Give in to the irresistible urge to discover the delights of India’s Golden Triangle. We’ll show you its astounding highlights starting with India’s exciting capital city, exploring both its past and present. In Jaipur, experience the magic of dazzling palaces and colourful markets before arriving Agra with its world-renowned landmark, the Taj Mahal. Take a ride in a rickshaw, bargain for jewelry, admire Moghul architecture and photograph sublime sunsets – this is India at its best.
After breakfast, we set off on a full day, guided tour of the city. In Old Delhi visit Jama Masjid then drive past the Red Fort before taking a short rickshaw ride through the bustling market of Chandni Chowk. You also visit Rajghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Following lunch we explore the British Raj architecture of Lutyen’s New Delhi, driving past the Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House) and the Parliament buildings with a photo stop at the India Gate. The tour finishes with a visit to the ancient minaret Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb.
Departing after breakfast we drive you from Delhi to Jaipur (265 km/5 hrs), the capital of the Rajasthan and popularly known as the Pink City. Later, after arriving and checking in at your hotel, experience the hustle and bustle of two of Jaipur’s wonderful markets, the famous Johari Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar. Accommodation: At your selected hotel – 2 nights.
Today we drive to Agra (235 km/4-4½ hrs), visiting Akbar’s abandoned city Fatehpur Sikri en route. Also on the way you have the option of visiting either Abhaneri with its step wells and temples or the well-known bird sanctuary at Bharatpur (a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site). Depending on the optional activities you might choose, your arrival time in Agra will vary with the balance of the day at leisure at your hotel. Accommodation: At your selected hotel – 2 nights.
Our early start this morning lets you appreciate the Taj Mahal’s unique beauty at sunrise followed by enough time to learn about and enjoy this spectacular building. In the afternoon, we visit the fascinating Agra Fort followed by a short tour of the exquisite Itmad-Ud-Daulah, also called the ’Baby Taj’. For a grand finale, watch the sun set over the Taj Mahal from the Mehtab Bagh gardens across the Yamuna River.
Chosen as India’s best ‘Luxury Historical Hotel’ by World Luxury Hotel Awards 2015, The Imperial is an iconic property in Delhi’s 5 star hotel category and the most distinguished address situated in the heart of the capital, reminiscent of the halcyon days of the Raj. A luxury hotel with an iconic and awe-inspiring heritage interwoven in colonial elegance, it dwells in its modern delivery of old-style class, magnificence and luxuries aplenty. Built in 1931 by Blomfield, one of Sir Edwin Lutyen’s associates and inaugurated by Lord Willingdon in 1936, it is New Delhi’s landmark Hotel, located on Janpath, the erstwhile Queensway. The Hotel is steps away from Connaught Place, the renowned shopping district and is very close to the city’s major attractions. The hotel is just a 30-minutes drive from the international airport.
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra enjoys an unrivalled position amongst luxury hotels in Agra, being located just 600 metres from the iconic Taj Mahal. Each of our rooms affords uninterrupted views of this ancient monument to love, while elements of the layout and design pay homage to its Mughal splendour.
Our hotel is approached along a sweeping driveway, verdant with native trees and lit by flaming torches. Just inside, a Mughal style quadrant is ornamented with cascading fountains and framed by an arched passageway and gold leaf frescoes.
By day, guests can travel in our private golf buggies to the Taj Mahal. At night, they can savour a candlelit dinner beside its soft silhouette. We offer a range of specially curated Oberoi Experiences designed specifically for our luxury resort in Agra and this majestic Mughal city.
The Taj Mahal can be seen from every room in the Kohinoor Suite; from the richly furnished living room, whose large windows open onto a private terrace; the master bedroom, replete with king size bed facing the Taj Mahal; the eight seater dining room; the bathtub and glass panelled rain shower, which also opens onto the terrace.
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