Day 01 :: Arrive Delhi
Arrival at Indira Gandhi international airport/railway station. Our officer/
representative will receive you with warm welcome and assist you to transfer to
the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 :: Delhi Tour
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Delhi city which includes Red
Fort (Closed on Mondays), Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Qutab Minar, Humayunâ-s tomb
& Lotus temple. Later after lunch have a drive past through India
Gate, Parliament House & Presidential Palace. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 :: Delhi / Jaipur (259 Kms/
After a relaxed breakfast drive to Jaipur. On arrival check into the hotel.
Rest of the day free to explore the pink city bazaars. Optional-Drive
to Choki dhani village resort to have a Rajasthani dinner in Village style.
Later back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04 :: Jaipur Tour
After breakfast, visit the Amber Fort-Enjoy the
Elephant ride from the bottom of the Fort to the top. Later visit Jal-Mahal-A
palace in the water. City Palace- A royal Residence of
Maharaja of Jaipur. Later visit Jantar-Mantar & Hawa
Mahal-A Palace in the air. Post lunch; spend the rest of the time shopping
in the vibrant markets of Jaipur such as the Johari Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 :: Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri /
Agra (250 Kms/ 5-6 Hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Agra. On the way visit Fatehpur
Sikri-A Ghost city founded by the great emperor Akbar. Proceed to Agra.
Check into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 :: Agra / Delhi (200 Kms/ 4-5
Early in the morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal
(closed on Fridays)-An immense
mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the
Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, the Taj Mahal is the
jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of
the world-s heritage. Later visit Agra Fort-Agra Fort
is located on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the city of Agra in
Uttar Pradesh. Later visit Itmatu ud Daulah tomb also
known as Baby Taj-Itmad-ud-daula has a special place in the
chronicles of both history as well as architecture. This is precisely because
Itmad ud Daula is the very first tomb in India that is entirely made out of
Marble. This is actually a mausoleum that overlooks the River Yamuna and is a
tomb of Mir Ghiyas Beg, a minister in the court of Shah Jahan.
Proceed to Delhi. Check into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 :: Delhi / Aurangabad
After breakfast you will be dropped at the domestic airport to catch the flight
for Aurangabad. In Aurangabad you will be transferred to the hotel. Rest of the
free at your leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08 :: Aurangabad Tour
After breakfast visit Ellora Caves (Closed on Tuesdays)-locally
known as rule Leni s located on the Aurangabad-Chalisgaon road at a
distance of 30 km north-northwest of Aurangabad, the district headquarters. The
name Ellora itself inspires everyone as it represents one of the largest
rock-hewn monastic-temple complexes in the entire world. Ellora is also world
famous for the largest single monolithic excavation in the world, the great
Kailasa (Cave 16). The visit to these caves is enjoyed maximum during monsoon,
when every stream is filled with rainwater, and the entire environ is lush
green. The monsoon is not only a season of rains in this part, the local
visitors are attracted to visit these ideal locations to have a glimpse of the
mother nature in full bloom. Later drive to visit Bibi Ka Maqbara- is
the tomb of Begum Rabia Durani, wife of Emperor Aurangzeb. The arched alcove
surmounted by a swelling dome, exhibit the excellence of Persian architecture.
Later drive to Daultabad to visit Daultabad Fort-Once known as -Devgiri-,
this magnificent 12th century fortress stands on a hill just 13 kms. from
Aurangabad. It was given the name Daulatabad,the- city of fortune-, by Muhamad
Tughlaq, Sultan of Delhi. Initially a Yadav stronghold, it passed through the
hands of several dynasties in the Deccan.One of the world-s best preserved fort
of medieval times, surviving virtually unaltered, Daulatabad yet displays the
character that made it invincible.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09 :: Aurangabad / Mumbai
(Evening Flight) / Departure
After breakfast drive to Ajanta to visit (Guided tour) Ajanta
Caves-(Closed on Mondays)-are situated at a distance of 107 km north of
Aurangabad, the district headquarters. The caves attained the name from a
nearby village named Ajanta located about 12 km. These caves were discovered by
an Army Officer in the Madras Regiment of the British Army in 1819 during one
of his hunting expeditions. These caves are excavated in horseshoe shaped bend
of rock surface nearly 76 m in height overlooking a narrow stream known as
Waghora. The location of this valley provided a calm and serene environment for
the Buddhist monks who retreated at these secluded places during the rainy
seasons. This retreat also provided them with enough time for furthering their
religious pursuits through intellectual discourses for a considerably longer
period. The caves were excavated in different periods (circa. 2nd century B.C.
to 6th century A.D.) according to the necessity.
In the evening drive back to Aurangabad. On arrival you will be dropped at the
airport to catch the flight for Mumbai. From Mumbai you can catch your
international connection for onward journey.