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India Highlights Tour Package by Explorient

A Private Tour of India – Delhi, Agra, Jaipur

 6 Days / 5 Nights  – Tour Code (DJA)

Land Only – Departs Daily

Your expedition begins with Delhi, the capitol of India and the Empress of Indian cities with a fascinating history and a stimulating present. Having served as the seat of power for a number of dynasties, its unique mix of ancient ruins, historical landmarks and omni-present colonial buildings never cease to amaze the visitor.  Then, proceed to Agra, the city known for the famous monument of love – the magnificent Taj Mahal, arguably the most perfect architectural monument in the world.  Your journey concludes in Jaipur – where the enduring charisma of the past blends with the throbbing vitality of today. Highlights of the city includes the Royal Observatory of Jantar Mantar, City Palace and Hawa Mahal made of Pink Sandstone.

India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites and royal cities, golden beaches, misty mountain retreats, colorful people, rich cultures and festivities.  This is an awe-inspiring tour that will leave even the most sophisticated traveler breathless. Get ready for your adventure of a lifetime!


TOUR INCLUDES:

  • One way Jaipur / Delhi Airfare per itinerary
  • Private ground transportation between Delhi / Agra / Jaipur
  • 2 nights at Shangri-la Eros 
  • 1 night at ITC Mughal Agra in Agra
  • 2 nights at ITC Rajputana | Hilton Jaipur in Jaipur
  • Hotel American Breakfasts Daily
  • Private Tour: Sightseeing & Transfers by private car, driver and Professional Guides


TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, be met and transferred to Shangri-la Eros | The Claridges for your next 2 nights’ accommodations

Day 2: Delhi (Old & New Delhi)
Enjoy a morning tour of Old Delhi starting with the Red Fort, the 300-year-old walled city built of red sandstone that dates from the very peak of the Mughal power.  Opposite the fort are the black and white onion dome and minarets of the Jama Masjid, the most elegant mosque in India. Drive past Kotla Firoze Shah, ruins of an old fort of the 14th century with the 13 meter high Ashoka Pillar of 3rd BC. Visit Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. In the afternoon, proceed to New Delhi. Drive past the Presidential Palace, the Rashtrapati Bhavan and the secretariat buildings, the impressive Rajpath to the World War I memorial arch, the India Gate, the High Court Building and the Old Fort. Visit Humayun’s Tomb, ruins of Quwat-ul-Eslam (Light of Islam) Mosque and Iron Pillar that dates back to the 4th century AD. (B)

Day 3: Delhi / Agra
After breakfast, embark on an overland journey (4 hours) for Agra, the city known for the famous monument of love – the Taj Mahal, the single most famous tourist destination of India. We visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shahjahan in white marble in the early 1600’s for his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. With its incredible lacy white grandeur the Taj Mahal is perhaps the most perfect architectural monument in the world. Afterwards, proceed to Agra Fort. Situated on the banks of the river Yamuna, Agra Fort comprises of palaces, mosques and audience halls contained within its massive wall of red sandstone are perfect examples of blending Islamic and Hindu traditions. Overnight at ITC Mughal Agra. (B) ****Note: Taj Mahal closed on Fridays***

Day 4: Agra / Jaipur
After breakfast, depart by road for Jaipur (4-5 hours). Enroute, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned red sandstone city built in the 16th century by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The architecture at Fatehpur Sikri is a combination of Hindu and Muslim styles, expressing Akbar’s vision of synthesizing the cultures. Upon arriving Jaipur, check-in at ITC Rajputana |Hilton Jaipur for your next 2 nights’ accommodations and enjoy the balance of the afternoon at leisure .(B)

Day 5: Jaipur
Today, enjoy a full day tour of Jaipur. The day begins with a visit to the Amber fort by jeep to wander around the beautiful palace including a visit to the Shiladevi temple. Next visit, Hawa Mahal, a prominent landmark of Jaipur affectionately known as the “Palace of Winds” It is a five-storey structure of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. In the afternoon proceed to City Palace that boasts a delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture and houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. We end the day with a visit to Jantar Mantar, the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories consisting of outsized astronomical instruments that are still in use today. Overnight in Jaipiur. (B)

Day 6: Jaipur / Delhi
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi for your connecting flight onward. (B) ****Note: normal hotel checkout required.***


PRICE CHART

2017/18 Price Chart (Price valid through March 31st, 2018)

Hotels

Twin Sharing Single Supplement
LS HS LS HS
Accommodations as listed above 1,695 2,125 795 1,245
Tour requires 2 passengers to operate


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are per person, based on double occupancy
  • Prices exclude international airfares to/from India
  • Low Season (LS): April 16 –September
  • High Season (HS): October –Apr. 15
  • *Taj Mahal closed on Fridays.
  • Price excludes lunches & dinners,  personal expenses, gratuities to guides and drivers
  • A Visa is required for India. NOT included in package.
  • All hotels and land services are subject to availability at time of reservation

 

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