India's Golden Triangle is the most famous tourist circuit in India, which connect Delhi - the Capital of India, with Agra - the Land of Taj Mahal, and usually finishes in Jaipur - the Pink City. Together these famous cities forms a triangular shape on a Map thus the route is famous as the Golden Triangle Tour of India. The Golden Triangle Tour with Rajasthan, is an extended Golden Triangle tour which let you experience Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, along with Rajasthan. The land of the Kings & Emperors Rajasthan, is the birthplace of many brave warriors, whose heroic tales are sung till now. If you were willing to know India closely then you should visit Rajasthan.
Key Highlights of Golden Triangle Tour with Rajasthan:
Explore Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, the 3 major and most travelled cities in India.
Explore Jaisalmer, famous for its royal forts and palaces, distinguished as being the Golden city of India.
Explore the Mighty Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, one of the most formidable and magnificent forts in Rajasthan.
Explore Kumbhalgarh Fort, famous for having the second largest wall after the Great Wall of China.
Don't miss to visit Udaipur, the most romantic city in India, renowned for its royal residences & artificial lakes.
On arrival at the New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city's bustling streets or wander its wide tree-lined boulevards to get your first taste of India. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full-day sightseeing of Delhi. The National Capital of India, Delhi has been in existence since the 6th century BC. Start your sightseeing from the Rajghat, the memorial where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Later, visit the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. Later, enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi. Afterwards, drive past President House, and India Gate in Edwin Lutyen's Delhi. Thereafter, visit Humayun's Tomb, built in 1562, commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum. Later in the evening visit the Qutab Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, commissioned by Qutbuddin Aibak. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Mandawa. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later take a waking tour to explore the most colorful painted havelis (Palaces) of Mandawa. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Bikaner. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later visit Junagarh Fort, constructed by Raja Rai Singh, between 1588 -1593 AD. Also visit Lalgarh Palace, a palace and a heritage hotel built by Sir Ganga Singh, Maharaja of Bikaner, between 1902 and 1926. Later visit Bhandasar Jain Temple, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, and famous for it's beautiful wall painting and art work. After that visit the National Research Centre on Camels, one of the best places in India to learn about camels. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jaisalmer. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later in the evening enjoy a camel safari, and the beautiful view of the sunset in the desert of Rajasthan. Also, enjoy some cultural activities, and traditional dance performances by the local Rajasthani artists in the Thar Desert. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Jaisalmer, visit the stunning Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila, the palace museum inside the Jaisalmer Fort, which exhibits a rich collection of imperial dresses and artifacts belonging to the royal family of Jaisalmer and havelis with convoluted designs and latticed windows such as Patwaon-ki-Haveli and the Gadisar Lake form the main attractions of the city. Rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jodhpur. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Relax at the hotel, later visit Massive Mehrangarh Fort - founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, Mehrangarh Fort is perched on a 150 m high hill its sprawl is the most formidable and magnificent fort in Rajasthan. There are seven gates, which include Jayapol (Victory Gate) built by Maharaja Man Singh to commemorate his victories over Jaipur and Bikaner armies. You can still see the battle scars on the second gate of the fort. Also visit Jaswant Thada, the graceful marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Later visit Mandore Garden, Clock Tower and Sardar Market. Next visit Umaid Bhawan Museum, built between 1928 and 1943, it's the world's largest private residence of royal family. Part of the palace is a luxury hotel, part of it royal quarters, and some part of the palace is dedicated as the Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Udaipur. On the way visit Ranakpur Jain Temples, built in 12 Century - popular for it's magnificent carving on 1444 non replicable marble pillars, each one has been designed to represents its own different theme. Later proceed to Kumbhalgarh, to visit the Massive Kumbhalgarh fort - the second most important fort of the Mewar Rulers of Rajasthan, which has made its mark in history as the second largest wall after the Great Wall of China, and was declared as the UNESCO world heritage site in 2013. After sightseeing of Kumbhalgarh, proceed to Udaipur, upon arrival check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, start your sightseeing tour of Udaipur with a visit to Sahelion-Ki-Bari. Then proceed to visit the Museum of folk art, which has a rich collection of folk dresses, puppets, dolls, masks, ornaments, folk musical instruments and paintings on display. Afterwards visit the City Palace, the biggest palace complex in India, where four generations of Maharajas added mansions and palaces. You also visit the museum of the palace, which includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian mythology. In the evening take a boat ride on the lake Pichola. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Pushkar. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel. Relax at the hotel, later visit one of the most sacred lakes in India - the Pushkar lake, surrounded by 52 bathing ghats (a series of steps leading to the lake) where pilgrims throng in large numbers to take a sacred bath. Afterwards visit Brahma Ji temple - the one and only temple of God Brahma in the world. Next you visit cattle fair ground, where every year world Famous Pushkar Cattle fair is held. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jaipur. On the way visit Ajmer Dargah Shareef "Shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti" and Adhai-Din-Ka Jhonpara - a mosque built in two and a half day. Later continue your drive to Jaipur, upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for own leisure activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Jaipur. Start you sightseeing with the iconic attraction of Rajasthan "Amber Fort and Palace", A UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 in red sandstone and marble. The magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, divided into several sections. It stands on top of an easily scalable mountain, which is situated right next to the beautiful Maota Lake. The fort's majestic appearance and its geographical advantages make it a special place to visit. After Amber Fort, visit Jal Mahal (Water Palace), City Palace, Jantar Mantar, The Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds), Albert Hall Museum, and Birla Mandir. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Agra. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Akbar in the late 16th century. It was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day. After sightseeing at Fatehpur Sikri, proceed to Agra for overnight stay.
Early morning before sunrise our tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided sightseeing tour of the Taj Mahal and Mehtab Bagh. Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, proceed for a full day guided tour of Agra, visit Itmad-ud-Daulah, and Agra Fort. Evening is free for shopping of handicrafts as souvenirs from the market of Agra. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the New Delhi Airport or any advised location in Delhi with lifelong beautiful memories of your Golden Triangle Tour with Rajasthan.
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A deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior tour starting date. For any bookings within 60 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash.
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