The Golden Triangle, consisting of Delhi – Jaipur – Agra, is a popular holiday spot of India. The region is steeped in history and offers the visitors a glimpse into the glorious past of India. On this trip, tourists would visit historical markets, World Heritage Sites, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, busy lanes and other locations that bring out the diversity of India.
Delhi is an important cityin the history of India. It has witnessed the beginning and the end of several dynasties. The monuments and the gardensstand as a representative theera gone by.Jaipur is another important city of India and once the stronghold of theRajputana. The high and mighty sandstone forts display strength of the people living here. Last stop, Agra is home to the TajMahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
On this 5 nights, 6 days trip, tourists will be transported an era where Mughals, and Rajputs ruled. The beauty and glamour of the region is definitely going to surpriseyou.Make beautiful memories on your Golden Triangle Tour that you will cherish all your life.
Welcome, to the historical city of Delhi - the capital of India and the political hub of the region.On your arrival, you will be greeted by the representative and transferred to your hotel in Delhi.The city is immensely important to the history of the country. The city, once referred to as Indraprastha, finds it mention even in the epic Mahabharata.
You willstart your morning tour with Old Delhi or Purani Delhi. This part of the city was founded by the 5thMughalRuler, Shah Jahan.On your trip, you will visit Raj Ghat – the memorial dedicated to important Indian national figure Mahatma Gandhi. The adjacent museum contains the artifacts and memorabilia associated with national leader. You willpass by the famous ChandniChowk, ahistorical market founded by the Shah Jahan, well known for its variety shops and lanes. These shops sell different items ranging from jewelry, spices, special perfumes or ‘Attar’ and mouth-watering delicacies. Continuing with thehistoric tour of Delhi, you will visit the stunningJamaMashjid. This iconic monument was one of the biggestconstructions of those times. It took around 6 years and neededapproximately 1 million rupees to complete.
In the evening, you will visit the iconicQutubMinar – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This grand minaret was built during the reign of Slave Dynasty.Next stop on the list is Humayun’s Tomb (Maqbara-i Humayun), another World Heritage Site.Many historians consider that Shah Jahan incorporated several features of Humayun’sTomb while designing the TajMahal.After the visitingthesehistorical monuments,you will head towards India Gate. The war memorial commemorates the valor and bravery of the Unknown Soldiers. You will be driven past the Parliament,RastrapatiBhawan (President’s House) and the Secretarial buildings. Later, you will visit famous Lakshminarayan Temple.
At the end of the day, you would be directed to your hotel in Delhi.
On this day, you will travel to Jaipur by road. The beautiful city, well known for its pink-dominated color scheme,is named after Maharaja Jai Singh.
Rest of the day, you will be visiting the vibrant bazaars and the colorful streets of the city.
At the end of the day, you will be directed to your hotel in Jaipur.
You will start the morning tour with the majestic Amer Fort(Amber Palace) is one of the prime tourist locations of Jaipur. Located on a hill-top, this fort displays the grand Rajput architecture. You will tour the different sections of the palace. The Surajpol, with is beautiful architecture, is an awe-inspiring monument. Close to Ganesh Gate, a temple built in the honour of Goddess Sila Devi is built. She is the lineage deity of the Rajput family of Jaipur.The Diwan-i-Aam (hall of the public), Diwan-i-Khas (hall for private audience) and SheeshMahal (the mirror palace)enhance the beauty of this sandstone palace.The beautifulSukhNiwas (House of Pleasures), decorated with marble inlaywork is a fine example of Rajput architecture.
After the Amer fort, you would be taken to the City Palace and the JantarMantar. The architecture of the City Palaceis a combination of the Mughal, Rajput and European style.JantarMantar is an observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh.Another important landmark of Jaipur, HawaMahal, would be next on your list. The honeycomb architecture of the building helped the Rajput women to discretely observe the daily life of Jaipur.
You will also visit the different business districts of Jaipur, where youcan shop for garments, precious and semi-precious jewelry, silk paintings and miniatures.
At the end of the day, you would be directed to your hotel in Jaipur.
On this day, you would be transferred to Agra by road. On the way, you would stop to visit FatehpurSikri, an impressive fortbuilt by Emperor Akbar.This building is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Inside the fort premises, you will visit the Jama Masjid, Tomb of SalimChishti, PanchMahal and BulandDarwaza. You will also tour IbadatKhana (prayer hall), Mariam-uz-Zamanis palace (residential quarters of the queen), NaubatKhana (drum house) and Birbal’s residence.
After the Sikri tour, you will be taken to Agra by road where you will be transferred to your hotel.
On this day, you will head towards the iconic TajMahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built in the memory of MumtazMahal, it is one of the most identified buildings of India.The monument remains closed on Friday.
You nest destination is the iconic Agra Fort, another UNESCO World Heritage Site of India. Inside the fort complex, KhasMahal, Jahangir Palace, Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas showcase the Mughal architecture.
In the afternoon, you will visit the popular bazaars of Agra well-known for its inlaid marble works and other handicrafts made from wood and brass.
At the end of the day, you would be directed to your hotelin Agra.
On this day, you will start your trip to Delhi from Agra to board your flight. You would be transferred to the airport.Usually, most flights would leave after mid-night.
End of Golden Triangle Tour of India