Irresistible Golden Triangle – The Temptation

Give in to the irresistible urge to discover the delights of India’s Golden Triangle. We’ll show you its astounding highlights starting with India’s exciting capital city, exploring both its past and present. In Jaipur, experience the magic of dazzling palaces and colorful markets before arriving Agra with its world-renowned landmark, the Taj Mahal. Take a ride in a rickshaw, bargain for jewelry, admire Moghul architecture and photograph sublime sunsets-this is India at its best.

Itinerary at a glance

Day01: Arrival Delhi
Day02: Delhi
Day03: Delhi - Jaipur
Day04: Jaipur
Day05: Jaipur-Agra
Day06: Agra
Day07: Agra-Delhi
Day08: Delhi-Onwards Destination

Detailed Itinerary

8 Days / 7 Nights

Indira-Gandhi-Airpot

Indira Gandhi Airpot

Arrive Delhi

Arriving at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport you are greeted by our staff who will transfer you to your hotel. The balance of the day is free to relax.

Accommodation: At your selected hotel - 2 nights.

Delhi

After breakfast, we set off on a full day, guided tour of the city. In Old Delhi visit Jama Masjid then drive past the Red Fort before taking a short rickshaw ride through the bustling market of Chandni Chowk. You also visit Rajghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Following lunch we explore the British Raj architecture of Lutyen’s New Delhi, driving past the Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House) and the Parliament buildings with a photo stop at the India Gate. The tour finishes with a visit to the ancient minaret Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb.

Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal

Delhi-Jaipur

Departing after breakfast we drive you from Delhi to Jaipur (265 km/5 hrs), the capital of the Rajasthan and popularly known as the Pink City. Later, after arriving and checking in at your hotel, experience the hustle and bustle of two of Jaipur’s wonderful markets, the famous Johari Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar.

Accommodation: At your selected hotel – 2 nights.

Jaipur

Morning visit Amber Fort with an option of elephant ride to go uphill. In the afternoon visit City Palace, Hawa Mahal & Jantar Mantar. While at Jaipur, you can go for optional Hot Air Ballooning.

Amer Fort

Amer Fort

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Jaipur-Agra

Today we drive to Agra (235 km/4-4 ½ hrs), visiting Akbar’s abandoned city Fatehpur Sikri en route. Also on the way you have the option of visiting either Abhaneri with its step wells and temples or the well-known bird sanctuary at Bharatpur ( a UNESCO’S World Heritage Site). Depending on the optional activities you might choose, your arrival time in Agra will vary with the balance of the day at leisure at your hotel. Accommodation: At your selected hotel – 2 nights.

Agra

Our early start this morning lets you appreciate the Taj Mahal’s unique beauty at sunrise followed by enough time to learn about and enjoy this spectacular building. In the afternoon, we visit the fascinating Agra Fort followed by a short tour of the exquisite Itmad-Ud-Daulah, also called the ‘Baby Taj’. For a grand finale, watch the sun set over the Taj Mahal from the Mehtab Bagh gardens across the Yamuna River.

 Safdarjung Tomb

Safdarjung Tomb

Agra Fort

Agra Fort

Agra-Delhi

The morning is free for independent activities before driving back to Delhi (205 km/3 ½ - 4hrs) with the option of visiting Akbar’s tomb, Sikandra, on the outskirts of Agra. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to your hotel for a final night’s stay. Overnight at your selected hotel.

Delhi-Onwards Destination

Today we will transfer you to the airport for a flight home or, you may extend your stay, visiting more of India.

India Gate

India Gate

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