Golden Triangle Plus Tour

Golden Triangle Plus Tour

Destination Covered:

Delhi - Mandawa - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi

Duration:
06 Nights / 07 Days
Tour Category:
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi, the capital city of India. After completing formalities with customs and immigration, you will be received by our representative with Traditional Indian Welcome (with garlands).

Delhi is the capital of India since old times. Delhi's history dates back to the first millenium BC, when it was known as Indraprastha. The Tomar Rajputs built Lal Kot, the core of the first of Delhi's seven cities. It is the epicenter of the nation's politics, economy and culture. History is alive and throbbing in Delhi, the capital of India. Afterwards transfer to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 02 - Delhi
After breakfast embark on sightseeing trip of Delhi City which would include the visit to Old Delhi to New Delhi.

Old Delhi: An ancient walled city. Here you would see the Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire, Rajghat the Samadhi of our Father of Nation, Jama Masjid the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk the bustling and colourful market of the old city.

New Delhi: The city designed and built by the British in the 1920’s- a city of wide boulevards impressive Government Buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit the two monuments from the Delhi’s past Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar. Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the Imposing India Gate and Parliament House.
After completing the sightseeing return back to the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 - Delhi - Mandawa (Approx 270 Kms/06 Hours)
After breakfast drive from Delhi to Mandawa. On arrival in Mandawa you check in to the Hotel.

The Shekhawati, which means the garden of the Sheikh, is Rajasthan’s open-air art gallery. The region is famous for its painted mansions with beautiful frescos. A tour of the city is a veritable education of India’s fascinating art. The wall art remains unmatched in the world, as it reveals the glory of the bygone era.
Shekhawati, museum of fresco art, is close to Delhi, on the way to Jaipur. The unique form of wall decoration practised at Shekhawati provides an excellent reference about social influences on artists commissioned by merchants to paint their mansions.
The Shekhawati region lies in the triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner. In the early 14th century, a number of Muslim clans moved into the area thereby giving rise to a township, which developed into important trading post on the caravan routes emanating from the ports of Gujarat.
In the evening take the walking tour of the town. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 - Mandawa - Jaipur (Approx 175 Kms/04 Hours)
Enjoy your breakfast at Hotel, later you drive to Jaipur. On arrival Check In.

Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan, also known as 'Pink City' is surrounded by an ancient 20ft high wall and eight gates. Situated at a distance of 280 km away from Delhi, today, Jaipur is the personification of the old order influence the new. An inherent interest for colour and design penetrated over stratum of society, and jewelry, crafts and architecture became objects of fascination equally between prince and peasant. Jaipur is also the main tourist hub of Rajasthan tourist circuit. From here you can reach out to places like Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Pushkar, and many more such destinations from Jaipur. Jaipur is also the third corner of the famed Golden Triangle tourist circuit of India along with Delhi and Agra.
Rest of the day free for own activities /leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 - In Jaipur
After breakfast you embark on your sightseeing tour of Amer Fort and Jaipur City.

Amer Fort: 11 Kms from Jaipur- A marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and reflected in Matao lake below. The magnificent old Citadel, a labyrinth of massive walls and towers, shrouds an exquisite marble palace, pillared and carved glimmering with a million tiny mirrors, which creates tanatalising reflection effect. The ascent to the fort is on a gaily caparisoned elephants.
Afternoon sightseeing of Jaipur City visit the

City Palace Museum: An imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princess, carpets an armoury of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions.

Janatar Mantar: (Observartory): Jantar Mantar, built between 1728 and 1734, literally means the ‘instruments for measuring the harmony of the heavens’. Jai Singh, the brain behind the grand project, chose stone with marble facing. This was the biggest of all his observatories and the only one built of stone. He used it daily, often with his astronomy gurus Pandit Jagannath and Kewal Ram. In all there are 17 instruments in the Jantar Mantar complex. The function of each instrument is rather complex but serves a particular function where time plays the main theme.

Hawa Mahal: (Palace of Winds): A five storeyed wonder with a spectacular pyra midal façade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires.
After completing the sightseeing return back to the hotel for overnight.
Day 06 - Jaipur - Agra (Approx 255 Kms/06 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fathepur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri: A fascinating ghost town lies little beyond Agra the deserted Red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its ruins are still in a pristine condition. It is not hard to imagine what the court life would have been like in the days of its grandeur. Set like a jewel in a court yard of pink sandstone is the marble tomb of Saint Salim Chisti, enclosed by delicately carved marble screens.

Afterwards you continue your drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra you check in to your hotel.

Agra is the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism map with three heritage monuments - The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri. It is more just a dacadent city of graveyards and stones, but it is a vibrant centre of Culture, Art and Religious philosphies that have enriched mankind and shaped humen thought over centuries.
Rest of the evening free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 - Agra - Delhi (Approx 210 Kms/04 Hours)
After Breakfast you embark on your sightseeing tour of the Agra city including Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Taj Mahal: The 17th Century master piece named Taj Mahal ,which of course is the most splendid of all the buildings – perhaps the most perfect architectural monument of the world. It was built in the memory of the beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal by one of greatest king of Mughal Empire Shah Jehan.

Agra Fort: Built primarily as a military establishment by Emperor Akbar in 1565,the redstone Agra Fort, was partially converted in to a palace during the tenure of Emperor Shah Jehan. Though the principal structure was built by Akbar, many more additions were made by his grandsons. This massive fort is 2.5 Kms long and is considered the predecessor of the Red Fort of New Delhi.
Later you drive back to Delhi, on arrival transfer to the International airport to connect your flight back home.
Package Cost(Note: Rates are valid till 30th Sep 2011)
 
Cost Per Person
2 Adults (Traveling Together)
4 Adults (Traveling Together)
6 Adults (Traveling Together)
Standard - (CP) 03 STAR HOTELS
USD 392 Per pax
USD 299 Per pax
USD 263 Per pax
DLX Hotels - (CP) 04 STAR HOTELS
USD 522 Per pax
USD 429 Per pax
USD 393 Per pax
Hotels Used in Different Packages and Places
 
Place
Standard Package
Deluxe Package
Delhi
Hotel Almondz
The Connaught
Mandawa
Hotel Mandawa Castle
Hotel Ramada
Jaipur
Hotel Jaipur Palace
Hotel Ramada
Agra
Hotel Crystal Inn
Hotel Marina Agra
Package Cost Includes
* Hotel accommodation as per itinerary on twin sharing basis.

* Daily breakfast.

* Arrival / departure transfers, sightseeing and excursions as per details given in the itinerary by using an air-conditioned Indica / Innova as per the strength of the passengers travelling together with a good driver.

* Local English speaking guides at each place (only on sightseeing days only).

* All government / state / toll taxes in respect of hotels and for transportation.
Package Cost Does not Include
* Any Air / Train Tickets.

* Entrance fees to visit the Monuments.

* An elephant ride at Amber in Jaipur.

* An ethnic Rajasthani Dinner at Chokhi Dhani in Jaipur.

* Meals apart from the mentioned above.

* Items of personal nature like soft drinks, Telephone calls, liquor, laundry etc.axes.
Optional Cost (If required)
* US$ 13/- per person for an Elephant ride at Amber in Jaipur.

* US$ 14/- per person for an ethnic Rajasthani dinner at village atmosphere in Chokhi Dhani - Jaipur.
**Please Note
* Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

* No booking done, only rates quoted.

* Rooms/ seats are subject to availability at the time of booking.

* The above rates do not include any other services other than mentioned above.

* Cancellation policy will be applicable according to the hotels policy and Airlines policy.

* We are not responsible for un-guaranteed bookings.

 
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