Tour through the famous Golden Triangle of India, passing through Delhi, Jaipur and the famous Agra with its imposing Taj Mahal.
Upon arrival at the New Delhi International Airport, after immigration procedures, baggage and customs clearance, we will received by our representative and transfer to the hotel with your private car.
Delhi, or New Delhi, is the capital of India and an important gateway to the country. It is a metropolis that combines the old and the modern.
After breakfast, a full day delhi tour with your private car and guide, visiting the fascinating Old Delhi, a unique experience in the old walled city.
In the morning, visit the Red Fort, the most opulent of the Mughal Empire. The fort is the symbol of the empire of its founder, Shah Jehan, built behind red sandstone walls. Its main gate (Lahore Gate) is close to several crowded bazaars, great for shopping. Then visit the Raj Ghat, the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial ; and Jama Masjid , the largest mosque in India.
In the afternoon, tour around New Delhi with a visit to Humayun’s Tomb , Qutub Minar , Sikhs (Gurdwara Bangla Sahib) and Rajpath boulevard , India Gate, Parliament and presidential residence.
After breakfast, transfer to Jaipur (240km, approximately 5h30).
On the way, stop for lunch at the Samode Palace . The 475-year-old Palace is an example of the blend of Indian and Mughal architectural styles.
Arrival in Jaipur, Jaipur, the capital of the province of Rajasthan, is known for its handicrafts, jewelery, hand-painted fabrics and stone carvings. It is one of the best examples, north of India, of a planned city.
After breakfast, a full day private tour with a Spanish-speaking guide to the Amber Fort. Far above the city, the palace sits inside a huge complex, lined with halls, gardens, pavilions and temples.
In the afternoon, visit the City Palace, where there is a strong mixture of the traditional Rajasthan and mugal culture. The museum has a collection of royalty clothing, rugs, an arsenal of weapons, miniature paintings depicting court scenes, battle scenes and processions. Another point worth visiting is Jantar Mantar , an observatory built in 1726.
Then stop for photo at the Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds . In the late afternoon, a scenic tour of the city with a visit to a Birla temple.
After breakfast, drive to Agra, which is 236 km from Jaipur, a 5-hour drive through the road.
On the way, stop for a visit to Abhaneri, and stop at Fatehpur Sikri , a desert red sandstone city built by Emperor Akbar as its capital. The ‘city’ was abandoned a few years after it was built. It was a fairytale town and its “ruins” are still in good condition. It is not hard to imagine what the court life was like in its glory days.
After lunch, continue to the trip to Agra.
Agra was the capital of India in the times of the Mughal Empire, in centuries 16th and 17th. During this period, the city became a major centre of art, science, commerce and culture.
Early in the morning, a private guided tour of the Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays) with your guide, to enjoy the beauty of the sunrise. The gates of the Taj open at 6am in the morning and takes visitors to the entrance of the monument. The Taj Mahal is in a protected area and parking is one kilometer away.
The Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his beloved Queen. Its construction began in 1631 and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with more than 20,000 artisans working all the time.
Return to the hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, visit to the Agra Fort, fortress of the Mughal Empire. Most of the structures within the fort are a mix of different architectural styles.
In the afternoon, private transfer to Delhi International Airport.
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