Golden Triangle tour with Goa

A trip to the India Golden Triangle is a perfect introduction to India with a visit to its most popular tourist destinations -Delhi, Agra & Jaipur. This trip is ideal for those who are on a short visit and would like explore the magnificent monuments and colonial past of North India before heading to beach holidays in Goa.

Duration: :9 Days / 8 Nights

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Day 1 :Delhi

Delhi (Arrival)
On arrival at Delhi airport. You will be assist by our representative and transfer to the hotel for check in. (Check in time at the hotel is 1400 hrs.) Delhi- is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. In Delhi, you will discover that the city is sprinkled with dazzling gems: captivating ancient monuments, fascinating museums and art galleries, architectural wonders, a vivacious performing-arts scene, fabulous eating places and bustling markets.
Rest of the day is free for leisure.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 :Delhi

Delhi (Full day guided sightseeing)
After breakfast proceed for guided sightseeing tour to old & New Delhi, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, Later we walk down to reach Red Fort (Closed on Monday), built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan. The private apartments consist of a row of pavilions connected by a continuous water channel, known as the Nahr-i-Behisht (Stream of Paradise).
In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, Further we drive past India Gate, President's House & Parliament House.
We will also visit Humayun's Tomb - This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal. Qutub Minar - Built in the early 13th century a few kilometres south of Delhi, the red sandstone tower of Qutb Minar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak to 14.32 m at its base, and alternating angular and rounded flutings. Lotus temple-is among the most visited monuments in India. The Temple is located at Kalkaji in Delhi. The temple has no restrictions for visitors and is open to people from all religions. The temple has attracted over 51 million people since its opening in 1986.
The Lotus Temple- designed by Persian architect Fariborz Sahba who was presented the award for excellence in religious art and architecture by the UK based institution of structural engineers for the Temple.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 :Jaipur

Delhi - Jaipur (262km - 5hr)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors. On arrival check in to the hotel, rest of the day free for leisure.
At evening optional - Excursion to Chokhi Dhani is a full fledged, completely stuffed package of the cultural and traditional reflection of the region. The splendor and the concept make sure that it falls in line with a real village setup. Enjoy countryside games, traditional folk songs, magic shows as well as puppet shows & Rajasthani dinner.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 :Jaipur

Jaipur (Full Day Guided Tour)
After breakfast proceed for an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant or jeep ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience.
Later we visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we visit Jantar Mantar (Solar Observatory), an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows).
Evening enjoy a GEM-CUTTING & POLISHING demonstration as Jaipur is one of the world's most noted gem producers.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 5 :Agra

Jaipur - Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (260km - 6hr)
Today we drive to Agra, en route we will visit Fatehpur Sikri (Ghost Capital), the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti.
After visit we continue our drive to Agra, beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 to 1628, remains major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era monuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
On arrival check in at the hotel. At evening enjoy Tonga ride and visit marbal factory for demonstration of Inlay on Marble
Optional - Mohabbat-the-Taj is one of the most interesting and mesmerizing play that depicts the famous tale of Love. The Drama tells us the story of true and eternal love of Mughal Emporer Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. The main attractions of this show are the fascinating performances of various artists which will take you back to the 16th centuary. The model similar to the Taj is also one of the major attractions of this Theatre. The model is built on a 12x12 feet platform having 10 feet height and constructed using the pure white Makarana Marble which is filled with real semi-precious stones
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 :Delhi

Agra – Delhi (210 Kms.)
Delhi / Goa by 6E-341 (1820/2055)
Early morning enjoy sunrise visit of Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), one of the Wonders of the World. Taj Mahal stands in its splendor of white marble, an imposing citadel on the banks of river Yamuna. Built in 17th century by Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal emperor, in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal is an ode to the emperor's eternal love for his wife. It took over 20,000 skilled workers from across the country, working day and night, for 22 years for this architectural wonder to be created.
Return to hotel for breakfast, check out from hotel and proceed to visit Agra Fort, built in red sand stone, it is the one of the famous sights of Agra other than Taj Mahal. The semi circular fort was started by Akbhar in 1565, and completed in 1574.
Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb, built by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628. It belongs to the father of Nur Jahan, Ghiyas-ud-Din Beg. He was the Wajir (Chief Minister of Emperor Jehangir). This white marble tomb was. This tomb was the first complete marble Mughal structure.
Further drive to Delhi you break the journey at Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. His son Jahangir completed the construction of the tomb in the year 1613.
Later continue drive to Delhi, upon arrival in Delhi transfer straight to airport for board flight for Goa.
Goa is a state in western India with coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. Its long history as a Portuguese colony prior to 1961 is evident in its preserved 16th-century churches and the area’s tropical spice plantations. Goa is also known for its beaches, ranging from popular stretches at Baga and Palolem to laid-back fishing villages such as Agonda.
On arrival at Goa, pick up from airport and transfer to hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 :Goa

Goa
After breakfast proceed for guided sightseeing of Goa, covering:
Fort Aguada : This fort is amongst the many preserved places to see in Goa and essays an era of yore filled with events. A Portuguese fort overlooking the Sinquerim Beach and the Arabian Sea, Fort Aguada was constructed in 1613 and since then it has become a prominent landmark or a reference point for ships visiting the Goan shores from Europe. Apart from being of navigational assistance, this fort was also of strategic importance for the Portuguese as centuries ago, it added to the defense line of the Portuguese from the Dutch and Marathas.
Basilica of Bom Jesus: One of the oldest churches in the country, the church of Bom Jesus Basilica was formally consecrated in 1605 and is amongst the top places to see in Goa. This church is considered to be one of the finest representations of Baroque architecture. An important pilgrimage for the Christians, it is here where the body St. Francis Xavier is kept. Aging over several centuries, the mortal remains of his body are still preserved at this church – an astonishing fact indeed.
Se Cathedral : The Portuguese Viceroy Redondo commissioned the Se, or St. Catherine's' Cathedral, southwest of St. Cajetan's, to be "a grandiose church worthy of the wealth, power and fame of the Portuguese who dominated the seas from the Atlantic to the Pacific".
Also visit to Panjim, the capital of Goa and as you drive through the city enjoy viewing its unique colonial architecture. Walk through the city and flip back the pages of the Portuguese days. Do visit the bustling markets of Goa and shop for gifts and souvenirs.
Later visit Meramar Beach – Meramar in Portuguese implies 'viewing the sea'. Tourists can get a glimpse of the majesty of the Arabian Sea from the Miramar Beach at Goa. Baga Beach, which is one the most popular, happening and beautiful beaches of Goa.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 8 :Goa

Goa
Breakfast at the hotel.
Full day at leisure or explore the sandy beach of Goa by your own.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 :Goa

Goa (Departure)
After breakfast morning at leisure.
At noon check out from hotel and transfer to airport to board your flight for Delhi/Mumbai and further connect the flight for onward destination.

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Inclusion

  • 08 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis with Breakfast.
  • All transportation & sightseeing by exclusive AC Vehicle, as per the itinerary (No transportation on leisure days).
  • English speaking local guide for the tour (Delhi, Agra and Jaipur). 
  • Monument entrances fee for single visit. (Except Camera fee).
  • Adequate mineral water in the car (During drive & sightseeing).
  • Elephant /jeep ride in Jaipur.
  • Tonga ride in Agra
  • All presently applicable taxes.


Exclusion

Any airfare or airport tax.
Visa fee / Travel insurance.
Any camera fee at the monuments.
Any expense of personal nature such as hard/soft drinks, laundry, phone/fax calls, tips etc.
Any other expense not mentioned in the "Package includes".

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**** Check in time at the hotel is 1400 hrs and check out time is 12 noon.

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