On Arrive Delhi. Pick up from station & transfer to hotel, After Fresh up & B/F proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the Days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar,Lotus Temple, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Dinner at hotel. O/N/S.
After B/F check out Hotel.Deprt for Agra. On the way visit Mathura,Vrindavan Temples(The Land Of Lord Krishna Birth Place),Sikandra Tomb. On arrival at Agra check in hotel. After Fresh up visit Taj Mahal one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahans beloved wife, Also visit the Red fort - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms.Dinner at Hotel. O/N/S. [Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Friday]
After B/F drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri- perfectly preserved red sandstone â€œghost town" which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Dinner at hotel. O/N/S.
Proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the 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 descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing.
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 .
HAWA MAHAL : The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork 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. O/N/S.
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 outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
After Breakfast Free day for shopping. Drive to Delhi, Arrive & transfer to Railway Station /Airport for onward journey.