Destination: – Delhi – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur – Delhi
Duration: – 5Nights/6Days
The Golden Triangle tour of north India is hugely popular among the tourists and highly recommended for those tourists who are visiting India for the first time. The tour basically covers three of the most vibrant, beautiful and amazing cities of India ¨ Delhi, the country capital over centuries, Agra- the seat of power during much of Mughal rule and home to the marvellous Taj Mahal, and Jaipur – the Capital of Rajasthan state with its traditions of gallantry and honour. This tour showcases the classic mediaeval & colonial architecture, great culture & cuisines of the region.
DAY 01: Arrive Delhi
Meet and assist on arrival in Delhi. Later transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
DAY 02: Delhi
After breakfast, our guide will meet you at hotel lobby to take you on the full day city tour of Delhi. The tour includes visit to interesting places in Old Delhi in the first half, covering ”Red Fort” (exterior) built by Emperor Shahjahan the creator of Taj Mahal,” Jama Masjid” one of Asia’s largest mosque, enjoy the cycle rikshaw ride in “Chandni Chowk” the main street in old Delhi and a lively shopping bazaar and later visit to” Rajghat”, memorial site of father of the nation Mahatama Gandhi. Afternoon tour of New Delhi to include, the mid- 16th century “Humayun’s Tomb”, the 12th century medieval tower “Qutub Minar” and drive past India Gate a 42m high stone memorial arch, Parliament House and President’s residence in New Delhi. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 03: Delhi-Agra (By Road- 215 Kms- 4 hours approx)
After breakfast, drive to Mughal city Agra and upon arrival check into your hotel. Post Lunch make a guided city tour of Agra, visit the grand Agra Fort built by Great Emperor Akbar, and the famous & magnificent Taj Mahal (1653 AD)-the symbol of eternal love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 04: Agra-Jaipur (By Road- 265 Kms/ 5 hours approx)
After breakfast, drive to ” Pinkcity” as Jaipur is popularly known as, enroute stop at Fatehpur Sikri (World Heritage site) 37 Km south west of Agra, red sand stone city built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Continue for Jaipur and on arrival check into your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur
DAY 05: Jaipur
After breakfast, make a guided city tour of Pink city Jaipur, visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, and enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) originally built to enable ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life and procession of the city. In the afternoon you will visit the beautiful City Palace, a fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture and the museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
DAY 06: Jaipur – Delhi – (By Road- 260 Kms/ 5 hours approx)
Leisurely breakfast at hotel and later drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival Farewell ‘Tandoori’ dinner in city / Hotel. Late evening: Transfer to international airport to connect flight back to home/ onward destination with sweet memories of your trip to India.