7 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Delhi
The Luxury Golden Triangle tour in India comprises the famous cities of India namely Delhi, Agra, Samode, and Jaipur. All four cities are clothed in culture and mystique. An ancient planet observatory, huge forts, a romantic white marble poem on the face of time, a 5 storeyed building built specifically for the royal ladies and the tallest brick minaret in the world. These are just some of the experiences that are waiting for you in this Golden Triangle tour.
On this Golden Triangle private tour, our experienced tour operators will make sure that you get the best of luxurious service while you enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the heart of India.
Indulge yourself on this Luxury Golden Triangle tour of India where luxurious properties are waiting eagerly to pamper you.
On the first day of your Golden Triangle Luxury tour, you shall be greeted by our joyful tour representative who will help you in transferring to your luxurious hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can rest for today in your room and prepare your mind for this wonderful adventure or you can explore the local markets of Delhi and buy souvenirs for your loved one.
Overnight stay will be in Delhi.
On the 2nd day of the tour, you will embark on the sightseeing tour of Delhi after having a scrumptious breakfast. Delhi, the capital of India is a city whose every corner reeks of history and culture. The narrow lanes of old Delhi hold many mysteries that are waiting eagerly for someone to unravel them.
You can taste some authentic mouthwatering Delhi street food or shop at the fabulous Chandni Chowk. Delhi is a city that never fails to delight.
Humayun's Tomb is a magnificent structure built by the wife of Humayun, Bega Begum by commissioning Persian architects. Red sandstone is used on a large scale in this architectural delight and this is the first building in India, where the Charbagh (four squared gardens with water flowing between them) style of landscaping is done.
Although some four centuries old, the Red Fort still has the elegance to sweep you off your feet. The powerful Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan built the Red Fort as the main palace of the Royal Family. The l33 meter high walls of the Red fort are built in such a way that the enemy cannot penetrate these walls even with war elephants. Many Mughal royals used to stay here till British rule.
Built-in 1193 by Qutbuddin Aibak, Qutub Minar is a 73-meter brick minaret and is an architectural feat in itself. Some believe that Qutub Minar was built as a victory monument of Delhi sultanate over Hindu kingdoms while others argue that it was built about the famous Sufi saint Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar kaki. UNESCO World Heritage site, Qutub Minar and the iron pillar near Qutub Minar remain one of the most famous monuments to visit in Delhi.
The 42 meter India Gate is almost similar to its French counterpart and commemorates the bravery and sacrifice of 70000 Indian as well as British soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British armed forces during World War I.
Another memorial, Amar Jawan Jyoti near India Gate acts as a monument of remembrance, reminding the soldier's bravery during the India-Pakistan war of 1971.
The Baha'i Temple or the Lotus Temple is another exquisite monument donning the landscape of Delhi. The peculiar thing about this Lotus shaped temple is that people from all religions are welcome here. Rajghat is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Spend some quiet moments here.
Later in the evening, return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
After having your ravishing breakfast we proceed towards Agra. The tomb of Itmad Ud Daulah would be our first destination in Agra. Also known as Baby Taj, this wonderful marble mausoleum was built by the daughter of Mirza Ghiyas Baig who was an important minister in Mughal court.
After visiting the tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah, we proceed towards checking into our hotel in Agra.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.
After finishing our delicious breakfast we move towards artistry in marble the Taj Mahal. Thousands of workers worked for 22 years straight and an entire city was established to house these workers so that they can complete Shah Jahan's masterpiece.
We have arranged for a golden sunrise view of the Taj Mahal for you. Feel the ecstasy of viewing the Taj being showered with the golden rays of the sun. This view, this feeling will stay with you forever.
We proceed towards the Agra Fort then. This towering structure was built by Akbar as a place where the royal family would stay. Akbar's love for red sandstone is evident in this fort in the most elegant manner. Later Mughal rulers, Shah Jahan and Jehangir ornamented the fort with exquisite materials like Belgian glass and white marble. Containing two massive gates, the Delhi Gate and the Lahore Gate, the Agra Fort is the culmination of Mughal military architecture. The 70 feet high walls are made in the double battlement style acting as effective countermeasures against marauding Invaders. Many Hindu temples can be found in the fort, reminding us about the secular part of this great nation.
Musamman Burj is the place in Agra For from where an old Shah Jahan used to watch with longing eyes, his marble masterpiece, the Taj Mahal.
Later in the evening, return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.
Have your baronial breakfast and proceed towards Samode. You will stop at Fatehpur Sikri on our way to Samode. Fatehpur Sikri is a ghost town today, but when you have a look at the majestic monuments built in this city, your mind will go berserk on imagining the pomp of the city during its heyday.
The city's most famous monument is the Buland Darwaza. Built as a victory monument over Gujarat by Akbar, the Buland Darwaza is a fine example of symbiosis between Rajput and Mughal styles of architecture. The beautiful stone Chhatris adds graceful charm to the magnetic beauty of Buland Darwaza. The secular character of Akbar can be ascertained from the fact that he has inscribed a quote on Jesus on this stone marvel. Fatehpur Sikri is replete with other important stone structures like Diwan-e Aam, the palace of Birbal, the palace of Jodha Bai, the palace of Tansen and the tomb of Khawaja Salim Uddin Chishti.
Spend your day exploring this beautiful city and letting your mind wander in those bygone times. Once you have finished viewing these fine specimens of architecture, we proceed towards Samode. You will have an assisted transfer to the pre-booked hotel in Samode. The rest of the time is at your leisure. You can stroll in the quaint little village and explore the enchanting beauty of this mystic village.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Samode.
After having a scrumptious breakfast you will proceed for the sightseeing tour of Samode. This small village houses some of the most fascinating attractions which are the perfect blend of history, art, culture, and traditions. You can get a deep insight into the rural lifestyle of the people. Samode Fort is one of the famous places here which is a strong hill fort and from the top of the fort, one can enjoy the panoramic views of the city. This was the royal residence for the kings for seven centuries. Govind Dev Ji Temple is a prominent pilgrimage site which is dedicated to Lord Krishna. This temple is famous for its architectural beauty. There are numerous famous local markets in Samode from where you can buy souvenirs for your loved ones.
After your sightseeing tour in Samode, you will proceed towards Jaipur. Upon your arrival in Jaipur, you shall be transferred to your luxury hotel, where you can relax and unwind yourself.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.
When you wake up on the 7th day of your Luxury Golden Triangle tour, a traditional Rajasthani breakfast awaits to delight your taste buds. And then you will embark on the sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
Amber Fort of Jaipur is an incredible sandstone marvel created by the Rajput rulers of Jaipur. You even have the option of riding to the main gate of the fort on an elephant, like erstwhile Rajput rulers.
Visit the City Palace of Jaipur and experience the alluring beauty of Mughal, Rajput and European styles of architecture. The Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal are the two most important palaces in the City Palace.
Along with the City Palace, you can visit the city museum which houses many artifacts from Rajputana. See the Armor and weaponry of Rajput warriors and feel the energy reverberating through your body.
Jantar Mantar contains the largest stone Sundial in the world. Built by King Sawai Jai Singh II, the stone planet observatory is the largest amongst the five stone observatories built across the length and breadth of India.
Hawa Mahal is an iconic structure of Jaipur. This 5 storeyed building contains 953 Jharokhas or lattice windows from which the royal ladies used to view the city life and royal processions of Jaipur.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.
This is the last day of the tour. Take home some souvenirs in the form of sweet memories from the Golden Triangle of India. Our tour representative will help you in transferring to the Delhi airport from where you will take home-bound flights to your respective destinations.