Duration : 06 Days / 05 Nights
Destinations : Delhi – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – JaipurGet in Touch Click To Get Instant Quotes
Golden Triangle Train Trip is one of the fastest and economical ways to travel through the most cherished and visited golden route to India. The tour is not just a tour but an experience of India's seasoned, treasured and priceless royalty etched on the architectural splendours of the country. In fact, these heritage monuments have become an institution among themselves attracting the world towards their unique splendour. To gain more of insights during this journey, Golden Triangle trip by train and experience the rich heritage of India.
Destination Covered » Delhi – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur
Day 1. Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport, meet India Luxury Train representative who will assist the transfer to the hotel for check-in. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 2. Delhi - Agra By Train Bhopal Shatabdi Exp (12002, 06:00/08:06 hours)
Early morning, transfer to New Delhi Railway Station to board the train for Agra. Upon arrival at Agra Cantonment Railway Station, transfer to the hotel for check-in. (Early check-in will be subject to availability.) Later proceed to excursion of Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri is a beautiful city with an interesting legend behind its construction. In a cave at Sikri, lived a Muslim Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chishti. Akbar after hearing of this saint's renown asked him for the blessings of a son, and when his son was born, the child was named on the saint Salim. And the city of Sikri was chosen as a site for the ambitious project of Fatehpur Sikri. The shortages of water lead to the desertion of this city. Visit the mosque of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Evening, return back to Agra. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3. Agra- Jaipur (By Train AF JP Shatabadi Exp (12036, 16:20/19:50 hours)
(Note: Train AF JP Shatabdi Exp does not operate on every Thursday.)
Early morning witness the morning hues of sunrise over Taj Mahal. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is the identity of India. Such is the charm of this monument that mostly first timers prefer to begin their journey to India through Taj Mahal. Visit Taj Mahal. Agra, the home of the immortal Taj Mahal, the inimitable poem in white marble is the first expression of love of an Emperor Shahjehan to his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This great monument was completed in 1653 AD. (Taj Mahal remains closed on every FRIDAY.)
Return to hotel for breakfast. Later visit Agra Fort. Located on the banks of the river Yamuna, Agra Fort is a resplendent Mughal structure in red sandstone built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. After sightseeing, on time transfer to Agra Fort Railway Station to board train to Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur railway station, meet our representative who will assist the transfer to hotel for check-in. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4. Jaipur
(Note: this train JP does not operate on every Thursday.) Early morning, begin your enchanting journey on day 4, the superfast way via Shatabdi Express. Transfer to Jaipur Railway Station to board train for Bharatpur. Upon arrival at Bharatpur Railway Station, meet our tour guide and direct proceed for sightseeing of Bharatpur Bird sanctuary, famous as a haven for birds. Later, proceed to Fatehpur Sikhri, the old Mughal Fort still preserved in good condition. Later proceed to Agra (45 kms 1 1/2 hrs) by road and check into hotel in Agra.
Day 5. Agra / Delhi
Morning visit Taj Mahal. Agra, the home of the indomitable spirit of Taj Mahal is the first extravagant expression of love in the history of time. Commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal, this great example of architecture is still considered an example of ethereal love amongst lovers. (The Taj Mahal remains closed on every FRIDAY.) Later visit Agra Fort, an imposing structure on the banks of River Yamuna, replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship in the Mughal period is still considered a center of Mughal glory and splendour. After the sightseeing is over, transfer to Agra Cantt Railway Station in evening and board train for Delhi. Upon arrival at New Delhi Railway Station, Meet our representative who will transfer you to the hotel for check-in. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6. Delhi City Tour – Onward Destination
Post breakfast; welcome the fresh day in Delhi with its unique sightseeing around its old and new specimens of heritage. With a tour guide’s assistance, proceed towards Red Fort, a world heritage site constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan with a motive to construct a resident capital in Delhi. (Closed on every MONDAY) Facing the Red Fort is the medieval imperial avenue known as Chandni Chowk. While passing through alleyways that endured the test of time and modernity, end up the heritage walk at Jama Masjid. This is the largest Muslim mosque, not only in India but in Asia.
Enjoy the Rickshaw ride passing through the narrow streets in Old Delhi. Finishing the visit through the Old Delhi heritage, begin exploring New Delhi, the center of modern day power. Continue discovering Delhi through a visit to Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and India Gate, a 42 meters archway built for memorial of Indian soldiers killed during the First World War. Watch the famous War Memorial Arch and see the contrast between old and New Delhi.
Continue the tour in detail with a drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan. It was initially constructed as the Imperial residence of the Viceroy in the early 20th century. Nowadays, it is the current residence of the President of India and Parliament House. This unique circular architecture was built with huge colonnades which house the Upper and Lower House of Parliament. Finally, move to the Government secretariat buildings at Connaught Place where the heart of New Delhi as well as the busy shopping centre. Later on time transfer to International airport to board flight for onward destination.Get in Touch - Enquire Now Click To Get Instant Quotes