Immerse yourself in the history and culture of India on this 5-day private tour of India’s Delhi, Agra, & Jaipur, by private air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and many legacies of the mighty Mughal Empire including Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur – the ‘pink city’ of Rajasthan, hilltop forts and glorious palaces. Enjoy the personalized service of your own guide as your senses are overloaded on this journey of discovery.
Day 1. Delhi – Arrival.
On Arrival at Delhi Airport you will be greeted by our representative & transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 2. Delhi – Agra.
After breakfast, you will leave for Agra and on arrival, check in to your hotel. Later you will visit the magnificent Taj Mahal – one of the seven wonders of the world and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Twenty thousand men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan’s beloved wife. Also visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna, the construction of which was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Overnight stay.
Day 3. Agra -Fatehpur Sikri -Jaipur.
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. Thereafter, continue to drive to Jaipur. Overnight stay.
Day 4. Jaipur – Sightseeing – Delhi.
After breakfast, you will have a full day tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill, you will have a slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honored fashion. At the Fort, you will have an afternoon tour of the City – “The Pink City” is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, Hawa Mahal “Palace of the Winds”, and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory where you can see the vast astronomical instruments. Later drive back to Delhi. Overnight stay.
Day 5. Delhi – Sightseeing -Airport Drop.
After breakfast, you will travel to Delhi where you will have a sightseeing tour including a visit to the Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. You will also visit Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort – once the most opulent forts and palacse of the Moghul Empire. Later you will be transferred to Airport.