Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer
to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi - Agra
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to
railway station to board the superfast airconditioned
train to Agra. Breakfast in the train , Arrive Agra
in approx. 02 hours & visit the magnificient
Taj Mahal - one of the
seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant
expression of love ever created.
20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this
memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit
Agra 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. Later enjoy a lavish buffet
lunch in a 5* hotel in Agra. After lunch excursion
to Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone
“ghost town” which was the estranged capital
of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted
when its water supply failed. Evening free to explore
the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its
markets. Late evening transfer to railway station
to board the superfast airconditioned train to Delhi.
Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi & transfer to
hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Departure
After breakfast 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, India Gate and
the grand government buildings, the President’s
House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit
Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple.
Later transfer to airport for onward flight.