OVERVIEW OF YOUR INDIA TOUR
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DAY 1 - ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive Delhi airport by flight TBA. Meeting and assistance upon arrival at airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Rest of the day at leisure (No transportation envisaged).
Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 2 - DELHI
After breakfast proceed for the full-day city tour of Old & New Delhi. In Old city visit Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jahan; Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India; Raj Ghat – the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and enjoy a walking tour in Chandni Chowk– the silver street of Delhi bustling with activity.
In the afternoon visit Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India; Humayun’s Tomb built in the Indo Persian style and a predecessor to The Taj Mahal in Agra; India Gate – A War Memorial Arch. Also drive past the President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place – the heart of New Delhi and a busy shopping center.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 3 - TO AGRA
After breakfast, drive to Agra. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Afternoon we will take you for sightseeing tour of Agra which includes Agra Fort which is among the finest examples of the fusion architecture that has dominated the Mogul period. The assimilation of these different styles has given the buildings within the fort a distinctive look. To name a few, for example, the Jahangir Palace built by Akbar is the most magnificent blend of Persian and local style whereas Divan-e-Aam mixes subtleness of Turkish exteriors with the complex pattern of Persian architecture. Babur stayed in the fort in the palace of Ibrahim.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 4 - IN AGRA
Today morning you will drive to visit famous The Taj Mahal (closed on Friday), The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal. Taj Mahal, the epitome of love and romance stands on the banks of river Yamuna. The architecture is considered as the finest specimen of Mughal style of architecture. The architecture is highly inspired from different styles of architecture, which includes Persian, Indian and Turkish. Taj Mahal architecture is truly splendid and one of its kind in the world. The design & layout of Taj Mahal never fails to enrapture architects, engineers, historians as well as common man. Later, you will start your drive to Jaipur, while driving towards you will stop at Fatehpur Sikri for a brief period. Fatehpur Sikri was once the capital of the Mughal Empire. The city boasts of some of the magnificent monuments of the medieval period. Akbar, the great Mughal Emperor, made it the capital but was later abandoned due to scarcity of water. The buildings at Fatehpur Sikri present a unique blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural styles. Some of the attractions at Fatehpur Sikri are the Panch Mahal, the Buland Darwaza and the Dargah of Sheikh Salim Chisti. Later, continue drive towards Jaipur. Jaipur is also known as a Pink City and the capital of Rajasthan. And famous travel destination is well known for mesmerizing historic sites, magnificent monuments, spacious parks, chaotic streets, and spicy eateries on every corner.
Upon arrival, check in at hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 5 - TO JAIPUR
After breakfast, you will explore the massive Amber Fort. This morning you will drive 11kms in the outskirts of the city to visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Temple of Kali, the Hall of Victory or Jai Mahal and Jagmandir. It has halls of Public and Private Audience, a Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors) various marble palaces which are marvellous examples of ancient Rajput architecture. The Temple of Amba (Mother Goddess), the patron deity of the Royal family is at the entrance to the palace. Afternoon city tour of the pink city visit the City Palace – the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles which houses a museum with a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armoury of the Mughals and Rajputs, including swords of different shapes and sizes with ornate handles. It has an art gallery with an excellent collection of miniature paintings, carpets, royal paraphernalia and rare astronomical works in Arabic, Persian, Latin and Sanskrit. Also visit the Jantar Mantar – an astrological and astronomical Observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 18th century, which is remarkable for its accuracy even at the present times. Stop at Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal) for taking pictures. Time permitting visit cottage industry specializing in hand-woven carpets & textiles. Witness how silk carpets are handmade.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Jaipur.
DAY 6 - TO DELHI
Morning after breakfast at the hotel start your drive towards Delhi international airport to board your flight for onward destination.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR INDIA TOUR
*Prices are based on twin sharing & include:
• Meeting & assistance during arrival/departure by airport representative.
• 05 nights’ hotel accommodation on Twin sharing basis.
• Stay in the hotels on a room & breakfast basis using the starting room category.
• All transportation services including airport transfers, sightseeing, intercity drives, excursions using an air-conditioned vehicle.Services of a local English-speaking local guide as per the program.
• Rickshaw ride in Chandani Chowk in Delhi.
• Battery Van ticket charges to visit Taj Mahal in Agra.
• Elephant failing Jeep ride to go up to Amber Fort in Jaipur.
• Jeep ride to come down from Amber Fort in Jaipur.
• 02 mineral water bottles (500 ml) per person per day during city tours.
• All presently applicable taxes.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED ON YOUR INDIA TOUR
*Prices do not include:
• Still / video camera fee at monuments.
• Expenses of personal nature like Tips, soft drinks, smokes, liquor, laundry, and telephone calls.
• Domestic airfare.
• Entrance fee to the monuments as per the program (01-time visit) – (Supplement quoted above)
• Travel insurance.
• Please note that any changes in entrance fees or government taxes will be payable extra and the same will be advised to you if applicable.
• Any service not mentioned in the inclusions.
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