THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE

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Begin your exciting journey to India with a visit to bustling New Delhi, the majestic Taj and colourful Jaipur. With several World Heritage monuments and important museums as well as excursions in these cities, enjoy the silences of history, the hum of the bazaar and colours of India!

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi international airport after midday you are met and transferred to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Delhi

Sights to see and experience include Humayun’s Tomb (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Humayun; Cycle Rickshaw in Old Delhi to witness daily activities of the Chandni Chowk market; the congregational Jama Mosque; India Gate, a prominent landmark of Delhi; Gandhi Smriti, a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi in the house where he spent the last days of his life and was assassinated; and the Qutab Minar Complex (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Agra

Drive to Agra and visit the Agra Fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site), built by Emperor Akbar, is perhaps the best-preserved fort in India. Afternoon visit the Taj Mahal (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the wonder in marble built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Begum. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Agra and Fatehpur Sikri

Sunrise visit of Taj Mahal to view the marble sparkle in dawn light. Drive to Jaipur en-route we visiting the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the first planned city of the Mughals to feature designs that amalgamated Hindu, Persian and Islamic design. Continue to Jaipur. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Jaipur

Excursion to the hilltop Amber Fort which houses mighty gates, temples, huge ornate halls, palaces, pavilions and gardens, a perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Heritage walk of Amber village and the museum of textiles. Afternoon visit the vast City Palace and Museum which displays Persian carpets, miniature paintings, astronomical manuscripts apart from other items; Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory with instruments built in stone and marble; the Central Museum, known as the Albert Hall houses a large collection of antiques and interesting artifacts; and the colourful bazaar from where we can view the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the city’s promient landmark. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Fly to Kolkata

Morning flight to Kolkata to embark on the cruise.

Contact Information

E-mail: info@gangesvoyager.com

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Office No. 7, Second Floor, Local Shopping Centre
Vasant Arcade, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110 070
Telephone +91.11.2612.4069 or 4070