The Golden Triangle Tour

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Delhi
Upon arrival in India’s bustling capital-New Delhi, you will be met by our Airport Representative and be escorted to your hotel. Later this evening, your tour director will host a welcome briefing and as an option it can be followed by a short orientation walk to explore lively Connaught Place, located near your hotel!

Later in the evening get access to the home kitchen of a local chef & enjoy a cooking demonstration followed by Dinner. Spend time talking to your hosts and learn about Indian way of life or the history of Indian cooking with classic culinary techniques. Your hosts will be happy to share their secret recipes that you can take home and recreate in your own kitchen.

Overnight in Delhi hotel.
Day 2 Delhi
Today, enjoy the day discovering Delhi, pacing through the city which is as historic as modern, like 2 sides of the same coin!

This morning, you will drive past the majestic Red Fort spread over an area of 2 km, visit India’s largest mosque - Jama Masjid, travel through the bustling market and take a cycle rickshaw ride through narrow alleys and lanes in Chandni Chowk. Then, visit Raj Ghat - Mahatma Gandhi's cremation site memorial.

Lunch at restaurant Lazeez Affair in the posh Diplomatic community. Post-lunch, proceed to visit New Delhi.

Visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib - the largest Sikh temple of Delhi; drive past President's House, Parliament House, and other Government Secretariat Buildings - the most imposing features of Lutyen’s Delhi; take a photo stop at the iconic war memorial arch - the India Gate. Visit the Qutab Minar – It’s a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture and the world’s tallest brick minaret. Later in the evening, you can proceed to Dilli Haat. This market place is an open air craft bazaar where you have access to the traditional Indian handicraft on display by the craftsmen from different parts of India.

Dinner & Overnight Stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 3 Delhi – Agra (04 ½ Hrs – Approximately)
After breakfast depart for the fabled city of Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, you will check into your hotel.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Post lunch, you will proceed for a cultural walking tour of Agra. Explore the city’s hidden lane-ways, bustling spice market, and religious mosques and temples. Sample treats at a 200-year-old sweets shop, hop on a cycle rickshaw. Hear the legends that have been passed down through generations and learn how modern-day India is reshaping itself. Finish it all up with the spectacular sight of the Taj Mahal from a secret spot.

Later in the afternoon, visit carpet factory to witness the making of the finest Indian silk carpets and in the evening visit the local market – Sadar Bazaar in Agra.

Dinner at the hotel
Day 4 In Agra
Today morning, proceed to visit the world famous Taj Mahal at sunrise (Taj Mahal is closed for visit on Fridays). Step inside this eternal symbol of love and appreciate the intricate designs and symmetries that rhyme as a poem written in marble. Taj Mahal is an extravagant display of love, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in 1560.

Return to hotel for breakfast.

Post Breakfast, visit the splendid Agra Fort - built in red sandstone, encapsulating magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens.

Lunch at a Local Restaurant.

This evening, explore the many facets of Indian marble items and witness the making of table top and various other things with Elle work and enjoy souvenir shopping in this city of Taj Mahal.

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Enjoy the “Mohabbat-the Taj show.”
A classic Theatre Performance: This evening, you have the option to watch a live theatre performance, introducing you to the story of the Taj Mahal. Watch the spectacular performance – “Mohabbat the Taj – The saga of love”, staging the largest replica of the Taj Mahal, and presenting the legend of love that created this magnificent mausoleum (at extra charge and subject to operation of show)

Dinner at the hotel.
Day 5 AGRA – JAIPUR (05 ½ Hrs Approximately) Via Abhaneri
Post Buffet breakfast at the hotel, Check out and drive to Jaipur, the pink city, 240 Kms. Approx. 06 hrs.

En route, visit the small but ancient village of Abhaneri in northern Rajasthan. Here you visit the Chand Baori, one of the largest step wells in India. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in to your hotel.

Lunch at Baradari Restaurant & Bar

In the afternoon visit Jantar Mantar, the largest astronomical observatory built in stone, and the City Palace complex with its impressive gardens and museums. The iconic Hawa Mahal, also called the Palace of the winds is the meeting - point at which this walk begins. During this tour, girls will also get the opportunity to try the art of Henna tattoo painting. Visit the handicraft shops to see how the locals create magic with their hands

Dinner & Overnight Stay in Jaipur hotel.
Day 6 JAIPUR
Post early Breakfast, visit Jaipur’s famous Amber Fort - built in the 16th century. The fort is a mesmerizing blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Amber Fort was used by the Rajputs for the dual purpose of defense and private residence. The fort encompasses charming gardens and magnificent palaces made from marble and precious stones, richly decorated with intricate stonemason works and paintings, which represents royal splendor and luxury of the Rajput era. To ascend up the fort, use a jeep.

Later on, you can spend some magical moments with elephants in Jaipur, where you get to interact with this majestic animal by the way of Washing and Scrubbing them on the Pool side .You get to feed them while learning their feeding habits, and create traditional painting on the elephants face.

Lunch at the Samode Haveli

Post lunch, visit Sanganer, a small township situated a little away from Jaipur. If you love the Rajasthani art, if you want to know the intricate process of how the carvings are done, if you want to know something about textile block printing, if you like shopping more than anything else, then Sanganer is a must-visit place for you. Sanganer is a shopper's paradise in true sense. It is famous for textile block printing, papermaking, and Jaipur blue pottery. Besides shopping, there are several temples and an old Palace to spend a memorable time.

Later in the evening, you will be dressed in the traditional Indian dress - Saree. Learn the art of wearing it & drape yourself in this graceful Indian attire and visit the house of Indian Royal Family for a cooking demonstration followed by dinner with them. The lady of the house along with other members of the family will demonstrate cooking in your presence. Indian cooking is a diligent process involving a unique combination of various ingredients such as spices, pulses, grains, and oils. Enjoy the fruit of your labour in the form of the Dinner.

Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 7 FLY JAIPUR – DELHI – Connecting International Flight
Post Buffet breakfast at the hotel, Check out and get transferred to Jaipur to board your flight for Delhi airport and upon arrival connect your international flight back to flight home.
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