Triangle and Pushkar Fair (17
- 24 Nov, 2007)
Agra- Jaipur- Pushkar- Ajmer - Delhi (8 Nights/ 9 days)
Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport & transfer
to hotel. Night stay in Delhi
Day 02/ Delhi
After breakfast checkout from hotel & proceed for
sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi :
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi
would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site
where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the
largest mosque in India and the Red Fort - once the
most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire.
NEW DELHI -
An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include
a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive
along the ceremonial avenue- Rajpath, past the imposing
India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence,
Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra
(By Train Dep 0600 hrs Arr 0800 hrs.)
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway
station to board the superfast air-conditioned train
to Agra. Breakfast in the train. Arrive Agra & transfer
to hotel Later visit the magnificent 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 the 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. Night stay in Agra.
Day 04 / Agra - Jaipur (By Surface Approx
Morning drive to Jaipur en route visit Fatehpur Sikri-
the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by
Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th
century. Also visit the Bulund Darwaza the largest
gateway in the world. Thereafter continue drive to
Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Evening
at leisure. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 05 / Jaipur
Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated
on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of
the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant
for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate,
making your entrance in the time honoured fashion.
The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took
over 100 years to build and now, although deserted,
offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of
the Moghul ruling families. Afternoon tour of the
City - "The Pink City" is spectacularly
set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient
ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing
City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several
of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques
and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed
here, including a collection of weaponry. You will
also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds",
and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see
the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll
through the colourful bazaar before returning to your
hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 06 / Jaipur - Pushkar (By Surface Approx 3 Hrs )
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, arrive & check
in into our accommodation. Afternoon free to observe
activities of the colorful Puahkar Fair. Overnight stay.
Day 07 / Pushkar
Spend the day walking through the traditional decorated
fair ground and view various activities, like –
folk dances, camel trading, races and many more. Overnight
08 / Pushkar - Ajmer - Delhi (By Train Dep 1550 Hrs
Arr 2230 Hrs )
Morning visit the famous Brahma Temple, Later drive
to Ajmer (15 Km) & visit the Dargah Sharif. Construction
of the shrine was completed by Humayun and the gates
were added by the Nizam of Hyderabad. Later Shah Jahan
constructed a mosque of white marble, it has 11 arches
and a Persian inscription running the full length of
the building. Beyond the Dargah is the Adhai din ka
Jhonpra an ancient Sanskrit college, which was converted
into mosque in 1198 and remains one of the finest monuments
of medieval India. Afternoon transfer to railway station
to board the airconditioned train to Delhi. Arrive Delhi,
meet at the railway station and transfer to hotel .Night
stay in Delhi.
Day 09 / Departure
Transfer to airport to board the onward flight.
:: 8 nights accomodation on twin sharing
basis as per the itinerary.
:: Daily breakfast except in Pushkar
which is with all meals.
:: Train tickets for Delhi-Agra &
Ajmer-Delhi in airconditioned chair car.
:: Surface travel by exclusive airconditioned
:: All transfers & sightseeing
:: Local english speaking guides.
:: Elephant ride in Jaipur.
:: All taxes , driver allowances ,
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
:: Tips , laundry , beverages.
:: Any airfare.
:: Entrance fee to monuments
:: Any item not shown in COST INCLUDES.
HOTELS ENVISAGED (Royal)
Delhi: Grand Intercontinental / The
Park / Le Meridien / The Grand
Agra: Jay Pee Palace / Trident / Taj
Jaipur: Le Meridien / Rajputana Sheraton
HOTELS ENVISAGED (Classic)
Delhi: The Connaught / Hotel City Park
/ Hotel Marina
Agra: Agra Ashok / Clarks Shiraz
Jaipur: Hotel Clarks Amer / KK Royal
Days / Hotel Jaipur Palace
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