Mumbai With Golden Triangle

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Visit the Dhobhi ghats and Dabba Walas in Mumbai. Explore Gateway of India, Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Gardens and Marine Drive in Mumbai. Guided tour of Delhi - Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Red Fort, Rajghat, Humayun Tomb, Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate and Qutub Minar.  Sightseeing tour of Agra - Agra Fort and Taj Mahal Jaipur sightseeing tour - Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal and the local bazaars of Jaipur Visit to the 16th century city Fatehpur Sikri - Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Sheikh Salim Chishti Tomb, Jodha Bai Palace, Moti Mahal etc. Rickshaw ride in Delhi and Elephant ride in Jaipur.

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Duration: 8 Days
Starts in: Mumbai

Operated by:

GeTS Holidays

GeTS Holidays is an online tour operator and provides complete India tour solutions to domestic and foreign tourists.

Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN MUMBAI

Upon arrival at Mumbai International Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. MUMBAI: It is a city formed by a conglomeration of seven islands and is located along the Arabian Sea.With its chaotic streets, magnificent colonial buildings and vibrant ambiance, Mumbai is something that you should explore once-in-a-lifetime. In Mumbai, uncover the lively bazaars, unexplored temples and Indias premier restaurants and nightlife. The centuries-old Elephanta Caves located a few kms off the Mumbai coast sets off a brilliant example of rock-cut architecture that will definitely leave you stunned. Also, it has a super abundance of historical monuments that can be best admired when visited in real.On reaching, check-in at the hotel. Day free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai.

DAY 2: MUMBAI SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast, proceed with the open air laundry area firmly known as Dhobi Ghat (remain closed on Sat - Sun, Local Holidays, National Holidays). A unique feature of Mumbai apart from the rest of the world, a Dhobi is a traditional laundryman who collects your dirty linen, washes them in an open area and then returns them neatly pressed to your doorstep. The massive area where the laundry is done is called a "Ghat". Later visit the Gateway of India. Spend time clicking photographs at the Gateway of India - one of the prime landmarks of Mumbai. Built in 1924, it was built in honor of King George V and Queen Mary's visit to India in 1911. Next, visit the Prince of Wales Museum, also called Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, built during the early 20th century. This museum is a blend of Indo-Saracenic architecture with an impressive Mughal white dome atop the museum. It is said to have around 2,000 miniature paintings along with artifacts belonging to the Indus Valley civilization. Later, visit the Hanging Gardens established in 1880 at the Malabar Hills. A splendid view of the Arabian Sea adds to the beauty of this natural realm. A striking flower clock is the main attraction here. End your Mumbai sightseeing tour with evening visit to the Marine Drive (Queens Necklace). It is the heart and soul of Mumbai stretched across the coast of Arabian Sea. At night, it is lit with lights and looking like a dazzling necklace and this is why, it is called Queens Necklace. Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai.

DAY 3: MUMBAI - JAIPUR (BY FLIGHT)

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Later you will be driven to the Churchgate Railway Station. Here, you will see the dabbawalas disembarking the dabbas in their wooden carts from the local train. Watch these dabbawalas segregate the boxes and transfer them in trolleys for delivery. Don’t stop here as you will be escorted towards the platform to board the local train to Mahalaxmi Station. After arrival at Mahalaxmi Railway Station, observe the dabbawalas and listen as your guide teaches you about the alphanumeric color coding system they invented and how their flawless method has attracted top business schools in the world. (Dabba Walas remain closed on Sat - Sun, Local Holidays, National Holidays). Later, you will be transferred to the Airport to board the flight for Jaipur. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Jaipur: Jaipur is a city known as the Pink City of India due to extensive use of pink sandstone in various buildings of the city. Its monuments showcase a myriad of architectural styles and its vibrant bazaars are famous for traditional handicrafts and jewellery. The ambiance of this city speaks volumes of the rich lifestyle of the Rajput Kings. After some relaxation, head out for Dinner at Chokhi Dhani. Chokhi Dhani is a luxury heritage resort synonymous with Rajasthani village culture. It is located a little on the outskirts of the city on the Tonk Road. The concept of the village is to give you a tangible feel of rural Rajasthan. It is a real depiction of traditional Rajasthan with ancient artefacts, handicrafts, paintings, folklore and sculptures. The village offers myriad entertainment options- folk dances, singing, camel rides, puppet shows, fortune-tellers, acrobatics, predicting parrots, magic shows, horse riding, boating etc. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

DAY 04: JAIPUR SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast head for Jaipur sightseeing. Visit the Amer Fort dating back to 16th century that displays private halls, pavilions, former private chambers of the King and royal Rajput women. The reflection of this fort falling on the Maota Lake, is truly captivating. Enjoy an Elephant ride here. Later in the day, enjoy Lunch with Cooking demonstration at a very fine restaurant in Jaipur. Also visit Turban Museum, one of the premier tourist attractions in the city, the Jaipur Turban Museum houses the largest collection of turbans in the world. Also, get the opportunity to learn how to tie a Rajasthani style Turban. Afterwards explore the City Palace consisting of former private and public chambers, silver vessels, courtyards, gateways, private chambers of the King and lot more. Later head to Jantar Mantar. It is an astronomical observatory that features the World’s largest Sundial - Samrat Yantra. Visit the Hawa Mahal - a five-storey palace built in 1799 during Rajput rule. It is popularly known for its intricately-designed 953 windows adorned with spectacular latticework. Later, afternoon is kept free to visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

DAY 05: JAIPUR - AGRA (260 KM/APPROX. 5-6 HRS) VIA FATEHPUR SIKRI

Post breakfast and check out, drive to Agra. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned city of the Mughal Empire. The city boasts some of the magnificent monuments built during the Mughal Era, which include the Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza and Dargah of Sheikh Salim Chisti. You have time to explore the corners of Fatehpur Sikri before continuing your way. Continue drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Agra: It a beautiful city situated on the banks of river Yamuna that achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from 1526 to 1628. It still remains a popular tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era monuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Upon arrival in Agra, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.

DAY 06: AGRA - DELHI (205 KM/APPROX. 4-5 HRS)

After breakfast, you will visit the Agra Fort that resembles the magnificent Red Fort in Delhi. The Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of Public Audience), Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience ) and the Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) are a must-see attractions here. Later enjoy a beautiful view of the Taj Mahal - the most extravagant symbol of love, dedication and purity ever that took almost 22 years to build. It is an ivory-white marble monument where rests the mortals of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan (who built Taj Mahal) and his wife (Mumtaz). An interesting fact about this stunning edifice is that it turns pinkish in the morning, milky white in the evening and golden at night as the moonlight falls upon it. Later head to Delhi. Delhi: It is a city that has been an idyllic symbol of the magnificent past and thriving present of India. It has never failed to amaze its visitors with its beautiful blend of various nationalities, diverse cultures & traditions, heritage of the bygone eras and its modern lifestyle – all rolled into one. Day free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

DAY 07: DELHI SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast, proceed with Delhi sightseeing tour with first visit to the Jama Masjid - the largest Mosque in India. Visit Chandni Chowk – oldest, biggest bazaar of Old Delhi. Here you will go for a Food Tour where you will taste the special dishes of Delhi. Later, walk up to Fatehpuri Masjid and enjoy a rickshaw ride till Red Fort. Here our driver will meet you, drive past Red Fort (a 17th century historical fort in Delhi) and reach Rajghat, a memorial where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. An eternal flame burns on one side of this memorial. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb - first garden-style tomb of India. The main highlight of this tomb, inspired by Persian architecture, is the four garden squares with water passage channels surrounding the tomb. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan - residence of the President of India and India Gate - an archway built in honor of the soldiers who died in World War I. Visit Qutub Minar built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in 1193 to mark the beginning of Muslim rule in India. In the evening, enjoy a Mehndi Session and return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

DAY 08: DELHI DEPARTURE

After breakfast, our company representative will transfer you to the Delhi International Airport to connect flight to your onwards destination.

Additional Information

Our Mumbai with Golden Triangle tour includes a thrilling getaway to some of the India's most popular destinations - Mumbai, Jaipur, Agra and Delhi - the Gateway of India. Your tour begin with an arrival at Mumabi from where you'll set off for a thrilling visit to Dhobhi Ghats, Dabbawalas, Gateway of India and other heritage attractions. Later, you'll head to the Pink City, Jaipur. Our friendly and informative tourist guide will assist you in sightseeing the time-honored city. This tour then proceeds with a sunset visit to legendary monument Taj Mahal - a UNESCO World Heritage site, in Agra. Your tour will end with a visit to Delhi to explore the beauty of this captivating city filled with life and enthusiasm.

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