North India Cultural Tour
Places Covered : Delhi - Agra- Ranthambhore - Jaipur - Delhi
Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive into Delhi.
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Company's representative to your hotel.
Later proceed on a Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi - Agra
Morning drive to Agra. Upon arrival at Agra - check into the hotel. Visit Red Fort and Taj Mahal.
Red Fort - lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. It was built by Akbar as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.
Taj Mahal - This most famous Moghul monument was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal "the lady of the Taj". It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, for the emperor was heartbroken when Mumtaz died after 17 years of marriage, during the birth of her 14th child.The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. Above the tombs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan are false tombs, a common practice in Indian mausoleums.
(Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 : Agra - Ranthambhore
This morning drive to Ranthambhore. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri and Bhartpur Bird Sanctuary.
Upon arrival at Ranthmbhore check into your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight : Hotel
Day 4: Ranthambhore
Full day free to visit Wildlife sanctuary.
Overnight : Hotel
Day 5 : Ranthambhore -Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur.Upon arrival at Jaipur check into your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 : Jaipur
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort enroute witness the façade of Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds which was built in 1799. Amber Fort - The ancient capital of the state until 1727 when Jai Singh decided to move from his hillside fortress at Amber to new site on the plains. The construction of this fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army. The fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture, stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake which reflects its terraces and ramparts. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jal Mahal & temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated.Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the Jantar Mantar the observatory built by Jai Singh in 1728; the City Palace which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It also has a museum with an extensive collection of art, carpets, paintings, enamel ware and weapons dating back to the 15th century.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 7 : Jaipur - Delhi
This morning after breakfast drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi transfer to the Airport / Railway station to catch Flight / Train for your onward destinations with sweet and unforgettable memories.