Golden Triangle is a unique identifier of Indian Tourism. The presence of cities like Delhi, Agra and Jaipur make it a complete heritage package full of cultural colours, traditions and rich history. Monuments like Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Hawa Mahal make it a trip full of Indian architecture and delicious cuisines like fast food from Delhi, sweets from Agra and Dal-Baati- Churma from Jaipur make it a foodaholic's delight.
The appearance of over a dozen places worth visiting and vibrant nightlife of these cities make it necessary to extend your trip, allowing you to spend ample time in each of these cities. Therefore, Perfect Agra Tours offer you a Golden Triangle 5 Nights / 6 Days Tour taking you right to the best of history, culture and real colours of India.
To start the journey, our representative picks you up from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. Ride into our car and reach your hotel. After check-in, you are free to spend your evening in leisure. Overnight stay in hotel after a delicious lunch.
Delhi is the real representative of the tourism in India. The city has places of all tastes; historical monuments, architectural marvels, religious places and much more. You need a lot of time to explore everything that Delhi has to offer, but we'll try to encapsulate everything in a single day, covering the best places only.
The journey starts with India Gate, a mammoth gate dedicated to the martyrs of Indian Armed Force. Nearby is Raj Ghat – the cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi. Lal Quila or Red Fort is a historical monument built during the Mughal Empire. The Fort serves an important place in the history as well as administration of India.
Drive through Rashtrapati Bhavan (Residence of the President of India) and Parliament House and reach Old Delhi. Visit Qutab Minar, a huge minaret that has remained the tallest minaret in India. Next in the list is Chandni Chowk, an old marketplace famous for handicrafts, souvenirs and fast food. After visiting these places, return to your hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.
Early morning, check out from your hotel and drive towards Agra - the next vertex of the Golden Triangle. The 250km distance shall be covered in less than 3 hours while driving on Yamuna Expressway. Upon arrival to Agra, check into your hotel and spend some time in leisure.
In evening, visit Agra Fort, a massive fort located in the heart of the city. Built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, the Fort has remained the powerhouse of Mughal Empire before it was converted into a museum. You may find a range of belongings of the erstwhile dynasty in the fort.
Next destination is Baby Taj, a smaller replica of Taj Mahal and also known as the Tomb of Itmad-ud- Daula. Head towards Akbar's Tomb, the mausoleum of Mughal Emperor, Akbar.
Later, we shall drive towards Taj Mahal to enjoy a moonlight view of the Taj. It is well said that Taj Mahal changes its emotions and colours with the time, and you may easily witness it here. In the moonlight, the beauty of Taj reaches to its zenith – a must view sight for everyone.
Return to your hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner. Spend a comfortable night in your hotel room.
Very early in morning, leave your hotel room and drive towards Taj Mahal to enjoy a sunrise view of Taj.
If the moonlight view of last night was a gem, the sunrise view is no less than a diamond. See the fresh rays of the Sun falling on this marble beauty and enjoy its reflection in the lake next to it.
Return to your hotel and enjoy your breakfast. Later, check out from your hotel and start driving towards Jaipur - the last Apex of the Golden Triangle. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, an ancient town established during the Mughal Empire and has remained the capital of the dynasty. The town is popularly known as the Ghost Town.
Upon arrival to Jaipur, check into your hotel for overnight stay.
Start your day with a healthy breakfast then proceed towards Amber Fort, a hilltop fort located 11km from Jaipur. The fort is a town in itself having innumerable halls, rooms, courtyards, temples, museum and much more. Amber Fort was the capital of Kachhwaha Dynasty, the most powerful Rajput dynasty of erstwhile Rajasthan.
Later, return to Jaipur and visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds – a crown shaped 5-story building), City Palace (Royal Museum and residence of erstwhile Rajput Empire), Jantar Mantar (a Solar Observatory and largest among the 5 of its likes in India), Govind Dev Ji Temple (a temple of Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha), Swargasuli (also known as Isarlat, a tall victory minaret) etc.
In evening, head towards Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic village resort located at outskirts of Jaipur. Enjoy a delicious Dal-Baati- Churma meal amidst cultural programs. Later, return to your hotel for an overnight stay .
Early morning, enjoy your breakfast in hotel and then check out to drive back towards Delhi. Cover the 250km distance in around 5 hours. Upon arrival to Delhi, our representative will see you off at your hotel or airport.
With this, the Golden Triangle 5 Nights / 6 Days Tour ends here. We are sure you have enjoyed the trip. Thank you for choosing Perfect Agra Tours for your journey.