Golden Triangle with Haridwar Rishikesh
Delhi – Agra – Delhi
Golden Triangle Tour with Rishikesh is an extraordinary opportunity to explore chronicled and profound side of India. The exhibition of craftsmanship, engineering, history and superb past can be best seen in Agra, Delhi and Jaipur. The stories of Mughal and Rajput rulers are signs of the Golden Triangle Tour. Visit Rishikesh to experience the natural beauty and spiritual world.
Rishikesh a destination where the quality of celestial ecstasy and devotion is felt to lift the spirits past the common turmoil. It’s an ideal opportunity to revive the mind and restore the spirit to let the inner senses feel calm. The city on the banks of River Ganges isn’t a long way from another devout land called Haridwar where the unbridled progression of the Ganges in the midst of the forested zone makes visual exhibition and an ideal setting for a get-away. Book this Golden Triangle Tour with Rishikesh to appreciate the history and genuine spiritual spirits of a land called India.
DAY 01 ARRIVE DELHI
Today arrive at the airport in Delhi and meet our chauffeur to transfer to your hotel. Delhi is a clamoring city, which effectively joins in its folds – the antiquated with the advanced. In the midst of the fast spiraling high rises the remainders of a past time as its numerous landmarks remain as quiet suggestions to the locale’s antiquated heritage. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and take some rest. Soon you will be transferred to some interesting sites of Delhi, which will be close to your hotel like – The Lotus Temple also a Baháʼí House of Worship was committed on December 1986. Famous for its lotus flower like shape, it is a noticeable attraction in the city. Bangla Sahib Gurudwara is one of the most prominent holy place for Sikhs and popular for its connection with the 8th Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan. It was first constructed in 1783 by Sikh General Sardar Baghel Singh. India Gate situated on the Rajpath stands as a war memorial to 70,000 soldiers who died in the First World War.
Overnight stay in the hotel
Day 02 DELHI
Our guide will meet you in the hall of the hotel to let you know about the itinerary and inclusions. Today, explore Delhi in the entirety of its grandness. Appreciate exceptional yet captivating experience of Old Delhi – visit Jama Masjid – the biggest mosque in Asia, trailed by a private tricycle rickshaw ride through the paths of Chandni Chowk. Next we will drive past the Gandhi Memorial, where Mahatma Gandhi was shot dead. The visit to Imperial Delhi will incorporate a visit to the Qutub Minar, which is the tallest stone pinnacle in India. The Qutub Minar was begun to build in 1199 AD by Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak and completed by the sultan’s successor and son-in-law, Iltutmish. The structure is 72.5 m high and has 379 stages from the base to the top. After, visit Humayun’s tomb, constructed by the widow of the second Mughal Emperor, Humayun. It is an exceptional landmark in the Indo-Persian style, an antecedent of the Taj Mahal. Our drive back to the hotel will be through one of the most majestic part of New Delhi called Raisina Hill. The drive passes the Presidential House and Parliament house.
Overnight stay in the hotel
Day 03 DELHI – AGRA
After breakfast, meet our driver who will take you to Agra (3 Hrs 51 Minutes). Agra – Medieval city nestled on the banks of river Yamuna, it became a center when an extravagant support of Mughal rulers made fortifications, tombs, and royal residences in red sandstone and marble decorated with semi-valuable stones. Upon arriving in Agra continue to check-in at your hotel, later continue your journey through the Red fort famously known as Agra Fort. The fort was initially begun in 1565 by Emperor Akbar, however, his child, Jehangir, and grandson, Shahjahan, later made augmentations. It houses the Diwan-I-Khas and Diwan-I-Aam (Halls of Private and Public Audience) and its dividers are a quiet observer to the ascent and fall of the Imperial Mughal Empire. Evening, you will continue for the stunning dusk voyage through the Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays). The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO world legacy site was built in white marble in 1635 by Emperor Shahjahan as a catacomb for his sovereign Mumtaz Mahal. It is an all-inclusive image of affection, and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Return to the hotel and stay overnight following dinner.
Day 04 AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI – JAIPUR
After breakfast, leave the hotel to drive towards Jaipur (3 Hrs 49 Minutes). On your way, you’ll visit Fatehpur Sikri, a stronghold royal residence that was the onetime capital of the Mughal Empire and is presently a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fatehpur Sikri – the left red sandstone city, built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and royal residence in the late sixteenth century, was the capital of the Mughal Empire for just 10 years. It was relinquished almost immediately after it was built when the nearby wells went dry and it remains today in a lot of a similar condition that it was more than 300 years before. After that proceed to Jaipur. Jaipur (City of Victory) was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727. It is the only city on the planet symbolizing the nine divisions of the Universe through nine rectangular segments sub-isolating it. The draftsman who formalized the city’s arrangements on the Shilpa Shastra, the epic Hindu treatise on design, blended it with the sublimity of the Mughal and Jain impacts of that era.
On arrival, enter into the hotel and stay overnight following dinner.
Day 05: JAIPUR
Today after breakfast, you will be transferred to Amber Fort – the previous capital of Jaipur state amazingly arranged on a slope and overlooking a lake that mirrors its porches and defenses to include the soul of experience and sovereignty. You will climb the fortress on Elephant back – the Royal path. Post Amber, our trip will start with a stop at Hawa Mahal – the Palace of Winds, it has more than 953 little windows and galleries, and it is a dazzling sample of Rajput masterfulness. It was initially created to empower women of the regal family to watch the regular day to day existence in the avenues beneath through the gently honeycombed sandstone windows. Visit the City Palace, presently a historical center, which was the previous regal habitation constructed with a mix of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. It offers a wonderful assortment of Rajasthani costumes and ordnance of the Mughals and Rajputs. Continue to Jantar-Mantar – the old Observatory, which is strong even today.
Return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 06: JAIPUR – DELHI
After an early breakfast at the hotel drive to Delhi (5 Hrs 10 Minutes). Upon arrival in Delhi, our agent will meet you and transfer you to the railway station to board on the train to Haridwar. Depart from Delhi at 15:25 hrs and arrive Haridwar at 19:33 hrs. On arrival at Haridwar railway station, our staff will meet you and transfer you to the hotel in Rishikesh. It is the Gateway to the Himalayas in the Tehri-Garhwal region of Uttaranchal. It possesses natural splendor. The scene of the Ganga hurrying through the Himalayan lower regions is a marvelous sight. Situated at a height of around 1360 feet above ocean level and is considered that few yogis and sages lived and rehearsed yoga here. Rishikesh is the site where Lord Vishnu vanquished the evil Madhu.
On arrival, check-in the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 07: RISHIKESH
Rishikesh is a very popular place in India because of its Yoga and Mediations practices that you can observe around its every corner. It is said practicing yoga every day helps your body stay healthy and fit. Wake up early in the morning for a Yoga session to purify your mind and soul. Afterward, enjoy your breakfast and later proceed to enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city. Spend the day at leisure and enjoy a visit to Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Swarg Ashram and others. In the evening, you can participate in the Ganga Aarti ceremony. Back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 08: RISHIKESH – DELHI
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Spend your day at leisure and in the evening, transfer to Delhi by car or train. On arrival, enter into the hotel and stay overnight. You can decide to travel by flight, train or car based on your conveniences at extra cost.
Day 09: DELHI DEPARTURE
This morning will spend leisure. On-time, you will be transferred to Delhi airport/railway station/bus stand for further journey.