Triangle & Khajuraho
Delhi- Jaipur- Agra- Orchha- Khajuraho- Delhi
(7 Nights/ 8 Days)
01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night
stay in Delhi
02 / Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate
buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the
British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar ,India Gate and the
grand government buildings, The President’s House, Red fort, Mahatama
Gandhi Memorial, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as
Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
03 / Delhi-Jaipur (By train Dep 0610 Hrs Arr 1040 Hrs )
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to
board the superfast airconditioned train to Jaipur. Breakfast in the
train. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Later sight seeing tour
of Jaipur covering:
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.
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
Night stay in Jaipur.
04 / Jaipur-Agra
Morning drive to Agra via Fatehpur sikri , a perfectly preserved red
sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of
mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply
failed. Arrive Agra and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Agra.
05 / Agra
Morning at sunrise visit the magnificient Taj Mahal - one of the seven
wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love
ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial
to Shah Jahan's beloved wife.Also visit the Red fort - the rusty and
majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river
Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At
the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience),a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone
with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard
public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where
marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor
sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and
rulers of friendly kingdoms. Evening free to explore the rich handicrafts
of Agra. Night stay in Agra.
06 / Agra-Jhansi-Orchha
Morning transfer to railway station to board the train to Jhansi ,Arrive
Jhansi & drive to Orchha & transfer to hotel. Later tour of
this historical site with magnificient temples and monuments. Some of
the palaces were decorated with painted murals which represent the finest
flowering of the Bundela school of painting. Night stay in Orchha.
07 / Orchha-Khajuraho
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho , The legendary temples of khajuraho
are an incomparable experience.
as one of the world’s artistic wonders, these temples dedicated
to the Hindu pantheon of Gods are covered in carvings that are a paean
to life and love. Built within a short span of a hundred years by the
Chandela Rajputs, the 10th century temples lay forgotten until they
were discovered in the present century. Khajuraho has achieved fame
for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Arrive Khajuraho &
transfer to hotel. Later explore the Western and Eastern temples of
khajuraho while your guide explains the intricate meaning and legends
behind each describable sculpture. Night stay in Khajuraho.
Day 08 / Khajuraho- Delhi ( By flight )-Departure
After a relaxed breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight to
Delhi to connect the onward flight.
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