Duration of Programme: 09 Nights / 10 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi - Goa - Delhi.

India Gate-DelhiDay 01: Arrive Delhi
Evening arrive at Delhi - IGI (Indira Gandhi International) airport.

Delhi - is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. Many a times the city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi's rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and then as creators.

On arrival meeting, assistance at airport by our representative and transfer to hotel. Where our executive will explain the travel plan in detail and hand over the essential documents (Tour programme, hotel's vouchers, feedback report etc) to you. Overnight at hotel.

w3infotekDay 02: Delhi - CYCLE RICKSHAW RIDE
After breakfast at hotel enjoy city tour of New Delhi & old Delhi start from Red Fort (Closed on Monday) - built in red sandstone, Constructed by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan, Jama Masjid - India's largest mosque and enjoy Cycle rickshaw ride in narrow alleys of old Delhi through Kinari Bazaar and 400 years old Chandni Chowk bazaars. Rajghat - crimination place of Mahatama Gandhi. Laxmi Narayan Temple, Humayun Tomb - Tomb of 2nd Mughal emperorand Qutab Minarthe highest stone tower in India. India Gate - This solemn monument was built in memory of the 90,000 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in the World War Ist. Drive past the Rashtrapathi Bhawan, Parliament House. Evening free to explore local markets. Overnight at hotel.

w3infotekDay 03: Delhi - Jaipur (233 Kms)

After breakfast at hotel drive to Jaipur. Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as ‘The Pink City for the colour of the buildings in its wonderful old city. On arrival, check in hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Jaipur - ELEPHANT RIDE
After an early breakfast at hotel, visit the majestic Amber Fort and Palace, originally constructed by Raja Mansingh and one of the finest examples of Rajput architecture. Enjoy the unique experience of an ascent on the back of a brightly caparisoned elephant, up to the Fort. Jantar Mantar Observatory, a sanctuary of the astronomer king, Maharaja Jai Singh II. Nearby, the intriguing Palace of the Wind, the Hawa Mahal, was built in 1799 to allow ladies from the royal family to view the city and bazaar below in privacy. Jal Mahal - Jal Mahal is known for its majestic architecture and sophisticated design. It was once used for the royal duck shooting parties. Evening free to explore local markets. Overnight at hotel.

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In the evening one can enjoy The Amer sound & Light show - Amber holds the history of a citadel, pulsating with a legendry past of 600 years and 28 kings of the Kachhwaha dynasty, before their capital moved to Jaipur. Through their unique diplomacy of strategic alliances, their valor and strength, the rulers not only established a long dynasty but, in time, also played a part in changing the destiny of medieval India. Through this Son-et- Lumiere spectacle, an attempt has been made to revive the pride of Amber and bring forth the traditions that coloured the lives of its people and the pomp that once existed in its fullest form.

This musical extravaganza has highlighted the local legends, folklore, with a myriad of music that continues to give Rajasthan its unique identity. The show is a simple attempt to end the silence that had long fallen upon Amber - for the spirit of Amber is eternal.

The show is set in an exotic location, with the giant panoramic view of Amber Fort in front, the rising Jaigarh fort on the left, the hills at the back and the gallery itself in the Kesar Kiyari Complex of Maota Lake.

w3infotekDay 05: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (235kms)
After breakfast at hotel drive to visit Fatehpur Sikri, constructed by Akbar in 1569 to honor Sufi saint Salim Chisti. Akbar's court occupied this city till it was abandoned due to non-availability of water but still in a state of perfect preservation.

Later continue drive to Agra. Agra - the former capital of Hindustan, is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free to relax at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

w3infotekDay 06: Agra - Delhi (203 kms )
After breakfast at hotel visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) - world's greatest monument to love. Emperor Shah Jahan built this pristine white marble mausoleum in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Agra Fort, built by the Mughal dynasty's greatest Emperor, Akbar, in 1565. A number of the fort's beautiful palaces, mosques and gardens were built by his successors in later years. Pearl Mosque, it shined like a pearl. It is held that this mosque was constructed by Shah Jahan for his members of royal court. Diwan-i-Khas - Here envoys and other honoured guests were granted a personal audience with the ruler. the Diwan-e-Khas is a small marble structure near the Diwan-e-Am. Diwan-i-Aam - the ruler held mass audience. He would sit on his throne facing petitioners. His minister would assemble the petitions and refer them to the Diwan-e-Khas for private audience. Jahangir Mahal - Jahangiri Mahal is the most important building of the Akbari period in the Agra Fort. Itmad - Ud - Daula known as the "Baby Taj", it is the first tomb in India built entirely in white marble. Sikandra - The great Mughal emperor Akbar's Tomb. 

Later drive back to Delhi. On arrival, check in at hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel.

w3infotekDay 07: Delhi - Goa (Flight)
Morning breakfast at hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. In time transfer to airport to board on flight to Goa.

Goa - Variously known as "Pearl of the Orient" and a "Tourist Paradise", the state of Goa is located on the western coast of India in the coastal belt known as Konkan. The magnificent scenic beauty and the architectural splendors of its temples, churches and old houses have made Goa a firm favorite with travelers around the world.

On arrival, meeting assistance at airport by our local representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to relax at hotel / beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Goa - Free Day

Morning breakfast at hotel. Rest of the day free to relax at hotel / beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9: Goa - Delhi (Flight)

Morning breakfast at hotel. Rest of the day free to relax at hotel / beach.
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