Jaipur, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Delhi
Dates are customizable for private departures.
Make lifelong memories during this customizable 7-day family India tour that focuses on the Golden Triangle. Discover the treasures of the Pink City, the luster of the Taj Mahal, the vibrant lanes of traditional bazaars, and the captivating aromas of traditional cuisines. Uncover centuries of history and heritage with private transfers and guided tours that allow you to witness opulent architecture and experience the authentic culture of India.
Delhi – Arrival and Day at your Leisure
The vibrant city of Delhi remains a treasure trove of history and an amalgamation of cultures from around India. Your flight will land at Indira Gandhi International Airport, where your private transfer will greet your family at customs. You can settle into the comforts of your accommodation and enjoy the remainder of the day at your preferred pace. At dawn, hundreds of seagulls linger above the water in search of food and reflect their wings on the surface of the river.
Delhi – Treasured Culture and History
In the morning, your guide will escort you on a private tour through the city that will reveal the splendor of the capital of India. The city acts as a sensory feast with vibrant colors, captivating aromas, and a chaotic ballet of movement. Your guide will lead you to the famous Mehrauli Archeological Park, where you can find more than 440 monuments that were built between the 10th century and the British colonial era. You will continue to the Red Fort to find the stronghold that was constructed in the mid-17th century.
Agra – Agra’s Famous Monuments
Your private transfer will meet the family at the hotel and escort you away from Delhi to reach Agra, which is the city that is known for hosting the Taj Mahal. You will settle into the comforts of your family-friendly accommodations before setting out on a private tour of the Mughal legacy that decorates the city. Eventually, your family will make their way to the Taj Mahal for a sunset tour. Your guide will lead you through the gardens, where you can find glassy pools that reflect the image of the tomb that was built for the Mughal emperor’s favorite wife.
Jaipur – Visit Fatehpur Sikri
The grandeur of the former Mughal capital city of Fatehpur Sikri remains a fine example of 16th-century art, architecture, and ingenuity. The Indo-Islamic masterpiece shines with red sandstone, which adds to the distinctive ambiance of the deserted city. You can reach the large mosque of Jama Masjid behind the towering Victory Gate. Your guide will lead you around the complex, and your kids will marvel at the collection of palaces that host an intricate collection of carvings, courtyards, and ornamental pools.
Jaipur – Historic Neighborhoods and Bazaars
Jaipur is a city where the historic architecture blushes to give it the nickname of the Pink City. The grandeur of the royal complex reflects the former lavish lifestyle of the royal family, and the bustling bazaars represent the active daily life of the city’s residents. Your guide will escort you through the capital of Rajasthan for an encompassing tour that, beginning with the City Palace. At first glance, the astronomical tools on the grounds of the Jantar Mantar may resemble massive sculptures, but your guide will provide insight into the importance of each instrument.
Delhi – Wander the Amber Fort
Your guide will meet your family at the hotel in the morning and lead you to the entrance gate of the Amber Fort. The dramatic complex contains four palaces with foundations that date back to the 10th century. By the time you reach the third courtyard, you will find the lavish design of the Jai Mandir, which is an entrance gate that was decorated with glass panels and glistening mirrors. After discovering the opulence of Amber Fort, your private transfer will whisk your family back to Delhi, where you will have the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Delhi – Departure
This morning, you will have time to return to the dynamic streets of the famous Chandni Chowk market, where silver jewelry and stacks of books divide the alleys. Your private transfer will meet your family at your hotel. When you are ready, your guide will take you to Delhi’s international airport for your flight home.
- Witness how the shifting colors of the sunset in Agra reflect across the marble surface of the Taj Mahal
- Experience the vibrant activity of vendors who sell saris, spices, and jewelry at the traditional market of Chhatta Chowk in Delhi’s Red Fort
- Discover the history of astronomy in Jaipur as you view larger-than-life astronomical instruments that are nearly 300 years old
- Wander the stunning courtyards and palace grounds of the Amber Fort for a unique perspective of Jaipur’s royal family
- Explore the deserted Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri to find opulent designs in the preserved 16th-century city
- View the distinctive culture found along the holy waters of the Yamuna River when visiting the Yamuna Ghat in Delhi
- Traverse the layers of heritage on display in Delhi’s eight historic districts and which are captured in the monuments of Mehrauli Archeological Park
The treasures of India will come into sharp focus during this 7-day family tour of the Golden Triangle. You will discover the marvels of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur during an exceptional trip that will immerse you in the local culture and provide private transfers, specialist guides, and the comforts of family-friendly accommodations. From the preserved monuments in Delhi’s Mehrauli Archeological Park to the sandstone courtyards of Fatehpur Sikri, you and your family can bask in the opulent designs of India’s distinctive heritage.
Your family-friendly India adventure will begin with two days in Delhi. You will have a chance to discover Delhi at your own pace and follow your guide through the districts that display the layers of the city’s heritage. You can wander the lanes of the renowned Chhatta Chowk bazaar and view Qutub Minar, which is the country’s tallest minaret. You will have a private transfer to Agra, where a guide will introduce you to the Mughal artifacts that decorate the cityscape. You will also visit iconic sites, such as the Agra Fort and Mehtab Bagh, before witnessing the sunset over the Taj Mahal.
The following day, you will venture to Jaipur, stopping en route at the remarkably preserved capital of Fatehpur Sikri. The capital city was founded in the 16th century but is now deserted. Your family will uncover the unique designs of the palaces and courtyards before reaching the Pink City and capital of Rajasthan. As you discover the treasures of Jaipur, your guide will lead your family through the Royal Palace Complex to find famous sites, such as the Hawa Mahal palace and Jantar Mantar Observatory.
Before you return to Delhi for a night, your family will have a guided tour of the Amber Fort. The dramatic ramparts protect a complex that consists of four courtyards, palaces, and halls to create a stunning representation of the royal family’s wealth and prestige. Your private driver will meet your family at the hotel on your last day in Delhi and escort you to the airport for your flight home.
$1,045 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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