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Undoubtedly the best bet of India! The Golden Triangle Group Tours of India comprises of three magnificent cities viz Delhi, Agra (including Taj Mahal) and Jaipur (the capital of Rajasthan). Select one of our scheduled departures for ‘Golden Triangle Tour’ to match with your India trip plans and join our exciting India group tour to explore the well travelled circuit of Golden Triangle which host the best of North India’s cultural history and the lifestyle of its people. The tour includes a visit to some of beautiful forts, palaces, temples, museums and observatory and on the top of all the most beautiful ‘Taj Mahal’ which is a classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Uncover the beautiful contrast of Old and New Delhi
- Visit the market place of Mughals at Chandni Chowk
- Ride on a cycle rickshaw for a real Indian life experience
- Explore the fabled ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur
- Take a princely ride on an elephant to reach Amer palace situated on a hill
- Appreciate the folk dancers performing live for you in Jaipur
- Taste the finger licking Indian cuisine
- One of the finest age old step-well architecture of Chand Baori at Abhaneri village
- Witness the beauty of timeless Taj Mahal
Destinations and distance:
total distance covered 760 kms approx
- 245 km / 4hrs
- 95 km / 2hrs
- 130 km / 2.5hrs
- Fatehpur Sikri
- 35 km / 45min
- 205 km / 3.5hrs
Today as you arrive at New Delhi airport or railway station you will be escorted to your hotel booked for you. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi. Individual transfer by a private car or group transfers by coach will be provided to you depending on total no. of travelers arriving near your flight arrival time.
Breakfast will be served in the hotel restaurant and then you will meet with our tour guide waiting for you in the lobby of the hotel along with the other group members to take you further on Golden Triangle Group tour in India. After a short briefing on the schedule the tour guide takes you for a combined tour of Old and New Delhi.
Start your day by covering the famous sites of Old Delhi - the former centre of Mughal power which offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Visit Jama Masjid (completed in 1648 AD by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who also constructed magnificent Taj Mahal and Jama Masjid that is one of the largest mosque in India). Later board the 'rickshaw ride' for a unique experience from at Chandni Chowk. Also referred as ‘Silver Street’ by the travelers Chandni Chowk is believed to be the market place of Mughal period. Experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue heading west from the fort. Drive to Raj Ghat (The creamation ground of Mahatma Gandhi).
Take a drive through India Gate, President’s Palace and Diplomatic area. Stop for a while near India Gate to click some beautiful pictures in your camera.
Have your tasty lunch in a city restaurant and then continue drive towards the New Delhi Visit Humayun’s Tomb (Beautiful example of the architecture dating back to Mughal era), Qutab Minar (the tallest building in India and a fine example of Persian architecture in India), Bangla Sahib Gurudwara – one of the famous Sikh temple in Delhi where people of all religion comes to offer prayer.
Night stay at hotel in Delhi
Morning after relaxed breakfast head to Jaipur, the capital of erstwhile state of Rajasthan popularly known as the ‘Pink City’ because all the pink coloured buildings and monuments dotted all over in the city.
Reach Jaipur and visit Galta Temple - also known as "Monkey Temple"
On arrival check into the hotel. Free time in the hotel. In the evening, we go to a local city restaurant where we will not only enjoy delicious Indian food in Rajasthani style, but also enjoy live folk dances and music. Spend the much joyful evening and then come back to your hotel for night stay.
The fourth day of Indian Golden Triangle group tour begins in the morning with a breakfast a little early to reach Amber Fort on time as at Amer Fort very limited elephants are available for a ride to reach the fort and are subject to availability. Surely we do not want to miss the chance of enjoy a ride on an elephants back. If not then, we will reach the hill top by our own car or an ordinary jeep available near the fort.
Enroute take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal which is also famous to travelers as "Palace of the Winds".
Visit Amber fort - situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur city. The impressive fort of Amer is overlooking the Jaipur city from the top of the Aravali Hill. At the foot of the hill, you will mount your decorated elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate of the Amer Fort, making your entrance in the time honored fashion. The fort was completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now this deserted fort offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Royal family to the travellers.
After visiting Amber fort, visit Gaitore or Gaitore Ki Chhatri – It is a cremation group for the members of the royal families and it is just beautiful for its Chhatri “Cenotaphs). Later enjoy local tour of Jaipur visit City Palace which is not only a famous museum but is also the house to the royal family of Jaipur. A huge part of the palace is converted into museum and has been open for the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weapon, clothes, jewels etc. After visiting the museum, pay your visit to Jantar Mantar - the largest observatory in India constructed by Raja Jai Singh II.
In the evening we come back to our hotel for a leisurely evening and night stay.
This morning after breakfast drive to Agra - once the capital of Mughal Empire and also known for its magnificent symbol of love Taj Mahal. Enroute we stop to visit Abhaneri, a small village of the Dausa district. Though the village is in ruins now, tourists throng the village to see Chand Baori which is a huge and beautiful historical step well, a unique idea conceived by the natives to work as a water reservoir.
At Abhaneri we say bye to our guide who came with us from Jaipur and we continue our drive to Fatehpur Sikri. Known as the ‘Deserted city’ or the ‘Ghost City’, this beautiful and massive red sandstone fort was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar to commemorate the birth of his son Jahangir. Mughals used Fatehpur Sikri as their capital and abandoned it after about 15 years due to scarcity of water in the region.
Meet with your guide at Fatehpur Sikri and enjoy sightseeing tour of the fort, Dargah of Khwaja Mainuddin Chishti and Buland Darwaja (the largest door in the world). Then continue drive to Agra.
Upon arrival in Agra in the evening, Max Holiday representative will assist you for check in at your designated hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Spend rest of the day in comfort at your hotel room. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Optional visit : An optional visit to the famous show ‘Mohhabat-e-Taj’ can be arranged for individual or the group upon request at additional price.
This is the day which you were waiting for on your Golden triangle group tour. Today, we get up early in the morning to visit the world’s most beautiful monument ‘Taj Mahal’ during the sunrise. This most famous Mughal monument was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who died while giving birth to their 14th child.
We get out of our vehicle in the parking area which is the stoppage point for all vehicles. From here we will travel to Taj Mahal in style on a ‘Tonga’ (horse cart). The ride will take us to the gate of the monument.
Now we enter the amazingly beautiful structure of Taj Mahal which is standing just in the middle of a huge garden and inviting you to explore the most romantic love story of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaj. Taj Mahal is perhaps the most beautiful monument of love, ever built in the history. The guide will brief you about the Taj Mahal and will permit you some time to explore the monument and capture it in your camera.
Later come back to your hotel, have your breakfast and then proceed for sightseeing of grand Agra Fort - Built by a great Mughal emperor Akbar, this grand fort is made of red sandstone. Situated on the bank of river Yamuna the main attraction of the Agra fort is the Taj Mahal facing room where Shah Jahan was house arrested by his son Aurangzeb.
After finishing our sightseeing we drive to Delhi and check into your hotel and this way your group tour of Golden triangle ends.
As per the flight timings of the travellers we will provide transfer to the airport by a private car or in a coach with other group members. Breakfast will be complimentary this morning for the guests who plan to check out late in the morning. Included meals: Breakfast
- 04 nights in handpicked modern hotels
- 02 nights in a heritage hotel (palace/residence of royal families)
- Air conditioned coach/bus/car
- Cycle Rickshaw
- Walk on foot
- Tonga (Horse cart)
- 06 Breakfasts
- 01 Lunch
- 01 Theme Dinner
Tour Guide / Escort
- Escorted airport transfers
- Expert and qualified tour guides in each city
- 01 Cycle rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi
- Decorated elephant ride at Jaipur to ascend the fort
- 01 Tonga ride at Agra to visit Taj Mahal
- Monument & museum entry tickets for places listed in the tour
- Taxes and service fee