Whether or not you have been to India yet, you must have heard about the very famous Golden Triangle Circuit which connects Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. For the first-timers, this is the perfect tour as a befitting introduction to the wonderful history and culture of India. What's interesting about this tourist circuit is that each of the three cities that it is comprised of is located at roughly an equal distance of 200-250 km from each other. Located in northern India, each of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur is rich in history and redolent with the memories of the past. Delhi is a heady mix of the old and the new. Agra is where the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, is located. Jaipur, famous as the 'Pink City', is where you'll come across forts and palaces of the Rajput Era.
Your tour begins in the city of Delhi. After your arrival, start on a wonderful sightseeing tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. In Old Delhi, you'll have fun viewing the Jama Masjid and the Red Fort. Plus, you'll enjoy a rickshaw ride through the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk, a market whose history dates back to the Mughal era. New Delhi has such famous tourist attractions as the Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate and the President's Palace. Living up to its name quite well, New Delhi is also dispersed with a number of modern-day attractions. After breakfast the next day, get ready for a road journey to Agra, the erstwhile Mughal capital. Enjoy heart-stirring views of the Taj Mahal and know the interesting story behind its construction. Ask your travel guide about some of the unique architectural features of the Taj Mahal and you'll be surprised at what you come to know about the monument. The next tourist attraction on your list is the Agra Fort, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore this gigantic building in the evening. Next morning, drive to Jaipur while visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Fatehpur Sikri is popular as the 'Ghost Town' because it was abandoned by the Mughals due to scarcity of water. Once you set foot in Jaipur, start visiting forts and palaces built by the Rajput kings. Popular attractions in the city include the City Palace (and the City Palace Museum), the Jantar Mantar Observatory and the Hawa Mahal.
Early morning next day, prepare yourself to feel like a maharaja as you sit on an elephant's back and ascend the Amer (or Amber) Fort. Finally, get back to Delhi for your flight back home or your connecting flight to your next destination.
On arrival at Delhi airport / railway station you will be welcomed by Max Holidays’ representative and assist you to complete the check in formality in hotel. After check in sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit to Jama Masjid (one of the largest mosques of India), drive past Red fort. Enjoy a rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk , a market of Mughal era. After lunch sightseeing of New Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Drive through the President’s Palace and India Gate. Optional Tour: Light & Sound Show at Akshrdham Temple OR Visit to Gurudwara Bangla Saheb
After breakfast drive to Mughal Capital – Agra. On arrival check into hotel. After check in visit Taj Mahal – symbolize eternal love frozen in white marble built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz.
Also visit Agra Fort in the evening. - UNESCO world heritage site.
Optional : Mohabbat-the-Taj show OR Sheroes-Hangout Cafe
After delicious breakfast drive to Jaipur. Enroute you will visit magnificent fortified ancient city called Fatehpur Sikri which was once the capital of Mughal emperor Akbar. Mughals left the city due to acute shortage of water. Continue your drive to Pink city Jaipur – famous for fascinating monuments and colorful markets.
Check into your hotel. After check in visit City Palace museum - a complex of courtyards, gardens and buildings. A part of this palace is a now a museum, containing three wings of Armory, Textiles and Artifacts. Followed by a visit to Jantar Mantar Observatory – It has 19 geometric devices which measures time and space for astronomy. Drive Past Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds).
Optional : Cooking Class with Indian Family with Dinner
Morning visit Amer Fort. Amer was the ancient capital of Jaipur. situated in the outskirts of Jaipur on Aravali Hills. Ascend the fort on elephant's back, like a king. After sightseeing drive back to Delhi airport / railway station for onward journey.
Hey guys!! I want share my views for a great trip arrangements made by your team for my family in the month of December. We had a great time in India and also got an opportunity to enjoy dinner with Indian family, it was interesting to learn about Indian cooking.
Contact one of our travel advisors nowGET STARTED
We offer services which are better comparing to other agencies running similar trips. Our drivers and guides are highly experienced and trained for hospitality. The hotels are carefully picked to ensure your comfort and safety.
To book this trip you need to pay only US$100 and balance 45 days prior to the trip. If at any time before this you change your mind your money is safe with Max Holidays and can be transfered to your next trip with us.
The payment can be made very easily via online and online mode of payments. For online payment services, you can use the credit/debit cards and for the facilitation of offline payments you can use our Swift Bank transfer services.
Put us on work to plan your next travel. Send your details to our experts now to get a free travel plan with quote