A fun-filled family trip of absolute amazement and discovery through the iconic and ancient cities of India – Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, popularly known as the Golden Triangle. The golden triangle tour is a quintessential introduction to the rich culture, tradition and history of India, especially for the first time travelers. These 3 cities are bestowed with a beautiful amalgamation of Mughal, Persian, and Hindu Architectural buildings that reflect the rich history, glory, and grandeur.
Begin this amazing tour from the capital city Delhi which was once the seat of the Mughal Empire. Visit the architectural wonders like the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar and munch in the famous paranthas at Paranthe wali gali, Chaat at Chandani Chowk, kebabs at Khan Market along with jalebis, rabdis and kulfis. Moving to the love capital, Agra, the enigmatic Taj Mahal at the center on the banks of the Yamuna River will leave you spellbound. Finally visit the City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar at the royal capital and a blushing city made of red sandstone -Jaipur.
Route: Delhi- Agra- Jaipur- Delhi
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Start point: Delhi
Things not to Miss:
➔ Attend the unique changing guard ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan
➔ Walkthrough the colorful art street of Lodi Colony
➔ Take an early morning boat ride in the Yamuna river to get a golden glimpse of the Taj Mahal as painted by the rising sun
➔ Watch the popular musical drama of the Taj Mahal’s story at Kalakriti convention center
➔ Visit Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre to understand the making of the famous Jaipur Blue pottery
➔ Take a tour of Amer fort in Maharaja Style by riding on an elephant’s back
➔ Take a stroll in Asia’s largest signal park at Jawahar Circle
➔ Marvel at the mammoth-sized 18th century Jaivana cannon at Jaigarh, a projectile of which made a small lake in Chaksu after traveling approx. 35 Km.
➔ Walkthrough the secret tunnel used during the wars connecting the Amer fort to Jaigarh
How to Reach:
By Air: The best way to reach Delhi is through Air, as the Indira Gandhi International airport is very well connected to cities across India and the world.
By Rail: Another Alternative is New Delhi Railway Station is 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 a representative will help you get transferred to the hotel.
On reaching the hotel, complete the check-in process and take some rest.
Later in the afternoon, proceed to Jantar Mantar which is a huge observatory that contains astronomical structures and instruments, all of which are built entirely of masonry.
You can then proceed to visit Raj Ghat, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi at the west bank of the Yamuna River.
You can also drive past Rajpath overlooking the Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament House and visit the India Gate.
Once you are done exploring Delhi, you can proceed back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
Wake up in the morning, have a delicious breakfast and then you can get ready for a drive to another historical and romantic city of Agra.
En route, you can visit Sikandara - a red sandstone and marble tomb built by Emperor Akbar himself.
On arrival at Agra, check-in to your hotel and take some rest.
In the afternoon you can visit the world famous Taj Mahal - the most precious gift of love built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his loving wife Mumtaz.
Further, you can also visit the Marble inlay making factories to see traditional workers making amazing marble crafts.
Once you are done exploring the beautiful city of Taj, you can return back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.
Wake up in the morning, and after having a healthy breakfast you can visit Agra Fort before you leave for 'Pink City', Jaipur.
En route to Jaipur, you can take a short stopover at Fatehpur Sikri - the capital of the Mughal Empire also known as the city of Victory.
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 can proceed to Jaipur.
On arrival at Jaipur, check into your hotel and take some rest.
The remaining day is at leisure and you can opt to explore the surroundings.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.
Have a hearty breakfast before embarking on the full-day sightseeing tour to Jaipur.
You can visit the grand Amber Fort and Palace cradled on the top of Aravali Hill overlooking the Pink City of Jaipur.
Then you can proceed to Gaitore which is not only a royal cremation ground of Kachhwaha Rajputs but also an architectural marvel.
On your way back, you can stop over at the beautiful Man Sagar Lake and admire the grand Jal Mahal palace made of Red Sandstone.
Later, you can 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.
In the evening, you can proceed for a photo stop at Hawa Mahal and you can also opt to explore the nearby markets.
Once done exploring the city, you can proceed back to your hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.
Wake up to a beautiful sunrise and have a healthy breakfast.
Pack your bags along with a bundle of cherished memories and head back to Delhi.
Conclude the tour on reaching your desired destination in Delhi for your onward journey.