Golden Triangle India Tour-5 days
Join our Golden Triangle 4nights/5days India Tour which includes the three prominent and culturally magnificent towns of India - Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra. In this tour of the three medieval towns of north India, you will enjoy visits to various historic and cultural sites, such as: the tall minarets, palaces, majestic temples and forts that have been delights of travelers since the earliest times. The tour will provide you with many facades of India from modern fast lifestyle of the cities to the slow and serene pace of the Middle age villages.
The Golden Triangle 4nights/5days India Tour includes historical and cultural journey into the heartlands of northern India. After arrival in Delhi, you head for the colorful city of Jaipur. Then we visit Agra of the Taj Mahal fame. The Golden Triangle completes with the tour concluding in Delhi again.
Our other India tours include: North India Tour - 13 days, Enchanting Sikkim & Darjeeling: Overland tour - 5 days, Glimpses of Mt Kanchendzonga: Sikkim, Kalimpong & Darjeeling Tour - 10 days.
Important Note and Optional Activities
Your safety is of paramount concern whilst traveling with Himalayan Glacier. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, as this is adventure travel in remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions, health condition of a member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Day to Day Itinerary
After your arrival in Delhi airport, our local guide will pickup you up and transfer to your hotel. Relax in the rest hours of this day and also visit the traditional bazaars as well as historic and monumental sites in Delhi. Overnight at Delhi hotel.
Delhi to Jaipur: 258 kms/ 6.5 hrs
Today, we take our morning breakfast, and visit Laxmi Narayan Temple and Giant Shiva Statue. Then we drive to Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur, transfer to hotel. Visit and shop at textile industry. Other attractions of Jaipur are the City Palace of Jaipur, Hawa Mahal or Wind Palace and Jantar Mantar or Observatory which was built by Raja Jai Singh. Overnight at Jaipur Hotel.
Drive Jaipur to Agra: 240 km/ 5 hrs
We visit Amber fort in the morning. Then via Fatehpur Sikri, we drive to Agra. Mughal Dynasty's Fatehpur Sikri with magnificent red sandstone building, built by the Moghal Emperor Akbar to commemorate Saint Salim Chisti, who blessed Akbar with three sons. Marvel at such graceful buildings as the Jami Masjid, the tomb of Salim Chisti, the Panch Mahal, Diwan I Khas and other palaces. The monuments are examples of the fusion of Islamic architecture with Hindu and Jain decorative art. After arrival in Agra, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Agra.
Agra to Delhi: 210 km/4.5 hrs
After taking morning breakfast, we make a sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal, a finest amalgam of love and architecture - one of the wonders of the world. We also visit Agra Fort, a large fortified strategic point of Mughal Empire. In the afternoon, we drive to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, we visit the monuments of Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, Parliament House, Birla Temple, and Raj Ghat. In the evening, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Depart Delhi: Farewell Friend
Your Golden Triangle India Cultural Tour concludes today. We hope you enjoyed the tour with us. A representative from Himalayan Glacier Trekking will transfer you to the airport for your onward journey.
Taj Mahal remains closed for public viewing on Friday
- All airport/hotel transfers
- All ground transportation by A/C car
- Accommodation on twin sharing with breakfast
- An experienced English speaking guide in each city
- Heritage sites entrance fees
- Elephant ride at Amer Fort, Jaipur
- All applicable hotel and transport taxes
- All government and local taxes
What's Not Include
- Indian Visa fee
- International airfare to and from India
- All meals except breakfast
- Extra night accommodation if needed
- Excess baggage charges
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water etc.)
- Any other expenses incurred in the tour apart from those mention in the cost include part
We use 4 star hotels in India. We use The Royal Plaza or similar in New Delhi; Royal Orchid or similar in Jaipur and Hotel Mansingh Palace in Agra.
Since the tour is designed on twin sharing basis, you share room with your fellow traveler but in case you prefer single rooms we charge USD 375 as single supplement.
Trip Start Dates
We will organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date.
Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for it please contact us.