Golden Triangle With Shekawati
New Delhi – Mandawa – Jaipur – Agra
Taking you to Bygobe Era of painted havelis in Shekhawati, Palaces in Jaipur, Admirable Taj Mahal and the capital city of Delhi.
- Humayun’s Tomb (World Heritage Site)
- Qutab Minar
- India Gate
- Parliament House
- President House
- Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli
- Binsidhar Newatia Haveli
- City Palace Jaipur
- Jantar Mantar (Observatory)
- Albert Hall
- Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds)
- Amer Fort
- Taj Mahal
- Agra Fort
- Fatehpur Sikri
- Current price is based on 3-Star hotels
Day 1 New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport – Hotel ( New Delhi )
On arrival at the airport, you’ll be met by one of our representatives outside the exit gate. Just keep a look out for a friendly man holding a placard with your name on it. The representative will take you to your car, from where you’ll be whisked off to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to do with as you please.
Day 2 Half Day New Delhi Tour ( New Delhi )
Two wonderful Mughal monuments (Qutab Minar and Humayun’s Tomb) and a couple of British structures (India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan) make this a real journey into Delhi’s past. At the start of your tour you’ll be driven to the Qutab Minar, where you’ll spend an hour looking around the monuments. Following this, there’ll be about a 30 minute drive before you arrive at Humayun’s Tomb. You can spend around 60-90 minutes here – exploring the monuments and relaxing in the beautiful grounds – before being taken to Lutyens’ Delhi. Here you will visit India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan.
New Delhi – Mandawa The driver will take you to Mandawa ( 4 Hrs 30 Mins / 260 Kms approx.). Along the way you’ll have the opportunity to take breaks for refreshments and photography.
Day 3 Half Day Mandawa Tour ( Mandawa )
This half day tour around Mandawa will focus on elements of this small town which cause many to call it an open air art gallery. As you wander around the area, your guide will show you some beautiful havelis (mansions), taking the time to enjoy the fascinating architecture and painted walls.Before the end of the tour you’ll be introduced to some local village potters, and will have the chance to watch them work.
Day 4 Mandawa – Jaipur
The driver will take you to Jaipur ( 3 Hrs 15 Mins / 170 Kms approx.). Along the way you’ll have the opportunity to take breaks for refreshments and photography.
Day 5 Half Day Jaipur City Tour ( Jaipur )
This four hour trip will take you to the Maharaja’s City Palace, which is a magnificent structure lying within the walled city of Jaipur. Here you’ll get to walk around palaces, audience halls and a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. From here it’s onwards to the Jantar Mantar Observatory, where you’ll see many impressive instruments used for measuring “the harmony of the heavens”. After this you’ll have a photo opportunity at the Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal), and will enjoy a drive through some of the pink areas of the city.
Half Day Amber Fort Tour ( Jaipur ) Having been picked up by your guide and driver, you’ll be taken to the 16th century Rajput capital of Amber – just 11km from the city. The tour also includes an elephant ride to reach the entrance of this fortress of Amber.
Day 6 Jaipur – Agra
The driver will take you to Agra(4 Hrs/225 Kms approx.). Along the way you’ll have the opportunity to take breaks for refreshments and photography.
Half Day Taj Mahal and Agra Fort ( Agra ) Visiting the Taj Mahal is an absolute must during your time in India. The vast beauty and intricate marble-work of its architecture complements the romance of its back story perfectly. Contrasting the delicate beauty of the Taj Mahal is the robust splendour of Agra Fort – just two kilometres (1.3 miles) down the road. The red sandstone turrets, impenetrable walls and hidden corridors make it a fascinating place to explore.On arriving at the Taj Mahal, your guide will show you around, giving you an overview of the monument’s history, as well as sharing some interesting anecdotes. With the guide’s assistance, you’ll be free to wander around the grounds, examine the architecture, take pictures and step inside the mahal itself. After two hours, the driver will meet you and take you to Agra Fort.Fifteen minutes after leaving the Taj Mahal, you’ll arrive at Agra Fort and spend some time here before the tour ends.Optional: If you’d like to see the centuries-old craft of marble-working in action, then mention this to the driver and he’ll happily take you to one of the workshops before the end of the tour. Please note, this optional activity will add an hour to the duration of your tour.
Day 7 Half Day Fatehpur Sikri Tour ( Agra )
Just 37 km (23 miles) from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri is one of the most overlooked wonders of India. This awe-inspiring ancient city of red sandstone is deserving of half a day sightseeing all to itself.After a one-hour drive you’ll arrive at Fatehpur Sikri. Here you’ll be shown around by your guide, as he gives you an overview of the city’s fascinating history, as well as answering any questions you may have.After two hours of exploring this complex of monuments and palaces, you’ll rejoin your driver.
Agra – New Delhi The driver will take you to New Delhi (4 Hrs/180 Kms approx.). Along the way you’ll have the opportunity to take breaks for refreshments and photography.
Day 8 Hotel – New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport ( New Delhi )
The driver will take you to the airport for your flight. We recommend you depart for the airport four hours before an international flight and three hours prior to a domestic one.
- 2 Night's accommodation in New Delhi at the ibis Delhi Airport
- 2 Night's accommodation in Mandawa at the Hotel Heritage Mandawa
- 2 Night's accommodation in Jaipur at the Royal Heritage Haveli
- 1 Night accommodation in Agra at the The Retreat
- Meals as specified with selected hotel.
- Land Transportation by air conditioned chauffeur driven during the entire trip.
- Services of professional & courteous chauffeur.
- Services of English speaking tour guide at each place of sightseeing as per the itienary
- Entrance tickets to all monuments to be visited during the trip as per the itienary
- Actiivityies as per the itienary
- All applicable taxes and service charges.
- International / Domestic Airfare.
- Meals other than specified.
- Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions.
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