Golden Triangle is the most popular and visited circuit of India that includes cities of Agra, Delhi and Jaipur located roughly at 250 kms from each other and forming a triangle on Indian map with respect to its locations. The circuit is well connected by road, buses and trains with fast trains like Shatabdi Express. The New Express Highway between Delhi and Agra have shortened the travel time to 2-3 hours only.
Most of the foreign tourists likes to land into Delhi, spend couple of days here, explore the city and then travel southwards towards the land of Taj and then west to the Pink city of India – Jaipur.
Depending upon the number of days you can spare out from your hectic worklife, you can extend the tour to add Khajurao, Varanasi further to Agra, or connect Ranthambore if you are a wildlife enthusiast or may be visit the popular camel fair at Pushkar held in November. Many of the tourists also connect the serene Golden Temple with this trip. Off late this circuit have become pretty popular with the domestic tourists from South India also.
This circuit reflects the grandeur, glory & history of the nation in true sense. So plan your trip to Golden Triangle and ask for all the customizations that you can imagine!
Upon your arrival in Delhi, your driver will greet you at Delhi International Airport and transfer you to your Hotel. Check in and Rest of the day is at your leisure and rest. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, proceed at 0900 hrs for a full day tour in Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid- one of the largest mosque in the world, built by Shah Jahan to dominate the city, Red Fort- the largest monument in Delhi that was the residence of Mughal emperor of India for 200 years, Raj Ghat- a memorial built to commemorate the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation, Qutub Minar- UNESCO World Heritage-listed tallest minaret, Humayun Tomb- another UNESCO World Heritage site, Lotus temple- Bahai house of worship, famous for it flowerlike shape, drive past Embassy, Diplomatic enclave, stop for a quick photo at India Gate and Rastrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, Connaught Place and Delhi main shopping area. Be back for overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Agra by 0830 hrs. Enroute stop at Sikandra for a quick Photo Shoot. Later check in to the hotel. Then proceed for a half day city tour to Agra Fort- built by Emperor Akbar on the banks of the Yamuna River. Later proceed to Taj Mahal for the most beautiful sunset view of “The Taj”. (Taj Mahal closed on Fridays) Post tour, spend some time shopping around the world’s best marble products and jewelry. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur – the pink city by 0830 hrs. Enroute stop at UNESCO World Heritage red sandstone complex of Fatehpur Sikri built in 1569 by Emperor Akbar and abandoned 15 years later due to water scarcity. Visit Buland Darwaza, Diwan-e-aam,diwan-e-khas. Then continue to Jaipur. On arrival check-in at hotel, dinner at Chaukhi Dhani – the traditional ethnic village resort of Jaipur (entry tickets on your own). Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast proceed to cover city attraction covering Amber Fort. Enjoy Feel like a maharaja from the past as you ride up to Amber Fort on an elephant outfitted with traditional Indian draperies. Later visit Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (observatory), City Palace & Museum. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, check out from your hotel and drive to New Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight stay. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring around or engaging in some quick shopping.
Pickup from your hotel and transfers to Delhi Airport to board your early morning flight to Andamans. Meet & Greet on arrival at Port Blair Airport & transfers to your hotel. Check-in to hotel. Afternoon visit for Corbyn’s Cove Beach which is 9 kms from Port Blair – It’s a coconut palm fringed beach, ideal for swimming, sun-basking & bathing. In the evening witness the enthralling Sound and Light Show at Cellular Jail – where the heroic saga of the Indian freedom struggle is brought alive. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
After breakfast, full-day excursion to Coral Island (North Bay) to see coral reefs, varieties of beautiful ornamental fish and other marine life. This is an ideal place for snorkeling as this sandy beach coupled with clear water creates a breath-taking spectacle. Please carry your lunch pack, drinking water & changing dress. After that proceed for Ross Island, the former residential and administrative island of the British during their rule of South East Asia, was nick named the Paris of the East. This island is an ideal destination for nature walk amidst sylvan surroundings with deers, peacocks, exotic birds, etc. This island was completely destroyed in an earthquake, now in ruins. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
This morning Check-out from the hotel & transfer to the Port Blair Jetty to take a ferry to Havelock Island. On arrival Check-in to hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at the World Famous and Asia’s best beach “Radha Nagar Beach” (Beach number 7). Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Havelock.
After breakfast check out from the hotel & transfer to the Havelock Jetty to take a ferry to Port Blair. On arrival check-in to hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Port Blair.
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Port Blair Airport for your onward journey with memories of ALifetimeTrip.