Golden Triangle Tour With Mandawa
|Agra||Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra|
|Delhi||Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, President's House, Humayun's Tomb & Qutub Minar|
|Jaipur||Elephant ride to Amber Fort Palace , City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) , Optional Cultural evening at Chokhi Dhani.|
|Fatehpur Sikari||Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti|
|Mandawa||Visit Painted Havelis and the famous silk route|
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
Our representative will be at the airport to welcome you to Delhi. He will escort you to your hotel for the night.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
After a hearty breakfast, our dedicated guide will take you on a tour of the National Capital. Delhi is an amalgamation of all things that are Indian. . A luxury coach takes you to the majestic Central Delhi, also known as Lutyen’s Delhi, named after the man who planned and designed the Capital. Your first stop will be the Rashtarpati Bhavan the home of the president of India and India Gate, both fine examples of the British Raj.
Day 3: Delhi – Agra
An early morning drive will take you to the Historical city of Agra. Your first stop will be the Agra Fort. An imposing structure that was built in the reign of Emperor Akbar, see the hall where he met his subjects the Diwan-e-Aam and the court where he met his guest, dignitaries and council, the Diwan-e-Khas. The fabled peacock throne is placed here, the largest diamond in the world, the Kohinoor diamond was the crowning glory of this magnificent throne.
In the evening see one of the Seven Wonders of the World – The Taj Mahal. The fading sunset brings out the beauty in this magnificent white marble structure. Emperor Shajehan built this for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal after her passing.
Day 4: Agra – Jaipur
After breakfast, leave for Jaipur and En route, visit Fathepur Sikri; the Ancient Township of the Mughals. See the Jama Masjid that was built by Emperor Akbar as his private mosque. This town complex has beautiful and massive gateways on all four sides that lead to the places dedicated to his wives; Hindu princess Jodha Bai and Muslim Princess Rukkaiya Begum and also the one dedicated to his most favored minister Birbal.
By evening reach Jaipur, fondly called The Pink City. Founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, this historical city is of historical and cultural importance. Apart from monuments it has a thriving textile industry and many bazaar for you to explore!
Day 5: Jaipur
Start off your Jaipur sojourn with an experience that you can only have in India… ride to a hilltop fort, the Amber fort on the backs of painted elephants; the same way the Maharajas did centuries ago.
Experienced guides will take you on an afternoon tour of this historical city. Here you will see the Jantar Mantar ancient observatory before heading over to the Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), this structure still speaks of the many conquerors that walked this land; a rare fusion of Mughal and Hindu architecture.
The palace museum houses an extensive collection of Indian art heritage on display for visitors to enjoy. A few kilometers outside busy Jaipur, Choki Dhani is a cultural and gastronomical oasis. Spend an evening here enjoying dances, performances, and puppet shows local to the vibrant state of Rajasthan. Experience camel rides on beautifully decorated camels and other unique cultural activities. Before you leave enjoy an unlimited buffet of spicy and delectable Rajasthani cuisine.
Day 6: Jaipur – Mandawa
Mandawa lies a short drive from Jaipur. This ancient city was a major trading center on the Silk Route and hence was home to many wealthy traders and businessmen. Today, their painted mansions and havelies tell stories of the glories past. With arts, artifacts and curious form the around the world these old mansions are priceless treasures.
After a tour of Mandawa, enjoy dinner and the rest of the evening at your hotel.
Day 7: Mandawa – Delhi
After breakfast we will drive you from Mandawa to Delhi airport for your journey home or wherever your adventures are taking you next.