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.
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. Your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 03 Delhi – Agra 200 km/3.30 hrs
After breakfast visit to Swaminarayan temple Akshardham reflects the essence and magnitude of India's ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spirituality, Hall of Values - Universal values for mankind presented through audio-animatronics and light and sound diorama presentations from the life of Bhagwan Swaminarayan
Giant Screen film - A giant screen film on an 85’ x 65’ screen that vividly portrays an 11 - year-old child-yogi’s epic pilgrimage of India
Boat Ride -A12-minute fascinating boat-ride experience of 10,000 years of India's glorious heritage. Learn about the discoveries and inventions of the rishi-scientists of India, see the world’s first university of Takshashila and sail through the caves of Ajanta-Ellora
Garden of India - Sixty acres of lush lawns, gardens and exquisite bronze statues of India's child gems, valorous warriors, national figures and great women personalities inspire visitors with values and national pride
Afternoon drive to Agra - At the time of the Mughal, in the 16th & 17th centuries, Agra was the capital of the grand Mughal Empire. During this period the city became a leading center of art, science, commerce and culture. Akbar the Great made Agra great. The city's origins are dim but Akbar’s grandfather Babar is credited with Agra's founding. The short golden age of Agra came to an end with the seventeenth century reign of Shah Jehan, mastermind of the unforgettable Taj Mahal upon arrival Check in hotel>
Day 04 In Agra
Morning 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 Sunrise, 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.
After breakfast visit to Agra Fort built by Akbar the Great and the city. Also visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah built by Empress Noor Jehan in the memory of Her Father 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 05 Agra – Fatehpur Sikri - Jiapur230 km/6 hrs
On today’s drive to Jaipur through the countryside we see villages woman dressed in the brilliantly colored Saris of the region, Camels & Scenes of rural lives en route visit to the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, built in 1569 by the Great Emperor Akbar. Today, it is deserted and left in solitude to reminisce over its past glory also visit to Deeg a small town can visited, with its beautiful palaces, fortresses and gardens. The palace of Suraj Mahal is a perfect blend of Rajput and Mughal style, dating du19e century beautiful antique furniture.
Our drive continued Jaipur, once the capital of Rajasthan province, "the abode of rajahs" Everywhere you will see the monuments of its Rajput rulers. It has the distinction of being a well-planned and laid out city. As you drive through the old part of town, you will witness a life most unlike others. Witness how the city blooms during the day in a kaleidoscope of color and sound. 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
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 printing, 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 06 In Jaipur
After breakfast 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. As you move between the rooms of this magnificent structure feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered, whose hilltop location is to view various palaces with rooms of stunning beauty including the world’s finest chamber of mirrors and also visit temple of Kali.
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
Day 07 Jaipur – Khejarla 272 kms.5.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Khejarla best of the Rajasthan village – explore the cultural experience. Walk through the sleepy lanes of the Khejarla village and experience the warm hospitability and daily activities of the villagers. Interact with them and learn more about the customs, traditions, and way of living of the locals.
Visit the local pottery, blacksmith, Jhooti (local embroided shoes) makers, weavers, artisans among others. Visit local houses from inside and experience the hospitability. This unique tour is made possible solely because of the host family's relationship with the local people of the various communities, which allow a visit to homes where guests are welcomed as their very own., upon arrival check in hotel. Later
Day 08 Khejarla – Jodhpur
Morning 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. Walk in the old town where there still lie beautiful havelies and in the market. Overnight stay at hotel
Jodhpur 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, visit the Jaswant Thada Cenotaph, the royal cremation site and then proceed to see the most magnificent, modern 20th century Palace, the Umaid Bhavan Palace and its museum – a treasure trove.
Day 09 Jodhpur – Jaisalmer 20 kms /5.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer - Jaisalmer, the ancient citadel on the Caravan route linking India with Persia, Arabia and The Mediterranean. This architectural in the 12th century by Jaisal a bhatti prince located in the heart of the Thar Desert. Few cities in the world can match the Magnificence. Jaisalmer is renowned for its intricately carved & chiseled Haveli’s (Mansions), which illustrate superb craftsmanship.
Day 10 In Jaisalmer
Morning embark half day tour of Jaisalmer fort. Afterwards visit to the Gadisar Tank & large houses of the merchant called havelies, some of them dating to the Premediaval Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Shah Haveli and Nathamal Ki Haveli with their intricately carved screens on the facades and the typical traditional architecture
Afternoon excursion to Sam dunes for camel safari to see spectacular sunset over the sand dunes on edge of desert national park Located in the midst of Thar Desert this camp recreates the magical atmosphere of a traditional Mediaeval Desert Camp on a trade route. & spend the evening around the campfire, enjoying live music and dance performances by “Langha” Tribe of Professional singers at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 11 Jaisalmer – Barmer 156 kms/2.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Barmer en route visit to the temples of Kiradu dedicated to Vishnu and Shiva. The outer walls are covered with beautiful sculptures telling the epic of the Ramayana. Visit of craftsmen's workshops (wood engraving), and stroll in the bazaar remained authentic. Also visit the Jain temple. Overnight stay
Day 12 Barmer – Bhenswara 5 hrs
Ffter breakfast drive to Bhenswara uon arrival check in in the charming palace, private residence thakur built in the eighteenth century. Afternoon excursion to shepherd villages, and jeep safari to observe the abundant wildlife in this still virgin landscape of Rajasthan. Overnight stay
Day 13 Bhenswara – Ranakpur -Udaipur 218 km/ 4 hrs
After breakfast drive to Udaipur en route visit to Enroute visit to Ranakpur temples of the Jains, built in the 15th century in the lovely valley of Aravallis. It has grand structure & beautiful Sculptures. An enormous basement covers 48,000 sq. feet area. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls and eligibly domes supported by over four hundred columns. The total number of columns is 1,444 all of which are intricately carved no two being alike. The artistically carved nymphs playing the flute in various dance postures at a height of 45 feet are an engrossing sight. In the assembly hall, there are two big bells weighing 108 kgs whose sound echoes in the entire complex. Later proceed to Udaipur upon arrival checking Hotel Overnight stay at hotel
Day 14 In Udaipur
Today sightseeing of Udaipur includes The City Palace, drive around Fateh Sagar Lake, Sahelion-ki-Bari (The fountain and flowered garden of Maidens), and Partap Smarak: A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, Bhartiya Lok Mandal Museum Overnight stay at hotel
Day 15 Udaipur – Delhi Fly
Breakfast at hotel time is at leisure. Check out from hotel andsay good-bye to this fascinating Land with sweet and memorable memories to airport to board the flight Delhi Indira Gandhi international airport to board the flight for onwards destination for Onward Destination. Specify your Flight
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