Golden Triangle with Rajasthan Tour
16 Nights & 17 Days
DAY WISE ITINERARY
Welcome to New Delhi, the capital city of India which is famous for its historical, cultural, religious, and heritage sites. Our representatives will meet you and help you to transfer to the hotel booked for you. Check-In at hotel and spend some time in leisure and later proceed for Delhi Sightseeing. This day’s Sightseeing will depend upon your arrival. Overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi.
Lotus Temple (Bahai House of worship): Notable for its flowerlike shape. It has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.
Qutub Minar: Is the tallest brink minaret in the world and second highest Minar in India. Qutab Minar, along with the ancient and medieval monuments surrounding it forms the Qutab Complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Red Fort (world heritage site): Was the residence of the Mughal Emperor for nearly 200 years, until 1857. The Red Fort is named for its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone.
Rajghat: Is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation on 31st January, 1948 a day after his assassination. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end.
India Gate (All India War Memorial): Located astride the Rajpath, formerly called Kingsway. It is a memorial to 82,000 soldiers of the undivided Indian Army who died in the period 1914-21in the First World War, are inscribed on the gate.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum (former Prime Minister House), and drive pass by Parliament House & Rashtrapati Bhawan
Swaminarayan Akshardham Mandir (Temple): Hailed as an eternal place of devotion, purity and peace. The temple is a tribute to Bhagwan Swaminarayan (1781-1830), the avatars, devas and great sages of Hinduism. This spiritual-cultural campus located in outskirt of Delhi on the banks of Yamuna, displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian Culture, spirituality and architecture. The traditionally-styled complex was inaugurated on 6 November 2005 with the blessings of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj and through the devoted efforts of skilled artisans and volunteers. This temple attracts approximately 70 percent of all tourists who visit Delhi.
Delhi – Agra (Distance – 240 Km/3 – 4 Hrs.)
Early morning enjoy the breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel and proceed to Agra, the land of Taj Mahal. Visit Taj Mahal (the seventh wonder of the world), Sikandra Fort to see famous Akbar’s Tomb and Agra Fort (world heritage site) etc. Upon arrival at Agra, Check-in at hotel and spend some time to freshen up. Later proceed to visit the main attractions in the land of Mughals. Overnight stay at Hotel in Agra.
Taj Mahal: Standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is synonymous to love and romance. The name “Taj Mahal” was derived from the name of Shah Jahan’s wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and means “Crown Palace”. The purity of the white marble, the exquisite ornamentation, precious gemstones used and its picturesque location, all make a visit to the Taj Mahal gain a place amongst the most sought-after tours in the world. However, until you know the love story behind the construction of the Taj Mahal, the beauty of the same would not enliven in your heart and mind and instead would come up as just another beautiful building/monument. It is the love behind this outstanding monument that has given a life to this monument. Come and explore the visceral charisma that it emanates.
Sikandara Fort: The Tomb of Akbar the Great is an important Mughal masterpiece, built in 1605–1613, set in 48 Ha (119 acres) of grounds in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Akbar was one of the greatest emperors in the history of India.
Agra Fort: Agra Fort is the former imperial residence of the Mughal Dynasty located in Agra, India. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city.
Agra – Jaipur (Distance 300kms/05 hrs.)
Post breakfast, check from the Hotel and proceed to Jaipur, “the Land of Kings”. En-route to “Pink City” via Fatehpur Sikri. Visit Amber Fort, located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq. mi)), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill. Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I. Amber Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront which is a magnificent fortress constructed on the top of a hill in the outskirt of the city. Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Jaipur.
Enjoy breakfast and proceed for Jaipur Sightseeing. Overnight stay in hotel. The must watch attractions are: –
Jal Mahal: Possibly the most serene sight amidst the chaos of Jaipur is the beautiful Jal Mahal Jaipur, the Water Palace. This low-rise symmetrical palace, that once was a shooting lodge for the Maharajah, appears to float in the centre of Sagar Lake. The light sand coloured stone walls of the Jal Mahal Jaipur are at a stark contrast to the deep blue of the waters of the lake, while from the innards of the palace lush foliage sprouts.
City Palace, Jaipur: Located in the heart of the Pink City Jaipur, the City Palace was where the Maharaja reigned from. This palace also includes the famous ‘Chandra Mahal’ and ‘Mubarak Mahal’, and other buildings which form a part of the palace complex. The palace is located towards the northeast side of central Jaipur and has many courtyards and buildings. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732 AD by Sawai Jai Singh II. He ruled in Amer and planned and built the outer walls of the palace and later rulers added to the architecture of this palace. These additions have been known to take place right up to the 20th century. The urban layout of the city of Jaipur was commissioned to Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. The architectural styles are largely based on a fusion of Rajput, Mughal and European styles. Today, the ‘Chandra Mahal’ has been turned into a museum which is home to unique handcrafted products, various uniforms of the rulers and many more things pertaining to the royal heritage of the City Palace.
Jantar Mantar: These two magical and mysteries words chanting in India by many people in their childhood to fulfil their magical dreams but these words are more than that. The term “Jantar Mantar” literally means “instruments for measuring the harmony of the heavens”. In Jaipur city there are palaces, temples, gardens and ponds they all have their importance in their place but the astronomical observatory established by the king Sawai Jai Singh have International importance. The Jantar Mantar houses various architectural and astrological instruments that have caught the interests of astronomers, historians and architects around the world. It is considered to be one of the largest observatories ever built.
The Hawa Mahal: Jaipur is the beautiful many windowed extension of the City Palaces that is said to resemble the honeycomb structure of a bee’s nest. Since the construction of the Hawa Mahal Jaipur in 1799 the building has become the iconic structure of the city and the pink sandstone palace is considered as the finest example of Rajput architecture.
Birla Mandir: Jaipur, famous for its forts, palaces, monuments and heritage history, houses one of the finest temples in the country. The temple was constructed with white marble and seems to be enveloped in serenity by the Birla’s in 1988, who are responsible for constructing many other famous temples in India. The temple is an abode to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. For this reason, the temple was formerly known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple.
Albert Hall Museum: Also known as Central Museum is located in the Ram Niwas Garden. Ram Niwas Garden is located outside the city wall which is located opposite to the New Gate in Jaipur. Albert Hall is the oldest museum in Jaipur. Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II was responsible for the construction of this museum in the year 1868, when King Edward the Prince of Wales visited India. Maharaja Ram Singh wanted that this building should be a town hall, but his successor wants that this should be museum, which should be known for the art of Jaipur. Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Jaipur.
Jaipur – Pushkar – Ajmer
Enjoy breakfast, check out & travel to Ajmer Via Pushkar. You will visit Brahma Temple – the one and only temple of Lord Brahma, wherein this creator of the world is worshipped. It is situated on the banks of the Pushkar Lake and was constructed in the 14th century. Then you will visit Pushkar Lake, which is one of the most sacred lakes of India. It is believed that origin of this lake was due to lotus flower petals that fell on earth from Lord Brahma’s hands. Later proceed to Ajmer. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Morning after breakfast proceed to Visit Taragarh Fort, Adhai Din Ka Jhonpda, Anasagar Lake, Ajmer Dargah. Ajmer was founded in the 11th century by Chauhan ruler Ajaipal and is dominated by the Taragarh fort. It is a major Centre for Muslim pilgrims during the fast of Ramzan on account of being home to the Dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti. Seven pilgrimages to Ajmer are supposed to equal one to Mecca. Ajmer has some superb examples of early Muslim architecture and a lively bazaar and is located conveniently close to Pushkar. Visit the Dargah (tomb) of Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti, the Ana Sagar Lake. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Ajmer – Chittorgarh
Enjoy breakfast, check out & travel to Chittorgarh. Proceed to visit Chittorgarh Fort & Meera Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Chittorgarh – Udaipur
Enjoy breakfast, check out & travel to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and transfer your hotel. Udaipur, known as the “City of Sunrise”. Proceed for city tour of Udaipur Set on the shores of Lake Pichola and surrounded by hills, Udaipur grew in complete contrast to the harsh deserts of the rest of Rajasthan. As capital of the old Mewar State it was the only Rajput stronghold to uphold its Hindu allegiance in the face of Muslim invasion. This fairy – tale city, with its marble palaces and lakes surrounded by a ring of hills, was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559. The city is dominated by massive City Palace, which overlooks Lake Pichola with its romantic island palaces. Picturesque havelis, Ghats and temples line the lake front, with the lively bazaars of the old walled city stretching behind them. – visiting the City Palace and Museum. The largest palace complex in India, it is a blend of Mughal and Rajput influences. Also see the 17th century Jagdish temple, drive around the Fateh sagar Lake, and visit the Sahelion Ki Bari (the Garden for the Maids of Honor), an ornamental pleasure garden with fountains and marble kiosks. Later visit the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir or the Folk-Art Museum. Later in the evening take a boat ride – (cost not include in quote) on the 4 km long and 3 km wide Lake Pichola, which is fringed with hills, palaces, havelis, Ghats, embankments and temples and offers spectacular views of the city. Visit the Jag Mandir Island with its exquisite Gul Mahal Pavilion. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Udaipur – Mount Abu
Enjoy breakfast, check out & travel to Mount Abu. visit the Guru Shikhar, the highest point in Mount Abu. Breath-taking views from here are sure to spellbind you. The temple of Guru Dattatreya on the peak is dedicated to Dattatreya who is believed to be the incarnation of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Mahesh. After enjoying the panoramic views, you will be taken to the popular Dilwara Jain Temples. Dating back to the 11th and 13th century, the temples showcase a brilliant use of marble in their architecture. Other important highlights of the temples are flawless stone laying technique and the ornamental carvings making it one of the beautiful Jain pilgrimage sites. The evening is reserved to enjoy boating on the Nakki Lake. The lake is considered as one of the ancient and sacred lakes and serves as a great picnic spot. Thereafter, you will stroll through the local markets to reach the Sunset Point which will render you speechless with amazing sunset views. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Mount Abu – Jodhpur
After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur -The Blue City – Jodhpur. An oasis in the arid Thar Desert, Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. Representing this colourful city with shades of blue, Jodhpur has a history that is rich and a present that beckons strongly to the discerning tourist. Forts and palaces, temples and havelis, culture and tradition, spices and fabrics, color and texture, Jodhpur has them all and in plenty. Situated in Western Rajasthan, Jodhpur has long attracted both the domestic and outside tourist. It not only offers tangibles, in terms of what you can see and buy but also fills one with a sense of history and the splendours of an era gone by. The hospitality of the locals, the demure women, and the colourful turbans -all set against the beloved desert (Marwar) is something to feel, not just see. Every pore of Jodhpur tells its own tales of heroic deeds that made legends out of kings and soldiers, romances that continue to warm the heart and a time when epics were lived out on the streets by everyday man. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, and proceed for city tour of Jodhpur visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. The palace apartments like Sukh Mahal, Phool Mahal, and Sheesh Mahal etc. are beautifully decorated and house Jewellery, costumes, armoury, palanquins, howdahs and other remnants of the past. See the Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II built in 1899. Later the royal crematorium and three other cenotaphs were also built here. Also visit Sardar Bazaar and Clock Tower markets where you can see the vegetable, spice, Indian sweets, and textile and silver markets. These colourful markets with tiny shops dot the narrow lanes replete with woodcarvings, wrought iron, lacquer work, silver and ivory ornamentation and leather handicrafts. Overnight at hotel.
Jodhpur – Jaisalmer
After breakfast at hotel check out from hotel, and proceed to see the Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II built in 1899. Later the royal crematorium and three other cenotaphs were also built here. & travel to Jaisalmer. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer.
After breakfast at hotel proceed to visit Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli, Gadsisar Sagar Lake, Tazia Tower, Sam Sand Dunes. Visit the Fort, Bazars and the old mansions known as “Havelis”. People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Overnight at hotel in Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer – Bikaner
After breakfast at hotel check out from hotel, and proceed to Bikaner. Reach Bikaner by evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at hotel proceed to visit Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace & Museum, Prachina Museum & Jain Temple sightseeing on depend available time. Overnight at the hotel in Bikaner.
Bikaner – Delhi
After breakfast at hotel, check out & travel to Delhi. By evening reach Delhi. Check in at the hotel, fresh up & enjoy the leisure time at the comfort of your room. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After Breakfast morning check out from Hotel and you will be dropped at the airport / Railway Station for your Onward Journey. Your DELHI – AGRA – JAIPUR – PUSHKAR – AJMER – CHITTORGARH – UDAIPUR – MOUNT ABU – JODHPUR – JAISALMER – BIKANER – DELHI AMRITSAR TOUR ends here with sweet memories.
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