9 Days Golden Triangle with Lake City
The trio of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur depicts the rich Indian heritage and legacy so called golden triangle. In addition you will visit Udaipur - the city of lakes and popularly known as ‘Venice of the East’.
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Udaipur
On this tour one can have the golden opportunity to see many forts & palaces, temples, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Red Fort, Qutub Minar & Humayun's Tomb in Delhi and Taj Mahal, Agra Red Fort & Fatehpur Sikri in Agra. Jaipur boasts Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal and Jal Mahal. On the other hand, city of lakes offers one of its kind experience.
On arrival at Indira Gandhi International airport, meet & greet by our representative & get transfer to the hotel for check-in. Overnight stay at the hotel.
New Delhi: The capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and the modern era. Standing along the west End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi unwinds with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India.
Delhi is a palimpsest, bearing the complexities, the contradictions, the beauty and the dynamism of a city where the past coexists with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. Diverse cultural elements absorbed into the daily life of the city, have enriched its character.
After breakfast proceed for full day city tour of old & New Delhi. You will make a visit to Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Qutub Minar, Himayun Tomb. Drive past President house, India Gate and Connaught place shopping center. Return to the hotel after sightseeing tour for overnight stay.
After breakfast at hotel drive to Agra (04 hrs drive approx), arrive & check-in to hotel.
After freshen-up move out for the sightseeing tour of the magnificent Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Taj Mahal - "the epitome of love" and "a monument of immeasurable beauty". The beauty of this magnificent monument is such that it is beyond the scope of words. The thoughts that come into the mind while watching the Taj Mahal is not just its phenomenal beauty, but the immense love which was the reason behind its construction. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan got this monument constructed in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, with whom he fell in love at the first sight. The very first sight of the Taj Mahal, the epitome of love and romance leaves one mesmerized.
Agra Fort – a UNESCO World Heritage site and also known as Red Fort, founded by the famous Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. It lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning leave for Jaipur (06 hrs drive approx) en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, 37 km west of Agra. Jalal-ud-din-Muhammad Akbar, Humanyun's son, accessed the throne at the tender age of 14 yrs. While hunting around Sikri, his curiosity was aroused by the songs of some minstrels about the celebrated Khwaja -Mu'inu'd-din Chisti, the founder of the Chisti order of SUFIS. Akbar, who was not having any child heard about Saint Salim Chisti and visited him in the year 1568. The saint blessed him with 3 sons and in gratitude Akbar ordered the great mosque of Fatehpur Sikri, built under his supervision. As a mark of respect to the saint, Akbar shifted his capital to Fatehpur Sikri and built various secular buildings like the Diwan-E-Aam, Diwan-E-Khas, Jodhabai palace, Birbal's house, Marian's house and the Panchmahal. On arrival at Jaipur check-in to hotel.
Evening to shop around the illuminated old markets of this lovely city. Overnight at hotel
Jaipur: The city that once had been the capital of the royalty, now serves as the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal family. In the present date, Jaipur is the major business centre for the natives of Rajasthan with all requisites of a metropolitan city. The city of Jaipur, painted in pink, grasp the appreciation of every visitor. One can see that hoary charm still alive in the avenues of Jaipur. Jaipur is the reservoir of Indian customs, traditions, civilization and legacy.
After breakfast at hotel move out to visit Amber fort, usually pronounced as Amer Fort. In 1592, construction of the Fort was started by Raja Man Singh I. However, the Amber Fort took its present form during the reign of Raja Jai Singh I. An elephant will spare you the trouble of reaching up to the fortress. Once on top, stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls.
In the afternoon visit the city palace (A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jantar Mantar (consisting of outsized astronomical instruments).
You will be dropped back to the hotel after sightseeing for overnight stay.
This morning you will be driven (03 hrs approx drive) to Pushkar, arrive and check-in to the hotel.
Pushkar: The 'Pilgrim City' is a picturesque town 14 kms from Ajme, known for its temples and lake - the Nag Pahar (Snake Mountain), which forms a part of chain of the Aravali ranges, stands between Ajmer and Pushkar. It is one of the most revered places for Hindus and referred as Tirth Raj' or the king among places of pilgrimage, just as Kashi (Banaras) is their 'guru' or preceptor.
Afternoon half day tour of Pushkar includes visit to Brahma temple the biggest attraction being the temple of Lord Brahma-Lord of Creation; this is the only existing temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in India. It was constructed in 14th century and stands on a high plinth with marble steps leading up to it & Savitri Temple located on the hill behind the Brahma temple and one has to climb a long series of steps to reach the shrine. It commands a panoramic view of the beautiful lake and the picturesque surrounding villages. Also visit Pushkar lake, believed to have been created by the falling of a lotus from the hand of Lord Brahma. It is considered to be as old as creation.
Overnight at hotel.
This day you will be driven (07 hrs approx drive) to Udaipur, arrive and check-in to the hotel.
Udaipur: Maharana Udai Singh founded Udaipur in 1559 AD. According to a legend Udai Singh was guided by a holy man meditating on the hill near Pichola Lake to establish his capital on that very spot. Surrounded by Aravali Ranges, forests and lakes this place was less vulnerable to external invasion than Chittaurgarh.
Udaipur is often called ‘Venice of the East’. It is also the ‘city of lakes’. The Lake Palace (Jag Niwas) located in the middle of Pichola Lake is the finest example of architectural and cultural marvel. The grand City Palace on the banks of the lake along with the Monsoon Palace (Sajjan Garh) on the hill above enhances the beauty of this magnificent city. Udaipur is also the centre for performing arts, crafts and its famed miniature paintings.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at hotel half day city tour includes visit to the city palace, a majestic architectural marvel that is perched on a hill and towers over Lake Pichola. The Palace is a majestic conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. Visit Jagdish temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's Resort For Her Friends), the "Ladies Garden", with its rich foliage and intricately designed fountains. And Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum) which has an interesting collection of Indian folk art including costumes, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, musical instruments and deities.
Afternoon enjoy Boat ride on Lake Pichola on which the majestic Lake Palace hotel is situated. See the ghats along the lake and the interesting buildings on the banks. The view of the city palace from the lake is spectacular.
Overnights at hotel.
This day you will be transferred to airport to board on flight for onward destination,
The Tour Includes :
The Package Includes:
Accommodation with breakfast;
Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary;
Air-conditioned private vehicle with chauffeur;
English speaking guide during sightseeing tour at selected places;
Meet and assist services on arrival / departure;
All parking,road taxes and driver allowances;
All applicable taxes and service charges
The Package Excludes:
International airfare, visa fees, driver / guide gratitude;
Any personal nature expense and any service not mentioned under "The Package Includes" head
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Trip Overview :
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Tags : Cultural Tour
Trip Overview :
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