Rajasthan Wildlife and Heritage Tour
Delhi – Corbett – Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Pushkar – Jaipur – Ranthambhore – Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi
21 Nights & 22 Days
Day 01 : Arrival Delhi:
Welcome at the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi, our representatives assist and escort you by a private car and transfer to the pre-booked hotel. During the check in, you will be given all the required documents related to the tour and our representative will explain all your queries and feedback about the entire tour plan. If you are arriving by morning flight, after rest you can take a short tour of the sightseeing of the city; otherwise take the rest and overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Delhi, towering capital city of the Federal Republic of India. It is one of India's modern and fastest developing city with charismatic charm on its visitors. Delhi is situated over the West Bank of the river Yamuna, straddling the river. The city is enriched with culture, architecture and human diversity, Delhi city is combination of an historical golden past with vibration of modern world. Delhi has some of the finest museums, sightseeing places, and temples in the country. New Delhi was proclaimed the capital of India by the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) & is tree-lined & spacious. Legend has it that the Pandavas, the august heroes of the epic Mahabharata, originally founded Delhi, then called Indraprastha, around 1200 B.C. Present day Delhi is built around the ruins of seven ancient cities.
Day 02 : Delhi:
After breakfast the sightseeing tour to explore the historic city, firstly visiting Old Delhi: (Shahajahanabad) the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone walls of historical Lal Qila, built in 1638, sprawled in 2 kilometers with a high of 18 meters, Jama Masjid, the largest and most splendid mosque in India, both built by emperor Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame, Rajghat, memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where he was cremated, Later in you opt to have Rickshaw ride past through the bustling Bazaar of in Chandani Chowk, if time permits you can visit to Bangla Sabhin Gurudwara. During the sunset visit at lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple. In the evening witness the light and sound show at Red fort. The show projects splendid history of 5000 years old city, a truly memorable experience. Return to the hotel for overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi – Corbett (280 kms: 6 hrs):
Morning after breakfast check out the hotel and drive to one of well known wildlife destination of India: Corbett. On arrival transfer to the jungle resort. After lunch take a Jeep safari for tiger tracking with expert guide. Evening free for leisure and individual activities. Dinner and overnight at the jungle resort.
Jim Corbett National Park: Located in the foothills of the Himalayas. Home to a variety of flora and fauna, situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Corbett Park was named in honor of the late Jim Corbett, the legendary hunter and later turned naturalist, also wildlife author and photographer who spent most of his years in this area and contributed in setting up this park. With the help aids by the World Wildlife Fund, the park was official came into the existence as Jim Corbett National Park in 1973. The Park is famous for its wild population of Leopards. Corbett national park was established in 1936, as the Hailey National Park. India's first national park and first sanctuary to come under Project Tiger.. Corbett Park entitled as a protected area of significantly endangered famous Bengal Tigers. Once a famous hunting ground of the British rulers spread over 201 square miles, 488 different species of plants, 600 species of birds. The most sought after wildlife destination of India.
Day 04 : Corbett National Park:
Today early morning take Elephant Safari to explore flora and fauna in the Corbett National Park with naturalist till the lunch hours. Later return for lunch at the resort. Afterwards take games rides by Jeep towards the Bijrani Area in the park to spot rare tigers, now the cynosure of the questing eye. The Corbett Park is enriched with varied topography and diverse flora and fauna, the charm of rivulets, spell bound view of landscapes. Later return to the jungle resort for dinner and overnight.
Day 05 : Corbett – Delhi (280 kms: 5 ½ hrs):
Today morning after breakfast check out the jungle resort and drive back to Delhi, on arrival check in to the pre booked hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure and relaxation, take the sightseeing tour of New Delhi, ( Lutyen's Delhi).visiting Rashtrapati Bhawan, ( President House) one-time regal residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial built in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India’s leading industrial families; Humayun’s Tomb, example of Indo-Persian architecture, built in 16th century by the Haji Begum the wife of Mughal emperor Humayun, lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple , Qutub Minar, 72 meter height tower, symbol of victory, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; During the sunset visit at lotus shaped Bhai’s Temple. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 : Delhi – Mandawa (276 kms: 6 hrs):
After a leisure morning, take the breakfast and check out the hotel and driver to medieval city Mandawa in Rajasthan. On arrival check in to the Royal splendid Fort of Mandawa (converted into a heritage hotel) known as Mandawa Castle, 51 well maintained rooms, every room is different from other with a concept. This place is like gradually rises on the horizon like a mirage. Mandawa is known as the 'open-air art gallery' of Rajasthan. From the terrace of the fort you can view medieval city of Mandawa. In the fort you can see the incomparable collection of arms with Jade handles, royal and ceremonial costumes in the Museum of the Castle Mandawa. In the evening you can walk around the narrow lanes of the tradition town, watching locals and shops. Later return to the hotel to enjoy the traditional music and dance, live performance by the local artist, enjoy the gala dinner during the enjoying the live dance and music. Overnight at the hotel Castel Mandawa.
Mandawa: Founded in the mid 18th century, located in Shekhawati region in Rajasthan. Mandawa is known for its’ speculative havelies and fort. Now days, Mandawa is known as an imposing mirage like fort now a popular heritage hotel with modern amenities. The structure of this place recalls one of the cultural and tradition this place used to be in the bygone golden era. The affluent and dominant traders and merchants built gigantic havelis, bejeweled with beautiful wall paintings, for the purpose of their residence. In the past time, painting subject was mythology dominated the themes of the frescoes, animals, dancers, religion, portraits, displaying local legends, hunting and wrestling scenes, etc. And some fascinating paintings, portraying Lord Krishna and his cowherds. During the British ruler in India, the traditions subject was turned in to cars, trains, balloons, hunting, nature, phones, and gramophones etc., Even if someone doesn’t have a penchant for art, you will still marvel at the beauty and splendor of the various monuments in the city.
Day 07 : Mandawa - Bikaner (175 kms: 3 hrs)
After breakfast visit to explore Mandawa town, visiting notably known havelies: Binsidhar Chokhani, Newatia, and Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli. The Binsidhar Newatia Haveli, are famous for its inquisitive paintings. The Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli is known for its erotic paintings and images, now mostly defaced. These havelis are like museums, numerous havelis built by the wealthy merchants as in old days. After lunch, drive to Bikaner on arrival transfer to hotel. After relax, take an excursion ( or you may visit during travelling from Mandawa to Bikaner) to Deshnok, which worldly known for the Rat Temple, this temple is 600 years old, dedicated to Goddess Karni Mata, the temple is built by King of Bikaner Ganga Singh, the temple is decorated with cared silver gages and marble stone work. After visit return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Bikaner: The city was founded by Rao Bikaji in 1488; Rao Bikaji was the son of King Jodhaji of Jodhpur, due to some personal confront he took the courage to build his own city by adopting desert and barren land and then he transformed into a charming city called Bikaner, and the city was named after the King Bikaji. The 500 years old city standing still with glorious past is located in Northern part of Rajasthan. The Rajpoot rulers here built splendid palaces, temples and forts that resonance of magnificence and images of monsoon clouds in this desert land. The city is barricaded by 7 kms long walls built in 18th sanctuary with 5 huge gates around the city. Today the city is flourishing business of wool, food and milk. The Bikaner is known also one of the international standard camel breeding farm and rate temple of Karni Mata. Junagarh and Lallgarh forts are major tourist attraction of the city. The city is known for colourful market and camel festival every year. Bikaner is also known as a gateway to Jaisalmer.
Day 08 : Bikaner – Jaisalmer (330 kms: 6 hrs):
Today after breakfast takes the city tour of Bikaner visiting most popular and magnificent Junagarh Fort - built by Raja Rai Singh, this had never conquered during the entire history of Bikaner. The forts is having around 37 splendid palaces within the fort complex, there is wall of 7 kilometers around the fort and 37 bastions and 2 massive gates. After visiting the Junagarh Fort, afterwards drive to Jaisalmer, on the way you can take a halt to visit Pokharan Fort. Later continue to drive to Jaisalmer, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the evening is free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer is quite popular for crowing Golden Fort, the city is a fantasy in yellow sandstone in the heart of the Thar Desert. Rawla Jaisal, a Rajput King, founded Jaisalmer in the year 1156 A.D. The desert town is located on edge of the Thar Desert; Jaisalmer is one of most prominent city for tourists in Rajasthan, also known as golden city, by golden sand and golden fort, Jaisalmer is having lots of tourist attractions splendid havelies, camel safari on thrilling Sam dunes, Jain temples, picturesque Gadisar Lake. The city is known for its rich culture and heritage. The tour of Rajasthan is incomplete without visiting Jaisalmer. The city is like a land mark of Desert State Rajasthan.
Day 09 : Jaisalmer:
Today after breakfast take city tour of Jaisalmer city, firstly visit most popular Golden Fort, also known as Sonar Kila and Jaisalmer Fort, the fort is built on the top of Trikuta hill, having 99 bastions, the most speculator feature is Megh Durbar, also many temples, near the fort there are marvelous havelies built by the wealthy traders of the past time, notably havelies are Nathmal ji Ki Havel, Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki haveli, the splendid mansions with latticework and stone carving, a truly break tacking intricacy. Afterwards visit to the one of the beautiful lake known as ‘Gadisar Lake’ the entrance of the lake is quite artistic and there is past days story behind this lake. If time permits and you wish to cover more of places, you can visit to Amar Sagar and Mool Sagar Lake and temples of Ladawara. In the evening drive to Sam Sand Dunes, the nearest place of the Great Thar Desert, Sam Sand dunes are seems to be golden stretched sands as a gateway to Thar Desert. Enjoy camel ride to on the sand dunes. Optionally you can stay overnight at the Sam Sand Dunes in Swiss tents, and experience to have dinner under starry night with fold dances and music performed by local artists. Overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 10 : Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (290 kms: 6 hrs)
Today after breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Jodhpur, enroute stopover at Manvar Desert Resort for lunch, one of the popular desert resorts in Rajasthan, later continue to drive to Jodhpur, on arrival transfer to the hotel. If the villages interest you and time permits, excursion can be taken to Bishnoi Village in the evening. A authentic village where you can see true culture and traditions, living and life style of the local people, woman and man in typical Rajasthani attire. Also you can see various local handicrafts, on the way you can see and photograph chinkaras, peacocks, black buck moving with freedom without any fear protected by the “Bishnoi” who are known as protector of Trees and Animals. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Jodhpur: The home of Rajpoot, (Rathors) – The awesome significant city of Rajasthan. Founded in 1459 A.D. by Rao Jodha, today Jodhpur is one of the largest and flourishing city of Rajasthan. Once the capital city of the Marwar State, crowning it is the imposing Mehrangarh Fort. The old city is situated at foothill of a hillock. The city built in a high wall 10kms, long with 8 gates and innumerable bastions. Umaid Bhawan Palace could be defined as Taj Mahal of North India. The city carries rich heritage and culture and flourishing industry of wood, cattle, camels, salt and agricultural crops.
Bishnoi Village: a survivor of a great famine, which raged in 1485, already thought the principles of the ecology of centuries ago. The head of this community was Jambhoji. He observed that the famine was the result of the deforestation in the region (already at that time!). He formulated a list of 29 rules, among other things don't kill any animals, don't cut down green trees, take from the fields only what you need, etc. These 29 rules, forms the base of the Bishnoi-philosophy. Of course they are vegetarians and therefore they have great respect for all living things. Sure they keep sheep, buffaloes, and goats for wool, manure and milk. The Bishnoi people respect and dedicated to protect the life of animals and nature.
Day 11 : Jodhpur – Udaipur (276 kms: 5 hrs):
After breakfast the city tour starts by visiting massive Mehrangarh Fort, wonderful Jaswant Thada (Mausoleums of the great Rajput King: Jaswant Singh), Umaid Bhawan Palace and museum – India is one of most imposing and regal palaces, Built by Maharaja Umaid Singh, designed by of famous architect Edwardian and Henry Vaughan Lanchester, who constructed this wonderful palace, a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture.In the afternoon check out the hotel after lunch and drive to Udaipur, enroute take a halt at Ranakpur to explore Jain temples of 12 Century – There are bunch of temples, made of white marble and intricately sculpted, the main temple is built out of marbles with 108 carved pillars each design of a pillar is carved differently from rest. Afterwards continue to drive to Udaipur. On arrival check into the hotel. In the evening you may walk through the old narrow street of the city to watch local houses and people. Or you may opt to visit at Lake Pichola for boat ride or a dinner at one of the luxurious hotel ‘Taj Lake Palace’ (dinner will be at your own cost), you can also enjoy the boat ride at Lake Pichola in the evening. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Udaipur: One of the most romantic and beautiful city of North India, the city was founded in 1568 AD by Rajpoot King Udai Singh., located on the banks of the shimmering Pichola Lake, is one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Udaipur is cuddle up in lush green Aravali mountain range. The city is also known as the ‘Venice of the East'. It is a kaleidoscope of wonderful lakes, enchanting temples, lake side gardens, amazing forts and palaces and narrow lanes of the old city with historical past, Udaipur characterize chivalry and velour of the Rajpoot clan who had ruled this city for years and valor and chivalry. There are so amazing places to visit in this incredible city of Rajasthan.
Day 12 : Udaipur:
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting wondrous City Palace complex, significant landmark of the town, the palace is a splendid white marble architectural historical place of Rajpoot Rulers, in the palace vicinity you will see notable places like Durbar Hall, Palace Museum, Crystal Gallery and Jagdish temple, followed by Sahelion Ki Bari, a beautiful recreation garden for queens and princes of the rulers. Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal, an ethic places to see the traditions and culture of Rajasthan, ethnic ornaments, exhibiting folk traditional outfits, puppets, masks, dolls, classical paintings, fold musical instruments. In the evening visit to Lake Bageela 22 kms for sightseeing tour of ancient Eklingji and Nagda Temples, after finishing the sightseeing tour of the day, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 13 : Udaipur - Chittaurgarh – Pushkar (275 kms: 5 hrs):
After breakfast checkout and drive to Pushkar- enroute visit the mightiest and largest historical fort of India: Chittourgarh, located in city Chittaur112 kms from Udaipur,this crowning historical Fort stands a jaded reminder of the characteristic and bravery of Rajpoot Clan in Rajasthan, sprawled over 700 acres, area, the fort houses historical monuments: Tower of Victory, Rani Padmini Palace, Man Mahal, Mira Temple and several ruins of temples of Shiva. After sightseeing tour of the fort, continue to drive to Pushkar, on arrival check in to the hotel, in the evening you can visit to God Brahma temple, Pushkar Lake and Pushkar fair site. Overnight at the hotel in Pushkar.
Pushkar: is known for Pushkar mammoth cattle fair which is world’s biggest cattle fair, and the only and one temple of ‘God Brahma’ the creator of the universe. There are around 500 ancient temples of various gods around the holy Pushkar Lake; these temples are example of architectural heritage of India. The history of this city can be witnessed in the famous Chinese Fa-Hien, also in religious historical books of era of Muslim foray.
Day 14 : Pushkar – Jaipur (135 kms: 3 – 4 hrs):
Today morning after breakfast, if time permits you can take a short tour of the Ajmer city, 11 kms on the way to Jaipur, the attractions of the Ajmer are Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti Dargah which is one of holiest place of Muslim after Makka Medina, also you can visit Taragarh fort, later drive to Jaipur, on arrival check into the hotel. After some rest, during the evening time visit at modern artistic Birla Temple, speculator in white shimmering marble, glittering in the night hours. Afterwards visit at of the most authentic and ethnic village resort of Jaipur, called Chokhi Dhani, the a characteristic of the resort to build the ambience of the actual villages life and custom of Rajasthan, with lots of traditional entertainment like folk dances, puppet shows, astrology, Rajasthani music and welcome in traditional way. Here you can enjoy the traditional Rajasthani food. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Jaipur: widely known as the ‘Pink City’. This city is color washed pink to greet and welcome Prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria of England who visited India in 1883 A.D. In 1727, the city was founded by the one of the powerful and great ruler King Swai Jai Singh II, who had governed from 1699 to 1744. Jaipur is surrounded by Aravali Mountains on three sides, crowned by formidable forts and majestic palaces, temples, mansions and lavish gardens. Jaipur is the only city in the world, which is sub-divided in to nine rectangular sectors symbolizing nine divisions of universe. Jaipur is the first planned city designed in accordance with ‘Shilpa Shastra’- epochal treatise of Hindu architecture. The strategic plan of the city during old time was conceptualized by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, a famous Bengali architect. The royal culture and historical past of the city with most amazing monuments always allure the tourists from all over the world.
Day 15 : Jaipur:
Today after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, enjoy the experience of ride on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon take a sightseeing tour continues visiting ‘City Palace’ which is located in heart of the city. Known for Mughal and Rajasthani culture and art, residence of the royal family of Jaipur. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar was built by Rajpoot King Swai Jai Singh, he built 5 observatories, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is one of them. Hawa Mahal is one of the major tourist attractions of Jaipur, called also ‘Palace of Winds’ built with a concept for the woman of royal families to speculate the royal ceremonies and festivals without being visible to general public. Both the monuments are built in the complex of City Palace. The afternoon is kept free to stroll the colourful market of Jaipur, which is famous for hand woven woolen carpets, textiles, precious tones, handicraft, Jwellery, blue pottery. Jaipur is an ideal place for buying souvenirs. In the evening take a cycle rickshaw ride to explore the colourful market of Jaipur city. One can also visit Nahargarh Fort to see it illuminated over the floodlights. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 16 : Jaipur – Ranthambhore (180 kms: 3 hrs):
After breakfast checkout and drive to Ranthambhore, the hunting place of Royal Family of Jaipur and one of best tiger reserve of India. On arrival transfer to the Jungle resort. Later in the afternoon take a jungle safari by canter with naturalist guide at the tiger reserve of Ranthambhore, if you are quite fortunate that day, tiger strolling the jungle can be spotted. The tigers in the parks are most friendly. The deciduous jungle also houses rare spices like Chital, Chinkara, hyena, mongoose, jackals, jungle cats, Indian hare, Languor, peafowl, Nilgai, boar, leopard and so many, there are also rare 265 species of birds in park. After jungle safari return to the jungle resort for dinner and overnight.
Ranthambhore, hailed as one of India's beigest and renowned Tiger Reserve National Park, Located in Rajasthan, Northern India. The park is situated in Swai Madhopur in Southern Eastern of Rajasthan state. The park was Royal hunting place of Kings of Jaipur; today Ranthambhore National park is one of the most sought after wildlife tourist destinations in tourist map of India, the park is sprawled in around 395 kilometers, primly famous of its tigers, here one can find the rare tigers in natural habitat roaming during the day time. Ranthambhore is also known as the heritage destinations, where ruins of the ancient forts and temples are witness of the royal past of this heritage and wildlife destination. Here you can spot chirpy and rare birds during your game drive in the park. A true wildlife experienced can be gained in this wonderful place. Us president Bill Clinton had been visited to the park during his visit to India.
Day 17 : Ranthambhore:
Today morning, after breakfast day free for jungle activities in the Ranthambhore, drive for a jungle safari to take another opportunity to see the tiger and other wild habitat. After jungle safari. You may also visit to runes Ranthambhore fort, built in 10th century by the Chauhan kings, visiting Ganesh temple and Jogi Mahal. Later return to the jungle resort for dinner and overnight. Again in the evening at 3.00 pm another jungle safari continues, so you may opt out morning or evening jungle safari. After game drive the evening is free for leisure overnight at the hotel.
Day 18 : Ranthambhore – Bharatpur (225 kms: 5 hrs):
Early morning check out the hotel and drive to Bharatpur, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Late afternoon explore the bird sanctuary of Bharatpur, popularly known as Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary by rickshaws. This is one of the finest bird sanctuary in the world, apart from the numbers of unique around 400 inhabited and migrated birds and water birds, there are wild animals, can be spotted. After game drive, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Keoladeo Ghana National Park, is most speculator bird sanctuary, located in Bharatpur city in Rajasthan, this is one of the finest bird sanctuary sprawled over 28.7 square kilometer mixed wetland, woodland, grass and scrub is home to 400 plus species birds and water birds. The sanctuary was declared a National park in the year 1982 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in December 1985. The park is located around the man made ‘Bharatpur Lake’; this lake is portioned in blocks. Keoladeo is quite popular for the migrated Siberian Crane. Exploring sanctuary by Rickshaw is ideal a noiseless way to spot the sensitive birds. The water birds in and around the lake can be founds from December: Geese, Cranes, Ducks are the main attractions of the statuary.
Day 19 : Bharatpur – Agra (60 kms: 1 ½ hrs):
Early morning you may opt to visit again at the park, to enjoy the profusion of bird life in the santuary, including egret, white ibis, open-bill and painted stork, darter, spoonbill, Sarus crane, cormorant, grey heron, migratory geese, rosy pelican duck, and the rare Siberian crane. After lunch check out the hotel and drive to Agra, en route visit at Fatehpur Sikri this is today a deserted city, which was built during Akbar's regime as a capital. Here you will get opportunity to see the largest gateway in the world, incredible Bulund Darwaza - around 41 meter height and built on the platform which is around 14 meter height, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, a well-known Sufi saint of India. also visit other historical sites such as Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-khana-I-khaas or Hall Of Private Audience, Palace of Akbars’ Queen Jodha Bai, Birbal's Palace, Panch Mahal and Jami Masjid in Fatehpur Sikri. After visit continue to drive to Agra. On arrival transfer to the hotel. In the evening you may opt visit to the souvenirs market of Agra, one should visit Oswal Emporium where they have built a Mini Taj Mahal inside their showroom and it took 10 years for to built this mini replica of the Taj. The show room conducts free sound & light show showing the eras of Taj Mahal. Overnight in Agra.
Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World-the Taj Mahal. Built by the great Mughal emperor Shahjahan, an eternal love story written on the shimmering marble for his wife Mumtaz. Agra is pleasant town with comparatively slow pace, Agra is known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone by craftsmen who are descendant of those who worked under the Mughals. The city is also famous for its carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes. Agra, and the nearby city of Fatehpur Sikri, is conveniently close to Delhi. Besides the Taj Mahal is Agra Fort, Sikandra, Ram Bagh and Itmad-Ud-Daulah-35 kms away are the imperial ruins of the Mughal city, Fatehpur Sikri. Agra is an old city and it is said that its name was derived from Arababad, a forest that finds mention in the epic Mahabharata.
Note: Taj Mahal closed on every Friday.
Day 20 : Agra
Early morning visit words most popular and beautiful monument: Taj Mahal with its’ speculative view at sunrise. Taj Mahal, the architectural modern day, the most beautiful monument among the 7 wonders of the world; this historical masterpiece is illustration of the fusion of diverse architectural styles. Taj Mahal is crowned of all the loveliest buildings in the world, a symbol of eternal love. Afterwards visit to the Agra Fort, was built in 1576 AD., by great Mughal Emperor Akbar, structured and designed with red stoned barricaded; in the fort you will find most splendid Pearl Mosque and various other classic example of art: Diwan Jahangir Mahal, Moti Masjid, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Am, Meena Bazaar and Musamman Bhurj where from Emperor Shahjahan, prisoner of his son rebellious Aurangzeb in his old age, was put in the cell of Agra fort, where from he could see rays of pure love reflecting through the Taj Mahal, where his loveliest wife was cremated. If time permits visit at Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula built by Empress Noorjehan daughter of Shahjahan, this monument a tribute to her great father. The evening is free for leisure, or you may opt to visit again to Taj mahal during the moon light, and can witness the light and sound show. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 21 : Agra- Delhi: (210 kms: 4 hrs)
Today morning after breakfast check out the hotel and travel by car towards Delhi, enroute visit at Sikandra, the tomb of the Mughal emperor Akbar, the marble tomb is architecture is the blend of Muslim and Hindu art and culture. Later continue to drive to Delhi, on the way you may stop over to visit at Mathura , the birth place of Lord Krishna, here you can visit the most popular temples of Lord Krishna, ISKCON and Bankey Bihari temples and other temples around and near to Mathura and Vrindavan, later drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to the hotel.
Day 22 : Delhi- Home Town (By Air)
**** Back home with great memories. ****
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