India’s Golden Triangle
|Start: Delhi, India||Style: Original||Ages: Min 15|
|Finish: Delhi, India||Theme: Explorer||Group Size: Min 2 Max 9|
|Destination: India||Physical Rating: ⚫⚫|
India is a spectacle, but with its majestic monuments in the mix you’ve got a serious adventure on your hands. Explore the old city of Delhi, a delightful clash of new and old; gaze out the window of the train as the country rolls by; perhaps catch a Bollywood flick in India’s coolest cinema; and soak up the beauty of the Taj Mahal, that iconic Mughal romance. The golden triangle tour is no doubt one of the popular tourist circuits in India that offers a wonderful opportunity to marvel the grandeur, glory and vibrant culture. Moreover, our expert representatives will help you in planning a perfect tour itinerary that will leave you mesmerized with pleasurable memories for lifetime.
Why you’ll love this trip
- Stay at Lush Green surroundings with over 100 species of Birds recorded in its environs with passionate
- Slip into a saree and experience like a local. If you’re going to do it, you’ve got to do it right!
- The Taj Mahal may be one of the most visually striking buildings in the world, but its history is just as breathtaking. A local expert will tell you all about
- Sit down to a Bollywood blockbuster in one of the most stylish and legendary cinemas in all of India
- Visit to the Amber Fort followed by Old City Walk in Jaipur
- Visit a beautiful and small village of Rajasthan is much the same as unfurling the old magnificent time of Indian culture, conventions, and traditions.
Namaste! Welcome to Delhi. There are no planned activities today so if you’re arriving early, inform your concierge representative to arrange a small tour around the city. Join the welcome meeting at 6 pm where you’ll meet your Tour Ambassador and fellow travelers. After the meeting, why not continue the introductions over an optional group dinner.
- Delhi – Humayun’sT omb
- Delhi – Red Fort
- No meals included on this day
Join your Ambassador into the sights and sounds of Old Delhi! Set off on the city’s modern metro system, then get a taste of India’s famed public transport with a cycle rickshaw ride through chaotic streets including the famous Chandni Chowk and Chawri Bazaar. Visit Jama Masjid, Delhi’s oldest mosque and one of its most impressive buildings, followed by Akshardham Temple that displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. Then explore Sheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple) and learn about the Sikh religion. The rest of the day is free for you to relax.
- Delhi – Old Delhi walking & Rickshaw tour
- Delhi – Jama Masjid
- Delhi – Akshardham Temple
- Delhi – Sheeshganj Gurudwara
Travel by private vehicle into Rajasthan and on to its capital, Jaipur (approximately 5 – 6 hours). A friendly, busy city crammed with palaces and bazaars full of jewelry, textiles and folk arts. Lunch will be served at home-made café run by a Noble Family. Later, explore the best of Jaipur’s attraction aboard a non- polluting tuk-tuk to the old walled city comprising of a labyrinth of fascinating, colorful and hectic bazaars. Beyond the main avenues, we encourage you to take a walking tour into the labyrinthine streets, to the uninitiated a seeming maze, but where you can discover a host of unexpected treasures. Visit just a few of the 4500 temples it houses, there are even public ones in private houses, experience the wedding bazaar with all manner of paraphernalia and sample some of the street food that India is famous for This evening, continue to indulge in the wonders of Indian culture by watching a Bollywood blockbuster Cinema – an elaborate combination of action romance, drama and music – at the spectacular Raj Mandir
- Heritage Homestay (1night)
- Guided tour – Old City Walk
- Breakfast and Lunch
After Breakfast head to the Hawa Mahal (Place of the Winds) for a photo opportunity. Enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Afterwards, Explore the Textile and Gems Store market. Jaipur is reputed for its unique jewelry manufacturing; Johari Bazaar should be the ideal destination for every ornament lover. Located in the prime area of Jaipur, the Johari Bazaar is famous for its precious and semi-precious stones, particularly diamonds, topaz and emeralds. It is the large-scale exhibition of the alluring stones, which makes the Bazaar one of the most popular attractions in Jaipur.
This evening: discover one of the most popular sources of entertainment in Rajasthan as you sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of a customary puppet show.
- Heritage Homestay (1night)
- Guided Tour – Hawa Mahal
- Guided Tour – Amber Fort
- Guided Tour – Textile & Gems Market
- Contemporary Puppet Show
- Breakfast and Dinner
At Dhula Village you will have the opportunity to learn about local life, opt to play a fun game of cricket, relax in the Swimming Pool, or take a cycle to explore the surroundings. Tonight’s accommodation is in spacious and comfortable tents outfitted with beds, lamps, and simple en-suite bathrooms.
- Tented Accommodation
- Hi Tea in a Village House
- Cycling Tour
- Visit the Local School
- Lunch and Dinner (Organic from the Farm)
On the journey to Agra, stop en-route at the Agra Fort, the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. This evening; Set eyes on the sparkling Taj Mahal at sunset before exploring more of this famous landmark. Spectacularly built in the 1640s as a memorial to the wife of Emperor Shah Jahan.
- Guided Tour – Agra Fort
- Guided Tour – Taj Mahal
In the morning, take a guided tour one-time capital of the Mughal empire, Fatehpur Sikri (approximately 4 hours). Its stunning mosque displays both Persian and Hindu design and is secured by a 54-metre high entrance. In the early afternoon, take the 3-4-hour journey back to Delhi. Arrive back at the hotel with enough time to freshen up and decide where to enjoy one final dinner with the group.
- Guided Tour – Fatehpur Sikri
There are no activities planned for the final day and you’re able to depart the accommodation at any time. Check out time from the hotel is 12 noon. If you are departing later, you can arrange luggage storage at the hotel. If you decide to stay an extra couple of days, there are plenty of activities in and around the city to enjoy. Please consult your Tour Ambassador for recommendations.
- 7 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 2 Dinner
- Private vehicle, Shuttle Bus, Cycle Rickshaw, Auto rickshaw, Metro
- Hotel (4 nights), Heritage Homestay (2 night), Tented Accommodation (1 night) A Single Supplement to have your own room is available for this trip and is applicable for all nights
- Delhi – Old Delhi walking & rickshaw tour
- Delhi – Jama Masjid
- Delhi – Sheeshganj Gurudwara (SikhTemple)
- Jaipur – Old City Heritage Walk
- Jaipur – Amber Fort
- Dhula Bagh- Village Safari
- Fatehpur Sikri – Guided tour
- Agra – Taj Mahal
- Agra – Agra Fort
- All international and domestic flights
- Optional meals and activities
- All entrances fee
- Travel insurance
Essential Trip Information
Our itineraries are updated regularly throughout the year based on customer feedback and to reflect the current situation in each destination. The information included in this Essential Trip Information may therefore differ from when you first booked your trip. It is important that you print and review a final copy prior to travel so that you have the latest updates. Due to weather, local conditions, transport schedules, public holidays or other factors, further changes may be necessary to your itinerary once in country. The order and timing of included activities in each location may also vary seasonally to ensure our travellers have the best experience. Your tour leader will keep you up to date with any changes once on tour.
Departure/Return LocationDelhi, India
Departure TimePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a departure at 9:30 AM
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM