Golden Triangle Tour with Golden Temple and Silver Beaches
Duration : 11 days in India
Destinations : Delhi – Pushkar – Jaipur – Agra – Amritsar – Rishikesh
Brief Outline : The great Indian journey through the modern New Delhi to Pushkar which is famous world wide for its camel festival on to Jaipur. Jaipur is the heart of Rajasthan with its enchanting forts & palaces. You would further move on to Agra and visit the “The Symbol Eternal Love Story” Taj Mahal. This combined with two religious destinations of Amritsar & Rishikesh with Silver Beaches. The former one has the pious Golden Temple and latter one is located on the bank of holy river Ganges. Rishikesh is also known as "The Gateway of Gods"
Detailed program :
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi.
Assistance on arrival. A traditional welcome to India at the airport. Transfer to hotel. On arrival check in at hotel. Breakfast at hotel.Later proceed for local sightseeing tour of Delhi with an English speaking guide visiting Qutab Minar, Humanyuns Tomb, Presidents Palace, Parliament buildings. Return to hotel. Dinner & Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Train Delhi – Ajmer & drive Ajmer - Pushkar
Early morning you would be picked up to board train for Ajmer. Breakfast on board train. On arrival at Ajmer proceed for sightseeing visit the famous mosque of Khawaja Mohinuddin Chisti and Museum of Artifacts.Later drive to Pushkar. Rest of the day is to explore the town of Pushkar. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Drive Pushkar – Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel. Morning a sightseeing tour of Pushkar visiting the Holy Lake & Temple of God Bhrama. Later drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Sanganer famous for its potteries and handmade paper work. On arrival check in at hotel. Explore the city on your own. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : In Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing of Amber fort; you can enjoy an Elephant ride to ascend the fort. Later drive to the town visiting Hawa Mahal, Observatory, and City Palace. Return to hotel for freshen up and proceed to watch a bollywood movie at Raj Mandir. Raj Mandir is palace turned into a theatre. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Drive Jaipur to Agra
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Agra en-route visiting Fathepur Sikri, the abandoned capital of King Akbar. It was abaonded due to scarcity of water. Fathepur is the palace of King Akbar and his nine wives and Sikri is the mosque of Salim Chisti who had given blessings to King Akbar for a son. Later drive to Agra. On arrival check in at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing and visiting the marvelous Seventh wonder of the world Taj Mahal. Later return back to hotel for dinner & overnight.
Day 06 : Drive Agra – Delhi and board Train for Amirtsar
Breakfast at hotel. Start your journey to Delhi en-route visiting Sikandra. On arrival in Delhi straight away proceed to railway station to board train For Amritsar. Dinner on board train. On arrival transfer to hotel Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Amritsar
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing of Amritsar visiting Jallainwala Bagh where the Massacre was done by the then ruling British Army on a group meeting against the policies of British Empire. Visit the Golden Temple. Later in the day drive to Indo-Pak border to witness the change of guard ceremony at sunset. Return back to hotel for an early dinner. Later proceed for Golden temple to witness the Palki ceremony at the temple. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 08 : Train Amritsar – Haridwar and drive to Rishikesh
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to railway station to board train for Haridwar. On arrival at Haridwar proceed for sightseeing of Haridwar visiting Har-ki-Paudi, Mansa Devi, and Chandi Devi. Later drive to Rsihikesh. On arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the evening is exploring the market on your own. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Rishikesh
Breakfast at hotel. Sightseeing of Rishikesh visiting Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, and Swarg Ashram. Afternoon is for exploring the town of Rishikesh. At sunset witness the Ganga Aarti at Geeta Bhawan. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Drive Rishikesh Haridwar and board train for Delhi.
Early morning drive to Haridwar Railway station with packed breakfast to board train for Delhi. Assistance on arrival & transfer to Hotel. Transport would be at your disposal for last minute shopping. Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel
Day 11 : Depart for Onward Destination
Breakfast at hotel. In time transfer to airport to connect flight back Home.