Golden triangle

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  • 2500 seats

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  • 90 hours

GOLDEN TRIANGLE (DELHI-JAIPUR-AGRA)


Day Activity
01 Delhi-Agra by surface (about 04 hrs drive)
02 Agra-Jaipur by surface (about 06 hrs drive)
03 In jaipur
04 Jaipur-Delhi- by surface (about 06-07 hrs drive) Leave Delhi

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 - DELHI-AGRA

Pick up from your point of stay in Delhi & proceed for a private road transfer to Agra (about 04 hrs drive).

Agra, a city which is not known as the former capital of India (Hindustan) but as a city of Taj Mahal. It is situated on the banks of river Yamuna. Though Agra's history is largely recognised with Mughal Empire, the place was established much before it has linkages with the Hindu epic Mahabharata. It is know that Sultan Sikandar Lodi, the Ruler of the Delhi founded Agra in the year 1504. After the Sultan's death the city passed on to his son Ibrahim Lodi. The golden age of this city began with the rule of Mughal Empire.

During this period of time lot of building activity took place in Agra which had put this on the world map now. The founder of the Mughal Dynasty, Barbar, laid out first Persian garden on the banks of river Yamuna, which is known as Garden of Relaxation. The founder of the Mughal Dynasty, Barbar, laid out first Persian garden on the banks of river Yamuna, which is known as Garden of Relaxation. His grandson Akbar raised the towering ramparts of the Great Red Fort along with a new city on the outskirts known as Fatehpur Sikri. His son Jahangir laid many gardens inside the Red Fort. And last but not the least Shah Jahan gave Agra city one of its priceless monument i.e. The Taj Mahal. Which was built in loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Today this is one out of the Seven Wonders of the World.

On arrival you will be assisted for check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit the Red Fort which is made by the Mughals. Though a fort had stood there since at least the 11th century. Agra Fort was originally a brick fort, held by the Hindu Sikarwar Rajput’s. But after this lot of Mughal rulers captured it but when Emperor Akbar arrived in Agra in 1558. He ordered to renovate the fort with red sandstone. Some 4000 builders daily worked on it and it was completed in 8 years i.e. starting in 1565 and finished in 1573. It is a mixture of Hindu & Mughal architecture. Later proceed to visit The Taj Mahal which was known as “Crown of Palace” built by Shah Jahan as an eternal symbol of his love for his favorite and 3rd wife, whom he called Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. The structure took 20,000 laborers and 22 years to complete. The Taj changes color depending on the time of day.

Spend one night in AGRA. Accommodation is on bed & breakfast plan.

Day 02 - AGRA-JAIPUR

After breakfast proceed for a private road transfer to Jaipur (about 06 hours’ drive) enroute visiting The Fatehpur Sikri. The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar, and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585. It is at Fatehpur Sikri that the legends of Akbar and his famed courtiers, the nine jewels or Navaratnas, were born.

Jaipur, is also known with its nick name "The Pink city” of India, which was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whom the city has been named. In 1876, Prince Albert of Wales and Queen Elizabeth II visited the India. So to welcome him the whole city was painted in pink colour and after that pink marbles and paints are being used in the making of new buildings too and this put a tag of Pink city to it. This royal place is rich in heritage, culture and architecture. With amazing and splendid fortresses, majestic palaces, beautifully carved temples and havelis; which makes this city as an attraction in the minds of the tourist who is coming to India first time. It is not just the royal buildings and palaces that this city offers. Other than these captivating attractions, Jaipur displays exquisite handicrafts and spectacular jewellery.

On arrival you will be assisted for check in at the hotel.

Spend three nights in JAIPUR. Accommodation is on bed & breakfast plan.

Day 03 - jaipur

After breakfast proceed for the visit of Amber Fort which is set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture.

Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style of Hindu elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront. The aesthetic ambiance of this formidable fort is seen within its walls on a four level layout plan in a well turned out opulent palace complex built with red sandstone and marble consisting of the Diwan-e-Aam or the "Hall of Public Audience", the Diwan-e-Khas the Sheesh Mahal

(mirror palace) and the Sukh Niwas where a cool climate is artificially created by winds that blow over the water cascade within the palace. The fort can either be reached by Jeep, on foot or, subject to availability, on elephant back.

The founder of the Mughal Dynasty, Barbar, laid out first Persian garden on the banks of river Yamuna, which is known as Garden of Relaxation. His grandson Akbar raised the towering ramparts of the Great Red Fort along with a new city on the outskirts known as Fatehpur Sikri. His son Jahangir laid many gardens inside the Red Fort. And last but not the least Shah Jahan gave Agra city one of its priceless monument i.e. The Taj Mahal. Which was built in loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Today this is one out of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Later proceed to visit the City Palace was built between 1729 and 1732, initially by Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. He planned and the outer walls, and later additions were made by successive ruler’s right up to the 20th century.

The palace consists of many different courtyards and gardens which gives an amazing view and experience to the palace visit. The structure includes Mubarak Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Pitam Niwas Chowk, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Aam, Maharani Palace and Sri Govind Dev Ji temple. Over this Diwan-I-Khas are officially recorded by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest sterling silver vessels. Then drive pass the Hawa Mahal which is also known as the “Palace of winds”. It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. Later visit the Observatory also known as Jantar Mantar which is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments. The observatory consists of fourteen major geometric devices for measuring time, predicting eclipses, tracking stars' location as the earth orbits around the sun, ascertaining the declinations of planets, and determining the celestial altitudes and related ephemerides.


SAME DAY AGRA TOUR

Day 01 - In delhi

After breakfast proceed for a private road transfer to Agra (about 04 hour’s drive)

Agra, a city which is not known as the former capital of India (Hindustan) but as a city of Taj Mahal. It is situated on the banks of river Yamuna. Though Agra's history is largely recognised with Mughal Empire, the place was established much before it has linkages with the Hindu epic Mahabharata. It is know that Sultan Sikandar Lodi, the Ruler of the Delhi founded Agra in the year 1504. After the Sultan's death the city passed on to his son Ibrahim Lodi. The golden age of this city began with the rule of Mughal Empire. During this period of time lot of

building activity took place in Agra which had put this on the world map now. The founder of the Mughal Dynasty, Barbar, laid out first Persian garden on the banks of river Yamuna, which is known as Garden of Relaxation. His grandson Akbar raised the towering ramparts of the Great Red Fort along with a new city on the outskirts known as Fatehpur Sikri. His son Jahangir laid many gardens inside the Red Fort. And last but not the least Shah Jahan gave Agra city one of its priceless monument i.e. The Taj Mahal. Which was built in loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Today this is one out of the Seven Wonders of the World.

On arrival proceed to visit The Taj Mahal which was known as “Crown of Palace” built by Shah Jahan as an eternal symbol of his love for his favourite and 3rd wife, whom he called Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. The structure took 20,000 labourers and 22 years to complete. The Taj changes colour depending on the time of day. (TAJ MAHAL CLOSED ON FRIDAY)

Lunch will be arranged at Local Restaurant

Afternoon visit the Red Fort which is made by the Mughals. Though a fort had stood there since at least the 11th century. Agra Fort was originally a brick fort, held by the Hindu Sikarwar Rajput’s. But after this lot of Mughal rulers captured it but when Emperor Akbar arrived in Agra in 1558. He ordered to renovate the fort with red sandstone. Some 4000 builders daily worked on it and it was completed in 8 years i.e. starting in 1565 and finished in 1573. It is a mixture of Hindu & Mughal architecture

Evening drive back to Delhi.

Day 04 - jaipur-delhi (leave delhi)

After breakfast proceed for a private road transfer to Delhi airport (About 06-07 hrs drive) to board your flight for onwards sector.

Contact
Taruna Sharma
Congress Secretariat

Office of Clinical Director, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, 1 Press Enclave Road, Saket, New Delhi – 110017

+91- 99994 11990
+91- 11- 66114545 (Extn. 2773)