Golden Triangle Tour with Rishikesh

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Rishikesh - Delhi

Overview

The Golden Triangle comprises the three iconic cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Each of these cities boasts a rich culture, history, and heritage. The Golden Triangle Tour with Rishikesh consisting of 11 nights and 12 days lets you visit the magnificent monuments and other attractions of these cities while letting you enjoy the benefits of Yoga in Rishikesh. Further, you will also get to visit the famous tourist attractions in Rishikesh and also witness the aarti on the Ganga River. This tour is all about exploring the past while reaping the benefits of Yoga.

Trip Highlights
  • Enjoy sightseeing in Delhi 
  • Savor the famous cuisines of Old Delhi 
  • Visit the Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Take a trip to Fatehpur Sikri
  • Enjoy an elephant ride to Amber Fort
  • Attend the Ganga aarti at Rishikesh
Tour Map route map
Itinerary Details

Arrival in Delhi followed by assisted transfer to the hotel by our tour representative. One of the bustling metropolises in India, Delhi is a medley of diverse cultures that resides here in perfect harmony. Whether you are a first time visitor or a regular one, a perfect juxtaposition of medieval and contemporary is always apparent. The architectural remains of the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal dynasty are scattered in different parts of the city. Whereas Old Delhi aka Shahjahanabad offers a window to the glorious past of the Mughal dynasty during the reign of Shah Jahan, the Lutyens or New Delhi resonates with the charm of British Raj.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

In the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Delhi covering famous tourist attractions like Red Fort- the red sandstone citadel built by Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid- largest mosque of Asia and Raj Ghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. Apart from sightseeing, guests can explore the chaotic streets of Chandani Chowk via Rickshaw ride. The market area is famous for its cuisine variety in terms of sweets, snacks, and Mughlai food.

Return to the hotel in the evening after the sightseeing tour and have a sumptuous dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Early morning, hit the road to Agra- the famous city of Taj. Agra is probably best known for the magnum-opus Taj Mahal which is considered as the landmark structure of the Mughal era. The white marble structure has been listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Besides the Taj Mahal, the city houses various architectural marvels of the Mughal era.

On arrival in Agra, check-in at the hotel and retire for the rest of the day. You can stroll around the streets of Agra and explore the local markets. Savor the local cuisines and go for shopping. Agra is famous for leather and marble products which one can buy as a souvenir for their loved ones.

Stay overnight at the hotel in Agra.

Beneath the morning rays of the rising sun, the beauty of the Taj Mahal is at its peak. Built by Shah Jahan to commemorate his consort Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal is sheer poetry in white marble. It is a dream destination for all lovers and leisure travelers around the world.

Post Taj Mahal exploration, head towards Agra Fort. The red sandstone citadel houses various palaces and mosques built during the reign of Akbar, Jahangir, and Shah Jahan. Emperor Shah Jahan spent his last few years inside this fort under house arrest.

Last you will visit to explore Itimad-Ud-Daulah tomb which is often called 'Baby Taj'. Many of its structural designs have served as a blueprint for the construction of the Taj Mahal.

Post sightseeing tour, return to the hotel in the evening and have a scrumptious dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.

Post a leisurely breakfast; head straight to Jaipur- the Pink City of Rajasthan. En-route explore the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri. Built by Emperor Akbar, this abandoned Mughal city has been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site. After exploring the monuments of Fatehpur Sikri, continue with your journey towards Jaipur.

On arrival in Jaipur, you will have an assisted check-in at the hotel. In the evening explore the local bazaars of Jaipur. Jaipur is famous for its handicraft markets selling semi-precious stones, Kundan jewelry, and handmade carpets. The vibrant markets of Jaipur will make you fall in love with this place.

Return to the hotel in the evening and have a delicious dinner at the resort. Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

After having a scrumptious breakfast, start your day with an elephant joyride to Amber Fort. The erstwhile capital seat of Kachwaha Rajputs, Amber Fort presents a classical blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture.

Post Amber Fort exploration, we will return to the 'pink city' Jaipur. The city truly lives up to its name due to the pinkish aura of its buildings which were painted to honor the arrival of King Edward. The pink color denotes hospitality and even after modernizations, it still holds its roots and values which you will feel in the hospitable environment of the city. The city tour includes visit to Jantar Mantar- an 18th century royal observatory boasting of astronomical instruments designed to study the movements of stars, City Palace- a palatial complex comprising of courtyards, palaces and gardens which still houses the royal family of Jaipur and Hawa Mahal built for the royal ladies of Jaipur to witness the chaos of street life. You will halt at this place for a photo session.

In the evening, proceed on a walking tour to the local bazaars of Jaipur to pick up some souvenir items.

Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Post a leisurely breakfast, leave on road to Delhi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and retire for the day. If you have time and energy then you can explore the local markets of Delhi and savor the local delicacies.

Return to the hotel in the evening and have a sumptuous dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Early morning, you'll start the road journey to Rishikesh.

Upon your arrival in Rishikesh, check into your hotel for bathing and change of clothes. Later, embark on a sightseeing tour of Rishikesh which includes Bharat Mandir, Triveni Ghat, Ram Jhula, Lakshmana Jhula, Parmarth Ashram, and Sivananda Ashram. Explore the famous tourist attractions of Rishikesh and bask in the spiritual vibes of this majestic city.

Stay overnight at the hotel in Rishikesh.

During your two days stay in Rishikesh, get enrolled in Yoga classes to learn the ancient secrets of healthy living. Delve into the yoga sessions which helps you to rejuvenate and relax. It is a perfect getaway activity which is a retreat for the mind and body.

Besides Yoga practice, you can witness evening aarti on the banks of the sacred river Ganges or simply relax in the comforts of your hotel room.

Stay overnight at the hotel.

Post a leisurely breakfast in the morning, you will be transferred to Delhi by road.

On arrival in Delhi, meet our representative and leave on road to Delhi International Airport to board flight back home.

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