7-Day India Classical Golden Triangle
Tour Style: Private Tour (No Join-in Group Tour)
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- Day 1
Upon your arrival at India Gandhi International Airport, meet a private representative and transfer to your hotel. A brief introduction of your India tour will be made on the way. The rest of the day is for you to recover from the jetlag.
- Day 2
After breakfast, your tour in India starts with a visit to Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, one of the largest mosques in India. And then immerse yourself in local life with a stroll at Chandni Chowk. Take a glance at Red Fort en route to Qutub Minar which has five distinct storeys, each marked by a projecting balcony. Later, you will arrive at Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi who is the Father of the Nation, followed by Humayun's Tomb. Enjoy a drive in your private car along with the famous city landmark of India Gate, President's House, Parliament House and Government Secretariat Buildings. You can stop to appreciate any site or take photos anywhere. The last spot of today is Laxmi Narayan Temple, the first the first large Hindu temple built in Delhi.
- Day 3
Today, take a drive of 4.5 hours to Agra. Any stopover for a coffee break or taking photos is available en route on your request. Upon arrival, you will visit Mehtab Bagh (also called Moonlight Garden) and catch the first glance of Taj Mahal.
- Day 4
You will visit the spectacular Taj Mahal in the morning to avoid crowds and the heat. Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum located on the south bank of the Yamuna River built by Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal emperor of India, in memory of his favorite wife. The building is considered as a memorial to love and it was declared a winner of the New 7 Wonders of the World initiative in 2007. Later, continue to discover Agra Fort, one of the finest Mughal forts in India, built of a kind of red sandstone. In the end, pay a visit to Itmad-ud-daulah (Baby Taj).
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
- Day 5
Start a drive about 5 hours west to Jaipur this morning. On the way, pay a visit to Fatehpur Sikri which is a fascinating ghost city built in the 16th century, and take nice pictures at the fabulous Abhaneri Step Well (without guide service). After arriving in Jaipur, check in and have a good rest.
- Day 6
After breakfast, you will head for Amber Fort with a jeep ride up to the entrance. The fort is situated on a hill and built with red sandstone and white sandstone. It is known for its artistic Hindu-style elements that are evident around palaces. Go inside and you will find Sheesh Mahal also known as Palace of Mirrors. After the visit, return to Jaipur city and stop at the facade of the pink Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) for the picture opportunity. Continue to discover the City Palace Museum and Jantar Mantar. You will have a chance to take a glance at pink rose residential and business areas before getting back to the hotel.
- Day 7
After check-out of your hotel, you will be transferred to Delhi (4.5-5 hours). Upon arrival, our representative will escort you to the airport for your departure flight.
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- Taj Mahal
- Jai Mahal
- The street &night market
- palace of wind
- Amber Fort
- India market