Golden Triangle Tour offers you an opportunity to visit the three most exotic destinations of India named as Delhi, the national capital; Agra, the city of Uttar Pradesh state and Jaipur (Pink City), the capital of Rajasthan. It is the best traversed circuit of India for first time travelers which will provide you the glimpse of the tradition, rich culture and history of India in a short span of time. The Moto for Tourism is "Athiti Devo Bhava" Which means "Guest is Like God" and it is very true. You can witness our hospitality only when you come to this Magical Golden Triangle Tour with Shimla. The snow capped mountains and the lush green Hills make Shimla a beautiful and charming place which is also known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’.
Day 1: Arrival at Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi Airport, our representative will escort you to your hotel. Post that, we will visit Red Fort(World Heritage Site), Jama Masjid(one of the largest Mosques in India) and Chandni Chowk which is the heart of the heritage of the Indian traditional society. Here you will feel like it’s a different world altogether. The area is famous for some local shopping and you can give your taste buds some delicious food at Gali Paranthe Wali. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Please note:- the Red Fort is closed on every Monday.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
After your breakfast, you will visit the historical monuments- Qutub Minar(tallest stone tower in India and one of the UNESCO Heritage sites), The India Gate(a war memorial), Rashtrapati Bhawan(official home of the President),Parliament House, Secretariat, Lotus Temple, Humayun’s Tomb and Water Show at Akshardham Temple(Swaminarayan Temple). Overnight stay at the hotel.
Please note:- Akshardham temple is closed on every Monday.
Day 3: Delhi-Agra (Distance 233 Kms)
Post breakfast, you will leave for Agra and transfer to your hotel. Your Agra trip will begin with Agra fort which is also known as the Red Fort, one of the UNESCO Heritage sites. You will be mesmerized to see its style of architecture. Later, you will visit Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah also known as “Baby Taj”. Breathtaking work has been done on the marble dome and pillars. Next visit will be to Akbar’s Tomb, a historical piece of art. You may visit the local markets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Agra - Jaipur (Distance-240Kms)via Fatehpur Sikri
Early morning you will visit Taj Mahal where you can take beautiful pictures of stunning sunrise. It is a white marble architecture which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a symbol of love for his beloved wife. After having breakfast, the tour will continue to Fatehpur Sikri, which is famous for its amazing architectural design. Here, you will see the following landmarks -the 54 metre high Buland Darwaza(also known as "Gate of Magnificence”), Jama Mosque, JodhaBai’s Palace, Tomb of Salim Chishti and Panch Mahal.
Please note:- the Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday.
You will be escorted to Jaipur (also known as the Pink City) and transferred to the hotel. You may visit the local market which is famous for handicrafts, gems, stones, jewelry, blue pottery etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast, you will proceed to Amber Fort to enjoy a royal ride on an elephant up the hill, to the entrance of the fort. These elephants are well decorated with traditional clothes and jewellery. Please note it is important to reach early to avoid standing in the queue. Alternatively, Amber Fort is also open for tourists in the evening where you can enjoy the light and sound show, which is about the history of Rajputana Kingdom. Later you will visit Jal Mahal(a palace situated in the middle of a lake), Jantar Mantar( an astronomical observatory),City Palace and HawaMahal (also known as the Palace of winds built with 953 small windows); Its purpose was to allow royal women to have a glance of street without being seen. You may visit Chokhi Dhani, a Village Resort which represents Rajasthan’s culture and tradition along with folk dances. Here you can relish the local cuisine- Dal Bati Churma. Overnight Stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Jaipur-Delhi by road
After breakfast, you will be driven to Delhi. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Delhi-Kalka by train and Kalka-Shimla by Toy Train
You will be escorted to Delhi railway station to board a train to Kalka as per the schedule. Upon arrival at Kalka, board a Toy train to Shimla which passes through a staggering 102 tunnels, meandering through the lofty Himalayas, moves along at slow speeds and takes around 5 hours to reach Shimla. The toy train is declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. On reaching Shimla, check in at the hotel for overnight Stay.
Day 8: Shimla Sightseeing
Get ready for Shimla Sightseeing. You will pay a visit to some places like Rashtrapati Niwas( Viceregal Lodge), Botanical Garden, The Ridge, Jakhu Temple, Summer Hill followed by the Mall Road for shopping. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Shimla-Kurfi by road (Distance-20 Kms)
After breakfast, you will take an excursion to Kurfi which is a small hill station. Upon arrival, the horse ride begins that takes you up the hill (Mahasu Peak) on a rocky and muddy path. On the hill top, you may perform activities like zip lining, go carting and skiing(during winters only). The views from the hill top are amazing. Visit Apple Garden followed by the Himalayan Nature Park, which has a large collection of animals and birds found only in Himachal Pradesh. Drive back to Shimla and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Shimla-Delhi by train
After breakfast, you will be escorted to the Shimla railway station to board a train to Delhi. You will be dropped at Delhi Airport for your onward journey with beautiful memories to be cherished for a lifetime.
Please note that this itinerary is just a suggested one. The Tour package can be customized as per your choice and budget. You can add/remove the places of your interest. Also, the duration of the tour can be customized as per your convenience. Your Suggestions are always welcome.