2 Visit India, Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Pushkar – Udaipur
Our representative will pick you at the International Airport, and then he will transfer you to the hotel. NOTE: It is always better to get your Indian Visa before arrival.
Today we’ll explore the various landmarks of Old Delhi.
• Red Fort
Red Fort (Lal Qila) is the pinnacle of the Mughal style of architecture, and it portrays a blend of Hindu, Timurid and Persian traditions. This iconic landmark was made in the mid-17th century and was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The fort comprises of red sandstone walls, and it took almost a decade to complete.
• Jama Masjid
This Masjid towers over Old Delhi and is the largest Masjid in India. The Masjid is made with red sandstone and white marble and shows the architecture of the Mughal Empire.
• Raj Ghat
The Raj Ghat is a memorial that is dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Situated on the banks of the Yamuna River, it is a black marble platform which is made at the spot of the cremation of the great ‘Mahatma Gandhi.
• India Gate
The India Gate is a war memorial that is dedicated to the 70000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives from 1914 to 1921 in the First World War. The Gate portrays the architectural style of an arch. Names of the soldiers that died in the war are engraved on the Indian Gate. At night, the Gate illuminates, which further adds to its beauty.
• Rashtrapati Bhavan
This enigmatic building is home to the President of the world\'s largest democracy. Sir Lutyens first conceptualized the structure, and it took the efforts of thousands of laborers to make his vision a reality. The building opened for the public in August 2012, and now travelers can explore its numerous halls and gardens. The Rashtrapati Bhavan has hosted many important occasions as well.
Enjoy a delightful breakfast, and then travel to Agra which takes about 4 hours. The drive is scenic and provides beautiful scenery of the surrounding landscape. After your arrival in Agra, check in to the hotel. Be ready for some sightseeing as you will explore the immaculate Agra Fort. The most impressive landmark of Agra is the iconic Taj Mahal. This monument serves as a memento of love for lovers all around the world. Built by the Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his third wife Mumtaz Mahal, this lavish mausoleum proudly flaunts its white marble architecture. This landmark took about 20 years to complete, and the process included thousands of artisans and architects. Learn the true meaning of love as you explore this beautiful structure.
The scenic drive from Agra to Jaipur lasts approximately 5 hours. Go to Jaipur after having a hearty breakfast. On the route to Jaipur, we will take a slight detour and visit Fatehpur Sikri, which is a small city in Northern India, just west of Agra, and was founded by the 16th century Mughal Emperor. This city consists of numerous forts and monuments, that are built from red stones. Travel ahead, and then you’ll reach the city of Jaipur.
Enjoy your delicious breakfast, and then we head towards the Amber Fort. Sit on the back of an elephant and enjoy the bumpy ride. Travel further to the interior of the Jaipur city and do some sightseeing of the prominent monuments. Our tour will display you the eccentric Hawa Mahal which was built in 1799 AD. Travelers are left spellbound by the fact that it comprises 953 walls, and it closely resembles the crown of Krishna. Admire the beauty of the Chandra Mahal and pay attention to its unique mixture of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture that is second to none. Feast your eyes on the Shri Gobind Deo Temple and the City Palace Museum.
From Jaipur, head towards the city of Pushkar which may take about 3 hours. We arrive just in time before the commencement of the Pushkar fair. It is a fair in which people from all over India gather here to trade their animals like camels, goats, and cows. We visit the market on the back of a cart that is pulled by a camel. We’ll visit the temple which is dedicated to the Hindu God of Creation, Brahma’.
An immeasurable assemblage of herds of animals and nomads, merchants, camel traders, artists and musicians from across the state of Rajasthan, takes place once and the vivacity of the fair shall merely mesmerize you with an unforgettable up-close encounters and enthralling experiences with an array of activities such as animal trading, camel races, a variety of competitions amongst locals and the visitors and out of the ordinary Rajasthan cultural shows - all taking place amidst colorfully canopied cubicles selling an assortment of products ranging from snacks to sweets; jewelry to textiles and of course - Camel saddles too. A full day at disposal to satiate your appetite for vibrant and colorful Rajasthan.
Drive from Pushkar to the bustling city of Udaipur, which takes about 7 hours. At Udaipur, take a leisurely walk through its bustling commute and witness the beautiful sunset.
Today, you’ll explore this extravagant city of marbles which is mostly hailed for its lakes, mosques, gardens and the romantic backdrops. Bask in the glory of the City Palace of Udaipur as it sits atop a hill overlooking the serene Lake Pichola. The palace is a fusion of, and Mughal architectural style and history dictates that it was built about 400 years ago. We’ll head towards the summit of the Pearl hill to observe the memorial of the applauded Rajput warrior, Maharana Pratap. The premises speak about its historical paintings and briefs you about the Indian history. Pay a visit to the Jagdish temple, which is devoted to Lord Vishnu and marvel at its Indo-Aryan style of architecture. Intricate pillar designs, Decorated ceilings are the major attractions of this temple.
Today you’ll fly from Udaipur to Delhi, and from there, our representative will drop you at the International airport for the final exit.