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India’s Golden Triangle is a tourist circuit which includes: Delhi, Agra (including the Taj Mahal) and Jaipur. This trip generally lasts for 7-8 days and the circuit starts from and ends at Delhi. The Golden Triangle is now a well-traveled route hosting many of India’s greatest cultural gems, and providing a good spectrum of the country’s different landscapes. Through this Golden Triangle Tour you will experience the history of massive forts, the opulence and splendor of Rajasthan's palaces, the bustle and buzz of markets and bazaars, and the culture and traditions of India. 

DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI
DAY 02: DELHI SIGHTSEEING
DAY 03: DRIVE DELHI – AGRA & AGRA SIGHTSEEING
DAY 04: DRIVE AGRA – JAIPUR & JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING    
DAY 05: JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING & DRIVE JAIPUR - DELHI    
DAY 06: DEPARTURE 
 
Tour Title: Golden Triangle Tour
Tour Duration: 05 Nights/ 06 Days
Tour Destinations: Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur & Amer Fort
Tour Highlights:
  • Caparisoned Elephant ride up to Amer Fort
  • Taj Mahal
  • Mughal & Rajput architecture
  • Country side drive all the way
 

 

DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our Fishtail representative and driver will meet you at Indira Gandhi International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. The representative will help you to check into your hotel. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your daily activities during the tour. Overnight in Delhi.
 
DAY 02: DELHI SIGHTSEEING
Today you will start the day with the excursion to Old Delhi – an ancient walled city. Mughal Emperor in 1650 switched the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi. Here you will see the Red Fort – the most opulent fort and the palace of Mughal empire. From here you will proceed to Raj Ghat – the memorial site of Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India; and Chandani Chowk – the bustling and colorful market of the old city. 
 
New Delhi on the other hand is considered to be an “Imperial City” having palatial sized buildings set amid broad tree lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, fountains and shallow pools. In New Delhi, you will visit Qutumb Minar and drive pass Raisina hill, India Gate and the Parliament. In the evening you will return to the Red Fort to watch the “Son et Lumire”- interplay of colorful lights and sound tracing the history of monument till date. Overnight in Delhi.
 
DAY 03: DRIVE DELHI – AGRA & AGRA SIGHTSEEING
After early breakfast, you will be driven to Agra (204 km/4hrs). At the time of the Mughals, in the 16th & 17th centuries, Agra was the capital of the grand Mughal Empire. Upon arrival in Agra and after checking into the hotel, you will proceed for the city sightseeing. Firstly you will visit the Agra Fort built by Akbar the Great. Then you will tour the city and proceed to the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah built by Empress Noor Jahan in the memory of her father. Finally you will visit the magnificent Taj Mahal – the monument of love in the warm glow of sunset, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. Overnight in Agra.
 
DAY 04: DRIVE AGRA – JAIPUR & JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING    
Today you will proceed to Jaipur (232 Kms/5 hrs drive) via visit to the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. This city was built in 1569 by the Great Emperor Akbar. Today, it is deserted and left in solitude to reminisce over its past glory. On today’s drive to Jaipur, we will pass through the Rajasthani countryside observing villages, women dress in brilliantly colored saris, camels and elephants. In the afternoon, you will proceed to Maharaja’s City Palace – where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes & processions and Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726). In addition, you will also visit Birla White Marble Temple and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) – a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal façade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Overnight in Jaipur.
 
DAY 05: JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING & DRIVE JAIPUR - DELHI    
After breakfast, you will visit the 17th Century fortress of Amer – marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. You can go up to the fort ascending on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall painting. Later on in the day, you will proceed back to Delhi (260 kms/ 5 hrs drive). Overnight in Delhi
 
DAY 06: DEPARTURE 
After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take you to the Indira Gandhi International airport for your flight towards onward destination.  
 
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