The historic cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur combine to provide travelers with a glimpse into the majesty of North India’s Golden Triangle, which encompasses a wealth of architectural wonders.
In Agra, you will see the fabulous Taj Mahal, explore the Agra Fort with its assortment of palaces, moats and audience halls. Of particular interest is the marble balcony from where the imprisoned Shah Jahan looked out at his marvelous creation, the Taj Mahal.
Enroute to Jaipur you will visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. This massive habitat was abandoned due to lack of water. Today, it remains a testament to the master builders of the Mughal Empire.
The Hawa Mahal (Palace Of The Winds) and the City Palace, with its armory and museum in the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, will transport you to that fascinating past. A definite highlight will be the thrilling elephant-back ride to the dramatic hilltop fortress of Amber.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
DELHI: Arrive at Delhi Airport / Railway station and on arrival directly transfer to hotel and check in the hotel (check-in time is 02.00 PM). Later proceed to local sightseeing (most of the monuments are closed on Monday) to Raj Gath: The memorial of Mahatma Gandhi where he was cremated after his assassination. Jama Masjid: It is the largest mosque in India and the final architectural extravagance of Shajahan. Red Fort: The red stone walls of the fort extend from 2kms and vary in height from 18m on the riverside to 33m on the city side. The hall of public audiences, the hall of private audiences, the royal baths India Gate: The 42m high stone “Arch of Triumph”, erected in the memory of Indian soldiers who died in the First World War Qutab Minar: The building complex dates back to the onset of Muslim rule in India and are fine examples of Afghan architecture. Later proceed to Lotus Temple. Then visit Akshardham Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DELHI – MATHURA / AGRA (230 km / 4 hrs): Morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Agra, en-route visiting Mathura – The birthplace of ‘Lord Sri Krishna’. Drive to Agra. Check in the hotel, Later proceed for City tour of Agra including Taj Mahal. (Taj Mahal is closed on Friday – for entry photo id proof required) Taj Mahal: It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, the emperor was heartbroken when his wife Mumtaz died. It is completely built out of white marble. Agra Fort: The construction of the fort was commenced during the reign of Emperor Akbar and the additions were made till the time of his grandson Shah Jahan. During the time of Akbar it was primarily a military fort but later the focus shifted and it partially became a palace. Night halt at Agra.
AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI / JAIPUR (240 km /5 hrs) Morning after breakfast proceed for Fatehpur Sikri visiting the famous and one of the largest mosque “Jama Masjid”. Later depart for Jaipur. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening visit Laxminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir). Overnight stay at the hotel
The morning after breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing of Jaipur which includes Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh and enjoy Elephant ride (At your own cost). Visit world famous Astrological Observatory, City Palace – Museums of precious and semi-precious stones, Typical Rajasthani handicrafts. If time allows visit colorful bazaars and do some shopping of ethnic silver jewelry, handicrafts, etc. Overnight Stay at the hotel.
JAIPUR – DELHI (280 km / 6 hrs): After breakfast check out from the hotel and drop at Delhi Airport / Railway station for departure.