First visit to Capital of India Delhi, Delhi is a major travel gateway. Delhi however has not always been the capital of India, but it has played an important role in Indian history. The settlement of
First visit to Capital of India Delhi, Delhi is a major travel gateway. Delhi however has not always been the capital of India, but it has played an important role in Indian history. The settlement of Indraprastha which featured in the epic, Mahabharata approximately on the site of present day Delhi under the British . Calcutta was a Capital until the construction of New Delhi in 1911
Second we will visit Agara,The Taj has aptly been called a ‘ Dream in Marble’ . Perhaps there are building more grand in conception and more elaborate in execution than the Taj, nevertheless, it remains an exquisite piece of lyrical beauty unequalled by any other building in the world.
After Agara we will visit Jaipur. The antiquity of the city can be traced back to 1699, when Maharaja Jai Singh II ascended the Amber throne. His flair for mathchmatics and astronomy was legendary and he was not only a great scholar but also of fine soldier, builder a poet. Jai Singh decided to shift his capital from the rugged hills of Amber to the present side. Thus the foundation stone for the new capital of Amber state was laid on 18th November 1727 and the city was named Jaipur, after its founder Jai Singh.
Arrive Delhi from Kathmandu. Traditional Indian welcome on arrival at Airport. Transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Old & New Delhi visiting Raj Ghat – Mahatama Gandhi’s Memorial, drive past the magnificent Red Fort, enjoy cycle rickshaw ride through the narrow bazaars of Chandni Chowk and past India’s largest mosque – Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Qutab Minar ( time permitting). Overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, depart for the Mughal City – Agra. Arrive and check-in at the hotel. After settling in, proceed to visit the Agra Fort and the monument of love – Taj Mahal by sunset (The Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday). Overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, depart for the Pink City – Jaipur, stopping en route to visit the forgotten city of Fatehpur Sikri - built by Emperor Akbar, as well as Abhaneri Stepwell. Arrive and check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast, proceed to visit the high mountain fortress of Amber Fort with an Elephant Ride to top of Fort. Later city sightseeing including visit to Observatory and City Palace & Museum. Evening, visit to the local bazaar “Choti Chaupar” to experience the sights and smells of a ‘bazaar’!! Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After an early breakfast, transfer to Jaipur airport for your flight to Delhi before connecting flight to next destination