Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi
Arrival at the international airport Delhi meet and assist at the airport and transfer to the hotel after reaching the lobby get yourself check-in. Rest of the time is for leisure and relax in hotel or go out for local markets for shopping. Back to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi City Tour
After the breakfast at the hotel and we will take you for the city tour of Delhi, which included visit to Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid ,India Gate, Rajghat, Lotus temple and Humanyun’s Tomb and the above all will only be covered depending on the time during the seven hours tours. You may missed out some of them and the same can be covered by extending a day or so or the next day.
Below are some of the historical highlights of monuments in old and New Delhi :
Old & New Delhi :
Raj Ghat - The cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most visited sites in Delhi.It is made of simple square black-marble platform that stands on the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
Jama Masjid - It is the largest mosque in India and the largest congregation of Muslims gathers here for Daily prayer, Friday Prayer and annual prayers and it is the most visited and the favorite site among the tourists.
Red Fort - One of the most old Mughal historical sites and strongest building of Mughal Architecture is the Lal Quila or the Red Fort built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan between 1638 and 1648 centrury.The Red Fort walls are extended up to 2 kms, in length and 33 mtrs in height along the boundaries of the river Yamuna.
Chandni Chowk - Rickshaw Ride in ancient lanes of old Delhi is ultimate which has a history of about 400 years. The rickshaw rides give the passengers an opportunity to see a different prospective of Chandni Chowk and old Delhi and it’s by lanes and regarded as one of the favorite and best shopping avenues of Delhi.
New Delhi :
Tour of New Delhi includes a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, and the state of Lodi Gardens and Mughal Gardens which opens for general public in the month of February for a month.
Qutub Minar - it is the oldest heritage building made a first Muslim ruler in India in the 11th Century. It has a highest man made Minar standing at an height of 71m. Qutubuddin Aibak establish his dynasty in the elite area of South Delhi.
India Gate - it was built by Edwin Lutyens to pay homage to the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I and the Afgan War. This structure was completed in 1931.
Birla Temple - It is also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple and was built in 20th century and in the same period many other Hindu temples were built in India. It attracts lot of foreign tourists.
Drive to Parliament House, the President's Residence will bring an end to an exciting tour of Delhi. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Agra (By Surface 220 Kms / Approx 4 hrs)
After the breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up from the hotel at 06:00 Am and drive to the city of Agra to see "Taj Mahal - Crown of Palaces".
Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world built by emperor Shah Jahan in Love of his beloved wife and the construction of Taj went on for over 17 years and the hard work of around 20,000 men laborers. Its Lush Gardens and the huge area makes a building a memorable and a must visit place in Agra and the masterwork done with Precious and Semi Precious stones are a must watch.
Red fort - The rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river yamuna and the constructed by Emperor Akbar in 1566. Diwan-i-am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall made of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back where the emperor heard public petitions. Diwan-i-khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the emperor used to sit on his gem-studded peacock throne and used to meet foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms.
Evening is free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04 : Agra - Jaipur (By Surface 260 kms / Approx 5 hrs)
After the breakfast we will drive to the Pink City - Jaipur and on the way we will be visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar, built in 1569. Upon reaching Jaipur check-in at the hotel and rest of the time is free enjoying and exploring the local markets. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 05 : Jaipur
After the breakfast at the hotel we will to Amber Fort and for the Elephant ride.
Amber Fort Palace - Amber is a classic romantic Rajasthan fort palace. It was constructed in 1592 by Man Singh and Jai Singh I. it is a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles.
City Palace - A mix blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
Jantar Mantar - This building is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country.
Hawa Mahal - This masterpiece is also "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. This palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Raja Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Back to the hotel and Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 : Jaipur - Delhi
After the breakfast at the hotel and drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to hotel and rest of the time is free to enjoy and exploring the local markets. Back to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 : Delhi
After the breakfast at the hotel and transfer to international airport and catch your flight back to the hometown or for the onward journey.
- Accommodation on double/twin sharing as per above mention hotels and nights.
- Daily Breakfast at Hotel except on arrival day.
- All transportation and sightseeing by A/C car.
- Elephant Ride at Amer Fort in Jaipur.
- One Tradional Rajasthani Dinner at Chokhi Dhani Village (Jaipur).
- Professional English speaking Local Guide during Sightseeing at Delhi, Agra & Jaipur.
- All Taxes calculated as on 1/4/2016.
- Personal assistance from HRTW INDIA.
Package Excludes :
- Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
- Any Airfare.
- Travel Insurance.
- Any items or services not specified in the itinerary/Inclusions.