Day 01: Arrival Delhi By Intl Flight
Today you will arrive in the at Delhi’s International Airport. Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, a Vedic India representative will meet you as you exit the arrival terminal building and will escort you to coach Parking where you will be welcomed with floral garlands which is considered auspicious and a mark of respect to our guest here in India. After ceremonial welcome you will be transferred to your hotel (Check-in time is 1200 noon and early check-in would be subject to availability)
Day 02: Delhi
After early breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed for the combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi The tour will begin with a visit to Raj Ghat, a simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. You will then proceed to the Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques and which is viewed from the outside. It was made across the road from the Red Fort. The mosque has the capacity to hold as many as 25,000 devotees. People stream in and out of the mosque continuously and the presence of a nearby bazaar means that the area is rarely quiet. Later you will be driven to Bahai Temple also called “ Lotus Temple” closed on Monday.This temple is built in the shape of a lotus flower and is the last of seven Major Bahai's temples built around the world. Completed in1986 it is set among the lush green landscaped gardens. The structure is made up of pure white marble The architect Furiburz Sabha chose the lotus as the symbol common to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainismand Islam. Adherents of any faith are free to visit the temple and pray or meditate.
Day 03: Delhi –Jaipur By Surface
After breakfast in the hotel, you will be driven from Delhi to Jaipur (260 KMS/6 Hours) Jaipur's past is never too far from hand. The city of victory, Jaipur presides over the fascinating desert state and its people: surrounded by rugged hills, each crowned by a formidable fort; and beautiful palaces, mansions and gardens dotted throughout its precincts. The palaces and forts of yesteryear that were witness to royal processions and splendour are now living monuments, accepted quite naturally into the lifestyles of the people of the "pink city". There is a timeless quality to Jaipur's bazaars and its people. With its historical past, Jaipur revives legends of the ancient Rajputs.
Day 04: Jaipur
After early breakfast in the hotel you will be driven just outside Jaipur to the ancient capital of Amber to see the fabulous Amber Fort en-route stopping at Hawa Mahal for photo stop Palace of Winds, otherwise known as Hawa Mahal is really an elaborate facade behind which the ladies of the court used to watch the daily goings on in the street below. It is extremely intricate in its pink sandstone carving. The cool wind blows through its facade of windows and latticed screens through which the queens of the court once viewed the streets of the city.
Day 05: Jaipur – Pushkar –Jaipur By Surface
After breakfast, you will proceed for excursion to the scared town Pushkar.(170 KMS/3 Hours). The village of Pushkar lies on the edge of the desert. At its heart is one of India’s most sacred lakes. There are 52 ghats around the lake, and numerous temples. The Brahma temple, especially, attracts pilgrims all year round. Apart from its religious significance, Pushkar is known for its Cattle and Camel fair held every year in the month of Kartik (October/November), which attracts visitors in their thousands. You can also witness and participate in the evening prayer meetings in the temples. Being a religious town, alcohol and non-vegetarian food are taboo.
Day 06: Jaipur - Agra By Surface
After early breakfast at the hotel, check-out from you room following that you will start drive from Jaipur to Agra (240 KMS/6 Hours) En-route you will proceed to visit Fatehpur Sikri - the deserted red sandstone city that was built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century. It was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years and was abandoned soon after it was built when the local wells went dry. It remains today in much the same condition that it was over 300 years ago. It is complete with palaces and mosques and used to be a town larger than London when it was originally constructed. Upon arrival you will visit the Panch Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Aam&Buland Darwaja.
Day 07: Agra – Mathura – Vrindavan – Delhi By: Surface
After breakfast in the hotel, you will be driven from Agra toDelhi enroute visiting the birth land of Lord Krishna. (204 KMS/6 Hours) Mathura, on the west bank of the Yamuna, is associated with Lord Krishna. The surroundings, known as ‘BrijBhoomi’, is where he spent his childhood. Stone sculptures of Buddha and Vishnu found here are located in museums all over the world. The Mathura Buddha figures are noted or their beautifully carved halos with rings of floral designs. The city is dotted with places of religious and historical interest. The sightseeing here includes SHRI KRISHNA JANMASTHANA, behind the Deeg gate which is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna. VISHRAM GHAT on the banks of the Yamuna is believed to be the place where the Lord rested after killing Kansa.