In this amazing eight-day Golden Triangle Tour we will be taking you some of the most popular destinations in India, namely- New Delhi, Mathura, Vrindavan, Agra, and Jaipur. The highlight of this trip is you get the rare opportunity of diving into the culture of India by celebrating the exhilarating festival of India- Holi. But first, be amazed by the historic grandiose that is omnipresent in Delhi, marvel at the architectural wonders of the Mughal Empire in Agra and get a taste of royalty in the Pink City of Jaipur.
This tour will also take you through the most authentic North Indian experience possible- watch the Taj Mahal dazzle at night, or hop on a rickshaw and navigate the narrow lanes, or just get a little Mehendi on your palms!
The best part of this tour is the burst of colours that will come your way, as you plunge into the two main cities where Holi is celebrated with pomp and fare- Mathura and Vrindavan. Enjoy this fun-filled festival of colour in the best way possible.
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Vrindavan-Mathura
Delhi - Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi, Red Fort, Jama Mosque, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, President's House, Henna tattoo and lots more.
Agra - Agra Fort and a Sunrise visit to the world-famous World Heritage Site - Taj Mahal.
Jaipur - Tour Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and take an Elephant ride up to the Amber Fort.
Holi in Vrindavan or Mathura with traditions, colours, music, dance, food, and a lot more.
Personal guide in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Vrindavan - Mathura.
Private chauffeur-driven air-conditioned vehicle.
DAY 01: 7 MARCH: ARRIVAL IN DELHI
After you arrive at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, the tour coordinator will meet you and ease your transfer yours to the hotel. This day is completely at your disposable, and after freshening up you can venture out and explore this historic city.
The capital city of India is filled with culture and history which you can experience at the many museums here. You can also have a delicious dinner at any of the famous restaurants in Delhi, or savour the wonderful street food here. Delhi is divided into two parts- the old Delhi and New Delhi, try and explore both to get a wholesome essence of what Delhi is all about.
Overnight stay at Delhi.
DAY 02: 8 MARCH: DELHI
After a delicious breakfast, you will be whisked away for a full-day guided sightseeing tour of Delhi. The tour commences from the Old Delhi. The very first visit will be to the 350-year-old mosque called the Jama Masjid. After that, you will get some authentic experience as you climb on to the rickshaw and reach the crowded labyrinth of Chandi Chowk. This place is absolute mayhem and you will savour every moment of it. This place is supposedly the busiest market in India. After that, your rickshaw will stop at the UNESCO World Heritage Site- The Red Fort.
This colossal Mughal Era masterpiece is a sight to behold. After this, our driver will come and pick you up to drive you the Raj Ghat- this is a memorial which is dedicated to the Father of The Nation- Mahatma Gandhi. After paying your respects, we will move on to another UNESCO World Heritage Site- Humayun's Tomb.
This will be followed by a scenic drive past the Rashtrapati Bhavan, which is the official residence of the President of India, and India Gate.
The tour concludes after a quick visit to the ethereal Qutub Minar- another UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can also choose to get a Mehendi as a little souvenir and something to keep Delhi in your heart forever.
Overnight stay at Delhi.
DAY 03: 9 MARCH: DELHI - MATHURA (160 KM /03 HRS. DRIVE APPROX.)
After checking out from your hotel in Delhi, you will start your journey towards the holy city of Mathura. You should reach in the evening, which will give you ample time to explore the famous temples - Lord Krishna Birth Place Temple, Dwarkadhish Temple, Iskon Temple, and many others. In the evening relax and unwind at the famous Vishram of Keshi Ghat.
Overnight stay at Mathura.
DAY 04: 10 MARCH: MATHURA / VRINDAVAN AND SURROUNDINGS (HOLI CELEBRATION)
Today is the day that one has been waiting for. The festival of Holi enters Mathura, and you will be flooded with the unique celebrations that take place here. Mathura is so famous for the way they celebrate Holi, that people from all over the world including celebrities come here to experience the wonder. The whole Brij Bhoomi region acquires all shades of colour, and cities like Gokul, Vrindavan, Barsana, and Nandgaon to Mathura are in jubilation.
Have a filling breakfast and get set to dive into this festival of colours. Holi is celebrated everywhere on a pre-fixed date, however, the day changes every year. Some of these towns also celebrate Holi on different days and in different ways. However, the one common feature of Holi no matter where it is celebrated is colours! People come from all different strata of life and put colours on each other's face, as sweets are distributed and children throw gulal all over the place.
Overnight stay at Mathura
DAY 05: 11 MARCH: MATHURA - AGRA (60 KM / 01 HRS. DRIVE APPROX.)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and head over to Agra. We will visit the Taj Mahal today, as early as possible. This regal monument was dedicated to Mumtaz Mahal by her husband- the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This monument still reverberates the love that existed between the two, and how Shah Jahan decided to immortalise that. After exploring the Taj Mahal, we will proceed to the Agra Fort. Located by the eternally beautiful River the Yamuna, it was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Hear the stories and anecdotes related to the fort, before checking in to your hotel in Agra.
The evening is free for you to explore and visit the local markets.
Overnight stay at Agra.
DAY 06: 12 MARCH: AGRA - JAIPUR (240 KM / 05 HRS. DRIVE APPROX.)
After a hot delicious breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive to the marvellous city of Jaipur also called the Pink City. True to its name, this city indeed as a tinge of pink as most of the monuments in the old town is coloured in a pink shade. After arriving at Jaipur check in to your hotel.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
DAY 07: 13 MARCH: JAIPUR
Today after enjoying a good breakfast, we will start our journey to the Amber Fort. An iconic Fort in Jaipur, you can enjoy an elephant ride here and feel like a royal. After enjoying this, we will come back to the main area and head over to the beautiful City Palace. This palace was once the residence of the maharaja of Jaipur and has now been converted into a Museum.
You can learn all about royalty and the kinds of clothes they used to wear in this museum. After that, we will head overtop the Hawa Mahal, which looks stunning. There is so much intricate and detailed work on this structure that you will spend most of your time just looking at it.
The evening is at your disposal, and you can enjoy the famous and colourful markets of Jaipur like the Bapu Bazar. The city also looks marvellous at night.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
DAY 08: 14 MARCH: JAIPUR - DELHI - DEPARTURE (260 KM /07 HRS. DRIVE APPROX.)
The next morning, after having a quick breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive back to New Delhi. From here you will be taken to the Airport for your flight.
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