Golden Triangle (Delhi, Jaipur, Samode & Agra Tour)
Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days
Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi. The colour & romance of India greets you as you disembark from your plane in Delhi – it is one of the most historic capitals in the world and two of its monuments- the Qutab Minar and Humayun's Tomb, which has been declared as the World Heritage Sites. It is also one of the greenest capital. For the visitor, it serves as a perfect introduction to the cultural wealth, the complexities and dynamism of India. Meeting and assistance upon arrival thereafter transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi – Jaipur
Morning sightseeing of New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayun's tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. Also visit Qutab Minar.
Later in the afternoon drive towards Capital of Rajasthan - Jaipur, the city-capital in the tone of an autumnal sunset, literally lush pink when Prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria, stepped on its soil in 1883. Interspersing the play of red and pink were white borders and motifs, painstakingly outlining the architectural highlights of Jaipur's buildings. Jaipur had been like that since 1727 when Maharaja Sawai Nai Singh II had it built that year. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the Rajput Empire rulers, perched atop the hill overlooking the lake. Ascend to this hilltop fort in Maharajah style… by decorated Elephants. Visit the beautiful complex of palaces including inlaid mirror palace, halls, pavilions, gardens and the famous Kali temple. In the Afternoon, city tour of JAIPUR, visiting the City Palace- the Royal residence of Maharajah built in Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, Hawa Mahal" the Palace of Wind & the Observatory of the 18th century. Thereafter, have a Walk in the bustling bazaars of Jaipur, well known for their beautiful carpets, enameled ornaments, precious and semi-precious stones, brass ornaments and many other arts and crafts. Overnight.
Day 4 : Jaipur – Samode
In the morning, drive towards Sanganer known for its blue pottery and colorful hand made paper. Visit an old Jain Temple there. Then continuation towards the old caravan city of Samode locked up in its walls and dominated by the castle. Visit the Palace, the Sheesh Mahal- the hall of mirrors. Thereafter, continue towards Delhi. Arrive Delhi and proceed to the hotel.
Day 5 : Samode – Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
In the morning we begin our Journey towards Agra, the old imperial capital of India. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, the ancient capital of the Mughal Empire for 14 years before it was abandoned. This city built in 1569 has some splendid Palaces - with an excellent blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Thereafter continue towards Agra. Arrive Agra late in the afternoon and proceed to the hotel for overnight.
Day 6 : Agra – Delhi
In the morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal, who eternal beauty will astonish and mesmerize the visitors. The Taj Mahal was built by the Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who died in 1631.Return to Hotel. Afternoon, visit of the Grand Agra Fort where lived three Mughals Emperors. This fort rises on the edges of Yamuna. Later proceed for Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to international airport to board flight for onward destination.