Golden Triangle

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Overview

India. a country which will enchant you with her beauty and diversity, delight you with her colorful pageantry, enrich you with her culture, stun you with her modernity, embrace you with her warmth, and overwhelm you with her hospitality.a land where the ancient and the contemporary exist side by side, where thousands of brilliant images fill the soul with wonder and where quaint and startling contradictions juxtapose to lend an extraordinary vitality, texture and poetry to life.

India~ is a mystery hidden behind cliché. An ephemeral reality that dissolves just when you think that you have it defined. She is everything you have heard and read about and more, much more than words can transcribe.

A country to be experienced: seen with the heart and understood with the soul.

This is one fantasy that can be fulfilled.

Day wise Itinerary:

DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI BY: INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
Today you will arrive at Delhi's International Airport. Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, our offfice representative will meet you as you exit the arrivals terminal building and transfer you to your hotel.

Delhi - India's capital and a major gateway to the country. Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds - the ancient with the modern. Amidst the fast spiraling skyscrapers the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent reminders to the region's ancient legacy.
Overnight - Hotel

DAY 02: DELHI
Your travel escort - guide will greet you in the hotel lobby, to review the suggested itinerary and plan the pace and inclusions of your days. Today, discover Delhi in all its majesty.
Enjoy unique yet fascinating experience of Old Delhi - Happily Chaotic
You will visit Jama Masjid - the largest mosque of Asia, followed by a privatetricyclerickshawride through the lanes of ChandniChowk, also known as Silver Street.

Next on our visit will be the mighty Red Fort, built by the Emperor Shah Jahan - the builder of TajMahal. The magnificent Red Fort, overlooking the river Yamuna reveals the history which goes 300 years in past, when the Mughal Empire was at its peak.

Conclude the tour of Old Delhi with homage to the father of the nation - Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat - the memorial.
The discovery of New Delhi starts with visit to QutubMinar which is Delhi's Eiffel Tower. Visit Humayun's Tomb set in beautiful gardens. This Mughal creation popularized Persian-influenced architecture was an inspiration for the TajMahal.

Our drive back to the hotel will be through one of the most colonial part of New Delhi called Raisina Hill. Drive past the Presidential House and India Gate - a war memorial arch.

Overnight - Hotel

DAY 03: DELHI - JAIPUR BY: SURFACE
Breakfast is at the hotel. Thereafter, you will be met by our driver who will take you to Jaipur (250Kms / 5.30 Hrs).
Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan province is known for its arts and crafts, jewellery, hand-painted fabrics and stone sculptures; above everything, it is an extraordinarily colorful place.

Overnight - Hotel

DAY 04: JAIPUR
You will be chauffer driven to Amber Fort - the former capital of Jaipur state stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake which reflects its terraces and ramparts to add the spirit of adventure and royalty. You will ascend the fort on elephant back - the Royal path..!!

Post Amber, our tour will begin with a photo stop at HawaMahal - the Palace of Winds, it has no less than 953 little windows and balconies, and it is a stunning example of Rajput artistry. It was originally built to enable ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life in the streets below through the delicately honeycombed sandstone windows.

Visit the City Palace, now a museum, which was the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. It offers a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armoury of the Mughals and Rajputs. Proceed to Jantar-Mantar - the ancient Observatory which is acute even today..!!

In the evening, enjoy the short rickshaw ride.
Overnight -Hotel

DAY 05: JAIPUR - AGRA
Post breakfast, you will be met by our driver who will take you to Jaipur (258 Kms / 5.5 Hrs).

Enroute visitFatehpurSikri - the deserted red sandstone city, built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century. Fatehpur City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. It was abandoned soon after it was built when the local wells went dry and it remains today in much the same condition that it was over 300 years ago. It is complete with palaces and mosques and used to be a town larger than London when it was originally constructed. Visit the PanchMahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Aam, Jama Masjid &Buland Darwaja.

After sightseeing, continue your drive to Agra [204 Kms / 05 Hrs] - Medieval city situated on the banks of river Yamuna, mostly popular for TajMahal, the eternal monument of love.
Upon arrival at Agra proceed to check in at your hotel
Overnight - Hotel

DAY 06: AGRA - DELHI BY: SURFACE DEPARTS DELHI BY: INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
Early in the morning, you will proceed for the breath taking sunrise tour of the TajMahal (Closed on Fridays) by Tonga.

The TajMahal, a UNESCO world heritage site was built in white marble in 1635 by Emperor Shahjahan as a mausoleum for his queen MumtazMahal. It is a universal symbol of love, and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Return to the hotel for buffet breakfast.

Post breakfast after check out [1200 NOON] proceed for the sightseeing tour of Red fort popularly known as Agra Fort Construction of Agra Fort was originally started by Emperor Akbar in 1565, but his son, Jehangir, and grandson, Shahjahan, later made additions. It houses the Diwan-i-Khas and Diwan-i-Aam (Halls of Private and Public Audience) and its walls are a silent witness to the rise and fall of the Imperial Mughal Empire. The palaces and courtyards within the fort feature a variety of ingenious Islamic inspired devices (some decorative, some more practical) within the fabric of the buildings.

Late in the afternoon, you will drive to Delhi (204 Kms. / 4.5 Hrs). Drop at International airport to board your flight for back home.

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