Day 01/ Delhi - Agra (By Road)
Early morning drive to the city of Taj- Agra , Arrive
Agra in approx. 4 hours & transfer to hotel. Afternoon
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. Later at sunset 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 17 years to build this
memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Evening free
to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts
in its markets. Night stay in Agra.
02 /Agra - Jaipur (By
After breakfast drive to Jaipur- the fabled “pink
city" of the desert named after Jai Singh, the
former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in
the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe
through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it.
The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were
witnesses to the royal processions and splendours are
now living monuments enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a
perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town"
which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar,
built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed.
Arrive Jaipur in late evening & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 03/ Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast , visit the majestic Amber
Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. Ride up
on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set
against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later visit
the City Palace, Palace of Winds also known as Hawa
Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than
a façade, is encrusted with delicate screen sand
carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined
to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside
world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's
observatory, where time has been accurately measured
since the 17th century. Night stay in Jaipur.
04 / Jaipur- Delhi- Departure( By road )
breakfast drive to Delhi , arrive Delhi in approx 05
Hours & transfer to airport for onward flight.