NEW DELHI- An extensive sight-seeing
tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's
Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial
avenue- Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament
House, the President's Residence, Lotus Temple and
would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.
Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra
Early morning transfer to railway station to board
the superfast air-conditioned train to Agra. Breakfast
in the train, Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours &
transfer to hotel. Later visit the magnificent Taj
Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely
the most extravagant expression of love ever created.
20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this
memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife Also visit the
Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort
of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and
the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566.
At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded
hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid
marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions.
At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where
marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal
ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock
Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly
kingdoms. Night stay in Agra.
Day 04 / Agra – Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur- the fabled “pink
city” of the desert named after Jai Singh, the
former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in
the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe
through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it.
The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were
witnesses to the royal processions and splendors are
now living monuments enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a
perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town”
which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor
Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply
failed. Arrive Jaipur in late evening & transfer
to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 05 / Jaipur
After breakfast proceed for a morning excursion to Amber
Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE-
Amber is the classic
romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was
started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his
descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies
an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal
and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue
CITY PALACE- A delightful blend
of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture,
the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area
in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri
Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR- This is the largest
and the best preserved of the five observatories built
by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country.
This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical
instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL- The ornamental facade
of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent
landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of
sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork
and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches
and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal
was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Night
stay in Jaipur.
Day 06 / Jaipur - Mumbai (By flight)
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight to
Mumbai. Arrive Mumbai, meet assist at the airport
and transfer to hotel. Later proceed for half day
tour of Mumbai covering Gateway of India – The
stone archway designed by Wittett in the 16th century
Gujarati style, Prince of Whales Museum , Chowpatty
Beach, Dhobhi Ghat, Marine Drive. Night stay in Mumbai.
Day 07 / Mumbai (Spend a day long Bollywood
The Bollywood Tourism Package is day long, split into