The Moghul Highlights in India (PTMHI)

Trip Length: 14 Days/ 13 Nights               Trip Starts in: Delhi               Trip Ends in: Delhi

This tour is a pot of colors filled with the passion of experiencing the tiny bits of ‘INCREDIBLE INDIA’.As many writers say that this country cannot be expressed in words but will give you the feel of being dipped into its colors, customs, traditions, festivals, people, cuisine, forts, palaces, colorful bazaars and much more while you just give a thought of choosing it for your holidays.

We make it true for you so why not this time plan a trip to glimpses  “INDIA” by travelling in the medieval and Modern Capitals of India, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh to absorb the fragrances and colors of the country.

Tour Details

India Gate

The capital of the world’s largest democracy has always been presented as a ‘Kohinoor’ in the fabled wealth of monumental treasures of India. The legends portray Delhi as the kingdom of the erstwhile kings ‘Pandavas’ in the 400 BCE. The profound architecture of the ancient monuments in Delhi testifies the strong hold of the rulers of Hindu, Muslim and British empires. The monuments and ruins of many empires are scattered throughout the city, often cheek by jowl with modern towers and structures.

Mandawa Haveli

In the rich heritage of India, Shekhawati region is an open art gallery in the north-west of Rajasthan. In the midst of Shekhawati, Mandawa holds a unique image mansion called as "Havelis"  built by the wealthy Marwaris. The lavishly decorated Havelis with lively frescoes inside and outside creates an open art gallery with vivacious colors and themes created from Indian Mythology  to modern influence of the British Raj in India in the 19th and 20th century.

Mandawa Desert Resort

In the rich heritage of India, Shekhawati region is an open art gallery in the north-west of Rajasthan. In the midst of Shekhawati, Mandawa holds a unique image of the Havelis or the rich mansion built by the merchants or Marwaris. The lavishly decorated Havelis with lively frescoes inside and outside creates an open art gallery with vivacious colors and themes created from Indian Mythology  to modern influence of the British Raj in India in the 19th and 20th century.

City Palace

 
Jaipur, the ‘Pink City’ of India is not only a city but a brilliant example of architecture, aesthetic standards and fusion of ideas and mastermind planning of a great warrior and astronomer King -  Sawai Jai Singh II. The Kachwaha rulers claim to descend from the lineage of Lord Rama’s second son, Kush. This world fame 18th century city is well protected by a massive masonry crenelled wall with nine entrance gates. The city is in the form of a chess board with nine blocks called as chokris.

 

Ranthambhore

Ranthambhore derives its name from the 1000 years old fort of Ranthambhore, the second largest in India and among the six listed World Heritage sites standing at a height of 705 ft. Ranthambhore national park lies in the shadow of the Aravalli and Vindhya mountains range and covers a core area of 106 sq miles. The most famous resident is the endangered Royal Bengal tiger, which is spotted quite frequently in Ranthambhore. This was the originally the hunting lodge of the erstwhile Maharajas of the Jaipur state. 

City Palace Karauli

Karauli is said to be an ancient town and devotional city of Lord Krishna. Another legend says that Karauli was founded in 995 AD by Raja Bijai Pal who said to be the 88th descendent of Lord Krishna. The village was founded in 1348 AD and the Royal Palace is the highlight of this semi-urban town. A wealth of history and a magnificent palace built in 1635 AD, a blend of warm and royal hospitality, a serene rural environment and an opportunity to see historical monuments and magnificent temples, will make your visit to Karauli a memorable experience.

Taj Mahal

No wonder, this place does not need an introduction as the soul of the World Heritage, crowns the City ‘The Taj-Mahal’  strategically located on the banks of River Jamuna, the tributary of sacred Ganges was the seat of the imperial Mughal court and former capital of India during the Mughal Empire. Dotted with three grand World Heritage Sites; The Taj-Mahal, The Agra fort and the abandoned capital city of Fatehpur Sikri, a must see monument.  


Itinerary

Day 1 (Arrival IGI Airport, New Delhi)

Arrival IGI Airport, New Delhi

Arrive at IG International airport and transfer to hotel for a short break to calm down your nerves after a long plane journey. This afternoon we will visit couple of off- route sites also to familiarize you with the hustle and bustle of this ancient Capital.  You will visit Hindu Temple - Birla Mandir and Sikh temple  -  Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the  religions sites of Delhi.

Day 2 (Delhi )

Delhi

Orientation tour of Delhi visiting some off route sites

Day 3 (Delhi/Mandawa)

Delhi/Mandawa

Drive to Shekhawati and stay at Heritage Hotel

Day 4 (Mandawa)

Mandawa

Explore some interesting Havelis and later transfer to Luxury huts accommodation. Enjoy the short camel ride and visit local village home

Day 5 (Mandawa/Jaipur)

Mandawa/Jaipur

Drive to Jaipur and visit Amer Fort and Palace. Visit the hand block printing centre

Day 6 (Jaipur)

Jaipur

Enjoy the rickshaw ride in Old city; Visit Jantar Mantar and City Palace; Visit the famous art of Lapidary

Day 7 (Jaipur/Ranthambhore)

Jaipur/Ranthambhore

Drive to Ranthambhore for exploring famous Tiger Reserve

Day 8 (Ranthambhore)

Ranthambhore

Enjoy the morning and evening Safaris at Tiger Reserve

Day 9 (Ranthambhore/Karauli)

Ranthambhore/Karauli

Drive to Karauli and stay at the Maharajas Palace

Day 10 (Karauli)

Karauli

Visit the Old Palace and enjoy the local market

Day 11 (Karauli/Fatehpur Sikri/Agra)

Karauli/Fatehpur Sikri/Agra

Drive to Agra via Fatehpur Skiri ; enjoy the views of Taj from a beautiful garden whist taking TUK- TUK as mode of Transport

Day 12 (Agra)

Agra

This morning we will enjoy the beauty of Tajmahal. After breakfast, visit the art work of Pietra-Dura and then continue to the World UNESCO site ‘The Agra fort’. Late afternoon, an exciting mode of transport will take you to Baby Taj. Continue to Mehtab Bagh for stunning views of Tajmahal across the river.

Day 13 (Agra/Delhi)

Agra/Delhi

Drive to Delhi and Farewell Dinner at Hotel

Day 14 (Final Departure)

Final Departure

Transfer to IGI Airport, New Delhi


INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
1 . All Monument Entrances as per itinerary for one entry
2 . All breakfasts as per itinerary
3 . All activities as per itinerary
1 . International Air Fare
2 . Travel Insurance
3 . Single Accommodation (available on Request)
4 . Visa or Transit Visa
5 . Vaccinations
6 . Expenses of Personal Nature: Any Table drinks, Telephone calls, Laundry, Camera fees (still or video), Gratuities to Tour Managers, Guides, Drivers, Hotel or Restaurant staff etc.
7 . Tour Manager on request
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