Welcome to Incredible India : Welcome aboard! You are welcomed & picked up by our executive from the main exit of the airport/railway station and transferred to the hotel in your private coach (Our executive will be waiting outside the custom area with a placard of your name). We will have a welcome briefing covering the various aspects of the golden triangle tour (ensuring that you have the best of the Indian holiday) and you will be handed over the India travel kit containing all relevant documents of your trip (air/rail tickets, hotel vouchers, transport, guide, sightseeing vouchers, writing pads with other travel related documents).
Note : The normal check in – check out time of the hotels are 1200 hours and if your arrival time does not suit this we can arrange activities for you on the first day or pre-book the hotel from the previous night on additional charge and as per your request. Normally it takes 1 hour to come out of the airport from the time of arrival.
Ruling Impressions : New Delhi is a city that breathes history as well as modernity & its architectural masterpieces right from the Mughal era to the British era & present day are all worth a visit.
We start the day by visiting the Red fort (Lal Qila). Built in 1648 this is a brilliant red sandstone fort built by the same Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal. We also visit other interesting sites like the Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat & the Humanyun’s tomb & drive through the colonial buildings with (photo stops en route) which still retain its complete charm.
The splendid capital of India : After breakfast set out to visit the Qutub Minar and the Akshardham temple complex. After this you can go for some shopping. If you wish to buy some handicraft item and taste some ethnic cuisine from any of the Indian states then going to Dilli Haat would be a good idea.
Epitome of love :We drive towards south east to reach Mughal city – Agra. Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Mughal emperors.
We will visit the most adorable monument of the World- TAJ MAHAL – the epitome of love. We also visit the Agra Fort & if time permits the tomb of Itmadullah.
Architectural & Astronomical genius : We drive towards west direction for the beautiful pink city – Jaipur, which was painted pink to honor the visit of Prince Albert in 1876 as the Rajputs considered it a color of hospitality & ceremony. En-route take a short visit of Fatehpur Sikhri or Abhaneri Stepwells.
Enjoy a traditional Rajasthani meal for Dinner at an ethnic resort in the evening.
Pink City : Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of city including a visit to the Amber fort, which we climb on an elephant’s back or in a jeep. The main attractions are the Sukh Mandir (Temple of Contentment – an aptly named pleasure chamber, cooled by a stunning water cascade) and the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror palace). We also stop to see some of the architectural marvels of Jaipur like the Palace of wind, Jantar Mantar (the observatory) & the city palace complex.
Evening is free for shopping in the colorful bazaars of Jaipur.
The way back : Day at your own till drop at Jaipur airport for your onward journey.