Golden Triangle with Kathmandu Trip
10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Kathmandu - Delhi
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
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 successive 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 - JAIPUR
After breakfast, half day city tour of Old Delhi. 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.
DAY 03 : JAIPUR
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride from the foothills
of the Aravallis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort : At a distance of 11
kms from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Construction
of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's
army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
DAY 04 : JAIPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA
After breakfast, leave for Agra. Enroute visit the abandoned Mughal city
of Fatehpur Sikri : built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital
of the Moghuls, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water.
See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti,
Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original
Continue drive to Agra. Arrive Agra in the evening and checkin at
prebooked hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
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. Afternoon, free for individual activities.
DAY 06 : AGRA - DELHI
After breakfast, leave for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and checkin at prebooked
hotel. Afternoon, city tour of New Delhi. Visit Humayuns Tomb : built in
mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Qutab
Minar, drive past India Gate, President House, Connaught Place. The city
tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple.
DAY 07 : DELHI - KATHMANDU
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board flight for Kathmandu.
On arrival in Kathmandu meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked
DAY 08 : KATHMANDU
After breakfast, Kathmandu City, Swayambhunath & Museaum. In the afternoon,
excursion to Patan and Tibetan Handicraft cetnre.
DAY 09 : KATHMANDU
After breakfast, visit Pashupatinath, Boudhnath & Bhadgaon. Afternoon,
excursion to Dhulikhel. Return to Kathmandu after sunset.
DAY 10 : KATHMANDU - DELHI
After breakfast, free for individual activities. In the afternoon, transfer
to the airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival in Delhi meet and assist
at the airport and transfer to prebooked hotel.
DAY 11 : DEPART DELHI
Transfer to the airport to board flight back home on onward destination.