the morning at sunrise visit the famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble. It took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD). Take your time to explore this symbol of love.
After breakfast visit Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Later v isit Itmad – ul – daulah's tomb: it's a pre taj era marble structure and often compared with Taj Mahal. Optional visit to
Dayal Bagh also. Stay overnight at Agra hotel.
Day 05: Agra - Jaipur : 249 kms/150 miles – 5 hours by car
In the morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur, en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, Fatehpur Sikri. Its one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour at its height. 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 afternoon and check into your hotel and relax.
In the evening visit Fort Amer for Sound & Light Show (optional). Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and leave for Jaipur Tour. First visit 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 of 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 the hotel.
Day 07: Jaipur - Delhi Departure: 272 km / 170 miles – 5 hours by car
First half of the day is free to explore the Pink City with the car at your disposal. Jaipur is world famous for real stone jewelry and handicrafts.
Later drive back to Delhi. Stop on the way for refreshment. Drive further to reach Delhi and directly reach IGI Airport to board your return flight. Your tour comes to end but its sweet memories and vivid colors of India will remain forever.