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Golden Triangle of India: Signature

$1200

per person

This is a great introduction tour of India and one of our more popular tours for first-timers traveling to this destination. The journey takes you to visit the three major cities that highlight India. The capital city of Delhi serves up magnificent monuments, with its rich colonial past and bustling markets. The city of Agra offers the most magnificent shrine for a lost love, the Taj Mahal and is also considered an architectural masterpiece. It is also dubbed one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Discover why Jaipur is called the Pink City and visit its amazing forts that are rich with history. You will also enjoy observing daily desert life in this former Mughal capital and be amazed at the largest and deepest stepwell in the world.

7 Days, 6 Nights: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur

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Inclusions

  • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
  • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
  • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
  • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
  • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

TRIP OVERVIEW (*UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

 ✦ Customizable Private Tour 
  • Delhi City Tour
  • Jama Masjid Mosque
  • Cycle Rickshaw at Chandni Chowk Bazaar
  • Spice Market
  • Humayun’s Tomb*
  • Lunch at Sikh Temple, Bangla Saheb Gurudwara
  • Qutab Minar*
  • Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden)
  • Taj Mahal*
  • Agra Fort*
  • Itimad-ud-Daulah Tomb
  • Fatehpur Sikri* (City of Victory)
  • Chand Baori Step Well
  • Jaipur City Tour
  • The Walled City of Jaipur*
  • Amber Fort*
  • Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors)
  • Jaipur City Palace
  • Jantar Mantar*
  • Kheri Gate Step Well

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

BANGLA SAHEB GURUDWARA
A magnificent white-marble Sikh temple, topped with glinting golden onion domes.  Sikh hymns waft over the tranquil compound.

GLIMPSE INTO THE MAJESTIC PAST

The many past rulers have left behind numerous amazing forts, beautiful palaces, and fine architecture which are now UNESCO World Heritage sites. Each historical monument possesses great history with its own unique identity.

SHARING A MEAL AT A SIKH TEMPLE

An eye-opening experience of the Sikh faith, their non-discriminating welcoming manner and festivity in the sacred temple. See the volunteers preparing 25,000 free meals daily. Share the roti, rice and curry with locals and other visitors.

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A LOCAL MARKET EXPERIENCE

The best way to explore the alluring liveliness of India is to go shopping in the colorful chaos of the Indian markets. Experience a busy & bustling Delhi bazaar on a cycle rickshaw. Be dazzled by the many choices of spices, funky souvenirs, sparkling jewelry, wood carvings and other handmade handicrafts.


    1

    Meet Up at Delhi (DEL)

    Upon arriving at Delhi airport, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.
    2

    Delhi | Old and New Capital City

    Delhi is the capital of modern India. It has also been the capital of at least seven previous civilizations as well as the British Raj, and each have left behind a trail of monuments.
    Explore the beautiful chaos of both Old and New Delhi, including Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. Experience a busy & bustling local bazaar on a cycle rickshaw through Chandni Chowk and visit Khari Baoli (Spice Market). Next is Humayun’s Tomb of the Mughal Emperor. Photo op at Rashtrapati Bhavan (President’s Residence) and India Gate. Visit the most prominent Sikh temple, Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, and share one of the 25,000 free meals served daily in the temple.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch

    JAMA MASJID
    Largest mosques in India built between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees.

    HUMAYUN'S TOMB
    This tomb has the significance of being the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. 

    BANGLA SAHEB GURUDWARA
    A magnificent white-marble Sikh temple, topped with glinting golden onion domes. Sikh hymns waft over the tranquil compound.

    3

    Delhi – Agra | Qutub Minar, Moonlight Garden

    After breakfast, visit Qutab Minar - the world’s tallest brick tower and then a photo op at Lotus Temple. We then drive to Agra, the erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire. We will watch a breathtaking, fully symmetrical sunset view of the Taj Mahal from across the river at Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden).
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    Qutub Minar tourist attraction

    QUTUB MINAR
    A 12th century soaring Afghan-style victory tower and minaret of intricately carved sandstone.

    SUNSET AT TAJ MAHAL
    A magical experience! The colors of the buildings change with distance and sun.

    SPICE MARKET
    Inhale the aromatic atmosphere in the labyrinthine spice market.

    4

    Agra | The legendary Taj Mahal

    Early morning, sunrise visit to the legendary Taj Mahal. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, who tragically died in childbirth in 1631. Then breakfast.
    Visit Agra Fort (Red Fort), a 16th-century Mughal fortress which also contains the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It offers splendid views across the river towards the Taj Mahal. Then let’s size down to visit the Itimad-ud-Daulah tomb, the "Baby Tāj”, a Mughal era mausoleum.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    TAJ MAHAL
    Catch a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the most beautiful building in the world.

    AGRA FORT
    A representative of the Mughal architectural tradition. 

    ITMAD-UD-DAULA TOMB
    Described as a "jewel box", and regarded as the inspiration for the Tāj Mahal.

    5

    Agra - Jaipur | Life In the Desert

    En route to Jaipur, we visit the ghostly former Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri (City of Victory), which has been deserted for over four centuries. Thanks to the very durable red sandstone from which it was built, Fatehpur Sikri remains well-preserved and is a fascinating place to explore.
    Stop in the village of Abhaneri to see Chand Baori, which is the largest and deepest step well in the world. This incredible well has a staggering 3,500 steps and is 13 stories deep. We continue the drive to Jaipur, the bustling capital of Rajasthan.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    FATEHPUR SIKRI 
    City of Victory where architectural styles converged into a new strain.

    CHAND BAORI
    Built over a thousand years ago in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. 

    THE OLD CITY OF JAIPUR
    Founded in 1727, it's famously known as “Pink City” for its trademark building color. 

    6

    Jaipur | The Pink City of Jaipur

    Visit the stunning 16th century Amber Fort - a sprawling Rajput construction, perched on a hillside overlooking the dusty plains, regal palaces, sleepy villages, and stone carved temples below.  Reaching its summit on a jeep (or request an elephant ride during reservation), we enjoy a tour of the fort's well-preserved interior grounds including Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) with its interior embellished of reflective glass tiles.
    Visit Jaipur’s City Palace, an imposing blend of traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture. Then Jantar Mantar which is an ancient open-air astronomical observatory and UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy the sight of Jal Mahal (Water Palace), a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. Photo op at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), its high screen wall allowed the women of the royal household to observe street life without being seen.
    If we have time, we’ll marvel at a 16th century step well near Kheri Gate. The stepwell serves as the community well, gathering place and swimming hole.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
     

    ROYAL PALACES OF THE PAST
    Glimpse into the past to see the fine architecture that past royals resided in.

    Amer Fort USA to India Tour

    AMBER FORT
    The historic 16-century site that overlooks the picturesque Maota Lake in Jaipur.

    HAWA MAHAL (WIND PALACE) 
    Lattice windows for royal ladies to observe street life without being seen.

     
    7

    Jaipur – Delhi (DEL)

    After breakfast, the tour ends. Hotel check-out and transfer to Delhi airport (DEL).
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
     
    Overview
    Hotels
    Dates & Prices

    Hotel Information

    We carefully handpick our hotels to ensure they provide you with the best comfort and experience. For Private Tours, you may request a specific hotel as one of the customizable options.
    DestinationComfort Class Premium Class Luxury Class 
    DelhiRedfox Aerocity
    AgraMansingh Palace
    JaipurGolden Tulip
      * Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation. 

    Accommodation Classification

    • COMFORT ⭐⭐⭐- 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • PREMIUM ⭐⭐⭐⭐- 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • LUXURY ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐- 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Dates & Prices

    Dates & Pricing 

    PRIVATE TOURS, Daily departures except for Tuesday.
    YearTour DatesComfort PremiumLuxury
    2020Oct 1 to Dec 20$1,200$1,280$1,765
    2021Jan 5 to Mar 3$1,200$1,280$1,765
    2021Apr 1 to Sept 30CallCallCall
     

    Price Details

    • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
    • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
    • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

    Deposit

    • ‣ A deposit of $300 per person is required upon booking and full payment to be made 60 days prior to departure date.
    • ‣ Monthly installment plan is available - please inquire.

    Flight Add-On

    • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
    • ‣ The nearest airport is DEL (Delhi International).
    • ‣ Contact us for more detail and pricing.

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

    Exclusions

    • ‣ International Air Fare
    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expenses
    • Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expenses

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Hotels