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Glorious Golden Triangle Tour Package
Golden triangle called the resorts of the most interesting and significant areas of central India. It includes the capital of Delhi, the "pink city" of Jaipur, the "lost paradise" of Fatehpur Sikri, the tourist Agra, the birthplace of Krishna Mathura and the "city of 5000 temples" of Vrindavan. The Golden Triangle represents the era of the reign of the Mughal dynasty. Excursion tours to India involve visiting cultural and religious historical monuments: the colorful palaces and temples of the capital Delhi, the world-famous mausoleum of the mosque of Agra-Taj Mahal, the solitary rock monasteries of the state of Uttar Pradesh, the ancient fortresses and forts of Rajasthan and other places worthy of special attention.
Arrival in Delhi, meeting with a representative of Sushant Travels. You will receive a traditional Indian greeting "Swagat" with a garland of flowers. After the welcome transfer and accommodation at the hotel. Short rest. After breakfast, a half-day sightseeing tour around Delhi. Delhi is the capital of modern India. Many dynasties and rulers flourished on his royal land in the past three thousand years. The legacy of them still lives in many monuments, from the mausoleum of the Lodi Kings of the 13th century to the buildings of the British Empire, such as the Parliament Building or the Presidential Palace. The program includes the inspection of the Gate of India, the Presidential Palace and the government building (from the side), the Lotus temple (from the side) and the minaret of Qutub. Lotus Temple (closed on Mondays) is one of the most amazing temples of India. Built in the shape of a lotus flower, it is the largest and most beautiful Baha'i temple and serves as a symbol for the followers of this faith throughout the world. Another cult place - the 72-meter-long minaret Qutub-Minar, built in the XII-XIV centuries. After the tour, departure to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur, the legendary "Pink City", the capital of Rajasthan. Maharaja Jai Singh II built it in yellow, but in the middle of the XIX century, in honor of the arrival of the English Prince Albert, all the buildings were repainted in pink - the traditional color of hospitality. Jaipur will give you many pleasant moments if you walk along the stone pink streets, touch the developing shine of silk saris, pass the yards past the narrow doors decorated with swastikas, bringing good and good luck to the Indian home. Accommodation in hotel Jaipur, overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. In the morning - excursion to Amber Fort (Amber Fort). Amber Fort is located 11 km north of Jaipur. It was there, on the hills of Aravalli, that the ancient capital of Jaipur used to be. The construction of the wonderful fort-palace began in 1592 by Maharaja Maan Singh. The fort is a grandiose complex of palaces, pavilions, gardens, and temples. Above all of this towers a quaint palace-fortress of honey color. You can feel the magic of bygone times, rising to the heights of the fort on the backs of elephants. On the way, your hearing will be delighted by musicians. From the top of the Maharaja's apartments, you have a spectacular view of the narrow gorge. In the afternoon, a tour of the city with a visit to the unique observatory of Jantar Mantar, a majestic structure built by the rajah of Jai Singh in 1728, where the world's largest sundial is stored, the City Palace in the museums of which you can see the fine collections of Mughal costume, weapons, and miniature paintings. Visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). This five-story building of pink stone, decorated with columns and balconies, was built in 1799. The bizarre relief of the palace of a thousand lattice windows on the carved facade is considered a symbol of Jaipur. The Lakshmi-Narayana Temple, also known as Birla Mandir, is a modern architectural miracle. The majestic temple is located at the foot of the Moti Dungri hill in the state of Rajasthan. Built entirely of high-quality white marble, the temple is framed with carved sculptures and statues of the gods. It is dedicated to the Goddess Lakshmi and God Narayana. The three main domes of the temple constitute an explicit idea of secular India, they depict different approaches to different religions of the nation. The temple has some of the most beautifully made statues of Ganesha and other Hindu gods. Along with statues of the Gods, it is also possible to find statues of great thinkers and philosophers such as Buddha and Socrates. Jaipur is famous for its fabrics, and is also the main jewelry center of India, it is no coincidence that the annual international exhibition of precious stones and jewelry is held here. You can appreciate the refinement of local precious products by visiting a jewelry workshop. You will also visit the textile factory, where you will be pleased with the magic art of Indian printing on fabrics. Ladies here will be able to try on a real Indian sari, and gentlemen are traditional Indian clothes - kurta. Overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
After an early breakfast, we leave the hotel. The ultimate goal of today's journey is the city of Agra. But the first stop in the temple complex of Giriraj Dharan. This temple, dedicated to Krishna, is built in the South Indian style. A bright gopuram with a skillful bas-relief will give us an idea of ?? how the temples in the south of the country look. In Abhaneri you will get acquainted with the stepped well - Chand Baori built in the 7th century. The view of the well Chand Baori surprises - similar wells was built only in India, so you can see a similar architecture only here, Chand Baori is also the deepest well of this type. This is an amazing structure, consisting of thousands of steps running down to the water, and it is very difficult to believe that all this huge and ingenious structure is just a well designed to fulfill one single goal, to give people water. You will see the Harshita Mata Temple (Goddess of Happiness) with medieval Indian architecture, and you will also enter the "dead city" of Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur-Sikri is a city built in a deserted place of red sandstone by Emperor Akbar, just a reflection of the majestic past. Very briefly it was the capital of the Mughals, after which the inhabitants left it because of a shortage of water. Perhaps, thanks to this circumstance, we can see it today in its pristine beauty. Arrival in Agra and accommodation at the hotel.
After breakfast, a tour of Agra, a majestic city, the capital of the empire of the Mughals. Agra still attracts seekers of beauty from around the world, will enjoy an unforgettable Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal was built by the great emperor of the Mughals, Shah Jahan, in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. The palace was built by 20,000 artisans for 22 years. A thousand elephants carried white marble for construction. Merchants from Tibet, Persia, and Russia sent gems for its decoration. Flower ornament of Jasper, agate and malachite, opal and obsidian, and mother-of-pearl, skillfully inscribed in the perfect symmetry of the snow-white palace, leaves a feeling of lightness and weightlessness. The further trip to Agra Fort, built as an army fortress in 1565. Emperor Akbar. Here Shah Jahan spent his last years in prison, treacherously devoted to his son, admiring from the window of his room at the snow-white Taj Mahal. The huge fort walls hide magnificent architectural structures - masterpieces of Indian and Muslim masters. In the afternoon, visit one more grandiose monument of Mughal architecture of the tomb of Emperor Akbar in Sikandra. Next visit to Itimad-ud-Daula - a small elegant park shrine of Itimad-Ud-Daula, the treasurer of the emperors, was built by his daughter Nur-Jahan, the beloved wife of Emperor Jahangir. Construction began in 1622. and lasted six years. The tomb combines white marble, colored mosaics, stone inlays, and lattices. In style, this is the most innovative Mughal structure of the 15th century, bearing the features of the transition from the massive buildings of the red sandstone of the Akbar era to the sensually refined buildings of the times of Shah Jahan (Taj Mahal). After a rich excursion program, you can visit the marble workshop, where you make furniture and souvenirs from marble encrusted with semiprecious stones. This is a unique opportunity to observe the work of masters whose skills have been handed down from generation to generation for centuries bearing features of the transition from the massive structures of the red sandstone of the Akbar era to the sensually refined buildings of the times of Shah Jahan (Taj Mahal). Return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel Agra.
After breakfast, transfer to Delhi, on the way visit the city of Vrindavan, which is called "the city of five thousand temples". Vrindavan is a holy place of pilgrimage for the followers of Vaishnavism, connected with the birth and childhood of Lord Krishna (the temples are closed between 12.00 and 16.00). We will visit the spiritual complex of Prem Mandir and the Temple of the Society for Krishna Consciousness. In Delhi, you can see Akshardham - one of the most grandiose Hindu temples in the world, which entered the Guinness Book of Records. The height of the palace is 42 m, width and length 94 and 106 m. It is decorated with 234 columns, 9 majestic domes, 20 tetrahedral towers and more than 20 thousand statues. On the perimeter of the building are figures of 148 elephants. The outer part of the temple is covered with a pink stone, which is symbolized by love, the inner part - with white marble, as a sign of purity and Absolute. In fact, it's not even a temple, but a whole complex with a light-musical fountain, sculptures, canals that you can swim with on boats. Not surprisingly, it took almost a billion dollars to build the complex. (Accommodation in the hotel is not provided). Upon reaching Delhi, tour ends.
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