Take a dip of the rich history and traditions of India in 4 days. The Golden Triangle Tour offered by Mughal Holidays take you to the richness of Indian culture, where you will feel mesmerized after visiting Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Located at an even distance of 250km from each other, these three cities create a triangle which is popularly known as the Golden Triangle. Get ready to explore the best of Indian culture and history.
First day is spent exploring the best attractions of Delhi. The capital of India is full of places representing the rich history of India and modernization. Some of the worth-visiting destinations in Delhi are Red Fort, India Gate, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Humayun's Tomb, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Raj Ghat (Mahatma Gandhi Memorial), Chandni Chowk, Birla Mandir etc. Delhi is also a popular destination for shopaholics and Indian food lovers. Enjoy the delicious Indian food on the road-side stores. Later, drive towards Agra and check into your hotel on arrival. Overnight stay in a hotel in Agra.
Early morning, leave your hotel and enjoy the sunrise view of Taj Mahal. If there is anything in the world called real beauty, it is the Taj Mahal sparkling in golden rays of the Sun. it is perhaps the best sight in the entire world. Spend some time there, and return to your hotel for a breakfast.
Later, go out to visit other attractions of Agra. Start with Agra Fort, a massive fort located close to Taj Mahal. This fort holds a strong value in Indian history because it represents the most powerful empire in history, the Mughal Empire. Constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar, the fort has seen many ups-and-downs of the Mughal Era, starting from being the palace of Mughal Emperors to being the prison for great emperor Shah Jahan, who constructed the Taj Mahal.
Return to your hotel in Agra to spend your night.
Check out from your hotel and start driving towards Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, a historical town located a few kilometers from Agra. A fine example of the battle between Human Powers and Mother Nature, the town has seen many good and bad days. It had remained the most powerful seat during Mughal Empire, and then it was completely destroyed by Nature. A severe draught completely ruined the town, and hence, the Mughals had to move back to Agra. But the architectural excellence is still there showcased in the great monuments constructed by the emperors.
Continue driving towards Jaipur, and start your Jaipur Sightseeing with Galta Temple. Located in the outskirts of the city, the temple is also known as Monkey Temple due to the presence of thousands of monkeys. Galta Temple is a popular pilgrim centre for people of Jaipur.
Check into your hotel in Jaipur for an overnight stay.
Early morning, start your Jaipur sightseeing from Amber Fort, a massive fort located atop the hill some 11km from Jaipur. It is the fort which still holds the royal ambience of the erstwhile Rajput rulers. Various belongings of the rulers can still be found inside the fort which will take you to the royal era.
Return to Jaipur, and explore other popular attractions in town such as Hawa Mahal, Jantar Manta, Sargasuli, City Palace, Birla Mandir, Govind Dev Ji Temple etc. Constructed in ancient Indian style of Architecture, these buildings have their unique tourism value.
In evening, drive towards Delhi to catch your flight back home.
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