Golden Triangle Tour with Jim Corbett national park of 08 Nights / 09 Days package is one of the most popular tour packages for the North India tour and considered perfect for exploring the North Indian history, culture, tradition, and the wildlife. This unique tour package will unleash the adventurous side of the history-lover tourists. The Golden Triangle is the triangle of the three most revered historic cities of India - Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, the locations of which make a triangle in shape. These three cities are the gold mines of the history, culture and traditions of ancient India, thus it is a most visited tourist circuit in India. You will get the chances to explore the various ruins of ancient monuments, mighty forts, majestic palaces, temples which are the architectural marvels of the ancient and medieval India and get you the best understanding of the Indian imperial era.
The Corbett wildlife tour along with the Golden triangle tour will keep your journey afresh by blending the adventurous forest safari of the Corbett National Park into your historical tour of the Golden Triangle. One of the most famous tiger reserves of India, the Corbett Park is best for sighting the majestic tigers in their natural habitat. You will start your journey by exploring the capital city of India, Delhi, which is the perfect amalgamation of the old and modern architectural wonders. Then, you will explore the heritage, culture and tradition of Jaipur and Agra along with the world famous wonder, the Taj Mahal. And, before getting back to Delhi, you will get the chance to visit the land of tigers, the forest of Jim Corbett. Our 08 night / 09 days Corbett Golden Triangle Tour is like exploring the heart of India.
Day 1 : Arrival in Delhi
Arrive by International flight, after traditional welcome our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in.
Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. In fact, more mythological cities are believed to be here, like the city of Indraprastha from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerous monuments were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek, Alauddin Khilji, Tughlaks, Humayun & Shah Jahan, who built the Walled City Shah Jahanabad.
Later in first half of 20th century much of New Delhi was planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens, who laid out a grandiose central administrative area as a testament to British rule in India. The division in walled city & New Delhi also marks the division in life styles.
Day 2 : Delhi Sightseeing
Today we take a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar.
In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948.
Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India.
Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Overnight - Delhi
Day 3 : Delhi to Jaipur
Today we drive to Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors.
Optional - Chokhi Dhani
An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel.
Day 4 : Jaipur Sightseeing
Start your morning exploring the beauty of Jaipur, A visit to Amber Fort, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Hawa Mahal and the Jantar Mantar would take time to view the city walls and ornate city gates.
Drown into the immense beauty of Amer Fort, one of the must-visit magnificent monuments.
· Amer Fort: It is an old fort, built-in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, amidst the hills and overlooking the Maota Lake, Amer Palace is one of the finest examples of Indo-Islamic architecture.
On the return from Amer fort, we would halt to view the Jal Mahal, the water palace.
· Jal Mahal: Jal Mahal is a huge palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake, in the city of Jaipur. It was constructed from pink sandstone and follows the royal and classical Rajputana symmetry.
· City Palace: The palace was constructed under the order of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The city palace is the center of attraction of Jaipur and it reflects the fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture.
· Hawa Mahal: It is popularly known as the ”Palace of winds” this five-story building was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. This palace is decorated with 953 windows or ”Jharokhas” which are adorned with intricate designs.
· Jantar Mantar: The world’s largest sundial is located at Jantar Mantar. Considering the heritage that it holds, it is one of the largest observatories in the world. Henceforth, Jantar Mantar is listed in UNESCO’s world heritage sites.
Day 5 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
After breakfast,we’ll depart at 09:00 hrs to Agra. En route we visit Fatehpur Sikri, a masterpiece in sandstone with the stunning elegance of its palaces & courts. Further proceed to Agra, upon arrival we check-in hotel at Agra. Evening at leisure.
Day 6 : Agra to Delhi
Today we visit Taj Mahal (one of the seven wonders of the world), symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 22 years.
Further we visit Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was built from red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations.
Further we continue our drive to Delhi, upon arrival in Delhi Transfer to Hotel.
Day 7 : Delhi to Jim Corbett National Park
After an early breakfast, we will drive to Jim Corbett National Park named after Jim Corbett, the legendary British, who turned from being a hunter to a conservationist. There are a lot of interesting stories & anecdotes in the atmosphere about him & his experiences. Nestling in foothills of Himalayas, it has an extremely varied topography & vegetation. This gives it a rich diversity of habitat & natural beauty. Flat valleys are interspersed with hilly ridges,Park's rolling grasslands known as 'Chaurs' provide visitors with an excellent view of the animals. The Park spans across some 920.9 square km at an altitude of 600-1100 metres about the foothills of western Himalayas in the districts of Nainital & Pauri Garhwal. Corbett has a good Tiger population. It was here that "Project Tiger" was launched in 1973 to conserve the dwindling population of Tigers. Four species of deer Hog deer, Sambhar, Spotted deer & Barking deer & other prey like wild boar, support the predators. Besides Tiger, Corbett biosphere reserve is a heaven for 50 mammals, 580 kinds of birds & 25 reptile species. Park has elephants, Himalayan black bear in the higher elevations, sloth bear, variety of lesser cats & a large variety of avifauna. Upon arrival we check-in the hotel. Evening at leisure.
Overnight Jim Corbett National Park
Day 8 : Jim Corbett Safari
Early morning get ready for the morning wildlife safari in the Corbett Tiger reserve in the different tourism zone. Back to th hotel for breakfast and lunch. Again, go for the afternoon safari in the different zone in Corbett. Enjoy the evening and have your dinner at the resort.
Overnight Jim Corbett
Day 9 : Jim Corbett to Delhi
On the last day of your tour, you will enjoy the morning tea at the resort and relax. After the breakfast, get ready to leave for Delhi. Drive to Delhi. On the arrival at Delhi, you will be dropped at the Delhi Airport or the Delhi Railway station for the further journey.
Payment Terms & Methods :
some advance percentage of total booking amount
Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance
Cancellation & Refund Policy :
* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
* Refund will be made within 15 working days from the date of receipt of the cancellation.
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