This compact Indian journey will introduce you to three very different northern cities and the colourful rural life of Rajasthan. From the hectic pace of Delhi with its bustling markets, magnificent monuments, and colonial past, travel by private transport to Agra and the mesmerizing beauty of the Taj Mahal truly one of the wonders of the world. Discover why Jaipur is called the Pink City and get a taste of village life at Dhula village. Photographers and culture lovers won't be disappointed on this classic adventure.
Price per person575 EUR
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel advisors will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. What's included?
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.
Day 2 - Delhi/Agra
Enjoy a youth-led walk through the backstreets of Delhi with G Adventures-supported project, City Walk. Observe a different perspective of Delhi while supporting at-risk youth in the community. Later, explore Old Delhi and travel onward to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.
Day 3 - Agra
Visit the famous Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, and Agra Fort. Set eyes on the sparkling Taj Mahal at sunrise before exploring more of this famous landmark. In the afternoon, visit the I'timad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) and the Agra Fort, a walled city taken over by the Mughals.
Day 4 - Agra/Dhula Village
Stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the now-deserted former capital of the Mughals. In the afternoon, travel to Dhula Village and get a closer look at rural life in Rajasthan during a cycling excursion. Tonight opt to relax by the fire and take in the starry night sky. Fatehpur Sikri a stunningly preserved UNESCO site. At Dhula Village you will have the opportunity to learn about local life, opt to play a fun game of cricket, relax in the peaceful atmosphere, or take a cycle to explore the surroundings.
Tonight's accommodation is in spacious and comfortable tents outfitted with beds, lamps, and simple en suite bathrooms.
Day 5 - Dhula Village/Jaipur
Opt for an early morning hike to a ruined fortress before departing for Jaipur, stopping to visit the impressive stepwells of Abhaneri en route. Later, visit the Palace of the Winds and wander the organized streets of the 'Pink City'. After marvelling at the beautiful Abhaneri stepwells and learning more about the historical importance of this typical Indian creation, continue to the pink city of Jaipur. Built according to Hindu architectural principles, the city enjoys a unique organization unlike anywhere else in India.
Day 6 - Jaipur
Enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture. After, visit the City Palace and have a photo opportunity at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). Opt to check out the Jantar Mantar astronomical site or see a Bollywood film at the famous Art Deco theatre of Raj Mandir.
Day 7 - Jaipur/Delhi
Return to Delhi in the afternoon. Enjoy free time to explore more of the city.