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 withmodern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as theirseat of power. In fact, more mythological cities are believed to be here, like the city ofIndraprasthafrom the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerousmonuments were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek,AlauddinKhilji, Tughlaks, Humayun& Shah Jahan, who built the Walled City ShahJahanabad.
7pm to 10pm shopping at Karol Bagh – (maybe depending on the client)
Overnight Hotel in Delhi .
In the evening, observe "Aarti (Hindu religious ritual of worship)" ceremony at the
Ghats means river landing stairs of Ganges
Overnight stay in Haridwar
Early morning at the time of Sunrise, we take a shared boat ride over holy river Gangeswhich will take you to is famous bathing ghats (banks) where hundreds of pilgrims can be seen cleansing their souls by taking a holy dip.Drive back to dellhi.
Evening free for shopping in Delhi
Overnight stay in Delhi
Early Morning after breakfast drive to Agra; The periodic city, beautifully situated on the banksof river Yamuna. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year1526 to 1628, remains major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-eramonuments, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort &FatehpurSikri, all three are UNESCOWorld Heritage sites.
En Route visiting Mathura (Shri Krishna Janmabhumi Temple) &Vrindavan (BankeyBihariTemple & ISKCON Temple) (Temples is close between 1200–1600 hrs), related with birth &Childhood of Lord Krishna.
Evening is Free for Shopping.
Overnight stay in Agra.
Visit Taj Mahal at dawn (Closed on Friday), symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banksOf River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jehan in the year 1631 inMemory of his wife, MumtazMahal. It was completed in 22 years. See the color changingEffects of rising sun on white marbles.
Then visit the Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was builtfrom red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations.
Check out from hotel & drive toJaipur. Enroute we will visit FatehpurSikri(Ghost Capital),the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar'sResidential complex, Mosque & Tomb of SalimChisti.
Arrive 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 themost important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by MaharajaSawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing thenine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors.
Overnight stay in Jaipur (please provide hotel names)
Morning, we take an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace complex which stands to this datewas commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach theFort 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 overthe gardens & the city. Further we visit JantarMantar(Solar Observatory), an astronomicaltreasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We also visit HawaMahal(Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market unseen by the worldthrough its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows).
Today we drive to Jodhpur.
Overnight stay in Jodhpur
Today guided tour of Jodhpur. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, the most enchanting attraction ofJodhpur. Perched on a 125 m high hill, the fort was built by RaoJodha. The majestic fortencompasses stunning palaces, a museum displaying a rare collection of palanquins, howdahs(Elephant saddles), royal cradles, miniatures paintings, musical instruments, costumes andperiod furniture.
Next we visit JaswantThada, a memorial of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II built in white marblein the year 1899. It houses several royal cenotaphs of Jodhpur rulers. It is an architecturallandmark of Jodhpur.
Afternoon free for Shopping in Jodhpur
Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Pushkaris a holy city famous for itssacred Pushkar Lake, the Brahma temple and the colorful Pushkar fair. Containing somereligious elements, it is the largest cattle fair in the world. According to the Indian calendar,the fair is held in the first lunar cycle in the month of Kartik culminating on the KartikPoornima(Full moon), November.
Morning visit Brahma Temple, the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma,the creator of the universe. It is believed that one must take a bath in the Pushkarlakebefore visiting the temple. Shopping..
Overnight stay in Pushkar
Today after breakfast we drive back to Dehli
Day 09: : Dehli – sightseeing and shopping -10
Day 10:: Dehli – sightseeing and shopping
Departure – 9am – Indira Gandhi Airport