Golden Triangle of India
Private tour in New Delhi
Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days Languages:
Golden Triangle Of India Delhi - Agra - Jaipur
Culture + Heritage + History + Rroyalty
Introduction : With Golden Triangle Tour - Get a taste of India. This introductory tour allows you to visit India's most famous sights within a week. The sensory overload of Old and New Delhi, the magnificent Taj Mahal at agra and the 'Pink City' of Jaipur.Golden Triangle is ideally suited for 1st time visitors to India.
Delhi ( 02 Nights ) Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, President's House, Humayun's Tomb & Qutub Minar
Jaipur ( 02 Nights ) Elephant ride to Amber Fort Palace , City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)
Fatehpur Sikri ( Enroute ) Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti
Agra ( 02 Nights ) Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandara & Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb Mathura & Vrindavan ( Enroute ) Shri Krishna Janmabhumi Temple, Bankey Bihari Temple & ISKCON Temple
Day 01 : Arrival New Delhi
Arrival at New Delhi Airport/ Train Station.Meet & Greet at the Airport / Train Station by our representative Transfer to Hotel by Private Car Rest of the day free at Leisure.Overnight at your Hotel at New Delhi About Delhi Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. In fact, more mythological cities are believed to be here, like the city of Indraprastha from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerous monuments were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek, Alauddin Khilji, Tughlaks, Humayun & Shah Jahan, who built the Walled City Shah Jahanabad.
Later in first half of 20th century much of New Delhi was planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens, who laid out a grandiose central administrative area as a testament to British rule in India. The division in walled city & New Delhi also marks the division in life styles.
Day 02 / At Delhi / Full Day City Sightseeing
Breakfast at the Hotel Later Proceed on a full Day Sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi Evening Return back to your hotel Overnight at the Hotel Detail of Full Day Sightseeing In Old Delhi ( the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, ) you will visit the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan.
In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Optional ( At Extra Cost )
Sound & Light Show at Red Fort with dinner at Chor Bizarre
Day 03 / Delhi - Jaipur / 262km / 05:00 Hrs )
Breakfast at the Hotel Transfer to Jaipur by an Air Conditioned Exclusive Vehicle The Drive to Jaipur is through a broad highway with convenient stops for refreshment.On arrival at Jaipur check into the Hotel Rest of the Day free at leisure About Jaipur Jaipur popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. with its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. Excursion with private guide in New Delhi. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors.
Optional Tour / Visit Chokhi Dhani
An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel.
Day 04 / Jaipur / Full Day Sightseeing
Breakfast at the Hotel Later Proceed on a Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Jaipur By Private Vehicle / With English Speaking Guide Evening Return back to the Hotel Overnight at you Hotel
Details of Full Day Tour
Today we take an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience.
Later we visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we visit Jantar Mantar (Solar Observatory), an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows).
Day 05 : Jaipur - Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (260km - 06:00 hrs)
Breakfast at the Hotel Later Transfer to Agra by private vehicle.En route visit Fatehpur Sikri After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, leave for Agra.On arrival at Agra check in to your Hotel.Rest of the day free for you About Fatehpur Sikri Today we 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.
About Agra Agra is beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 to 1628, remains major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era monuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Day 06 / At Agra / Full Day Sightseeing
Breakfast at the Hotel Later Proceed on a Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Agra ( By Private Vehicle / With English Speaking Guide ) Evening Return back to the Hotel Overnight at you Hotel
Details of Full Day Sightseeing
Today we visit Taj Mahal, symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jehan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 22 years. Further we visit Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was built from red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations.
We will also visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. His son Jahangir completed the construction of the tomb in the year 1613. Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb, built by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628. It belongs to the father of Nur Jahan, Ghiyas-ud-Din Beg. He was the Wajir (Chief Minister of Emperor Jehangir). This white marble tomb was. This tomb was the first complete marble Mughal structure.
Day 07 / Agra - Delhi ( Via Mathura & Vrindavan ) / 220km / 05:00 hrs
Breakfast at the Hotel Later drive back to Delhi, En route visit Mathura & Vrindavan, About Mathura & Vrindavan In Mathura 7 Vrindavan there are places related with the birth & childhood of Lord Krishna. In Mathura we visit Shri Krishna Janmabhumi temple, a stone slab marks the original birth place of Krishna. Tour in New Delhi. In Vrindavan we visit Bankey Bihari Temple, built in the year 1864. Temple is famous for the black statue of Krishna, also called as Thakur Ji. ISKCON Temple, one of the most beautiful temples in Vrindavan. Temple is devoted to Krishna, his brother Balaram & Krishna's beloved Radha.
Further we continue our drive to Delhi, upon arrival in Delhi Transfer to Airport for onward Destination.
Package Cost will include:
* 06 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis with Breakfast.
* A/C transportation as per the itinerary (No transportation on leisure days).
* Local English speaking guide for the tour.
* Elephant ride in Jaipur.
Package cost will not include:
* Any airfare or airport tax.
* Any Monument entry fee & camera fee.
* All presently applicable taxes.
* Any expense of personal nature such as hard/soft drinks, laundry, phone/fax calls, tips etc.
* Any other expense not mentioned in the "Package includes"
|Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days|
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|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||NO|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||NO|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||NO|