Glorious India Tours - Golden Triangle Tour

Location:
Delhi - Samode - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi - Departure
06 Nights/07Days
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Overview  The Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur – Three splendid cities with captivating diversity of people, religion, life style and rich cultural heritage form an interesting triangle, because of its geographical positioning and routing connectivity for traveller giving it a name of famous “The Golden Triangle”. For first time visitors to India, it’s a must see!! Experience India’s life in cosmopolitan city of Delhi - the right juxtaposition of what one sees as heritage of Mughals imprints in Old Delhi to the new and futuristic New Delhi, walk through the busy streets of Old Delhi, the biggest mosque of India -Jama Masjid overlooking the Red Fort, visit to one of the seven wonders of world in Agra -Taj Mahal, a tribute to beauty and love, see the majestic Pink City Jaipur, enjoy the elephant ride ascend to Amber Fort, enjoy the rickshaw ride through the local bazaars of Jaipur, witness the Royal Grandeurs of Maharaja’s heritage visiting royal observatory and city palace of Jaipur. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi and Jaipur.
  • Tonga ride in Agra.
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur.


Day 01: Arrival Delhi -
On arrival in Delhi at International airport you will meet Glorious India Tours representative and assisted transfer to hotel 

Delhi The capital of Republic of India, Delhi is a bustling metropolis and a city of almost 17 million inhabitants. Delhi is a near perfect blend of the ancient and the modern and is seamlessly divided into two parts - Old & New Delhi. Old Delhi is part of the city that was designed by the Mughals and New Delhi was designed majorly during English rule and also known as “Lyutens” Delhi. 

Overnight, stay at hotel in Delhi. 

Day 02: Delhi -
Morning proceed for the sightseeing tour of Old Delhi include visit to mosque of Friday, Jama Masjid. Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India and is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan whose best work is Taj Mahal. The spacious courtyard of the Jama Masjid holds thousands of faithful devotees. Enjoy rickshaw ride through the colorful shopping bazaar known as Chandni Chowk Market (closed on Sundays). Drive past the Red Fort, an important building complexes of India which encapsulates a long period of Indian history and its arts. Also visit Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. 

Afternoon you will visit New Delhi. Qutub Minar, the pride of Delhi. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture. Humayun Tomb, is the Delhi's first Mughal mausoleum, constructed in 1564 after the death of the second Mughal Emperor. It was built in accordance to the Indo Islamic architecture. Later drive past spectacular India Gate (the memorial built to commemorate the unknown soldiers), The President’s House and Government Buildings (ministry offices). 

Overnight, stay at hotel in Delhi. 

Day 03: Delhi-Samode-Jaipur -
Morning you will be driven to Jaipur, city is one of the most romantic cities in Rajasthan (275 Kms / 05 hrs approx.) Enroute visit Samode Palace. Samode Palace is a historical, reflective, luxurious, rejuvenating, artistic, romantic journey that are unexpectedly much more than what you set out to discover. Samode defines a legacy of quiet magnificence, an elegant and regal way of life, into the warmth of a family and people renowned for their refined hospitality. 

After lunch continue your drive to Jaipur. 

Jaipur or The City of Victory was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727. It is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the Universe through nine rectangular sectors sub-dividing it. The architect who formalized the city’s plans on the Shilpa Shastra, the epic Hindu treatise on architecture, mixed it with the sublimit of the Mughal and Jain influences of those times. 

Overnight, stay at hotel in Jaipur. 

Day 04: Jaipur -
Morning you will visit Amber Fort with photo stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), fort is set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh the fort was made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful fusion of art and architecture. Enjoy elephant ride to climb up the Fort. 

Afternoon proceed for the sightseeing tour of city visiting City Palace, a beautiful palace complex full of treasures now housed in the museum area. City Palace is a delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture. Also visit Jantar Mantar or Royal Astronomical Observatory. This observatory is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja (King) Jai Singh II at his then new capital of Jaipur between 1727 and 1734. 

Overnight, stay at hotel in Jaipur. 

Day 05: Jaipur-Fatehpur Sikri-Agra -
Today you will be driven to Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, a fascinating ghost town, the city lies a little beyond Agra. The deserted Red sandstone city was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. 

On arrival in Agra you will be transferred to Hotel 

Agra is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World the Taj Mahal. The golden age of the city began with the Mughals between 16th and 17th Century. Agra is known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone by craftsmen who worked under the Mughals. The city is also famous for its carpet, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes. 

Overnight, stay at hotel in Agra. 

Day 06: Agra -
Morning you will visit “Taj Mahal” on Tongas (horse carriage). Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday’s). Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as an expression of his love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, in mid 17th century, the Taj Mahal is truly one of the wonders of the world. 

Afternoon you will visit Agra Fort, the seat and the stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. It was here that Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Aurangzeb, and from here Jahan watched the continuing construction of his Taj Mahal until his death. 

Overnight, stay at hotel in Agra. 

Day 07: Agra-Delhi-Onward
Today afternoon you will be driven to Delhi. On arrival In Delhi transfer to Delhi international airport to board flight for onward journey. 

Note : Tour Cost on request.

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Route: Delhi - Samode - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi - Departure

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