Golden Triangle with Rajasthan
Destinations: Delhi (2) - Agra (1) - Jaipur (2) - Jodhpur (1) - Udaipur (2) - Delhi (1)
Duration: 09 Nights / 10 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
A traditional welcome, upon arrival at Delhi International airport by our company’s representative who will escort you to your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast, your guide will take you to explore some of the famous sights of Old and New Delhi covering Raj Ghat – the crimination site of Mahatama Gandhi, Raj Ghat – the biggest mosque of the country with a capacity of more than 20000 devotees, then board cycle rickshaw (Pedi cab) ride through the hustle and bustle in narrow-winded streets of chandni chowk towards to the historic Red fort where you may click yourself along with the 17th century fortress (Red Fort) built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahen..
Later in afternoon move to New Delhi to visit India Gate – a war commemorative site built in the memory of 90,000 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in 1st world war, then drive pass by the magnificent parliament, President House and Diplomatic area towards to the tower of Victory Qutab Minar - the highest brick Minaret in the world and one of the finest example of Indo-Islamic Architecture.
Later enjoy visiting the biggest Temple Akshardham, an amazing piece of Indian architecture built without using any steel, consists of 234 ornamentally carved pillars, 20 quadrangle shikhars, 9 ornate domes, a huge Gajendra Pith (platform of stone elephants) and more than 20,000 beautifully carved statue of India"s great sadhus, acharyas, devotees and divine personalities.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra (205 kms / 3.5 hrs)
After embark on your scenic drive through Yamuna Express highway to Agra – the city of Taj Mahal
Upon arrival check into your hotel for a night stay. Later proceed for a guided city tour of Agra visiting one of the most beautiful building / one of the seven wonders of the world TAJ MAHAL an amazing piece of architecture built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his favourite wife Mumtaj Mahal after she passed away as her memory. Also visit Agra fort, an excellent example of Mughal architecture built by the great Mughal Rulers for military establishment initially and many buildings added later for their residential purpose
Evening at leisure to relax or you may choose to enjoy a live theatre performance
Day 04: Agra – Jaipur, via Fatehpur Sikri (245 kms / 05 hrs)
After breakfast, embark on your leisure drive to Jaipur which is popularly known as Pink City due to its pink painted walls, founded by one of the greatest rulers of Kachhawaha the astronomer king Sawai Jai Singh in 1727.
En-route to Jaipur, visit the city of victory Fatehpur Sikri the ancient capital of Mughals built in red sandstone during the second half of 16th century by Emperor Akber as city of victory and abandoned after 14 years due to lack of water.
Later continue your drive towards to Jaipur, upon arrival check into your hotel for 02 nights stay. Later after freshen you may choose to enjoy a traditional dinner at Chowki Dhani an ethnic village Resort located at a distance of 30 km from Jaipur. Enjoy a traditional Rajasthani village atmosphere which includes some entertainment by folk dancers & musicians (at additional charges)
Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of pink city Jaipur starting with an excursion of Amber fort a prime attraction of the city where you will enjoy an elephant ride to ascend reach a top of the fort Amber fort a mixture of Indo-Islamic architecture and ornamentation built by Raja Mansingh in 16th century.
Later visit, the City Palace complex with its several museums where you can see some lovely collection of Royal Rajputs, weapons and miniature paintings. Then move to visit fascinating Jantar Mantar (Observatory), the biggest astronomical observatory in the world built by the Maharaja of Jaipur, Also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), an amazing five storied monument along the main street of old city built by Maharaja of Jaipur for the royal ladies
Rest of the day at leisure to explore many facets of Jaipuri crafts such as colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, pottery, semi-precious jewels, woven carpets etc – see artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping in this beautiful city.
Day 06: Jaipur – Jodhpur (330 kms / 05 hrs)
After breakfast, embark on your scenic drive towards to the second largest city of Rajasthan established by Rao Jodha and widely known as “Sun City” and blue city due to brahmin’s occupied blue painted houses around Mehrangarh fort.
Upon arrival check into your hotel for a night stay. Later after freshen up you may choose to enjoy villages safari to nearby Bishnoi villages – an eco-friendly group of Hindu religion and a truly different community of Rajasthan who are popularly known for their rich cultural and their true love for nature and animals, during the safari will be visiting Kakani village (the village of Potter"s and block printers), Salawas village (the village of weavers), Gudha village (Where you can spot wild life) you will also have a chance to meet with the local families to know more about incredible community. Golden Triangle India
Day 07: Jodhpur – Udaipur, via Ranakpur (285 kms / 05 hrs)
After breakfast proceed for a guided city sightseeing of Jodhpur visiting the fascinating Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts of Rajasthan situated at a height of more than 450 high Hill. One can enjoy an amazing view of the entire city from the fort itself. The fort is sheltering the museum with superb collection of royal palanquins, imperial cribs, Elephant encumber, outfits & furnishings etc.
Also visit Jaswant Thada a classic example of Rajputana style of architecture built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in 1899. This while marble monument is enriched with its incredible grandeur.
Later, embark on your scenic drive through the vibrant villages to Udaipur via visiting the famous Ranakpur Temples which is popularly know for its intricate and superb architectural style and is one of the five sacred places of the Jain community. There are several temples within the complex including Chaumukha (four faced) temple, Amba Mata Temple , Parsavanath temple and Surya Temple. Amongst all temples Chaumukha Temple (Four faced Temple) is the most important and dedicated to Lord Adinath (the first "Tirthankara" of the Jain community) .
Later continue your scenic drive to the city of lakes Udaipur, upon arrival check into your hotel 02 nights stay.
Day 08: Udaipur
After breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of Udaipur starting from the Royal City Palace one of the largest Palace in Rajasthan fascinated by the antique furniture, unique paintings and exquisite glass mirror and ornamental tiles work of these palaces. Construction of this Palace was started by Maharana Udai Singh II, founder of Udaipur city and it later became a composite of structures (including 11 different small palaces) built and extended by different Maharana’s (Kings).
Also visit Sahelion ki Bari known as the garden of Maids of Honour which is a decorative courtyard built by Maharana Sangram Singh for the Royal Ladies, decorated with several fountains, Swimming pools and chiselled pavilions. Indo – Aryan Jagdish Temple, the largest temple in Udaipur built by Maharana Jagat Singh devoted to Lord Vishnu the most beautiful shrines of Udaipur and attracts thousands of pilgrims and visitors with its distinguished sculpted descriptions.
Later in the evening, enjoy a refreshing boat ride on lake Pichola and appreciate the surrounding rich history and beauty of the city including the magnificent Lake Palace.
Day 09: Udaipur – Delhi (By flight)
Morning at leisure to explore the city on your own, later in the afternoon you will be transferred to Udaipur airport to catch your flight to Delhi.
Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to your hotel for a night stay.
Day 10: Delhi (Departure)
Today, you will be transferred to International airport to catch your flight to fly back home with the rich of history of Rajasthan.
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