Golden Triangle Tour

Journey through Mughal realms and ‘Pink City’

  • Taj mahal

  • Jaigarh Fort Jaipur

  • Amber Fort

  • Fatehpur Sikri

  • Agra fort

Summary of Golden Triangle Tour

  • Duration: 05 Nights & 06 Days
  • Major Attractions: Old & New Delhi, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Palaces of Rajasthan
  • Destination Covered: Delhi, Agra, Abhaneri, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur

Highlights of Golden Triangle Tour

The Golden Triangle Tour is one of the most popular tours in India. It offers an opportunity to witness and experience the rich royalty and cultural heritage of Northern India. The Golden Triangle Tour showcases a unique blend of the Mughal Sultanate, Rajputana Royalty and reminders of the British Raj in a single tour, underlining a wide array of cultures within the region. Take the tour and relish the rich multi-cultural history and secular nature of present-day India. Golden Triangle tour packages cover popular tourist destinations in cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, with a brief stopover at Fatehpur Sikri.

Itinerary Details

  1. Day 01

    Traditional Welcome in Delhi
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    As you arrive in Delhi, our representatives will receive you at the airport and you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel for an overnight stay after a short briefing about the trip and travel documents.

    In Delhi, one can also visit Raj Ghat, which is a monument constructed in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi, who is also warmly referred by many Indians as the father of the nation.

  2. Day 02

    City Tour of Delhi
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    After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, get ready for a day-long excursion tour to various historical sites and landmark monuments in the national capital. First visit Jama Masjid- the biggest mosque in India, which was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Its courtyard can accommodate almost 25000 people at a time. The mosque has three domes on its terrace and is surrounded by two minarets with a height of 40-meters. The structure is made of red sandstone and white marble and is filled with Islamic calligraphy adorning its walls.Later, ride cycle rickshaw in Chandni Chowk Market, one of the oldest, busiest and most famous marketplaces in Delhi. Chandni Chowk is also very famous for authentic, delicious food and sweets.

    Also visit Red Fort of Delhi. This palace served as the official residence of many Mughal Emperors. It derived its name from the red-coloured sandstone which is used for its construction. Red Fort showcases the grandeur of Mughal architecture. Later, take a trip to Humayun’s Tomb- this tomb is surrounded by four gardens famously known as ‘Char Bagh’.

    Drive-Pass President’s House – it serves as the official Residence for the President of India and is spread across a 320-acre area. Next is Parliament House- a circular shape building inspired by Ashoka Charka. Also visit India Gate.

    In the end visit Qutub Minar another world heritage site of Delhi. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

  3. Day 03

    Drive to Agra (04 Hours)
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    Today you will be transferred from Delhi to Agra by road. On arriving Agra, check into the hotel and rest for a while.Later in the day visit – Taj Mahal which is constructed of ivory-white marble and stands on the banks of the river Yamuna.The tomb of Mumtaz Mahal serves as a centre-piece of the 42-acre complex, which also houses a mosque and a guest house. The Taj Mahal is bordered with red-sandstone walls on three sides.

    After visiting the monument of love, visit Agra Fort also known as Agra Red Fort, many Mughal Emperors ruled their empire from here. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

  4. Day 04

    Drive to Jaipur (05 Hours)
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    After breakfast in Agra hotel, head to Jaipur. En-route stop at Fatehpur Sikri the abandoned citadel of Akbar The Great. Have lunch on the way. Later, take de-toure to visit Chand Baori Step Well in Abhaneri village which the natives once used to harvest rainwater. Continue your drive to Jaipur.Upon arrival in Jaipur, check-in to the hotel for an overnight stay.

  5. Day 05

    Jaipur sightseeing tour
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    Jaipur

    In Jaipur, first start the trip with Hawa Mahal which is popularly referred to as the Palace of Winds. It is constructed using red and pink sandstone. This five storey monument is almost 50 feet high, and its 953 windows are designed in a honeycomb fashion, cooling the palace interior using the Venturi effect even during the harshest summer months.

    Proceed further to Amber Fort – the main attraction of Jaipur. Here one can also take an elephant ride to climb the fort heights. Visit City Palace, which served as the seat of power of the Maharaja of Jaipur. A large portion of the palace still serves as a Royal Residence. Next you will visit the Jantar Mantar, housing nineteen architectural astronomical instruments. It was constructed by King Sawai Jai Singh II. Here you will see the world’s largest stone sundial.

  6. Day 06

    Fly to Delhi
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    After breakfast, you will be transferred to Jaipur Airport to catch a flight to Delhi. This Golden Triangle Tour takes you back into history and ends with remarkable memories.

HTOI Special Activities

  • Cycle Rickshaw Ride in Delhi
    Riding a cycle rickshaw through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk Market in Old Delhi is something not to be missed. It will completely change your thinking about India. The rickshaw puller accompanied by guide will take you till the spice market showing the different colors of India in a small but extremely busy market.
  • Mohabbat-E-Taj Show in Agra
    Enjoy your evening appreciating the live love saga of Taj Mahal in Kalakriti Cultural Center. Mesmerizing dances, melodious music and heart-touching story of Queen Mumtaz and Emperor Shahjahan will make you speechless. The show performed live by the professional artist is as exciting as visiting Taj Mahal.
  • Elephant Ride at Amber Fort
    Riding the elephant to ascend the heights of historical Amber Fort will make you feel like Maharaja, as you will take the same route, which the royals used to take to enter the palace centuries ago.

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