Stupendous Golden Triangle Tour

Duration

6 days

Tour Type

Religious Trip

Location

New Delhi

Overview

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Itinerary

Stupendous Golden Triangle Tour Day 1

Day 1

Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. (Standard check-in time is 1400 hrs and early check-in would be subject to availability).
Delhi, locally pronounced as Dilli is located on the banks of the River Yamuna, The Delhi has been known to be continuously inhabited since at least the 6th century BC, though human habitation is believed to have existed since the second millennium BC. Delhi is also widely believed to have been the site of Indraprastha, the legendary capital of the Pandavas during the times of the Mahabharata.
Overnight is at the Hotel.

Stupendous Golden Triangle Tour Day 2

Day 2

Today post breakfast proceed for the guided full day city tour of Old & New Delhi. QUTAB MINAR, the tallest stone tower in India; Humayun’s Tomb – The Mughals brought with them a love for gardens, fountains and water. INDIA GATE – A War Memorial Arch. PRESIDENT’S HOUSE, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, GOVERNMENT SECRETARIAT BUILDINGS and CONNAUGHT PLACE – the heart of New Delhi and a busy shopping Bangla Sahib Gurudwara: Biggest Sikh community temple in Central Delhi. Birla Temple (Laxmi Narayan Temple), later go to visit RAJ GHAT- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and enjoy a walking tour Also drive past the RED FORT built by Emperor Shah Jahan; visit CHANDNI CHOWK- the silver street of Delhi bustling with activity. Jama Masjid – Jama Masjid also known as “Masjid-i-Jahan Numa” which means the “World Reflecting Mosque” that was constructed under the orders of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who also constructed the majestic and world renowned heritage called the Taj Mahal.
Overnight is at the Hotel.

Stupendous Golden Triangle Tour Day 3

Day 3

Today after breakfast drive to Agra and on arrival and transfer to hotel for check-in.
Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna The city finds mention in the epic Mahabharata where it was called Agrevaṇa, or ‘the border of the forest’. Legend ascribes the founding of the city to Raja Badal Singh (around 1475), who’s fort, Badalgarh, stood on or near the site of the present Fort. However, the 11th century Persian poet Mas’ūdSa’d Salman writes of a desperate assault on the fortress of Agra, then held by the Shahi King Jayapala, by Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni.
Later proceed to visit the red sandstone AGRA FORT which stands like a crescent on the banks of Jamuna River enclosed by forbidding 20-meter high walls, with a 12- meter moat between them and then visit tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah and Marble factory.
Overnight is at the Hotel.

Stupendous Golden Triangle Tour Day 4

Day 4

This morning visit Taj Mahal in dawn which was built in the middle of the 17th century by the Moghul emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Later post breakfast you will drive to Jaipur, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, located 40 Km from Agra and the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, in honour of the great Saint Sheikh SalimChisti who blessed Akbar and prophesized the birth of three sons to the heirless Emperor. Akbar used Fatehpur Sikri as his capital and the city was fully occupied for 14 years but slowly became deserted and ruined after Akbar left the city.
Continue drive to Jaipur and upon arrival transfer to hotel for check-in. Jaipur – also popularly known as the Pink City, is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, the city today has a population of more than 3.9 million. Jaipur is one of the finest planned cities of India, located in the semi-desert lands of Rajasthan. The city which once had been the capital of the royalty now is the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal families. At present, Jaipur is a major business centre with all requisites of a metropolitan city.
Overnight is at the Hotel.

Stupendous Golden Triangle Tour Day 5

Day 5

This morning you will drive 11 kms in the outskirts of the city to visit Amber Fort for a guided tour. The ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Temple of Kali, the Hall of Victory or Jai Mahal and Jagmandir. You can have the unique experience of traveling on elephant back (subject to operational) to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. During the city tour visit the Observatory, the Palace of Winds and the City Palace and Museum. The museum has an interesting textile section, which contains dresses and costumes of the former Maharajas and Maharanis of Jaipur. Hawa Mahal (Palace Of Winds) – built in 1799 by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Usta in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god.
Rest of the day is free to explore the colourful town independently. Spend time in crowded lanes & by lanes of pink city, haggling and souvenir-hunting.
Overnight is at the Hotel.

Stupendous Golden Triangle Tour Day 6

Day 6

We bid farewell to our guests in Delhi. As we journeyed through these romantic lands we hope that you fell in love just as much as we do with the beauty of our country.

Included/Excluded

Accommodation
Cab
Breakfast
Dinner
Flight
Lunch
Sightseeing
Guide

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events

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Local Market
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