Arrive at Delhi, check in yours pre-booked hotel. Visit Old Delhi, constitutes of Red Fort built by Emperor Shahjahan in 1638 AD, Jama Mosque largest mosque in India also built by Shahjahan, Raj Ghat and Shanti van-the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and drives past Chandni Chowk, the main congested shopping hub of Old Delhi. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast half day sightseeing tour of New Delhi visit includes Qutub Minar, one of the earliest remains of Imperial Delhi (13th century AD) Humayun’s Tomb-the fine monument believed to be forerunner of Taj Mehal, India Gate, the 42 meter high arch was raised as a memorial to soldiers, drives past Parliament House, President’s House, Secretariat Building, Laxminarayan Temple and the Connaught Place. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast check out and proceed for Agra. Check in to the hotel. Evening free for personal activity or at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After early breakfast full Day sightseeing to Agra – the home of the immortal Taj Mahal, the inimitable poem in white marble is the first expression of love of an emperor Shahjahan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This great monument was completed in 1653 AD. Agra Fort, the imposing structure on the bank of the river Yamuna is replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship in the Mughal Period, including the beautiful pearl Mosque, it was designed and built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. Tomb of Itimadd-ud-Daulah built between 1622 AD by Empress Nur Jahan, In memory of her father, Ghias-id-Din Beg, it is considered a precursor of the Taj Mahal.
After breakfast proceed to Jaipur enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri the birth story of this beautiful city is interesting. There, in a grotto in Sikri, lived a Muslim Saint, Sheikh Salim Chishti by name. Akbar hearing of his renown , asked of the blessing of a son, and when a son was born, not only was the child named Salim, the site for a mighty and ambitious project- a city –was chosen near the residence of the saint created in k 1569 .The shortage of water lead to the desertion of this city . Visit the mosque of Salim Chisthi, Panch Mahal and other Palaces .On arrival check- in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast half day excursion to Amber Fort, set in a picturesque location. Amer is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Built in the 16th century by Raja Mansingh in red sandstone and white marble, the palace complex has some very interesting apartment. Jai Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Niwas, Ganesh Pol and Temple of Kali are some of the prominent areas of interest. Elephants are provided to ascend the fort to visit the complex. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur –Jaipur this city was built by Maharaja Jai Singh the notable astronomer 260 year ago .Visit the Maharaja’s city Palace, the home of the erstwhile royal family, the ovservetory, Ram Niwas gardens, Hawa Mahal or the palace of winds built in 1799 by MahaRaja Sawai Pratap Singh and drive past the old part of Jaipur city.
After Breakfast check out and proceed to Delhi for return journey.
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