An introduction to the Old and New Delhi (British Legacy)
Lunch at the ‘Chor Bizaare’
Cultural Dance(Classical and Folk) Performance or Sound and Light Show at the Red Fort in the evening
A visit to the major religious institutions of various faiths in Delhi.
Jama Masjid – for the Muslims
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara – for the Sikhs
Birla Temple – for the Hindus
Lotus Temple – for the Bahai Faith
Visit the Taj Mahal at the Sunset/Sunrise
Visit to the Red Fort of Agra
See marble making demonstration
Visit the ruined city of Fatehpur Sikri enroute Jaipur
Excursion to the Amber Fort
Elephant ride at the Fort
Typical Rajasthani lunch at a local restaurant
A visit to the City Palace Museum and the scientific Observatory
See the textile and block printing demonstration
Visit an Ethnic Rajasthani Village in the evening
Experience the hot air balloon safari to see the Pushkar Town
See the Bramha Temple and Pushkar Lake.
Day 01 Arrival Delhi
Welcome to the capital of India – Delhi.
Meeting and assistance on arrival at the airport by our tour executive and transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Delhi
Day 02 A day in Delhi for the visits
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi
Old Delhi – A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting – Red Fort – The red sandstone walls of Lal Qila, the Red Fort, extend for two km and vary in height from 18 meters on the river side to 33 metres on the city side. Shah Jahan started construction of the massive fort in 1638 and it was completed in 1648. Jama Masjid – Jama Masjid The splendid mosque built by Muhammad Ali Shah in the typical Mughal style with two minarets and three domes, lies to the west of the Hussainabad Imambara. Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Also, visit the Swami Narayan Temple and Bangla Sahib Gurudwara
After visits, experience an Indian lunch at the Chor Bizaare
Proceed for the visit of New Delhi
New Delhi – An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit:- Humayun’s Tomb – Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, Humayun’s Tomb is an early example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi. Qutub Minar – 13 km to the south of Connaught Circus at Lalkote of 8th century Tomor Rajputs, the 72.5 mts high Victory Pillar stands as a victory stand of a Muslim King Qutub-ud-din-Aibak in India. A drive along the ceremonial avenue – Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, The President’s Residence, and a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. End with the visit of the Lotus temple at the sunset Overnight at Delhi
Day 03 Drive from Delhi to Agra
After an early breakfast, drive to the city of Taj (Agra)
Arrive Agra and transfer to hotel
In the afternoon visit the The Agra fort – situated on the banks of Yamuna River, North West of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations. This majestic fortress of red sandstone encompasses within its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many visionary palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, audience halls such as the Dewan I Khas and two very beautiful mosques.
In the late afternoon, visit the Taj Mahal at the sunset – a white marble Tomb build in 1631 – 1648, seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah Jahan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum or Mumtaz Mahal
In the evening, free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts and a marble making factory.
Overnight in Agra
Day 04 Drive from Agra to Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute
After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Jaipur known as “pink city” and the capital of Rajasthan named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur.
Enroute visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri, a place worth visiting to discover how once the city could have been which has now turned into ruins, situated 26 miles west of Agra, it was build at orders of the Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Arrive Jaipur in the evening and transfer to the hotel
Overnight in Jaipur
Day 05 A day in Jaipur for visits
Today after a leisurely breakfast, take an excursion to the majestic Amber Fort
Take an elephant or jeep ride to ascend the hill on which the fort is situated
The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal Architecture, construct by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by Swai Jai Singh, the fort is made in red sand stone and white marble.
After the visits experience a special Rajasthani Thali lunch
Later visit the City Palace and the Observatory and photo stop near the Palace of Winds, also known as Hawa Mahal.
In the evening, you have the option to see an ethnic village
City Palace located in the heart of the old city of Jaipur, is a blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture and the royal family still lives in a part of this Palace. The building now forms the Maharaja Swai Man Singh II Museum and on display here is a wide array of royal costumes; some vary exquisite and precious pashmina (Kashmiri) shawls, Benares silk sarries, Sanganeri block prints and folk embroidery.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 06 Drive from Jaipur to Pushkar
After breakfast, drive to Pushakr visiting the Dargah Sherif in Ajmer
Arrive Pushkar and check-in at the village resort
Late afternoon, proceed for a hot air balloon safari to explore the Pushkar Town
Overnight in Pushkar
Day 07 Take train to Delhi. Depart Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast, spent the morning in exploring the Temple and lake of Pushkar
Afternoon, transfer to the railway station to board the Shatabdi Train to Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to the international airport