Pottery Tour in India (05 Nights / 06 Days)
Destinations: Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Delhi
Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial , Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi
Day 03: Delhi
After breakfast ENJOY THE FEEL OF CLAY, LEARN HAND & WHEEL POTTERY.
Today you will learn you how to prepare clay for pottery, the various steps of throwing a pot and how to operate a kiln. Also introduce you to various pottery decoration techniques. You also learn various methods of glazing through pottery lessons. Moreover, you learn pottery intricacies like how shapes can be modified on the Wheel by applying the correct pressure at the correct point, and also how to give your pottery objects beautiful finishes. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 04: Delhi- Jaipur (by road approx 6hrs drive)
After early breakfast drive to Jaipur .Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaipur visit
CITY PALACE- A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR- This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL- The ornamental facade of this “Palace of Winds” is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur –Agra (by road approx 5hrs drive)
After early breakfast proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE – Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it’s ultimate expression. Continue drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its “ruins” are in pristine condition … it’s not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur.Arrive Agra & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Agra .
Day 06: Agra –Delhi (by road approx 4 hrs drive)
Early morning visit to Taj Mahal at sunrise. one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant _expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan’s beloved wife . Also visit Agra Fort-the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Afternoon drive to Delhi .Arrive Delhi & transfer to airport to board the onward flight.