Golden Triangle Tour

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09 Days
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Overview

Touring the most Popular Circuit In India 

Golden Triangle of India is one of the most popular Tour Circuit of India covering the three of the beautiful, amazing and incredible cities of India. The tour starts from New Delhi, Indian Capital. Present New Delhi is a modern metropolitan city which accommodates people from different parts of country with different languages, culture and religion. Not only because its capital city of India, because of its rich historical and cultural preservation, Delhi has been a must visit place while you are in India.

Another place of highlight of this tour is Agra. Because of the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and also a lasting tribute to love and lovers beyond time, Agra has a different charm. Beside Taj Mahal, Agra has a rich tradition of handicraft and culture.

The final highlight of the Golden Triangle is Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, which is very colourful and also known as pink city as this city is color washed with pink to create the impression similar to the red standstone of the mughal city. 

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01:

Arrive New Delhi. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02:

Full day sightseeing tour of Delhi.

Day 03:

Drive New Delhi / Jaipur (258 kms)

Day 04:

Drive Jaipur / Agra (240 kms)

Day 05:

Sightseeing tour of Agra

Day 06:

Drive Agra / New Delhi (210 kms) & Departure

Extension Tour to Khajurao and Varanasi

Day 06:

Agra / Jhansi (by train) / Orchha / Khajuraho

Day 07:

Fly Khajuraho / Varanasi

Day 08:

Sightseeing tour of Varanasi

Day 09:

Fly Varanasi / Delhi & Depart

 

Itinerary

Day 01:

Arrive New Delhi. Transfer to Hotel.

 

On arrival in New Delhi meet and greet by our representative in Indian traditional with garlanding and escorted to Hotel. O/N Hotel.

   

Day 02:

Full day sightseeing tour of Delhi.

 

After morning breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of old and New Delhi. The tour starts from Old Delhi visiting The Raj Ghat, Red Fort & Jama Masjid. Time permitting visit Chadni Chowk, local market etc. After this proceed to New Delhi visiting imposing India Gate, The President House, Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India and the Red Fort. O/N Hotel.

   

Day 03:

Drive New Delhi / Jaipur (258 kms)

 

After morning breakfast proceed to Jaipur, also known as Pink City. check in to hotel for refreshment. Proceed to Amer Fort built in 16th century and enjoy the ride on Elephant back. After this pass through HawaMahal, followed by city sightseeing of Jaipur visiting –  City Palace, which used to be the residence of the erstwhile Rajput rulers. Visit Jantar Mantar which is one of the 5 observatories built by the former ruler of Amber, Jai Singh. It is the largest of all. Also visit GovindDevji Temple, which is supposed to be the most popular temple of Jaipur, dedicated o Lord Krishna. Evening visit Birla temple.

   

Day 04:

Drive Jaipur / Agra (240 kms)

 

Morning drive to Agra, en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri (Old Deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) Jama Masjid, The Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan & PanchMahal. Upon arrival, check in to Hotel.

   

Day 05:

Sightseeing tour of Agra

 

Early morning visit Taj Mahal the most beautiful symbol of love and one of the world’s wonders. Visiting this site in the morning will allow you to see the glow of Taj Mahal in the changing light of rising Sun. Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz. After breakfast continue visiting Agra Fort built by the great Emperor Akbar and Itmad-ud-Daulah’s tomb.

   

Day 06:

Drive Agra / New Delhi (210 kms) & Departure

 

After breakfast drive back to New Delhi and transfer to airport for onward journey with great memory.

   

Extension Tour to Khajurao and Varanasi

   

Day 06:

Agra / Jhansi (by train) / Orchha / Khajuraho

 

Morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to railway station to catch the Bhopal Shatabdi train for Jhansi at 0817 hrs / 1048 hrs. Upon arrival meet and greet by our representative at railway station and drive to Khajuraho. Enroute visit Orchhafort. Its worth visiting fort as there are many temples within the fort area. Visit to Ram Raja, Chaturbhuj and Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Later, drive to Khajuraho and check-in to hotel.

   

Day 07:

Fly Khajuraho / Varanasi

 

After breakfast check-out from the hotel and start sightseeing tour of beautiful temples and sculpture of Khajuraho. Visit the Tantric and Jain Temples. The erotic and intricately carved poses of the Khajuraho temples leave you dumbfound and amazed. Later transfer to the airport to board the flight to Varanasi. On arrival transfer to hotel.

   

Day 08:

Sightseeing tour of Varanasi

 

Varanasi is a holy city and seems to be oldest existing city in the world. Early wake up and drive to River Ganges to view the sunrise boating on river Ganges. Later proceed for half day guided sightseeing tour of Varanasi. The excursion includes the Bharat Mata temple, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), the Vishwanath temple and Ghats. In the evening enjoy the Ganga Aarti (worship of Holy Ganges). Overnight hotel.

   

Day 09:

Fly Varanasi / Delhi & Depart

 

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to airport to catch the flight to back to Delhi. On arrival, transfer to International airport for your flight to onward destination.

 

Includes / Excludes

Price includes following services:
1. Accommodation sharing twin at Hotel in New Delhi, Jaipur and Agra as per itinerary on Bed & Breakfast basis.
2. Airport transfers in New Delhi.
3. Transportation as per itinerary by private AC Vehicle.
4. Guided sightseeing tours as per itinerary with English speaking guide and applicable entrance fees

 

Our price does not include followings:
1. International flights to / from New Delhi.
2. India entry visa fees.
3. Lunch and dinner while in New Delhi, Jaipur and Agra.
4. Travel, Medical and Personal insurance.
5. Expenses of personal nature, i.e. tipping, laundry, bottled drinks, bar bills etc.

Extensions

If you are not tied up with time limitations, or have more time before or after your main trip with us, you can join / take following extension trips to make your holiday even interesting. According to extra time you have, you can choose a visit to National Parks for jungle safari viewing rare animals, migrant birds and exotic reptiles or enjoy the whitewater rafting or take a cultural tour of Kathmandu, Pokhara, Nagarkot or even make a quick visit to neighboring countries of Tibet – Roof of the world, India – The country of wonders, Bhutan – The Dragon Kingdom.

We can add these extensions before or after your holiday according to the flights that you have booked / can book. Beside these, if you even want just stay in Kathmandu for relax or any independent activities, we can book extra nights at the Hotel. You can book these extensions together with your main trip booking.

 

Chitwan National Park

It is one of the oldest and popular National Parks in Nepal recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Site. More than 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros and some 100 nocturnal Royal Bengal Tigers have made their home in this dense forest. There are an estimated 50 species of mammals, over 526 species of birds, 49 amphibians and reptiles and 150 species of butterflies.

The park is spread over an area of 932 sq kms and located in the lowlands of Nepal. The forest cover is predominantly Sal, interspersed with tall grasslands, small hills, ox-bow lakes and flood plains.

Standard Packages are of 2 nights and 3 nights. Chitwan can be reached both by surface and air.

 

Bardia National Park

The park provides excellent habitat for endangered animals like the rhinoceros, wild elephant, tiger, fresh water Dolphin and many other species of mammals along with over 200 species of birds.

Standard Packages are of 2 nights and 3 nights. Bardia can be reached both by surface and air but since it will be too far to drive from Kathmandu, we offer the packages by air only.

 

Kathmandu

It is a treasure trove of ancient art and architecture that lie hidden in the labyrinth of manmade structures. The ancient pagoda temples and Buddhist stupas stand majestically above the rest of the landmarks. The Palace squares fascinate visitors with its exquisite woodwork and carving. You can extend your holiday from 1-3 days visiting these sites.

 

Pokhara

Pokhara is most popular tourist destination after Kathmandu, not because of its easy accessibility but because of its scenic beauty and proximity to many Himalayas. Rarely does a tourist miss a trip to this beautiful valley of lakes and mountain views. Ekai Kawaguchi who was the earliest visitor of this district, was awed by its beauty. The Annapurna range of the Himalayas dominates the landscape around Pokhara and many of treks and expeditions start from here. Around Pokhara one can go boating on lakes, bird watching, paragliding, fishing, ultralight flying or even pony trek besides regular treks. Pokhara can be reached by air as well as surface.

 

Nagarkot

Nagarkot is one of the most popular hill resorts on the fringe of the Kathmandu valley. With an elevation of 2,195m, is 32 kms away from Kathmandu offers a panoramic view of the valley and is described by the visitors as a place whose beauty endures year round. The extraordinary view of the Himalayan peaks from Dhaulagiri to Kanchenjunga is stupendous. Sunrise view from here is truly magnificent. An array of luxury resorts has made this place enjoyable for all kinds of tourists.

 

Tibet

Tour in Tibet offers a fabulous journey with awesome beautiful picturesque landscape and its colorful people and their culture, tranquil lakes, numerous high passes with stunning views of the mountains. Enriched by the ancient most lavishly decorated monasteries and temples with chanting saffron colored monks, ever smiling faces of people and their typical lifestyle all contributes to this trip a memory of your lifetime. A land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion with its unique landscape, casts an enchanted spell that holds you in thrill and excitement. A journey of a life time, at the roof of the world with exciting adventure on route, and breathe-taking views of range of snow capped mountains. This is truly a stunning trip starting with a panoramic drive or flight over the gigantic Himalayas, a tour of great historical cities of Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse in the comfort of the spacious land cruiser and standard Hotels that Tibet has to offer.

 

India

The country of wonders, the lively bazaars, ornate architecture and the something puzzling customs of Indians make any visit a refreshing from the western life. Endowed with a backdrop of that can be anything from snow capped mountain to palm-lined beach, Indian rarely fails to delight adventurous travelers. India is considered to be the rich cultural melting pot with its colorful festivals of all the religion and people, blending well with magnificent landscape of historical cities, jungle, valleys, arid desert to high beautiful Himalayan peaks which makes it a traveler’s destination from sand, sea to snow.

 

Bhutan

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, commonly known as ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is regarded as the last paradise on earth is slowly emerging from centuries of self-imposed isolation. Closed for the outside world until early seventies, Bhutan has adopted the regulated tourism policy for its visitors in this tiny Himalayan Kingdom by allowing to enter limited numbers of tourists every year. Bhutan has retained its religious and cultural values despite of encroachment of modern civilization in the every nook and corner of the world. Unspoiled majestic virgin peaks, unique cultural heritage preserved for many centuries, an architectural style like no others, a land of full of warm hearted and friendly people have made Bhutan a truly unique destination. You will still find its past in present.

 

ACTIVITIES

River Rafting

Rafting is undoubtedly the best way to explore the Arcadian Nepal. It involves excitement, scenic views and challenge. Nepal has numerous fine rivers for rafting, kayaking or canoeing. The most prominent white water rafting regions are the eastern, the mid and the western rivers. Of all these regions, river Trisuli and the Bhotekoshi are the main popular rafting rivers for short trips. The rivers sometimes offer hair raising roller coaster rides. The float down stream is exhilarating and the scenery of the valley gorges between Himalaya and min Himalayan range is equally captivating. So whatever duration or level of excitement you need we have it.

 

Mount Everest Flight

Mountain flight is truly a memorable experience that one should not miss out in Nepal. If you feel you have not seen enough mountains, the mountain flight is the right choice to rejoice with spectacular panoramic mountains’ views. The bird’s eye view of the 6 mighty mountains above 8,000m out of the 14 from a close range is simply unbelievable. The one hour magic flight will make it possible for you to view uninterruptedly all the enchanting beauty of lofty and snowcapped mountains beyond your imagination. Above all is towering figure of Mount Everest amidst cluster of mountains spread all over Nepal and Tibet will mesmerize the onlookers with its astounding charm and grandeur. It is a great personal pride for you to hover above the clouds closer to the highest peak of the world-a-feat to be achieved only through mountain flight.

 

Bungy Jumping

Just imagination of jumping down from a bridge of 160m above a tropical gorge with the Bhote Koshi, one of the Nepal’s wildest rivers raging below is enough to make your heartbeat run faster. It is the thrill of Bungy jumping as it there is no fun for real adventure lover if challenge is not so hard and difficult. It is located within a reach of 4 hours outside Kathmandu and just 19 kms away from the Tibet Border.

The Bungy bridge happens to be the only privately owned bridge in Nepal. It has been specially designed for Bungy Jumping with a 4X safety factors and has a loading factor of 41,500kg or 4.5 tons according to Swiss measurement.

 

Paragliding

Paragliding is relatively new adventure sports in Nepal. Paragliding in this Himalayan country can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seekers. You can experience unparalleled scenic grandeur as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites while floating over the villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and the jungle with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas.

The main area for flying in Nepal is the Annapurna region, more specifically the Pokhara valley. This lakeside town is Nepal’s second city, nestled at the foot of the Annapurna Himal. The views commanded from here of 3 of the world’s 8000m peaks, are unsurpassed. At an altitude of 800m ASL the subtropical climate means that year round, it is short and T shirt weather. The micro climate of the valley makes it an ideal area for flying, with far more constant conditions.

 

Ultralight Flight

Ultralight aircraft is being operated from Pokhara. It has an unique blend of both mountain and plateau area. While flying over the Pokhara valley, you will not miss the scenic beauty of both the Himalayas and the most famous lake of Nepal, Phewa Tal. The flight will be a journey through nature. Don’t miss this truly unique experience.

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