09 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS
Welcome to magical and historical country India. Imperial Voyages Tour Manager will meet you at airport and escort you to your hotel. Delhi is entry point for magical Golden Triangle with Golden Temple Tour.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
After breakfast start Delhi sightseeing to explore historical and cultural part of Old and New Delhi. Morning begins your day with old Delhi with Jama Masjid. This mosque started in 1650 and completed in the year 1656 and made it the biggest mosque all over in India. Drive past tour of Red Fort. Best way to explore old Delhi is by walk. Explore the colorful, oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi. Experience a Cycle Rickshaw Ride which takes you through the narrow streets of the old Delhi Market Chandni Chowk. Raj Ghat: the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi who is remembered as the Father of Nation. Continue the sightseeing of new Delhi.The India Gate was built as a war memorial by Sir Edwin Lutyens to soldiers of the British Indian Army, who died during the First World War.
Agrasen ki Baoli historic stepwell This is an unique historical monument situated in the heart of city near Connaught Place. The stepwell architecture served both utilitarian and social purposes. It provided a water source for the local community, especially during dry seasons, and the cool atmosphere within the baoli offered respite from the heat.
Humayun's Tomb – This first Mughul construction in such great size and known as first Taj mahal. This world heritage site constructed for the second Mughal emperor Humanyus in the mid-16th century by his wife Haji Begum.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
After breakfast at hotel, proceed for Jaipur, upon arrival installation at hotel. Rest of the day free for independent activities or Visit Local animated Bazaar. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for full day city tour of Jaipur known as Pink City.
Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds, derives its name from its unique structure, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. The palace has 953 small windows intricately carved in sandstone. Hawa Mahal was built to provide a veiled vantage point for the royal women to observe the street processions and festivities without being seen by the public. Morning is the best sun light on the Hawa Mahal to have photo stop.
Amber Fort: One of the most majestic and magnificent Fort in North India located 11 km from the city. Built in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh I, Amber Fort represents a remarkable blend of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles. The fort is constructed using red sandstone and marble, and it is situated atop a hill, providing panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
Highlights of this palace is Hall of Public Audience, where the king used to address his Ministers and conduct public hearings. Mirror Palace, is adorned with thousands of tiny mirrors, which were strategically placed to reflect even the smallest ray of light. Fort is located on Aravali Hill, you enjoy an elephant ride, or opting for a jeep ride
Observatory or Jantar Mantar:
in UNESCO's world heritage sites Jantar Mantar built by Raja Sawai Jai Singh in 1727-33 and is built out of stone and brass. It is a largest stone astronomical observatory in the world.
City Palace: City Palace was built by Sawai Jai Singh, the founder of Jaipur. The architectural style of City Place is a beautiful combination of Rajput, European and Mughal style. Built out of red and pink sandstone, this palace has vast courtyards surrounded by several arched smaller palaces.
Overnight at Jaipur:
After breakfast drive to Agra. En-route take a stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri.
a perfectly preserved red sandstone "ghost town" which was the estranged capital of Mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569. The city is renowned for its architectural grandeur, blending Persian, Indian, and Islamic styles and attraction is intricate carvings, geometric patterns, and decorative elements. Fatehpur Sikri stands as a well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Overnight stay Agra.
Early morning before breakfast visit Taj Mahal to experience sunrise light on the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is renowned for its beauty throughout the day, with the changing sunlight creating varying shades of white on the marble. However, it is particularly enchanting during sunrise and sunset when the colors of the sky further enhance its splendor. The Taj Mahal is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and attracts millions of visitors from around the globe. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal with white marble in the 17th century, it is among the finest edifices of Mughal architecture. The Taj Mahal stands not only as a symbol of eternal love but also as a testament to the architectural genius and cultural heritage of India. (Friday Closed).
After breakfast, visit Agra Fort– An unique masterpiece on the bank of Yamuna river. It is situated about 2.5 kilometers northwest of the Taj Mahal and holds significant historical and architectural importance. Agra Fort is another UNESCO World Heritage Site in the city of Agra. The Red Fort of Agra or Agra Fort was built by Emperor Akbar in 1573. The fort was once the erstwhile residence of the Mughals until the year 1638 when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. The fort offers panoramic views of the Taj Mahal, making it an excellent complement to a visit to the iconic monument.
After lunch drive to Delhi.
Your tour starts with the first Rail journey of this program. Board in to Delhi Amritsar Shatabdi and arrive afternoon at Amritsar.
Afternoon start a tour to taste Indian food. Amritsar is renowned for its delicious Punjabi cuisine. The city offers a variety of culinary delights, including Amritsari kulcha (a type of stuffed bread), Amritsari fish, lassi (a traditional yogurt-based drink), and various other Punjabi vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. The street food scene in Amritsar, particularly around the Golden Temple area, is vibrant and famous.
An early morning visit Harmandir Sahib known as golden temple to witness the procession of the Holy Book from shri Akal Thakat sahib to the main shrine. Golden Temple Temple is the most iconic landmark in Amritsar and the holiest shrine for Sikhs. It is a place of worship, spiritual solace, and community gathering. The temple is known for its stunning architecture, including the gilded dome covered in gold leaf. The holy book of Sikhism, the Guru Granth Sahib, is revered and displayed inside the temple.
After the visit have a breakfast in the Hotel. Later on visit the Ranjeet Panoroma or Jallianwala Bagh. Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden located near the Golden Temple. It holds great historical significance as the site of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919, where British colonial forces opened fire on a peaceful gathering, resulting in the loss of many lives.
Baaghand Partition Meuseum. There are many stories of rich and famous whose wealth turned into Dust and they have to leave their aprental house and town. It showcases personal stories, artifacts, photographs, and documents related to the partition.
Overnight stay in Amritsar.
After breakfast drive to railway station or Airport for Delhi.