Arrival in Delhi. At the airport, reception by one of our representatives, who will accompany to the first hotel check in. Day off to rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, around 8:30am, sightseeing in Delhi Return and rest in the hotel. Places : Jama Masjid , Chandini Chowk,
Especial activity, Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi. The Rickshaw, a sort of mini taxi for short distances (within the same city), is one of the most modern means of transport used by the Indians. How about a Rickshaw ride through the middle of Chandini Chowk feeling the day-to-day Indian lifestyle?
Red Fort , Raj Ghat , Humayun Tomb , India Gate , Lotus Temple , Qutub minar
Optional activity , Light and sound show at Red Fort, this unusual show tells 5000 years of history using only these two senses. The place where it occurs, in the middle of the walls of Red Fort, provides an excellent atmosphere for the show. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, around 9:00am, transfer to Agra ( 210km - 4h ) After the visit, continue your journey to Agra (50km - 1h)
Arrival in Agra.
Lunch break. Our driver will lead you to an excellent restaurant (which serves typical Indian dishes as well as continental food).
Check in and little rest at the hotel. In the evening,
Optional activity : Shilp Gram, a cultural village with a large extension area, has one of the finest crafts of India. After meeting the village, be sure to enjoy the light and sound show, which through these two senses, tell the story of Rajasthan and India. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early morning, at sunrise Visit to Taj Mahal
Especial activity, Tonga ride. The tonga is a horse carriage, it is said that was formerly used by the royal family, how about a real tour in the center of Agra? Return no hotel and breakfast. Right after, visit to Agra Forts Around 11 : 00 am, transfer to Jaipur ( 230km - 4h ) On the way, visit to Fatehpur Sikri , Keoladeo national park
Continue your journey to Jaipur (180km - 3h) On the way,
Lunch break. Our driver will lead you to an excellent restaurant (which serves typical Indian dishes as well as continental food) Arrival in Jaipur and hotel check in. Rest of the afternoon to rest. At dinner,
Especial activity, Folk dance show, enjoys this show of folk dances of Rajasthan. With music and pleasant environment you can also taste the best typical food (dinner included) Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning, after breakfast, around 8:00am, city sightseeing and visit in Jaipur. Amer Fort ,
Especial activity, elephant ride (to go up Amer Fort), former maharajas used elephants to climb the hill to the fort. It is a very unusual ride, fun and history. Hawa Mahal , Jantar Mantar Lunch break. Our driver will lead you to an excellent restaurant (which serves typical Indian dishes as well as continental food) City palace, Birla Mandir Hindu gods. Rest of the day off. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Morning off to rest. Around 10am, transfer to Delhi (260km - 4h50)
Arrival in Delhi Day off. Feel free to go in any place of your interest - you will have our vehicle at your disposal (Please ask us, if any needed suggestion)
Extra activity : Cooking class, would you like to learn to cook typical Indian dishes, both ancient and modern, local and regional? In this class you learn in practice about the different types of cuisine and at the end, enjoying your just-made favorite dish (dinner included)
Extra activity : Ayurvedic massage, an autonomous and ancient Indian technique, this traditional massage done by competent professionals achieves its main energy points and relieves past stress. So enjoy and relax and bring back with you memories from this ancient techniques and the ancient India.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Jama Masjid (Jama mosque), built by Shah Jahan (the builder of the Taj Mahal) in the year 1656, is the largest and most important mosque in India, about twenty-five thousand people can pray in the mosque at the same time. The mosque has four main chambers, symmetrical about a central axis; in the west camera are inlaid images as well as Hindu and Jain texts
Chandini Chowk, one of the largest and oldest markets in India; it is located in the middle of the walls of the Old Delhi. Designed by the daughter of Emperor Shah Jahan, and formerly known as moonlight market, it reflected its intricacies by moonlight. Today one can find many of the most typical Indian items and handicrafts.
Especial activity, Rickshaw ride in Old Deli. The Rickshaw, a sort of mini taxi for short distances (within the same city), is one of the most modern means of transport used by the Indians. How about a Rickshaw ride through the middle of Chandini Chowk feeling the day-to-day Indian lifestyle?
Red Fort*, this old fort used for defense has withstood many wars and has many of these histories written behind its walls, for security reasons the fort was also the place where the royal family lived during the Mughal
Raj Ghat, memorial to the modern Indian independence icon, it is marked by a black marble platform, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated
Humayun tomb *, planned in Persian architecture, its greatness represents the period of Mughal rule in India. Not only a tomb in the monument are several small monuments that lead to the main attraction
India Gate, inspired by the triumphal arch, built after the First World War (1931) it is a memorial to ninety thousand Indian soldiers who lost their lives during World War I and the third Anglo-Afghan War
Lotus Temple, so named because its shape of architectural lotus (internationally awarded for innovative architecture), it is classified as a Bahai temple (Bahai house of worship) in which people of any religion can go to pray or perform their rituals
Qutub Minar *, Built in 1192 with red sandstone and marble, and since that time the tallest minaret in the world and second highest tower in India, it is recognized as the symbol of Muslim rule in India (representing the victory of Mohammed Ghori over the Rajput clan). The tower is within the Qutub complex, which has also many different towers and ancient emperors tombs later added near the main tower
Vrindavan, one of the sacred places for many Hinduism traditions the town is considered to be in the same place as one deep and ancient forest in which Lord Krishna has spent his childhood years. One can have a stopover at Banke Bihari temple and check out the dedications being held to this Hindu deity
Mathura, also one of sacred places for Hindus, these lands were the birthplace of Lord Krishna. The temple dedicated to his birth, Keshav Dev Temple, is visited by many Hindus as well as well people who want to understand a little bit more this tradition
Taj Mahal*, one of the seven world wonders, it combines different architectural elements: Persians, Turks and Hindus. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the full white marble mausoleum took 21 years to complete and twenty thousand workers. It has details on each square meter and amazingly changes color under the sun.
Agra fort*, scene of many battles, the Agra fort one of the greatest Indian forts, has behind its walls the history of the Indian Wars and the Mughal royal family
Fatehpur Sikri* (30 km from Agra, located on Route Agra-Jaipur) built in 1500 by the last emperor of the Rajput clan, Maharana Sangram Singh, for strategic purposes, the city is situated on a rocky ridge. It has three miles long and one wide and surrounded by a wall of 11 km on three sides, in the fourth side there is a lake. It has royal palaces, harems, courts, and private rooms, also served as the capital of this clan.
Keoladeo national park*, named after a Lord Shiva temple, located in the park central area, this bird sanctuary has a large density of forest trees and typical birds from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, China and Siberia. Breathe fresh air, admire the nature and charm with this green and peaceful environment.
Amer Fort, combining Hindu and Rajput elements, built by Emperor Raj Man Singh I, the fort has four floors (in each one present a courtyard) and an opulent palace, built in red sandstone and marble. The fort has also a temple dedicated to Sila Devi, goddess worship Chaitanya, whose statue was presented to the emperor when the victory in Bengal (now Bangladesh)
Hawa Mahal, known as the Palace of the Winds (because the building very well enjoy the wind currents), the palace architecture has Krishna’s (the Hindu god) crowns shape. It has got 953 mini windows; the original intention was that real women could look at the life of the city without being seen.
Jantar Mantar *, the astronomical observatory also built by Jai Singh II, between 1727 and 1734, is an expression of the astronomical skills and cosmological concepts possessed during the Mughal period. The observatory uses of instruments with simple geometric shape (Euclidean)
City palace, a palace complex (including also Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal) involves a large number of courtyards, gardens and other buildings (such as museums). Initiated by the Maharaja (king) Sawai Jai Singh II, between 1729 and 1732, the palace was originally surrounded by walls, but later emperor’s heirs annexed more buildings. Birla Mandir (Birla temple), completely built in marble by the Birla family, in this Hindu temple you can see many statues, paintings and rituals for Hindu gods.
Placed there more than a decade, hotel Vikram Delhi has become a landmark and the most prime staying option for travelers. The hotel has gained popularity for its special services and impressive facilities amongst both business and leisure travelers.
The hotel gives you close proximity not only from the main commercial area like Nehru Place, Okhla, industrial area, Jasola, Mohan industrial area and etc but also from the main shopping area of the capital like "Dilli Haat", "Janpath", exhibition ground Pragati Maiden and others. Spread in huge area, this hotel boasts a number of rooms occupied with all the modern facilities. These rooms are divided into different sections right from presidential suites to normal suites. Each room consist of LCD TV with cable connections, WI-FI internet connectivity, hot & cold water facilities, 24 hour room services, mini bar, laundry, and others. The hotel also offers you meeting area and can be occupied by 10 to 20 people at a time. The hotel has a swimming pool where you can relax.
Apart from round the clock room services, the hotel Vikram has exotic eating area with capacity of 10 to 100 guests. Meals that are served here amazing, fantastic and superb!
A treat to luxurious lovers, the hotel Retreat is situated at 1km away from the seven wonder of the world "Taj Mahal". It welcomes you to experience the wonderful balance of ancient and modern arts.
Constructed by the popular groups, the hotel Retreat offers you fully customized rooms and suites. The suites are categorized in different sections and each section is recognized for its unique identity. Perfect escape for business as well as leisure travelers, it has discovered the new tricks to please its guests. The restaurant and bar has exclusive designs with plateful cuisines of national and international.
In door games, swimming are some recreational facilities to add some fun time here. The hotel Retreat caters all the requirements of both leisure and business travelers and gives you pleasant stay.
Classified as four star hotels in Jaipur, the hotel holiday inn is another landmark to cherish. The hotel is placed centrally in the city and close to major tourist spots like Amer Fort, City Palace and others. The architecture hints the local culture mixing it comfortably with surroundings, making it the best hotel in the destination. All contemporary amenities are incorporated in the well planned hotel built as a "Haveli"- a Royal Palace.
It features 72 well appointed rooms at genuine price which proudly explains the motto of the Holiday Inn - "Stay with someone you know". Be you are a foreign tourist, Business Executive or vacationer - each guest is well taken care of and treated at Holiday Inn Jaipur. Rajasthan – a royal land intoxicatingly rich with its civilizations, art and treasures, has plenty to offer than you can imagine. Jaipur - the pink city for decades made by Raja "JAISINGH" is a center of activities and has various spots of attractions.
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COST ON TWIN SHARING BASIS : USD 395 PER PERSON
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT COST : USD 150 PER SINGLE
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- Balance payment is required in CASH / Credit Card on arrival.
- Accommodation on double / single room as per cost in above suggested hotels or similar.
- Daily breakfast and dinner in hotels or city hotels.
- Transport services by an A/C Vehicle.
- Services of a local English speaking guide for above trip.
- Assistance on arrival in Delhi.
- Elephant ride in Jaipur.
- Ricksaw ride through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk market, Delhi.
- Tonga ride near Taj Mahal in Agra.
- Light and sound show in Delhi.
- Rajasthani dance show with dinner in Jaipur.
- Monument entry fees to visit the various monuments in each city as per itinerary.
- Daily 2 bottles of mineral water during tour.
- 01 Ayurvedic massage in Delhi.
- All present applicable taxes.
- Any train / flight fare.
- Any visa charges.
- Any personal expenses such as tips, drinks, laundry and telephone calls.
- Any other services apart from services specified in included section.