Day 01: Arrive DelhiGet Tour Quotes
On arrival at International Airport our representative will meet & greet you & transfer to Hotel.
Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. In fact, more mythological cities are believed to be here, like the city of Indraprastha from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerous monuments were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek, Alauddin Khilji, Tughlaks, Humayun & Shah Jahan, who built the Walled City Shah Jahanabad.
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Day 02: Delhi - Full Day Tour
Today, take a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down through Chandi Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan.
In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture.
Optional - Sound & Light Show at Red Fort
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Day 03: Delhi - Agra (210 kms - Approx 3-4 hrs. By Express Way)
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra; The periodic city, beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 to 1628, remains major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era monuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Fatehpur Sikri, all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Later visit Itmad-Ud-Daulah, Nicknamed the Baby Taj, the exquisite tomb of Mizra Ghiyas Beg should not be missed. This Persian nobleman was Mumtaz Mahal?s grandfather and Emperor Jehangir?s wazir (chief minister). His daughter Nur Jahan, who married Jehangir, built the tomb between 1622 and 1628 in a style similar to the tomb she built for Jehangir near Lahore in Pakistan.
Also visit the Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was built from red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations.
Optional Tour - Evening enjoy Mohabbat-the-Taj
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Day 04: Agra - Jaipur (210 kms - 4.5 hrs)
Morning visit the Taj Mahal at dawn (Closed on Friday), symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jehan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 22 years. See the color chaging effects of rising sun on white marbles
Check out from hotel & drive to Jaipur. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri (Ghost Capital), the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti.
Conmtinue Drive to Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors.
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Day 05: Jaipur - Full day tour
Morning, we take an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience.
Afternoon, we will visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we visit Jantar Mantar (Solar Observatory), an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows)
Optional 1 : Chokhi Dhani Tourist village
Optional 1 : Cooking Class
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Day 06: Jaipur - Jodhpur (345 Kms. - 6 Hrs.)
Today drive to Jodhpur, popularly known as the Blue City. Nestled on the foothills of a sandstone hill, Jodhpur seems like an oasis in the desert. Established in 1459 by Rao Jodha, Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. The city is dominated by the arresting Mehrangarh Fort, stunning palaces, massive forts and beautiful temples. Its rich cultural heritage also reflects in its colorful handicrafts, folk dances, music and fairs and festivals. Evening is free to explorte local markets of your own..
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Day 07: Jodhpur - Udaipur (270 kms. - 5 hrs.)
Today proceed for a guided tour of Jodhpur, visiting the Mehrangarh Fort (Majestic Fort), one of the most impressive & formidable structures anywhere in India. Built by Rao Jodha, this 5km long Fort is on a 125m high hill & has some magnificent palaces with marvellously carved panels latticed window. The Fort Museum houses an exquisite collection of palanquins, howdahs (Elephant saddles), royal cradles, miniatures paintings, musical instruments, costumes & furniture. We also visit Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in the year 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Within the main cenotaph are the portraits of various Jodhpur rulers. It is an architectural landmark of Jodhpur.
Today we drive to Udaipur, a beautiful city founded in the year 1568 by Maharana Udai Singh. Popularly known as the "city of lakes and palaces", Udaipur is famed for its romantic aura, lake palace, natural beauty, gardens, temples and opulent heritage hotels. It is undoubtedly one of the most romantic cities of India.
En route Ranakpur (without Guide)
En route we will visit Ranakpur, which is famous for its exquisitely carved Jain Temples built in the 15th century AD. The temples are built in amazing style and design. Later we continue our drive to Udaipur.
Optional 1 : Vintage Car collectional museum tour
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Day 08: Udaipur -Full Day Tour
Visit the City Palace, an intriguing collection of buildings contributed by various Maharanas (Kings) after Udai Singh & built in the year 1725. The magnificence of the Palace starts right from its entrance at the northern Tripolia Gate that brings us to the central courtyard, the best place to view the facade of filigreed balconies & ornate cupola-topped towers. Sahelion ki Bari (Garden of Maids of Honour) is an ornamental garden built by Maharana Sangram Singh for his daughter & the Ladies of the Queen's court. He built the garden with several fountains, pools & is decorated with chiselled pavilions & elephants. The fountains worked on the unique hydraulic technique devised in the year 1700 AD & work till today.
Visit Jagdish Temple, the Indo-Aryan styled temple, built in the year 1651 AD by Maharana Jagat Singh, is the largest & the most beautiful temple of Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images. Enjoy Shared boat ride on Lake Pichola, the beauty of the lake is enhanced by the surrounding hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats & embankments. The Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) & Jag Mandir, the two island palaces on the lake look like pearls in the lake.
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Day 09: Udaipur - Delhi (By Flight)
Today morning we will transfer you to airport to board the flight for Delhi. Upon arriival, check in at Hotel.
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Day 10: Delhi- Depart
Morning you will be transferred to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.
Our tour concludes: Caper would like to Thank you for your patronage & look forward serve you again in near future.