5-Day Golden Triangle Tour by Train from Delhi

Duration: 5 days
Destination: India, National Capital Territory of Delhi, New Delhi
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  • 5 days
  • New Delhi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Experience the 'golden triangle' of India: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur. Full of amazing sites, culture and food, you will explore the cities via train on the incredible Indian railway system.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Rail Tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Local Delhi Sightseeing

Stop At: Humayun's Tomb, Mathura Road Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013 India
Depart at 9:00 am for Delhi sightseeing. Today we will head to explore Delhi. Begin your day with a guided tour of the Old City of ‘Shahjahanabad’.Humayun’s Tomb, the first great example of a new distinctive style, which developed to become the hallmark of the Mughal Dynasty.


Stop At: Qutub Minar, Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030 India
After exploring Humanyun Tomb, visit Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India built to establish the might of Islam and onset of Muslim rule in India.

Pass By: India Gate, Near Connaught Place New Delhi, New Delhi 110001 India
Pass by India Gate (War Memorial Arch).

Stop At: Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi Road, New Delhi 110002 India
Raj Ghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, drive past the Red Fort — the magical monument in red sandstone built at the pinnacle of the Mughal Empire

Stop At: Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid), 6 km North of Connaught Pl. across from Lal Qila, New Delhi India
Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia built by Shahjahan, on a bicycle rickshaw.

Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight stay 5 Star Hotel in New Delhi.

Day 2: Depart Delhi - Local Agra Sightseeing

Pass By: New Delhi Railway Station, स्टेशन रोड आजादपुर, Ratan Lal Market, Kaseru Walan, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110002, India
Early morning departure to Agra by Shatabdi Train at 6 Am. The chauffeur will be there at your hotel by 5:15 am and will drop you at the New Delhi Railway Station. The chauffeur will assist you to board your train and also help to find your seat and coach.


Pass By: Agra Railway Station, Agra-Bikaner Road, Railway Station Colony, Agra Cantt, Idgah Colony, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
On arrival, your guide will wait at the exit gate of the coach. He will meet and greet you with folded hands. Later he will escort you to the car and will also help you in Hotel Check-in.

After some refreshment starts your Agra local sightseeing.

Stop At: Agra Fort Rakabgani, Agra 282003 India
The Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture and stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. Shah Jahan, the creator of Taj, spent the last years of his life time imprisonment awarded by his son Aurangzeb, here. It was built in the late 1560s by their predecessor, Akbar, with later embellishments by Jahangir, his son, and Shah Jahan, his grandson.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Itmad-ud-Daula, Moti Bagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282006, India
Itmad - ud - Daulah’s Tomb, the marble mausoleum built by Nur Jahan, the wife of Emperor Jahangir, in memory of her father, Ghiyas Beg. Also known as the ‘Baby Taj’, it is beautifully conceived in white marble, mosaic and lattice.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mehtab Bagh, Nagla Devjit Etmadpur, Agra India
After exploring Baby Taj you will be taken for the sunset view of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh (Moon Light Garden). You can also take some breathtaking pictures of Taj Mahal by the river.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Pre-Defined breakfast will be served in Train.
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Sunrise View Of Taj Mahal & Jaipur Arrival .

Stop At: Taj Mahal, Agra 282001 India
This is it! The Taj Mahal. Today we head out on a spectacular sunrise tour of the Taj Mahal, celebrated for its architectural magnificence and aesthetic beauty. Emperor Shah Jahan built this exquisite white marble mausoleum for his favourite queen Mumtaz Mahal. The monument was commissioned in 1631 and took 20,000 artisans, 22 years to complete. Witness the dramatic interplay of light as the sun rises and casts its golden rays over the pearl white tomb, recreating the magic of the Taj. Once you have taken some memorising morning photos, there is time to explore the Taj. After which we head back to the hotel for breakfast.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Fatehpur Sikri India
After breakfast, we head to the pink city of Jaipur (237 Km / 6 hours drive approx) en-route visiting Akbar’s abandoned capital, Fatehpur Sikri. Located 37 km from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri was built by Mughal emperor Akbar in 1571 in honour of the Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chisti. It was the Mughal capital for 14 years after which it was abandoned due to paucity of water. Made of red sandstone and combines influences from both Hindu and Mughal architecture. Even to this day, the entrance to the fort is through the road that Akbar built which leads to the Buland Darwaza, a huge 54 metres gateway. Other inspiring monuments in Fatehpur Sikri are Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti, Birbal House and the Diwan - i - Khas.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Agra fort railway station, railway station, Sewala Jat, Panchkuian, fort, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India
Later in evening board your train for Jaipur. The guide will help you to board your train and also help you to find your seat.

Pass By: Jaipur Railway Station Main Entry, Gopalbari, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302016, India
On arrival, your chauffeur will be at the exit gate of your coach. He will meet & greet you with folded hands & later on drive to hotel for check-in.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at the 5-star Hotel.

Day 4: Jaipur Local Sightseeing

Stop At: Amber Fort Palace, Jaipur 302021 India
The fabulous Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur city. The fort is surrounded by fortified battlements and overlooks the Moata Lake. Ruins and remains of the fort are spread over the Aravalli hills and sprawling crenellated walls lattice the surrounding area.

Explore the chambers and hallways of the palace, famous for the excellent design and decoration. Within the complex is Ganesh Pol, an imposing gateway painted with the images of the Elephant Headed God - Ganesh. The merging of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles is captured in the Sukh Niwas, Jas Mandir Apartments, and the Charbagh garden with its perfectly proportioned landscaping. Pierced screen windows offer views from different vantage points and shimmering mirrors encrust the walls of Sheesh Mahal.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Jal Mahal, Amer Road, Jaipur 302002 India
After Exploring Amber Fort pass by Jal Mahal. Take some pictures from outside the lake.

Pass By: Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Hawa Mahal Tripolia Bazaar Road Badi Choupad, Jaipur 302002 India
Also pass by The Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five-storey wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires.

Stop At: City Palace of Jaipur, Tripolia Bazar Near Jantar Mantar, Jaipur 3023002 India
Later on explore The City Palace Museum, which has a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes, and armoury of Mughals and Rajputs including swords of different shapes and sizes with chiselled handles. Many antiques and artefacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. It also has an art gallery with an excellent collection of miniature paintings, carpets, royal paraphernalia and rare astronomical works in Arabic, Persian, Latin and Sanskrit.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, Tripoliya Bazaar near entrance to City Palace, Jaipur 302020 India
Later on enjoy proceeding to the awe-inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory, A stone Astrological & Astronomical Observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in the 18th century.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight Stay at 5-Star hotel in Jaipur.

Day 5: Drop at Delhi Airport.

Pass By: Jaipur Railway Station Main Entry, Gopalbari, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302016, India
Board early morning train from Jaipur to New Delhi. Your chauffeur will be at your hotel by 5 am and will take you to board your train. He will also assist you to find seat & coach.

Pass By: New Delhi Railway Station, स्टेशन रोड आजादपुर, Ratan Lal Market, Kaseru Walan, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110002, India
On arrival at Delhi station, your chauffeur will be waiting for you. Later on, he will drop you at New Delhi airport or the place you suggested.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 4 nights accommodation in 5 Star Hotel
  • Private Fully Air conditioned Cab
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Airport Pick Up & departure
  • 2nd Class Train Tickets
  • Monument Entry Fees
  • 4 Buffet Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Humayun's Tomb
  • Entry/Admission - Qutub Minar
  • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Itmad-ud-Daula
  • Entry/Admission - Mehtab Bagh
  • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Fatehpur Sikri
  • Entry/Admission - Amber Fort Palace
  • Entry/Admission - City Palace of Jaipur
  • Entry/Admission - Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Train can be delayed due to Bad weather condition and some unfortunate condition .
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We Offer to pick up from Hotel in Delhi & NCR and New Delhi Airport .

Airports

  • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India



Departure Time

9:00 AM

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.


Return Details

Returns to original departure point or New Delhi airport

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

5 days

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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