Route : Delhi Agra Jaipur Delhi
The most popular tour in India, The Golden Triangle Tour, include a visit to Delhi, the capital of India; Agra, land of the world famous Taj Mahal and Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, also called ‘pink city’ of India.
Delhi to Agra [ 205 kms / 4 hrs ]
Morning pick up from your Delhi hotel and embark on a drive to Agra, land of the Taj Mahal.
This afternoon, witness the surreal views of the Taj Mahal, sparkling in the glittering rays of the Indian sun. Step inside this eternal symbol of love and appreciate the intricate designs and symmetries that rhyme as a poem written in marble. Taj Mahal is an extravagant display of love, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Also, visit the splendid Agra fort, built in red sandstone, encapsulating magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens.
Agra to Jaipur [ 240 kms / 5 hrs ]
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur – the pink hued capital city of Rajasthan. This city of erstwhile Rajput Maharajas, is built in 9 rectangular sectors symbolising 9 divisions of the universe, as per Indian cosmology. En route to Jaipur, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the capital city of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century.
Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in at your hotel. Later explore the many facets of Jaipuri crafts such as semi precious jewels, pottery, colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, woven carpets etc – watch artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping.
Today, explore the princely city of Jaipur, starting with a morning excursion to Amber fort, which was built in the 16th century. An elephant ride (subject to availability) will help you ascend to this hilltop fort; alternatively, you may also choose to climb or drive up to the fort.
This afternoon, visit City Palace, the architectural masterpiece of Jaipur, and the ancient astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar. Also take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), built in the 18th century.
Jaipur to Delhi [ 260 kms / 5 hrs ]
After breakfast, drive to Delhi International Airport for onward flight or to your Delhi hotel.