Golden Triangle and Shimla Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Shimla - Kurfi - Delhi (08 Nights / 09 Days) by Train and Car
Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi-Agra (By Train )-Jaipur ( By Road )
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast airconditioned train to Agra. Breakfast in the train ,Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours, Arrive Agra & visit the magnificient Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife Also visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience),a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions.At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlayslend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms .Afternoon drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preservedred sandstone "ghost town" which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to Hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 04 /Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later visit the City Palace, Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies,confined to their quarters,could sneak views of the outside world. Past,present and future mergeat Jai Singh's observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century.Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 05 / Jaipur-Delhi ( By train shatabdi exp Dep 1745 Hrs Arr 2230 Hrs )
After breakfast checkout from hotel & visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later visit the City Palace, Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screen sand carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century. Evening transfer to railway station to board the air conditioned train to Delhi, Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 06 / Delhi -Shimla (By Road )Shimla
After breakfast drive to shimla (Apx 8 Hrs ) Arrive Shimla and transfer to hotel Night stay in Shimla.
Day 07 / Shimla
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Shimla covering Kalbadevi Temple, Jakhu Temple, Hanuman Temple or stop for a while at the beautiful stained – glass - windows of Christ Church, which was built in the 1850 ‘s.Rest of the day is free to explore various scenic sights or visit mall road and shopping. Night stay in Shimla.
Day 08 /Shimla – Kufri - Shimla
Morning after breakfast excursion to Kufri a 30 Minutes drive from Shimla, an exotica of nature as a place surrounded by dense forest and snow caped mountains amidst virgin peaks and natures flora and fauna where one can completely relax and tune oneself for natural beauty, evening free to enjoy the scenic beauty of Kufri. Also visit Fagu, Indira Gandhi Holiday Home and enjoy horse riding (optional) in the apple orchids. Rest of the day is free to explore various scenic sights or visit mall road .Night stay in Shimla.
Day 09/ Shimla - Delhi ( Departure )
After breakfast drive to Delhi ( Aprox. 8 hrs.) . On arrival transfer to airport to board your onward flight.
» 8 Nights accomodation on twin sharing basis as per the itinerary.
» Daily breakfast.
» Train tickets for Delhi - Agra in airconditioned chair car.
» Train tickets for Jaipur - Delhi in airconditioned chair car.
» Surface travel by exclusive airconditioned car.
» All transfers, sightseeing, excursions as per the itinerary.
» Local English speaking guides.
» Elephant ride in Jaipur (subject to availability).
» All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc.
Does not include:
» Entrance fee to monuments.
» Any airfare.
» Tips, beverages, laundry etc.
» Any item not shown in cost Includes.