15 Days - Golden Triangle with Himachal Tour

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Manali - Shimla - Delhi

Overview

Enjoy the best of nature’s bounty and India’s cultural riches at the 'Golden Triangle with Himachal Tour'. Himachal is a state where people from all over world come to unwind themselves in their holidays as the atmosphere is such that it de-stresses the mind, relaxes the body and cleanses one’s soul.

We combine this destination with Delhi, Agra and Jaipur to offer a complete and diversified experience that India is famous for. World famous monuments like Taj Mahal in Agra; Qutub Minar, India Gate & Red fort in Delhi; Amber fort, Hawa Mahal & Jantar Mantar in Jaipur along with the eye soothing beauty of Shimla and Manali in Himachal will be the highlights of this tour.

One will get a chance to explore these cities completely with full day sightseeing tours covering each of them one by one.

Highlights

  • Mesmerize the Beauty of Taj Mahal
  • Enjoy tonga ride in Agra
  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri enroute to Jaipur
  • Enjoy the Elephant Ride at Amber Fort
  • Visit the Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal at Jaipur
  • Enjoy the train journey from Delhi to Chandigarh
  • Enjoy the adventure at Rohtang Pass
  • Shopping at Famous Mall Road, Shimla
  • Visit India Gate, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Delhi
  • Enjoy rickshaw ride in Old Delhi

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive at Delhi

As you arrive at Delhi, you will be greeted warmly and taken to a hotel assist you in check in process and handed over all the tour related document. Day free to spend easing yourself up in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 2 : Delhi - Agra (By Road approx 210 Kms / 04 Hrs)

Post breakfast, sightseeing to Akhardham Temple. Later drive to Agra (covering 204 kms.), the power city of Mughal dynasty. As Mughal dynasty’s epicentre, there were many monuments constructed here by Akbar and other mughal rulers which are now listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.

As you reach Agra, check into a hotel with assistance of our officials and enjoy an overnight stay in here.

Day 3 : Agra Sightseeing

Early morning visit the Taj Mahal to enjoy the sunrise view. Back to hotel for breakfast.

Post breakfast, the tourist attractions which you will be visiting are: Agra Fort [which features the Diwan-e-Khas, Diwan-e-Aam, Jahangir’s Palace, Sheesh Mahal (Palace of mirrors), Khas Mahal and Anguri Bagh, well manicured Ram Bagh Lawns, Dayal Bagh Temple and Jama Masjid.

Later visit Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah and Mehtab Bagh. In the evening, enjoy the shopping at local markets. Back to hotel.

Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 4 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (By Road approx 250kms - 5hrs)

Post breakfast, venture out for Jaipur on fourth day of the trip (travelling 237 kms via road). Jaipur is the capital and largest city of Rajasthan state and is also called Pink city because of the pink paint which was used to give a new look to it before the visit of Prince of Wales.

Enroute there is stopover at Fatehpur Sikri which was for sometime the capital of Mughal imperium under Akbar but later was abandoned by him because of water supply failure.

Have a look at the largest gateway in the world here: Buland Darwaza, the tomb of Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chishti and Jama Masjid.

Check into a hotel on reaching Jaipur and spend your night here enjoying a royal treatment.

Day 5 : Jaipur Sightseeing

Breakfast will be followed by a sightseeing tour of Jaipur.  Visit Amber fort (reached while riding on the elephant back dropping you at the fort entrance).

Thereafter, we go for a lunch and continue to explore Jaipur by visiting famous landmarks like Jai Singh’s Observatory which is an astronomical observatory and also called Jantar Mantar (meaning: calculation instrument), Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds (a five floored structure with 935 windows) and museum in City Palace.

Later visit Jal Mahal and enjoy the sound and light show at Amber Fort. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Day 6 : Jaipur - Delhi (By Road approx 280 Kms / 06 Hrs)

Pick up from Jaipur and drive to Delhi (258 kms) after a fulfilling morning meal. Assistance on arrival and check into a hotel on time to spend the day at leisure.

Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 7 : Train from Delhi - Chandigarh - Manali (By Drive)

You will be conveyed to Chandigarh by Train at 0740/1105hrs. Later drive towards Manali where you check in to a hotel on your arrival. Feel natural beauty surrounding you from all sides as the town blushing in white and blue colour is the prettiest of places you would have ever visited in your life.

Enjoy the calmness of a quiet night at the hotel.

Day 8 : Manali Sightseeing

Today, the day is dedicated to Manali Sightseeing. There are many places to visit in Manali like the Tibetan Monastery, a newly built temple dedicated to Buddha (the founder of Buddhism) and Hadimba Devi Temple/Doongri Temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, wife of Bhima who was one of the five Pandavas in the epic Mahabharata.

Come back to the hotel for a reposeful night stay after the sightseeing tour of the above mentioned places.

Day 9 : Manali Sightseeing

Spend another day in the hill station Manali. After breakfast, we take you to Rohtang Pass that connects Kullu with valleys Lahaul and Spiti. Rohtang Pass is open for visitors from May to November only because in other months it becomes freezing cold here.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Manali.

Day 10 : Manali - Shimla (By Road approx 250 Kms / 08 Hrs)

Check out of the hotel after breakfast after which you will be driven to Shimla (the capital city of Himachal Pradesh). Shimla had the status of being the summer capital town of British India due to its possession of relaxing environs and picture perfect sights

Britishers developed this place further by making grand constructions and these structures are now the reminders of British imperial architectural finesse.

Evening walk at the Mall Road famous among shopaholics and overnight stay at a hotel in Shimla.

Day 11 : Shimla Sightseeing

Shimla is famous for the panoramic view of snow covered hills. This pure white snow sheet makes Shimla look like a heavenly abode. On this day we take you out to explore this edenic town starting with Jakhoo Hill which is Shimla’s highest point. Sunset and sunrise look very beautiful when viewed from this hill.

We then visit former viceroy lodge which is now the Institute of Advanced Study and also Himachal State Museum which showcases heritage and cultural riches of the state.

Night stay at Shimla.

Day 12 : Shimla - Chandigarh (By Raod 120kms / 04hrs) / Chandigarh - Delhi (By Train at 1820/2155hrs)

Post breakfast, drive towards Chandigarh Railway station and board the train to reach Delhi where you are transferred to a hotel pre-booked for you.

Relax for the whole day and sleep well at night having sweet dreams.

Day 13 : Delhi Sightseeing

Tour the capital city of India on day thirteenth post your morning meal. Rajghat (Memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi), India Gate (that’s the All India War Memorial) & the vicinal stately buildings including Rashtrapati Bhawan, Jama Masjid (largest mosque in India).

Later visit Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple (constructed in lotus like shape), Birla Temple/Laxmi Narayan Temple, Red fort (Outside View) and Chandni Chowk are the places worth visiting.

Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 14 : Delhi Sightseeing

Breakfast will be followed by a shopping spree in the colourful market places of Delhi. Also visit Humayun Tomb and enjoy the rickshaw ride at Old Delhi.  Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 15 : Delhi (Departure)

Reach the airport in time to board the flight back home and take along with you memories of happy touring with us.

Inclusions

  • All sightseeing and transfers by using air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Assistance on arrival/departure transfers.
  • Knowledgeable and friendly chauffeur.
  • Train tickets from Delhi to Chandigarh in air-conditioned executive class.
  • Train tickets from Chandigarh to Delhi in air-conditioned executive class.
  • 14 nights accommodation on twin sharing.
  • Breakfast at hotels.
  • Breakfast and dinner at Shimla and Manali.
  • English speaking experience guide.
  • Enjoy the Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi.
  • Enjoy the Elephant ride to ascend to Amber Fort.
  • Enjoy the Tonga ride in Agra.
  • Parking, toll taxes, fuel and driver allowance.
  • Govt. taxes as per current module.

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses like laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Camera and monument entry fees.
  • Any airfare

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