Your Golden Triangle trip begins with your arrival at the Delhi International Airport. At the airport, you will be received by a India Tours representative and he will escort you to the hotel and help you with the check in formalities.
After the breakfast, the tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided sightseeing of Old and New Delhi. This tour includes the following places:
1 . .Red Fort: The term Red Fort is taken from a Hindi word Lal, which means red and Quila which means fort. The structure of the Red Fort is very uneven and it is placed in an octet shape along the Yamuna River. This fort is delimited by a wall of about 2.4 kms in perimeter and is constructed of red sandstone. In 1638, Shah Jahan started building this huge fort and it was completed in 1648. The fort has a Diwan-e-Am (Hall for public audience), a Rang Mahal (a water- cooled apartment of royal ladies) and a Pearl Mosque, which was constructed with white marble.
2 . Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid is one of the country’s major mosques where hundreds and thousands of Muslims offer their prayers even today. Jama Masjid was constructed by Shah Jahan as an architectural extravaganza in 1658. The wonders of construction in Jama Masjid are seen in the long stretches of stairs and the hefty courtyard.
3 . India Gate: India Gate is a free standing, 42 meter high arch. It was built in 1931 and was formerly called the All India War Memorial in the memory of the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in World War I
4 . Humayun’s Tomb: Nine years after the death of Humayun, Haji Begum (widow of Humayun) built this tomb in 1565-66 in his memory.
5 . Qutub Minar: This outstanding building in the Southern part of the capital was built by the Muslim King; Qutab–ud–din Aibak in 1199 A.D. The Minar (tower) is 72.5 meters tall and its base is a mosque.
Drive Delhi - Agra (220 kms/04 hrs)
You will be met by one of our representatives who will assist you with the check-out formalities. You will then start your tour to Agra, the next stop on your Golden Triangle and Goa tour package.
1 . Agra: Agra is situated on the bank of Yamuna River. It is the dwelling place to India’s famous monument, the Taj Mahal. Agra was the capital of Mughal Empire in the 16th & 17th centuries.
On your arrival at the hotel in Agra, you will again be met by our representative and will be assisted with check in formalities.
Later in the afternoon, the tour guide will pick you up for the guided sightseeing trip of Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort.
2 . Taj Mahal: Emperor Shah Jahan constructed the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal who died during the birth of their child in 1631. The construction of this famous monument is said to have taken 22 years, starting from 1631. Over 20,000 artisans were working day and night for the construction of this landmark. Crafts persons and whizzes were brought from France and Italy.
3 . Agra Fort: Emperor Akbar started the construction of this huge red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of Yamuna River in 1565. It was mainly constructed for the soldiers until his grandson, Shah Jahan, added more opulent accommodations. There are a number of attractive buildings within its porches such as Samman Burj, where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Moti Masjid, a white marble mosque, Diwan–e–Am, Diwan–e–Khas, Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and Shish Mahal.
Overnight stay in Agra.
Drive Agra - Jaipur (250 kms/05 hrs)
After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with check-out formalities. You will then start your trip to Jaipur, the Pink city, the next stop on your Golden Triangle and Goa tour, en-route stopping at Fatehpur Sikri , for a guided tour of this ancient capital
1 . Fatehpur Sikri: The deserted capital of Emperor Akbar roughly 35 kms outside Agra. This city was built in the 16th century, and was abandoned for 12 years due to the paucity of water. The entire city is still intact, and a sight of this city is worth remembering.
2 . Jaipur: It is the capital of Rajasthan, and is known as the “Pink City” because of the pink tinted constructions in the old city. It is situated on a dry lake bed, bordered by barren hills vanquished by forts and broken walls. The city was found in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, who wanted to be in the good books of the then ruling Mughals.He positioned the city with rectangular blocks according to early Hindu architecture. It is a great city for shopping.
On your arrival at the Jaipur hotel, you will again be met by our representative and will then be assisted with the check in formalities.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
After the breakfast, you will be picked up by the guide from the hotel and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur and Amber. Sightseeing in Jaipur includes:
1 . Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds): Constructed by Maharaja Sawaj Pratap Singh in 1799, the Hawa Mahal is one of the Jaipur’s main landmarks; the front of the Mahal has pink windows and latticework screens. This Mahal was initially constructed for the ladies of the imperial household to watch the ordinary life and parades of the city.
2 . City Palace: The City Palace is still the dwelling of the former royalty H.H Bhawani Singh Ji of Jaipur. This Palace still has an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons.
3 . Jantar Mantar(Observatory): It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728. Jantar Mantar appears to be an inquisitive collection of sculptures but in fact each construction has a detailed purpose such as measuring the positions of stars, altitudes and azimuths, and calculating eclipses. The most striking instrument is the sundial which is 27 meter tall gnomon. The shadow this casts moves up to 4 meters an hour.
4 . Amber Fort: The Amber Fort is located 11 kms away from Jaipur. Amber was once the ancient capital of Jaipur. The Fort is an excellent illustration of Rajput architecture, impressively situated on a hillside facing a lake, which reflects its walkways and walls.
Drive Jaipur - Delhi (250 kms/05 hrs) and depart Delhi
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with the check out formalities. You will then start your drive to Delhi's International Airport in time for your flight back home.
Hotels Provide in Tour
|Period / Category
|Valid from 01st Oct'16 to 15th April'17
||Us$ 745 per person
|| Us$ 2110 per person
||Us$ 852 per person
|Valid from 16th Apr ’16 to 30th Sept'16
|| Us$ 638 per person
||Us$ 1346 per person
||Us$ 710 per person