01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling
metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present.
It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient
land. A window to the kaleidoscope - that is India. Meet assist
at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
02 / Delhi- Agra ( By road )
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New
DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail
visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi
was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
DELHI- An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would
include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive
along the ceremonial avenue Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate,
Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with
a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Evening drive to Agra
& transfer to hotel. Night stay in Agra.
03 / Agra-Jaipur ( By road )
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Agra :
Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his
beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be
completed and was designed, and planned by Persian architect Ustad
Isa. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry,
the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately
carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.
AGRA FORT- Fort built in red sandstone with its
magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and
the beautiful gardens. This is where Emperor Shah Jahan was kept
under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and spent the last
year of his life viewing the Taj Mahal from across the river Jamuna.
Afternoon drive to Jaipur enroute visiting FATEHPUR SIKRI
-the deserted red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as
his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating
experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its "ruins"
are in pristine condition ... it's not hard to imagine what the
court life must have been like in the days of it's grandeur. Arrive
Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
04 / Jaipur-Delhi-Departure( By road )
Proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent
to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE- Amber is the classic romantic
Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh
I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding
exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of
Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue
CITY PALACE- A delightful blend of Mughal and
traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over
one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra
Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR- This is the largest and the best
preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different
parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized
astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL- The ornamental facade of this "Palace
of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey
structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork
and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows.
Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand
for the palace women. Evening drive to Delhi & transfer to
airport to board the onward flight.
Twin- Cost per person on twin sharing for minimum
two person traveling.
Sep '05- 15 Apr '06
April '06 - 30 Aug '06
** Single- Cost
per single traveler.
There will be a supplement charge during
Christmas Eve and New year Eve.
:: 3 nights accommodation on
twin sharing as per the itinerary.
:: Daily breakfast.
:: Travel Delhi- Agra- Jaipur-Delhi by exclusive
:: All transfers, sightseeing as per the itinerary.
:: Local English speaking guides.
:: Elephant ride in Jaipur.
:: All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc.
Price does not
:: Entrance fee to monuments.
:: Any meals except breakfast.
:: Tips, beverages, laundry etc.
:: Any item not shown in "cost Includes"
Selected - Delhi
Royal (5 Star): The Grand / The Park / The Grand
Classic (4Star): The Connaught / Hotel City Park
/ Hotel Qutub
Economy (Moderate Hotel): Hotel Taj Princess
/ Hotel Dream Inn
Selected - Agra
Royal (5 Star ): Jaypee Palace / Taj View/ Trident
Classic (4 Star): Agra Ashok / Clarks Shiraz
Economy (Moderate Hotel): Deedar-a-Taj / Kant
Selected - Jaipur
Royal (5 Star ): Hotel Rajputana Sheraton / Hotel
Trident / Le Meridian
Classic (4 Star): Hotel Clarks Amer / KK Royal
Days / Hotel Jaipur Palace
Heritage Hotels: Alsisar haveli / Samode Heveli
Economy (Moderate Hotel): Hotel Sarang Palace
/ Shahpur House