On arrival in Delhi at International airport you will meet our representative and assisted transfer to hotel
Delhi The capital of Republic of India, Delhi is a bustling metropolis and a city of almost 17 million inhabitants. Delhi is a near perfect blend of the ancient and the modern and is seamlessly divided into two parts - Old & New Delhi. Old Delhi is part of the city that was designed by the Mughals and New Delhi was designed majorly during English rule and also known as "Lyutens" Delhi.
Overnight, stay at hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Old Delhi include visit to mosque of Friday, Jama Masjid. Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India and is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan whose best work is Taj Mahal. The spacious courtyard of the Jama Masjid holds thousands of faithful devotees. Enjoy rickshaw ride through the colorful shopping bazaar known as Chandni Chowk Market (closed on Sundays). Drive past the Red Fort, an important building complexes of India which encapsulates a long period of Indian history and its arts. Also visit Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon you will visit New Delhi. Qutub Minar, the pride of Delhi. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture. Humayun Tomb, is the Delhi's first Mughal mausoleum, constructed in 1564 after the death of the second Mughal Emperor. It was built in accordance to the Indo Islamic architecture. Later drive past spectacular India Gate (the memorial built to commemorate the unknown soldiers), The President’s House and Government Buildings (ministry offices).
Overnight, stay at hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, guests will leave from Delhi towards Jaipur which is 265 kms away.
Upon arrival in Jaipur, assistance and check-in to the hotel.
Jaipur or The City of Victory was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727. It is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the Universe through nine rectangular sectors sub-dividing it. The architect who formalized the city’s plans on the Shilpa Shastra, the epic Hindu treatise on architecture, mixed it with the sub limit of the Mughal and Jain influences of those times.
Later explore the local market and enjoy the cycle rickshaw ride through the bustling bazaars. Jaipur is renowned for textile block printing, blue pottery, carpet weaving, semi-precious stones and local crafts which still thrive from the day of Maharaja Jai Singh's patronage when he designed special areas in the city for the 'bandhanas', the 'cheepas' and the 'meenakari' workers.
Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast guests will be visiting this beautiful pink city. Amber Fort is situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honored fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families.
Later in the afternoon lunch will be served and proceed towards City Palace which is the home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and art efacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Morning drive to Ranthambore (156 kms). Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Upon arrival in Ranthambore, assistance and check in at hotel.
Afternoon leave for the park safari to wild life (flora and fauna) of the park.
Ranthambore National Park is the reowned national park, it is 400 sqkms of dry deciduous forest, perfect natural habitat for tigers, and is set in the Aravalli and Vindhya hills, dotted with pavillions and dominated by a hilltop fort. Ranthambore was one of the hunting preserves of the former rulers of Jaipur and because of this the Maharajas ensured the environment was preserved and the forest and their inhabitants well protected. It has a good population of tiger and their prey species, and has been declared a "Project Tiger" reserve. The park was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. Ranthambore became a national park in 1980.
Overnight stay at the hotel/resort.
Morning and afternoon game viewing at Ranthambore National Park.
Overnight at hotel/resort.
Early morning transfer to railway station to board train for Bharatpur.
Leave: Sawai Madhopur at: 0705 hrsBy: Jan Shatabadi express
Arrive: Bharatpur at: 0923 hrs
Upon arrival, assistance and leave for the excursion of Fatehpur Sikri. This is a deserted town; red sandstone city was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Buland Darwaza the largest gateway in the world.
Thereafter continue drive to Agra and upon arrival, check-in at hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, guests will leave for the city tour of the Agra. AGRA CITY - is the medieval city of the famous 17th century masterpiece Taj Mahal, which of course is the most splendid of all buildings - perhaps the most perfect architectural monument in the world. It was built in the memory of the beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal of one of the greatest kings Shah Jehan of the Mughal Empire - Agra is not only famous for Taj Mahal but the impressive Mughal Red Fort known as the Agra Fort. The story of the Mughal Empire in stone. Built by Emperor Akbar and successively enriched with places and marble pavilions (TAJ MAHAL CLOSED ON FRIDAY)
Afternoon free for own activities at the hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Delhi airport and board flight for onward destination.
Mr. Dinesh Negi
F 401, 2nd Floor, Sadh Nagar Part 2, Palam Colony, New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110045
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