A most popular tour especially for the first timers to India is Golden Triangle. However, these places are liked to be revisited by the next trips as well. Explore the endless wonders of India on this India trip which will take you to visit one of 7 wonders of the World Taj Mahal , Jaipur – popularly known as pink city with opulent history and vibrant culture. This trip can be covered in min. 4 days to maximum 7 days at your own pace as there are lot of things to see and explore.
Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Delhi
- Witness the impeccable architecture of the Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the World
- Explore the history of Delhi, within the old and new reaches of the city
- Discover the grandeur of Jaipur, the Pink City, whose historic architecture is as magnificent as the city’s colorful streets
- Stop at this beautiful Stepwell called Chand Baori in the village of Abhaneri
Day 01- Arrive Delhi
Your journey begins before you land in India. Your thoughts are focused on the soon to have imagined the culture and the architecture, the food and the landscape and, as the plane lands in the capital city of Delhi, you are ready to experience it all.
Welcome to Delhi, a city that brings together its historic architecture and modern culture. You are met at the airport and escorted to your hotel by a private transfer.
Explore and discover the city’s ancient walls you can find in Chandni Chowk, the old market that continues to brim with life, filled with the enticing smoky aromatics of grilled kebab , street food and Spices .From the old market to the Raj Ghat, the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, you venture through the new streets that eventually bring you to the QutubMinar. You find the mystique of the seasoned structures alluring; the minaret climbs over 217 feet into the air, constructed almost a millennia ago.
Drive pass India Gate and Parliament , before you settle back into your hotel for the evening.
Overnight at hotel
Day 02- Delhi – Agra by road ( 204 kms/ 3 hrs Approx.)
Today morning, you will drive to Agra The ci. ty is filled with historic beauty that shimmers in the sunlight, bringing decadent colours to the walls and towers, from the fort to the famous Taj Mahal. Once inside the celebrated grounds of one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World you can look out over the open space. At the far end of the garden is the mausoleum, constructed with white marble that captures shifting light throughout the day.
Across the Yamuna River is the MehtabBagh, also called the Moon Lit Garden, which stretches over 950 square feet and is aligned perfectly with the Taj Mahal. When you stand within the garden you find an unadulterated view of the icon across the water, almost like a crowning jewel, framed by the trees and hedges that run up to the edges of the riverbank.
Also visit the magnificent Agra fort – one of the most important and strongly built strongholds of the Mughals, with richly decorated buildings of Mughal style of art and architecture. It was constructed by the third Mughal emperor Akbar with red sandstone, 4000 builders daily worked on it and it took 8 years to be completed(1565-1573).
Overnight at hotel.
Day 03- Agra – Jaipur by road (237 kms / 5 hrs Approx. )
Morning you leave for Jaipur enroute stop at FatehpurSikri , the short-lived capital city of the Mughal Empire in the late 16th century. The mosque of Jama Masjid combines Persian and Indian elements that blend together to create an intricate 162 foot high victory gate, approachable by 42 steps.
Further you would like to stop at Abhaneri to see ‚Baoris‘, step wells which were invented by the natives to harvest rain water. Chand Baori
Reach Jaipur by evening .
Overnight at hotel.
Day 04- Jaipur
The day is yours to drift through the Pink City and experience the majesty of sandstone buildings that date back centuries. Witness the lavish interior of the powerful Amer Fort. Within the walls you find the palace of the Rajput Maharajas that dates back to the 15th century. The first impression of the exterior walls is pure strength but when you step inside you discover the lavish adornments that bring elegance and beauty to the interior.
As you continue through the fort and along the immaculate décor, including the Mirror Palace that was built to make a candle flame twinkle like endless starlight, you will return to the pink walls of City Palace to find a richer sense of the past.
Further stop at Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds for photo stop. The honeycomb structure was built in the 18th century. The lattice windows allowed the women of the royal family to watch the processions of the city, from daily markets to parades, without jeopardizing their virtue. Also visit the seven-story structure is commanding in its beauty from both the outside and the inside is the Jaipur’s City Palace where still resides the descendants of Jaipur’s former royalty. The ground floor displays manuscripts and many personal belongings of the historic royal family.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 – Jaipur – Delhi by road (256 kms / 5 hrs Approx.)
Leave for Delhi by car.Further you can plan to take the international connection for any extensions to Rajasthan or other parts of India.