India Highlighted Tours
Golden Triangle Tours
- Duration: 10 Nights - 11 Days
- Destination Covered: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Udaipur
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- Natural Scenery:
Rajasthan, The Land of Kings, is an enduring legacy to India's history. Its diversified landscape of desert, lush plains and wooded Aravalli hills, since time immemorial has inspired poets, painters and writers. From the grim, impregnable forts of the kingdoms of Marwar and Amber to the delicate frescoes and screen work of Shekhavati and the desert city of Jaisalmer, the jewels of India are here in this diverse and dramatic region
Day: 01: Arrive Delhi
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Afternoon half day combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, Jama Masjid. Drive past India Gate, Secretariat and other Government Buildings and Red Fort. Overnight at the Hotel
Day: 02: Delhi / Agra (210 Kms)
Depart by surface for Agra enroute visiting Tomb of Akbar at Sikandra. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Afternoon half day city tour of Agra visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Overnight at the hotel. (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.)
Day: 03: Agra / Jaipur (233 Kms)
Depart by surface for Jaipur en-route visiting the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival transfer to hotel. Balance day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day: 04: Jaipur
Morning half day excursion to Amber Fort visiting Jagmandir or the Hall of Mirrors, Temple of Goddess Kali etc. Ascend on elephant back a top the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon half day city tour visiting City Palace (famous for its armoury and clothes museum). Observatory, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and drive past Albert Hall. Overnight at the hotel.
Day: 05: Jaipur / Bikaner (354 Kms)
Depart by surface for Bikaner and on arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Bikaner visiting the 16th century Fort housing old Palaces , Temples and a Mosque. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Bikaner / Jaisalmer (333 Kms)
Depart by surface for Jaisalmer and on arrival check-in at the hotel. Evening optional visit to Sam Sand Dunes. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day: 07: Jaisalmer
Full day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting the Fort, Jain Temples of the 12th to 15th centuries, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh and Nathmalji Ki Haveli. Afternoon optional visit to Sam Sand Dunes.Overnight at the hotel.
Day: 08: Jaisalmer/Jodhpur (326 Kms)
Depart by surface for Jodhpur en-route visiting Pokharan and upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Jodhpur visiting Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thadas, Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 : Jodhpur / Udaipur (260 Kms)
Depart by surface for Udaipur enroute visiting the world famous Jain Temples of Ranakpur. Upon arrival in Udaipur check-in at the hotel. Balance day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel
Day: 10: Udaipur
Morning half day city sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Saheliyon ki Bari and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir. Afternoon boat cruise on Lake Pichola 4 Kms. Long and 3 Kms. Broad, surrounded by splendid hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. Visit the Island Palace Jag Niwas which is beautifully set in the Lake. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 11 : Udaipur / Delhi
Day at leisure till in time transfer to airport to connect flight for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination. If desired travel Udaipur / Mumbai can also be arranged depending on flight departure from Mumbai for onward destination. An overnight stay can be envisaged in Delhi / Mumbai depending on onward flight at an additional cost