Taking a tour of Golden Triangle is one of the best ways of exploring India as a whole. The reason being – it's one section where people from all walks of life come and play their role. Secondly, it’s the section which has got the highest number of Mughal Architecture at its best. So, when you take a tour of North India, it’s not only a part which you are seeing; but a snapshot of how India is! So, let’s begin with exploring many facets of India with 6 Days Golden Triangle Tour – which are not only worldwide famous but also exemplary in their own sense!
Namaste and Welcome to India! Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, You will get a warm welcome from Travelogy India. Your tour manager / representative will meet you and will accompany you from airport to the hotel for check-in process. There you will be given all the tour related documents along with a brief discussion about the tour. You can then relax and overnight stay in hotel.
On the second day of the tour we shall take you around some of the best known places of Delhi. Delhi is basically a chaotic city with Mughal architecture at sprawl. In the midst of the 21st centuty buildings you can find a good picture of the bygone era in the old age buildings. In the first day of the tour; we shall see some of the remarkable Mughal architecture. The first destination is Humayun’s tomb. If you look at it from a distance you will feel like as if the tomb is floating on the gardens it is surrounded with – an exemplary example of that era.
From here we will reach Qutub Minar (UNESCO World Heritage Site)– the longest Minaret of India. One can also see the Ashoka Stupa in Qutub Minar Complex. From here we reach Jama Masjid (UNESCO World Heritage Site). We will pass by Lodhi Garden and spend some time there as we reach Akshardham Temple. After lunch we shall move on to see the Red Fort from outside. In the evening we will take you to Chandni Chowk (local market) for shopping. We will return back to the hotel for dinner and night stay.
Next morning soon after lunch we shall move on towards Agra – the love city of Uttar Pradesh. In between the we will stop at Sikandrabad. Sikandrabad is the place where mausoleum of Mughal Emperor stands tall. It’s a important historical place and we shall guide you through as you take a round of the place. In the afternoon we will reach Agra and soon after lunch at the hotel; we shall move forward. After lunch we shall see Taj Mahal (one of the Seven Wonders of the World); Red Fort of Agra and Tomb of Itimad–Ud–Daulah. In the evening we will take you local market of Agra – Sadar Bazar for shopping and city tour. Dinner shall be served at the hotel only.
Our next destination in the tour is Jaipur – the formidable Pink City of Rajasthan. So, soon after you finish your breakfast we shall set off to the Capital of Rajasthan. On the way to Jaipur we shall see Fatehpur Sikri (Capital of Mughal Empire during the rein of Mughal Emperor Akbar), Buland Darwaza (Gate of Magnificence) and Shrine of Sheikh Salim Chishti (magnificent example of Mughal Architecture in India). Lunch will be in the middle of the tour as we touch Jaipur in the evening. Relax and enjoy the evening at Jaipur Hotel as dinner shall be served here only.
Get up with refreshing hot tea/coffee and the fresh breeze welcomes you to Jaipur. After finishing breakfast we shall move on to see some of the finest Rajasthani Architecture. The first place is Hawa Mahal. This honeycombed Mahal was designed for the Royal Ladies to see the local life. Take a peep through the “Jharokhas” or small windows to see how it looks from inside this 5 – storied building. The next destination is the “Amber Fort”. Take a elephant ride up the hill if you wish or we will take you by road. Take a good look at the Rajasthani miniature paintings, armoury, Queens and Kings room, Royal Kitchen and vessels used here and the panoramic view.
From here we move on to see City Palace (present day residence of Prince and Princess of Jaipur). Here see the Silver Miniature Museum, miniature painting factory and the place where the present Prince were married. Soon after lunch we move on to see Jantar Mantar (India’s largest Solar Observatory).
On the way back to our next destination two other places stand – Lake Palace and Nahargarh Fort. Lake Palace can be seen from the road itself; while Nahargarh is good as SunSet Point. From here you can see the entire city getting into sleepy mode. In the evening, we shall take you around the city and to Babu Market. Here shop for true ethnic Indian Rajasthani dresses and silver jewellery; blue pottery; miniature paintings and Mojaris (leather shoes). We will also ask you to try the famous Lassi (local sweet drink) here. For dinner and night stay we shall return back to the hotel.
This is the day when we see you off to the airport for your journey back or further travel. So, soon after breakfast we shall escort you to the airport.