As you reach Delhi you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to check in the hotel. The capital city is a unique blend of modern infrastructure with malls, restaurants and, clubs. Old Delhi is a maze of small lanes and old buildings and monuments. As time permits, the morning begins with a tour of Old Delhi. Visit iconic Red Fort, the vibrant markets in Chandni Chowk, colossal Jama Masjid which is one of the historic mosques in India and was built by Shah Jahan. Explore shops in Chandni Chowk selling delicious lip smacking street food, clothes, jewels, household goods and is virtually a shopper's paradise. Proceed to visit Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built in 1192 by Turk ruler Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak and Humayun’s tomb, yet another UNESCO world heritage site. You will be driven in air-conditioned car around India Gate, built in memory of the Unknown Soldiers to Lakshminarayan Temple, dedicated to Lakshmi and Lord Narayana. Get back to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay in hotel in Delhi.
In the morning you will be transferred to the railway station to board train for Jaipur. On arriving check in the hotel in Jaipur, fondly called the Pink city and is home to wonderful palaces and historical forts. Steeped in rich culture and age old traditions, Jaipur is renowned for City Palace, architecturally brilliant Jantar Mantar, Ram Nivas Garden and Hawa Mahal. Even though you get all varied cuisines in Jaipur, Rajasthani food which you get here is simply out of the world. Shopping is a wonderful option in Jaipur as you can buy colorful clothes, kundan jwellery, paintings and miniatures. The vibrancy and liveliness of streets of Pink City add an element of zeal and enthusiasm in your rail sojourn. Overnight stay in hotel in Jaipur.
After breakfast embark for memorable city tour starting from Amer fort also known as Amer Palace. Enjoy a thrilling ride on the elephant which is bedecked with decorative covering and colourful saddle to visit Amer Fort. The magnificent fort was constructed in red sand-stone and marble by Raja Man Singh. Near the Ganesh Gate, there is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Sila Devi. See Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khas,and Sheesh Mahal. A cool climate prevails in Sukh Niwas by winds that blow over a beautiful water cascade. In afternoon saunter in Jaipur to do shopping and trying its spicy street food. Optionally you can visit nearby places like Galtaji and Sanganer. There are several temples and sacred water tanks in Galtaji Balaji temple, Sun Temple and Ramgopalji Temple are worth visting. Devotees take a dip in holy Galta Kund. Sanganer is known for colourful tye and dye garments and for its Shri Digamber Jain temple made of red stone dedicated to Lord Adinath who was the first Tirthankara. Get back to hotel in Jaipur for relaxing overnight stay.
In the morning you will be transferred to the railway-station to board the train to Agra. On your arrival in Agra check-in the hotel. Proceed to visit the exquisite Taj Mahal which wears a majestic aura and ltmad-ud-daulah. Witness the magical beauty of Taj Mahal: an architectural masterpiece with beautiful inlay work and marble screens. This beautiful mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal was built by India's most skilled craftsmen in pure white marble with intricate carvings and beautiful jallis. In the afternoon visit Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its architectural brilliance. See Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas. Shopping in Agra is a wonderful experience Agra is famous for beautiful inlaid marble work and artistic handicrafts made of marble, wood and metal. Tajmahal is closed on Friday. Overnight stay in hotel in Agra.
Spending one night and day in the city of Taj is overwhelming experience. Visit TajMahal during sunrise and in the evening and witness its magical splendor. Click pictures of the beautiful white marble edifice You have a free day in the Mughal city Agra as you get the opportunity to explore the various historical monuments namely ltmad-ud-daulah and colourful bazaars. You will check-out from your hotel at 1200 hrs..Optionally visit Sikandra which houses the tomb of the Mughal emperor Akbar. About a km away is the tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani, the wife of Akbar. Visit Dayal Bagh meaning "Garden Mercy" which is a beautiful temple being made in white marble. You will be mesmerized by beautiful carvings in white and colored marble and other colouful semi precious stones. Overnight stay is in hotel in Agra.
In the morning enjoy breakfast. You will check-out from your hotel at 1200 hrs. Rest of the day is at leisure. Alternately you can visit a luxurious salon in order to get relaxing spa treatment or perhaps visit another UNESCO heritage site namely Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpursikri is at a distance of 36 km and it takes almost 50 minutes to cover this distance by road. The inimitable ethnic heritage atmosphere is admirable. See Buland Darwaza gate which is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque, the marble Tomb of Salim Chishti. Diwan-E-Khas hall with its beautifully carved central pillar and Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Bhavan and the huge 5-story Panch Mahal. The entire complex exhibits a wonderful blend of Hindu and Mughal architectural styles. You can also visit reputed eating joints in Agra and explore its authentic Muglai cuisine. Get back to the railway station to board the train to Delhi. Check in the hotel for overnight stay in Delhi.
In the morning have breakfast and spend the day in Delhi for shopping in the malls or visiting its temples and monuments. You will check out from your hotel at 1200 hrs. Opt to visit Swaminarayan Akshardham which is one of the world's largest temple complexes .Built in Rajasthani pink sandstone and Italian marble this Hindu temple complex, houses statues of Swaminarayan, and other Hindu Deities namely Sita Ram, Radha Krishna, Shiva Parvati, and Lakshmi Narayan. The temple has 234 pillars, nine domes, 20,000 idols of sages and 148 of full sized elephants and Yagnapurush Kund, which is a large step well with a musical fountain. You can enjoy a short boat ride as you watch the amazing light and sound show taking you through 10,000 years of Indian history. Late evening you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to onward destination. 7 Days India Golden Triangle Train Travel imparts the tourists great experience of comfortable travel and the opportunity to explore heritage cities thus making the trip an unforgettable one.