Delhi – Agra - Bharatpur – Jaipur - Amritsar
6 Nights and 7 Days
Amritsar is one of those places that have great significance in the history of India but acquired more importance with religious places. Tourist attractions like the Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh are frequented by history lovers and pilgrims alike. Want more, the cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur have ample of tourist attractions.
We offer you a customized Golden Triangle Tour with Amritsar that takes you to the best tourist attractions in these four cities. Detail itinerary follows:
Arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport and get picked by our driver who will transfer you to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure or your own activities.
The National Capital of India, Delhi has abundance of tourist attractions. Start exploring the majestic city with India Gate, a mammoth gate built to honour the Indian Armed Force. Surrounded by lush gardens, the India Gate is also a great place for a short picnic.
From there, drive to Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of Nation. Rajghat is a place with pure tranquillity and peace of mind. Every year, millions of people visit Rajghat to pay a tribute to the legendry man.
Drive pas some important buildings including the Parliament House, the Rashtrapati Bhavan (official residence of the President of the Republic of India) and Red Fort, a massive fort from where the Prime Minister addresses the country on the eve of Independence Day.
Reach Humayun’s Tomb, a memorial for the second Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb is built in Indo-Persian style of architecture and depicts the colours of Muslim touch. Along with being a place with huge historical importance, Humayun’s Tomb also has its religious value.
Nearby located is the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and one of the largest in the world. Jama Masjid is the most important pilgrimage place for Muslims and a popular attraction for tourists.
Later, visit Qutab Minar, the tallest minaret in India. The minaret is built in Muslim style of architecture and was built by Mughal Emperors. Surrounded by crowded markets and many other attractions, Qutab Minar is a centre of attraction for tourists.
After visiting Chandni Chowk and doing some shopping, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
After enjoying a healthy breakfast in your hotel, check out and drive towards Agra. It takes around 3 hours to reach from Delhi to Agra. Upon your arrival, check into your hotel. The day is reserved for leisure or your own activities.
In evening, reach Taj Mahal to enjoy a stunning sunrise view of the Taj from river side. At this time, thousands of people gather around Taj to enjoy the beautiful sight and the charming atmosphere. Spend some time at the Taj before returning to your hotel for overnight stay.
The productive day will be fully spent in a satisfying sightseeing tour of Agra. the trip starts right at the Sunrise, as we will reach the Taj before sunrise to enjoy a stunning Sunrise View of the Taj.
At early morning, the beauty and elegance of Taj is at zenith. Fresh rays of the Sun create a charisma on the crystal white marble structure that leaves everyone in mesmerisation. Poets define this as the most beautiful sight in the world and tourists are willing to pay anything just to have a look of this sight.
Taj Mahal has acquired innumerable credentials and titles, including the Seventh Wonder of the World and the Symbol of Love, but what defines it the best is that it is the most popular tourist attraction in India, the country full of wide range of tourist attractions. The love of Shah Jahan for his beloved wife and the hard work of thousands of people who built this masterpiece is completely justified with what we see today in a marble structure called the Taj Mahal.
Return to your hotel for a healthy breakfast. After that, we shall start exploring rest of the city of Taj.
First visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula, popularly known as the Baby Taj due to being a smaller replica of the Taj Mahal. Dedicated to the Jewel of the Mughal Empire, Baby Taj is a beautiful monument built in Indo-Persian style of architecture. Along with being a historical attraction, Baby Taj is also frequented for its religious value.
Later, visit the Agra Fort. The Fort was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar during 16th century when he moved his capital from Fatehpur Sikri to Agra. Since it was built as a capital, all the powers and protection was installed in the fort. It served as the capital for over two centuries. Today, Agra Fort serves as a royal museum and showcases the armoury, costumes and other belongings of the Mughal emperors.
Return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Check out from your hotel and drive towards Jaipur, Enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was sometimes the capital of the Mughal Empire. It was established by Mughal Emperor Akbar with great planning, to form a capital like never before. However, the unfortunate town was hit by a severe draught after a few years, forcing the capital to be moved to Agra. Even today, you can see the ruins of monuments and buildings in the town.
Continue driving towards Jaipur and check into your hotel upon arrival. Rest of the day is reserved for your own activities or leisure.
Enjoy a healthy breakfast in your hotel and then go out to explore some of the most remarkable tourist attractions. First of all, visit Amber Fort, a massive hilltop fort located 11km from Jaipur. You are allowed to reach the hilltop fort on the back of an elephant (excluded from the package).
Amber Fort was the capital of the Kachhwaha Dynasty, the Rajput Empire of Rajasthan. It was one of the most powerful forts in India governing the entire operations of Rajputana, the erstwhile Rajasthan. Today, the fort serves as a tourist attraction. It houses quite-a-few temples, halls, rooms and other belongings of the Rajput rulers. The fort also provides a stunning view of the city beneath.
Return to Jaipur and visit Hawa Mahal, a crown-shaped monument built in the centre of Jaipur. The monument was built to allow the royal queens have a sight of the proceedings in the town beneath without getting spotted. The 953 windows in the monument let fresh breeze pass through the monument, keeping it cool even during the sizzling summers of Rajasthan.
Nearby located is Jantar Mantar. It is a solar observatory with dozens of instruments used for astrology and astronomical calculations. Sun Dial, an instrument used to calculate the movement of Sun, is the largest of its kinds in the entire world.
Next, visit City Palace, the residence of the royal family and a museum housing the belongings of the royal empire. You may find innumerable rooms, courtyards, halls and other belongings of the royal family within the palace.
Located close to the City Palace is the Govind Dev Ji Temple, the temple of the prime deity of Jaipur. The temple is the principle pilgrimage centre in Jaipur frequented by thousands of devotees every single year. There are a few gardens around the temple where you may spend some time in leisure.
After visiting these places, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Check out from your hotel and drive towards Amritsar. The holy town of Amritsar is popular for just two reasons – the Golden Temple and the Jallianwala Bagh. One has its immense pilgrimage value and other is a religious place for country lovers.
Upon arrival to Amritsar, check into your hotel and rest for the day. Overnight stay in your hotel in Amritsar.
Enjoy a healthy breakfast in your hotel before starting Amritsar Sightseeing Tour. First of all, visit the Golden Temple.
Golden Temple is a beautiful temple and is the biggest pilgrimage centre for the Sikh Community. A huge temple built of pure gold is located between a large lake. The temple is dedicated to Sikh Deity Harminder Singh. Golden Temple has the biggest Bhandara (free food service) in the world, providing food to a million people every single day.
Next visit Jallianwala Bagh, a historical garden located in Amritsar. The garden has its legends in the freedom fight of India. It was 13th April 1919 when British General Dyer ordered a shootout and killed thousands of people in the garden. It was the ignition of the revolution that resulted in the freedom struggle of India.
Other noteworthy places in Amritsar are Durgiana Temple (a temple dedicated to Hindu goddess Durga), Akal Takht (the primary seat of Sikh religious authority), Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Partition Museum (a museum showcasing the 1947 partition of India) etc.
After visiting these places, return to your hotel for an overnight say.
On the last day of the Golden Triangle Tour with Amritsar, drive towards Delhi. Enroute stop for lunch. Upon arrival to Delhi, our driver shall drop you at the Indira Gandhi International Airport for your journey ahead. Thank you for being a wonderful traveller.