Golden Triangle Extra

9 Days / 8 Nights

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur & additional destinations

Overview

The Golden Triangle highlights Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the three iconic cities that reflect the supreme excellence of Indian art and culture. Add more destinations to your vacation as per your interest - enjoy a wildlife safari in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, relax or party in Goa, get amazed by the architecture and nature in Udaipur, or feel the spiritualism in the sacred city: Varanasi.

Highlights of this tour

* Cycle rickshaw ride in Old Delhi

* Musical Water Show at Akshardam Temple

* Visit the iconic Taj Mahal

* Short demonstration about marble and gems craftwork

* Experience the Rajasthan traditions

* Wildlife Safari at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

* Enjoy a boat ride and the exciting evening Aarti at the Ghats of Ganga, Varanasi

* Enjoy boating on Lake Pichola

* Visit the sights of Mumbai- Gateway of India and Elephant Cave

* Have fun at beaches

Itinerary

This is a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific requirements for no extra cost. Contact us and we create your itinerary to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.


A visit to historic Delhi is a journey through waves of conquest.  Delhi is home to an amazing array of sights, events, and activities. New Delhi is the capital of India and combines old-world charm and modern life. 

Day 1 - Arrival to Delhi 
Our representative will receive you on arrival at the International Airport in Delhi and transfer to your hotel.
After freshening up in your hotel room, witness a darshan at Akshardam Temple, watch the musical Water Show.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Day 2 - Explore New and Old Delhi
After breakfast visit famous places like Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Qutab Minar, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib temple, Bahai (Lotus) Temple.  Get the opportunity for shopping at the famous markets like Dilli Haat and Chandni Chowk, and buy authentic Indian crafts sold by craftsmen from all around India. Taste the different flavors of the Mughalai cuisine.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

The Taj Mahal in Agra, known as the "Symbol of Love" and one of the seven wonders of the world, is the epitome of Moghul art. Other vestiges of the Moghul empire include tombs, mosques, and relics.

Day 3 - Travel to Agra, visit the Taj Mahal
After breakfast travel to Agra. Visit UNESCO Heritages, the Taj Mahal, known as the symbol of love and the Agra Fort known as the symbol of power, strength, and resilience.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.


Jaipur, a city in the state of Rajasthan, was named after King Jai Singh in the 18th century.  His descendant, King Ram Singh, in 1876, had the entire city painted pink (a color that represents hospitality) when the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) visited. Jaipur has since been known as the Pink City. It continues to be the most hospitable city in India today and offers majestic forts, temples, palaces, monuments, and gardens for the tourist to explore. Jaipur is also known as the gem- and jewelry capital of the world.

Day 4 - Travel to Jaipur  
After breakfast travel to Jaipur. Freshen up in your hotel room, and visit a Haveli (traditional mansion) and enjoy a Rajasthani dinner with a local family.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 5 - Jaipur sightseeing
After breakfast set out with your private guide on a city tour of Jaipur, beginning at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds. Proceed to Amber and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the majestic Amber Fort, built from red sandstone and marble. The rest of the day is free for your leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 6 - Jaipur sightseeing

After breakfast visit the City Palace and Jantar Mantar, an observatory with fascinating 18th-century instruments. Visit a colorful local market with your guide, then participate in a cooking demo and taste different Rajasthani specialties. 

Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.


Additional options


1. Golden Triangle & Wildlife Safari

Ranthambore National Park, one of the largest and the most popular national parks in Northern India, best known for the tiger population. A perfect destination in India to witness the majestic predators in the jungle living naturally. Apart from tigers, the major wild animals include leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear, and chital. It is also home to a wide variety of trees, plants, birds, and reptiles. The reserve also has a thriving bird population of more than 270 different species of birds. 


Travel to Ranthambore

After breakfast travel to Ranthambore. Freshen up in your hotel room and visit Ranthambore Fort.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Ranthambore.


Wildlife Safari
Morning explore the National Park on an open jeep. After the wildlife safari leisure in your hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Ranthambore.


2. Golden Triangle & Varanasi 

Varanasi, the city of Lord Shiva, the oldest city in India, also known as Banaras and Kashi. It is dotted with numerous temples and ghats, one of the prime sacred centers in the country. The culture, traditions, and beliefs of Varanasi are related to the River Ganges which flows from the city. Varanasi is so perfectly blended with history, spirituality, culture, and traditions that the city has become one of the must-visit travel destinations in India. 


Travel to Varanasi

Morning travel by flight to Varanasi. Our representative will receive you on arrival at the Airport in Varanasi and transfers to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for your own activity.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.


Varanasi sightseeing, Ganga Aarti

Start your day with an early morning boat ride on the waters of River Ganges. Visit the popular Ghats through boat ride and also relish the spectacular views of people offering water to Sun God along with taking a holy dip in the river. Back to the hotel, and after breakfast visit the 17th century Ramnagar Fort, once the residence of Maharaja of Banaras. Visit a saree making factory where they show you how they weave the famous Banarasi Silk Sarees. Evening witness the mystic Ganga Aarti ritual.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.
 

Varanasi and Sarnath sightseeing
After breakfast visit Varanasi's most popular temples, Bharat Mata Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman Temple), Annapurna Temple and Manas Mandir. Followed by this, you will be taken out for a sightseeing tour of Sarnath, a small village which is known as the place where Lord Buddha delivers his first sermon to his disciples. You will visit some Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa and Chaukhandi stupa.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.


3. Golden Triangle & Udaipur

Udaipur known as the City of Lakes, located in a valley and surrounded by beautiful hills and lakes, making this city one of the most enchanting and memorable places in the country. Udaipur has an abundance of natural beauty, mesmerizing temples, and breathtaking architectures, which makes it a must-visit destination in India. 


Arrival to Udaipur

Our representative will receive you at the Airport in Udaipur and transfers you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for your leisure.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.


Udaipur Sightseeing
Morning visit the City Palace, then later adore the beauty of the sunset while taking a boat ride on Lake Pichola.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.


Visit Chittorgarh
After breakfast proceed to Chittorgarh and visit Chittorgarh Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the largest forts in India. The fort is the epitome of Rajput pride, romance, and spirit.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.


4. Golden Triangle & Mumbai

Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, the capital of Maharashtra. This is a multicultural, flourishing cosmopolitan city, India’s financial capital, and the hub of India’s booming entertainment industry - known as Bollywood.  


Arrival to Mumbai

Our representative will receive you on arrival at the Airport in Mumbai and transfers you to your hotel. In the evening stroll at Chowpatti beach and try the famous Mumbai chaats.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Mumbai.


Mumbai sightseeing

Visit  St. Mary’s Anglican Church and  St. Thomas Cathedral, then visit Gateway of India, and take the ferry to Elephanta Island, discover UNESCO World Heritage Site Elephanta caves temples, constructed about mid-5th to 6th centuries AD.  

Overnight stay at the hotel in Mumbai.


5. Golden Triangle & Goa

The state of Goa is famous for its beautiful beaches, nightlife parties, carnivals, and water sports. The state is indeed a tourist paradise, known as "Pearl of the Orient". Besides the fabulous white-sand beaches you will find magnificent scenic beauty, enthralling temples and churches, peaceful, warm and friendly people - here you 


Arrival to Goa
Our representative will receive you at the airport in Goa and transfers to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy the sunset at beaches.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Goa.


Relax & activities
Full day free for your activity.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Goa.


Visit Spice Plantation
After breakfast at the hotel, visit Sahakari Spice Plantation (a traditional lunch by the Goan natives & elephant ride). Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Goa.

Cost of this tour per person

On request

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in the selected category
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel
  • English speaking chauffeur driven Air Conditioned private vehicle
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional English speaking private local guides
  • Other activities as per itinerary (Rickshaw ride, Houseboat cruise, Cooking class, Yoga, Cultural programs, etc)
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Bottles of mineral water during journeys
  • All government taxes, service charges, parking and toll fees
  • All applicable hotel taxes

Exclusions

  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • International and Domestic flights
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Pre- or post-night accommodation
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal nature expenses i.e. Telephone Calls, Laundry, Soft / Hard Drinks, etc.
  • Camera Fee at Monuments
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions above

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$250.00
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Registration fee $250 non-refundable, but will be applied towards trip costs if travel arrangements are made through Neeliyam.

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