Indian Golden Triangle Tour with Haridwar & Rishikesh

Tour Overview

Explore India’s Golden Triangle Tour destinations with Haridwar & unravel the history of India’s most iconic cities on this Golden Triangle Trip. Indian Golden Triangle tour comprises of several World Heritage Sites that includes the most beautiful Taj Mahal, Qutab Minar, Jantar Mantar, Fatehpur Sikri, Hawa Mahal and Haridwar town is a must for any person who believes in spirituality.

Explore the cities Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Haridwar in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle. Start your Golden Triangle holiday from Delhi the Capital City of India with marvel at the 11th century victory tower of Qutub Minar & after that visit Lotus Temple, India Gate, President House & Parliament House. In Agra we see the famous Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture & the extravagant Taj Mahal, one of the most breath-taking Wonders of the World & in Jaipur visit the fabulous Amber Fort to enjoy an Elephant/Jeep ride! Later we visit the City Palace and take in the incredibly unique architecture and design.  In last explore Rishikesh and Haridwar to get a feel of the spiritual ethos of India. A paradise for nature lovers, Haridwar or the Gateway to God presents a kaleidoscope of Indian culture and civilization. It is also the starting point on the journey to the sacred sources of the rivers Ganga and Yamuna.

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  • DURATION 8 Nights / 9 Days
  • START CITY Delhi
  • END CITY Haridwar
  • TYPE OF TRIP Cultural & Historical

Tour Highlights

  • Historic Delhi, India’s Capital city.
  • The Taj Mahal: the greatest monument to love & wonders of the World.
  • Magnificent Fort & Palace of Jaipur, the Pink city.
  • Elephant Ride at UNESCO World Heritage-Amber Fort-Jaipur.
  • Bird watching at Bharatpur.
  • Rajput’s & Mughal’s elegant buildings architecture.
  • Visit Har ki Pauri and Temples in Haridwar
  • Visit Laxman Jhula, Trivani Ghat and Enjoy River Rafting in Rishikesh

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

Arrive at Delhi International Airport where you’ll be met by our representative outside the EXIT gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. You will be transferred to your hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 2 : Delhi Local Sightseeing

In morning after breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit Old Delhi with Jama Mosque (largest mosque of India was built in 1656 AD by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan) & later enjoy Cycle Rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk “Silver Market” to get one of the most amazing experiences of life ever, later explore historical Red Fort, Raj Ghat (It is the memorial of the Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is the place where Gandhi ji was cremated).
Afternoon: Visit modern New Delhi are many historic monuments such as the 12th century Qutab Minar (World’s tallest free standing minaret & it has five distinct storeys with the height of 72.5 Meter), Humayuns’ Tomb is a forerunner of the Mughal style of architecture, and in contrast, visits the modern Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Drive past India Gate, the city’s World War I war memorial, the President’s residence, Parliament House and the Secretariat buildings, all designed by Lutyens. O/n in Hotel.

Day 3 : Delhi-Jaipur (250 Km / about 6 hrs drive)

After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Jaipur is also known as Pink City because many buildings are still washed in Pink, the traditional color of welcome. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. In the evening time visit colorful market of Jaipur. Overnight in Hotel at Jaipur.

Day 4 : Jaipur Local Sightseeing

After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Jaipur including the 16th century’s Amber fort with elephant ride, after that visit the Magnificent City Palace (Royal Museum) built in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Singh. The Palace complex consist an excellent museum, an armoury, sprawling gardens, buildings and several fine halls. Then proceed for Jantar Mantar (the Astronomical Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Overnight in Hotel at Jaipur.

Day 5 : Jaipur-Agra (240 Kms / 5 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast leave for Agra en-route visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur. This was once a royal hunting reserve, but these days instead of gunshot, the only sound you’ll hear is that of the 230 species of bird that live here. Enjoy ride of cycle rickshaws for a journey around the National Park. After Lunch drive continues to visit Fatehpur Sikri, (The ghost city) lies 40 km before Agra. The city was built by the Emperor Akbar in 1569, in honour of Saint Sheikh Salim Chisti, who prophesied that Akbar would have three sons. For 14 years Fatehpur Sikri was Akbar’s capital until a lack of water forced the city to be abandoned. The city is remarkably well-preserved, and visitors can see the Jama Masjid, the tomb of Salim Chisti, several palaces & 54 meters high & 35 meters wide Buland Darwaza "Gate of Magnificence" built by great Mughal Emperor Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat in 1601. Later drive continues to Agra. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 6 : Agra-Delhi (210 Kms / 5 Hrs Drive)

Early morning visit the India’s most celebrated monuments Taj Mahal in Sunrise built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. Taj Mahal, the white marble tomb built in 22 years (1631 – 1653) by the Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved Queen Mumtaz. Over 20,000 craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy laboured for 22 years to build this masterpiece & it’s also known as symbol of eternal love & now regarded by many as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Later back to hotel for breakfast & after that drive to visit Agra Fort, with its Halls of private and public audience. Later drive to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, check in hotel & relax.

Day 7 : Delhi-Haridwar (230 Kms / 5 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Haridwar. Haridwar (which means door that leads to God) it is considered to be a holy place of Hindus. This is the place where Ganges descends to the plains. On arriving at Haridwar, the representative will transfer you to the booked hotel. Then you should freshen up and relax. Then there will be a visit to Har Ki Pauri in the evening. This ghat is considered to be the most sacred ghats in India. In the evening there is a Maha Aarti which is performed on the ghat. This event shouldn’t be missed by the visitors. Overnight in Haridwar.

Day 8 : Haridwar-Rishikesh (20 Kms / 30 minute drive)

After breakfast enjoy sightseeing of Haridwar such as Chandi Ghat, Chandi Devi temple, Sapt Rishi and Mansa Devi Temple. Later drive to Rishikesh. Rishikesh is surrounded with many beautiful hills on all three sides. On arrival in Rishikesh, check in hotel & relax. Later we will proceed for the sightseeing tour of Rishikesh with Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Nilkanth Mahadeo Temple, Triveni Ghat, Gita Bhawan, and many other temples, ashrams and yoga & Ayurveda centres. Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 9 : Rishikesh-Delhi (250 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

After having a hearty breakfast at the hotel, drive to Delhi. In Delhi, you will be dropped at New Delhi International Airport to board flight back to your home. Tour Ends.

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