About your Tour
One of the best choices for any tourist visiting the cultural country of India for the first time should be the Golden Triangle Tour which covers the city of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. The ancient history and culture of these three famous cities brings forth the essence of incredible India.
Delhi is the second largest metropolis city and the capital of India after Akbar, the Mughal Emperor shifted the capital from Agra to Delhi. It has several heritage sites, monuments and buildings such as the Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutub Minar, India Gate and many more. The grandeur of the city of Agra is due to the presence of one of the seven wonders of the world- The Taj Mahal. It fascinates every visitor with the marvelous works done on its marble. Other places of interest in Agra include the Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, the Tomb of Akbar known as Sikandra and many others. The city of Jaipur is known as the pink city because it is painted in pink and can surprise a traveler with the charm it carries from years and years. The Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort and Birla Temple are some of the places which attract tourists the most. The Golden Triangle Tour is always cherished by foreigners coming in from all around the globe.
Day 01 : Arrival at Delhi
The Delhi airport itself speaks that how well this city has developed into a metropolis. The company representative will receive you and guide you to one of the luxurious hotels of Delhi. The journey from the airport to the hotel will be good enough for you to get an idea about the rich culture and heritage of India.
The night stay will be in the hotel where you can enjoy the excellent facilities and give yourself some rest before exploring the majestic city.
Day 02 : Sightseeing Tour of Delhi
After the morning breakfast we head to explore the famous heritage spots of Delhi starting with the Jama Masjid; the biggest Mosque in India. It is constructed with marble and sandstone which costs about a million rupee. It reflects the majesty of Allah and the Muslim followers offer Namaz in this mosque. Traveling 500 meters away from the Jama Masjid, we come to the Red Fort or the Lal Qila. This is the place where the Indian Prime Minister hoists the Indian flag during the Independence Day. People come to see the Mumtaz Mahal, the Khas Mahal, the Rang Mahal, etc of the Red Fort. Enquire Now
The next place to visit is the Qutub Minar which is attached to the mosque; Quwwat-ul-Islam. The tower is built of Iron which never rusts. The designs and architecture of this tower depicts the Islamic beliefs. Then we also visit the Raj Ghat which is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. On the ride back to the hotel we pass by the famous India Gate, Parliament House, Supreme Court and the Rashtrapati Bhavan – the place where the President lives.
In the evening you will be thrilled to see the various Indian forms of dances followed by Indian delicacies. Then back to your hotel bedroom for the night.
Day 03 : Delhi to Agra
After breakfast we head towards Agra by road which will take about 4 hours. Covering a distance of 201 km, we check into a hotel which is designed in a traditional way.
It was during the 16th and the 17th century when the famous Mughal rulers; Akbar, Shah Jahan and Jahangir transformed this small village like city into a paradise.
The first monument to be visited is obviously The Taj Mahal; one of the seven wonders of the world. It reflects the passion of love that Shah Jahan had for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. There were more than 20,000 craftsmen employed to build this beautiful piece of art which took around 22 years. The domes are very elegantly built and have some of the finest inlay work.
Then we proceed towards the Agra Fort which was build by the contribution of three famous Mughal Emperor; Akbar, Aurangzeb and Shah Jahan. This monument is build with red sandstone. Very close to this monument you will find the Ladies Bazaar where one can get goods made from fine silk and other materials.
We cannot miss visiting the Itmadullah’s Tomb; considered to have magnificent interiors better than The Taj Mahal. This Tomb is build by Noor Jehan in the fond memory of her father.
After sightseeing comes the time to taste the delicious Mughlai cuisine of Agra. The food is spicy and filling. Then back to the hotel for the night. Enquire Now
Day 04 : Agra to Jaipur
Distance to cover at morning after breakfast is 221 km by road which will take approximately 5 hours to reach Jaipur.
After settling down at a nice hotel and taking some rest, we head to Fatehpur Sikri; a city built totally of Sandstone by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. We visit the famous Diwani-i-Am and Diwani-i-Khas. Then comes the grandest palace of Fatehpur Sikri; The Jodabhai’s palace. You should visit the Mausoleum of Salim Chisti; the person who was of great importance in Akbar’s life.
The buildings in the city have distinctive colors which gives it the name, the pink city. To get an idea about the religious beliefs of the people of Jaipur, visit the Birla Temple. It was recently built in the year 1985 and has beautiful carvings on the walls and pillars. You will get the chance to be a part of the Aarti Ceremony in which oil lamps are lit up to be waved in front of the deity so that it gets invoked.
Night stay in the Jaipur hotel.
Day 05 : Exploring Jaipur
Following are some of the famous sightseeing places of Jaipur:
This structure is made of sandstone and is plastered pink; built by Pratap Singh in the year 1799. It is five-storey structure with 953 windows and niches. The work done on it is very elegant and the balconies are huge.
Amber Fort Palace:
It is a very old Fort palace of Rajasthan built in the year 1592 by Man Singh I. The designing is done by combining the Hindu and Mughal style, bringing out an exclusive work.
This is an observatory which was built by Jai Singh II. It has been kept very well preserved and has many astronomical instruments which are huge and can be still used.
Jaipur’s one-seventh area is covered by this City palace which is built according to architectural ideas following the Rajasthani and Mughal tradition. Enquire Now
The streets are filled with bazaars where you can purchase some of the best and unique handicraft items. You can even enjoy a ride on the cycle rikshaw.
Back at the hotel you can cherish the delicious delicacies of Rajasthan for Dinner before going to bed.
Day 06 : Jaipur to Mumbai to Goa
Early morning we depart from Jaipur on a flight to Mumbai. Breakfast will be provided at a hotel in Mumbai. An afternoon flight from Mumbai will lead us to Goa.
Goa is a small city but one of the most loved in India. It has some of the most exotic beaches and natural beauty which make it one of the favorite tourist destinations in India. People who are looking for peace of mind head towards this beautiful city. You can forget all the worries and relax along the sandy beaches while the sea breeze blows across you.
Those who are fond of water-sports like scuba diving, water surfing, rafting, etc will enjoy their stay here. The sea-food here is excellent and the people are very fun-loving in nature. You can enjoy the evening on the beach and take rest at the hotel provided.
Day 07 : Goa
You have this full day to explore the natural beauty of Goa. There are many beaches where you can lie down and relax under the sun. You can enjoy a ride on the back of an elephant; a fun-filled experience. You can get some exquisite pieces of handicraft from the market place. Click pictures of the magnificent views that you can capture in your camera. Goa has many Christian’s inhabitants, so there are some really beautiful and peaceful churches which you can visit.
Goa is famous for its night-life too. You can visit bars and restaurants at night to have a gala time.
Day 08 : Back to Mumbai
Enjoy the morning breakfast at the resort in Goa. You are free to do whatever you desire till evening. A flight in the evening will be boarded towards Mumbai. After reaching Mumbai you can board your International flight to go back home with memories of India to cherish.
Things Included in the Tour:
- Providing accommodation as you desire
- Traveling in Air-conditioned cars
- Guides who are able to converse with you in English
- Taxes, service charges and parking charges
Sightseeing of all the well known places as mentioned above