After freshen up step out for an enjoyable half day city tour and visit India Gate (War memorial), President’s House, Parliament House and Secretariat building, Lotus Temple (Closed on Monday) and Qutab Minar. Spend rest of time in shopping. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Amritsar (by Train Swarna Shatabdi 0720 hrs /1335 hrs)
Tourists will be escorted to New Delhi Railway Station to board the train for Amritsar. Check into a hotel after reaching Amritsar around 1:35pm (IST). After freshen up step out for a tour to Wagha Border. Witness Flags’ ceremony, which has been a daily military practice by security forces of India and Pakistan since 1959. This ceremony takes place every evening before sunset at the Wagha Border. Get back to hotel and stay there overnight.
Day 03: Amritsar – New Delhi (By Train Swarna Shatabdi 1630 hrs / 2230 hrs)
Visit Golden Temple early morning to pay obeisance to sacred Sikh Guru. Later set out for a city tour and visit places like Durgiana Mandir, Baba Atal Rai Tower and the Jalianwallah Bagh.
Reach Amritsar railway station to board the train for New Delhi by afternoon. Check into a hotel upon arrival in Delhi and stay there overnight.
Day 04: Delhi – Jaipur (260 kms, 5 hrs drive)
After breakfast in a hotel drive towards Jaipur. Check into a hotel post arrival in Jaipur by afternoon. Spend rest of time in leisure activities or explore local markets. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 05: In Jaipur (Excursion to Amber Fort + Half Day City tour)
Head towards Amber Fort post breakfast in the hotel. Visit ‘Palace of Winds’ en route, also known as Hawa Mahal. The royal ladies used to watch the daily activities on street below from this elaborate facade.
Visit City Palace in afternoon, a famous landmark which is spread over a large area as it occupies one seventh of the city. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar or Astronomical Observatory made by the Maharaja of Jaipur. It has also been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Grab an opportunity to shop souvenirs, traditional Rajasthani attires, skilful art craft, handicraft and other regional articles from local markets. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur – Agra (245 kms, 5 hrs drive)
Post breakfast in a the hotel drive towards Agra. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Fatehpur Sikri en route. This deserted red sandstone city was built by Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace during late 16th century. Major highlights of this region are Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Aam, Panch Mahal and so on.
Tourists will arrive Agra by afternoon. Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World Taj Mahal. Check into a hotel post arrival. Post freshen up step out to visit Taj Mahal. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine the mortal remains of his beloved Queen Mumtaz. Also visit Agra Fort.
Overnight stay in a hotel.
(Taj Mahal remains closed every Friday)
Day 07: Agra / Delhi Airport departure (210 kms, 4 hrs drive)
Have breakfast in a hotel and spend day time in leisure activities till departure for Delhi. Board respective/connecting flight from Delhi International Airport upon arrival here. This concludes illustrious Golden Triangle Tour with Amritsar.