Day 1 : Delhi
You are met at the airport and transferred to the Hotel Imperial
/ Similar 5 star, where we have done a pre check for you. (N)
Breakfast at hotel. Your personal guide takes you on a city tour
to witness the contrasts between the two cities in one, the old
and New Delhi.
New Delhi begins with the drive
past Safdarjang’s Tomb (1753 AD) on the way to Qutab Minar
(1193 AD) this striking medieval tower of victory of Persian
World is 73 m high. Within the Qutab complex, amidst the ruins of
Quwat-ul-Islam mosque, stands the Iron pillar which has stood the
vagaries of weather and has not rusted over 1500 years. Then
drive through New Delhi includes the Embassy area (Diplomatic
enclave), Government buildings, India Gate, Sikh Temple (Bangla
Sahib Gurudwara), Birla Temple and Connaught Place, New
Delhi’s main shopping area. Visit Humayun’s Tomb -
considered to be the fore runner of Taj Mahal.
Later in the day your tour starts with sightseeing of Old Delhi.
The tour guide escorts you to Jama Mosque built in 1650 AD,
followed by a drive past the breathtaking Red Fort (1639-1648)
built by Shah Jahan, creator of the Taj Mahal. Then we proceed on
to Raj Ghat, which is the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and rickshaw
ride through the narrow lanes of the largest wholesale market in
In the evening we host you a welcome dinner at one of the finest
restaurants in town.
Day 3 : Agra
After breakfast we drive to Agra 250
On the way we have lunch at the midway. After lunch visit
Fatehpur Sikri a 16th century deserted capital of the
late afternoon we check in at the hotel Mughal Sheraton / Taj
View ( 5 Star)
In the evening you visit the Taj Mahal at the sunset (Friday
Overnight at the hotel.
AGRA - Taj Mahal
one of the Seven Wonders of the world built by Emperor Shah Jehan
in the memory oh his beloved consort Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful
mausoleum took 22 years to complete with a work force of 20,000.
Craftsmen and master builders came from all over Asia to join in
the great work – from Baghdad, Shiraz, Delhi, Samarkand and
Turkey. The marble, India’s finest; was quarried at Makrana
near Jodhpur. Precious and semi precious stones were imported
from distant lands : Jasper from Punjab, Jade & Crystal from
China, Turquoise from Tibet, Lapis from Afghanistan and Ceylon,
Chrysolite from Egypt, Amethyst from Persia, Agate from Yemen,
Malachite from Russia, Diamonds from Golconda and Mother of Pearl
from the Indian Ocean.
Day 4 :
The next morning begins early , as we recommend to
visit the Taj at sunrise , when it’s sublime beauty
enchants you at the first sight. The visit allows the best
photography of the building as during the early hours it’s
not very crowded. Return to the hotel for breakfast. There after
your tour continues and your personal guide takes you to other
spectacular monuments of the Mughal era , including the larger
than life Agra Fort and the sublime Itmad-ud-Daulah ( baby
Day 5 :
( B / L)
In the morning after breakfast we drive to Jaipur 270 Kms 5
hours. Enroute visit the spectacular Samode palace for
Check in at the hotel Jai Mahal( 5 star).
Later in the evening we take you on a tour of Laxmi Narayan
temple built in white marble, a city ride and retire at the
Overnight stay at the Hotel.
THE splendid Fort /
Palace of AMBER was wrested by the Kachhwaha Rajputs in the
mid-12th century who dominated the surrounding area for the next
six centuries. Amber was also the prime site of the alliance
between the Mughals and the Rajputs. The astronomer-King Sawai
Jai Singh II, famous for his Jantar Mantar ascended the throne in
1699. He soon decided to build a new city in the plains: JAIPUR
was designed according to the principals of the Shilpa-Shastra
and the capital shifted here in 1727, the city attracted
merchants and crafts-people that over time shaped its
irresistible bazaar. The Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Jantar
Mantar characterizes the old city, while the forts of Nahargarh
and Jaigarh, add to the spectacle of the city.
Day 6 :
Jaipur City sight seeing + Amber with
Elephant ride (B/D)
After breakfast, excursion to Amber the old capital of Jaipur
rulers. Ride on back of an elephant from the foot of the hill up
to the gates of the fortress. Afternoon sight seeing tour of
Jaipur including Maharaja’s Museum and Jai Singh
Astronomical Observatory and Hawa Mahal.
This evening we host you a dinner with an Indian family to
observe the guest friendliness of an Indian host.
Day 7 : Delhi:
After breakfast we drive to Delhi. 200 kms / 5 hrs. Upon arrival
we hold day rooms for you at the hotel not too far from the
airport. Transfer to the airport to catch your onward flight.