Golden Triangle Tour India

golden triangle tour india
Golden Triangle Tour India

About The Tour

Golden Triangle Tour India, all so known as Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour is one of the most selling tour in India. This tour covers three major historical cities of India; Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. These cities have seen rise and fall of many kings and kingdoms. This tour takes you on a historical, cultural and traditional ride. You will explore beautiful forts, palaces, tombs and mosques. Get stunned by the architecture of these monuments.

Intro- to Delhi City:

Being the capital of India, Delhi is leading commercial centre. This city offers various job opportunities which attract people from around India to come and work here. This in turns also leads to increase in the population living here. Delhi is a modern city but it still has its traditional touch. The heritage sites in this city shows the impact of Mughal and British era. Delhi is home to three UNESCO world heritage sites and several other beautiful monuments that are worth a visit.

Intro- to Agra City:

Agra city is known for the beautiful Taj Mahal (one of the seven wonders of world). This city is situated on the bank of Yamuna River in Uttar Pradesh state. There are many other beautiful monuments in this city that are worth visiting. Every year Millions of people travel to Agra. Other thing Agra is famous for is “Petha” which is an Indian Sweet. It is made of vegetable Ash gourd.

Intro – to Jaipur City

Jaipur is a capital of Rajasthan state. It was founded by Rajput ruler Jai Singh II in 1727.  City was named Jaipur after his name. It is one of the early planned cities of India. This city has many beautiful historical sites that grab every traveller’s attention. Recently Jaipur city was given the tag of UNESCO world heritage site.


Tours Uniqueness

This tour is unique in many ways;

  • Visit to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Visit to one of the seven wonders of world- The Taj Mahal.
  • Visit to beautiful Tombs and Mosques.
  • Learn about the history behind the construction of every historical building in these cities.
  • Explore diversity in Indian culture, tradition and food.
  • The very famous Old Delhi rickshaw ride that takes you through the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk market.
  • Visit Asia’s largest wholesale spice market located in Old Delhi.

Tour Overview:

Duration: 6 Days/ 5 Nights

Day 01: Pick from Delhi airport and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing Tour

Day 03: Delhi to Agra

Day 04: Agra Sightseeing & Drive to Jaipur Via Fatehpur Sikri

Day 05: Jaipur Sightseeing

Day 06: Jaipur to Delhi Airport


Detailed Golden Triangle Tour India Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival from Delhi Airport:

You will be met upon your arrival at Delhi Airport by the company’s representative. On the way to hotel you will be given all the necessary details about the tour along with the printed final tour plan. You will be checked in the hotel. Overnight Stay in Delhi.


Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing Tour:

After breakfast at 9AM you will meet the tour guide and driver at the hotel lobby. Then start the Delhi sightseeing tour.

You will first head towards Old Delhi where you will see Mughal impact on every architecture. Places you will visit in Old Delhi;
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Old Delhi Tour
  • Jama Masjid:

Entry Fee: Free

Duration: 20 Mins

The word “Jama” means Friday and “Masjid” is called Mosque in English. This is one of the biggest mosque in India. It was built in 1956 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is made of Red Sandstone and White marble. Construction of this beautiful mosque cost around One million rupees at that time. About 25K people can pray in this mosque at a time.

  • Chandni Chowk Bazaar:

Entry fee: Free

Duration: 40 Mins

Chandi Chowk is one of the oldest markets in Old Delhi. It is a really busy market area with narrow lanes. Best way to explore this market is to hop on a cycle rickshaw and ride through the narrow streets of the market. Best time to visit this area is morning time, as there is less rush on the streets.

  • Spice Market:

Entry Fee: Free

Duration: 20 Mins

Spice market is located on a street called Khari Baoli in centre of Chandni Chowk market. This is Asia largest wholesale spice market.

  • Raj Ghat:

Entry Fee: Free

Duration: 20 Mins

This is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Also know as Gandhi Samadhi. He is also known as Father of Nation.

Then break for lunch at an Indian restaurant that offers really tasty food and many food options. There are many good Restaurants at Pandara road near India Gate.

After lunch start the sightseeing of New Delhi. Places to visit in New Delhi;

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New Delhi Tour
  • India Gate:

Entry Fee: Free

Duration: 15 Mins

India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to 70K soldiers of the British Indian Army who died in the First World War.

  • Parliament & President’s House:

Entry Fee: NA

Duration: 5 Mins

You get to click photos of Parliament and Presidents house from outside.

  • Humayun’s Tomb:

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 600 INR/ Indian: 30 INR

Duration: 1 Hour

This is the tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun. It was built in 1570 and was the first Garden Tomb in India. It is UNESCO World Heritage Site. Humayun’s Tomb became an inspiration for the design of Taj Mahal.

  • Lotus Temple:

Entry Fee: Free

Duration: 40 Mins

Lotus Temple is also known as Baha’i House of Worship. It is famous for its beautiful architecture. Its Lotus type structure makes it unique and attracts lot of travellers every year. Lotus Temple is open for people of all religions and casts. Lotus Temple is closed on every Monday.

  • Qutub Minar

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 600 INR/ Indian: 30 INR

Duration: 1 Hour

Qutub Minar also known as the tower of Victory. It was built by Mughals to celebrate their win over Delhi’ last Hindu Ruler. This tower is about 73 Meters tall and also one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.Red sandstone is used in the construction of the first three storeys of the Minar. The last two storeys are made of marble and sandstone.

After the Delhi tour drive back to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.


Day 03: Delhi to Agra:

After breakfast checkout hotel at 8AM and then drive to Agra. It is a 4 hours 30 mins drive through Yamuna expressway. Arrival Agra around 12:30 Pm and then check inn hotel. After freshen up go for Agra city tour.

Places you will visit;
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Agra Tour
  • Agra Fort

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 550 INR/ Indian: 40 INR

Duration: 1 Hour

Agra Fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1573. There were several marble creations that were added later by his grandson Shah Jahan. This fort remained the main residence for the Mughal emperors until 1638. From here you can capture the mesmerising view of Taj Mahal. Red sandstone and white marble was used in the construction of Agra Fort. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Mehtab Bagh

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 250 INR/ Indian: 15 INR

Duration: 1 Hour

This a Garden Complex which is located near Taj Mahal. It was built in 1500s by Mughal Emperor Babur. One can witness the beautiful sunset view of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh .

After Agra sightseeing tour drive back to hotel.Overnight stay in Agra.


Day 04: Agra Sightseeing & Drive to Jaipur Via Fatehpursikri:

You will be picked up from hotel at 6Am and drive to Taj Mahal to get amazed by the beauty during sunrise.

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Taj Mahal Tour
  • Taj Mahal

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 1300 INR/ Indian: 250 INR

Duration: 2 Hours

Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan in 1648. This white marble masterpiece was built in the memory of Shah Jahan’s beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. She died while giving birth to her 14th child. The detailed work on this monument makes it more attractive. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After Taj Mahal tour return to hotel for breakfast. Later checkout hotel and drive to Jaipur, it is a 5 hours drive. On the way visit Fatehpursikri

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Fatehpursikri
  • Fatehpursikri

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 550 INR/ Indian: 40 INR

Duration: 1 Hours

Fatehpursikri is a tomb of Salim Chishti, a sufi saint. The main tomb building is made of white marble and one of Mughals finest work. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You will reach Jaipur by evening and check inn hotel. Overnight stay in Jaipur.


Day 05: Jaipur Sightseeing:

After breakfast you will be picked up from hotel at 9AM and start the Jaipur sightseeing tour.

Places you will visit;
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Jaipur Tour
  • Amber Fort

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 550 INR/ Indian: 100 INR

Duration: 2 Hours

Amber fort is also known as Amer Fort or Amber palace. This huge fort is located on a hill in Amer town, 11KM from Jaipur City. This fort has several courtyards, gardens and palaces. Raja Man Singh I started the construction of Amber Fort in 16th century. Later the construction was completed by Sawai Jai Singh in 18th century. It is a UNESCO world heritage site.

  • Jal Mahal

Entry Fee: N/A

Duration: 10 Mins

Jal Mahal also know as Water Palace. It is located in the centre of Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. Maharaja Sawai Man Singh build this palace in 1799. No one is allowed to enter this palace but you can click the picture from distance.

  • Hawa Mahal

Entry Fee: N/A

Duration: 10 Mins

Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Partap Singh in 1799. This uniquely designed building attracts lot of travellers every year. It is also known as Palace of Wind. Red sandstone was used in the construction of Hawa Mahal. It was build for Royale ladies so that they can see day to day activities from the window of Hawa Mahal, without being noticed.

  • City Palace

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 600 INR/ Indian:100 INR

Duration: 1 Hour

City Palace architecture is the combination of both Rajputs &Mughals.It was built between 1727  to 1732 by Sawai Jai Singh II. This palace is a complex of courtyards, gardens, buildings, temples and pavilions.

  • Jantar Mantar

Entry Fee: Foreigners: 200 INR/ Indian:50 INR

Duration: 1 Hour

Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory that was used to measure the position of the celestial. This observatory has 19 large instruments that were used in old times for different purposes. It was constructed in 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After the Jaipur city tour drive back to hotel. Overnight stay in Jaipur.


Day06: Jaipur to Delhi Airport:

After breakfast checkout hotel and then drive to straight to Delhi Airport. It is a 5 hours drive.

Tour completes with beautiful memories.


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CONCLUSION:

Golden Triangle Tour India is the best way to explore India. This tour takes you on a journey to three beautiful cities of India; Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. All these city has some unique feature which attracts every traveller’s attention. By going on this tour you will not only explore Indian history but you also get to know Indian culture, tradition, religions and food.


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