GOLDEN TRIANGLE

GOLDEN TRIANGLE EXTENSIVE

TOUR CODE: NGS 2 Affordable Golden Triangle Trip

GOLDEN TRIANGLE EXTENSIVE

DURATION 06 NIGHTS AND 07 DAYS

 

DAY 01                        ARRIVE DELHI Affordable Golden Triangle Trip

Arrive in Delhi. You will be met by our representative in arrival lounge and transferred to hotel.  Hotel for an overnight stay.

DAY 02                  DELHI

Morning tour of New Delhi begins with a visit of the grateful mausoleum of the Moghul Emperor Humayun, known as Humayun Tomb. Continue to the 13th century Qutub Minar, a dramatic 234 foot high fluted minaret. Proceed along the majestic promenade past the imposing India Gate War memorial, Secretariat Buildings, Parliament House and Raj Bhavan, official residence of the President. Discover Old Delhi this afternoon with a visit of Raj Ghat, the tranquil final resting place of Mahatma Gandhi. On the 17th century Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, the gateway to Chandni Chowk , the busting and colorful market place of the Old city.

In the evening we witness sound and light show at Red fort.. (Lighting is only used to highlight buildings) its narration is quite good — The story reenacts Delhi’s tumultuous 5,000 year history, with particular emphasis on the Mughal era during which the Fort was built by Emperor Shah Jahan. Return to hotel for night stay. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 03                  DELHI

Post breakfast, drive to Akshardham Temple: The temple showcases an amazing world of Indian culture through its ornate with 20,000 statues, floral motifs, arches and exceptionally carved pillars. The temple complex promises a unique view of the Hindu religion and Indian culture. The main monument is about 141-ft high and houses a striking statue of Lord Swaminarayan. The temple represents a wonderful fusion of pink stone and pure white marble. The pink stone symbolizes Bhakti (Devotion) in eternal bloom while the white marble stands for absolute purity and eternal peace. Later drive to ISKCON Temple: Built on a hilly place in 1998, the ISKCON Temple is a complex of temples. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, this elegant temple is one of the largest temple complexes in India. It has a large number of Hare-Rama Hare-Krishna cult followers. Overnight stay in the hotel. Affordable Golden Triangle Trip

 

DAY 04                  DELHI / JAIPUR (BY ROAD 260 KMS/05-6 HRS DRIVE)

Post breakfast continue to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check into hotel. Afternoon is at leisure. Rest of the day at leisure.  Overnight at hotel.

DAY 05                  JAIPUR Affordable Golden Triangle Trip

This morning excursion to Amber Fort; which is located just outside the city, this is among the most beautiful example of Rajasthani forts and gives a majestic view of the city down below. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. You can have the Royal experience of traveling on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated.  Continue city tour of this amazing Pink city.   City Palace -the royal residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur, which houses a museum in the heart of Jaipur which is a complex of courtyards, gardens and buildings, the impressive City Palace is right in the center of the Old City. The outer wall was built by Jai Singh, but within it the palace has been enlarged and adapted over the centuries. There are palace buildings from different eras, some dating from the early 20th century. Despite the gradual development, the whole is a striking blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Visit Central Museum with its huge collection of jewelry, colorful costumes, woodwork, Jewellery, costumes, brassware, and pottery, also visit Jantar Mantar, which is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh.  This is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, Next we proceed to Hawa Mahal enroute we stop at Jal Mahal for a photo shoot. Hawa Mahal -This elaborate building is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies the most awe-inspiring sight in the city of Jaipur. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. It is also known as ‘Palace of Winds‘because of its windows that allow the wind to flow in keeping it cool. There are 953 stone-carved screens or windows in the palace. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal Ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen.   Rest of the afternoon free to explore the colorful bazaars, Jaipur is world famous for its beautiful Jewellery and designs, textile quality among the best in word. Overnight at Jaipur.    Affordable Golden Triangle Trip

DAY 06                        JAIPUR / FATEHPUR SIKRI / AGRA (BY ROAD 230 KMS / 05 HRS-30 MIN DRIVE)

Post breakfast drive for Agra enroute Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri. The first stop will be at Abhaneri which is a small village in northern Rajasthan. Begin at Chand Baori, one of the largest step wells in India, fortified on all sides. This unique idea was conceived by the early natives to work as a water reservoir, located adjacent to the temple dedicated to Harshat Mata, goddess of joy and happiness – an architectural jewel. Proceed further and take a lunch break in a midway. After that continue to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri – the deserted city, India’s “Pompeli” once a glittering imperial capital, later mysteriously abandoned.  Today you will see the remarkably well preserved building and red sandstone palaces. Arrive in Agra, home of the legendry shrine to “love” The Taj Mahal”. Check-into the Hotel. Evening at leisure.  Overnight stay at hotel. Affordable Golden Triangle Trip

(TAJMAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS)

 

DAY 07            AGRA – DELHI DEPARTURE

Today, the extraordinary experience of visiting one of the most fabled monuments in the world- The Taj Mahal. This 17th century mausoleum in white marble was built by Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his queen Mumtaj Mahal. It is an architectural marvel, remarkable for its perfect symmetry of design and construction. Then visit the Agra Fort, a cluster of palaces and mosque built on the bank of the river Yamuna. Afternoon is free to explore the local bazaars on your own. By late noon, we proceed to Delhi.. Arrive by evening and after dinner drop at international airport. Affordable Golden Triangle Trip

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