DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked
After breakfast, half day city tour of Old 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; 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.
Afternoon, city tour of New Delhi. Visit Humayuns Tomb :
built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture;
Qutab Minar, drive past India Gate, President House, Connaught Place.
The tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple
: DELHI - AGRA (203 KMS, 04-05 HRS)
After breakfast, leave for Agra.
Arrive Agra and check in at prebooked
Afternoon, 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; 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 until 1653.
: AGRA - FATEHPUR SIKRI - JAIPUR (240 KMS, 06-07 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Jaipur.
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
Continue drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and checkin at prebooked
Rest of the day, free.
After breakfast, 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
JAIPUR-UDAIPUR (FLIGHT, CD 7471, 1210-1400 HRS)
After breakfast, free. Later, transfer to the airport to board flight
for Udaipur. Arrive
Udaipur and transfer to prebooked
In the evening, boat ride on Lake Pichola.
: UDAIPUR-DELHI (FLIGHT, CD 7472, 1640-1940 HRS)
After breakfast, visit the romantic city of Udaipur. Visit the City
Palace which is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan; Jagdish
temple, a fine Indo Aryan temple built in 1651; Sahelion ki Bari
or Garden of the Maids of Honour, which is a small garden with its
fountains, kiosks, marble elephants & lotus pool.
Afternoon, transfer to the airport to board flight for Delhi.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to prebooked hotel.
: DEPART DELHI
Transfer to the airport to board flight back home.