Trip Type : Private Guided
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Jewels of India

Cox & Kings
4.7 . Excellent
96%
Travel Style: A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
8 days
From: $ 2,605 $ 326 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • Discover the grand Mughal and British monuments of Delhi
  • Watch the mesmerizing playof the sun's rays on the Taj Mahalin Agra
  • Marvel at the timeless beauty of the spectacular Agra Fort
  • Hear your steps echo atthe abandoned capital ofFatehpur Sikri
  • Admire the views from the massive Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • See the lovely Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) in Jaipur
  • Explore Jaipur'sCity Palace Museum
  • Enjoy a visit to Kohinoor, the jewelers of the Mughal rulers

Short Description

Embrace the magic of India on this outstanding introductory tour of the subcontinent. You'll be privately guided through the country as you experience the highlight's of India's Golden Triangle in pure luxury. Marvel at the spectacular Red Fort and the impressive Jama Masjid in Delhi; watch the play of light and shadow on the white marble walls of the world's most famous monument to love, the splendid Taj Mahal in Agra; and take a stroll through Rajasthan's regal past at the magnificent Amber Fort in Jaipur.

Private tours give you the undivided attention of a guide, and often involve special access to sites and unique experiences not available to larger groups. This is a great option for families, couples, and small friend groups. Expect to pay a bit more for the extra service.
Trip Type Private Guided
Off the beaten track trips will stretch your comfort zone. They don't always feature tourist highlights, but dive deeper into local life and culture.
Itinerary Focus Off the Beaten Path
3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Lodging Level Premium - 4 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Delhi
End City Delhi

Trip Includes

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers to and from your hotel
  • All planning, handling and operational charges
  • Accommodation as noted in itinerary, based on double occupancy
  • Privately guided sightseeing in air conditioned vehicle (exceptions may apply)
  • Services of Professional English-Speaking Guide(s) and/or Tour Escort as detailed in your itinerary
  • All entrance fees mentioned in itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • Baggage handling, 2 pieces per person unless otherwise noted. (Please note that any additional luggage may require modification in vehicle size)

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Accommodation: The Oberoi

Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be welcomed by your Cox & Kings local representative and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Delhi

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: The Oberoi

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the past as you explore Old Delhi's Red Fort, an opulent bastion of the Mughal Empire. Also visit Shah Jahan's incredible Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in the world. Savor a local lunch and then take some time on your own this afternoon. You can explore the area around your hotel, hire a private guide to introduce you to some of the city's other sights, or just relax and enjoy the amenities of your hotel.

Day 3 : To Agra

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: The Oberoi Amarvilas

Depart on your journey to Agra. When you arrive in the former capital of Hindustan, head straight to the exquisite white marble mausoleum of the Taj Mahal, which Emperor Shah Jahan built as a shrine to his everlasting love for his queen, Mumtaz Mahal. Then, discover the palaces, mosques and halls of audience of magnificent Agra Fort, a walled city built out of red sandstone in the 16th century. Pass through the monumental Delhi Gate to explore the Golden Pavilions, extensive gardens and grand towers of the fort. In this once-impregnable fortress, discover the many hidden rooms and immerse yourself in the grand legacy of the Mughals in India.

Option: Enjoy an exciting Tonga ride to Taj Mahal.

Day 4:To Jaipur

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : The Oberoi Rajvilas

Depart Agra for the Pink City of Jaipur. En route, explore Fatehpur Sikri, the enigmatic red-sandstone city built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and abandoned just 15 years later. Stop for lunch at Bharatpur and continue your journey to the heart of Rajasthan. Upon arrival, enjoy your wonderful hotel.

Option: Rise early for a visit to the Taj Mahal to witness the rising sun gilding the pearl-white tomb.Z`

Day 5: Jaipur

Meals:  Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation : The Oberoi Rajvilas

The princely states of Rajputana, now Rajasthan, were once the domain of courageous warriors and powerful dynasties. From the massive ramparts of the intimidating Amber Fort, savor the breeze and look down upon the shining waters of Maota Lake and the labyrinthine, historic old city. Back in town, spend some time admiring the lovely Hawa Mahal, or the Palace of Winds, a favorite of the royal ladies of the court, because it provided a place where they could watch the regal parades without being gazed upon by the commoners. After your tour, sit down to a tasty lunch at a local restaurant. The rest of the afternoon is yours at leisure to continue your explorations of the city, visit the vibrant local bazaars or just relax and enjoy the amenities of your hotel.

Day 6 :Jaipur

Meals :Breakfast

Accommodation : The Oberoi Rajvilas

After breakfast this morning, head straight to the heart of the city to explore the history of the gem of Rajasthan at the City Palace Museum. In addition to housing some of the finest art, royal jewelry and cultural artifacts of the Pink City, the City Palace remains the home of the current Maharajah of Jaipur and his family.

Option: Visit Jaipur's City Palace in a vintage car.

Day 7:To Delhi

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: The Oberoi, Gurgaon

Bid farewell to the romance of Rajasthan and take the skies as you fly back to Delhi. Upon arrival, visit the red sandstone tower of Qutab Minar, built to celebrate the onset of Muslim rule. Also, soak up the atmosphere at the garden tomb of Emperor Humayun. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Day 8: Depart Delhi

Meals: Breakfast

This morning after breakfast, transfer to Delhi's International Airport to board your onward flight.

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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Group Size:

Private - your group only

Cancellation Policy:

Should you wish to cancel your travel arrangements, you must notify Cox & Kings in writing. Please note that deposits are-refundable minus a per person administrative fee of $400 if the cancellation is received more than 91 days prior to departure. Please state the reason for cancellation as you may be covered by your insurance policy. For notification received within 90 days of departure, the following cancellation charges are applicable:

  • If Days Before Departure is 90 days or longer, then Cancellation Charge is $400 per person administrative fee (some exceptions apply, you will be notified at time of booking)
  • If Days Before Departure is 89 to 61, then Cancellation Charge is 20% of total land program price
  • If Days Before Departure is 60 to 31, then Cancellation Charge is 50% of total land program price
  • If Days Before Departure is 30 to Day of Departure, then Cancellation Charge is 100% of total land program price

Trip ID#:

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Trip Excludes

  • International and internal region airfare, unless otherwise stated
  • Meals other than those mentioned in itinerary
  • The cost of personal items such as laundry, drinks with meals or otherwise, additional incidentals, etc.
  • Airport Security Charges if levied by any airport to cover the cost of security arrangements and payable locally and Airport Departure Taxes (if applicable)
  • Optional and additional sightseeing not included in itinerary
  • Cost of obtaining passports or required visas where necessary
  • Any fees associated with using air miles for your air travel
  • Transport between your home and home airport/port/station
  • Gratuities unless stated in "What Your Land Price Includes"
  • Travel Protection Insurance

Meals Included:

7 Breakfasts and 3 Lunches

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