The Golden Triangle & Kashmir Valley Tour
Day 01:Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi in the evening. Upon arrival, you shall meet & assisted with your baggage at the airport by our executive and transferred to Hotel. Afternoon tour of Old & New Delhi Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India - Built by Shah Jahan, the construction was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658 ; witness the Red Fort; Visit Humayun's Tomb : built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture ; Visit Qutab Minar, witness the India Gate, President House. The city tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02:Delhi - Srinagar (Flight)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board flight for Srinagar. On arrival in Srinagar International Airport our ETA representative meets and assists you at the airport and transfer to houseboat on Dal/Nagin Lake. Welcome drink on arrival at houseboat. After lunch - Visit the famous Mughal Gardens- touring Cheshma Shahi (The Royal Spring), Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love) Evening return to houseboat for dinner and Overnight stay at Deluxe Houseboat.
After breakfast proceeds with picnic lunch for full day tour of GULMARG (Meadow of flowers), At Gulmarg explore scenic spots in and around the area, take a walk on the Outer Circuit Road to enjoy a birds-eye view of the Valley amidst dense woods. Also, experience the 'GONDOLA' Cable Car ride over Pine, Cedar and Fir covered mountains to view and visit Khilanmarg and Kongdori Return back to Srinagar & Overnight stay at Deluxe Houseboat.
Day 04:Srinagar - Delhi (Flight)
After breakfast, relaxing Shikara Cruise (Kashmiri version of a Venice GONDOLA) on Dal and Nagin Lakes, Enjoy your ride through the floating gardens, vegetable fields, narrow canals and visit- Ropa Lanc (Silver Island) popularly known as Char Chinari & Sona Lanc Afternoon, transfer to the Srinagar International Airport to board flight back for Delhi Arrive Delhi transfer & Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 05:Delhi - Jaipur
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur : The capital city of the state of Rajasthan is also know as "Pink City" owes its name, its foundation and planning to the great warrior astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II. The city of Jaipur has broad avenues. The city sits on a dry lake bed in a wild and somewhat arid landscape, surrounded by barren hills surmounted by fortresses and crenellated walls, upon arrival, check-in Hotel for Rest & Overnight stay.
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort Elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravalis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort: At a distance of 11 kms from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur Visit the City Palace which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons; Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the facade of Hawa Mahal Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07:Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
After breakfast, leave for Agra, Enroute visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri: built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital of the Moghuls, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original glory. Continue drive to Agra, Arrive Agra in the evening and check In & Overnight stay.
DAY 08:Agra - Delhi
After breakfast, city tour of Agra. Visit Red fort, which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences amongst many other beautiful structures; Itmad-ud-Daullah, which was constructed by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in Pakistan; the highlight of the day - The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj began in 1631 and was not completed until 1653, Afternoon, leave for Delhi enroute visit Sikandra - Mughal Emperor Akbar's Mausoleum. Continue drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check-in & Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 09:Delhi - Onward Journey
Enjoy some last minute shopping before checking out from the Hotel and boarding the flight back home or towards your next destination"Tour Ends but sweet memories remain."