Travel the Northern stretch of India and unravel its natural and cultural beauty nestled in the major cities, covering Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Pushkar and Ajmer. See the grand Mughal architectures in Delhi & Agra, embellished palaces forts in Jaipur and highly revered religious sites and shrine of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Pushkar & Ajmer.
Arrive in Delhi, India’s national capital city, where you’ll be greeted by the tour representative who’s waiting in Airport’s arrival hall. After receiving amiable invocation, you’ll be transferred to the pre-booked luxurious hotel. Complete check-in formalities, and relax for the remaining day. Meanwhile, enjoy delicious meals served at the hotel.
Explore Charms of Delhi Time: 2 to 3 Hours (approx.)
Proceed for Delhi sightseeing tour after having breakfast at the hotel. Start with the magnificent glimpse of Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque built in 1656. After witnessing the religious significance of this devotional site, take a traditional bicycle ride to explore the bustling area of Chandi Chowk market. Then, drive past the Red Fort, before you stop for some time at Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi, the pioneer of non-violence was cremated on 30 January 1948.
Now, continue to drive for 14 minutes to reach Indian Gate, an imposing 42 m high structure in New Delhi, which is actually a war memorial dedicated to Indian soldiers who fought for British in World War I. After clicking some selfies with India’s pride, it is time to again drive past the Parliament area and Diplomatic Enclave before biding a warm farewell to this beautiful city.
Delhi to Agra Time: 4 Hours; 233 km (approx.)
After lunch, you’ll be privately driven to Agra. Drive for approximately 4 hours to complete 233 km on-road journey to reach the city of Taj Mahal, Agra. On arrival, check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Time: 1-2 (approx)
This morning, you’ll tour the majestic Taj Mahal – an apex of Mughal’s masterpiece! Witnessing the soft white replica of Taj Mahal in the Yamuna River punctuated by the flares of glinting golden rays of dawn is something that can’t be expressed in words. But, if you are traveling in winters, these mornings will give you a chance to witness the Taj floating above the mist, adding a heavenly touch to its charm.
Leave Agra to Reach Jaipur Time: 5 Hours; 240 km (approx.)
After touring Taj Mahal, return back to your hotel for breakfast and complete check-out formalities. Now, you’ll be escorted to the Pink City, visiting the city of Fatehpur Sikri on your way. Spread over a ridge which is three km long and one km wide, this 16th century built complex is considered one of the best preserved Mughal dominated cities in India. Much like the emperor who built this historic city, this UNESCO listed world heritage site depicts a unique combination of cultural diversity. The complex was the capital of Mughal’s Great Emperor, Akbar from 1571 to 1585. But, later it was abandoned due to the paucity of water.
Also visit Buland Darwaza, which is also known as “Gate of Victory”. Built in 1601, it is the representation of Mughal’s emperor Akabr’s vicory over Gujarat. Afterward, drive back to finish this journey. On arrival, get your check-in formalities done. Enjoy traditional Rajasthani welcome dinner before going to bed.
Morning Elephant Safari at Amber Fort Time: 2-3 Hours
Start this day with an exciting excursion to the royal Amer Fort, after an early breakfast. Located on a hill in the suburbs of the Pink City, this impressive fort was once the royal capital of Rajasthan, the land of the kings. Enjoy the royal Rajputana grandeur while passing the fort’s entrance on an exciting elephant safari. Next, drive back to the hotel for breakfast and meanwhile enjoy royal glimpses of Jaipur's star attractions, Jal Mahal and Hawa Mahal on your way.
See Ajmer Dargah Sharif Mosque Time: 1-2 Hours
Check-out from your hotel to leave for Ajmer to witness Dargah Sharif Mosque. Located 90-minute drive southwest of Ajmer, this 13-century built mosque houses the tomb of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, who founded the Chishti order of Sufism in the subcontinent. After spending some magical time here, you’ll be escorted to a nearby local eatery to have lunch. Rest of the day is at leisure. Reach hotel for dinner & overnight stay.
Time: 1 Hours; 15 km (approx)
This morning, you’ll be leaving Ajmer to reach Pushkar. Have your breakfast on time and check-out from your hotel to explore Pushkar. Located only 42 minutes away from Amjer, Pushkar is the one of the prominent Hindu pilgrimage towns in the country. This small town wraps itself around a holy lake featuring 52 bathing ghats and 400 milky-blue temples, including one of the world’s few Brahma temples.
Visit attraction near Pushkar Lake Time: 2-3 Hours
You’ll be visiting these two popular attractions, Pushkar Lake & Brahma temple while in the city. Meanwhile, stop some time to have lunch. Next, reach your hotel at Pushkar for dinner & Overnight stay.
Pushkar to Delhi Time: 7-8 Hours; 413 km (approx.)
This morning is at leisure. Have your breakfast and complete check-out formalities to bid a warm farewell to Ajmer. You will be privately transferred to the Delhi. This journey is approximately of seven to eight hours. Stop en-route for lunch (on your own). On arrival, you’ll be directly transferred to the airport to catch your next flight for onward journey.