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Golden Triangle with Kashmir

Duration : 13 Nights/ 14 Days, Region : North India

Tour code : MAX/GT/SXR/215

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Day 01: Delhi Arrival.

You will be received with a very warm welcome at Delhi IGI Airport and later transferred to your pre-booked accommodation. You can spend rest of the time at leisure. Overnight will be at the hotel in Delhi.
Included meals: no meal included
Included entrances: no tour activity

Day 02: Delhi sightseeing

Today morning after breakfast in the hotel we will take a sightseeing of combined city tour in Old Delhi and New Delhi. Continue our sightseeing with New Delhi first visiting Qutub Minar - 74 meters high and 15 meters in diameter is the most perfect tower of Persian style, Humayun’s Tomb – constructed in1565 AD by the widow of Mughal emperor Humayun, Raj Ghat (The memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, father of the Nation), Laxmi Narayan Temple and Lotus Temple. During the tour of Old Delhi visit Jama Masjid – one the most famous pilgrimage centre for Muslims in India. Later enjoy cycle rickshaw ride through the famous markets and bustling bazaars of Chandni Chowk and cover Red Fort. Drive past through India Gate and Presidential Palace, Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Red Fort

Day 03: Delhi to Agra

Early morning today have breakfast in the hotel and then take drive to Agra which is one of the most famous destinations in Uttar Pradesh Tourism in India. On arrival in Agra check-in at your pre booked hotel. After wash and change the guide will meet you in hotel lobby and take you for sightseeing tour of Agra. Enjoy the tour of Agra by visiting the most beautifully designed Taj Mahal – famous for marble inlayed work on walls and show the immense love of Empire Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, impressive Agra Fort often described as Red Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah tomb also known as the “Baby Taj” – built by Noor Jahan, wife of Shah Jahan in offer tribute to his father. Overnight stay will be at Agra hotel.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad Ud Daulah

Day 04: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur

Today morning have a lavish breakfast in the hotel and drive to Jaipur. On the way to Jaipur we will visit Fatehpur Sikri also known as “Ghost Town”. Fatehpur Sikri was constructed by Mughal emperor Akbar as his capital but later due to lack of water they moved to Agra and left this city. After sightseeing continue your drive to Jaipur. Reach Jaipur check into your hotel. After freshen up, experience the atmosphere of village at Chokhi Dhani village resort, 15 kms far away from Jaipur, taste local cuisine in local Rajasthani style restaurant and watch Rajasthani Folk dance and old day’s life style at this village resort. Overnight stay will be at Jaipur Hotel.
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner (Rajasthani platter)
Included entrances: Fatehpur Sikri, Chokhi Dhani village

Day 05: Jaipur sightseeing

Breakfast will be at hotel and then precede for excursion tour of Amer fort also known as Amber fort of Jaipur. Ride up to the gate of the fort on Elephant’s back. Amer fort is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort place built by Man Singh in 16th century. After excursion trip, drive back to the city and enjoy the guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur by visiting City Palace Museum - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, Jantar Mantar – the observatory used by Raja Jai Singh II to locate the position of Stars and Planet, Hawa Mahal – once the residence of Royal Families. Evening gets transferred to the hotel for night stay at Jaipur.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar Observatory, City Palace Museum

Day 06: Jaipur – Delhi (drive) Delhi - Srinagar (by flight)

After early morning breakfast, leave Jaipur and head to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, you will be directly transferred to domestic airport of Delhi from where connect your flight to Srinagar. Our representative will meet you upon your arrival at Srinagar airport and escort you to your Deluxe Houseboat/hotel. After wash and change, have your lunch at houseboat and then enjoy a Shikara boat ride on the Dal Lake, counts amongst the most splendid lake in the country and visit some interesting floating flora i.e. Lotus, water lilies and water chestnuts. Evening have a dinner and spend your night at Houseboat.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Dal Lake

Day 07: Srinagar sightseeing.

Breakfast at hotel and then proceed for a full day splendid guided sightseeing of Srinagar, the dream place often described as “Paradise on Earth”. Visit the famous picturesque Mughal Gardens i.e. Nishat Bagh also known as the “Garden of Bliss”- The largest Mughal garden in Kashmir was built in 1633 A.D. by Asif Khan, the brother in law of the Mughal Emperor Jahagir, the charming Shalimar Bagh also known as “the Abode of love” - Shalimar Bagh was built by Jahagir for his wife Empress Noor Jahan in 1616 A.D. It is situated on the bank of Dal Lake, have the Zabarwan Mountains in the background. Also visit Shankaracharya Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva (The destroyer) - It is supposed to be the oldest shrine in Kashmir Valley believed to be constructed by Raja Gopadatya in 371 BC. Evening return back to the house boat for dinner and overnight stay.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Mughal Garden

Day 08: Srinagar – Sonmarg – Srinagar (one way)

Today after leisurely breakfast, go ahead for a full day excursion tour of Sonmarg also known as “the Golden Meadow”. Sonmarg is situated at height of 9000 m above sea level and the mountains around the Sonmarg, one of the smallest resort in Kashmir are covered several glaciers. Visit the one of the most famous glacier i.e. the Thajiwas (3 kms from Sonmarg). Sonmarg is also the base for some engrossing treks at the high altitude. Thereafter drive to Srinagar and check into your houseboat for overnight stay.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: not applicable

Day 09: Srinagar – Gulmarg

Today after lavishly breakfast at hotel, you will be picked up from the hotel and driven to Gulmarg also known as “The Meadow of Flowers”. Gulmarg is just the extremes of everything, be it the natural beauty or be it the extremes of holding the highest golf course in world. The extremes of this place make it the best place in all over the world which has no other match with it. People can enjoy skiing during the winter season. Arrive Gulmarg and transfer to your pre- booked resort. After wash and change, spend full day free to enjoy and explore the beauty of Gulmarg. Later enjoy Gondola cable car ride from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg. Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Gulmarg.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Cable car ride

Day 10: Gulmarg.

Morning is free to enjoy the soothing, relaxing and beautiful natural surroundings of the place. Take a leisurely breakfast surrounded by floating clouds in your hotel, giving you a feeling of being in the heaven. After some time take a trek to Alpather Lake and enjoy the sightseeing. Evening at leisure to enjoy and explore the surrounding. Overnight stay at hotel.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: not applicable

Day 11: Gulmarg - Pahalgam

Early morning take a relax breakfast and head to Pahalgam. The most picturesque spot while you are in Kashmir. Enjoy the attractive and breathe taking view of Saffron fields and pine forest while driving from Gulmarg and Pahalgam. Check in your pre booked hotel in Pahalgam and get freshen up. Afterwards have a sightseeing tour of Pahalgam. Visit Lidderwat, Kolohoi Glacier and ruins of Awantipura. Enjoy the sightseeing and get back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: Avantipura ruins

Day 12: Pahalgam

Breakfast will be at the hotel. Full day is free for you to explore the beauty of the place to its maximum and admire the same, overnight at hotel in Pahalgam.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: not applicable

Day 13: Pahalgam - Srinagar

Have a hearty breakfast at hotel, check out from the hotel and then drive to Srinagar. Upon arrival in Srinagar you will be transferred to your houseboat by Shikara (boat), check into your designated houseboat. After relax for some time, spend rest of time free to explore the city or for personal activities. Dinner and overnight will be at the Houseboat.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included entrances: not applicable

Day 14: Srinagar to Delhi (by flight) - Depart Delhi.

After breakfast spend relaxed time in your hotel. Later get assisted transfer from houseboat to Srinagar airport from where board your flight back to Delhi. A timely transfer will be provided to the Delhi International Airport to connect your flight for onward destination.
Included meals: Breakfast
Kashmir Map

Trip introduction

Wonderful Taj Mahal India Taj Mahal is also called the "monument of love". Every stone speaks the language of love which will remain an immortal for centuries. In a weeks time one can carry the memories of a lifetime. This tour takes you to some of the fascinating destinations of India like Delhi which is the capital of India and rich in heritage buildings, Agra of course for Taj Mahal , Jaipur where the monuments speaks about the courage and vigour of the Rajput Kings. At Ranthambore you can meet the king of Jungle, Tiger and his subjects.

Brief itinerary

Day 01 :Arrive Delhi
Day 02 :Old and New Delhi combined sightseeing
Day 03 :Drive to Agra for sightseeing tour and stay
Day 04 :Drive to Jaipur ex Fatehpur Sikri. Cultural evening
Day 05 :Sightseeing tour and elephant ride at Jaipur
Day 06 :Fly to Srinagar ex Delhi airport. Sightseeing in Srinagar
Day 07 :Srinagar sightseeing tour
Day 08 :Excursion trip to Sonmarg from Srinagar
Day 09 :Drive to Gulmarg. Sightseeing and stay at Gulmarg
Day 10 :Leisurely stay at Gulmarg
Day 11 :Drive to Pahalgam
Day 12 :Leisurely stay near Himalayas in Pahalgam
Day 13 :Drive back to Srinagar for stay
Day 14 :Fly to Delhi to connect with international flight to home

Trip Highlights

  • North India’s best known Golden Triangle tour
  • Amazing contrast of Old and New Delhi sightseeing
  • Rickshaw ride in busy and crowded streets of Chandni Chowk
  • Walk through colourful bazaars of Pink City Jaipur
  • Decorated elephant’s ride in Jaipur
  • Visit to world renowned Taj Mahal visit
  • Tour and stay in beautiful valleys of Kashmir paradise
  • Most experienced tour guides and tourist friendly drivers
  • Mouth watering cuisine
  • Ethnic village theme restaurant of Chokhi Dhani
  • Gandola ride at Gulmarg
  • Stay at a beautiful Kashmiri Houseboat on Dal Lake
  • Many more attractive sites and monuments to explore

Destinations and distance:

total distance covered 2821 kms approx

  • Delhi
  • 204 km / 4 hrs
  • Agra
  • 34 km / 45 min
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • 206 km / 4 hrs
  • Jaipur
  • 270 km / 5 hrs
  • Delhi
  • 823 km (Flight)
  • Srinagar
  • 80 km / 1.5 hrs
  • Sonmarg
  • 80 km / 1.5 hrs
  • Srinagar
  • 60 km / 2 hrs
  • Gulmarg
  • 140 km / 3 hrs
  • Pahalgam
  • 101 km / 2.5 hrs
  • Srinagar
  • 823 km (Flight)
  • Delhi

What's included

Accommodation

  • 10 nights in handpicked modern hotels and resorts
  • 02 nights in heritage hotels
  • 02 nights in Kashmir houseboat

Transport

  • Private air-conditioned car with driver
  • Cycle rickshaw
  • Tonga/Buggy
  • Elephant
  • Traditional Houseboat
  • Sikhara Boat
  • Aeroplane/Flight

Meals

  • 14 breakfast
  • 03 Lunches
  • 02 Dinners
  • 01 Rajasthani Platter / Dinner

Guides

  • Experienced English speaking tour guides for sightseeing

Others

  • Sightseeing of Delhi the historical & cultural capital of India.
  • Experience the traditional rickshaw ride at Old markets of Delhi,
  • Sightseeing of the World's most beautiful symbol of Love Taj Mahal
  • Tonga Ride (Horse & Cart ride) in Agra
  • Wild photography & jeep/ canter safari in the India's most famous tiger reserves Ranthambore National Park
  • Be a king and ride to the Amber Fort at Elephants back
  • Stay in beautiful valleys of Kashmir paradise
  • Gandola ride at Gulmarg

Not included

Flights
Monument & Museum tickets
Tipping
Personal expenses
Insurance

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