07 Days Golden Triangle + Elephant Care Centre

Our ‘07 Days Golden Triangle + Elephant Care Centre’  is one of the most exciting tours of  North India for travelers who want to see India’s golden triangle & indulge in a unique wildlife experience. On this tour you will have a chance to combine your historic Golden triangle cities with visit to an Elephant protection organization in Mathura which has become India’s most successful conservation story. Visit the vibrant city of Delhi that is steeped in history, the renowned monument of love – Taj Mahal in Agra, the heritage city of Jaipur with the magnificent Amber Fort and Wildlife SOS which is Elephant conservation & care centre.

Delhi (2) – Mathura – Agra (2) – Jaipur (2) – Delhi 

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Day 01: Delhi (D)

Arrive in Delhi by flight

Welcome to Incredible India!

On your arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport; after completing Immigration and Custom formalities, you will collect your luggage and proceed to Arrival Hall where you will meet our representative who will transfer you to Hotel

Your accommodation in Delhi is for 02 nights in The Lalit Hotel (Deluxe Room) including breakfast

In the evening you will be taken for welcome dinner at a local Indian restaurant in Delhi

Day 02: Delhi (B)

Today enjoy full day sightseeing of Delhi. We first start with Old Delhi that will include a visit to the Jama Mosque (1650) and drive through the fabled area of Chandni Chowk. You will also enjoy a short rickshaw ride through busy and narrow lanes of Old Delhi which will be an adventure in itself. Then we drive past the Red Fort (1639-1648) built by Shahjehan, the builder of the Taj Mahal in Agra. Later visit Raj Ghat to pay homage to Father of the Indian Nation – Mahatma Gandhi.

In the afternoon, we proceed on a tour of New Delhi visiting the Connaught Place – shopping paradise in Delhi, Qutub Minar – the tallest minaret in India and Humayun’s Tomb – also known as the forerunner to the Taj Mahal.

Day 03: Delhi – Mathura – Agra (B)

This morning we drive to Mathura for a visit Wildlife SOS that is Elephant conservation & care centre. The survival of the Asian Elephant in India is critical to the survival of the entire species in South East Asia. Wildlife SOS specifically addresses the problem of injured and sick elephants that are forced to work in slums and crowded cities. Their aim is to reach out and help the elephants living in urban environments that are wounded, malnourished and dehydrated or those being used illegally and commercially under deprived conditions.

On arrival you will enjoy a personal guided experience at centre.

A 02-hours visit to the Elephant Conservation & Care Centre will provide you with the opportunity of a lifetime; to meet and interact with rescued elephants and to learn more about the Earth’s largest land mammal. Visit includes:

  • Meet the team and get a guided tour of the facility.
  • Feed the elephants and learn about their rescue stories
  • Observational walk with the elephants.
  • Watch our team of vets treat the elephants.
  • Visit the gift shop.

Thereafter we drive to Agra, the city of the world famous Taj Mahal. On arrival, please check-in at to your Hotel

Your accommodation in Agra is for 02 nights in Jaypee Palace Hotel (Deluxe Room) including breakfast

Day 04: Agra (B)

This morning we will first visit Taj Mahal, an immense mausoleum of white marble, built between 1631 and 1653 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife. Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage. Walk along the pathway beside the reflecting pool with fountains up to the mausoleum crafted in soft & pure marble and jeweled with semi precious stones, where in the serenity of paradise rests the Queen in peace with her King. Unfold the pages from the past to churn the charm out of its mystique and enrich your imagination about this marvel of an epic in stone.

Later visit the sprawling Agra Fort built in 16th century on the bank of the Yamuna River. The Mughal monument is also known as the Red Fort of Agra. It comprises many fairy-tale palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas, beautiful gardens and two very beautiful mosques. This immense fort and palace was the seat of power for four generations of Mughal emperors.

Afternoon will be free

Day 05: Agra – Jaipur (B)

This morning we drive to Pink city of Jaipur via visiting Fatehpur Sikri & Chand Baori step well.

Fatehpur Sikri, the magnificent fortified ancient city, 40 km west of Agra, was the short-lived capital of the Mughal Empire between 1572 and 1585, during the reign of Emperor Akbar. Today it is a famous UNESCO World heritage site of India. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid.

Chand Baori in Abhaneri village of Rajasthan is the most photogenic step well of India. Chand Baori is the oldest surviving step well in Rajasthan and probably India. When you stand next to this 13 story deep step well with symmetric triangular steps leading to the water at the bottom, you are truly mesmerized. You, of course, understand that in the desert of Rajasthan, it is a practical water management solution.

Then we continue our drive to Jaipur. On arrival, please check-in at your Hotel

Your accommodation in Jaipur is for 02 nights in The Lalit Hotel (Deluxe Room) including breakfast

Day 06: Jaipur:(B/D)

This morning visit Amber Fort. Perched on a hill 11 km from Jaipur and nestling among the Aravali Hills is the historic Fort-Palace. Set in a picturesque background, the splendid Amber Fort was built in 1600 by Raja Man Singh, commander-in-chief of the Mughal army during Akbar’s reign and greatest general of medieval India. This magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, built from pale yellow and pink sandstone, and white marble, and is divided into four main sections, each with its own courtyard. The fort was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2013, as part of a group of six hill forts in Rajasthan. Its architecture is a noteworthy fusion of Rajput (Hindu) and Mughal (Islamic) styles.

In the afternoon set out on a half day city tour visiting Hawa Mahal (photo-stop), the Observatory-Jantar Mantar and City Palace.

Rest of the day is free to explore markets on your own. There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur’s colorful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handicrafts, handlooms and trinkets.

This evening enjoy an engaging cooking class with private dinner in a lovely setting and experience the hospitality of a local family in their aesthetic homes.

Day 07: Jaipur – Delhi (B)

This morning we drive straight to Delhi International Airport for your departure flight.

Depart from Delhi by flight

 

Inclusions:

  • 06 Nights accommodation in 5* Hotels (Double Room) as given above
  • All accommodation including breakfast
  • Welcome dinner on arrival day at a local restaurant in Delhi
  • Cooking class demonstration with dinner at a local family home in Jaipur
  • All transportation services in a private Air conditioned vehicle with driver
  • All City tours, sightseeing & excursions with local English speaking guides on private basis
  • All monuments entry tickets & taxes

Exclusions:

  • International Flights
  • Visa, Travel & Medical Insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Beverages during pre-arranged meals
  • Tipping for porters/guides/drivers
  • Items of a personal nature such as phone calls, camera charges, room services, mini bars laundries or other expenditures during the tour.

 

Note: For Quotation please contact us.