Day 1: Delhi. Arrive Delhi in the night and our representative will meet and greet you at the airport and will transfer you to hotel. Delhi stands on seven successive cities and is one of the oldest cities in the world. This history helps one appreciate the scale of the sprawling metropolis. It’s a quintessential Indian city, marrying the ancient with the cosmopolitan. Revel in marvelous shopping, a treasure trove of architectural monuments, some of the
swankiest restaurants in India and heavenly street food.
Day 2: Delhi – Agra. In the morning after breakfast proceed for Delhi Tour. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate and parts of central Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, Himayun Tomb, Qutub Minar and in the late afternoon proceed to Agra. Reach Agra in the evening and check into your hotel. Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonder of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid remainder of the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries. Stay overnight at Agra hotel.
Day 3: Agra. In the morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. In the afternoon visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Evening at leisure or can explore the city on its own with the car provided. Also visit Itmad–ul–daulah’s tomb, it’s a pre Taj era marble structure and often compared with Taj Mahal. Stay overnight at Agra Hotel.
Day 4: Agra - Jaipur. Today in the morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. See the beautiful Jama Masjid / The Buland Darwaza, palace of Queen Jodha Bai, Birbal's Palace. Drive further to reach Jaipur in the afternoon. Check into your hotel and relax or can go for shopping. Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and leave for a half-day sightseeing tour to the hilltop fortress at Amer. Ascend the imposing fort on a painted elephant. The Fort, originally built in the 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh encloses superb palaces and a beautiful temple in marble dedicated to the fearsome goddess Kali. In the afternoon, tour the old walled city of Jaipur. Founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, this ‘pink city’ is meticulously constructed on the lines of the Shilpa-Shastra, an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture. Visit the unique Jantar Mantar Observatory situated in the heart of the city. Nearby is the ornate Hawa Mahal. The old City Palace and its museum display a rare fusion of Mughal and Hindu architecture, and house a rare collection of paintings, Rajasthani armory and costumes. Evening visit to Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic village resort. The vitality of Rajasthani folk culture comes alive as children dance rhythmically to the loud tenor of folk songs sung by men and women, festooned in bright clothes. Gaily caparisoned camel, horses and bullock carts offer joy rides. Stay overnight at Jaipur hotel.
Day 6: Jaipur – Goa. In the morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board a flight for Goa. Goa is known as "Pearl of the Orient" and a "Tourist Paradise", it is located on the western coast of India in the coastal belt known as Konkan. The magnificent scenic beauty and the architectural splendors of its temples, churches and old houses have made Goa a firm favorite with travelers around the world. But then, Goa is much more than just beaches and sea. It has a soul which goes deep into unique history, rich culture and some of the prettiest natural scenery that India has to offer.
Days 7 - 9: Goa. Free time to enjoy Goa your way. Relax on palm fringed beaches.
Day 10: Goa – Delhi Departure. After breakfast at the hotel board the morning flight to Delhi and board your return flight accordingly.
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