10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Mandawa - Jaipur -
Ranthambhore - Agra - Delhi
Day - 1 -- » Arrival
Departure From home country.
Day - 2 -- » Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel.
Day - 3 -- » Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa. Rest of the day visit the Shekhavati villages of Dundlod,
Mandawa, etc. Mandawa was founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still
the home of his descendants. Mandawa houses a collection of armories,
costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic
collection and many other interesting items preserved in a museum. The whole
area of Shekhavati has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions and is
called the open air gallery.
Day - 4 -- » Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. Rest of the day free.
Day - 5 -- » Jaipur
Morning visit the Amber Fort -the ancient capital of the State. Visit the
Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon tour
of Jaipur. Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour
of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer,
this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory &
Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose
residential & business areas.
Day - 6 -- » Ranthambore
Morning drive Ranthambore.
Day - 7 -- » Day free
Day - 8 -- » Agra
Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms
from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years
due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama
Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces.
Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor
Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains.
Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public
and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by
Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father.
Day - 9 -- » Delhi
Drive to Delhi. On arrival check in at hotel.
Day - 10 -- » Delhi
Tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of
Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and
Chandni Chowk. Check out at 1200 hrs.
Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's
Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern
Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House,
Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre.
Evening transfer to airport.
Day - 11 -- » Departure