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Golden Triangle Tour with Haridwar Rishikesh

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Haridwar - Rishikesh

Overview

Golden Triangle is the most popular and visited circuit of India that includes cities of Agra, Delhi and Jaipur located roughly at 250 kms from each other and forming a triangle on Indian map with respect to its locations. The circuit is well connected by road, buses and trains with fast trains like Shatabdi Express. The New Express Highway between Delhi and Agra have shortened the travel time to 3-4 hours only.

Most of the foreign tourists like to land into Delhi, spend couple of days here, explore the city and then travel southwards towards the land of Taj and then west to the Pink city of India – Jaipur. 

Haridwar and Rishikesh are two such destinations which are very popular amongst Hindu religion followers because it consist major attractions such as the Ganga River, Har Ki Pauri, Chandi Devi Temple, Shanty Kunj Gayatri  Parivar and a lot more. In Rishikesh the most adventurous thing is to stand over the Lakshman Jhoola Bridge which connects two mountains, below is the river which is quite long and wide in depth. There are overnight haridwar rishikesh trips that s from the Delhi. 

Explore the capital city and the monument of love with Geetika Holidays India to make your holidays worth spend; This 09 Days/08 Nights experience will be the lifetime experience that is for sure. Let’s have a brief day to day idea about the tour.

Tour Highlights

Delhi: Raj Ghat, Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, Qutab Minar and Shopping tour & Local Streets.

Agra: Visit the most famous monuments (Taj Mahal, Agra Fort) from Mughal era, & Shopping Tour, Mohabbat-the-Taj’.

Explore City Palace and Museum.

Visit Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar Observatory.

Enjoy Elephant Ride on Amber Fort, fully enjoy at Chowni Dhani,

Haridwar: Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi, Daksha Mahadev, Har-Ki-Pauri during the Ganga Arti Ceremony,

Rishikesh: Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Beatles Ashram, Visit Shiva temple,

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 01:– ARRIVAL DELHI 

On arrival with meeting and assistance at the airport, our representative will meet to welcome and escort you to the Hotel. While the room keys and check-in is organized, our representative will also hand over the “Welcome Folder” documents and brief you the tour Programmed.

DELHI – The Capital City of India, and Can Be Called As A Major Gateway To India. Delhi Is One Of The Most Important Metropolitan In India, As It Is The City Of Power. It Has A Very Good Combination Of Both Modern, As Well As Ancient Cultures. In These 3000 Years Of Its Existence, There Has Been The Origin Of Seven More Cities, Where The Traditional Indian Capital Is. Strategic Location, Mixture Of Modern And Indian Culture, Rich History, Medieval Market, Beside The Modern Ones Etc Are The Main Reasons For Choosing It, Delhi Is A City Waiting To Be Explored. It Is Also Known As The Headquarters Of Indian Politics, As Most Of The Heads Of The Indian Government And Other Political Parties; Reside Here, Including The Prime Minister, And President Of The Country.

Overnight Stay at hotel Delhi.

DAY 02: DELHI/FULL DAY CITY TOUR

Breakfast take a city tour of Old & New Delhi visiting.

Raj Ghat: Raj Ghat is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi in Delhi, India. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi. Close to it, and east of Daryaganj was Raj Ghat Gate of the walled city, opening at Raj Ghat to the west bank of the Yamuna River. Later the memorial area was also called Raj ghat.

Rashtrapati Bhawan - This palace-like building is the official residence of the President of India.

India Gate, this 42ms high stone of triumph is a war memorial. It bears the names of 85,000 Indian army soldiers, who died in the campaigns of WWI? 

Red Fort:  The Red Fort is a historic fort in the city of Delhi in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1856. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums. 

Qutab Minar - The highest monument of India, Qutub Minar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak, to 14.32 m at its base, and alternating angular and rounded flutings.  

Jama Masjid: The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā, commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is one of the largest mosques in India. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees, and was inaugurated by an Imam from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan.

Chandni Chowk, this main street of Old Delhi is the colorful shopping bazaar, known as Chandni Chowk. It has very sharp contrast to the open, spacious streets of Delhi.

Later on drive to shopping tour & Local Streets and in evening time back to hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel Delhi.

DAY 03:– DELHI – AGRA (230 KMS/04 HRS)/HALF DAY

After Breakfast, check out from the hotel, and drive to Agra,

Agra is a city in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state. Its home to the iconic Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built for the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan’s wife, Mumtaz Mahal (who died in childbirth in 1631). The imposing main building features a massive dome and intricately carved white marble inlaid with precious stones. This is set behind a reflecting pool inside a courtyard defined by 4 minarets. 

Afternoon visit the TajMahal surely the greatest monument to love and one of the wonders of the modern world, Completed in 1652, skilled craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy and some 20,000 laborers worked for 17 years to build this edifice, constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.

And shopping tour & evening drive to Mohabbat-the-Taj’

Expression of Love... The Sanskritik Natyashala presents ‘Mohabbat-the-Taj’ live show – a series of play depicting the saga of love. The true and immortal love of Shajahan for Mumtaj Mahal - his beautiful wife; the lavish lifestyle of mughal era; emaculate hardship of the artisans for 22 years that created the most precious specimen of craftsmanship... ‘Mohabbat-the-Taj’ at ‘Kalakriti is exceptionally inviting. The effort to hold up the cultural and historical legacy of India is worth a glance. 

Show Timings: 

First Show: 18.30 to 20.00 PM

Second Show: 20.30 to 22.00 PM

Finish & return back drive to Hotel,       

Overnight stay at hotel Agra.

DAY 04:– AGRA/HALF DAY – JAIPUR (260 KMS/05.30 HRS)

After Breakfast,       Visit the red sandstone Agra Fort, which stands like a crescent on the banks of the Jamuna River enclosed by forbidding 20-meter high walls, with a 12-meter moat between them, Three successive Mughal emperors – Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan – helped create this massive structure which contains Hindu and Muslim architecture, 

After Breakfast, Check out from Hotel, and drive to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri, 

Fatehpur Sikri, the sandstone city, was the glorious but short-lived imperial capital of Akbar, the greatest of Mughal emperors. Lying on a rocky ridge, it boasts of palaces, forts and mosques representing a variety of architectural styles.

Later continue drive to Jaipur, upon arrive in Jaipur,

Jaipur is the capital of India’s Rajasthan state. It evokes the royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, founded what is now called the Old City or “Pink City” for its trademark building color. At the center of its stately street grid (notable in India) stands the opulent, colonnaded City Palace complex. With gardens, courtyards and museums, part of it is still a royal residence. 

On arrival & check in to the hotel, free & relax at Hotel,

Overnight at the hotel Jaipur.

DAY 05: JAIPUR/FULL DAY CITY TOUR

After breakfast, 

Visit Amer Fort: Amer Fort is a fort located in Amer, Rajasthan, India. Amer is a town with an area of 4 square kilometres located 11 kilometres from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur.

And Situated atop the Amber Hill with photo stop en route of the famous Jal Mahal: Jal Mahal is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. 

Hawa Mahal: Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, India; It is constructed of red and pink sandstone. The palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur, and extends to the zenana, or women's chambers. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.

And further drive to visit visiting the City Palace: The City Palace was established at the same time as the city of Jaipur, by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who moved his court to Jaipur from Amber, in 1727. Jaipur is the present-day capital of the state of Rajasthan, and until 1949 the City Palace was the ceremonial and administrative seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. 

And shopping tour also,

Evening time fully enjoy & take dinner at Chowni Dhani,

Chokhi Dhani is a concept capturing the vibrant spirit of Rajasthan and ensuring a perfect Rajasthani experience.  Inbound and native tourists have a desire to experience the unique Rajasthani culture. The real Rajasthan, the villages, the paintings, Bani Thani art, the wall decorations, Dipak wall, the fresh air, the evening performances, the enthusiasm, the 'manuhar' (a delicate request to eat till your heart’s desire), the traditions, the costumes and at last but not least the Feelings.

At Chokhi Dhani we bring that all for you. Our aim is to preserve and encourage the village art and culture, to get today's generation closer to the roots and the globe trekkers to see Indian village life.

Finish and return back drive to hotel,

Overnight stay at Jaipur hotel.

DAY 06: JAIPUR - DELHI (260 KMS/5 HRS)

After Morning Breakfast, Check out from the hotel at 1200 noon, and depart by surface to Delhi, upon arrive in Delhi,

Day at Leisure at Hotel,

Overnight stay at Delhi hotel.

DAY 07: DELHI - HARIDWAR (232 KMS/05 HRS)

After breakfast Check-out from hotel, and depart by surface to Haridwar, Upon Arrive in Haridwar,

Haridwar has with it a history that traces back to the mythology of Hinduism. It is considered to be the holiest of places in India. Situated on the bank of river Ganga, Haridwar enjoys a place of pride as one of the most popular pilgrimage destination in India. It is just the perfect place for nature lovers as the serene beauty of nature combine with the spiritual ambience to create a heavenly atmosphere. This is one among the four places where Kumbha Mela is organized. If you happen to be there during the time of the fair, you will be teased out of your thought by its sheer magnitude. 

Afternoon Visit the Temples of the city including Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi located on two different hills opposite each other, Daksh Mahadev Temple - The ancient temple of Daksha Mahadev. Visit Har-Ki-Pauri - These sacred ghats are named after the Charan or Footprints of Hari (Vishnu) impressed on a stone. The reflection of golden hues of floral diyas, in the river Ganga, is the most enchanting sight in the twilight, during the Ganga Arti Ceremony. It is the most important ghat on the river Ganga, where a holy dip is a must for every devotee. 

Overnight stay at hotel Haridwar.

DAY 08: HARIDWAR – RISHIKESH (20 KMS/01 HRS)

After Breakfast, Depart by surface to Rishikesh, upon arrive in Rishikesh, 

Rishikesh is a city in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. The river is considered holy, and the city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation. Temples and ashrams (centers for spiritual studies) line the eastern bank around Swarg Ashram, a traffic-free, alcohol-free and vegetarian enclave upstream from Rishikesh town. 

Visit Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Beatles Ashram, Visit Shiva temple, and Return back to Haridwar,

Evening time own activities,

Overnight stay at hotel Haridwar.

DAY 09: RISHIKESH – DELHI (250 KMS/05 – 06 HRS)

After Breakfast, Check out from the hotel & drive to Delhi IGI airport to board flight for onward destination, 

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