Golden Triangle Tours take you to a fascinating trip of historic cities like Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The Delhi Package would take you around the capital a let you explore its beautiful monuments and vibrant markets. A trip to the enchanting Taj Mahal and several other Mughal structures and gardens that render the city an old-world charm. Jaipur Tours also are ever rewarding for the city, though distinctly modern, is full of beautiful palaces, towering forts and numerous temples.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Delhi + Half Day Delhi Sightseeing
Our representative will meet you at Delhi Airport, Railway Station or Bus Terminal after your arrival. You will then be escorted to the recommended Hotel and will be assisted during check-in process. Later proceed for sightseeing covering the Qutab Minar and India Gate.
Qutab Minar (7:00 Am to 5:00 Pm): Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 m-high tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. The tower has five distinct storeys, each marked by a projecting balcony and tapers from a 15 m diameter at the base to just 2.5 m at the top. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone; the fourth and fifth storeys are of marble and sandstone. At the foot of the tower is the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, the first mosque to be built in India.
India Gate: At the centre of New Delhi stands the 42 m high India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe" like archway in the middle of a crossroad. It commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War I. The memorial bears the names of more than 13,516 British and Indian soldiers killed in the Northwestern Frontier in the Afghan war of 1919. Another memorial, Amar Jawan Jyoti was added much later, after India got its independence. The eternal flame burns day and night under the arch to remind the nation of soldiers who laid down their lives in the Indo-Pakistan War of December 1971.
Later, come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Transfer To Agra - Agra Sightseeing
After breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to Agra (210 kms / 3.5 hrs). Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and after an hour, leave for the half day sightseeing of Agra which includes the famous Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
“Taj Mahal” is one of the UNESCO World's Heritage Site ,built by Shah Jahan, is the memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed, and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.
“Agra Fort” built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and the beautiful gardens. This is where Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and spent the last year of his life viewing the Taj Mahal from across the river Jamuna.
Return to hotel by evening for overnight stay.
Travel from Delhi to Agra
Day 3: Transfer From Agra To Jaipur Via Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast proceed to the Jaipur (240Kms/5Hrs). Jaipur is popularly known as "Pink City". Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri - once the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Also visit the Buland Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. On arrival at Jaipur, check into your hotel.In the evening visit Laxminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir) & Chokhi Dhani – An Ethnic Village Resort. Enjoy Rajasthani cuisine with live folk dance and music. Return back to hotel. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Travel from Agra to Jaipur
Day 4: Jaipur Half Day Sightseeing - Departure From Jaipur
After breakfast checkout from the hotel and embark on a half day city tour covering Amer Fort, Jal Mahal & Royal Gaitor.
Visit Amer Fort, located 11 kms from the Jaipur city. Enjoy an elephant back ride (on direct payment basis) available only from 8AM to 12Pm. The Amber Fort Palace has four levels, each having a courtyard.The main complexes within the fort are Diwan-i-Aam, a hall meant for public, Diwan-i-Khas, a hall for private audience, the splendid Sheesh Mahal or the Mirror Palace, Jai Mandir and the Sukh Niwas, a complex that had natural air conditioning and this could happen because of the wind that blew across a water area built within. A popular attraction is a carving known as ‘magic flower’ which is carved on a marble panel on a pillar in the Sheesh Mahal. Seven beautiful designs are carved on it including a lotus, lion’s tail, scorpion, hooded cobra, fish tail, cob or corn and an elephant trunk. You will have to cover the panel partially with your hands to view each of the design.The Maota Lake looks splendid from the fort.
On return from Amer fort, take a photo stop at the Jal Mahal or Lake Palace of Jaipur. The most photographed spot of the city, and romantic boating trips across the lake will give you spectacular view of Jal Mahal in all its magnificent glory.
Visit Royal Gaitor; the intricately carved marble cenotaphs of Maharajas of Jaipur. The site is located in Brahmpuri, 15 km from Jaipur at the foothills of Nahargarh Fort.
Later get transfer to Airport or railway stations for your onward journey.
Elephant Ride at Amer Fort is available only from 9AM to 12PM
Entry Charges for Amer Fort - Indian National Adult - Rs 100/- ; Child - Rs 10/-
Light & Sound Show Timings at Amer Fort - 07:30PM (English) & 08:00PM(Hindi). Entry Tickets Rs 200 INR for English show & 100 INR for Hindi show
Entry fee for Royal Gaitor (10 am to 5.30 pm on all days except Sunday ) - Adult Rs 30/-