Arrive at New Delhi international airport transfer and check-in at your hotel. Remaining day at leisure.
Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast enjoy a tour of this historical city which includes your visit to the Humayun’s tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Red Fort (from out-side), Chandni Chowk & Jama Masjid among other attractions.
Drive past impressive boulevards and buildings such as President’s Residence and others in Lutyen’s Delhi (New Delhi). Also, take a Rickshaw ride tour in the ever so busy Chandni Chowk. Evening is free.
Overnight in Delhi.
Morning you will be assisted to board the train to Amritsar.
Train name / Train number: Swarna Shatabdi / 12029
Departure from New Delhi: 07:20 am
Arrival at Amritsar: 01:35 pm
On arrival at Amritsar railway station, you will be received and transferred to check-in at your hotel.
During the day you will be transferred to Wagha Border (the only official crossing between India and Pakistan at present). Particularly interesting is the day closing ceremony when the flags of both the countries are brought down.
Evening you will be again transferred to the Golden Temple to experience a very interesting evening ceremony in which Guru Granth Sahib (The holy book of Sikhs) is carried overhead by a holy man to Akal-Takht (the holy seat of Sikh Panth).
The most amazing part is to watch the grand communal feast at the Golden Temple, which runs 24 hours a day where anyone can participate in cooking, washing, cleaning, feeding and other activities at the Langar (feast) Hall.
Morning transfer to Amritsar railway station to board the train to Delhi as per the below given schedule.
Train name / Train number: ASR NDLS Express / 12716
Depart from Amritsar: 06:15 am
Arrival at New Delhi: 02:15 pm
On arrival drive to the Agra, check-in at your hotel. After some rest you will be taken to see the back side of Taj Mahal at the sunset. The rare sight of Taj from the fields with the river in the front is simply magical.
Overnight in Agra.
In the Morning, visit the Taj Mahal across Yamuna River to see the Sunrise view of this lovely monument which is highly rewarding, after visit return back to your hotel for late breakfast. After some rest enjoy the tour of Taj Mahal and then the famous Red Fort of Agra, (both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites of India) and later Sikandara in a guided sightseeing tour.
Night stay in Agra hotel.
Drive to Jaipur. En-route 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. Driver further and visit beautiful stepwell ‘Chand Baori’ in Abhaneri village.
Continue drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in at hotel.
Optional : Evening dinner at chokhi dhani.
Evenings visit the Choki Dhani where you will witness various Rajasthani cultures , dances and shows and enjoy dinner as well.
Overnight at Jaipur.
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 Hotel.
Today drive to Delhi. On arrival, check in at hotel. Rest of the day is kept. [Vehicle will stay with guest for whole day].
Optional Sightseeing of Swaminarayan Akshardham
Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi epitomises 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India's ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages. The Akshardham experience is an enlightening journey through India's glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of mankind. The grand, ancient-styled Swaminarayan Akshardham complex was built in only five years through the blessings of HDH Pramukh Swami Maharaj of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) and the colossal devotional efforts of 11,000 artisans and BAPS volunteers. The complex was inaugurated on 6 November, 2005. Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the abode of eternal values and virtues of Akshar as defined in the Vedas and Upanishads where divine bhakti, purity and peace forever pervades. For the first time ever in the world witness the heritage of India in all its facets, insights and beauty at the Swaminarayan Akshardham through its monument, exhibitions, verdant gardens and other attractions.
(Closed On Monday)
Optional : Evening visit Kingdom of Dream Show at Nautanki Mahal (Monday Closed)
Spread across almost 6 acres of land, the Kingdom of Dreams is a unique concept and promises a multi-dimensional experience of India’s art, cuisine, culture, heritage, crafts, and performing arts, integrated at one location and on a scale never quite envisaged before, while incorporating state-ofthe- art technological wizardry comparable to the best in the world. Ideally located at the apex of the golden traingle of Jaipur, Agra & Delhi, this is where the carnival that is India is distilled into one iconic destination. As much a iconic international tourist destination, Kingdom of Dreams will also be equally relevant to Indians and it presents a unique bouquet of options to choose from.
Nautanki Mahal - Palace styled & India’s first state-of- the-future 817 seat auditorium sporting cutting edge technology & visual effects is the Jewel in the Crown of the Kingdom, where an opulent, cinematic theatrical experience of the World’s biggest Bollywood long-playing musical show - ZANGOORA - the gyspsy prince is being staged daily. Famous names from the Indian film industry collaborate to create this electrifying, on-stage magnum opus spectacle. This is also an exclusive & upscale address for day-time meetings & corporate events like dramatic & sensational product launches.
Overnight at Delhi.
Transfer to Delhi airport to connect flight back home.
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