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India, a country of diverse cultures and heritage. Festivals, Colors, Food and Taj Mahal are some of the things that come to mind if someone says India. If you want to experience the diversity of India in a short period, the Golden Triangle Tour is undoubtedly the best!
The Golden Triangle Tour is a trail of three different cities, Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Starting at the capital of the country, Delhi, this tour will give you a glimpse of diversity, heritage, culture and food of India. It is a vast country and might take years to explore to the fullest, but you can indulge in the Golden Triangle Tour to take a dip in the richness of this land.
The capital of India, Delhi is a city that never sleeps. The chaos entrapped in every street, the skyscrapers, enriching history and heritage, Delhi has a bundle of things to offer. If you’re a day explorer or nightcrawler, Delhi will have something to reward you with. Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb are some of the top listing monuments to admire while Chandni Chowk, HauzKhas Village and Connaught Place are some of the places you cannot miss out on exploring and shopping.
A city built on the banks of Yamuna River with the glorious past of Mughals. Agra, famously known for the marvellous Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is the second city on the Golden Triangle Tour. It is a city where you can admire the various relics of the past while exploring the streets filled with artisans and local culture. You can get your hands on the famous sweet of Agra, Petha or relish upon some Dal Moth with some refreshing Lassi.
The pink city of India, Jaipur is a beautiful heritage city. Famously known for the forts, palaces and monuments, it is a city where Maharajas ruled. The opulence of forts would make your jaw drop and the rich culture will leave you awestruck. Jaipur is a travel back in time. Exploring the lanes while savouring on some delicious Kachoris is a must-do. Not to miss the perfect view from the top of Aravalis in the evening, seeing the whole city light up as bright as the stars.
Golden Triangle Tour would give you a hint of this diverse and utterly beautiful country, India.
Arrive Delhi the Capital city of India.
It is an early Mughal architecture and is believed to have inspired and gave Shah Jahan an idea for designing Taj Mahal. After the visits, we will drive past the famous India Gate and will get fair glimpses of Presidential Palace and Parliament House.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning, we will leave for the sightseeing of Old Delhi, once famed as the walled city. You will explore the lanes of Chandni Chowk, the 300-year-old market on a rickshaw. You will pass through the shops selling silver jewellery, wedding dresses, electronics, spices and whatnot. From there, you will be taken to Jama Masjid or the Friday Mosque. It is one of the largest mosques of India with astonishing architecture. You will pass through Red Fort while en-route to Rajghat.
In complete contradiction to the overwhelming crowd and chaos of Old Delhi, you will enter Raj Ghat. It is a wide expanse of garden with a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, in the middle of it. It is a peaceful place to spend some time.
Overnight at the hotel.
Delhi – Mathura – Vrindavan - Agra
In the morning after checking out from the hotel, we will proceed towards Agra while stopping at the important Hindu pilgrimage sites at Mathura and Vrindavan.
Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna and in Vrindavan, he grew up. There are some important temples that we will visit like Banke Bihari Temple, Janam Bhumi (birthplace of Krishna), Prem Mandir, and Iskcon Temple.
Once we have visited the temples, we will continue for Agra. Overnight at the hotel.
At sunrise, we will visit the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built by Shah Jahan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. This architectural marvel is romanticised by everyone and would leave you awestruck. We return to our hotel for breakfast, the rest of the morning you're free for independent activities.
In the late morning, we will start our day again by visiting Red Fort. A magnificent fort with intelligent defence and beauty. This fort palace was begun by Akbar as a purely defensive citadel and was subsequently completed by two successive emperors that added the delicate marble palaces. After visiting Red Fort, we begin towards Itimad-ud-daulah.
Agra – Fatehpur Sikri - Abhaneri - Jaipur
After checking out from the hotel, we will visit Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri en-route Jaipur. Fatehpur Sikri was a small town which was the short-lived capital of Mughal emperor, Akbar. Legend has it that heirless emperor went to Sikri and visited Saint Sheikh Salim Chisti who blessed Akbar and prophesized the birth of an heir. Out of his utter joy of having a son, he made this village his capital and erected red sandstone marvels. Even today, the establishments here speak of the cherished Mughal architecture and opulence.
We arrive at Jaipur and check-in at the hotel.
After breakfast, we explore the pink city of Jaipur. Firstly, we visit Amber Fort. Cradled upon Aravali hill, a beautiful maze-like structure give rise to Amber Fort. You can take a ride up to the entrance of fort on an Elephant, or otherwise, you can opt for a jeep or walking. Amber is a classic, romantic Rajasthani Fort Palace. The delicately designed fort with an opulence that would leave you startled, it has different sections that could be explored and admired. Once you are done with exploration we will head for a short halt at Hawa Mahal or Palace of Wind for the pictures. We take a break for Lunch.
We visit the Jantar Mantar (Observatory), which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world built by Jai Singh from 1728 to 1734. Situated near the gate of the city palace, the observatory has 17 large instruments, many of them still in working condition.
Overnight is at the hotel.
Jaipur – Samode - Delhi
After breakfast, we head back to Delhi en-route we halt at Samode. We get down from our car at the entrance gate of Samode Village and take a ride on camel or camel cart. We proceed towards Samode Palace on Camel/Camel cart, strolling through the village. Samode Palace was initially built in the sixteenth century as a Rajput fort, but in the early 19th century, under the nobleman Rawal Berisal,
it was converted from a fort into an exquisitely designed palace in Rajput and Muslim architectural style. Rawal Berisal, during this time also served as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan and exercised full powers. It's a beautiful and extravagant palace that makes it a must-visit. After the visit, we continue with our drive to Delhi. We will directly proceed to Airport and bid goodbye.