What To Expect
Start your tour from one of the most magnificent monument - Red fort. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built the Red Fort as his ruling palace. Also known as, 'Lal Qila', it is one of the most magnificent monuments in Delhi. Red Fort has two main gateways: Lahori Gate and Delhi Gate. They are situated on the center of the Western and Southern sides, respectively. Lahori Gate is the main entrance of the Red Fort. Shops inside the Red Fort will attract you to purchase some traditional stuff of Delhi.
After your Red Fort tour, enjoy a Rickshaw ride. Then move to India Gate and drive past by parliament and president house. India Gate Center of the city, India Gate is almost similar to its French counterpart that honors around 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives while fighting for British Army during the World War I. The Duke of Connaught put the foundation stone of India Gate in 1921. Designed by Edwin Lutyens, the monument is 42 m high that is like an "Arc-de-Triomphe" in the middle of the crossroad. After independence, Amar Jawan Jyoti was added to remind the nation of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the Indo-Pakistan War of December 1971.
You may take pictures and then we'll drive to Humayun Tomb. This is an optional activity, in case your tour is on a Monday then Red Fort will be not open. For this day, we will arrange a tour at the Humayun Tomb instead. For other days Humayun Tomb will not be part of your Itinerary. Humayun's Tomb was built in 1565 A.D., in the memory of Humayun by his widow Hemida Banu Begum. Also known as Tomb of the Perfect Man or 'Insan-i-Kamil', which now stands as a UNESCO Heritage site, was once used as a refugee camp for the war affected populace and travelers during the British rule. After Humayun Tomb, the driver will take you at Lotus temple.
The Lotus Temple that is located in South Delhi is also known as 'Bahai House of Worship'. This 20th century wonder made of marble, dolomite, cement and sand is dedicated in December 1986. This temple represents the Baha'i faith - founded by Baha'ullah, an independent world religion. The Lotus Temple is in the form of a white half-opened lotus flower. This is one of the most visited structures in India. It is estimated the temple has attracted more than 50 million visitors since its inception. Prayer sessions are conducted four times a day.
After Lotus Temple visit, the guide will take you to a Famous Indian Restaurant where you enjoy Lunch (not part of the tour inclusions). Nest stop is Qutub Minar.
Qutub Minar is a victory tower - Qutubuddin Aibak laid its foundation in 1199 AD and it was completed by his successor Iltutmish in 1368. Qutub Minar is 72.5 meters tall. Built in red sandstones are the inscriptions of verses of holy Quran. Some elaborated carvings have been displayed on the tower. Besides this, you can also see the tomb of Adham Khan and Zafar Mahal within Qutub complex and the tomb of Jamali-Kamali behind it. The monument is located in Mehrauli.
Our driver will pick you up at 7:00 AM from New Delhi Hotel and drive you to Agra. Agra is located at a distance of approx. 235 KM from New Delhi. After a 4 to 5 hour journey, you may check in your hotel and be greeted by your English Speaking guide after. He will be giving you a short intro about your tour and proceed to visit epitome of love - Taj Mahal.
The majestic view of Taj Mahal is breath taking and attracts heavy tourist population throughout the year. Taj Mahal was constructed by Shah Jahan in loving memory of his wife Mumtaz. Acclaimed by the archaeologists all over the world as the finest example of Mughal architecture, it reflects a style that combines elements from Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural styles. After Taj Mahal, you may take your lunch at local restaurant (not part of inclusions)
Next stop is Agra Fort. Known as the treasure house of Mughal Empire, this monument was constructed with red sandstone and white marble. Agra Fort features magnificent palaces, large rooms, brilliantly constructed mosques and beautifully carved chambers. Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am, Moti masjid, Mina Masjid and Nagina Masjid are main attractions inside the fort. After your Agra Fort visit, the driver will take you to a Marble factory and some well known shops in India.
Built in the honor of saint Sheikh Salim Chisti, Fatehpur Sikhri was Akbar's capital and is hailed for its imperial contents. It is a perfectly preserved red sandstone town, which encases several imperial palaces, castles, tombs and chambers, each of which is a living proof of precious Indian Architectural Heritage. The inner citadel of this city houses prominent evidences of Mughal epoch and their highly refined architecture, skillful artistry, exceptional craftsmanship and a blend of two or more styles of constructions.
Get to see some finest monuments namely Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza, tomb of Saint Sheikh Salim Chishti, and Jama Masjid (one of the largest mosques In India). Experience the charm of Mughal era and witness the wonderful example of Mughal art and architecture. After completing your visit, you will be driven to Jaipur, en-route you will enjoy Lunch at Rajasthani Restaurant (own expense). On arrival to Jaipur, check in to your hotel and visit Birla Temple after.
Visit Amber Fort (or Amer Fort) and enjoy elephant ride. Amber fort is constructed with red and white sandstone. It displays perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim style of architecture. After fort Visit stop at Jal Mahal. Jal Mahal also known as Water Palace which is located in the middle of Mansagar Lake. It is considered one of the romantic destinations of Jaipur, where you can take some pictures outside. After Jal Mahal drive to Hawa Mahal.
Hawa Mahal is also known as 'Palace of Winds' and is designed in the shape of Lord Krishna's crown. It was designed by Lal Chand Ustad and constructed with red and pink sandstone. The 5-storey beehive structure amuses its visitors the most. Next stop is the City Palace. The magnificent City Palace of Jaipur is a palace complex which features many buildings including Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. City Palace also features a museum where rich collection of Rajput warriors is brilliantly preserved. Our Delhi-Jaipur is completed with the visit to City Palace.
Delhi Hotels: Regent Grand, Golden Tulip, Hotel La Vista or similar
Agra Hotels: Hotel The Taj Vilas, Hotel Amar, Hotel Royale Residency or similar
Rates quoted are for the listed hotels and are subject to change depending on availability/
Pick-up and drop-off from New Delhi hotels
3 nights hotel accommodation
Entry fee to Delhi Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple
Entry fee to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri
Elephant Ride at Amber Fort
Transfers by private airconditioned vehicle
Air or train fare
Camera fee at monuments
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
The order of sites visited may vary.
Children below 5 years old are free of charge.
Pick-up and drop-off services are available for hotels within the city only. A surcharge applies for transfers outside the city. Please inquire.
Special rates for larger groups available. Please inquire.
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2 days / 1 night
2 days / 1 night