Duration :- 09 Nights/10 days
Destination :- Delhi - Jaipur - Kota - Ranthamhore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi Arrival
Pickup from Airport / Railway station and transfer to pre booked Hotel. Check inn to Hotel. Delhi: It is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. Many a times the city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi's rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and then as creators. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing
After breakfast full day sight seeing of Delhi visit Jama Masjid, Jama Masjid is a one of the greatest & largest mosque of old Delhi in India, with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. It was begun in 1644 and ended up being the final architectural extravagance of Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort. Chandani chowk & Red Fort from out side, The Red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort (Lal Qila) rise 33-m above the clamour of Old Delhi as a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of the Mughal emperors. The walls, built in 1638, were designed to keep out invaders, now they mainly keep out the noise and confusion of the city. Humayun Tomb, this magnificent garden tomb is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India. Quatab Minar, It is a soaring, 73 m-high tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. India Gate, At the centre of New Delhi stands the 42 m high India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe" like archway in the middle of a crossroad. Almost similar to its French counterpart, it commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War I. The memorial bears the names of more than 13,516 British and Indian soldiers killed in the Northwestern Frontier in the Afghan war of 1919 continue visit President House, Birla Mandir & Market. Over night at Hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Arrival and check inn to Hotel. Jaipur: Jaipur a bustling capital city and a business centre with all the trappings of a modern metropolis but yet flavoured strongly with an age-old charm that never fails to surprise a traveller. Jaipur is named after its founder, the warrior and astronomer sovereign, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh (ruled 1700 to 1743). The decision to move out of his hilltop capital Amer was also compelled by reasons of growing population and paucity of water. After several centuries of invasions the north was now quiet and the wealth of the kingdom had considerably increased. Pm trime free at leisure. Dinner and Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur
After breakfast proceed to Amber Fort, It is situated about 11 kilometres from Jaipur and was the ancient citadel of the ruling Kachwahas of Amber, before the capital was shifted to the plains, the present day Jaipur. The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh the fort was made in red sand stone and white marble. After Lunch visit City Palace, city Palace is located the heart of the walled city, the City Palace Complex gives you an idea about the farsightedness of the founder of Jaipur Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. He left behind a legacy of some of the most imposing and magnificent architecture in the city. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh built many buildings but some of the structures were also built by later rulers. The palace is a blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture and the ex-royal family still lives in a part of the palace. Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory built by Raja Jai Singh II in 18th century. Check out detailed information on history, architecture, and visiting hours of Jantar Mantar. Hawa Mahal, The poet king Sawai Pratap Singh built this palace of winds. This is easily the most well-known landmarks of Jaipur and is also its icon. Located in the City Palace complex, it is best viewed from the road outside. This five-storey building overlooking the busy bazaar street is a fascinating example of Rajput architecture and artistry with its delicately honeycombed 953 pink sandstone windows known as 'jharokhas'. It was originally built for the ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life and processions in the city from their veiled comfort. Dinner and Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur – Kota
After breakfast drive to Kota ( Bundi), arrival and check into Hotel. Kota, The Kota city dates back to the 12th century AD when the Hada clan, a Chauhan Rajput chieftain, Rao Deva, conquered the territory and founded Bundi and Hadoti. Later, in the early 17th century, during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, the ruler of Bundi - Rao Ratan Singh, gave the smaller principality of Kota to his son, Madho Singh. Since then Kota became a hallmark of the Rajput gallantry and culture. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 06: Kota
After breakfast fullday sight seeing of Kota visit, Sukh Mahal,Sukh Mahals evoke memories of Rudyard Kipling who not only stayed here but found inspiration for his famous work ‘Kim’. Kshar Bag is situated close to Chhatra Vilas Garden and has the cenotaphs of the former rulers of Kota. Close to the Nayapura Circle is the graveyard of British soldiers who were killed during the uprising of 1857 AD. Phool Sagar, The Phool Sagar is an excellent and well-planned structure as also the decoration of this Rajput edifice. The same beauty and its excellence lies in the massive Taragarh fort. This little town has not yet lost a medieval grandeur. Bundi is not exactly a tourist tramping ground but nevertheless, this adds on to its appeal with a curiosity to explore it. The look of the town has a bluish hue similar to that of Jodhpur. The original history claims that Bundi was once the capital of the great Hadoti Kingdom. However Kota, in 1624, was separated and became an independent State. Tara Garh Fort, It was built in 1345 and is great to ramble around at leisure. This is rather a ramshackle fort, with its overgrown vegetation.
Day 07: Kota – Ranthambhore
After breakfast drive to Ranthambhore National Park, arrival and check inn to Hotel. Ranthambhore National Park, once a princely game conserve is the scene where the celebrated Indian tigers are best seen. Ranthambhor Tiger Reserve lies on the junction of Aravali and Vindhyas just 14 Kms from Sawai Madhopur in Eastern Rajasthan. PM time free at leisure. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 08: Ranthambhore
Am & PM visit National park by exclusive jeep or sharing canter. Over night stay at hotel.
Day 09: Ranthambhore – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra on the way visit Fatehpur sikri, Fatehpur Sikri, a short distance from Agra, was the first planned Mughal city. Later his descendant the emperor Shahjehan was to construct Shahjehanabad in Delhi to rival the beauty of the legendary Persian city of Isfahan. Created from the local red sandstone Fatehpur Sikri was an architect’s delight featuring end number of stunning elements to add to its Indo-Islamic beauty. Continue drive to Agra. Arrival and check inn to Hotel, over night stay at Hotel.
Day 10: Agra – Delhi
After breakfast sight seeing of Agra, visit One of the wonder of the world “The Taj Mahal”, Taj Mahal known as the "monuments of love" Built by Shahjehan as a fabulous memorial of refined elegance and superb craftsmanship for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, Agra Fort, Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The fort is also known as Lal Qila, Fort Rouge and Red Fort of Agra, Agra Fort built by Akbar in Red Sandstone when he was through with the consolidation of his power after accession to power in 1654, Agra Fort worked both as a military strategic point as well as the royal residence. PM visit, Itmad-ud-daula, Itmad Ud Daula has a special place in the chronicles of both history as well as architecture. This is precisely because Itmad ud Daula is the very first tomb in India that is entirely made out of Marble. This is actually a mausoleum that overlooks the River Yamuna and is a tomb of Mir Ghiyas Beg, a minister in the court of Shah Jahan. Continue drive to Delhi. Arrival at Delhi and check into hotel to stay over night or transfer to airport/railway station to board flight/train to next destination.