India is not just about the Golden Triangle, our Shekhawati tour with golden triangle captures the essence of India in the three cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur which houses the world-famous monument Taj Mahal, the Qutub Minar, and the Lotus Temple, UNESCO site Amber Fort. These cities are a must-visit on your first tour of India and besides the famed Golden Triangle circuit explore the majestic haveli’s in the small towns of the Shekhawat region. Explore the ways of living in the rural and smaller places which give you a deep insight into the lifestyle of 70% of the population of the country which still is not connected to metros and cities.
Shekhawati is a region covering nearly three districts of Rajasthan, it was named after Rao Sheikha who once ruled the region and later followed by his Generations. Legend has it that Rao Shekha was born by the blessing of a Sufi saint and in honor, he was named Shekha, and his descendants were called Shekhawat. The region has a number of small forts some of which are converted into hotels, and the most interesting piece is the Shekhawati Haveli’s studded by fresco paintings depicting the scenes of Ramayana- Mahabharata the ancients texts of India to figures of god and goddesses, and also the nobilities of the rulers, to the latest English armies along with describing the general living of the people in the region. These haveli’s of Shekhawati give a brief about India’s past present up to the 20th century in the form of paintings on the walls of these beautiful Haveli’s. The Shekhawati Haveli’s were built by the rich merchants of the region who went out to work and when they earned enough came back and made these grand mansions for their families who they left behind. Along with the Haveli’s the region gives a glimpse of the rural or semi-urban town. Immerse in the colors of India in this beautiful region.
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Delhi -> Agra -> Jaipur -> Shekhawati -> Delhi
Delhi -> Shekhawati -> Jaipur -> Agra -> Delhi
Delhi - The day you arrive in India loosen your self and relax and start off with a drive across the city's prominent building the place from where India is administered and operated the parliament and the buildings of the British Raj. The India Gate and the go around the busy streets of Delhi.
Today we will be going through the past of India visiting the major buildings of the Mughal era like the Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar the tallest bricked of bricks. Then visit lotus temple and the Gurudwara Bangla Saheb which shows the devotion to community service by the Sikhs. After lunch leave for Agra visiting the Akshardham Temple. Reach Agra refresh and continue to the Mehtab Bagh - the garden across the river from where one can see the Taj Mahal under the setting sun.
Visit the taj early in the morning at 6:00 Am when the gates open and immerse yourself in romance with the 7th wonder of Ancient World the rarest piece of Art in Marble the Taj Mahal. Take your time in observing the place go around the building learn about it and it will be the experience of a life time. After the taj, we go around for Lunch and shoping experience at Agra. Leave for Jaipur in the visiting the Majestic Red Fort in Fatehpur sikri which made by Mughal Emperor Akbar the great in order to respect a saint who blessed him with son Jahangir. It was once the ruling ground for India and later was abandoned because of scaresity of water not to miss the mosque of Sheikh Salim Chisti’s. Start to Jaipur once at hotel relax.
Start your day with the view of Jal mahal a palace in a lake and continue to the Amber Fort which was the place of the Rajput Ruler's of Jaipur. A great fort built by the Rajputs as they were the general for the Mughal armies and had gathered immense wealth from the states the Mughals captured, it is seen in the Palace of Mirrors and the surroundings. Then visit the gaitors the memorials of Rajput Kings of Jaipur with beautiful stone carvings as delicately and gently done it's worth a visit. Visit the Jantar Mantar the solar obserevatory of the past which was as pricise to 2seconds per day. And view the Hawa Mahal from outside or have a coffe at the best roof-top cafe opposite the Hawa Mahal. Relax your self after a tiring day in your comfortable room tommorow we are going local.
Day - 5
HaHa like the local womens do get lost in the pink city Market and shop your heart, explore the women of the city their style and costumes. Go to the cloth market or the study books market or the Jwellery markets. The jewellery and gems of jaipur are famous making it a shopper's Paradise. Check in for lunch at some cozy place and book the tickets for the Best cinema hall made by one of the business man of Jaipur "The RAJ Mandir". There arn't any subtitles but the interior of the hall are amazing and you can get a insight into Bollywood. Optional the Galta Temple or the Monkey Temple.
Day - 6
Start early morning to shekhawati and visit the haveli's in mandawa check their painting's and some more in the way to your Fort Hotel. These haveli's are like photograph's of India'a past on wall. See and observe the great work of artists and then to your hotel. Relax and visit the best work of gold in a painting also called as the shop of gold. Once the Headquaters of a merchant Family. Enjoy a village walk.
Day - 7
Check out 5hours before your reporting time at delhi and start your journey beyond.
Hope you taking back great memories you wount forget.
Ride a Rickshaw i.e man powered vehicles.
Visit to the various Religious place and learn about them.
Shopping across the local markets of Jaipur.
Walk across the village of India to learn about the life and lifestyles of the villagers.
Experience the animals across the cities and streets.
A bollywood Film at the best of Cinema Halls of India.