YourGolden Triangle and Goa tour begins with an arrival at Delhi Airport, where you will be met and transferred to your chosen hotel in Delhi. The country's energetic capital, offers a panorama of fascinating but very conflicting images, from the forts, tombs and ruins in Old Delhi to high-rise buildings and stately homes on wide, tree-lined avenues in New Delhi. Overnight in Delhi.
A full day's sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting the mighty Red Fort; Friday Mosque -Jama Masjid; silver street of ChandniChowk; Raj Ghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi; The Hindu temple - Birla Mandir; India Gate andRajpath; RashtrapatiBhawan - the President's House; Humayun's Tomb; QutabMinar - a 73m high victory tower and the Bahai Temple - beautifully shaped to resemble a lotus flower. Overnight in Delhi, we are happy to recommend restaurants.
Day 03 - Drive Delhi to Agra (220 kms/04 hrs) Wildlife Tour India
Drive to Agra - City of the TajMahal, a great monument to love and one of the world's most beautiful buildings. Agra, is said to be the highlight of any Golden Triangle tour package. On arrival, check in to your Agra hotel.In the afternoon visit the TajMahal, one of the Wonders of the World, created by the Emperor Shah Jahanin memory of his beloved wife MumtazMahal and then Agra Fort, offering gorgeous views from its lofty walls.Overnight in Agra.
Your drive to Jaipur takes you via Emperor Akbar's deserted city of FatehpurSikri, an almost perfectly preserved 400 year-old Mughal capital. After the visit, continue to Jaipur, painted pink to welcome Prince Albert in 1853, and pink still. On arrival, check in to your Jaipur hotel for a 2 night stay and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure or exploring the bustling bazaars.
A full day of sightseeing in Jaipur includes the Amber Fort, 11 kms from the city. The Fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture and you can either ride to its lofty heights by jeep or on a gaily-bedecked elephant. Returning to Jaipur, visit the museums, palaces and halls of the City Palace (still a royal residence) and the Palace of the Winds. At the JantarMantar Observatory, learn how it was constructed to measure 'the harmony of the heavens', a concept dear to Hindus as they believe their fated souls move to its rhythms. Overnight in Jaipur
Transfer to Jaipur Airport in time for your flight to Goa via Mumbai. Goa, the last stop on your Golden Triangle and Goa tour, India's favourite beach holiday destination, and one of the most relaxed places in the world, offers an exotic mix of Portuguese and Indian flavours. You will be met and transferred to your Goa hotel for a 5 Night stay. Overnight in Goa.
What makes a beach holiday in Goa really special is the fact , that you can be as lazy as active as you want to do. For those seeking to explore Goa, there are plenty of options available, you could take a tour of the World Heritage Churches and Convents of Old Goa, or visit the nearby Dudhsagar falls, or just spend time exploring the nearby villages, with their lovely old Portugese style buildings. Or, you could just spend time sunning yourself on the beach. . Goan cuisine, and in particular it's fresh fish and other sea food, will be one of the highlights of your beach holiday in Goa. Overnight in Goa.