7-Day Best of India: Golden Triangle with Taj Mahal
Tour Style: Tailor-made tour
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- Day 1
Upon arrival at India Gandhi International Airport, you will be greeted by our representative and escorted to the hotel. After a brief introduction of your India tour, you will check in to hotel and have some free time on your own to adjust to the new time zone.
- Day 2
After breakfast, start your tour today with the visit to Old Delhi to see Jama Masjid and then get a unique glance at local life by an exploration to the bustling local bazaar of Chandni Chowk on a rickshaw.
Pass by Red Fort before driving to New Delhi for Qutub Minar. Continue to Raj Ghat and Humayun Tomb, and then drive along the city landmarks of India Gate, President's House, Parliament House & Government Secretariat Buildings where you can stop for photo opportunities. Finish today with an insight into the local religion at a colorful Hindu Temple - Laxmi Narayan Temple.
- Day 3
After breakfast, head to Agra this afternoon by private A/C car (about 4.5 hours), with a stopover for the coffee break or photo opportunities at your request any time en-route. On arrival, visit Mehtab Bagh which is also called Moonlight Garden, where you could enjoy a preview of Taj Mahal.
- Day 4
This morning takes you to breathtaking Taj Mahal to free you from the crowds and heat in daytime. Just indulge yourself in its amazing architecture, history, and beauty. Continue to discover the palatial Royal Pavilions at the red sandstone Agra Fort for a glimpse of the royal Mughal lifestyle. After that, end your exploration at Itmad-ud-daulah (Baby Taj).
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
- Day 5
Drive west to Jaipur this morning. Roam around the former royal city of Fatehpur Sikri (about 1.5 hours' drive) en-route, followed by a photo stop at the fabulous Abhaneri Step Well (without guide service). Proceed to Jaipur (about 3.5 hours' drive) to check in and overnight.
- Day 6
After breakfast, visit hillside Amber Fort (with a jeep ride up to the entrance), inside which you will also visit the Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors). Drive back to Jaipur and stop at the facade of the pink Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) for a picture opportunity. Continue to visit the City Palace Museum and Jantar Mantar. Drive through the pink rose residential & business areas before you are escorted back to the hotel.
- Day 7
After breakfast, your private driver will escort you to Delhi (about 5 hours). Upon arrival, you may take advantage of this time for a last minute gift shopping before our representative escorts you to the airport for your return flight.
Reviews about This Tour
This tour rating 4.9 out of 5 based on 28 reviews.
Catherine was very prompt in replying to all my inquiries. Thank you very much Catherine. I also was pleasantly received by the kindness of everyone during my seven day trip. I would like to extend my appreciations to Mr. Rashpal Singh the driver who took me to visit all the sightseeing during the 7 day trip, to Mr. Tarun Kwatra my guide in Delhi,to Mr. Tamseel Parvez my guide in Agra, to Mr. Mohammed Iqbal my guide in Fatehpur Sikri, and to Mr. Jagdish Sharma my guide in Jaipur. I highly recommend using Odyssey Tours to book a trip as you won't be disappointed
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