WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THIS ADVENTURE TRIP
Rajasthan, Delhi and Taj Mahal Agra form the Golden Triangle of India. Rajasthan with it’s colorful cities and sun kissed desserts is truly romantic India at it’s gaudiest best! The “Land of Kings” is where the fierce Rajputs once ruled with sharp swords and blood thick codes of honor. The Golden Triangle and Golden Temple tour is jam packed with the highlights of Rajastan, Delhi and Taj Mahal. Come, experience the opulence and splendor of Rajasthan’s mightiest forts, the hustle and bustle of lively bazaars, and the traditions of the mighty warrior clans of ancient India and the magnificent splendor that is the Taj Mahal.
DAY 1 ARRIVAL DELHI
Arrive DelhiYou arrive in Delhi and transfer to your hotel for check-in. After lunch we will go on a guided tour of Delhi, beginning with a sightseeing trip to Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat followed by Birla Temple, Lotus Temple, Red Fort & India Gate. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 2 DELHI- AMRITSAR
Delhi / Amritsar (By Train )Today we will continue our New Delhi guided tour visits to Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar. Afternoon, transfer to the railway station to board train for Amritsar. On arrival in Amritsar meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked hotel.
DAY 3 AMRITSAR
Amritsar SightseeingAfter breakfast, visit the Golden temple – the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion, also known as Hari Mandir; Jallianwala Bagh – The park commemorates the 2000 Indians who were killed or wonded at this site, shot indiscriminately by the British in 1919. The story of this massacre is told in the Martyrs’ Gallery and a section of wall with bullet marks still visible is preserved, as the well into which some people jumped to escape can be seen; Ram Bagh – a beautiful garden has a museum built by Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Sing and has weapons dating back to Mughal time and some portraits of ruling houses of Punjab. Evening free to relax or visit the Golden temple again in the night. Overnight in hotel
DAY 4 AMRITSAR- WAGAH- DELHI
Amritsar to Wagah Border- Delhi( train) Morning you are free to relax. In the afternoon visit the India-Pakistan Wagah Border to witness the Flag Retreat.
DAY 5 DEHI- AGRA VIA MATHURA
Delhi – Agra ( Via Mathura & Vrindavan) (220 km/ 5 hrs) Today we leave for Agra via visiting Mathura & Vrindavan, related to the birth and childhood of Lord Krishna. Agra, the erstwhile capital of India under the great Mughals and known for Taj Mahal, has always fascinate d the Indians as well as foreigners alike. Most of Agra is on the West bank of river Yamuna, with the Agra Fort and the Taj at its nucleus. Taj Mahal is quite simply one of mankind’s most remarkable creations. After breakfast you will leave for a half day sightseeing visiting Taj Mahal built by emperor Shahjahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Next we visit Agra Fort. Evening we check into the Hotel.
DAY 6 AGRA – JAIPUR VIA FATEHPUR SIKRI
Agra/Jaipur Via Fatehpur Sikari (250 km/ 5 hrs.) Post breakfast we leave for Jaipur via visiting Fatehpur Sikari, a masterpiece in sandstone with the stunning elegance of its palaces and courts. Next we head to Jaipur the flamboyant capital of Rajasthan. On arrival at Jaipur, our representative will meet & assist you to check-in at our hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 7 JAIPUR
Jaipur Early morning after breakfast 11 km drive to Amber, the capital of the gallant Rajputs from 1037 to 1728 AD. We ride the elephant back and reach the Fort situated on the hill and then visit the Fort Palace. Later we visit the City Palace, Birla Temple, Jantar Mantar Observatory and the Palace of Winds. Excursion to Chokhi Dhani: Today we will take you for evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, an ethnic village resort located at a distance 15 km from Jaipur. Evenings at Chokhi Dhani are very special. A Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground and includes the entertainment by folk dancers and musicians. The guests can move around freely and enjoy the evening. Later drive back to Hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 8 JAIPUR - DELHI
Jaipur / Delhi (260 km / 6 hrs) Post breakfast, we drive to National capital New Delhi. Upon arrival assistance and check at our hotel in Delhi. In the evening at 1800 hrs we will go for Sound and Light show, the eventful history Red Fort has been witness to is brought out as a sound and light show every evening on the ramparts of the Red Fort. For those desirous of delving into Delhi’s glorious and tumultuous past at the Red Fort. Overnight stay.
DAY 9 FINAL DEPARTURE FROM DELHI
Final departure from Delhi