08 DAYS – GOLDEN TRIANGLE PACKAGE (DELHI – AGRA – JAIPUR)
Day 01: Arrival Delhi
On arrival Delhi, you will receive a warm welcome at the International Airport by our representative and will be transferred to hotel. CHECK-IN 1400 hrs. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast, visit Raj Ghat, – memorial to Mahatma Gandhi & Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India. Drive past Red Fort – a marvel in red sandstone (Closed on Mondays) and Chandni Chowk – an opulence market of perfumes. Later visit India Gate (memorial to the Indian army soldiers who died in` the World War I) and drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (formerly the viceroy’s residence) and Parliament House. Also visit Humanyun’s Tomb & 12th century Qutab Minar, gracefully hand-carved for its entire height of 234 ft, and the iron pillar, which is not rusted even after 1500 years. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Jaipur (around 5.5 hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. On arrival Jaipur, transfer to hotel. Evening free to visit the colourful markets of “The Pink City – Jaipur”. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur
After breakfast, visit Amer Fort. Amber is a classic, romantic Rajasthani Fort Palace. Inside the Fort, visit the Jag Mandir or the Hall of Victory, famed Sheesh Mahal – a room with all the four walls and ceiling completely embedded with glittering mirror pieces. Enroute to Amber Fort, you will have a brief photography stop at Hawa Mahal – the Palace of Winds. Afternoon visit Pink City including Maharaja’s city Palace, the former Royal residence part of it converted into a museum. One of the major attractions in the museum is the portion known as Armoury Museum housing an impressive array of weaponry-pistols. Later visit the Jantar-Mantar, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world. Situated near the gate of the city palace, the observatory has 17 large instruments, many of them still in working condition. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra (around 5.5 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to Agra en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri – 40 kilometers southwest of Agra, this magnificent fortified ghost city was constructed by Akbar in 1659 to honor the Chisti Saint, Sheikh Salim, who foretold the birth of Akbar’s son, Jahangir. The city is a combination of Hindu and Persian architecture, and is in a remarkable state of preservation. It is a fine example of a Mughal city at the height of the empire’s splendor.
On arrival in Agra, transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06: Agra
After breakfast visit the world famous Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. Taj Mahal (Friday closed), described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, it was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble and took 22 years to complete. Later visit Agra Fort, construction of the massive red sandstone was begun by Emperor Akbar in 1565, though additions were made up until the rule of his grandson, Shah Jahan. It is an imposing structure with walls of red sandstone almost three kilometres long. It houses halls of public (Dewan –E- Aam) & private (Dewan –E- Khas) audiences. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: Agra – Delhi (around 4 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to Delhi. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Later free for last minute shopping. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08: Delhi – Departure
Breakfast at hotel. CHECK-OUT NOON.
Later transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.