04 Nights / 05 Days
Cost of your round trip economy class airfare included for the duration of the tour.
TBA and Choice of Airlines is not permitted.
Though you may book the holiday for a particular date, your departure could early morning on same date or late night on the previous date. If you are planning your travel to departure city / airport, kindly make provision for the same.
Example: If you book your holiday for 18th, your departure could be either on 18th early morning like 1:00/2:00 am or 17th late night like 10:30/11:00 pm.
Assistance on arrival at Delhi Airport / Railway Station and transfer to the hotel. After Check -in hotel. Visit “New Delhi” which came into existence much later, and is also known as Lutyens Delhi, taking after the name of a British architect who was largely responsible in designing India Gate, Presidential House, Secratariat, Parliament House and many other buildings in that area.Visit the recent jewel in the crown, Lotus Temple and then drive on to see the tallest tower in Delhi, known as Qutub Miner, which declared the arrival and rise of Islam in India. Stay overnight at Delhi hotel.
Agra After breakfast drive to Agra (203 kms).approx 4hrs. Upon arrival in Agra visit Red fort and famous Taj Mahal.
Red Fort – lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. It was built by Akbar as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.
Taj Mahal -This most famous Moghul monument was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal “the lady of the Taj”. It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, for the emperor was heartbroken when Mumtaz died after 17 years of marriage, during the birth of her 14th child.The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. Above the tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan are false tombs, a common practice in Indian mausoleums. (Taj Mahal is closed on Friday).
Stay at pristine Taj Mahal for sunset, to see this true Wonder of the world in gentle late afternoon light. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast check -out from Hotel drive to Jaipur (221 kms), en route visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest gateway in the world. Thereafter continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur – check into the hotel. Afternoon at leisure to explore the city. Overnight at hotel.
Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honoured fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families.
Afternoon tour of the City – “The Pink City” is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal Palace of the Winds, and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colorful bazaar before returning to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Morning drive to Delhi (250 kms). with sweet memories of your tour.
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