Golden Triangle tours in India offer a comprehensive experience of India. The most popular tourist circuit, The Golden Triangle Tour comprises visit to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The cities are placed in a triangular position about 200-250 kilometers from each other. Accessibility and affordability have made it popular for tourists wanting an unforgettable holiday in a short period of time.
In these three beautiful cities, experience the glorious history, magnificent monuments, charming arts and crafts, incredible shopping and thriving modernity co-existing with centuries of past. If you are wondering what is so special about Golden Triangle Tours, then only one word is sufficient to describe, it is magical! The tour of the three cities are the best introduction to the country and its mesmerizing charm. This Tour Package offers an amazing social encounter of India including rich legacy and a visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Red Fort, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar in Delhi and Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri in Agra and Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort in Jaipur
Arrive Delhi by flight in the evening.
Delhi is the capital of India- the largest democratic and 2nd most populous country in the world and the city has seen its rise and fall several times. New Delhi is the 8th city built by British. Delhi is famous for its beautiful monuments built by different emperors, which can be seen during the city tour.
You will be well received on your arrival at the Delhi airport and transfer to hotel.
After check- in formality, you will check in to the room.
Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast at hotel, proceed for full day city tour of Old Delhi (in the morning) & New Delhi (in the afternoon).
The city of Delhi can be divided into two parts, Old Delhi and New Delhi.
Old Delhi was earlier ruled by Muslim Sultans for about 700years and later, it became the capital of the Mughal Empire between 17th & 19th centuries. Whereas New Delhi is an imperial and modern city, built by British, when they decided to move their capital from Calcutta in 1911.
The sightseeing of Old Delhi includes a visit to Jama Masjid- India's largest mosque, Red Fort- constructed by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Rajghat- cremation site of father of Nation- Mahatma Gandhi and finally enjoy the rickshaw ride through the old streets of Chandni Chawk, the busiest market of Old Delhi.
Sightseeing of New Delhi includes a visit to India Gate- built in memory of Indian soldiers killed during the First World War. Rashtrapati Bhawan (from outside)- built in the early 20th century as the Imperial residence of the Viceroy, today the official residence of the President of India. Parliament House- an unique circular building with huge colonnades, which houses the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament. Humayun's Tomb- is the first Mughal garden tomb, which looks like the famous Taj Mahal and finally Qutab Minar- one of Delhi’s most striking monuments, which is the world's tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters.
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Agra.
On the way visit the tomb of Mughal Emperor “Akbar the Great”, which is a magnificent gateway in white and colored marble with four elegant minarets.
Agra is famous for world’s most beautiful monument of love- Taj Mahal. The history of Agra is much older than the times of Mughals but during the Mughal Empire, Agra had become one of the great centers of art, culture, learning and commerce. All the great monuments with magnificent work of art and craft are still flourishing in the city including leather work and pietra dura marble-inlay work. Agra is famous for its marble work like tabletops, vases and trays, inlaid with semi precious stones or gems in ornate floral designs, an imitation of those found in the Taj Mahal. Agra is also an excellent place to buy leather, as it exports shoes, bags, briefcases and jackets.
Arrive Agra and check in to your hotel.
In the afternoon, proceed for city tour of Agra, visiting the massive Agra Fort- constructed out of red sand stone by the Mughal Emperor Akbar and containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Itmad-ud daulah, one of the most beautiful of Mughal tombs, stands across the river Yamuna. And finally the world famous Taj Mahal, which was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the mausoleum of his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal, after her death in 1631. The Taj Mahal is recognized worldwide as a symbol of eternal love
Overnight in Agra.
OPTION: Wake up early in the morning to visit Taj Mahal at sunrise (an extra cost).
Return to hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Jaipur.
On the way, visit Fatehpur Sikri (40kms from Agra) & Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (17kms further from Fatehpur Sikri).
Fatehpur Sikri, was worked by Mughal Emperor Akbar between 1569-1585, when he moved his capital from Agra. Be that as it may, following a couple of years, the water supply was unequipped for supporting the populace and the capital was moved back to Agra. Presently it is a betrayed city and furthermore called an apparition city yet it is impeccably safeguarded. Akbar was a tolerant ruler and the structures at Fatehpur Sikri mixed both Islamic and Hindu design. One of the structures even mirrors the new religion or confidence established by Akbar'- "Clamor e-ilahi", which was brief. He abrogated much abhorred survey charge on non-muslims (Jizya) and was the first Mughal ruler to wed a Hindu (Rajut princess from Jaipur). It is a delightful royal residence complex with Hindu and Muslim creative structures. You can visit Birbal's Palace (Hindu structure), Jodhbai's Palace (Hindu structure), Jami Masjid, Tomb of Sheik Salim Chishti and Buland Darwaza and so forth. Buland Darwaza is additionally called "Door of Magnificence'. It is the most noteworthy passage on the planet. One needs to climb 42 stages to arrive at this passage, which is 40mtr high and 35mtr wide.
The Keoladeo Ghana National Park or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan is a well known Bird haven that witness a large number of uncommon and exceptionally jeopardized fowls, for example, the Siberian Crane come here throughout the winter season. More than 230 types of winged animals are known to have made this National Park their home. It was announced a secured haven in 1971 and it is additionally a World Heritage Site.
Continue driving to Jaipur.
Jaipur or the Pink City was established by Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693-1743) and is the capital city of the territory of Rajasthan. Jaipur is encompassed by slopes and the lovely fortifications. Jaipur with Agra and Delhi has made a circuit, which is called India's Golden Triangle-the most prominent traveler goals in India. Jaipur is an arranged city worked by the antiquated Hindu treatise "Vastu Sashtra". The deliberate bazaars of the old town are positioned among the most lively in Asia. Jaipur is the ideal spot to look for Handicrafts, collectibles, adornments, pearls, earthenware, floor coverings, materials, metalwork and calfskin product. Jaipur is eminent for hand-colored and weaved materials, Handicrafts, collectibles, ceramics, rugs, gems and the best determination of valuable stones and metals in India.
Arrive Jaipur and check into your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Jaipur.
After breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of Jaipur.
Golden Fort is based on the peak of a rough slope behind the Maota Lake in the edge of Jaipur. Golden was the capital of the Kuchwaha rajputs from 1037-1728. Rise the Fort on elephant back (subject to accessibility). Golden Fort has a glorious Palace compound. One can enter the Palace complex through Suraj Pole (Sun Gate) and venture into Jaleb Chowk, where one can have elephant ride. Singh Pole (Lion Gate) give the entrance to the royal residences. Diwan-I-Am (open Audience), Ganesh Pole, Sheesh Mahal, Jas Mandir (sanctuary), Sukh Mahal and the Palace of Mansingh I merit visiting.
Toward the evening, continue to visit the Pink City of Jaipur, visiting City Palace, worked between 1728-1732, it involves the focal point of Jaipur and is encompassed by high dividers. The significant structures inside the Palace are material and the ensemble historical center, ordnance gallery, Diwan-I-Khas and Diwan-I-am. Jantar Mantar is the biggest stone observatory in the World and one of the five galactic observatories worked by Maharaja Jai Singh in India.
In transit back to lodging, stop for photograph clicks at the Hawa Mahal or the Palace of the Winds, which is Jaipur's most renowned structure was worked for the women of the group of concubines.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Breakfast at hotel and rest of the morning at leisure.
In the afternoon, drive to Delhi
Arrive Delhi and move to Delhi International air terminal to get onto your trip back home with sweet recollections of your Trip.