Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi :
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort - once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire. Enjoy the cycle rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence, Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra (By superfast air-conditioned train Dep. 06:15 hrs. Arriv. 08:10 hrs. ) Agra - Jaipur ( By road ) enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast air-conditioned train to Agra. Breakfast in the train. Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours & visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife Also visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra 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 & enjoy a lavish buffet lunch in a 5* hotel in Agra. After lunch drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri- a perfectly preserved red sandstone which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 04 / Jaipur
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing.
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Evening enjoy an authentic Rajasthani dinner at CHOKHI DHANI VILLAGE RESORT. ( optional ). Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 05 Jaipur –Bangalore (By Flight)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to airport to board the flight for Bangalore. After your arrival from the airport, check in to the hotel and spend the morning getting refreshed. The sightseeing tour begins in the afternoon that takes you to the Lal Bagh gardens, the Parliament Building Vidhan Soudha and the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum. Night stay in Bangalore.
Day 06/ Bangalore – Hassan ( By road )
After Breakfast drive towards Hasan and visiting the famous tourist attractions that fall en route such as the Sravanabelogola that is renowned for the 17m high statue of Lord Gomateshvara atop the Indragiri Hill. Night stay in Hassan.
Day 07/ Hassan
Spend Eigth day in Hasan sightseeing that involves detailed excursions to Behur and Halebid. While away a lazy evening shopping at the colorful local markets. Night stay in Hassan.
Day 08/ Hassan – Mysore ( By road )
After breakfast drive to Mysore. Enroute, enjoy the changing topography, lifestyles, history that will give you an insight as to how different are the two regions within a single state. Arrive at Mysore and transfer to hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing tour to Brindavan Gardens and Mysore Palace in the land of Tipu Sultan. Night stay in Mysore.
Day 09/ Mysore - Departure
Transfer to airport to board the flight back to your home.