Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
Loction : Agra, Rajasthan- North India
Best Season : October to April
Category : Cultural, Heritage Tour
Covering : Delhi > Jaipur > Fathehpur Sikri > Agra - The Taj Mahal
You can take it : As a private, personalised tour (tour dates would be of your choice)
Special About Tour :
Golden Triangle Tour by Rail is a fast way to explore the cultural legacy of the India's most popular tourist destinations, covering Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, which makes it the Golden Triangle of India tour. The tour is designed for the people who want to experience the rail tours in India with a train journey experience.We start the tour in the historic city of Delhi, with the Lutyen's New Delhi and the hustle and bustle of the Old City. Further we travel with a train to the Pink City of India - Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, with its stately forts, sprawling palaces and colourful markets.
Further we drive you in between Jaipur to Agra to admire one of the most iconic and beautiful buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal, as well as the impressive Agra Fort.
Golden Triangle Train Tour India is the most popular tourist circuit in India and is a combination of Agra and Jaipur tour with Delhi. These tour packages to India offer one of the finest cultural experience in India along with visit to some of the finest monuments and UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Taj Mahal in Agra.
Brief Itinerary : Delhi (03 Nights) > Jaipur (02 Nights) > Agra (01 Night)
You will be met from your flight to Delhi International Airport by Summit Safari’s representative, and he will accompany you to your hotel in Delhi. Rest of the day is free at leisure to relax after the flight.
After breakfast, in the morning we will take you for a sightseeing tour of Delhi to view some of the famous sights of the town with. We will take a walking tour of the Old Delhi covering the Chandani Chowk, historic Red Fort, and the busy market. If interested we will arrange for a bicycle rickshaw ride in old Delhi or a Tuk - Tuk (Three wheeler) ride in New Delhi for you. We will also visit and the Raj Ghat, a memorial built for Mahatma Gandhi, a prominent figure in India’s struggle for freedom, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara (a sikh shrine), drive past Lutyen’s New Delhi and will also visit Gandhi Smriti, also known as the Birla house where –Mahatma Gandhi had lived the last 144 days of his life from 09 September 1947 to 30 January 1948 when he was assassinated in 78th year of life at Birla House Prayer Grounds by Nathuram Godse. Thus, the house treasures many memories of his life. Later we Visit the tomb of Humayun an early Mughal structure made of red sandstone and white marble. Second night in the same hotel in Delhi.
Morning transfer to New Delhi Railway-station to catch Train No 2015 Ajmer Shatabdi Express train at 06:10 AM, on arrival at Jaipur by 10:40 AM you will be met by our driver and he will transfer you to your hotel. Later in the afternoon we will take you for the sightseeing tour of Pink city- Jaipur, including Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Birla Mandir, Jai Singh's Observatory and local handicrafts. Overnight stay for two nights at hotel in Jaipur.
Today early morning after the breakfast around 08:00 AM, we will leave the hotel to visit the 17th century hilltop Amber fort. Being a perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture, this fort attracts travellers from around the globe. Beautifully caparisoned elephants go up carrying visitors to the fort. These well cladded elephants make a joyride to Amber fort and in turn makes your travel to Amber fort a fascinating experience. Later on we will visit Jaigarh Fort, overlooking the palaces and city of Amer ( Amber), the world’s biggest cannon on wheels- The Jai Ban is positioned here. The fort offers the amazing view of the city below. Later on return back to Jaipur and have lunch in a local restaurant. Later after the lunch we will take you to explore the local Colourful markets of Jaipur. Later on return back to the hotel by evening. Second night in the same hotel in Jaipur.
Today after breakfast we will drive you to Agra Enroute we will visit Abhaneri village to visit the the impressive 9th Century Chand Baori, a step well at Abhaneri and later we continue our drive to Fatehpur Sikri, the old Mughal capital - the red sandstone city built by Emperor Akbar that was abandoned after just 14 years. Reach Agra by late afternoon and if interested in the evening we will take you visit the Kalakriti to view the “Mohabbat-the-Taj” a series of play, music and dance, depicting the saga of love. It is based on the true and immortal love story of Emperor Shajahan for Mumtaj Mahal; his beautiful wife, related to the story of Taj Mahal. The show will take you back to the times of the lavish lifestyle of Mughal era. Later on return back to your hotel in Agra.
Today early morning (05:30 AM) we will take you to visit epitome of love, The Taj Mahal at Agra, which is one of the most graceful and extravagant monuments of the world. Later we drive back to the hotel and after breakfast around 11:00 AM, we check out from the hotel and will drive you to visit the impressive Agra Fort whose buildings, made of red sandstone and marble, are a mix of Hindu and Islamic architecture. After lunch visit the Itmad-ud-Daulah and time for some shopping before in the evening around 08:00 PM we transfer you to Agra Cant railway station to board Train No 2001 New Delhi Shatabdhi Express dep. Agra at 08:30 PM and arriving New Delhi at 22:30 PM. Upon arrival in New Delhi you will be transferred to the Hotel in Delhi.
Please Note: The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays
Today as per your return flight schedule we will transfer you to the international airport at New Delhi to board your return flight back home.
This is where the tour ends. However, if you wish to stay longer in Delhi or want to take extension tour, we can make arrangements for you to be transferred to the airport at a later time.
End of the services and the tour…!
This is the itinerary for a tour which we run regularly. It can be altered & customised and we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time. You can get an idea of your holidays from the mentioned tours. We do not club our clients to groups. We suggest, plan and organize only tailor-made, personalised tour holidays to India for each client. Either you can make your own group, we would be happy to organize a personalise tour for your private group.
Our Knowledgeable tour escorts is with you throughout the trip to all the famous sights and wherever required a local knowledgeable guide is provided on spot for your tour to make history and culture come alive through the stories that unfold throughout the journey. The itinerary is planned carefully, in such a way that you get enough time to acclimatise properly while driving through The Great Himalayas and to relax or to make walk in the local area and to experience the authentic life of the people living in these remote parts of Indian Himalayas…!
You will follow the itinerary as a private tour, accompanied by one of our excellent Guides/ tour escorts through out the trip. Internal travel chauffeur-driven luxury jeep / car.
These destinations are the most sought-after tourist destinations of India. Every year these places greets thousands of people from across the globe. To serve the best, there is no problem regarding accommodation on the tour. These places have plenty of hotels which are well equipped with all modern amenities and comprises variety of luxury, deluxe, heritage and budget hotels . One can choose the place of accommodation according to one’s requirement and budget.
You stay in comfortable mid range Indian Hotels or A class star category luxury hotels which offer immaculate hospitality to guests, all as preferred by you. We would like to discuss and make suggestions about accommodation at the time of planning your holidays with us.
Meals Plan: Room + Breakfast.