Duration : 06 Night / 07 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikiri - Agra - Delhi
GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR OF NORTH INDIA:
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival at International Airport, you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Afternoon half-day tour of New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar: It is a UNESCO world heritage site. Qutab Minar is a tall conical 73 mt high (240 feet) tower built by Qutab-ud-din-Aibak in 1192 as a victory tower after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu Kingdom. Humayun's Tomb: It was the first garden-tomb in India. The tomb of Humayun commissioned by his eldest wife widow Bega Begam (Haiji Begum) in 1569, 14 years after his death. India Gate: The India Gate is a war memorial located at the center of New Delhi across the Rajpath at the eastern end. An imposing India Gate is 42 mt high made of red stone, laid out an enormous Arc-de-Triomphe like archway in the middle of the crossroad of Rajpath, formerly known as Kingsway. The President's House: is the official residence of the President of India, located in central Delhi. The palatial Presidential Palace is one of the main attractions of New Delhi, formerly known as Viceroy's house until 1950, designed by British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Later come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 02 : DELHI
Morning half day city tour of Old Delhi visiting Jama Masjid: Jama mosque is one of the largest of all in India, presently situated across the road in front of the Red Fort in Old Delhi. It was commissioned by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in 1644 and completed in 1658 with the help of 5000 artisans under the supervision of Saadullah Khan, the prime minister of Shahjahan. Red fort: Red Fort is a UNESCO world heritage site located in Delhi, a massive Fort built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan, who also built the Taj Mahal in Agra. After shifting his capital from Agra to Delhi, he laid the foundation of Red Fort in 1638 and completed it in nine years. Chandni chowk: Chandini Chowk is one of the most popular markets in Delhi, situated near the Old Delhi railway station. Red Fort and Jama mosque are also in proximity. It was built in the 17th century by Mughal emperor Shahjahan and designed by his beloved daughter Jaha Ara. Presently Chandini Chowk is famous for its markets offering pure Indian food, delicacies, and profoundly Sarees with chikan & Zari work. Afternoon leisure and free for shopping etc.Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03 : DELHI - JAIPUR BY ROAD 260 KMS 6 HRS DRIVE
Today morning, we drive to Jaipur. Jaipur City is known as the Pink City of Rajasthan, was built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Designed by Shilp Shastra - an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture - Jaipur follows a grid system. Upon arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, day free at leisure, Afternoon free. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04 : JAIPUR
After breakfast, full day city tour of Jaipur. Morning visit to Amber fort and enjoy elephant ride. Amber Fort: The construction of the Amber fort began in 1592 by Man Singh and completed by his successor Jai Singh I. It was the old fort of the Kachhwala clan of Amber. The Amber Fort is situated on a hilltop in Jaipur and also exhibits a rugged yet magnificent exterior. The Amber Fort is a popular tourist spot in Rajasthan. Known for its beautiful architecture, the combination of white marble and red sandstone makes the fort’s architecture exceptionally distinct built by Maharaja Man Singh in the 16th century. Amber Fort represents a blend between Hindu and Muslim architectures. Afternoon visiting Hawa Mahal: The Palace of winds - a five-storied structure of pink sandstone has semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. The Hawa Mahal was constructed that enabled the ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life and City Palace and Museum: The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthan and Mughal architecture, etc. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 05 : JAIPUR - ABHANERI - FATEHPUR SIKIRI - AGRA BY ROAD 232
After breakfast, drive towards Agra. It is 232 km away, and 5 hrs morning drive en-route visits Abhaneri Village. The place is known for the Chand Baori Step Well and Harshat Mata Temple. Later visit Fatehpur Sikri (The ghost city): Fatehpur Sikri is popularly known as “The Ghost City” or “abandoned City” situated 40 km from Agra. The construction of Fatehpur Sikri was started by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1570, in honor of Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chisti. It took 15 years for Emperor to complete the structure, but he had to leave the city due to lack of water and also the proximity to the Rajput province. Upon arrival in Agra, check-in at your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 06 : AGRA - DELHI
After breakfast, go for a guided tour to Agra, including the visits of Taj Mahal: the mausoleum built by a sorrowing Shah Jehan in memory of his young wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of the Taj Mahal started in 1631 and finished in 1653. Around 20,000 workers had been labored for 22 years by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to complete the Marble wonder. Agra Fort: The majestic Agra fort was constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar between 1565 to 1573. The Agra Fort is on the west bank of the river Yamuna and northwest of the Taj Mahal. The emperor used red sandstones to build the Agra Fort. The Agra fort was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565 and was initially known as a walled city. Later drive to Delhi en-route visit to Sikandra. Upon arrival in Delhi, check-in at your pre-booked hotel.
DAY 07 : LEAVE DELHI
Departure transfer to the airport to catch flight for onward journey.
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