Golden Triangle Tour By Car
Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Welcome! to capital of India. Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport by our tour representative & then transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 02 / Delhi
Breakfast in hotel. After a leisurely breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Old Delhi & New Delhi.
OLD DELHI – A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting:-
Red Fort – The red sandstone walls of Lal Qila, the Red Fort, extend for two km and vary in height from 18 metres on the river side to 33 metres on the city side. Shah Jahan started construction of the massive fort in 1638 and it was completed in 1648. Jama Masjid – Jama Masjid The splendid mosque built by Muhammad Ali Shah in the typical Mughal style with two minarets and three domes, lies to the west of the Hussainabad Imambara. Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
NEW DELHI – An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit:- Humayun’s Tomb – Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, Humayun’s Tomb is an early example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi. Qutub Minar – 13 km to the south of Connaught Circus at Lalkote of 8th century Tomor Rajputs, the 72.5 m high Victory Pillar stands as a victory stand of a Muslim King Kutub-ud-din-Aibak in India. A drive along the ceremonial avenue – Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President’s Residence, Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi hotel of Golden Triangle Holidays.
Day 03 / Delhi – Agra ( By Road )
Morning drive to the city of Taj (Agra) arrive Agra in approx. four hours & transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the Taj Mahal – A white marble Tomb building 1631 – 1648 in Agra, seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah Jahan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum, the monument sums up many of the formal themes that have played through Islamic architecture. Its refined elegance is a conspicuous contrast both to the Hindu architecture of pre – Islamic India, with its thick walls, corbelled arches and heavy lintels and to the Indo Islamic styles, in which Hindu elements are combined with an electric assortment of motifs from Persian and Turkish sources. The Agra fort – situated on the banks of Yamuna river, north west of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations. This majestic fortness of red sandstone encompasses with in its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many visionary palaces, such as the Jahagir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, audience halls such as the Dewan I Khas and two very beautiful mosques. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra hotel.
Day 04 / Agra – Jaipur ( By Road )
Breakfast in hotel, after leisurely breakfast drive to Jaipur known as “pink city” of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. Jaipur is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it, enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri – The Imperial city of the Mughal dynasty. It is very difficult to express the architectural grandeur city as one can only experience the aura of these forts. Famously known as the city of Ghosts, it was built by the great Mughal Emperor. Fateh Pur Sikri is a place worth visiting to discover how once the city could have been which has now turned into ruins, situated 26 miles west of Agra, it was build at orders of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The buildings at Fateh Pur Sikri blended both Islamic and Hindu elements in their architectural style. Arrive Jaipur in late evening & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur hotel.
Day 05 / Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal Architecture, construct by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by Swai Jai Singh, the fort is made in red sand stone and white marble. Later visit the City Palace, Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, City Palace located in the heart of the world city. The City Palace is a blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture and the royal family still lives in a part of the Palace. The building now forms the Maharaja Swai Man Singh II Museum and on display here are a wide array of royal costumes, some vary exquisite and precious pashmina (kashmiri) shawls, Benaras silk sarries sauganeri prints and folk embroidery. Night stay in Jaipur hotel.
Day 06 / Jaipur – Delhi – Departure ( By Road )
After breakfast drive to Delh, arrive Delhi in approx 05 Hours & transfer to airport to board flight for onward journey or way back home.