Day 1 Delhi
Upon arrival meeting and
assistance at the international airport and transfer to pre booked
hotel.OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
Day 2 Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of combined Old &
New Delhi. The tour will begin with a visit to The Jama Mosque built
in 1650 AD, followed by a visit to the breathtaking Red Fort
(1639-48), built by the Shah Jehan, creator of The Taj Mahal. Then we
proceed on to Raj Ghat, which is the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon, sightseeing tour of New Delhi visiting Humayun's Tomb (1565
AD), aptly called the predecessor of The Taj Mahal. Drive past
Safdarjang's Tomb (1753 AD). Visit the Qutab Minar (72 m high) - the
most perfect of towers of the Persian world. The drive through New
Delhi includes the Embassy area (Diplomatic enclave), India gate,
Lotus Temple, Akshardham temple, Birla mandir ( Laxmi narayan Temple
), Government buildings and Connaught Place, New Delhi's main shopping
area.OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
3 Agra - MANDAWA
Breakfast at the
hotel.Drive from Delhi to Mandawa (280 kms/6 hours) enroute visit
Neemrana Fort. Lunch at Neemrana Fort.Continue your drive to Mandawa
and upon arrival check-in at: HOTEL .Afternoon, sightseeing tour of
the town Mandawa, which lies in the heart of Shekhawati. OVERNIGHT AT
4 MANDAWA - JAIPUR
the hotel.Drive from Mandawa to Jaipur (140 kms/3.5 hours) via Samode.
Visit the Samode Palace, among the magnificent edifices that adorn the
region of Rajasthan. Also enjoy one hour Camel ride in Samode.Continue
your drive to Jaipur and upon arrival check-in at: HOTEL.OVERNIGHT AT
Day 5 Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel.Morning
excursion to Amber Fort. Make your ascent to the palace fortress on
the gaily caparisoned elephant back.Afternoon, tour of Jaipur,
popularly known as "The Pink City of Rajasthan". Visit the
unique Jantar Mantar Observatory, which was built in the 1700's and
yet even today, looks futuristic or almost surrealistic. Visit the
City Palace and its Museum, the Hawa Mahal, also know as the Palace of
Winds.OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
6 JAIPUR - AGRA
Breakfast at the
hotel. Morning drive from Jaipur to Agra (221 kms/6 hours) enroute
visiting Fatehpur Sikri - the deserted, red sandstone city that was
built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century.
Now deserted, this royal city, 37 KMS (23 miles) southwest of Agra,
was once capital of a mighty empire and its pink sandstone palaces
bask in the refulgent glow of its magnificent past. Also visit the
Bulund Darwaza (The Gate of Victory); set in the south wall, one of
the greatest monuments of the Mughal empire and one of the finest
Mughal buildings. It is 56.3 meters (176 ft) high, the effect of which
is enhanced by a great flight of steps on the outside. It is a
spectacular mass of masonry, which dominates the entire city, pierced
by a huge central arch, and crowned by a romantic array of domed
kiosks.Continue your drive to Agra and upon arrival check-in at:
HOTEL.Rest of the day at leisure.OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL
Day 7 Agra - Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel.Morning, experience the TAJ MAHAL (closed on
Fridays) - one of the seven wonders of the world. This beautiful
mausoleum in pure white marble, took 22 years and 22000 craftsmen to
build it. This monument was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of
his beloved consort Mumtaz Mahal,Also visit Agra Fort, whose maze of
courtyard, mosque and private chambers reflect the grandeur of the
Mughal Empire.Afternoon drive from Agra to Delhi (203 kms/5 hours)
International airport in time to board flight .
Day 8 DELHI - Onward Destinations
Leave Delhi by International Flight / Scheduled Destinations.