Golden Triangle Short Tour
Duration 2 nights & 3 days
A Golden Triangle Tour package will give you the golden opportunity to experience this spectacular and incredible journey of north India. Golden Triangle tour presents an amalgamation of various art and cultures. Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur are an amalgamation connection of past, present and future. The Tour brings you to these three historical and cultural wonders of the region
Day 1 Delhi City Tour & Delhi-Agra (204 km/ 4.5 hrs)
On arrival, half day tour of Delhi. Start your trip with Jama Masjid (the largest mosque of India with capacity of approx 25000 people at a time), and drive pass through the Red fort. Then visit New Delhi, drive pass through Rashtrapati bhawan (formerly the viceroy’s residence), Parliament house, India gate (memorial to the Indian army soldiers who died in the world war I),and proceed to visit Qutub Minar (12th century, 72 metres) ( the highest sands stone minaret in the world). After lunch proceed to most romantic city of Mughals- Agra. On arrival, check-in and overnight stay in hotel
Day2 Agra - Jaipur Via Fatehpur Sikri (237km/ 5 hrs)
Today early morning at dawn start for tour of the Taj Mahal. Build in the 17th c. by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as an memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, it took 22 years and 20,000 men to build it; the white marble transported to the site by elephants from a quarry 250 miles away. The perfect proportions of the Taj Mahal and the delicate inlay marble work are amazing. Return to your hotel after the sunrise tour for a buffet breakfast. After check-out, visit Agra Fort, situated around the bank of the Yamuna River. Construction of the red sandstone walls and gates of the fort was began by Akbar as the seat and stronghold of the Mughal Empire. Enlarged by successive generations including Shah Jehan, who had the Moti Majid (Pearl Mosque), Royal Pavilions, & Hall of Public Audience added and Aurangzeb who added outer ramparts. From the towers of the fort you can see the nearby Taj Mahal. Later visit a cottage industry to witness skilled craftsmen doing fine marble inlay work. Then proceed for Jaipur. Enroute stop for Fatehpur Sikri ( city of victory), the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar during the second half of the 16th century, it was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 15 years. It was abandoned by Akbar due to scarcity of water. It is also known as Ghost city. On arrival, check-in hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 3 Jaipur - Delhi (258 kms/ 6 hrs)
This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, situated a top the Amber hill. Enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. (Elephant ride optional). Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. Then you will visit the City Palace (the principal residence of the ruling family and is known for its stunning architecture) and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar ( an astronomical observatory raised in 18th century). If time permits then visit handicraft factory specializing in hand woven carpets & textiles. Witness how silk carpets are made. After Lunch you will drive to Delhi. On reaching Delhi, transfer at Delhi International Airport for onwards journey.