best of Northern India is brought to you in the Golden Triangle tour package. The combination of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur ensures a whale of time for all first timers to India. The package is a perfect for those looking forward to check out the capital city of India - Delhi, the joyous and colorful land of Jaipur in the Indian royal state of Rajasthan and the city of Taj - Agra. The three tourist destinations covered in the Golden Triangle tour package offer a variety of tourist interest places. One also has an option to extend this tour by visiting Khajuraho, a World Heritage Site, renowned for the 10th century A.D. marvelous temples containing stunning sculptures. Life in every form and mood has been beautifully etched out in stone, justifying the excellent craftsmanship and artistry of the workmen.
Day 1 - Arrive Delhi
Traditional welcome on arrival at Delhi Delhi international airport by our executive and transferred to hotel. Day 2 - Delhi
Breakfast at hotel. Then enjoy a guided tour of historic city of Delhi. The tour includes the magnificent Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, one of Asia's largest mosque, Rajghat - the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon tour of New Delhi to include Humanyun's Tomb, Birla Mandir (Laxmni Narayan temple), Bahai Temple (Lotus Temple), Qutab Minar and drive through India Gate and President's House. Evening, see Son-et-Lumerie at Red Fort (optional). Overnight at hotel. Day 3 - Delhi - Jaipur (260km / 5hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur - 'The Pink City' by aircon deluxe car, founded in the late 19th century. Passing through the countryside on National Highway 8. On arrival, check-in hotel. Later, proceed for half day guided city tour including City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), Astronomical Observatory (Jantar Mantar) etc. Evening, enjoy a drive around the local streets of Jaipur in the car. Overnight at hotel. Day 4 - Jaipur
After breakfast, guided excursion to Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the state until 1728. Ascend the fort on a gaily-decorated elephant back. Experience the kingly palace buildings. Evening free for wandering around the bazaars where one can choose from precious gems to variety of handicrafts. Overnight at hotel. Day 5 - Jaipur - Agra (240km / 4.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Agra, the city of world famous 'Taj Mahal' - 7th Wonder of the world. Enroute visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, option to enjoy boat ride here & further drive to Fatehpur Sikri, (25 kms/45 mins) the deserted capital built by Akbar, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See Darbar-e-Aam, Palaces, Panch Mahal and Taansen Seat etc, guided by professional English speaking guide. Arrive Agra & check-in hotel for overnight stay. Day 6 - Agra - Delhi (220km / 4hrs)
Dawn view of Taj Mahal built by Emperor Shahjehan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. One can enjoy one of the best views of the Taj Mahal in less crowded and budding sun-light. Later visit the 16th century Agra Fort (Red Fort) containing the halls of private. Afternoon drive back to Delhi via Sikandra Fort. On arrival, transfer to the hotel for wash-n-change. Later, transfer to international airport for flight to onward destination. Day 6 - Extension Package: Agra - Khajuraho (air)
After breakfast, enjoy guided tour of the Taj Mahal built by Emperor Shahjehan. Later visit the 16th century Agra Fort (Red Fort) containing the halls of private. By noon transfer to airport to board flight for Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho and transfer to hotel. Evening free. Overnight at hotel. Day 7 - Khajuraho
After breakfast, a full day guided tour of Khajuraho. In the morning visit the western & eastern groups of temples to include Kandariya Mahadeo - the largest and the most typical of Chola architectural, the Chausath Yagini, Chitra Gupta temple etc. in the afternoon visit the southern group of temples. Overnight at hotel. Day 8 - Khajuraho - Delhi (air) - onward destination
After breakfast, transfer in time to the Khajuraho airport to connect flight to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer to the airport hotel for wash-n-change and then to international airport for flight to onward destination.