India's Golden triangle is a visitor circuit which interfaces the national capital Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The Golden Triangle is purported in light of the triangular shape framed by the areas of New Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan on a guide. The excursions for the most part begin in Delhi moving south to the site of Taj Mahal at Agra, at that point west, to the leave scenes of Rajasthan. It is typically conceivable to do the trek by mentor or private excursion through most visit administrators. The Golden Triangle is presently a very much voyaged course giving a decent range of the nation's distinctive landscapes.The circuit is around 720 km by street. Every leg is around 4 to 6 hours of drive.Day 01: Delhi
On arrival at Delhi Airport, Meet and greet by our company representative. Transfer to hotel.
The capital of India – combines in its fold the ancient with the modern. Amidst the fast spiraling skyscrapers , the remnants of a bygone time in the form of monuments stand as silent reminders to the regions ancient history. It is main gateway city for northern India.
Upon check in and rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi- Full Day sightseeing.
After breakfast proceed to full day sightseeing. First we proceed to Old Delhi visit .
Red Fort:- Built with red sand stone by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jhan when he shifted his capital from Agra – Delhi. It was built in 1683 AD and is one of the best surviving Mughal monuments . The Fort house the Diwan –e Aam , the hall of public audience and Diwan-e- khas, the hall of private audience, the Moti Masjid or Pearl Mosque, Rani Mahal and Hammam . ( Royal bath).
Jam Masjid : The largest mosque in India , it was built by Shah Jehan . It can accommodate 20,000 worshippers. The courtyard is enclosed by pillared corridors and domed pavilion.
Lodi Tomb :Standing amidst the extensive landscaped gardens belongs to the Lodi dynasty . Raj Ghat , shanti van , vijay ghat , Shakti Sthal and Kisan Ghat are the monuments raised to leader of modern India.
Afternoon Lunch proceeds to New Delhi Sightseeing:
Qutub Minar- The tallest stone tower in India was started by Qutb –ud-din Aibak as a memorial of victory and also as an accessory to the adjoining mosque to call the faithful to prayers. The minar is taping tower of five tiers 72.5 meters high. The attached Quwwat- ul-Islam Mosque was erected pulling down 27 hindu and Jain temples and using their columns. The iron pillar originally a standard of lord Vishnu their now in the courtyard of the mosque.
Humayuns Tomb- The Built by the widow of the second Mughal Emperor, Humayun , believed to be the fore- runner of the famous Taj Mahal of Agra.
Lotus temple : The white lotus shaped temple completed recently by the followers of the Bahai faith signifies the purity and universality of God and equality of all religions.
Evening transport will pass through
Rashtrapati Bhawan: Standing on Raisina Hill, it was built by the British as the residency of the viceroy of India and now is the official residency of the President of India. This massive building is surrounded by 330 acres of land.
India Gate: The 42 –meter high arch was raised as a memorial to soldiers who laid their lives in the Second World War.
Dinner and overnight stay will be at New Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi – Agra
( Distance from Delhi to Agra : 240 kms/ Approx 4 Hours )
After breakfast drive to Agra 4 hours Journey . Agra was the capital of the Mughal empire in the 16th and 17th century. But its architectural wealth " TAJ MAHAL" has secured its place on the International Map. Agra is also known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone.
Visit Agra fort and Taj Mahal : Agra fort : Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction . The fort houses palaces courts , mosques , bath ,garden and pavilions. Places to visit are red sandstone Jehangir Mahal built by Akbar for his Hindu queen Jodhabai.
Check In hotel and refresh your self . After Lunch proceed to Agra city tour .In evening enjoy Mohabbat The Taj show at Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Centre.
Dinner and overnight stay will be at Agra.
Daay 03 :Agra - Jaipur
(Distance from Agra – Jaipur : 242 kms/ Approx 5 Hours )
After breakfast drive to Jaipur approx 5 hour journey. En route visit
Fatehpur Sikri :This is the planned city in Indo- Islamic architecture built by Emperor Akbar . The made a bare –foot pilgrimage to seek the blessing of Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chisti who lived here. The saint prophesied the birth of three sons and soon after was born Prin Salim, later to become Emperor jehangir. In gratitude Akbar decided to create his imperial residence in Sikri. The finest momuments within this area are the DIWANI –I – AM ;DIWANI- I- KHAS;PASCHI COURT ; PRIVATE LIVING LIBRARY ; MARIAM PALACE; JODHABAI PALACES ; HAWA MAHAL , BIRBAL,S PALACES ; PANCH MAHAL AND BULAND DARWAZA.
On arrival at Jaipur: Capital of Rajasthan has earned universal renown as the " Pink City" . Jaipur, meaning the city of victory , was found in 1727 by the astronomer king Sawai Jai Singh of Kachhawaha clan and designed by architech Vidyadhar Bhattarcharya in accordance with the principles of the town planning set down in the "Shilpa Shastra" – an epochal treatise on the Hindu architecture.
check into the hotel and Rest of the day is free for leisure.Dinner and Overnight stay will be at Jaipur.
Day 04 :Jaipur- Full day sightseeing.
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for full day sightseeing.
Amer fort : Amer is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Built in the 16th centaury by Raja Man Singh, it sprawls on the hillside. Built in red stone and white marble , the palace complex has some very interesting apartment . Jai Mandir, Sheesh mahal , Sukh niwas and Ganesh pol are some of the prominent areas of interest. The old township at foothills with its cobbled steets and runis of havelis provides an old world atmosphere.
Jaigarh: The fort of Victory built in 1726 by Sawai Jai Singh the world largest cannon on wheel is located here. Also of interest is the intricate water supply and storages system which is considered a marvel of planning. The fort has its own museum.
Afternoon After lunch proceed to The City Palace. Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar.
The City Palace: The City Palace complex is a historic landmark with its numerous out building , courtyards, Impressive gateway and temple. Twso elephants carved in marbel gurad the entrance, occupying one-seventh of the walled city area. The palace house the seven-storied Chandra Mahal , Mubarak Mahal ,the Diwan-e- Am and Diwani –e Khas. The museum houses a rare collection of carpet, arms, costumes , painting and royal paraphernalia.A notable exhibit is a pair of pure silver containers which are the largest single pieces of silver in the world .
>Hawa Mahal: Built is 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, this is a remarkable structure which overlooks one of the main streets and also provide some excellent views of city. The multi –niched five storey high balconies of the complex were built to provide adequate vantage position behind delicate stone carved jail screens to the palace woman for watching the royal procession through the bazaar below.
Jantar Mantar : One of the astronomer kings Jai Singh 's five remarkable observatories ( the others being in Delhi, Ujjain, Varanasi and Mathura ), represents the high points of medieval Indian astronomy. It is a collection of complex astronomical instruments chiselled out of stone-most of which continue to provide fairly accurate information to this day
Dinner and overnight stay will be at Hotel ..
Day 05 Jaipur - Delhi
Distance from Jaipur – Delhi : 268 kms / Approx 5 Hours
After breakfast . In time transfer to airport for onward journey .