Educational Tour with The Golden Triangle

 

Educational Tour with The Golden Triangle 8 Days
Delhi * Jaipur * Agra * Delhi

Day 1

DELHI

Welcome to India!! Upon arrival and after you exit from the International Airport, you will be greeted by our local representative and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight at the Hotel


Day 2

DELHI

Today after breakfast, take a tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid after which you will enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk. Visit Red Fort, drive past the President’s House, India Gate and several other government buildings. Then head to Raj Ghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi that marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Visit Humayun’s Tomb, and Qutab Minar.
Overnight at the Hotel.


Day 3

DELHI

Enjoy your breakfast and then visit a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to learn about how it works. If time permits, a visit to a school will be arranged.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.


Day 4

DELHI / JAIPUR

Breakfast at the hotel. Later drive (265kms) to the beautiful city of Jaipur, also known as the Pink City. Upon arrival, check into the Hotel. Relax for the rest of the evening.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.


Day 5

JAIPUR CITY TOUR

Today after breakfast explore the Pink City and ride an elephant up Amber Fort, to the top of the hill on which the fort stands. Afternoon tour the City Palace in the heart of Jaipur known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen. All monuments are located in the vicinity of the City Palace Complex of Jaipur. Later in the afternoon visit the famous Markets of Textiles, Gems, Carpets, and Handicrafts. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. Evening visit Chowki Dhani (a village like experience.)
Overnight at the Hotel.


Day 6

JAIPUR

Morning breakfast at hotel. Later visit Sanganer and watch craftsman while they create block printing. Also visit the village and the school and interact with students.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.


Day 7

JAIPUR/FATEHPUR SIKRI/AGRA

After breakfast you will drive to Agra (235kms); en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri. You will continue your drive to visit the Korai village and interact with the villagers. It is a fulfilling experience that will give you a glimpse into the daily life of the tribal villagers of India. The villagers used to rear bears. This was their only source of livelihood through bear and monkey dances. However, after their bears got snatched away by the wildlife authorities because of animal rights protection of the bears, they have been struggling to survive as they were not given any compensation and find it hard to find jobs.
Next, drive to Agra, arrive and check in. Evening relax, and if time permits visit the Mother Teresa orphanage.
Agra is situated on the beautiful banks of the River Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughals Emperors and remains a major tourist destination because of its many splendid monuments, most remarkably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri. They are all UNESCO World Heritage sites. Tanga ride in Agra.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.


Day 8

AGRA / DELHI

After a leisurely breakfast, visit Agra Fort, designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D., with red sand stone. In it you will find several beautiful palaces including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Moti Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, and the Musamman Burj from where the Taj Mahal is visible from one side of the fort. Emperor Shah Jehan, in his old age, imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb was kept in a cell from where he used to gaze at the Taj Mahal.
The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever designed and built by a husband for his wife. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial.
In the afternoon drive back to Delhi (205kms) and enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Then transfer to the airport to catch your onward flight.