Classic Taj Mahal Tour

6 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Mandawa - Delhi


Overview

Undoubtedly Taj Mahal is the most breathtaking monument in India and visited by thousands of tourists every year. It is considered as the benchmark in the Mughal architecture. The ‘Classic Taj Mahal Tour’, beginning from Delhi, will cover Agra (the erstwhile bastion of Mughals), Jaipur ( the former land of Kacchawa Rajputs) and Mandawa (the land of painted havelis). Browse through the itinerary mentioned below for your kind perusal.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing Tour of Agra- Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Idmat-Ud-Daulah Tomb
  • Excursion to Fatehpur Sikri- Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal ad Salim Chisti’s Tomb
  • Sightseeing Tour of Jaipur- City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal
  • Elephant joy ride to Amber Fort
  • Sightseeing Tour of Old and New Delhi

Itinerary

Day 1 - Delhi (Arrival)

Upon arrival in Delhi, meet our representative who'll assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2 - Delhi - Agra (Approx 4 Hrs Drive by Road)

Post Breakfast you will check out from the Hotel and proceed to enjoy major sightseeing places of New Delhi.

Jama Masjid- The people of Delhi consider the Masjid-I Jahan Numa close to them, hence call it fondly as the Jama Masjid of Delhi. It is one of the largest mosques in India which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656.

Drive Past to Parliament House (the government headquarters) & India Gate.

Humayun Tomb - Maqbera e Humayun or the Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi is a major historical site in India and also one of the best places to visit in north Delhi. It is the tomb of the famous Mughal emperor of India Humayun.

Post lunch, leave by road for Agra which takes approx. 4 Hrs drive. On arrival, check in at the hotel& retired for an overnight stay.

Day 3 - Agra Sightseeing

In the morning, visit Taj Mahal, which is a sheer poetry in white marble and its majesty and magnificence are unrivalled. It is the one and only one of its kind in the whole world, which was the ultimate realization of Emperor Shahjehan's dream for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Post lunch visit the Agra Fort. The great Mughal Emperor Akbar commissioned the construction of the Agra fort in 1565 A.D although additions were made till the time of his grandson Shahjahan. It stands at a distance of just 2 Kms from the majestic Taj Mahal, and is built in red sandstone.

Agra is famous for its inlay work on marble, and makes a good market for some beautiful arts and crafts which can be picked up as souvenirs and memorabilia.

Come back to Hotel for an overnight stay at Agra.

Day 4 - Agra - Jaipur

In the morning, hit the road to Jaipur. On the way, visit Fatehpur Sikri constructed by Emperor Akbar in 1569 AD and explore its attractions which include Salim Chisti's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Panch Mahl and other attractions. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in at the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 5 - Jaipur

In the morning, take an excursion to Amer Fort via elephant joy ride. Later, drive past Jal Mahal before returning back to the city. Start with the sightseeing tour of Jaipur which include City Palace ( a seamless blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture), Jantar Mantar- the Royal Observatory, Hawa Mahal and the local bazaars etc. In the afternoon, relax in the hotel. Stay overnight in Jaipur.

Day 6 - Jaipur - Mandawa

In the morning, leave by road for Mandawa. It is located 170 kilometers away from Jaipur and requires a 4 hour drive to reach. On reaching Alsisar, check in at the hotel. In the evening, explore the Shekhawati region and Painted Haveli's. Stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 7 - Mandawa - Delhi

Post breakfast in the morning, hit the road to Delhi and transferred to the international airport to board flight to Delhi.


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