5 Days Culture tour itinerary for Agra, Jaipur & Delhi: Hop On The Golden Triangle Tour
Agra, Jaipur, Delhi
Visit and admire the architecture and beauty of breathtaking palaces from the historical capital to the city of Taj and the pink city. Indulge in shopping at the lively markets to your heart's content. Taj Mahal, Himayun Tomb, Qutub Minar, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, just to name a few sights you will see on this tour.
Arrive Delhi in the night/evening; a representative will meet and greet you at the airport and will be transferred to hotel for overnight stay.
Delhi – Agra: 205 kms/123 miles- 4 hours by car
In the morning after breakfast, proceed for Delhi Tour.
Drive past Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate and parts of central Delhi.
Visit Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, Himayun Tomb, and Qutub Minar.
Later drive to Agra. Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendour of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries.
Reach Agra in the evening and check into your hotel.
Stay overnight at Agra hotel.
Agra – Jaipur: 249 kms/150 miles – 5 hours by car
In the morning, visit the world-famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains.
Visit Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience.
Later in the day drive to Jaipur en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri (old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty ).
See the beautiful Jama Masjid / The Buland Darwaza, palace of Queen Jodha Bai, Birbal's (a Minister) Palace.
Drive further to reach Jaipur in the evening.
Check into your hotel and relax.
Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and leave for a half-day sightseeing tour to the hilltop fortress at Amer.
Ascend the imposing fort on a painted elephant. The Fort, originally built in the 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh encloses superb palaces and a beautiful temple in marble dedicated to the fearsome goddess Kali. One of the main attraction Fort Amer is its glittering Sheesh Mahal.
In the afternoon, tour the old walled city of Jaipur. Founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, this ‘pink city' is meticulously constructed on the lines of the Shilpa-Shastra, an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture.
Visit the unique Jantar Mantar Observatory situated in the heart of the city. Built in the 1700s (A.D), it still looks futuristic. Nearby is the ornate Hawa Mahal (the palace of winds). The old City Palace & its museum display a rare fusion of Mughal and Hindu architecture and house a rare collection of paintings, Rajasthani armoury and costumes.
Enjoy an evening visit to Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic village resort (optional). The vitality of Rajasthani folk culture comes alive as children dance rhythmically to the loud tenor of folk songs sung by men and women, festooned in bright clothes. Gaily caparisoned camel, horses and bullock carts offer joy rides.
Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Jaipur – Delhi: 272 km / 170 miles – 5 hours by car
The first half of the day is free at your leisure or can explore the city with the car at your disposal. Jaipur is world-famous for real stone jewellery and handicrafts.
Later in the day drive back to Delhi and directly proceed to IGI Airport to board your return flight. Your tour come to end but its sweet memories and vivid colours of India will remain forever.
Note: This is only a suggested itinerary. It can be customized according to your arrival and departure flight schedule or your preference.
Accommodation as per itinerary - Double room on twin sharing basis at all destinations.
Tonga Ride at Agra
Elephant Ride At Amber Fort
Light and Sound Show at Amber Fort.
Dinner at Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic village resort in Jaipur.
01 air-conditioned chauffeur driven deluxe car for all transfers, sightseeing and drives.
One Bottle of mineral water to each person daily.
Professional government approved English speaking Indian guide at all destinations.
Fuel charges and Driver's Allowances.
Current government, Hotel, road, toll and interstate taxes.
Services tax and Education Cess.
Monument fees (Supplement is given separately).
Meals except for then breakfast (Dinner supplement is given separately).
Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, insurances, camera fees, excess baggage, emergency, medical cost, tips to drivers, guides and hotel staff.
Any services not mentioned above.
Any increase in cost beyond our control such as fuel and airfare increase, government levies and taxes etc.
Golden Triangle Tour of North India offers a great feast for visitor's eye. This tour of north India includes a trip to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the capital of India and centuries-old centres of a struggle for throne and crown and sceptre of power.
The massive forts and modern palaces and courts of democratic Parliament along with architectural legacies of the past make Delhi a beloved tourist attraction.
Delhi stands on seven successive cities and is one of the oldest cities in the world. This history helps one appreciate the scale of the sprawling metropolis. It's a quintessential Indian city, marrying the ancient with the cosmopolitan. Revel in marvellous shopping, a treasure trove of architectural monuments, some of the swankiest restaurants in India and heavenly street food.
Agra is, of course, the City of Taj, which like its name is a crown of all the architectural wonders of India. Every beautiful monument is compared to Taj and Taj itself can only be compared to an imaginary scenario from 'Paradise' itself. There are other edifices in Agra singing the glory of Mughal architecture that reached its zenith during the time when they were constructed.
Rajputs had a skilled set of artisans too and their land Rajasthan has a number of pieces of evidence to boast of their accomplishments. Jaipur, being the capital of Rajasthan, has been included in the Golden Triangle tour of North India.
Golden Triangle tour of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur is the saga of royal magnificence and statement of power and rich culture.