Delhi – Agra – Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
6 Nights and 7 Days
Follow the favoured Golden Triangle Tour between Delhi, Agra and Jaipur on this private 7-day Golden Triangle Tour. This personalized itinerary is choked with highlights, from visiting the enduring Taj Mahal to exploring UNESCO sites like Humayun's Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri. You may additionally visit the colourful stalls at Delhi's Chandni Chowk Bazaar.
Upon your arrival in Delhi, our driver will greet you at New Delhi International Airport and will transfer to your hotel. After arrival and lunch, rest of the day is free for rest or your own activities.
Drive past a number of the city’s cultural landmarks like the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk Bazaar and Khari Baoli spice market on your visit to Jama Masjid. One of the biggest mosques in Asia and the largest in India, it was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Explore the Masjid to visualize many cultural relics, as well as an antique copy of the Quran.
Next, pay a visit to Rajghat, a memorial built to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s incineration. Rajghat is a popular tourist attraction given the importance and regard of Mahatma Gandhi in India and across the world.
Continue on with a visit to the Qutub Minar, India’s tallest tower, product of red sandstone and marble and inscribed with verses from the Qur’an. Stop next at Humayun’s Tomb, another UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Next, pass below the India Gate – created in the memory of Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the First World War. Stop by to capture a few pictures and enjoy a short picnic at the gardens surrounding the India Gate.
Continue driving on the Rajpath (King's Way), and pass by some administrative buildings including the Rashtrapati Bhavan, official home to the President of Republic of India, and Red Fort, the mammoth fort from where the Prime Minster of India addresses the country on the eve of Independence Day.
Later, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
After a healthy breakfast, check out from your hotel and drive towards Agra, the City of Taj. The 250km distance shall be covered in less than three hours in your comfortable car. Upon arrival to Agra, check into your hotel and rest for some time.
In Evening, enjoy a mesmerizing Sunset View of the Taj from River Side. Amidst the peace of sunset, chirpings of birds and cool breeze of Yamuna, the monument gets a charisma that is hard to describe in words. Spend some time in enjoying the breathtaking view before returning to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Enjoy a healthy breakfast in your hotel before starting your full-day sightseeing tour of Agra.
Start the journey from the astonishing Taj Mahal, the monument that has become a synonym for Love and Beauty. Placed on the banks of the River Yamuna, Taj Mahal is counted among the Seven Wonders of the World due to its unparalleled beauty.
Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beautiful wife Mumtaj Mahal, who died while giving birth to their 14th child. It is believed that the construction of Taj took around 22 years with more than 25,000 people worked on it. The monument is built in crystal white marble with intricate designing throughout the building. A huge tomb is placed at the centre with four huge minarets guarding it at four corners. The graves of Mumtaj Mahal and Shah Jahan are placed at the centre of the monument.
Later, go out to explore the majestic Agra Fort. Built by Mughal Emperor Akbar as the foundation of his capital in Agra, the fort has remained one of the most powerful forts in the history of India. Later, when the capital was moved to Delhi, Agra Fort was transformed into a royal museum. It showcases innumerable belongings such as armoury, jewellery, clothes and others of the Mughal Emperors and Queens.
Next destination is Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula, commonly known as the Baby Taj due to being a replica of the Majestic Taj Mahal. The tomb was built between 1622 and 1628 by Empress Nur Jahan for her father. Admire the marble trelliswork and jewel inlay of the tomb, placed on the opposite bank of the Yamuna from the Taj.
Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Start your day with a Sunrise View of the Taj. Reach the mausoleum before sunrise and experience the fresh rays of the Sun falling on the crystal white monument. This sight has been described as one of the most beautiful sights in the world.
Later, return to your hotel for a breakfast and then checkout to proceed towards Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, a historical town built by Mughal Emperor Akbar as the capital of his empire. The town served as the capital for around 15 years before a severe draught hit it forcing the residents to move to other places. Today, the town is in complete ruins and is believed to be a Ghost Town.
Continue driving towards Jaipur and check into your hotel upon arrival. Rest of the day is spent in leisure.
Jaipur, the Pink City of India has a lot to explore for the tourists. Right from delightful forts to astonishing temples and marvellous palaces, this city makes a perfect mixture of modernization and history.
Early morning, enjoy a healthy breakfast in your hotel and then proceed towards a full-day Jaipur Sightseeing trip. Reach Amber Fort, a majestic fort located 11km from Jaipur. The hilltop fort was the capital of Rajput kingdom and is one of very few forts that were never conquered.
You are allowed to reach the fort on an elephant, as Amer is famous for elephant rides. Within the fort are a few palaces, temples, courtyards and everything that describes a powerful dynasty. Have a look at the luxurious and prosper lifestyle of the Rajput kings and enjoy a beautiful sight of the city underneath.
Later, return to Jaipur and visit a few famous monuments in the city. Start with Hawa Mahal, or the Palace of Winds. The crown-shaped monument has about one thousand windows that let fresh air pass through it, justifying its name. Hawa Mahal was the recreation palace for the royal queens of Jaipur.
Nearby located is City Palace, the residence of erstwhile royal family. Today, the palace serves as a museum housing a wide range of belongings from the rulers.
Next destination is Jantar Mantar, a solar observatory and the largest of its kinds in India. The observatory has dozens of equipments used to calculate the movement of stars. Sun Dial is one such equipment and is largest in the world.
You may also visit some other places like Govind Dev Ji Temple, Swargasuli, Birla Temple, and Albert Hall Museum etc. Dont forget to enjoy delicious Rajasthani cuisine.
Return to your hotel for overnight stay.
On the last day of the Golden Triangle Tour of 6 Nights and 7 Days, check out from your hotel and drive towards Delhi. We shall stop Enroute for lunch. Upon arrival to Delhi, our driver shall drop you at your hotel or Indira Gandhi International Airport. Thank you for being a wonderful traveller.