The Jewel in the Crown
This trip takes you to the princely state of Rajasthan filled with tales of valour and chivalry of the legendary Rajputs. Steeped in history and culture, this state is known for its magnificent palaces built by the erstwhile Maharajas, forts and spacious gardens. During the course of the trip we will have the opportunity to live in some the palaces in regal splendour.
Duration :- 7 Days to / 6 Nights
Destination :- Delhi / Agra (2 Nts) / Jaipur (2 Nts)
Day 1: Europe / Delhi
Arrive Delhi in the night. Transfer to hotel & Overnight.
Day 2: Delhi / Agra (200 Km)
Morning breakfast. Visit of Old Delhi an ancient walled city - Former centre of Moghul Power. Drive past Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Moghul Empire; Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colorful market of the old city. Afternoon depart for Agra. Arrive and check-in at hotel. Overnight.
Days 3: Agra
Morning breakfast. Visit the incomparable Taj Mahal, which is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles. Afternoon discover the strong & magnificent Red Fort - built by the three generations of Mughal Emperors. Evening time free for shopping or walk in the colorful bazaars of Agra. Return back to hotel & Overnight
Days 4: Agra /Fatehpur Sikri / Jaipur (260 Km)
Morning breakfast. Leave for Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri the abandoned city built in red sandstone by Akbar. Also visit the Tomb of Salim Chisti, which is laced with mother-of-pearl. Continue towards Jaipur “The Pink City" which is an exuberance of color, dance and song with the traditional arts. Visit the “Laxmi Narayan Mandir”, a Hindu temple made out of white marble. Check-in at hotel and overnight.
Days 5 :
Morning breakfast. Drive to the ancient capital of Amber, laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Enroute, stop for photography the Jaipur's most acclaimed landmark, the tapering Hawa Mahal, or "Palace of Winds" Upon arrival at Amber ascend to the Palace Fortress on elegantly caparisoned elephants, in the traditional way. Return back to Jaipur. Visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. Afternoon, visit the City Palace Later in the evening enjoy the rikshaw ride through the colorful bazaars of Jaipur Return to hotel and overnight.
Days 6: Jaipur / Delhi (50 Km)
Morning breakfast. Drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival leave for the visit of New Delhi. Designed in 1911 by the British, it is one of the greenest capitals in the world. Visit the India Gate; Parliament Building; the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the official residence of the President of India. Drive past the government buildings and presidential palace along the broad and majestic Rajpath, Diplomatic enclave etc. Visit the impressive Qutab Minar, a 234-foot sandstone tower.Time free for shopping. Late in the evening, transfer to International airport.
Delhi / Europe
Board on you flight to connect for onward destination.