Golden Triangle With Highlights Of Rajasthan
Duration08 Nights / 09 Days
Destination CoveredDelhi – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Bishnoi – Pushkar – Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
HighlightsBoat ride in Udaipur, Ranakpur Temple visit, Bishnoi Village Safari, Pushkar visit, Rickshaw ride in Delhi,Tonga Ride in Agra,Elephant ride in Jaipur
OptionalCooking class in Delhi/Jaipur, Vintage Car / Chariot ride in Jaipur, High Tea with Indian Family, Heritage walk in Delhi/Jaipur,Rajasthan folk dance with Dinner at Chokhi Dhani in Jaipur, Village Safari in Jodhpur, Zip line activity in Jodhpur
We can customize it as per your Requirement & Budget
IncludedWarm welcome in Typical Indian StyleAssistance on arrival /departure and during Hotel check-inHotel accommodation on Double sharingDaily breakfast at HotelAir-conditioned Medium Sedan Car for 02 & Toyota Innova in-case of 04 persons with knowledgeable driver for the entire tourElephant ride at Amer fort – JaipurBoat ride in Lake Pichola – UdaipurBishnoi Village SafariInteraction with the VillagersSouvenir gift at the time of departureAll applicable Government TaxesServices of English speaking local knowledgeable guide during sightseeing
ExclusionsInternational / domestic airfareMonument entrance feeTips to hotels, guide and driverAny drinks or meals other than mentioned aboveAny visa/insurance feesAny other services note specified above
Day 01: Arrive Delhi (By International flight)
Day 02: Delhi sightseeing
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi Old Delhi - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting - Red Fort - The red sandstone walls of Lal Qila, the Red Fort, extend for two km and vary in height from 18 meters on the river side to 33 metres on the city side. Shah Jahan started construction of the massive fort in 1638 and it was completed in 1648. Jama Masjid - Jama Masjid The splendid mosque built by Muhammad Ali Shah in
the typical Mughal style with two minarets and three domes, lies to the west of the Hussainabad Imambara. Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Also, visit the Swami Narayan Temple and Bangla Sahib Gurudwara Proceed for the visit of New Delhi
New Delhi - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit:- Humayun's Tomb - Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, Humayun's Tomb is an early example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi. Lotus temple ( known as Bahai Temple), Qutub Minar - 13 km to the south of Connaught Circus at Lalkote of 8th century Tomor Rajputs, the 72.5 mts high Victory Pillar stands as a victory stand of a Muslim King Qutub-ud-din-Aibak in India. A drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, The President's Residence, and a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. End with the visit of the Lotus temple at the sunset Overnight at Delhi
Day 03: Delhi – Udaipur (By Morning Flight)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to airport for your flight to Udaipur. Upon arrival our representative will meet you at Udaipur airport and transfer to your hotel. On arrival check in at the hotelAfternoon proceed for a sightseeing tour of Udaipur City, also known as the City of Sunrise
First on your sightseeing tour you will proceed for a tour of the City Palace, which overlooks the Lake Pichola. The City Palace was built in 1725 of granite and marble with filigreed balconies, ornate windows and craftsmanship in glass. The royal palace walls stretch over a mile on the eastern side of the lake. Within the palace is a maze of courtyards, apartments and decorated halls. The rooms are covered with frescoes, displays of royal processions, stone and glass mosaics and ornamental doors and painted windows. The marble throne in the coronation rooms was last used during the time Maharana Sangram Singh II (1710-30) and nearby is the Sun Window installed by Maharaja Bhim Singh (1778-1828). This is the divine symbol of the house of Mewar, which traces its lineage to the Surya Vansha, descendants of the Sun. Each palace within is an outstanding creation of art. Visit the museums and the hall of public audiences, the private chambers of the royal ladies at the palace and Sahelion-ki-Badi. Later, experience the hustle bustle of the old market at Udaipur. Walk past the spice shops, jewellery shops, utensil shops, jaggery shops, silver market, local meat and food shop. You shall walk through the areas where The Octopussy –James Bond film was shot.Evening enjoy a boat ride on lake Pichola. Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 04: Udaipur – Jodhpur enroute Ranakpur
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven from Udaipur to Jodhpur (260 KMS/ 7 HRS), en-route visiting Ranakpur Jain Temples, an exceptionally beautiful excursion through the rugged, wooded hills of Rajasthan to the Jain Temples of Ranakpur in the Aravalli Valley, to see one of the best complexes of Jain religion which is particularly noted for the grandiose scale of its architecture and the highly decorated ceilings, walls and 1444 different pillars. The priests of the
temples did all the temple designing and their generations are still continuing the work.
Later continue your journey to Jodhpur and upon arrival, check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Jodhpur.
Day 05: Jodhpur Sightseeing and Bishnoi Village Safari
After early breakfast at the hotel excursion to Bishnoi village. The Bishnoi’s are a eco Friendly sect of Hindu religion, it is one of the different community of Rajasthan who are famous for their rich cultural Rajasthani Life and there true love for nature and animals. Bishnoi Village Safari is the organization started by Rajas and Maharaja's of Jodhpur to show that Indian and foreign guest a glimpse of rich cultural life around their state of Marwar, A True Rajasthan. Back to Jodhpur hotel.
Afternoon city tour of Jodhpur with a visit to Mehrangarh Fort (citadel of the Sun) that evokes the very spirit of the Rathores, the ruling local Rajput clan. Visit its various palaces with their delicate friezes and respective museums, displaying treasures of the royal family. North of Mehrangarh Fort, and connected to it by road, Jaswant Thanda is a pillared marble memorial to the popular ruler Jaswant Singh II (1878-95), who purged Jodhpur of dacoits, initiated irrigation systems and boosted the economy. The cenotaphs of members of the royal family who have died since Jaswant are close by his memorial; those who preceded him are remembered by chhatris at Mandor. This south-facing spot is also the best place from which to photograph the fort, looming above the sheer rocky Meherangarh plateau. Overnight in Jodhpur.
Day 06: Jodhpur to Jaipur Drive, Enroute visit Pushkar
Breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Pushkar. The village of Pushkar lies 11 kms from Ajmer and 216 Kms from Jodhpur on the edge of the desert. At its heart is one of India’s most sacred lakes. There are 52 ghats around the lake, and numerous temples. The Brahma temple, especially, attracts pilgrims all year round. Apart from its religious significance, Pushkar is known for its
Cattle and Camel fair held every year in the month of Kartik (October/November), which attracts visitors in their thousands. You can also witness and participate in the evening prayer meetings in the temples. Being a religious town, alcohol and non-vegetarian food are taboo. After visit proceed to Jaipur drive. Upon arrival check in at the pre-booked hotel. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 07 : Jaipur Sightseeing
Day 08: Jaipur – Agra ,enroute Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven from Jaipur to Agra (240 KMS/ 6 hrs) en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city, built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century. It was abandoned soon after it was built when the local wells went dry and it remains today in much the same condition that it was over 300 years ago. It is complete with palaces and mosques and used to be a town larger
than London when it was originally constructed. Now it is an extraordinary place to wander around with its buildings in near perfect condition.After your visit, continue your drive to Agra and upon arrival, proceed for check-in at your hotel. Overnight in Agra.
Day 09: Agra – Delhi by Expressway – Onward Destination
Early in the morning, you will be taken for tour of the Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday’s) Midway Tonga’s “horse carriages” would be waiting for you and will drop you at the gates of the Taj Mahal, taking 22 years and 20,000 men to build, the white marble was quarried 200 miles away and was transported to the site by a fleet of 1000 elephants. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as an expression of his love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, in mid 17th century, the Taj Mahal is truly one of the wonders of the world.
After visit to the Taj, you will return back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, you will visit Agra Fort - the seat and the stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. This was the seat of Mughal rule and administration and the present structure owes its origins to Akbar who erected the walls and gates and the first buildings on the eastern banks of Yamuna River. Shah Jahan added the impressive quarters and the mosque while Aurangzeb added the outer ramparts. Visit its Hall of Public Audience and its Royal Pavilions.Afternoon is you will be driven to Delhi by surface. On arrival in Delhi you will straight transfer to the Delhi International airport to board your onward journey flight.