The day with a visit to Old Delhi to see the historic Red Fort & the nearbyJama Masjid, the city’s most important and grandest mosque. Following this you can walk through the hustle and bustle of the Chandni Chowk markets. The 2nd half of the day will be spent exploring New Delhi which came into existence much later, and is also known as Lutyens Delhi, in the name of a British architect who was largely responsible in designing India Gate, The Presidential House, Secratariat, Parliament House and many other buildings in central Delhi. Visit the lotus Temple and then drive on to see the tallest tower in Delhi, known as Qutub Minar. Overnight at hotel.
Depart for Agra early in the morning. The first stop will be Sikandra on the Delhi-Agra highway - The tomb of Akbar the Great & the first monument in Agra built in white marble and red sandstone. The next stop will be the Taj Mahal -The world famous mausoleum of Shah Jahan’s wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj has been aptly described by the great Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore as a teardrop on the face of time.
The next stop for the day will be the Red Fort- which is 2.5 km northwest of the Taj Mahal. This is referred to as the most important fort in India. All great Mughal Emperors such as Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jehangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb lived here. It is a perfect testament to the glory of the Mughal Empire. The last monument for the day will be Etmad Ud Daulah a Mughal mausoleum often described as a 'Jewel box' & also referred to sometimes as the 'Baby Tāj'. In the evening you are free to explore the magical markets of Agra.
Depart for Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route, the now deserted city built by Emperor Akbar. Though the city took 15 years to build, it was abandoned after only 14 years because the water supply was unable to sustain the growing population. The surviving palace and mosque are a tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Arrive in Jaipur and check into the hotel. Evening free for shopping. For dinner you can enjoy an excursion to Chowki Dhani for a taste of authentic Rajasthani cuisine. Overnight at hotel.
The beautiful city of Jaipur epitomizes the spirit of Rajputana. Popularly known as the Pink City because of the extensive use of the locally abundant pink plastered stone. Start the day with a visit to the Amber Fort Palace and enjoy a ride on the back of a decorated elephant to the top of the fort. Next stop will be the City Palace - a delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture followed by Jantar Mantar- a 18th century observatory. Your visit to Jaipur ends with a visit to the Hawa Mahal- the ‘palace of winds’.Overnight at hotel.
Depart to Delhi andTransfer to airport for onward flight.
Dr. Vijay Vashistha
House No. 339, Sec-4A, Avas Vikas Colony, Bodla, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India - 282007
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Agra - Nainital Tour - 4 D / 3 N
Agra - Nainital
Delhi - Agra Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri
Delhi - Agra Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Delhi - Agra
Golden Triangle Tour - 8 D / 7 N
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Golden Triangle Tour - 9 D / 8 N
Delhi - Sariska Nationalpark - Mandawa - Jaipur - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Agra - Jaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Agra - Jaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar
Delhi - Agra - Khajuraho Tour - 6 D / 5 N
Delhi - Agra - Khajuraho
A Passage Through Rajasthan Package - 16 D / 15 N
Delhi - Shekawati - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Luni - Dhamli - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Nimaj - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra
Agra - Gwalior - Datia Tour - 5 D / 4 N
Agra - Gwalior - Datia
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra Tour - 9 D / 8 N
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra