The Golden Triangle of North India is one of the most popular and well-received tourist circuits of the country. The tour basically covers three of the most vibrant, beautiful and amazing cities of India ¨ Delhi, the country capital over decades, Agra- the seat of power during much of Mughal rule and home to the spectacular Taj Mahal, and Jaipur - the Rajasthani Capital with its traditions of chivalry and valour.
Travel to Haridwar & Rishikesh, the 'Gateway to the Gods' and experience one of India's holiest cities. These deeply spiritual cities straddles the Ganges where it emerges from the Himalayas, and pilgrims arrive year-round to bathe in the river's holy waters.
Rishikesh is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation.Ever since the Beatles rocked up at the ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the late ‘60s, Rishikesh has been a magnet for spiritual seekers. Today it styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. Most of this action is north of the main town, where the exquisite setting on the fast-flowing Ganges, surrounded by forested hills, is conducive to meditation and mind expansion. In the evening, an almost supernatural breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing as sadhus (spiritual men), pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly ganga aarti (a fire offering or ritual performed on the Ganges).
Arrival in Delhi meet and greet by Expedition 2 India representative and transfer to your hotel. After relaxing will take a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, Red Fort, Busy and narrow binding streets of old Chandni Chowk bazaar and its delicacies, Rickshaw ride in old Delhi, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India.
Early morning Transfer to Rishikesh an ideal destination in India for those coming for Yoga and meditation and gain peace of mind. It is also the gateway city for one of the most popular pilgrimage tour of Hindus “THE CHARDHAM YATRA” . On Arrival transfer to your hotel. Evening experience the Aarti at river Ganges at Triveni Ghat.
Complimentary Evening Meditation and Yog Nidra session
Post breakfast take an early morning drive to Agra. En route you will be visiting the famous Mughal Monument Fatehpur Sikri Having the world’s highest gateway Known as Buland Darwaza. Later, continue your travel to Agra. On arrival check in to your hotel.
After breakfast, start your sightseeing tour of Agra by visiting the Agra Fort, which was built by three Mughal emperors. Akbar started the construction but died before the fort was complete. His son Jehangir continued the construction of the fort, later son of Jehangir-Shah Jahan-added new structures to the massive fort. After visiting Agra fort, Tonga Ride, we head to visit the most beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Post breakfast drive to Jaipur (the largest and capital city of Rajasthan) popularly known as “the Pink City”. visit the enchantingly beautiful City Palace, a fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, now housing a museum containing rare armories, manuscripts, and paintings. Later, visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the landmark architecture of Jaipur built of pink sandstone, Evening Visit Bapu Bazaar, Johari Bazaar.
After breakfast, enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Enjoy an elephant ride up to the famous17th century Amber Fort & Visit Elephant Village. You will also visit the Jantar Mantar, an Astronomical observatory built by maharaja Jai Singh in 1728. Evening Movie at Raj Mandir, Enjoy Saree wrapping and Turban tying activity at Hotel,
11 Nights Accommodation.
Breakfast at Hotels
English Speaking Local Guide in
Delhi (Day 1 and Day 10), For Fatehpur Sikri 05 and Taj Mahal Day 06 and in Jaipur Day 08
All Transfers & Sightseeing by AC INNOVA
Rickshaw Ride in Old Delhi (One Time)
Fatehpur Sikri. (One Time)
Taj Mahal. (One Time)
Agra Fort. (One Time)
Jantar Mantar (One Time)
Hawa Mahal (One Time)
City Palace. (One Time)
Elephant Ride in Jaipur at Amber Fort (One Time)
Ganga Aarti Tour at Triveni Ghat Rishikesh- Aarti time in the evening
Yoga classes in the morning by expert in Rishikesh (06 Am to 08 Am)
International Air Ticket,
Anything not mentioned in the package inclusions.
Portage at Hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine, telephone charges.
All items of personal nature