Classical Golden Triangle
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Explore the timeless wonders of India with our "Classical Golden Triangle" tour. This 11-day journey takes you through Delhi's rich history, the royal heritage of Jaipur, the wildlife of Ranthambore, the historic beauty of Orchha, the enchanting charm of Gwalior, and the iconic landmarks of Agra. Witness the Taj Mahal's grandeur, discover the heritage of Mandawa, and indulge in local culture and cuisine. Immerse yourself in India's diverse tapestry and experience unforgettable moments in the heart of the Indian subcontinent.
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi - The Capital's Welcome
Upon your arrival at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, our representative will warmly welcome you. After a brief introduction, you will be transferred to your comfortable hotel in the heart of the city. Please note that the standard check-in time is 12 PM, but we will ensure your room is ready as early as possible for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi Exploration - Unveiling History and Culture
After a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel, your expert local guide will take you on a captivating journey through Delhi, a city that seamlessly blends its rich history with modernity.
Old Delhi Exploration:
Jama Masjid: Marvel at the grandeur of this magnificent mosque, one of the largest in India.
Red Fort (Lal Qila): Explore the iconic UNESCO World Heritage site that served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors.
Chandni Chowk: Immerse yourself in the bustling market area, known for its vibrant street food and traditional bazaars.
New Delhi Exploration:
India Gate: Pay your respects at this war memorial, an enduring tribute to Indian soldiers.
Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Residence): Admire the imposing architecture of the President's official residence.
Humayun's Tomb: Explore the UNESCO-listed tomb complex, a masterpiece of Mughal architecture.
Qutub Minar: Visit this towering 73-meter-high UNESCO World Heritage site, built in the 12th century.
After a day of exploration, the evening is yours to relax and enjoy the comforts of your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Delhi to Mandawa - Havelis and Frescoes (Distance: 250km)
After breakfast, drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival, you'll check in at the hotel. Mandawa is renowned for its marvelous mansions called "Havelis," adorned with intricate frescoes and artwork. Enjoy a city tour of Mandawa, exploring the captivating Havelis and immersing yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region.
Mandawa Haveli: Explore this splendid mansion, known for its intricate frescoes.
Goenka Double Haveli: Admire the golden leaf paintings and artistic marvels.
Jhunjhunwala Haveli: Discover the unique architecture and frescoes that tell tales of the past.
Murmuria Haveli: Witness the fusion of art and history within these stunning walls.
As you explore these architectural gems, your local guide will share the stories that make each Haveli unique.
Day 4: Mandawa to Jaipur - The Pink City Beckons (Distance: 170km)
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur, also known as the "Pink City." Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and take some time to relax. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the colorful bazaars of Jaipur and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of the city.
Jaipur Market Visit: Explore the vibrant markets of Jaipur, known for their traditional handicrafts, textiles, jewelry, and vibrant street food. Your guide will help you discover the best shopping spots to find unique souvenirs and immerse yourself in local culture.
Day 5: Jaipur Exploration - Royal Heritage
After breakfast, embark on a full-day city tour of Jaipur, a city steeped in royal heritage.
Amber Fort: Ascend to the grandeur of this hilltop fort with an elephant ride, just as the royalty did.
City Palace: Explore the royal residence and its intriguing history.
Jantar Mantar: Delve into the world's largest sundial and remarkable astronomical instruments.
Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds): Admire the intricate honeycomb design and history of this iconic landmark.
Sisodia Rani Garden: Stroll through the beautiful terraced gardens with cascading fountains.
Birla Temple: Visit this stunning white marble temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
In the evening, explore the famous bazaars of the Pink City, known for their traditional handicrafts, textiles, and jewelry. Indulge in some shopping and immerse yourself in local culture.
Day 6: Jaipur to Ranthambore - Into the Wild (Distance: 155km)
After breakfast, drive to Ranthambore National Park and check in at the hotel. Ranthambore is renowned for its wildlife, including the elusive Bengal tigers. Later, visit the historic Ranthambore Fort, built by the Chauhan rulers in the 10th century. Explore the fort and immerse yourself in its rich history and architectural marvels.
Ranthambore Fort Sightseeing:
Ranthambore Fort: A UNESCO World Heritage site and a historical treasure trove.
Your guide will narrate the fort's fascinating history and share stories of the bygone era for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Ranthambore - Wildlife Encounters
Today, enjoy the thrill of game drives through the rugged terrain of Ranthambore National Park. Head into the park twice to increase your chances of spotting wildlife, including the majestic Bengal tigers. Experience the unique flora and fauna of the park and capture memorable moments in the wilderness for an overnight stay.
Day 8: Ranthambore to Orchha via Shivpuri (Distance: 300km)
After breakfast, drive to Orchha via Shivpuri. In Shivpuri, visit the charming Madhav Palace, a colonial-style palace surrounded by beautiful gardens. Continue your drive to Orchha and check in at the hotel. In the evening, enjoy a boat ride on the scenic River Betwa, offering stunning views of the town's landmarks.
Madhav Palace Sightseeing:
Madhav Palace: Explore the charming colonial-era palace and its beautiful gardens.
Your boat ride on the River Betwa will provide you with breathtaking views of Orchha's historic landmarks, including the majestic cenotaphs and the stunning Chaturbhuj Temple, which stands tall on the banks of the river.
Day 9: Orchha Exploration - Historical Heritage
After breakfast, continue your city tour of Orchha, a town known for its grand palaces, intricately carved temples adorned with classic mural paintings, frescoes, and cenotaphs constructed to commemorate the Bundela rulers.
Orchha Fort Complex: Explore the majestic fort complex housing:
Raj Mahal: Admire the exquisite murals and the history of the royal residence.
Jehangir Mahal: Discover the grandeur of Mughal-influenced architecture.
Rai Parveen Mahal: Explore the elegant palace dedicated to the famous poetess Rai Parveen.
Chaturbhuj Temple: Visit the stunning temple with its unique architectural design.
Your guide will reveal the historical tales woven into Orchha's rich tapestry. After your comprehensive exploration, you'll drive to Gwalior and check in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Gwalior to Agra - The Epitome of Love (Distance: 120km)
After breakfast, embark on a drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and take some time to relax. Later, visit the iconic Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Explore the majestic Agra Fort, known for its impressive Mughal architecture and historical significance. Also, visit the Baby Taj, the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Immerse yourself in the beauty and rich history of Agra.
Taj Mahal: Marvel at the breathtaking white marble mausoleum, a symbol of eternal love.
Agra Fort: Explore the grand fort with its palaces and a view of the Taj Mahal.
Baby Taj (Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah): Admire the intricate marble inlay work and architecture.
After your day's exploration, you'll return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Agra to Delhi (Distance: 210km) - Farewell Dinner in Delhi
After breakfast, drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the vibrant city of Delhi, indulge in shopping at popular markets, or relax at the hotel.
In the evening, you can enjoy a farewell dinner at a restaurant of your choice. After dinner, as per your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey. (Standard hotel check-out time is 11 AM)
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 10 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- 2-Time shared Gypsy safari in Ranthambore National Parks with naturalist.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 10 nights accommodation
Delhi x 2 nights
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Mandawa x 1 night
3* - Desert N Dunes/ Desert Mandawa
4* - Vivaana Culture /Udai Vilas Palace
5* - Castle Mandawa/ Alsisar Mahal
Jaipur x 2 nights
3* - Redfox Hotel/ Park Ocean
4* - Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre/ Lemon Tree Premier
5* - ITC Rajputana/ Hilton Jaipur
Ranthambhore x 2 nights
3* - Tiger Machan Resort/ Sher Vilas
4* - Ranthambhore Regency/ WH Ranthambore Mount Valley Resort
5* - Nahargarh Ranthambore/ Dev Vilas
Orchha x 1 night
3* & 4* - Orchha Resort/ Amar Mahal
5* - Orchha Palace and Convention Centrerchha x 1 night
Gwalior x 1 night
3* - Hotel Ramaya/ Hotel Landmark
4* - Deo Bagh/ Clarks Inn Suites
5* - Taj Usha Kiran Palace
Agra x 1 nights
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Radission Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5* - Trident Hotel/ Courtyard by Marriott
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.