Last Updated on October 27, 2023
Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, collectively known as the iconic “Golden Triangle.” This Rajasthan tour is among the most popular in India and can be completed in just four days starting from Delhi.
4 Days Visit to Rajasthan, India
DAY 1: from Delhi to Agra
Are you prepared to embark on your exploration of Agra? Kickstart your day by making your way there in the morning. En route, you’ll encounter the magnificent mausoleum of Emperor Akbar, the largest within the Mughal Empire, displaying a splendid fusion of Hindu and Islamic architectural styles.
Upon arriving in Agra, prepare to journey back in time as the city abounds with echoes of its illustrious history. Commence your visit with a guided tour of the Red Fort, an emblem of the Mughal Empire’s might. This colossal fort is both India’s most significant and largest and holds the esteemed status of a UNESCO World Heritage site. Be captivated by the exquisite white marble chambers, pavilions, and the charming Jasmine Tower.
From this vantage point, the Taj Mahal comes into view – the mausoleum that Shah Jahan erected in loving memory of his late wife. The Taj Mahal stands as an architectural marvel, a global wonder, and a sight that is simply unmissable. Opt for a rickshaw ride to reach this iconic site, though remember it remains closed on Fridays.
Upon your arrival at the Taj Mahal, you’ll find yourself enchanted by its sheer grandeur, breathtaking beauty, and the eternal love story it embodies. Get ready to be swept off your feet!
DAY 2: from Agra to Jaipur
Today’s schedule takes you to the magnificent Fatehpur Sikri, a city constructed by Mughal Emperor Akbar as a tribute to the Sufi Saint Salim Chishti. Marvel at the Victory Gate, known as the “Buland Darwaza,” visit the tomb of the revered Salim Chishti, and discover Hiran Minar, a tower embellished with elephant tusks, dedicated to Akbar’s beloved elephant. Subsequently, your journey will lead you to Jaipur, the regal capital of Rajasthan, often referred to as the “pink city” because of its pink-hued walls and gates. While navigating its streets, you’ll encounter bustling markets brimming with jewelry, artwork, sculptures, and vibrant textiles. Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich culture of Rajasthan!
DAY 3: Jaipur and around
Discover the breathtaking Hawa Mahal, a five-story palace renowned as the “Palace of the Winds.” Afterward, venture to the ancient Amber Fortress, perched on the mountainside, with a thrilling 4×4 ride for the final stretch of your journey. The Ganesh Gate, graced by a splendid Ganesh sculpture with a dark complexion, and the Sheesh Mahal, also known as the Palace of Mirrors, stand out as the primary highlights of this fortress. Return to Jaipur and explore key attractions such as the publicly accessible portion of the municipal palace, which is still inhabited by the Maharaja’s family, and the Jantar Mantar observatory.
DAY 4: from Jaipur to Delhi
As your journey draws to a close, make your way back to Delhi in the morning, a journey spanning 5 to 7 hours, marking the final stop of this unforgettable trip. Delhi boasts numerous iconic monuments, including the Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutb Minar, and Humayun’s Tomb, awaiting your exploration.