Golden Triangle Tour is the most popular tourist circuit in India. This tour covers the three most popular travel destinations of India – Delhi, Agra & Jaipur having grandeur, glory & history. These cities have its own importance in building the architecture of India. Delhi, the capital and also a historical city of India has popular tourist spots like Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate. The Taj Mahal, an Agra tourist spot built of white marble, is the greatest homage to love. The Pink City, Jaipur is famous for its magnificent forts and palaces.
05 Nights/ 06 Days Itinerary covering Golden Triangle
Day 1: Arrive Delhi: Meet and greet on arrival at Delhi and transfer to the hotel, depending on the arrival time, half-day sightseeing, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), The Baha’i House of worship – popularly know at the Lotus Temple , Lakshminarayan Temple – popularly known as Birla Mandir. Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre, Red Fort – Delhi’s most magnificent monument, the Red Fort, was built by Emperor Shah Jehan, in 1638 A.D. Later on in the evening visit Musical Fountain at Ajmal Khan Park – musical fountain at Ajmal Khan Park is spread over an area of five acres and provides a refreshing getaway from the bustle of the city. The scintillating lights synchronized with music, and the cascading water turn this complex into a quiet, haven particularly during the heat of the summer. Return back to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Delhi: After breakfast full day local sightseeing of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana – the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar – The Qutub Minar made of red sandstone rising to the height of 72.5 mts is an architectural marvel of the 13th century built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199. Also a must is the visit to Ashoka Pillar dating back to the 5th century. Though made of iron it has with stood the weathers of time. A very interesting belief is assigned to this pillar- Stand with your back to the pillar, and if you can hold your hands around it, then make a wish and it will surely come true, Rest of the evening in leisure for shopping in Connaught Place, Karol Baug. Return back to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Delhi / Agra (225 Kms / 4 Hrs): Morning depart from Delhi and proceed to Agra. On arrival at Agra, check in to the hotel and freshen up, then start your sightseeing, visit to Agra Fort – on the banks of the river Yamuna, rises the crescent like Agra Fort. Designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D., the fort is surrounded by a 70 feet high wall. It houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and numerous palaces including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am and Moti Masjid. Later it was used by his son Jehangir also as the seat of power. Later on in the evening, visit to Taj Mahal – Sheer poetry in marble, majesty and magnificence, unrivalled. The Taj Mahal, the one and only one of its kind across the world. The monumental labour of love of a great ruler for his beloved queen. The ultimate realization of Emperor Shahjahan’s dream. One of the wonders of the world. For a breathtaking beautiful view of the Taj Mahal, see it by moonlight. Evening go around the Agra city for Shopping. Return back to the hotel and overnight.
Day 4: Agra / Jaipur (235 Kms / 5 hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri: Morning after breakfast and proceed Jaipur, enroute visit to Fatehpur Sikri – 37 kms from the city of Agra, stands Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar’s capital. Full credit goes to the Archeological Survey of India for this perfectly preserved example of a Mughal city at the height of the empire’s splendour. It is an attraction no visitor to Agra should miss. This sprawling structure is made of red sandstone and combines both Hindu and Mughal architecture, Itmad-ul-Daulah’s Tomb – This tomb was erected by Nur Jahan in sweet memory of her father Ghiasud-Din-Beg between 1622-1628 A.D. This white marble structure of the pre-Taj era though smaller is often considered equal if not better to the great one itself. On arrival at Jaipur, check in to the hotel and freshen up, Lunch. Later on Half Day sightseeing, visit to City palace – Located in the heart of the walled city, The City Palace Complex gives you an idea about the farsightedness of the founder of Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh. The palace is a blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture and the royal family still lives in a part of the palace. Jantar Mantar – Across the road from the palaces is the famous Jantar Mantar one of the five observatories in India. Built by Sawai Jai Singh, this is one of the largest and the best preserved. A passionate hobby of the king in the field of Astronomy, numerology, in sighted him to execute this observatory and with the help of skilled labourers, they managed to create a collection of complex astronomical instruments chiselled out of stone and most of which continues to provide accurate information to this day. Jaigarh Fort – The Jaigarh fort is the most spectacular of the three-hilltop forts that overlook Jaipur. In Mughal times, the Jaipur region was a major weapon-producing centre for the Mughal and Rajput rulers, several of which are on display in the fort’s museum. Return back to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Jaipur Sightseeing: Morning after breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing, visit Amber Fort which is 13 km from Jaipur. It was the ancient citadel of the ruling Kachhawa clan of Amber, before the capital was shifted to present day Jaipur. Amber Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Mughal elements. Hawa Mahal – Poet king Sawai Pratap Singh built this palace of winds. This is the most easily recalled landmarks of Jaipur and is also its icon. Located in the city Palace it is best viewed from the outside for the palace is really a facadel, the visit Maharaja’s Museum and Jai Singh’s Astronomical Observatory. In the evening Nahargarh Fort (to watch the sunset) – Nahargarh Fort is located on the sheer rugged ridge of Aravali Hills and it forms an impressive northern backdrop of Jaipur. It looks most classy when floodlit at night. The fort overlooks the city and presents a glittering view of the city lights. Conclude with visit to Albert Hall Museum Evening: Visit to Chokidhani, a typical Rajasthani village and catch the flavor of folksy dances from the happy-go-lucky locals. Wind up the day fine dining over a Rajasthani dinner.
Day 6: Jaipur / Delhi (260 Kms / 05 Hrs): Morning after breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to Delhi and transfer to the place of your choice for your onward journey. Tour Ends.
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