The Golden Triangle includes three cities that never fail to capture travellers’ imaginations: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. For years, this has been the definitive route for anyone travelling to India on a tight schedule. Here’s the ultimate itinerary that we…
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The Golden Triangle includes three cities that never fail to capture travellers’ imaginations: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. For years, this has been the definitive route for anyone travelling to India on a tight schedule. Here’s the ultimate itinerary that we curated so you can experience the very best of this popular tour.
Luxury Golden Triangle
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi/Mumbai
6 days/5 nights
ARRIVE IN DELHI (STAY AT THE IMPERIAL, DELHI)Your private luxury tour of Rajasthanbegins on arrival in Delhi, where you will be met at the airport and chauffeured to your luxury hotel,The Imperial, where classicism meets art deco with high ceilings, flowing curtains, French linen and marble baths. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. The verdant Lodi Gardens make for a lovely stroll or your driver can take you to Khan Market, lined with fabulous fashion boutiques and excellent restaurants.
DELHIToday, you’ll explore both Old and New Delhi including Humayun’s Tomb (thought to have inspired the Taj Mahal), the 17th-century Jama Masjid andthe Afghan-styleQutbMinar. Other highlights include: India Gate, Connaught Place and the Lotus Temple.Complete your privately-guided city tour with an exhilarating cycle-rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk’s tinybazaars, glittering with jewellery, decorations, spices, street food and much more.
DELHI TO AGRA(STAY AT THE GATEWAY HOTEL)In the capable hands of your chauffeur, you’ll be driven to Agra this morning. After lunch at The Gateway Hotel, your home for a night, Begin your privately-guided tour this morning with Agra Fort. One of the finest Mughal forts in India, this 16th-century monument stands majestic in red sandstone along the Yamuna River and reflects the collective brilliance of three Mughal emperors — Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan.Then visit Itmad-ud-daulah, otherwise known as the ‘baby Taj’, the exquisite white marble tomb of a Persian nobleman, which features particularly fine carved jalis. Please note: you can start this journey on any day however the Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
AGRA TO JAIPUR VIA FATEHPUR SIKRI (STAY AT RAMBAGH PALACE, JAIPUR)Begin your privately-guided tour for sunrise visit of Taj Mahal, one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. Described by Rudyard Kipling as 'the embodiment of all things pure', this iconic landmark was built as a monument to eternal love by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife. After breakfast set off this morning for Jaipur, via the magnificent fortified ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri, the former capital of the Mughal empire during the reign of Emperor Akbar, which includes a stunning mosque, still in use today, and three palaces, one for each of Akbar’s favourite wives. Upon arrival in Rajasthan’s vibrant capital Jaipur, check into Rambagh Palace, one of India’s great palace hotels, where you’ll spend the rest of the day at leisure.
JAIPURToday, led by a local expert, you’ll be discovering Jaipur’s many wonders. Start with the superb City Palace and a tour around its private rooms. Continue with a photo-stop at the extraordinary pink- painted Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)before visiting the Jantar Mantar observatory. Later, make your way to the splendid 17th- century Amber Fort on elephant back, before dining at luxury camp DeraAmerwhere you can feed the resident elephants.
JAIPUR TO DELHI/MUMBAIToday your private luxury tour ends. Fly to Delhi or Mumbai airport in time for your onward flight.
Accommodation Double sharing basis.
Food Breakfast at respective hotels.
Parking Vending Machine (drinks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out
Transport Ac Etios / Dzire / Innova
Air Fare / Train Fare.
Monument Entrance Fee / Camera Fees.
Camera Charges / Jeep Safari / Camel Safari / Elephant Ride Charges
Any increase in Government taxes.
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