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Golden Triangle & Beyond

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The Golden Triangle & Beyond tour takes you on an enchanting journey through India's most iconic destinations. Beginning in the bustling capital city of Delhi, you'll explore historical landmarks such as the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, and India Gate. Venturing into Rajasthan, the tour introduces you to the artistic havelis of Mandawa, the regal forts of Jodhpur, and the vibrant streets of Jaipur, the Pink City. Wildlife enthusiasts will be thrilled with game drives in Ranthambore National Park, offering a chance to spot the majestic Bengal tiger. The tour culminates in Agra, where the architectural marvels of the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri await, promising a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty throughout the journey.


Day 1: Welcome to Delhi

Upon landing at Delhi International Airport, our attentive representative will warmly welcome you, assisting with your luggage and ensuring a seamless transfer to your hotel. As you drive through the bustling streets of Delhi, witness the city's vibrant energy and diverse cultures. Once at the hotel, take a refreshing break to rejuvenate from your journey. Depending on your arrival time, you might want to take a short stroll around the hotel to get a feel of the city or simply relax and anticipate the adventures ahead.


Day 2: Discover Delhi

After enjoying a hearty breakfast at the hotel, embark on a full-day tour to explore Delhi's fascinating history and cultural richness. Start your journey at the grand Red Fort, marveling at its imposing red sandstone architecture and imagining the tales of bygone eras it whispers. Proceed to the towering Qutub Minar, admiring its intricate carvings that narrate stories of India's glorious past. Visit the serene Lotus Temple, designed like a blooming lotus and offering a tranquil escape from the city's hustle and bustle. Pay your respects at India Gate, an iconic war memorial and a symbol of India's valor and sacrifice. Later in the day, take a rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk, immersing yourself in its vibrant colors, bustling markets, and historical significance. Alternatively, visit Raj Ghat, a serene memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, where you can pay homage to the Father of the Nation.


Day 3: Journey to Mandawa (250kms)

After a sumptuous breakfast, set off for Mandawa. The scenic drive offers glimpses of rural India with its vast stretches of farmlands, rustic villages, and local life. On reaching Mandawa, check-in at your hotel. The town is renowned for its havelis, traditional Indian mansions adorned with exquisite frescoes depicting mythological scenes, daily life, and Rajasthani culture. A guided walk through the town's labyrinthine streets will transport you to a bygone era, offering insights into the region's rich heritage and architectural splendor.


Day 4: Mandawa to Jodhpur via Nagaur (330kms)

Today's journey takes you to the Blue City - Jodhpur. En route, make a fascinating stop at the Ahhichatragarh Fort in Nagaur. This lesser-explored fort boasts impressive architecture, intricate carvings, and offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. As you reach Jodhpur, the azure hues of the city, visible from a distance, beckon you. Check-in at your hotel and spend the evening leisurely, soaking in the city's regal charm, possibly with a refreshing drink at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the majestic Mehrangarh Fort.


Day 5: Jodhpur Delights

After a leisurely morning, delve deeper into Jodhpur's cultural tapestry. Begin with a visit to the imposing Mehrangarh Fort, exploring its palatial courtyards, impressive galleries showcasing royal artifacts, and enjoying panoramic vistas of the city below. The Jaswant Thada, a tranquil marble cenotaph with stunning architecture and beautiful gardens, offers a peaceful retreat and a glimpse into the city's royal past. The Umaid Bhawan Palace, part royal residence and part museum, lets you experience the grandeur and opulence of the erstwhile Maharajas. The evening is free for you to relax or wander through the vibrant markets, picking up souvenirs or savoring local delicacies.


Day 6: Jodhpur to Jaipur via Pushkar (330kms)

Bid farewell to Jodhpur as you head towards Jaipur, the Pink City. En route, take a detour to Pushkar, a holy city known for its spiritual aura and vibrant festivities. Explore the Brahma Temple, one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma, and take a tranquil stroll around the sacred Pushkar Lake, believed to cleanse the soul of all sins. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check-in at your hotel and immerse yourself in the city's lively ambiance. The evening can be spent exploring local markets, trying out traditional Rajasthani cuisine, or witnessing the city's cultural performances.


Day 7: Jaipur's Royal Heritage

Kick-start your day with a visit to the grand Amber Fort. Marvel at its impressive architecture, intricate carvings, and panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. Explore the City Palace, a sprawling complex of courtyards, gardens, and palaces showcasing a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles. Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory and a UNESCO World Heritage site, intrigues with its ingenious instruments that measure time, predict eclipses, and track stars. Don't miss the Hawa Mahal, an iconic five-story palace with 953 honeycombed windows, designed for the royal women to observe street festivals without being seen. The afternoon is ideal for indulging in some retail therapy at Jaipur's bustling bazaars, famous for textiles, jewelry, handicrafts, and more.


Day 8: Jaipur to Ranthambore (145kms)

Embark on a scenic drive to Ranthambore National Park, a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Upon arrival, check-in at your resort nestled amidst nature's tranquility. The evening can be spent exploring Ranthambore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where history blends seamlessly with nature, offering breathtaking views of the park's lush landscapes and diverse wildlife.


Day 9: Ranthambore Wildlife Safari

Dawn heralds the beginning of an exhilarating day with morning and afternoon game drives in Ranthambore National Park. Traverse through the park's rugged terrains and dense forests, accompanied by experienced naturalists, in search of the elusive Bengal tiger, leopards, sloth bears, and a myriad of bird species. The thrill of spotting these majestic creatures in their natural habitat is an experience to cherish.


Day 10: Ranthambore to Agra (250kms)

After a memorable morning safari, drive to Agra, home to the iconic Taj Mahal. En route, delve into the history and architectural brilliance of the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. Wander through its well-preserved structures, courtyards, and palaces, imagining the royal court's grandeur during Emperor Akbar's reign. On reaching Agra, check-in at your hotel. The evening is at leisure, allowing you to relax or explore the local markets brimming with handicrafts, textiles, and culinary delights.


Day 11: Agra's Architectural Wonders and Farewell

Begin your day with a mesmerizing sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. As the first rays of the sun kiss the pristine white marble, the monument radiates a golden hue, offering a sight to behold. Explore the sprawling Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, that once served as the Mughal Empire's main residence. Its impressive architecture, sprawling gardens, and historic artifacts narrate tales of valor, romance, and intrigue. Next, visit Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb, fondly known as the "Baby Taj", with its exquisite marble inlay work and serene ambiance. As the afternoon approaches, it's time to bid adieu to the captivating cities of the Golden Triangle. We'll drive you back to Delhi, concluding your journey with a drop-off at the airport, filled with cherished memories of a culturally enriching and visually captivating tour of India's Golden Triangle and beyond.

- 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.

- 3-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/ Meridian Plaza
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

Jodhpur x 2 nights
3* - Devi Bhawan/ Pal Haveli
4* - The Ummed/ Ranbanka Place
5* - Welcome Hotel/ Ajit Bhawan

Jaipur x 2 nights
3* - Redfox Hotel/ Park Ocean
4* - Fortune Select Metropolitan/ 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

Agra x 1 night
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Prime Plaza/ 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.