A most enjoyable holiday where we will remember for many year. We Hope to come back one day Thank you Very much for everythingMr Embrey, Winchester UK
Keep up the good work. I am very pleased with your services and will future recommend you.Gheorghescu Lucian, Romania
The rajputana Sheraton at Jaipur and the Jaypee Palace were excellent but The Park in Delhi, wasn't in the same level, the public spaces like corridor were dirty.
Excellent experience guided and suggested by an excellent tour conductor. Thanks a lot.
Duration: 11 Nights & 12 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi – Udaipuir - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Day 01: 14 Mar'16: Delhi
Arrive by International flight @..... after traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in.
Overnight hotel - Delhi (B)
Day 02: 15 Mar'16: Delhi
Today morning after breakfast , we take a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jehanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan. Drive past the fort.
In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aybak. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Overnight hotel - Delhi (B).
Day 03: 16 Mar'16: Delhi
Post brekfast we will visit
Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi epitomizes 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom an d bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages.
Lotus temple is built in the shape of a lotus flower and is the last of seven Major Bahai's temples built around the world. Completed in1986 it is set among the lush green landscaped gardens. The structure is made up of pure white marble The architect Furiburz Sabha chose the lotus as the symbol common to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam.
Hauz Khas Complex houses a water tank, an Islamic seminary , a mosque , a tomb and pavilions built around an urbanized village with medieval history traced to the thirteenth century of Delhi Sultanate reign.
Gandhi Smriti: The residence of industrialist BD Birla has been converted into a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, where he used to stay during his visits to Delhi. Gandhiji was assassinated here on his way to offer customary evening prayers. Large collection of photographs with a few personal belongings and a series of small dolls houses and terracotta dolls illustrating Gandhijis' life are the attractions at this museum. Rest of the the day free for shopping/ leisure.
Overnight hotel - Delhi (B).
Day 05: 18 Mar'16: Udaipur
Full Day Tour
Today we visit the City Palace, an intriguing collection of buildings contributed by various Maharanas (Kings) after Udai Singh & built in the year 1725. The magnificence of the Palace starts right from its entrance at the northern Tripolia Gate that brings us to the central courtyard, the best place to view the facade of filigreed balconies & ornate cupola-topped towers. Sahelion ki Bari (Garden of Maids of Honour) is an ornamental garden built by Maharana Sangram Singh for his daughter & the Ladies of the Queen's court. He built the garden with several fountains, pools & is decorated with chiselled pavilions & elephants. The fountains worked on the unique hydraulic technique devised in the year 1700 AD & work till today.
Later we visit Jagdish Temple, the Indo-Aryan temple, built in the year 1651 AD by Maharana Jagat Singh, is the largest & the most beautiful temple of Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images. We also enjoy Shared boat ride on Lake Pichola, the beauty of the lake is enhanced by the surrounding hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats & embankments. The Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) & Jag Mandir, the two island palaces on the lake look like pearls in the lake.
Overnight Hotel – Udaipur (B)
Day 06: 19 Mar'16: Udaipur - Jodhpur (330 kms - 5 hrs Approx)
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur Set at the edge of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan & once was the capital of the Princely State Marwar. It was founded in the year 1459 AD by Rao Jodha, chief of the Rathore clan of Rajputs & its landscape is dominated by the massive Mehrangarh Fort. While the graceful palaces, forts & temples strewn throughout the city bring alive the historic grandeur, the exquisite handicrafts, folk dances, music & the brightly attired people lend a romantic aura to the city. Evening free to explore laocal market.
Overnight Hotel – Jodhpur (B)
Day 07: 20 Mar'16: Jodhpur
Post breakfast we will go for a guided tour of Jodhpur, visiting the Mehrangarh Fort (Majestic Fort), one of the most impressive & formidable structures anywhere in India. Built by Rao Jodha, this 5km long Fort is on a 125m high hill & has some magnificent palaces with marvellously carved panels latticed window. The Fort Museum houses an exquisite collection of palanquins, howdahs (Elephant saddles), royal cradles, miniatures paintings, musical instruments, costumes & furniture. We also visit Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in the year 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Within the main cenotaph are the portraits of various Jodhpur rulers. It is an architectural landmark of Jodhpur.
At early evening we will visit Bishno Village.
Overnight Hotel – Jodhpur (B).
Day 08: 21 Mar'16: Jodhpur – Jaipur (340 Kms/ 5hrs)
Post breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Jaipur popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors. On arrival check in your hotel. Evening free to explore local market.
Overnight Hotel – Jaipur (B)
Day 09: 22 Mar'16: Jaipur
Morning, we take an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience.
Later we visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we visit Jantar Mantar, the Solar Observatory, an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We now visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows).
Optional @ INR 1200/- Per Person: Excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians, followed by dinner. Later drive back to hotel.
Overnight Hotel – Jaipur (B)
Day 10: 23 Mar'16: Jaipur
Post breakfast we transfer to Hahapura House to celebrate the festival of Colour – Holi.
Overnight Hotel – Jaipur (B)
Day 11: 24 Mar'16: Jaipur – Agra (260 kms. - Approx 5 hrs.)
Today we drive to Agra , en route we will visit Fatehpur Sikri (Ghost Capital), the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti.
Later continue to Agra. On arrival check in your pre booked hotel. After freshnuo you will visit the Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was built from red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations. Then we will visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. His son Jahangir completed the construction of the tomb in the year 1613.
Overnight Hotel - Agra (B).
Day 12: 25 Mar'16: Agra – Delhi (240 kms. - Approx 4 hrs.)
Visit the Taj Mahal at dawn (Closed on Friday) which was build in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan as an memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, it took 22 years and 20,000 men to build it; the white marble transported to the site by elephants from a quarry 200 miles away. The perfect proportions of the Taj Mahal and the delicate inlay marble work are amazing.
Post breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Delhi. On arrival you will be transfer to International Airport to board the flight for onward journey.
Our tour concludes: Caper assists you with your transfer to the airport for boarding onward flight.
Tour cost based on Double occupancy basis
|Number of persons||Economy Hotels/ 3*|
|Toue Cost Based on 02 Persons||INR 49850/- Per Person|
|Udaipur - Delhi economy airfare||INR 3200/-Per Person|
Package does not include
Hotels to be used
|Destination||Economy Hotels /3*||No. of Nights|
|Delhi||Surya International||03 Nights|
|Udaipur||Kurabar Kothi||02 Nights|
|Jodhpur||Pal Haveli||02 Nights|
|Jaipur||Leisure Inn Grand Chanakya||03 Nights|
|Agra||Hotel Amar||01 Night|
Above or Similar hotel to be used.
Check in / check out time is 1200 noon.
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