Golden Triangle Tours
Pick up from Delhi airport / railway station and transfer to the pre booked hotel in Delhi. Check in at the hotel and after freshening up , proceed for a local sightseeing of Delhi covering QutubMinar , Lotus Temple , Humayun’s Tomb , India Gate , Drive pass RashtrapatiBhavan and later after lunch ( at an extra cost ) visit SwaminarayanAkshardham temple . Drop back at the hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.
After breakfast proceed for a check out and start your journey towards Agra through Yamuna expressway which is approx. 235 Km. Check in at the pre booked hotel. After few hours’ relaxation, proceed for a local sightseeing of Agra covering Agra Fort ,Itmad-ud-Daula and Moti Masjid . In the evening explore the local market where you can buy the city’s popular sweet called “Petha” , Marble articles and Leather goods . Drop back at the hotel .Overnight stay in Agra.
Wake up early and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site – The TajMahal for a sunrise , explore MehtabBagh and drop back at the hotel for breakfast. Proceed for a check out and start your journey towards Jaipur which is approx. 240 Km. En route visit FatehpurSikri and if time permits take a quick stop ever at Abhaneri known for The Chand Baoriwhich is one of the oldest and deepest baoris (stepwells) . Arrival at Jaipur by late evening and check in at the pre booked hotel .Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for a full day local sightseeing of Jaipur starting with AmerFort, drive pass JalMahal , visit HawalMahal , City Palace , Albert Hall museum and JantarMantar . Visit local markets like JohariBazaar ,Chandpole Bazaar , Nehru Bazaar , Bapu Bazaar etc. which is a shoppers paradise to buy bangles , handicrafts , traditional jootis , pottery articles , home items , street shopping and local souvenirs. Drop back at the hotel. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
After breakfast , proceed for a check out and start your journey back to Delhi which is approx. 275 km. Arrival at Delhi by evening . Check in at the pre booked hotel .Overnight stay in Delhi.
Delhi - Chandigarh - Shimla
Early check out from the hotel and drop at Delhi railway station to board your train to Chandigarh.
On arrival at Chandigarh railway station , meet our driver outside the arrival hall and start your journey towards Shimla which is approx. 115 km. Check in at the pre booked hotel . Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay in Shimla .
Breakfast at the hotel. Day free for relaxation or explore the city which was once the summer capital of British India. Simple local lifestyle, visit the Mall Road, its apple orchards and see the panoramic views of the snowcapped mountains. The scenic hill station of Shimla, is a perfect hill getaway away for busy daily life. Shimla also boasts of shopping markets, Mall Road and other places of tourist interest. Dinner at the hotel .Overnight stay in Shimla.
After breakfast,proceed for a check out and drop at Kalka railway station by afternoon to board your evening train back to Delhi. Arrival at Delhi late night and our driver will meet you outside the arrival hall and transfer to Delhi airport or any location of your convenience in Delhi.
01st April – 15th July 2020
|(Except for Festive Period & Long Weekends)|
|Hotel Category||Package Cost Per Adult|
|Based On Minimum 6 Adults Travelling Together & Sharing 3 Double Rooms|
16th July – 30th September 2020
|(Except For Festive Period & Long Weekends)|
|Hotel Category||Package Cost Per Adult|
|Based On Minimum 6 Adults Travelling Together & Sharing 3 Double Rooms|
|Budget||Hotel Suzi International / Hotel Grace||Hotel Dazzle / Riya Palace||Thikana Palace / Hotel Chitra Katha||Swastik Inn Shimla|
|Standard||Trim Room @ Palm D’or/ Hotel NirmalMahal||Panna Paradise / Optimum Tara Palace||Trim Mount Blue Jaipur / Rajputana Haveli||Harmony Purple / Harmony Hillcrest Gold (Mashobra)|
|Deluxe||Grand Uddhav / Hotel Godwin Deluxe||Hotel Dasaprakash / Taj Villa||Amer Valley By Parfait / Om Niwas||Sukhsagar regency / Fairmount Shimla Forest Greens|
|Super deluxe||Legend Inn / Florence Inn||Hotel Amar / Royale Residency||Nahargarh Haveli / Krishna Palace||Hotel CK Internaltioal / Hotel Silverine|
|Luxury||Regent Grand / Mantra Amaltas||AtulyaaTaj/ The Retreat||Nirbana Palace A Heritage Hotel / Zone By The Park||Amritara Zion / The Grand White By Parfait|
|Premium||Radisson Blu PaschimVihar / Holiday Inn New Delhi MayurVihar||Radisson Hotel Agra / Clarks Shiraz||Ramada Jaipur / Laxmi Palace Heritage Boutique Hotel||Snow Valley Resort / Summit Le Royale|
- Pick up and drop from Delhi airport.
- Drop at Delhi railway station and pick up from Chandigarh railway station.
- Drop at Kalka railway station and pick up from Delhi railway station.
- Intercity transfers from Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Delhi and Chandigarh – Shimla – Kalka.
- 2 Nightsaccommodation in Delhi with 2 breakfasts.
- 1 Night accommodation in Agra with 1 breakfast.
- 2 Nightsaccommodation in Jaipur with 2 breakfasts.
- 2 Nightsaccommodation in Shimla with 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners.
- Local sightseeingat Delhi , Agra , Jaipur and Shimla by an air conditioned SUV Car .
- Toll taxes ,State permits, parking charges , Fuel charges and driver’s daily allowance.
- All applicable hotel taxes and service charge.
- Travel insurance.
- Air or train fare throughout the tour itinerary.
- Entrance Fees, video camera permits during sightseeing.
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicleother than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Personal expenses such as lunches or dinners unless specified,mini bar , laundry, telephone calls , spa , tips , porter-age , etc.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
- Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
- Any other feature which is not mentioned in the "What’s Included” column.
Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour
Delhi, Agra. Jaipur — This short circuit also known as Golden Triangle of India, showcases the main attractions of North India viz. Taj Mahal in Agra, Amer Fort and City Palace in Jaipur together with Delhi, is a near perfect itinerary to do by road, given the excellent condition of roads that connect them. Once out of the traffic of the capital, the super smooth Delhi-Agra highway No. 2 covers the distance of 200 km from Delhi to Agra in roughly four hours. The single road highway between Agra and Jaipur through Fatehpur Sikri and Bharatpur is clear and devoid of potholes. The picturesque countryside on this route and the unforgettable entry into Jaipur more than makes up for some annoying traffic that one encounters. The Jaipur-Delhi National Highway. No. 8 has been improved and made into a double-carriageway that again makes for some clear driving and gets you back to Delhi in four hours. The comfort factor of this Golden triangle trip by road is enhanced by the midway motels that offer quality food and washroom facilities.
The most interesting and popular combination of Golden triangle tour package is with the hill station of Shimla , as the destinations in the itinerary are totally different from each other and offer unique travel experiences.
8 Days Amazing Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour
Day 1 - Delhi to Agra, Half Sightseeing tour of Delhi with an English speaking guide.
Day 2 - Agra, City tour of Agra which includes a visit to the world-famous Taj Mahal, a monument of love.
Day 3 - Jaipur - Enjoy Elephant ride to Amber Fort
Day 4 - Full day sightseeing tour of Pink city.
Day 5 - Delhi Morning breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for Delhi by road journey.
Day 6 - Delhi - Chandigarh - Shimla, Morning breakfast at the hotel. You will be transferred to New Delhi Railway Station to board a train for Chandigarh.
Day 7 - Shimla Explore the local lifestyle, visit the Mall Road, its apple orchards, and see the panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains.
Day 8 - Delhi, After morning breakfast, proceed for Chandigarh Railway Station for your return train to New Delhi.
Getting of Shimla
Delhi is amongst the best connected cities in South Asia and is the most important gateway for north India. All major international airlines of the world operate services to Delhi connecting it to, virtually, all parts of the world. On the domestic network, Delhi is one of the two major hubs for air travel with flights reaching out to the most distant corners of the country. There are a number of flights every day to all the metros. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Air Sahara, and Jagson Airlines cover most of the operations. Air India, too, operates domestic flights to some of the metropolitan cities of India from Delhi. Airports: New Delhi has two main air-port terminals about 4.5 kms apart. Terminal I is the domestic airport and Terminal II is the international airport. The two terminals are linked by regular coach services operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), who provide complimentary coach transfers between the two terminals for bonafide passengers.
The AAI coaches are parked outside the international arrivals terminal an outside the domestic arrival hall. The coaches operate on an h during the day and every during the night.
For more information on coach departure time please contact counter No. 7 outside customs are international airport and the on the opposite the Domestic Arrivals. The airports have restaurants, restroom snack bars, coffee/ tea vending machine, a business centre, pre-paid taxi counters, pay phone facilities, mobile phone rental counter, foreign currency exchange counters and duty free shops (Only international terminal).
Swan Tours Delhi office can assist in organizing travel arrangements for airport-hotel transfers or for the entire golden triangle itinerary tour package.
History of Shimla
The earliest known inhabitants of the region were tribals called Dasas. Later Aryans came and they assimilated three tribes. In the later century, the hill chieftains accepted the suzerainty of the Mauryan Empire, the Kushans, the Guptas and Kanuaj rulers. During the Mughal period, the Rajas of the hill State made some mutually agreed arrangements which governed their relations. In the 19th century, Ranjit Singh of Punjab annexed many of the States. When the British came, they defeated Gorkhas and entered into treaties with some Rajas and annexed the Kingdom of others. This situation persisted till 1947. After independence, 30 princely States of the area were united and the presents Himachal Pradesh was formed on November 1, 1966 certain areas belonging to it were also included in Himachal Pradesh. On January 25, 1971 Himachal Pradesh was made a full-fledged State.
Shimla, capital of the State, came into prominence nearly a century ago as the summer capital of the British Raj. Shimla is maned after its patron goddess Shamla Devi, a manifestation of Kali.
Shimla's salubrious climate, easy accessibility and numerous attraction have made it one of the most popular hill station in northern India. The splendid views of the snow clad range of the Himalayas, fine walk through oaks and flowering rhododendron, enchanting resorts with easy reach, golf at Naldehra, skiing at Kufri and Narkanda, make Shimla attractive throughout the year.
Sightseeing spots in Shimla covered in Golden Triangle Tour with Shimla
The Mall: A busy shopping area with old colonial buildings, souvenir shops and restaurants. At the top end of the Mall is Scandal Point, a large open square with a view of the town – a favorite rendezvous for visitors and the local people. Overlooking it is the elegant Christ Church with its fine stained glass windows.
Viceregal Lodge: Housed in the Gothic splendor of the Vice regal Lodge are the India Institute of Adventure studies, India's premier academy for higher research.
Himachal State Museum: It has collection of Pahari miniatures, stone, sculptures, local handicrafts, textiles and embroidery.
Sanjauli: (2,257 m) A serene location with delightful walks, Sanjauli is ideal for tranquil weekends. There are fine vistas and the light of Shimla and Chail can be seen twinkling at night. On the other side, Mashobra and Naldehra are visible.
Chadwick Falls: it is a 67 meter waterfall, cascading into a deep gorge. The falls are best seen after the monsoon.
Annandale; The Glen; Summer Hills; Saanjaupi Prospect Hills are some other places of tourist interest which are popular as picnic spot.
How to Reach Shimla
Air: Shimla is connected by air with Delhi, Chandigarh and Kullu.
Rail: Shimla is linked by a narrow gauge line to Kullu which is connected to Delhi, Calcutta and Amritsar by Board gauge.
Road: Shimla is well connected by Road to most towns in Punjab and Haryana. It is linked by Bus and Coach to Delhi and Chandigarh.
Hptdc: Operates coaches within and outside the State. Regular long distance services are operated on the route: Delhi – Manali – Delhi; Delhi – Shimla – Delhi; Shimla – Manali – Shimla; Manali – Dharamsala – Manali.
Many private transport operators also operate luxury coaches from Delhi to many places in Himachal Pradesh.
Golden triangle with shimla tour packages in Delhican be customized by Swan Tours travel expert, according to the duration of the tour, special interests, Weather conditions and the seasonality.
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