Day 01: Arrive - DelhiWelcome to Delhi ! As you arrive, you are greeted with a smile by our company representative who is your escort to take you to your pre-booked hotel in Delhi. Check into your hotel and spend relaxed time in your room.
Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing.This is the first day of your Golden Triangle tour in India and you have the day full with surprising mixture of Old and New Delhi visits. After a good sleep, enjoy your breakfast followed by guided city sightseeing. The history of Delhi traces back from the epic era when it was called Indraprastha. The settlements started growing from 300 BC by the Mauryan Empire. It was Qutab Ud Din Aibek of the slave dynasty who first established the Delhi Sultanate. Later it was ruled by Khiljis, Tughlaks, Sayyids, Lodhis then Mughals and at last by the Britishers. Each ruler of Delhi left their footprints in terms of buildings and monuments. The monuments to be visited are Qutab Minar built by Qutab Ud Din Aibek and later completed by Iltutmish of the slave dynasty. India Historical Mosquee Jama Masjid Delhi Humayun’s Tomb is a mausoleum of the Mughal king Humayun. After that visit Jumma Masjid (Jumma Mosque) and the bustling street of Chandani chowk (Moonlight Sqaure), drive past Red Fort and visit the cremation ground of “Father of Nation” Mahatma Gandhi , Raj Ghat. Drive past Rastrapati Bhavan (President’s Palace) which was earlier the Viceroy Palace during the British time. Also visit India Gate the war memorial for those soldiers who lost their lives during World War I. Also visit Birla temple of Hindu faith and Lotus Temple of Bahai’s faith.
Evening is free to walk around the Connuaght Place which is the commercial as well as shopping hub full of shops, offices and restaurants. All the buildings are of British era. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – AgraStart your day early after breakfast as you leave for Agra today. Upon arrival, check into your hotel.
After lunch leave for Agra fort whose ramparts boasts of the strong Mughals. The fort houses many structures like Diwan –I-Am, Diwan- E- Khas, Jehangir Mahal constructed by Akbar for his son Jehangir. Apart from this there are many more buildings. Later visit Itimad Ud Daulah which is also called baby Taj, it is mausoleum of father of Nur Jehan, Ghiyas Beg. Later at the sunset visit Taj Mahal when its beauty is really adorable. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 04: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – RanthambhoreAfter breakfast drive to ‘Ranthambore National Park’ the kingdom of Royal Bengal Tiger. En route to Ranthambore, just 30 kms out of Agra visit Fateh Pur Sikri which is considered to be the first planned city of the Mughals.Akabar lived in Fateh Pur Sikri for 13 years from 1572 to 1585 A.D. Akbar was very religious and it is Bird Tour at Bharatpur !!! believed that he shiftedhis capitalfrom Agra to Fatehpur Sikri just to honour the Sufi Saint Salim Chisti by whose blessings he was gifted with son. Each building at Fatehpur Sikri is admirable and speaks the skills of the architecture who designed very carefully.Visit Diwan-e-Am, Diwan-e-Khash, Jodha Bai’s Palace, and Tomb of Sufi Saint Salim Chisti.
Next after Fatehpur Sikri, at a distance of another 35 kms we have Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary which is also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park. This beautiful park homes to a large number of migrate birds who come here in the winter. Siberian crane, Herons, storks, cormorants, migrant ducks etc are commonly spotted here.
We continue to Ranthambore and on arrival check into our jungle resort for night stay. Dinner will be in the hotel tonight.
Day 05: Ranthambhore – Morning and Afternoon Jungle Safari.Today early morning get ready for the jungle safari either by canter or by jeep. The prime attractions of Ranthambhore are Tigers. Apart from the tigers you can also spot other wild animals like leopards, Nilgai, Chital, Indian Wild boar, Chinkara, Indian Mole rats, Sloth Bear, etc. The best time to visit is from October to April.
Day 06: Ranthambhore – JaipurFollowing a leisurely breakfast, drive to the capital of Royal state of Rajasthan, Jaipur. It is also called the Pink city since most of the buildings are painted in pink colour. Originally the city was not in Pink colour it was just to honour Prince Albert and Queen Elizabeth II that entire city was painted in Pink since then it got its name Pink city. Upon arrival check in hotel later visit City Palace where still the royal family resides and the other part is converted into museum which houses muslins, silks , local hand printed cottons in the handicraft section and in the other you can see arms used during the war time. Next to City Palace is Observatory built by Jai Singh II which is one of the biggest among the five what he built in different cities of India. Evening free to visit local market. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: Jaipur sightseeingAfter breakfast in the morning leave for an excursion to Amer fort situated about 11 km from the main city and was the first capital of the Kachawaha kings who later shifted to Jaipur. From the base of the fort take elephant ride and reach the fort in a royal manner. The fort is built in both white as well as red sandstone. Amer Fort Jaipur The fort is ornamented in a very lavish style from inside; the Sheesh Mahal is marvellous piece of architecture. It also houses Kali temple. The entire fort is bordered by Maotha Lake. Spend some time at the fort and later drive to Jaigarh fort which is another imposing fort where one of the biggest cannon is kept. From the Fort you can see the aerial view of the arid land of Rajasthan. Later drive back to the city and take a stop at Hawa Mahal also called the wind Palace which was constructed for the royal ladies to see the day to day life of the local people in the street or on some festive occasion to view the religious processions. Rest of the day free to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08: Jaipur – Delhi - DepartureAfter relaxed breakfast you will be driven to Delhi international airport to take your flight back home carrying unforgettable memories of India with you.
Trip introductionWonderful Taj Mahal India Taj Mahal is also called the "monument of love". Every stone speaks the language of love which will remain an immortal for centuries. In a weeks time one can carry the memories of a lifetime. This tour takes you to some of the fascinating destinations of India like Delhi which is the capital of India and rich in heritage buildings, Agra of course for Taj Mahal , Jaipur where the monuments speaks about the courage and vigour of the Rajput Kings. At Ranthambore you can meet the king of Jungle, Tiger and his subjects.
- Finest tourist route of North India North Indian
- Amazing contrast of culture at Old and New Delhi
- Rickshaw ride at busy streets of Chandni Chowk bazaars
- Walk through the colourful bazaars of Pink city
- Enjoy decorated elephant’s ride in Jaipur
- Tonga / buggy ride to reach Taj Mahal
- In depth experience of many civilizations and culture
- Most experienced tour guides for sightseeing
- Private car with experienced and trained tourist driver
- Taste mouth watering Indian cuisine at a city restaurant
- Watch the beautiful wild cat (Tiger) at Ranthambore Park
Destinations and distance:
total distance covered 925 kms approx
- 205 km / 4 hrs
- 34 km / 45 min
- Fatehpur Sikri
- 236 km / 5 Hrs
- 180 km / 3 hrs
- 270 km / 5 hrs
- 03 nights in handpicked modern hotels
- 02 nights in a jungle lodge
- 02 nights in a heritage hotel
- Private air conditioned car
- Cycle Rickshaw
- Tonga/ Buggy
- Jungle van
- Walk on foot
- 08 Breakfasts
- 03 Lunches
- 02 Dinners
- Escorted airport transfers
- Experienced English speaking tour guides for sightseeing
- Rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk in Delhi
- Decorated elephant ride at Jaipur to ascend the fort
- Jungle ride in Ranthambore on sharing basis
- Tonga ride at Agra to visit Taj Mahal
- Taxes and service fee