The ‘Golden Triangle’ of India comprises of three most fascinating and popular cities of India – Delhi, Agra
and Jaipur. All the three cities of Golden Triangle have a history of their own and are known worldwide for their unique and rich cultural heritage. Delhi, the city of eight empires, houses some of the finest historic monuments of India belonging to Mughal and British period. Most notable among them include the magnificent Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Raj Ghat and the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, the most colorful and culturally rich state of India.
Jaipur also has some of the most fascinating Forts and Palaces of India. The Amber Fort, City Palace and Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds) are the main attractions for tourists visiting Jaipur. Agra doesn’t require any introduction. Agra has the world – renowned Taj Mahal, the most amazing historic monument in the world known for its exceptional architectural beauty. The magnificent Agra Fort is the other attraction you will visit in Agra, on your Golden Triangle Deluxe Tour.
On your arrival at Delhi, you will be met by our representatives and transferred to the luxury Imperial Hotel Delhi. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay will be in the hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, enjoy a half – day sightseeing tour of New and Old Delhi.Lotus Temple New Delhi: India’s capital and an important gateway into the country, New Delhi is a vibrant metropolis and the hub of India’s political activity. Designed and developed by famous English architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869 – 1944), New Delhi is known for its wide, tree – lined avenues, parks and palaces. In New Delhi, you will visit the Rashtrapati Bhawan (the official residence of the president of India), India Gate – a 42m high stone memorial arch, and the mid – 16th century Humayun’s Tomb and more. Old Delhi: Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Old Delhi is known for its architectural masterpieces, crowded streets and intensely colorful bazaars. Drive past Chandni Chowk, the main street of Old Delhi and a lively shopping bazaar. Visit the magnificent Red Fort and Jama Masjid (inside visit not included for Jama Masjid), the biggest mosque in India. Later stop to visit the Raj Ghat, the place where father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi was cremated following his assassination in 1948. In the evening, enjoy an exciting and memorable ‘sound and light show’ (01 – hour show), which recreates events of India’s history. Overnight stay will be in the Imperial Hotel Delhi.
In the morning, we drive to Agra (approx. 4 Hrs.) by a luxury car, visiting en – route the lotus shaped Bahai temple. Before entering into Agra, visit Akbar’s Mausoleum at Sikandra. Akbar himself started the construction of this beautiful sandstone and marble tomb, representing a fine blend of Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Christian motifs and styles. Arrive at Agra and check in to the luxury Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel, Agra. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Visit and explore Agra (Vehicle at disposal). Overnight stay in the Hotel Amarvilas, Agra.
Enjoy an early morning at sunrise visit to world – renowned Taj Mahal, the most beautiful and extravagant monument ever built in the world. Return to hotel for breakfast. Later, Visit the magnificent Agra Fort, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565. Thereafter, we drive to Jaipur (approx 5 – 6 Hrs.) by a luxury car, the pink city of India, visiting en – route Fatehpur Sikri, once the capital city of Akbar. See the Bulund Darwaza (the largest gateway in the world), Jama Masjid and the Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, the great Sufi saint of India. Continue drive to Jaipur. Arrive at Jaipur and check in to luxury Oberoi Rajvilas Hotel, Jaipur for an overnight stay.
After breakfast, enjoy an exciting and unforgettable sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Enjoy a uniqueAmber Fort and momentous joy ride on an elephant back up to the 17th century Amber Fort. Set in a picturesque location, Amber Fort represents a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture, in red sandstone and white marble. Thereafter, explore Jaipur’s old city. Visit the enchantingly beautiful City Palace, a fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, now housing a museum containing rare armories, manuscripts, and paintings. Later, visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the landmark architecture of Jaipur. You will also visit the Jantar Mantar, an Astronomical observatory built by maharaja Jai Singh in 1728. Evening is free for own personal activities or shopping. Jaipur offers a unique and exciting shopping experience to its visitors. You can shop for exotic gems and jewellery items, handicrafts and much more on your Jaipur tour. Overnight stay will be in the Rajvilas hotel at Jaipur.
After breakfast, we drive back to Delhi by a luxury car. Visit the famous and exotic Dilli Haat (entrance fee to be paid by you) or free at leisure to explore local bazaars on your own. Dilli Haat is a Food and Crafts Bazaar offering one – stop shopping place for tourists. On time transfer to airport to board a flight for your onward destination or way back home with sweet memories of India.