Depart on your overnight flight from the US to India.
Upon arrival in Delhi, we are welcomed by our guide and transferred to our hotel.
Today’s sightseeing starts in Old Delhi, where we view the exterior of the Red Fort and stroll the lively Chandni Chowk Bazaar. Explore Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque which was built by Shah Jahan and can hold up to 25,000 devotees. Visit Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple and India Gate before continuing to Humayun’s Tomb and Connaught Markets for some shopping. This evening, dine at the Olive Bar and Kitchen, situated in an ancient Mughal mansion. (B.L.D)
Leave Delhi and visit Sikandra to see the marble and red sandstone tomb of Emperor Akbar, also known as Akbar the Great. Sikandra, created in the Mughal architectural style, was built in 1605 and is constructed from deep red sandstone enhanced with white marble features. Afterwards, continue to Agra, home to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. (B.L)
Rise early this morning to witness the impressive Taj Mahal change color as the sun rises. The Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, whose name meant Chosen One of the Palace. Afterwards, visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Agra Fort. Completed in 1573, the fort was constructed by more than 14,000 builders over eight years. Dinner this evening is at the Dawat-e-Nawab restaurant at the Radisson Blu Hotel Taj East Gate Road. (B.L.D)
This morning drive to Jaipur, stopping en route to visit the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. Continue to Abhaneri Village to see the Chand Baori stepwell, an ancient wonder over 1,000 years old. The visually outstanding stepwell was originally dedicated to Harshat Mata, Goddess of Joy and Happiness. Afterwards continue to Jaipur, known as the Pink City. (B.L)
Stop briefly at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) before continuing to the formidable Amer Fort, where jeeps will take us to the entrance. Visit the City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory and the local bazaar in Choti Choper. Return to the Amer Fort and dine at the 1135 AD restaurant, located inside the highest ramparts of the fort. (B.L.D)
Leave Jaipur, spending a night in Gurgaon, an emerging city outside Delhi. Tonight we will experience the Kingdom of Dreams, a live entertainment destination that showcases Indian culture, including many different food outlets, folk dancing performances, Indian craft and souvenirs, palm reading and tea tasting. Here we will watch a magical Bollywood performance. Dinner this evening will be at the Kingdom of Dreams. (B.L.D)
Transfer to Delhi Airport for your flight back to the USA. (B)
View the majestic Taj Mahal change color at sunrise
Enjoy a thrilling jeep ride at Amer Fort
Watch a legendary Bollywood performance
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Select gourmet meals
Group airport transfers & ground transportation
National Escort & Local Insider Guides
Visa fees for US & Canada passport holders
Sightseeing & entrance fees
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Premier Collection Highlights
Delhi Kempinski Ambience
Agra Radisson Blu
Jaipur Marriott Hotel
Gurgaon Courtyard by Marriott
Conde Nast winner Olive Bar & Kitchen in Delhi
One-of-a-Kind Dawat-E-Nawaab in Agra
A royal meal at the 1135 AD at Amer Fort in Jaipur
Dining and entertainment at the Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon