The Golden Triangle Tour
Delhi " Capital City of India", Agra "City of Tajmahal" and jaipur "Pink city in Rajasthan" is collectively called as the Golden Triangle circuit of India and is one of the most visited and popular travel plan among domestic and foregin travelers. Without visiting these three corners of India - the journey to India is Incomplete.
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india is one of the popular destinations for the tourists all over the world due to its breathtaking places and memorable experiences. It has beautiful tourist destinations all over the country. However, people who want to visit this country for the sake of knowing history, culture and heritage have golden triangle tour as the best option.
Oberoi-Udaivillas-Udaipur-Rajasthan Golden Triangle Tour covers Delhi, Agra and Jaipur the three best cities of India. This is one of the popular tours of India. People whoever wants to know about medieval India has their best choice in this tour. All the three cities display the Mughal, Rajput and British influence and their architecture. Apart from these historical monuments, there are lots of parks, bazaars, gardens and museums along with their rich flora and fauna. Delhi, which is well connected with all national and international airports, is obviously the starting point of this triangle tour. Delhi is a place where people lead a multicultural lifestyle since different powers at different period ruled the city. Even now, it retains the feel of medieval era. Visitors enjoy the combination of a modernlifestyle . Read More
Duration : 07 Nights/ 08 Days Destination : New Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
The train has 14 saloons (compartments) which are named after Rajput states - Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Bundi, Dholpur, Dungargarh, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Sirohi, Kota, Jaipur and Jhalawar.
Palace on Wheels has a different charm.The carpets resembles Rajput designs with a new world charm. Huge paintings od Rajput dynasties adorned the walls. In short, a five star hotel on wheels! I knew this was perhaps the only chance to feel like a Maharaja
A tall Khidmatgar (attendant) will be disposal, taking care of every small detail with a broad smile. The train can be branded as a replica of the royal courts in Rajasthan. The train has two fine dining restaurants, which served authentic Rajasthani cuisine. International delicacies are served too. Opt for a diet-free vacation, pamper your tastebuds with myriad cuisines. Dig into the mouthwatering Continental and Chinese dishes or traditional Rajasthani cuisine. A mini bar compliments your meal, with variety of wines, scotch and cocktails! The Palace has more in store, a woman's delight... Shopping! In the past 20 years of operations, the Palace on Wheels has been rated as one of the best ten luxurious rail journeys in the world.
Day-1 New Delhi, Wednesday Departure 6:00 PM
On your arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station, you will be treated like a Maharaja and Maharani with garlands, Tikka, turban and a glass of wine. The tour of a lifetime starts in the evening with a ceremonial welcome aboard the Palace on Wheels. As you will be introduced to your fellow travelers, feel free to relax in your new palace and explore every bit of it. Enjoy your favorite wine in the bar and dinner will be served on board in its two restaurants. Before you go off to sleep, savor the tasty delicacies the palace has to offer.
Day -2 Jaipur, Thursday Arrival 3:45 AM Departure 8.00 PM
The first stop of Palace on Wheels is Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. On your arrival at Jaipur, your tour begins from the Hawa Mahal Palace followed by the amazing Jantar Mantar. Explore the Astronomical Observatory at leisure. Jaipur is the home to erstwhile rulers and offers a great shopping experience as far as handicraft items are concerned. Also, Jaipur is well known all over the world for its famous hand block printing on textile. Proceed for a lunch at Amber Fort. Also after reaching Amber you can enjoy a ride up to the fort by sitting on the festively decorated elephants' back. Post lunch explore the Amber Fort and get to see the finest example of the fusion of Rajput and Mughal style of architecture.Return back to your palatial train by bus. Freshen up and rest on your luxury bed while the restaurants prepare dinner for you. Have a sumptuous meal and go ahead for a sweet good night sleep.
Day -3 Swai Madhopur, Friday Arrival 5.30 AM Departure 10.20 AM
On your arrival to Ranthambore National Park, you can sense a life of wilderness. Located at the junction of Aravallies and Vindhyas, is an exclusive juxtaposition of historical and natural richness. The park is located on the arid denuded tract of eastern Rajasthan, hardly 14 Kms from Sawai Madhopur. You will get to explore the 1000 year old Ranthambore Fort located atop a high hill. You will be taken aback by the site of the remains of historical part cenotaphs, tombs, stepped well, summer palace etc, and how they merged harmoniously into the sprawling forest.
Ranthambhore is dynamic in the diversity and density of fauna it supports. Tiger at the top of the food chain ruins over the Ranthambore kingdom in a subtle way solitary by nature. Quite naturally tiger sighting is a matter of chance. Apart from tigers, you will come across a variety of mammals, spotted deer, sambhar, wild boar, Indian Gazel, Jungal cat, Panthers, Jackal, Hynas Rarely sloth bears,and almost 300 different kind of birds. Mix with this dense natural habitat to enjoy the other beauty of nature and return back to Palace on Wheels. Breakfast will be served on board. Spend your leisure time amidst the palatial environment and have sumptuous lunch on board. Enjoy the afternoon in train while it travels through the lush green countryside and arrive at Chittorgarh.Chittorgarh Fort was built by various Mauriyan rulers during 5th to 8th century period and is considered to be the largest Fort in India. The fort is spread over an area of 680 acres and is accessible after seven ceremonial gates. Visit the Rana Kumbha Palace and Padamini Palace in the fort. These are considered as master pieces of Rajput architecture. The Padmini Palace in the fort had been the residence of beautiful queen Rani Padmini. The victory tower built by Maharana Kumbha in the memory of victory over combined armies of Malwa and Gujrat in 15th Century is the symbolic identity of Chittorgarh. Traverse through this historical architecture and proceed for a Sound and Light show at fort. Return back and enjoy dinner on board.
Day 4- Udaipur, Saturday, Arrival 8.00 AM Departure 3.30 PM
This luxury journey will take you to Udaipur, the City of Lakes. Enjoy supremacy among the Rajput clams of Rajasthan here and spend the day sightseeing at Udaipur.The royal journey will take you to Crystal gallery which is the home to a museum of crystal glass furniture, crockery and chandilliers of old time. Enjoy a boat ride and return back to hotel. You will be offered breakfast on board and will be taken for a visit to Sahelion Ki Bari and City Palace. Enjoy your delicious lunch in Palace on Wheels.
Day 5-Jaisalmer, Sunday, Arrival 9.15 AM Departure 11.30 PM
This golden city of Rajasthan founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 AD has its own charm. Jaisalmer is the western most citadel of the desert and an ideal merger of ancient history and a developed trading centre. The city is well known for its old mansions and the Sonar Quila Fort, made of yellow sand stone will immediately grab your attention there. Here you will get to enjoy your shopping and gala lunch at Moomal Hotel. Step on the sweeping sand dunes and take a camel ride deep into the Thar Desert. It is the most symbolic destination for sunset. SSO just sit back and relax as you watch the sun setting on the rolling golden sand dunes. You will have a surreal experience undoubtedly. Sip on your evening tea as you watch the sunset. Enjoy the grandeur of Rajasthani Thali with traditional music and be ready for a luxury dinner at Palace Hotel. If you are in winter, then be ready to enjoy the cultural performance and campfire with dinner in dunes.
Day 6- Jodhpur, Monday, Arrival 7.00 AM Departure 4.30 PM
Bharatpur, Tuesday, Arrival 5.00 AM Departure 8.45 AMThis is a royal kingdom where the jats, rather than the Rajputs, ruled. Also, the Jat history of Bharatpur is not too old. Lohargarh, is the only fort in the state that posses a history that recounts it with pride. The Keoladeo Ghana National Park at Bharatpur is one of the finest bird sanctuaries. You can find over three hundred species of birds and many of them are migrant species that come from parts as distant as Siberia and China. You will be offered a heart healthy breakfast on board.
Day 7- Agra, Tuesday, Arrival 11.00 AM Departure 7.30 PM
The royal Palace on Wheels will take you to the world's most well known monument, Taj Mahal at Agra. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan had built this epitome of love in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It took 22 years to complete this magnificent white marble structure which is incomparable to any other monument the world. Utilize this great opportunity to share one of the best moments of your trip with Taj Mahal.Lunch will be organized for you at Palace Hotel.
Day- 8- Delhi, Wednesday, Arrival at Safdarjung Railway Station
After your sumptuous breakfast on board, get ready to check out. Carry with you some beautiful royal memories while you return back to your native land.This is a perfect finale to your royal journey.
Golden Triangle by Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
DEPARTURE DAY: EVERY TUESDAY
Destination : DELHI- JAIPUR- BHARATPUR- AGRA- DELHI
Arrival at Delhi Day-1: Monday - Arrive in Delhi
Arrive at the Delhi International Airport. After clearing the immigration formalities, meet our tour representative (holding the placard of your name), who will transfer you to hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
Delhi - Safdarjung Station
Day-2: Tuesday (Departure at 1830 Hrs. from Delhi)
Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed for a sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit the narrow bustling backstreets of the walled city of Old Delhi, earlier known as "Shahjahanabad". Visit the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India. Take a stroll through the Mughal era bazaars (marketplace) of Chandni Chowk. Drive past the red sandstone walled historical Red Fort. Later, proceed for a tour in New Delhi. Drive past India Gate, the "Arc-de-Triomphe" of India that stands tall like an archway in the middle of a crossroad commemorating the Indian soldiers who laid their lives in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. Around 80,000 names of the soldiers have been inscribed on the walls of the India Gate. Drive past the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the official residence of the President of India that was earlier known as the Viceroy's House. Later visit the Qutub Minar built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. This world heritage site is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Later, transfer to the Safdarjung Railway Station to board the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. You will be welcomed traditionally in the train with Aarti and Garlands, and served with a refreshing welcome drink. After check in, you will be escorted to your respective cabins. Experience the absolute luxury with smooth blend of ethnicity. Enjoy dinner on board. Overnight stay on The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
Arrival at Jaipur
Day-3: Wednesday - (Arrive at 0800 Hrs. and Departure at 1900 Hrs.)
Post breakfast, on-board and on arrival in Jaipur, you'll be welcome by caparisoned elephants and traditional Rajasthani folk music to the tunes of "Shehnai". Later, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Amber Fort, a marvelous example of the Rajputana architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflecting in the Maota Lake below. The fort is built in white marble and red sandstone and the interiors present a soothing and warm ambience. Enjoy an elephant ride while ascending the fort. Visit the Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds. It has a pyramid-shaped facade with five stories and 953 small windows decorated with tiny latticework. The air circulation through the windows represents the marvelous touch of Mughal designing, which keeps the palace cool. Later visit the City Palace Museum where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Arts. The Museum showcases a collection of royal robes, pricey carpets, a huge collection of antique armory of old weapons and miniature paintings that portray battle scenes. Later visit the Jantar Mantar the largest stone astronomical observatory in the world. The observatory has fourteen statistical instruments for measuring time, predicting eclipses and to ascertain other astronomical events. Enjoy dinner on board.
Overnight stay on The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
Arrival at Bharatpur and Agra
Day-4:Thursday - Bharatpur (Arrive at 0630 Hrs. |Departure at 1000 Hrs) Agra (Arrive at 1100 Hrs. |Departure at 2200 Hrs).
Visit the Agra Fort located on the banks of the river Yamuna. This massive red-sandstone fort was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565. Visit the symbol of love, the Taj Mahal that is listed among the Seven Wonders of the World, built in the fond memory of Emperor Shah Jahan's beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. The monument took almost 22 years to build and was completed in 1653. Around 20,000 workers from all over the country and Central Asia were recruited to build this symbol of love.
(TAJ MAHAL REMAINS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS). Enjoy lunch at the hotel while dinner will be served on board. Overnight stay on The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels.
Arrival in Delhi
Day-5: Friday - Delhi (Arrive at 0600 Hrs. approx. Delhi Departure
Breakfast will be served on board. Arrive at Safdarjung Railway Station in the morning and meet our tour representative who will transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore Delhi on your own. Explore the bustling bazaars and shop for souvenirs. Lunch and Dinner (if time permits) at the hotel.
On-time, meet our representative who will transfer you to the airport for onward flight