Cultural Golden Triangle with Historical Rajasthan

  • amber fort

  • mandawa haweli

  • taj mahal

  • city palace udaipur

  • hawa mahal

  • jasvant thada

Summary of Cultural Golden Triangle with Historical Rajasthan

  • Duration: 13 Nights - 14 Days
    • Major Attractions: Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple in Delhi, Taj Mahal (symbol of love), Red Fort in Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Abhaneri step wells, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur, Brahma Temple (one of its kind in Asia) in Pushkar, Chittorgarh Fort, City Palace in Udaipur, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada in Jodhpur, Jaisalmer Fort, Sunset view at sand dunes in Jaisalmer, Junagarh Fort, Camel breeding farm in Bikaner and fascinating havelis with wall painting in Mandawa.
    • Destination Covered: Delhi – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Abhaneri - Jaipur – Pushkar – Udaipur – Ranakpur - Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Bikaner – Mandawa – Delhi.

    Overview of Cultural Golden Triangle with Historical Rajasthan

    India is one country which perfectly fuses together history and cultures. And these two facades of India can be beautifully experienced in its most popular travel circuit – the Golden Triangle Tour. We have further enriched this tour by adding Rajasthan to it. The tour is perfect for family vacationers looking for whole family fun. It starts from Delhi and moves to Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. All these cities of Rajasthan are epitome of historical grandeur and house the most unmatched caretaker of Indian history which still put even the most modern wonders to shame. Take the tour and treat yourself with the best of India with us.

    Cultural Golden Triangle with Historical Rajasthan Itinerary

    1. Day 1: Abroad – Delhi.

      As you arrive at the IGI airport in Delhi, our representative will greet you in a traditional way with a garland showcasing the warmth of true Indian hospitality. You will be then transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
    2. Day 2: Delhi: The City of Mughals

      After breakfast, you will be taken on a sightseeing experience in Delhi, the national capital. Delhi has seen some major events in history and houses numerous historical wonders narrating tales from some major dynasties. First you will visit Qutub Minar, world’s tallest minaret standing at a height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). Thereafter, visit the majestic Humayun Tomb raised in the memory of Mughal emperor Humayun in1562. Your next visit will be to the Lotus Temple also known with the name of Bahá’í House of Worship. This temple looks like a lotus and is open to all, regardless of religion, caste and creed.Your next place of visit is Raj Gath, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. During evening hours, you will visit Chandni Chowk, the oldest marketplace of Delhi. At night, drive past the gleaming President House before you reach your hotel for an overnight stay.Special Activity: Cycle Rikshaw Ride in Old Delhi, Sound & Light Show at Red Fort
    3. Day 3: Delhi – Agra drive (205 Km/ 4 hrs)

      After breakfast drive to Agra, upon arrival visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday). Taj Mahal is an epitome of true love built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. This mausoleum shines bright in white marble and it has earned a place among the New7Wonders of the World. Later visit to Agra Fort, the grand residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.Special Activity: Mohabbate The Taj Show in Agra, Taunga Ride.
    4. Day 4: Agra – Jaipur (240 Km/ 5 hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri & Abhaneri

      Get ready for an amazing Taj visit by sunrise which looks no less than a dream. Leave for Jaipur and en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city of great historical importance. It was set up by Mughal emperor Akbar in the year 1570 and houses numerous wonders belonging to that era, including Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan and Panch Mahal. You will also explore the very beautiful Abhaneri, – a small rustic village home to the deepest and largest step wells (also known as tank gardens) around India. Later, you will continue driving to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check into your hotel for an overnight stay.
    5. Day 5: Jaipur

      A splendid breakfast at your hotel and take a drive to the Pink city of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The city has numerous historical charms and takes you deep into the memory lanes.Later walled city tour by walk:
      The sightseeing tour starts with City Palace, a majestic palace flaunting a mix of Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture. Next you will visit the Jantar Mantar, housing nineteen architectural astronomical instruments set up here by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II. Hawa Mahal of Jaipur is a must visit place standing right in the city center. This red and pink sandstone monument has 953 small windows which were once used by royal women to observe everyday life and festivals celebrated in the street without being seen.Evening is free to explore the vibrant Bangle street of Jaipur city brimming with beautiful bangles, spices, Rajasthani attires, juttis, and much more. The day ends at Ramachandra ji temple with a beautiful city view.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.Special Activity: Evening dinner with Indian family along with cooking demo.
    6. Day 6: Jaipur – Pushkar drive (142 Km/ 2.5 hrs)

      After breakfast, drive to Pushkar, the land of Gods and Goddesses. This is the place where the only temple of Brahma, a creator god in Hinduism, is located. Spend some moments of peace at the serene ghats of the holy Pushkar Lake. Pilgrims can be seen taking a dip into the holy water of this lake to wash away their sins.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
    7. Day 7: Pushkar – Udaipur drive (300 Km / 6 hrs)

      Enjoy you breakfast at hotel and later drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival, check-in into hotel for 02 nights stay.
      Rest of the day is free to enjoy on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.
    8. Day 8: Udaipur

      After a grand breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a sightseeing trip of Udaipur, The City of Lakes. Start by visiting the City Palace, a grand palace raised by Maharana Udai Singh. It houses 11 magnificent palaces apart from various courtyards, terraces, pavilions as well as gardens. Next you will visit Saheliyon Ki Bari, which was once used by the queen and her maids to relax. The day also takes you to Jagdish Temple, Udaipur’s largest temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.
    9. Day 9: Udaipur – Jodhpur drive (280 Km/ 6.5 hrs) via Ranakpur                                                                                                                                                                                           Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Jodhpur, en route you will visit Ranakpur Jain Templs (98 Km from Udaipur): Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, and for a much older Sun Temple which lies opposite the former. The dating of this temple is controversial but it is largely considered to be anywhere between the late 14th to mid-15th centuries. Later continue drive to Jodhpur, upon arrival transfer to hotel for 01 night stay. Overnight at hotel.
    10. Day 10: Jodhpur – Jaisalmer drive (280 Km/ 5.5 hrs)

      After a gratifying breakfast, visit Jodhpur, the Sun City of Rajasthan. First you will visit Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest Indian forts. The fort stands 400 feet above the city and its diverse style of architecture belongs to different dynasties. Thereafter, head towards the majestic Jaswant Thada flaunting intricate carvings, an eye-catching multilevel garden, beautiful carved gazebos and a pond. Later take a drive to Jaisalmer, upon arrival, check into the hotel for an overnight stay.
    11. Day 11: Jaisalmer

      After a gratifying breakfast, enjoy a trip to this city of Jaisalmer set amidst the gleaming Thar Desert. Start by visiting the grandest Jaisalmer Fort, one of the very few “living forts” in the world. Its history goes back to 800-year and it remains the second oldest fort in Rajasthan. It features massive yellow sandstone walls which shine bright when sun rays fall on it. Also explore the Patwon ji ki haveli of Jaisalmer constructed in the year 1805. It was once the mansion of brocade merchants and is adorned with intricate paintings and mirror-works. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
    12. Day 12: Jaisalmer – Bikaner drive (330 Km/ 6 hrs)

      Today you will relish a splendid breakfast at your hotel and leave for Bikaner by road. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for some rest. Later get ready for a sightseeing tour of Bikaner, an ancient city dotted with beautiful temples and forts. First you will visit the majestic Junagarh Fort blending Mughal, Gujarati and Rajput style of architecture. Next on the itinerary is Lalgarh Palace, a massive architectural wonder flaunting Mughal, Rajput and European architectures. The palace is a feast for your eyes and takes you back into history. Bikaner’s Camel birding farm is also on the itinerary where you can spot over 400 camels belonging to four different species.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
    13. Day 13: Bikaner – Mandawa drive (190 Km/ 4 hrs)

      Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel and take a drive to Mandawa. As you arrive, check-in at hotel and rest for a while. During evening hours, get ready for a visit to rustic village life where fascinating havelis of Mandawa breathe. The havelis are known for their intricate wall paintings and all of them narrate some great stories from the books of history.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
    14. Day 14: Mandawa – Delhi drive & flight back to home

      After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi International airport to catch a flight for your onward journey.

    Special Activities

    • Cycle Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi.
    • Agra city Heritage Walk Tour.
    • Mohabbate The Taj Show in Agra.
    • Elephant ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur.
    • Sound & Light at Show at Amber Fort in Jaipur.
    • Dinner with Indian Family in Jaipur.
    • Boat ride in Udaipur.
    • Bisnoi Village Jeep Safari in Jodhpur.
    • Camel ride in Jaisalmer.

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