Golden Triangle with Udaipur (7N)

Code: GT07A
8 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
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The journey of the Golden Triangle lets a traveler to explore the best faces of India. The name is so called because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur on a map.

A symbol of the country’s rich past and thriving present, Delhi is a city where ancient and modern blend seamlessly together. The city of Jaipur is capital to the state of Rajasthan, famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. Agra is home to the iconic Taj Mahal, a mausoleum, built as a symbol of Emperor Shah Jehan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.

ARRIVAL/ DEPARTURE As per confirmed flight / train / bus schedule
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Delhi (2N) – Agra (1N) – Jaipur (2N) – Udaipur (2N)

  • Visit in Delhi – Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb
  • Drive past in Delhi – Red Fort, Rajghat, President House & India Gate
  • Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk
  • Visit in Agra – Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri
  • Visit in Jaipur – Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory & Hawa Mahal
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort
  • In Udaipur, visit Lake Pichola, City Palace and Jagat Temple.
  • Boat Ride in Lake Pichola
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start from Delhi and end in Udaipur
HOTEL INFORMATION Delhi: SK Premium (or) similar
Agra: Howard Plaza – The Fern (or) similar
Jaipur: Park Regis (or) similar
Udaipur: Golden Tulip (or) similar
INCLUDED
Cost per person calculated based on minimum 2 adults traveling together
7 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent
Assistance at the airport
Elephant / Jeep ride at Amber
Boat ride in Lake Pichola, Udaipur
Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle
Breakfast meal plan on all the days
Driver allowances & all applicable taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Air / train / bus tickets & airport taxes
Entry fee at the monuments
Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk
Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing
Meal plan other than mentioned
Camera and video permits
Exigency cost (if any)
Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.

Please note:

      • The above cost is per person for the mentioned duration on the basis of minimum 2 adults traveling together.
      • Agra Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday
      • Jaipur Elephant ride at Amber Fort will not be operational during Eid /Navrataras Festivals
      • Hotel check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs
      • Medium vehicle will be provided for 1-3 travelers and Innova will be provided for 4-5 travelers
      • Package cost will not be valid during public holidays, festivals, exhibitions and long-weekends. A surcharge will be levied and will be advised at the time of booking.
      • Early check in and late checkout would be subject to room availability
      • The above tour can be customized  for different duration, category of stay and itinerary to specifically suit your requirements.
      • Email us on holiday@takeabreak.in, call us on +91 99005 61893, leave a message in the enquiry form  or chat with our holiday advisor below for more details on the above holiday program.

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Day 1: Arrival at Delhi

India’s capital & a major gateway to the country, Delhi is contemporary and a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the ancient & the modern. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the legacy the British left behind.

  • Meet our representative upon arrival in Delhi and check-in at the hotel.
  • Overnight in Delhi.

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Day 2: Sightseeing in Delhi

This fascinating city has been in existence since the 6th century BC and has seen ups and downs from the rule of the Pandavas right up to the British Raj. Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. The courtyard of the mosque can hold about 25,000 worshippers. Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi, noisy, chaotic and uniquely Indian. You will then drive past to the Red Fort, which was constructed during the rule of Emperor Shah Jahan and served as the residence for the Mughal royal family.

It continues to be significant till date, as every Independence Day, the Prime Minister makes a speech from its ramparts as the Indian flag is hoisted. Later, drive past to India Gate, President House and several other government buildings in Edwin Lutyen’s Delhi before you head toward Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. This simple memorial marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Thereafter, visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale. Later in the evening visit the Qutab Minar, which is the tallest brick minaret in the world; it was commissioned by Qutbuddin Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi.

  • After breakfast, proceed for a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi.
  • Overnight in Delhi.

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Day 3: Delhi – Agra (210 kms/ approx. 4 hours)

Visit the Red Fort, which was commissioned in 1565 by The Mughal Emperor, Akbar. The beautiful yet forbidding structure is a handsome example of Mughal architecture. Later, visit the Taj Mahal … a mausoleum built as a symbol of Emperor Shah Jehan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Considered an architectural marvel, its construction took thousands of workers over 21 years to complete.

  • On arrival in Agra, check-in into your Hotel.
  • Later proceed for Half Day City Tour of Agra.
  • Overnight in Agra.

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Day 4: Agra – Jaipur (230 km/approx. 5 hours)

Fatehpur Sikri, which was built by Emperor Akbar and is home to many historical buildings. Akbar wanted to make Fatehpur Sikri his headquarters; however, he had to abandon it due to shortage of water. The Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti enshrines the burial place of the Sufi saint who lived a religious life here. Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World heritage site. Jaipur is the gateway to the magnificent and vibrant state of Rajasthan.

  • After breakfast, drive to Jaipur and enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.
  • Further drive to Jaipur and check into your Hotel.
  • Evening take a stroll in the markets of Jaipur for the traditional dresses and shoes, curio shops, blue pottery etc.
  • Overnight in Jaipur.

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Day 5: Jaipur Sightseeing

Jaipur, also known as the ‘Pink City’. The city of Jaipur is capital to the state of Rajasthan, famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. Jaipur owes its name to the founder of the city, warrior king Sawai Jai Singh II. Visit the Amber Fort. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on Elephant back. Prominent structures inside the fort are the Diwan-i-Aam, adorned with latticed galleries, the Ganesh Pol, with a beautiful painted image of Lord Ganesh, and the stunning Sheesh Mahal, a hall decorated with thousands of tiny mirrors. Later, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows was designed so the ladies of the palace could look out onto the streets unobserved. Later you will visit the City Palace, again, a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. The museums here showcase rare and ancient manuscripts, arms dating back to the 15th century, and costumes of erstwhile royalty. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time, and tracking stars in their orbits.

  • Proceed for full-day sightseeing trip of Jaipur.
  • Overnight in Jaipur.

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Day 6: Jaipur – Udaipur (390 kms / approx. 6.5 hours)

Ranakpur Temples, acclaimed worldwide for their intricate and superb architectural style. These temples form one of the five major pilgrimages of the Jain’s.

  • After breakfast, proceed to Udaipur. Enroute, visit the Ranakpur Temples.
  • Arrive Udaipur and check in to your hotel and relax.
  • Rest of the day at leisure.
  • Overnight in Udaipur.

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Day 7: Sightseeing in Udaipur

Visit the City Palace, standing on the east bank of Lake Pichola. The complex is a massive series of palaces built at different times from 1559. The balconies of the palace provide panoramic views of the Lake Palace Hotel and Jag Mandir on one side, and the city of Udaipur on the other. The paintings, mosaics, intricately carved ‘chhatris’ and the architecturally brilliant facade all contribute to making your visit to the City Palace a truly memorable experience. Thereafter, visit a picturesque garden, Sahelion ki Bari. You will visit also visit Jagat Temple, which is dedicated to Goddess Ambika – a form of Goddess Durga. Built in 961 A.D, this temple is renowned for its intricate carvings in the exteriors. In the evening, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola, which is an artificial fresh water lake (depending upon the water level of lake), created in the year 1362 AD.

  • After breakfast, proceed for full-day tour of Udaipur.
  • Overnight in Udaipur.

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Day 8: Departure from Udaipur

  • After breakfast, you will be transferred to Udaipur airport for return flight back home.

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