Delhi – Agra – Bharatpur – Jaipur – Delhi
This tour is the perfect introduction to India and its famous “Golden Triangle”. You will explore Old and New Dehli, visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, and take a traditional rickshaw ride through the bird sanctuary in Bharatpur. Enjoy delicious traditional cuisine and explore the spice markets, as well as Jaipur’s flower markets. Spend time wandering through Amber Fort and the ancient capital of Rajasthan. Travel in comfort, staying in a range of 4 star accommodation, with English speaking local guides during your day trips and excursions.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi (-/-/-)
Arrive at Delhi International Airport, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 02: Delhi (B/-/D)
After breakfast you will enjoy a guided tour of Old and New Delhi. You will pass the Red Fort Palace on your way to Jama Masjid – the largest red sandstone mosque in India, then enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride along the picturesque streets. In the afternoon you will drive through New Delhi, seeing Parliament House, the War Memorial Arch (India Gate), and the President’s Residence. You will finish your day tour with a visit to Qutub Minar, one of Delhi’s most important landmarks. Later in the evening you will enjoy a delicious traditional meal for dinner. The restaurant is popular for its buffet served in a vintage car.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra (B/-/-)
In the morning you will travel to Agra, then check in to your hotel before visiting the famous Agra Fort. It was originally built as a military structure, until further additions were made, and it was transformed in to a palace. Today, sections of the magnificent sandstone and marble structure are still used by the military and closed to the public. The remainder of the day is free at your leisure.
Day 04: Agra – Bharatpur (B/-/-)
Today is the day. Early in the morning you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Listed, Taj Mahal. In the soft morning light, the Taj appears to float amongst the mist of the Yamuna River. The marble structure changes colour as the sun rises, leaving you with a memory you will never forget (don’t forget your camera!). You will then return to the hotel for breakfast. Later in the day you will travel to Bharatpur and check in to your hotel for the night.
Day 05: Bharatpur – Jaipur (B/-/-)
Enjoy breakfast, then take a fantastic cycle rickshaw tour through Bharatpur’s Bird Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is home to over 400 bird species, including Siberian Cranes, Eagles, Cormorants, Wagtails, and Storks. After your tour, return to the hotel before checking out later and travelling to Jaipur. Once you arrive in fabulous Jaipur, you will check in to your hotel for the next two nights.
Home Cooked Meal Experience from $119 per person
In the evening you will visit a local Indian family for an authentic traditional cooking experience. You can simply watch and enjoy, or assist them in a hands on learning experience. After eating the delicious meal, filled with local spices, you will return to the hotel.
Cycle Rickshaw Ride in Bapu Bazaar from $55 per person
Explore Bapu Bazaar, a traditional market filled with colourful jewellery, printed textiles, and beautiful Rajasthani handicrafts, by Cycle Rickshaw. Stop to enjoy a cup of sweet Masala tea.
Day 06: Jaipur (B/-/-)
This morning you will enjoy a short stop at the beautiful pink and red sandstone Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), on your way to Amber Fort. Known as Jaipur’s most impressive attraction, Amber Fort contains a unique 17th Century air conditioning system to keep the UNESCO World Heritage site cool. You will then explore the City Palace Museum with a guided tour. The Palace Museum is filled with ancient handwritten Hindu scriptures, delicate paintings, preserved painted ceilings, and the biggest silver objects in the world (according to the Guinness Book of Records). Finish your day looking up in the sky, at the famed observatory Jantar Mantar. The observatory is home to complex astronomical instruments that were carved out of stone, and still remain operative to this day.
Day 07: Jaipur – Delhi (B/-/-)
After a relaxed breakfast in the hotel, you will travel to Delhi. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Hot Air Balloon Ride from $475 per person
Take in a unique and amazing view of Jaipur from the sky. You will be transferred from and to your hotel, with the sites chosen depending on weather conditions.
Day 08: Depart Delhi (B/-/-)
Enjoy a morning tour of Delhi with visits to the Lotus Temple and Humayun’s Tomb. The Lotus Temple is famous for being shaped like a blooming lotus flower and is one of only seven remaining Major Bahai’s Temples in the world. Humayun’s Tomb is one of the oldest remaining examples of Mughal Architecture in India, and home to the first garden tomb in the subcontinent. Later in the day you will be transferred to Delhi International Airport for your homebound flight.
Number of Days 8
Price From $3395
• International airfares
• Airport transfers
• 4* accommodation
• Daily breakfast
• 1x Dinner
• All transportation, daily tours and admission fees as mentioned
• English speaking local guide for sightseeing and excursions
• Tipping for guide and driver
• Travel insurance (Mandatory)
• Personal Expenditures
• Visa fees and requirements
• Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
• Optional activities/tours
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