Day 01 Arrival at Delhi
A warm traditional welcome at Indira Gandhi International Airport
awaits you at Delhi followed by transfer to your hotel for dinner and
overnight stay. You will also receive the full details of the tour
itinerary once again at dinner.
Day 02 Delhi
After delicious breakfast, you will go for a guided sightseeing tour of
Delhi, the capital of India, in an A/C deluxe coach. The first half
concentrates on the highlights of New Delhi such as driving past the
daunting Bristish era monuments such as Rashtrapati Bhawan (President's
Palace), Parliament House and India Gate, built in the memory of Indian
martyrs. You can enjoy a boat ride and the well-maintained lawns of
India Gate. Then, there are relics from the past such as Humayun's tomb
and Qutab Minar, for you to explore.
After lunch, you will once again go for sightseeing to Old Delhi, where
you will visit the sprawling stronghold of Mughal Era, the Red Fort,
which has played an important role in Indian history and is pride of
India. Then, there is Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque and the Raj
Ghat, memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, Father of India. Ride in a rickshaw in
the narrow and crowded streets of Chandni Chowk bazaar, where you can
shop as much as you like for all kinds of stuffs including clothes,
artifacts, jewellery and handicrafts. It is Asia's largest market for
electrical goods and its delicacies such as Kachori, Paranthas and Kulfi
are quite famous. In the evening, you will witness the sound and light
show at Red Fort showing Indian history during Mughal era as its main
theme. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 Agra
In the morning, you will leave for Agra, visiting Fatehpur Sikri
enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 km from Agra, which was built by Emperor
Akbar to serve as his capital in the honor of Sheikh Salim Chisti, who
had blessed him with an heir and a son. But the city was later deserted
due to shortage of water. The highlights of the city are Panch Mahal,
Anup Talao, Diwan-e-Khas, sacred Tomb of Chisti and Buland Darwaza along
with many other sub-monuments.
In the evening, you will check in at the hole in Agra and then spend it
at your leisure. You may either rest or explore the markets of Agra for
souvenirs such as miniature Taj in marble, marble tabletops and
jewellery boxes set with precious and semi-precious stones, leather
shoes and purses, brass handicrafts and Petha (the famous sweet of
Agra). Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04 Agra
After breakfast at hotel, a guided tour of Agra is in store for this
day. You will visit Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world and
considered an emblem of love; Agra Fort built in red sandstone with its
magnificent palaces, mosques and lawns; and Sikandra, the tomb of
Emperor Akbar. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.
Day 05 Jaipur
In the morning, drive to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Take a look
at the real life of Rajasthan as you move through the city with men and
women dressed in colorful dresses. Whirlpool skirts and silver jewellery
of women and turbans of men present a wonderful sight. Check in at the
hotel. After freshening up, you will enjoy the royal ride to Amber Fort
on an elephant. The other highlights of the day's visit are Hall of
Victory and Jalmahal, the beautiful palace with mirror work situated
amidst the Man Sagar lake. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 Jaipur
Sightseeing of the Pink City, Jaipur, is in store for this morning. The
highlights of the day are City Palace, still used as residence of royal
family in part, and its museum with a rich collection of paintings,
artifacts and royal dresses; Jantar Mantar; Hawa Mahal and the bazaars
You can enjoy the evening at your leisure and rest or go for shopping.
Savor traditional Rajasthani cuisine that includes Dal Bati, Churma and
Bajare Ki roti served in typical Rajasthani style and buy handicrafts
and tie and dye apparels as souvenirs. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07 Delhi
After breakfast in the hotel, leave for Delhi. You will be served a
farewell lunch at the hotel, which will be followed by transfer to the
airport, where you can catch your flight to onward destination.