GOLDEN TRIANGLE : THE
ORIGINAL - TAJ & PINK CITY
Delhi : Agra : Jaipur
DELHI, the capital of
India has a fascinating history and a stimulating present. Believed to
be the same Indraprastha described in the " Mahabharat", Delhi has been
the seat of power of a number of dynasties The Rajputs, the Muslim
invaders from the north, the Afghan dynasties followed by the Tuglaqs,
the Sayyaids, the Lodhis and the Mughals, who continued the imperial
line, until the British days.
the 'City of the Taj' - one of the seven wonders, perhaps the most
photographed monument. Built by Mughal Emperor ShahJehan in memory of
his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal in 1630, the beautiful mausoleum is made
of pure white marble and is an architectural marvel. FATEHPUR SIKRI the
deserted Mughal capital city; the audience halls, palaces and mosques
are still in a state of perfection as are the tomb of Muslim saint where
people still emerge in hundreds to obtain blessings. JAIPUR The rose
pink capital of Rajasthan is surrounded on all sides by rugged hills,
crowned with forts, the city was founded in 1728 and boasts of a star
observatory made of stone & mortar which still exists.
- Arrive Delhi. PM city tour. Overnight
- Delhi to Agra visiting tomb of Akbar at
Sikandra enroute. Visit Agra fort.
- Visit Taj at sun-rise and drive to Jaipur
enroute visiting the deserted capital town of Fatehpur Sikri.
- AM visit Amber fort. Be a royalty and enjoy
elephant ride to the top of the hill. PM city tour.
- Leave for onward destination.
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