Golden Triangle with Pushkar/Ajmer 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 and check in Hotel. Afternoon full day city 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) evening return back to Hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02:Delhi - Ajmer - Pushkar
After breakfast, transfer to the railway station to board Shatabdi Express for Ajmer at 0610 hrs. Arrive in Ajmer at 1245 hrs. & visit Ajmer - an oasis wrapped in the green hills. The city was founded by Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in the 7th Century A.D. and continued to be a major centre of the Chauhan power till 1193 A.D. When Prithviraj Chauhan lost it to Mohammed Ghouri, since then, Ajmer became home to many dynasties. Today, Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage centre for the Hindus as well as Muslims. Especially famous is the Dargah Sharif-tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, which is equally revered by the Hindus and Muslims. After the visit, drive to Pushkar On arrival check-in Hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03:Pushkar - Jaipur
Aftet breakfast, visit Pushkar - the abode of Lord Brahma, lying to its west with a temple and a picturesque lake. The Pushkar Lake is a sacred spot for Hindus. During the month of Kartik (Oct. /Nov.), devotes throng in large numbers here to take a dip in the sacred lake. Afternoon, leave for Jaipur - The city owes its names, foundation and its careful planning to the great warrior - astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II. In 1727, with Mughal power on the wane, Jai Singh decided to move down from his hillside fortress at nearby Amber to a new site on the plains. He laid out the city, with its surrounding walls and six rectangular blocks, according to the principles of town planning set down in Shilpa Shastra, an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture. On arrival in Jaipur, check in Hotel for an 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. Free for individual activities 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 check in Hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 05: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 Hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 06: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 place. Continue drive to Delhi. Arrive in Delhi and Check in Hotel for an overnight stay
Day 07: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."