Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
Day 1 Arrival scheduled in Delhi
The tour begins after your arrival in Delhi. Travel India Planet assignee will meet you and greet you, transferring you to the reserved hotel in Delhi. Take proper rest in the hotel in Delhi.
Day 2 Delhi Excursion
Have a hearty breakfast in the morning in the hotel and then proceed to site see Delhi which has several marvelous places to satisfy the wanderlust in you.
Start with sightseeing the monuments in Old Delhi first visit the Jama Mosque and Raj Ghat. Then have a visit and watch the monuments in New Delhi which are the Humayun’s Tomb and with a drive past the most influential official buildings of India, the Parliament House, President’s House and India Gate you will be taken to visit the World Heritage Site of Qutub Minar. Enjoy sightseeing in Delhi and do not forget to taste the savory dishes of Delhi.
Tour Attractions: Raj Ghat, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and its monuments, Parliament House, India Gate, President’s House and Jama Mosque.
Day 3 Delhi to Jaipur (268 kms)
On this day you will travel from the country capital Delhi to Jaipur the ‘Pink City’. Jaipur is located at a distance of 268 kms from Delhi and you will reach here through a smooth journey starting early in the morning. On reaching Jaipur you will be sightseeing the following-
Amber Fort- The World Heritage Site of Amber Fort is one of the most magnificent attractions of Jaipur. The huge fort is build using pink and yellow sandstone. The insides of the Amber Fort complex are divided into several portions that include gardens, verandahs and palaces.
City Palace- The next majestic place you will be taken to in Jaipur is the City Palace of Jaipur which is the residence of the royal family of Jaipur. City Palace is an incredible appealing combination of Rajput, Indo-Saracenic and Mughal architecture.
Jantar Mantar- It is another amusing site in Jaipur. Jantar Mantar is a World Heritage Site and is actually an astronomical observatory that was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II. With 19 huge instruments, the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is the largest historical astronomical observatory in India.
Then follow this with the visit to the ‘Palace of Wind’ which is generally known as the Hawa Mahal. Visit the beautiful and architecturally amazing Hawa Mahal.
Tour Attractions: Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Amber Fort
Day 4 Jaipur to Agra (232 kms)
On the fourth day of the Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho, drive to the next destination that is Agra. Famous for the immaculate and flawless Taj Mahal, Agra also has several others monuments which belong to the Mughal Rule. On the way to Agra visit the Fatehpur Sikri Fort, also known as the ’Ghost Town’, the World Heritage Site of the famous fort have a lot to soothe your traveler’s eye.
Tour Attractions: Fatehpur Sikri Fort (Buland Darwaza, Diwan-e-Khas, Diwan-e-Aam)
Day 5 Agra Excursion
Agra was colonized by the Mughal rulers and hence one will find several influences of the Mughal culture here. In the morning visit the Taj Mahal to watch the mesmerizing shades of the Taj in front of the rising sun. Then after breakfast you will be taken to visit the Agra Fort. Also called the Red Fort of Agra, the fort has several attractive constructions which were done by Mughal rulers like Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. See the Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khas, Pearl Mosque and other building inside the fort complex. Evening will be free to explore the city on your discretion and take rest at night in the hotel.
Tour Attractions: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
Day 6 Agra to Jhansi to Orchha (250 kms)
Have morning transfer to railway station in Agra to board train to Jhansi and then drive to reach Orchha. On reaching Orchha visit the historical site of Orchha Palace and the Chhatris in Orchha on the banks of Betwa River to watch the historical art of murals and painting on these monuments and the rustic landscape of this tourist town. Overnight in the hotel.
Tour Attractions: Orchha Palace and Chhatris
Day 7 Orchha to Khajuraho (172 kms)
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho, the town of sensual arts and temples. On reaching Khajuraho visit the Khajuraho group of Temples and get to know about the ancient arts of designing temples and complexes in India. Khajuraho is known for the group of 20 temples which are somewhat different from the other Hindu Temples due to the sensual sculptures on the walls and pillars of the temples. Overnight stay will be scheduled in the hotel in Khajuraho.
Tour Attractions: Khajuraho Group of Monuments
Day 8 Khajuraho to Delhi Departure
Post a delicious breakfast you will be transferred to the Khajuraho Airport so that you can reach in Delhi and then board the connecting flight to your home from Delhi thus ending the Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho.