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Golden triangle with Shimla

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Golden triangle with Shimla

Hi, I am planning to visit Delhi in September. I have 9 days in hand. As per current itenary we visit Agra, Delhi & Jaipur and leave to shimla. The problem is it appears that we will end up wasting 1 full day in road trip FM Jaipur to Chandigarh. Any suggestion in terms of train from Jaipur to chndgh as my family does not enjoy long car journey. Chkd in irctc trains are not all all thru the week only on specific days I guess. Or would it be good idea to skip Jaipur and cover something else on my way to chndgh FM Delhi?

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1. Re: Golden triangle with Shimla

Your Itineray should be like this:-

Day 1: Delhi - Shimla

On arrival, you will be received and transferred by road to Shimla. overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Shimla sightseeing

This morning you will visit Kufri, situated at an altitude of 2500 meters and just an hour’s drive from Shimla.Later in the afternoon, visit Vice Regal Lodge and walk down to the Mall Road. Visit the major tourist attractions like Shimla Church, Scandal Point, Gaiety Theatre, Town Hall and the various shopping outlets. In the evening, return back to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 3:Drive to Delhi,in the evening free for leisure activities.Over night stay at Hotel

Day 4:Today enjoy a city tour of Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat, drive past Jama Masjid and the Red Fort. Time permitting, shop in the local market of Chandni Chowk. In the afternoon visit Qutub Minar, India Gate and the Lotus Temple. During your tour drive past the President's House, Parliament House and the Government Secretariat Buildings.

Day 5:Today your journey continues to another historical and romantic city of Agra. Enroute visit Sikandara - the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. After that visit Agra fort, Itmad-daula and Tajmahal at sunset in the evening. Over night stay at Hotel

Day 6:This morning proceed to the Pink City of Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri - once the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar. On arrival at Jaipur, check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore this vibrant and colorful city. In the evening enjoy at chowki dani seeing traditional and custom of Jaipur.

Day 7:After breakfast, check out from Hotel and Visit Amber Fort & city sightseeing of Jaipur. This morning, you will proceed on a visit to the ancient capital of the Kachhawaha Rajputs, Amber. (Pay directly for your Elephant ride or for the Jeep ride up the fort). Enroute enjoy a photo-stop at Hawa Mahal - the palace of wind. Later visit the City Palace, Jantar mantar and Jal mahal

Day 8:After taking breakfast check out from Hotel and in the evening free for shopping at C.P.overnight stay at Hotel

Day 9:After taking breakfast checkout from Hotel and drop at railway station for onwards journey.

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2. Re: Golden triangle with Shimla

Tku Rajtravels. This really sounds good.

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3. Re: Golden triangle with Shimla

First you visit Shimla after then golden triangle.

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4. Re: Golden triangle with Shimla

Hi, it would be nice if someone can gv me a rough estimate of the total cost which would include

Ac accmdn for 2 adults 1 kid (without extra mattress)

Car (Ac indica)

Excluding food and train fare

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5. Re: Golden triangle with Shimla

Hi Mr. Ram,

Delhi - Shimla drive takes almost 09 to 10 Hours one way so you should plan as follows to save time & money if seats are available in train....

Day 01 Arrive Delhi

Day 02 Visit Delhi

Day 03 Delhi - Jaipur

Day 04 Jaipur

Day 05 Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri-Agra

Day 06 Agra - visit, take evening , overnight train to Kalka from Tundla Jn. Kalka mail departs 16-18 from Tundla arrive Kalka , in morning 04-30 AM & take toy train to Shimla---

In this way you will accomodation cost as well as precious time...

Day 07 Shimla

Day 08 Shimla- Delhi ( By train )

Day 09 Delhi - Out

Generally , indica is rare in tourist trade, you should go for Indigo / D'zire .

If seats in train will available then it will be quite less expensive.

Further details can be get through PM too.

Hari Mangal

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Hi, tks for the response. The reason for my question is I was gvn an estimate of 39k for the below plan excluding train tkts. Just wanted to know if its way too high.

DELHI – CHANDIGARHSHIMLAJAIPUR – AGRA - DELHI

03.10.2014 : Starts to Delhi by Tamilnadu express 12621 by 22.00hrs

TRAIN JOURNEY

04.10.2014 : Full day in train

TRAIN JOURNEY

05.10.2014 : Reaches Delhi transfer to Accommodation Visit – Birla mandir,

Qutub Minar, Lotus temple,Teen Murti Bhawan, Indira

museum,India Gate, (parliament house & rashtrapathi

Bhawan) from the vehicle itself back to Accommodation

OVERNIGHT STAY

06.10.2014 : Starts to Shimla via Visit – Chandigarh Rock garden, Sukhna

Lake and Pinjore garden reaches Shimla in the evening

OVERNIGHT STAY

07.10.2014 : Shimla visit – Kufri & Mall road

OVERNIGHT STAY

08.10.2014 : Starts to Delhi – Visit Akshardham, and shopping

OVERNIGHT STAY

09.10.2014 : Starts to Jaipur by 12002 Bhopal shatabti Express by 06.00hrs

reaches Agra by 08.00hrs Agra visit Taj mahal, Fort and back to

accommodation

OVERNIGHT STAY

10.10.2014 : Starts to Jaipur by 12195 AFAII SF Express by 05.05hrs reaches

Jaipur by09.30hrs Visit – City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber fort,

Jal mahal Shopping at Babu Bazaar and back to

Accommodation

OVERNIGHT STAY

11.10.2014 : Starts to Delhi by 12985 DEEdoubledeck reaches Delhi by 10.30

free day and starts to Chennai by Tamilnadu express

12621 By 22.30hrs

TRAIN JOURNEY

12.10.2014 : Full day in train

TRAIN JOURNEY

13.10.2014 : Reaches Chennai in the morning.

Regards,

Ram

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7. Re: Golden triangle with Shimla

From Delhi to Chandigarh / Kalka there are many trains available.

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8. Re: Golden triangle with Shimla

Hi Ram ,

Shimla to Delhi takes almost 10 hours , I do not think any energy will left to do sigh-seeing & shopping in Delhi if time permits.

Three times in Delhi in 10 days time , looks odd/ lack of planning.

Mentioning Jaipur to go and taking train to Agra.

Delhi - Chandigarh- Shimla- Delhi where car cost is much more you are choosing car, Delhi - Jaipur - Agra- Delhi car cost is less & more sight -seeing choosing train , not very good option to me.

Jaipur needs at least 01 complete day for sight -seeing and shopping..

If your option is car then can plan - Delhi - Jaipur- Agra- Chandigarh- Shimla - Delhi all by car ......

Regards, Hari Mangal

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9. Re: Golden triangle with Shimla

You will get this package approx in Rs.45000-50000 by Indigo car and budget class Hotel

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