Duration: 6 Nights & 7 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi ? Agra - Jaipur - Delhi Departure
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive by International flight, after traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) Caper's representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in. Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. In fact, more mythological cities are believed to be here, like the city of Indraprastha from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerous monuments were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek, Alauddin Khilji, Tughlaks, Humayun & Shah Jahan, who built the Walled City Shah Jahanabad.
Later in first half of 20th century much of New Delhi was planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens, who laid out a grandiose central administrative area as a testament to British rule in India. The division in walled city & New Delhi also marks the division in life styles.
Overnight Hotel - Delhi (B).
Day 02 :Delhi
After breakfast, proceed for guided city tour of Old & New Delhi. Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, 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 through Chandni Chowk & enjoy the rickshaw ride, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan.
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 cremation20on 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 the year 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 Aibek. 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:Delhi - Agra (210 kms - Approx 4.5 hrs.)
After breakfast, driven to Agra; The periodic city, beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 to 1628, remains major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era monuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Later 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.
At early evening Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jehan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 22 years. See the color chaging effects of rising sun on white marbles.
Overnight Hotel - Agra (B)
Day 04 :Agra - Jaipur (250 kms. - Approx 5.5 hrs.)
Post Breakfast we ill drive to Jaipur. Enroute 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.
Arrive 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.
Evening at leisure to explore the Pink City.
Overnight Hotel ? Jaipur (B)
Day 05 : 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.
Afternoon, we will 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 (Solar Observatory), an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows).
Overnight Hotel - Jaipur (B).
Day 06: Jaipur Celebrate Holi Festival
Today we will celebrate Holi ? Festival of Colour.
Overnight Hotel - Jaipur (B)
Day 07: Jaipur - Delhi (265km - 5-6 Hours)
After early breakfast, driven to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to International Airport to board the flight to onward journey taking back memories of a wonderful INDIA trip.
Our tour concludes: We thank you for your patronage & look forward to serve you again in near future.
Cost of the Tour Per Person on Double occupancy basis:
|No. of Person||Economy Hotels / 3 Star|
|Based on 02 Persons||INR 23400/- Per Person|
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Hotels Used :
|Destination||Economy Hotels / 3 Star|
|Jaipur||Leisure Inn Grand Chanakya|
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