Duration: 8 days
Trip Countries: India
Trip Style: Classic
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2
HighlightsWander around modern and ancient Delhi, revel in the Mughal magnificence of the Taj and Fatephur Sikri, visit rural villages and historic forts, explore India's vibrant cities
DescriptionThis compact Indian journey will introduce you to three very different northern cities and the colourful rural life of Rajasthan. From the hectic pace of Delhi with its bustling markets, magnificent monuments and colonial past, travel by private transport to Agra and the mesmerizing beauty of the Taj Mahal—truly one of the wonders of the world. Discover why Jaipur is called the 'Pink City' and get a taste of village life in Abhaneri with its magnificent stepwells. Photographers and culture lovers won't be disappointed on this classic adventure.
Day 1 Delhi: Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Delhi/Agra: Enjoy a city tour by local streetkids, a Planeterra-supported project.
Day 3 Agra: Visit to the famous Taj Mahal, Baby Taj and Red Fort.
Day 4 Bharatpur: Stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the now-deserted former capital of the Mughals. In the afternoon, we arrive at Bharatpur where you can relax or take a rickshaw ride in Keoladeo National Park.
Days 5-6 Jaipur: Visit the Palace of the Winds and wander the organized streets of the 'Pink City'. Enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Option to watch a Bollywood movie in Raj Mandir.
Day 7 Delhi: We return to Delhi in the afternoon. Enjoy an included walk through the backstreets of Delhi with a young adult taking part in the Planeterra-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. As a former street kid, your guide will offer a unique insight into the real Delhi.
Day 8 Delhi: Depart at any time.
Walking tour with a guide from the Planeterra-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. Old Delhi walk with stops at the Jama Masjid, Gurduwara, Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place. Jaipur City Palace entrance and guided tours. Amber Fort and Fatephur Sikri visit. Red Fort visit (Agra). Taj Mahal visit. I'timad-ud-daulah (Baby Taj) entrance. Abhaneri village walk and stepwell visit.
Charter bus, taxis, auto-rickshaw, cycle-rickshaw.
Hotels (7 nts).
Group Size Notes
Max 15, avg 12
My Own Room
Please note that if you have booked the "My Own Room" option for this tour, you will receive your own single room for all night stops on tour.
Allow USD135-175 for meals not included.
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.