DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive Delhi in the evening. Upon arrival, you shall met & assisted
with your baggages at the airport by our executive and transferred to
: India’s capital & a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi
is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the ancient
& the modern. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons
dynasties chose it as their seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the
legacy the British left behind . The division between New & Old Delhi
is the distinction between the capitals of the British & the Moghuls
respectively. So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably confront
the citys’ past.
DAY 02 :
full day city tour of old & modern capital of India. Visit Jama
Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Built by Shah Jahan, the construction
was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658 ; Red Fort,
which was also built by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was built from 1638
to 1648 ; Chandni Chowk and Rajghat - the cremation site
of Mahatma Gandhi. Witness the India Gate, the Presidents House &
the Parliament. Visit Humayun's Tomb : built in mid
16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture ; Qutab
Minar. The tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla
DAY 03 : DELHI - JAIPUR
260 kms/4-5 hours
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur
: The capital city of the state of Rajasthan
also know as “Pink City”
owes its name, its foundation and planning to the great warrior
astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II.
The city of Jaipur has broad avenues. The city sits on a dry lake
bed in a wild and somewhat arid landscape, surrounded by barren hills
surmounted by fortresses and crenellated walls.
Upon arrival, check-in at prebooked Hotel. Rest
of the day at leisure.
DAY 04 : JAIPUR
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort enroute witness the
façade of Hawa Mahal or the
Palace of Winds which was built in
Amber Fort - The ancient capital of the state until 1727 when Jai Singh
decided to move from his hillside fortress at Amber to new site on the
plains. The construction of this fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh,
the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army. The fort is a superb example of
Rajput architecture, stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking
a lake which reflects its terraces and ramparts. Visit the
Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jal Mahal &
temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is
Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the
Jantar Mantar – the observatory built
by Jai Singh in 1728; the
City Palace which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture.
It also has a museum with an extensive collection of art, carpets, paintings,
and weapons dating back to the 15th century.
05 : JAIPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA
Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri
: 203 kms / 04-05 hours
Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
27 kms / 45 minutes
Morning, leave for Agra.
Enroute visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri :
built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital
of the Mughals, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of
water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim
Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its
Continue drive to Agra. Arrive Agra in the evening
and checkin at prebooked
hotel for overnight stay.
: AGRA - DELHI
210 kms / 4-5 hours
After breakfast, city tour of Agra. Visit
Red fort, which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions
were made up until the time of
his grandson, Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences
amongst many other beautiful structures; Itmad-ud-daulah, which
was constructed by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar
to the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in
Pakistan; the highlight of the day
- The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory
of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj began in 1631 and was
not completed until 1653.
Afternoon, leave for Delhi enroute visit
Sikandra - Mughal Emperor Akbar's Mausoleum. Continue drive to
Arrive Delhi and check-in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 07 : DELHI - BAGDOGRA - DARJEELING (FLIGHT)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to
Bagdogra. Arrive Bagdogra and proceed north of the state through
the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens to Darjeeling.
Darjeeling (place of the thunderbolt) has spectacular scenery. By
clear weather we can enjoy the impressive and unforgettable views of the
Himalayas. Arrive Darjeeling & check-in at prebooked Hotel.
DAY 08 : DARJEELING
Early in the morning, drive to Tiger
Hill (around 11 km) to enjoy the sunrise. Tiger hill (2590 m) is the highest
point in this area. There is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on the
Kanchenjunga. Mount Everest (8842 m) is also visible on a clear day. The
moments of sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors
Afternoon, city tour of Darjeeling - a very popular hill station that
stands at an altitude of 7000 feet. It is located in the Northern part
of West Bengal and is famous world over for its tea estates. Darjeeling
is surrounded by lofty mountains, a fascinating place rich in natural
beauty. If weather is clear, the Kanchenjunga peak can be seen while down
in the valley below flow the rivers swollen by rain water or melting snow.
Darjeeling is surrounded by Buddhist monasteries and some of the loveliest
tea plantations (estates) in the country
DAY 09 : DARJEELING
Day free for individual activities.
DAY 10 : DARJEELING - BAGDOGRA - DELHI
Afternoon, transfer to Bagdogra
airport for the flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi & transfer to
DAY 11 : DEPART
Transfer to the airport to board your
flight for onward destination.