Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi - Goa - Delhi


Overview

On this 08 Nights/09 Days Golden Triangle Tour, get ready to explore the three iconic cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur along with Goa – The Beach Capital of India. Start your tour with a visit to the Capital city of India- Delhi. In the UNESCO Heritage City of Jaipur, get a chance to discover its century old heritage and culture. The city of Agra welcomes you to three UNESCO World heritage Sites namely Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, and Fatehpur Sikri. In Goa, explore the famous churches, stroll around the sandy beaches of Goa, shop at the flea markets, and enjoy a laid-back vacation.

Highlights
  • Discover eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Get to know the history of Humayun’s Tomb and pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, his cremation site
  • Marvel at the beauty of the world-famous the Taj Mahal
  • Appreciate the wonderful architecture of Fatehpur Sikri – the Mughal City founded in the 16th Century
  • Discover the historical Agra fort – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage City of Jaipur
  • Take an elephant ride to the top of the Amber Fort
  • Visit the 17th century-built Fort Aguada
  • Wash off your blues at the beaches of Goa
  • Explore the famous churches of Goa like Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, and the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be welcomed by The Destinations Lab’s representative at the airport. After the warm welcome, you will be escorted to the hotel for your overnight stay. Upon arrival at the hotel, check into your room and retire for the day.Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
In the morning, have breakfast and then get ready to explore the wonderful capital city. On your city tour discover some of the famous highlights of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Start off with a visit to Jama Masjid – one of India’s largest mosque built in 1656 followed by a visit to Chandni Chowk, Delhi’s oldest and biggest market where you can find almost everything. Also enjoy a rickshaw ride through the streets of Old Delhi, starting from Fatehpuri Masjid to Red Fort. Then, visit Red Fort – the historic Fort that served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. Later, drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s House), Parliament House, and India Gate - a war memorial built in honour of the brave hearts who died in World War I. You will then proceed towards Qutub Minar – a UNESCO World heritage site dating back to 1193. Built under the reign of Qutub-ud-din-Aibak, Qutub Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world. In the evening, get back to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur (265 Kms/Approx. 5-6 Hrs. drive)
Post breakfast check out from hotel for Jaipur. Reach Jaipur and then check into your hotel. Unwind and spend rest of the time at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Jaipur Sightseeing
Have breakfast and then head out for Amber Fort. Enjoy an elephant ride to the gates of the Fort. The construction of the classic Amber Fort was started in 1592 and is a perfect fusion of the Mughal and Hindu styles of architecture. Then, visit Hawa Mahal, built in 1799. Popularly known as the Palace of Wind, the five-story structure features around thousand windows, intricately built to help the royal ladies have a look at the outside world, without being seen. Later, head to 18th century-built City Palace, followed by a visit to Jantar Mantar- a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world’s largest observatory. Before heading back to the hotel, visit the famous Birla Temple and indulge into some Shopping. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5: Jaipur - Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (245 Kms/Approx. 4-5 Hrs. drive)
Have breakfast in the morning and then leave for Agra. Drive in the comfort of your private vehicle to Agra. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri - a 16th century built Mughal City and UNESCO World Heritage Site. After reaching Agra, check into hotel and rest. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Agra - Delhi (210 Kms / Approx. 3 - 4 Hrs. drive) Delhi - Varanasi (By Flight)
Early in the morning get ready to visit the Taj Mahal for an amazing view of the monuments. One of the world’s most visited monuments, the Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife – Mumtaz Mahal. Then, get back to hotel for breakfast. After your meal, check-out from hotel. Visit Agra Fort and then drive for Delhi. The massive Fort is a perfect mix of the Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles and features courtyards, private chambers, and mosques. Continue your drive to Delhi. After reaching Delhi, get transferred to airport to board your flight to Goa. Upon arrival in Goa, get driven to the hotel. Check into hotel and spend rest of the time at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7: Goa Sightseeing
Post breakfast, head out for Goa sightseeing tour. Firstly, visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a unique church with an un-plastered exterior, unlike the other churches of Goa. Constructed in 1594, the church features Baroque architecture. Then, visit the Se Cathedral – a church made in honour of St. Catherine of Alexandria. It also features the biggest Church Bell in Goa. You can also explore the nearby Museum of Christian Art, where a great collection is kept at display including priest robes, wine cups (chalices), archaics, paintings and statues. Later, visit the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, constructed in the year 1541 in honour of Mary Immaculate. Visit the 17th-century Portuguese-style built Aguada and click some nice pictures. Also, visit some of the famous beaches including Sinquerim Beach, Candolim Beach and Calangute Beach, Baga and Anjuna beach. On your visit to the Vagator Beach also visit the nearby 17th-century Chapora Fort known for its amazing sunset view. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8: Goa
Enjoy a great breakfast in the morning. You can enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9: Goa - Delhi (By Flight) - Departure
Have breakfast and later after some time leave for airport to catch your flight to Delhi, followed by an inter-connecting flight to your onward destination.

Inclusions
  • Arrival and departure assistance by our Representative
  • 08 Nights accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • All transfers by chauffer driven Private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Any Flight fare
  • Entrance fees, if any
  • Taxes & tipping
  • Any other services which are not mentioned in Inclusions