Golden Triangle Tour (7Days)
Duration : 07 Days
Destinations covered : Delhi, Agra, Jaipur
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
Arrive in Delhi at Indra Gandhi International Airport. There you are received and assisted by our representative and guided to your hotel. You will be welcomed in a typical Indian way by offering garland and sweets. Later at dinner you will be acquainted with our tour- the cities and the sights covered during the journey.
Night, at the hotel.
Day 02: A Tour to Delhi
Morning after your choicest breakfast there will be sightseeing tour of entire Delhi in an A/C deluxe coach. While travelling the guide will up date you with the glorious past of Delhi City. This buzzing metropolis is gifted with surfeit of monuments, besides this the capital has a lot in its stores for its tourists. First you will be visiting New Delhi - drive past the exalted government structures of the British Era. Visit the India Gate luxuriate in its vast lawns, Pass through the Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Palace), Parliament House. You will be wonder struck at the sights of majestic Humayuns tomb and the 5 story magnificent towering minaret of Qutab Minar.
After lunch travel to Old Delhi City, a bygone center of Mughal Regime includes a visit to the Red Fort built in red sandstone, the Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque constructed by Shah Jahan who also contrived the great marvel of beauty the 'Taj Mahal', and the Raj Ghat, memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Take a rickshaw ride and pass through the busting streets of Chandni Chok bazaar, don't forget to taste the delicious delicacies of the market like Kochari (spicy snack), Kulfi (condensed ice-cream). Evenings hold much excitement, there will be a sound and light show at Red Fort depicting the episodes taken from the great Mughal history. Night, stay at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra
Next morning the tour commences for Agra en-route, sojourn the monumental city of Fatehpur Sikri just 40km from Agra, constructed by Emperor Akbar and was deserted due to shortage of water. The city is pragmatic poetry en-carved in red sandstone. You will be enthrall at the sights of punch Mahal, Anup Talab,Diwan-e- Khas, Tomb of the holy saint Salim Chisti, Buland Darwaza. By evening reach Agra, check in the hotel. Evening at your leisure. Go for a stroll through the colorful bazaars of Agra and enjoy shopping some of the famous items of Agra- marble imitations of Taj, brass items, delicious sweet (petha). Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Sightseeing Tour of Agra
In morning after breakfast there will be a guided tour to Agra City- pay a homage to the marvel of splendor, a world famous Mausoleum - The Taj Mahal. A visit to this solitary epitome of Love created by a Moghul Emperor Shahjahan in the memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal will definitely spellbind you. Taj is closed on Friday.
In the afternoon after lunch visit Agra Fort built by Akbar and later extended by Jahangir and Shah Jahan. You will be wonder struck at the sight of this colossal built in red sandstone with some of its splendid palaces, mosques, great baths and vast lawns. Other attraction of the fort is the great vision of majestic tomb, Taj Mahal from the premises of the fort.
Evening holds a small excursion to Sikandra from the city. Visit the tomb of Emperor Akbar, look around the four square garden style and water system there. Over night stay at Agra.
Day 05: Agra-Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur, on arrival checks in at hotel. Jaipur, a royal city where the past comes alive through its rugged forts and palace. Some of the palaces, once the residence of maharajas have now been converted into heritage hotels. Enjoy the sites of Rajasthani women in whirlpool skirts and bright veils, with dainty silver jewelry, and tall men in colorful turbans, while traveling to the city.
Your tour starts with the stimulating cruise to Amber Fort perching at top of the hill. A royal ride on elephant's back up to the hill will take you to the bygone era of Rajas and Maharajas. A visit to the Jagmandir or the hall of victory and Jaimahal amidst the lake with its exquisite mirror works is going to be a memorable experience.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur Sightseeing Tour
Morning, Jaipur tour has lot in its stores for its visitors. Start the city tour visiting City Palace and enjoy the museum storing the paintings, artifacts and royal dresses. The palace is still used as a residence by the royal family. Continue the tour by visiting the Observatory-Jantar Mantar. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds through the Rose - Pink city, the official buildings and the market places of Jaipur.
Evenings are at leisure. Try out delicious Rajasthani cuisine at famous Choki Dani where you are served with typical Rajasthani style with non-stop mouth watering courses. Go for shopping at the famous government emporiums for handicraft items, or tie and dye textiles.
At night back in the hotel- after a day full of enthralling experiences.
Day 07: Jaipur-Delhi
Morning after breakfast proceed for Delhi with some splendid memories preserved in your heart. A farewell lunch is organized for you at the Delhi hotel then you are guided to the airport for your forward destination.
|*COST DOES NOT INCLUDES:-|
|Accommodation other than specify, meal other than specify, transportation other than specify, monument entrance fee at the places of sight seeing, camera charges, elephant ride, personal nature expenses such-laundry-drinks-tips and all the thing which is not mention in “Cost Includes” column.|
|*HOTEL USED :-|
We travelled for 10 days with a driver/guide and it cost us under $AU450, including taxes, tolls, even one night's accommodation at a good hotel. In our experience, the benefits of having someone watching out for you can't be underestimated. You can leave your luggage with him, get dropped off and picked up wherever you want to go, you're protected from unwanted attention from touts, and you can ask for advice from someone you trust. Our driver runs his own business - Real Rajasthan Tours, His name is Dara Singh email email@example.com
Have a great trip! --- Martha, Australia