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 marvellous 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 armoury 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.
Arrive at Delhi Airport / Railway station and on arrival directly transfer to hotel and check in the hotel. Later proceed to local sightseeing (most of the monuments are closed on Monday) to Old Delhi-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 and Moti Masjid built by Aurangzeb for himself are important part of the immense fort. Jama Masjid: It is the largest mosque in India and the final architectural extravagance of Shanjahan. Raj Gath: The memorial of Mahatma Gandhi where he was cremated after his assassination. Later visit Lotus Temple. Later proceed to Presidents House, Parliment house, Govt. Secretarial buildings. (driving around in the car). Overnight stay at hotel.
DELHI -AGRA (195kms/4hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Later proceed for City tour of Agra including Agra Fort & Taj Mahal. (Taj Mahal is closed on Friday) 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. Overnight stay in the hotel.
AGRA – FATEHPURSIKRI/JAIPUR (240kms/6hr)
Morning after breakfast proceed for Fatehpur Sikri visiting the famous and one of the largest mosque “Jama Masjid” and other places. Later depart for Jaipur. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening go to Chokhi Dhani – An ethnic village resort and enjoy rajasthani Food served in Traditional style enjoying fire with folk dances and music (At your own cost). Overnight stay at the hotel.
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). Visit world famous Astrological Observatory, City Palace – Museums of precious and semi – precious stones, Typical Rajasthani handicrafts. If time allows visit colourful bazzars and do some shopping of ethnic silver jewellery, handicrafts, Mojaris etc. Overnight Stay at the hotel.
JAIPUR – DELHI
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drop at Delhi Airport / Railway station for departure.