Arrive at New Delhi On arrival, the guest will be Meet Diwan Holidays representative and transferred to hotel. Upon arrival at hotel the guestswill be provided with the traditional Indian welcome consisting oF garlands with non-alcoholic welcome drink. Overnight at hotel.
In thr Morning, we will visit Old Delhi. Visit the former centre of Moghul
Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling
bazaars. Visit the vast Red Fort, built in 1648, the Jama Masjid, the
greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also
built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma
Gandhi. Afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi - drive past the stately
government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the
India Gate& the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns
tomb& predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the
towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Overnight at hotel.
We will have breakfast at the hotel. Then we will proceed towards Agra.
Enroute, we will stop at Sikandra, the tomb of Akbar which is made up of
red sandstone & marble. In Agra, we will go to Agra Fort. It is an
important fort of Mughal dynasty. Next we will stop at Itmad–ud-Dualah. It
is mausoleum built by Noor Jehan for Mirza-Gyas Baig(her father) & her
mother. It is purely made up of marble and has intricate trellis work.
Then we will visit Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is
built by Shahjahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is an amalgam of
Persian &Hindu architecture. Enjoy the sunset at the Taj Mahal. Overnight
stay at your hotel.
After breakfast visit Red fort in Agra & drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri - drive to the impressive sandstone fortress of Fatehpur Sikri. The fort was built in the 16th century and only occupied for a few years before being abandoned, leaving the buildings in virtually perfect conditions. Continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur-check-in at the hotel. Thereafter, visit the Rajasthani folk dance resturant for the dinner overnight in hotel.
Tour of the impressive Amber Fort, 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. After lunch tour of City
Tour of the Pink City - Your tour will include the imposing City Palace,
still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to
the public. Many antiques 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. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful
bazaar before returning to your hotel. Over night at hotel.
Mr Rajinder Singh