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Grand Mughals and Rajputs - 900 $ /person onwards

Grand Mughals and Rajputs Tour Package
Duration: 08 Nights /09 Days
(Delhi - Gwalior - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri – Keoldeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary- Jaipur - Samode – Delhi) 

In this country of thousand facets, Mughal India offers you an insight into the principal masterpieces of pageantry. Delhi the city of contrasts, Gwalior- the Pearl of Hindustan, the Taj Mahal at Agra - amongst the top wonders of the world, the pink city of Jaipur; and with its little ancient charm steeped in culture and history, the astonishing castle at Samode.

DAY 1: DELHI 

Arrive into Delhi in the morning - The Capital of India...! Welcome and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Old Delhi. Old Delhi was the capital of Mughals between the 16th and the 19th centuries. Here there are many mosques, monuments and forts, with the most notable being the famous Red Fort and the Jama Masjid. Visit Rajghat also which is cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi who spearheaded freedom movement of India.Overnight at the Hotel.


DAY 2: DELHI

In the morning after breakfast, half day sightseeing of New Delhi. Open/spacious streets of New Delhi with broad avenues and big high rises, this imperial city created by the British is like a major modern city contrasts sharply with the medieval atmosphere of the bazaars of Old Delhi.  Visit the Lutyenes designed Delhi - the India Gate, Parliament Building and the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the official residence of the President of India 'Qutab Minar, the "Tower of Victory" created by Qutabuddin in 1193 and Humayun's Tomb, built by the wife of the second Mughal emperor, all are fine pieces of architecture; the famous Taj Mahal follows a similar style of architecture.

Afternoon free for independent activities. Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 3: DELHI / GWALIOR (TRAIN-0600/0923 HRS) 

Early morning, depart by Shatabadi Express for Gwalior  - the pearl of Hindustan. Arrive into Gwalior and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon visit the imposing and magnificent Gwalior Fort. Then visit Man Mandir a six-towered palace and the 19th century Jai Vilas Palace. This Palace is famous for its ornate chandeliers & crystals. Thereafter, visit the Gujari Mahal, the Tomb of Muhammad Ghaus a saint worshipped by the Mughals & the Tomb of the famous musician TANSEN. Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 4: GWALIOR / AGRA (120 KMS/03 HRS)

Next morning, take the road towards Agra, the old imperial capital of India during the Mughal era. It has some superb monuments dating from the Mughal era. Upon arrival, transfer to Hotel.

Late in the afternoon, we visit Red Fort- the seat of Mughal Empire under successive generations. This Grand fortress of red sandstone along with huge ramparts surrounds a treasury of architectural masterpieces and craftsmanship - the audience hall, royal pavilions, palaces, mosques and charming gardens. Generations of Mughal Emperors lived here have left their own distinct mark on the architecture. Overnight at the Hotel. 

NOTE: This is a UNESCO World Heritage site 

DAY 5: AGRA 

Early morning visit of the world famous wonder, Taj Mahal (closed on Friday). Its eternal beauty astonishes and mesmerizes one and all. Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan built Taj Mahal in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died in 1631. Thereafter, visit the beautiful mausoleum of the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, the first monument in India to feature Persian mosaic style inlay work or "Pietra Dura." Greatly resembling the Taj in its use of inlay work on white marble, it is often referred to as the "mini-Taj". Afternoon free for independent activities. Overnight at the Hotel. 

DAY 6: AGRA / FATEHPUR SIKRI /BHARATPUR (keoladeo Ghana)BIRD SANCTUARY/JAIPUR (250 Kms/07 Hrs)
In the morning we begin our Journey to the princely state of Rajasthan. Enroute visit of Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned city built by Akbar, his capital   for 14 years. Thereafter proceed for the ornithological reserve of Bharatpur (Keoladeo Ghana) Bird sanctuary and paradise of the ornithologists. Visit the reserve in rickshaws.  Thereafter we continue our journey to Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan also called the Pink City. Steeped in history and culture, this city is known for its magnificent Palaces and forts, broad avenues and spacious gardens. Jaipur with its romantic charm takes you to an epoch of royalty and tradition. Arrive and proceed to the Hotel. Rest of the day free. Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 7: JAIPUR 

Morning after breakfast, half day excursion to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the Rajput Empire rulers, perched atop the hill overlooking the lake. Ascend to this hilltop fort in Maharajah style...by decorated Elephants. Visit the beautiful complex of palaces including inlaid mirror palace, halls, pavilions, gardens and the famous Kali temple. 

In the Afternoon, city tour of JAIPUR, visiting the City Palace- the Royal residence of Maharajah built in Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, Hawa Mahal" the Palace of Wind & the Observatory of the 18th century. Thereafter, have a Walk in the bustling bazaars of Jaipur/have a joyful rickshaw ride in this quaint city, well known for their beautiful carpets, enameled ornaments, precious and semi-precious stones, brass ornaments and many other arts and crafts.  Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 8: JAIPUR / SAMODE / DELHI (250 KM) 

In the morning after breakfast, drive towards Sanganer known for its blue pottery and colorful hand-made paper. Visit an old Jain Temple there. Then continuation towards the old caravan city of Samode locked up in its walls and dominated by the castle. Visit the Palace, the Sheesh Mahal- the hall of mirrors. Thereafter, continue drive towards Delhi.  Arrive Delhi and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 9: DEPART DELHI / NEXT DESTINATION

Morning after breakfast, transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.



Grand Mughals and Rajputs Tour and Travel Package

Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days

DAY 1: DELHI 
DAY 2: DELHI
DAY 3: DELHI / GWALIOR (TRAIN-0600/0923 HRS) 
DAY 4: GWALIOR / AGRA (120 KMS/03 HRS)
DAY 5: AGRA 
DAY 6: AGRA / FATEHPUR SIKRI /BHARATPUR (keoladeo Ghana)BIRD SANCTUARY/JAIPUR (250 Kms/07 Hrs)
DAY 7: JAIPUR 
DAY 8: JAIPUR / SAMODE / DELHI (250 KM) 
DAY 9: DEPART DELHI / NEXT DESTINATION


PRICE DETAIL  : US$ 900 PER PERSON 
THE ABOVE IS INDICATIVE COST BASED ON 02 PERSONS TRAVELING TOGETHER AND VALID FROM 01 OCT’17 TILL 31 MARCH’18. THE INDICATIVE COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation in Twin / Double Sharing Room for 08 nights/09 days at 3-4 star Hotels on bed & breakfast basis.
  • Traditional welcome with Flower Garlands on arrival at the airport
  • Transfers, sightseeing/excursions by an air conditioned car as per the itinerary. 
  • Train ticket (air conditioned chair car) for travel from Delhi to Gwalior. 
  • 1 time entrance fees to all Monuments during the sightseeing.
  • Services of English speaking local guide during the sightseeing.
  • Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur (Keoladeo Ghana) Bird Sanctuary and Jaipur market.
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort/Jaipur. 
  • 02 bottles of mineral water (500 Mg per bottle) per person per day during transfer from one city to another city. 
  • Assistance of our local representative offices
  • Presently applicable Government Taxes except the GST (applicable on total cost of package is @ 5% and is subject to change).

 PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • GST (will be extra @ 5% on the total cost) and is subject to change.
  • Lunches, dinners and any mandatory meals. 
  • International flights and Departure Airport Taxes from India (this is generally included in your ticket)
  • Any domestic air fare.
  • Visa fees (compulsory : to be obtained from the Indian Consulate of your country of residence ; passport valid 6 months after return date)
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as food, beverages, Ayurveda massages & Spa, laundry, telephone calls, tips, photography and video fees, etc.
  • Any new taxes / fees imposed by the Government.
  • Any other thing not mentioned above as cost includes

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