Destinations Covered: Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Mumbai
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Golden Triangle Tour With Central India is an excellent tour package crafted by Indian Holiday.
This single tour package is a combination of culture, heritage, nature and wildlife. The tour is of 11 nights and 12 days including destinations such as Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Khajuraho, and Mumbai.
Additionally, to add the element of thrill, the tour package also features jeep safari in Bandhavgarh National Park and Kanha National Park.
- Sightseeing tour of Delhi including Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple, etc.
- City tour of Jaipur including Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, etc.
- Visit to Orchha
- Excursion to the Khajuraho Temples and light & sound show in the evening.
- Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh National Park
- Jeep Safari in Kanha National Park
- City tour of Mumbai including Haji Ali Dargah, Marine Drive, Gateway of India, etc. (optional)
Day 01: Delhi Arrival
On your arrival at the Delhi Airport, get welcomed and transferred to the hotel. Check in, freshen up and take a little rest. You may use the remaining hours of the day exploring the area in and around the hotel. You may also walk down the streets and explore vivid colors of the capital city. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi (City Tour)
The day is to be spent enjoying the sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. The excursion includes visit to some of the major attractions such as Red Fort (drive pass), Chandani Chock, Jama Masjid, and Raj Ghat. However, the tour in New Delhi includes, visit to Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar and Lotus Temple. During the city tour, also visit the Raisena Hills (Diplomatic Area & President House) and India Gate. After exploring the cultural richness of the capital city, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur (By Road)
In the morning, post breakfast, check out and get ready to drive to Jaipur. It takes about 4 hours to reach Jaipur. On your arrival, check in to your hotel, freshen up and take a little rest. The remaining hours of the day are to be spent at leisure. You may explore the areas in close vicinity of the hotel. You may also take a gradual walk on the streets to witness the vividness of the city. Thereafter, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Jaipur (City Tour)
The day is to be used for exploring the architectural splendors at Jaipur. In the morning, after enjoying breakfast in the hotel, get ready to visit the Amer Fort. This structure was built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh. The use of marble and red sandstone in the construction and Maotha Lake adds a distinctive charm to the fort. The fort might appear unattractive and old from the outer walls, but various buildings inside the fort represents the old-world charm and beauty.
Some of the attractions inside the fort are the 'Sheesh Mahal', 'Diwan-i-Aam', 'Sukh Mahal', etc. The fort is constructed infusing both Muslim and Hindu styles of architecture. The fort features for different entrance, 'Suraj Pol' or Sun Gate is the main entrance. Do not miss to enjoy elephant ride at the Amer Fort. Thereafter, the excursion includes visit to various other attractions of the city such as Jal Mahal, City Palace Complex, Jantar Mantar, and Hawa Mahal. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 05: Jaipur - Agra (By Road)
Early in the morning, check out and proceed towards Agra by road. It takes about 4 hours and 30 minutes to reach Agra. On the way, halt to explore the Ghost City 'Fatehpur Sikri', which also was made as the other capital city of the Mughal Dynasty but was soon deserted. Along with this, also visit attractions such as Jama Masjid, Palace of Jodha Bai, Panch Mahal, Birbal Bhawan, and Buland Darwaza. On your arrival, check in, freshen up and take a little rest.
Thereafter, get ready to visit Agra Red Fort. The fort was built in 1565 AD by the popular Mughal Emperor Akbar. The use of red sandstone, beautiful carving and paintings provide a unique charm to the fort. Thereafter, proceed to visit the 'symbol of love', Taj Mahal. This beautiful structure was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. Taj Mahal, being one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 06: Agra - Jhansi (By Train) - Orcha - Khajurho (By Road)
Early morning, get assisted and transferred to the railway station to board the train for Jhansi. On your arrival, get welcomed and drive to Khajuraho. On day way halt at Orchha. Visit beautiful temples that excellently restore the old world charm. Chhatris are also a must visit. Thereafter, proceed with the journey to reach the Khajuraho. On your arrival, check in, freshen up and take a little rest. In the evening, get ready to visit the beautiful temple complex of Khajuraho to enjoy the light and sound show. Later return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 07: Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh (By Surface - 05 Hours Approx.)
In the morning, after breakfast, get ready for the excursion to the Khajuraho Temples. The world famous erotic sculptures could be seen throughout the complex. These temples were built between 95 and 1050 AD by the Chandela Kings. These temples are one of the finest architectural marvels of India. Some of the important temples in the complex are Mahadev Temple, Vishvanath Temple, Chitragupta Temple, and Nandi Temple. In the afternoon, check out and get transferred to Bandhavgarh. On your arrival, check in, freshen up and take a little rest. The remaining hours of the day are to be spent at leisure. You may enjoy gradual walks in the close vicinity of the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Bandhavgarh National Park
In the morning, after breakfast, get ready for jeep safari in the National Park. Bandhavgarh National Park acquired its status as a national park in 1968. The area of the park is 105 sq km and the buffer area includes the forest covers of Katni and Umaria, which together covers an area of 437 sq km. The exotic flora and fauna wins the hearts of the wildlife enthusiasts. With the high density of tigers in the park, the probability is quite high to spot one. Patience is all that is required. Beautiful birds, including both native and migratory species, could also be spotted in the park. Return to the hotel for lunch and some rest. Thereafter, you may again continue with afternoon jeep safari. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 09: Bandhavgarh - Kanha (By Surface - 04 Hours Approx.)
The morning is free to be spent at leisure. You may take gradual walks in close vicinity of the hotel or take a rest. In the afternoon, post lunch, check out and drive to Kanha National Park, which takes about 5 hours and 30 minutes to reach. On your arrival, check in and get comfortable. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Kanha National Park
The day is to be spent exploring the rich flora and fauna of Kanha National Park. The total area of the park is 1945 sq km which includes the core area of 940 sq km. In 1952, it was declared as a sanctuary and thereafter, in 1955 it acquired the status of the National Park. Spot some of the conserved and threatened species in the park. There also are myriads of native and migratory birds in the park. In the afternoon, return to the hotel for lunch and take some rest. Later continue with the afternoon jeep safari in the national park. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Kanha - Nagpur (By Surface - 06 Hours Drive) - Mumbai (By Flight)
After breakfast, check out and drive to Nagpur Airport. After the drive of 6 hours, board the flight to reach Mumbai. On your arrival at Mumbai Airport, get assisted and transferred to the hotel. Check in, freshen up and take a little rest. If time permits, you may use the remaining hours to explore areas in the close vicinity. Thereafter, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 12: Mumbai Departure
The morning is to be spent at leisure. You may enjoy a city tour and visit a few of the attractions of the Mumbai such as Marine Drive, Juhu Beach, Haji Ali Dargah, Gateway of India, etc. In the afternoon, check out from the hotel and get transferred to the Mumbai International Airport to board flight towards your onward journey.
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