Duration :- 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination :- Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Delhi
Get a week's off for travelling to the major two cities of Rajasthan - Jaipur and Jodhpur while starting from Delhi. The itinerary will have some of the best architectural stops which has the legacy of the royal era.
Highlights of The Tour
Jama Masjid, Gudwara Bangla Sahib, Humayun Tomb, Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Amer Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Umed Bhawan Palace
Day 01: Delhi Arrival
Since this is a weeklong itinerary, we will keep the first day of the itinerary an easy day. That is, after reaching the country's capital, we will transfer you to the booked hotel. Take this day to take light strolls around the hotel. If you stay at Old Delhi, you will get all the essence of old capital of Islamic India which is the labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. If you are staying at New Delhi, one can evidently feel the British Raj's impression in the city planning. Enjoy a relaxed day and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing
The day would start after breakfast at your hotel.
The first visit will be to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, which is a widely popular religious spot for the Sikhs. It was created during the time of eighth Sikh Guru. Next is the Red Fort which built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Jama Masjid will be the next stop which is the largest mosque in India and is yet another exemplary work of Shah Jahan.
Chandani Chowk is also an interesting spot for the first time Delhi visitors. Mughal architecture is dominant all over the city and Humayun Tomb is another example of the 16th century Mughal era work. If you want to experience Afghan Architecture, visit Qutab Minar which is 72.5mts high victory tower, is as old as twelfth century, and was built by Qutubuddin Aibak.
At the heart of the city is India Gate which is an "Arc-de-Triomphe". It commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in the World War I. the Imperial Style political buildings are also a sight for the tourists. Stay at the hotel in Delhi and get prepared for the next day tour.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra
After breakfast, it will take two and half hours to drive down to Agra which is one of the most visited cities of India. With the World's wonder in the heart of the city, we have a couple of other magnificent architectures to visit.
Agra Fort was constructed during the reign of Akbar, the most celebrated Mughal emperor. Amazingly scientific and outlandishly design of the fort would leave anyone awestruck. The far view of Taj Mahal from the fort creates the anticipation even more.
Next is the marvellous Taj Mahal which with its ethereal beauty will captivate visitors for hours. Roaming around the campus would take around four to five hours. It’s suggested to keep the aura of the fascination of The Taj Mahal alive without visiting any other place of Agra on the day. Stay overnight and relax at the hotel in Agra.
Day 04: Agra - Fatehpur SIkri - Jaipur
As the day starts after breakfast at hotel, get prepared for the last sightseeing place at Agra - Fatehpur Sikri. This is yet another epic structure of the Mughal era built in red sandstone. Its interesting history makes the tour around this royal structure even more fascinating. Buland Darwaja is necessarily one of the spots you must see here. This once capital of the Akbar reign will take almost three hours to tour around the campus completely.
Take a leave of the Agra city and drive down to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Take rest for the remaining part of the day or indulge in light strolls around the hotel. Overnight stay at Jaipur hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur
Start the day at Jaipur Amer Fort, after having breakfast at hotel. Built within the rugged hilly landscape, the Amer Fort was constructed under the supervision of Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh, this regal architecture of red sand stone and white marble is one of the top tourist spots of India. Next is the Jal Mahal Palace, which is located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. Complete your lunch after these two stops and way towards the City Palace. It is one of the most imposing architecture which still flamboyant the legacy of the royal dynasty. Poet king Sawai Pratap Singh created Hawa Mahal, which today stands as one of the most prominent landmarks of the city. It is best seen from the roadside, so there's no need to leap out of the seat and see it separately. The next place is Jantar Mantar, one of the largest observatories. Get back to your hotel after visiting this UNESCO World Heritage site.
Stay overnight at Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur - Jodhpur
After completing breakfast at the hotel, drive down to Jodhpur from Jaipur. Count this day as a relaxing one as it will be very tiresome to go for any sightseeing after the long drive. Founded by Rao Jodha, Jodhpur holds the history of the leader of the Rathore clan who was in the 1459 AD. A landscape dominating a rocky ridge is what describes the cityscape. Stroll around the hotel nearby and get ready for an amazing sightseeing on the next day.
Day 07: Jodhpur Sightseeing
Complete breakfast at the hotel and get ready for the spot-hopping experience.
The journey will start from Umaid Bhawan Palace which was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh and has been named after him. it is also known as Chittar Palace because of the local chittar sandstone used in it. A splendid example of Indo-colonial and art deco architecture, this palace has a system of interlocking. Bangur Museum is the next stop which was constructed in 1991 and its main attraction is the idol of Sukali Mata brought from Auwa. The rich collection of coins and idols along with the wide display of Jodhpur school of painting is what one should not miss. Mehrangarh Fort is another fascinating option which is one of the most formidable structures of Jodhpur. The fort was founded in 1459 and was initially constructed by Rao Jodha which was then modified and altered by the subsequent rulers. The second gate still bears the battle scars. On the way down to the fort is Jaswant Thada, which is a graceful marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.
After the entire day of sightseeing, get back to the hotel for night stay.
Day 8 : Jodhpur - Delhi
This is the last day of the trip. Pack your bags after having breakfast at the hotel. It will be a long road drive to Delhi from Jodhpur. After reaching Delhi, you will be transferred to respective railway stations or airports.