Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. After lunch, you will be transferred to visit Akshardham Temple. Akshardham Temple is primarily built on the holy rivers of Yamuna. Depicting great Indian culture, this massive monument is one of the most impressive structures. It is simply majestic in appeal. With beautiful gardens, water fountains and carved pavilions, the impressiveness of this structure is great. You will be surprised to note that the temple includes nearly 20, 000 statues, floral arrangements, and its alluring stone pillars are noteworthy in every sense of the term. Unforgettable Features of Akshardham Temple One of the very first marvelous features of the temple is its assembly of ten grand gates. As they represent the ten principal directions of Indian culture, they are known for their exquisite beauty and appeal. Then there are two transcendent gates, one constitutes the 'Gate of Devotion' and another, 'twin peacock gates'. The major highlight of this feature is its marvelous structure standing at 141 ft. high Akshardham monument. Inside the Temple We take you to the famous musical fountain, located at the centre of Yagnapurush Kund. We also take you to the hall 1, ‘Sahajanand Darshan' or 'Hall of Values'. Hall 2 depicts the 'Neelkanth Darshan' forming a screening of a 40-minute film. Then comes the hall no. 3, which renders you a spectacular boat ride. Forming an oldest Vedic village and bazaar, it gives you immense beauty packaged in impressive form. Night stay in Delhi.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi: OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Red Fort, Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India. NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, Lotus temple, Tomb of Safdar Jung, National Museum, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Hotel : Le Meridien Windsor Place, Janpath,New delhi,110001,DelhiIndia, Delhi
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur - the fabled "pink city" of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal processions and splendors are now living monuments Upon arrival In Jaipur check into your hotel After wash and change, we will visit Sanganer. Centre of hand block printed textile and handmade paper. The town is entered through the ruins of two Tripolias Triple Gateways. It manufactures the supreme quality of handmade papers and hand printed textiles by using units of block and screen printers. Traditional small floral prints form the specialty of Sanganer block printers. One can explore the Kagazi Mohalla of Sanganer, which is prominent for expert artisans. These artisans are known as 'Kagazis' and observing these artisans making lovely patterns on fabrics with block-prints, will definitely please you. Evening visit Chokhi Dhani. Spread over 10 acres of beautifully landscaped area for a rustic look, it is dotted with machaans & platforms where different folk artists perform concurrently. A village fair is created every evening as an ongoing celebration of the rich & vibrant cultural heritage of Rajasthan. The display of traditional huts and workmanship will take you back to the times when splendor was unpretentious. Experience the rich warmth and rustic charm of a typical Rajasthani Village at Chokhi Dhani- the festivities never end here !!! Night stay in Jaipur.
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort. AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing. JAIGARH FORT - The Western skyline is dominated by the extensive parkotas Walls, watch-towers and gateways of Jaigarh. It is one of the few military structures of medieval India preserved almost intact containing palaces, gardens, open and covered reservoirs, a grannary, an armoury, a well planned cannon foundry, several temples, a tall tower and a giant mounted cannon the Jai Ban the largest in the Country. NAHARGARH FORT - is the first three forts built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1734. Situated 6 km North West of City Palace, this heritage fort provides some stunning views of Jaipur down below the Man Sagar Lake. Many of the old structures within the fort are in bad condition, except the one added by Sawai Singh II and Sawai Madho Singh II This impressive fort anchorage many legends and three kings have added their stamp at different times to the structures within the fort. In the midst of this lake, is a palatial duck blind, which was used for shooting parties by the erstwhile royal family. A royal retreat for the Maharanis, it was also used as a personal treasury for many years. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing tour of Jaipur covering: LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE - Situated in the south of Jaipur, Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the many such temples built by wealthy Birla family in India, thus it is also known as Birla Mandir. The temple is a great reminder of the secular traditions India has shown over the centuries. The temple has been constructed in white marble and has three domes, each portraying the different approaches to religion. The temple is situated at the foot of Moti Doongri Fort, converted as a small palace by Ram Singh II for his wife Gayatri Devi. CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Later on you will be left for shopping. Night stay in Jaipur.
After breakfast, drive to Abhaneri village, about 95 kms from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Agra Road. A detour is well merited for its amazing stepwell or 'baoris' and Harshat Mata Temple. Step wells are the unique concept of India. These big tanks were used as cool places of resort and water reservoir in parched days. It was a ritual to wash hands and feet before visiting the temple. Adjoining the Chand Baori, there is a temple, dedicated to Harshat Mata. Raised during the 10th century, the wrecks of the temple still boast of the architectural and sculptural styles of ancient India. From here, continue drive to Agra, en route, 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. Upon arrival in Agra, check into your hotel. Rest of the evening is at leisure for your independent activities. Night stay in Agra.
Early morning, visit Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant _expression of love ever created. 20, 000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. The Taj is at its most alluring in the relative quiet of early morning, shrouded in mists and bathed with a soft red glow. As its vast marble surfaces fall into shadow or reflect the sun, its colour changes, from soft grey and yellow to pearly cream and dazzling white; it's well worth visiting at different times. This play of light is an important decorative device, symbolically implying the presence of Allah, who is never represented in anthropomorphic form. Also enjoy the Tonga Ride to the most beautiful monument in the world After breakfast, visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am hall of public audience, a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas hall of private audience where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. After Agra Fort, the monument that is most important in Agra is the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah or "Baby Taj" as it is called sometimes. A highly ornate edifice, this mausoleum is considered as the imminent precursor of the Taj Mahal as far as elaborate carvings and inlay work are concerned. Though the structure does not have much to offer architecturally, it makes a clear departure from the earlier Mughal tombs built during the period and is softer and with many inlay carvings. After lunch, transfer back to Delhi. Left for shopping at Sarojini Nagar and other markets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
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