Classical India 6 Nights & 7 Days

Delhi – Agra – Jaipur

Experience a taste of India on this outstanding introductory tour of the country’s most fabled sights. Exploring the Golden Triangle, this journey combines travelling from the country’s capital city Delhi to the wondrous sites of the Mughal capital of Agra, the legendary Fatehpur Sikri and the Pink City of Jaipur.

Highlights :
  • Visit the magnificent monuments of Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar in Delhi
  • Stroll through the bustling narrow bylanes of Chandni Chowk
  • Marvel at the legendary Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Tour the deserted capital of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Enjoy the hilltop citadel of Amber Fort & magnificent City Palace Museum in Jaipur
  • Explore the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing & taste traditional sweets of Jaipur
  • Farewell dinner at a local restaurant
  • Day 1 – Arrival Delhi Arrive in the historical city of Delhi and transfer to your hotel for 2 nights stay. (B)
  • Day 2 – Old & New Delhi Sightseeing Enjoy a guided tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. In Old Delhi, drive past the Red Fort, visit Jama Masjid, walk through the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk and visit Raj Ghat. In New Delhi, drive past the imposing India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan (the President’s residence) and end the tour with a visit to Qutab Minar and tomb of Emperor Humayun. (B)
  • Day 3 – To Agra Drive to the Mughal city of Agra. On arrival, check into your hotel and relax for rest of the day. Wander through the local bazaars in the evening. (B)
  • Day 4 – Agra Enjoy a guided tour of Agra which includes a visit to Itmad-ud-Daula; Agra Fort and the renowned Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century as a mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, a masterpiece in marble and one of the world’s most famous landmarks. In the evening, enjoy view of the Taj Mahal from across the River Yamuna and also witness the display of intricate marble inlay work. (B)
  • Day 5 – To Jaipur Drive to Jaipur, en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri – the beautiful deserted capital of Emperor Akbar and the ancient town of Abhaneri. On arrival in Jaipur, check into the hotel. Evening is free for individual activities. (B)
  • Day 6 – Jaipur Proceed for a tour of the fabulous hilltop citadel of Amber Fort, en route taking a photo-stop at Hawa Mahal, a five-storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade. Located at the top of a hill, Amber Fort offers spectacular view of the old town below, where Akbar stopped on his way to annual pilgrimage to Ajmer. Continue to Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, to observe the elaborate method of hand-block printing in entirety, from carving of wooden blocks to transformation of raw fabric into a piece of art. In the afternoon, enjoy the city tour including a visit to the City Palace Museum, which has a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armoury of Mughals and Rajput, and the awe-inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory. Walk around the colourful bazaars and enjoy a traditional sweet at a renowned sweetshop. Enjoy a farewell dinner tonight. (B, D)
  • Day 7 – To Delhi Drive back to Delhi and transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)

Departure Dates

SIC Classical India (Winter 2018 – 2019)
SIC Classical India (Summer 2019)
SIC Classical India (Winter 2019 – 2020)