Destinations

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur

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Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Delhi ( by flight ) 
* You will be met and assisted; through the airport upon your arrival and then transferred to your hotel.
* Check-in at hotel 12h00 noon. 
* Overnight at your hotel in Delhi. 
Day 2
Delhi - Srinagar (By Flight)
* In the morning you will be transferred to Jammu Airport for your flight to Srinagar.
* On arrival at Srinagar Airport you will be met and transferred to your Houseboat.
* In the evening enjoy a Shikara ride at Dal lake.
* Overnight on board the houseboat .
Day 3
Srinagar 
* After breakfast you will proceed for full day excursion to Gulmarg.
* Gulmarg - India’s finest ski resort; Gulmarg; 53 kms from Srinagar; is known as “the meadow of flowers.” It also has the distinction of offering the highest natural golf course in the world at 2890 metres. From mid-December to March; Gulmarg becomes an exciting winter sports resort. Skiing; tobogganing and ski-bobbing; are some of the activities offered here; with instruction and equipment facilities.
* Overnight on board the houseboat.
Day 4
Srinagar 
* Today is at your leisure to explore Srinagar.
* NOTE: No Transport services on this day.
* Overnight on the houseboat. 
Day 5
Srinagar - Delhi ( by flight ) 
* In the morning you will be transferred to Srinagar Airport for your flight to Delhi.
* On arrival at Delhi Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. 
* Overnight at your hotel in Delhi. 
Day 6
Delhi - Agra (By road ; approx 3.5 -4 hrs drive) 
* Morning half day combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi.
* Visit Qutab Minar; India Gate (War Memorial) Lakshmi Narayan Temple-Modern Hindu Temple; drive past Presidents House; Parliament House and Secretariat buildings. 
* Also visit Raj Ghat the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi and drive past Jama Masjid; Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. 
* Later proceed to Agra and on arrival check-in at hotel.
* Overnight at your hotel in Agra
Day 7
Agra 
* Afterbreakfast we depart on a morning tour.
* Morning sightseeing tour of the Taj Mahal & Fort. 
* Visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by Shah Jahan in 1560 in memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. This architectural marvel is a perfectly proportioned masterpiece fashioned from white marble that stands testimony to the skill of 20;000 craftsmen brought together from Persia; Turkey; France and Italy and who took 17 years to complete this 'Love Poem in Marble'. (Closed on Fridays)). 
* Later visit the Agra fort containing the halls of private & public audiences & other palaces. Shah Jahan spent years of confinement here at the hands of his son Aurangzeb; looking wistfully at the Taj Mahal from the Fort. 
* Overnight at your hotel in Agra. 
Day 8
Agra - Jaipur (237 Kms - 6 Hours)
* After breakfast we will depart Agra en route to Jaipue by car.
* Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri; built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. 
* The Fatehpur Sikri complex houses tomb of Salim Chisti; Panch Mahal and other palaces; which surprisingly have withstood the ravages of time and are still in good condition. 
* On arrival in Jaipur; check-in at your hotel. 
* The rest of the day is at your leisure.
* Overnight at your hotel in Jaipur. 
Day 9
Jaipur 
* After breafast we go on a morning excursion to Amber Fort. 
* Standing tall over a small hillock overlooking the Pink city; Amber is a classic; romantic Rajasthani Fort-Palace. Miniatures painted on the walls depict hunting and war scenes; apart from festivals. Precious stones and mirrors are embedded into the plaster. 
* A major attraction at Amber is the Elephant Ride; all the way up to the Fort entrance. 
* Afternoon half day sightseeing tour. 
* The tour begins with a visit to the Maharaja's City Palace;- the former Royal residence;- part of it converted into a museum. 
* One of the major attractions in the museum is the portion known as Armoury Museum; housing an impressive array of weaponry -pistols; blunderbusses; flintlocks; swords; rifles and daggers. 
* Also see the miniature items and old carpets at the Textile Museum. 
* Later visit the Jantar Mantar; which is the largest stone-and-marble-crafted Observatory in the world. Situated near the gate of the city palace; the Observatory has 17 large instruments; many of them still in working condition. 
* Overnight at your hotel in Jaipur. 
Day 10
Jaipur-Delhi (By Surface ; approx 6 hrs drive ) Leave Delhi ( By Flight )
* After breakfast we depart Jaipur for Delhi.
* On arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight for your onward destination. 
* Services end at Delhi airport.
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