Experience a taste of India’s diversity with this introduction to some of the most famous sites in the world! Journey to the ‘Golden Triangle’ cities of Delhi, Agra & Jaipur and explore Samode & Mandawa en-route. Travel with your own car & driver staying in some of India’s charming and characteristic hotels to make this journey all the more memorable. 
 

Best Months to Travel: 

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec. 

Duration: 

12 days 

Suitable for: 

Family, couples, culture, luxury 

Itinerary 

 
Board your international flight to Delhi 
 
 
Our local representatives will meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. 
Overnight Oberoi Hotel Delhi 
 
 
Today your own private guide will accompany you to discover Old and New Delhi including Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid Chandni Chowk, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar. 
Overnight Oberoi Hotel Delhi (B) 
 
 
This morning you will be driven down to Agra visiting Sikandara en-route (Mausoleum of Akbar). This journey can also be done by express train. Check in at the Oberoi Amarvilas, luxury hotels with Taj Mahal views. 
Overnight The Oberoi Amarvilas (B). 
 
 
Visit the Taj Mahal for sunrise - a Tonga “Horse Carriage” will be waiting for you to drop you at the gates of Taj Mahal. Return to your hotel for breakfast. Later visit the Agra Fort 
Overnight The Oberoi Amarvilas (B) 
 
 
Today, after a leisurely breakfast back the hotel you will drive west to the pink city of Jaipur. On this route you will stop to visit the one-time Mughal capital – Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri is only a short 26 mile drive from Agra, used for around 20 years as the court of the Emperor Akbar in the 16th century but later abandoned. 
Overnight at the Oberoi Rajvilas (B) 
 
 
Morning excursion to the Amber Fort. Also known as Amer Fort is on of the most popular attractions in the whole of the Rajanstan state. The sprawling complex dates back to the 16th century and is situated on a natural ridge 6 miles North of Jaipur. After a brief stop for a bite to each the afternoon is spent visiting the city Palace, Observatory, Jantar Mantar & Hawa Mahal. 
Overnight at the Oberoi Rajvilas (B) 
 
 
After a leisurely Oberoi breakfast depart for Samode. Samode is a short drive from Rajastan but well worth an overnight stay as you get to spend the night at one of the most attractive sites in the area, the Samode Palace. Now a heritage hotel, it is built in the characteristic pattern of an open courtyard with rooms leading off the arched corridor that runs along all the four sides of this attractive building. 
 
Overnight Samode Palace (B) 
 
 
In the heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan lies the beautiful town of Mandawa, known throughout the state for being a cultural and social hotspot back in the day the area is full of impressive forts and havelis. Again your overnight stay is at one of the most impressive heritage hotels in India, Castle Mandawa offers all the luxuries one can imagine. 
Overnight Castle Mandawa (B) 
 
 
Visit some of the famous havelis in the area known for their colourful frescoes. 
Overnight Castle Mandawa (B) 
 
 
This is a 5-6 hour drive and if you think this is too long then an ideal place to visit between Mandawa and Delhi is Jhunjunu. The area is full of Havelis and colourful frescoes from the Vikram era around 1045. 
Overnight a hotel close to the Indira Gandhi International Airport. 
 
 
You will be accompanied to the airport by your driver-guide in time for your flight home. 
 

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