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Golden Triangle with Shimla - 10 Days

Golden Triangle with Shimla

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.

Shimla: Strung out along a 12km ridge, with steep forested hillsides falling away in all directions, the Himachal capital is one of India’s most popular hill resorts. For some visitors the attraction is perusing a dwindling series of relics from Shimla’s previous incarnation as the summer capital of British India. Traffic is banned from the central part of town, so walking is pleasant. There are many resorts & hotels offering Spa services.

Note: This is a suggestive itinerary, the same can be modified as per flight details, also as per the client’s needs and preferences.

Day 1
Arrival Delhi

On arrival in Delhi, you will be received by Truly India's representative at the airport. Warm traditional welcome with flower garlands and transfer to hotel.

Proceed for Old Delhi sightseeing, visiting Jama Masjid, Old Delhi market, Raj Ghat, drive pass Red Fort & Humayun's Tomb

Enjoy a rickshaw ride through narrow lanes of Old Delhi, covering spice market, silver market, bridal market etc.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Delhi City Tour

Sightseeing of New Delhi today.

New Delhi sightseeing covers, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Bangla Sahib, Lotus Temple & Qutub Minar

Day 3
Delhi - Agra

Transfer to Agra, on arrival in Agra, check in to your hotel.

Visit Agra fort & later stop at a marble workshop to experience the intricate skills of the local craftsmen.

Overnight at hotel

Day 4
Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur

"Sunrise Taj Mahal visit. Return to hotel. Later check out and transfer to Jaipur.

On the way to Jaipur, halt at Fatehpur Sikri to visit the fort. Arrive in Jaipur. Overnight at hotel. "

Day 5
Jaipur city tour

Start with Jaipur city tour in which you will enjoy an elephant ride at Amber Fort. Post Amber fort, photography stop at Water Palace (Jal Mahal). Short stop at the Gems & Carpet workshop to feel the local craftsmanship. Later continue with city tour covering City Palace & Jantar Mantar and the local bazaars. Post sightseeing, return to the hotel for night stay.

Day 6
Jaipur - Delhi

Transfer to New Delhi. On arrival, check in to hotel. Rest of the day for leisure.

Day 7
Delhi - Kalka - Shimla

Today, in the morning, drive to the railway station to board the train to Kalka. At Kalka, you get to board the famous Toy Train that passes through a staggering 102 tunnels, meandering through the lofty Himalayas. The train, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, chugs along at sleepwalking speeds and takes a good 5 hours to finally reach Shimla. On reaching Shimla, check in at the hotel in Shimla. Stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 8

Today, set out of your hotel to explore the natural and architectural beauty of Shimla. The places you will visit here include Botanical Gardens, The Shimla Mall Road , The Ridge, Jakhu Temple, Himachal State Museum and Summer Hill. By evening, you may return to your hotel for staying overnight.

Day 9
Shimla - Delhi

Today, drive to the Kalka railway station to board the train to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, check in at the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 10

Proceed for New Delhi Airprt for flight back home.

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