10 Days
Duration
Jaipur
Departure Location
30/09/2017 18:30 pm
Departure Date and Time

Overview

Golden Triangle is the most popular and visited circuit of India that includes cities of Agra, Delhi and Jaipur located roughly at 250 kms from each other and forming a triangle on Indian map with respect to its locations. The circuit is well connected by road, buses and trains with fast trains like Shatabdi Express. The New Express Highway between Delhi and Agra have shortened the travel time to 2-3 hours only.

Most of the foreign tourists likes to land into Delhi, spend couple of days here, explore the city and then travel southwards towards the land of Taj and then west to the Pink city of India – Jaipur.

Activities

Day 2

DELHI TO VARANASI

In the morning you will be fly to Varanasi (Babatpur nearest airport), after arriving there stay overnight at Varanasi.

Day 1

Delhi Arrival, overnight at Delhi 

 Upon your arrival in Delhi, your driver will greet you at Delhi International Airport and transfer you to your Hotel. Check in and Rest of the day is at your leisure and rest. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.

Day 2

Delhi city tour –

 

After breakfast, proceed at 0900 hrs for a full day tour in Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid- one of the largest mosque in the world, built by Shah Jahan to dominate the city, Red Fort- the largest monument in Delhi that was the residence of Mughal emperor of India for 200 years, Raj Ghat- a memorial built to commemorate the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation, Qutub Minar- UNESCO World Heritage-listed tallest minaret, Humayun Tomb – another UNESCO World Heritage site, Lotus temple- Bahai house of worship, famous for it flowerlike shape, drive past Embassy, Diplomatic enclave, stop for a quick photo at India Gate and Rastrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, Connaught Place and Delhi main shopping area. Be back for overnight stay at hotel.

Day 3

Delhi to Agra (216 kms/ 3.5 hrs) –

 After breakfast, drive to Agra by 0830 hrs. Enroute stop at Sikandra for a quick Photo Shoot. Later check in to the hotel. Then proceed for a half day city tour to Agra Fort- built by Emperor Akbar on the banks of the Yamuna River. Later proceed to Taj Mahal for the most beautiful sunset view of The Taj. (Taj Mahal closed on Fridays) Post tour, spend some time shopping around the worlds best marble products and jewelry. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 4

Agra to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri (240 kms/ 5 hrs) 

 After breakfast drive to Jaipur  the pink city by 0830 hrs. Enroute stop at UNESCO World Heritage red sandstone complex of Fatehpur Sikri built in 1569 by Emperor Akbar and abandoned 15 years later due to water scarcity. Visit Buland Darwaza, Diwan-e-aam, diwan-e-khas. Then continue to Jaipur. On arrival check-in at hotel, dinner at Chokhi Dhani  the traditional ethnic village resort of Jaipur (entry tickets on your own). Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 5

Jaipur, City Tour 

 After breakfast proceed to visit city attractions covering Amber Fort. Enjoy Feel like a maharaja from the past as you ride up to Amber Fort on an elephant outfitted with traditional Indian draperies. Later visit Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (observatory), City Palace & Museum. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 6

Jaipur to Delhi (248 Kms/ 5 hrs) 

 This morning after breakfast checkout from the Hotel and proceed towards New Delhi where you will be dropped at Airport for your onward journey.

 Arrival in Srinagar –

 On your arrival at the Srinagar International Airport, you will be taken for a 35 minutes drive through the heart of New Srinagar city, passing the Abdullah bridge which connects the banks of the Jhelum river. Visit the famous Mughal gardens of Nishat and Shalimar. Later drive for an hour of Shikara ride in the lake. Dinner and Overnight in hotel / houseboats.

 

Day 7

Srinagar to Gulmarg (56 kms / 2-3 hrs drive) 

 After breakfast in the morning, proceed towards Gulmarg. Enroute you get to see the beautiful Tangmarg town and drive ahead on a scenic drive of 14 kilometers to Gulmarg. Arrive in Gulmarg early in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Later, begin a short tour, boarding the Gondola cable car system (the 08 minutes ropeway). Descend back to Gulmarg after an hour and later indulge in some horse-riding. Stay overnight at hotel in Gulmarg.

Day 8

Gulmarg to Pahalgam (152 kms / 4-5 hrs drive) 

 After breakfast, we drive to Pahalgam via Pampore, Avantipura and the village of Bijbehara which remains famous as the bread basket of Kashmir. We switch from the national highway 1A at Khanabal and drive through the second largest city of Anantnag. From here the road turns scenic as we drive parallel on the Lidder river flowing from the opposite direction. In Pahalgam, check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pahalgam.

Day 10

Departure transfer to Airport –

 After breakfast, check-out from your hotel and we would assist you with transfers to Srinagar airport for your onward connecting flight back home with memories .

 

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