A Luxury Tour of Golden Triangle
Explore the Indias Golden Triangle tourist circuit which includes: Delhi, Agra (city of the Taj Mahal), and Jaipur. This triangle has been dubbed "golden" for the extraordinary wealth of cultural and historical splendour on offer in each of the three cities. Also cover Udaipur, the city of lakes.
- Delhi, the capital of India, is a modern city with an abundance of monuments from the medieval and British colonial times. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites, tombs, forts, minarets and memorials.
- Agra, a city that boasts of the Taj Mahal has many other forts and palaces renowned for their architecture splendour. The Taj Mahal, a white marble mausoleum of extraordinary beauty is a symbol of enduring love. It was built by the emperor Shah Jehan to house the grave of his beloved wife who died following the birth of their 14th child.
- Jaipur, also known as the Pink City, is an epitome of magnificence and vibrancy. Established in 1727 by Jai Singh II, it is rich in heritage, culture and architecture boasting fortresses, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and beautiful havelis, Jaipur is also famous for exquisite handicrafts and spectacular gemstone jewellery.
- Udaipur, a beautiful and old city of Rajasthan, is famous for its lakes and palaces. Known as the "Venice of the East" it has been a backdrop for many movies including the James Bond "Octopussy".
Fly direct to Delhi.
Meet & Greet
Welcome to India! Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport, you are greeted by our representative. Transferred to hotel where our representative helps you check in and brief you about the following tours. Have some free time on your own to adjust to the new time zone Afternoon sightseeing of New Delhi.
After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up in hotel lobby then head to Old Delhi for the magnificent Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque; then a unique glance at local life by an exploration to the bustling local bazaar of Chandni Chowk on rickshaw.Pass by Red Fort on your way to New Delhi for the tallest stone tower in India, the 800-year-old Qutub Minar that is surrounded by ancient Hindu and Muslim complex. Continue toRaj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi. Drive along the city landmark of India Gate, Presidents House,Parliament House & Government Secretariat Buildings. Finish today with an insight into the local religion at a colorful Hindu temple - Laxmi Narayan Temple (closed on Monday).
Delhi - Agra (By Car, Approx. 4.5 Hrs, 220 Km)
After breakfast, head for Agra by private A/C car and go trough the streets of Agra. The local community and its bazaars are of great tourist interest.
Theres the option of revisiting the Taj at sunrise this morning. Otherwise the days at leisure to enjoy the hotels facilities.You will visit the Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) in the early morning, which frees you from the crowds and heat in daytime. This white-marble world wonder was built by a great emperor in memory of his beloved. Later continue to visit the palatial Royal Pavilions at the red sandstone Agra Fort for a glimpse of the royal Mughal lifestyle. The rest of the day is at leisure, vehicle with driver is at your disposal.
Agra - Jaipur (By Car, Approx. 5 Hrs, 289 Km)
Breakfast then head east to Jaipur. En route stop to explore the former royal city of Fatehpur Sikri . One of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendor at its height, built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. When you arrive Jaipur, check in you hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure. Vehicle with driver is at your disposal.
Jaipur SightseeingAfter breakfast, visit hillside Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the state; unique elephant ride (or Jeep ride for alternation) ascent to the fort is full of unbeatable view and fun; inside youll also experience the kingly palaces incl. the Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors).
Drive back to the ‘pink city’ of Jaipur and then visit the famousHawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). There your tour guide will show you the best angle for a perfect picture. Continue to theCity Palace Museum for its superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armoury; do check the local time yourself atJantar Mantar - the largest stone observatory in world that still in service today. Later drive through the pink rose residential and business areas before going back to the hotel
Jaipur - Udaipur (By Car, Approx. 6 Hrs, 418 Km)
This morning, you will go to Udaipur after breakfast, by private A/C car. En route you can stop any time to take photos or have a coffee break. Hotel check-in upon your arrival and the rest of the day is yours to relax.
The entire day is free to relax by the lake or explore the city.This morning, you will wander through the markets and bazaars to visit the Jagdish Temple and then continue to explore the romantic city from City Palace, which is regarded as the largest of its type in Rajasthan. Later take a relaxing boat ride on Lake Pichola (on shared motor boat, about 1 hour), before heading for the Garden of the Maids of Honour and Folk Art Museum. After that, you will drive pass the Fatehsagar Lake and get back to your hotel.
Fly to Mumbai/Delhi and connect with your onward international journey.
A rickshaw ride in old Delhi
An elephant ride in Jaipur
A boat ride in Udaipur
Domestic Air Tickets
Transport by Private air-conditioned Car
All Entrance Tickets
English speaking guide at Monuments