Palace of Winds
Explore Rajasthan's Essentials and discover the cities of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra in a 4-day/3-night tour


from 132 USD / 124EUR per person (incl. hotel)

Tour highlights: Delhi, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Taj Mahal




India_GateDay 1: Delhi to Jaipur (5h drive)
Your driver will pick you up upon your arrival at the airport, or at your hotel in Delhi, and escort you to your car. We will brief you to the rest of the tour, and answer the questions you may have. Then we will drive straight to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. Named after Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the city was founded in the 18th century. At your arrival, discover the beautiful Jal Mahal. The palace (literally 'Water Palace') is located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. The postcard view becomes particularly romantic at sunset, when the Palace lights up and seems to float in the air. In the evening you can enjoy a unique cinema experience or a world famous Indian ayurvedic massage. Overnight in Jaipur.


Jal MahalDay 2: Jaipur city tour
In and around Jaipur you will visit: Amber fort (where you can ride an elephant to get to the top of the fort - included in this tour) that was built by Raja Man Singh I, the old town and its monuments, Birla Mandir (a Hindu temple located at the foot of Moti Dungri fort), the Palace of Winds (in the shape of the crown of Krishna, which 953 small windows allowed women to watch everyday life and processions without being seen), the City Palace (the palace complex that includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, was built in 1732)... In the afternoon, you will visit Galtaji. The ancient Hindu pilgrimage site consists in a series of temples built on the hills that surround Jaipur .Overnight in Jaipur.


Fatehpur_SikriDay 3: Jaipur to Agra (4h drive)
On the way to Agra you will stop first at the stepwells in Abhaneri. Thought the village is nealry abondonned, the location is famous for its 'Baoris' (step wells which were invented by the natives to collect rain water). You will visit Chand Baori, one of the largest and deepest wells in India. Then you will visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal empire from 1571 to 1585. It was abandoned shortly after its completion, due to lack of water and the proximity with enemies. Then continue your journey to Agra. According to your wish, you may visit the Taj Mahal at sunset (please note the Taj Mahal is closed in Fridays). If time allows, your driver will take you to visit the Baby Taj, which real name is Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah. Overnight in Agra.


Taj_MahalDay 4: Agra to Delhi (3-4h drive)
In the early morning at sunrise visit the famous Taj Mahal - the symbol of love built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The ivory-white marble mausoleum was achieved building in 1653 and employed over 20 000 workers. (Please note the Taj Mahal is closed in Fridays. in case the second day of your tour is a Friday, you will visit the Taj Mahal in the evening of the first day). Then you will visit the Agra fort (a UNESCO World Heritage site) built by the great Emperor Akbar. Existing since the 11th century, the Fort was expanded by the Mughals and contains several buildings such as the Hall of Public Audience and also several gate (the Delhi Gate and the Lahore Gate being the most famous). Your driver will then take you back to Delhi. Here you will explore main sites of the Capital city of India. Decide with your driver on what you would like to see in New and Old Delhi. You can discover the incredible architecture of the Akshardhan temple, explore Humayun's Tomb, visit the Lotus temple and much more. Then your driver will drive you to your hotel or to the airport for departure.

 


Prices per person:

 

Price per Person 1 Person 2 Persons 3 Persons
Accommodation type USD EUR USD EUR USD EUR
Budget Accommodation $ 352 330 € $ 176 165 € $ 132 124 €
Comfort Accommodation $ 474 444 € $ 237 222 € $ 186 174 €
Luxury Accommodation $ 746 699 € $ 373 350 € $ 290 272 €
Driver Only (no accommodation) $ 284 266 € $ 142 133 € $ 102 96 € 

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Pricing for 3 persons based on a triple room.
Pricing for more than 3 persons upon request based on your requirements (number of rooms/cars)

 


Your tour includes:
- All arrival, departure (limited to 1 airport pick up or drop off), tours as per above itinerary by air conditioned car with English speaking Indian driver including his living expenses
- All applicable hotel & transport taxes (tolls, road taxes, state taxes, fuel)
- 3 nights accommodation in hotels in a double room
- Daily buffet breakfast (in case of Comfort or Luxury accommodation)
- The Elephant tour at Amber Fort
- Your driver's accommodation and meals
- Indian Government services tax


Your tour does not include:
- Any meals or drinks (except breakfast in case of Comfort or Luxury accommodation). Your driver can recommend safe food restaurants on the way or in the cities
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor ...
- Entrance fees during sightseeing
- Any International airfare to India
- Any other item not specified