Pushkar and Golden Triangle
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur Tour
Duration :- 9 Days / 8 Nights
Destination :- Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ajmer - Delhi
Day 1 Arrive Delhi
On arrival meet assist at the International airport and transfer to your pre booked hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi
Day 2 Delhi
After breakfast this morning you will be taken to visit
Old Delhi - Former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and board the cycle rickshaw ride for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue heading west from the Fort. Later visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon visit
New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate, Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple, Birla temple - also famous as Laxmi Narayan temple & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 Delhi - Agra (203 KMs.)
Today early morning drive to Agra. Arrive Agra & transfer to hotel Later visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 22 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahans beloved wife Also visit the 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. Overnight stay in Agra.
Day 4 Agra - Jaipur (221 Kms,By Surface Approx 5 Hrs )
Morning drive to Jaipur, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri Fatehpur Sikri the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest gateway in the world. Thereafter continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5 Jaipur
Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honoured fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families. Afternoon tour of the City - "The Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to your hotel. Night stay in Jaipur
Day 6 Jaipur - Pushkar (150 Kms., By Surface Approx 3 Hrs )
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, arrive & check in into our accommodation. Afternoon free to observe activities of the colorful Puahkar Fair. Overnight stay
Day 7 Pushkar
Full day at the fair. Built as an explosion of fun, frolic, games and laughter, the fair provides some wonderful photographic opportunities and is a rare change to see Rajasthani women decked out in all their traditional jewellery, dress and finery. It is worth getting up early to see the camels and tribes rousing themselves in the pink of the dawn desert light. Temple music wafts through the night, as the fires die down and the Rajasthani melodies played on the stringed ek-tara come to a close. Overnight stay at Camp
Day 8 Pushkar - Ajmer- Delhi (320 Kms. By Trains)
Morning visit the famous Brahma Temple, Later drive to jmer (15 Km) & visit the Dargah Sharif. Construction of the shrine was completed by Humayun and the gates were added by the Nizam of Hyderabad. Later Shah Jahan constructed a mosque of white marble, it has 11 arches and a Persian inscription running the full length of the building. Beyond the Dargah is the Adhai din ka Jhonpra an ancient Sanskrit college, which was converted into mosque in 1198 and remains one of the finest monuments of medieval India. Afternoon transfer to railway station to board the airconditioned train to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, meet at the railway station and transfer to hotel .Overnight stay in Delhi
Day 9 Delhi - Onward Destination
Day is free for leisure activities in evening transfer to airport to board the onward flight