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From Delhi: Private 4-Day Golden Triangle Luxury Tour

1. From Delhi: Private 4-Day Golden Triangle Luxury Tour

Discover some of the most magnificent monuments in India on a luxury, private tour of the 3 great cities of India's Golden Triangle. Treat yourself and stay in luxury accommodation to get a taste of life on the subcontinent during the days of the Raj. Alternatively, book your own accommodation and choose the option which does not include hotel bookings. Day 1: Delhi – Agra Benefit from pick-up at your desired location in Delhi, Noida or Gurgaon. Take a half-day tour of Delhi city center to see monuments such as the Qutub Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. Admire the Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple) and India Gate. Drive past Parliament House and the President's Palace before taking the expressway to Agra.  Day 2: Agra – Jaipur Wake early to get a majestic view of the sunrise and Taj Mahal. Look inside the mausoleum on a 2-hour guided tour before the crowds arrive. Return to your hotel for breakfast. Visit the historic Agra Fort before proceeding to Jaipur.  Day 3: Jaipur City Tour Visit the majestic Amber Fort after breakfast and gaze in wonder at the beauty of Jal Mahal. Continue to the Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal) and stop at the Jantar Mantar Observatory and Maharaja's City Palace. Day 4: Jaipur – Delhi Drive back to Delhi after breakfast and get dropped off at the airport, railway station or your hotel. Agra 4 star hotel options: Holiday Inn or Crystal Sarovar Premier or similar Agra 5 star hotel options: Jaypee Palace or Courtyard by Marriott or similar Jaipur 4 star hotel options: Sarovar Premier or Similar 4 Star Hotel Jaipur 5 star hotel options: Holiday Inn city center or Hilton or Similar 5 Star Hotel

From Jaipur: Ranthambore Tiger Safari Private Day Trip

2. From Jaipur: Ranthambore Tiger Safari Private Day Trip

Take an exciting private day trip to Ranthambore National Park from Jaipur, ideal for wildlife enthusiasts. The park was once a royal hunting ground, and still houses the Royal Fort and a scattering of ancient temples. The area is known for Bengal tigers, mugger crocodiles, Indian leopards, sloth bears, and hundreds of species of birds. After early pick up from your hotel or the airport in Jaipur, relax on the approximately 3 to 4-hour drive to Sawai Madhopur. Reach Ranthambore at 1 PM. Your 4-hour afternoon safari will start at approximately 2 PM. Travel through the forest zone with a government-approved naturalist guide in an open 6-seater Jeep or a larger canter, as you look out for the varied Indian flora and fauna in its natural habitat. At the end of the safari around 6:30 PM, the driver will be waiting to transfer you back to your hotel in Jaipur. You may request a dinner break on the way back. Enjoy a fun, memorable tour at India's most popular national park.

Jaipur: Private Full-Day City Tour

3. Jaipur: Private Full-Day City Tour

Travel with a private guide and driver to explore the city of Jaipur. Visit the Hawa Mahal Palace and study the intricate lattice design. Explore with your professional guide as they explain the history and architecture of the region to you. Drive comfortably between stops to ensure a smooth-running and relaxing day.   See the Step Well, an ancient site featuring an architecturally unique arrangement of steps leading down to a well. Feel the serenity of the place and ponder the geometry of its architecture. Visit the red sandstone and marble Amber Fort, and the submerged wonder of the Jal Mahal. Relax with some free time for shopping, as Jaipur is famous for a variety of goods such as gems, bangles and silver jewelry. Sample local, freshly-cooked cuisine as your guide takes you to a restaurant for lunch.  Stop at the City Palace after lunch, the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum, but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. Finally call at the Jantar Mantar and discover the many architectural and astronomical instruments.

Delhi: 6-Day Golden Triangle Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur Tour

4. Delhi: 6-Day Golden Triangle Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur Tour

Day 1: Delhi Airport Pickup Be welcomed at the airport and relax on your transfer to your Delhi hotel, before settling in for a relaxing first night. Check in to the Hotel Singh Son or similar 3-star hotel. Day 2: Delhi City Tour Begin your adventure by visiting some of the key sights in Delhi such as India Gate, President House, Parliament House, Himayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple and Jama Masjid. Embark on a rickshaw ride through the Chandni Chowk Market to explore Kinnari Bazaar, Parantha Wali Gali (an Indian breakfast street), and several local markets. Make a final stop at the Fateh Puri Mosque, built in the 17th century. Stay in Same Hotel Singh Son or similar 3-star hotel. Day 3: Delhi - Agra Leave your hotel after breakfast before proceeding to Agra, with a visit to the Baby Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, before going to explore one of the most famous emblems of India. Spend the afternoon discovering the grand form of the Taj Mahal. Check in to the Hotel Taj Villa or similar 3-star hotel. Day 4: Agra - Jaipur  After being collected early from your hotel, experience the sunrise over the Taj Mahal before proceeding to Jaipur. On the way you visit Fateh-pur-sikri, and later on in the day you visit the engineering accomplishment of the Chand Baori Step Well before being transferred to your hotel. Check in to the Hotel King Palace or similar 3-star hotel. Day 5: Jaipur City Tour Head to see the Jaipur-Amber Fort and the visually stunning Water Palace. Visit also the Hawa Mahal and City Palace. See the Observatory of Jaipur, built in India in the first half of the 18th century. Stay in Same Hotel King Palace or similar 3-star hotel. Day 6: Jaipur - Delhi  Finish your tour with a final breakfast in Jaipur before being returned to Delhi where you will be dropped off at your hotel or the airport.

From Delhi: 4-Day Golden Triangle & Ranthambore Tiger Safari

5. From Delhi: 4-Day Golden Triangle & Ranthambore Tiger Safari

Day 1: Delhi - Agra After pickup, you will enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Delhi city. You’ll visit the Qutub Minar, a "victory tower" that forms part of the Qutb complex, the Lotus Temple and the India Gate. Drive past Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India. After your Delhi city tour, proceed to Agra, where you will check in to your hotel.  Day 2: Agra - Ranthambore Wake up early and start your day by admiring the sunrise over the Taj Mahal. Take a guided tour inside the Taj Mahal for approximately two hours, then return to the hotel for breakfast. After that, check out from your hotel, and visit the historic Agra Fort. See the fort's different apartments and enjoy its magnificent architecture. You’ll then head to proceed Ranthambore, where you will check in to your hotel.  Day 3: Ranthambore - Jaipur Wake up early and head into Ranthambore National Park for a jungle safari aboard a Jeep. Splend a few hours navigating the thrilling landscapes of this thick forest with your trained naturalist in pursuit of wild Bengal tigers. Enjoy breakfast back at your hotel after your morning game drive, then depart for Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in to your hotel.  Day 4: Jaipur - Delhi After breakfast, take a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur. You’ll visit Panna Meena ka Kund, the Amber Fort, and the Jal Mahal, a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. After your city tour of Jaipur, you will make the approximately five-hour journey back to Delhi, or be dropped off at Jaipur airport.

Delhi: Private 3-Day Golden Triangle Experience

6. Delhi: Private 3-Day Golden Triangle Experience

Day 1: Delhi Half-Day City Tour, Agra Begin your 3-day Golden Triangle tour with pickup from your desired location in Delhi, Noida, or Gurugram by air-conditioned car. Your half-day tour of Delhi begins with a visit to Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. Admire the Lotus Temple, also called Bahai Temple, and India Gate. Traveling in a private climate-controlled vehicle with a driver, you will later ride past the Parliament House, the President's Palace, and the Secretariat buildings. Following your tour in Delhi, have lunch before driving for 3 to 4 hours along the Yamuna Expressway to Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, check-in to your hotel before spending the evening at leisure. Day 2: Agra and Jaipur Start your sightseeing of Agra city early with a mesmerizing view of the sunrise as it ascends beside the Taj Mahal. Take a guided tour inside the Taj Mahal for approximately 2 hours, before returning to your hotel for breakfast. Following breakfast, check-out from your hotel and visit the historic Agra Fort, also known as Red Fort. Afterwards, proceed to Jaipur, where upon your arrival you will check in to your hotel. Day 3: Jaipur City Tour, Delhi Kick start the last day of your tour with a satisfying breakfast. Following that, take a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur city. Visit Amber Fort situated on the top of the hill, and be treated to the majestic and surreal views of Jal Mahal. Following your time exploring the Jal Mahal, head to the Palace of Winds, also known as Hawa Mahal, which was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. You will later finish with a visit to Jantar Mantar and Maharaja’s city palace, during which you will have time for lunch. Finally, you will make the journey back to Delhi, or if you prefer, to Jaipur Airport. Agra 4 star hotel options: Holiday Inn or Crystal Sarovar Premier or similar 4 Star Hotel Agra 5 star hotel options: Jaypee Palace or Courtyard by Marriott or similar 5 Star Hotel Jaipur 4 star hotel options: Sarovar Premier or Similar 4 Star Hotel Jaipur 5 star hotel options: Holiday Inn city center or Hilton or Similar 5 Star Hotel

From New Delhi: Private Jaipur Tour by Superfast Train

7. From New Delhi: Private Jaipur Tour by Superfast Train

Relax in first-class on high-speed train from Delhi to Jaipur. Travel in a climate-controlled vehicle between sights like the Amber Fort and the Jal Mahal palace in Man Sagar Lake. Choose from a where the entry fees are paid for you or a tour where you can purchase tickets onsite. Enjoy the convenience of early morning hotel pickup from Delhi, Gurugram, or Noida and hop aboard a comfortable and air-conditioned express train to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, meet your tour guide in front of your train.  Cruise thorugh the city in a private vehicle and stop at the Amber Fort. Discover the unique architecture of this opulent fort that is comprised of red sandstone and marble. Stroll over cobbled paths that overlook the shimmering waters of Lake Maota.  Be captivated by the stunning patterns of the symmetrical stairways of the Panna Meena Ka Kund stepwell and rainwater catchment. Capture some impressive photos to share on social media before heading to the Jal Mahal lake palace. Take in the grand scale of the palace's Rajput style of architecture. Marvel at how most of the palace's floors are underwater. Pause for a lunch break where you can purchase some delectable local fare with recommendations from your guide.  Visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Wind), City Palace, and the Jantar Mantar observatory. Transfer back to the Jaipur Railway Station to catch the train back to Delhi in the evening. Be transferred from the train station in Delhi to your accommodation. 

Jaipur Private Day Tour

8. Jaipur Private Day Tour

Sightseeing through Jaipur, also popularly known as the ‘Pink City’. Jaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. The unique history of the city has made it one of the most amazingly-designed sites in the world. This all-day tour will begin at 9:00 AM, taking travelers to the great monuments of the city, and showcasing the history and achievement of the culture. Visit the Hawa Mahal, a famous landmark of Jaipur. The palace of winds built by Sawai Pratap Singh was actually planned for the royal household to be able to visit a site that citizens could also use. You will also visit The City Palace, which is another noteworthy site in Jaipur, famous for its art and structural features. See the Jantar Mantar monument, which contains the largest stone sundial in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Jantar Mantar is still used as an astronomical observatory, which today draws in unique travelers from the world over. You will then see the Amber Fort, one of the most magnificent destinations in Jaipur. Sitting on the rugged hills outside of town the Amer (Amber) Fort is an example of the fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture made from red sandstone and white marble. The highlight of the fort is the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace), a palace known for its craftsmanship in mirrors. Finally visit the Jal Mahal, the water palace that is situated in the midst of the beautiful Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur City.  Later in the day, enjoy an afternoon of shopping in Jaipur where you will find an enticing variety of goods. See some of the most precious Gemstones, Silver Jewelry, Bangles, Clothes, Blu Pottery and Textiles etc.

Jaipur: Skip-the-Line Entry Ticket to 8 Attractions

9. Jaipur: Skip-the-Line Entry Ticket to 8 Attractions

Make the most of your trip to Jaipur and enjoy access to 8 of the city’s most popular attractions across 2 days. You’ll also get more time at each location thanks to your skip-the-line entry tickets, which means no waiting in long lines. Your ticket includes access to Jaipur’s top attractions, including Amber Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh fort, Albert Hall, Isarlat, Sisodia Rani Garden, and Vidhyadhar Garden. When booking, you can also add on an optional guided tour to further enhance your trip to Jaipur.

Jaipur: Private Customised City Tour

10. Jaipur: Private Customised City Tour

Choose from a flexible starting time between 8-11 AM and pre-book a hassle-free pick-up from Jaipur Airport, the Railway Station or your hotel. This tour can be tailor-made to suit your interests and you can spend as much time as you wish at each location. In the 8-hour duration, you can visit between 5-6 sites in Jaipur. Enjoy full flexibility, whether you want to visit major sightseeing attractions, eat great street food, or shop in the colorful bazaars. Feel free to ask for recommendations while booking, or ask your friendly driver for suggestions on how to maximize your day. A private English-speaking guide (optional) can accompany you to explain the heritage and history, or give you tips on the hidden gems of the city. Travel at your own pace, and escape the heat and chaos in your air-conditioned car. Stop for lunch at a multi-cuisine restaurant or try authentic local Rajasthani cuisine. Explore the distinctive landmarks of Jaipur such as the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the City Palace and the remarkable collection at the Albert Hall Museum. If you are interested in astronomy, a visit to the world’s largest sundial at Jantar Mantar Observatory is highly recommended. Be amazed by Rajasthan’s extravagance at Amer Fort and Jal Mahal (Water Palace). For stunning aerial views of the surrounding countryside, climb to the top of Jaigarh. For something offbeat, consider visiting the stepwell at Panna Meena ka Kund, the Anokhi Museum for Hand Printing, or a cultural show at a Haveli. At the end of the day, request to be dropped-off at the airport, railway station or your hotel. This activity is the perfect way to absorb everything Jaipur has to offer without being bound by a fixed itinerary.

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What people are saying about Jaipur

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 275 reviews

I had a great shopping experience in Jaipur thanks to Janu. He provided amazing service and expertise throughout the whole day of shopping. Janu went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable and had a great time. He listened to what we were after and took us to the right places for our needs. He has great connections all over Jaipur and knows the best places for textiles, pottery, jewelry, souvenirs and much more. Neither Janu or the shops he took us to pushed us to purchase anything. The prices and quality of the products were really good, as well as the service we received in the shops. They even offer to ship to your home if wanted. After previous experience shopping in India by ourselves, we were relieved to not have to deal with any bargaining or hustle and bustle. I highly recommend this tour for the best shopping experience in Jaipur!

100% recomendado! Definitivamente vale la pena pagarlo e irte por el paquete de 5 estrellas… Muy buenos guías, pero sobre todo el chofer (Rajesh) un tipazo! Todo limpio.. el detalle de llevarte a donde necesites, tenerte el agua, explicarte en la vía muchas cosas! Los hoteles, fantásticos! El carro asignado, súper cómodo y digno! Cómo dicen acá para todo: LUXURIOUS

Trip was really interesting. Places which we vised were beautiful. Our driver was great. He gave us many interesting information about city and its history. He was driving very safe. Car was clean and air condition was working fine. We really recommend this trip.

Our trip was perfectly organized and it was excellent. Both guide and were very knowledgeable and really enjoyed sightseeing and would recommend this tour to my family and friends.

It was a very well organized tour with a great driver and very good guides who spoke German very well. The 5 star hotels were first class.