Delhi / Agra / Jaipur / Jodhpur / Udaipur / Delhi
On your arrival at the Delhi International Airport, you will be received by a Trans India Holidays representative and will be escorted to the hotel. He will then help you with the check in formalities.
Your Classical India tour starts from the capital city, Delhi, an energetic city, with a unique blend of the ancient and the contemporary era. Delhi has two visible parts: New Delhi, the city created by the British in 1911 as the Imperial capital of India and Old Delhi considered as the Muslim capital of India between the 17th and the 19th century. There are atleast eight cities on the location of the modern Delhi, among which Indraprastha is one of the first recognised settlement, highlighted in the epic Mahabharata over 3000 years ago. Nevertheless, Delhi has always been one of the major cities in the northern region of the subcontinent.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
1 . Red Fort: The term Red Fort is taken from a Hindi word Lal, which means red and Quila which means fort. The structure of the Red Fort is very uneven and it is placed in an octet shape along the Yamuna River. This fort is delimited by a wall of about 2.4 kms in perimeter and is constructed of red sandstone. In 1638, Shah Jahan started building this huge fort and it was completed in 1648.
2 . Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid is one of the country’s major mosques where hundreds and thousands of Muslims offer their prayers even today. Jama Masjid was constructed by Shah Jahan as an architectural extravaganza in 1658.
3 . India Gate: India Gate is a free standing, 42 metre high arch. It was built in 1931 and was formerly called the All India War Memorial in the memory of the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in World War I
4 . Qutub Minar: This outstanding building in the Southern part of the capital was built by the Muslim King; Qutab–ud–din Aibak in 1199 A.D. The Minar (tower) is 72.5 meters tall and its base is a mosque.
Drive Delhi - Agra (220 kms/04 hrs)
You will be met by one of our representatives who will assist you with the check-out formalities. You will then start your trail to Agra, the next stop on your Golden Triangle tour package. The drive from Delhi to Agra will be via the new Express way, one of India’s finest highways.
On your arrival at the hotel in Agra, you will again be met by our representative and will be assisted with check in formalities.
1 . Taj Mahal: Emperor Shah Jahan constructed the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal who died during the birth of their child in 1631. The construction of this famous monument is said to have taken 22 years, starting from 1631.Over 20,000 artisans were working day and night for the construction of this landmark.
2 . Agra Fort: Emperor Akbar started the construction of this huge red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of Yamuna River in 1565. It was mainly constructed for the soldiers until his grandson, Shah Jahan, added more opulent accommodations. There are a number of attractive buildings within its porches such as Samman Burj, where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Moti Masjid, a white marble mosque, Diwan–e–Am, Diwan–e–Khas, Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and Shish Mahal.
JAIPUR (250 KMS/05 HRS)
After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, you will be received by our representative and will be assisted with check-out formalities. You will then start your trip to Jaipur. The deserted capital of Emperor Akbar roughly 35 kms outside Agra, this city was built in the 16th century, and was abandoned for 12 years due to the Stop at
1 .Fatehpur Sikri The deserted capital of Emperor Akbar roughly 35 kms outside Agra, this city was built in the 16th century, and was abandoned for 12 years due to the paucity of water. The entire city is still intact, and a sight of this city is worth remembering. The Buland Darwaza, is the main entrance to this city, which is 54 m tall and this gate was built in the honor of Akbar’s victory in Gujarat.
2 .Jaipur It is the capital of Rajasthan, and is known as the “Pink City” because of the pink tinted constructions in the old city. It is situated on a dry lake bed, bordered by barren hills vanquished by forts and broken walls. The city was found in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, who wanted to be in the good books of the then ruling Mughals. He positioned the city with rectangular blocks according to early Hindu architecture. It is a great city for shopping.
1 . Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds): Constructed by Maharaja Sawaj Pratap Singh in 1799, the Hawa Mahal is one of the Jaipur’s main landmarks, the front of the Mahal has pink windows and latticework screens. This mahal was initially constructed for the ladies of the imperial household to watch the ordinary life and parades of the city.
2 . City Palace: The City Palace is still the dwelling of the former royalty H.H Bhawani Singh Ji of Jaipur. This Palace still has an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons.
3 . Jantar Mantar (Observatory): It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728. Jantar Mantar appears to be an inquisitive collection of sculptures but in fact each construction has a detailed purpose such as measuring the positions of stars, altitudes and azimuths, and calculating eclipses.
4 . Amber Fort: The Amber Fort is located 11 kms away from Jaipur. Amber was once the ancient capital of Jaipur. The Fort is an excellent illustration of Rajput architecture, impressively situated on a hillside facing a lake, which reflects its walkways and walls.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Drive Jaipur – Jodhpur (330 kms/07 hrs)
After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and he will help you with check-out formalities. You will then start your journey to the blue city, Jodhpur, the next stop on your Classical India tour.
1 . Jodhpur Jodhpur is famous as the 'blue city' because of its blue cottages. The lively desert city of Jodhpur stands at the fringe of the Thar Desert and is the second major city of Rajasthan after Jaipur. The city is differentiated by a huge fort that covers a sheer rocky ridge rising in the heart of the town. The old city is still delimited by a 10 km long wall, made about a century after Jodhpur was established. There are eight gates leading out of the old city. You can take a stroll through the beautiful winding streets. The city of Jodhpur was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, the chief of a Rajput clan known as Rathores and was earlier called Marwar.
After breakfast, the guide will pick you up from the hotel for a guided sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Tour includes the following places of interest:
1 . Mehrangarh Fort: Rested on a hilltop, it takes five kilometres by a curvy road to reach Mehrangarh. Mehrangarh is considered by many as the most striking fort in Rajasthan. Initially built by Maharaja Jodha Rao, the fort was further succeeded by the rulers of Marwar. Of the seven huge gates to the fort, a few like Jayapol and Fatehpol were built to celebrate Marwar rulers' victories over countless enemies. Inside the fort is a series of courtyards and palaces
2 . Jaswant Thaada: Located close to the Mehrangarh Fort, is the white marble war memorial of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, known as the Jaswant Thada.
The best way to explore and experience the city of Jodhpur, is to take a fascinating walk around the colorful Sardar market and the Clock Tower. Besides experiencing the culinary delights of Jodhpur in the small local restaurants, the antique shops are also worth a visit.
Drive Jodhpur – Udaipur (275 kms / 6 hrs)
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with check out formalities. You will then start your drive to Udaipur, the final stop on your Classical India tour.
1 . Udaipur Udaipur, literally meaning “the city of Sunrise”, was established by a Rajput King, Maharana Uday Singh, in 1567, and this city is now also known as the "city of Lakes" and also the "Venice of the East"
Udaipur is a moony lake city with its marble whims, attractive hibiscus-covered gardens and elegant fountain porches, which symbolize the glory of Rajput era. Like many other cities in Rajasthan, Udaipur is the heirloom of an honor-bound race that loved the good things in life and often gave up their lives protecting them.
1 . City Palace: The biggest palace complex in Rajasthan is the grand City Palace towering above the lake. The major parts of the palace are now well-maintained as a museum with an enormous collection of glass, ceramic figures and small canvases.
2 . Jagdish Temple: The famous Jagdish Temple is situated 150 mts from the City Palace. This fine Indo-Aryan Temple was constructed by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651. This temple treasures a black stone image of Lord Vishnu as Jagannath, Lord of the universe.
3 . Saheliyon Ki Bari: The Saheliyon ki Bari or the garden of the Maids of Honor is situated in the north of the city. It is a small exquisite garden with fountains, stone elephants and a beautiful lotus pond.
4 . Lake Pichola: Lake Pichola derives its name from Pichali village. This lake is fenced by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and ridges. There are two island palaces in the Lake Pichola, the Jag Niwas and the Jag Mandir. Jag Niwas was built as the summer residence of Prince of Mewar and is now the famous Lake Palace hotel. The Jag Mandir is built of red sandstone with a marble ceiling.
Fly Udaipur - Delhi
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with check-out formalities. You will then be escorted to airport in time to board flight for Delhi.
You will then again be received at the airport by our representative and will be escorted to the hotel and will be assisted with the check in formalities. Rest of the day is free for you to relax and spend your time either at the hotel or exploring the city.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
Have a relaxed morning at your hotel, or take in some last minute shopping. After a 1200 hrs (noon) check out, you will be met by our representative at the hotel and will be assisted with checkout formalities. He will then escort you to the airport for your flight back home.
Hotels Provide in Tour
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|Valid from 01st Oct'16 to 15th April'17
||Us$ 1384 per person
|| Us$ 1475 per person
||Us$ 1980 per person
|Valid from 16th Apr ’16 to 30th Sept'16
||Us$ 1192 per person
||Us$ 1225 per person
||Us$ 1420 per person