Golden Triangle & More
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Product Code : AGORA614
Experience the splendors of Northern India with our "Golden Triangle & More" tour. Discover the rich tapestry of history, culture, and architecture as you explore Delhi's iconic landmarks, venture through the "Pink City" of Jaipur, and embark on thrilling safaris in Ranthambore National Park. This journey also unveils hidden gems like Mandawa's exquisite havelis and the picturesque town of Orchha. Witness the eternal beauty of the Taj Mahal at sunrise in Agra before concluding your adventure. With diverse experiences and exceptional hospitality, this tour promises an unforgettable North Indian odyssey.
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, our friendly representative will be there to extend a warm welcome and assist you with your transfer to your chosen hotel. After checking in, take some time to relax and acclimatize to the vibrant atmosphere of the city.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
Today, after enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, embark on a comprehensive exploration of both Old and New Delhi. In Old Delhi, you will visit some iconic landmarks, including the historic Red Fort, the grand Jama Masjid, and the bustling Chandni Chowk market. Don't miss out on savoring the delectable street food.
In New Delhi, the modern side of the city, you'll discover the majestic India Gate, the magnificent Humayun's Tomb, the towering Qutub Minar, and the serene Lotus Temple. This day offers a perfect blend of history and modernity.
Day 3: Delhi to Mandawa (250kms/5hrs approx)
After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, you'll embark on a 250-kilometer drive to Mandawa, a town renowned for its captivating havelis, adorned with exquisite frescoes and intricate artwork. Check in at your hotel and later explore the famous havelis, such as the Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli and Murmuria Haveli, immersing yourself in the captivating architectural heritage of Mandawa.
Day 4: Mandawa to Jaipur (170kms/3hrs approx)
Today, head to the captivating city of Jaipur, often referred to as the "Pink City." After checking in at your hotel, spend the remainder of the day exploring vibrant bazaars where you can shop for traditional handicrafts, jewelry, and textiles. Visit the renowned Johri Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar to experience the local culture and find unique souvenirs.
Day 5: Jaipur Sightseeing
After relishing a delicious breakfast at your hotel, prepare for a full-day city tour of Jaipur, starting with a visit to the magnificent Amber Fort. Enjoy an exciting elephant ride to ascend the fort and explore its palaces, courtyards, and gardens. Later, visit the City Palace, the iconic Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the impressive Jantar Mantar (Observatory), and the intriguing Albert Hall Museum. This day provides a glimpse into Jaipur's grand architecture and rich history.
Day 6: Jaipur to Ranthambore (155kms/3hrs approx)
Today's journey takes you to Ranthambore National Park, celebrated for its wildlife and tiger population. After checking in at your resort, visit the remarkable Ranthambore Fort, offering panoramic views of the surrounding area. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and capture the beauty of the fort and its surroundings.
Day 7: Ranthambore Wildlife Safari
Prepare for thrilling game drives in Ranthambore National Park, accompanied by experienced guides. Explore the rugged terrain and keep an eye out for a variety of wildlife, including the elusive Bengal tiger. Have your cameras ready to capture the mesmerizing wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. Experience the raw beauty of nature in this renowned national park.
Day 8: Ranthambore to Kota (190kms/4hrs approx)
Today, journey to Kota via Bundi, a town known for its beautiful palaces and forts. In Bundi, visit Taragarh Fort, famous for its panoramic views, and explore the magnificent Bundi Palace with its intricate frescoes and architectural brilliance. Continue to Kota, check in at your hotel, and enjoy sightseeing in this historical city. Visit the City Palace, Jagmandir Palace, and the beautiful Chambal Gardens.
Day 9: Kota to Orchha (330kms/6hrs approx)
Drive to Orchha via Shivpuri. En route, visit Shivpuri and explore the enchanting Madhav Palace, a quaint palace with a colonial touch. Continue the drive to Orchha, check in at your hotel, and in the evening, take a serene boat ride on the River Betwa. Admire the stunning views of the Orchha Fort and the surrounding landscapes.
Day 10: Orchha Sightseeing
Embark on a city tour of Orchha, a historical town known for its grand palaces, intricately carved temples, and cenotaphs. Visit the Orchha Fort complex, which includes Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, and the Chaturbhuj Temple. Marvel at the architectural splendor and exquisite artwork. Later, drive to Gwalior, check in at your hotel, and rest for the day.
Day 11: Gwalior to Agra (120kms/2hrs approx)
After breakfast, explore the magnificent Gwalior Fort, perched on a hilltop and showcasing a blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Visit the iconic Man Mandir Palace, Sas Bahu Temple, and the Jai Vilas Palace Museum. In the afternoon, drive to Agra, home to the world-famous Taj Mahal. Check in at the hotel and spend the evening at your leisure.
Day 12: Agra Sightseeing and Departure to Delhi (210kms/4hrs approx)
Rise early to witness the sunrise at the breathtaking Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Admire the mesmerizing beauty of this white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan. Return to your hotel for breakfast and then explore the Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Baby Taj (Itmad-ud-Daula). In the afternoon, drive back to Delhi and transfer to the airport or your desired location for your onward journey.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 11 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 11 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
Kota x 1 night
3* - Palakiya Haveli/ Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
4*/5* - Umed Bhawan Palace
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.