India Golden Triangle Tour - Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour


This tour of Delhi, Jaipur & Agra has been put together to represent the kaleidoscopic colors that can be witnessed whilst traveling through the princely state. Start by exploring the capital, Delhi, and its stark juxtaposition from the bustling Chandni Chowk of Old Delhi to the tree-lined avenues around Connaught Place of New Delhi. In the Grand capital city of India, Delhi, explore the bustling streets and markets of this sprawling metropolis before heading south-west to Jaipur.Next your tour of the "The Land of Kings" in Jaipur, otherwise known as "The Pink City" where you can see how this city got its name at the Amber Fort. Experience the true essence of this rich and diverse land, taking in some of its most exciting heritage sights and colorful bazaar. Move on to Agra to allow you to visit one of the world's most famous monuments, impressive Taj Mahal as well as the less well-known, but equally impressive, Agra Fort. Busy street life, tranquil havens, culture shocks and architectural splendors await those who take the classic introduction to this vast and varied country.

Delhi - It's not just the country's capital but also a multidimensional metropolis with an unreal squash of vehicular and human traffic. You'll swiftly discover a heavy sprinkle of captivating ancient monuments, magnificent museums, a cheerful performing-arts scene and the yummiest places to eat. Standing along the west end of the Gangetic plain, Delhi paints a picture wealthy with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens, and exotic shows.

Jaipur – Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. It was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whom the city is named. Most famous as 'Pink City' for its unusual rose-colored sandstone architecture, Jaipur is a place of kings, queens, and legends. This beautiful and first planned city in the country perfectly reflects Indian traditions and culture. Local Kings have classically built several magnificent structures that are exemplary of Rajasthani and Mughal art.

Agra – It is globally renowned as the city of the Taj Mahal. But this royal Mughal city has, in addition to the legendary Taj, many monuments that epitomize the high point of Mughal architecture. In the Mughal period, in the 16th and 17th centuries, Agra was the capital of India. The crowning glory of the city is obviously the Taj, a monument of love and imagination that represents India to the world.


ITINERARY

ARRIVE DELHI & LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

Welcome greeting on arrival at Delhi Airport or Railway station and transfer to prebooked hotel and after refreshment, proceeds to visit Akshardham temple to enjoy light & sound show. Evening returns back to the hotel and has dinner and overnight stay.

OLD DELHI & NEW DELHI LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

Breakfast at hotel and proceed to first Old Delhi sightseeing to visit first Jama Masjid, The largest in India, built by Mughal Shahjahan, who also built the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort. After that drive pass Red Fort (from outside) and Rajghat, It is a memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.

Afternoon enjoys New Delhi sightseeing to visit Qutub Minar, Built to call for prayer in 1193 India's tallest Minaret stands at a height of 72 m, made of red sandstone and marble and Drive Pass India Gate, Government building, Parliament House and President House, is the official home of the President of India.
Evening return to hotel and Overnight stay at the hotel.

DELHI – MATHURA & VRINDAVAN - AGRA

After breakfast get ready to Agra by road (220 km /04 hrs). On the way visit Mathura -Vrindavan temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and temple closing time from 12 Noon to 04 PM and after that proceed to Agra and on arrival visit first Agra Fort.

Agra Fort, built in 1565 this impressive Fort has 2.5 km long of enclosure walls, inside two beautiful Mosques made of white Marble the Pearl Mosque and the Nagina Masjid, they are other Palaces as well.
Evening checks in to the hotel and have dinner and night stay.

AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI - JAIPUR

Early morning sunrise time gets ready to visit world famous "Taj Mahal" which is known as a symbol of love. Taj Mahal, One of the Wonders of the World, built in 1653 of white marble by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Come back to the hotel for breakfast and refreshment. Check out from the hotel and drive to Jaipur which is approx. by road (240 km /06 hrs) from Agra and en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri.

Fatehpur Sikri, An Unesco World Heritage Site, originally the City's name was Sikrigarh, named Fateh (Victory) after being taken over by Emperor Akbar in the second half of the 16th Century.
Arrive Jaipur and check into the hotel and have dinner and overnight stay.

IN JAIPUR

Morning Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to an excursion to Amber Fort, Travel by elephant up to Hill where is located. Built-in 1592 by Maharaja Raju Man Singh is one of the most popular attractions in Jaipur, a beautiful Palace Complex of red sandstone and marble that combines Hindu and Rajput features with a photo stop at Palace of Winds.
Afternoon visit Jaipur city - City Palace, Built in the 19th century is an imposing Palace a combination of Mughal and Rajput style, Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory, built in the early 18th century is a collection of instruments built on the ground.
Evening enjoys the shopping at the local market. Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel.

JAIPUR - DELHI (270 KM/06-07 HRS)

Breakfast at the hotel and check out from the hotel and straight proceed to New Delhi Airport for onward journey.