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 DAY 01-ARRIVE DELHI

Meet and assist upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Check in at the hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

Overnight at hotel

DAY 02-DELHI
After a late breakfast, proceed for the full day city tour of Old & New Delhi. In Old city visit Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jahan; Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India; Raj Ghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and enjoy a walking tour in Chandni Chowk- the silver street of Delhi bustling with activity. 

 In the afternoon visit Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India; Humayun’s Tomb built in the Indo Persian style and a predecessor to The Taj Mahal in Agra; India Gate – A War Memorial Arch. Also drive past the President’s house, Parliament house, Government secretariat buildings and Connaught place – the heart of New Delhi and a busy shopping center.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 03- DELHI TO AGRA (By Surface)
After breakfast, drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra, check in at the hotel. Later proceed for a half day city tour of Agra city.
Visit the red sandstone Agra Fort, which stands like a crescent on the banks of the Jamuna River closed by forbidding 20-meter high walls, with a 12- meter moat between them. Three Successive Mughal emperors - Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan - helped create this massive structure which contains Hindu and Muslim architecture.










Then proceed for the famous white marble mausoleum, which was built in the middle of the 17th century by the Moghul emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Visit the Taj Mahal surely the greatest monument to love and one of the wonders of the modern world. Completed in\1652, skilled craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy and some 20,000 labourers worked for 17 years to build this edifice, constructed by emperor Shah Jehan as a mausoleum for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Marble was brought from Makrana, near Jodhpur and precious stones of onyx, amethyst, malachite, lapis lazuli, turquoise, jade, crystal and mother of pearl were carried to Agra from Persia, Russia, Afghanistan, Tibet, China and the Indian Ocean

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 04- AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI – JAIPUR (By Surface)

Today morning, drive to Jaipur visiting the ancient abandoned Moghul capita, FATEHPUR SIKRI.  This 16th century capital of Moghul emperor Akbar is a complex of forts, palaces and mosques built in sandstone. The city had to be deserted because of lack of water. The white marble Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Akbar's spiritual adviser, is now observed as a Muslim pilgrimage spot















Continue your drive to Jaipur and check in at the hotel upon arrival. The capital of the state of Rajasthan is popularly known as the 'pink city' as the buildings in its old, walled city is all constructed in pink-colored sandstone. Jaipur owes its name, its foundation and its careful planning to the great warrior-astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II (1699-1744). He laid out the city with its surrounding walls and six rectangular blocks by principles of town planning set out in an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture. In 1728 he constructed the remarkable observatory, which is still one of Jaipur's central attractions. It is worthwhile spending any leisure time wandering through the bazaars. Jaipur is well known for its beautiful carpets, enameled ornaments, precious and semi-precious stones, brass ornaments and many other arts and crafts. 

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 05- IN JAIPUR

 

 

 

 

 

This morning you will drive 11kms in the outskirts of the city to visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Temple of Kali, the Hall of Victory or Jai Mahal and Jagmandir. You can have the unique experience of traveling on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated.

In the afternoon visit the Observatory, the Palace of Winds and the City Palace and Museum. The museum has an interesting textile section, which contains dresses and costumes of the former Maharajas and Maharanis of Jaipur. Return to the hotel for overnight stay. 

Rest of the day is free to explore the colorful town independently.  Spend time in crowded lanes & by lanes of pink city, haggling and souvenir-hunting. Overnight at the hotel

DAY 06 - JAIPUR TO DELHI (By Surface) CONNECT FLIGHT TO ONWARD DESTINATION

Drive back to Delhi. Meet and assist upon arrival and transfer to the International airport to check in for your flight back home

End of the tour


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