- Taj Mahal remains closed on every Friday
- Elephant ride not operation at Amber Fort during Navratri
- Regional departure available on request
- Supplements apply
Highlights: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur
Tour travel dates: 21 Jan 18 / 28 Jan 18 / 18 Feb 18 / 25 Feb 18 / 11 Mar 18 / 25 Mar 18 / 8 Apr 18 / 29 Apr 18
Delhi - The Park
Agra - Crystal Sarovar Premier
Jaipur - Holiday Inn City Center
Delhi - The Pride
Day 0: London Heathrow
Day 1: Delhi
08:20 hrs: Arrive Delhi.
Upon arrival at the Delhi airport, you will be met by our Tour Manager and transferred to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
Full day sightseeing tour of Delhi. You will get a feel for this city as you explore its historic sights. Raj Ghat which is located on the banks of the river Yamuna, This is Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid made of red sandstone and white marble, completed in 1656. It is India’s largest mosque. Explore the bustling cultural delight of the colourful market on the 'cycle rickshaw' for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue-heading west from the Fort. You will take a view of Red Fort – the 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge boundary wall 33m high. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens.
Afternoon you will head into New Delhi, visiting Humayun’s Tomb, an impressive garden tomb with high arches and a double dome, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the predecessor of the Taj Mahal. Then continue on to the wonderful Qutab Minar - the landmark of Delhi, the beautiful grounds feature the well preserve a huge tower of victory standing over 72 meters. You will drive on to Rajpath and through to India Gate and the Lutyens Delhi with its tree lined boulevards leading to the British Viceroy’s Palace (Rashtrapati Bhavan) now the official residence of the President of India, the Secretariat, India Gate and Parliament House.
Day 3: Delhi to Agra by surface, 210 Kms/ 4 Hrs
Today you will proceed to drive to romantic city Agra
Upon arrival at Agra, check in at your hotel
Rest of the day at leisure
Day 4: Agra
After breakfast enjoy visiting the world famous Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died in 1631, built one of the world’s most famous buildings, the ‘Taj Mahal’. Its perfect proportions and exquisite craftsmanship have been described as ‘a vision, a dream, a poem, and a wonder’. visit the 16th century Agra fort. This commanding red sandstone monument stretches 2.5 kilometres along the banks of River Yamuna, encompasses serene gardens and terrace pavilions, with striking views providing glimpse of the magnificent Taj Mahal across the river. and Tomb of Itmad-ud- Daulah also called as Baby Taj.
Evening enjoy sunset view of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh - The Garden complex, situated on the opposite bank of the Taj Mahal, is known as Mehtab Bagh
Day 5: Agra to Jaipur by surface, 265 kms, 6 ½ Hrs
Drive to Jaipur, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri - the imperial ruins of the dream capital city of the Great Mughal Emperor - Akbar.
you will continue drive to Jaipur, the famed ‘Pink City’ and the capital of Rajasthan known for its palaces, three hill forts and a shopper’s paradise.
Upon arrival at Jaipur, check in at hotel.
Evening at leisure to explore colourful bazaar.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6: Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber - capital of the old state of Dhundhar, located on the rugged hills that surround Jaipur. Ride the colourfully painted elephants up the hill, admire the massive gateways, courts, stairways, pillared pavilions and palaces that recall the glory and wealth of Amber’s association with the Mughals. During the afternoon visit the City Palace (still houses the erstwhile Royal family); Jantar Mantar - the Royal Observatory and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - built for the royal ladies to watch the activities on the market street below without being observed themselves.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 7: Jaipur to Delhi by surface, 258 kms / 6 Hrs
After breakfast drive to Delhi.
Upon arrival at Delhi, check in at hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 8: Delhi to London Heathrow
Transfer from hotel to Delhi airport in time to board flight for London Heathrow
- Flights from London with British Airways
- Airport taxes
- 7 nights accommodation at chosen hotels as per itinerary
- All transfers, sightseeing & excursion as mentioned in itinerary by air-conditioned Vehicle
- Entrance fees to the monuments
- Services of local English speaking guide as per the itinerary
- Cycle Rickshaw ride at Old Delhi
- Jeep ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur
- Representative for assistance on all arrival and departure transfers
- Bed & Breakfast