Golden Triangle with Kathmandu Tour

  • 07 Night / 08 Days
  • Delhi - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Kathmandu - Patan - Bhaktpur - Delhi.
  • Golden Triangle with Kathmandu Tour is one of the most popular tour circuits. Short, moderately paced and culturally enriched India travel itinerary is hallmark of Golden Triangle with Kathmandu Tour. As the Golden Triangle circuit, comprising Delhi, Agra and jaipur represent the cultural and historical heritage of India, likewise Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktpur represent the cultural essence of Nepal. In a short duration of 10 days, a tourist happens to explore the best of two countries- India and Nepal.

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Day 1 New Delhi arrival.

Our representative will be waiting for you at the main exit gate of Terminal 03 of Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Warmth of traditional Indian hospitality, inspired by ‘Atithi Devo Bhav’ (guests are like gods), will be felt by you on arrival at Delhi. Our representative will accompany you and ensure smooth and speedy check in at Delhi hotel. Have rest in cozy setting. Overnight stay will be in Delhi hotel.

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Day 2 Old & New Delhi sightseeing

In the morning enjoy delicious breakfast at coffee shop in Delhi hotel. After breakfast, you will be introduced with your Delhi tour guide , waiting in the hotel lobby. You will go on a guided tour of Delhi- Old & New- at 8:00 am, beginning with a morning sightseeing trip to Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk, followed by the drive around Red Fort, India Gate and President's House. In the afternoon , visit Humayun's Tomb, Lotus and Qutub Minar. Explore local market and social life while enjoying rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk. Overnight stay will be in Delhi hotel.

Day 3 Samode- Jaipur

Golden Triangle with Kathmandu Tour is today taking you into the realm of Rajputs, the rulers of various princely kingdoms in Rajasthan. After having relished delicious breakfast in Delhi hotel, depart for Jaipur. It takes about 5 hours to traverse the distance between Delhi and Jaipur . By the time one reaches near Jaipur, it's time for lunch as well. We have thus planned a halt at Samode, 45 kms before Jaipur. Samode is famous for its immaculately preserved fort-palace amidst rural backdrop. The fort palace of Samode has been converted into a high-end luxurious heritage hotel. Visit Samode Palace and have lunch there. The fine palace, exquisitely painted walls and ceilings, mirror and glass work and pleasant ambience fill the visitor with joy.

After lunch and leisurely sightseeing, move ahead for Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur, our representative will receive you and ensure your smooth check in at the hotel. Late afternoon, along with Jaipur tour guide, you will move to visit Albert Hall museum. Having visited the museum, late in the afternoon, you will be taken by Jaipur tour guide to Govind Dev Ji temple where you will be attending Aarti ceremony. It will be definitely an unforgettable lifetime experience. Overnight stay has been scheduled in the hotel.

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Day 4 Jaipur sightseeing

Having relished tasty and healthy breakfast in Jaipur hotel, drive for full day sightseeing of Jaipur. Jaipur is pleasantly touristic and intrinsically charming. The Jaipur sightseeing tour will commence with visiting Amber Fort Palace complex. Seven miles from Jaipur, at the mouth of a deep gorge, is Amber, which for six centuries was the capital of this region of Rajasthan. Little remains of it now but the great palace, which was begun by Man Singh in 1600. The upper part of the palace, said to have been designed by Jai Singh I, who is more usually known by his title of Mirza Raja, constituted the princely living quarters; they are of fairy-tale-beauty, with fabulous inlaid and sculptured decoration. On the roof of the palace is a kind of belvedere from which there is a fine view of the lovely mountain lake below and of the great defensive wall built in the tenth century against infiltration from the desert. The visit of Amber Fort becomes more fascinating due to a maharaja like ride on a caparisoned elephant from foothill to the main gate of Amber Fort at the hill top.

The chief sight of Jaipur is the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), so called because its windows are screened with stone filigree through which cooling breezes might pass. Five stories high, of pink sandstone, it stands roughly in the centre of the old city. Fanciful and delicate, imaginatively playful, it looks not unlike the kind of palace one might have expected to hear about. It is not only the chief sight of Jaipur, it is one of the great sights of India. The interior, as one might expect, is extremely complex, with narrow wandering corridors and steep spiral stairways.

Other famous monuments of Jaipur included City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Birla Temple. After visiting major tourist sites of Jaipur, explore bustling market of Jaipur. Jaipur is famous for its jewellery, handicraft articles, carpets, durries, marble products etc. Later in the evening, return to Jaipur hotel for overnight stay.

Day 5 Jaipur- Abhaneri-Fatehpur Sikri-Agra (250 kms/ 05 hrs)

Having taken sumptuous breakfast at Jaipur hotel, you will be driven to Agra. For Abhaneri, you have to take a detour of 7 kms about 95 kms from Jaipur. The sleepy village of Abhaneri is famous for ancient temple of a goddess. The temple of Abhaneri displays ruins and pieces of sculpture of a high degree of craftsmanship. But, now-a-days, the prime tourist attraction is 10th century Baoris (step-well) which is the most fascinating one in Rajasthan. The well is an innovative and indigenous invention of the local people to collect and harvest rainwater. Abhaneri step-well has 13 levels and is fortified with flights of steps on the three sides. It is an interesting piece of architecture.

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p>Having seen Abhaneri, continue to drive for Agra. On the way to Agra, about 40 kms before Agra, there is a deserted town of Fatehpur Sikri, now a derelict village. Fatehpur Sikri was the first attempt by the Mughal to build a planned township. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Akbar as twin city of Agra but with structured layout. Fatehpur Sikri is home to large palatial buildings like Jama Masjid, shrine of Salim Chishti, Buland Darwaja, Jodhabai Mahal, Panch Mahal etc.

After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, proceed for Agra. There had been a settlement in Agra long before Babur made it his capital. It was Akbar who built the Agra Fort (which is still known as Akbarabad). On arrival at Agra, you will be received by the representative of Optima India Tourism and taken to Agra hotel for leisurely overnight stay.

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Day 6 Agra sightseeing- New Delhi (by car-210 kms/04 hrs)

Agra, though erstwhile capital of Mughal India, is known for being seat of world famous Taj Mahal. Agra is a district of Uttar Pradesh. The long cherished visit to Taj Mahal is scheduled today. Taj Mahal looks most stunning at the time of sunrise. The Agra tour guide will collect you from the Agra hotel's lobby and take you to the monument known as 'epitome of love'-the Taj Mahal. You will be taken to the Taj Mahal on 'tonga'- a medieval mode of transportation. With Agra tour guide, your Taj Mahal viewing will be an informed visit. Built by Shah Jahan in memory of Mumtaj Mahal, the tomb of Taj Mahal is constructed of white marble of Makrana and took almost 18 years to come up in the present form.

After watching the unparalleled beauty of Taj Mahal, return to Agra hotel for getting refreshed and relaxed. Have delicious breakfast in Agra hotel and move for visiting Agra Fort, Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula and Sikandara. Agra Fort has evidences of successive developments. Earlier, the site was known as Badalgarh and a brick fort, built by the Rajputs was situated here. The reign of Babur and Humayun remained inconspicuous in terms of architectural development. It was Akbar who constructed Agra Fort anew on the banks of river Yamuna with red sandstone. But most impressive buildings within the fort are again the creation of indefatigable builder Shah Jahan. Probably the most splendid single sight in Agra Fort is Shah Jahan's richly inlaid throne room in the Diwan-i-Aam, the hall of public audience. Shah Jahan also built within the Agra Fort a hall for private audience, where he received ambassadors and other important personages, and an octagonal tower for the pleasure of his wife (that wife- Arjumand Bano Begum for whom he was later to build the world's most sumptuous tomb- Taj Mahal).

After visiting Agra Fort and having delicious lunch in a city restaurant, move on for visiting tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula (known as Baby Taj) and tomb of Akbar at Sikandara. Late afternoon, drive to New Delhi. On arrival at New Delhi, you will be transferred to Delhi hotel for overnight stay.

Day 7 New Delhi- Kathmandu – Kathmandu sightseeing tour

Early in the morning, having delicious breakfast in New Delhi hotel, you will be transferred to New Delhi International airport to board flight for Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, the only Hindu country in the world. On arrival at Kathmandu, you will be received by a representative of Optima India Tourism and taken to Kathmandu hotel. For smooth and speedy check in, our representative will assist you. Relax for a while and then proceed to visit historical and religious monuments of Kathmandu with Kathmandu tour guide, waiting for you in the hotel lobby. Pashupatinath, Sayambhunath and Boudhnath are prime tourist attractions.

Pashupatinath is one of the most revered shrines for the Hindus across the globe. Only Hindus are allowed to enter its premises, offer prayers and perform traditional rituals. Non-Hindus can observe the religious performances from across the eastern bank of Bagmati river.

Other than Hinduism, Buddhism is the most practiced faith in Nepal. Swayambhunath is a Buddhist shrine, situated on the top of a hill west of Kathmandu. Due to large number of monkey in and around temple, Swayambhunath is also known among the foreign tourists as ‘monkey temple’.

World’s biggest stupa of Boudhnath is an ancient & colossal Buddhist shrine, situated amidst the premises of a Tibetan Buddhist monastery. It is located 8 kms east of Kathmandu.

Spend the evening in leisure and return to Kathmandu hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 8 Kathmandu-Bhaktapur & Patan sightseeing tour – Kathmandu- New Delhi (by air)- Departure

Having relished delicious breakfast in Kathmandu hotel, proceed on for Patan and Bhaktpur cities tour.

Just across Bagmati river and about 30 minutes drive from Kathmandu lies second largest city of Kathmandu valley- Patan. In ancient times, this princely state was called Yala. Tremendous Buddhist influence is clearly visible in existence of various Buddhist monuments and sculptural styles of Hindu temples and palaces. Patan offers a tourist several monuments of ancient era with distinct architectural styles. Durbar Square is the most visited place of Patan. Durbar Square, a splendid example of Newari architecture of Nepal, contains two prominent monuments- Royal Place and Jagannarayan Temple. Near Durbar Square are other two monuments- Golden Temple and Kumbeshwar Temple (built in 1392).

After Patan, move for Bhaktapur. Known as city of devotees, Bhaktpur is called by many Nepales as ‘Bhadgaon or Khwopa. The main attraction of Bhaktpur squares is high temples in the backdrop of amazing natural beauty. The town is also famous for its artisans and handicraft articles. Bhaktapur is famous for woodcarving, the Bhadgaolen Topi (cap) and curd.

Having seen Patan and Bhaktpur, return to Kathmandu. You will be directly transferred to Tribhuvan Airport to board flight for New Delhi. On arrival at New Delhi, board flight for your onward destination.

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