Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Upon arrival meet and greet by representative and followed by drive to hotel.
Delhi is one of the most important cities of India, as it is the National
Capital Territory, which is also the location of the major administrative
and legal offices of the country. It is a popular destination amongst tourists,
who wants to have a look at the heritage of India and the cultural ethnicity,
though you will also get to see the traces of an emerging economy, and
business state. Upon arrival our check into the hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi- Agra ( By road Approx 4 Hours)
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi :
OLD DELHI SIGHTSEEING - From historic monuments to traditional markets
to spicy street food, Old Delhi tour is a journey full of unexpected
sights and surprises..
CHANDNI CHOWK r “Silver Square” is the most famous and
historic street of Delhi, built around 300 years ago when the walled
city of Shahjahanabad was established in the 17th century. Don’t
let the word “old” mislead you. The energy of vibrant
streets of Chandni Chowk is simply irresistible. This part of Delhi
includes street food, vibrant bazaars where you can shop for some
ancient artifacts and jewels.
JAMA MASJID is the last work of Emperor Shah Jahan. Its construction
began in 1650 and was completed within six years. You can relive
the Mughal or Mogul history of Delhi passing through the splendid
corridors of this ancient mosque. The Jama Masjid stands across the
road in front of the Red Fort.
RED FORT is the most magnificent ancient building of Delhi which
was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1638. Designed by the
Mughal architects Ustad Hamid and Ahmad, Red Fort is an important
symbolic monument in India even today. Some of the captivating building
it encloses is Diwani¬am, Diwani¬Khas, Rang Mahal, The Pearl
NEW DELHI – NEW Delhi, India's national capital is a fusion
of the ancient and the modern. The fascinating city reflects a rich
culture, boasts of amazing architecture and is seeped in history.
It is also a vibrant metropolis, with modern, well-planned office,
commercial and residential complexes and colourful bazaars.
Humayun's Tomb was built by Humayun's widow, Hamida Banu Begum.
Designed by a Persian architect named Humayun's Tomb was built by
Humayun's widow, Hamida Banu Begum. Designed by a Persian architect
named Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, the structure was begun in 1562 and completed
in 1565. The tomb established a standard for all later Mughal monuments,
which followed its design, most notably the Taj Mahal . We are quite
close to Humayun Tomb also.
Qutub Minar: The tall minaret was constructed in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din
Aibak, and later completed by his successor Iltutmish. The soaring
conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture.
India Gate: A memorial inscribed with the names of the valiant Indian
soldiers who laid down their lives in World War I.
Parliament House of India: The elegant circular design with 144
pillars, Parliament House flaunts excellent architecture by Sir Edwin
Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. There are chambers of Lok Sabha, Rajya
Sabha and the library inside the sprawling building.
Rashtrapati Bhawan: Residence of the Royalty Modern New Delhi, or
New Delhi as it is called, centers around the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
It is architecturally a very impressive building standing at a height,
flowing down as it were to India Gate. Evening
drive to Agra & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Agra.
Day 03 / Agra - Fatehpur Sikri
- Jaipur via Abhaneri (250 km, Approx 6 Hours)
breakfast sightseeing tour of Agra:
TAJ MAHAL- Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial
to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to
be completed and was designed, and 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.
AGRA FORT- Fort built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces,
halls of public and private audience and the beautiful gardens. This
is where Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third
son Aurangzeb and spent the last year of his life viewing the Taj
Mahal from across the river Jamuna. Continue drive to Jaipur enroute
visiting FATEHPUR SIKRI -the deserted red Sandstone City, Emperor
Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century
is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and
its "ruins" are in pristine condition ... it's not hard
to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of
it's grandeur. Afterwards visit ABHANERI - The Rural village to experience
the rural culture of India. Walk through the village. Arrive Jaipur & transfer
to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 04 / Jaipur-Delhi ( By
road Approx 5 Hours) Departure
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.
Afternoon drive to Delhi & transfer to airport to board the onward