Taj Mahal with Ajmer Sharif Dargah Tour (06 Nights/ 07 Days)
DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Welcome to India! On arrival, you will meet our representative & transfer to hotel. Where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis, after traditional welcome check in into hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02: IN DELHI
After breakfast Visit OLD DELHI – A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; DRIVE PAST the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India. The heart of Old Delhi lies in the area around Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest market areas in India and certainly one of the busiest.
NEW DELHI – An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutub Minar, and a drive along the ceremonial avenue – Raj path, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President’s Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Overnight at the hotel
DAY 03: DELHI-AGRA (205 KM – 4 HOURS APPROX)
After breakfast, depart by surface to Agra. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel.
After relaxation witness one of most beautiful among the Seven Wonders of the World: Taj Mahal,(Friday Closed) the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.
Visit Agra Fort, designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D., built with barricaded wall of red sand stone; it houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and numerous palaces including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Meena Bazar, Moti Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Musamman Burj where from Taj Mahal is visible in all its beauty from one side of the fort. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Agra – FATEHPUR sikri- Jaipur (240 kms – 5 hours approx)
After breakfast, depart by surface to the pink city of Jaipur, en route you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel..
DAY 05: IN JAIPUR
Morning, visit Amber Fort; enjoy flawless beauty of the Fort royally with an elephant ride.
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 its ultimate expression.
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 hourses 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. Overnight at the hotel
DAY 05: JAIPUR –JAMER -JAIPUR
After breakfast, depart by surface to Ajmer upon arrival at Ajmer visit, Dargah Shareef the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisthi. In 1256 AD, at the age of 114, the saint entered his cell to pray in seclusion for six days after which he passed away. Continue on to Adhey Din Ka Jhanpara a mosque originally an ancient Sanskrit College & within a temple enclosure. Proceed to Emperor Akbar’s Royal Palace made of red sand stone housing a museum with a rich collection of Moghul & Rajput armour. Also drive around Ana Sagar Lake. Overnight at hotel
DAY 06: JAIPUR – DELHI (DRIVE BY SURFACE)
After breakfast, drive by surface to Delhi Upon arrival at Delhi check in the hotel day free for shopping overnight at hotel
DAY 07: DELHI DEPART
Breakfast at the hotel. Later in time departure transfer to airport to board flight to the destination.