Introducing India (6n/7d)

The City Palace in Jaipur

The City Palace in Jaipur

Day 1 Arrival at Delhi
You will be met upon arrival by our representatives and transferred to the hotel. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 2 Delhi
Among the principal sights are the Red Fort (closed on Mondays), the Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Raj Ghat in the old city area and the Government Buildings, a drive through the Rajpath to the majestic India Gate, Laxmi Narain Temple, the Humayun’s Tomb, and the Qutab Minar etc. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 Delhi-Agra
Morning departure for Agra (205 kms/4 hrs). Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 Agra
Early morning at sunrise, visit to the eternal monument of Love – Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays) built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan. This beautiful mausoleum is built of pure white marble and is an architectural marvel. Built in the memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. The building was conceived as a garden tomb with the mausoleum rising at the far end of the complex with the river Yamuna flowing below. Beneath the dome are the cenotaphs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jehan. Later visit the magnificent Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar over the years 1565 – 1573 with its maze of courtyards, mosques, and private chambers, followed by a drive around the city and the bazaar. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5 Agra-Jaipur
Morning departure for Jaipur en route visiting the deserted capital of the Mughals, Fatehpur Sikri. This city was abandoned due to political reasons. Among the principal attractions of Fatehpur Sikri are the large audience halls, palaces, the Mosques, the tomb of Salim Chishti, The Panchmahal, and the Buland Darwaza, which is among the biggest gates in Asia (total distance approx 245 kms / 7 hrs including Fatehpur Sikri) Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 Jaipur
The capital of erstwhile Kachwaha Rajputs, Jaipur city was founded in 1727 AD by the great King Maharaja Jai Singh who was not only a great statesman but also a keen astronomer and an architect. Full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur and Amber visiting the Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal, The City Palace & Museum, The Amber fort. Highlight of the day is a ride on gaily-decorated elephants to the Amber Fort, which is located on a hillock. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7  Jaipur-Delhi
Morning free. Drive back to Delhi (approx. 265 kms / 6 hrs). Upon arrival check-in at your hotel. Late night or early next morning departure transfer to the airport for flight back home.

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