Golden Triangle

DAY1

Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi. Meeting and assistance on arrival. Transfer to hotel for the overnight stay in Delhi.

DAY2

Delhi

Morning tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana – the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ), Lakshminarayan Temple – a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight stay in Delhi hotel.

DAY3

Delhi – Jaipur [260 kms – 5 hrs]

Morning drive to Jaipur. On arrial check in at hotel. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja’s City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.

DAY4

Jaipur

Morning visit Amber Fort with an Elephant ride till the main entrance of the fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Rest of the day is free and optional visit to Chokhi Dhani resort – built in ethnical rajsthani style and specially in the evening they organise lot of activities like, camel ride, Puppet show, Snake charmer and handloom cloths etc. alongwith specialised Rajasthani/continental Dinner as well. Return to hotel for the overnight stay.

DAY5

Jaipur – Agra [245 kms – 5/6 hrs]

Drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri (Abandoned city) enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Continue drive to Agra and upon arrival rest of the day is free and stay overnight at Agra hotel.

DAY6

Agra

Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father over night stay in Hotel.

DAY7

Agra – Delhi [206 kms – 4 hrs]

After Breakfast drive to Delhi. Transfer to for your next journey.

Night Stay Details:

Delhi 2 Nights
Jaipur 2 Nights
Agra 2 Nights

The Great Rann of Kutch, is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India and the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is about 7,505.22 square KM (2,897.78 sq mi) in size and is reputed to be the largest salt desert in the world. This area has been inhabited by the Kutchi people.

 

The name “Rann” comes from the Hindi word ran (रण) meaning “desert”. The Hindi word is derived from Sanskrit/Vedic word “iriṇa (इरिण)” attested in the Rigveda and Mahābhārata. As early as 325 BCE, Alexander the Great was aware of the area.

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