01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Delhi in the evening. Upon arrival, you shall met & assisted
with your baggages at the airport by our executive and transferred
: India's capital & a major gateway to the country, contemporary
Delhi is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its
fold the ancient & the modern. Its strategic location was one
of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their
seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the legacy the British left
behind . The division between New & Old Delhi is the distinction
between the capitals of the British & the Moghuls respectively.
So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably confront the city's
After breakfast, full day city tour of old & modern capital
of India. Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India.
Built by Shah Jahan, the construction was started in 1844 and was
not completed until 1658 ; Red Fort, which was also built by Shah
Jehan. This massive fort was built from 1638 to 1648 ; Chandni
Chowk and Rajghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Witness
the India Gate, the Presidents House & the Parliament. Visit
Humayun's Tomb : built in mid 16th century this is an early
example of Mughal architecture ; Qutab Minar. The tour ends
with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir).
: DELHI - JAIPUR
(260 kms., 05 hrs. drive)
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur : The capital city of the state
of Rajasthan also know as "Pink City" owes its name, its foundation
and planning to the great warrior astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh
II. The city of Jaipur has broad avenues. The city sits on a dry
lake bed in a wild and somewhat arid landscape, surrounded by barren
hills surmounted by fortresses and crenellated walls.
arrival, check-in at prebooked
Rest of the day at leisure.
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride from the
foothills of the Aravallis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort : At
a distance of 11 kms from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital
of Jaipur state. Construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja
Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army and is a superb
example of Rajput architecture.
Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace which
has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel
ware and weapons; Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my
Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the façade of Hawa Mahal.
: JAIPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA
(240 Kms., 06 hrs. drive)
After breakfast, leave for Agra, enroute visit the abandoned
Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri : built by Emperor Akbar in 1569,
was the old capital of the Moghuls, which was abandoned after 15
years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including
the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces
which are still preserved in its original glory.
Continue drive to Agra. Arrive Agra and check-in at prebooked
: AGRA - DELHI
After breakfast, city tour of Agra. Visit Red Fort,
which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions were made
up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan. It contains the hall
of public and private audiences amongst many other beautiful structues;
Itmad-ud-daulah, which was contructed by Nur Jahan between
1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb she constructed for
her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in Pakistan; the highlight of
the day - The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan
in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Contruction of the Taj began
in 1631 and was not completed until 1653.
Afternoon, leave for Delhi enroute visit Sikandra - Mughal
Emperor Akbar's Mausoleum. Continue drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi
and check-in at prebooked hotel.
DELHI - KATHMANDU
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board flight for Kathmandu.
On arrival in Kathmandu meet and assist at the airport and transfer
to prebooked hotel.
08 : KATHMANDU
After breakfast, Kathmandu City, Swayambhunath & Museaum.
In the afternoon, excursion to Patan and Tibetan Handicraft centre.
After breakfast, visit Pashupatinath, Boudhnath & Bhadgaon.
Afternoon, excursion to Dhulikhel. Return to Kathmandu after sunset.
: KATHMANDU - DELHI
After breakfast, free for individual activities.
In the afternoon, transfer to the airport to board flight for Delhi.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to prebooked hotel.
DAY 11 :
to the airport to board your onward/return flight.