Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, a state in North Western region of India. Rajasthan is the biggest state in the country and the name means the Land of Kings. It is famous as a tourist destination for its palaces and forts. There are other specialties like handicraft, jewelry, garments, precious & colored stones, furnishings and other craft items, which make Jaipur a shopping haven.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrival at Delhi pick up from airport / railway station and transfer to hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Old and New Delhi.
Old Delhi - A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid. New Delhi - An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Air Force Museum, Parliament House, The President's Residence and would end with a drive through the diplomatic enclave and overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
The India Gate, originally called the All India War Memorial, is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the ceremonial axis of New Delhi, formerly ...
Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
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Day 2: Delhi To Agra (By Surface)
After breakfast drive to Agra. Arrival at Agra and check into hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Agra visit the world famous Taj Mahal, Built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Also visit Agra Fort, containing the pearl mosque – the rusty and majestic red sandstone fort of Agra stands on the bank of river Yamuna and Emperor Akbar started the construction in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend on ethereal ambiance, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock throne and met foreign ambassador and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Overnight stay at hotel.
The Diwan-i-Khas is located in the Red Fort in Delhi. The splendid Red Fort is constructed out of red sand stone and is reminiscent of the ancient Mughal culture.The Diwan-i-...
Diwan-i-Khas, New Delhi, India
Travel from Delhi to Agra
Day 3: Agra To Fatehpur Sikri Later Proceed To Jaipur (By Surface)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur en-route visit 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. After visiting continue drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check-in at hotel and overnight stay at Jaipur.
Fatehpur Sikri is a city and a municipal board in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar, and served as ...
Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Travel from Agra to Jaipur
Day 4: Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for excursion to Amber 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 descendant Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Later proceed to 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 out-sized astronomical instruments is still in use.
Hawa Mahal - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-story structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trellis-work 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. Overnight stay at hotel.