|DAY 1: Fri - Depart from USA
- Board your international flight from USA to start your journey back on time to the ancient land. 2 Meals will be served on board of your overnight flight.
|DAY 2: Sat - Arrival to Delhi
- Upon arrival, welcome greeting at airport by Right Travel Representative. Transfer to your hotel and enjoy VIP check-in, with a refreshing welcome drink.
- Delhi- The capital of India serves as a kaleidoscope, depicting the beautiful country of India. It also houses a treasure of monuments expressing the saga of a bygone era. These icons are testimony to the grandeur of past. The charm of Delhi has attracted Emperors, Conquerors, and the poor equally. It is correctly said that Delhi is a land of Dilwalas or people with heart. From a string of historical monuments to modern commercial centers, Delhi has evolved into an exceptional and dynamic city, offering a wealth of shopping and sightseeing activities.
|DAY 3: Sun - Delhi, Full Day Delhi Old and New City Tour
- After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of Old Delhi. Visit The magnificent Red Fort (Lal Qila) was built in the 17th century, and constructed by the Mugal Emperor Shahjahan. It served as the Capital city of the Mugal Empire until 1857.
- Also visit Jama Masjid, considered being the largest Mosque in India.
- Walk down the narrow lanes of a typical Indian Bazaar, Chandni Chowk where traditional wholesale traders still thrive selling their goods to major retailers. Later visit Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
- Afternoon, enjoy a tour of New Delhi. Visit the Qutub Minar, India Gate, Parliament House, Laxmi Narayan Temple [Birla Mandir], Connaught Place, and Government buildings.
- Meal: Breakfast
|DAY 4: Mon - Delhi, Agra Tour of Taj Mahal & Agra Fort
- After breakfast, drive to Agra (204 KMS/4.5 HRS). Upon arrival, enjoy lunch and visit Taj Mahal, the finest examples of Mugal architecture. The Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) stands serene and awesome on a raised marble platform by the banks of the Yamuna, testifying to the timelessness of art and love. Shahjahan built the monument in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It has been called the most extravagant monument ever built for the sake of love. The construction of the Taj commenced in 1631, and was completed in 1653. Workers were gathered from all over the country and from Central Asia, and about 20,000 people were recruited to translate this wild dream into a reality. Its pure white marble shimmers silver in the soft moonlight, exudes a shell - pink glow at dawn, and at the close of the day, takes on the tawny, fiery hue of the majestic sun.
- Our second stop will be at the Agra Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. The construction of this massive structure began in 1565, under Akbar, and continued till the time of his grandson, Shahjahan. Armed with massive double walls, punctuated by four gateways, the fort houses palaces, courts, mosques, baths, gardens and gracious pavilions within its premises. Among the fascinating structures that are to be found within the fort is the red sandstone, Jehangiri Mahal built by Akbar for his Hindu queen Jodhabai, was one of the earliest constructions illustrating the forts change from a military structure into a Royal palace.
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
|DAY 5: Tue - Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur
- After breakfast, drive to Jaipur (250 KMS / 5 HRS). In the way visit Fatehpur Sikri. Phantoms of ancient pomp and splendor fill the deserted city, which was once a grandeur Capital city of the great Emperor Akbar, and now a silent witness to a vanished dream. Shortly after it was completed, this magnificent fortress was abandoned by Akbar, due to lack of adequate water supply. The marble tomb of the Saint Salim Chisti and the Bulland Durwaza are some of the highlights of the fortress.
- Upon arrival in Jaipur, enjoy VIP check-in at the hotel, with a refreshing welcome drink. Jaipur, also referred to by its romantic nickname, "The Pink City" because of the pink color of its royal buildings. It boasts the grand Amber Fort, the first royal residence of the Maharajas of Kachchwaha. Jaipur is also famous for the regions handicrafts and jewels.
- Meal: Breakfast
|DAY 6: Wed - Jaipur, City Tour
- After breakfast, visit Amber Fort. Ride up to the fort on a decorated elephant, similar to the ones used by the Maharajas in bygone eras. Situated atop a hill overlooking the city, Amber Fort was the old capital before the city of Jaipur was built. Ride on a decorated elephant to ascend the hill to the Palace. The construction of the Amber Fort began in the year 1592 and was started by Man Singh I, but it was later completed by his descendant Jai Singh I. The Palace is laid out at different levels on the hillside and surrounded by a fortress. The exterior of the fort is very imposing and rugged looking whereas the inside is a comforting and warm interior which is influenced by both Hindu and Muslim style of ornamentation. On the walls, are paintings depicting various hunting scenes, intricate carvings, mosaics, and minute mirror work that make the halls look majestic and imperial.
- Afternoon, visit Jantar Mantar- Jai Singh observatory, and Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, The City Palace, Mubarak Hall, Chandra Mahal and Pothikhana, which house collection of paintings and manuscripts as well as the museum of Arms and Armory. Later, explore the colorful markets of Jaipur.
- Meal: Breakfast
|DAY 7: Thu - Jaipur, Delhi, Departure
- After breakfast, drive to Delhi (258 KMS/ 5.5 HRS). Upon arrival in Delhi, enjoy farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Rest and freshen up at your hotel room.
- Evening, transfer to International Airport in time to board your international flight.
- Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
|DAY 8: Fri - Departure from India
- Shortly after midnight your international flight will take off from Delhi airport.