After breakfast, leave for Agra Arrive and check-in at your hotel Later enjoy the visit of magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World surely the most extravagant expression of love ever treated. 20,000 men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit the Agra Fort –the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. Return to hotel for overnight stay
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Agra, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri - built by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar in honor of Saint Salim Chisti, who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. After visit continue drive to Jaipur Arrive and check-in your hotel. Jaipur, is affectionately referred to as the Pink City because of the pink walls and buildings of the old city, lures visitors with its stunning remnants of a bygone era. Afternoon enjoy the visit of Palace of Wind (Hawa Mahal), Jai Singh’s Astronomical Observatory and City Palace. Return to hotel for overnight stay
After breakfast, proceed to Amber – The Old Capital of the Jaipur Rulers, Here you can enjoy the Elephant Ride/Jeep Ride from the base upto the fortress (Optional). Later return to hotel Check-out at 12 noon (request for late check-out) Transfer to Jaipur Railway Station in time to catch train leaving for Rajkot. Overnight on Train
Arrive Rajkot at around 1105 hrs. You will be met and transferred to your hotel The vehicle shall be at our disposal for the whole day.
The main tourist attractions in Rajkot are the Mahatma Gandhi House or Karba Gandhi No Delo, Watson museum, Aji Dam, Jagat Mandir, Lang Library, Lal Pari Lake and Randerda.
Karba Gandhi No Delo / Mahatma Gandhi House
The Karba Gandhi No Delo is the house of the Mahatma Gandhi where he lived from the age of six. The Mahatma Gandhi House has a good collection of things related to the Mahatma Gandhi's life.
The Watson Museum and Library commemorates the work of Colonel John Watson, political agent from 1886 to 1889. It is a jumbled attic of the collection with the 3rd century inscriptions and a delicate ivory work overseen by a marble statue of Queen Victoria.
Lal Pari Lake and Randerda
Lal Pari Lake and Randerda is a picturesque picnic spot, situated about 5 kms. from Rajkot.
Aji Dam is situated about 8 kms. from Rajkot and supplies the town's water.
Rashtriya Shala was founded by Mahatma Gandhi which has a center of patola weaving.
Jagat Mandir is beautiful carved temple of Shri Ramkrishna Paramhansa. It is made of red stones.
The Lang Library has a collection of thousands of documents and books covering every period in Rajkot and Saurashtra (region) history
Arrive Udaipur City Railway Station. You will be met at the Railway Station and transferred to your hotel (check-in time is 12 noon) At your convenience, enjoy the tour of Udaipur city which includes the visit of Palace Museum - made of granite and marble with filigreed balconies, ornate windows and craftsmanship in glass. Each palace within is an outstanding creation of art, Sahelion Ki Bari - a garden with fountains, once used for the enjoyment of royal ladies. Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal- a folk art museum, Jagdish Temple. In the evening hours they can enjoy the boat ride on Lake Pichola (Subject to availability of the enough water lavel). Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Arrive at Nizamuddin Railway Station. You will be met at the Railway Station and transferred to your hotel (Check-in time 12 noon) Rest of the forenoon – free Afternoon - visit New Delhi. You will drive past President's Palace and India Gate (42m high), built to commemorate the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. Later visit Humayun's Tomb, and the Qutub Minar, the highest sands-stone minaret in the world (73 meters). Return to hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, sightseeing of Old Delhi visiting :Red Fort (closed on Mondays) - the 17th century imposing fortress, the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), India's largest mosque where more than 20,000 people can kneel in prayer, and, Raj Ghat - Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial. Afternoon – free for own activities. Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to airport in time to catch your home-bound flight.
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Robert Louis Stevenson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
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