Explore the great heritage of Rajasthan along with golden triangle cities of Agra, Delhi and Jaipur.
Rajasthan & Golden Triangle Tour
Golden Triangle Tour is one of the favourite choices of the travelers visiting India. This tour enables one to explore not only the vividness of exquisite monuments and heritage sites, but also the striking history, tradition and culture of incredible India. With an extended trip to various cities of Rajasthan, this itinerary offers you a unique opportunity to witness the majestic charm of the Rajputs.
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Kota - Udaipur - Mumbai
Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
As you arrive at Delhi International Airport or Railway Station, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Check in the hotel, unwind and make yourself comfortable with the city ambience. Later in the afternoon, you will make a visit to the city, and explore major tourist places such as India Gate, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Qutab Minar and Humayun Tomb. Thereafter, you will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi - Agra
In the morning, after breakfast, you will be taken for a half-day guided tour of Old Delhi. You will visit the Raj Ghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India, Red Fort - a magnificent fort built by Shah Jahan, and Chandni Chowk - a lively shopping place for traditional items. Thereafter, you will move towards your next destination - Agra, a 4-hour drive from Delhi. You will check into a hotel on reaching there. In the evening, you can simply relax in your hotel room, or take a short stroll to the nearby area. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 3: Agra - Jaipur
After an early morning breakfast, you will set out on a visit to one of the most-appreciated Mughal architectures - the Taj Mahal. Built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as the mausoleum of his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal is renowned as the epitome of eternal love, and is one amongst the Wonders of the World. Thereafter, you will visit the Agra Fort, which is a magnificent structure built with red-sandstone, alongside the banks of the river Yamuna. The monument, reflecting a perfect blend of Indian and Islamic architectural styles, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, you will proceed further towards your next destination Jaipur. On your way, you will explore Fatehpur Sikri a small town established by the Mughal emperor Akbar. Once, the capital of the Mughal Empire, Fatehpur Sikri has several grand structures including Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal, Birbal's House, and other significant sites. Thereafter, you will continue your drive towards Jaipur. Upon arrival, you will check in the hotel and spend the night in the hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur Sightseeing
After having breakfast, you will be taken for a full day tour of Jaipur, along with an English-speaking guide. Jaipur - the capital city Rajasthan, also known as the Pink City, boasts of its rich cultural heritage and imposing architectures. First, you will visit the magnificent Amber Fort, where you will enjoy a royal elephant ride. Amber Fort is a great example of Rajput architecture and comprises of many important sites such as Kali Temple, Jai Mandir and Diwani-i-am, together with glorious marble palaces and gardens. Later, you will be visiting the gand City Palace, Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds, and Jantar Mantar - Observatory. In the evening, you will return to the hotel for a traditional dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Jaipur - Ranthambhore
Your morning will start with a delicious traditional breakfast, after that you will drive towards your next exciting destination - Ranthambhore National Park - one of the biggest national parks in India. Situated in Sawai Madhopur District of southeastern Rajasthan, Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its tiger population and other rare wild animals like Leopards, Chital, Striped Hyenas, Sambar deer, Nilgai, Jungle cats, etc. It is one of those wildlife sanctuaries where you can explore the extensive multiplicity of flora and fauna. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel. After having munchies and short rest, you will be taken for the Jeep Safari in the astonishing wildlife sanctuary, for the glimpse of the Great Indian Tiger and other wild animals in their natural habitat. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 6: Ranthambhore Sightseeing
The day will start with breakfast, and continue with Jeep Safari, to let you explore the immense variety of flora and fauna. You can also click and capture various moods and moments of the rare species of animals, and scenic beauty of the surroundings in the wildlife sanctuary. Later, you will also explore Ranthambore Fort that idyllically stands atop of a hill, providing picturesque view of the entire park, Bakaula, Kachida Valley, Lakarda and Anantpura, and Padam Talao - the biggest lake in the park, Jogi Mahal, etc. You will be free in the evening to relax and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 7: Ranthambhore - Kota
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven for about 150 Km towards Kota, also known as the trade centre of Rajasthan. Once there, you will check into the hotel, and have some rest. Later, you will visit a couple of interesting places in the city like Chambal Garden - a beautiful garden with a huge pond which teems with gharials; Maharao Madho Singh Museum - a place where rare and marvelous collection of Rajput miniature paintings, exquisite sculptures, frescoes, and armoury are preserved; The Government Museum, situated in the Brijvilas Palace near Kishore Sagar, and displays a rich compilation of rare coins, manuscripts and Hadoti sculpture. You will also explore Jag Mandir, Haveli of Devtaji, etc. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 8: Kota - Udaipur
In the morning, after having breakfast, your journey towards the City of Lakes - Udaipur will commence. This journey will take approximately 6 hours, as you will be covering a distance of around 270 km. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel where you will relax. In the evening, indulge yourself in the picturesque loveliness of this city, and enjoy the lip-smacking traditional food. You can also explore the near by areasand interact with local people. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 9: Udaipur Sightseeing
In the morning, you will be served with a traditional breakfast, and then your city excursion will begin. You will be taken for a visit of the City Palace - a complex of elegant and stylish palaces, situated on the east bank of Lake Pichola - is a superb repository of the Rajput heritage and lifestyle; Jagdish Temple - a Hindu temple, built by Maharana Jagat Singh I, is an example of Indo - Aryan architecture. After enjoying a drive around Fatehsagar Lake, you will explore Sahelion ki Bari - Queen's Resort for her friends and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir - a folk art museum. Your tour will continue with a boat cruise on Pichola Lake, embraced by the magnificent hills, palaces and temples. Soak in the mesmerizing beauty of the picturesque surroundings, while enjoying the cruise. In the evening, you will be driven back to the hotel, to have traditional dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10: Udaipur - Mumbai
After having breakfast in the morning, you will check-out from the hotel and head towards Udaipur Airport from where you will catch a flight for Mumbai. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel, where you will have some rest. Thereafter, you will go on a guided sightseeing tour of Mumbai the financial capital of India and home to Bollywood. You will visit the Gateway of India, the Prince of Wales Museum, and Jehangir Art Gallery. Then, you will enjoy a drive around Nariman Point, Girgaum Chowpatti, and Juhu Beach. You can also visit the local markets for exploring an extensive range of antique and contemporary craft products, sculptures, clothes and jewelry. Later in the evening, you will return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 11: Departure from Mumbai
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Mumbai International Airport. With an enchanting experience and beautiful memories of your trip, board a flight for your onward destination.