THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR
04 nights / 05 days
DAY 01 ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive very early in the morning. On arrival you will be taken to your hotel, where rooms are reserved for you.
DAY 02 DELHI – AGRA (BY SURFACE)
After an early breakfast proceed for an half day city tour of Old & New Delhi. You will do doing drive pass to Red Fort and visit QUTAB MINAR, the tallest stone tower in India; HUMAYUN’S TOMB built in the Indo Persian style and a predecessor to The Taj Mahal in Agra; India Gate – A War Memorial Arch. Also drive past the President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place – the heart of New Delhi.
In the afternoon you will, drive 220 kms to Agra which is a very interesting 4 hours drive passing through beautiful countryside and villages.
Check-in at hotel on arrival and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight is at the hotel
DAY 03 AGRA – JAIPUR ENROUTE VISIT TO FATEHPUR SIKRI
Today early morning you will visit the famous white marble mausoleum, THE TAJ MAHAL, which was built in the middle of the 17th century by the Moghul emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
The Taj Mahal surely the greatest monument to love and one of the wonders of the modern world. Completed in 1652, skilled craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy and some 20,000 labourers worked for 17 years to build this edifice, constructed by emperor Shah Jehan as a mausoleum for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Marble was brought from Makrana, near Jodhpur and precious stones of onyx, amethyst, malachite, lapis lazuli, turquoise, jade, crystal and mother of pearl were carried to Agra from Persia, Russia, Afghanistan, Tibet, China and the Indian Ocean.
You will also visit the red sandstone AGRA FORT which stands like a crescent on the banks of Jamuna River enclosed by forbidding 20-meter high walls, with a 12- meter moat between them. Three successive Mughal emperors – Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan – helped create this massive structure which contains Hindu and Muslim architecture
In the afternoon you will drive to the “pink city” and the capital of Rajasthan en-route visiting the ancient Moghul capital of FATEHPUR SIKRI en-route.
This 16th century capital of Moghul emperor Akbar is a complex of forts, palaces and mosques built in sandstone. The city had to be deserted because of lack of water. The white marble Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Akbar’s spiritual adviser, is now observed as a Muslim pilgrimage spot here
Later continue your drive to Jaipur and check in at the hotel on arrival. Jaipur is known as the “pink city” with its buildings of pink and orange hues and it’s a wonderful place to see the color of Rajasthan and its people. Jaipur is well known for its beautiful carpets, enamelled ornaments, precious and semi-precious stones, brass ornaments and many other arts and crafts.
Overnight is at the hotel.
DAY 04 IN JAIPUR
This morning you will drive 11kms in the outskirts of the city to visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Temple of Kali, the Hall of Victory or Jai Mahal and Jagmandir. You can have the unique experience of traveling on elephant back to the top of the hill on which the fort is situated.
In the afternoon visit the Observatory, the Palace of Winds and the City Palace and Museum. The museum has an interesting textile section, which contains dresses and costumes of the former Maharajas and Maharanis of Jaipur.
Overnight is at the hotel.
DAY 05 JAIPUR – DELHI (BY SURFACE)
DEPART TO ONWARD DESTINATION
After breakfast drive back to Delhi & connect your flight for onward destination
|City||3* Hotels||4* Hotels||5* Hotels||No. of Nights|
|Delhi||Comfort Inn Anneha||Hotel Jivitesh (Veg Hotel)||Radisson Blu Dwarka||01|
|Agra||Hotel Siris-18||Hotel Clark Shiraz||Radisson Agra||01|
|Jaipur||Red fox / Vista Maurya||Hotel Ramada||Country Inn & Suites||02|
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