A Heritage Trip To Delhi, Agra & Jaipur

Overview: 

The trip is planned for the people who want a short weekend trip in a duration of 3-4 days. This heritage trip can be very useful for history lovers. All three places that are mentioned in the trip are very popular for their Historical Sites. The main advantage of this trip is that one can travel a lot of places in a short period of time. So let’s explore the trip.

Short Itinerary:

Day 1. Reach Delhi & Sightseeing in Delhi
Day 2. Delhi to Agra & Sightseeing in Agra
Day 3. Agra to Jaipur via Bharatpur & Mehandipur Balaji

Long Itinerary: 

Day 1:  Reach Delhi & Sightseeing in Delhi

Delhi can be reached by any modes of transport viz by Air, by Rail or by Road. It would be better if you reach Delhi in the morning. In the morning you can easily find  taxi/cab in the city. After reaching delhi, book your room in an average hotel and take a rest for at least 1 hour (because in Delhi you have to walk a lot). You can find average hotel near the railway station. After all this, you can start your journey by visiting some historical sites such as Red Fort, Purana Quila, Humayun’s Tomb, etc. But Red Fort is much better than all other historical sites. You can also visit various temples such as Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple, etc. These two temples have great architecture. If you plan to visit Akshardham temple, then don’t forget to watch movie, inside the temple. For food, you can have your meals at Chandni Chowk, if you like street food. There are various shops, stalls and restaurants available in the ultra small streets of chandni chowk. The other option for your meals is Connaught Place. It is the place where you can find almost every restaurant chain and there are also many 3 star/5 star restaurants available. In the evening you can also visit India Gate. It looks stunning at night. Many people come to spend their evening at India Gate.
Note: Do remember the timings of the temple. The last entry time for Akshardham Temple is 6:00 pm.

Pic Credits                                                                     Akshardham Temple

Pic Credits                                                                               Lotus Temple

Pic Credits                                                                          India Gate

Day 2: Delhi to Agra & Sightseeing in Agra

After finishing your Delhi visit, you can continue your trip by heading towards Agra. Agra is 200 Km away from Delhi and it takes almost 5 hours to reach Agra. You can travel to Agra either by Bus or by train or by private taxi. If you are coming by bus, then you will get your bus from Anand Vihar ISBT or Saraikale Khan. As buses from Delhi to Agra are very frequent, so you won’t have to wait more.
In the morning, board your bus from Delhi and start your journey to the city of love, Agra. Everyone knows that Agra is famous for its “The Taj Mahal”. Apart from this beautiful masterpiece there are other historical monuments also situated such as Akbar’s Tomb, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, etc. You can visit these monuments if you have already seen the Taj Mahal. For food, you can go to Sadar Bazar. Sadar Bazar is a nice place to have some delicious cuisines. You can eat various yummy dishes in the streets of sadar bazar. It is also a place for shopaholics. A full day is sufficient to explore Agra. If you want to explore Agra deeply, then you need two days.
For staying, you can find your hotel near Bhagwan Talkies crossing or Raja Mandi railway station. If you want to book a hotel with cheap tariffs, then Baluganj is the place where you can find a cheap hotel.
Note: Don’t forget to buy the most famous dish of Agra i.e., Petha.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Day 3: Agra to Jaipur via Bharatpur and Mehandipur Balaji

Leave Agra in the morning and start your journey for the Pink city, Jaipur. Jaipur is 250 km far from Agra with a travelling time of 5 hours. You can also visit Fatehpur Sikri and the famous Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur while travelling to Jaipur. There is a famous temple named as Mehandipur Balaji, situated 70 km before Jaipur. People have very strong faith in this temple. You can add some more experiences in your trip by visiting this temple. After doing all this, you can have your lunch at MI Road and book your hotel. In the evening you can explore the markets of Jaipur such as Bapu Market, Tripolia Market, Johri Baazar, etc. After this, you can spend your rest of the evening at Chokhi Dhani. It is a famous resort and one of the main attractions in Jaipur. You can enjoy pure Rajasthani culture there.
Note: Don’t forget to take a camel ride in Jaipur.

Fatehpur Sikri

Day 4: Sightseeing in Jaipur & return back to Delhi

Wake up early in the morning and start your excursion by visiting forts of Jaipur. Jaipur has a long list of tourist attractions. These attractions include Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Birla Mandir, Ramgarh Lake, Jaipur Zoo, World Trade Park, etc. You can also have an unforgettable experience by celebrating Rajasthani festivals. After all this, in the night come back to Delhi.
Note: Don’t forget to eat rajasthani food.

Amer Fort, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Important:

1. If you want to travel efficient, then start your journey in the night. It will save your time.
2. For local traveling in Delhi, don’t forget to issue a metro card from the metro station. It will save a lot of time.
3. One can also extend his trip by visiting Ajmer & Pushkar.

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  • Manu Khandelwal July 7, 2015 at 9:39 pm Reply

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  • John Lee November 26, 2016 at 4:55 pm Reply

    A splendid Delhi Agra Jaipur tours or Golden Triangle tour to the three important historical cities of India Delhi, Agra and Jaipur tour introduces to the rich cultural heritage of the country making your Delhi to Agra tour an unforgettable journey.

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