Golden Triangle Tours is a classic introduction to the country especially for the first time visitors on holidays in India. Covering Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, 3 most prominent tourist destinations in the heartland of India, the tour offers memorable experiences. If you've never been to the subcontinent before, start here for it could not get any better than a Golden Triangle India tour package.
We offer you not only this but also one of the finest cultural experience in India along with a visit to some of the finest monuments and UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Varanasi, the oldest living city in the world.
Day 1 - Welcome to India. Upon your arrival at airport in Delhi, our tour representative will escort you to the pre-decided hotel. After completing check-in formalities, you can take rest or proceed for sightseeing of India Gate and Parliament Street.Overnight at hotel.
Day 2- After breakfast at hotel, full day sightseeing of Qutub Minar + Humayun's Tomb + Jama Masjid + Chandni Chowk + Lotus Temple.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3- After breakfast at hotel, leave for Agra approx 230 km via road Yamuna Expressway, one of the best highways in India , next to Formula One Race Track. On reaching Agra, visit Taj Mahal ,one of the seven wonders of the world and Agra Fort where Mughal Empire resided and reigned for ages.Overnight at hotel.
Day 4- After breakfast at hotel, leave for Fatehpur Sikri which is a magnificent fortified ancient city, 40km west of Agra, was the short-lived capital of the Mughal empire between 1572 and 1585, during the reign of Emperor Akbar. Earlier, Akbar had visited the village of Sikri to consult the Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chishti, who predicted the birth of an heir to the Mughal throne. When the prophecy came true, Akbar built his new capital here, including a stunning mosque, still in use today.Buland Darwaza in Fatehpur Sikri is the highest gateway in the world and is a great example of Mughal architecture. Post that leave for Jaipur , check in hotel and overnight in hotel.
Day 5- Post breakfast, the 5th day is scheduled for Jaipur city tour in which you will enjoy an elephant ride to the Amber Fort. In the afternoon, enjoy a day trip in the Jaipur city exploring City Palace, Jal Mahal , Jaigarh Fort , Hawa Mahal which was designed to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life and festivals celebrated in the street below without being seen, since they had to obey the strict rules of "purdah", which forbade them from appearing in public without face coverings. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6- After breakfast , depart for Varanasi also known as Benaras -the oldest living city in the world. Mark Twain, the English author and literature, who was enthralled by the legend and sanctity of Benaras, once wrote : "Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together" .Upon reaching Varanasi, check- in hotel and in the evening proceed for the world famous Aarti of the holy Ganges River. Overnight in hotel.
Day 7 - Early morning , calm your soul with sunrise at Ganges on boat and post that can explore the lanes of Varanasi known as the 'Walks of Banaras ' tour.
After breakfast , proceed for temple tour of Varanasi , an important aspect since Varanasi is also known as the city of Temples. In the afternoon , visit Sarnath -where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment in Bodhgaya, today it presents the most expansive ruins among places on the Buddhist trail. At Sarnath visit Dhamek Stupa – which is now an official symbol of Modern India. Chaukandi Stupa - this stupa was rebuilt by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Overnight in hotel.
Day 8- After breakfast in hotel, depart from Varanasi with Happy Memories. Trip Ends.