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 prebooked hotel.
: 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
why successive 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’
DAY 02 : DELHI
full day city tour of Old & New Delhi. Visit Jama
Masjid, the largest mosque in India - Built by Shah Jahan, the construction
was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658 ; witness the Red Fort; Visit Humayun's Tomb
: built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture
; Visit Qutab
Minar, witness the India Gate, President House. The city tour ends
with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir).
DAY 03 : DELHI - SRINAGAR
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board flight
for Srinagar. On arrival
in Sringar meet and assist at the airport and transfer to houseboat on
Dal/Nagin Lake. Welcome drink on arrival at houseboat.
lunch – Visit the famous
Mughal Gardens- touring Cheshma Shahi (The
Royal Spring), Nishat Bagh (Garden
of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love). Evening return to houseboat for dinner and overnight
DAY 04 : SRINAGAR
After breakfast proceed with picnic lunch for full day tour of GULMARG
of flowers). At Gulmarg explore scenic spots in and around the
area, take a walk on the Outer Circuit Road to enjoy a birds-eye view of the Valley amidst dense woods. Also, experience the
‘GONDOLA’ Cable Car ride over Pine, Cedar and Fir covered mountains to view and
visit Khilanmarg and Kongdori
DAY 05 : SRINGAR - DELHI
After breakfast, relaxing Shikara Cruise (Kashmiri version of a Venice GONDOLA)
on Dal and Nagin Lakes. Enjoy your ride through the floating gardens,
vegetable fields, narrow canals and visit- Ropa Lanc (Silver
Island) popularly known as Char Chinari & Sona Lanc
transfer to the airport to board flight back for Delhi. Arrive Delhi
and transfer to prebooked hotel.
06 : DELHI - JAIPUR
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 07 : JAIPUR
excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravallis
to the fort entrance. Amber Fort : At a distance of 11 kms from Jaipur,
Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur
state. Construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput
commander of Akbar's army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace which has museum
having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons;
Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and
the façade of Hawa Mahal.
DAY 08 : JAIPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA
After breakfast, leave for Agra. Enroute visit the abandoned Mughal city
of Fatehpur Sikri : built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital
of the Moghuls, 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
original glory. Continue drive to Agra. Arrive Agra in the evening
and check-in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 09 : AGRA - DELHI
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 structues; Itmad-ud-daulah,
which was contructed 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. Contruction of the Taj began in 1631 and was not completed
Afternoon, leave for Delhi enroute visit Sikandra - Mughal Emperor
Akbar's Mausoleum. Continue drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check-in
at prebooked hotel.
DAY 10 :
Morning, Transfer to the airport to board flight back home/onward