GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR WITH AMRITSAR
DURATION: 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
DELHI – AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI – JAIPUR – DELHI – AMRITSAR – DELHI
Golden Triangle Tour is the most popular tourist circuit in India. The incredible Golden Triangle Tour Itinerary comprises of the three famous cities of India – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur having grandeur, glory & history. This special itinerary combines Golden Temple with these three popular cities to give you an unforgettable North Indian experience. India’s most famous monument the Taj Mahal in Agra – Symbol of Eternal Love, Jaipur’s famous landmarks like Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar etc, Amritsar’s Golden Temple: most important house of worship for Sikhs, historical remains at Jallianwallah Bagh, beating retreat ceremony at Wagah Border and Delhi’s wide range of offerings including the Qutab Minar, Red Fort, government buildings and other buildings of historical importance will truly make it an altogether extravagant affair. Golden Triangle with Golden Temple tour not only lets you explore some of the most beautiful buildings ever constructed with varying and often contrasting architectural style, but also introduces to the religious and cultural diversity that India possess, ins shortest possible of time.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN DELHI
Namaste! Welcome to the Capital of India. You will be welcomed by our representatives on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to let you overcome jet lag. In the evening you may explore the colorful and lively markets of Delhi. Return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.
DAY 02: DELHI CITY TOUR
Good Morning! After breakfast you will be going for a full day sightseeing tour of the capital city of India starting with the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest and most splendid mosque in India, both built by Emperor Shah Jahan, Rajghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where he was cremated. Post lunch the sightseeing continues to explore the best tourist attractions of New Delhi including a drive past through the Indian President’s House (Rashtrapati Bhawan) towards India gate built to honour and pay a tribute to the Indian soldiers, then visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar; built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty and the beautiful Lotus Temple. In the evening take a cycle rickshaw ride through the bustling and colourful bazaar of Chandani Chowk for shopping or to taste some tantalizing North Indian cuisines. Afterwards return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.
DAY 03: DELHI TO AGRA
After breakfast check out the hotel and proceed towards Agra. On the way To Agra stop over at Sikandra to see the Tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar, a marvelous mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Akbar, spectacularly designed structure of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Once you reach Agra check in the hotel and leave for Agra Sightseeing with a visit to Agra Fort built in 1576 AD by great Mughal Emperor Akbar, structured and designed with red stoned barricaded; here you will find the splendid Pearl Mosque and various other classic example of art: Jahangir Mahal, Moti Masjid, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Am, and Meena Bazaar. Emperor Shahjahan imprisoned by his rebellious son Aurangzeb in the Musamman Bhurj, would see his love reflecting through the Taj Mahal, where his dear wife was cremated. Later visit the Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula, 35 kms from Agra, built by Empress Noorjahan daughter of Shahjahan, this monument a tribute to her great father. After sightseeing return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.
DAY 04: AGRA TO JAIPUR VIA FATEHPUR SIKRI
Today morning after breakfast check out the hotel and visit world’s most popular and beautiful monument: Taj Mahal, a Symbol Of eternal love And UNESCO World Heritage Site. Being one of the 7 wonders of the world, this historical masterpiece is an illustration of the fusion of diverse architectural styles. Later proceed towards the Pink City, Jaipur. Enroute Jaipur stop over at Fatehpur Sikri, the old deserted town of the Mughal kingdom, built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti who blessed birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar. Afterwards continue drive towards Jaipur. On arrival check in at the hotel and have a pleasant night stay at Hotel.
DAY 05: JAIPUR CITY TOUR
Today morning after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to splendid Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, built in the 15th Century by Rajput King Man Singh. Visit Jal Mahal or water palace that is situated in the midst of the beautiful Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur City. Continue your sightseeing by visiting the regal City Palace – present residence of the royal family of Jaipur, the palace is a miraculous portrayal of the real Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Then visit the incredible Jantar Mantar which was innovated and constructed by Jaipur King Swai Jai Singh. Amongst the 5 observatories built by him, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is one of them. Later visit the splendid Hawa Mahal, also known ‘Palace of Winds’ was built with a concept for the woman of royal families to speculate the royal ceremonies and festivals being hidden from the public eyes. After sightseeing have a pleasant night stay at your Hotel.
DAY 06: JAIPUR – DELHI – AMRITSAR (BY TRAIN)
After breakfast drive back to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi transfer to Railway station for Amritsar. Arrive Amritsar, our executive will be waiting at the arrival lounge with the placard in your name. Thereafter assisted transfer to the hotel. After a brief rest, take an excursion to Wagah Border to witness the flag ceremony. Wagah Border is one & the only land border open between India and Pakistan and the beating retreat ceremony is a daily military exercise conducted over here. Return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 07: AMRITSAR CITY TOUR
After breakfast full day city tour of Amritsar, visiting Golden Temple – the most important Sikh shrine which is also called Mecca for the Sikhs is a living symbol of the spiritual and historical traditions of the Sikhs, Next visit the Community Kitchen where 10, 000 pilgrims are fed for free every day, then visit Jallianwala Bagh – where, on April 13, 1919, British and Gurkha soldiers opened fire on an unarmed forbidden gathering, killing hundreds of civilians. Return to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 08: AMRITSAR – DELHI DROP
After breakfast transfer to Railway station to board a train for Delhi. Upon arrival Delhi railway station, with the help of our assistants get transferred to the airport to fly back home. Take with yourself happy memories of touring with us.
NOTE: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs and preferences. Feel free to contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday or a tour package specially designed to suit your needs and desire for an unforgettable India tour.
- Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
- Accommodation as per our Itinerary hotel on twin sharing basis inclusive of taxes.
- Complimentary drinks on arrival.
- Pickup service from Airport, Railway Station and Hotel.
- Air Conditioned vehicles having sufficient space for luggage.
- All State Taxes, Parking and all transport related expense including Driver Services.
- A trained and knowledgeable representative throughout the tour.
- Experienced chauffeurs for all kinds of conveyance.
- Entry fee at the monuments.
- Tips to the servicemen.
- Meals and services not specified in the above mentioned section.
- Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums.
- Cost for service provided on a personal request.
- Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, Soft Drinks, Incidentals, Porter Charges, tips etc.
- Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” head.