This introductory tour explores India's Golden Triangle, visiting the country's most celebrated sights. Starting in imperial Delhi, the journey encompasses the ethereal Taj Mahal and the magnificent Amber Fort in Rajasthan's vibrant capital city, Jaipur.
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Overnight flight to Delhi. (N)
Arrive and transfer to Shanti Home for a 2-night stay. Rest fo the day at leisure. (N)
Take a walking tour of Old Delhi and discover iconic sites such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid mosque and Raj Ghat. In the afternoon visit Humayun's tomb and the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Sikh temple, the former being one of the best-preserved Mughal monuments in India. (B)
Early morning train to Agra before visiting the Taj Mahal and Agra fort in the afternoon. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1632, the Taj Mahal commemorates the life of his favourite wife, Mumtaz. Overnight stay at the Coral Tree Homestay. (B)
Morning drive to the deserted red sandstone city of Fatehpur Sikri, known for its array of forts, palaces and mosques. Continue to the pink city of Jaipur for 3 nights at the Shahpura House. (B)
Explore the ancient Rajput capital of Amber on a full-day excursion. In the morning visit the palace of Amber Fort which displays many examples of Mughal influenced architecture. In the afternoon visit the City Palace, home of the present maharaja. (B)
Day at leisure to relax, explore Jaipur's many bazaars or take an optional tour of the ghost town of Bhangarh. In the evening, relax at Castle Kanota, familiar as the Viceroy Club in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. (B)
Transfer to Jaipur airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
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