India’s Golden Triangle is a strikingly diverse introduction to most of the beautiful sights of the country. From overcrowded bazaars and tuk-tuks to sumptuous temples and enthralling mosques, this is the country at its best.
Literally, a must-see on every traveller’s list. We here bring to you a flexible Golden Triangle, India tour package to explore the beautiful and diverse culture and feel the charm of incredible India.
About The Golden Triangle Tour
The Delhi-Agra-Jaipur circuit, famously known as The Golden Triangle, attracts a large number of tourists than the rest of India put together. It’s called so because of the almost-equilateral triangle that these places form when spotted on a map.
Beginning with India’s capital city, Delhi, to the “Pink City”, Jaipur and the city holding the world’s 7th wonder, Agra, this triangle offers an amazing opportunity to every traveller to explore their greatest amidst the alluring architecture every city has to depict individually.
This triangle is dubbed “golden” for the extraordinarily wealthy and religious sights that the three cities showcase.
Best Time to Visit The Golden Triangle
Witnessing the breathtaking beauty of the Taj Mahal at sunrise, savouring lip-smacking breakfast in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk and watching Jaipur turn pinker with the dawn!
Well, that’s Golden Triangle for you in a nutshell. For all those wondering about the best time to visit India’s Golden Triangle, the answer is quite simple – any time of the year.
Although there is no fixed time to visit, the most preferred one is between October to March because of the pleasant weather. Since India experiences summer from April to June, keeping in mind the scorching heat, step out only if you’re ready to get some nice tan.
During monsoons, i.e. from June-end to September, the soothing greenery all around and rivers and waterfalls flowing with full might cast a spell.
Next comes the peak season in India. Starting from October, the winter season lasts through March. All these months undoubtedly mark the best time to visit the Golden Triangle as mentioned earlier.
What better time of the year to witness India’s culture during its festivals! Be it Diwali, Christmas or even Holi, every festival is celebrated with much enthusiasm and warmth.
Just a tip, all the mesmerizing sights in the three iconic cities look prettiest during December. Thus, it is the best time to visit Delhi-Agra-Jaipur to embark on a heritage tour.
Choose any month or season, India will always help you curate some unforgettable memories which you will cherish for a lifetime. Even years later, you will recollect that sunrise you witnessed over one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The enormous forts in Jaipur with echoing stories and the relishing savouries you once ate at Chandni Chowk. All of this will definitely urge you to re-experience this all over again.
Here’s a quick 6Days/5Nights luxury Golden Triangle Tour package– the minimum time required to see these cities.
Musit Visit Places Of The Golden Triangle Tour:
- Explore Qutub Minar, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort, Jama Masjid in Delhi.
- Stroll around the streets of Chandni Chowk.
- Visit the tomb of the Mughal Emporer in Sikandrabad.
- See one of the seven wonders of the world- The Taj Mahal.
- Buland Darwaza and Shrine of Sheikh Salim Chishti – Fatehpur Sikri.
- Visit the City Palace, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal followed by a shopping spree at Janta Market- Jaipur.
The Golden Triangle Tour Itinerary 2020:
On arrival in Delhi, you will be driven in an A/C private car by our tour representative. After check-in, all details, and documents of the tour will be given to you and a short briefing session of the same will be provided.
A half-day tour of New-Delhi covering both modern-day amenities and the ancient Mughal and colonial architectures of the land like the Parliament House, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, and Rajghat which is said to be Mahatma Gandhi’s final resting place will be done.
As the day progresses, you will be witnessing traditional craftsmen display their skills in Dilli Haat followed by some quick shopping and tasting a fine variety of cuisine in the many food-stalls out there. An overnight stay in Delhi.
Post breakfast, we will proceed for a full-day tour of the sights of New as well as Old Delhi: the sprawling Purana Qila, the lotus-shaped Bahai Temple. Visit the very famous Jama Masjid and stroll around the streets of Chandni Chowk by evening. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
Drive 200 km to Agra via Sikandrabad post breakfast and checkout from the Delhi hotel. Sikandrabad is a small historic town holding architecture and heritage where lay the tomb of the Mughal Emperor- Akbar the Great.
After reaching Agra, check into your hotel. Later you will be witnessing the breathtaking view of The Taj Mahal to catch the sunset followed by the Agra Fort.
Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
After breakfast, depart for Jaipur (240 km) via the abandoned Mughal red sandstone paradise, Fatehpur Sikri which was abandoned within a decade due to lack of water by Akbar. Today, it proudly stands as a great museum of how an ancient Mughal city would look. The beautiful sights of this city include the Buland Darwaza and the Holy Shrine of Sheikh Salim Chisti.
On reaching Jaipur, check into your hotel. After some rest, get ready to visit one of the noisiest yet vibrant markets of Jaipur- Janta Market for a shopping spree. If you’re looking out for a place to buy some colourful Jaipuri dupattas, traditional joothi’s and jewellery, then this is just the right place. Overnight in Jaipur.
Post breakfast, proceed for a full-day exclusive sightseeing tour of Jaipur covering some enormous palaces and ancient monuments all of which include the City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, and Amber Fort.
An elephant ride at the ramparts of the Amber Fort awaits you too followed by a traditional dinner at Chokhi Dhani. An overnight stay in Jaipur.
Leave for Delhi via road trip post breakfast from Jaipur. On reaching Delhi, you will be taken either to the international airport or railway station as per your bookings. Alternatively, you can continue your vacation in Delhi, as you wish. Itinerary ends on day six.
- Meet and assist at arrival and departure.
- PIck-up and drop at the time of arrival/departure.
- Parking and toll tax.
- Intercity travel by private A/C car with driver, fuel, tolls and taxes.
- Gymnasium and Recreations.
- Accommodation for 5 nights / 6 days in the hotels.
- 24×7 local support.
- Any Airfare/Train fare.
- Travel insurance.
- Camera fee.
- Alcoholic/Non-Alcoholic beverages.
- Tips, laundry and phone call.
- Any monuments parks entrance fee.
- All personal expenses.
- Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, weather conditions, political disturbances, etc.
- 5% GST.
- Any services not mentioned under inclusions.
Q. How many days are required to explore The Golden Triangle?
Ans. A minimum tour package of 5 days / 4 nights is required to explore The Golden Triangle.
Q. When is the best time to take a Golden Triangle Tour?
Ans. Although there is no fixed time to visit, the most preferred one is between October to March because of the pleasant weather.
Q. What’s the cost of The Golden Triangle Tour package?
Ans. A 6D/5N tour costs INR 20,000 including the pick-up from Delhi, accommodation, the quality of services offered, and then drop back to Delhi.
Q. How to travel from one city to the other?
Ans. The most preferred intercity mode of transport is a private A/C car.
Q. Will I be able to get internet access during the tour?
Ans. Internet connections are available in most places in India and are generally reasonably fast, except for the more remote rural areas. Wi-fi access is available in hotels and a growing number of cafés in the larger cities.
Q. Can a foreign-traveller use his/her credit card in India?
Ans. The most commonly used cards are Visa and Mastercard, but neither American Express nor Diner’s Club are accepted in India. Outside the main cities, it is recommended that you carry enough Indian currency for purchases and tips.
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