This unique Golden Triangle Tour with Amritsar includes a visit to three famous cities of India i.e. Delhi, Agra & Jaipur along with Amritsar. Along with these trio cities, we offer a visit to Golden Temple Amritsar. Built in 1803 of marble, copper and pure leaf gold, the temple is an amazing architectural feat.
Experience the history of colossal forts, the magnificence and splendour of Rajasthan's palaces, the symbol of Love – Taj Mahal along with Golden Temple and fascinating retreat ceremony at India & Pakistan border - Wagah Border.
Distant India Journeys representatives will receive you on arrival at the international airport in Delhi. Transfer to your hotel. Relax.
DELHI, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land. A window to the kaleidoscope - that is India.
Overnight will be at Delhi.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British Empire.
Visit the 11th century Qutub Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial.
Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple.
Later drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel.
Overnight will be in Agra.
Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife.
Also visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms.
After lunch drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of Mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed.
Arrive Jaipur & transfer to Hotel.
Overnight will be in Jaipur.
After a leisurely breakfast, visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills.
Later visit the City Palace, Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century.
In the evening drive back to Delhi, Arrive Delhi & check into your hotel.
Overnight will be in Delhi.
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast air-conditioned train to Amritsar.
Breakfast on board the train, arrive Amritsar and transfer to hotel.
In the evening visit Wagah Border to watch Border Retreat Ceremony. The pageant of the beating of the retreat and the change of guard within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces here makes the most charming of the spectacles as a daily evening drill. Ascertain the timings before you leave to see this spectacle since these are changed seasonally. Wagah is the only land border open between Pakistan and India.
Overnight will be in Amritsar.
After breakfast proceed for a visit to Golden Temple which is the most sacred temple for Sikhs. It is a symbol of the magnificence and strength of the Sikh people all over the world. In the evolution of the Darbar Sahib, is entwined the history and ideology of Sikhism. In its architecture are included, symbols associated with other places of worship. This is an example of the spirit of tolerance and acceptance that the Sikh philosophy propounds.
Also visit Jalianwala Bagh- Martyrs’ Memorial built in the shape of eternal flame of liberty is situated on the outskirts of Golden Temple. Here about 1500 and 2000 persons who were attending a peaceful meeting during the freedom movement fell under the bullets of the British General Dyer on 13 April 1919 and the city of Amritsar.
Afternoon transfer to railway station to board the train back to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel.
Overnight will be in Delhi.
Transfer to airport to board your flight back home....