Day 01: Arrive DelhiAs you arrive at Delhi today. You will be provided with an air conditioned private car for pick-up from the airport or railway station and an escorted transfer will be arranged to your hotel. Have leisurely time at your hotel as you wait to start the trip tomorrow morning.
Day 02: Delhi sightseeingSightseeing tour of Delhi awaits for you this morning. Have your tasty breakfast in the hotel restaurant and start the sightseeing tour with our tour guide and driver who are already waiting for you in the lobby of your hotel.
After sumptuous breakfast in the hotel our very knowledgeable guide will take you for the city sightseeing. The city tour includes some of the interesting monuments like Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Jumma Masjid (mosque), Chandani Chowk (moonlight Square), drive past Red Fort and Rastrapati Bhawan (President’s Palace) and stop at India Gate for photography. Also visit Lotus Temple and Birla Temple. Later visit National museum and the Rail museum. In the evening you will be driven back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - JaipurToday morning, have your breakfast at hotel and later drive to another fascinating city of India, Jaipur cradled by the Aravallis which is located on the edge of the The Oberoi Raj Vilas Jaipur Thar Desert. Enjoy the countryside drive; stop at midway for some refreshments. Upon arrival, check in hotel. After some relaxation, in the evening visit the local colorful market near the Hawa Mahal. After spending some time in the market, go for Rajasthani folk dance show and later return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: Excursion to Amer and Jaigarh Fort and City SightseeingToday start your day early and go for an excursion to Amer and Jaigarh fort, which are situated on the outskirts of Jaipur city and is approximately 11 Km away from the pink city of Jaipur. Amer Fort was the first capital of Kachwaaha kings who later shifted to Jaipur. From the foothill, enjoy the elephant ride to ascend the fort which houses Diwan-i-Aam, Diwaan-i-Khaas, Sukh Mandir and beautiful Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace) delicate work done with every mirror captivate the visitors.
Later drive to Jaigarh fort which lies atop the hill overlooking the Amer Fort. The fort of Jaigarh was originally built to protect the Amer Fort and today it houses the biggest cannon of the world on wheels displayed for the visitors.
Drive back to city, your first stop will be at Hawa Mahal also called the Palace of Winds It is a five story semi –octagonal over hanging windows designed for the royal women to watch processions and other day to day activities. Later visit City Palace, part of the City Palace is occupied by the former Maharaja and his family and rest is converted into the museum where royal costumes, weapons, miniature paintings and some of the rare manuscripts are kept. Just outside the City Palace is Jantar Mantar (Observatory) built by Sawai Jai Singh II, has an extraordinary astronomical instruments which was designed to measure the altitudes and eclipses of the sun, moon and other planets during the different times of the year. Rest of the evening is free for shopping. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur - Agra en route visit Fateh Pur SikriAfter seeing the majestic forts and palaces of Rajputs, we leave for city of Mughals, Agra which is world renowned for its magnificent monument of Taj Mahal. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri which was once the capital of Akbar the great Mughal emperor. Akbar was a very religious ruler and Fatehpur Sikri was the creation of his devotion for the Sufi Saint Salim Chisti by whose grace Akbar was blessed with son whom he named Salim. Later Mughal shifted their capital back to Agra because of the acute shortage of water near Fatehpur Sikri. The complex of Fatehpur Sikri has many interesting buildings like Diwan-e-Am, Diwan-e-Khash, Panch Mahal (Five stories Palace), Jodha’s Palace, Salim Chisti’s mausoleum built in white marble.
On arrival at Agra, check in hotel ITC Mughal or Grand Imperial. In the evening our guide will take you for sightseeing of Taj Mahal when its beauty glitters at the time of sunset when the fading sun rays falls on the monument, all the precious stones embedded glows. Later return to hotel for night stay.
Day 06: Agra sightseeingEarly in the morning we pay another visit to Taj Mahal. The beauty to see Taj Mahal is at the sun rise when all the colourful stones embedded in it starts shining and gives it a glorious look. Captures the moments in your camera, also you have professional photographers who will take your photographs from different angles which will become treasure for your entire life.
Return to the hotel for breakfast and after some rest leave for Agra Fort which is stretched to about 3 kilometers along the Yamuna river. It is built of red sandstone and most of the buildings within the fort bear the testimony of Hindu as well as Persian architecture. Jehangir Mahal was constructed by Akbar for his son Jehangir, Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private audience) when the king used to receive the dignitaries, Diwan-i-am (Hall of Public Audience), here the petitioners used to come with their problems and the judgments were given by the King. Apart from this it has Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque), Mina Masjid (Heavenly Mosque) and Nagina Masjid (Gem Mosque).
The sightseeing of Agra will be come to an end with your last monument Itimad Ud Daulah, which is also called "Baby Taj" .It is a mausoleum of Mirza Ghiyas Beg father in law of Jehangir, this Mausoleum was built by his daughter Nur Jehan. Later return to hotel to enjoy the facilities. Rest of the day is free for the leisure activities. Night stay at hotel.
Optional tour : Watch a 80 minute excellent stage performance by the artists describing the making of Taj Mahal and the beautiful love story behind this monument. If you wish, ask our experts to book your show for evening well in advance.
Day 07: Agra – DelhiAfter lavish buffet breakfast at hotel, our driver will take you back to Delhi. En route you can stop to take pictures of the countryside. Upon arrival, check in hotels. You can use the in-house facilities to recharge yourself for long flight journey.
Day 08: Delhi DepartureAs per your flight departure time from India a timely transfer will be provide to you by our representative from your hotel to the airport.
Trip introductionWonderful Taj Mahal India Taj Mahal is also called the "monument of love". Every stone speaks the language of love which will remain an immortal for centuries. In a weeks time one can carry the memories of a lifetime. This tour takes you to some of the fascinating destinations of India like Delhi which is the capital of India and rich in heritage buildings, Agra of course for Taj Mahal , Jaipur where the monuments speaks about the courage and vigour of the Rajput Kings. At Ranthambore you can meet the king of Jungle, Tiger and his subjects.
- Amazing contrast of Old and New Delhi
- Busy and crowded streets of Chandni Chowk
- Colourful bazaars of Pink city
- Decorated elephant’s ride in Jaipur
- Tonga ride to visit world renowned Taj Mahal
- Most experienced tour guides for sightseeing
- Private car with experienced and trained tourist driver
- Enjoy Rajasthani folk dances at Jaipur
Destinations and distance:
total distance covered 714 kms approx
- 270 km / 5 hrs
- 206 km / 4 hrs
- Fateh Pur Sikri
- 34 km / 45 min
- 204 km / 4 hrs
- 05 nights in handpicked modern hotels
- 02 nights in heritage hotels
- Private air conditioned car
- Cycle Rickshaw
- Tonga/ Buggy
- Walk on foot
- 07 Breakfasts
- 01 Lunch
- Escorted airport transfers
- Experienced English speaking tour guides for sightseeing
- Rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk in Delhi
- Decorated elephant ride at Jaipur to ascend the fort
- Tonga ride at Agra to visit Taj Mahal
- Taxes and service fee