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Old Delhi Mayhem

Honk-honk-beeeep! Welcome to Old Delhi. Love or hate it, it's impossible to ignore. Whether you make it your base, or just dip into it for shopping sprees or to see the Red Fort, you'll be hard pushed to ever forget your time in this wonderfully chaotic, and fabulously photogenic corner of the city. You'll be sharing its hectic streets and alleys with carts and cycle-rickshaws, with cows and monkeys, with shoppers and with beggars, with street-food sellers and market traders, and with cars, vans, scooters and autorickshaws; watch your back – honk-honk-beeeep!

A Fabulous Feast

As the capital city of one of the most delicious country's on Earth, Delhi tantalises your taste buds with its thali-like fusion of flavours from every corner of the subcontinent: Breakfast on South Indian idly; lunch on Punjabi kulchas; then, come evening, dine on rich Mughlai curries. But don't forget to leave room for some Dilli-ka-Chaat, Delhi's famously delicious street-food snacks; try sizzling kebabs for starters, then munch on aloo tikki (spiced potato patties) before getting your fingers sticky on jalebi (orange-coloured coils of deep-fried batter dunked in sugar syrup) or savouring some sumptuously creamy cardamon kheer (rice pudding).

The Great Indian Bazaar

All the riches of India twinkle in Delhi's emporiums, so if you're regretting not buying that handmade kathputli (puppet) you saw in Rajasthan or that Madhubani painting you loved in Bihar, fear not; chances are you'll be able to find one here too. New Delhi's emporiums are multi-floor, gift-filled markets that are perfect for a last-minute souvenir binge before you fly home. Old Delhi's famously frenetic street bazaars, meanwhile, contain a mind-boggling array of clothes, slippers, shawls, handicrafts, food, electronics and more – even if you're not buying anything, they're a joy to visit (and photograph).

Eight Cities in One

Delhi is a city built upon cities. There are at least eight historical Delhis, each constructed on, or near, the ruins of its predecessor, leaving a modern-day citadel that's dotted with ancient monuments, many said to be haunted by djinns (spirits). Love history and you'll be left salivating as you trace your way through the eras, clambering across the ruined forts of Tughlaqabad, Siri, Purana Qila and Shajahanabad; exploring the magnificent tombs of eminent historical figures; and visiting the still-vibrant temples, mosques and shrines that throng with devotees today, as they have done for hundreds of years.


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Private Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in One Day from New Delhi

Take a private tour of several antique structures of Agra, a city on the banks of the Yamuna River. Private pickup will take you from Delhi approximately four hours to Agra. Stop first at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Agra Fort, a treasure house of Mughal architecture.This 94-acre (34-hectare) brick fort dates back to 1080 AD and has seen many battles and undergone major renovations. Witness the interesting fusion of Hindu and Islamic influences on its construction and decor as you walk inside the fort with your guide and learn about the different functions of the buildings including the Moti Masjid (Pearl Fort), Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience), Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audience), Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace) and more.Head to the Taj-Mahal, India’s most iconic building and a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Along the way, stop at a popular restaurant for traditional Indian eats.Spanning an area of about 1,000 acres (400 hectares), this majestic architectural wonder offers incredible sights. On your guided tour, admire the structure’s magnificent construction, the intricate exterior and interior decor, the beautiful garden and the outlying red-sandstone buildings. Its most predominant structure, the white-domed marble mausoleum, was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and combines Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural styles.Finally, visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, situated on the opposite bank of the Yamuna from the Taj Mahal and commonly known as the Baby Taj. Built between 1622 and 1628 by Empress Nur Jahan for her father, the mausoleum is often described as a jewel box. Admire the trellis work and precious stone inlay as you listen to your guide’s commentary and learn about the strong Persian influence on the tomb’s design—the first in India entirely made out of marble.At the end of private tour, sit back and relax on the drive back to Delhi.

$80 Day Trips & Excursions

Delhi to Agra Private Day Tour with Sunrise at the Taj Mahal

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiGet picked up from either the airport or your New Delhi hotel at 2:30am in order to reach the Taj Mahal at dawn. Travel in a private vehicle to Agra, around a 3-hour drive away via the Yamuna Express Highway.Once you arrive in Agra, meet your local tour guide and begin a sunrise tour of the world-famous Taj Mahal, and you'll be just in time for sunrise. See just how stunning the majestic palace looks under the beautiful rising sun before you head out with your guide on a tour of the grounds.Please note: the Taj Mahal is closed every FridayAfter your Taj Mahal tour, enjoy an included buffet breakfast in a 5 star hotel before moving on to yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site, Agra Fort. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 CE, this large fort is made of red sandstone, and its elegant buildings reflect the synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. Its maze of courtyards, mosques, and private chambers echo the story of the Mughal Empire. Next, enjoy some shopping in Agra, which is known for its unique handicrafts made of marble with soft-stone inlay work. The city’s other major handicraft products besides inlay work are leather, brass, carpets, jewelry, and embroidery work (own expense). At around 1pm, enjoy a lunch break at one of the best local restaurants in the city (own expense).After a memorable day, you will be driven back to Delhi, arriving by 5pm, where you will be dropped off at your hotel or the airport.

$242 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Private Golden Triangle: Agra and Jaipur from New Delhi

ItineraryDay 1: New Delhi - Agra (You will be picked up from your Hotel, Airport or any desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurugram)Stop At: Qutub Minar, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiIt's a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lotus Temple, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiIt's also known as Bahai temple.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: India Gate, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiIt is a war memorial.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Parliament House, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiIt's a Government Building, you may click photos of this building.Pass By: Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiIt's President House in Delhi.-There will be time for lunch at a local restaurant and then you’ll set off for the three-hour drive to your five-star Agra hotel.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Hotel Jaypee Palace or Courtyard By Marriott or Similar 5 Star Hotel.Day 2: Agra (Taj Mahal) - Jaipur Stop At: Taj Mahal, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshWatch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, Take a guided tour inside the Taj Mahal for approximately two hours, as your guide shares its history as a tomb built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine his wife. Return back to your hotel to enjoy breakfast, check out from hotel and visit Agra Fort.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Agra Fort, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshVisit Agra Fort as your guide reveals the marvels of its palaces, balconies, and gardens. From Agra Fort, make the five-hour journey to your five-star Jaipur hotel, Upon arrival at Jaipur, check in at hotel.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at Hotel Holiday Inn or Similar 5 Star Hotel.Day 3: Jaipur city tourStop At: Amber Fort, Amer, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanAfter breakfast, travel to Amber Fort, the capital of Rajasthan until 1728, and follow your guide on a two-hour tour of its palaces, squares, and monuments. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanHead down the hill to Jal Mahal, a palace floating on Man Sagar Lake, for a photo opportunity. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: City Palace of Jaipur, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanSpend one hour to explore Maharaja’s City Palace.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanJantar Mantar, an observatory built by Rajput King Sawai Jai Singh.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Jaipur, Jaipur District, RajasthanVisit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) before returning to your hotel.Duration: 15 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at Hotel Holiday Inn or Similar 5 Star Hotel.Day 4: Jaipur - Delhi (5 hours drive)Pass By: Holiday Inn Jaipur City CentreAfter breakfast, make the approximately five-hour journey back to Delhi or be dropped-off at Jaipur airport.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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Delhi Agra, Taj Mahal Private Tour by Express Train with Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiOur driver will pick you up from your Delhi / NCR hotel or airport or any preferred location in Delhi / NCR at 7:00 AM and drop you at Delhi Nizamuddin train station to board your train that departs at 8:10 AM, the driver will assist you in finding your right coach and seat. This train will take 1 hr 40 min to reach Agra from Delhi & vice versa.Train Name:- Gatimaan Express Fastest Train number 12050Departure Ex Delhi: 8:10 AM Arrival In Agra: 9:50 AM Train Name:- Gatimaan Express Fastest train number 12049Departure Ex Agra: 5:50 PM Arrival in Agra : 7:30 PMTrain Tickets chair class from Delhi and back to Delhi with breakfast in the trainDuration: 1 hour 50 minutesStop At: Taj Mahal, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshAt 9:50 AM Our driver and our local tour expert will meet and assist you at Agra Cantt with the placard of your name. Get picked and transferred to Taj Mahal - White marble tomb, one of the seven wonders of the world, built in 17th century by mughal emperor Shahjahan in the loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal.On completing the tour of Taj Mahal you will be taken to our preferred restaurant for Indian buffet lunch.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Agra Fort, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshPost lunch you will visit Agra Fort for 50 -70 minutes, which is another UNESCO heritage site in Agra built in 16th century and housing many palaces like Jahangiri Mahal, Diwan e Aam, Pearl Mosque and many others with the view of Taj Mahal.Duration: 1 hour 10 minutesStop At: Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Agra, Agra District, Uttar PradeshAfter Agra Fort you will be taken to The tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, also known as baby taj, is the first white marble tomb in Agra built in geometrical pattern by empress Noor jahan. After spending 30 - 40 minutes get transferred to Agra Cantt Railway Station. You will reach here at 5:30 PM to board your train that departs at 5:50 PM.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Agra Railway StationArrive Agra Cantt Railway station at 5:30 PM. Your train to Delhi (Gatiman Express) starts at 5:50 PM and arrives in Delhi on Niamuddin Railway Station at 7:30 PM. This train ride is of 1 hr 40 min. Duration: 1 hour 50 minutesStop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiGet on the train in Agra at 5:50 PM and arrive at Niamuddin Railway station at 7:30 PM. Our same Delhi driver will pick you again from the platform right outside your train coach and drive back to your Delhi hotel or airport or any preferred location in Delhi / NCR.Duration: 30 minutes

$61.33 Private & Custom Tours

Private Custom Tour: Delhi in One Day

Delhi is packed with must-see cultural, spiritual and historical landmarks. At each stop you can spend as much or as little time as you like.Some highlights you may want to visit include Raj Ghat (the cremation and memorial spot of Mahatma Gandhi), Jama Masjid (India's largest mosque and the final architectural extravagance of Emperor Shah Jahan, the creator of the Taj Mahal), the Red Fort (one of the most spectacular pieces of Mughal architecture in India), Chandi Chowk market, Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb.There is also unbelievable shopping in Delhi. Your guide can assist you to find the best places to shop, helping you to bargain to gt the best prices on jewelry, handicrafts, art, fabrics, clothing and souvenirs. Your guide can also suggest some of the best places to eat in town.You will have access to your private chauffeured vehicle and guide for eight hours to explore India's amazing capital.Let us help you to see Delhi in a day, your own way.Please note: This tour provides you with an English-speaking guide and private air-conditioned chauffeured vehicle. You will be responsible for additional charges during the day, including any additional entrance fees to monument.

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Private Tour: Agra and the Taj Mahal Day Trip from Delhi

To begin your day trip to Agra, you will be collected from your Delhi hotel. As you travel the 124 miles (204 kilometers) to Agra you will be amazed by the colors and diversity of India displayed in everyday life.On arrival in Agra, your first stop is the sublimely beautiful Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a testament for his love for his wife Mumtaz Muhal. This World Heritage site is an architectural masterpiece, and the most remarkable legacy of the Mugal Empire that ruled over India for 200 years from the early 16th century. Your guide will enlighten you with stories from the Taj Mahal, tales of love, loss, tragedy and amazing architectural feats.Continue by road across the Yumuna River to the red sandstone Agra Fort, built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. Your guide will lead you into the fort's massive walls and through a maze of buildings that form a city within a city. As you explore this magnificent Word Heritage site you will learn of its history and of the golden era of art, literature and architecture in India.Return to Delhi and to your hotel by road. Please note the journey between Delhi and Agra will take between four and five hours.IMPORTANT NOTE: The length of the trip can vary depending on the unpredictable traffic conditions, so plese be prepared for a long day.