|Country Visited ||India
|Best Time ||Apr-May, Oct-Mar
|Price (per person) ||From $740
|Single supplement ||$255
|Internal airfare (per person) ||N/a
Experience the Golden Triangle Tour in India with us. Golden triangle tour is the most popular tour that introduces the best of India’s diversified culture, history and sights around Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. Visit around forts, monuments and see the modern India at Delhi, whereas immerse in Rajasthani cultural colors at Jaipur with chance to photograph yourself infront of Taj Mahal at Agra. The local markets, food, and traveling around these amazing destinations will surely make your golden triangle tour the most insightful and enjoyable one ever.
We start our Golden Triangle Tour upon your arrival at New Delhi, the capital city of India with plenty of opportunities to embark in for sightseeing around popular world heritage sites like QutubMinar, redfort and Humayun’s Tomb with further exploration around Jama Masjid. Delhi is not only a country’s capital but we also prime destination to do shopping and have taste of Indian cuisines. Continuing our glorious golden triangle tour, we set out to explore the pink city of Jaipur at Rajasthan. It is an absolutely great insightful opportunity to explore culturally rich Rajasthan where we find blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture, visit to ancient historical palaces, forts and museums gives us the feel of lifestyle of royal living. And still the glorious culture and traditions are followed in today’s date. In the similar way, we also visit Fatehpur Sikri which is also known as the ghost capital, the capital of Mughal Empire under Akbar’s reign during late 15th century. After visiting Delhi and Jaipur, now it is time to complete the triangle by visiting Agra which represents the final corner of our triangular tour. We visit most popular Taj Mahal, Agra Fort with plenty of sightseeing and cultural exploration opportunities. In this passion, with lots of touring memories, we return Delhi that concludes our golden triangle tour.
Golden triangle tour is highly recommended for all travel lovers looking forward to visit India and get immersed in its cultural diversity and sightseeing around popular world heritage sites. Regardless the fitness level, age and interest, it is perfect suit for every traveler. Join golden triangle tour with Himalayan Treasures and Travels. We ensure you will have the best of holiday vacation at India.
Private Journey | Based on double occupancy | Valid thru Sep 30, 2016
Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
Arrival in Delhi – after clearing immigration and custom, our representative will assist you at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast proceed for combined sightseeing of Old and New Delhi :
Old Delhi: An ancient walled city. Here you will visit Red Fort (closed on Mondays), the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colorful market of the old city.
(Rickshaw ride in the lanes of Old Delhi)
New Delhi. Our tour of New Delhi includes visits to such sights as the Qutab Minar 236 feet high and one of the most perfect towers in the Persian world. The Iron Pillar which has survived the vagaries of weather for over 1500 years. Also visit Humayun`s Tomb Continue with a drive through Embassy area, the Government buildings (1921-1930).
Drive pass the India Gate, President’s House and Parliament House.
Overnight in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur (162mi | 5.5hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Jaipur- the capital city of Rajasthan, also known as “Pink city” it is an abode of extensive boulevard and beautiful gardens. Jaipur was founded by Sawai Jaisingh II, in 1727 AD, still preserves its glory of rich history and culture.
On arrival at Jaipur check in at hotel.
Afternoon, visit Jaipur City: Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. It was built in 1799 so that veiled royal woman could peer down unseen by the world through its 593 stone screens. We proceed for a guided tour of the City Palace & Museum. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens and the city.
Next stop the City Palace is the Solar Observatory – an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that gives accurate predictions till date.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from the hotel lobby for your visit to the Amber Fort, ascent to the fort on Elephant / Jeep ride the former capital of the royal Rajputs. Few fail to be moved by the dramatic Rajput grandeur of this hilltop fortress-palace about 7mi north of Jaipur. Set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements, the palace straddles two sepia-hued tundra hills overlooking Maota Lake, and its sprawling crenellated walls lattice the surrounding hills. Enjoy jeep ride on return from Fort to car parking.
Afternoon at leisure to explore the colorful market of Jaipur.
Optional: Witness cultural program at Chokhi Dhani followed by dinner (subject to operation).
Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur - Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (155mi | 5-6hrs))
After breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Agra, en route we will visit Fatehpur Sikri (Ghost Capital), the political capital of India’s Mughal Empire under Akbar’s reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar’s Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti.
After visit continue drive to Agra – beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 to 1628.
On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Agra.
Day 06: Agra
Following breakfast proceed to visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort :
Taj Mahal (CLOSED on Fridays): is the medieval city of the famous 17th century masterpiece Taj Mahal, which of course is the most splendid of all buildings – perhaps, the most perfect architectural monument in the world. It was built in the memory of the beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal of one of the greatest kings Shah Jehan of the Mughal Empire.
Agra City: Agra is not only famous for Taj Mahal but the impressive Mughal Red Fort known as the Agra Fort. This impressive red sandstone fort was built by Akbar between 1565-1573 A.D. Replete with gateways, pillared halls, mosques, marble trellises and geometric gardens, the Fort represents Mughal architecture at its peak.
Optional: Evening witness Mohabbat The Taj show (subject to operation)
Overnight in Agra.
Day 07: Agra - Delhi (130mi | 4hrs) - Departure
Morning at leisure for independent activities. Afternoon, depart for Delhi. Upon arrival transfer straight to International airport to connect flight for onward destination.
|1 & 2||Delhi||Jaypee Vasant Continental 5* |
|3 & 4||Jaipur||Marriott Hotel 5* |
|5 & 6||Agra||Four Point by Sheraton 5*|
(Superior - Taj view room)
– 6 nights accommodation in hotels as listed or similar
– Daily breakfast
– All transfers & sightseeing by air-conditioned private vehicle ( Toyota Innova/SUV)
– English speaking local guide during sightseeing
– Monuments entrance fees
– Bottled water, soft drinks & wet wipes sightseeing & long drive
– Cycle rickshaw ride in old city of Delhi and Jaipur
– All present applicable taxes
– International air ticket (we will be happy to book your flights)
– Expenses of personal nature like beverages, room service, telephone calls, porterage, laundry etc
– Any meals except mentioned in quote include/program
– Gratuity to driver/s, guide
– Visa fee
– Travel insurance (highly recommended – click here for details)
– Any other services/items/activities not mentioned in quote include
– Additional expenses due to events beyond our control i.e. flight delays, natural calamities etc.