Golden Triangle Tour with Srilanka - Incredible India Tours

Golden Triangle Tour with Srilanka

  -New Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Colombo

11 Days / 10 Nights

Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days  

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Cultural Explorer - Indian Sub Continent
 

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Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra. Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed, and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen. 

Company representatives will receive you on arrival at the international airport in Delhi late in the night or midnight. Transfer to your hotel. Relax. 

DELHI, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land. A window to the kaleidoscope - that is India. 

Overnight will be at Delhi.  

Breakfast will be at the hotel.

Start a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. 

OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort - once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire. 

Enjoy the cycle rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk. 

 

NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence, Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. 

Proceed to see the DANCES OF INDIA show in the evening. 
Overnight will be at Delhi. 

Start for Agra early in the morning after breakfast.

En-route you will visit the SIKANDRA. Check in at hotel. 
AGRA: Two great Mughal monarchs, Akbar and Shah Jahan, transformed the little village of Agra into a befitting second capital of the Mughal Empire - giving it the name Dar-ul-Khilafat {seat of the Emperor}. Today a visitor to Agra is caught up in a world of contrasting edifices, of red sandstone and white marble, narrow galleys and quaint buggies, and that irresistible charm that this favorite city of the Mughals still retains. It is not surprising, that modern Agra still reflects its Mughal heritage most conspicuously. A walk down the narrow bustling streets of the city will introduce the visitor to the wafting aroma of Mughlai cuisine. 

TAJ MAHAL: Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra. Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed, and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.  

Proceed for visit to the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Itmadullah's Tomb with English speaking guide. Enjoy battery van ride. Return to hotel and relax in the evening. 

Overnight will be at Agra. 

Breakfast will be at the hotel.

Drive to Fatehpur Sikri. 

The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its "ruins" are in pristine condition ... it's not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of it's grandeur. Also visit the Buland Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. 

JAIPUR - The origins of the beautiful city of Jaipur can be traced back to the eighteenth century, during the reign of Jai Singh II who ascended the Amber throne in 1699. Jaipur today, epitomizes the spirit of Rajputana. In-spite of growing into a bustling metropolis, it still retains its character and history - A beautiful fusion of the yesteryears and modernity. Jaipur is popularly known as the Pink City because of the extensive use of the locally abundant pink plastered stone, painted so in honor of the visit of the royal consort of Queen Victoria. Jaipur thrills the soul with its massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples and lush gardens. 

Proceed to Jaipur and check in at hotel. Overnight will be at Jaipur.  

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel.

Proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.

AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression.  

Continue sight-seeing. 

CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. 
 

JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. 

HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. 

Relax in the evening or visit the markets. Overnight will be at Jaipur. 

After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Delhi airport on Arrival at delhi airport board the flight for Colombo , on Arrival at  airport our representative will receive and assist you in hotel transfer .


 

After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Colombo. Colombo is the commercial capital and the largest city of Sri Lanka. It is a busy and a vibrant city with a mixture of modern and colonial forms. Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders since thousands of years ago. It has been the capital of the island since the British colonial time. The city is home to a majority of Sri Lanka's corporate offices, shopping and entertainment venues. Famous landmarks in Colombo include the Galle Face Green, the twin tower World Trade Centre, British time buildings in Colombo Fort, the Town Hall, Vihara Maha Devi Park, Gangarama Temple, the Independence Square, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. Return back to the hotel and rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Colombo.

After Breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Nuwara Eliya passing Kitulgala. Kitulgala is a village situated in the southwest of the Hill Capital Kandy and north to the fascinating Holy Mountain, Adam’s Peak. David Lean's (1957) Academy award winner movie ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ was filmed along the Kelani River at Kitulgala. The Kithulgala Rainforest has most of the rainforest bird species that are found at the World Biosphere Reserve at Sinharaja.

Also, on route witness the St. Claire's waterfall. The St. Claire's waterfall is 80 metres in height and is the 20th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. It is one of the most picturesque waterfalls. It has derived its name from a nearby tea estate and is also called the 'Little Niagara' of Sri Lanka.

Thereafter, proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Check in at the hotel and proceed for a city tour of Nuwara Eliya.Nuwara Eliya sits in a little valley, and is the highest town in Sri Lanka.  Nestled gently into the foothill of the island's highest peak, Mount Pidurutalagala (8,281 feet), it was a favourite hill station of the British. Nuwara Eliya has retained all the paraphernalia of a British hill station with its colonial houses, parks, a race course, an 18 hole golf course which runs through much of the centre of town, and trout streams. Blessed with salubrious climate, breathtaking views of valleys, meadows, mountains and greenery, it is hard to imagine that Nuwara Eliya is only 180 Km from the hot and humid coast. Return back to hotel and rest of the day free at leisure.Overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

 After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Kandy on route witnessing the Ramboda waterfalls and visiting a tea plantation and a tea factory. Observe all about the process of manufacturing and grading tea and taste a cup of fresh Ceylon Tea in the factory itself.
Proceed to Kandy. After check in at the hotel proceed for a sightseeing tour of Kandy (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)The Kandyan kingdom, the last bastion of the Sri Lankan political power against the colonial forces, is the home for the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and the site of one of the world’s most impressive annual festivals – the Esala Perahera. The Temple contains the most sacred relic of the Buddhists today and the most precious of Sinhalese pride. The upper storey houses the sacred relic and a library containing 800 year old palm leaf religious manuscripts. The Pooja (ceremonies of veneration) are held at dawn and dusk daily and these are moments when the Temple comes to life with pilgrims making offerings of flowers amidst clouds of incense and the beating of traditional ritual drums. The city is visually rich with its narrow streets lined with characterful old buildings. The market has a good display of traditional arts and craft, textiles and gems & jewellery. The lake built by the last Sinhala King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798 is still a focal attraction. In the evening witness a cultural show of traditional Sri Lankan performing arts, featuring a series of ritual dances and fire walking. Return back to the hotel and rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.

After  breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed for the tour of Botanic Gardens in Peradeniya. 
Home to over 4000 species of indigenous and foreign plants, the 60 hectare Royal Botanic Gardens at Peradeniya comprise of many attractively tended sections including The Flower Garden, The Spice Garden, The Orchid House, The Lake, as well as a wonderful collection of bamboo and palms.  The area where the Botanic Gardens stand was first a pleasure garden of the Kandyan kings since 1371. It was established as the Botanic Gardens by the British in 1821. Currently, the Garden’s functions include authenticating and conserving plants, managing and developing the National Herbarium, providing educational opportunities to the public as well as promoting domestic floriculture and horticulture.

Thereafter, proceed to Pinnawala. Visit the Elephant Orphanage. The Orphanage was founded in 1975 in order to protect and provide care and sanctuary to orphaned elephants that were found in the wild. Pinnawala has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2012, there were 78 elephants from 3 generations living in the Orphanage.  The main attraction is the opportunity to observe the bathing elephants at close quarters from the broad river bank as the herd interact socially, bathing and playing. Visitors to the park also can view many different aspects of the care and daily routine of the elephants, such as bottle feeding of baby elephants and feeding of all other elephants.

Proceed to Colombo. Check in at the hotel. In the late afternoon, visit the popular shopping spots in Colombo. The modern shopping malls and specialty stores carry high quality goods at very affordable prices. Return back to hotel and rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Colombo.

After breakfast check out from the hotel and get transfer to Colombo  Airport for departure.

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