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This 10-day tour is designed to explore the most popular and a must-visit tourist circuit of India, known as the Golden Triangle. This Golden Triangle circuit is made of the three revered northern cities of India: Delhi (the Indian capital city), Agra (the Taj Mahal city), and Jaipur (the Pink city). Visit the famous tourist attractions in these cities with us to experience the incredible varied history and culture of India. We would also have a stopover in the Fatehpur Sikri, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour is best suitable for the foreigners who are visiting India for the very first time and of course for the locals of the country themselves.
Welcome to Delhi
When you arrive in the city of Delhi, you will be received cordially by our representative at the airport. From the airport, the representative will take you to your hotel, ensure a smooth check-in, and get you well-settled in your rooms.
The city of Delhi is India's capital, and also a central-power and government seat. It is the city of chaos, pollution, exotic cuisines, colorful people, famous marketplaces and shopping centers, and rich culture. Delhi is one of the most vibrant and modern world capital cities. It is a perfect combination of ancient heritage (Old Delhi) and modernity (New Delhi).
Delhi carries a rich history and a catalog of creative and exquisite architectural marvels within its folds, bearing the stamps on the various dynasties and rulers who have rendered their lasting impression on the city's landscape and culture.
Enjoy a pleasant night stay in your hotel and prep up for the fun and unforgettable tour that will begin from the next day.
Guided Sightseeing Tour in Delhi
After having a hearty breakfast, we will spend the entire day visiting the popular tourist attraction in both Old and New Delhi. First, we will proceed to the splendid region of Mughals, the Old Delhi and then we will move toward the areas of New Delhi. We will visit the following places:-
Red Fort: It is a historical structure, another splendor of Mughar Era. Shah Jahan constructed this fort in 1939 when he shifted his capital to Delhi from Agra. It encloses within its massive walls of red sandstone a complex of entertainment hall and palaces, ornate mosque and other structures. But Diwan-i-Aam (Hall for Public Audience) and Diwan-i-Khas (Hall for Private Audience) are the most popular ones.
Jama Masjid: Also constructed by Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656, this is Asia’s largest mosque. With spacious courtyards, arched gateways, and towering minarets, the Jama Masjid is one of the amazing architecture structures to look at.
India Gate: It is a sandstone memorial which is dedicated to the British warriors of Indian troop who fought between the years of 1914 (First World War) to 1919 (Third Anglo-Afghan War) and died. It is about 42 m high archway designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, an English architect. Located on Rajpath, this is also the main area where the Republic Day celebrations take place. Nearby landmarks include the Rashtrapati Bhavan and the Mughal gardens within it.
Rajghat: It is an open-air memorial ground located on the bank of the Yamuna River. It is famous as the cremation spot of Mahatma Gandhi, revered as father of the nation in India.
Qutub Minar: this was constructed by a Mughal emperor, Qutubudin Aibak in the year 1193 when the last of the Hindu rulers in Delhi was defeated. It stands about at height of 73m and is the tallest tower in India. It was reconstructed by many Mughal rulers.
Lotus Temple: This temple is a house of worship of the Baha'i faith and gets its name from its unique design. This temple is opened to people of all ages, cast, and creed and is a place of tranquillity.
Journey from Delhi to Agra
After spending two amazing days in Delhi, we then move toward the Taj Mahal City, Agra traveling by road. We will reach this beautiful city with a 3-hour drive. Agra is the house to two of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Taj Mahal 7 wonders of the world and the Agra Fort. It is also famous for its leather works, shoes and handicrafts.
In Agra, the Taj Mahal is an amazing sight to behold. Constructed in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, this marble structure is the epitome of love. It is a mausoleum carved with many intricate designs and is situated on the banks of River Yamuna. This majestic structure attracts thousands of tourists from all across the world towards it.
The Agra Fort which was constructed in 1573 by Emperor Akbar was the principal residence of the Mughals until 1638. It is located at a distance of about 3 km from the Taj Mahal and is a strategically well-laid historical Fort. It is the symbol of resilience, strength and power.
After visiting such exciting places in the historically and culturally rich city of Agra, we will spend a comfortable and relaxing night at the hotel in the taj mahal city.
Agra to Bharatpur via Fatehpur Sikri and Bharatpur to Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore National Park)
On the fourth day of the tour, after having breakfast, we will proceed to Bharatpur via Fatehpur Sikri by a road-journey of 2 hours in a spacious and comfortable vehicle. From there we will go to Sawai Madhopur which houses the Ranthambhore National Park.
In the Fatehpur Sikri which was the short term capital of the Mughal Empire, we will find attractions such as the Tomb of Salim Chishti, Buland Darwaza, and the palace of Jodha Bai who was the Emperor Akbar’s wife. After that, we will visit the attraction in Bharatpur city and have a scrumptious lunch at Old Hunting Lodge. On the Jaipur-Agra highway, we will also have a stopover to visit the step wells of Abhaneri.
We will then have an overnight stay at Ranthambore. The dry leafy forests of Ranthambhore are suitable for a wide range of wildlife including tigers, wild boars, nilgai, and sloth bears, which live and prosper in its natural boundaries.
Safari in Ranthambore National Park
At dawn, we will venture out for the ride in the forest to spot its wild animals. Ranthambhore is well-known for its tiger and they are the most desired animal to be spotted in the wild reserve of Ranthambhore. After an amazing activity of animal spotting, we will head back to the lodge for a delicious breakfast at around 10 AM. The rest of the morning you can either hang around the lodge's pool or visit the temple located at the top of intimidating Ranthambore Fort.
After lunch, we will again head out for an afternoon safari and return to the lodge by sunset. We will be staying here overnight.
Journey from Ranthambore to Jaipur
This is going to be a long day. We will go out for an early morning game drive at the Ranthambhore Park, return to the lodge for breakfast and then later drive to our last destination, Jaipur. Jaipur is popularly called as the Pink City of India because of its trademark colors of the buildings and was land of Rajputs.
It is the capital and the largest of the Rajasthan province and is believed to be among the initially planned towns of the Indian nation. It is considered to be one of the superior tourist destinations owing to its magnificent palaces and forts.
We will reach the city of Jaipur with the 3-hour drive, check into our rooms and after relaxing for a while, would go to visit the Birla Temple. This temple is devoted to goddess Lakshmi and the protector of the universe, Lord Vishnu. The Birla Temple with its elegant pillar carving is a true modern architectural beauty. After witnessing the surreal aarti (the offering made to gods by lighting the lamps) in the evening we will head back to the hotel.
Visiting Jaipurâ€™s Attractions
After having the morning meal, we will start our day with an elephant ride and go for the excursion at the amber fort.
Amber fort was once a residence of the princes of Rajputs in 11th century but was reconstructed by Maharaja Man Singh I, the leader of Emperor Akbar's army in 1592. The architecture of Amber Fort is, therefore, a noteworthy blend of Hindu and Islamic styles.
In 2013, along with the other six forts in Rajasthan, Amber Fort was made a world heritage site by Unesco. The attraction includes the Mirror Palace (Sheesh Mahal), the Shila Devi temple, and Jas Mandir located in its interior complex.
Next, we will visit the 18-century city palace built with the fusion styles of Rajasthani and Islamic artistic style. After that, we will explore the two most prominent tourist attractions of Jaipur: The Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar.
Jantar Mantar is one of the astronomical observatories built by the king of Jaipur, Sawai Jai Singh II. The large scale geometric forms in this structure will surely captivate your minds. The Breeze or Wind Palace (Hawa Mahal) is a honeycombed hived structure painted in bright pink. It was constructed in 1799 to enable the royal ladies to enjoy the public processions and activities on the street without getting noticed.
Visit to Sanganer and Jhalana Safari
We will visit the village of Sanganer or Bagru after breakfast. The village of Sanganer is famous for its handmade paper making art, intricate hand- block textile printing technique using woodblocks, and the tie-and-dye cloth coloring technique of Bandhani.
The textile which incorporates the art of bandhani and hand-block printing is loved by everyone. Both techniques require high skills and are time-consuming. In the bandhani technique, the cloth is tied tightly by a thread in a different manner to produce a variety of patterns and they are dyes using natural or artificial colors. The most used colors are dark and are used on the red or black background.
After the visit to Sanganer village, we will proceed to visit Jhalana Park, famous for its leopards. This park is home to a variety of other wildlife as well, such as a wide range of reptiles and jungle cats. It is an open forest reserve area which lets the tourist engage in activities like jeep safaris and bird watching. We will be staying overnight in Jaipur.
Journey from Jaipur to Delhi
After enjoying the breakfast together we will head back again to Delhi by a road journey of 5 hours. On our way back, we will check in to a hotel in Gurugram (NCR) and have rest for the remaining afternoon. In the evening we will visit the kingdom of dream and experience the culture gully.
The Kingdom of Dreams (KoD) is the first live theatre, entertainment, and leisure destination in India opened in the year 2010. It is a perfect combination of great family entertainment with wonderful shops and mouth water food delicacies from all over India. We will be having an overnight stay in the city.
Visit Delhi Again
After enjoying and exploring the attractions offered by all the three cities of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit in India, we come to the end of our tour. After having a scrumptious last breakfast, our representatives will escort you to the Delhi Airport to take the flights back to your homes.