Golden Triangle and Yoga ( 13 Nights / 14 Days )
This tour is ideal to experience the Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan. From the Havelis, Sand Dunes, Forts and Palaces and Lakes everything is incorporated in this tour. This tour have been judged as the best of Rajasthan Tour by the GeTS Holidays. We welcome you to experience the Experience Rajasthan Forts & Palaces Tour.
Day 01 : Arrival Delhi
On arrival at Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 02 : Sightseeing in Delhi
After breakfast, we begin our sightseeing tour of the historic city of New Delhi. We start from the 11th century Qutab Minar moving along to the Lotus temple, India Gate , the Rastrapati Bhavan or the President’s House , Red fort,Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial , Humayun's Tomb,Teen Murti and Indira Gandhi memorial. We also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 : Delhi - Haridwar
After an early breakfast we drive to haridwar & transfer to hotel. After some rest, visit Har ki Pauri for aarti ,the ritual that takes place every evening on the banks of the holy river Ganges. Overnight in Haridwar.
Day 04 : Haridwar
Early morning, we rise early for our yoga lesson with our yoga teacher and then start our 2 hrs practice in the morning session. After a healty breakfast we leave for a day excursion to have a look some of the oldest temples in the town notbly the Daksha temple, the shiva temple, (famous for the solidfied mercury shivlingam, said to be done by a saint through his meditation). Return to hotel to continue the yoga classes in the evening. After that, either relax by the banks of the River gAnga or go for a stroll. Lunch and dinner at hotel.
Day 05 : Haridwar
Early morning yoga schedule as the previous day. After brealkfast leave for the Chandi devi Temple. Situated on the top of a hill it provides the magnificent view of the town along with a majestic view of high himalayan ranges and is reachable either through a 3 kms trek or by cable car. Return back to ashram / resort for lunch and then in the afternoon visit the other places of interest or just relax . Evening session of yoga and then again go for a nice walk along the ganges to Har ki Pauri. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
After the morning yoga session leave and reach Rajaji National Park. Upon arrival, visit the settlement of "Gujjars" a local tribe to get an idea about their lifestyle.. Spend the morning with them and reach hotel for lunch. In the afternoon leave for safari in the Rajaji National Park. Spot a tiger or leopard or wild asian elephants, along with the antelopes, spotted deers, sambhars, wild baors, jungle fowls, porcupine, wolf, jackals, and a score of migratory birds. Later dinner at the hotel and overnightstay.
Day 07 : Haridwar
Take an early morning walk at the shores of the most sacred river in India -the mighty Ganges or beter stil go for a morning session of yoga on the banks of the river . Evening free in the town to explore yourself.Visit some Ashrams and exchange ideas with monks . Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Haridwar - Rishikesh (1 hrs drive)
After a morning yoga session leave for Rishikesh and visit the various ashrams--- famous world over for its spiritual significance after. In the evening experience the thrill of rafting. Evening camp out on the river banks. Enjoy dinner with bon fire at camp.
Day 09 : Rishikesh
After an early mornig yoga session and breakfast we leave for a date with the Rapids.i.e a grade III , 18 kms journey on the river wild. Finish the day at camp. After lunch , the whole is afternoon free for leisure. Dinner with bon fire at camp.
After breakfast drive to Delhi & transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure . Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 11 : Delhi - Agra
Morning drive to Agra (203 km) where upon arrival, we check into the hotel. After a few hour rest and lunch , we begin our tour of Agrabegining with the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort build by Emperor Akbar in 1566.Here we witness the grandeur of the Mughals which is evident in their beautiful architecture namely the Diwan-I-Am , The Diwan-I-Khas , the Sheesh Mahal etc. Then after spending an hour there, we move on to visit the Imitaudullah tomb famous for its beautiful peitura dura work Later in the evening , we go and visit the beautiful Taj Mahal. One of the seven wonders of the modern world and an epitome of undying love, the Taj Mahal is sheer magic in poetry and looks so especially in the sunset. Overnight at Agra.
Day 12 : Agra - Jaipur
After breakfast, we drive to Jaipur (221 km), en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri- the erstwhile capital of Emperor Akbar which was later deserted due to paucity of water. Reach Jaipur in the afternoon. Evening at leisure to explore the city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast , ee begin our sightseeing tour of Jaipur by riding a caparisoned elephant to reach the majestic Amber fort before moving to the Jaigarh fort where the Jaivana, reportedly the world's largest cannon on wheels is located. Then after a hearty Rajasthani lunch, we continue our tour of the city starting with the City Palace and Museum where many antiques and artefacts belonging to the ruling family, including a collection of weaponry are housed. The tour then ends with a visit to the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory and finally a stroll through the city's colourful bazaarc before returning to the hotel.Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast , drive to Delhi. Reach Delhi in approx 05 Hours & transfer to airport for onward flight.