Day 01 Arrive Delhi
Arrive Indira Gandhi International Airport, meet & greet with Traditional Indian welcome. Transfer to hotel. Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Old and New India, the ancient and the modern. Delhi is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many emperors, which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 02 In Delhi
After breakfast visit to Old Delhi was an ancient walled city. Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 1650 switched the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi. Shah Jehan possessing an exquisite talent, especially in architecture, created the seventh city and in the process brought about Delhi's glorious renaissance. Here you will see Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. The fort is Shah Jehan's symbol of power and elegance, built behind red sandstone walls. Its main gate (Lahore Gate) faces Chandni Chowk, the perpetually congested avenue heading west from the Red Fort, is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce.
Also take a Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride through the bustling and colorful market of the old city is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce. Also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon visit to New Delhi was designed and built by the British in the 1920's-it's a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The King's architects, Lutyens and Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's eight cities - New Delhi. Lutyens designed an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and relinquish the subcontinent in 1947. You will visit two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar. drive pass through the Raisina Hill, ceremonial avenue past the imposing India Gate, Government Buildings, President House and Parliament House. Also visit Sikh Gurudwara Bangla Sahib to see the worship etc. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 03 Delhi – Agra 200 kms/3.30 hrs
Departure for Agra through express highway, upon arrival visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah built by Empress Noor Jehan in the memory of Her Father
Evening take Horse cart (Tonga Ride) both way enjoy the Magnificent Taj Mahal – The New 7 wonder of the world and Monument of Love in the warm glow of Sunset, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori. Legend has it that once construction was completed, what makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughal brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of Incomparable artistry.
As you drive through the city witness the local life, Shopping and bazaars (markets) and the hustle bustle of everyday India. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 04 Agra - Jaipur 232 kms/5 hrs
After breakfast today’s drive Jaipur through the Rajasthani countryside we see villages, woman dressed in the brilliantly colored saris of the region, Camels, Elephants & scenes of rural lives. On the way you will visit to Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri - the deserted red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. Ponder the mysterious desertion of this capital city that was dramatically abandoned a few years after it was built. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its 'ruins' are still in a pristine condition. It is not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur of Shah Jehan, mastermind of the unforgettable Taj Mahal.
Jaipur, once the capital of Rajasthan province, "the abode of rajahs" Everywhere you will see the monuments of its Rajput rulers. Jaipur is one of the main centers for shopping in India -especially with regard to textiles, jewellery, stones carpets, etc. Upon arrival check in hotel
Upon arrival check in hotel, later visit to Sanganer village situated of outskirt of Jaipur Look at the teeming Jain temple from the 17th century and visit the traditional wood block painting, tie and dye fabric, paper factory and blue pottery that make the reputation of the craftsmanship of the city rose. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 05 In Jaipur
Morning visit the 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. Later drive to Ranthambhore National park
Afternoon visit to Maharaja’s City Palace - where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art, The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Birla White Marble temple and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires Overnight stay at hotel
Day 06 Jaipur –Barli Village 187 kms /3.30 hrs
After breakfast country side drive to Barli the rural village of Barli. Fort Barli is an intimate heritage fort, which dates back to 1675. There are just eight rooms and each is individually styled with traditional Rajasthani décor. Barli is to restore the royal heritage grandeur and recreate the majestic past of the legendary Rajputana, where our guests can experience and engage themselves with the rich history and the legacy of this magnificent palace
Today you are taken around the fort in order to introduce them with the Rajput art and architecture, associated with the age old monument. Guests are shown both the Mardana (male) and Zenana (female) sections, the Armory, the treasury, the assembly halls, the revenue stores and every area of specific utility in the bygone era. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 07 Barli Village
Today after breakfast explore the Barli village through the bullock cart safari you are made to seat on a comfortable and well adorned, cushiony bullock cart and are made to seep in the village to explore rural life from close quarters. It includes village sightseeing, viewing its colorful markets, visit to age old cenotaphs(memorial of its rulers) with fresco paintings depicting mythology, viewing pottery manufacture, visiting ongoing village school, exploring a rural house and interacting with people whose hospitality for you is at an epitome. The safari includes visit to a temple with fine mirror work (shishmahal) not the least fascinating will be your visit to a craftsman house where you get to see leather work at its function. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 07 Barli –Jodhpur 210 kms / 4.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur - the Great Indian Desert, sites on sand stone hill surrounded by a strong wall, approximately 6 miles long with 7 entry gates upon arrival check in hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of the city includes visit to Meharangarh Fort, drive through the old city and past the Clock Tower near the largest spice bazaar in the sub-continent, the Umaid Bhavan Palace and its museum - a treasure trove. Bishnoi Village Safari - A memorable outing in visit various traditional villages seeing local handicrafts viz. stone makers, pottery, hand weaving and also men in their traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver jewellery, etc. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 08 Jodhpur –Chanoud 135 kms. / 2.30hrs Today is at your leisure in the sleepy village of Chanoud. Your hosts will be on hand to share ideas and plan things for you if you wish. Chanoud Garh is located in the centre of the village and like many forts in the region the building is laid out around two main courtyards. You could take in a sunrise on the banks of the tranquil Chanoud Lake. Or if you want to make your lazy getaway a little less lazy, you could drive out into the open fields or the astounding salt-pans.
But, of course, no trip to Chanoud is complete without meeting its village folk and its colorful Rabaris or shepherds. A couple of hours with them and you'll realize that their conversations are as colorful as they are. The activities Village Safaris (Jeep and Camel),Village Walk and Visit to Salt Lake. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 09 Chanoud – Udaipur 150 kms / 3 hrs
After breakfast drive to Udaipur en route visit to Kumbalgarh, this beautiful region of the Aravallis Mountains may be the opportunity for beautiful walks. The fortress of Kumbalgarh, offers a superb view from the top of its massive walls. Built during the reign of the great warrior Rana Kumbha (1433-1468), in part retains its walls crenate, pierced by several doors to semi-circular bastions and Ranakpur temples of the Jains, built in the 15th century in the lovely valley of Aravallis. It has grand structure & beautiful Sculptures. The 1444 pillars in the temple are different from each other. The magic of light & shade is really awe-inspiring. Later proceed to Udaipur. Upon arrival check in Hotel. Afternoon is free to explore colorful Bazar & Shopping. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 10 In Udaipur
Today Sightseeing of Udaipur includes The City Palace – this is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, construction of which was started by Udai Singh. This white marble architectural marvel, standing majestically on a hill is surrounded by crenellated walls. This huge edifice 30.4 meters high and 244 meters long was added on to, by later rulers, but the additions are so well planned and integrated, it is difficult to believe that it was not conceived as complete structure, Visit to Sahelion-ki-Bari or “Garden of the Maids of Honour” was laid out for a group of forty-eight young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of dowry, Partap Smarak: A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, Bhartiya Lok Mandal Museum – a museum of folk arts, it displays a rich collection of folk musical instruments and paintings.
Visit the temple Jagdish vishnuite built by Maharana Jagat Singh I in 1651 the temple enshrines a black stone image of Lard Vishnu. There is a brass image of Garuda the Lord Bird carrier. The exterior and the plinth are covered with base relief of alligators; elephants, horsemen and celestial musicians rise in tiers. Chanting, bells and music can be heard throughout the day. It is the largest and most splendid temple of Udaipur Introduction to a few traditional recipes in a family. Stroll through the Bazaar and streets. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 Udaipur – Delhi – Onward Destination
After breakfast say good bye to this fascinating tour departure transfer to airport to board the flight for Delhi to connect the flight for onward destination.
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