You will arrive to Delhi in evening or at night. It will depend on the flight schedules. You will be greated at the airport and then you will be taken to your hotel.
You’ll start your journey of Incredible India with a visit to the Old walled city in the morning. You will pass the 17th century imposing Red Fort, then will take a traditional cycle rickshaw ride in the back streets & bazaars of Chandni Chowk (Closed on Sundays) selling an extraordinary variety of items like dress material, spices, jewellery & perfumes and mouth-watering food delicacies. Then you will visit the India’s largest mosque ‘Jama Masjid’. In complete contrast to the noise and crowds of Old Delhi, is Raj Ghat, a simple and stunning memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
Then you will drive past the elegant government buildings designed in blend of Indian and European styles – the India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan, the Presidential Palace. Then you will proceed to the pink city (Jaipur). You will arrive Jaipur in the evening and then will check in to your hotel.
Hawa MahalAmber FortCity Palace
Morning: You will firstly visit to the Amber Fort. Its forbidding exterior belying a bejewelled interior whose richness reflects the luxurious styles of the surrounding Mughal courts. An Elephant ride takes you up to the fort and Jeep/Car brings you down the fort. You can also choose in between the rides you want to take.
Afternoon: You will visit the City Palace, a series of open courtyards, simple stables and buildings leading to the richly decorated royal rooms. The museum within the palace house a wonderful collection of textiles, carpets, manuscripts and costumes from the personal collection of the royal family; Hawa Mahal which is also known as the ‘Palace of Winds’ and the mesmerizing Jantar Mantar Observatory is an astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century.
Taj MahalFatehpur Sikri
You will stop at Fatehpur sikri (the deserted city). This is one of the world’s most haunted cities and a marvel of design and construction. It was conceived and built by Emperor Akbar. Akbar is one of the most enlightened rulers of his time. Built in 1571, it is a synthesis of the flourishing styles of the Persian courts and the prevailing Hindu Islamic trends. Today its pristine red sandstone buildings are as perfect as when they were first chiselled. The masterpiece of this remarkable monument is the Jewel House of the Diwan I Khas. Architecturally extraordinary, the four doorways lead into a single storey room where a huge central pillar carved to baroque richness; supports a seat reached by mid air walkways. After the tour, continue your journey to Agra.
You will reach Agra in the afternoon and will check in to the hotel.
Evening: Visit the fabled Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays). The Taj Mahal was built in the year 1652 AD by Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his beloved queen, Mumtaz Mahal. It took 22,000 skilled craftsmen 22 years to create this spectacular white marble mausoleum. You will stay at Taj Mahal until sunset to see the white marble reflect the nuances of the changing light from the sun.
You will have a choice to visit the Mughal garden of Mehtab Bagh, which is located across from the Taj Mahal on the other side of the Yamuna River. Enjoy a walk and view the Taj Mahal from across the river at sunrise. Then return to the hotel to freshen up and get ready for the amazing day ahead.
You will then visit Red fort of Agra after checking out from your hotel. Red fort is the first red sandstone fort of North India was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the year 1565. Its royal audience halls, immense stone courtyards, marble mosque and the private royal chambers give us a glimpse of the grandeur and talent for combining defensive architecture with beauty and design of the Mughal Empire.
Then by noon, you will check out of the hotel and will proceed on the drive to Delhi after having lunch.
You will reach Delhi In late afternoon. You can visit Dilli Haat, a contemporary art and crafts market that offers a wonderful collection of Indian handicrafts. After that, you will be transferred to the international airport in time to board your flight to onward destination.
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