OLD DELHI - A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most visited sites in Delhi. It consists of a simple square black-marble platform that stands on the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Nearby, there are cremation sites of Jawaharlal Nehru - the first Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri.
Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India. Red Fort - One of the most spectacular pieces of Mughal Architecture is the Lal Quila or the Red Fort. Built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan between 1638 and 1648, the Red Fort has walls extending up to 2 kms. in length with the height varying from 18 mts. on the river side to 33 mts. on the city side. Chandni Chowk - a place that has a history of about 400 years. More evidences of the ancient times that once existed in old Delhi can be found out by winding through the labyrinthine lanes of Chandni Chowk in a rickshaw. The pleasure associated with the Rickshaw Ride here is ultimate. The rickshaw rides gives the passengers an opportunity to see a different prospective of Chandni Chowk, which is otherwise only regarded as one of the favourite shopping avenues of Delhi.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate -was built by Edwin Lutyens to pay homage to the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I and the Afgan War. Closely looking at the walls of India Gate would let you know the names of 90,000 soldiers who died during the World War I, the Afgan War and the North-West Frontier operations. The structure was finally completed in the year 1931. India Gate was originally called the All India War Memorial., Laxmi Narayan Temple also known as Birla Temple - one of the landmarks in the nation’s capital New Delhi. It was built in the 20th century by the Birla family of industrialists known for its many other temples in India. It is modern in concept and construction. It attracts several devotees and international tourists. The presiding deity here is Lakshmi Narayan (Vishnu), Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.
The evening is free to be spent at your leisure, night stay in Delhi.
After healthy breakfast in the morning checkout from the hotel and later proceed to Jaipur.
Arrive at Jaipur - On arrival at Jaipur you will be welcome by Trojan Holiday’s travel assistant and later get transferred to your hotel.
Jaipur: The pink city if the capital of Rajasthan; the most hypnotic tourism destination of India along with Kerala. The pink city is famed for its forts, palaces, and museums.
Jaipur’s Chokhi Dhani: - At evening visit Chokhi Dhani the village fun center. The adventure park exhibits village fair and spreads across 10 acres of desert and natural landscape adorned with machaans, platforms, and varied folk artists performing. Rejoice the vibes of real Rajasthani culture amidst fair, rides, camel safari, head massage, future prediction, and endless festivals. Traditional huts with workmanship are all about splendor, hospitality, and village lifestyles. Later, enjoy buffet dinner with delicious Rajasthani cuisine at Chokhi Dhani.
Jaipur Attractions: - After breakfast visit Jaipur attractions like “Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum, Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur market, and Jai Singh’s Observatory”.
Later, in the evening enjoy delicious dinner and stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Taj Mahal: - Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century built Taj Mahal which was later became one of the seven wonder of world. Taj took 20 years and 20000 labor force to complete and is situated in edge of River Yamuna. Built in the memory of Queen Mumtaz has also been an UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1982.
Agra Fort: - Visit the former Mughal Empire capital until early 17th century; built in the red sandstone. The fort was situated in Yamuna River bank; and was commissioned by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the year 1566. The star features are “Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Aam, and Peacock throne”.
Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb: - Visit the real inspiration to Taj Mahal, a royal mausoleum to the chieftains and relatives of Mughal Emperor’s. The tomb is also known as ‘Baby Taj Mahal’.
After healthy breakfast in the morning check out from the hotel and drive to Delhi. Arrive in Shimla and check-in to hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Evening enjoy at mall road Shimla: former capital of British India & now a capital of Himachal Pradesh, set amidst the snow capped shivalik mountain ranges offering some summer stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Towards the north lie the snow-covered high-ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment activities.
After breakfast visit to half day city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu temple, Afternoon visit to excursion tour of Kufri & Chail, Kufri :a popular ski resort in winters, which offers some stunning mountain views , Later drive to Chail: The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture. The cricket ground and a polo ground which is there at an altitude of 2,444 m was owned by erstwhile royal family of Patiala. It is the world's highest cricket ground. In 1891, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala incurred the rage of Lord Kitchener. It led to the restriction of his entry into the summer capital, Shimla. This incensed the Maharaja and he vowed to build a new summer capital for himself. So he rebuilt the place (Chail) as per his requirements. There we will visit the Palace of former Maharaja of Patiyala.
After breakfast check out from hotel ,drive to Manali, Manali : at the northern end of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, is a hill station situated at a height of 2050 m (6398 ft) in the Himalayas. Situated on the Beas river (Vyaas in Hindi) and near its source, it is a popular tourist spot for Indians in summer and a magical, snow-covered place in winter. A staging point for a number of treks (Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass) and sports such as white-water rafting, Manali is also on the road to Ladakh via the valley of Lahaul and Spiti and rohtang pass which is main attraction near Manali.
After breakfast visit to city tour. Visiting Hadimba temple, the 450 years old Hadimba Devi Temple, the oldest temple in Manali, Vashisht Temple, Manu temple and picturesque Naggar Valley. Evening you can enjoy at mall road, later back to hotel, Free for leisure. Overnight in hotel.
After early breakfast visit to excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall) Carry warm clothes like hand gloves, muffler, sweater, shawl, socks & sports shoes etc. Enroute overcoats and shoes are available on hire. Please note that Rohtang Pass (altitude 3940 mts.) is actually 51 kms far from Manali.
After breakfast Full day excursion visiting Manikaran. Manikaran has the World’s hottest Sulphur Spring Waters and is a holy place for Hindus & Sikhs alike. Return back to Kullu town Enroute visiting the famous Kullu Shawl Industry. Evening return back to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.