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Golden Triangle with Mandawa

06 Nights / 07 Days

Destinations Covered :- New Delhi | Mandawa | Jaipur | Agra

ITINERARY

Day 1: Delhi

Upon your arrival at the airport, meet our representative awaiting just outside the arrival hall, Golden Triangle with Mandawapast the customs area & currency shops. Later at the hotel our representative will brief you about tour starting day after.

Delhi, the national capital of India is an historic city and commercial centre of Northern India. Numerous dynasties ruled and flourished each bequeathing the city with different colours, shades and folds of civilisation as heritage. With a multi-ethnic society, Delhi welcomes all to witness a miniature of the vast Indian subcontinent.

 

Day 2: Delhi

A full day sightseeing tour of Delhi is planned for the day. Today Delhi will unleash its historic and cultural heritage as you are introduced to various awe inspiring monuments. Start exploring from the undulated lanes of Old Delhi. The attractions here worth visiting first include the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site of Red Fort. The day tour will also include visits to one of the largest brick minarets of the world- Qutab Minar, white lotus shaped Baha'i Temple- Lotus Temple, the stunning Humayun's Tomb built in 1562 CE.

Visit the eclectic mix of modern and cosmopolitan worlds of India and take a sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Once called Lutyens' Delhi, the area of New Delhi was designed by British architect, Sir Edward Lutyens. These glorious imitations of Victorian style architecture have always been an eye-candy for the connoisseurs of art and architecture. Enjoy a drive past monuments of national significance such as President's House, and later enjoy a night view of India Gate under starlit sky here.

 

Day 3: Delhi – Mandawa

(Driving Time: 6 hrs)
Today, we drive to Mandawa in the heart of the semi-arid Shekhawati region. This city of Shekhawati region is renowned for best preserved havelis or castles dating back to the age of royalty in Rajasthan. Arrive in Mandawa and check in at the hotel. Mandawa still retains the charm & aura of a bygone era & coming here is like stepping into a different world. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city and explore numerous stunning mansions.

 

Day 4: Mandawa – Jaipur

Today we drive to Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors.There will be an (Optional) evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 kms from Jaipur will be held. Enjoy the evening in the company of Rajasthani performing art forms such as puppetry, music and dance performances and delectable cuisines.

 

Day 5: Jaipur

After taking leisurely breakfast leave for a half-day sightseeing tour to the hilltop fortress of Amber. One can enjoy an optional elephant ride to the fort. The fort was built in 1592 under the reign of Raja Man Singh and was later modified by successive rulers for next 150 years. Today the structure stands with its beautifully carved ceilings, intricate patterns and stunning designs. The fort houses Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors), and several beautiful marble palaces.

In the afternoon, tour the old walled city of Jaipur. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh II it consists of fourteen major geometric devices for measuring time and predicting eclipses etc. Stunning City Palace will be the next destination on this city tour. City Palace is a complex of various palaces in Jaipur which is an erstwhile seat of Maharaja of the region. Drive-by the stunning Hawa Mahal- a palace with hundreds of ornamental windows, built for royal ladies to be able to watch the daily processions of city. Also explore stunning Jaigarh and Nagargarh Forts. Afterwards shop for souvenirs in the bazaar before returning to the hotel for the night.

 

Day 6: Jaipur - Agra via Fatehpur Sikri

(Driving Time: 5.5 hrs)
Morning drive to Agra en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. The monuments and edifices of Fatehpur Sikri are applauded by UNESCO for they showcase a beauteous synthesis of various regional schools of architecture and influences of Hindu, Jain and Islamic architectural styles can be seen here. Explore the beautiful edifices inside which includes Jama Masjid, the Buland Darwaza, palace of Queen Jodha Bai, Birbal's Palace, tomb of Saint Salim Chisti inside.

This day is spent exploring the best of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Agra. In afternoon, Golden Triangle with Mandawavisit the ultimate emblem of love and an edifice that has most rightly been called a World Wonder- Taj Mahal. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Taj Mahal is a UNESCO acclaimed site and is called "the jewel of Muslim art in India" for its beauteous design and configuration. Later, visit the imposing structure of Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of public and private audience. Also visit, the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah a replica of Taj Mahal often regarded as a draft of the famous mausoleum was built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father.

 

Day 7: Agra - Delhi

Today we visit the Taj Mahal, symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. Continue the drive back to Delhi where on arrival our representative will transfer you to the airport for onward destination.

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