Golden Triangle with Rajastna and Holi Celebration at Jaipur - 8 Nights Heritage

Rajasthan

Join us on our Golden Triangle tour package and spend a memorable vacation. This tour also includes Holi (Festival of colours) Celebration at Jaipur. Explore the heritage of the national capital, New Delhi by visiting its landmark monuments. Visit the world-renowned monument of love, the iconic Taj Mahal and the equally breathtaking Agra Fort. You will also get to admire the finest architecture in Rajasthan by visiting palaces and forts in Jaipur, the 'Pink City'.

Itinerary

  • Arrival Delhi

    Meet our representative at the airport and transfer to your hotel in an AC luxury car provided by us and enjoy some free time to relax or, if you can-t wait to explore, then you can lose yourself in the city-s maze of narrow streets and experience the fragrant spices and vibrant colors of the local bazaars. Visit Qutub Minar foloowed by visiting ISKCON Temple. Lastly visit Chandni Chowk and enjoy shopping time. Qutub Minar: Built in the early 13th Century, it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qutab-ud-Din Aibak, Muhammad Ghori's chief general and Turkish slave laid the foundation of the world's tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). It tapers from 2.75 meters in diameter at its peak to 14.32 meters at its base. ISKCON Temple: ISKCON is a spiritual institution founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in 1966. You can see the beautiful visual presentations of Bhagavad Gita with colorful lights that create a wonderful effect on the huge screen. They also organize beautiful robotics and Mahabharata show during the evenings. There-s a simple Govinda-s restaurant inside the temple premises, where you get veg food. Chandni Chowk: The largest trading center of North India, it is also known by the name of moonlit square. There are a number of by-lanes in Chandni Chowk Market, each specializing in a particular field. For example, the Parathewali Gali is famous for its delicious parathas, the textile lane for its textiles and so on. India Gate: India Gate is one monument that defines Delhi or India for that matter. It was built in 1931 as a memorial for martyrs of World War I and war in Afghanistan. At Rajpath, the structure looks amazing in evening lights. The gardens that line the structure are a must visit among the sightseeing places in Delhi. This is one of the popular tourist places to visit in Delhi at night. Sightseeing to be covered:- Qutub Minar, ISKCON Temple, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, etc.

  • Delhi - Agra (Approx 4 hours, 131 miles)

    After breakfast visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Van. Post that visit Jama Masjid followed by Humayun Tomb. Post that leave for Agra. Reach Agra and relax at the hotel. Raj Ghat: Gandhi Smriti shows you the exact location where Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. The room is exactly how Gandhiji left it and that-s where he built his abode for 144 days until his time of death. The room where he slept and the prayer ground is open to the public. It also has a display of paintings, sculptures, etc. On the other side of the road is Raj Ghat. Overall, if you want to pay your respects to Gandhiji and the work he did for India, then this is one of the best places to visit in New Delhi. Shanti Van: Shantivan, or the Forest of Peace, is the Samadhi, or cremation spot of India-s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The samadi in the form of a large base covered with a lawn is located north of Raj Ghat, the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi. Shantivan is visited by many visiting dignitaries and heads of state who come here to pay their respects. Special prayer services are organised on the birth and death anniversaries of Nehru. Cultural programs by children also take place, since Nehru loved children and they in turn fondly called him Chacha Nehru. Jama Masjid: India's largest mosque and the centerpiece of Old Delhi, this colossal place of worship was commissioned by Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, in the mid-17th century. Capable of holding some 85,000 worshippers, the view from the mosque's minaret (open to the public) is one of the finest available of the chaos of Old Delhi. Humayun Tomb: Among the best places to visit in Delhi, and a world heritage site under UNESCO, Humayun-s Tomb was built in 1570 by Humayun-s wife Haji Begum. It is unarguably one of the most amazing works of Mughal Architecture to which Taj Mahal owes its design. Not only the grave of the Mughal Emperor, Humayun, but this tomb also secures the graves of Bega Begum, Dara Shikoh, Hamida Begum, along with other significant members of the Mughals. The tomb is made of red sandstone and white marbles and it looks serene and beautiful even after so many years. Sightseeing to be covered:- Raj Ghat, Shanti Van, Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, etc.

  • Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

    Rise early for the incredible highlight of your tour - the once-in-a-lifetime experience of watching the sunrise at the spectacular Taj Mahal, one of the finest pieces of architecture in the world. Be mesmerized by the captivating beauty of the Taj as it appears to change color as the light changes and takes on an ethereal pink glow. Post that return to hotel and have breakfast. Post that visit Agra Fort followed by Baby Taj. Post that leave for Fatehpur Sikri. Reach and visit Fatehpur Sikri. Return to Agra and enjoy free leisure time around Mehtab Bagh. Taj Mahal: As one of the wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan got this monument constructed in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, with whom he fell in love at the first sight. This grandeur of white marble changes colors at different times as it reflects sunlight. The best time to visit Taj Mahal is at sunset and sunrise time. Taj Mahal at Sunrise: Today you start from an early morning visit to the Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) which frees you from the crowds and heat in the daytime. This white- marble world wonder was built by a great emperor in memory of his beloved. Agra Fort: A UNESCO world heritage monument, Agra Red Fort stands as a glorious tribute to the erstwhile Mughal Empire-s heydays. Spread over a gigantic area of 3,80,000 sq. meters, this fort was built by Emperor Akbar in the year 1556, and later renovated in 1573 with red sandstone. The fort, which is at a distance of 2.2 km from Agra, is an absolute fortress, fortified on all sides with 70 feet high compound walls. Referred to as the Walled City, Agra Fort has four gates on the four sides out of which the most famous being the Delhi Gate and the Lahore Gate. This fort hosts numerous palaces and notable among them being the Shish Mahal and Khaas Mahal. Reception rooms Diwan-i-Khas and Diwan-i-Aam to several historic Masjids like Moti Masjid and Nagina Masjid are other worth seeing spots in this fort. Baby Taj: Itmad-ud-Daulah-s Tomb mausoleum is an architectural wonder in Agra after the famous Taj Mahal. Its elaborate carvings and artistic inlays are a treat to watch. It is referred to as the -Baccha Taj-- a smaller version of the Taj- and considered the draft of the Taj Mahal itself. This red sandstone tomb is one of the worth visiting places in Agra near Taj Mahal which should not be missed from the itinerary. This pure white tomb located on the banks of Yamuna River is a perfect reflection of the Islamic style of architecture and the layouts. The ornately sculpted arches, immaculate minarets, intricate inlay work, stunning floral works and artistic use of marble to accentuate the beauty of the edifice is seen to be believed. Fatehpur Sikri: Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. Fat

  • Agra - Abhaneri - Jaipur (Approx 5 hours, 160 miles)

    After breakfast move ahead towards next destination Jaipur also known as the pink city of India. Enroute visit Abhaneri know for Step wells. After Chand Baori visit move ahead to Jaipur and reach Jaipur by lunch. Than have lunch and visit the City Palace followed by Jantar Mantar Observatory and Hawa Mahal also know as Place of the Winds. Post that visit Chokhi Dhani to experience Rajasthni culture and Rajasthani foods. Also, enjoy cultural program. Return to hotel after dinner and take rest. Chand Baori: The Chand Baori is a stepwell built over a thousand years ago in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. It is one of the largest step-wells in the world and also one of the most beautiful ones. Chand Baori was built during the 8th and 9th centuries and has 3,500 narrow steps arranged in perfect symmetry, which descend 20m to the bottom of the well. City Palace Museum: Built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the early 18th century, the monolithic City Palace is an architectural feather in the delightful cap of Jaipur. A haunt where the Royal family had stayed for centuries, the palace today is a much-visited tourist spot in the region. Jantar Mantar Observatory: It is the largest stone observatory in the world that still in service today. It is the most significant, most comprehensive, and the best preserved of India's historic observatories. UNESCO transcribed the site to the World Heritage List in 2010. Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace): Also called "Palace of Winds", it is an example of beautiful ancient architecture that is situated in Jaipur. Chokhi Dhani: Celebrations never stop at the ethnic village resort of Chokhi Dhani. The 5-star resort is a replica of a traditional Rajasthani village and definitely one of the most attractive tourist places in Jaipur. Traditional Rajasthani food, puppet shows, folk music, and traditional dance performances add to the charm of this tourist place in Jaipur. Those who do not wish to stay here can still enjoy these performances and food at the restaurant. Sightseeing To Be Covered:- Chand Baori, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Dinner at Chokhi Dhani, etc.

  • Jaipur Holi Celebration

    Have breakfast in the morning and get ready to color your life with happiness and joy by enjoying the colour festival of India commonly known as Holi. Holi is one of the most famous and immensely bright and vibrant festivals in March - celebrated to mark the triumph of Prince Prahlad over Holika. Holi eve is celebrated by a huge bonfire known as Holika Dahan; the next day people celebrate with dry and wet colors, share sweets and happiness. Gulal and wet colors sprayed through water guns, jet sprays, and water-filled balloons. In the evening have some relaxation time at the hotel. Dhulandi Holi:- Dhulandi marks the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring but the legend has another tale associated with it. And it-s about Krishna turning blue after drinking demon-s milk. It was only after his mother Yashoda suggested him to color Radha into the same color that he found the perfect solace and ever since then Holi is celebrated to commemorate the event. During the festival, temples all around are decorated and the entire Braj can be seen basking in Myriad of colors. Dhulandi Holi, primarily celebrated in Jaipur, exhibits the true essence of Rajasthani Holi. Special arrangements are made at luxury hotels like the Khasa Kothi Hotel that have a special arrangement for foreign tourists. The traditional food, cultural events, and folk songs make the highlight of such events.

  • Jaipur - Jodhpur (Approx 6 hours, 220 miles)

    After breakfast visit to the ancient and imposing Amber Fort which sits on a hilltop overlooking the Maota Lake. Wander through the palatial grounds and see the Sheesh Mahal, a room embellished with thousands of mirror fragments that are said to be able to light up the entire room by reflecting the flame of a single candle. Pass view Jalmahal. Also, visit the Anokhi museum and then take a long drive to Jodhpur after lunch. Reach Jodhpur and relax at the hotel. Amber Fort: Considered as one of the best hilltops fort in India which makes it a major tourist spot in India, this fort is a typical example for Rajput's lifestyle in Rajasthan and it has a unique artistic style which combines both Hindu and Muslim elements. Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace): It is the most famous and beautiful part of Amber Fort. The Walls and ceiling of this hall is carved with beautiful paintings and flowers and that too made with pure glass. The reason behind why this hall was made by glass because in ancient days the queen was not allowed Jal Mahal:- Jal Mahal (meaning "Water Palace") is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. Anokhi Museum:- Located in a traditional townhouse, this museum showcases the art & heritage of wood-block printing. Sightseeing To Be Covered:- Amber Fort, Sheesh Mahal, Jal Mahal, Anokhi Museum, etc.

  • Jodhpur - Udaipur (Approx 5.5 Hours, 162 Miles)

    Your tour of Jodhpur city will include a visit to the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, the beautiful Jaswant Thada, and the clock tower. In the afternoon visit Clock Tower and surrounding local market. Post that leave for Udaipur. Reach Udaipur and relax at the hotel. Mehrangarh Fort: Built around 1460 A.D. by Rao Jodha, Mehrangarh Fort is listed among the most magnificent hill forts of Rajasthan. No wonder, it is one of the best places to visit in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Standing almost 100 feet above the city skyline, the fort is built so flawlessly that you won-t be able to make out where the hill ends and the walls begin. Unbeatable and impressive, this grandeur in red sandstone is wrapped in an eccentric beauty. Needless to say, when travelers look forward to the most remarkable tourist attractions in Jodhpur, this fort is the foremost choice. It-s huge, thick walls surprise you with grand palaces inside that are ornamented with intricate carvings. The colossal structure also boasts of a museum that displays fascinating and precious artworks of great historical value. It also invites you to an experience of a lifetime with its several cultural festivals such as the annual Rajasthan International Folk Festival in October and the World Sufi Spirit Festival in February. Jaswant Thada: Your Mehrangarh visit is coupled by a trip to Jaswant Thada. As both the monuments are at a stone-s throw, these are tourist places to visit in Jodhpur in one day. Standing adjacent to Mehrangarh Fort, this is a cluster of majestic cenotaphs in white marble. Built in 1899 A.D. in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, the main cenotaph of these holds portraits of various Rathore rulers. While visiting places in Jodhpur, at this place, you will feel tranquility all around. Also, you will realize that it is more of a temple where deceased rulers are worshipped. This is the most popular tourist places in Jodhpur. Also known as Taj Mahal of Marwar, carvings of this monument are beautifully intricate. A spectacular multi-level garden, a pond, and exquisitely carved gazebos manifold its charm. Visit it on a sunny day to behold it beauty in full bloom. When it is kissed by sun rays, the extremely thin marble sheets, of which it is made up, glow golden. Make a wish here. Locals believe that the monument grants your wishes. Clock Tower & Markets: The century-old clock tower is an old city landmark surrounded by the vibrant sounds, sights, and smells of Sardar Market, which is marked by triple gateways at its north and south ends. The narrow, winding lanes of the old city spread out in all directions from here. Westward, you plunge into the old city's commercial heart, with crowded alleys and bazaars selling vegetables, spices, sweets, silver, and handicrafts. Sightseeing To Be Covered:- Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, and Clock Tower, local market, etc.

  • Udaipur Sightseeing

    Visit the exquisite City Palace, a sprawling fortress-like complex on the eastern shore of Lake Pichola. Enjoy a boat ride in Lake Pichola and then visit the Garden of maids of honor. In the evening visit Sajjangarh Palace to have sunset view. Post that return to hotel and relax City Palace: Udaipur City Palace is one of the architectural marvels of Rajasthan, located peacefully on the banks of Lake Pichola. This majestic City Palace is the most-visited tourist attraction of Udaipur and often distinguished as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Initially, Maharana Udai Singh built this superb wonder, but the present form of the Palace is the result of subsequent additions by his successors. Lake Pichola: Limpid and large, the lake reflects the cool grey-blue mountains on its rippling mirror-like surface. It was enlarged by Maharana Udai Singh II, following his foundation of the city, by flooding Picholi village, which gave the lake its name. It is a perfect place to immerse in the amazing view of the Palace against sunset sunlight. Garden of the Maids of Honor: Also called "Saheliyon Ki Bari". This small, quaint ornamental garden was laid out for the enjoyment of 48 women attendants who came as part of a princess' dowry and has beautiful, well-maintained fountains, kiosks, marble elephants and a delightful lotus pool. Sajjan Garh Palace: Formerly known as Sajjangarh Palace, this royal architecture is a hilltop palatial residence. It was built by Maharana Sajjan Singh of Mewar Dynasty. The fort was built, basically, to watch the monsoon clouds floating by. It guarantees panoramic views of the surrounding country side and sunsets at distance. The palace is in close proximity of the Sajjangarh Wildlife sanctuary and is usually a one day trek from the palace. Sightseeing to be covered:- City palace, Lake Pichola, Garden of maids of honor, Sunset view at Sajjan Garh Palace, etc.

  • Udaipur Drop

    This morning, you first wander through the markets and bazaars to visit the Jagdish Temple, a center of constant activity, followed by a visit to the Folk and Art museum. Post that visit Bagore ki Haveli followed by Fateh Sagar Lake. Post that enjoy some free leisure time while transfer to airport. Tour ends with sweet memories. Jagdish Temple: Built in 1651, the temple is one of the greatest architectural marvels in the city that showcases intricate carvings on the crafted pillars, beautifully decorated ceilings representing the ancient times, painted walls and spacious corridors. Stroll around the alleys and corridors of this stunning temple and soak in the good vibes. Folk Art Museum: The highlight of a visit to this small but charming museum is a brief demonstration of puppetry, an ancient tradition of storytelling in this area of Rajasthan. Puppets in vibrantly colored clothing are skillfully manipulated by expert puppeteers to act out the rich mythology of the region. The rest of the museum is devoted to folk art from the region. Folk dance performances and puppet shows are performed daily at around 6 pm. Bagore Ki Haveli: Bagore Ki Haveli is one of the oldest havelis located close to Lake Pichola. It is home to one of the most popular galleries exhibiting Rajputana heritage and history. The haveli is known for its antique monuments and is especially famous for the exhibit of world-s largest turban. You will enjoy yourself to the fullest at this one of the most interesting Udaipur tourist places. Fateh Sagar Lake: It is one of the best places to visit in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Fateh Sagar Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Rajasthan. It consists of three islands and each one has well maintained public parks that can be reached through a boat ride. It is a good place to spend the evening, as the view of the city gets better while the sun sets at the horizon. If you-re on a short visit, add this among the places to visit in Udaipur in one day. Sightseeing to be covered:- Jagdish Temple, Folk Art Museum, Bagore ki Haveli, Fateh Sagar Lake, etc.

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