Heritage golden triangle tour
Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destination Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Agra – Delhi
Day 01: Arrive - Delhi
On arrival at Delhi International airport you will be assisted by our representative who will take you to pre-booked hotel for check in.
Day 02: Delhi sightseeing
Following breakfast at the hotel, we will proceed for local sightseeing of Delhi. The tour begins with the viewing of the various monuments located at different locations in Delhi which are credited as the finest examples of Mughal architecture whose marks can be seen everywhere in Delhi. The tour starts with Qutab Minar, that was began by the first Muslim emperor of India, Qutab-ud-din Aibak. Next historical monument is Humayun's Tomb created by the widow of emperor Humayun after his death. Next, we will see the Old Delhi, where we will drive through the 2km long red sandstone wall of Red Fort, which was built by Shah Jahan, when the capital of Mughals was shifted to Delhi from Agra. Next stop is Jama Masjid, the largest mosque of India where Muslims pray on every Friday in a very large number.
After Jama Masjid, next, we move to Old Delhi, where a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk - the oldest and busiest market of Delhi is an important event of the itinerary. While riding on rickshaws you will get an opportunity to see a unique culture of old Delhi and daily routine of people is entirely different from New Delhi and rest of India.
After this fun ride, we will drive to the New Delhi area where we will drive through India gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, and enjoy the leisure walks and refreshments at Connaught place inner circle area a buzzing market place in most plush area of Delhi. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur
Today pack your bags, as we will leave for Rajasthan's beautiful city - Jaipur surrounded by the Aravali hills. On arrival at Jaipur we get an assistance to check into the hotel by our representative. After spending some time to relax at your hotel we move out of the hotel to enjoy the leisure walks around the city and the market area.
In evening, we enjoy the cultural dance performance along with the dinner at a local restaurant in Jaipur.
Day 04: Excursion to Amer and Jaigarh Fort and City Sightseeing
After having early breakfast at the hotel, we will leave for the full day sightseeing of Jaipur city. The city is rich with its culture and heritage, one can see the modernity as well as the rich heritage here in people, their homes, there dressing, and everywhere.
While driving, we will reach to the Amber Fort, surrounded beautifully by the Aravali hills, here you will be enjoy the elephant riding on his back having a feel of a royal family. While get back on your foot, to explore the fort from inside with guide.
After exploring the Amber Fort, drive to the city monuments onroute visiting Jal Mahal in the Sagar Lake. You can take some photographs here and then we continue our drive forward to the city. Visit the city Palace and museum where the artefacts, weapons, clothes, ornaments of the Maharajas are kept. Visit Hawa Mahal, the palace of winds, which is a wall of many windows, used by the royal ladies of the family, to see the market streets and other activities of the bazaars. Also visit Jantar Mantar built to observe astronomical activities.
Evening is at leisure to enjoy the local markets, temples like Birla temple built of white marble. You can also explore the govt showrooms, to buy souvenirs, colourful stones, clothes for you and your loved ones.
Stay overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur - Agra en route visit Fatehpur Sikri
Following a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, we will leave for the city of Mughals, Agra. En route we will visit the Fatehpur Sikri which is just 40 kms away from Agra. Fatehpur Sikri was built by the great Mughal emperor Akbar, when he decided to shift his capital from Agra to Fatehpur Sikri. It was also a devotion to Sufi Saint Salim Chisti, by whose grace Akbar was blessed by son. From here, we continue drive and reach Agra,
On arrival at Agra check into your pre booked hotel and relax for the day. Overnight stay is at hotel.
If you wish, you can pay a visit to Taj Mahal without guide and explore it at your own, during the sunset.
Day 06: Agra sightseeing
Early in the morning, gather in the lobby have tea /coffee and cookies and then we will proceed to the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders in the World. Here, from the parking area we will hop into the decorated Tonga (horse/camel cart) ride, which will take us to the entry gate of the Taj. Along with the guid, you will enter to have a first view of Taj Mahal, where it seems like a palace in clouds. The guide will explain you the history and making of the Taj Mahal in depth while taking you inside the Taj. After sightseeing, get clicked by the professional photographers from different angles.
Return back to the hotel for breakfast. After having a delicious buffet breakfast at the hotel, we will proceed for sightseeing of other famous monuments of Agra which are Agra Fort, which was once home of Emperor Akhbar, and after him, many emperors lived here. The Fort is built beautifully with the red sand stones in Hindu and Persian architecture.
Visit the baby Taj, a replica of Taj Mahal, built of while marble. Built by wife NurJahan of empror Jehangir, for his father Mirza Ghiyas Beg
In evening you may opt to view the Kalarkriti show, to view the stage performance by the artists describing the making of Taj Mahal and the beautiful love story behind this monument. If you wish, ask our experts to book your show for evening well in advance.
Day 07: Agra – Delhi
After lavish buffet breakfast at hotel, our driver will take you back to Delhi. En route you can stop to take pictures of the countryside. Upon arrival, check in hotel for rest of the day.
Day 08: Delhi Departure
On time, transfer will be provided to you by our representative from your hotel to the airport.