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Tour Route : Delhi – Jaipur - Agra – Delhi

Tour Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days

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Itinerary

Day 01 / Arrive Delhi

Today Arrive Delhi The Capital of India. You are greeted with a traditional Indian Welcome and escorted transfer to hotel.

Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Old and New India, the ancient and the modern.  Delhi is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many emperors, which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles.Later visit to Delhi - was designed and built by the British in the 1920's-it's a city of wide Boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The King's architects, Lateens and Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's eight cities - New Delhi.  Lateens designed an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and Relinquish the subcontinent in 1947. Visit two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar, Louts Temple, Drive pass through the Raisina Hill, past the imposing India Gate, President House and Parliament House.  Also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi.

Day 02 / Delhi – Jaipur (260 Kms – 5 Hrs. Drive)

After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur meet and assist by Imazine Holidays representative cum guide then transfer to Hotel for wash and change Later on visit to City Palace which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. A part of palace has been converted into museum. It has an impressive collection of arts, carpets, enamelware and weapons, Later visit Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's Observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Day 03 / Jaipur

After breakfast visit to Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort has various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glass work complemented by exquisite wall paintings. As you move between the rooms of this magnificent structure feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered, whose hilltop location isto view various palaces with rooms of stunning beauty including the world’s finest chamber of mirrors and also visit temple of Kali. Evening free for shopping. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Day 04 / Jaipur – Agra (232 Kms – 5 Hrs. Drive)

After breakfast drive to Agra en-route visit to Fatehpur Sikri, built in 1569 by the Great Emperor Akbar. Today it is deserted & left in solitude to reminisce over its past glory then continue our drive to Agra. Arrive Agra check into Hotel. Evening free for Shopping. Overnight stay at Agra.

Day 05 / Agra

After early breakfast visit to Taj Mahal - Monument to Love which was built in 1630 by Mghal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori.  Legend has it that once construction was completed, Shah Jehan had Lahori's hands cut off, and blinded, so he would never be able to duplicate the structure. What makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation.  Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughals brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of Incomparable artistry then visit to

AGRA FORT - Fort built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and the beautiful gardens. This is where Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and spent the last year of his life viewing the Taj Mahal from across the river Jamuna. Evening drive back to Delhi. Arrive Delhi you will transfer to Hotel / Airport. Tour ends with sweet memories. Overnight at Agra.

Day 06 / Agra – Delhi (202 Kms – 4 Hrs. Drive)

After breakfast drive to Delhi. En-route visit to Sikandra continue our drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi you will transfer to Hotel / Airport for your onward destination. Tour ends with sweet memories.


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