SUGGESTED PROGRAM FOR INDEPENDENT TRAVELERS :
INDIA's GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR
08 nights / 09 days
Cities covered :
Delhi, Jaipur, Samode, Agra.
Highlights : Sights of modern India and medieval Mughal and Rajput
Forts, Palaces and Taj Mahal. Stay in one of the finest
Heritage Palaces of India - Samode Palace, nestled
picturesquely amidst rugged hills.
[Best suitable for one traveler
Day 1 – DELHI
Arrive Delhi. Meeting and transfer to the hotel. (Check in
time 1200 noon).
Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 – DELHI
Morning combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. In
Old Delhi visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, drive past Chandni
Chowk and visit Raj Ghat - the cremation site of Mahatma
Gandhi. In New Delhi visit Qutab Minar - 234 feet high tower,
nearby stands the Iron pillar, the Tomb of Mughal Emperor
Humayun, the modern Birla Mandir Temple. Drive past India Gate
(War Memorial), President’s House, which was once the
Viceroy’s Palace, Parliament House and Secretarial building.
Evening witness a pageant of Indian Music and dance followed
by Dinner at The Village BISTRO.
Day 3 – DELHI / JAIPUR
Depart by car for Jaipur. Arrive and check-in at the
hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing, visiting the Maharaja’s
City Palace which now houses a museum containing rare
manuscripts, fine specimens of Rajput and Mughal paintings and
weapons. Observatory and drive past Hawa Mahal, the Palace of
Winds and through the pink-rose residential and business
Day 4 – JAIPUR
Morning excursion to Amber Fort. You ride up to the ramp
of this 11th Century Bastion atop a gaily decorated elephant.
Afternoon free for shopping. Jaipur is a major gems and
jewellery centre where one can find some of the finest
Jewellery besides woollen carpets and cotton rugs, hand-block
printed Sanganeri and Bagru cotton fabrics.
Evening witness puppet show. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 – JAIPUR / SAMODE
Depart by car for Samode nestled picturesquely amid the
rugged countryside. The Palace is the residence of Rawal Raja
Ragvendra Singh. Arrive and check in at Samode Palace.
Afternoon explore the Palace. Evening meet your hosts for a
drink and dinner.
Overnight at the Palace hotel.
Day 6 - SAMODE / AGRA
Depart by Car for Agra enroute visiting fatehpur Sikri a
cultural and imperial capital conceived and built by Emperor
Akbar. Continue your journey to Agra. Arrive and check in at
hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 – AGRA
Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by
Emperor Shahjahan for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Also
visit Agra Fort, an impressive cluster of palaces, fortresses
and mosques, on the banks of river Yamuna across Taj Mahal.
Visit the Shilp Gram - a Crafts and Performing Art Centre.
Afternoon free for shopping. Agra is famous for its special
kind of marble inlay work executed on trinket and other
Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 - AGRA / DELHI
Depart by car for Delhi.
Arrive and check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 – DEPART DELHI
In time transfer to the airport to board flight for
OPTION: Travel by Inter City
Express on Delhi-Agra and Jaipur-Delhi sectors
Depart Delhi at 0615 hrs Arrive Agra at 0810 hrs
Depart Jaipur at 1710 hrs Arrive Delhi at 2200 hrs
Note: Train schedule subject to change.