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9-Day India Tour to New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Jodhpur

A Trip to Discover Rich Cultural Heritage and Architectural Marvels of India

Explore the rich cultural heritage and architectural marvels of these iconic cities. Discover the majestic Taj Mahal in Agra, experience the vibrant markets and exquisite palaces of Jaipur, and immerse yourself in the royal charm of Jodhpur. From the bustling streets of New Delhi to the regal forts and temples, this curated tour offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes. Indulge in delicious cuisine, witness traditional rituals, and create lifelong memories. Experience the essence of India on this enchanting 9-day journey that promises an unforgettable adventure.

We can customize this trip by adding anything you're interested in and scheduling days to fit your pace. We would happily organize a unique theme or activities for birthdays, young children, anniversaries, etc.

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  • Best For:Slow Pacers and Couples
  • Departure date: Up to you
  • Sample Price:From US$2700p/p, (2 per room)*
  • Flights: SE Asia's included (international on request)

Tour Highlights

Here are the fantastic attractions, the most must-do activities selected by Asia Highlights (AH Hand-Picked), and exclusive cultural experiences offered by Asia Highlights (Only With AH) included in this tour:

Try a Rickshaw Ride in the Chandani Chowk.

Rickshaw Ride

Experience the Awe-inspiring Monument of Love: Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal

Explore the Captivating Deserted City of Fatehpur Sikri.

Deserted City of Fatehpur Sikri

Discover the regal Jaswant Thada, the Rajputana style of architecture.

 Jaswant Thada

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Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

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Day 1
New Delhi Arrival

Your private guide will be ready to meet and greet you at the arrival hall in New Delhi. A comfortable private car with an experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel. Your guide will help you to check-in.

Day 2
New Delhi Discovery | Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb

The Jama Masjid: Explore India's largest mosque, located just across the road from the iconic Red Fort.

Rickshaw Ride in Chandani Chowk: Hop on a cycle rickshaw and experience the vibrant energy of Chandani Chowk. This bustling area serves as the nerve center of commercial activity in Delhi and is renowned for its traditional workmanship, preserving the city's famous craftsmanship.

Qutub Minar: Marvel at the Qutub Minar, a towering 73-meter high structure featuring a spiral staircase with 379 steps. Built to commemorate Muslim dominance in Delhi, this iconic tower showcases impressive architectural features, including five spacious storeys and projecting balconies. The upper two storeys are made of marble and sandstone, while the lower three are crafted from eye-catching red sandstone.

Qutub MinarQutub Minar

Humayun's Tomb: Visit the majestic garden-tomb of Humayun, constructed in 1570. This iconic landmark holds immense cultural significance as the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. Its architectural grandeur served as a major inspiration for future notable structures, most notably the magnificent Taj Mahal.

Day 3
New Delhi to Agra by private car | Mehtab Bagh

Mehtab Bagh: Located on the north side of the Taj Mahal complex and across the Yamuna River from Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh offers breathtaking natural beauty that shouldn't be missed. This picturesque spot provides a stunning view of the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, making it a must-visit. Also known as the 'Moonlight Garden,' Mehtab Bagh was originally a recreational complex boasting shaded pavilions, lovely fountain jets, fragrant flowers, and enchanting pools. Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance and capture magical moments at this hidden gem in Agra.

Mehtab BaghMehtab Bagh
Day 4
Agra Discovery | Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Taj Mahal: Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring Monument of Love, a remarkable architectural marvel. This pristine white marble structure, which took 22 years and 20,000 workers to complete, was quarried 200 miles away and transported using a fleet of 1,000 elephants. Built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a testament to his love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal stands as an eternal symbol of romance and grandeur. Please note that the Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.

Agra Fort: Explore the majestic Agra Fort, built by Emperor Akbar on the west bank of the Yamuna River and later embellished with palaces and gardens by Jahangir. This imposing fort dominates the cityscape and offers a fascinating glimpse into the opulent Mughal era. Don't miss the Diwan-i-Am (hall of public audience) and Diwan-i-Khas (hall of private audience), which were constructed by Shah Jahan to receive different audiences with the utmost grandeur.

Agra FortAgra Fort

Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah: Discover the exquisite "jewel box" known as the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. This Mughal mausoleum, located in Agra, is believed to have been the inspiration behind the construction of the Taj Mahal. Built between 1622 and 1628, it showcases a blend of red sandstone and intricate marble decorations, signifying the transition in Mughal architecture. The structure encompasses numerous outbuildings and gardens, adorned with elegant Persian motifs, such as wine vases, trees, and flowers, further enhancing its enchanting allure.

Day 5
Agra to Jaipur by private car | Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri: Explore the captivating deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri, which was constructed by Emperor Akbar in 1569 as a tribute to the revered Saint Sheikh Salim Chishti. Legend has it that the saint blessed Akbar and predicted the birth of three sons, bringing great joy to the Emperor who had previously been heirless. Discover the remarkable architecture and rich history of this UNESCO World Heritage site as you wander through its grand courtyards and splendid palaces.

Fatehpur SikriFatehpur Sikri
Day 6
Jaipur Discovery | Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal

Amber Fort: Embark on a visit to the enchanting ancient capital of Amber and witness the grandeur of Amber Fort. Constructed in the 17th century by Maharaja Mansingh, the fort is a testament to the architectural brilliance of the era. Marvel at its intricate design and explore the intriguing history of this majestic structure.

Hawa Mahal: Explore the stunning Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds. Built by King Sawai Pratap Singh, this five-story architectural masterpiece is a visual delight. Admire the 953 pink sandstone windows called jharokhas, designed to provide the royal ladies with a concealed view of daily life and processions in the city. Don't miss the opportunity to capture stunning photographs of this beautiful building from the expertly guided vantage point.

Jantar Mantar: Visit the Jantar Mantar, one of the five astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1728. Uncover the intriguing story behind this observatory as you explore the fascinating workings of the celestial bodies. This historical site offers a glimpse into the scholarly pursuits of the Maharaja, who was not only a ruler but also deeply interested in astronomy.

Jantar MantarJantar Mantar

City Palace of Jaipur: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the City Palace, also known as Chandra Mahal. Experience a blend of regal charm and architectural beauty as you wander through its magnificent halls. A section of the palace serves as the residence of the royal family, while the ground floor and outer courtyards house the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum. Discover a rich collection of Mughal carpets, Rajasthani miniature paintings, royal costumes, rare manuscripts, and more

Day 7
Jaipur to Jodhpur | City Transfer

Our professional driver will pick you up from your hotel in Jaipur and transport you to your pre-booked hotel in Jodhpur. Along the way, there will be a convenient midway stop where you can refresh yourself (refreshments at your own expense) and use restroom facilities.

Day 8
Jodhpur Discovery | Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada

Mehrangarh Fort: Explore the grand Mehrangarh Fort, one of India's largest forts. Perched 400 feet above the city of Jodhpur, this imposing fort is surrounded by thick walls that exude a sense of majesty. Step into the fort's museum and delve into the golden age of the Rathores, marveling at collections of palanquins, furniture, cannons, paintings, and folk musical instruments. Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural grandeur of this remarkable fortress.

Mehrangarh FortMehrangarh Fort

Jaswant Thada: Discover the regal Jaswant Thada, a stunning mausoleum exemplifying the Rajputana style of architecture. Built in 1899 in honor of Maharaja Jaswant Singh, the mausoleum features intricately carved marble sheets that emit a warm glow when illuminated by the sun. With its imposing white marble structure, beautiful gardens, and intricately carved facades, this landmark in Jodhpur leaves visitors in awe. Experience the grandeur and tranquility of this peaceful resting place.

Toorji Ka Jhalra Bavdi (Stepwell): Immerse yourself in the architectural marvel of Toorji ka Jhalra, one of the most stunning stepwells of ancient times. Rajasthan is known for its abundance of stepwells, and the Toorji ka Jhalra in Jodhpur is a true gem. This stepwell, also known as the 'Jhalra,' was built in the 1740s by a queen of Maharaja Abhay Singh. Admire the intricate craftsmanship and timeless beauty of this ancient water reservoir, which served as a vital source of water for generations.

Day 9
Jodhpur to New Delhi for Departure

Our guide will help you transfer from your hotel to Jodhpur Airport for New Delhi departure with independentcar/van and guide.

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  • All guided sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary
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  • Breakfasts at hotels and lunches for every guided day
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