Golden Triangle

Duration: 5 night/6 days

Explore Indian history and culture and delve into local life in the world’s most populous democracy. You will visit world-renowned architectural sites, explore famous markets that entice your senses, and experience local customs along narrow urban streets.

Tour Highlights

Day 1: Delhi

  • Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.

Day 2: Delhi

  • Begin your journey with a guided tour of Old Delhi, including visits to Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, and a rickshaw ride through bustling markets.
  • Explore New Delhi’s architectural marvels, such as India Gate and the President’s House.
  • Visit Humayun’s Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and experience the serene ambiance of a Sikh Temple.
  • Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 3: Delhi / Agra

  • Journey to Agra, home to the magnificent Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
  • Explore this architectural masterpiece built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife.
  • Discover Agra’s exquisite marble crafts and shop for souvenirs.
  • Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 4: Agra / Jaipur

  • Depart for Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, known as the “Pink City.”
  • En route, visit Agra’s Red Fort and Kohinoor Museum, showcasing an impressive tapestry collection.
  • Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 5: Jaipur

  • Embark on a royal adventure at the Amber Fort, an ancient citadel with stunning architecture.
  • Enjoy an elephant ride to the fort entrance and marvel at its grandeur.
  • Visit the City Palace, a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, and explore the Jantar Mantar observatory.
  • Take time to shop for textiles, jewelry, and carpets in Jaipur’s bustling markets.
  • In the evening, savor a cooking demonstration followed by a homely dinner.
  • Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 6: Jaipur

  • Drive back to Delhi or take a flight to onwards destination. 

Day 1: Delhi 

Namaste and Welcome to India!

Arrive in Delhi, the second most populous city in the world and the seat of the Indian government.  Overnight in Delhi.

Day 2: Delhi 

Visit the Gandhi Memorial, Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated following his assassination in 1948. Explore the intoxicating chaos of Chandni Chowk shopping bazaar on an exciting bicycle rickshaw ride.

Visit Humayun’s Tomb, a grand 16th-century mausoleum and garden tomb that inspired the architecture of the Taj Mahal. Stop at the Sikh Temple, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, with its golden dome and interior and communal kitchen that feeds thousands. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 3: Delhi – Agra

Drive (4-5 hrs approx.) to Agra. Marvel at Agra Fort, a stunning fortress of red sandstone built in the 16th Century by Emperor Akbar. Later visit the Mehtab bagh at sunset and view the Taj Mahal from the other side of the River Yamuna. Overnight in Agra.

Day 4:  Agra – Jaipur

In Sunrise, visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built by the Mughal Emperor shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife. Visit the baby Taj, one of the lesser-known monuments of Agra.

Depart to Jaipur the pink city of India. On the way visit Fathepur Sikri, the ancient capital of India built by Akbar the 3rd Mughal Emperor which is a ghost city of palaces boasting magnificent desert architecture.

Enjoy a home hospitality dinner with cooking demonstration. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 5:  Jaipur

Depart for an excursion to Amber Fort, featuring an elephant ride. The palace is a classic, romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where the beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression.

Continue to the city palace, a delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture which sprawls over one – seventh of the walled city.

See the Jantar Mantar, the largest and the best preserved of five observatories built by Jai Singh II, in different parts of the country. This observatory consists of outsized astronomical instruments and is still in use.

Walk through the colorful market of this lovely city. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 6:  Jaipur

Fly from Jaipur to onward destination or drive to Delhi to fly back home.

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