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Golden Triangle Tours
In order to cater to the varied requirements of our valued patrons, we have been able to render Golden Triangle Tours Service. Golden triangle represents the tour from Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Delhi. We have been organizing such trips since long lime. All our professionals have an in-depth expertise of various specifications of this domain. We also make sure that all important places are visited under these tours so as to attain utmost satisfaction of our patrons. Accommodation and meals are also arranged by us. Golden Triangle Tours Service offered by us has following quality features:
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive at Delhi international airport, where our Welcome Ambassadors will greet you at the arrival lounge (after immigrations/customs) and transfer you to your hotel. Delhi, the capital city of India is a bustling metropolis that successfully combines the ancient and the modern in its folds. Standing on the west bank of the Yamuna River at the narrowest point between the Aravali hills and the Himalayas, this city has commanded the strategically vital route from the northwest frontier to the agriculturally rich Ganges plains for more than 2,000 years. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. Overnight at the hotel
This morning proceed for a full day tour of Old & New Delhi.
The city of Delhi can broadly be divided into two parts. Old Delhi and New Delhi, Old was the capital of Delhi Muslim rulers notably the Mughals between 17th & 19th centuries. Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes a visit to the Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque, followed by a cycle rickshaw ride through the lanes of Chandni Chowk (Silver Street) and the Red Fort.
Jama Masjid is the principal mosque of Delhi. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan and completed in the year 1656 AD, it is the largest and best known mosque in the country.
Golden Triangle Taj
A rickshaw ride through its bustling streets which are replete with silver smiths & famous Indian style fast-food joints, many of them dating back to the last century. This area also has the Sheesh Ganj Gurudwara where the 10th guru of the Sikh religion was beheaded. Visit the Red Fort which was built in 1648, this sprawling fort of red sand stones stands along the river Yamuna and is surrounded by a wall of about 2.4 km in circumference. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan (Red Fort remains closed on Mondays).
Raj Ghat, the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. In the afternoon, proceed for a sightseeing of New Delhi.
Golden Triangle Taj
New Delhi is referred to as the IMPERIAL city when the British decided to move their capital from Calcutta in 1911 Drive past the Parliament House, the Presidential Palace - Rashtrapati Bhawan (view from the outside) and the India Gate monuments built during the British rule. India Gate is the famous war memorial situated at the east end of Rajpath facing the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Visit the Humayun's Tomb, the first Mughal garden tomb. Visitors are immediately struck by the tomb's resemblance to its more famous cousin - the Taj Mahal. One of Delhis most striking monuments is the 70-meter high Qutab Minar, (Arabic for pole or axis) which looms majestically across the wide plains of Delhi. The monument marked the site of the first Muslim kingdom in Northern India, established in 1193. Overnight at the hotel
Day 03:Delhi / Agra (Approx. 200 kms, 4 1/2 hrs)
Breakfast is at the hotel. Drive to Agra. Arrive Agra & Check-in at hotel.
Agra The city that created the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Agra city is a virtual gateway to a world of discovery. It has witnessed the rise of the pomp and pageantry of three great Mughal monarchs - Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan, all of whom lavished on this fabled city, their love and riches to transform the land into one of the greatest centers of art, culture, learning and commerce. Much of the city's impressive past lives in evidence even today, in the haunting presence inside the monuments and in the majesty of the buildings.
In the afternoon, proceed to visit the Agra Fort Taj Mahal at sunset.
The Agra Fort was built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar and developed later by his successors in the year 1565. The fort was principally a military structure and later partially became a Palace during the reign of Emperor Shah Jehan.Later proceed to visit the Taj Mahal.
The Taj Mahal was built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan as an expression of his love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love; it stands on the banks of the Yamuna River and is a flawless architectural masterpiece. Taj Mahal was constructed over a period of twenty-two years, employing twenty thousand workers. It was completed in 1648 C.E. The construction documents show that expert craftsmen from Delhi, Qannauj, Lahore, and Multan were employed. The mausoleum is a part of a vast complex comprising of a main gateway, an elaborate garden, a mosque and several other palatial buildings. The Taj is at the farthest end of this complex, with the river Yamuna behind it. (Taj Mahal remains closed on FridayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s). Overnight at the hotel
Day 04:Agra / Jaipur (Approx. 240 kms, 5 hrs)
Breakfast is at the hotel. Drive to Jaipur en route visiting the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri (60 mins stop).
Fatehpur Sikri: This abandoned royal city, was once the capital of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar, but only for 14 years. Most of the historians believe that that reason behind abandoning the city was the lack of water supply. It is situated 26 kms west of Agra.
The buildings here are blended with both Islamic and Hindu elements in their architectural style. They even reflect the very short lived religion founded by Akbar, Din-e-ilahi.
Later continue to Jaipur.Arrive Jaipur & Check-in at the hotel.
Jaipur: Named after its founder, Maharaja JAI SINGH II the city of Jaipur was founded in 1727. An avid astronomer, he laid out the city with its surrounding walls and six rectangular blocks according to principles of town planning set down in the ancient Hindu treatise on architecture.Rest of the day is at leisure to relax at the hotel or explore the pink city of Jaipur.Overnight at the hotel
Breakfast is at the hotel. This morning proceed for a tour of the city visiting the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), City Palace, the Observatory and the local bazaars.
The City Palace: This magnificent palace is situated in the heart of the city and has been home to the rulers of Jaipur since the 18th century. Originally built by Maharaja Jai Singh II and additions were made to the palace complex by many of his successors. The complex is divided into a series of courtyards extensive gardens and buildings.
Jantar Mantar: Next to the Palace compound is the Jantar Mantar, an observatory built in 1728 by Sawai Jai Singh. His passion for science and astronomy was even more distinguished than his powers as a warrior. Before beginning the construction of Jantar Mantar, he sent scholars abroad to study foreign observatories.
Hawa Mahal: Palace of winds as it is more favorably called, was built in 1799 by Sawai Pratap Singh. This structure was so designed to enable ladies to watch the colorful processions without getting noticed. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax at the hotel or explore the pink city of Jaipur. Overnight at the hotel
Breakfast is at the hotel. This morning proceed to visit the Amber Fort. Enjoy Elephant ride at Amber fort (Subject to availability). Amber Fort was made by Maharaja Man Singh and completed by Sawai Jai Singh. Set amongst rugged hills this is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. It is believed to have been the capital of the "Minas" tribe, the original inhabitants of Rajasthan. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax at the hotel or explore the pink city of Jaipur. Overnight at the hotel
Day 07:Jaipur / Delhi (Approx. 265 Kms, 5 hrs)
Breakfast is at the hotel. The morning is at leisure to relax at the hotel. In the afternoon, drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi & Check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax at the hotel or explore the Imperial city of Delhi. Overnight at the hotel
Day 08:Delhi / Onward Destination
Breakfast is at the hotel. Today, you will be transferred to Delhi international airport in time to connect your flight to onward destination.
End of the tour