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Golden Triangle with Karnataka | 12 Days
Delhi – Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Amer Fort – Delhi – Bangalore – Hassan - Belur – Halebid - Chikmagalur - Mysore - Bangalore
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Tour Advantages

  • Welcom upon arrival in Delhi
  • Enjoy compréhensive tours
  • Stand before the world’s most famous monument to love, the Taj Mahal.
  • Travel by brightly caparisoned elephant to Jaipur’s Amber Fort.
  • Drive down Delhi’s impressive Rajpath to the India Gate.
  • Drive pass through the Raisina Hills
  • Heritage sites of Delhi
  • Mughal & Rajput architecture
  • Country side drive at all the way
  • Magnificent Monolithic Sravanabelagola
  • Visit to Mysore Palace
  • Visit to Coffee Plantation

Day By Day Itinerary

Day 01   Arrive Delhi
Arrive Indira Gandhi International Airport, meet & greet with Traditional Indian welcome. Transfer to hotel. Specify your flight Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Old and New India, the ancient and the modern.  Delhi is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many emperors, which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles Overnight stay at hotel

Day 02   In Delhi
After breakfast visit to Old Delhi was an ancient walled city. Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 1650 switched the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi.  Shah Jehan possessing an exquisite talent, especially in architecture, created the seventh city and in the process brought about Delhi's glorious renaissance.  Here you will see Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. The fort is Shah Jehan's symbol of power and elegance, built behind red sandstone walls. Its main gate (Lahore Gate) faces Chandni Chowk, the perpetually congested avenue heading west from the Red Fort, is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce.

Also take a Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride through the bustling and colorful market of the old city is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce.

Afternoon visit to New Delhi was designed and built by the British in the 1920's-it's a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The King's architects, Lutyens and Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's eight cities - New Delhi.  Lutyens designed an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and relinquish the subcontinent in 1947. You will visit two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar. Your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Also visit Sikh Gurudwara Bangla Sahib to see the worship etc. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 03   Delhi – Mathura - Agra 200 kms/3.30 hrs
Departure for Agra en route visit to Mathura originally a Buddhist center, this is the sixteenth century, as scholars have determined that the god Krishna was born in this city. Here we take boat ride on the Yamuna River and see the scared Ghats (river terraces) especially visit the "Vishram Ghats", these giant staircases along the holy river: the Yamuna, where you can see many pilgrims make their offerings and praying bidder’s flowers and candles to the god Krishna. Kesava Doe temple visit, dedicated to Krishna, market, and museum our drive continued to Agra - at the time of the Mughals, in the 16th & 17th centuries. Overnight stay at hotel

Evening take Horse cart (Tonga Ride) both way enjoy the Magnificent Taj Mahal – The New 7 wonder of the world and Monument of Love in the warm glow of Sunset, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori.  Legend has it that once construction was completed, what makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation.  Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughal brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of Incomparable artistry. As you drive through the city witness the local life, Shopping and bazaars (markets) and the hustle bustle of everyday India

Day 04   Agra – Abhaneri – Jaipur 232 kms/5 hrs
After breakfast on today’s drive to Jaipur through the countryside we see villages woman dressed in the brilliantly colored Saris of the region, Camels & Scenes of rural lives En route visit the Abhaneri, one of the biggest baolis of Rajasthan. This vertiginous well was a source of freshness for noble families in the regionto Jaipur - once the capital of Rajasthan province, "the abode of rajahs" Everywhere you will see the monuments of its Rajput rulers. It has the distinction of being a well-planned and laid out city. As you drive through the old part of town, you will witness a life most unlike others. Witness how the city blooms during the day in a kaleidoscope of color and sound. Jaipur is one of the main centers for shopping in India -- especially with regard to textiles, Jewellery, stones carpets, etc. upon arrival check in hotel Later visit to Sanganer village situated of outskirt of Jaipur Look at the teeming Jain temple from the 17th century and visit the traditional wood block printing, tie and dye fabric, paper factory and blue pottery that make the reputation of the craftsmanship of the city rose. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 05    In Jaipur
After breakfast visit the 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors
of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. After taking a lot of memories say good-bye to this fascinating land proceed to Delhi for onward destination

Afternoon visit to Maharaja’s City Palace - where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art, The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Birla White Marble temple and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires Evening time to walk in local Market. Overnight stayat hotel

Day 06   Jaipur – Bangalore Fly
Morning flight for Bangalore arrive at Bangalore airport - meet & greet and transfer to hotel by air-conditioned Vehicle. Bangalore is one of the most beautiful and well-planned cities of India. Afternoon enjoy a city tour of the "Garden City;" including a visit to Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, the Mysore Arts and Crafts Center, the bull temple, Vidhan Soudha and the colorful and bustling markets. Overnight stay

Day 07   Bangalore – Hassan 182 kms / 4 hrs
After breakfast drive to Hassan visiting Belur & Halebid Belur - This quaint hamlets is 30 kms from Hassan-is located on the bank of the river Yagachi. Flourishing capital of the Hoysala Empire 800 years ago, Today unforgettable for its exquisite temples.

The main structure, which is star shaped, is a homogeneous architectural unit raised on a platform. Its three doorways facing east, north and south are masterpieces of craftsmanship. The stone image of Chennakeshava in the sanctum of this temple and the Kappe Cheniga Raya idol an adjoining shrine within the same compound, are two of the finest examples of plastic art in medieval India

Halebid - is 27 kms north-west of Hassan and 17 kms east of Belur. The temples of Halebid - like those of Belur - bear mute testimony to the rich, culture heritage of Karnataka, which dates back to 13th century during Hoysala Dynasty, and Hoysaleswara Temple at Halebid. There is a museum on the lawns of the temple with 12-13th century sculptures and the gold coins in use at that time. Out the temple, there is a sculpture of Nandi, The mount of lord shiva, and the hillock where the place stood connected to the temple by a passage

Day 08 Hassan – Chikmagalur 60 kms
After breakfast drive to Chikmagalur - Nestled in the Baba Budan Hills, Chikmagalur is a clam, serene town full of scenic surprises … hills, valleys, streams and snow-white coffee blossoms. Chikmagalur district takes its name from the headquarters town of Chikmagalur, which literally means younger daughter's town. It is said to have been given as a dowry to the younger daughter of Rukmangada, the legendary chief of Sakrepatna. Another part of the town bestowed on the elder daughter is known as Hiremagalur. Certain ancient inscriptions reveal that these two places were originally known as Kiriya-magalu and Kiriya-magalu. Chikmagalur is a trekker's delight, with its rugged mountain trails. Overnight at Chikmagalur

Day 09   Chikmagalur – Mysore 160 kms / 3 hrs
After breakfast drive to Mysore en route visit a high place of Jainism, the hill of Sravanabelagola - 57ft (17.5 meters) tall sculpted in a single block of stone, represents the hermit, completely naked, as the Jain tradition wants. It can be seen from the plain, 30 km away this is magnificent Monolithic and the statue of Gomteshwara, of   an icon of the Jain religion greatly revered by the followers of Mahavira. Our drive continued to Mysore if you at Sunday in  Mysore than view the illuminated City Palace. Overnight stay in Mysore

Day 10 In Mysore
Early morning visit the charming Devaraja Market, the fruit and vegetable market.
Mysore visits includes to City Palace it is one of the largest and majestic palaces of this type in India. Built in 1912, this Indo-Saracen palace has, among other things, a sculpted silver door, a solid gold throne and a gallery of delicate paintings. Chamundi Hill, and the colorful and aromatic spice markets. At Chamundi Hill, you will find Nandi, a monolithic image of Shiva's Bull, which is always garlanded with flowers and held in high esteem by Hindus. Visit the Sri Jayachamararajendra gallery, a former palace transformed into a gallery of paintings from the 1870s. Overnight at hotel

Day 11   Mysore
In the morning visit the temple of Somnathpur. 40 km east of Mysore, Somnathpur is a small village by the road, famous for its 13th century temple. In 1268, an officer of the Hoysala kings built there the temple of Kesava, dedicated to Vishnu. The particular interest of Somnathpur is that one sees in it an integrally preserved temple, with its roof, while it lacks to Halebid and Belur. The temple is built in the shape of a star with 16 branches, around three sanctuaries, each surmounted by a vimana. Splendid friezes run throughout the building, depicting episodes of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.

Alternons visit Srirangapatna on this island surrounded by the Kaveri, which precipitates its tumultuous stream in the midst of the rocks, Haider Ali built important fortifications, which made it all round. Several times besieged, the fortress was finally taken by the English troops in 1799. Tippu Sultan was killed there during the assault. The place where his body was discovered is marked by a stele. Outside the compound is the pretty summer palace of Tippu Sultan, surrounded by a garden, the Daria Daulat Bagh. It is built in the Indo-Saracen style of the 17th century. Overnight stay in Mysore

Day 12   Mysore – Bangalore 139 kms - Onward
After breakfast say good bye to this fascinating and memorable tour departure transfer to Bangalore, connect flights to your next destination.

Tour Inclusion

Accommodation

  • 02 Nights stay in Delhi
  • 01 Night stay in Agra
  • O2 Night stay in Jaipur
  • 91 Night stay in Bangalore
  • 01 Night stay in Hassan
  • 01 Night stay in Chikmagalur
  • 03 Night star in Mysore

Dinning  

  • Daily Buffet Breakfast at hotel restaurant
  • Inclusive of Taxes

Air Fare  

  • Economic class fare Jaipur – Bangalore

Transfers & Sightseeing

  • All transfers, Sightseeing and excursions by Air conditioned vehicle
  • All state taxes, Parking and Toll taxes

Other services Includes

  • Services of local English Speaking Guides at destination
  • All State taxes, toll taxes & Parking Charges
  • All monument entry fees wherever applicable
  • Horse cart ride to Taj Gate
  • Caparisoned Elephant ride to Amer Fort

Exclusions

Laundry, Insurance, Tips, Telephone Calls and Expenses like personal nature, Still & Video Camera fees in Monuments

Tour Exclusion

  • Indian Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Major Meals - Lunch & Dinner
  • Services of Language Speaking Guides
  • Video, film & professional still camera fees
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions above
  • Expenses of personal nature like Telephone Calls, Laundry, Porterage, Tips, Alcoholic Beverages, etc
Add on Experiences

With this Incredible India holidays, you can add on some experiences according to your taste to make the unforgettable & memorable tour with an additional price.

asia spice market khari

Asia Largest spice market

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Kitchen

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Kitchen

craft museum

Handicraft Museum

Food in Haveli

Home Cooked Food in Haveli

indian crafts bazaar

Indian Crafts Bazaar

agra cooking class

Agra cooking class

making your own taj mahal

Making your own Taj Mahal

mohhabat the taj show

Mohhabat - The Taj Show

rejuvenate spa treatment

Rejuvenate

shop at kinari bazar

Shop at Kinari Bazar

Boating at Ramgarh Lake

ELEPHANT FARM

Explore Chokhi Dhani

Explore the villages in Jeep

Hot Air Balloon Ride

wilderness with Jeep Safari

Rajasthani Cuisines

Rejuvenate yourself with a massage

Fulfill your shopping spree

Heritage Hotel

Raj Mandir Cinema