Get the taste of a spectrum of diversity coupled with the enormity of culture and bountiful heritage as you uncover the hidden secrets of the Golden Triangle and Royal Rajasthan. Consisting of all the emblematic towns Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur forming the Golden Triangle, the tour also helps you explore the rich past of Rajasthan to its fullest. From the incredibly beautiful Taj Mahal to the Golden Sand Dunes of Thar Desert, the tour dives deep into the rich culture and traditions of India.
Start off this amazing tour from the capital that houses the Humayun’s Tomb – the monument that inspired the design of the Taj Mahal, the ivory-white grand mausoleum that will leave you spellbounded. Feel the glory and grandeur while exploring the Amber Fort and get an insight into the royal lifestyle by looking at the exhibits in the City Palace and Albert Hall Museum. Explore the golden sands by getting into a jeep safari at Jaisalmer. Get a bird’s eye view of the Blue city of Jodhpur from the Meherangarh fort. In the evening, enjoy a serene vibe while boating in the Pichola lake as the sun sets behind the skyline of the City Palace of Udaipur.
Route: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur
Duration: 10 Days & 9 Nights
Start point: Delhi
➔ Attend the changing guard ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
➔ Spend an evening at the Hauz Khas lake watching the sunset.
➔ Watch the light and sound show at Agra Fort.
➔ Take an early morning boat ride in the Yamuna river to get a glimpse of the Taj Mahal and the gardens surrounding it.
➔ Shop for world-famous Blue Pottery that is widely recognized as a traditional craft of Jaipur.
➔ Visit the Jaivana Cannon at the Jaigarh Fort, a projectile of which made a small lake in Chaksu after traveling approx. 35 Km.
➔ Take a safari through the Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary in Bikaner.
➔ Take a Camel Safari in Jaisalmer to Sam sand dunes.
➔ Explore the abandoned ghost village, Kuldhara.
➔ Explore the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India.
➔ Enjoy a glass of Makhani Lassi and sample delicious street food near Jodhpur’s clock tower.
➔ Soak in a bird’s eye view of the city as you take an aerial tramway at Doodh Talai Musical Garden.
➔ Walk through the beautiful Gulab Bagh that houses a large variety of roses
How to reach:
By Air: Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) in Delhi is a feasible option for traveling to Himachal as it serves both domestic as well as international flights.
By Rail: New Delhi Railway Station is the one through which most trains arrive and depart from Delhi and is located in Paharganj, near Connaught Place.
By Road: One of the best Options will be through Buses as it is well connected to cities like Jaipur, Agra, Alwar, Dehradun, and even Kathmandu among others.
Reach Delhi where you will be meeting a representative who will help you with the transfers to the romantic city of Agra.
En route, you will stopover at Sikandara where you will be visiting the mausoleum of the powerful Mughal Emperor, Akbar.
After you are done exploring Sikandara, you will proceed to Agra.
On reaching Agra, you will be visiting the most beautiful and Majestic Taj Mahal, which was the most precious gift of love built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his loving wife Mumtaz.
Marvel at this beautiful white marble structure embellished with intricate artworks and surrounded by beautiful fountains and gardens.
You will then visit the Marble inlay-making factories to see traditional workers making amazing marble crafts.
Later in the evening you will proceed to the hotel and complete the check-in formalities.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.
Wake up early and have a delicious breakfast before proceeding to the Pink City, Jaipur.
En route, you will stopover at Fatehpur Sikri that was once the capital of the powerful Mughal Emperor, Akbar.
Here you will be visiting the beautiful Buland Darwaza, which is one of the largest gateways in the world.
After you are done exploring Fatehpur Sikri, you will proceed to Jaipur.
On arrival at Jaipur, check into your hotel and take some rest.
The rest of the day is at leisure and you are free to explore the surroundings on your own.
Later in the evening return back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.
Have a hearty breakfast before embarking on the full-day sightseeing tour to Jaipur.
Visit the grand Amber Fort and Palace cradled on the top of the Aravali Hill overlooking the pink city of Jaipur.
Then proceed to Gaitore which is not only a royal cremation ground of Kachhwaha Rajputs but also an architectural marvel.
On your way back, stopover at the beautiful Man Sagar Lake and admire the grand Jal Mahal palace made of Red Sandstone.
Then explore the rich history of Jaipur as you proceed to City Palace and Museum and Jantar Mantar, which is a heritage site with fixed instruments for making astronomical observations.
Then proceed for a photo stop at Hawa Mahal and you can also opt to explore the nearby markets.
Later in the evening, you will proceed back to your hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast and then get ready to depart to another historic town in Rajasthan, i.e., Bikaner.
En route, you will be visiting Asia's biggest camel breeding farm and watch the different breeds of Camels.
Once you are done exploring the different breeds of camels you will proceed to Bikaner.
On arrival at Bikaner, check in to the hotel and relax for a while.
The rest of the day is at leisure and you can explore the surroundings on your own.
Later in the evening, return back to the hotel in Bikaner for the overnight stay.
After enjoying a hearty breakfast, proceed to visit the famous Junagarh Fort that resides the lavishly decorated Anup Mahal that was designated for private audiences during the rule of Shekhawati Rulers.
When exploring the Junagarh Fort you will also visit the Gaj Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, and Prachina Museum.
You will then visit the historic Lalgarh Palace before continuing your onward journey.
Once you are done exploring the Lalgarh Palace you will proceed to Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City.
Take a short stopover at the Jaisalmer War Memorial, which honors the contributions and sacrifices of war heroes, and also traces the evolution of the Indian Army.
On arrival in Jaisalmer, check in to your hotel and take some rest.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaisalmer.
After breakfast, you will proceed to uncover the secrets hidden behind the Golden Sands of the Thar Desert in Jaisalmer.
You will first visit the golden Jaisalmer Fort that looks like it has just risen from the sands with its golden limestone walls.
You will then visit the beautiful royal Havelis including Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Nathmal-Ki-Haveli, and Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli that speaks of the royal past.
Dating back from the 12th to 15th century, these Havelis feature exquisite carvings and filigreed work.
After experiencing the stunning architectural marvels you will proceed to the beautiful Gadisar Lake.
Depart for a camel ride to the beautiful Sam Sand Dunes overlooking a spectacular sunset.
You will then proceed to check in to the desert camps and enjoy folk performances by the locals while enjoying a bonfire.
Have a scrumptious and authentic Rajasthani meal.
Overnight stay at the Desert Camp in Jaisalmer.
Wake up at your camps to a beautiful morning in the desert and enjoy a delicious breakfast.
You will then depart to Jodhpur and on the way enjoy stunning scenic views for which Rajasthan is famous.
On arrival in Jodhpur, get checked in to the hotel and take some rest.
The rest of the day is at leisure and you are free to explore the beautiful city on your own.
Later in the evening return back to your hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jodhpur.
Wake up to a beautiful sunrise and have your breakfast.
You will then be proceeding to explore the stunning blue city of Jodhpur.
First, proceed to the beautiful Umaid Bhavan Palace, which is built on a vast 26 acres and is one of the world's largest private residences.
You will then proceed to the majestic Mehrangarh Fort that stands on a perpendicular cliff, four hundred feet above the skyline of Jodhpur.
Then visit the beautiful memorial made in marble, the Jaswant Thada, often described as the “Taj Mahal of Marwar”.
You will then proceed to Udaipur which is known for its beautiful Lakes.
On reaching Udaipur, check-in to the hotel and take some rest.
Later in the evening, you will be visiting Lake Pichola where you can enjoy the scenic sunset. You can also take a breathtaking boat tour at an additional cost.
Pichola Lake offers stunning views of the adjoining City Palace that stretches across the lake's eastern bank.
You can also go exploring the beautiful gardens that line the southern bank of the lake.
Then you will proceed back to your hotel in Udaipur for an overnight stay.
Wake up to a beautiful morning and have a delicious breakfast.
You will then embark on the Udaipur City tour that will take you to some of the most prominent landmarks.
Visit the famous Fateh Sagar lake that mesmerizes visitors with its enchanting beauty and then proceed to Sahelion-Ki-Bari - Queen’s resort for her friends.
You will then visit the Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum - a museum of folk and art that displays a rich collection of folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, and dolls.
Walk through the largest palace complex of Rajasthan, The City Palace.
Housed in the iconic 450-year-old palace, the City Palace Museum features eye-catching sculptures, curios, antiques, and inscriptions.
You will also visit other important landmarks like Maharana Pratap Memorial, Nehru Garden, Sukhadia Circle, Jagdish Temple, etc.
Later in the evening travel back to your hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
Wake up to a beautiful sunrise and have a healthy breakfast.
Proceed to check out from the hotel in Udaipur.
You will then be transferred to Railway Station / Airport for your onward journey.