Golden Triangle with Pushkar Trip
09 Nights / 10 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Ajmer - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra -
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked hotel.
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 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-AJMER, AJMER-PUSHKAR
After breakfast, transfer to the railway station to board train for Ajmer
at 0615 hrs. Arrive Ajmer at 1245 and transfer to Pushkar. On arrival checkin
at prebooked hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03 : PUSHKAR
Full day, visit the Pushkar fair.
DAY 04 : PUSHKAR
Full day, visit the Pushkar fair.
DAY 05 : PUSHKAR-JAIPUR
Morning, visit the fair. Afternoon, leave for Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur,
checkin at prebooked hotel. On arrival in Jaipur, checkin at prebooked hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 06 : 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. Afternoon, free for
individual activities. Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur.Visit the City Palace
which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel
ware and weapons; Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my Maharaja Jai
Singh in 1728 and the façade of Hawa Mahal.
DAY 07 : 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
glory. Continue drive to Agra. Arrive Agra in the evening and checkin at
prebooked hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 08 : AGRA-DELHI
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 structues; Itmad-ud-daulah, which was contructed by
Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb she constructed
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. Contruction of the Taj began in 1631 and was not completed
until 1653. Afternoon, leave for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check in at prebooked
DAY 09 : DELHI
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.
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 tour ends with a
visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple
DAY 10 : DEPART DELHI
Transfer to the airport to board your flight back home/ onward destination.