Destination Covered : New Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Varanasi, Fatehpur Sikri
Attractions : Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, Humayun Tomb, Hawa Mahal, Birla Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Fatehpur Sikri, Qutab Minar, Fatehpur Sikri, Amber Fort, City Palace, India Gate
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Morning after breakfast take full day sight seeing tour of New & Old Delhi including Qutab Minar, India Gate, Humayun Tomb and the Grand President's House, Red fort, Jama Mashjid, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Later drive back to Hotel after fresh up evening enjoy complimentary Dinner at Indian Family Restaurant and after dinner also enjoys Light & Sound show at Red Fort. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort with Elephant Ride situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honored fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families. Afternoon tour of the City - "The Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical, instruments. Also visit Albert hall, Enjoy a stroll through the colorful bazaar before returning to your hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri - the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest gateway in the world. Thereafter continue drive to Agra. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to Hotel. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Agra.
Morning after breakfast visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. Evening transfer to Agra Cant Railway Station to catch the train for Varanasi. Overnight at Train.
Arrival from Varanasi Railway Station and transfer to Hotel. Check in to Hotel after relax. In the afternoon take a half day tour of Varanasi including the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Gyanvapi Mosque, Benaras Hindu University and other important monuments. In the evening witness aarti at the Ghat. Stay overnight at Varanasi.
(Varanasi is the world's most ancient living city. Sunrise on the riverfront, as seen from a boat, can be spiritually uplifting sight. Crowded with temples, and its labyrinth of streets, the city attracts the maximum number of tourists. The religious capital of Hinduism, Varanasi is the carpet manufacturing place of India. It was previously known as Kashi - the city that illuminates. The present name is derived from the fact that the city is at the confluence of the rivers varuna and ASI).
Very early morning drive to Daswamedh Ghat and take a boat ride on the sacred river Ganges to see the cremation Ghats and witness the living traditions of one of the world's oldest and most important religions. (To start at 0500 hrs. for the best lifetime experience) For you to appreciate this remarkable city, we'll transfer you to the banks of the River Ganges before the sun rises. Board a boat with your guide and proceed to the middle of the river, where at sunrise the sight unfolds before you. Thousands of faithful come daily to the banks to bathe and pray while in the background, temples and palaces rise in tiers from the water's edge. Return for a walk through the cobblestone streets along the banks of "Ganga". As shops are opening, the place now becomes a beehive of activity as the faithful are coming and going. Return to hotel for a sumptuous breakfast and rest of the day free. Later in the day visit Sarnath - 5 miles out of Varanasi for a day excursion: One of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world, where Buddha preached his first Sermon in 590 BC. Witness the ruins of a once flourishing Buddhist monastery and then visit a fine Museum which houses an excellent collection of Buddhist art and sculptures found at the site. overnight stay at Varanasi Hotel.