3 Days Golden Triangle Tour

Tour Type:  Individual tour with flexible travel date
Tour Route:  Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Delhi
Vehicle:  Private air-conditioned vehicle with chauffeur
Highlights: Golden Triangle Tour
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Day 1 – Delhi – Agra

Pickup from your hotel or any location in Delhi

You have a morning tour of New Delhi and will visit QutubMinar, touted as India’s largest Minaret. QutubMinar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built in 1192 by Turk ruler Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak. You will then move forward to Humayun’s tomb, yet another UNESCO world heritage site. Your next stop is India Gate, built in memory of the Unknown Soldier. You will be driven past the Parliament House, President’s House and other Government Secretarial Buildings, to your final stop will be at Lakshminarayan Temple, a temple dedicated to Lakshmi and Lord Narayana.

Drive to Agra. Agra the former capital of Hindustan is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna. Agra is a major tourist destination of India and a part of the Golden Triangle Tour along with Delhi and Jaipur. Agra also known as Akbarabad went through its peak during the time of Mughals and was the capital of under the Mughal rulers Akbar, Jahangir and Shahjehan.
Tranfer to your accommodation in Agra.

Day 2 – Agra – Jaipur

Today early morning you will be taking a short tour of Taj Mahal which is one of the wonders of the world. Taj Mahal meaning “crown of palaces” built by Shah Jahan in memory of his Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is the finest example of Mughal architecture combining Islamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian architectural styles.Thousands of artisans and craftsmen toiled for 21 years to finish this marvel in white marbel inlaid with semi-precious stones.

This morning during the visit Agra, you will be taken to Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. This beautiful building is elegantly built with white marble by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between the years 1631 to 1648 and it was built in the memory of his favorite beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Standing majestically on banks of Yamuna River, this breathtaking, immensely beautiful monument is a synonymous to romance and love.

Your next stop Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and known for its architectural structure and was built in the 16th century during the Mughal Empire. This place comprises of several fairy-tale palaces like Khas Mahal and Jahangir Palace. Over here you will also get a chance to see Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas, which are also known as private audience hall and public audience hall. Agra is famous for inlaid marble work and handicrafts. TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.

You will drive to Jaipur visiting enroute FatehpurSikri, built in the 16th century by Emperor Akbar. FatehpurSikri holds exceptional testimony to Mughal civilization and is one of well-known UNESCO World heritage site of India and has various historical monuments. You will visit the Jama Masjid, followed by the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five storied Panch Mahal and BulandDarwaza a graceful monument and stupendous piece of beautiful architectures. It is central portico with a total of three arched entrances and is locally known as Horseshoe gate. You will visit the other graceful buildings of this place such as IbadatKhana, Mariam-uz-Zamani’s Palace, NaubatKhana and Birbal’s house.

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan gets its name from Maharaja Jai Singh who built this city. Many captivating palaces are present here having breathtaking design and architecture. In the 18th century Prince of Wales had visited Jaipur and the entire city was painted in pink color due to which this city is also known as the pink city. The origin of Jaipur goes back to more than 260 years.Transfer to your accommodation in Jaipur.

Day 3 – Jaipur-Delhi

Today you have a full day tour of Jaipur and Amer Fort. The morning journey starts from Amer fort also known as Amer Palace, the earlier capital of Jaipur. This magnificent fort was constructed in red sand-stone and marble by Raja Man Singh and is divided into four sections each with a courtyard. The main entrance gate is Surajpol having a fascinating architecture.

Near the Ganesh Gate, there is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Sila Devi. The Diwan-e-Aam – Hall of public audience, Diwan-e-Khas – hall of private audience, Sheesh Mahal – palace of mirrors and Sukh Niwas are quite beautiful. At the he Sukh Niwas, a pleasant climate is created by winds that blow over a water cascade.

In Jaipur you will be taken to Maharaja City Palace, a royal palace with seven storey as well as JantarMantar, the observatory. This wonderful observatory is attracted by mathematician as well as astronomers of whole world. City palace is perfect blend of all three excellent styles (Mughal, Rajput and European). Another palace, Hawa Mahal is popular all over world for it magnificent architecture. You will be taken through pink rose garden as well business centers of Jaipur. A tour of Jaipur is not complete without shopping. Jaipur is famous for clothes, carpets, precious and semi-precious stones and jewelry and various handicrafts made of wood, metals, etc. and also for silk paintings and miniatures.
You will be transferred by road to Delhi & transfer to your accommodation in Delhi.

PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES:

Activities as listed in the itinerary.
A/C Vehicle with driver.
2 bottles of mineral water per person per day in the car.

PACKAGE PRICE EXCLUDES:

Travel insurance.
Accommodation.
Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary.
Optional activities

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