Essence of Golden Triangle
- 5 days
- 1 person
- Family Holidays
‘Delhi’ the capital city of India is a symbol of the country’s rich past and thriving present, where in this city ancient and modern blend seamlessly together. It is a place that not only touches your pulse but even fastens it to a frenetic speed. Home to millions of dreams, the city takes on unprecedented responsibilities of realizing dreams bringing people closer and inspiring their thoughts.
tour plans 5 days
Arrival at Delhi and Transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast, proceeds for Half day sightseeing of Delhi & Agra. During this half-day tour of Old and New Delhi you’ll be experiencing this fascinating city, which has been in existence since the 6th century BC and has seen ups and downs from the rule of the Pandavas right up to the British Raj. Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. The courtyard of the mosque can hold about 25,000 worshippers. Drive past Red Fort, President House, India Gate and several other government buildings in Edwin Lutyen’s modern Delhi before you head to Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi that marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Later visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife HamidaBanu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale. Later proceed to Agra (approx. 204 kms /5 hrs).Overnight in Agra.
After breakfast at hotel, proceed to Half day Agra sightseeing later proceeds to Half Day City Tour of Agra. Visit the Red Fort, which was commissioned in 1565 by Akbar. After that, visit the Taj Mahal … a mausoleum built as a symbol of Emperor Shah Jehan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Considered an architectural marvel, its construction took thousands of workers over 21 years to complete. The beautiful yet forbidding structure is a handsome example of Mughal architecture. Later proceed to Jaipur (Approx. 250kms/5hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri which was built by Emperor Akbar and is home to many historical buildings. Akbar wanted to make Fatehpur Sikri his headquarters; however, he had to abandon it due to shortage of water. The Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti enshrines the burial place of the Sufi saint who lived a religious life here. Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World heritage site. Jaipur is the gateway to the magnificent and vibrant state of Rajasthan. Overnight in Jaipur.
After breakfast, Proceed for full-day sightseeing trip of Jaipur, also known as the ‘Pink City’. The city of Jaipur is capital to the state of Rajasthan, famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. Jaipur owes its name to the founder of the city, warrior king Sawai Jai Singh II. Visit the Amber Fort. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on Elephant back. Prominent structures inside the fort are the Diwan-i-Aam, adorned with latticed galleries, the Ganesh Pol, with a beautiful painted image of Lord Ganesh, and the stunning Sheesh Mahal, a hall decorated with thousands of tiny mirrors. Later, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows was designed so the ladies of the palace could look out onto the streets unobserved. Later you will visit the City Palace… again, a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. The museums here showcase rare and ancient manuscripts, arms dating back to the 15th century, and costumes of erstwhile royalty. Later, visit the JantarMantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time, and tracking stars in their orbits. Overnight in Jaipur.
Early morning check out from hotel in time according to the onward flight & transfer to Jaipur airport.
All tours and transfers on Private A/C Innova with driver cum guideJaipur Sight seeing’sDelhi Sight seeing’sAgra Sight seeing’sDaily breakfast at hotel02 Night accommodation at Jaipur01 Night accommodation at Agra01 Nights’ accommodation at Delhi
Local sim /Laundry / Camera & Video chargesExtra mealsGuideAny thing which is not specified in the itineraryMini barsTour EscortEntry fees to monumentsEarly Check in / Check outAny additional sight seeing