Old Delhi • Taj Mahal • Chand Baori Stepwells • Amber Fort, Jaipur
Every visitor to India must surely include the Golden Triangle from Delhi to Agra and Jaipur. Dive into the chaotic delights of Delhi, see the sun set over the Taj Mahal, and marvel at the Palace of Winds in Jaipur. From iconic spice markets to Bollywood theatre, cooking classes and more, this is a perfect introduction to India!
Day 1 - Delhi You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Delhi Visit the 17th century Jama Masjid mosque and enjoy a rickshaw ride to the spice market. See the community kitchen at the Sikh Golden Temple feeding 10,000 devotees daily. See the Gandhi Museum, India Gate and try a metro ride to the central markets of Connaught Place.
Day 3 - Delhi > Agra Journey to Agra via a bear and elephant rescue centre. Visit the Taj Mahal in time to witness the sunset from the riverside gardens.
Day 4 - Agra > Chand Baori > Jaipur Enjoy a horse chariot ride to the Taj Mahal for a sunrise tour. Afterwards, see the 16th century Mughal residence and UNESCO site of Agra Fort. Drive to Jaipur via the hidden stepwell at Chand Baori, a geometric masterpiece popular from the Exotic Marigold films.
Day 5 - Jaipur Enjoy a sunrise hot air balloon ride. Admire the Rajasthani architecture of Amber Fort, enjoy a photo stop at the Jal Mahal water palace and see the Astronomical Observatory, 1700 AD City Palace, a royal family residence, and walk through the colourful bazaar to see the iconic faÃ§ade of the Palace of Winds. There is a cooking class this evening followed by tribal dances.
Day 6 - Jaipur > Delhi Transfer to Delhi and visit a local girls orphanage. Enjoy a live Bollywood musical in the evening.
Day 7 - Delhi Transfer to the airport.
There are many options to extend your journey in India and we will be happy to assist you with suggestions.
• Tailor-made journey with English speaking local guides • 6 nights accommodation in the category of your choice • Transfers by air conditioned car & driver • Sightseeing & entrance fees • 6 breakfasts, 1 dinner • Local taxes
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Booking conditions Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. Red Fort and Lotus temple are closed on Mondays. Surcharges apply over Christmas and New Year. Single prices on request. Character and heritage hotels utilised where possible.
Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. Red Fort and Lotus temple are closed on Mondays. Surcharges apply over Christmas and New Year. Single prices on request. Character and heritage hotels utilised where possible.