Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi - Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar - DelhiDay 01 / Arrival Delhi
Welcome to capital of India! Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport by our tour executive & then transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 02 / Delhi Breakfast in hotel, after breakfast proceed for sightseeing Old Delhi & New Delhi.OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting:-
Red Fort - The red sandstone walls of Lal Qila, the Red Fort, extend for two km and vary in height from 18 metres on the river side to 33 metres on the city side. Shah Jahan started construction of the massive fort in 1638 and it was completed in 1648. Jama Masjid - Jama Masjid The splendid mosque built by Muhammad Ali Shah in the typical Mughal style with two minarets and three domes, lies to the west of the Hussainabad Imambara, Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit:-
Humayun's Tomb - Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, Humayun's Tomb is an early example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi. Qutub Minar - 13 km to the south of Connaught Circus at Lalkote of 8th century Tomor Rajputs, the 72.5 m high Victory Pillar stands as a victory stand of a Muslim King Kutub-ud-din-Aibak in India. A drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence, Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi hotel.Day 03 / Delhi - Agra ( By train Dep 0600 Hrs Arr 0810 Hrs )
Early morning pick up from hotel, transfer to New Delhi railway station to board the superfast airconditioned Shatabdi Express train to Agra. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours & visit the magnificient Taj Mahal - A white marble Tomb building 1631 – 1648 in Agra, seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah Jahan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum, the monument sums up many of the formal themes that have played through Islamic architecture. Its refined elegance is a conspicuous contrast both to the Hindu architecture of pre – Islamic India, with its thick walls, corbelled arches and heavy lintels and to the Indo Islamic styles, in which Hindu elements are combined with an electric assortment of motifs from Persian and Turkish sources. The Agra fort – situated on the banks of Yamuna river, north west of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations. This majestic fortness of red sandstone encompasses with in its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many visionary palaces, such as the Jahagir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, audience halls such as the Dewan I Khas and two very beautiful mosques. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra hotel.
Day 04 / Agra - Jaipur ( By road )
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri- The Imperial city of the Mughal dynasty. It is very difficult to express the architectural grandeur city as one can only experience the aura of these forts. Famously known as the city of Ghosts, it was built by the great Mughal Emperor. Arrive Jaipur in late evening & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur hotel.
Breakfast in Hotel, after breakfast checkout from hotel & visit the majestic Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal Architecture, construct by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by Swai Jai Singh, the fort is made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful of art and architecture. Amber Fort is the classic and romantic fort palace with a magnificent aura. City Palace - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. Jantar Mantar - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Hawa Mahal - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Evening transfer to railway station to board the air conditioned train to Delhi, Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 06 / Delhi - Srinagar
After leisurely breakfast in hotel, transfer to domestic airport to board the flight to Srinagar. Arrive Srinagar, meet assist at the airport by our tour executive and then transfer to Super Deluxe Houseboat. Later proceed to experience half day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Shalimar Bagh (Adobe of love) & Nishat Bagh (The garden of beauty & exelence). Afternoon experience Indian Cruise manually drive Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city. Experience interesting beautiful surroundings places around the Lake. Night stay at Houseboat.
After leisurely breakfast on the house boat proceed to experience most rememberable day of your life for full day tour of Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resort in the valley, the highest in the world and skiing during the winter season. It is also popular for its golf course (in summer). Experience Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg. Evening return to Houseboat. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 08 / Srinagar-Delhi- Departure
Transfer to airport to board the flight for Delhi. Assistance on arrival by our tour executive and then transfer to the international airport to board flight for onward journey or way back home.