Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destinations: Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Kashmir – Delhi
This Golden Triangle Tour with Kashmir is the country’s most popular tour that covers the
history, the heritage of the 4 royal cities: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and the beautiful Kashmir Valley.
This tour will help you to experience India’s rich and diverse culture. First, explore Delhi and
discover the Mughal and colonial monuments. Next, explore the pink city of Jaipur, known for its
Rajput architecture and mysterious fortress. Next, head to Agra, and admire the Taj Mahal, a
World Heritage symbol of love. Another important part of this tour is exploring the Kashmir
Valley where you will enjoy the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas and explore the
unique lifestyles of the Kashmir people.
- Visit the world-famous Taj Mahal during sunrise
- Enjoy your stay in the water floating houseboat
- Admire the show packed mountains of the Himalayas
- Explore the World Heritage Sites of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra
- Enjoy a Rickshaw ride in the narrow street of Chandni Chowk -Old Delhi
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Shikara Ride in Dal Lake
- Professional live tour guide
- Experienced licenced driver
- Battery Van ride at the Taj Mahal
- One packaged water bottle per person
- Transport by private air-conditioned car
- Transport, parking, Gasoline, and tollways
- Rickshaw Ride in the heart of Old Delhi Chandni Chowk
- Accommodation in 3/4/5 star hotels as per your choice
- Gondola Ride in Gulmarg
- Lunch/Dinner/Any optional trip
- Monument entrance fees and camera fees
- Anything not specified under the above inclusions
- Aru, Betaab Valley and Chandanwari trip in Pahalgam (as this sightseeing is done by local taxis only and is on a direct payment basis)
Day 01: Delhi Arrival - Pickup - Overnight in Delhi
Meet our company representative on your arrival in Delhi who will assist you in the transfer to
your pre-booked hotel. After a brief introduction to your Tour, you will have free time to adapt to
the new time zone and enjoy the convenience of the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure
or relaxing. In case, you arrive early and you want to explore something, then have a short visit
to the Akshardham Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi City Tour - Jaipur
Today after breakfast, start your tour of Old & New Delhi by stopping at Red Fort for photos,
then visit Jama Masjid, India's biggest mosque. You will have an amazing ride on a Rickshaw in
the Chandni Chowk market. Next visit Rajghat, which is a memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. Then
visit Humayun's Tomb, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was commissioned by Humayun's first
wife “Bega Begum '' in 1565. You'll also visit Qutub Minar, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a
73-metres tall victory tower built in the 12th century. Next stop for photos at India Gate, a war
memorial then drive past the President's House and Parliament House. After the tour, you will
be taken to Jaipur. Arrive at Jaipur and check in to your pre-booked hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03: Jaipur City Tour
After your early breakfast in Jaipur, meet your guide and begin your sightseeing from the Amer
Fort, which is placed at the Top of Aravalli Hill. A magnificent and extensive palace complex.
After the fort, you can head to the City Palace, the then seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The
blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture is amazing here. Next to the City Palace is Jantar
Mantar, a magnificent observatory that features the world's largest stone sundial. There will also
be photo stops for Jal Mahal (water palace), Hawa Mahal (wind palace). You may also explore
the bustling and colourful local market in the Pink City. After an amazing tour, come back to your
hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Jaipur - Agra (240 km- 5 hours)
After breakfast, you will drive to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri, built in the 16th century by Mughal
Emperor, Akbar, the Great. It served as the capital of his vast empire and was mysteriously
abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Continue your journey, Arrive at Agra and
Check-in the hotel. Stay overnight at the Agra.
Day 05: Agra City Tour - Kashmir
Your guide and driver will pick you from your hotel at 5:45 A.M. for the Taj Mahal Sunrise Tour.
The Taj Mahal exhibits diverse hues during different parts of the day. At Sunrise, it adorns a
pink shade. The superb craftsmanship and structural design fascinate all the tourists. Taj is a
majestic inspiring illustration of the Divine Love of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife,
Mumtaz. After your Taj Mahal visit at Sunrise, come back to your hotel, freshen up and enjoy
your breakfast. Then visit Agra Fort, tThe buildings inside reflect interesting integration and
fusion of Indian and Central Asian architecture built by Emperor Akbar. After the tour, you'll be
taken to Delhi airport to catch your flight to Srinagar. The Flight departs from Delhi at 5:00 pm.
Arrive at Srinagar at 18:35. Upon arrival in Srinagar, you will be transferred by houseboat.
Relaxing evening at leisure. Overnight on a houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 06: Srinagar sightseeing
Today enjoy your wonderful morning in Kashmir and after breakfast, explore world famous
Mughal Gardens like Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure), the Shalimar Bagh (the Abode of
love), the Chasme Shahi Garden and Asia's largest Tulip Garden. You may also visit the
Hazratbal Shrine considered to be Kashmir's holiest Muslim shrine. In the late afternoon, enjoy
a beautiful Shikara ride at Dal Lake and a visit to the unique floating market. Return back to the
houseboat and enjoy the evening and a traditional dinner. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 07: Srinagar- Gulmarg
This morning after breakfast, we will take you to Gulmarg, one of the most stunning valleys in
Kashmir. The valley is covered with greenery and thick forest and has the highest golf course in
the world. Here not to be missed is the Gondola ride (cable car) that connects Gulmarg with
Khilanmarg. During the ride, you can view the snow-capped mountains with other natural
beauty. You can also get to view the Nanga Parbat world’s ninth highest mountain peak. The
day is at leisure and dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Gulmarg.
Day 08: Gulmarg- Pahalgam
This morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to Pahalgam known as Vale of Kashmir or
Valley of Shepherds. En-route visit, Saffron fields as the world’s best Saffron is cultivated in
Kashmir. On arrival, check in to the hotel and rest for a while. Pahalgam is a favorite place for
the Indian Film Industry for its cold temperature even during the peak of summer. Here you get
magnificent views of mountains and enjoy the horse ride to explore Pahalgam valley. Enjoy the
evening and dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Pahalgam - Srinagar - Delhi
This morning, we will take you to Srinagar airport to board the flight to Delhi. you will bid
goodbye to the Golden Triangle tour with Kashmir. On your arrival in Delhi, the Joyful team will
take you to the hotel. There is a short stay for your refreshment and relaxation at the hotel. We
will drop you at Delhi airport for your onward journey. You will take back lovely memories of
many enchanting destinations on your Golden Triangle Tour with Kashmir. For more information
on golden triangle tours in India contact Joyful Holidays or call +919971917676.