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Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho
07 Nights/08 Days
Day 01: Arrive India – New Delhi
Arrive at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. Our representative will meet you at the Airport Arrival hall with a placard of your name. You will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel in Delhi by chauffer driven Car. Overnight stay at New Delhi
Day 02: Full Day Delhi City Tour
Morning after breakfast start city tour of Delhi covering – Qutub Minar – On of the tallest Minaret in India Qutub Minar was built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak in 1192 by red and black sandstone and marble. It is 72.5 meters high and have 379 stairs. India Gate was built in 1931 in the memory of 90000 soilders of Indian Army who lost their life in world war I. This is also known as All India war memorial. Humayuns Tomb built is 1562 AD by red sandstone. Red Fort constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 17th centuary and was the residence of Mughal Emperors, Jama Masjid also known as Masjid-I Jahan Numa built by Shah Jehan in 1658 AD is the largest mosque in India . Also visit The President’s House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Laxmi Narayan temple and Lotus temple. Evening return back to hotel. Overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi – Jaipur
Morning after breakfast start your 6 Hrs journey to Jaipur the capital city of Rajasthan – a princely state of India. Jaipur is also known as Pink city founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is famous for its Marvellous Forts and Palaces, which still resembles the charm of royal families. Arrive Jaipur and checkin at Hotel. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur City Tour
Morning after breakfast full day tour of Jaipur. We will start tour at around 8 Am from Amber Fort since Elephant ride is easily available in the morning and stops after 11 Am. Visit Amber Fort built with red sandstone and marble. You can visit Hall of Public Audience and Hall of Private Audience , Sukh Niwas, Seesh Mahal. Also visit Jaigarh Fort situated on Hill of Eagles overlooking Amber Fort. Return back to city with a photo stop at Jal Mahal and visit City Palace consisting Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. City Palace lies in the centre of Jaipur city. Also visit Jantar Mantar – A collection of astronomical instruments built in 1727 to 1734, Hawa Mahal – The Palace of Winds. Evening gives you an option of either Shopping at Pink city street market or to visit Chokhi Dhani – A small Rajasthani village setup where you enjoy delicious Rajasthan vegetarian Food with Fold Dance and Music or a Puppet Show. Return back to hotel for overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur to Agra – En-route Fatehpur Sikri
After leisurely breakfast checkout from Hotel in Jaipur and drive to Agra which is 250 Kms from Jaipur. Enroute Visit Fatehpur Sikri –constructed in 1500 by Sikriwal Rajputs and later captured by Akbar. This was the capital of Akbar from 1571 to 1585. You can visit Shrine of Seikh Salim Chisti, Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid and Panch Mahal. Continue drive to Agra. Agra a world famous city known for One of the Seven wonder Taj Mahal is located on the bank of River Yamuna in North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Arrive Agra and Checkin at your pre-booked hotel. Afternoon Agra city tour covering – Agra Fort – Once under Sikarwar Rajput and known as Badalgarh, Agra fort was become the capital of Akbar in 1558. Akbar re constructed the fort by sandstone with 1444000 workers and it was completed in 1573. Later visit Taj Mahal during sunset, the colours of sunset and white marble makes Taj Mahal an amazing site. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in the momory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal is one of the masterpiece of Mughal architecture. Overnight stay at Agra
Day 06: Agra – Jhansi by Train – by Car to Khajuraho via Orchha
After breakfast we will proceed to Agra Train station to Board Superfast Shatabdi Express to Jhansi 8.10 AM , reach Jhansi by 10.30 AM. Our driver will pickup you from the station and drive to Khajuraho. Enruote visit Orchha – A medieval town at the bank of river Betwa built in 1501 by Maharaja Rudra Pratap Singh. Visit Orchha Fort consisting Raja Mahal and Jehangir Mahal, Raja Ram Temple. You can enjoy Lunch at one of the heritage hotel in Orchha . Continue drive to Khajuraho – A cultural capital of Chandela Kings ruled central India during 10-12 Century. The City is world famous for its 9th Century temples having erotic carvings. Arrive Khajuraho and Checkin at Hotel. Overnight stay at Khajuraho.
Day 07: Khajuraho Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast start your tour covering Eastern, western and Southern Group of Temples. Western Group is the largest group of temples having Lakshman temple, Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Devi Jagdambi Temple, Chitragupta Temple, The Visvanatha, Parsvanatha and Vaidyanatha temples. These temples contains carvings of various hindu deities, humans, Apsaras, which depict the everyday social life of the time these temples were made. Carvings showing woman putting on makeup, farmers, potters, scene of war, musicians, birds and other animals and some erotic scenes are made on outer and internal walls of temples. Spend the day exploring various temples. Evening you have an option to either enjoy light and sound show at western temple complex which describes History of the temples in the voice of bollywood star Amitabh Bacchan or you can enjoy the cultural dance show at a theatre near temple complex. Overnight stay at Khajuraho.
Day 08 : Khajuraho – Delhi
Morning after breakfast Transfer to Khajuraho Airport for your flight back to Delhi from where you can connect to your International flight.