IN24: 7 Days Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - 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
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Day 1: Arrival in Delhi, Airport pick-up
Welcome to Delhi! On arrival at Delhi airport, you will be picked up by our representative with a welcome board and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, you can plan the rest of the day on your own.
Day 2: Old & New Delhi city
We will first take you to the Raj Ghat, the memorial dedicated to the father of India - Mahatma Gandhi. Following the explanation from your guide, you will gain an insight of his great accomplishments. Driving past the massive Red Fort, made of red sandstone, and the chaotic Chandni Chowk, we will reach Jama Masjid, made of marble and red sandstone. Built by the Mughal emperor who commissioned the Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid is the second largest mosque in India. After the visits, we continue to Chandni Chowk for an interesting rickshaw ride, which offers a good opportunity to experience the local life.
Later we proceed to Qutub Minar, a soaring minaret considered the largest in India. Then we go to Humayun's Tomb, the first garden mausoleum in India which offered inspiration to the design of the Taj Mahal. The next stop is India Gate, a giant memorial arch in the similar architectural style of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Today's itinerary ends at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, an outstanding Sikh pilgrimage center with a history of over 300 years.
Humayun's Tomb: The best location to take photos of the majestic building of Humayun's Tomb is at the four corners, where you could get a very good point of view and with less tourists.
Day 3: 3.5-hour private drive from Delhi to Agra, Agra city tour
In the morning after breakfast, we set off to Agra by a private drive. After a short rest at your hotel in Agra, we will set off for a visit to the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah (the Baby Taj), a splendid mausoleum with delicate marble lattice screens and carvings. It influenced many other marble architectures like the famous Taj Mahal.
In the afternoon, we will take a walk at Mehtab Bagh (the Moonlight Garden), a tranquil quadrilateral Mughal garden and the best place to overlook Taj Mahal. At sunset, the breathtaking scenes will make your eyes drunk.
Day 4: Highlights of Agra
Your eyes are alight with the elegance of Taj Mahal this morning, we will visit it in the most beautiful light of the day. We suggest you travel light without losing time for security check, come back to hotel for breakfast after visit. Then we will head to marvelous Agra Fort. The history of Agra Fort, which will be told by your guide, dates back over 800 years. Other than the grand red façade, Agra Fort will also treat your eyes with its delicate Mughal-style carvings.
This afternoon, you will have a perfect opportunity to have lunch at a local family and then have a talk with the host. The hostess will show you how to make Indian food, and you can try it if interested. After lunch here, you will have a general understanding on the life, education or some other items you are interested in.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5: Drive to Jaipur with visit of Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast, we will set off to Jaipur. On the way, we stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World heritage site. Being the capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century, Fatehpur Sikri is a well-preserved ghost town. It is the reflection of the early Mughal structures in both Hindu and Muslim architectural style. In this ancient town you will be led to visit Jama Masjid, the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five storied Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza etc.
The next destination today is Abhaneri village famous for its 'Baoris', the stepwells used as reservoirs for rainwater. Chand Baori is the biggest and deepest one with a history of over ten centuries. The intricate design and the fine carvings make it look like a palace from a distance. After visits, we will drive to your hotel in Jaipur.
Day 6: Jaipur day tour with Amber Fort
In the morning your trip continues to Amber Fort. Embraced by a moat, this 16th-century complex is located on the small hill. Admiring the magnificence of its structures, you will also learn about the rich history of the Mughal Empire including glories and treacheries.
Afterwards, we will drive back to Jaipur city, en route we will stop at Jal Mahal, a late 16th-century summer palace sitting in the center of Sagar Lake. Next, we head to Maharaja City Palace, a palace used as a residence for Jaipur royals and a historical museum exhibiting the royal articles and ancient weapons. Then we go to Jantar Mantar, an over 200-year-old observatory famous for the biggest stone sundial in the world. Today's last destination is a photo stop - Hawa Mahal, a palace constructed in 1799 featuring the honeycomb shaped pink façade. We will also pass through Pink Rose Garden and business centers.
Day 7: Drive 5-6h to Delhi by private car, Airport see-off
The tour ends today. In the morning, we will escort you to Delhi airport for your homebound flight. We wish you a satisfying journey home!
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|Destinations||Luxury Hotels||Standard Hotels|
|Delhi||Le Meridien New Delhi - Downtown||Crowne Plaza New Delhi Rohini|
|Agra||Taj Hotel and Convention Centre||Radisson, Agra - Standard Room|
|Jaipur||ITC Rajputana Luxury Collection ||Four Points by Sheraton - Deluxe Room|
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
|Tour Prices with Luxury Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan-Mar, Oct-Dec||$1169 |
|Tour Prices with Standard Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan-Mar, Oct-Dec||$989 |
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
- Personal assistance by our representative on airport arrival.
- Monuments entrances fees as per the itinerary.
- Service of English speaking local guides per itinerary.
- All transfers in private A/C vehicle with experienced driver.
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
- 2 bottles of drinking water per person per day.
- All government applicable taxes and service charges.
- International flight into and out of Delhi.
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
- Personal expenses (insurance, drinks, camera fee, etc.).
- Tips for guides and drivers.
- India visa fee.