Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meeting & transfer. Overnight at Hotel Taj Palace/Taj Mahal.
“Delhi is a city of Immense past. Seven mighty empires have risen, ruled the subcontinent & fallen here. It is a dotted with hundreds of landmarks and has accumulated a tremendous heritage of art, architecture and culture. Delhi is the present capital of the largest democracy of the world, is the famous creation of famous architect, Sir Edwin Lute yens.”
Day 02 - Sightseeing Delhi
Breakfast at hotel, Morning visit Old Delhi afternoon visit New Delhi.
Attractions include Red Fort - a massive fort built by master builder Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid- the largest mosque in Asia, Raj Ghat- where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated, Jantar Mantar, Rashtrapati Bhawan or Presidential Palace, Parliament house, Humayun Tomb & Qutub Minar, Overnight at Hotel Taj Palace/Taj Mahal.
Day 03 - Delhi / Agra (205 Kms / 04 hours Drive)
Breakfast at hotel , morning transfer to Agra, on arrival check into Hotel Taj View.
“This city is Globally known as city of Taj Mahal. But this royal city has many monuments that epitomize the high point of Mughal Architechture. The crowning glory of the city is obviously the,Taj, a monument to love and imagination that represent India to the world. Taj Mahal : The Mughal Emperor built the incomparable Taj Mahal as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz Mahal, epitomizes Islamic architecture, in its purest form. The Tomb is encased in white Marble which is decorated with flawless sculptures and inlaid design of flowers and calligaraphy cut from presious gems. Below the Dome, in a dimly lit chamber, lie the mortal remains of Saharan and his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal, reminding of their undying love. Among the other monuments that Agra takes pride is in the Agra Fort, built by three greatest Mughal Emperors. The construction of this massive structure began in 1565 under Akbar, and continued till the time of his grandson, Shahjahan.”
Afternoon city tour, visit TAJ MAHAL, Red Fort & Itmat ud daula.
Day 04 - Agra / Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri (240 kms/ 5½ drive)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Fatehpur Sikri, it is 45 kms/1½ hrs.
This exiquite Fatehpur Sikri fort was build by Akbar the great in 1569, in red sandstone, with its forts, palaces and mosques was abondened 14 years after its creation due to political reasons. The Diwan-i-am the vast courtyard in which the emperor gave daily public audience; Diwan-e- Khas a large quadrangle which contained all the major function of the peace, Pachisi court, the emperors private living quarter, Jodha Bai’s Palace Miriram’s Palace, Birbals Palace, Hawa Mahal
and Panch Mahal are some of the important buildings of this residential complex. The Friday mosque and the exquisite tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti are in the religious grounds set aside in a seprate enclosure adjusacent to the secular building. Afternoon transfer to Bharatpur, Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, the largest concentration of exotic birds in Asia and nesting ground of thousands of egrets, Siberian cranes, waterfowls and other rare species. Overnight at Bharatpur.
After visiting Fatehpur Sikri transfer to Jaipur, it is 195 Kms/4 hrs drive, on arrival check into hotel Jai Mahal Palace.
“The beautifully planned city is a tribute to the king considering that western world perhaps and very few planned city in the eighteenth century. The observatory Jantar mantar is an excellent example of the marvelous precision in astronomical calculators build in solid concrete. The City Palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthan and Mughal art and architecture. Now the museum, has fine collection of sculpture, carpets paintings, manuscripts and armory. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 - Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel, morning excursion to Amber Fort.
A short drive from Jaipur is Amber Fort, perched at top of a hill. Within the precints are Sheesh Mahal or chamber of mirrors – reputedly the best in the world, Victory Hall and pleasure Palace. The fort is reached by riding an elephant or by jeep.
Afternoon city tour visit City Palace Museum, Observatory, Hawa Mahal & local Bazaar. Overnight at hotel Jai Mahal Palace.
Day 06 - Jaipur/Delhi ( 240 kms/4½ hrs drive)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Delhi and depart for onward journeys.