Duration

11 nights/12 days

Diwali is a festival of light and is celebrated for five days, marking the start of Hindu New Year. The festivals honor the triumphant of good over evil and brightness over darkness.  It falls each year in the month of either October or November and also denotes start of winter season. The festival is actually celebrated in the honor of Lord Rama and his wife Sita who returned to their kingdom, Ayodhya after defeating Kind Ravana after rescuing his wife Sita. In this tour you will exprience Diwali festival in Jaipur.

Tour Plan

Day 01 Arrive Delhi (07 Nov 15)

Our executive will receive you at the Delhi airport and escort you to the hotel for hassle free check in. Overnight stay

Day 02 Delhi Sightseeing (08 Nov 15)

Your tour of Delhi will take you through the old and new face of the capital of India. Old Delhi-Old Delhi is the 300-year-old walled city built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jehan in 1648 as his capital. Drive past the Red Fort from where the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation on India’s Independence Day. Visit Jama Masjid, the most elegant mosque in India that stands high on a hillock. On our way back, we visit Raj Ghat, Mahatama Gandhi’s shrine. New Delhi- New Delhi is the early 20th century British capital designed by Sir Edward Lutyens and Herbert Baker. Drive past the President’s House, the Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate, the great memorial arch built to commemorate the slain heroes of World War-I and Indo-Afghan War. Visit the precursor to the Taj Mahal, Humayun’s Tomb built in 1565 AD by the widow of the second Mughal emperor Haji Begum. Later drive to Delhi’s most recognized symbol, the 12th century Qutub Minar, standing 72 metres high and Delhi’s first mosque Quwat-ul-Islam (Light of Islam) Mosque. We end the day by visiting the Hindu heritage of the city, Lakshmi Narayan temple built by one of India’s premier industrial families, the Birlas. Overnight stay

Day 03 Delhi -Agra (Surface, 3 Hrs drive)09 Nov 15

After breakfast leave Delhi for Agra for overnight stay. Agra on the right bank of the river Yamuna is known world’s most famous romantic architecture Taj Mahal. Later visit Agra Fort- The red sandstone fort as seen today was constructed by Emperor Akbar in 1573 and additions to the building continued till the time of his grandson Shahjahan. Agra Fort won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2004 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site . Overnight stay

Day 4 Agra-Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (Surface, 05 Hrs drive) 10 Nov 15

Visit Taj at Sunrise. Sunrise is undoubtedly the best time to avoid the crowds and the heat. As the sun rises and the early morning mists clear, the delicately carved white marble walls of the Taj are slowly unveiled to dazzling effect. This makes visiting Taj at sunrise particularly special. After visit return to hotel for breakfast After breakfast leave Agra for Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri.Fatehpur Sikri - This magnificent ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, former imperial capital of the great Mughal emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, in honour of the great Saint Sheikh Salim Chisti who blessed Akbar and prophesized the birth of three sons to the heirless Emperor. The most important buildings in this vast complex are Buland Darwaza, the main entrance to the walled city. Post visit continue drive to Jaipur for 02 nights stay. Overnight stay

Day 5 Jaipur- Sightseeing (11 Nov'15

Jaipur is vibrant capital of Rajasthan state, which is also known as ‘pink city” for the colour of the building in its wonderful old city. its foundation in the 17th century by Sawai Jai Singh, from whom it derives its name.Morning: Visit Amber Fort , a classic Rajasthani Fort Palace. The fort may look rough and austere from the outside, but the interiors in true Rajasthani style palaces evoke a sense of refined luxury. City tour begins with a visit to the Maharaja's City Palace, a sprawling complex that served as home to the Jaipur rulers since the early 18th century. The complex is now a part museum with sections exhibiting some of the family memorabilia and art collection of the royal Jaipur family. Later visit an astronomical observatory Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world. Stop at the Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds for photography. Evening enjoy the Diwali festival in hotel. Diya making, rangoli designing and Special dinner. Overnight stay

Day 6 Jaipur-Delhi (05 Hrs. drive) 12 Nov'15

Morning at leisure to enjoy to the hotel facilities like Swimming pool, Spa etc / Explore city on your own / Shopping in the colourful Bazaars of Jaipur. Later in time leave Jaipur for Delhi & on arrival check in at hotel for overnight stay.

Day 7 Leave Delhi ( 13 Nov 15)

Today in time transferred to Delhi airport to board return flight to home.

Day 8 Jaipur-Delhi & Leave Delhi (Surface 05 Hrs. drive)

Today morning drive to Delhi airport to board the flight to onward destination

Tour Map

CITY DELUXE ECONOMY NIGHTS
Delhi The Claridges Holiday Inn Mayur Vihar 02 Nights
Agra Trident Four Point by Sheraton 01 Night
Jaipur Samode Haveli Holiday Inn City Center Jaipur 02 Nights
Delhi The Claridges Holiday Inn Aerocity 01 Night
 
Based on Twin sharing USD RATES
Twin sharing cost on deluxe hotels 995 Per Person
Twin sharing cost on economy hotels 749 Per Person
 

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