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
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
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
» 8 Nights accomodation on twin sharing basis
as per the itinerary.
» Daily breakfast.
» Train tickets for Delhi - Agra in airconditioned
» Train tickets for Jaipur - Delhi in airconditioned
» Surface travel by exclusive airconditioned
» 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.
Hotels Selected - Luxury (5* Deluxe)
Delhi : The Oberoi / Imperial
Agra : Amarvilas
Jaipur : RajVilas
Shimla : Oberoi Cecil