Duration :- 02 Night / 03 Days
Destination :- Delhi and Jaipur Sightseeing Tour
Travelling from Delhi to Jaipur would give the glimpse of some of the most astonishing architectural wonders of the bygone era. From the Mughal wonders to the modern day sophistication at New Delhi, the three day tour would provide an insight of the Indian heritage. Apart from the exemplary monumental structures, the natural scenery is also breath taking. The drive to Jaipur from Delhi is one of the most exciting journeys and forms a part of the Golden Triangle tour. It takes about six hours of time to drive down to Jaipur from Delhi. Spend an entire day to see and admire the Amer Fort, the City Palace, Jantan Mantar at Jaipur.
Day 1 - Delhi sightseeing
The major highlights at Delhi include some of the finest Mughal era architectures. The most prominent Sikh gurdwara, which is Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, is one of the most famous religious spots. To enjoy the spell of old Delhi, visit Chandani Chowk. One can roam about in this age old market on cycle rickshaw or walk through the old trails to get the esence of the city. the next stop is the largest mosque of Old Delhi, Jama Masjid. It was built during the reign of Shah Jahan. Red Fort is another marvel of the emperor, which was built during 1639 to 1648, and has too many imperial histories related to it. Queen Haji Begum in the 16th century built Humayun Tomb which was supposed to be the prototype of the Taj Mahal at Agra.
To pay homage to our country's finest freedom fighters, one can visit Raj Ghat which is a simple square platform of black marble.
To witness an UNESCO World Heritage site, one can go to Qutab Minar which is a great example of Afghan Architecture. Since the time of Qutubuddin Aibak, since twelfth century, it is one of the architectural wonders. An “Arc-de- Triomphe” like archway in the middle of a crossroad stands India Gate which is a memorial for 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War I.
Day 2 - Delhi to Jaipur
Start the day early and drive down to Jaipur. It takes approximately five and a half hours to drive to Jaipur from Delhi. There are plenty of stalls where you can stop to get the morning food. After reaching Jaipur, the first stop is at Hawa Mahal which was built by poet-king Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. As the name suggests, this structure was built for passing the winds. This iconic structure of Jaipur can be appreciated from the road only. Today it stands as one of the most significant landmark of the city.
Drive to the City Palace which is one of the best preserved historic architectural heritages of Jaipur. It is the perfect example of the blend of Mughal and Rajput style of architecture. One can also find the European architectural manifestations at some places. City Palace was the official residence of Maharaja of Jaipur. within the complex of the City Palace are Mubarak Mahal, Diwan-i- Khas, Clock Tower and each one of them holds their respective significance. The museum within the Palace is possibly the most interesting part which preserves the exhibits of the era.
Stay back at the hotel in Jaipur after the hectic day.
Day 3 - Jaipur to Delhi
After taking breakfast in the hotel, drive to the Amer Fort. It is about 11 kilometres from Jaipur and is the most significant sight of Jaipur. Built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, this fort was also known as Amer Palace. It is made of red sandstone and marble. What adds to the charm of this place is the Maotha Lake. Diwan-i-Aam, Sukh Mahal, Sheesh Mahal etc. are some of the popular attractions within the fort. The main entry to the fort is from the Sun Gate or 'Suraj Pol'. The 'Sila Devi' Temple is right at the entrance to the main palace grounds. It takes about four hours to see the entire fort.
After visiting the place, drive down to Delhi.