5 Nights – Golden Triangle Tour
Route : Delhi Agra Jaipur Delhi
Arrive New Delhi, the capital city of India, where you will be greeted by our representative at the airport, and escorted to your hotel.
Discover Delhi/Drive to Agra – 205 kms / 4 hrs
Early this morning, discover the history and heritage of Old Delhi, walking through the busy streets of Chandni Chowk, to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Also visit Raj Ghat, cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi and drive past the splendid Red Fort.
Later explore New Delhi, visiting Qutab Minar, a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture. Take a photo stop at the renowned war memorial, India Gate and visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, a Sikh temple still in active worship. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House and other Government Secretariat Buildings.
Later in the afternoon, drive to Agra, land of the Taj Mahal.
Day in Agra
This morning, witness the surreal views of the Taj Mahal, sparkling in the glittering rays of the Indian sun. Step inside this eternal symbol of love and appreciate the intricate designs and symmetries that rhyme as a poem written in marble. Taj Mahal is an extravagant display of love, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Also, visit the splendid Agra fort, built in red sandstone, encapsulating magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens.
Agra to Jaipur - 240 kms / 5 hrs
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur – the pink hued capital city of Rajasthan. This city of erstwhile Rajput Maharajas, is built in 9 rectangular sectors symbolising 9 divisions of the universe, as per Indian cosmology. En route to Jaipur, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the capital city of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century.
Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in at your hotel. Later explore the many facets of Jaipuri crafts such as semi precious jewels, pottery, colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, woven carpets etc – watch artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping.
Today, explore the princely city of Jaipur, starting with a morning excursion to 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 may also choose to climb or drive up to the fort.
This afternoon, visit City Palace, the architectural masterpiece of Jaipur, and the ancient astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar. Also take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), built in the 18th century.
Jaipur to Delhi - 260 kms / 5 hrs
After breakfast, drive back to Delhi International Airport or to your Delhi hotel.