Golden Triangle Tour 5 Nights / 06 Days
Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Delhi
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi in the night and Taj Heritage Tours representative will meet you at the airport and assist you to transfer to the hotel. Delhi beckons you with the remnants of its glorious past (it is one of the oldest cities in the world) which is equally complemented by the city's new skyline, new-age concept buildings, world-class recreation zones and green areas and avenues.
Day 2: Delhi
In the morning, after breakfast, proceed for a guided tour of Old and New Delhi. Start with the monuments - the, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb and Qutab Minar, the all of which suggest the Mughal passion for ornate and grand features, landscaping and architectural excellence also visit Akshardham temple - a modern grand Indo temple. Visit the buzzing markets of Chandni Chowk, Janpath, state emporiums and National Museum. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate and parts of central Delhi. Walk around India Gate, the 160-feet sandstone gate memorial of our martyrs in the First World War and Afghan War, amidst lush green surroundings. Stay overnight at Delhi hotel.
Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur: 272 km / 170 miles - 5 hours by car
Today after breakfast drive to Jaipur. Reach Jaipur in the evening and check into your hotel. In the evening visit Fort Amer for Sound & Light Show (optional). Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur
After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, leave for a sightseeing tour of the ‘Pink City'. Ascend the hilltop fortress at Amer on a painted elephant. This 16th century fort was built by Maharaja Man Singh and encloses palaces and a temple in marble dedicated to the goddess Kali. In the afternoon, tour the old walled city. Founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, the city represents construction techniques and architectural elements based on the Shilpa-Shastra, an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture.
Tour the unique Jantar Mantar Observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh, Sheesh Mahal, Palace of Winds and City Palace. The City Palace built by Kachchwah Rajput rulers of Jaipur is a classic example of the fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture. The museum houses a collection of rare manuscripts, paintings, weapons, carpets and costumes, and Mughal and Rajasthani miniatures. Explore medieval backstreets and bazaars for the best deals in leatherwork, woodblock prints, handicrafts, perfumes, jewelry and Jaipur's traditional blue pottery.
Evening visit to Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic village resort (optional) which offers a glimpse into the root of Rajasthani folk culture. Watch children, turbaned men and women clad in bright clothes entertain you with puppet shows, music performances and folk dances. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur - Agra: 249 kms/150 miles - 5 hours by car
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Agra en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri (old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty). Visit Jama Masjid, built in 1648, notable for its unusual dome/Buland Darwaza, Birbal's Palace that gave rise to the legendary Akbar-Birbal tales and palace of Queen Jodha Bai. Resume the drive and reach Agra in the evening. Check into your hotel and relax.
In the evening at sunset time take a glimpse of Taj Mahal from Yamuna river side. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Agra was established as the Mughal capital in 1526 and has several mausoleums, forts, palaces and historic temples worth visiting. The city life is characterised by a vibrant marketplace (chowk) lined wi
Day 6: Agra - Delhi: 205 kms/123 miles - 4 hours by car
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the breathtaking Taj Mahal that rises on the bank of the Yamuna River as poetry in architecture. The verses of Holy Koran are inscribed on it while the 22 small domes at the top of the gate signify the number of years the monument took to built. Inlay work using semi-precious stones add elegance to the monument. Rising 80 feet over the building is the dome under which is the tomb of Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Later visit the Agra Fort constituting the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Spend the evening at leisure or explore the city on your own, its marketplace where you can pick up souvenirs and other historical spots.
Also visit Itmad – ul – daulah's tomb, a pre-Taj era marble structure, often referred to as the ‘Baby Taj,' as its garden layout and use of white marble, inlay designs and latticework presage many elements of the Taj Mahal. Later in drive back to Delhi and directly proceed to the International Airport in Delhi to board the flight for your final destination. Your tour comes to an end here but its sweet memories and vivid colors of India will be among your most treasured memories.
- Accommodation as per itinerary - Double room on twin sharing basis at all destinations.
- Tonga Ride at Agra.
- Elephant Ride At Amber Fort*.
- Light and Sound Show at Amber Fort*.
- Dinner at Chokhi Dhani = An ethnic village resort in Jaipur*.
- 01 air conditioned chauffeur driven deluxe car for all transfers, sightseeing and drives.
- One Bottle of mineral water to each person daily.
- Professional government approved English speaking guide at all destinations.
- Fuel charges and Driver's Allowances.
- Current government, Hotel, road, toll and interstate taxes.
- Services tax and Education Cess.
- Monument fees, (Supplement is given separately).
- Meals except then breakfast ( Dinner supplement is given separately).
- Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, insurances, camera fees, excess baggage, emergency , medical cost, tips to drivers, guides and hotel staff.
- Any services not mentioned above.
- Any increase in cost beyond our control such as fuel and airfare increase, government levies and taxes etc.
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