Golden Triangle

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$721
$849
  • Duration
    8
    Days
  • Service
    Standard
  • Difficulty
    Easy

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Highlights

Wander around modern and ancient Delhi, revel in the Mughal magnificence of the Taj Mahal and Fatephur Sikri, visit rural villages and historic forts, explore India's vibrant cities

Tour description provided by G Adventures

This compact Indian journey will introduce you to three very different northern cities and the colourful rural life of Rajasthan. From the hectic pace of Delhi with its bustling markets, magnificent monuments, and colonial past, travel by private transport to Agra and the mesmerizing beauty of the Taj Mahal – truly one of the wonders of the world. Discover why Jaipur is called the "Pink City" and get a taste of village life at Dhula village. Photographers and culture lovers won't be disappointed on this classic adventure.

Itinerary

Day 1 Delhi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Women on Wheels Transfer
Day 2 Delhi/Āgra
Enjoy an included walk through the backstreets of Delhi with a young adult taking part in the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. As a former street kid, your guide will offer a unique insight into the real Delhi. Later, travel to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal. Included Activities: Guided Walking Tour with New Delhi Streetkids Project Old Delhi Guided Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours, 210km)
Day 3 Āgra
Set eyes on the sparkling Taj Mahal at sunrise before exploring more of this famous landmark. In the afternoon, visit the I'timad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) and the Agra Fort, a walled city taken over by the Mughals. Included Activities: Taj Mahal Visit Baby Taj Visit Agra Fort Visit
Day 4 Āgra/Dhula Village
Fatehpur Sikri a stunningly preserved UNESCO site. At Dhula Village you will have the opportunity to learn about local life, opt to play a fun game of cricket, relax in the peaceful atmosphere, or take a cycle to explore the surroundings. Tonight's accommodation is in spacious and comfortable tents outfitted with beds, lamps, and simple en suite bathrooms. Included Activities: Fatehpur Sikri Visit Dhula Village Experience Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Dhula Village/Jaipur
After marvelling at the beautiful Abhaneri stepwells and learning more about the historical importance of this typical Indian creation, continue to the pink city of Jaipur. Built according to Hindu architectural principles, the city enjoys a unique organization unlike anywhere else in India. Included Activities: Abhaneri Stepwell Visit Jaipur Cycle-Rickshaw Tour Transport: Travel to Jaipur, stopping at the Abhaneri stepwells en route. Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 50km)
Day 6 Jaipur
Enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture. After, visit the City Palace and have a photo opportunity at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). Opt to check out the Jantar Mantar astronomical site or see a Bollywood film at the famous Art Deco theatre of Raj Mandir. Included Activities: Amber Fort Visit City Palace Visit
Day 7 Jaipur/Delhi
Return to Delhi in the afternoon. Enjoy free time to explore more of the city. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 260km)
Day 8 Delhi
Depart at any time.