Spend a memorable 2 days in India discovering the treasures of the Golden Triangle. In Agra, you'll marvel at the Taj Mahal and tour the Agra Fort. Visit the Fatehpur Sikri palace on the way to Jaipur. Stay overnight in Jaipur and explore the markets!
What to Expect
Visit the splendid monuments of India’s Golden Triangle on a 2-day, 1-night excursion from Delhi. You’ll see the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, the Amber Fort, the Hawa Mahal, and more! Enjoy accommodation at a 4-star hotel with breakfast.
Your driver will meet you at your hotel early in the morning for the 4-hour drive to Agra. You’ll have plenty of choices available for breakfast, from McDonald’s to local eateries.
You’ll be met in Agra by your guide for your Agra sightseeing tour. First you’ll visit the Taj Mahal, the primary reason for your Agra visit. This magical monument never fails to dazzle.
After the Taj Mahal you’ll visit the Agra Fort. This is a grand red stone palace built near the Taj Mahal, and was where Shah Jahan, the Emperor who built the Taj Mahal, was held here in captivity by his son Aurangzeb.
In the mid-afternoon you’ll leave Agra for Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri is on the way to Jaipur. This is another grand red stone palace, and was built by Akbar. It was abandoned during his lifetime due to water scarcity.
You’ll then drive on to Jaipur, reaching Jaipur in the eveing.
Overnight in Jaipur.
After breakfast, you’ll begin your Jaipur tour, starting out with a visit to the Amber Fort, a stunning monument perched on top of a hill. You can choose to walk up to the fort or ride an elephant. One of the many features of the fort is a temple with silver doors. The temple is dedicated to the local goddess.
Next you’ll go on a sightseeing tour of Jaipur city. On the way, you’ll stop at Jal Mahal, the water palace, which you can photograph from the roadside. Next is a stop at the front of Hawa Mahal, a monument by which Jaipur has become identified.
After lunch you’ll visit the City Palace, which is a fine example of the mix of Rajput and Mogul architectural styles. A substantial part of this palace is in the private use of the royal family. The Museum of the City Palace houses many interesting artifacts.
Visit Jantar Mantar, the celestial observatory, and then the markets of Jaipur, to search for some treasures.
You’ll head back to Delhi on the return drive, which takes around 6 hours.
- Air-conditioned car
- Fuel costs, tolls, parking, taxes
- 1 night’s accommodation in a 4-star hotel, including taxes (Ramada)
- Daily breakfast
- Sightseeing by car in destinations mentioned in the description
- Visits to 2 cities
- English-speaking guides in Agra and Jaipur
What's Not Included
- Entrance to monuments, parks, and sanctuaries
- Cost of elephant/camel ride
- Any meals and services not included in the description
- See package terms for full detail of exclusions and inclusions
- Hotels and services mentioned are subject to confirmation, and rates can differ during the Christmas holidays, trade fairs, exhibitions, and other special events, when a surcharge may be levied
Know Before You Go
The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.