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Amazing Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho and Orchha

Overview


Golden triangle tour with Khajuraho is going to be an amazing tour which will offer you a chance to explore the best of cultural and spiritual temples and monuments of India.Visit some of the most significant temples, forts, monuments & landmarks in the famed golden triangle with Khajuraho

Highlights


  • Explore Old and New Delhi
  • Visit 3 UNESCO's world heritage sites in Agra
  • Enjoy train ride in India's fastest train
  • Visit the ruined village Orchha
  • Explore temples of Kamasutra in Khajuraho
  • Visit Pink City Jaipur and its heritage monuments and palaces
Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho and Orchha

Description


Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho and Orchha

Delhi Arrival

• Meeting with you at Delhi airport

• Head to hotel

• Hotel check-in

• Night in the hotel

Day 1 - Delhi

The capital city of India, Delhi had been a favorite of many dynasties and rulers in the past. Due to this, the heritage and culture of Delhi have influences of various ethnicities. One part is Old Delhi and the other half is New Delhi. Old Delhi is known for its architectural wonders that brilliantly depict the tales of its bygone era. On the other hand, the new face of Delhi has a modern infrastructure that talks about the urban delights of the city. Sightseeing in Delhi:

1: Jama Mosque. Jama Mosque 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. You can also take a rickshaw ride to explore the narrow and busy streets of Chandni chowk. (Optional)

2: Chandni Chowk. The Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi and it was designed by the elder daughter of emperor Shahjahan, her name was Jahanara.

3: Red Fort. Red Fort is a historic fort and It was the main residence of emperor Shahjahan. Built-in 17th century. ( We will observe it from outside )

4: Raj Ghat. Raj Ghat is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi. Close to it, and east of Daryaganj, there was Raj Ghat Gate of the walled city, opening at Rajghat to the west bank of the Yamuna River.

5: India Gate. The India Gate is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the "ceremonial axis" of New Delhi, formerly called Kingsway.

6: President's House. The Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official home of the President of India, located at the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi.

7: Agrasen ki baoli. Agrasen ki baoli is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical stepwell. it is believed that it was originally built by the legendary king Agrasen and rebuilt in the 14th century by the Agrawal community which traces its origin to Maharaja Agrasen.

8: Akshardham Temple. Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham complex is a Hindu mandir and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi.

9: Fountain Show. Enjoy here the most famous fountain show of Akshardham. ( Optional ) • Return to hotel • Overnight in hotel

Day 2 - Delhi-Jaipur

After breakfast in the hotel, we will visit some more amazing sights in Delhi before leaving for Jaipur.

1: Qutub Minar. Qutub Minar is a soaring, 73 m-high tower of victory, built-in 1193 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak. The tower has five distinct stories. Close to the tower is one of Delhi's most curious antiques, the Iron Pillar.

2: Lotus Temple. Baha'i faiths Temple is notable for its flower-like shape. It has become a prominent attraction in the city. The Lotus Temple is open to all, regardless of religion or any other qualification.

3: Birla Mandir. Laxminarayan Temple, also known as a Birla Mandir, is one of the major attractions of Delhi and attracts thousands of devotees every day.

4: Bangla Sahib. Gurudwara Bangla is a Sikh temple, which is built of white marble and inlaid with semi-precious stones. It is one of the most prominent Sikh houses of worship. Lunch: Lunch in one of the best restaurants in Delhi. After lunch, we will leave for Jaipur.

• Drive to Jaipur

• It takes 4 hours to reach Jaipur

• Arrive in Jaipur

• Overnight in Jaipur

Day 3 - Pink City 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. Sightseeing in Jaipur:

1: Amer Fort. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake. Amer is a town with an area of 4 square kilometers. The town of Amer and the Amber Fort was originally built by the Meenas and later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh I. You can enjoy here elephant ride. (Optional)

2: Hawa Mahal. Named as well, the palace of wind. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.

3: Jal Mahal. Meaning “Water Palace” is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. The Jal Mahal palace is an architectural showcase of the Rajput style of architecture.

4: Jantar Mantar. It’s an observatory. The primary purpose was to compile astronomical tables and to predict the times and movements of the sun, moon, and planets.

5: City palace. City Palace, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, is a palace complex.

6: Dinner. Dinner under folk dance and live music.

• Return to hotel

• Overnight in hotel

Day 4 - Jaipur-Agra

After breakfast, we will head to Monkey temple in Jaipur before leaving for Agra.

1: Galtaji: ( Monkey temple ) is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage site in the town of Khania-Balaji, about 10 km away from Jaipur. The site consists of a series of temples built into a narrow crevice in the ring of hills that surrounds Jaipur. A natural spring emerges high on the hill and flows downward, filling a series of sacred kunds (water tanks) in which pilgrims bathe. Visitors and pilgrims can ascend the crevasse, continuing past the highest water pool to a hilltop temple from there are views of Jaipur and its fortifications spread out across the valley floor. It is believed that a Saint named Galav lived here, practiced meditation, and did penance.

• Drive to Agra • 4 hours drive

• Lunch on the way to Agra

• Agra arrival

• Overnight in Agra

Day 5 - Agra

Agra is 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. Sightseeing in Agra:

1: Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is a white marble tomb. Built-in 1631 in the memory of Mumtaj Mahal. Daily thousands of visitors from across the globe come here just to behold its celestial beauty. Also known as a temple of love which is a pilgrimage for love birds.

2: Agra Fort. Agra Fort is a historical fort. It was the main residence of the Emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638 when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. The Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Also known as a high red walled city.

3: Itmad Ud Daula. Baby Taj also is known as Itmad ud Daula, built of white marble before the Taj Mahal and considered sketch of the Taj Mahal. Built by Noorjahan in the memory of her parents.

4: Mehtab Bagh. You will enjoy a sunset view of the Taj Mahal from the bank of river Yamuna, a place called Moonlight garden, and your guide will tell you here an interesting story about Shahjahan and his lady love.

5: Mohabbat e Taj. It's a saga of Shahjahan and Mumtaz mahal. A must-see (optional).

• Return to hotel

• Overnight in the hotel

Day 6 - Agra-Jhansi-Orchha

• Drive to Agra Cantt railway station

• Train leaves at 9:55 am (Gatiman Express)

• Enjoy your journey in India's fastest train

• Breakfast will be served in the train

• Train arrives in Jhansi at 12:35 pm

• Drive to Orchha from Jhansi

• 30 minutes ride Arrive in Orchha Once a princely state, Orchha lies in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh. The town of Orchha was founded in 15th century AD and in today's world it is renowned for its numerous temples, palaces, and forts. Sightseeing in Orchha:

1: Orchha fort. The fort and other structures within it were built by the Bundela Rajputs starting from the early 16th century by King Rudra Pratap Singh of the Orchha State and others who followed him.

2: Ram Raj temple. It is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage and receives devotees in large numbers regularly and is also commonly known as Orchha Temple. The annual domestic tourist number is around 650,000 and the foreign tourist number is around 25,000.

3: Fourteen Cenotaphs and Betwa river. There are fourteen 'Chatris' or memorials to the rulers of Orchha, grouped along the Kanchana Ghat of the river Betwa. There are the 17th and 18th centuries of beautiful cenotaphs of the rulers of Orchha. Lunch: Lunch in a five-star hotel before leaving to Khajuraho

• Drive to Khajuraho

• 4 hours drive

• Khajuraho arrival

• Hotel check-in

• Overnight in hotel

Day 7 - Khajuraho and Kamasutra temples Khajuraho

The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh about 175 kilometers of Jhansi. They are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures. Most Khajuraho temples were built between 950 and 1050 by the Chandela Rajput dynasty. Panna park. Early morning Drive to Panna park where we will see Tiger, Deer, Blackbuck, and many other animals and there is a boat ride as well (optional).

• Return to hotel

• After having some rest, start exploring Khajuraho Sightseeing in Khajuraho:

1: Kamasutra temples. It is not just one temple but a group of temples. It is said that Shiva and other deities visited the region during ancient times to play and hence, the temples were created in their honor. All Khajuraho temples, except one, face the east and the architecture of the temples is designed in a way that is a perfect integration of male and female deities and symbols. The artwork outside the temple, which is found to be the most interesting by tourists, is a depiction of the four goals of Hinduism - Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha. Hence, all the erotic imagery that has so enthralled tourists.

2: Jain temples Parshvanath Temple. This temple contains an inscription dating from 954 AD by its builder Pahila, mentioning the donation of gardens and requesting future generations to safeguard the temple. It mentions Chandella Dhanga as the reigning king. A well known early magic square is found in this temple. Adinath Temple. The Adinath Jain temple contains an idol with an inscription dated to the year 1027 during the rule of Chandella king Madanavarman. The sculpture features Adinatha with a ushnisha on his head and dharmachakra with a small bull figure. Shantinath Temple. The Shantinath Temple is a modern composite structure that incorporates sections of several temples and has several shrines. The main section has a 15 feet (4.6 m) idol of Lord Shantinath with an inscription of the year 1028. Ghantai Temple. The Ghantai Temple was built around 960 AD by Chandela kings of Khajuraho. This temple was dedicated to Lord Rishabha as Chakreshvari is seen in this temple along with Nine planets and Gomukh yaksha. Live dance show. 29 forms of dance we will see here in this theatrical dance show where artists from Mumbai Bollywood perform dances (optional).

• Return to Hotel

• Overnight in hotel

Day 8 - Raneh fall-Jhansi-Delhi

Head to Raneh waterfall. It's a 20 km Drive. We will see here the Raneh waterfall and the second-largest canyon of the world.

• Drive to Jhansi, 4 hours drive from Khajuraho

• Catch the Shatabdi express train, Train departs at 6:30 pm

• Enjoy train journey from Jhansi to Delhi

• Dinner will be served in the train

• Train arrives to Delhi at 11:30 pm

• Transfer to hotel or airport.

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Airport/hotel pick up and drop off
  • Air conditioned vehicle for all transfers and sightseeings
  • Train tickets from Agra to Jhansi and from Jhansi to Delhi
  • Buffet lunch in Delhi,Agra,Jaipur and Orchha
  • Bottled water
  • All toll taxes, parking fees and fuel charges
  • Exclusions:
  • Accommodations
  • Monuments entrance tickets
  • Panna park safari
  • Akshardham water show, Mohabbat e Taj and Khajuraho dance show
  • Tipping and gratitude

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:

Day:00 Delhi arrival

Day:01 Delhi sightseeing

Day:02 Delhi to Jaipur

Day:03 Jaipur

Day:04 Jaipur to Agra

Day:05 Agra

Day:06 Agra to Orchha via Jhansi, Orchha sightseeing, transfer to Khajuraho

Day:07 Khajuraho

Day:08 Khajuraho to Delhi via Jhansi by train

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