Met Upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Since most for the flights comes in New Delhi Late Evening - hence dinner & Overnight in the Hotel.
Delhi living after before for the city tour - Alongwith an English speaking guide visiting to:- Laxmi Narayan Temple - the temple built by the richest family of India and is the biggest temple in the northern region of India - and the temple is dedicated to Godess Laxmi and Lord Vishnu also called as Narayana. Qutab Minar - the oldest monument of Delhi - The 73 metre tall minaret started in 1193 AD by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and got completed later by his successors in the 13th centaury and the Iron pillar inside the mosque is a superb example - this pillar has withstood the challenges of passing centuries and still perplexes the scientists by remaining unrusted. Time for the lunch and after lunch proceed to - Lotus Temple - shapes like a Lotus flower and is out of pure white italian marble - meant for the BAHAI's or a temple for all the religions - where one can pray under one roof with other religions - its a modern temple which just got built around 2 decades before. Himayun's Tomb - the first Moghul monument in Delhi and is the memorial of Emperor Himayun is in a garden enclosed by lofty walls with gateway in the north and the west.
Now is the time to proceed back to the hotel passing the 8th city of Delhi also called as "" Lutyens Delhi"" which covers the President house, India Gate, parliament house and the diplomatic enclave.. Evening free for independent activities in the hotel.
Red Fort - the fort which got built by Shahjahan during the 17th century and is in good condition - and the important palaces are the Lahori gate, Elephants gate, The hall for the common audience, The ladies palace, The hall for entertainment, The hall for the private audience, The royal bath and the Pearl Mosque. Visit the biggest mosque of India - Jama Masjid - got built by Emperor Shahjahan and at one time 20,000 people can offer there prayer and considered to be one of the best mosque of India. Walking tour of old city in the narrow lanes to see the culture and the real India. Walking tour is the most interesting feature of Old City. Watch Sound and light show at Red Fort- and impressive program and return back to the hotel for stay
Leave. in the morning After Breakfast for Agra - Enroute stop for a cup of tea and later proceed to Agra - upon arrival visit vSikandra Tomb - the tomb of Third Mughal Ruler "Akbar " during the early 16th centaury , the five storied building is quite Impressive and is an interesting to place to study the gradual evolution in design that culminated in the Taj Mahal. Later proceed to the hotel for Lunch and after lunch visit Agra Fort - the fort which took 95 years to complete over looking Taj Mahal , and is on the bank of River Yamuna the Important Palaces are Hall for the Common & Private Audience , Palace for Hide & seek game the Library , the palaces of the Daughter of ShahJahan and the palace where the Shahjahan the greatest builder of Taj Mahal got in Prison by his own son and Amar Singh Gate , and then visit around Taj mahal - so that you can see Taj in different lights - which looks different any time you see - stay at Taj for about and then proceed back to the hotel - Evening free for shopping to see the inlay work being done by the artisans. Dinner and stay in the Hotel.
Visit Taj Mahal in the morning at sun rise - to see the different phases of Taj - it looks most beautifull at Sun Rise. Later return back to the hotel spending 2 hrs. have breakfast and then proceed to Jaipur and enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri - the deserted city .which got built by the Third Mughal ruler " Akbar " and remained as capital from 1570 until 1585 and due to the water shortage the Mughal ruler Akbar was compelled to shift his capital from Fathepur Sikri to Agra . The Important Features of the fort are Shahi Darwaza ( Kings Gate ) , Tomb Of Sheikh Salim Chisti , Palace of Jodha Bai , Birbal Bhawan , Panch Mahal , Hide and seek Palace , Hall for the Common - Private Audience , spending around three hours at this fort then proceed to Jaipur - Upon arr. check in the hotel - Later just drive around the city in your car - just to have the feel of the city. Dinner and stay in the hotel.
Amer Fort - This is 11 kms from the city of Jaipur - and is dedicated to "Amba Mata" Hindu Goddess - the incarnation of earth and fertility. Amer Fort is overlooking the Maota Lake and is rated as a marvel of a bastion excelling in architectural and building skills. Amer Had the distinction of being the capital for six long centuries before Jaipur into being. You access the Fort by an Elephant Ride and is remarkable view and walk inside the fort.Later return back to the hotel to have yr. lunch and proceed to rest of the monuments after lunch
City Palace - This former royal residence is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthan mughal architecture and craftsmanship. The museum inside the palace has an array of galleries of rare paintings, exquisite miniatures, scholarly manuscripts, artefactsand traditional treatises on architecture. The present Maharaja of Jaipur still stays inside the Palace.
Jantar Mantar - Also called as the Observatory which Swai Jai Singh - the builder of the city has to his credit five observatories in different parts of the country. Jaipur one is considered to be the best and in working condition. Huge instruments in intricate masonry offer an accurate measurement of time , the declination of the sun and the altitude and the azimuth, the positions of the constellations in the sky for the day , the eclipses and the allied astronomical phenomena. Jaipur is also called as shopping paradise - you have the time to visit factories of Indian Rugs, precious and semi precious stones, and other factories for which Jaipur is popular for. Later return back to the Hotel for Dinner and overnight stay.
Drive to Delhi, 265 kms / approx 05 hrs. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to the International Airport to connect flight for the onward destination
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