- Taj Mahal
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to car for driving towards your hotel. Check in to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi
After a leisure breakfast head towards exploring Delhi. Visit various attractions such as Red Fort – This monument is also known as “Lal Quila” represents the zenith of Mughal empire creativity, which was initiated by Shah Jahan in the year 1526. This architectural landmark represents fusion of Persian, Islamic and Hindu architectural style. Jama Masjid – It is the largest mosque in India and famously known as Masjid-i Jahan-Numa. This Mughal architectural marvel was constructed by emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1658. It is made up of red sandstone and around 25000 people at a single point of time can offer prayer in this mosque. Qutub Minar – This monument was constructed in the year 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and famously known as “Tower of Victory”. This Minar is surrounded by a lush green garden, which make it a perfect leisurely place for tourists coming from different parts of the world. Humayun’s Tomb – This mausoleum was constructed in year 1570 by Mughal emperor Humayun’s wife Bega Begum. It was the first garden-tomb in India, which inspired several major architectural buildings constructed on later stage. Overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur
After leisure breakfast at the Delhi hotel, you will leave for Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 4: Jaipur
After breakfast, leave for sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit the most popular tourist attractions which include Amber Fort – it is also called as “Amer Fort” and attracts huge number of tourists from all across the globe. This fort overlooks the Maota Lake and was constructed in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh I. Jal Mahal – It is a wonderful palace, which is located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. This palace has been constructed in red sandstone with Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture. Jantar Mantar, which is the largest and till date best preserved observatories which was built by Jai Singh. Hawa Mahal is considered to be the most prominent landmark of Jaipur. This palace comprises of around 953 small windows and was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. Also visit City Palace which houses museum, Chandra Mahal and Shri Govind dev temple. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 5: Jaipur – Agra
After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Agra. On arrival, check in to the hotel. After some rest, visit the Agra Fort – the majestic and royal red sandstone fort which is built on the banks of the holy river Yamuna. The construction of this fort was started in the year 1566 by Emperor Akbar. Also visit one of the seven wonders of the world, Taj Mahal. It is considered to be the most beautiful expression of love ever made for someone. Almost 20,000 workers labored for over 15 years to build this memorial for the loving wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Overnight stay at Agra.
Please Note: Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.
Day 6: Agra – Varanasi
You can again visit Taj Mahal at the time of sunrise. After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Varanasi by road. Arrive Varanasi and check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Varanasi.
Day 7: Varanasi
Early morning leave for a boat excursion along the River Ganges to see the bathing Ghats and cremation site. After having breakfast at the hotel, you can walk through narrow alleys of the ancient city of Varanasi. Then visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The current shape of this temple was constructed by princess of Indore, Late Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar in 1780. Then leave for excursion tour to Sarnath which is 10 kilometers away from Varanasi. Sarnath is a Buddhist pilgrimage center and at this place Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment and also see the museum. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8: Varanasi – Delhi (by flight) and Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be dropped at Varanasi airport to board your flight to Delhi. Later catch your international flight from Delhi airport to home/next destination.