IN02: 9 Days Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Varanasi - Delhi
Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4 to 5-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi, Airport pick-up
Upon arrival at Delhi airport, our local representative will greet you and transfer you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you at leisure.
Day 2: Full day Old & New Delhi city tour
Our Delhi Agra Jaipur tour starts with visits to the top attractions in Old Delhi, including Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid Mosque, and a photo stop at the Red Fort. Then a rickshaw tour in Chandni Chowk bazaar will be arranged for you to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere.
In the afternoon our tour continues to the Qutub Minar, one of the most beautiful stone towers in the world, and Humayun's Tomb. After visiting the landmark India Gate, we will drive past the Parliament House and other Government Secretarial Buildings to visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (a Sikh Temple).
Day 3: Drive for 3.5h from Delhi to Agra by private car, Agra sightseeing
After breakfast, we will drive to Agra by our private air-conditioned car. After check-in and some rest at the hotel, we will visit the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah (also known as Baby Taj) and Mehtab Bagh. Alternatively, you can explore the city at your pace. Our driver and car are free for your disposal in the city.
Day 4: Agra highlights tour with Taj Mahal
We will start off today's Delhi Agra Jaipur tour package with the Taj Mahal, a pure white mausoleum built for Mumtaz Mahal, the beloved wife of Emperor Shah Jahan. We will get there in the early morning so as to seize the breathtaking view at sunrise and also to avoid the crowd.
We will return to the hotel for breakfast. After that, we will head westwards to marvel at Agra Fort, one of the most elegant palaces of the Mughal Empire, with a history of more than 400 years.
Taj Mahal: Do not visit Taj Mahal on Fridays, as it is closed. There are two kinds of tickets, one is 1300INR per person and the other is 1050INR per person. Visitors could go into the main dome of the coffins of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal with the tickets of 1300INR. Both tickets include a bottle of water, a pair of shoe covers and a map. In our guided tour, the ticket of 1300 INR will be purchased for you.
Day 5: Drive 5h to Jaipur with visits to Fatehpur Sikri & Abhaneri
Today, our Delhi Agra Jaipur tour package continues to Jaipur with a comfortable drive. After breakfast at the hotel, we will take a private transfer to the next destination of this Delhi Agra Jaipur tour to Fatehpur Sikri, an imperial palace for the Mughal Empire during 1571 - 1585.
After that, we will drive to Jaipur. En route, we will make a stop at Abhaneri village to visit the ancient Chand Baori, which is the largest and deepest stepwell in India.
Upon arrival to Jaipur, our driver will assist you to check in at the hotel. For the rest of the day, you can explore the busy Jaipur bazaars or the colorful streets to have a leisurely look at the local life. Our driver and car are free for your use within the city.
Day 6: Jaipur full day tour with Amber Fort
After breakfast, our Delhi Agra Jaipur tour today will take you to enjoy the charm of Jaipur. We will head to the Amber Fort, located around 11km from Jaipur. It is interesting to take a 10-minute walk up to the fort and enjoy the scenery along the way. Or you can pay to take a jeep uphill to the fort. Standing on the hilltop, you have a panoramic view of the ancient city.
We then drive back to the city and make a stop at the Jal Mahal, which is a Water Palace. A following visit to Maharaja City Palace will allow us to admire the luxury royal chambers with their intricate carvings. Near the Palace is Jantar Mantar, an Observatory. At the end of the day, we will have a photo stop at the Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds.
Day 7: Fly 1.5h from Jaipur to Varanasi, Airport-hotel transfer
After breakfast, our driver will transfer you to the Jaipur airport for your flight to Varanasi. Our Varanasi driver will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for your own arrangements.
Day 8: Varanasi full day sightseeing with Ganga Aarti Ceremony
We will set out for a boat trip along the Ganges River to see Manikarnika Ghat and Harishchandra Ghat from the boat. Both are holy platforms for locals to hold cremation ceremonies. You may have a chance to witness this traditional ritual during the journey. After that, we will take a morning tour to visit Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir and Banaras Hindu University. In the afternoon we will head to the Deer Park in Sarnath, where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the ruins, the stupa, the Buddhist temple and the Museum (the Museum is closed on Fridays).
In the evening, you will witness the unique Ganga Aarti Ceremony at the Dashashwamedh Ghat. Thousands of lamps are immersed in the water of the sacred Ganges and the floating lamps add a divine aspect to the river: a not-to-be-missed experience.
Day 9: Fly 2h from Varanasi to Delhi by flight, Departure from Delhi
Our Delhi Agra Jaipur tour package ends today. You may seize the last minute for exploration of the city. Our driver will transfer you to the Varanasi airport for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, you will connect to your onward flight on your own. We wish you a pleasant trip home!
|Destinations||Luxury Hotels||Standard Hotels|
|Delhi||Le Meridien New Delhi - Downtown||Crowne Plaza New Delhi Rohini|
|Agra||Taj Hotel & Convention Centre Agra ||Holiday Inn Agra MG Road |
|Jaipur||ITC Rajputana Luxury Collection||Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre|
|Varanasi||Taj Ganges Varanasi||Ramada Plaza JHV Varanasi|
|Jan - Mar, Oct - Dec|
|Apr - Sep|
|Tour Prices with Luxury Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan - Mar, Oct - Dec||1549||1429|
|Apr - Sep||1419||1309|
|Tour Prices with Standard Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan - Mar, Oct - Dec||1349||1229|
|Apr - Sep||1239||1119|
- Economy class airfare of Jaipur - Varanasi - Delhi.
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
- Personal assistance by our representative on airport arrival.
- Service of English speaking local guides per itinerary.
- All transfers in private A/C vehicle with experienced driver.
- Entrance fees for mentioned monuments per itinerary.
- Rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk bazaar in Old Delhi.
- All government applicable taxes and service charges.
- International flight into and out of Delhi.
- Lunches and dinners, but advice freely available.
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
- Tips for guides and drivers.
- India Visa Fee.