Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi
Welcome to the luxurious path to enjoy your holidays.
Detailed Itinerary : - Our representatives will receive you on arrival at the international airport in Delhi. You will be escorted by our representative to the hotel. Then, relax for some time.
If your flight arrival time is morning, then you have enough time to explore Delhi today.
Delhi is the emblem of India’s past and present. It has remained the Capital of our country (INDIA) or its major chunk since times immemorial.
Your sightseeing covers both New Delhi and Old Delhi.
Old Delhi – It is a very shabby and overcrowded city with lanes and by-lanes. A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the prominent ones among those are being described below which have been the cynosure of tourists.
- Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
- Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India built by Shah Jahan.
- Red Fort – typical Indian fort symbolizing the Mughal power and splendour.
Raj Ghat, Dalhi
New Delhi - An extensive sight seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the following places : -
- Humayun's Tomb
- Lotus Temple - also known as Bahai Temple
- Akshardham Temple - A Swami Narayan Trust Hindu Temple
- A drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.
- The most sophisticated and one of the busiest commercial complexes of New Delhi is Connaught Place.
- National Art Gallery and National Museum
But if you arrive in the evening you will only visit the Old Delhi part which involves : -
Jama Masjid, Walk past the Chandni Chowk market and Red Fort to enjoy Light and Sound Show.
After dinner, stay overnight
Day 02 : Delhi - Agra (204 kms)
Pinnacle of India.
After a sumptuous breakfast, proceed for Agra.
Key features : -
- Visit the Tomb of emperor Akbar
- Visit Taj Mahal
- Visit Itmad-ul-Daulah Tomb
- Visit Agra Fort
Detailed Itinerary : - While travelling to the Agra, we will stop at Sikandra to explore the Tomb of Emperor Akbar Which shows the perfect blend of Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and Islamic motifs. After visiting that we will reach Agra. In the noon, sightseeing tour of the world famous Taj Mahal, Badalgarh fort and Agra Fort. Enjoy battery van ride to the Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal, Agra
Agra : - Agra on the western banks of Yamuna- the play ground of prankful Krishna, known as one of the twelve mythological forests as well as Akbarabad of the Mughal emperors- is synonymous with the Taj.
Taj Mahal : - is the major attraction of people far and near. The best architects and craftsmen from India, Persia, Central Asia, Arabia and Italy were engaged to build this magnificent monument of love which marked the consummation of the Mughal architecture.
It is widely considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world and stands as a symbol of eternal love. It was built by a Muslim, Emperor Shah Jahan (died 1666 C.E.) in the memory of his dear wife and Queen Mumtaz Mahal at Agra, India. It is an "elegy in marble" or some say an expression of a "dream." It is built entirely of white marble. Its stunning architectural beauty is beyond adequate description, particularly at dawn and sunset. It will definitely give you the pleasure of life.
Agra Fort : - Visit the Agra Fort where you can see the Mughal art and aestheticism mostly the stone carvings. The most remarkable thing about this fort is that it was transformed from a mere military structure into a magnificent complex within a very short period of time. The following buildings within the fort are worth visiting : -
- Moti Mahal
- Musammam Burj
- Khas Mahal
- Shish Mahal
- Anguri Bagh
- Jahangir’s Palace
Itmad-ul-Daulah Tomb : also known as Baby Taj was built by Noor Jahan in the memory of her father. The marble inlay of works will definitely thrills your glance. It stands majestically on the banks of river Yamuna and four successive Mughal Emperors helped in its construction and beautification.
After visiting the Agra Fort and the tomb you will definitely feel that Agra visit is worthy enough as you will get to explore the other masterpieces of Mughal architecture which has less importance. But the refinement of the works wonders your eyes.
After a Mughlai dinner, stay overnight at the hotel. Your second day itinerary of Golden Triangle India tour ends here.
Day 03 : Agra - Jaipur (250 kms)
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Pink city of Rajasthan.
Get up early in the morning and heads towards Taj, as sunrise view of Taj is most beautiful. It stuns a fastidious eye. On the way you will explore the Fatehpur Sikri, which houses various palaces of Mughals.
After reaching there, you will be transferred to the hotel. Late afternoon you will explore the main attractions of the City.
Key features : -
- City Palace
- Jantar Mantar
- Hawa Mahal
- Chowki Dhani
Detailed Itinerary : - Enjoy a lavish breakfast before coming out from your hotels. Then visit different places of Jaipur.
City Palace - This former royal residence is a fine synthesis of traditional Rajasthani Mughal art and architecture. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
Jantar Mantar – The Jantar Mantar or the Observatory, closely the City Palace, is the most famous and elaborate of the five Maharaja Jai Singh built in different cities.
The Observatory best reflects the passion of its founder for astronomy and his scientific genius.
Hawa Mahal - Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds is another highlight of Jaipur. This five storey elaborate façade overlooking the main road, with projecting balconies, was built in 1799 for royal ladies to witness the processions and bustling activity of every day life of the city without being seen.
Shopping in the evening or relax.
India Golden Triangle Tour representative will take you to a Rajasthani ethnic restaurant, located on the outskirt of city. Enjoy dance and dining here. It keeps alive the heritage and culture of Rajasthan. Overnight stay will be at Jaipur.
Day 04 : Jaipur - Delhi - Departure
Key features : -
Amber Fort, Jaipur
- Amber Palace
- Enjoy Elephant Back ascent to the Fort
Detailed Itinerary : - In Early morning we will go to Amber Fort located at a distance of 11 kilometers from the city. You will enjoy elephant ride here.
Amber Fort Palace - Explore the architecture of the fort, which is a finest specimen of Rajputs architecture.
This mountain fortress with its cool and comfortable marble palace, massive walls and towers, pillared halls and mirror room is an excellent example of medieval Rajputi architecture.
It is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Continue city sightseeing.
Then you will move to Delhi to board your flight at the Delhi airport. If you prefer we arrange your flight from Jaipur to Mumbai.
Your itinerary of Golden Triangle Taj Mahal tour marks the end here. Hope you will cherish the tour forever and share with your near and dear ones.
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