Rising on the banks of the river Yamuna, the city of Agra has been linked with the history of India, since ancient times. This beautiful city is a perfect example of India’ s rich culture and heritage. It is mentioned in the epic tale Mahabharata as ‘ Agrevana,’ literally translated as ‘ border of the forest.’ Home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal, Agra is a globetrotter’ s haven. You can say that the Mughals have left a permanent impression on this city which is evident in the various mausoleums and forts found here. Be mesmerized by the sprawling and majestic Agra Fort. Its many palaces, mosques, and mausoleums are a proud testimonial of Mughal architecture. The legends of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and his fabled courtiers are still kept alive at the ruins of Fatehpur Sikri, which is located on the outskirts of Agra. The chowks (marketplaces) and alleyways found in the city are usually the hub of many activities. Years ago, all the artisans and craftsmen who toiled to make the Taj Mahal a reality set up their houses nearby, creating the network of alleyways known as Taj Ganj.
The vibrant city of Jaipur is brimming with colors, enchanting forts, and mesmerizing markets. Popularly known as the ‘ Pink City,’ the allure of Jaipur is so strong, that it attracts innumerable tourists from India and abroad. Complemented by Delhi and Agra, the city is part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit. It is the capital of the historically rich state of Rajasthan, in India. The architectural marvels of the city reveal its glorious past. From the captivating Hawa Mahal to the bewitching City Palace, each place of the city depicts its own story. The markets of Jaipur are full of beautiful handicrafts and jewelry which are unique to the city. With modernization and urbanization, Jaipur is growing at a fast rate. You can find swanky malls, high-end restaurants, and prestigious educational institutions in the city. Its economy is growing each day, with the addition of different types of industries ranging from manufacturing to information technology. The lively culture of the city is reflected by its people who prefer to wear colorful attire, consume traditional Rajasthani cuisine and treat everyone, including the tourists, with graciousness.
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 – Delhi to Agra (233 Km / 3.5 hours)
Transfer to Agra by 7 AM and check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. Facilities for night stay will be arranged at a hotel, in Agra.
Day 2 – Agra to Jaipur (238 Km / 4 hours)
Savour a yummy breakfast and later, transfer to Jaipur. On the way, stop by to visit Fatehpur Sikri. Later, continue your journey to Jaipur and then visit the City Palace and the Hawa Mahal. Enjoy your night stay at a hotel, in Jaipur.
Day 3 – Jaipur to Delhi (272 Km / 5 hours)
Post breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing trip. Visit Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar and later drive to Delhi. Upon arrival, get transferred to the airport or the railway station for your onward journey.