Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
On Arrival, our representative will welcome you at the airport & transfer to hotel. Overnight in Delhi
Day 02 / Delhi
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi
DELHI, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. Delhi is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land and a window to the kaleidoscope - that is India.
Old Delhi-The tour will begin with a visit to Raj Ghat- the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
After visiting Old Delhi, Covering the 11th century Qutub Minar , The word 'Qutub' itself,means 'pole of justice.' The Qutub Minar made of red sandstone rising to the height of 72.5mts is an architectural marvel of the 13th century.
India Gate ,a majestic high arch, 42 meters high, built as a memorial to the Indian soldiers killed in the World War I. It is called the All India War Memorial.
The President's House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Laxmi Narayan temple popularly .known as Birla Temple. Overnight will be in Delhi.
Day 03 /Delhi - Jaipur (By train Dep 0610 Hrs Arr 1040 Hrs )
Early morning our representative will pick you up from your hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast air-conditioned train to Jaipur. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Later roceed for the sightseeing tour of Jaipur-
City Palace which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Sawai Maharaja Jai Singh, who founded Jaipur and also laid the foundation of the City Palace. The City Palace has projecting balconies, arches and the entrances. The palace covers one-seventh of the area in Jaipur. The City Palace also has a museum with an exclusive collection of Rajasthani costumes, miniature paintings, carpets and royal paraphernalia.
Jantar Mantar- built between 1728 and 1734, literally means the "instruments for measuring the harmony of the heavens'. Jai Singh, the brain behind the grand project, chose stone with marble facing. This was the biggest of all his observatories and the only one built of stone.
Later visit Hawa Mahal- Constructed in 1799.It is the most sensational monument in the city of Jaipur.Hawa mahal ( Palace of Winds) from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world.The palace has 953 niches and windows. This five-story, pyramid-shaped structure is made up of small casements, each with tiny windows and arched roofs, beautifully modeled and carved. There is a total lack of ornamentation on the inner face of the building. The chambers are plain and more mass of pillars and passages leading to the top storey. Overnight will be at Jaipur.
Day 04 / Jaipur
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
Amber Fort- located in Amber 11 km from Jaipur, It is set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills.
Jaigarh Fort-The Jaigarh Fort of Rajasthan is located at a distance of around 15 kilometers from the center of Jaipur. The Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur is also known as the Fort of Victory. The Western skyline is dominated by the extensive parkotas (Walls), watch-towers and gateways of Jaigarh. It is one of the few military structures of medieval India preserved almost intact containing palaces, gardens, open and covered reservoirs, a grannary, an armoury, a well planned cannon foundry, several temples, a tall tower and a giant mounted cannon the Jai Ban the largest in the Country.
Laxmi Narayan Temple - Situated in the south of Jaipur, Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the many such temples built by wealthy Birla family in India, thus it is also known as Birla Mandir. The temple is a great reminder of the secular traditions India has shown over the centuries. The temple has been constructed in white marble and has three domes, each portraying the different approaches to religion. The temple is situated at the foot of Moti Doongri Fort, converted as a small palace by Ram Singh II for his wife Gayatri Devi. Overnight will be in Jaipur.
Day 05 / Jaipur - Agra (By Car Approx 05 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-The deserted city Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal Empire between 1570 and 1585.It was founded by the Mughal emperor Akbar to honor the Muslim saint Shaikh Salim Chishti, who had foretold the birth of Akbar's son and heir, Jahangir. Fatehpur Sikri stands untouched and perfectly preserved; a complete medieval fortress of red sandstone, with vast central squares, exquisitely carved multi-tiered pavilions, cool terraces and formal gardens.It ia s a masterpiece of Muslim architecture. It is a 25 miles (40km) west of Agra. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. It is also known as the Gate of Magnificence. It was built by Akbar following his victory in battle in 1573 - when Gujarat fell to him
Continue drive to Agra and transfer to hotel. Evening free to explore the rich handicrafts of Agra. Overnightwill be in Agra.
Day 06 / Agra - Delhi (By train Dep 2025 Hrs Arr 2230 Hrs)
Early morning our representative will pick you up from your hotel and proceed for sightseeing tour of Agra –
Taj Mahal-It is a White marble memorial (seven wonders of the world )Built by Shah Jahan to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal.Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra., This monument took 22 years , 20,000 men laboured over to complete and designed it .It is planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.It is a "symbol of eternal love".
Agra Fort -Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms .
At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. It was again a building constructed by Shahjahan who replaced an earlier wooden structure.
At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms.
Late evening transfer to railway station to board the superfast airconditioned train to Delhi. Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 07 / Departure
Transfer to airport for the international flight back home with sweet memories of India.
» 6 Nights accommodation as per the itinerary.
» Daily Breakfast
» All transfers in Delhi, Jaipur and Agra.
» Train tickets of Delhi - Jaipur & Agra - Delhi in air conditioned Chair Car.
» Sightseeing of Delhi, Jaipur & Agra by Air conditioned car.
» Local English speaking Professional Guides.
» Elephant ride in Jaipur. (subject to availability)
» All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc.
Cost does not include:
» Entrance fee to the Monuments.
» Any meals except breakfast.
» Beverages, Tips, Laundry etc.
» Any item not shown in cost Includes
Hotels Selected - Luxury (5* Deluxe)
Delhi : The Oberoi / The Imperial
Agra : The Oberoi Amarvilas
Jaipur : The Oberoi RajVilas
Hotels Selected - Royal (5* Deluxe)
Delhi : The Metropolitan / The Lalit / The Grand
Agra : Jay Pee Palace / Taj View / Trident
Jaipur : Hotel Trident / Le Meridien
Hotels Selected - Classic (4*)
Delhi : The Connaught / Hotel City Park / De Marks
Agra : Clarks Shiraz / Hotel Holiday Inn
Jaipur : Hari Mahal Palace/ Wall Street / Hotel Clarks Amer / Ramada Plaza / Country Inn & Suits by Carlson
Hotels Selected - Jewel (3* - 4* & Heritage)
Delhi : Hotel Gautam Deluxe / Hotel Sunstar
Agra : Hotel Amar / Hotel Usha Kiran
Jaipur : Hotel Jas Vilas / Nana ki Haveli / Dera Rawatsar
Hotels Selected - Economy (2* Moderate)
Delhi : Hotel Blue Bell / Hotel De Gold
Agra : Royale Residency / Hotel Pushapvilla
Jaipur : Hotel Vijay Niwas / Hotel Sarang Palace