Delhi – Agra – Jaipur
4 Nights and 5 Days
Explore India's Golden Triangle on this 4-day 5-night tour through Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Get an up-close look into the India Gate and Raj Ghat as you discover the backstreets of Delhi along with your guide. Then pass by a private vehicle through the ruins of the Mughal Empire, visit UNESCO-listed sites just like the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri in Agra, and take a ride up to Amber Fort. Gain insider's access to Jaipur's royal history on a visit to City Palace and luxuriate in a hotel together with breakfast.
Arrive at Delhi International Airport and our driver will pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Fancy the day at your leisure, reposeful or exploring town, before your trip begins the next day.
Overnight: your hotel in Delhi.
Enjoy a savoury breakfast and robust occasional or tea before meeting your guide for a personal tour of New Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat, a notable memorial commemorative the incineration of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Pass the notable Red Fort and stop at Jama Masjid, the biggest mosques in Asia. Some 5,000 builders created this spectacular structure designed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, during the mid-1600s.
Once you’ve explored the Mosque, travel in cool comfort past India Gate. This monument pays respect to fallen troopers of the war. Listen as your guide shares historical stories regarding this picture landmark. Go Rajpath (King’s Way) to Rashtrapati Bhavan, where you’ll see parliament, the presidential residence and different government buildings.
Then take a 4-hour drive to Agra in your private car. Set regarding 205 km from Delhi, you’ll arrive in time to envision in to your building and unwind for the night.
Overnight: your hotel in Agra.
Relax over breakfast at your hotel before embarking on your half-day town tour of Agra, together with 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Tour India’s most illustrious and picture structure - the Taj Mahal - and listen in as your guide explains the love between Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal that gave birth to the gorgeous building.
Gain a deeper understanding of how it took over twenty years and 25,000 men to construct this white marble sepulchre. Listen as your guide tells stories of a fleet of 1,000 elephants carrying marble from distant rock quarries to construct this remarkable building. Examine the exquisite marble inlay and pay ample time loving this structure that blends Turkish, Persian and Indian types of design seamlessly.
After engrossing the wonder of the Taj, pay a visit to Agra Fort. This outstanding example of the Mughal Empire dates back to 1080 AD. Walls, gates and buildings on the 94-acre landscape were erected by Emperor Akbar the good on the shore of the Yamuna River. Tour the spectacular quarters, and also the exterior ramparts engineered by Aurangzeb.
Once you’ve explored the grounds take a 6-hour journey to Jaipur within the mid-afternoon. Visit Fatehpur Sikri and wander the abandoned sixteenth century town engineered by Emperor Akbar that when served as his capital’s palace. Walk the grounds that were deserted fifteen years once they were built. The brilliant town remains in pristine condition and its pavilions, mosques and palaces seem nearly untouched.
Continue on your drive to Jaipur where you’ll relax for the evening once checking in to your hotel.
Savour a filling buffet breakfast at your hotel before heading to Jaipur’s ancient capital of Amber. Stop at Hawa Mahal for a photograph. This 5-storey palace fabricated from pink sandstone rock has over 900 windows that the women of the court wont to use to watch the streets below.
Upon arrival at Amber Fort, reach the hilltop fort. Look out over Maota Lake at the attractive ruins that displayed over the Aravalli hills.
Experience the surprise of this 17th-century fort built by Raja Man Singh I and spot however the type of architecture blends Hindu and Mughal styles. Marvel at the colourful paintings and walls decorated with precious stones and crescent mirrors. Then build a visit to the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors) where their reflection of a small lightweight causes the complete area to glow.
Travel by car to the foot of the Hill and head out along with your orient a look tour of Jaipur. Venture to City Palace, the seat of power once the Amber Fort fell, and investigate the attractive gardens, exquisite palaces, ornately graven doorways and exquisite archways. Wander the depository galleries wherever ancient armour, costumes and manuscripts are well displayed.
Head to Jantar Mantar by foot and learn regarding the importance of this astronomical observatory that was engineered by the maharajah of Jaipur within the 1700s.
Enjoy wandering native markets and town streets before reposeful in your hotel.
Have breakfast in your hotel before starting the 6-hour journey to Delhi in your car. We shall enjoy the lunch midway. Upon arrival to Delhi, our driver shall transfer you to your hotel or airport.