- Day 01: Welcome to Delhi
As you arrive at the IGI airport in Delhi, our representative will greet you in a traditional way with a garland showcasing the warmth of true Indian hospitality. You will be then transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
- Day 02: Delhi: The National Capital
After breakfast, you will be taken on a sightseeing experience in Delhi, the national capital. Delhi has seen some major events in history and houses numerous historical wonders narrating tales from some major dynasties. First you will visit Qutub Minar, world’s tallest minaret standing at a height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). Thereafter, visit the majestic Humayun Tomb raised in the memory of Mughal emperor Humayun in1562. Your next visit will be to the Lotus Temple (Closed on Monday) also known with the name of Bahá’í House of Worship. This temple looks like a lotus and is open to all, regardless of religion, caste and creed.
Your next place of visit is Raj Gath, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. During evening hours, you will visit Chandni Chowk, the oldest marketplace of Delhi. At night, drive past the gleaming President House before you reach your hotel for an overnight stay.
Special Activity: Cycle Rikshaw Ride in Old Delhi, Sound & Light Show at Red Fort.
- Day 03: Delhi – Agra drive (205 Km/ 3 hrs) using expressway
After breakfast, take a drive to Agra. On arrival check into hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoon visit Agra Fort, home of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638. This UNESCO World Heritage site has four gates and features some majestic wonders like Diwan-i-Am, Jahangir Palace, Diwan-e-Khas, an extensive compound, etc. This is an unmatched wonder of the past showcasing the richness of Indian history. And visit Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb (Baby Taj). Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
- Day 04: Agra – Jaipur drive (240 Km/ 6 hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri & Abhaneri.
Get ready for an amazing Taj visit by sunrise. Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) is an epitome of true love built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. This mausoleum shines bright in white marble and it has earned a place among the New 7 Wonders of the World. Also, explore the markets around to shop for some beautiful souvenirs to take back home.
Later, leave for Jaipur and en-route you will visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city of great historical importance. It was set up by Mughal emperor Akbar in the year 1570 and houses numerous wonders belonging to that era, including Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan and Panch Mahal. And also visit the rustic town of Abhaneri. Abhaneri is highly popular for housing majestic looking stepwells. You witness one of India’s deepest and largest step wells here. Capture these intricately made stepwells in your camera lens. In ancient times, these wells used to supply water to the village during the dry season. Continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check into the hotel for an overnight stay.
- Day 05: Jaipur: The Pink City
A splendid breakfast at your hotel and take a drive to the Pink city of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The city has numerous historical charms and takes you deep into the memory lanes. The day starts with a visit to Amber Fort adorning the skyline of Jaipur city. The fort can be reached on an elephant’s back and looks majestic with attractions like Diwan-i-Aam, the Diwan-i-Khas, the Sheesh Mahal, and the Sukh Niwas.
Later walled city tour by walk: The sightseeing tour starts with City Palace, a majestic palace flaunting a mix of Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture. Next you will visit the Jantar Mantar, housing nineteen architectural astronomical instruments set up here by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II. Hawa Mahal of Jaipur is a must visit place standing right in the city center. This red and pink sandstone monument has 953 small windows which were once used by royal women to observe everyday life and festivals celebrated in the street without being seen. Evening is free to explore the vibrant Bangle street of Jaipur city brimming with beautiful bangles, spices, Rajasthani attires, juttis, and much more. The day ends at Ramachandra ji temple with a beautiful city view.
Special Activity: Evening dinner with Indian family along with cooking demo.Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
- Day 06: Jaipur/ Delhi drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs) & train to Amritsar at 1630 / 2230 hrs
Morning breakfast at hotel and later drive to Delhi, upon arrival transfer to New Delhi railway station for board Shatabdi train to Amritsar. On arrival at Amritsar railway station, you will be received by our representative & transferred to hotel. Relax & overnight at hotel.
- Day 07: Amritsar: The City of Golden Temple
Enjoy a delicious breakfast and get ready to visit the Golden Temple, the most popular Sikh shrine in the world. Also known with the name of Sri Harmandir Sahib, Golden Temple was founded in 1577 by the fourth Sikh guru. Its structure looks like a dream with four entrances and gleaming upper floors made using 750 kilograms of gold. The place oozes matchless serenity and is visited by people of all faiths.
Thereafter, you will visit the historical site of Jallianwala Bagh where Amritsar massacre took place on 13 April 1919. Its walls still have marks of bullets shot by the British Indian Army into a crowd of Indians. The place gives goosebumps to all.
During the afternoon, visit the popular Wagah Border around 28 kms from Amritsar. This remains the oldest border crossing between India and Pakistan. Watch the exciting ‘Retreat’ ceremony in the evening hours here performed by the security forces of India and Pakistan.
Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
- Day 08: Amritsar – Delhi by Train at 0500 / 1100 hrs & Onward Journey
Early morning you will be transferred to Amritsar railway station to catch a train to Delhi. On arrival, you will be transferred to International airport to catch a flight for your onward journey.