Golden Triangle Trip
06 Nights / 07 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked hotel
for overnight stay.
Delhi : India's capital & a major gateway to the country, contemporary
Delhi is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the
ancient & the modern. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons
why qutab minarsuccessive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. New
Delhi also reflects the legacy the British left behind . The division between
New & Old Delhi is the distinction between the capitals of the British
& the Moghuls respectively. So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably
confront the citys’ past.
DAY 02 : DELHI
After breakfast, full day city tour of old & modern capital of India.
Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Built by Shah Jahan, the
construction was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658 ; Red
Fort, which was also built by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was built from
1638 to 1648 ; Chandni Chowk and Rajghat - the cremation site of Mahatma
Gandhi. Witness the India Gate, the Presidents House & the Parliament.
Visit Humayun's Tomb : built in mid 16th century this is an early example
of Mughal architecture; Qutab Minar. The tour ends with a visit to Laxmi
Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir).
DAY 03 : DELHI - JAIPUR
After breakfast, transfer to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in at prebooked
Jaipur : The capital city of the state of Rajasthan also know as “Pink
City” owes its name, its foundation and planning to the great warrior
astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II. The city of Jaipur has broad avenues.
The city sits on a dry lak
e bed in a wild and somewhat arid landscape, surrounded
by barren hills surmounted by fortresses and crenellated walls. Afternoon,
city tour of Jaipur.
DAY 04 : JAIPUR-FATEHPUR SIKRI-AGRA
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort enroute witness the façade
of Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds which was built in 1799. Amber Fort
- The ancient capital of the state until 1727 when Jai Singh decided to
move from his hillside fortress at Amber to new site on the plains. The
construction of this fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander
of Akbar’s army. The fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture,
stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake which reflects
its terraces and ramparts. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering
with mirrors, Jai Mahal & temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back, the
hill, on which the fort is situated.
DAY 05 : AGRA
After breakfast, city tour of Agra. Visit Red fort, which was built by Emperor
Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson,
Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences amongst
many other beautiful structures; Itmad-ud-daulah, which was constructed
by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb she constructed
for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in Pakistan; the highlight of the
day - The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his
wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj began in 1631 and was not completed
DAY 06 : AGRA-DELHI
After breakfast, leave for Delhi enroute visit Sikandra - Mughal Emperor
Akbar's Mausoleum. Arrive Delhi and checkin at prebooked hotel. Rest of
the day at leisure. Free for individual activities.
DAY 07 : DEPART DELHI
Transfer to the airport to board your flight for onward destination.