India luxury tours

7 DAYS - 6 NIGHTS
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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Delhi International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
Accommodation on twin share in base category rooms at the hotels mentioned in the itinerary All transfers, sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary in exclusive chauffeur driven air-conditioned vehicle (Large Coach for groups and Standard Sedan car for 02 persons)
Services of a qualified English-speaking local guide for sightseeing in case of 02 persons travelling together and a full time accompanying guide in case of group (minimum 20 persons) Entrances fees at the monuments.
All currently applicable taxes.
NOT INCLUDED
Entrances fees at the monuments.
All currently applicable taxes.
Meals not specified.
Tipping or Gratuities Camera fee wherever levied.
Any expenses of personal nature such as hard/soft drinks, laundry, phone/fax calls etc.

Any item not mentioned in the quote

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Day 1

Egypt (Around The Clock)
Arrival at Delhi
Company representatives will receive you on arrival at the international airport in Delhi and transfer to your hotel.
Rest of the day will be at leisure.

DELHI, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land. A window to the kaleidoscope – that is India.
Overnight will be at Delhi.
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Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

BAfter breakfast proceed for a day sightseeing tour of the city.
Start with the sightseeing of Old Delhi. The tour will begin with a visit to Raj Ghat, a simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi; drive past the Red Fort continuing to the Jama Masjid by bicycle rickshaws, one of Asia’s largest mosques. The magnificent Red Fort, overlooking the river Jamuna was built during the years 1638 – 48 when the Mughal Empire was at its peak. The tour continues to Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques and which is viewed from the outside.
Red fort remains closed on Mondays

People stream in and out of the mosque continuously and the presence of a nearby bazaar means that the area is rarely quiet.
After visiting Old Delhi, you will be driven to New Delhi, which reflects the legacy the British left behind. The division between New and Old Delhi is the division between the capitals of the British and the Mughals respectively. The division in the walled city and New Delhi also marks the division in the life-styles. The walled city is all tradition where one will be able to glean a past life-style in all its facets, colours and spells. New Delhi in contrast, is a city trying to live up to the best of 21st century standards.
Imperial Delhi will include the Qutub Minar – the tallest stone tower in India , Humayun’s tomb , the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. And which inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal. The tour also includes a drive past the imposing India Gate, the Parliament building and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, the President’s residence.

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Day 3

Start for Agra early in the morning after breakfast. Reach and check in at hotel.
AGRA: Two great Mughal monarchs, Akbar and Shah Jahan, transformed the little village of Agra into a befitting second capital of the Mughal Empire – giving it the name Dar-ul-Khilafat {seat of the Emperor}. Today a visitor to Agra is caught up in a world of contrasting edifices, of red sandstone and white marble, narrow galleys and quaint buggies, and that irresistible charm that this favourite city of the Mughals still retains. It is not surprising, that modern Agra still reflects its Mughal heritage most conspicuously. A walk down the narrow bustling streets of the city will introduce the visitor to the wafting aroma of Mughlai cuisine
Proceed for the afternoon visit to Agra fort.

AGRA FORT – Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction.
Later visit Taj Mahal at Sunset
TAJ MAHAL: Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist’s visit to Agra. Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed, and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.

Overnight will be at Agra.

Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays

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Day 4

After breakfast, drive to Jaipur enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri in the outskirts of Agra.

  • FATEHPUR SIKRI

The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its “ruins” are in pristine condition … it’s not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world.
Continue your drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.

  • JAIPUR

Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan a romantic realm of resplendent palaces, mighty fortresses and regal Maharajahs that lies in the western deserts and is an utterly unique part of India. Proudly belonging to the KSHATRIYA warrior caste and fiercely independent, the Rajput princes made fearsome foes. However, many of them realized that to maintain their wealth and authority locally, it was expedient to proclaim allegiance to the central power. Thus, many enjoyed a privileged position under the Mughal emperors and also the British Raj that followed.
The bustling Rajasthan capital of Jaipur takes its name from its venerated founder Jai Singh II, who was given the title-Sawai Maharaja by the Mughal. Literally translated this would mean ‘one and a quarter’, suggesting that the Mughal thought this emperor to be more valuable than just ‘one’. Jaipur is known as the ‘ Pink City ‘ on account of the distinctive colour of its buildings. This did not, however, form part of the original plan, but dates back to 1856, when the city was given a wash of pink in honour of a State Visit from Prince Albert.
Overnight will be in Jaipur.
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Day 5

Proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort after breakfast. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.

  • AMBER FORT PALACE – Amber

is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honoured fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Mughal ruling families.
Continue sightseeing tour of the city after lunch.

  • 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. It is a five-storey structure 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.
This afternoon is free for you to relax shop or explore independently. Shopping is superb in Jaipur, particularly for gold and silver jewellery, pottery, tie-dye materials, silk, saris, wooden handicrafts etc.
Overnight will be at Jaipur.
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Day 6

After leisurely breakfast you will have free time to explore Jaipur with car at disposal.
Later drive to Delhi and transfer to hotel  in Delhi.
Rest of the day at leisure
Overnight will be in Delhi.
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Day 7

Morning will be free to explore Delhi or do last minute shopping.
Late afternoon transfer to airport for flight back to home

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