Golden Triangle with Rajasthan and Goa

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Goa - Mumbai

Overview

Golden Triangle tour of Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra offers a variety of travel experiences. When the itinerary is combined with perhaps the best of India’s state like Goa, the experience automatically becomes magical. It will make your holiday entertaining and exciting and also give you a chance to witness the true fascinating art, culture, and heritage of India. It is also the foremost choice for travelers worldwide who wish to delve into the beauty of mesmerizing India. The 15 nights/ 16-days tour will start from Delhi, covering some of the important landmarks and places of interest like Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal, Amer Fort, City Palace and others. We have clubbed this Golden Triangle Tour and Goa Holidays with few more cities of Rajasthan to make it more significant and exhilarating.

Trip Highlights
  • Covers the tourist attractions in Delhi namely, Jama Masjid, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Gandhi Memorial,
  • Explore Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb and the Qutub Minar Complex.
  • Sightseeing tour in Agra including Taj Mahal, Itimad-Ud-Daulah Tomb and Agra Fort
  • Visit the fabulous Fatehpur Sikri to explore Jama Masjid, Jodha Bai Palace, the Buland Darwaza
  • Outing to Panch Mahal, and Birbal Bhawan
  • Enjoy the elephant and ride to Amber Fort
  • Half-day tour to Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada
  • Sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Old Goa
Tour Map
Itinerary Details

Upon your arrival at the Delhi airport, our tour representative will meet you and escort you to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can roam around and explore the local markets of Delhi. Dilli Haat is an option where you can go for shopping. One can also enjoy some mouthwatering local delicacies while exploring the nearby attractions.

Spend overnight at the hotel in Delhi.

The second day of the Golden Triangle and Goa Holidays includes sightseeing of attractions in Delhi. Today, you will cover the famous attractions of India's capital such as Humayun's Tomb, Parliament House, Gandhi Memorial, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Red Fort, Jama Masjid and the Qutub Minar Complex.

Delhi is the capital city of India and is a large metropolis with strengths in commerce, arts, entertainment, education, finance, fashion, media, healthcare, professional services, transport, tourism, research, and development all contribute to its importance

It is considered that Humayun's Tomb was more of a luxurious palace than a tomb. The tomb is one of the best conserved Mughal memorials. This mesmerizing mausoleum is the first example of the Mughal architecture in India. Persian architecture has a strong influence on the construction of the tomb.

The Parliament House is a colonnaded circular building. It also consists of numerous committee rooms, ministerial offices, and an exceptional library. Built-in an imperial style of architecture, the Parliament House has an open verandah with 144 columns. The domed circular central hall with oak-paneled walls and the three semicircular buildings are used for conducting the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha meetings.

The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial is a beautiful well-maintained garden and the whole site is beautiful. You have to be barefooted if you want to go near the tomb. The ground that surrounds the memorial is spacious and lovely. The monument itself is built-in a simple way to honor the simple lifestyle of Gandhi Ji.

Laxmi Narayan Temple is also called as Birla Mandir. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Delhi. Constructed by the renowned industrialist Sh. J.K. Birla in the year 1939, this attractive temple is situated in the west of Connaught Place. The temple is dedicated to the goddess of prosperity 'Laxmi' and Lord 'Narayana' who is the preserver of the universe.

The Red Fort is locally called the 'Lal Qila'. The walls of the massive structure are made of red sandstone and rise about 33 m high reminding about of the magnificent supremacy and splendor of the Mughal rulers. The walls were built in the year 1638 and were designed to protect the fort from invaders

Jama Masjid is a great mosque in the Old Delhi is one of the largest in India. It has a courtyard that can occupy 25,000 devotees. The construction of the mosque was started in 1644 and was commissioned by Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor who also constructed the Red Fort and the Taj Mahal. The highly ornamental mosque consists of 3 great gates, 4 towers and two 40 m high minarets made with strips of white marble and red sandstone.

The red sandstone tapering tower of Qutub Minar is 72.5 m 2.75 m in diameter at its peak to 14.32 m at its base. The nearby archaeological area consists of obituary buildings, particularly the wonderful Alai Darwaza, a masterwork of Indo-Muslim art and two mosques, including the Quwwat-ul-Islam, which is the oldest in north India, made of reused materials from about 20 Brahman temples.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Wake up early in the morning, have your breakfast, and then travel to Agra. As you arrive at the hotel, complete the check-in formalities and relax for a while. Afterward, head out for an exploration of the Agra city. For sightseeing, you will visit the Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, and Itimad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb.

The Taj Mahal is synonymous with love and romance. The flawless white marble, the gorgeous ornamentation, expensive gemstones used and its scenic location, all make a visit to the Taj Mahal gain a place among the most sought-after tours in the world. The tomb is built in a quadrilateral shape and can be entered through a huge gateway which has an arch and niches on either side of it.

The tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah is also referred to as the 'Baby Taj'. The tomb consists of a central hall with small chambers around it. A sandstone stairway leads to the 1st floor where a sophisticated rectangular dome is found surmounting a pavilion over the central hall.

Return to the hotel and spend the night in Agra.

After eating the healthy breakfast, drive to Jaipur and halt at the Fatehpur Sikri. There are various exciting attractions that the tourists can visit here such as the Jodha Bai Palace, Jama Masjid, Birbal Bhawan, the Buland Darwaza, and Panch Mahal.

Fatehpur Sikri is one of the most sought-after tourists' places in India. The abandoned Mughal town holds an important place in the history of the Mughals. The city flaunts a fine example of Indian and Persian architecture. Apart from the mosque and some imperial buildings, most of the city has been ruined.

Jodha Bai's Palace is the largest and most important part of Imperial Harem, having all facilities, provisions, and safeguards. The palace building consists of a quadrangular block with a single wonderful gateway on the eastern side. Numerous Hindu motifs have been used in the building, which confirms that the inhabitant of the building was a Hindu lady.

As you reach Jaipur, check-in at the hotel and stay overnight.

On the morning of day 5 of your Golden Triangle with Rajasthan and Goa tour, you will head for Amber Fort. On reaching there, ride on an elephant to reach the entrance of the fort. Explore the fort till your heart's content.

The Amber Fort is one of the most well-known and most-visited forts in India. It is also popularly called as 'Amer Fort'. The fort was acknowledged as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2013. Its architecture is a noteworthy fusion of Rajput (Hindu) and Mughal (Islamic) styles. The fort is entirely built up of marble and sandstone and consists of 4 courtyards, halls, gardens, and palaces.

After lunch, explore the Jaipur city. Today you will enjoy sightseeing of attractions namely Nawab Sahab ki Haveli, City Palace and the local Markets.

From Nawab Sahab ki Haveli, you can see almost every fort and other archaeological beauties of Jaipur. Nawab Sahab ki Haveli is a real stunner. Jaipur boasts of this architectural wonder very well.

Spend the night at the hotel in Jaipur.

This morning you will be served with the delicious breakfast. And then you can spend time doing leisurely activities. You can relax or explore the nearby attractions. One can also visit the local markets during your free time. Jaipur is famous for its handicraft and you can pick something for yourself. After lunch head to the railway station and travel to Jodhpur via train. Our tour representative will meet you on arrival in Jodhpur.

Later you can spend the night in the hotel's room.

After having mouthwatering food, you can start your day by exploring the attractions in Jodhpur. The first thing in the morning is to enjoy the sightseeing tour to the Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort.

Jaswant Thada is a 19th-century white marble royal monument. The Jaswant Thada is an architectural marvel with elaborate carvings. Famed as one of the most beautiful white marble cenotaphs, the superb structure is a perfect illustration of the Rajputana style of architecture. Its immaculate design and architecture are a symbol of the fine workmanship of the ancient period.

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, an epitome of glory and wealth, is amongst the largest and most beautiful forts of India. It is one of the major attractions visited by tourists from all over the world.

In the evening, after your sightseeing tour, you can indulge in some leisure activities such as you can visit the bustling markets and savor the local delicacies. Rajasthan is famous for its customs and clothes. Rajasthani dresses are so beautiful and different. One can buy handicraft products from the local market.

An overnight stay in the hotel.

After having breakfast, you will head to your next destination which is Udaipur. En-route visit the Ranakpur Jain Temples. This is a popular Jain pilgrimage site and is an architectural marvel. The temple is famous for its unspoiled surroundings that make the Ranakpur as one of the popular tourist places near Jodhpur. The temple is also known for the huge number of monkeys who reside here.

After you reach Udaipur, check-in at the hotel. In the evening, enjoy a relaxing walk in the local markets of Udaipur. Enjoy some local delicacies here. Udaipur is famous for handicraft work and you can buy ethnic saree, traditionally crafted paintings, jackets and sculptures from here.

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Udaipur.

On the 9th day, embark on a sightseeing tour of attractions in Udaipur which is also famous by the name 'City of Lakes'. The attractions in the itinerary include the Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Jagdish Temple, City Palace, and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir.

The beautiful Aravalli Hills surrounds Udaipur from all directions which make this city as lovely as it is. This 'Venice of the East', as it is fondly known, flaunts abundant natural beauty, fascinating temples and magnificent architecture which makes it a must-visit destination in India.

Saheliyon-Ki-Bari is a large, beautiful garden located in the north of Jaipur. It is known for its pleasing lotus pool, exceptional architecture, marble elephants, beautiful gardens and fountains. Situated along the Fateh Sagar Lake, this garden is also well-known for its marble art and lush green lawns amidst the dry state of Rajasthan.

Jagdish Temple is a big Hindu temple in the center of Udaipur just outside the royal palace. This temple is built in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture. This 3-storied temple is an architectural marvel comprises attractively carved pillars, painted ceilings, elegant halls, and decorated walls.

City Palace, located on the banks of Lake Pichola, is one of the most popular and romantic places to visit in Udaipur for couples. The architecture of the palace is splendid and is a testimony to the royal kingdoms of the Rajput dynasty. Known for its rich history, the beauty of the palace is a benchmark for many structures even to this day.

Enjoy the boat ride on the Lake Pichola in the evening. This boat ride will let you know why Udaipur is the pride of Rajasthan.

Return to the hotel and stay overnight.

The morning of day 10 will begin with a journey to the airport where you will board a flight to Goa. With this, your Golden Triangle Goa Tour starts. As you arrive at the Dabolim airport, our tour representative will meet and escort you to your hotel. Relax for the rest of the day and spend time on your own. You can stroll around the nearby places. One can explore the nearby local market or try some local food. You can also buy souvenirs for yourself.

Spend the night at the hotel in Goa.

The next morning, head out for a half-day to visit Old Goa. Visit some of the popular churches like the Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bomb Jesus and Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

Se Cathedral is a famous landmark built in the Portuguese Manueline style. The church is 76 m in height making it one of the largest churches in the subcontinent. The church consists of six panels with pictures of Saint Catherine's life engraved on them. There is a monastery close to the cathedral which is transformed into an Archeological Museum.

Basilica of Bom Jesus is one of the renowned churches in Goa. Reckoned as one of the best examples of Baroque architecture, the church holds the mortal remains of the St. Francis Xavier. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Church of St. Francis of Assisi is one of the prime tourist destinations in Goa which is visited by people from all over the world. It is also a part of the churches and convents of Goa. It showcases a blend of Baroque and Corinthian architectural style. This church houses a museum which exhibits artifacts, paintings, and sculptures.

Enjoy the evening relaxing in the hotel room. Or else, you can head out to explore other attractions like Mangueshi Temple on your own.

Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 12-15 can be spent relaxing on the sunny beaches in Goa. You can enjoy the morning walk along the palm-fringed beaches. Bask in the sunshine and get yourself a refreshing Ayurvedic massage which will revitalize your senses. You can stroll around beaches in Goa and also try your hands on some of the water sports activities such as parasailing, jet-skiing, boat ride, scuba diving, snorkeling, and kayaking. Water sports activities in Goa are world-famous. Tourists from all over the world enjoy the activities at the pristine beaches in Goa. You can ride a bicycle early in the morning and marvel at the spectacular sunrise views. Quad biking, zip-lining and trekking are few of the adventure activities which you can enjoy in Goa. Cruising over the Mandovi River is also a wonderful option that will transform your evening into a memorable affair.

Anjuna Flea Market is a weekly market that offers a wonderful experience near Anjuna Beach. This seashore market is very famous amongst tourists as it offers a wide range of items such as jewelry, clothes and other embellishments. Besides, Goa has a lot of night markets where one can go on a shopping spree. These markets are heaven for shopaholics. You can also enjoy scrumptious Goan delicacies here.

Goa is famous for its nightlife and innumerable casinos. One can visit there and enjoy their time. Floating casinos are also very popular among tourists. These casinos offer so much to you that you can make the most of your holidays here. Goa is surely a must-visit place if you are a fun enthusiast.

Stay overnight at the hotel.

This morning you can wake up late, eat your breakfast and relax as you want. Head out to the Dabolim International Airport in the evening and board flight to Mumbai. Catch the flight for your journey back home.

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