GOLDEN TRIANGLE WITH TEMPLES

DURATION: 9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS
DELHI – HARIDWAR – RISHIKESH – DELHI – SIKANDARA –AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI – JAIPUR – NEEMRANA – DELHI

The Golden Triangle Tour of India is one of the most popular and frequently visited tour packages in India. It covers the majestic city of Delhi, the lovely city of Agra and the royal city of Jaipur. Golden Triangle with Temples tour will take you to the famous ghats, temples and pilgrimage sites giving you an deep insight rich and diverse culture of India. From Mughal and Colonial monuments to the Symbol of Eternal Love, from Rajput architectural marvels to famous pilgrimage sites of India, this is one of a kind of tour that will give lifelong memories to cherish.

 

DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN DELHI

Namaste! Welcome to the Capital of India. You will be welcomed by our representatives on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to let you overcome jet lag. In the evening you may explore the colorful and lively markets of Delhi. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

 

DAY 02: DELHI CITY TOUR

Good Morning! After breakfast you will be going for a full day sightseeing tour of the capital city of India starting with the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest and most splendid mosque in India, both built by Emperor Shah Jahan, Rajghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where he was cremated. Post lunch the sightseeing continues to explore the best tourist attractions of New Delhi including a drive past through the Indian President’s House (Rashtrapati Bhawan) towards India gate built to honour and pay a tribute to the Indian soldiers, then visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar; built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty and the beautiful Lotus Temple. In the evening take a cycle rickshaw ride through the bustling and colourful bazaar of Chandani Chowk for shopping or to taste some tantalizing North Indian cuisines. Afterwards return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.

 

DAY 03: DELHI TO HARIDWAR

After breakfast check out of the hotel and start your journey towards Haridwar, located at the foothills of the lower Himalayan Shivalik Mountains, on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga), and is an important pilgrimage site for the Hindus. Upon arrival check-in the hotel and relax. Later in the in the evening enjoy the spectacular ‘Aarti’ at Har Ki Pauri. Have a pleasant overnight stay at the hotel.

 

DAY 04: HARIDWAR – RISHIKESH – HARIDWAR

In early morning, start the sightseeing tour of Haridwar and visit various tourist attractions such as Chandi Ghat, Chandi Devi temple, Sapt Rishi and Mansa Devi Temple. Later on proceed towards Rishikesh – the town is known as Yoga & Meditation capital of the world. Upon arrival visit various Ashrams and the most famous ashram is Parmarth Ashram. Also visit Lakshman Jhula and Ram Jhula – the suspension bridges on Ganges, Muni Ki Reti, and Bharat Mandir. Then drive to visit Vasisth Gupha situated 20 Kms uphill, where great truth-seeker and author of Hindu Epic Ramayana meditated. Here you can also enjoy White Water River rafting on Ganges – one of the thrilling activities. Afterwards return to the hotel at Haridwar for overnight stay.

 

DAY 05: HARIDWAR TO DELHI

Today morning after breakfast proceed towards Delhi. Upon arrival check in at the hotel and relax. Rest of the day is at leisure. In the evening you can go out for some shopping and having some lip smacking North Indian Cuisines. Afterwards return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.

 

DAY 06: DELHI TO AGRA VIA SIKANDARA

After breakfast check out the hotel and proceed towards Agra. On the way To Agra stop over at Sikandra to see the Tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar, a marvelous mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Akbar, spectacularly designed structure of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Once you reach Agra check in the hotel and leave for Agra Sightseeing with a visit to Agra Fort built in 1576 AD by great Mughal Emperor Akbar, structured and designed with red stoned barricaded; here you will find the splendid Pearl Mosque and various other classic example of art: Jahangir Mahal, Moti Masjid, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Am, and Meena Bazaar. Emperor Shahjahan imprisoned by his rebellious son Aurangzeb in the Musamman Bhurj, would see his love reflecting through the Taj Mahal, where his dear wife was cremated. Later visit the Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula, 35 kms from Agra, built by Empress Noorjahan daughter of Shahjahan, this monument a tribute to her great father. After sightseeing return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.

 

Day 07: AGRA TO JAIPUR VIA FATEHPUR SIKHRI

Today morning after breakfast check out the hotel and visit world’s most popular and beautiful monument: Taj Mahal, a Symbol Of eternal love And UNESCO World Heritage Site. Being one of the 7 wonders of the world, this historical masterpiece is an illustration of the fusion of diverse architectural styles. Later proceed towards the Pink City, Jaipur. Enroute Jaipur stop over at Fatehpur Sikri, the old deserted town of the Mughal kingdom, built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti who blessed birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar. Afterwards continue drive towards Jaipur. On arrival check In at the hotel and have a pleasant night stay at Hotel.

 

DAY 08: JAIPUR CITY TOUR

Today morning after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to splendid Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, built in the 15th Century by Rajput King Man Singh. Visit Jal Mahal or water palace that is situated in the midst of the beautiful Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur City. Continue your sightseeing by visiting the regal City Palace – present residence of the royal family of Jaipur, the palace is a miraculous portrayal of the real Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Then visit the incredible Jantar Mantar , which was innovated and constructed by Jaipur King Swai Jai Singh. Amongst the 5 observatories built by him, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is one of them. Later visit the splendid Hawa Mahal, also known ‘Palace of Winds’ was built with a concept for the woman of royal families to speculate the royal ceremonies and festivals being hidden from the public eyes. After sightseeing have a pleasant night stay at your Hotel.

 

DAY 09: JAIPUR TO DELHI AIRPORT VIA NEEMRANA

Today morning after breakfast check out the hotel and drive towards Delhi. On the way stopover and visit one of the most magnificent fort of Rajasthan. Neemrana offers a unique experience of seeing and ‘living’ history. Neemrana is a unique destination as it is one of the only places to visit near Delhi which offers a wide range of activities such as camel cart rides, multimedia tours, vintage car rides and a thrilling zipping tour! Later on continue your journey towards Delhi airport to board a flight for onwards journey with some happy memories.

NOTE: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs and preferences. Feel free to contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday or a tour package specially designed to suit your needs and desire for an unforgettable India tour.

 

INCLUSIONS:

  • Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Accommodation as per our Itinerary hotel on twin sharing basis inclusive of taxes.
  • Complimentary drinks on arrival.
  • Pickup service from Airport, Railway Station and Hotel.
  • Air Conditioned vehicles having sufficient space for luggage.
  • All State Taxes, Parking and all transport related expense including Driver Services.
  • A trained and knowledgeable representative throughout the tour.
  • Experienced chauffeurs for all kinds of conveyance.

 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Entry fee at the monuments.
  • Tips to the servicemen.
  • Meals and services not specified in the above mentioned section.
  • Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums.
  • Cost for service provided on a personal request.
  • Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, Soft Drinks, Incidentals, Porter Charges, tips etc.
  • Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” head.