Golden Triangle With Mandawa
Golden Triangle With Mandawa ( Duration : 07 Days / 06 Nights )
ROUTE : New Delhi – Mandawa – Jaipur – Agra – New Delhi
Day 01 – Arrive in New Delhi
With all your imagination and dreams you land at Delhi airport today. Times India Travels representative will be waiting at the gate of the airport lounge holding a placard of our company.
Welcome to India!
He will take you to the hotel which is booked for your stay in Delhi, the capital city of India. If you arrive in the morning then we will arrange a visit to you and if you arrive in the evening then you will get a bit of time for enjoying the Light and Sound Show at Red Fort. Or else you can also visit the hotel directly and take a rest.
Day 02 – New Delhi
After a delicious breakfast, we will move towards our full day Delhi tour. If you want a guide to accompany you, we will arrange a knowledgeable guide (few of the tourists wants to discover on their own).
Split into two parts-New Delhi and Old Delhi, the capital of India sums up the spirit of India. In New Delhi, you will explore the last architectural creations of British Raj- the huge roads are tree-lined (dry, yet green). New Delhi is fascinating and there are a lot of things to explore (I couldn’t deceive you, it is chaotic a lot). Old Delhi houses the Mughal architectural marvels such as Red Fort and Jama Masjid.
Our first destination is the beautiful Red Fort. It is among the beautiful architecture which was built by Shah Jahan. The mesmerizing view of Red Fort which contains many inner halls is eye-grabbing and you won’t be able to control in praising its beauty. Then we will move towards the biggest mosque in Asia- Jama Masjid. Then we will visit the Chandni Chowk market which was created by Shah Jahan for his daughter. This market has a historical character that is lively. You will get every little thing you need from this market. Then we will end our morning tour by paying tribute to the Father of Nation- Mahatma Gandhi at RajGhat Memorial.
Then a mouthwatering lunch will be taken. After this, our next destination is New Delhi where we will visit- Rashtrapati Bhawan, halt at the India Gate, and Arch Memorial of World War I. You visit the Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Akshardham temple, Lotus Temple, Iskon temple, etc.
In New Delhi, you see various un-Indian sights, typical of a European city. The evening time is yours. You can do whatever suits you best.
Stay at Delhi Hotel.
Day 03 – Mandawa (265 Kms)
On the third day of your tour, welcome the day with enthusiasm. Our driver will drive you to Mandawa which is located in the semi-desert Shekhawati village of Rajasthan. You will see the Indian villages, the typical Indian sights, and many more. On the drive, we will have lunch at a roadside hotel. Upon arrival, you will be accommodated at a Haveli hotel.
Mandawa was counted among the trading outpost for the caravan traders of China and the Middle East. The village contains various Havelis and forts. The Havelis are beauty at its peak and the Shekhawati paintings are the most popular. The rich merchants of Mandawa lived a luxurious life and patrons of art and culture. Their Havelis was decorated with frescoes. The designs of the paintings are of Hindu gods and goddesses, courtship of Lord Krishna with his beloved Radha, themes of myths and scriptures, etc. You can explore Mandawa Havelis by a camel drawn cart.
Overnight stay at Mandawa hotel.
Day 04 – Jaipur (151 Kms)
After breakfast, get ready to move towards Jaipur- the pink city of Rajasthan. Upon arrival, visit your hotel and take a rest. The rest of the day is for yourself. You can do shopping as Jaipur is a paradise for shoppers.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 – Jaipur
After breakfast, we will move towards Amber Fort which is located at a distance of 11 kilometers from Jaipur city. You will be taken to the fort on an elephant. It is more interesting than the exploration of the fort. The foreground lake adds beauty to the setting. Explore Rajput architecture. We will also see some elements of Muslim architecture. The next destination is Jal Mahal which is located amidst the waters of the lake on the scenic backdrop of Aravalli Hills.
After lunch, we will visit the City Palace and its Museum, Hawa Mahal (the palace of winds), and Jantar Mantar (the astronomical observatory). The Palace of Wind (Hawa Mahal) is a classic piece of Rajasthani Rajput architecture.
Evening memorable dining for you at Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic restaurant located on the outskirts of the city. Here you will see the pure charm of Rajasthani art and culture in the form of music and dance.
Return back to the hotel to stay.
Day 06 – Agra (250 Kms)
Leave Jaipur after breakfast and move towards Agra- the home of Taj. En route, we will visit Fatehpur Sikri- the deserted capital of Mughal emperor Akbar. The beauty of Fatehpur Sikri lies in its veiled crannies and nooks. The silence speaks to you about the glory of the Mughal rule. Upon arrival at Agra, you will halt at the hotel. After lunch, you can take a rest for a while. Then we will begin our Agra tour. We will visit Agra Fort and It-mad-Daula’s Tomb.
During sunset, we will enjoy the mesmerizing view of the Taj. At sunset, we will explore the Taj. Taj Mahal is the symbol of love built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal.
Overnight stay at Agra hotel.
Day 07 – New Delhi (205 Kms)
On the last morning of the Taj Mahal Tour go back again at dawn to see the beauty of the Taj. After a delicious breakfast, get ready to go to Delhi to catch your flight. Flyback home with cherished memories of the tour.