Golden Triangle Tour with Pushkar - 11 Days

Duration: 11 Days   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Food: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Group Size: 02-25
  • Max Elevation: 510 m / 1670 ft
  • Trip Route: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Jodhpur-Pushkar-Delhi
  • Supplementary Cost: US $ 300 (3* OPTION) & US $ 400 (4* OPTION)

Golden Triangle Tour with Pushkar - 11 Days is the most popular tourist circuit for the tourists visiting India which covers Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It explains India’s grandeur, glory & history.

Golden Triangle Tour with Pushkar - 11 Days tour starts in Delhi where you will explore both Old and New Delhi. Then journey to the Pink City Jaipur in Rajasthan by road. It is said that there is more history in Rajasthan than the rest of India put together. Enjoy an elephant ride in Amer Fort. Then travel to Agra to marvel at the Taj Mahal, a true wonder of the world. The majesty, beauty and touching story of this white marble mausoleum will fill you with awe. Return to Delhi for your flight departure. End of the Golden Triangle Tour with Pushkar - 11 Days tour, you will have an extraordinary memories of India.


  • To eyewitness the diversity of the culture of India
  • Visiting Agra - The Mughal mausoleum known as Baby Taj
  • Visiting Taj Mahal – one of the wonders of the world
  • Exploring New and Old Delhi
  • Rickshaw riding experience through Delhi's backstreets.
  • The ornate and sprawling City Palace
  • The Pink City of Jaipur - The lofty Amber Fort, regal City Palace and ancient observatory of Jantar Mantar


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After arriving in Delhi, a representative from Shepherd Holidays will pick you up from airport or Train/Bus station to take you to your hotel. A pre-trip meeting will be held in the evening introducing your tour guide. You are kindly requested to bring your passport copy and a passport size photo along with your insurance copy. You are kindly advised to ask all the questions about whole tour if you have. In case of your late arrival at Delhi please inform us in advance so we can have a short brief meet early in the morning of tour starting day. 

  • Accommodation: Hotel Intercity or similar-3 star/ ITC Welcome Hotel or similar-4 star
  • Altitude: 227 mtr/ 744 ft.

After breakfast, your sightseeing tour of Delhi starts. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. You will visit the following Sites.

Red Fort: Delhi's most famous monument, the Red Fort, stands as a powerful reminder of the Mughal emperors who ruled India. Its walls, which stretch for over two kilometers (1.2 miles), were built in 1638 to keep out invaders.

Jamia Masjid: Jama Masjid is another marvelous treasure of the Old City, and is the largest mosque in India. Its courtyard can hold an incredible 25,000 devotees. The mosque took 13 years to build, and was completed in 1650.

ChandniChowk: ChandniChowk, the main street of old Delhi, is a shocking contrast to the wide, orderly streets of New Delhi. Cars, cycle rickshaws, hand-pulled carts, pedestrians, and animals all compete for space. It's chaotic, crumbling and congested, but completely captivating as well.

Humayun’s Tomb: If you think Humayun's Tomb looks a bit like the TajMahal in Agra, that's because it was the inspiration for the TajMahal's creation. The tomb was built in 1570, and houses the body of the second Mughal emperor, Humayun.

QutubMinar: QutabMinar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, is an incredible example of early Indo–Islamic architecture. It was built in 1206, but the reason remains a mystery.

Lotus Temple: The Bahai Temple is commonly referred to as the Lotus Temple, as it's shaped like a lotus flower. It's particularly pretty at night, when it's attractively lit up.

India Gate: The towering archway of India Gate in the center of New Delhi is a war memorial, built in memory of the Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army in World War I. At night it glows warmly under floodlights.

Laxmi Narayan Temple: Built in 1938 by the Industrialist G.D. Birla, it is one of the major temples in Delhi and is located near Connought Place. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Laxmi and her consort Narayana.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Intercity or similar-3 star/ ITC Welcome Hotel or similar-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast Included

After breakfast proceed to Agra, On arrival check in Hotel later start a sightseeing tour of Agra. You will visit the following Sites.


You cannot think of Agra without thinking of TajMahal. Or, you might not have thought of Agra were it not for the monument of love. TajMahal, the white marble beauty was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, MumtazMahal. The monument stands proof for the brilliance of Mughal architecture. Named as one of the wonders of the world, TajMahal stands the test of time. It has been declared as a World Heritage Site in the year 1983. It is a feast to your eyes and senses to watch the unmatched beauty on the night of full moon day.

Agra Fort:

You would regret if you miss Agra Fort during your visit to Agra. The 16th century monument is yet another proof of the architectural brilliance of Mughals. This is situated near the gardens of the world famous TajMahal. Called the Red Fort of Agra, you will be awe inspired by the powerful fortress. The fortress comprise many palaces namely, Jahangir Palace, KhasMahal and so on. There are audience halls and two mosques. The entire fortress is a symbol of Mughal’s grandeur. It was in Agra Fort, Shah Jahan was held prisoner by Aurangazeb, his son. Shah Jahan, the emperor, spent his last days here viewing the monument of love he had built for his wife.


India’s first tomb to be made completely out of marble, Itmad-Ud-Daulah signals the beginning of a new era in Mughal architecture. Until then, it was buildings of red sandstone. It was constructed during Jahangir’s period. The 21-meter high tomb was constructed in memory of MirzaGhiyas, who was the father-in-law of Jahangir. He was bestowed with the title Itmad-Ud-Daula, which means pillar of the state. Influenced by the Islamic architectural style, the monument’s towers displays Persian touch. The wall paintings inside are sheer beauty to view. 

  • Accommodation: Hotel Parador or Similar-3 star/Crystal Sarovar Premiere or similar-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast included
  • Altitude: 171 m/ 560 ft

After breakfast proceed to Jaipur. You will visit the following Sites on the way to Jaipur.


Built by Akbar, the Mughal emperor in 1570, the city was a tribute to Sufi Saint. FatehpurSikri is a perfect blend of Indian, Islamic and Persian architecture and it was built using red sandstone. For around 10 years, the city remained the capital of Mughal Empire. The city has a 6-kilometer long wall on three sides and there are towers and gates. It houses some of the city’s important buildings, namely BulandDarwaza, Birbal’s House, PanchMahal and Jama Masjid. The entire city along with all the important constructions including royal palaces, Jama Masjid and courts were declared as World.

Later proceed to Jaipur. On arrival check in Hotel. Later start a sightseeing tour of Jaipur visit

City Palace:

Situated in the heart of the old City, it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, it houses a Seven Storeyed Chandra Mahal in the center, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am (Hall of public audience) has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. SilehKhana has a collection of armory and weapons.

Jantar Mantar:

Built in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonary instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provides accurate time, which is subject to daily corrections.

Hawa Mahal:

Built in 1799, by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh, is the most recognizable monument of Jaipur. The 5 storied stunning semi-octagonal monument having 152 windows with over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture. Originally designed for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the processions and other activities, on the street below. Now it houses a well laid out museum. The display “Jaipur past and present” is the special feature of this newly setup museum.

Albert Hall Museum:

Situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. This graceful building was founded in 1876 by Prince Albert (also known as Albert Hall). It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces. 

  • Accommodation: Hotel Rajputana Haveli or similar-3 star/ Tree Premiere or Similar-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast included
  • Altitude: 431 m/ 1415 ft

Early morning after breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Jaipur. You will visit the following Sites.

Amer Fort: The old capital of the Kachhwahas stands atop a range of craggy hills. The fort is remarkable as much for the majestic grandeur of its surroundings as for its sturdy battlements and beautiful palaces. It is a fine blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. The solemn dignity of it red sandstone and white marble pavilions, when reflected in the lake at the foothill, is a sight to behold.

JalMahal: On the way to Amer, this small palace is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Renovation around the lake is in progress.

Galta (Monkey Temple): This holy pilgrimage center has a temple dedicated to the Sun God (Which is the only one of its kind in this part of the country) and natural spring.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Rajputana Haveli or similar-3 star/ Tree Premiere or Similar-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast Included

Early morning after breakfast proceed to Jodhpur. On arrival Jodhpur check in Hotel. Jodhpur is famously called the Sun City, as the sun is visible here first every morning. Jodhpur was founded in the year 1459 by RaoJodha and the city earned its name after him. The second largest city in the state of Rajasthan is divided into the old city and new city. The city is famous for its magnificent forts and palaces. Evening visit local markets.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Kuchaman Haveli or similar-3 star/Hotel Indiana Palace or Similar-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast included
  • Altitude: 231 meters/758 ft

After breakfast start a sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. You will visit the following Sites.

Mehrangarh Fort:

It is one among the largest Indian forts. This invincible fort stands magnificently 400 feet above the city. RaoJodha constructed the fort in 1459 AD. Though the attempt to construct the fort was started in 1459, the fort had seen many centuries before it was completed. Hence, you could find that the style of architecture represents various periods. The grandeur in architecture is awe-inspiring. It offers stunning views of the city. The fort stands as a symbol of power.

Jaswant Thada:

Jaswant Thada was built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh, the Second in the year 1899. This is close to Mehrangarh Fort. The tranquility of the marble construction is enchanting. The carvings are intricate. Inside JaswantThada, you will find the portraits of the Rathore rulers. The grounds of JaswantThada consist of a stunning multilevel garden, intricately carved gazebos and a pond.

UmmaidBhawan Palace:

Construction of UmaidBhawan Palace Museum was started in the year 1929 and it was completed in 1943. The palace is situated on the highest point in the city. The 347-roomed massive palace is named one of the largest private residences in the world. The palace boasts of a combination of Indian and European style of architecture. A part of the palace still serves as a residence to the former royal family, while the other two parts of the palace are converted into Taj Palace Hotel and a museum.

Mandore Gardens:

Mandore, belonging to the 6th century, was Marwar’s capital before Jodhpur was established. Mandore Gardens here attract tourists in great numbers. The Mandore Gardens also house a government museum, a ‘Hall of Heroes’ and a temple to 33 crore Gods. Various artifacts and statues found in the area are housed at the museum. The architectural splendor of the bygone era is clearly evident here.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Kuchaman Haveli or similar-3 star/Hotel Indiana Palace or Similar-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast Included

After breakfast proceed to Pushkar. On arrival check in Hotel. At evening you will visit the following Sites.

Pushkar Market:

The Pushkar Bazaar offers a variety of items, especially during the annual Pushkar Fair. The items available here are Rajasthani costumes and puppets, embroidered fabrics, souvenirs, bangles and beads, decorative pieces and accessories, curios, embroidered shoes, brass utensils, glass lamps, bags, belts and many more handicraft items. The Majority of the traditional items is brought to the Pushkar Bazaar from Barmer District and other tribal areas of Rajasthan. 

  • Accommodation: Hotel Master Paradise or Similar-3 star/Hotel Jagat Singh Palace or Heritage Hotel-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast included
  • Altitude: 510 m / 1670 ft

After breakfast start a sightseeing tour of Pushkar. You will visit the Pushkar Market.

Pushkar Lake:

Hindus from all across India consider Pushkar Lake to be one of the most sacred lakes of India. According to legend, the origin of this lake was the lotus flower petals that fell to earth from Lord Brahma’s hands.The lake is surrounded by 52 palaces, 400 temples and 52 bathing ‘ghats’, which are a series of steps leading to the lake. Every year in November, pilgrims take a holy dip in this lake. It is believed that the water of the lake is capable of cleansing sins and curing skin diseases. A fair called Pushkar Fair is also held near this lake, every year.

Brahama Temple:

The Brahma Temple is the lone Hindu temple in India, where Lord Brahma, the Creator of the World is worshipped. This major attraction of Pushkar is situated on the banks of the Pushkar Lake and is considered to have a special position in the Hindu Pantheons.Built in the 14th century, the temple comprises a raised platform, red spire, stone slabs, marble floors and an image of ‘hans’ or swan, Lord Brahma’s vehicle. A life-sized four-armed idol of Lord Brahma and a silver carved turtle is situated inside the temple. It is customary for pilgrims to stand on the steps and put coins to mark the deaths and births of their loved ones.

Savitri Temple:

Situated on the peak of the Ratnagiri Hill, the Savitri Temple is dedicated to Savitri, Lord Brahma’s consort. It was built in 1687 and pilgrims need to trek up the hill in order to reach the shrine of the temple. The temple houses the statue of Goddess Savitri and offers good views of the surroundings, including the sand dunes of nearby villages and of the Pushkar Lake.Legend has it that the presence of Savitri was required in a ‘yagna’ that was done by Lord Brahma, but she kept Him waiting. Lord Brahma irritated with her behavior, married a milkmaid named Gayatri. Savitri became furious at this and cursed Him that he will only be worshipped once a year and only in Pushkar. 

  • Accommodation: Hotel Master Paradise or Similar-3 star/Hotel Jagat Singh Palace or Heritage Hotel-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast included

After breakfast proceeds to Delhi. On arrival, Delhi check in Hotel. Evening free for visit Local Markets.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Intercity or similar-3 star/ ITC Welcome Hotel or similar-4 star
  • Meals: Breakfast included
  • Altitude: 227 m/ 744 ftM

After breakfast, our representatives will escort you to the Airport as per your flight time.

After the wonderful opportunity to organize this tour for you Shepherd Holidays wish you a safe and happy journey ahead.

  • Meals: Breakfast Included
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What to Expect

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport by a private vehicle.
  • For 3 star Accommodation in Delhi (Hotel Intercity or similar), in Agra (Hotel Parador or Similar), in Jaipur (Hotel Rajputana Haveli or similar), in Jhodpur (Hotel Kuchaman Haveli or similar) and in Pushkar (Hotel Master Paradise or similar) on double or twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • For 4 star Accommodation in Delhi (ITC Welcome Hotel or similar), in Agra (Crystal Sarovar Premiere or similar), in Jaipur (Tree Premiere or Similar), in Jhodpur (Hotel Indiana Palace or Similar) and in Pushkar (Hotel Jagat Singh Palace or Heritage Hotel) on double or twin sharing bed and breakfast basis. 
  • A safe and comfortable luxury vehicle with all inclusive throughout the trip. (Fuel for Bus, road and state taxes, toll fees, parking fees, etc. )
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly English speaking Driver.
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation and Insurance for the Driver.
  • A Driver with excellent skills and record, a good knowledge of the area you are visiting and sufficient English to communicate.
  • Guided sightseeing tour in all the cities with private vehicles
  • All government taxes and official expenses.
  • International airfare
  • India entry visa
  • Travel insurance 
  • Lunch and Dinner throughout the trip (Meal costs about 4 -8 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Laundry, telephone bills, luggage handling and Beverages.
  • Entrances tickets to the Monuments
  • Tips for the driver. (Tipping is Expected)