- New Delhi & Old Delhi Sight Seeing
- Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
- Amer Fort And City Place
- Elephant Ride In Jaipur
Delhi is the capital of India and the nation’s heart. It is a Historical city with a World Class modern Infrastructure. Delhi is famous for its culture, historical sites, street food and metro network. Delhi has many world class monuments including India Gate, the Red Fort, Qutub Minar,the Lotus Temple and Humayun’s Tomb.Most of the Heritage sites were built during the Mughal Peroid. Delhi Tourism Development Corporation, is responsible for attracting visitors to Delhi and promotes tourism by organising various cultural programmes and shows throughout the year.
Golden Triangle Tours
Agra, situated in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state, is one of the most Ancient cities in India. The Taj Mahal, indias best known historical monument, is the main attraction in Agra. It is located on the banks of Yamuna river. Everyone should experience the beauty of the Taj Mahal at least once in their lifetime.The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his favourite Queen, Mumtaz. When in Agra it is worth visiting some of its other historical sites including Agra Fort and the deserted town of Fatehpur Sikri. As with Delhi many of the monuments in Agra were built during the Mughal period.Agra is not only known for its heritage but also for its hospitality, cuisine and friendly people.Agra is famous for its sweets and no visit would be complete without taking time out to sample some of the local delicacies.
Jaipur is the Capital of India’s largest state Rajasthan. You only need to take a look at the glorious stucco buildings lining Jaipur's wide streets to understand why this is nicknamed "The Pink City." Jaipur was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and is a Royal City so there are many forts to be found in the surrounding countryside. Visitor attractions include the Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort and the Sri kali Temple. As well as its many monuments Jaipur is famous for its shopping and of course its local cuisine. The city offers the perfect place to buy antiques, jewelery, handicrafts, gems, bangles, pottery, carpets, textiles, leather work and metalwork. Some of the famous cuisine includes Dal Baati Churma and Missi Roti.
The best time to visit the cities included in the Golden Triangle tour is from October to March when the weather is at its most pleasant.
We kindly refer you to the itinerary for a day-to-day programme of this tour. As also indicated in the itinerary, you will be staying at 5 star hotels through-out the tour, to give you sufficient comfort.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Breakfast at the hotel.
- Tonga Ride at Agra.
- Elephant Ride 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 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 in inclusion.
- Any increase in cost beyond our control such as fuel and airfare increase, government levies and taxes etc.