Travel To Golden Triangle Tour“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton
Travel To Golden Triangle Tour
Starting From $ 427 (per person)
Everyone seems to be bitten by the travel bug. Discovering new places, building new memories and living your dream life - this is what traveling is to most of us. Traveling to mesmerizing India’s Golden Triangle is a dream for many. The rich culture heritage and glorious royal past, which you witness in this trip will simply enchant you. The Golden Triangle tour covers three highly popular tourist destinations of our country - Delhi the capital city, Agra - City of Taj Mahal and Jaipur - popularly known as The Pink City. So, the tourists get a slice of different things modern India, Rajputana culture and Mughal royalty on the same platter.
CITIES COVERED: (3) New Delhi(1) → Jaipur(2) → Agra(2)
DURATION: 6 DAYS AND 5 NIGHTS
YOUR EXPERIENCES AT A GLANCE
Your Golden Traingle trip begins with arrival in Delhi, where you will meet our representative and will be escorted to the hotel of your choice. Delhi boasts of a wonderful amalgamation of ancient history and modern lifestyle. The culture carries influences of different rulers who lived and built beautiful monuments here. Being a cosmopolitan city you see people from different states and parts of world living here and celebrating all festivals with lot of enthusiasm and zeal. The Mughal rulers have deeply influenced the the food habits of residents and it is here that Mughlai cuisine originated. Old Delhi is like a maze of small lanes and old buildings whereas you can see signs of growth and development in New Delhi. Your morning tour starts with visit to Raj Ghat (Mahatma Gandhi was cremated here). Then you can go visit Red Fort and Chandini Chowk which is a hugely popular busy market in Old Delhi. Then proceed to visit Jama Masjid, which is one of the largest mosques in India. You can navigate Chandini Chowk only on a rickshaw or on foot. This place is a paradise for street shoppers and food lovers. In the afternoon, you can go visit Qutub Minar, which is largest Minaret of the country. After that, visit Humayuns tomb, which is also a UNESCO world heritage site like Qutub Minar. The evening should be spent at India Gate, which was made in memory of Unknown Soldiers. Then you can drive past the Parliament House, President House and other Government Secretarial Buildings. The last tourist attraction, which you must visit is Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Overnight stay should be Delhi.
Early next day, you will be taken to Jaipur by road. The distance to be covered is 274 kms and it will roughly take 5 to 6 hrs to reach Jaipur. Jaipur, is popularly refered to as as 'the pink city'. There are several captivating palaces to see in Jaipur. Way back in the 18th century when Prince of Wales visited Jaipur, the whole city was painted in pink hue. Jaipur was built by Rajput ruler Maharaja Jai Singh so the city has both Rajputana and Mughal influences. The day can be spent visiting popular monuments and famous Jaipur bazaars. You must try finger licking authentic Rajasthani food at famous street food joints. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.
The morning you can proceed to visit Amer fort also referred to as Amer Palace. This spectacular fort is constructed in marble and red sandstone. The main entrance gate of the fort has beautiful architecture. In Jaipur you can visit the well known Maharaja City Palace, which is royal palace comprising of seven storeys. You must also visit Jantar Mantar, which is an observatory. This observatory is flanked by mathematicians and astronomers from across the globe. City palace is an amalgamation of all three styles of architecture i.e. Mughal, European and Rajput. Another well known tourist spot in Jaipur is Hawa Mahal. This is known for its superb architecture. You must also visit Pink Rose Garden and business centers of Jaipur. Trip to Jaipur cannot be complete without shopping. Jaipur is known for carpets, clothes, precious and semi-precious stones as well as jewelry. You can also buy handicrafts, which are made of metal and wood. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.
Commencing your trip to Jaipur, we then take you to Fatehpur Sikri, a small city situated on western side of Agra. It was founded by Mughal Emperor in 16th Century and is a stunning example for beautiful Mughal architecture. Buland Darwaza, entrance to prominent Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-e-Khaas Hall and Jodha Bai's Palace are some of Fatehpur Sikri's important landmarks. Day ends by reaching Agra city.
Agra is the capital of Hindustan of the Mughals. It is a key tourist destination and an integral part of Golden Traingle Tour comprising of Delhi and Jaipur. Agra was also referred to as Akbarabad when it was under the reign of Mughals. In the morning you can visit Taj Mahal, which is one of the seven wonders. This magnificent building is made with white marble. It is located on banks of Yamuna River. Taj Mahal is not open for public viewing on Fridays. After Taj Mahal you can visit Agra Fort, which is again a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is known for its magnificent architectural structure. It was made in 16th century. This place consists of quite a many lovely places such as Khas Mahal, Jahangir Palace, Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas. Afternoon can be spent at leisure. You can go for shopping. Agra is popular for exquisite inlaid marble work as well as handicrafts made of wood, marble and metal. Overnight stay is in Agra.
On the 6th day you will be transferred from Agra to Delhi airport right on time so that you catch your return flight. Most of the flights depart after midnight, so accommodation is not given in Delhi. Depart for the journey to your final destination.