The evocative Golden Triangle in India is one of the country’s most popular tourist circuits. It is an ideal choice if you are traveling first time In India. It covers Delhi, the capital of India; Agra, the seat of the Taj Mahal, the Seventh Wonder of the World; and Jaipur, the land of the Rajputs. These three cities, when connected on the Indian map, look like a triangle; thus the name, Golden Triangle. Touring this circuit gives the visitor an idea of the rich historical past, the vibrant cultural heritage and the architectural splendor of India that can be witnessed from the magnificent forts, palaces, monuments, temples, mosques and gardens, among others.
Best time to visit: The best time to take a Golden Triangle tour is from October to February, when it becomes comfortable for sightseeing and participating in various outdoor activities. This time the landscapes also get ornamented with the flowering season, making the trip delightful and a memorable one.
Join us as we take you across the famous Golden Triangle Tour of North India. This 6 day package includes the national capital of India – Delhi, the pink city of Jaipur and Agra, the home of the Taj.
Itinerary: Delhi – Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Delhi
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
By: International Flight
Arrive Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel you are booked in. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
Morning tour 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 built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ), Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur (260 Kms/5 – 6 Hrs)
Morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in at hotel. Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan was given a color coat of pink a century ago in honor of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this color. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur
After breakfast visit the Amber Fort in the Aravali Hills, which is a super example of Rajput (Medieval Hindu) style architecture. An elephant ride takes you to the top of the Fort and till main entrance, which houses several graceful buildings. Afternoon – tour of City Palace and Observatory. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthan and Mughal architecture. The Palace of winds – a five storied structure of pink sandstone, was originally built to enable the ladies of the royal house to watch everyday life. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra (245 Kms/5 – 6 Hrs)
Drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri (Abandoned city) enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Continue drive to Agra and upon arrival check in at your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Agra – Delhi (204 Kms/4 – 5 Hrs) & Departure Delhi
By: International Flight
Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Mughul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience.
Afternoon drive to Delhi. Transfer to international airport to board flight for onward journey.
Validity – 01st April to 30 Sept’2018
05 nights/06 Days – Delhi (2) – Jaipur (2) – Agra (1)
03 Star Hotel Selection
01 Person traveling alone – USD 489/- per person net
02 person sharing room – USD 389/- per person
04 Star Hotel Selection
01 Person traveling alone – USD 549/- per person net
02 person sharing room – USD 419/- per person
05 Star Hotel Selection
01 Person traveling alone – USD 639/- per person net
02 person sharing room – USD 469/- per person
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