Golden Triangle is one of the most famous tourist circuits – not just in India but all across the world. An avid traveller would never want to leave this circuit untravelled because it comprises of such historically and culturally rich cities as Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Each of these cities has its own unique character in terms of places to see, things to do and people. Delhi, the capital city of India, is divided into Old Delhi and New Delhi. Agra, located in Uttar Pradesh, is famous for the Taj Mahal. Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, is fragrant with the saga of Rajput kings. And when you couple Golden Triangle with Kashmir, it promises a truly unique experience.
Your tour starts in Delhi. First, explore Old Delhi where the glory of the Mughal era comes to life in its historical buildings, monuments and markets. Next, enjoy sightseeing in New Delhi which has tourist attractions like the Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple etc. After a full day of sightseeing in Old and New Delhi, drive to Agra where you'll experience the magical charm of the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. Make a visit to Agra Fort before heading to Jaipur, famously known as the 'Pink City of India'. Visit Fatehpur Sikri en route. In Jaipur, dig out the history of the Rajput era as you view the City Palace, the Palace of Winds and the Amer Fort. Spend the evening in the local markets where you'll find a wide range of beautiful items, fit for souvenirs. Next day, get on board your flight to Srinagar, the capital of Jammu-Kashmir. This is where you'll feel you just stepped into heaven. Kashmir has been aptly termed as the 'Heaven on Earth'. Spend some quality time in Mughal era gardens including Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh. Delight yourself with a shikara (a long gondola-type rowing boat) ride along the Dal Lake. Next, drive to Gulmarg, a favorite retreat for ski lovers. Being a fantastic hill station, Gulmarg welcomes you with lots of leisure activities and fun. Pahalgam is the next destination; this is where a number of Bollywood movies have been shot.
With a heart filled with utter delight and lots of lovely memories in your head, drive to the Srinagar airport for your onward journey or connecting flight to Delhi.
Optional : Visit Akshardham Temple if time permits OR Evening Light & Sound show at Akshardham Temple.
After a lavish breakfast leave for sightseeing of narrow lanes of Purani Delli. Best is to enjoy the market of Chandani Chowk on cycle Rickshaw. Drive past Red Fort and visit the largest mosque in India Jama Masjid which can accommodate approximately 25000 people at a time.
Continue your sightseeing and visit a completely opposite Delhi called Lutyens or New Delhi. Visit Qutub Minar – Tallest tower of stone in India. Humayun’s Tomb – Built by his widow.
Optional : Raj tour by bicycle. Enter the Imperial heart of New Delhi. Visit to Gurudwara Bangla Saheb
After breakfast leave for Agra – Seat of Mughals. Agra is also famous as City of Taj. On arrival check into hotel. After check in visit one of the seven wonders of world – The Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan to fulfil her wife’s last wish to build a monument which matches her beauty.
Followed by a visit to Agra Fort – built by three generations of Mughal, known as Lal Quila, Mughals governed the county from here.
Optional : Mohabbat-E-Taj Show
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri - the unique city built by The great emperor Akbar, abandoned after 14 years due to lack of water. After visit continue drive to Jaipur. Arrive & Check into the hotel.
Jaipur – The pink city is known for its colourful bazaars, forts & palaces.
Evening free for exploring the markets.
Have your breakfast & leave for sightseeing of Jaipur to explore the glorious past. Visit Amer fort – situated in Aravali Hills. Ascend the fort in a royal style on Elephant back. Followed by a visit to City Palace museum, Hawa Mahal (Palace of wind) and Jantar Mantar. Drive back to hotel for overnight stay.
Optional : Jaipur Bazaar Walk Tour
After breakfast transfer to airport to board flight to Srinagar. Kashmir is a land of nature, elegance & beauty. On arrival at Srinagar you will be welcomed by Max Holidays representative and transfer to hotel. In evening visit local markets & places.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing and visit Nishat bagh - Garden of Gladness is a beautiful terraced garden located at the bank of famous Dal Lake. It offers a stunning view of Zabarwan Mountains. Also visit Shalimar Bagh – located on the right bank of Dal Lake known as Garden of love as Mughal emperor Jahangir built it for his wife Nur Jahan. In evening enjoy Shikara ride on Dal lake.
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg – Meadow of flowers. It is one of the best destinations in Asia for Skiing. Enroute visit Tangamarg Town. Enjoy the scenic drive to Gulmarg. After check-in enjoy Gandola Cable car ride. You can also enjoy horse riding.
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam – The valley of Shepherds. Enroute visit Avantipura Ruins. Gulmarg is a beautiful hill station and famous tourist spot. Evening free for leisure activities.
Visit Betaab valley – a must visit place. It is famous location for Bollywood movies shooting. Enriched with Pine & deodar trees it as a perfect gateway to enjoy the holiday.
Optional : Later drive to Srinagar. Enjoy the surroundings of Dal Lake in Srinagar.
After breakfast transfer to Srinagar airport to board flight to Delhi & connect flight for onward destination.
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