Tour name: Golden Triangle Tour
Tour duration: 6 days
Tour price: from ₹ 34,600 / car
Day 1: Delhi
Day 2: Delhi - Jaipur
Day 3: Jaipur
Day 4: Jaipur - Chand Baori - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Day 5: Agra
Day 6: Agra - Delhi
For more details, check out this Rajasthan tourist map.
If you have only 5 days for this tour, you could remove one day and one night in Agra. In this case, you could visit Agra Fort on Day 4 afternoon. The next morning you will visit the Taj Mahal and other attractions in Agra. In the afternoon of Day 5, you will drive back to Delhi.
On your first day in Delhi, visit some of the most iconic landmarks that the city houses. Right after breakfast, witness the historic monument, the Red Fort (UNESCO, closed on Monday), which used to be the main residence of the Mughal emperors. Then, visit the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India having the capacity to accommodate 25,000 people in its vast courtyard. Next, visit Humayun’s Tomb (UNESCO), a grand mausoleum belonging to the Mughal Emperor Humayun. After lunch, visit the tallest brick-made minaret in the world, the Qutb Minar (UNESCO). This colossal sandstone tower looks stunning against the azure Delhi sky. End the day with a visit to the Lotus Temple (closed on Monday), the only Bahai House of Worship in Asia. The temple gets its name from its beautiful lotus-like shape.
Tour highlights in Delhi: Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb, Qutb Minar, Lotus Temple
|Day 2:||Delhi - Jaipur
Driving time: 5 hours, 250 km
On the second day, head towards Jaipur, the Pink City. En route, you stop at one of the many local eateries, called dhabas, to taste delectable Rajasthani delicacies. Once you reach Jaipur, the capital of the princely state of Rajasthan, visit two of the most attractive landmarks - Albert Hall Museum and Nahargarh Fort. The oldest museum in Rajasthan, the Albert Hall Museum functions as the state museum. It houses several artefacts belonging to different ages. The coins of ancient Gupta and Kushan dynasties and an Egyptian mummy are the main attractions of this place. After exploring this museum, visit the nearby Nahargarh Fort. It stands on the edge of the Aravalli hills and overlooks the city. Several Bollywood films have been shot in this picturesque fort. You can get a panoramic view of the entire Jaipur from the fort.
Tour highlights: Albert Hall Museum, Nahargarh Fort
Start the day by heading towards the Hawa Mahal. The unique architecture of this palace offers a spectacular sight. The honeycomb structure built in red and pink sandstone has 953 windows or jharokhas which let in cool air from outside thus giving it the name, Hawa Mahal which means Palace of Winds in Hindi language. Then, visit the City Palace of Jaipur. The extensive palace houses stunning buildings, lush gardens, and vast courtyards and its grandeur existence are worth witnessing. Next, head to Jantar Mantar (UNESCO), a site for astronomical observation built in the early 18th century. This observatory houses the world’s largest sundial. Finally, visit the Amber Palace (UNESCO). Overlooking Maota Lake, the palace is a great place to explore majestic gates, cobbled paths, and large ramparts.
Tour highlights in Jaipur: Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Amber Palace
|Day 4:||Jaipur - Chand Baori - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Driving time: 4.5 hours, 250 km
On your way to Agra, make a short detour that takes you to Chand Baori, one of India's deepest and largest stepwells. The symmetric steps are triangular in shape and lead you to the water at the bottom of the well. After exploring the picturesque stepwell, drive to the ancient city known as Fatehpur Sikri (UNESCO). Located close to Agra, this deserted city was once the capital of the Mughal Empire with palaces, courts, mosques, and other monuments. The city’s structures are mostly built with red sandstone giving the entire city a sense of uniformity and a blend of Indo-Islamic architecture.
Tour highlights: Chand Baori, Fatehpur Sikri
Start the day in Agra by visiting the magnificent symbol of eternal love, the Taj Mahal (UNESCO, closed on Friday). One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal offers a memorable experience that leaves a lasting impression on the onlookers. After soaking up the marvellous beauty of the pristine white marble mausoleum, visit the Agra Fort (UNESCO). This historic fort, built with red sandstone, is also known as the red fort because of its appearance. Used as a royal residence by the Mughals, the Agra Fort lies on the banks of River Yamuna. End your day by visiting Baby Taj, the Itimad-Ud-Daulah. Soothe your soul in the serenity of the historic site that is believed to have been the inspiration for the Taj Mahal.
Tour highlights in Agra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itimad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj)
|Day 6:||Agra - Delhi
Driving time: 3.5 hours, 230 km
After breakfast, depart from Agra and back to Delhi. As you leave Agra behind, the outskirts of the city are the resting place of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. The tomb of Akbar is situated in Sikandra. The Indo-Islamic architecture of the mausoleum is surrounded by lush green forest which is a natural wild sanctuary for deer, monkeys and peacocks. As you leave for Delhi you take with you a gallery of unforgettable happy moments.
Tour highlights: Akbar's Tomb in Sikandra
The price includes:
✓ Driver (English-speaking)
✓ Tolls and parking fees
✓ Driver’s food and accommodation
The price excludes:
✗ Meals and hotels
✗ Entrances tickets to monuments
You can book hotels by yourself and we can assist you if needed.