India is a country on every traveller’s list. For those of you seeking all the excitement of this fascinating country in a relatively short time, we are offering this special 8 day tour of the country’s most famous sights. The Golden Triangle Experience combines the imperial capital of Delhi with the Mughal splendors of Agra, visit the legendary Taj Mahal and the pink city of Jaipur, the capital city of the princely state of Rajasthan.
Tour Program : Delhi Arrival - Delhi ( 2 Nights ) – Jaipur ( 2 nights ) – Agra ( 2 Nights ) – Delhi Departure Total : 6 Nights & 7 Days Tour
Arrive New Delhi, India’s Capital, where our representative greeted you with a traditional Indian welcome on arrival at the airport and escorted to the hotel for overnight.
Overnight Hotel - Delhi
Your tour today introduces you to the highlights of New Delhi & Old Delhi. Proceed for a guided tour dedicated to Mughal capital of Shahjahanabad, today known as Old Delhi. Visit the great Jama Masjid, the most important Asia’s largest mosque Then, Ride Like a Local as you set off on an exciting rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk, the bustling main street of Old Delhi, which is known as Silver Square (Once the center of Delhi), to the various places of interest- just as the Royal Mughals would have done centuries ago. Afterwards visit Rajghat - This is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
Then have a break for your lunch, and then visit later part of the tour, drive through the colonial heritage of Lutyen’s Delhi, covering President House ( from outside) is the official residence of the President of India. Formerly the residence of the Viceroy of India,
Later see India Gate - It's a majestic high arch,42 meters high, built as a memorial to the Indian Soldiers killed in world war - 1. Then visit Qutab Minar - which was built to celebrate the victory of Mohammed Ghori over Rajput king Prithviraj Chauhan in 1192 AD, by his then viceroy, Qutb-ud-din Aibak, who later became the first Sultan of Delhi of the Mamluk dynasty. Qutab Minar is 72.5m high tower dates back to the 13th century and is one of the greatest bequests of the Islamic culture.
Overnight Hotel - Delhi
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and drive to Jaipur which is known as the “pink city” for the abundance of pink plastered stone used to build its massive forts, magnificent palaces and exquisite temples. Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, upon arrival check in at hotel. Later, tonight, join fellow guests for traditional entertainment on the lawn, followed by a Rajasthani dinner.
Overnight Hotel – Jaipur
Morning is a good time to climb up to Amber Fort on an Elephant Safari (subject to availability). Amber Fort - The classical romantic Rajasthan Fort palace. It’s construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by his descendant Jai Singh-I.
We spend the afternoon in the city to visit City Palace - the former Royal residence part of it converted into a museum later we visit Jantar Mantar - which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world, the observatory has 17 large astronomical instruments that includes the world’s largest sundial, many of them still in working condition.
Later we proceed to visit Hawa Mahal - the literal meaning of Hawa Mahal is Palace of Winds, with its ornately screened windows that allowed the women of the palace to gaze out onto the street unobserved. Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. Afterwards you can also walk through the busy market streets of Jaipur.
Overnight Hotel - Jaipur
Morning after breakfast proceed to Agra. Agra is one of the prominent destinations of the World. Now Days Agra becomes land mark of India. On route just 40Kms before west of Agra we stop to visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to scarcity of water. It is built a city predominantly in Red Sandstone and is called Fatehpur Sikri, which is also known as a fairy-tale ghost city of delicately carved red sandstone. Fatehpur Sikri was built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar during 1570 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. On arrival check in at hotel for overnight stay.
Overnight Hotel - Agra
Today, visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Agra Fort and the immortal Taj Mahal. Flawless in its proportions and breathtaking in its beauty, the Taj Mahal looks as though it were painted onto the sky itself — a vision of unrivaled magnificence. We start our day at sunrise with a visit to Taj Mahal by Tonga’s (horse carriage). An Indian icon, the much-photographed and instantly recognizable.
Taj Mahal is known as the world’s most famous monument to love. The romantic story of this exceptional building is almost as beautiful as the palace itself. Heartbroken at the death of his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the renowned leader Shah Jahan designed the Taj as a monument to his lost love.
Taj Mahal designated a World Heritage Site, the Taj is renowned for its exquisite marble screens and pietra dura, a type of marble inlay work made with thousands of semiprecious stones. Accessed through an outer courtyard, the entrance to the inner compound is through a majestic red sandstone gateway.
( Taj Mahal, Agra is closed on every Friday )
Afterwards back to your hotel for 1 hour or one and half hour rest, Later we continue your tour to the impressive Agra Fort. Built of red sandstone and marble, Agra Fort presents a formidable exterior and a graceful interior.
Agra Fort - Near the gardens of the Taj Mahal stands the important 16th-century Mughal monument known as the Red Fort of Agra. More often than not, the Agra Fort is overshadowed by the pristine beauty of the Taj but for those looking for something beyond romance; the Agra Fort is worth seeing. Situated on the bank of river Yamuna, the Agra Fort today, stands as a citadel of the past that has witnessed centuries slip by.
Afterwards you will visit very famous human activity known as Inlay Work that is Hand-made creativity then drive back to your hotel.
Overnight Hotel - Agra
Morning after breakfast, drive back to Delhi in the morning, you will have an opportunity to admire the Indian countryside on a five-hour chauffeured drive back to Delhi. In time you will be transferred to the airport for onward flight
Upon arrival check in at your hotel for further tour extension.