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The Golden Triangle with Samode Tour - Package Detail

The Golden Triangle with Samode Tour

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Route : Delhi Agra Samode Jaipur Delhi
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Day 1

Arrive Delhi, the capital city of India


Arrive in India, for your Golden Triangle with Samode Tour

PM:

  • Arrive Delhi
  • Welcome at airport
  • Transfer to hotel

Day 2

Day in Delhi


Discover the first city of your Golden Triangle with Samode tour, pacing through Delhi, the city which is as historic as modern, like 2 sides of the same coin!

AM: Sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, includes a visit to

  • Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India
  • Chandani Chowk, ‘silver street’, one of the largest trading centres of India
  • Drive past Red Fort, the place that marked the announcement of India’s freedom from the British Raj
  • Raj Ghat, cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi

PM: Sightseeing tour of New Delhi, includes a visit to

  • Qutab Minar, a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture and the worlds tallest minaret
  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the largest Sikh temple of Delhi, with a gold tomb, still in active worship
  • Photo stop at India Gate, the war memorial arch built in honour of the soldiers who died in the second world war
  • Drive past President's House, Parliament House and other Government Secretariat Buildings, the most imposing features of Lutyen’s Delhi

Day 3

Drive to Agra, land of the Taj Mahal


Continue to the second highlight of your Golden Triangle with Samode tour, discovering the Mughal city of Agra, home to the beautiful wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal

AM:

  • Drive to Agra, enroute visit Sikandra, the tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar
  • Afternoon at leisure

PM:

  • Optional: watch a fantastic show “Mohabbat the Taj – The saga of love”, staging the largest replica of the Taj Mahal, and presenting the Taj in its various shades and seasons.

Day 4

Day in Agra


Enjoy the epitome of your Golden Triangle with Samode tour, with a sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal

AM:

  • Rise early to experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the eternal symbol of love, the Taj Mahal. Often referred to as a poem in white marble, Taj Mahal displays the saga of love between Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal.
  • Visit Agra fort, which is built in red sandstone and has magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens

PM:

  • Visit marble inlay workshops – watch artisans creating magical beauty with marble and indulge in exquisite shopping in this historic city of Agra

Day 5

Drive to Samode, a small village famous for its beautiful palace


Discover the hidden treasures of your Golden Triangle with Samode tour, with a palatial stay at Samode, a small village near Jaipur

AM:

  • Drive to Samode, enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the crowning glory of Emperor Akbar's architectural legacy. Built in red sandstone, its numerous palaces, halls, and structures exemplify the creativity of erstwhile Mughal emperors.

PM:

  • Evening at leisure to enjoy the ambience of the beautiful palace and explore its museum

Day 6

Drive to Jaipur, the pink capital city of Rajasthan


Complete your Golden Triangle Tour, with a visit to Jaipur in Rajasthan

AM:

  • Drive to Jaipur
  • Enjoy a heritage walk in the old city of Jaipur, seeing life along the small alleys and by-lanes. Interact with the local artisans enamelling jewels with local ‘meenakari’ work, along with goldsmiths and silversmiths of the region

PM:

  • Visit gems, jewels and carpet weaving factories – watch artisans creating unique masterpieces and enjoy haggling for souvenirs in colourful bazaars of Jaipur

Day 7

Day in Jaipur


Cherish the splendour of your Golden Triangle Tour, with a tour of this princely city of Jaipur, which is built in 9 rectangular sectors symbolising 9 divisions of the universe, as per Indian cosmology

AM:

  • Visit the splendid Amber fort, which was built in the 16th century.  An elephant ride (subject to availability) will help you ascend to this hilltop fort. Alternatively, you could choose to walk or drive up to the fort.

PM:

  • Photo stop at Hawa Mahal, the palace of winds. This palace consists of long corridors and a decorated facade with its innumerable windows and screened balconies, especially built for the royal women to view processions along the cities main street.
  • Visit the City Palace complex, reflecting the architectural exuberance of Jaipur. The complex consists of a variety of museums and a part of the palace is still the royal residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur
  • Visit Jantar Mantar, the ancient astronomical observatory

Day 8

Drive to Delhi Airport DEPARTURE


Bid goodbye to India, as you reach the finale of your Golden Triangle with Samode tour

AM:

  • At leisure in Jaipur

PM:

  • Drive to Delhi International Airport, to catch your flight back home

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