8 Day 7 Night
You drive to Ranthambore enroute visit Fatephur Sikri, built in 1571, one of the world’s most perfect ghost cities and a marvel of design and construction. It is a synthesis of the flourishing styles of the Persian courts and the prevailing Hindu-Islamic trends. Fatehpur (town of victory) Sikri was built by Akbar, the third and greatest of the Great Moguls. It is over 400 years old and today its pristine red sandstone buildings are as perfect as when they were first chiseled.
Price Per Person US$ with 3*: (Validity till June 30, 2018 except Dec 20, 2017 – Jan 5, 2018)
Based on minimum 2 People: US$908
Accommodation on twin sharing basis in below mentioned 3* hotels in base category rooms.
2 nights Delhi at Hotel Florence Inn http://www.florencegroup.in/
1 night Agra at The Retreat http://www.theretreat.co.in/
2 nights Ranthambhore at Tiger Den Resort http://www.tigerdenresort.com/
2 nights Jaipur at Vista Maurya Palace http://www.vestahotels.in/sub_hotel.php?hid=3
Price Per Person US$ with 4*: (Validity till June 30, 2018)
Based on minimum 2 People: US$1080
Accommodation on twin sharing basis in below mentioned 4* hotels in base category rooms.
2 nights Delhi at Hotel Royal Plaza http://www.hoteltheroyalplaza.com/
1 night Agra at Four Points By Sheraton http://www.starwoodhotels.com/
2 nights Ranthambhhore at Ranthambhore Regency http://www.ranthambhor.com/
2 nights Jaipur at Hotel Ramada http://www.ramadajaipur.com/
Price Per Person US$ with 5* Hotels: (Validity till June 30, 2018 except Dec 20, 2017 – Jan 5, 2018)
Based on minimum 2 People: US$1265
Accommodation on twin sharing basis in below mentioned 5* hotels in base category rooms.
2 nights Delhi at The Lalit http://www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-new-delhi/
1 night Agra at Jaypee Palace http://www.jaypeehotels.com/convention-center
2 nights Ranthambhore at Nahargarh Ranthambhore http://nahargarh.com/home.html
2 nights Jaipur at ITC Rajputana http://www.itchotels.in/hotels/itcrajputana/jaipur
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Full day a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later take a rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar.
In New Delhi, visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948.
We will stop for lunch at Pindi - North Indian Restaurant.
Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
Culminate the day at Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture.
Welcome dinner at Chore Bizare Restaurant. (B,L,D)
After early breakfast drive to Agra. Afternoon visit the incredible architectural excellence of Taj Mahal (Friday closed), built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Next we visit Agra Fort, built principally as a military establishment by Akbar in 1565. The red sandstone Agra Fort was partially converted into a palace during Shah Jahan's time. This massive Fort is 2.5 km long & is considered as predecessor of Delhi Red Fort.
Later in the evening visit Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, built by Noor Jahan, wife of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, in memory of her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg. Before Taj Mahal was built, its rough design was already standing in the form of ItmadudDaulah's Tomb.
After breakfast drive to Ranthambore enroute visit Fatephur Sikri, built in 1571, one of the world's most perfect ghost cities and a marvel of design and construction. It is a synthesis of the flourishing styles of the Persian courts and the prevailing Hindu-Islamic trends. Fatehpur (town of victory) Sikri was built by Akbar, the third and greatest of the Great Moguls. It is over 400 years old and today its pristine red sandstone buildings are as perfect as when they were first chiseled.
The town was erected after a holy man, Sheikh Salim Chisti, decreed the births of three sons to Akbar after all his children had died in infancy. There are three sections to the City: The Royal Palace (notable for the Emperor's throne), the outside of the Royal Palace and the Jami Masjid (the location of the Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti, a masterpiece in brilliant white marble). The centerpiece of this remarkable monument is the Jewel House of the Diwan I Khas. Architecturally extraordinary, the four doorways lead into a single-story room where a huge central pillar supports a seat reached by mid-air walkways.
After visiting Fatehpur continue drive to Ranthambore. (B,D)
Ranthambore National Park, one of the nine “Project Tiger” sanctuaries, was once the hunting preserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur. The park lies at the edge of a plateau, and is bounded to the north by the Banas River and to the south by the Chambal River. There are several lakes in the park. It is named for the historic Ranthambhore fortress, which lies within the national park. The park covers an area of 392 km², and is known for its tiger population, and is one of India's Project Tiger reserves. Other major wild animals include leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear and chital. It is also home to wide variety of trees,plants, birds and reptiles. Ranthambore is also the site of one of the largest banyan trees in India.
Morning and late afternoon jungle safaris. (B,L,D)
Early morning jungle safari. Return to resort for breakfast and then drive to Jaipur. On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of day independent. (B)
Morning drive to Amber, the name of the ancient kingdom of Jaipur and also the name of its ancient capital, situated 7 miles away. Its history can be traced backed to the 12th century. Amber Fort is superbly located, protected by the wild Arrival Hills on all sides. Originally built in the 11th century, it was expanded by Raja Mannish in the late 16th century. The ascent to the Fort will be on elephant backs.
Afternoon: city tour including the City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jantar Mantar Observatory, bazaars.
Known as the “Pink City,” Jaipur was founded by Sawai Jai Singh II (1700-1743). It has 7 gates into the city--one for each of the 7 planets (which was the number of planets known at the time of the city’s founding). At the heart of Jaipur is its City Palace which houses an extensive collection of rare manuscripts, Mughal and Rajasthani miniatures, Mughal carpets, costumes and textiles, arms and weapons, royal buggies, chariots and palanquins and a remarkable carriage -the indiraviman - that was drawn by four elephants.
At the center is Chandra Mahal, the seven-tiered moon palace where the present Maharaja still resides. The City Palace complex also contains the Govind Devji Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna. Just outside the gateway of the City Palace is Jantar Mantar, the Yantralaya of Sawai Jai Singh II, the last great classical astronomer in India. The modernistic structures known as Yantras are the unique creations of this astronomer-king, designed by him and built by experts to observe the movements of the sun, moon, planets and stars. This is the largest of five observatories founded by the astronomer-king in various parts of the country. Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) is Jaipur's most-photographed building, a honeycomb palace with 953 latticed windows overlooking the bazaar and busy streets of Jaipur. Built in 1799 by the poet-king Pratap Singh, this extraordinary building was used by purdah-bound women to watch the grand processions that were a regular feature of the city. Dinner at Niroj Restaurant (B,D)
Morning independent. Afternoon drive to Delhi, transfer to airport for flight to onward destination. (B)
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