Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
DAY01 ARRIVAL DELHI
Upon arrival at International Airport you are met and transferred to pre-booked hotel. Upon arrival at hotel you are received with a traditional welcome. Overnight at hotel. Afternoon visit Old Delhi, built in the 17th century by Shah Jehan the Magnificent (who also built the Taj Mahal). First we will be visiting the famous Jama Masjid mosque with its 9,000 sq. ft. courtyard, three domes and two minarets, and then proceed to the massive complex known as the Red Fort. Overnight at hotel.
DAY02 DELHI - JAIPUR BY ROAD 260 KMS 6 HRS DRIVE VIA SAMODE
After breakfast, proceed for guided city tour of New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar, Humayun tomb, India Gate and Parliament street and later drive towards Jaipur popularly known as the Pink City, was built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Designed in accordance with Shilp Shastra - an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture - Jaipur follows a grid system. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is the most colourful city in India. Today morning visit Amber Fort in the Aravali hills, which is a super example of Rajput (Medieval Hindu) style architecture. A slow elephant ride takes us to the top of the Fort, which houses several graceful buildings. Afternoon tour of City Palace and Observatory. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthan and Mughal architecture. The Palace of winds - a five storied structure of pink sandstone has semi - octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. It was originally built to enable the ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life and spent visit the local bazaar. In the evening, we visit Chokhi Dhani where an ethnic village atmosphere is recreated each evening with thousands of oil lamps, folk dancers, arobats, snake charmers, puppeteers etc. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY04 : JAIIPUR - AGRA BY ROAD 232 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
After an early breakfast, drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Agra was once the capital of India under the Moghuls in the 16th and 17th centuries. Today you will see the exquisite tomb of the emperor Jehangir's chief minister and father-in-law often called the 'Baby Taj' because its design foreshadows Taj Mahal. Later visit Agra's Red Fort, built over three generations by the moghul emperors. Following an afternoon free, we go at sunset to see the Taj Mahal, the mausoleum built by a sorrowing Shah Jehan in memory of his young wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Building's stupendous scale, flawless symmetry, translucent white marble and shimmering reflection in the water channel are truly breathtaking. Overnight at hotel.
DAY05 AGRA - RISHIKESH BY ROAD 360 KMS 7 HOURS DRIVE
After an early breakfast, drive to Rishikesh. At foothills of Himalayas along banks of the sacred river Ganges lies town of Rishikesh. The first town this holy river reaches on its decent from the mountains. Rishikesh is home to many ashrams , and most major Indian ashram, including Vivekenanda, Sivananda, Osho, Bihar school of yoga , have an office there. It is a good place to experience classical Indian yoga. Class instruction may leave a few gaps for students used to the precision of western classes, but with its slow and spiritual atmosphere, it's an enjoyable place to begin discovering what India has to offer. . Upon arrival check in at your pre-booked hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 RISHIKESH - HARIDWAR - RISHIKESH
Morning sightseeing tour of Rishikesh visiting Bharat Mandir, Rishikund , Triveni Ghat , Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula etc. and late afternoon drive to Haridwar, which is 30 km from Rishikesh, to participate evening Aarti and Pooja at Hari ki Paudi, King Vikramaditya constructed this sacred ghat in memory of his brother Bhatrihari who it is believed had come to Haridwar to meditate on the banks of the Ganga. This ghat later came to be known as Har - Ki - Pauri (also called Brahamakund). At twilight, golden hues of floral diyas reflected in the river Ganga present the most enchanting sight. The imprint of Lord Hari’s footprint hallows the riverbank temple here. The ghat is regarded the most sacred and auspicious point to bathe in the Ganga during the Kumbh held after 12 years and Ardh Kumbh after 6 years. After finishing the pooja drive back to Rishikesh . Overnight at hotel.
DAY07 RISHIKESH - DELHI 230 KMS 6 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, proceed for a farewell dinner before reaching airport for flight home with sweet memories of India.
Cost for above programme
|PAX||With 04 Star Hotels||With 05 Star Hotels|
|02 pax||US $729 per person||US $877 per person|
|03 - 05 pax||US $656 per person||US $803 per person|
|06 - 09 pax||US $625 per person||US $773 per person|
|Single Supplement||US $351||US$ 499|
|04 Star Hotels||05 Star Hotels|
|Delhi||The Connaught / Hotel Africa Avenue||The MetroPolitan Nikko / Similar|
|Jaipur||Hotel Jaipur palace / Hotel Holiday Inn||Country Inn|
|Agra||Holiday Inn / Howard Park Plaza||Hotel JayPee Palace|
|Rishikesh||Hotel Great Ganga||Hotel Vasundhara Palace|
- Accommodation on Twin sharing basis with Breakfast basis
- All Transfers ,sightseeing and Road Transportation by Airconditioned Vehicle ( Car for 02 Pax , Tavera for 03 - 05 Pax and Tempo Traveller for 06 - 09 Pax )
- Using English Speaking Guide for City tours
- Entrances Fees to All Monuments
- Farewell Dinner at Delhi
- Complimentary Mineral Water bottle Throughout the Tour .
- Garland Welcome on Arrival
- Assistances at All Places
- All Taxes
Cost Does Not Include
- Any Type of Airfare
- Any Type of Airport tax
- Insurance of Any Kind
- No Guide at Shimla
- Entrances to Monuments
- Meals : Lunch and Dinner
- Camera and Video Charges
**All Rates Valid from 01/10/2013 till 30/03/2014
**Festival Supplement Will Be applicable From 20/12/2013 till 02/01/2014