Day 01:Arrival at Delhi & Old Delhi Tour
Luxury Golden Triangle Tour Highlights : Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk
India Tour Packages Special : Have a feel of old-world charm of exotic India while riding rickshaw in 400 years old Chandni Chowk.
Detail Itinerary :- Welcome to exotic India- world's oldest civilization. 'Guest is God' ('Atithi Devo Bhav') is the underlying cultural ethos of Indian. India and Indian people welcome their guests with open heart and arms. On arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, you will be greeted by India Tour Packages representative. After warm traditional welcome, you will be escorted to the designated Delhi hotel. Acclimatize to Indian atmosphere and get rid of jet-lag by taking rest & sleep of few hours. After relaxed breakfast, you shall be introduced with your Luxury Golden Triangle Tour guide. Hence your exotic India journey starts with India Tour Packages. The first day of Luxury Golden Triangle Tour is scheduled for Old Delhi tour which includes exotic India experience in the form of manual rickshaw ride in 400 years old traditional market- Chandni Chowk. Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid and Raj Ghat visit will be part of your Old Delhi tour itinerary.
Red Fort of Delhi deserves special attention. The architectural development of Red Fort was initiated in 1526 by Shah Jahan. The Red Fort complex is different from other monuments in that it reflects both Mughal architecture and planning, as well as the manner in which the British used the Red Fort for British army. Today, the Red Fort is a major tourist attraction in India and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Prime Minister of India addresses the nation on Independence Day (15th August) from the ramparts of Red Fort. The Red Fort is a veritable treasure house of magnificent buildings like gateways (Lahori Gate, Kashmiri Gate, Kabul Gate & Ajmer Gate), palaces (Mumtaj Mahal & Rang Mahal), Diwan-i-Khas and Diwan-i-Aam etc. The residential palace at the Red Fort is designed as an imitation of paradise.
After Old Delhi sightseeing, return to Delhi hotel foe overnight stay.
Day 02: New Delhi sightseeing tour
Luxury Golden Triangle Tour Highlights : Qutub Minar, India Gate, Presidents House, Parliament of India, Humayun's Tomb & Lotus Temple.
India Tour Packages Special : Visit Akshardham Temple and experience spiritual essence of India.
Detail Itinerary :- Delhi has been seat of rule of various dynasties in India. History of Delhi dates back to time of Mahabharata. At that time, Delhi was known as Indraprastha. Since time immemorial Delhi has been the centre stage of several empires, so Delhi is today a cornucopia of monuments. The monuments of Delhi are gift from past generations which speak about history, achievements and culture of India. The Luxury Golden Triangle Tour takes you to monuments which are true representative of India, particularly Delhi. The Qutub Minar complex showcases ancient India's prowess in metallurgy. About two thousand years old rust-free iron pillar is testimony to that. Qutub Minar reveals the architectural acumen prevalent in early medieval era. Having sumptuous breakfast in Delhi hotel, move for New Delhi sightseeing tour to visit Qutub Minar, India Gate, Presidents House, Parliament of India, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple.
Come back to your Delhi hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
Day 03:Delhi - Agra
Luxury Golden Triangle Tour Highlights : Tomb of Sikandara
India Tour Packages Special : Kalakriti show to overwhelm you with the feeling of immortal love and romance.
Detail Itinerary :- Depart from Delhi hotel after having relished sumptuous breakfast in the hotel. The travel from Delhi to Agra will reveal before you panoramic view of India's hinterland. En route Agra, you will have a stop-over at Sikandara, the place holds prominence in Indian tourism due to magnanimous Tomb of Akbar. The Tomb of Akbar at Sikandara is an example of maturing individuality of Mughal architecture which turns out to be a splendid blend of Persian, Hindu and Islamic architecture.
Having seen Tomb of Akbar at Sikandara, proceed for Agra. Check in at the Agra hotel on reaching Agra, the city of Taj Mahal. Have lunch and spend the day in leisure & luxury. Late afternoon, you will be taken to Kalakriti- a theatre where you will watch a show which showcases various aspects of Taj Mahal. The Kalakriti show is a theatrical drama, accentuated with audio-video inputs. Get immersed into catharsis experience of life-time.
Come back to your Agra hotel in the evening for overnight stay
Day 04: Agra sightseeing tour
Luxury Golden Triangle Tour Highlights : Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula.
India Tour Packages Special : Tonga (horse cart/ carriage) ride to experience medieval era transportation.
Detail Itinerary :- The 4th day of your Luxury Golden Triangle Tour is very special and highly sought for. Today, you will be witnessing the world famous Taj Mahal, the epitome of love built in white marbles of Makrana. Taj Mahal changes its colour as per movement of sun. The changing tinges make the beauty of Taj Mahal more captivating. But, the Taj Mahal looks most stunning at dawn hours. To make your visit a fulfilling experience, you shall be taken to the Taj Mahal along with India tour guide. Taj Mahal, one of the 'Seven Wonders of the World', is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Taj Mahal was conceived and built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal. Take your own time to view Taj Mahal.
Post breakfast; proceed on to visit Agra Fort. Agra boasts of having two UNESCO World Heritage sites- Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. Present day Agra Fort, a fortress built of red sandstone, is result of contributions of Akbar, Jahangir & Shah Jahan. The history of Agra Fort, the then a brick fortress, goes back to Rajput rule of Agra, well before 10th century.
Having seen Agra Fort, sally out to visit Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula, widely known as Baby Taj as well. The Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula (Baby Taj) is also built of white marble and was precursor to Taj Mahal. Enjoy the free time in evening to explore the Agra's rich heritage of handicrafts in its market. Return to Agra hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
After visiting Taj Mahal, return to Agra hotel. Relax, refresh and have breakfast.
Day 05: Fatehpur Sikri- Jaipur
Luxury Golden Triangle Tour Highlights : Buland Darwaja, Jodha Bai Palace, Panch Mahal and Jama Masjid (Fatehpur Sikri); Albert Hall and Birla Temple (Jaipur).
India Tour Packages Special : Cultural evening with delicious Rajasthani dinner at Chokhi Dhani.
Detail Itinerary :- The 5th day of Luxury Golden Triangle Tour weaves its way to Jaipur, the fabled 'Pink City' of Rajasthan- the land of Maharajas (kings). After pleasant stay in Agra and life-time experience of viewing Taj Mahal, move for Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. En route, stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri is a must see tourist destination of every Golden Triangle tour itinerary.
Fatehpur Sikri is home to still intact grand palatial buildings like Buland Darwaja, Jodha Bai Palace, Panch Mahal and Jama Masjid. Fatehpur Sikri was a small village but Akbar decided to shift Mughal capital to Fatehpur Sikri. So, a whole town of Fatehpur Sikri with mammoth and magnanimous architectural structures was built and inhabited; but due to paucity of drinking water for a large chunk of population, Akbar relocated the capital to Agra. Still, you can still see evidences of grand planning and execution. In the light of its historical backdrop, Fatehpur Sikri is called as deserted city. Buland Darwaja here is the largest gateway in the world.
After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, continue your drive to Jaipur in the state of Rajasthan. You will be greeted by representative of India Tour Packages and taken to the designated hotel. Check in at the hotel, have lunch, relax and later in the afternoon proceed on for visiting Albert Hall Museum, Birla Temple and Chokhi Dhani. Chokhi Dhani will be an altogether new experience in terms of portraying various aspects of Rajasthani culture in vibrant village ambience.
After enjoying cultural evening at Chokhi Dhani, return to Jaipur hotel for overnight stay.
Day 06:Jaipur tour
Luxury Golden Triangle Tour Highlights : Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal and Jaipur market.
India Tour Packages Special : Maharaja-like ride on caparisoned elephant at Amber Fort, Jaipur.
Detail Itinerary :- Today on Luxury Golden Triangle Tour, you will be met by your India tour guide at the hotel lobby early in the morning. You will be taken to Amber Fort in early hours of morning so that you could have Maharaja-like ride on an elephant from the base to the gate of Amber Fort at the hilltop. Amber Fort is a must-see while on Jaipur tour. Built of sandstone and marble, Amber Fort comprises the niceties of Rajput and Mughal architecture. After visiting Amber Fort, return to Jaipur city wherein located Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal and bustling market. Jal Mahal is a majestic palace built for royal family as a pleasure place. Various migratory birds reach here during winter season as the palace is built amidst the Man Sagar Lake. The Jal Mahal was once used for regal duck shooting parties.
The City Palace of Jaipur is situated amidst the very heart of the city and houses several architectural gems within its compound. Several palatial buildings like 'Chandra Mahal' (moon palace), Mubarak Mahal, Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience) and the Diwan-e-Aam (the hall of public audience) can be seen here. In addition to these princely buildings, the City Palace of Jaipur boasts of a nice museum which displays a rich collection of rare manuscripts, weapons, Mughal carpets and costumes, and Mughal and Rajasthani miniatures.
The Jantar Mantar is a marvelous tourist attraction of Jaipur. Jantar Mantar is located adjacent to the City Palace. Built of stone structure and metal instruments, Jantar Mantar throws light on the then prevailing astronomical and cosmological knowledge. Watching Jantar Mantar is a feast to the eyes. Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds, though called "palace' but is actually a screen built of red sandstone. The 953 exquisitely carved & screened windows collectively form Hawa Mahal. Hawa Mahal was used by the royal ladies as a veil while watching the proceedings on the road below without being seen. After visiting famous monuments of Jaipur, move for experiencing the vibrant culture, traditional lineage and day to day activities. You will be taken to the lively market of Jaipur which is famous for handicraft articles, printed clothes, hand-made rugs and carpets and jewellery. Bargain and shop the articles of your choice as a souvenir of your India visit.
Day 07: Jaipur - Delhi - Departure
Luxury Golden Triangle Tour Highlights :
Detail Itinerary :- Today the Luxury Golden Triangle Tour is about to come to an end. Have relaxed breakfast at Jaipur hotel and thereafter move for Delhi. As soon as you reach Delhi, you shall be taken directly to Indira Gandhi International Airport to board flight for your onward destination.
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