Golden Triangle Tours is a classic introduction to country especially for the first time visitors on holidays in India. If you’ve never been to the subcontinent before, start here for it could not get any better than a Golden Triangle India tour package.
Covering 3 most prominent tourist destinations in the heartland of India i.e. Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the Golden Triangle Tours are simply magical. These tour packages offer one of the finest cultural experience in India along with a visit to some of the finest monuments and UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Taj Mahal in Agra.
Note: This is a suggestive itinerary, the same can be modified as per flight details, also as per the client’s needs and preferences.
Upon arrival at airport you will meet with our representative with your name card in arrival hall after customs.
Warm welcome with fresh flower garlands and transfer to hotel
Afternoon proceed for Old Delhi sightseeing as below:
Delhi - Mystery, magic, mayhem. Welcome to Delhi, City of Djinns, and 25 million people. Like an eastern Rome, India’s capital is littered with the relics of lost empires. A succession of armies stormed across the Indo-Gangetic plain and imprinted their identity onto the vanquished city, before vanishing into rubble and ruin like the conquerors who preceded them. Modern Delhi is a chaotic tapestry of medieval fortifications, Mughal mausoleums, dusty bazaars, colonial-era town planning, and mega malls.
Jama Masjid It is the largest mosque in India and the final architectural extravagance of Shahjahan.
Raj Ghat Cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi
Red Fort Drive past Red fort. Witness it glory and pomp. Stopover for photography
Old Delhi Market
(Chandni Chowk – Market closed on Sunday)
(Rickshaw Ride) Itis one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi, now in central north Delhi, India. Built in 17th century by the great Mughal emperor of India Shah Jahan and designed by his daughter Jahan Ara.
Silver Market/ Textile Market: The bazaar was in the time of Shahjahan was famous for its silver merchants, which could also have an important role to play in the nomenclature of the Chandni Chowk as silver is referred to as Chandi in Hindi, a word which could have been slightly deformed to form Chandni Chowk.
Spice Market: spice market also known as Khari Baowli famous for various type of Indian
Humayun’s Tomb The design of the Taj Mahal is inspired from the Humayun's Tomb. The Humayun's Tomb is in the UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. The Humayun's tomb is the first Indian building to use the Persian concept of a double dome. Humayun's Tomb was the first garden tomb made in India.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast proceed for New Delhi sightseeing as below:
Qutub Minar Qutb Minar, also spelled Qutub or Qutab, is the 2nd tallest minar in India after Minar-E-Fateh at chhaparchiri at Anandpur Sahib which stands 100 meters tall.
(Closed on Monday) The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in the city.
Bangla Sahib Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is the most prominent Sikh Gurdwara, or Sikh house of worship, in Delhi, known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru HarKrishan.
The Laxminarayan Temple Also known as the Birla Mandir is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the preserver and his consort, Goddess Lakshmi. The architecture of the Temple looks imbibed from the Orissan Style. The temple has tall spires and it looks magnificent raised in red sandstone.
Parliament Street & India Gate Drive pass Parliament of India, President’s house & India gate.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in at hotel.
Rest of the day free
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast proceed for Jaipur sightseeing as below:
Jaipur: Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital, is an enthralling historical city and the gateway to India’s most flamboyant state.The city’s colourful, chaotic streets ebb and flow with a heady brew of old and new. Careering buses dodge dawdling camels, leisurely cycle-rickshaws, swarms of motorbikes, and everywhere buzzing autorickshaws. In the midst of this mayhem, the splendours of Jaipur’s majestic past are islands of relative calm evoking a different pace and another world.
Hawa Mahal The literal meaning of Hawa Mahal is Palace of Winds. Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. Hawa Mahal is a pyramid-shaped facade with five stories. It has 953 small windows decorated with tiny lattice work. The small windows and screened balconies serve the women to watch processions and different activities taking place on the streets. ( Stop for photography )
Amber Fort Amber Fort, whose construction began in the 17th century. Before the construction of the city palace in Jaipur, Amber was the seat of power. Riding the elephants to the top of the fortress (climbing elephant is possible subject to availability, if not climb it with jeeps). Castle looks impressive, built entirely of white marble and red sandy rocks, with architecture influenced by Hindu and Muslim manner of ornamentation and decoration. Walk in the complex of courtyards and halls. Many of the rooms have delightful wall paintings, with precious stones and mirrors inlaid in the walls.
Jal Mahal Near the cenotaphs of the maharanis of Jaipur, and beautifully situated in the watery expanse of Man Sagar, is the beautiful Jal Mahal. It was built in 1799 by Madho Singh as a summer resort for the royal family, which they used to base duck-hunting parties.(Drive Pass)
Jantar Mantar Largest stone observatory in the World and this feature makes it, a special destination for a traveller.
City Palace The beautiful palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh during his reign. City Palace stands apart, with its outstanding art and architecture. City Palace complex covers a huge area, which is divided into a series of gardens, courtyards and buildings, the premises the City Palace Museum.
Return to hotel, overnight.
After breakfast, drive to Agra en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri,
Fatehpur Sikri The Emperor Akbar (1556-1605) decided to construct it in 1571, on the same site where the birth of his son, the future Jahangir, was predicted by the wise Sheikh Salim Chisti (1480-1572). Fatehpur Sikri is the best example of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Fatehpur- Sikri Mosque is said to be a copy of the mosque in Mecca and has designs, derived from the Persian & Hindu architecture
On arrival Agra, proceed for sightseeing as beow:
Agra: The magical allure of the Taj Mahal draws tourists to Agra like moths to a wondrous flame. And despite the hype, it’s every bit as good as you’ve heard. But the Taj is not a stand-alone attraction. The legacy of the Mughal empire has left a magnificent fort and a liberal sprinkling of fascinating tombs and mausoleums; and there’s also fun to be had in the bustling chowks (marketplaces).
(Closed on Friday) The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.. Described as the most extravagant monument ever build for love, It was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble took 22 years to complete. Ustad Ahamad Lahori, a Parsian Architect, is said to be the main designer and planer of this magnificent memorial.
(Agra Fort) Agra Fort is a monument, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city.
Marble Factory Later visit Marble factory cum Shop to learn “Pietradura” an old technique of making marble products.
OPTIONAL: Kalakrtiti Theatre Show
A stage show on Taj mahal “ Mohabbat the Taj” perform by the professional artist in an A/c auditorium..
Transfer to hotel, overnight.
After breakfast, transfer to Delhi airport to take flight for Kathmandu.
On arrival Kathmandu transfer to hotel, overnight.
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing as below:
Kathmandu, the largest city of Nepal, is the political as well as the cultural capital of the country. Like any big city, Kathmandu has seen rapid expansion in the last decade, but despite the hustle and bustle so typical of metropolitan cities, its people remain as refreshingly friendly as ever. Retaining its ancient traditions, Kathmandu is blessed by a Living Goddess and is enriched by endless ceremonial processions and events that take to the streets every now and then with throngs of devotees seeking blessings. These religious festivals are steeped in legend and are quite a spectacle with chariot processions and masked dancers often possessed by the spirits of deities.
Kathmandu City Durbar Square Kathmandu Durbar Square in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom is one of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal.
Swoyambhunath The four seeing eyes of Swoyambhunath Stupa watch over the valley from the top of 77-m high hillock on western side. This most glorious Stupa in the world, is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of Kathmandu valley out of a primordial lake. The surroundings of the Swoyambhunath are covered with small Chaityas & monasteries as well as some Hindu temples. The National Museum and the Museum of Natural History are situated at the foot of the hill.
Patan City Patan is one of the most historically important city of the Kathmandu valley. It is known as the centre of fine arts and for the superb craftsmanship of its artisans. Essentially a Buddhist city, historic inscriptions establish Patan as an important town from early times (said to have been founded by Emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century B.C., although no historical proof exists). The Patan Durbar Square has been acclaimed as one of the finest urban streetscapes in the world. Most of the monuments seen today were built between the 16th – 18th centuries.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing:
Pashupatinath Temple Dedicated to Lord Shiva it is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world. It lies 5 km. east of the city on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River. Thousands of pilgrims visit this temple every year during Shivaratri, the birthday of Lord Shiva. Entrance to the temple precinct is forbidden to non-Hindus. The Large, gilded triple-roofed temple was built in 1696 A.D. though 300 years earlier this was a structure on this site. Hindus are cremated on the cremation ghats here and their ashes scattered in the sacred river. One can usually see a cremation in progress
Boudhanath This is the largest stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world located east of the valley. It was built by the Lichchhavi King Mana Dev in the 5th century A.D. The Rinpoches who reside here have established Boudhanath as one of the most flourishing centers of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. The colossal ancient stupa is 36 meters high.
Bhaktapur Durnbar Square A former capital of the valley, it was once a flourishing city on the trade route to Tibet. It has preserved its traditional character better than the other two cities, due to its more isolated location. It is regarded today as a classic showcase of medieval Nepalese town life. It is situated in the east of Kathmandu valley about 14 km. away. It today retains much of its beauty in ornate woodcarvings and in the famed Golden Gate.
Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to airport as per your flight details for flight back to home