Day 1: Arrive - Delhi. Flight to Delhi on scheduled flights. Lodgement at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi - Agra (Taj Mahal is closed every Friday)
Breakfast at the hotel. Delhi tour is the capital of the Indian union with Old Delhi and New Delhi, united in a single metropolitan area. Old Delhi, fascinating city with: "Jama Masjid, mosque built inside the bazaar, the Red Fort impressive fortress of red sandstone," Chandni Chowk, the main axis of Mughal city. Departure by road to Agra. On arrival at the hotel, warm traditional hospitality. Offering everyone a garland of flowers, a welcome drink and accommodation in hotel. Agra tour is a Mecca of art and architecture Mughal. His two most famous monuments, the Red Fort and the Taj Mahal illustrate the aesthetic perfection of art attained by Hindu Muslim Mughal Dynasty. The Magic show-tours of India by a famous magicians of Agra. Accommodation at hotel.
Day 3: Agra
Breakfast at the hotel. Continuation visits Agra: The Taj Mahal was completed in 1648, this bright white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his deceased wife Mumtaz Mahal, is probably the monument most famous in India. That, they say, the eighth wonder of the world. Raised in a garden on the banks of the Yamuna, this wonderful monument with inlays of semiprecious stones inlaid in white marble commemorates a woman and immortalizes the love that the emperor Porta and Fort Rouge. This fort with high walls, massive sandstone dominate the Yamuna, contains palaces, real jewels of white marble and red sandstone carved and inlaid colored stones, courtrooms, houses and gardens, pools and mosques...
Founded by Akbar, the fort marks the birth of the imperial Mughal style, a fusion of art with the Timurid architectural tradition Hindu Muslim pre-moghole Shah Jahan was imprisoned there by his son and his cell he could see the Taj Mahal, the tomb of his beloved wife. The evening tour Mahtabh Bagh, is on the other bank of Yamuna. Shahjahan wanted to be the second built Taj Mahal in black marble for himself. The site gives a better view of Taj and a chance to see Taj dressed in saris of red sunset. Hotel accommodation.
Day 4: Agra / Fatehpur Sikri / Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by road for Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri. Stop for visite.Visite Fatehpur Sikri SikriFatehpur is amazing and the former capital built by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1571 and abandoned after a few years because of water supply difficulties. Today, at the foot of the city, there remains a small village. But the evidence of imperial grandeur still stand here and is one of the most remarkable place in terms of art and architecture that you découvrirez. La imperial city contains a variety of palaces, buildings with colonnades, pavilions, courts and pools, mosques, caravanserai. His buildings both sober and baroque form an extraordinary synthesis of the architectural forms variées. Continuation to Jaipur. Check in at the hotel.
Visit to Jaipur "Pink City" of the Rajput Maharajas, it was built in the eighteenth century by the Maharajah Jaisingh II, according to the plan outlined in the ideal Hindu Arthashasthra by which the city must be the image of the cosmos and reflect in the population distribution, social order of varna and caste. Thus the town was laid out in a square enclosure walls with nine gates, and divided into nine districts each with a specific function, the palace occupying center. Jaipur is without doubt the Indian city closest to the theoretical model. The magnificence of the palace reflects the power attained by the Rajput princes who left the fortress to the Amber Palace Jaipur. Highills and rugged rocks, that is one of most Indian cities and picturesque colors. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur / Amber / Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by road to the Amber Fort. Visit the Fort with mounted elephant Amber / Jeep available. The high hill environment, near a small lake is the deserted city of Amber who presided over six centuries, the glorious destiny of region. On visit the palace rooms situated around a pleasant garden and Moghul temple dedicated to Goddess Kali. From the ramparts, the view over the surrounding countryside is superb. The visit to Jaipur would be complete without spending some time at the pleasure of strolling through the bazaars, which are very lively. There are, grouped by streets all trades: dealers in fruits and vegetables, the shops of clothes and fabrics and also all the craftsmen: weavers, dyers, sculptors, potters, shoemakers, confectioners, etc. Hotel accommodation.
Day 6: Jaipur / Pachewar Garh. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by road for pachewar Garh. Arrive and installation in the palace. Departure to visit the village on the shores of Lake Pumpa Sagar, ancient temples. You will observe artisans in pottery quarter, possibility to Attend the cooking demonstration at the Indian inhabitants and the royal cenotaphs are in the vicinity of Village. Overnight.
Day 7: Pachewar Garh / Shekhawat (250 KM / 5:30)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by road to the Shekhawati. Visit the havelis and the region is Shekhawati. The Shekhawati region of Rajasthan known as the "Open Art Gallery of Rajasthan". In those towns surrounded by sand dunes, houses of wealthy merchants once lived camel trade between India and Pakistan, small palaces with frescoed walls painted, real books Illuminated. The cities most famous are: Mandawa, Fatehpur, Nawalgarh and Mahensar. Arrive, home and check in the hotel. Overnight
Day 8: Shekhawat / Delhi / Depart
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by road to Delhi Delhi.Arriver (weather permitting), an opportunity to visit Connaught Place (or Connaught Circus) is the meeting place of a crowd drawn by the windows of many shops, cinemas, restaurants, bureaux. Jan Path: around Connaught Place, the large boulevard in New Delhi, a major commercial artery. Farewell diner in a specialty restaurant "Tandoori" in Delhi. Transfer to the 'International Airport.
- Accommodation in sharing double rooms (total 7 Nights) basis, base / standard category of rooms as per the hotels mentioned above or similar
- Stay on Full board fixed menu basis (starting from Breakfast on Day 2 till Dinner on Day 8)
- Assistance & all transfers - Airport / Hotel / Airport
- French speaking accompanying guide from Delhi to Delhi
- Entrance fees to all monuments
- Magic show in Agra
- Elephant / Jeep ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur (subject to availability)
- Cycle rickshaw ride in Jaipur
- Puppet show in Jaipur
- Assistance of our local associates
- Welcome with flower garland upon arrival in Delhi
- Non alcoholic welcome drink upon arrival at the hotel
- Current Government taxes
- Gift on departure.
- Any airfare (domestic or International flight)
- Visa fee & Airport tax
- Tips to the guide, driver and restaurants
- Porterage at the airport and hotels
- Any expenses of personal nature
- Any increase in costs beyond our control such as fuel and airfare increase, additional Government levies and taxes etc.
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