Plan My India Trip
» About Jaipur | » About Agra
Home | About Us | Contact Us |

Journey Through The Heart Of India

Home » Luxury Tours of India » Journey Through The Heart Of India

Duration : 09 NIGHTS/ 10 DAYS

Destinations Covered : DELHI – JAIPUR – AGRA – MATHURA- VRINDAVAN – KOSI- HAIRDWAR- RISHIKESH-DELHI

DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI

Arrive at Delhi airport where you shall meet with our representatives as a part of luxury India tour who shall assist and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. In the evening, drive through Rajpath and its two famous monuments- Rashtrapati Bhawan, the official residence of President of India and the India Gate, the war memorial built in honor of brave soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War I and Afghan War. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 2: DELHI

delhi-india gate

Full day tour of Old and New Delhi visiting famous tourist attractions starting from the 12th century Qutab Minar, one of the tallest single minarets in the world with verses from Holy Quran inscribed on its walls. An iron pillar located at the site is a source of curiosity for metallurgist around the world bcoz of if remaining rust free for over 1600 years! A splendid example of fusion architecture, Humayun’s tomb is our next destination followed by drive toward Old Delhi. Here, we shall visit< b>Red Fort- the capital of ancient ‘Shahjahanabad city’ of Mughal era, Jama Masjid- the sacred Mosque housing the sacred belongings of prophet including his foot prints in marble slab. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the narrow alleyway of Chandni Chowk where those fond of spicy food may savor its delicious ‘Chat food’. Visit Mahatma Gandhi’s Samadhi (final resting place)-Rajghat to pay tribute to the father of the nation before the return drive to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 3 DELHI - JAIPUR

Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur and upon arrival meet with our luxury India tour representatives who shall assist & transfer you to a royal palace. In the evening enjoy a traditional Rajasthani dinner at Chowki Dhani, an ethnic Rajasthani resort. Spend a leisurely evening amidst the sand dunes with traditional song & dance program organized at the resort. You shall also enjoy puppet shows, camel ride and organic tattoo called ‘Mehandi’ applied on arms. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: JAIPUR

hawa mahal-jaipur

Full day sightseeing of Jaipur, the ‘Pink city’ of India. Regarded as one of the most culturally rich cities of Rajasthan, Jaipur is also one of the most well planned ones. Morning excursions to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of Rajput rulers where we shall be taking a ride upon elephants back to reach to fort’s entrance. The breathtaking interiors and decorative art of Amber fort gives an insight into the opulence of Royal Rajput lifestyle. Some exquisite buildings inside include mirror palace, summer palace and winter palace.

Post lunch visit to Hawa Mahal (Palace or Winds) built to allow royal ladies to watch the royal possessions without being seen from outside. Continue toward City Palace, a picturesque building divided into series of buildings, gardens and courtyards and the residence of present royal family of Jaipur. A part of the palace has been converted into museum displaying royal armory, artifacts and other rare articles. Our next destination is Jantar Mantar, the 17th century astronomical observatory which is remarkably accurate for that period.

DAY 5: JAIPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA

After breakfast your luxury India tour itinerary shall take you to Agra, on the way visiting Fatehpur Sikri also known as the Ghost City. The capital of Mughals, it was abandoned after a brief period due to lack of potable water. Most of the monuments here are in remarkably preserved state. Continue your drive to Agra and on arrival our representatives shall help you in check in. Evening free to explore the local markets and the city. Overnight at Agra India.

DAY 6: EXPLORE THE TAJ MAHAL

tajmahal-agra

On day 06 of your Luxury India tour, our expert guide shall take you to Taj Mahal, the world renowned monument of love. Emperor Shahjahan after the untimely death of his wife Mumtaz Mahal was said to have grown old within few months and when he came out of the self imposed solitude, he had a vision to immortalize the love in an architecture which will stand the test of time. Spend enough time exploring the monument and few others located in the Taj complex before driving towards Red Fort, the place where four of the Mughal rulers controlled their vast empires. This was also the place from where Shahjahan spent his last days staring at the Taj Mahal after being imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb.

DAY 7: AGRA - MATHURA - VRINDAVAN - KOSI

After breakfast, our luxury India tour representatives shall drive you to Kosi, en-route visiting Mathura and Vrindavan. Believed to be the place of birth of Lord Krishna, they have a commanding place in Hindu mythology. Several temples dedicated to Lord Krishna, his brother Balrama and his consort Radha dots the landscape. Enjoy a quiet evening amidst the ascetics, sadhus, monkeys, devotees and the Yamuna River silently flowing by. Overnight at Kosi near Mathura.

DAY 8: KOSI - HARIDWAR

Morning drive to the sacred pilgrimage destination of Haridwar, which is flocked by thousands of devotees all round the year. Popular attractions include Ashrams and temples displaying some of the best Hindu architecture. In the evening, watch the mesmerizing sight of ‘Aarti’ ceremony being held at the banks of River Ganges at Hari-Ki-Pauri when thousand of earthen lamps are slowly set adrift on the river amidst sounds of the prayer bells and chanting of prayers.

DAY 9: RISHIKESH

rishikesh

After breakfast drive to Rishikesh, a mere 30 minutes drive from Haridwar which passes through the Rajaji National Park and if luck favors then you may find a herd of wild Elephants passing by. Arrive Rishikesh and visit the many temples and ashrams on the bank of River Ganges. Walk past the Lakshman -Jhula and Ram-Jhula, the two popular rope bridge over Ganga river. Enjoy a boat ride up the river and feed many big fishes who swim up to the boat unafraid to feed as the fishing is banned here. Enjoy a visit to an ashram to learn or watch some Yoga and meditation. Later return to Haridwar hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 10: RISHIKESH - DELHI

Your memorable luxury India tour ends as our representative drives you back to Delhi airport for your onward/return journey.