Express Golden Triangle Tour
Day 1 : Delhi – Agra (220 Kms/ 04 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Agra via Sikandra, leads us to the mughal splendour of Agra to visit the Taj Mahal and Redfort. Apart from the Taj, the magnificent Agra fort (Another creation of emperor Akbar) offering gorgeous views from its lofty walls, and the Itmad-ul-Daulah, an exquisite tomb to a Persian adventurer. Night stay in Agra.
Day 2: Agra – Jaipur (260 Kms/ 05 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to princely capital Jaipur takes you via Emperor Akbar deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri, an almost perfectly preserved 400 years old Mughal capital. After admiring its palaces and pavilions. We continue to Jaipur. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 3: Jaipur City Tour
Proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE – Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing CITY PALACE – A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum, JANTAR MANTAR – This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. HAWA MAHAL – The ornamental facade of this “Palace of Winds” is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
After handicraft shopping in Jaipur driver back to New Delhi.
End of trip