India’s golden triangle is a tourist circuit which connects the national capital Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The Golden Triangle is so called because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of New Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan on a map. The trips usually start in Delhi moving south to the site of Taj Mahal at Agra, then west, to the desert landscapes of Rajasthan. The golden triangle tour is a quintessential introduction to the rich culture, tradition and history of India, especially for the first time travelers.
Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Places Covered :Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Pushkar – Delhi
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to car for driving towards your hotel. Check in to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi
Have breakfast at the hotel, then head towards exploring Delhi. Visit various attractions such as Red Fort – This monument is also known as “Lal Quila” represents the zenith of Mughal empire creativity, which was initiated by Shah Jahan in the year 1526. This architectural landmark represents fusion of Persian, Islamic and Hindu architectural style. Jama Masjid – It is the largest mosque in India and famously known as Masjid-i Jahan-Numa. This Mughal architectural marvel was constructed by emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1658. It is made up of red sandstone and around 25000 people at a single point of time can offer prayer in this mosque. Qutub Minar – This monument was constructed in the year 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and famously known as “Tower of Victory”. This Minar is surrounded by a lush green garden, which make it a perfect leisurely place for tourists coming from different parts of the world. Humayun’s Tomb – This mausoleum was constructed in year 1570 by Mughal emperor Humayun’s wife Bega Begum. It was the first garden-tomb in India, which inspired several major architectural buildings constructed on later stage. Overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 3: Delhi – Agra
Have your morning breakfast and proceed towards Agra. Once you reach this place, check in the hotel and later leave for Agra sightseeing. Visit Agra Fort – a red sandstone fort on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by Emperor Akbar in the year 1566. In the evening, you will visit Taj Mahal. This is the construction which took around seventeen years to get complete and require 20000 workmen. It was built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz. Overnight stay at Agra.
Day 4: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri -Jaipur
You can again visit Taj Mahal at the time of sunrise. Have your breakfast and proceed to Jaipur. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri. This was the capital at the time of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Along with that also visit Buland Darwaza which is the largest gateway throughout the world. After reaching Jaipur, check-in the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Jaipur
After breakfast, leave for sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit the most popular tourist attractions which include Amber Fort – it is also called as “Amer Fort” and attracts huge number of tourists from all across the globe. This fort overlooks the Maota Lake and was constructed in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh I. Jal Mahal – It is a wonderful palace, which is located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. This palace has been constructed in red sandstone with Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture. Jantar Mantar, which is the largest and till date best preserved observatories which was built by Jai Singh. Hawa Mahal is considered to be the most prominent landmark of Jaipur. This palace comprises of around 953 small windows and was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. Also visit City Palace which houses museum, Chandra Mahal and Shri Govind dev temple. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 6: Jaipur – Pushkar
Enjoy the Pushkar Fair – The largest cattle fairs in the world. Pushkar Fair brings alive bedecked Camels, decorated cattles, adventures competitions, breathtaking events, jostling rustic crowd, meditating sadhus, holy dip, vivid stalls, exotic fair, colorful desert, so typical, so obvious, It can be nothing else but PushkarFair. Overnight stay in Tented Camp.
Day 7: Pushkar – Delhi and Departure
Have breakfast at the hotel, then proceed towards Delhi. On arrival, you will be dropped at Delhi airport to board your international flight to home/next destination.