7 Days India Golden Triangle – Delhi Jaipur Agra
Delhi – Jaipur – Agra
Exotic and colorful, The Land of Kings is multifaceted and intriguing. Delhi is a city of contrast – Old Delhi is filled with endless crowded bazaars while New Delhi is grand and pompous. Agra boasts one of the most opulent marble extravaganzas – Taj Mahal. Jaipur, the pink city serves as an excellent introduction to the colors of India.
Day 1 | Hotel
Upon arrival at late night meet and transfer to hotel. Check into hotel and overnight.
Day 2 | B, L, D | Hotel
After breakfast full day city tour.Delhi is one of the best examples in the world where ‘old meets new’. You’ll visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, Jama Masjid, the Red Fort, Chandi Chowk market, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and many more sights on this private day tour.
Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. Continue to Jama Masjid, India’s biggest mosque, and the Red Fort. Then, visit Chandi Chowk, an old and busy market, and peruse the many stalls selling various curious from spices to local handicrafts.
Visit new Delhi. Here you will see such sights as the impressive Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tome, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and Lakshmi Narayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple. You will also drive past the President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat buildings and Connaught Place shopping center.
Day 3 | B, L, D | Hotel
Delhi – Jaipur (drive 265km – 5hrs)
After breakfast check out of hotel. Visit Laxmi Narayan Temple in Delhi then leave surface to Jaipur and on arrival transfer to hotel. And Pink city Jaipur Bazar and Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace) visit over night Hotel in Jaipur
The poet king Sawai Pratap Singh built this palace of winds. This is easily the most well-known landmarks of Jaipur and is also its icon. Located in the City Palace complex, it is best viewed from the road outside. This five-storey building overlooking the busy bazaar street is a fascinating example of Rajput architecture and artistry with its delicately honeycombed 953 pink sandstone windows known as ‘jharokhas’. It was originally built for the ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life and processions in the city from their veiled comfort.
Day 4 | B, L, D | Hotel
Jaipur – city tour
Excursion to Amber Fort and enjoy elephant ride at Amber Fort. Visit City Palace of Jaipur and Jantar Mantar (Observatory). Afternoon free t leisure to explore the bazaar area. The Jaipur bazaars are a treat for those who love to explore and discover. Overnight Hotel in Jaipur.
The Amber Fort
The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh the fort was made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful fusion of art and architecture. Amber is the classic and romantic fort-palace with a magnificent aura. The interior wall of the palace depicts expressive painting scenes with carvings, precious stones and mirror settings. In the foreground is the Maota Lake providing a breathtaking vista. Built mainly for the warring enemies as a safe place, the heavily structured walls could defend the residents within the ramparts of the fort.
Day 5 | B, L, D | Hotel
Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra (drive 251km – 5hrs)
Leave by surface to Agra en-route visit typical village then Fathepur Sikri. It was the capital of Emperor Akbar but the city was abandoned dramatically mainly due to lack of water. Arrive Agra and transfer to Hotel and overnight hotel in Agra.
Day 6 | B, L, D | Hotel
Agra – Delhi (drive 205km – 4hrs)
After breakfast visit Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays) & Agra Fort then drive to Delhi.
Taj Mahal is located on the right bank of the Yamuna River in a vast Mughal garden that encompasses nearly 17 hectares. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal with construction starting in 1632 AD and completed in 1648 AD, with the mosque, the guest house and the main gateway on the south, the outer courtyard and its cloisters were added subsequently and completed in 1653 AD. The existence of several historical and Quaranic inscriptions in Arabic script have facilitated setting the chronology of Taj Mahal. For its construction, masons, stone-cutters, inlayers, carvers, painters, calligraphers, dome builders and other artisans were requisitioned from the whole of the empire and also from the Central Asia and Iran. Ustad-Ahmad Lahori was the main architect of the Taj Mahal.
Agra Fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
The Red Fort of Agra is a powerful fortress founded in 1565 by the Emperor Akbar (1556-1605) on the right bank of the Yamuna; it is placed today on the north-west extremity of the Shah Jahan Gardens which surround the Taj Mahal and clearly form, with them, a monumental unity.After the tour drive to Delhi.
Day 7 | B
Delhi – Final Departure
After breakfast free till departure – transfer to airport as per your flight.
• All private transportation including airport transfers as per itinerary
• English speaking tour guide and tour escort as per itinerary
• Accommodation twin or triple sharing basis
• All the meals as per itinerary
• All the entrances fees for places of visit
• International air ticket
• India visa (self-apply before departure)
• Travel insurance
• All alcoholic and other beverages
• Telephone bills
• All personal expenses
• Liabilities of loss, theft and damages