(Delhi, Jaipur, Agra)
Similar to the route followed in E.M. Forster’s renowned novel, there is no finer way to behold the exotic ancient marvels of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. Led by private guide, visit the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, pilgrimage to holy temples, shop for bangles in colourful bazaars, tour the “pink city” and witness a World Wonder on this exotic adventure through India’s 3 principle cities. Behold the Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Chandni Chowk, City Palace, Amber Fort and the legendary Taj Mahal, while enjoying the comforts of great hotels.
Relax and enjoy an airport transfer in a private vehicle, with driver, and English-speaking assistant.
The Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi is a perfect embodiment of all qualities synonymous with the quality of Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces. Standing apart in service, its facilities and of course, in its distinguished patronage, this hotel has played host to Heads of State, corporate moguls and high profile businessmen from across the world. Located in the very heart of the Indian capital, the location and unrivalled service are quintessentially Taj. The hotel is only a few minutes drive from both the airport and the city center and is near to most of the embassies in New Delhi.
This private guided tour of Old & New Delhi boast spectacular monuments and holy sites. The city of New Delhi was designed in the typically British colonial style, with tree-lined avenues and colonial bungalows. Whilst on this tour you will see the Laxminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu temple, and Gate of India which is a 42 m high War Memorial Arch. On route you will drive past the Parliament House, the Secretariat buildings and the Vice Regal Palace, which is now the official residence of the President of India. Also visit the Red Fort which was the palace for Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan's new capital, Shahjahanabad, when he moved his capital from Agra to bring prestige to his reign. Its wall is 1.5 miles long, and varies in height from 60-110 ft. At 72.5 meters, the Qutab Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world. Surrounding the building are many fine examples of Indian artwork dating back to 1193. Humayun's tomb is a complex of buildings of Mughal architecture dating to the Slave Dynasty (1268-1287 AD). The complex is a World Heritage Site and the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. This style of mausoleum is similar to the Taj Mahal in Agra.
Meet your driver for a private transfer to Jaipur. (258 Kms/5.5 Hrs)
The Jai Mahal Palace is set amidst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped Moghul gardens, and dates back to 1745 A.D. A masterpiece in the Indo Saracenic style of architecture, it blends spotlight-grabbing opulence with tantalizing comforts that transport guests to a world of Rajasthan magnificence. It is located downtown, close to the main shopping center and historical monuments. Luxury Rooms, designed in turquoise and red, evoke the rich colours of Rajasthan. The rooms seamlessly blend contemporary and traditional style and offer modern facilities such as cordless phone and LCD TV. The stylish bathrooms have state of the art fittings, a separate shower cubical and a separate bath tub. These rooms offer a spectrum of moods in their design elements.
Private guided tour of the City Palace of Jaipur, an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthan and Mughal architecture, originally built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of the Kachhwaha clan of Rajputs. The vast palace complex occupies one seventh of the walled city of Jaipur. The Jantar Mantar is a collection of massive astronomical instruments, built of local stone and marble. Each instrument carries an astronomical scale marked on the marble inner lining, and bronze tablets were also employed. Adjoining the Palace is the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the Hawa Mahal overlooks one of the main streets and also provides some excellent views of the city. We feel the Amber Fort is best reached by car, but an optional elephant ride is available should you prefer (cost not included).
Enjoy this transfer to Agra in a private vehicle with driver. On the way, you will visit the ancient ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. This area was built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, and was known as the "City of Victory", and the capital of the Mughal Empire for 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples boasts uniform architectural style, which includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid.
Situated close to the Taj Mahal, the world-renowned monument to love, The Taj View Hotel is also conveniently located near Agra Cantt Railway Station. Guests can look forward to gracious interiors, personalized service and the Taj's inimitable style for a memorable stay. Stylish and comfortable, all guestrooms at Taj View Hotel evoke the beauty of the Taj Mahal itself, with several offering an uninterrupted view of it. Taj offers a distinctive dining experience, one that explores the nuances of the finest Indian and international cuisines, serving traditional and contemporary favorites.Guests can take advantage of the hotel's recreation activities and its dedicated activity team that organizes a range of recreational activities.
Be amazed on this private guided tour of Taj Mahal, one of the most beautiful monument built by the Mughals, the Muslim rulers of India. Taj Mahal is built entirely of white marble. Its stunning architectural beauty is beyond adequate description, particularly at dawn and sunset. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his dear wife and Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Also visit Agra Fort, built of red sandstone and marble. This great monument of red sandstone dominating a bend in the river Yamuna, 2km northwest of Taj Mahal was constructed by the Mughals during 1565-1571.
Meet your driver for a private transfer to Delhi. (205 Kms/5 hrs)
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of India for the most up to date visa information.
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