The Majestic Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal needs no introduction. But the thing which makes this itinerary different is that you will spend significantly longer in Agra than most people do, and with 2 full days you’ll be able to properly experience the city in all its glory.....
Day 1 - Arrive Delhi
You’ll be met on arrival in Delhi and assisted with the transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Delhi
Day 2 - Delhi
Sightseeing around the Indian capital- among the places you’ll visit today is Humayun’s Tomb, which is sometimes described as the forerunner of the Taj Mahal and indeed many of the same architectural elements are used here. Other places of interest include the Jama Masjid, a very large and extremely beautiful mosque, the Red Fort and the markets of Old Delhi. The busiest of these, Chandni Chowk, can be experienced by cycle-rickshaw; today might be a bit of a sensory overload, but acts as a great introduction to India. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 3 - Delhi - Agra
You might like to take an early morning walking tour in one of Delhi’s many interesting neighbourhoods before commencing the 4-5 hour drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra, settle in at your hotel and late get your first view of the Taj, from the opposite bank of the Yamuna River. Overnight in Agra
Day 4 to 5 - Agra
With 2 full days in Agra, you’ll be spending almost 2 days longer than most visitors do, enabling you to visit the Taj multiple times, as well as enjoying extensive sightseeing of the city’s many other Mughal-era monuments and an excursion out to Fatehpur Sikri. We have some great partners here who offer walking and cycling tours around Agra and the countryside nearby. With the extra time you’ll have here you’ll be able to avail of more than one of these tours if you wish.
Day 6 - Agra- Jaipur
Depart Agra early and drive across to Jaipur in the morning. Begin your visit to the Pink City with a heritage walking tour, and spend the evening in the vast market area of the old, walled city. Overnight in Jaipur
Day 7 - Jaipur- Delhi- Depart
Day of sightseeing around Jaipur, taking in both the City Palace and Palace of the Winds as well as Amber Fort and more. Transfer to the airport late in the afternoon and fly to Delhi, departing from there in the evening.