Explore India's Golden Triangle on this four-day private tour traveling by air-conditioned vehicle with a local guide. In Delhi, visit Qutb Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, and Parliament House. Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, visit Agra’s Red Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri. In Jaipur, visit Amber Fort, Jal Mahal, Palace of Winds, Maharaja's City Palace, and Jantar Mantar Observatory. Three nights of five-star accommodations, breakfasts, transportation, and guided tours are included. You’ll sample local dishes for lunch and dinner on your own, and cover your own monument entrance fees.
Day 1: New Delhi - AgraBegin your trip meeting your guide at the airport, railway station, hotel, or elsewhere in Delhi at 9am. Spend about three hours visiting Qutb Minar, Lotus Temple, and India Gate, learning about these monuments from your guide, and drive by Parliament House, President's Palace, and the secretariat buildings. 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.Overnight stay at Hotel Jaypee Palace or Similar 5 Star Hotel.Day 2: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (breakfast included)Watch 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. Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and then spend two hours visiting 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, visiting Fatehpur Sikri on the way, to admire the architectural wonder built for Mughal emperor Akbar as his home and empire’s capital from 1571 to 1585.Overnight stay at Hotel Holiday Inn or Similar 5 Star Hotel.Day 3: Jaipur (breakfast included)After 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. Head down the hill to Jal Mahal, a palace floating on Man Sagar Lake, for a photo opportunity. There will be time for lunch and then you’ll spend two hours exploring Maharaja’s City Palace, then head to Jantar Mantar, an observatory built by Rajput King Sawai Jai Singh, to explore for about one and a half hours. Drive past Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) before returning to your hotel.Overnight stay at Hotel Holiday Inn or Similar 5 Star Hotel.Day 4: Jaipur - Delhi (breakfast included)After breakfast, make the approximately five-hour journey back to Delhi or be dropped-off at Jaipur airport.