7 Days Culture tour itinerary for Agra, Jaipur & Delhi: Map The Golden Triangle Of India
Agra, Jaipur, Delhi
Go on a road trip to north India to see some of the historical and cultural rich heritage sites at these Indian cities. This includes visits to tombs, mosques, forts and memorials - all of national importance.
Upon arrival at Delhi Airport, you will be met by a representative and transferred to the hotel where you will be assisted for check in at the hotel. You will spend twonights at Delhi at a Bed & Breakfast.
After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing of Old Delhi covering the Jama Masjid which is the last monument built by Shah Jahan in 1656. The Jama Masjid was designed to be a royal statement in many ways. It is located on a natural hill, south of Chandni Chowk, it was also called Masjid-I-Jahanuma (Mosque commanding a View of the world).
After visiting the Jama Masjid, take a rickshaw ride through the snaking narrow lanes arranged accorded to trades, which is a fascinating experience. Some of these are Dariba, the silver and Jewellery market; Kinari Bazaar, specializing in trousseau wear and theatrical costumes.
Later drive pass the Red fort which was constructed in 1638. The fort lies along the Yamuna River. It was the residence of the Mughal emperors of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums.
Make your way to the Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. A simple black marble platform marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end.
Later visit the Humayun’s Tomb which is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture which was inspired by Persian Architecture.
Then, drive past the Lutyens Delhi, named after the leading British architect Edwin Lutyens. Lutyens laid out the central administrative area of the city. At the heart of the city lies the impressive Rashtrapati Bhawan, formerly known as Viceroy's House, located on the top of Raisina Hill and then India Gate which is a national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, it was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War I.
Delhi to Agra
After breakfast, proceed for a private road transfer to Agra (about 4 hrs drive).
Visit the Red Fort which is made by the Mughals, though a fort had stood there since at least the 11th century. Agra Fort was originally a brick fort, held by the Hindu Sikarwar Rajput’s. But after this,a lot of Mughal rulers captured it when Emperor Akbar arrived in Agra in 1558. He ordered to renovate the fort with red sandstone. Some 4000 builders had worked on it and it was completed within a time period of 8 years. This fort is basically a mixture of Hindu & Mughal architecture.
Then you will be assisted for check in at a hotel. Spend 1 night at Agra on Bed & Breakfast plan.
Agra to jaipur
Begin with an early morning visit to the Taj Mahal, known as “Crown of Palace” and built by Shah Jahan as an eternal symbol of his love for his favourite and 3rd wife - Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art" in India and one of the most universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. The structure took about 20,000 laborers and 22 years to complete.
Return to hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, proceed for a private road transfer to Jaipur (about 6 hrs drive).
On the way, visit Chand Baori in Abhaneri village.
Then, you will be assisted for check in at a hotel. Spend 2 nights at Jaipur on Bed & Breakfast plan.
After breakfast, proceed for the visit of the Amber Fort which is set amidst picturesque and rugged hill. Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592, Amer Fort is known for its artistic style of Hindu elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront. The aesthetic ambiance of this formidable fort is seen within its walls on a four level layout plan in a well turned out opulent palace complex built with red sandstone and marble consisting of the Diwan-e-Aam or the "Hall of Public Audience", the Diwan-e-Khas the Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace) and the Sukh Niwas. The fort can either be reached by jeep, on foot or, subject to availability, on elephant back.
By afternoon, proceed to visit the City Palace The palace consists of many different courtyards and gardens which gives an amazing view. The structure includes Mubarak Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Pitam Niwas Chowk, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Aam, Maharani Palace and Sri Govind Dev Ji temple.
Then drive pass the Hawa Mahal which is also known as the “Palace of winds”. It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu God.
Later visit the Observatory also known as Jantar Mantar and is a collection of many architectural astronomical instruments. The Observatory consists of fourteen major geometric devices for measuring time, predicting eclipses, tracking stars' location as the earth orbits around the sun, ascertaining the declination's of planets, and determining the celestial altitudes and related ephemerides.
Jaipur to delhi
After breakfast, proceed for a private road transfer to Delhi (about 5 hrs drive). On the way, can visit anElephant Keeper to do Elephant rides or just for feeding them.
Drop Delhi airport
After breakfast, you will be dropped off at the Delhi airport.
Accommodation on double sharing basis with breakfast in 3 star Hotel or Homestay.
Transportation in Ac Sedan car for entire Trip.
Complimentary Mineral water.
English-speaking local tour guide.
All applicable taxes.
Tips and extra activities charges.
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Meeting and assistance on arrivals and departures.
Transportation in air-conditioned Sedan car at all places.
Free wifi in the car
Hotel Accommodation at all places on bed & breakfast basis.
Check-in time at all hotels will be 1400 hrs while check-out time will be 1200 hrs.
English Speaking guide in each city as per the sightseeing.
International & domestic airfares.
Items of personal nature i.e.: telephone calls, drinks, laundry, tips etc
Camera/Video fees at various monuments
Any other services/expenses not accounted for in the above.
Day 1 - ARRIVAL DELHI
Arrival Delhi airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day 2 - FULL DAY DELHI SIGHTSEEING
New Delhi visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, India Gate, President House, Humayun Tomb, lotus Temple, and Qutub Minar.
Old Delhi visit Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk markets, Asia's biggest spice market and will do Rickshaw ride.
Day 3 - DELHI TO AGRA
Morning drive to Agra and visit I'timad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj), Agra Fort, Live Indian musical instrument program playing by Indian artists.
Day 4 - AGRA TO JAIPUR
Early morning visit Taj Mahal. Back to hotel for breakfast and drive to Jaipur.
On the way visit Chand Baori in Abhaneri village.
Day 5 - JAIPUR
Visit City Palace, Jantar-Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Amber Fort and Optional (Camel ride)
Day 6 - JAIPUR TO DELHI
Morning drive to Delhi and (Optional)On the way to visit Elephant Keeper to do Elephant ride, Elephant feeding and Photos with Elephants.
Day 7 - DEPARTURE TRANSFER TO DELHI AIRPORT
Visit remaining sites of Delhi or free time for Shopping and after that drop at Delhi Airport as per you flight.
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Agra, Jaipur, Delhi
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year.
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