Capital of India & a Major
Gateway to the Northern India, Contemporarily Delhi is a bustling
metropolis which successfully combines the Ancient & Modern in its fold.
Geographically, Delhi is located at an altitude of 239m above sea level
in the middle of the Great North Indian plain.
Agra was established in 1475 by
Badal Singh. Agra finds mention in the Mahabharata as Agraban. Agra in
those days was considered to be the sister city of Mathura which was
more prominent than Agraban. Agra came into its own when the Lodhi Kings
chose this place beside the Yamuna to be their capital city. Sikander
Lodhi made Agra his capital but Babar defeated the Lodhis to capture not
only Agra but also laid the foundation of the Mughal empire.
Jaipur, also known as the Pink
City of India, was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693-1743) and is
the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is surrounded by hills and dotted with
forts, and is one of the links to the famed Golden Triangle of North
India along with Delhi and Agra. Jaipur also serves as the most
convenient entry point to Rajasthan, India's most colorful and vibrant
The town of Mathura (Brajbhoomi)
is located in the western part of the state of Uttar Pradesh in the
northern region of India. It is a part of the great northern plains and
is situated on the western bank of the river Yamuna. It is famous as the
birthplace of Lord Krishna, an important deity in the Hindu religious
pantheon. It is an important pilgrim place of the Hindus and one of the
seven most sacred cities in India. The main pilgrim centre in Mathura is
the Shri Krishna Janmbhoomi temple. Mathura is also an important crafts
centre. Mathura belongs to the Agra Sub circuit of the Golden Triangle
of India i.e. Agra-Delhi-Jaipur circuit.
(Duration - 5 nights/ 6 days)
DAY 1 Delhi
Arrive at Delhi airport / railway station. Check-in at your hotel and
relax. In the afternoon, proceed on a half day sight-seeing tour of old
and new Delhi visiting the red fort, chandni chowk, jama masjid, qutub
minar and humayun’s tomb. Overnight stay at your hotel in Delhi.
DAY 2 Delhi/ Agra ( 203 kms - 4 hrs )
This day, after an early breakfast, drive from Delhi to Agra, enrobe
visit sikandra. Arrive at Agra in the afternoon and check-in at your
hotel. Spend the rest of the day shopping, or browse through the streets
of this culturally rich heritage town. Overnight stay at your hotel in
DAY 3 Agra
After a relaxed breakfast, set out on a half-day sightseeing tour of
Agra. Visit the magnificent red fort and the famous taj mahal. In the
afternoon, be at leisure or take an optional tour to Mathura or to taj
by sunset. Overnight stay at your hotel in Agra.
DAY 4 Agra/Jaipur (221 kms – 5 hrs)
Today after breakfast, drive from Agra to Jaipur, enroute visit fatehpur
sikri, and once the capital of Emperor Akbar for almost 14 years. Arrive
at Jaipur, check-in at your hotel and relax. Overnight at your hotel in
DAY 5 Jaipur
After breakfast this morning, go on a half-day excursion of the amber
fort. Here you will have the opportunity to ascend the fort on an
elephant’s back and witness the grandeur of the fort, which will leave
you spellbound. Later, proceed on a half-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur
visiting the royal palace museum, jantar mantar and hawa mahal.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Jaipur.
DAY 6 Jaipur/Delhi ( 258 kms – 5 hrs)
After breakfast, this morning is yours to relax, or to go shopping in
the streets of the "pink city". In the afternoon, we will drive you to
Delhi for journey to onward destination.