The Golden Triangle tour is one of the most well-liked tourist circuits of India. This tour shows the true color of India with Delhi, a rich tapestry of contrasts that is distinguishing of this complex land, Agra, the zenith of art & an enshrined romance and Jaipur - lively with color for enjoying North India's fascinating cultural heritage.
Day one: Drive to Jaipur
The first day you will visit the Pink city of Jaipur and a sightseeing tour of Jaipur after lunch. Visit; the City Palace in the center of Jaipur well known for its mix of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture; the nearby Central Museum with its remarkable collection of woodwork, jewelery, costumes, brassware, and pottery; and, Jantar Mantar, the biggest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh, also another memorial near the City Palace. You will also proceed to the Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds which was erected so the royal ladies could watch the royal processions hidden from sight.
Accommodation: Simple Hotel (with A/C). Food: BLD
Day Two: Jaipur/Agra
Early in the morning, visit the deserted town of Fatehpur Sikri: the red sandstone city of the past and the first stop on an adventuresome five hour drive to the City of Taj. Once Upon arrival check into your hotel before encountering great beauty and marvel as you visit the Taj Mahal, which is completely made of white marble and its walls are decked out with delicate Pietra Dura (stone inlay) work.
Accommodation: simple Hotel (with A/C). Food: BLD
Day Three: Explore Taj Mahal and return to Delhi.
Wake up early to view the Taj Mahal by sunrise, then tour Agra city, including Agra fort & itmad-ud-daulah's tomb. Afternoon drive to Delhi - 205 kms. 5 hrs. Drive. Approx. Arrive at Delhi
Accommodation: Global Crossroad hostel. Food: BLD
This is sample Itinerary and can change to meet the changes in the field conditions
Dates and Price
US$ 350 ONLY for Global Crossroad Volunteers
To be determined by country coordinator (Most likely at the end or middle of the volunteer program)
- Domestic transportation
- Services of a professional guide
- Accommodation/Meals as per itinerary
- Comprehensive travel insurance
What's Not Included
- Entry Fee
- Tips (for guide and/or camp staff)
- Other Items of Personal Consumption (i.e. soft drink, bottled water, etc.)