Taj Mahal with Rishikesh Tours

Duration Covered : - 8 Nights / 9 Days
Destinations Covered : - Delhi - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi - Rishike

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

On arrival meet and assist at the Delhi international airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.


India's capital & a majorgateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the ancient & the modern.Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the legacy the British left behind . The division between New & Old Delhi is the distinction between the capitals of the British & the Moghuls respectively. So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably confront the citys' past.

Day 2 : Delhi - Jaipur

After an earlybreakfast, half day city tour of Old Delhi - Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Built by Shah Jahan, the construction was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658, Red Fort - which was also built by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was built from 1638 to 1648, Chandni Chowk and Rajghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi.
sightseeing of the old and modern capital of India. Afternoon, leave for Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check in at pre booked hotel.

Day 3 : Jaipur

After breakfast,excursion to Amber Fort. Enjoy Elephant ride from the foot hills of the Aravallis to the fort entrance.
Amber Fort - At a distance of 11kms from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons, Jantar Mantar - the observatoyr built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the famous Hawa Mahal ( Palace Of Winds ).

Day 4 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

After breakfast, leave for Agra. Enroute visit the abandoned Mughalcity of Fatehpur Sikri - built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the oldcapital of the Moghuls, which was abandoned after 15 years due toscarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces whichare still preserved in its original glory. Continue drive to Agra. Arrive Agra in the evening and check-in at pre booked hotel. Overnightat the hotel.

Day 5 : Agra ( Taj City )

After breakfast, city tour of Agra. Visit Red fort, which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences amongst many other beautiful structues, Itmad-ud-daulah, which was contructed by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is verysimilar to the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jehangir, nearLahore in Pakistan; the highlight of the day - The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj began in 1631 and was not completed until 1653. Afternoon, free for individual activities.

Day 6 : Agra - Delhi

After breakfast,leave for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check-in at your pre booked hotel. Afternoon, city tour of New Delhi. Visit Humayuns Tomb : built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture, Qutab Minar, drive past India Gate, President House, Akshardham Temple,Lotus Temple ( Bahai temple ), Connaught Place. The city tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir).

Day 7 : Delhi - Rishikesh

After breakfast, leave for Rishikesh. Enroute visit Haridwar. Arrive Rishkesh & check in atpre booked hotel

Day 8 : Rishikesh - Delhi

Afterbreakfast, visit Rishikesh - one of the most important holy cities of Hindus. Afternoon, leave for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check in hotel.

Day 9 : Depart Delhi - Onward Destinations

Transfer to the airport to board flight back home /Scheduled destination.


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