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Golden Triangle of India: Signature

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This is a great introduction tour of India and also one of our more popular tours for first-timers traveling to this destination.

The capital city of Delhi serves up magnificent monuments, a rich colonial past and bustling markets. While Agra offers the most magnificent shrine for a lost love, the Taj Mahal. Discover why Jaipur is called Pink City and visit its amazing forts.

7 Days, 6 Nights: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur  ✦  Customizable Private Tour

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Taj Mahal tourist attraction

Impressive Architecture from a Majestic Past

Famous for its many historical monuments and the architectural skills involved, each historical monument possesses great history with its own unique identity. The many past rulers have left behind numerous amazing forts, beautiful palaces, and fine architecture. Numerous royal palaces and ancient forts are UNESCO’s World Heritage sites.

Delicious Food

Alongside being famous for its attractions, North India is also very famous for its collection of snacks and finger foods. Food on the streets or in restaurants are both very tasty and delicious. As you travel into various cities, you’ll get to sample the unique flavors behind each culture.

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Spice Market. Inhale the aromatic atmosphere in the labyrinthine spice market.
Shop for red chilis, yellow turmeric, green cardamoms and more!

A Singular Shopping Experience

The best way to explore the alluring liveliness of India is to go shopping in the colorful chaos of the Indian markets. Be dazzled by the many choices of spices, funky souvenirs, sparkling jewelry, wood carvings and other handmade handicrafts. Local bazaars from Old Delhi, Arga and Jaipur are tourist attractions all on their own.

    1

    Meet Up at Delhi (DEL)

    Welcome to India! Upon arriving in Delhi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free.
    2

    Delhi | Old and New Capital City

    Delhi is the capital of modern India. It has also been the capital of at least seven previous civilizations as well as the British Raj, and each have left behind a trail of monuments.
    Explore the beautiful chaos of both Old and New Delhi, including Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. Experience a busy & bustling local bazaar with a cycle rickshaw through Chandni Chowk and visit Khari Baoli (Spice Market). Next is Humayun’s Tomb of the Mughal Emperor. Photo op at Rashtrapati Bhavan (President’s Residence) and India Gate. Visit the most prominent Sikh temple, Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, and sharing one of the 25,000 meals served in the temple.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.  Lunch

    JAMA MASJID
    Largest mosques in India built between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees.

    HUMAYUN'S TOMB
    This tomb has the significance of being the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. 

    SPICE MARKET
    Inhale the aromatic atmosphere in the labyrinthine spice market.

    3

    Delhi – Agra | Leaning Tower, Moonlight Garden

    After breakfast, visit Qutab Minar - the world’s tallest brick tower and then a photo op at Lotus Temple.
    Drive to Agra, the erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire. We will witness a breathtaking, fully symmetrical sunset view of the Taj Mahal from across the river at Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden).
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    QUTAB MINAR 
    Built to celebrate Muslim dominance. See the world’s tallest brick tower with its 'natural' tilt.

    SUNSET AT TAJ MAHAL
    A magical experience! The colors of the buildings change with distance and sun.

    4

    Agra | The legendary Taj Mahal

    Early morning, sunrise visit of the legendary Taj Mahal. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, who tragically died in childbirth in 1631. Then breakfast.
    Visit Agra Fort (Red Fort), a 16th-century Mughal fortress which also contains the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It offers splendid views across the river towards the Taj Mahal. Let’s size up the Itimad-ud-Daulah tomb, the "Baby Tāj”, a Mughal era mausoleum.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    TAJ MAHAL
    Catch a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the most beautiful building in the world.

    AGRA FORT
    A representative of the Mughal architectural tradition. 

    ITMAD-UD-DAULA TOMB
    Described as a "jewel box", and regarded as the inspiration for the Tāj Mahal.

    5

    Agra - Jaipur | Life In the Desert

    En route to Jaipur, we visit the ghostly former Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri (City of Victory), which has been deserted for over four centuries. Thanks to the very durable red sandstone from which it was built, Fatehpur Sikri remains well-preserved and is a fascinating place to explore.
    Stop in the village of Abhaneri to see Chand Baori, which is the largest and deepest step well in the world. This incredible well has a staggering 3,500 steps and is 13 stories deep.
    We continue the drive to Jaipur, the bustling capital of Rajasthan.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    FATEHPUR SIKRI 
    City of Victory where architectural styles converged into a new strain.

    CHAND BAORI
    Built over a thousand years ago in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. 

    THE OLD CITY OF JAIPUR
    Founded in 1727, it's famously known as “Pink City” for its trademark building color. 

    6

    Jaipur | The Pink City of Jaipur

    Visit the stunning 16th century Amber Fort - a sprawling Rajput construction, perched on a hillside overlooking the dusty plains, regal palaces, sleepy villages, and stone carved temples below.  Reaching its summit on a jeep (or request an elephant ride during reservation), we enjoy a tour of the fort's well-preserved interior grounds including Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) with its interior embellished with reflective glass tiles.
    Visit City Palace, an imposing blend of traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture. It is a vast palace complex occupying nearly one-seventh of the Pink City with a series of temples, pavilions, gardens and palaces. Jantar Mantar, an ancient open-air astronomical observatory and UNESCO world heritage site.
    Enjoy the sight of Jal Mahal (Water Palace), a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. See Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), it’s high screen wall allowed the women of the royal household to observe street life without being seen.
    If we have time, marvel at a 16th century step well near Kheri Gate. The step well serves as the community well, gathering place and swimming hole.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
     

    ROYAL PALACES OF THE PAST
    Glimpse into the past to see the fine architecture that past royals resided in.

    Amer Fort USA to India Tour

    AMBER FORT
    The historic 16-century site that overlooks the picturesque Maota Lake in Jaipur.

    HAWA MAHAL (WIND PALACE) 
    Lattice windows for royal ladies to observe street life without being seen.

     
    7

    Jaipur – Delhi (DEL)

    After breakfast the tour ends. Hotel check-out and transfer to Delhi airport (DEL).  Please provide details of your flight home so we can schedule your airport transfer.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
     
    Overview
    Hotels
    Dates & Prices

    Hotel Information

    DestinationComfort Class Premium Class Luxury Class 
    DelhiFlorenceCall
    AgraUtkarshCall
    JaipurParadiseCall
    Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation. 

    Accommodation Classification

    • COMFORT ⭐⭐⭐- 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • PREMIUM ⭐⭐⭐⭐- 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • LUXURY ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐- 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Dates & Prices

    Dates & Pricing 

    PRIVATE TOURS, Daily departures except for Tuesday.
    YearTour DatesComfortPremiumLuxury
    2019Jan 11 to Mar 31CallCallCall
    2019Apr 1 to Sep 30CallCallCall
    2019Oct 1 to Dec 15CallCallCall
    2020Jan 11 to Mar 31CallCallCall
    2020Apr 1 to Sep 30CallCallCall
    2020Oct 1 to Dec 15CallCallCall
     

    Price Details

    • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
    • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
    • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

    Deposit

    • A deposit of $500 per person is required upon booking and full payment to be made 70 days prior to departure date.

    Flight Add-On

    • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
    • ‣ The nearest airport is DEL (Delhi International).
    • ‣ Contact us for more detail and pricing.

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

    Exclusions

    • ‣ International Air Fare
    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expenses
    • ‣ Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expenses

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Hotels