Golden Triangle with Haridwar, Mumbai and Goa

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Day Place Highlights
1 Delhi Overnight at Delhi
2 Delhi-Haridwar by train Evening prayers and aarti at Hari Ki Pauri. Temple tour of Haridwar - one of the holiest places of Hindu pilgrimage,
visit Bharat Mata Temple, Chandi Ghat Temple, Mansa Devi Temple.
3 Haridwar-Rishikesh Rishikesh at the foothills of Himalayas in famous for scenic splendor and Hindu temples.
Check out the sacred Ghats, hanging bridge - Lakshman Jhula
4 Rishikesh-Haridwar
Haridwar to Delhi by train
Visit Neel kanth temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The huge complex with pristine surroundings is flocked by pilgrims and tourists.
Overnight at Delhi
5 Delhi-Agra India Gate, the war memorial in the heart of the city.
Red Fort built of red sandstone is the of great importance in present day - republic day parades initiate from here.
Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques which can accommodate up to 25,000 devotees.
Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial.
Visit Humayan’s tomb and Qutab Minar (the tallest minaret in India)
6 Agra-Jaipur Taj Mahal - Mughal marvel which features among the seven wonders of the world.
Fatehpur Sikri in Agra, built by Akbar is dotted with small palaces, hall of public and private audience.
7 Jaipur Visit Amber Fort and Palace of Winds in Jaipur, Jantar Manatar (astronomical observatory) .
Enjoy authentic Rajasthani delicacies at Choki Dhani (optional)
8 Jaipur-Mumbai by air Visit Gateway of India, Maha Lakshmi Dhobi Ghat, Prince Wales Museum, Mani Bhavan (Gandhiji’s once-upon-a-time residence).
Shopping from local markets
9 Mumbai-Goa by air Overnight at Goa
10 - 13 Goa Leisure
14 Goa-Mumbai Departure

Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destination : Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh - Agra - Jaipur - Mumbai - Goa

Haridwar


Beach cities Mumbai and Panaji bustles with locals and tourists. The City of dreams, Mumbai has plenty of surprises for visitors, from colonial structures to common man’s dwelling in Dhobi Ghat. Serene beaches with adventure sports and electrifying nightlife rule Goa. A classic Delhi-Agra-Jaipur tour coupled with Haridwar and Rishikesh portray the richness of Indian traditions. After exploring the historic forts and palaces, watch an evening aarti at Haridwar, a famous Hindu pilgrim halt on the banks of Ganges.


Day 1 Arrival New Delhi

Our representative will welcome you on arrival at the airport and escort you to the hotel.Overnight in Delhi.
(no vehicle hereafter)

 

Day 2 Delhi-Haridwar (morning Shatabdi: 0650/1125hrs)
Early morning transfer to New Delhi railway station to board train to Haridwar.

Upon arrival Haridwar you will be given transfer to hotel; later proceed on a half-day tour of Haridwar. Haridwar or 'the Gateway to the Gods' is one of the seven holiest places according to Hindu mythology, as the Gods are believed to have left their footprints in Haridwar. The town stands as the gateway to the other three important pilgrimages of Uttrakhand … Rishikesh, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Visit Har-Ki-Pauri, the sacred ghat was constructed by King Vikramaditya in the memory of his brother Bhartrihari. The golden reflection of floral diyas in the river Ganges is the most enchanting sight in the twilight during the Ganga aarti ceremony at the ghat. Drive past the other bathing ghats at the Ganga river, where pilgrims come to take a dip… it is believed that all your sins get washed away if you take dip in Ganga river at Haridwar. Thereafter, visit the Mansadevi Temple. This temple atop the Bilwa Parvat offers a panoramic view of Haridwar, the Ganges, and the countryside.

Overnight in Haridwar

Rishikesh


Day 3 Haridwar-Rishikesh (20kms; 1hr drive approx.)

After breakfast you will drive to Rishikesh; upon arrival you will proceed on a half-day tour of Rishikesh. One of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is not just known for its religious connection, but also for its stunning landscape. Surrounded by the Shivalik Range on three sides, with holy river Ganga river flowing through it, Rishikesh is truly an ethereal experience. Visit the Lakshman Jhula, a suspended bridge across the Ganga. Legend has it that Lakshman crossed a bridge made of jute ropes here. The view from the bridge is panoramic… mountains, the river, the temples and the ashrams. Later, visit Muni-ki-Reti…literally, the sands of the sages. The sandy banks of the Ganga have been used by the sages for meditation for years, thus giving the area its name. Muni-ki-Reti is known for the many ashrams that dot the area. The Beatles too visited the now closed Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram here in the sixties.

Later check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight in Rishikesh


Day 4 Rishikesh-Haridwar (20kms; 1hr drive approx.) & train to Delhi (evening Shatabdi- )1813/2245hrs

After breakfast proceed for half day visit of Rishikesh; visit the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, about 1 ½ hours drive from Rishikesh, at a height of approximately 5500 feet. Legend goes that this was the spot where Lord Shiva drank the venom which arose from the churning of the seas. The deadly poison turned his neck blue, giving him the name 'Neelkanth', or the one with blue neck. The temple complex has a natural spring, where devotees take a holy bath. The main shrine of the temple comprises a Shiva lingam (phallic form of Lord Shiva).

Later in evening drive to Haridwar railway station to board train to Delhi.

Upon arrival New Delhi railway station you will be given transfer to hotel; check in at a hotel & relax. Overnight in Delhi

 

Taj Mahal Travel

Day 5 Delhi-Agra (205kms; 4-5hrs drive approx.)
Today, you will proceed for a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi. Visit Red Fort (closed every Monday), President House, India Gate and several other government buildings in Edwin Lutyen’s modern Delhi before you head to Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi that marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Thereafter, visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale. Later in the evening visit the Qutab Minar, which is the tallest brick minaret in the world; it was commissioned by Qutbuddin Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi.

Later in the afternoon drive to Agra; check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight in Agra

 

Day 6 Agra-Jaipur (235kms; 5-6hrs drive approx.)
Today, explore the city of Agra. Visit the Agra Fort, which was commissioned in 1565 by Akbar, and subsequently embellished by other Mughal Emperors. The beautiful yet forbidding structure is a handsome example of Mughal architecture. History says, Agra was founded by Sultan Sikander Lodi in 1504. But it flourished much later under Mughal patronage. If it's Agra, Taj Mahal (closed every Friday) has to be your halt. The white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal on the banks of Yamuna, is the ultimate epitome of love. Owing to beautiful Mughal architecture, Taj features among the Seven Wonders of The World.

Jaipur the Pink City


Later at noon drive to Jaipur; en route visit Fatehpur Sikri. Visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was built by the Emperor Akbar and is home to many historical buildings. Akbar wanted to make Fatehpur Sikri his headquarters; however, he had to abandon it due to shortage of water. It is the best example of the amalgamation of Hindu and Muslim architecture. The Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti enshrines the burial place of the Sufi saint who lived a religious life here. Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World heritage site.

On arrival Jaipur you will check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight in Jaipur.

 

Day 7 Jaipur
Today, enjoy a full-day sightseeing trip of Jaipur, also known as the ‘Pink City’… it is famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. The old city of Jaipur is painted pink, which gives it a magical glow. Visit the Amber Fort… a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on elephant back. Later, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows is made of pink sandstone. Post lunch, visit the City Palace… again, a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time. You will also visit the Albert Hall, which was modeled on the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.

Optional: in evening you can enjoy dinner at Choki Dhani village in ethnic Rajasthani style (pay on your own).
Overnight in Jaipur.

 

Mumbai Tourism

Day 8 Jaipur-Mumbai (preferably by flight SG133- 0813/1015hrs)
After early breakfast you will be given transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai. On arrival Mumbai you will proceed for half day visit. Mumbai is the commercial capital of India, and a fast paced, cosmopolitan city. Visit the Gateway of India, situated at Apollo Bunder. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India in 1911. Next, visit the Prince of Wales Museum, which houses a priceless collection of art, sculpture, china and other antiques. Drive past the Victoria Terminus, Mumbai University and Rajabai Clock Tower. Make a photo stop at Dhobi Ghat, the open-air laundry of the city. Drive past Marine Drive, Chowpatty Beach, the Parsi Towers of Silence and Malabar Hill. Visit Mani Bhavan, the old Mumbai residence of Mahatma Gandhi. It's a pretty, two-storied structure that showcases well-preserved memorabilia, including an old charkha or spinning wheel that Gandhiji used to use.

Overnight in Mumbai.


Day 9 Mumbai-Goa (by flight: G8-371 - 1455/1600hrs)

After breakfast you will be given transfer to airport to board flight for Goa; upon arrival you will check in at a hotel and relax (hereafter no vehicle). Overnight in Goa

Goa Beaches


Day 10 Goa

After breakfast your are free at leisure for your independent activities (no vehicle). Overnight in Goa


Day 11 Goa

After breakfast your are free at leisure for your independent activities (no vehicle). Overnight in Goa


Day 12 Goa

After breakfast your are free at leisure for your independent activities (no vehicle). Overnight in Goa


Day 13 Goa

After breakfast your are free at leisure for your independent activities (no vehicle). Overnight in Goa


Day 14 Goa-Mumbai (by flight: 6E-438 - 1350/1455hrs) & exit

After breakfast you will be given transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination; henceforth your journey ends with sweet memories.

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