Golden Triangle with Rajasthan & Khajuraho Tour

Delhi - Udaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Gwalior - Khajuraho - Orchha - Delhi - Amritsar - Delhi

Overview

There is no better way to experience the culture and tradition of India other than visiting its roots. To do so, the ‘Golden Triangle with Rajasthan and Khajuraho is a right tour that explains the richness of India and its glorious golden past in a great way.

Starting from Delhi, this 13 nights/ 14 days tour covers many prominent cities like Udaipur, Ajmer, Pushkar, Jaipur, Agra, Gwalior, Khajuraho, Orchha and Amritsar. In addition to major places, this golden triangle with Rajasthan tour offers a chance to experience the spirit and brilliance of the Mughal and Rajput period through its huge line of forts and palaces.

Besides, this tour includes a plethora of attractions, from the fascinating art and sculptures in Khajuraho to Golden Temple in Amritsar that surely captivates you. Adding to the fun, thisDelhi Agra Jaipur Rajasthan tourpackage boasts of its distinctive quality that helps you know more about the local life and culture and surely presents India in a nutshell.

Trip Highlights
  • Watch the lively Sound & Light Show at Red Fort
  • Explore Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and Red Fort
  • Visit the City Palace,  Jagdish Temple and other sites in Udaipur
  • Cherish a boat ride on Lake Pichola
  • Pay homage at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah
  • Worship at the Brahma Temple in Pushkar
  • Visit the Jagdish Ji Temple, Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort and other sites in Jaipur
  • Explore the Agra Fort, Itimad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb and other sites in Agra
  • Witness the splendid Taj Mahal
  • Gwalior city tour including a visit to one of the most important heritage sites Gwalior Fort
  • Explore the famous Khajuraho Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Orchha Fort and Laxmi Narayan Temple
  • Offer sincere prayers in Gurudwara Goindwal Sahib and Tarn Taran
  • A trip to the Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh and Wagah Border in Amritsar
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Itinerary Details

On your arrival in Delhi, our representative will meet and accompany you to your pre-booked hotel. Post-check-in at the hotel, you are free to unwind or visit the famous markets of Delhi for shopping. Each bustling markets of Delhi like Janpath, Tibetan Market, Connaught Place, Palika Bazar, Chandni Chowk, etc. has a unique ambiance. An array of goods ranging from arts and crafts, souvenirs, clothing or electronics at the best prices will definitely urge to go for a shopping spree in Delhi.

After extensive shopping, get back to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Today, after an appetizing breakfast, you embark upon a sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. The capital of India, Delhi surely takes you on a journey of discovery. During the first half of the day, you will visit Jama Masjid. Also known as Masjid-i Jahan-Numa, Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India. Its courtyard can hold an unbelievable 25,000 devotees. Then visit Qutub Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world is an excellent example of early Indo-Islamic architecture.

Later, explore some other places like the remarkable India Gate (a memorial to the martyrs), the sprawling circular columns of Parliament House and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Humayun's Tomb. Constructed out of red sandstone, Humayun's Tomb is a perfect example of Persian architecture.

After exploring the historic sites, it's time for a break to have your lunch. The tour then continues again by visiting Birla Mandir. A Hindu temple, most commonly known as Laxmi Narayan Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.

Later in the evening, visit last but not the least attraction of the day, the Red Fort which is also known as Lal Qila due to the red sandstone used for constructing it. In addition to its magnificent structure, here you will watch the spectacular Sound & Light Show which showcase the history of Red Fort and Delhi in a great way.

After a great sightseeing tour, return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

On the third day, after having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport to board the flight for Udaipur. On reaching the place, check-in at the hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Then if you want, you can visit the local markets like Hathi Pole Market, Bada Bazaar and Tibetan Market which are famous for traditional outfits, jewelry and much more.

Come evening, spend a pleasant time by interacting with the locals to know more about their lives and cultures. Enjoy tasty and authentic Rajasthani cuisines.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.

Start your morning with a delicious breakfast and then head out for sightseeing tour. Visit the famous City Palace which was built by Maharana Udai Singh and has several buildings within its complex. In addition to inbuilt palaces, its huge towers, balconies, terraces, gardens, cupolas and museum captivate you. Displaying a remarkable collection of ancient sculpture, antiques and inscriptions of the Mewar dynasty, the palace presents a sight to behold. Then visit one of the oldest Jagdish Temples in India. Presenting the perfect Indo-Aryan style of architecture, this temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

After getting the best panoramic views of the grand City Palace, it's time to have lunch and then explore a few other places like Saheliyon Ki Bari. Garden of the Maids or Saheliyon Ki Bari features verdant greenery, flowers, wonderful fountains, lotus pools and marble artifacts and pavilions which are perfect for an ideal romantic getaway. Later visit Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, an institution which offers courses in folk art, culture, songs and festivities of Rajasthan. Besides, the institution also has Folk Art Museum which displays the rural dresses, ornaments, puppets, folk musical instruments and paintings of Rajasthani culture.

In the evening, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola and then visit artificial Fateh Sagar Lake. This beautiful lake which is surrounded by hills on the three sides offers a stunning view of the mighty Aravalli Mountains.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.

On the fifth day of Golden Triangle with Rajasthan & Khajuraho tour, you will drive to the sacred city of Pushkar after having breakfast. En route visit Ajmer Sharif Dargah. The holy Sufi shrine of Moinuddin Chishti will allow you to witness various rituals and traditions. In addition to traditional customs, the furnishing, wooden and architectural works of the shrine are so amazing that you can't stop yourself to get attracted to this place. Later on, resume your drive to Pushkar. Upon reaching, check-in at the hotel and relax for a while.

Then visit the Brahma Temple, beautifully painted in shades of red and blue. Almost 2000 years old, this temple was built using marble and stone slabs and is dedicated to Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe.

Later, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Today, after a delicious breakfast in the morning, you will drive to discover one more splendor of Golden Triangle with Rajasthan tour, Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur, check-in at the hotel and relax for a couple of hours. Then join the half day sightseeing tour of the city including the Jal Mahal, also known as Water Palace. The architectural marvel is a perfect combination of Rajput and Mughal style of architecture. Built in red sandstone, this palace has five-storey building, of which four storeys are submerged under water when the lake is filled and only the top storey is visible. Later, visit Jaigarh Fort or the 'Fort of Victory'. Jaigarh Fort which is covered by the huge walls and watchtowers is truly a good example of a self-reliant place. Thereafter, you will visit the Central Museum. Popularly known as Albert Hall, the Central Museum houses a unique range of miniature, portraits, metalware, sculptures, an Egyptian mummy and paintings. Besides, there is a Durbar Hall inside which displays an array of wonderful carpets including the Persian Garden Carpet.

Later, in the evening you can visit the shopping mall or local market and pick up your favorite items.

Overnight stay at the Jaipur hotel.

Post today's breakfast, begin the day with a visit to the marvelous Amber Fort. The Fort which was built in red sandstone and white marble portrays the story of Mughal and Hindu architectural combinations. Besides admiring the timeless beauty, you can cherish an enthralling ride on an elephant here. Later, explore some of the other attractions like City Palace. One of the major landmarks of Jaipur, the City Palace boasts of not only the rich historical heritage but also of an amazing combination of Rajasthani, Mughal and European architecture styles. This makes it a unique sight for tourists.

This is followed by a visit to the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and Jantar Mantar. Also known as a Royal Observatory, Jantar Mantar has a unique structure and houses one of the biggest sundials in the world. Many architectural and astrological instruments located within the complex are used to provide exact time measurements, sun declination, constellation positions and other data pertaining to astronomy. In the evening, you can stroll around the nearby areas and conclude the day with a pleasant note.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 8 starts with a delicious breakfast. Subsequently, you will be driving towards the most beautiful city, Agra which is home to many charms other than just the Taj Mahal. Upon reaching Agra, check-in at the hotel to unwind. Then, embark on a sightseeing tour of the city covering places like the Agra Fort. Spread over a 94 acres area, this massive red sandstone Agra Fort is famous for the majestic gates. Later, visit Itimad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb (3 km far from Agra Fort) also known as the 'Baby Taj' and a 'Jewel Box'. It's believed that Nur Jahan, wife of Jahangir made this tomb in the loving memory of her father Mirza Ghiyas.

This is followed by an excursion to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz, Taj Mahal never fails to impress the onlookers. To truly experience its ethereal beauty, take a stroll around it and note the intricate carvings. Or else, just sit and admire the beautiful architecture, reflective pools and exquisite gardens in the premises.

Later in the evening, you will visit other attractions like Panch Mahal, Birbal Bhawan, Buland Darwaza and so on.

Overnight stay at the Agra hotel.

After having a delicious breakfast, it's time to set out for another journey. So, proceed from Agra to Gwalior. Upon reaching Gwalior, check-in at the hotel. After relaxing for a while, spend the day exploring and discovering the local attractions like the Gwalior Fort. One of the most important heritage sites in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior Fort boasts of its intricate sculptures and blue paintings on the walls. In addition to its wonderful architecture, the Fort is known for housing six grand palaces and an archaeological museum where rare Hindu and Jain sculptures are preserved.

Later, visit Sasbahu Temple. Situated close to the Gwalior Fort, Sasbahu Temple is truly an interesting place for history lovers. In addition to its historic features, the architecture of the temple is also amazing. The temple is home to intricately carved idols of Lord Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma. If time permits, the city of Scindias, Gwalior also gives you an exciting opportunity to set out on a shopping spree at marketplaces like Sarafa Bazar and Patankar Bazar.

Overnight stay will be in Gwalior.

Today, you will be driving towards the most popular attraction in Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho that houses a plethora of historical monuments and natural wonders to visit. Upon reaching, check-in at the hotel. After resting for a while, get ready for a guided tour to Khajuraho. Visit the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Khajuraho Temples that are divided into three groups: Eastern, Western and Southern wings. No doubt, each wing has wonderful architecture and erotic carvings. But, amongst the three, the Western wing is considered the finest as it features a maximum number of huge and attractive temples like Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Lakshmana Temple, Matangeshvara Temple, Varaha Temple, Chausath Yogini and Chitragupta Temple.

Besides, the eastern wing is influenced by exclusively designed Jain Temples and the Southern wing comprises of three popular temples, namely Duladeo Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple and Beejamandal Temple.

Spend overnight at the hotel.

The Golden Triangle tour with Rajasthan & Khajuraho comes with plenty of surprises. Today, after having an energizing breakfast, you will leave for an amazing heritage destination, Orchha which has preserved the culture and legends of the former rulers of the Bundela Dynasty.

Upon reaching, check-in at the hotel to unwind and then step out to visit major tourist attractions like the Orchha Fort. Situated on the banks of the River Betwa, the Orchha Fort houses several imposing structures including the prominent Raja Mahal the boasts of intricate architecture. Jahangir Mahal is another important attraction you will explore today. In addition to architecture, the impressive artwork and stone carvings within the premises of these palaces undoubtedly lure history buffs and art and architecture lovers from all around. Later, visit the Laxmi Narayan Temple. Built by Bir Singh Deo in 1622, Lakshmi Narayan Temple displays a perfect blend of temple and fort architecture. As the temple is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi but there is no idol of her and this uniqueness will entice any visitors.

In the evening, you will board a train from Jhansi to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.

Today you will move from Delhi to Amritsar by train. Upon reaching, check-in to your pre-booked hotel and relax for a while. After unwinding yourself for a short period of time, you can begin your sightseeing tour of Amritsar which includes attractions like Tarn Taran. Built by Guru Arjun Dev, the fifth Guru of the Sikh community, Tarn Taran is a perfect example of the Mughal style of architecture. Besides, Gurudwara has the largest Sarovar. It's believed that Sarovar's water has medical qualities and is capable of curing leprosy.

Later visit Goindwal. Situated at a distance of 25 km from Tarn Taran, Goindwal is a Sikh shrine which was built by Shri Guru Amar Das. This Gurudwara has a row of frescoes, depicting scenes from Sikh history. It also has a Baoli or a well with 84 steps. It is said that someone who takes a bath in the well and recites the 'Japji Sahib' here attains Moksha.

Come evening, explore the local market before you retire for the day in Amritsar.

Today morning, after having your breakfast, get ready for a trip to the Golden Temple. Offering indefinable serenity and peace to everyone, the Golden Temple has a unique ambiance that is full of spirituality. Later, visit the Jallianwala Bagh, the historic site where hundreds of men, women and children were killed on the order of British General Michael Dyer. This site houses a memorial built in honor of the massacre victims. Besides, the portion of the wall with bullet marks is also preserved as a memorial. In the evening visit Wagah Border to witness the Flag Retreat / Changing of Guard Ceremony.

Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Conclude your journey with delicious breakfast at Amritsar. After this, you will be transferred to the railway station to board the train to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be dropped to the Delhi airport to catch the flight for your final destination. Hope you had eternal memories with this Golden Triangle with Rajasthan & Khajuraho tour package.

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