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India's Golden Triangle

  • Delhi
  • Agra
  • Jaipur
  • 6 nights from
  • £1,445 per person
  • Trip Code: MC-1139

Holiday Overview

India's Golden Triangle 

This holiday, incorporating Delhi, Agra & Jaipur is a perfect "first time" trip to India and an ideal way to begin your love affair with this vibrant country.

Starting in Delhi with easy airline access, your journey will continue onwards to Agra, home of the iconic Taj Mahal, a sunrise or sunset visit is a must. Continue onwards to Jaipur, home of the Amer Fort and City Palace, for a glimpse of the splendour of Rajasthan before returning back to Delhi, for a homeward or onward flight.

Please note, nature lovers can add in a stop between Agra and Jaipur at Ranthambore National Park.

7 Days / 6 Nights

Start / Finish - Delhi

Highlights Include

See the backstreets of Old Delhi

Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal and nearby Red Fort

Experience the Pink City that is bustling Jaipur, with its city walls, Amer Palace and City Palace

 

India's Golden Triangle includes:

  • International Flights
  • Private Transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation Delhi
  • Walking Tour of Old Delhi
  • Delhi to Agra train
  • 1 nights accommodation Agra
  • Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal
  • 2 nights accommodation Jaipur
  • Tour of Jaipur including the Amer Fort
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Day 1 - Delhi

A representative will meet you in the arrival area of the airport after you clear all immigration and custom formalities. Depart for your hotel where you will check in for your stay . India’s capital and a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds - the ancient with the modern. Amidst the fast spiralling skyscrapers the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent reminders to the region’s ancient legacy. 

Meals - None

Featured accommodation

Suryaa New Delhi

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Day 2 - Delhi

After breakfast, proceed for the full day city tour of Old & New Delhi including visit of the 17th century Jama Masjid and enjoy a rickshaw ride through the narrow, winding lanes of colourful and bustling Chandni Chowk.. Also stop in front of the Mughal Empire’s most opulent fort, the Red Fort for a photo stop. Later Visit Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.  Afternoon proceed to New Delhi where you will be taken for the Drive past of The Presidential Palace, the one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys, the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war and a drive along the Rajpath past the Parliament House and secretarial buildings.  Afterwards visit Qutab Minar, the 12th century tower of victory built by a slave king and prototype of all minars (towers) in India. Also visit the 16th century Humayun’s tomb, a precursor to the Taj Mahal. 

Meals Included - Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Suryaa New Delhi

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Day 3 - Delhi - Agra By Train or private vehicle

This morning, you have a choice of transport options to Agra, either by private vehicle, or for a more authentic experience catch the Gatimaan express train (with an assisted private vehicle transfer in Delhi & Agra). On arrival in Agra by either method your guide will take you for the visit of Agra Fort, which was originally started by Emperor Akbar in 1565, but his son, Jahangir, and grandson, Shah Jahan, later made valuable additions to it.  After the visit, check-in at the hotel.  Later, enjoy a Visit to Mehtab Bagh for the splendid views of the Taj Mahal in the lap of serene landscaped surroundings. It is a great place to get unique shots of the ever majestic Taj Mahal. In fact this garden itself offers many beautiful photo opportunities. Mehtab Bagh was built as an integral part of the Taj complex as the gardens of the Taj are perfectly aligned with Mehtab Bagh, giving an alternative and highly scenic view of the Taj

Meals Included - Breakfast

 

Featured accommodation

Tajview

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Day 4 - Agra - Jaipur

Early this morning you will be taken to the witness the stunning sunrise at the Taj Mahal (Closed on All Fridays) with your guide. On the inner walls, jewel-like stones create beautiful designs in white marble. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Check out and drive to Jaipur, enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Great Mughal Emperor, Akbar, as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is just 37kms from Agra.

JAIPUR – the capital of Rajasthan province is known for its arts and crafts, jewellery, hand-painted fabrics and stone sculptures; it is one of North India’s finest examples of a planned city embodying the best of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Evening at leisure.

Meals included - Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Trident Jaipur

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Day 5 - Jaipur

Today after an early breakfast visit the hilltop fortress at Amber. A jeep will spare you the trouble of walking up to the fortress. Once on top, stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls.  En-route to Amber Fort you will stop and see the 'Palace of Winds’, otherwise known as Hawa Mahal. It is really an elaborate façade, extremely intricate in its pink sandstone carving.  In the afternoon visit the City Palace, which is an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces, gardens and courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways.  Afterwards visit Jaipur's Jantar Mantar, it is the most famous of five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh in India. Jai Singh was a great admirer of progress and research made in the fields of science and technology, and he was passionate about astronomy  Tour Highlight - In the evening, you will be taken for a Cooking Demonstration followed by meal with the Indian family in their home.

Meals Included - Breakfast & Diner

Featured accommodation

Trident Jaipur

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Day 6 - Jaipur - Delhi

After breakfast, you will drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, check-in at the hotel.

Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Meals Included - Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Pride Plaza Hotel

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Day 7 - Depart Delhi

Today a representative will meet you at the hotel’s lobby and will provide you the assisted departure transfer to the International airport to board your flight for your onward destination.

Meals Included - Breakfast

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