Welcome to Delhi: - Royal Rajasthan tour will start with your arrival at Delhi the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land. A window to the kaleidoscope - that is India. Get grand reception at airport arrival by Trojan Holidays representative. Later, get transfer to the hotel. Spend the day at leisure and enjoying shopping. Come back to hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast gear up for your visit of Old & New Delhi:
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.
After healthy breakfast in the morning drive to Jaipur - known as Pink City, was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important attractions. Known as the Pink City because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city, Jaipur's bazaars sell embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, tie and dye scarves and other exotic wares. On arrival transfer to the hotel.
After breakfast drive to the City of Taj Mahal - the beautiful city is situated on the banks of holy river Yamuna. Agra is the third largest city in the state of Utter Pradesh in India and a prominent tourist destination in the country. Millions of tourists visit Agra from all across the world every year to see the beauty of majestic Taj Mahal and other historical monument lying everywhere in the city. Agra is primarily witness of Mughal architectural excellence and their love for structural designs. Agra is also a prime center of rich cultural heritage and art in India. No trip to India can be considered as complete without visiting to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri- perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Agra and transfer to hotel.
Day 06: Agra - Jhansi (By Superfast train Dep. 0815Hrs Arv. 1045Hrs) Jhansi - Orchha (By road approx 15kms/ 30Minutes)
After breakfast in the morning transfer to railway station to board the train to Jhansi , Arrive Jhansi & drive to Orchha - grandeur has been captured in stone, frozen in time, a rich legacy to the ages. In this medieval city, the hand of time has rested lightly and the palaces and temples built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th centuries retain much of their pristine perfection. Arrive & transfer to hotel. Later tour of this historical site with magnificient temples and monuments. Some of the palaces were decorated with painted murals which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of painting.
Come back to the hotel in the evening, night stay in Orchha.
Day 07: Orchha - Khajuraho (By road approx 180kms)
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho- the legendary temples of khajuraho are an incomparable experience. Acknowledged as one of the world’s artistic wonders, these temples dedicated to the Hindu pantheon of Gods are covered in carvings that are a paean to life and love. Built within a short span of a hundred years by the Chandela Rajputs, the 10th century temples lay forgotten until they were discovered in the present century. Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures.
Arrive Khajuraho and transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Khajuraho.
After breakfast in the morning visit the fascinating temples of Khajuraho, India's unique gift of love to the world, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, were built between 950 and 1050 A.D. The divine sculptures in these temples are a tribute to Life itself, embodying everything that is sublime and spontaneous about it. The murals depict the life and times of the Chandelas, and celebrate the erotic state of being. They not only testify to the mastery of the craftsman, but also to the extraordinary breadth of vision of the Chandela Rajputs under whose reign, these temples were constructed. The temples are grouped into three geographical divisions: western, eastern and southern. After breakfast explore the Western, eastern and southern temples of khajuraho while your guide explains the intricate meaning and legends behind each describable sculpture.
After healthy breakfast in the morning check out from hotel and proceed to airport to board your flight to Delhi , Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or last minute shopping etc, Night stay in Delhi.