Twice Golden- Golden Triangle with Amritsar

(08 nights 09 days)

Overview

Experience the Golden Triangle Tour- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur with Amritsar. This special itinerary combines Golden Temple Tour from Delhi with these three locations to bring to you a premium North Indian experience. Visit the Taj Mahal in Agra (an undisputed symbol of love); Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur; Golden Temple, Jallianwalah Bagh in Amritsar, beating retreat ceremony at Wagah-Attari Border. Delhi’s wide range of offerings including the Qutub Minar and Red Fort will truly make it an altogether extravagant affair.



Highlights

Trip will unfold as:

Day 1

Delhi

Arrive at Delhi Airport. The Cloud Itineraries representative escorts you to the pre-booked hotel for staying overnight. You would have the rest of the day free to explore the city or just relax at the hotel.

Day 2

Delhi

Post breakfast, leave for a long tour through the capital city. Start with the striking red sandstone beauty Red Fort and witness the alleys of Chandni Chowk with a rickshaw ride. Pay homage at Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, drive through Luteyan’s Delhi including India Gate, a cenotaph commemorating Indian martyrs, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan. Visit the Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3

Delhi- Amritsar (Train)

Leave for Amritsar in the morning by train. After taking rest for a while at the checked in hotel, leave for witnessing the Beating Retreat / Changing of Guard Ceremony at the Wagah-Attari Border, which is the only land border open between India and Pakistan. Stay the night at the hotel in Amritsar.

Day 4

Amritsar

In the morning after breakfast, set out to visit Harmandir Sahib, also known as the famous Golden Temple. Afterwards proceed to Jallianwala Bagh, the historic site where British General Dyer massacred hundreds of men, women and children. In the Evening visit the Golden Temple again to attend the Night Ceremony also known as Palki Sahib ceremony.

Day 5

Amritsar- Delhi- Agra (Train/flight – 240 kms/ 4 hrs)

Take a morning train/flight to Delhi and drive to Agra . Reach Agra and proceed to the hotel. Visit Taj Mahal at sunset, a white mausoleum, one of the world's seven wonders. Built in pristine white marble by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in remembrance of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Return to the hotel.

Day 6

Agra

Leave for a full-guided tour of Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb whose design even outshines the Taj! Shop around for exclusive specialties at the Local Bazaar. In the evening, visit Fatehpur Sikri and tour the sandstone city of Emperor Akbar covering the historical Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhavan and Panch Mahal.

Day 7

Agra- Jaipur (260 kms/5-6 hrs)

Early morning drive to Jaipur. On the way to Jaipur, halt at Chand Baori (stepwell) in the village of Abhaneri. It was built by King Chanda of the Nikumbh dynasty between 800 CE and 900 CE to conserve as much water as possible. Reach Jaipur and proceed to hotel.

Day 8

Jaipur

Leave for a full day guided tour through Pink City after breakfast. Witness the striking beauty of Amber Fort while enjoying a joyride on elephant back. Later, visit City Palace and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the stunning five-storied pyramid-shaped palace with numerous small windows and screens. Enjoy high tea at Nahargarh Fort during sunset. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 9

Jaipur- Delhi (260 kms/ 5-6 hrs)

Start your road journey towards Delhi. After arriving, head straight to the airport to board the onward flight.

As at Cloud Itineraries we believe in letting you ‘live the journey’, please do not hesitate to speak to us to tweak your holiday or change the route. You could also ‘create your own experience’ with our expert help. So hop on and let’s build the most memorable trip together.

Without a doubt, your trip will give you a memory of a lifetime. In addition to a dedicated tour manager/coordinator, your holiday trip is laced by assistance on arrival and departure at the airport, soothing stays at suggested hotels, quick transfers with a driver, all government and road taxes paid for along with driver’s allowance, splendid sightseeing as mentioned, English speaking guides for tours in plan and delish meals as per your itinerary. Please note, that all applicable taxes and service charges will be included as well.


(Exclusions- international airfares, visa charges, meals outside of plan, monument fees, camera charges, insurance and personal expenses).

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