Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho - Delhi
Golden Triangle circuit is the most exciting introduction of India and add to it the mysterious Khajuraho; your trip will be a memorable experience. Covering historical cities of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Khajuraho, the itinerary gives an insight into various eras of history, marvellous architecture, impressive craftsmanship and awe-inspiring sights. The highlights include the UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the white-marble mausoleum Taj Mahal, mighty hill forts of Jaipur, and the erotic carvings that adorn the temples of Khajuraho. Learn about the details of your itinerary below.
On your arrival in Delhi, meet with our tour representative. Get assistance for transfer to hotel. Check in and relax. The day is at your leisure. The charming capital of India is known for the merge of old and new, creating a unique experience. From historic sites, bustling markets, mouth-watering street food, vibrant nightlife, to other charms, have a great time in the city of cities.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today enjoy sightseeing in Delhi, covering both Old and New Delhi enveloped with various eras of history. Pay a visit to Jama Masjid, an architectural marvel of Mughals in addition to being one of the largest mosques in Asia. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the red-sandstone 16th-century capitol of Mughals, Red Fort. Walk amid the serene Gandhi memorial, built in memory of father of the nation. Do not miss two of the other heritage sites listed by UNESCO- Humayun’s Tomb and the Qutub Archaeological Complex.
The highlight of the New Delhi is India Gate - The memorial of martyrs, and the Parliament House. Built by British architect Lutyen’s, the charming area was developed during the days of British colonial rule.
Retune for overnight stay at hotel.
Today, start with your drive to Jaipur. The royal Pink City is the pride of the Rajputana. The capital city of Rajasthan embodies the charm of the state. From historic sites, cultural spots, thriving alleys, royal homes converted to heritage hotels, there is so much to experience.
Upon arrival, check into hotel. There are no plans for today.
Overnight stay at hotel.
In the morning, leave for sightseeing. The first stop is the magnificent Amber Fort- the hill fort of Jaipur listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Arrive to the fort on the back of an Elephant. Next, leave for City Palace tour. The regal residence of the royalty has a number of interesting displays, courtyards, buildings, gardens and amazing architecture. End the day with a visit to Jantar Mantar, the Royal Observatory that helped judge time, season, eclipse and other astronomical events.
Do take a walk through the colourful markets, where you can shop for souvenirs.
Stay the night at the hotel.
Today morning, leave for Agra. On the way, pay a visit to Fatehpur Sikri. The abandoned city is a charming relic of the bygone days. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 AD, the town is known for the mighty door Buland Darwaza, graceful buildings including Salim Chisti's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal and other palaces.
On arrival, check into the hotel.
Overnight stay in Agra.
In the morning, embark on Agra sightseeing tour. First stop of the day is Agra Fort. The red sandstone fort of the Mughals has a number of amazing sights including palaces, gardens, fountains, etc. Walk through the majestic fort and imagine the olden days.
Next, pay a visit to the Taj Mahal. built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 AD for his queen Mumtaz Mahal, the white-marble mausoleum is a UNESCO World heritage Site that is also known as an ‘icon of love’.
After a well-spent day, return to hotel for overnight stay.
Get assisted transfer to railway station to board the train to Jhansi. On arrival in Jhansi, drive to Khajuraho.
On the way stop to enjoy Orchha, a charming historic city in the heart of Madhya Pradesh.
On arrival in Khajuraho check into hotel. Stay the night at hotel.
Today morning, proceed for a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site- The Group of Temples of Khajuraho. Marvel at the erotic sculptures, elegant architecture and the finesse of the ancient temples. Explore the Eastern / Western group of temples which includes Laxmi & Varaha temple, Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Devi Jagdamba temple, etc.
Later, transfer to Khajuraho airport to board flight back to Delhi, and flight for onward journey.