20 Days India Cultural Experience Tours New Delhi Chandigarh Amritsar Srinagar Gulmarg Dha Bema Kargil Leh Khardungla Pass Nubra Tsomoriri Tsokar

Tour Code: IN20-004

Tour Duration: 20 Days 19 Nights.

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Tour Route: New Delhi - Chandigarh - Amritsar - Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar - Srinagar - Dha Bema - Kargil - Leh - Leh - Leh - Leh - Khardungla Pass - Nubra - Nubra - Nubra - Tsomoriri - Tsomoriri - Tsokar - Tsokar - Leh

20 Days India Cultural Experience Tours New Delhi Chandigarh Amritsar Srinagar Gulmarg Dha Bema Kargil Leh Khardungla Pass Nubra Tsomoriri Tsokar

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Day 1 New Delhi

New Delhi Arrival

New Delhi Free Day

Day 2 New Delhi

New Delhi Free Day

Day 3 Chandigarh

Zakir Hussain Rose Garden

Government Museum and Art Gallery

Sukhna Lake

Day 4 Amritsar

Akal Takht

Gurdwara Baba Atal

Sri Durgiana Temple

Day 5 New Delhi

Dal Lake

Hari Parbat

Shankaracharya Temple

Day 6 Srinagar

Gulmarg town

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14 Days India Senior Tours New Delhi Varanasi Khajuraho Orchha Agra Jaipur Udaipur Jodhpur

Tour Code: IN14-003

Tour Duration: 14 Days 13 Nights.

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Tour Route: New Delhi - Varanasi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Orchha - Agra - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Udaipur - Jodhpur - New Delhi

14 Days India Senior Tours New Delhi Varanasi Khajuraho Orchha Agra Jaipur Udaipur Jodhpur

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Day 1 New Delhi

New Delhi Arrival

New Delhi Free Day

Day 2 New Delhi

Raj Ghat

Jama Masjid

Chandni Chowk (Moonlight Square)

Day 3 New Delhi

New Delhi Free Day

Day 4 Varanasi

Bharat Mata Mandir

Monkey Temple (Durga Temple)

Tulsi Manas Temple

Day 5 Varanasi

Temples of Khajuraho

Day 6 Khajuraho

Orchha Fort complex

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3 Days India Family & Kids-friendly Tours Mumbai

Tour Code: IN3-002

Tour Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights.

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Tour Route: Mumbai - Mumbai - Mumbai

3 Days India Family & Kids-friendly Tours Mumbai

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Day 1 Mumbai

Gateway of India

Prince of Wales Museum(Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya)

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

Day 2 Mumbai

Elephanta Island (Elephanta Caves)

Dabbawala

Day 3 Mumbai

Mumbai Departure

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8 days New Delhi Dehradun Rishikesh tour

Tour Code: IN8-001

Tour Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights.

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Tour Route: New Delhi-Dehradun-Rishikesh

8 days New Delhi Dehradun Rishikesh tour

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Day 1 New Delhi

Kunjapuri

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7 days India Delhi-Jaipur-Fategoyr Sujuru-Agra Tour

Tour Code: IN7-002

Tour Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights.

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Tour Route: Delhi-Jaipur-Fategoyr Sujuru-Agra

7 days India Delhi-Jaipur-Fategoyr Sujuru-Agra Tour

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7 days India Delhi-Jaipur-Fategoyr Sujuru-Agra TourTour Code: IN071 Departure Date: You Choice! Custom Days: 5.6..12.. Days Tour Route: Delhi-Jaipur-Fategoyr Sujuru-Agra-Delhi (Could Customize)You can always customize a similar tour based on this itinerary.  Day 1 Delhi arrivalOvernight at DelhiDay 2 DelhiMorning:Jama masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat.Afternoon: Qutab minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India GateOver night at DelhiJama Masjid of Delhi is the largest mosque in India. The Jama Masjid stands across the road in front of the Red Fort. Built between 1644 and 1658, Jama Masjid is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The spacious courtyard of the Jama Masjid holds thousands of faithful. Jama Masjid is located on a mound in the heart of the old city and projects beautifully into the Old-Delhi skyline. Jama Masjid Mosque was built in red sandstone and marble by more than 5000 artisans. Originally called the Masjid-i-Jahan-Numa, or "mosque commanding view of the world", the Jama Masjid stands at the center of the erstwhile capital city of the Mughals, Shahjahanbad.Chandni Chowk as Shopaholic's ParadiseShopping is fun! Shopping is a time-pass!! Whatever might be the reason, Shopping is an ongoing activity that is more or less a hobby for some. Every city has numerous shopping places so as there in Delhi too. The Chandni Chowk is the major attraction for habitual shoppers. After shifting his capital from Agra to Delhi emperor Shahjahan established Chandni Chowk in 1650. It soon became the heart and soul of the commercial activities of Mughal Empire and the legend continues till today. Chandni Chowk is located opposite to the Red fort. The market is far from the conventional airconditioned malls or gorgeous shops with plush interiors in posh markets yet its importance can be boasted of about among wholesale traders. In Mughal era Chandni chowk was famous for the Fountains and the shops.Raj Ghat: India is a country, where you can see a lot of historical places and monuments dedicated to popular historical figures, and the capital city, Delhi,being no less than any other place, offers some of the most popular and beautiful structures in the country. Delhi tourism provides you many brilliant options to be a apart of the splendid history and to gaze at the iconic facts and features of it, Raj Ghat being one of them. It is one of the most important and respected site in the city.Qutub Minar is the pride of Delhi. The tall minaret was constructed in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, and later completed by his successor Iltutmish. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture.Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 AD, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.[1] It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent,[2] and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah citadel also known as Purana Qila (Old Fort), that Humayun founded in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale[3][4] The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993,[2] and since then has undergone extensive restoration work, which is still underway. Besides the main tomb enclosure of Humayun, several smaller monuments dot the pathway leading up to it, from the main entrance in the West, including one that even pre-dates the main tomb itself, by twenty years; it is the tomb complex of Isa Khan Niyazi, an Afghan noble in Sher Shah Suri's court of the Suri dynasty, who fought against the Mughals, constructed in 1547 CE.The India Gate was built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. This 42 m high stone arch of victory, universally known as The India Gate, stands at the eastern end of Rajpath, New Delhi. It was previously officially known as The All India War Memorial. The names of the 90,000 Indian Army soldiers who died in the First World War, Afghan campaign of 1919 and the North-West Frontier operations are inscribed on the walls of this grand structure.Day 3 Delhi-JaipurMorning: After breakfast, car transfer to Jaipur by air-conditioned car (Journey time approx 4hrs & 30 mn).Afternoon: Jaipur, Jantar MantarOvernight at JaipurJaipur: Also called PinkCity. Jaipur has always played a prominent role in the quest for power between the Mughals and the Rajputs. Today it is the capital of Rajasthan. A bustling city full of colour and movement it is today knows for its handicrafts and manual printing on cotton fabrics, which is exported the world overJantar Mantar: an observatory, constructed in the 18th century and the CityPalace, which now houses a Museum.Day 4 JaipurMorning: Car transfer to visit Amber Fort(12 Kms from Jaipur),Afternoon: Sanganer, car transfer back to JaipurOvernight at JaipurAmber Fort: also spelled and pronounced as Amber Fort) is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)[1]), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill.[2][3]Amer Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the MaotaLake, at its forefront.Sanganer is a village situated 40 km south of Jaipur, the capital of Indian state of Rajasthan. The village is fighting for food and electricity. Also famous for handmade paper industry, textile printing and for Jain temples.Sanganer prints are one of its own kinds, for the reason that patterns in bright colors are always printed on white backgrounds. Sanganeri Hand block printing received the geographical indication (GI) tag in 2010. The handmade paper industry began with the idea of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1728. Around 10 handmade paper industries are present in Sanganer. Krishan Lal Balmiki the member of Rajya Sabha, was also from Sanganer (born 10 July 1942,Died 21 April 2010).Day 5 Jaipur-Fategoyr Sujuru-AgraMorning: After breakfast, car transfer to Fatehpur Sikri (Journey time approx 4 Hrs). And then car transfer to Agra (Journey time approx 1 h 15 mn)Overnight at AgraFatehpur Sikri: Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid.Day 6 AgraMorning: Taj Mahal at sunrise, after breakfast visit of FortAfternoon: Itmad-ud-Daulah’s mausoleum, the markets in AgraOvernight at AgraThe Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world. Yet there have been few serious studies of it and no full analysis of its architecture and meaning. Ebba Koch, an important scholar,has been permitted to take measurements of the complex and has been working on the palaces and gardens of Shah Jahan for thirty years and on the Taj Mahal itself—the tomb of the emperor's wife, Mumtaz Mahal—for a decade.Fort (Emperor Akbar commissioned the construction of this fort in 1565, although additions were continued to be made till the time of his grandson Shah Jahan. The Fort houses some exquisite buildings within like the Moti Masjid, Diwan – e- Am, Diwan – e – Khas, and Sheesh Mahal.)One of the lesser-known monuments of Agra, the tomb of Itimad ud Daulah is sometimes called the 'Baby Taj' because of its resemblance to Agra's most famous monument. However Itmad ud Daulah's Tomb was built before the Taj Mahal. A number of its stylistic features, such as a tomb in white marble surrounded by a formal garden and the use of inlaywork in marble to create floral or geometric designs, inspired similar features of the Taj Mahal. You can see the beautiful tomb of Itmad ud Daulah, on tours to Agra with Agra Hub.The markets in Agra: Your visit to Agra can never be complete without a visit to its fascinating markets. Go on a shopping spree here in this shoppers' paradise. Agra has both traditional markets that have been in the trading business for centuries. The Mughals earned the reputation of being great patrons of arts and crafts. Agra's major handicraft items, besides inlay work, are leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewelry and embroidery work. And, there are the hi-fi mega shopping malls and the state emporiums where you can purchase antique souvenirs to luxury items.Day 7 Agra-Delhi DepartureMorning: After Breakfast, car transfer to Delhi (Journey time approx 4 Hrs), on the way we will visit Sikandra, and then you will be escorted to the airport for your next destinationikandra was built in 1492 by Sikander Lodhi, a ruler of one of the last dynasties of the Delhi Sultanate. Akbar, in his time, ordered the re - construction of Sikandra, this time as a site for his mausoleum but he died before it could be completed. The work was completed by his son Jehangir in 1613. The tomb is a combination of Muslim and Hindu architectural styles. The building of red sandstone is four storeys tall, approximately 31 metres in height. The first three storeys are of red sandstone, while the fourth is entirely of marble.
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14 days Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-Mandawa India Tour

Tour Code: IN14-003

Tour Duration: 14 Days 13 Nights.

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Tour Route: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-Mandawa

14 days Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-Mandawa India Tour

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14 days Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-Mandawa India TourTour Code: IN141 Departure Date: You Choice! Custom Days: 9.12.14.17.. Days Tour Route: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur-Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner-Mandawa-Delhi (Could Customize)You can always customize a similar tour based on this itinerary.  Day 1 Delhi ArrivalOvernight at DelhiDay 2 DelhiMorning: Old Delh: Raj Ghat , Jama Masjid, Chandni ChowkAfternoon: New Delhi: Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.Overnight at DelhiRaj Ghat: India is a country, where you can see a lot of historical places and monuments dedicated to popular historical figures, and the capital city, Delhi,being no less than any other place, offers some of the most popular and beautiful structures in the country. Delhi tourism provides you many brilliant options to be a apart of the splendid history and to gaze at the iconic facts and features of it, Raj Ghat being one of them. It is one of the most important and respected site in the city.Jama Masjid of Delhi is the largest mosque in India. The Jama Masjid stands across the road in front of the Red Fort. Built between 1644 and 1658, Jama Masjid is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The spacious courtyard of the Jama Masjid holds thousands of faithful. Jama Masjid is located on a mound in the heart of the old city and projects beautifully into the Old-Delhi skyline. Jama Masjid Mosque was built in red sandstone and marble by more than 5000 artisans. Originally called the Masjid-i-Jahan-Numa, or "mosque commanding view of the world", the Jama Masjid stands at the center of the erstwhile capital city of the Mughals, Shahjahanbad.Chandni Chowk as Shopaholic's ParadiseShopping is fun! Shopping is a time-pass!! Whatever might be the reason, Shopping is an ongoing activity that is more or less a hobby for some. Every city has numerous shopping places so as there in Delhi too. The Chandni Chowk is the major attraction for habitual shoppers. After shifting his capital from Agra to Delhi emperor Shahjahan established Chandni Chowk in 1650. It soon became the heart and soul of the commercial activities of Mughal Empire and the legend continues till today. Chandni Chowk is located opposite to the Red fort. The market is far from the conventional airconditioned malls or gorgeous shops with plush interiors in posh markets yet its importance can be boasted of about among wholesale traders. In Mughal era Chandni chowk was famous for the Fountains and the shops.Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 AD, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.[1] It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent,[2] and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah citadel also known as Purana Qila (Old Fort), that Humayun founded in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale[3][4] The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993,[2] and since then has undergone extensive restoration work, which is still underway. Besides the main tomb enclosure of Humayun, several smaller monuments dot the pathway leading up to it, from the main entrance in the West, including one that even pre-dates the main tomb itself, by twenty years; it is the tomb complex of Isa Khan Niyazi, an Afghan noble in Sher Shah Suri's court of the Suri dynasty, who fought against the Mughals, constructed in 1547 CE.Qutub Minar is the pride of Delhi. The tall minaret was constructed in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, and later completed by his successor Iltutmish. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture.The India Gate was built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. This 42 m high stone arch of victory, universally known as The India Gate, stands at the eastern end of Rajpath, New Delhi. It was previously officially known as The All India War Memorial. The names of the 90,000 Indian Army soldiers who died in the First World War, Afghan campaign of 1919 and the North-West Frontier operations are inscribed on the walls of this grand structure.Rajpath (meaning "King's path" or "The Royal Street") is the ceremonial boulevard for the Republic of India. It runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan through Vijay Chowk and India Gate to National Stadium, Delhi. The New Delhi avenue is lined on both sides by lawns with rows of trees and ponds. Considered to be one of the most important roads in India, the annual Republic Day parade takes place here on January 26. The road goes straight towards Raisina Hill, India's administrative centre. Janpath crosses the road. Rajpath runs in east-west direction. Roads from Connaught Place, the financial centre of Delhi, run into Rajpath from north.The Parliament House of India is the highest federal legislative body of India. It has two houses called the Lok Sabha (The House of People or Lower House) and Rajya Sabha (Council of States or Upper House).Any bill has to be passed by both the houses before it becomes a law. It was designed by Herbert Baker, who along with Lutyens was responsible for much of the British architecture in Delhi. The Parliament House was then called the Council House and was criticized for being Baker's saddest venture.Day 3 Delhi-Agra(By road Approx. 4 Hrs.)After breakfast car transfer to Agra, after arrive Agra, you will visit the Agra Fort, containing the Pearl Mosque - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction wasstarted by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Also visit Itmad-up-Dau’s tomb, built by Noorjehan in memory of her father.Overnight at AgraAgra Fort, is a monument, is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city. After First Battle of Panipat, in 1526 Mughals captured the fort and a vast treasure - which included a diamond that was later named as the Koh-i-Noor diamond - was seized. Babur stayed in the fort in the palace of Ibrahim. He built a baoli (step well) in it. Humayun was crowned here in 1530. Humayun was defeated in Bilgram in 1540. Sher Shah and his descendants held the fort for fifteen years. In 1555, Humanyun recaptured it for some time when the Hindu king 'Hem Chandra Vikramaditya' defeated his army and captured the fort. Akbar defeated the Hindu King Hemu finally at the Second Battle of Panipat in 1556.Tomb of Itmad:One of the lesser-known monuments of Agra, the tomb of Itimad ud Daulah is sometimes called the 'Baby Taj' because of its resemblance to Agra's most famous monument. However Itmad ud Daulah's Tomb was built before the Taj Mahal. A number of its stylistic features, such as a tomb in white marble surrounded by a formal garden and the use of inlaywork in marble to create floral or geometric designs, inspired similar features of the Taj Mahal. You can see the beautiful tomb of Itmad ud Daulah, on tours to Agra with Agra Hub.Day 4 Agra-Jaipur(By road Approx. 5 Hrs.)Morning: Early morning at sunrise visit the world famous Taj Mahal, after breakfast car transfer to Jaipur, on the way you will visit Fatehpur Sikri, the remains, it fortifications within the city including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other palaces.Overnight JaipurThe Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world. Yet there have been few serious studies of it and no full analysis of its architecture and meaning. Ebba Koch, an important scholar,has been permitted to take measurements of the complex and has been working on the palaces and gardens of Shah Jahan for thirty years and on the Taj Mahal itself—the tomb of the emperor's wife, Mumtaz Mahal—for a decade.Fatehpur Sikri: Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid.The Jama Masjid at Fatehpur Sikri, near Agra is also known as the Jami Masjid. The mosque is one of the largest in India. It was constructed in 1571 A.D. during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great. The mosque is built at a height due due its exalted purpose and has a large courtyard where the faithful can gather to pray. To the right of the mosque is the Jammat Khana hall and then the Zenana Rauza, or the tomb of the women of the royal household.Tomb of Salim Chisti: The beautiful square marble tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti is one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India. Situated near Zanana Rauza and facing south (towards Buland Darwaja), it enshrines the burial place of the Sufi saint who blessed Akbar with his son and heir and lived a religious and austere life here. The mausoleum was built by Akbar as a mark of his respect and reverence for the saint and it was completed in the year 1580-81. Raised on about a meter high platform, there is flight of five steps to reach its entrance porch. Elegant marble screens enclose the main tomb building on all sides while the tomb is places in the centre of the main hall with a single semicircular dome.Panch Mahal is located on the northeast direction of Jodh Bai's palace. It is a five-floored pillared pavilion. This extra ordinary building was called badgir or wind tower, which was constructed to alleviate the heat and is a very popular architectural mechanism of Persian architecture. Originally, it was connected with main Royal chamber and Jodh Bai's palace. Day 5 JaipurAfter breakfast excursion to Amber Fort, Elephant ride ascent to the fort, visit of AmberFortPalace, CityPalace, Jantra Mantra and Hawa Mahal.Overnight at JaipurAmber Fort: also spelled and pronounced as Amber Fort) is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)[1]), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill.[2][3]Amer Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the MaotaLake, at its forefront.CityPalace, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, is a palace complex in Jaipur, the capital of the Rajasthan state, India. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex, which is located northeast of the centre of the grid patterned Jaipur city, incorporates an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, initially by Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. He planned and built the outer walls, and later additions were made by successive rulers right up to the 20th century. The credit for the urban layout of the city and its structures is attributed to two architects namely, Vidyadar Bhattacharya, the chief architect in the royal court and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob, apart from the Sawai himself who was a keen architectural enthusiast. The architects achieved a fusion of the Shilpa Shastra of Indian architecture with Rajput, Mughal and European styles of architectureThe Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja (King) Jai Singh II at his then new capital of Jaipur between 1727 and 1734. It is modeled after the one that he had built for him at the Mughal capital of Delhi. He had constructed a total of five such facilities at different locations, including the ones at Delhi and Jaipur. The Jaipur observatory is the largest and best preserved of these. It has been inscribed on the World Heritage List as "an expression of the astronomical skills and cosmological concepts of the court of a scholarly prince at the end of the Mughal period".[1] Early restoration work was undertaken under the supervision of Major Arthur Garrett, a keen amateur astronomer, during his appointment as Assistant State Engineer for the Jaipur DistrictHawa Mahal stands upright as the entrance to the CityPalace, Jaipur. An important landmark in the city, Hawa Mahal is an epitome of the Rajputana architecture. The splendid five-storey "Palace of the Winds" is a blend of beauty and splendor much close to Rajasthan's culture. Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh built Hawa Mahal in 1779. The pyramid shape of this ancient monument is a tourist attraction having 953 small windows.Day 6 Jaipur - Udaipur ( By road Apprx. 8 Hrs.) via Pushkar After breakfast car transfer to Udaipur enroute visiting Pushkar.Overnight at UdaipurPushkar is a town in the Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is situated 14 km (8.7 mi) northwest of Ajmer at an average elevation of 510 m (1,670 ft) and is one of the five sacred dhams (pilgrimage site) for devout Hindus. According to Hindu mythology, the pond at the Katas Raj temple Near choa saidan shah in Chakwal District of Pakistan has a mythical association with Lord Shiva; it was formed by the tears of Lord Shiva which he is believed to have shed after the death of his wife, Satti. The story goes that when Satti died, Lord Shiva cried so much and for so long, that his tears created two holy ponds -- one at Pushkara in Ajmer in India and the other at Ketaksha, which literally means raining eyes, in Sanskrit. It is from this name that the word Katas is derived. It is often called "Tirth Raj" - the king of pilgrimage sites - and has in recent years become a popular destination for foreign tourists.Day 7 UdaipurMorning: CityPalace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial.Rest of the day at leisure.Overnight at UdaipurCityPalace museum: The main part of the palace is now preserved as a museum displaying a large and diverse array of artefacts. Down steps from the entrance is the armoury museum exhibiting a huge collection of protective gear, weapons including the lethal two-pronged sword.JagdishTemple is one of the famous temples of Udaipur. Located in the CityPalace complex of Udaipur, this temple is made in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture. In 1651, Jagdish temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh, who ruled Udaipur during 1628-53. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe. It is celebrated for being the largest temple in the city of Udaipur. The gateway of this temple can be sited at a distance of 150 meters from the Bara Pol of the CityPalace.Saheliyon Ki Bari is one the most beautiful gardens and a major tourist destination in Udaipur. The garden is famous for its lush green lawns, marble art and fountains. English translation of Saheliyon Ki Bari means "Garden of maids". This renowned garden is located on the banks of FatehSagarLake, presenting a green retreat in the dry lands of Rajasthan. Garden of maids was built in the 18th century by Maharana Sangram Singh for the royal ladies.BhartiyaLokKalaMuseum is one of the most famous museums of Udaipur, exhibiting the brilliant collection of folk articles of Rajasthan. This rare compilation varies from typical rural-dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. The museum is comfortably located in the building of Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal near Chetak Circle in Udaipur city.Pratap Memorial: Atop Moti Magri (Pearl Hill), overlooking Fateh Sagar, is a statue of the Rajput hero Maharana Pratap, who frequently defied Mughals, riding bravely on his beloved horse Chetak. The path to the top traverses some pleasant gardens including a Japanese rock garden.Day 8Udaipur -Jodhpur (By road Apprx. 7 Hrs.) via RanakpurAfter breakfast car transfer to Jodhpur in route visit RanakpurJainTemple.Overnight at JodhpurThe Ranakpur Jain Temples command huge respect from the Jain community worldwide. Built during the rule of Rana Kumbha, these temples have included Ranakpur in the list of five main pilgrim destinations of Jains in India. History has it that Rana Kumbha donated a vast stretch of land to Dhanna Shah so as to enable him to realize his dream of building a great temple. Today, these temples attract thousands of visitors every year from across the country and abroad.Day 9 JodhpurMorning: Mehrangarh FortAfternoon: Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal, Jaswant ThadaOvernight at JodhpurMehrangarh Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in India. The fort is situated 400 feet (122 m) above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. A winding road leads to and from the city below. The imprints of cannonball hits by attacking armies of Jaipur can still be seen on the second gate. To the left of the fort is the chhatri of Kirat Singh Soda, a soldier who fell on the spot defending the Mehrangarh fort.Moti Mahal is the largest period room of the Mehrangarh Museum. It was built by Raja Sur Singh. Moti Mahal was where the king used to sit on his throne and meet all his subjects. The palace has the Sringar Chowki, The Royal Throne of Jodhpur. The Moti Mahal has five alcoves leading to hidden balconies. It is believed that the balconies were built for the five queens of the Maharaja to enable them to listen in on court proceeding.Phool Mahal (The Palace Of Flowers): Maharaja Abhaya Singh built the Phool Mahal. It is one of the grandest Mehrangarh Fort period rooms. It is believed that the Phool Mahal was a private and exclusive chamber of pleasure. Dancing girls are believed to perform here for the pleasure of the Maharajas. The gold for the Mahal came from Ahmedabad in Gujarat. The paintings, royal portraits and the ever-popular raga mala of the Mahal came during the reign of Jaswant Singh II.Jaswant Thada: A stone's throw from the Mehrangarh Fort, built at the turn of the nineteenth century by Jaswant Singh's Maharani in her husband's memory, the shining white Jaswant Thada serves as a shrine to the Rathore dynasty. All around it today are the chattris or cenotaphs of the rulers and their queens who followed Jaswant Singh II for the complex, on the banks of the Dev Kund, The Pond of the Gods, serves as the royal cremation grounds.Day 10 Jodhpur-Jaisalmer (By road Approx. 7 Hrs)After breakfast car transfer to JaisalmerJaisalmer: Induces a dramatic picture of utter magic and brilliance of the desert. The hostile terrain not with standing the warmth and color of people is simply over whelming. One of the main draws is the daunting 12th century Jaisalmer Fort and beautiful havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the you can let your eyes caress the sloppy sand dunes while you ramble your way in a camel safari. Bhatti Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, after whom the city finds its name, founded Jaisalmer in 1156. The drive passes by dry vegetation, with villages of colorfully dressed people. Plenty of camels and camel carts, sheep and goats pass you by. On arrival in Jaisalmer, check in the Hotel. Rest the day is free at leisure. Night stay in Jaisalmer.Day 11 JaisalmerMorning: Jaisalmer FortAfternoon: Khuri Sand Dunes and the typical Rajasthani Desert Villag. Take a camel ride to view the sunset from the dunes, (Same camels to be used for Safari - getting to know the camels) as the sky is set on fire. It can be an unforgettable experienceOvernight at JaisalmerJaisalmer Fort is a monument worth visiting and worth retaining in your conscious mind. Like various other cities of Rajasthan, in Jaisalmer too you will find different facets of its own glorious heritage. Though you can find historical monuments scattered all over the city, the Jaisalmer Fort will immediately command your attention. Made of sand stones and locally known as Sonar Quila, the Jaisalmer Fort is a dominating structure amidst sands.Khuri sand dunes are slowly picking up in the must visit charts of tourists. If you find Sam sand dunes a bit crowded then you can very well opt for Khuri sand dunes. Situated just 40 K.M. off the town, Khuri is a must visit for tourists seeking solitude in the desert. It is a peaceful place with houses of mud and straw decorated like the patterns of Persian carpets.Day 12 Jaisalmer-Bikaner (By road Approx. 6 Hrs)Morning drive to Bikaner.Afternoon city sight seeing tour. Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. But long before this, the city was trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner’s dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 Kms wall, which can be entered from 5 gate. BikanerCity is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit LallgarhPalace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain, Deshnoke Rat temple and The Camel’s Breeding Farm.Overnight at BikanerThe Lallgarh palace is an imposing red- sand stone palace and was built by Maharaja Ganga Singhji in the memory of his father, Maharaj Lall Singhj in 1902 A.D. This oriental fantasy designed by Col. Sir Swinton Jacob, is entirely a hybrid architecture and mixture of different elements of Rajput, Muslim and European styles and can be categorized as Indo- Saracenic style. The Rajput exterior of LallgarhPalace contrasts dramatically with the occidental décor within. The intricately dexterous carving on red stone is hall mark of great local craftsman.Deshnoke Rat temple: Deshnok is a small village situated 32 km south from Bikaner city along the Jodhpur Road. It is a pilgrim centre of Karni Mata. Karni Mata considered as an incarnation of Goddess Durga who is believed to be lived here in the fourteenth century and performed many miracles. Here the holy rodents are considered to be incarnations of the storytellers, and run uprising over the temple complex.Bikaner-Camel Breeding Farm is one of the most preferred tours from Bikaner. The Camel Breeding Farm of Bikaner was founded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research on July 1984. The Camel Breeding Farm is one of the largest camel farms of Asia and is located at Jorbeer, Bikaner.Day 13 Bikaner-Mandawa(By road Approx. 06 Hrs.)Morning drive to Mandawa, visit the painted havelies of the Dundlod town and surrounding areas of the Mandawa, Mandawa founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants, has beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum.Overnight at MandawaDay 14 Mandawa - Delhi (By road Approx. 06 Hrs.) - DepartureMorning After breakfast drive to Delhi and transfer to airport for your onward journey.
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Tour Code: IN15-004

Tour Duration: 15 Days 14 Nights.

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15 days Mumbai Bangalore Hassan Mysore Madurai Periyar Cochin tour

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15 days Mumbai Bangalore Hassan Mysore Madurai Periyar Cochin tourTour Code: IN151 Departure Date: You Choice! Custom Days: ..13,18,20.. Days Tour Route: Mumbai-Bangalore-Hassan-Mysore-Coonoor-Madurai-Periyar-Kumarakom-Houseboat-Cochin-Mumbai (Could Customize)You can always customize a similar tour based on this itinerary.  Day 1 Mumbai ArrivalAirport Transfer to your hotel. Check-in at 12 Noon.Afternoon: Gateway of India, Prince of Wales Museum (Museum is closed on Mondays) Fish Aquarium, Jain Temple, Hanging Gardens on the slopes of Malabar Hills offering nice view of Marine Lines & Chowpatty Beach, Kamla Nehru Park, Mani Bhawan (Where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay) then to Dhobi Ghat. Also drive past AfghanChurch, Flora Fountain (Bombay nerve-centre), colourful Crawford Market and Marine Drive.Overnight at MumbaiThe India Gate was built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. This 42 m high stone arch of victory, universally known as The India Gate, stands at the eastern end of Rajpath, New Delhi. It was previously officially known as The All India War Memorial. The names of the 90,000 Indian Army soldiers who died in the First World War, Afghan campaign of 1919 and the North-West Frontier operations are inscribed on the walls of this grand structure.The Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, later renamed as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, is the main museum in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India.[4] It was founded in the early years of the 20th century by prominent citizens of Bombay, with the help of the government, to commemorate the visit of the then prince of Wales. It is located in the heart of South Mumbai near the Gateway of India. The museum was renamed in the 1990s or early 2000s after Shivaji, the founder of Maratha Empire.Jain Temple Mumbai, popularly known as BabuAmichandPanalalAdishwarjiJainTemple was built in the year 1904. This is one of the most beautifully decorated Jain temples in Mumbai. The two elephants made of white stone on the two sides of the entrance of the JainTemple are really awesome to look at. The intricate designs of the temple have attracted many tourists during their tour to the city.AfghanChurch is a Presbyterian Church in South Mumbai, India, built by the British to commemorate the dead of the disastrous defeat in the First Afghan War of 1838. The church is located in Navy Nagar in the Colaba area of Mumbai (Bombay).As well as British soldiers, it also commemorates different Indian regiments, such as the Bombay Army, the Madras Army, and Ranjit Singh's army from Lahore. Records also mention that only one person, one Surgeon William Brydon - a medical officer - out of 16,000 men, returned safely to Jalalabad to tell the tale of a war in which the British suffered their heaviest defeat yet.Flora Fountain, at the Hutatma Chowk (Martyr's Square), is an ornamentally and exquisitely sculpted architectural heritage monument located at the southern end of the historic Dadabhai Naoroji Road, called the Mile Long Road, at the Fort business district in the heart of South Mumbai, Mumbai, India. Flora Fountain, built in 1864, is a fusion of water, architecture and sculpture, and depicts the Roman goddess Flora. It was built at a total cost of Rs. 47,000, or 9000 pounds sterling, a princely sum in those days.colourful Crawford Market (Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Market) is where locals of central Mumbai go shopping for their fruit, vegetables and (for the brave) meat. Rudyard Kipling was born just south of the market in 1865 and an ornate fountain designed by his father, Lockwood Kipling, sits between old fruit boxes at the market's centre. He also designed the frieze depicting Indian peasants in wheat fields which hangs above the main entrance. The animal market at the rear sells everything from poodles to parrots in small cages. North of the market are the narrow lanes of Kalbadevi. This predominantly Muslim area is a seething mass of people and traffic and is the location of several markets selling jewellery, textiles and leather goods. The most famous is the Chor Bazaar, Mumbai's 'thieves' market', which sells 'antiques' and miscellaneous junk - don't place too much faith in authenticity of anything here. This area is also home to the Jama Masjid and the MumbadeviTemple, which is dedicated to the patron goddess of the island's original Koli inhabitants.Marine Drive is a 3-kilometre-long boulevard in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai. It is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast, which is a natural bay. The road links Nariman Point to Babulnath and Malabar Hill. Marine Drive is situated over reclaimed land facing west-south-west. The bay is part of the Arabian Sea.Day 2 Mumbai–BangaloreMorning: excursion to the ElephantaCaves (Subject to weather conditions). Across the harbour to the world famous, 1200 years old ElephantaCaves, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The famous TRIMURTI sculpture signifying the trinity of the Creator, the Preserver and the Destroyer is located here.Afternoon: transfer to airport to board flight for Bangalore.Overnight at BangaloreThe ElephantaCaves are a network of sculpted caves located on ElephantaIsland, or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in MumbaiHarbour, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves—the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the god Shiva.Day 3 Bangalore–HassanMorning: Half day sightseeing tour of the "GARDEN CITY" visiting the Lal Bagh which has a variety of old Trees, Fountains, Lotus Pools, Terraces and an assortment of Tropical Herbs and Sub- Tropical Herbs. Also see the GovernmentBuildings and the Maharaja's Palace.Afternoon: Later leave for Hassan by surface enroute visiting Sravanbelagola.Overnight at HassanLal Bagh or LalBaghBotanical Gardens, meaning The Red Garden in English, is a famous botanical garden in southern Bangalore, India. The garden was originally commissioned by Hyder Ali, the ruler of Mysore, and later finished by his son Tipu Sultan.[1] It has a famous glass house which hosts an annual flower show. Lal Bagh houses India's largest collection of tropical plants, has an aquarium and a lake, and is one of the main tourist attractions in Bangalore.Day 4 Hassan-MysoreMorning: City Tour of Belur and Halebid. Belur famous for it Hoysala architecture. Its Temple of Lord Channakeshava is embellished with carving which has few equals in the world. Halebid - The seat of HoysalaKingdom, its great HoyaleswaraTemple was built in the typical Hoysala style architecture. A stellar base with the emblem of the lion and elephants seemingly supporting the temple, signify stability.Afternoon: leave Hassan for Mysore by surface enroute visiting Srirangapatnam. Overnight at MysoreBelur is a Town Municipal Council in Hassan district in the state of Karnataka, India.The town is renowned for its Chennakeshava temple, one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship.Halebid also know as Dwarasamudra (gateway to the seas) in ancient times is in Hassan district. Halebid is approx 27 kms away from Hassan and was the capital of Hoysala Empire. It flourished as the capital of the Hoysala Dynasty for about 150 years. Halebid (also pronounced as Hale'beedu) literally means 'the old city'. Beedu also stands for layout or a place of human habitat. The Hoysalas ruled this city for about 150 years. Then it was sacked by the armies of Malik Kafur in the early 14th century, after which it fell into a state of disrepair and ignore.Day 5 MysoreMorning: City Tour visiting Srirangapatnam - 16 kms from Mysore, this fort was the stronghold of Tipu Sultan, son of Haider Ali. Tipu made a last minute ditch against the British in 1799 before surrendering his kingdom. Among the many fort buildings still intact, are Tipu's airy SummerPalace and his tomb at the Darya Daulat Bagh (garden). Here, is also the celebrated SriRanganathaTemple. Afternoon: excursion to Somnathpur.Overnight at MysorSrirangapatna is an egg-shaped island formed by the two subdivisions of river Cauvery. It is located in the district of Mandya. The whole of the town is surrounded by the River Kaveri and gives a look of an island. The town has historic, cultural and religious importance. History says that Lord Buddha visited and remained on one of the islands near Srirangapatnam.Somanathapura is a town located 35 km from Mysore city in Mysore district, Karnataka, India. Somanathapura is famous for the Chennakesava Temple (also called Kesava or Keshava temple) built by Soma, a dandanayaka (commander) in 1268 CE under Hoysala king Narasimha III, when the Hoysalas were the major power in South India.[1] The Keshava temple is one of the finest examples of Hoysala architecture and is in a very well preserved condition. The temple is in the care of the Archeological Survey of India as a protected heritage site and visitors are allowed only from 9:00AM to 5:30PM.Day 6 Mysore-Ooty-CoonoorMorning leave Mysore by surface for Coonoor enroute visiting Ooty.Overnight at CoonoorDay 7 Coonoor–MaduraiMorning leave Coonoor by surface for Madurai.Overnight at MaduraiDay 8 MaduraiMorning: City Tour of Madurai visiting the great MeenakshiTemple dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering gopurams (rising high above the surrounding country side).Afternoon: visit the TirumalaNayakPalace - A gracious building in the Indo saracenic style, famous for the Stucco work on its domes and arches.Evening: visit MeenakashiTemple during Aarti ceremony.Overnight at MaduraiMeenakshiAmmanTemple is an ancient and one amongst the most important temples of India. Located in the holy city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu, MeenakshiTemple can be reached easily by the means of local transport from Madurai. The city comprises its own domestic airport that is connected with all the major cities of India. Renowned for its astonishing architecture, MeenakshiAmmanTemple has been nominated for the new Seven Wonders of the World. Hundreds and thousands of devotees come every year to pay their obeisance of the Lord.Thirumalai Nayak Palace is a 17th-century palace erected in 1636 AD by King Thirumalai Nayak, a king of Madurai's Nayaka dynasty who ruled Madurai from 1623–59, in the city of Madurai, India. This Palace is a classic fusion of Dravidian, Islamic styles. The building, which can be seen today, was the main Palace where the king lived. The original Palace Complex was four times bigger than the present structure. In its heyday, TirumalaiNayakPalace at Madurai was considered to be one of the wonders of the South.[1] This palace is situated 2 km south east of the MeenakshiAmmanTemple.Day 9 Madurai-PeriyarMorning leave Madurai by surface for Periyar enroute visiting tea plantation.Overnight at PeriyarDay 10PeriyarMorning and evening boat cruise at lakePeriyar.Morning: Free to relax on your ownOvernight at PeriyarDay 11 Periyar-KumarakomMorning leave Periyar by surface for Kumarakom.Overnight at KumarakomDay 12 Kumarakom - HouseboatMove from hotel to the houseboat. You will enjoy backwater cruise crossing the narrow canals of Kerala.Overnight at the houseboat.Day 13 Houseboat–CochinMorning houseboat will drop you at the Jetty. Proceed by surface to Cochin.Afternoon: City Tour of Cochin. Visit the DutchPalace, Jewish Synagogue, Chinese fishing Nets, St. Francis Church and the Santa CruzChurch.Overnight at CochinDutchPalace, Kochi is more popularly known as MattancherryPalace. It is located at Palace Road, 10 km from Ernakulam city, Kochi. The palace was constructed by the Portuguese and presented to the then Rajah of Kochi, Veera Kerala Varma. The Rajahs of Keralas made subsequent renovations of the palace, giving it a Hindu texture. In fact, it has become one of the best testimony of the HinduTempleArt.The prosperous Jewish trading community built the Jewish Synagogue in 1568 whose links with Kerala begin in Kodungallor (Cranganore) in the north of the state. The oldest synagogue in India, it was partially destroyed in the war of 1662 and was rebuilt by the Dutch. In the mid-18th century the clock tower was added and the floors paved with exquisite hand-painted blue willow tiles from China. Two hundred years old, no two tiles are alike. The interior offers more beautiful surprises: a Belgian chandelier, the great scrolls of the Old Testament, and the copper plates on which were recorded the grants of privilege made by the Cochin rulers to the Jewish community in the 4th century. There are also five finely wrought gold and silver crowns gifted to the synagogue by various patrons.The Chinese fishing nets at FortKochi, located in the Kochi city of Kerala, make up a very popular tourist attraction. They are fixed land installations, which are used for a very unique and unusual method of fishing. Operated from the shore, these nets are set up on bamboo and teak poles and held horizontally by huge mechanisms, which lower them into the sea. They look somewhat like hammocks and are counter-weighed by large stones tied to ropes.St. Francis CSI Church, in Kochi , earlier called Cochin, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India[1] and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent.[2][3] The Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon.The Santa Cruz Cathedral not only happens to be one of the oldest churches in Cochin, but also in the whole of India. Counted as one of the heritage edifices of Kerala, this church is visited by tourists the whole year round. It was built by the first Portuguese viceroy, Francesco de Almeida, when he arrived in Kochi way back in 1505. On 3 May that year, during the feast of the "Invention of the Holy Cross", the foundation stone of this church was laid and upon completion, it was christened as Santa Cruz Cathedral.Day 14 Cochin - MumbaiMorning: In time transfer to airport to connect flight for Mumbai.Afternoon: Rest of the day at leisure.Overnight at MumbaiDay 15 Mumbai Departureree on your own, and then your will be escorted to the airport for your next destination.
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10 days Delhi-Jaipur-Sariska-Mandawa-Bikaner-Deshnok-Nagaur-Khimsar-Ossian-Mandore-Jodhpur Tour

Tour Code: IN10-005

Tour Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights.

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10 days Delhi-Jaipur-Sariska-Mandawa-Bikaner-Deshnok-Nagaur-Khimsar-Ossian-Mandore-Jodhpur Tour

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10 days Delhi-Jaipur-Sariska-Mandawa-Bikaner-Deshnok-Nagaur-Khimsar-Ossian-Mandore-Jodhpur TourTour Code: IN101 Departure Date: You Choice! Custom Days: 8..12.14... Days Tour Route: Delhi-Jaipur-Sariska-Mandawa-Bikaner-Deshnok-Nagaur-Khimsar-Ossian-Mandore-Jodhpur-Delhi (Could Customize)You can always customize a similar tour based on this itinerary.  Day 1: Delhi ArrivalOvernight at DelhiDay 2: DelhiMorning: Old Delh: Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.Afternoon: New Delhi: Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.Overnight at DelhiJama Masjid of Delhi is the largest mosque in India. The Jama Masjid stands across the road in front of the Red Fort. Built between 1644 and 1658, Jama Masjid is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The spacious courtyard of the Jama Masjid holds thousands of faithful. Jama Masjid is located on a mound in the heart of the old city and projects beautifully into the Old-Delhi skyline. Jama Masjid Mosque was built in red sandstone and marble by more than 5000 artisans. Originally called the Masjid-i-Jahan-Numa, or "mosque commanding view of the world", the Jama Masjid stands at the center of the erstwhile capital city of the Mughals, Shahjahanbad.Raj Ghat: India is a country, where you can see a lot of historical places and monuments dedicated to popular historical figures, and the capital city, Delhi,being no less than any other place, offers some of the most popular and beautiful structures in the country. Delhi tourism provides you many brilliant options to be a apart of the splendid history and to gaze at the iconic facts and features of it, Raj Ghat being one of them. It is one of the most important and respected site in the city.Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 AD, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.[1] It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent,[2] and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah citadel also known as Purana Qila (Old Fort), that Humayun founded in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale[3][4] The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993,[2] and since then has undergone extensive restoration work, which is still underway. Besides the main tomb enclosure of Humayun, several smaller monuments dot the pathway leading up to it, from the main entrance in the West, including one that even pre-dates the main tomb itself, by twenty years; it is the tomb complex of Isa Khan Niyazi, an Afghan noble in Sher Shah Suri's court of the Suri dynasty, who fought against the Mughals, constructed in 1547 CE.Qutub Minar is the pride of Delhi. The tall minaret was constructed in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, and later completed by his successor Iltutmish. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture.India Gate is constructed as a memorial and was built in the memory of 90,00 soldiers who laid down their lives during world war I. Located at Rajpath, India Gate Delhi is 42 m high and is a popular relaxation area during the summer evenings. India Gate also act as popular pinic spot during winter. Also known as the All India War Memorial or the Gate of India, India Gate was designed and constructed by Lutyens. He was the one who is considered the chief proclaimer in designing the New Delhi plans. Day 3 Delhi-Jaipur (206 kms - 4 hrs)Morning: Car transfer to Jaipur,Afternoon: Half day Excursion to Amber Fort with Elephant RideOvernight at JaipurAmber Fort: also spelled and pronounced as Amber Fort) is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)[1]), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill.[2][3]Amer Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the MaotaLake, at its forefront.Day 4 Jaipur-SariskaMorning: CityPalace, Museum and Hawa MahalAfternoon: car transfer to SariskaOvernight at SariskaCityPalace, Jaipur, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, is a palace complex in Jaipur, the capital of the Rajasthan state, India. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex, which is located northeast of the centre of the grid patterned Jaipur city, incorporates an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, initially by Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. He planned and built the outer walls, and later additions were made by successive rulers right up to the 20th century. The credit for the urban layout of the city and its structures is attributed to two architects namely, Vidyadar Bhattacharya, the chief architect in the royal court and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob, apart from the Sawai himself who was a keen architectural enthusiast. The architects achieved a fusion of the Shilpa Shastra of Indian architecture with Rajput, Mughal and European styles of architecture.Hawa Mahal stands upright as the entrance to the CityPalace, Jaipur. An important landmark in the city, Hawa Mahal is an epitome of the Rajputana architecture. The splendid five-storey "Palace of the Winds" is a blend of beauty and splendor much close to Rajasthan's culture. Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh built Hawa Mahal in 1779. The pyramid shape of this ancient monument is a tourist attraction having 953 small windows.Day 5 Sariska-MandawaMorning: Proceed for the jungle visitAfternoon: car transfer to Mandawa.Evening: arrive at MandawaOvernight at MandawaDay 6: Mandawa-BikanerEarly morning view the sunrise at the Desert Resort, and then proceed for Half day tour of Havelies.Afternoon: car transfer to BikanerOvernight at BikanerDay 7: BikanerProceed for the city tour of Bikaner including Camel Breeding farmOvernight at BikanerThe Camel Breeding Farm of Bikaner, popularly known as Government Camel Breeding Farm, breeds the finest of camels in Bikaner. The Bikaner Camel Breeding Farm also conducts researches and experiments on the camels. The results obtained from the experiments are used to promote camel breeding. The Camel Breeding Farm in Bikaner employs the 'Raikas' or 'Rebars', local camel breeders, and aims towards making camel economically advantageous for the camel rearer of Bikaner.Day 8: Bikaner-Deshnok-Nagaur-KhimsarMorning: car transfer to Khimsar enroute covering the sight-seeing of Deshnok the RatTemple and Nagaur Fort.Overnight at Khimasarthe RatTemple: Known by many as the 8th wonder of the world, Karni Mata is definitely one of the most unusual places on the face of the Earth. As impossible as it may seem at this Hindu temple, humans live in perfect harmony with thousands of rats.Nagaur Fort: The fourth century mud fortAhhichatragarh, built by the Nagavanshis, was re-built in stone by Mohammed Bahlim, Governor of the Ghaznivites, in the early twelfth century, over the mound of the ancient mud fort. In the middle ages Ahhichatragarh was at different times held by the early Chauhans, Chalukayas, the great Prithviraj Chauhan, Ghazni, Ghori, Iltutmish, Balban, Allauddin Khilji, Hamir Chauhan of Ranthambore, the Khanjada and Lodi Dynasties, Sher Shah Suri and finally, the Mughals. From the great Emperor Akbar's time up to the end of Mughal rule in India, Nagaur alternated between the Rathores of Jodhpur and Bikaner and the Mughals.Day 9: Khimsar-Ossian-Mandore-JodhpurMorning; Proceed for the sight-seeing of KhimsarAfternoon: car transfer to Jodhpur enroute covering Jain Temples of Ossian and Mandore.Overnight at JodhpurThere are approximately 15 Ossian Jain temples near Jodhpur. The most fascinating one of the Jain Osiyan temples in Rajasthan is the Mahavira temple. It is dedicated to the last (24th) Jain Prophet. The main temple was constructed around 775 A.D. And till about 15th century, the other smaller shrines were being added to the main complex.Mandore is an ancient town, and was the seat of the Mandorva branch of the Parihar (Gurjara Pratihara) dynasty which ruled the region in the 6th century AD by King Nahar Rao Parihar. In 1395 AD, a Mohil princess of the Parihar rulers of Mandore married Chundaji, scion of the Rathore clan of Rajputs. This was during the era of rapid ascendency of the Rathore clan, and Chundaji received Mandore in dowry. The town remained the seat of the Rathore clan until 1459 AD, when Rao Jodha, a Rathore chief who united the surrounding region under his rule, shifted his capital to the newly founded city of Jodhpur.Day 10: Jodhpur-DelhiMorning: half day tour of Jodhpur covering Meherangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Museum and Temple.Afternoon: car transfer to Delhi, and then to the airport for your next destinationMehrangarh Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in India. The fort is situated 400 feet (122 m) above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. A winding road leads to and from the city below. The imprints of cannonball hits by attacking armies of Jaipur can still be seen on the second gate. To the left of the fort is the chhatri of Kirat Singh Soda, a soldier who fell on the spot defending the Mehrangarh fort.stone's throw from the Mehrangarh Fort, built at the turn of the nineteenth century by Jaswant Singh's Maharani in her husband's memory, the shining white Jaswant Thada serves as a shrine to the Rathore dynasty. All around it today are the chattris or cenotaphs of the rulers and their queens who followed Jaswant Singh II for the complex, on the banks of the Dev Kund, The Pond of the Gods, serves as the royal cremation grounds.
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Tour Duration: 18 Days 17 Nights.

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18 days India Delhi Mandawa Jaisalmer Jodhpur Udaipur Pushkar Jaipur Agra Varanasi tour

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18 days India Delhi Mandawa Jaisalmer Jodhpur Udaipur Pushkar Jaipur Agra Varanasi tourTour Code: IN181 Departure Date: You Choice! Custom Days: ..14...21..30.. Days Tour Route: Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-MountAbu-Udaipur-Pushkar-Jaipur-Fathepur Sikri-Agra-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Delhi (Could Customize)You can always customize a similar tour based on this itinerary.  Day 1: Delhi ArrivalOvernight at stay.Day 2: DelhiMorning: Old Delh: Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.Afternoon: New Delhi: Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.Overnight at DelhiRaj Ghat: India is a country, where you can see a lot of historical places and monuments dedicated to popular historical figures, and the capital city, Delhi,being no less than any other place, offers some of the most popular and beautiful structures in the country. Delhi tourism provides you many brilliant options to be a apart of the splendid history and to gaze at the iconic facts and features of it, Raj Ghat being one of them. It is one of the most important and respected site in the city.Jama Masjid of Delhi is the largest mosque in India. The Jama Masjid stands across the road in front of the Red Fort. Built between 1644 and 1658, Jama Masjid is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The spacious courtyard of the Jama Masjid holds thousands of faithful. Jama Masjid is located on a mound in the heart of the old city and projects beautifully into the Old-Delhi skyline. Jama Masjid Mosque was built in red sandstone and marble by more than 5000 artisans. Originally called the Masjid-i-Jahan-Numa, or "mosque commanding view of the world", the Jama Masjid stands at the center of the erstwhile capital city of the Mughals, Shahjahanbad.Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 AD, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.[1] It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah citadel also known as Purana Qila (Old Fort), that Humayun founded in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993, and since then has undergone extensive restoration work, which is still underway. Besides the main tomb enclosure of Humayun, several smaller monuments dot the pathway leading up to it, from the main entrance in the West, including one that even pre-dates the main tomb itself, by twenty years; it is the tomb complex of Isa Khan Niyazi, an Afghan noble in Sher Shah Suri's court of the Suri dynasty, who fought against the Mughals, constructed in 1547 CE.The India Gate was built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. This 42 m high stone arch of victory, universally known as The India Gate, stands at the eastern end of Rajpath, New Delhi. It was previously officially known as The All India War Memorial. The names of the 90,000 Indian Army soldiers who died in the First World War, Afghan campaign of 1919 and the North-West Frontier operations are inscribed on the walls of this grand structure.Qutub Minar is the pride of Delhi. The tall minaret was constructed in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, and later completed by his successor Iltutmish. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture. Day 3: Delhi-MandawaMorning: car transfer to Mandawa.Afternoon: sight-seeing tour of Havelies.Overnight at MandawaDay 4: Mandawa-BikanerMorning: after breakfast car transfer to Bikaner.Afternoon sight-seeing tour of Bikaner visiting Juna Garh Fort, Camel Breeding Farm, Museum and city.Overnight at BikanerThe Camel Breeding Farm of Bikaner, popularly known as Government Camel Breeding Farm, breeds the finest of camels in Bikaner. The Bikaner Camel Breeding Farm also conducts researches and experiments on the camels. The results obtained from the experiments are used to promote camel breeding. The Camel Breeding Farm in Bikaner employs the 'Raikas' or 'Rebars', local camel breeders, and aims towards making camel economically advantageous for the camel rearer of Bikaner.Day 5 : Bikaner-Jaisalmer Morning: after breakfast car transfer to Jaisalmer.Afternoon: Evening free at leisure.Overnight at JaisalmerDay 6: JaisalmerMorning: Sight Seeing of City coveringJaisal Fort, Havelies.Afternoon : VisitSAMDesert with Camel Safari at the Thar Desert.Overnight at JaisalmerHavelies: Jaisalmer is known to its visitors for its proximity to Thar desert. But the city has much more to offer to its tourists. Among all, Havelis of Jaisalmer finds a special mention. The beautiful mansions built by the wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are known as 'Havelis'. Most of these finely erected sandstone buildings are still in beautiful condition. Jaisalmer used to be a strategic point in the trade across the desert. The wealthy Jain community of Jaisalmer held strong posotions in the court of the rulers and were also leading merchants of the town. They spent enormous wealth on building intricately carved palaces and temples in golden-yellow sandstone.The Thar Desert (also known as the Great Indian Desert) is a large, arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent and forms a natural boundary running along the border between India and Pakistan. With an area of more than 200,000 km2 (77,000 sq mi), it is the world's 9th largest subtropical desertDay 7: Jaisalmer-JodhpurMorning: after breakfast car transfer to Jodhpur.Afternoon: sight-seeing of Jodhpur visiting Mehrangarh Fort, Museum and UmaidBhawanPalace.Overnight at JodhpurMehrangarh Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in India. The fort is situated 400 feet (122 m) above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. A winding road leads to and from the city below. The imprints of cannonball hits by attacking armies of Jaipur can still be seen on the second gate. To the left of the fort is the chhatri of Kirat Singh Soda, a soldier who fell on the spot defending the Mehrangarh fort.UmaidBhavanPalaceMuseum: Maharaja Umaid Singhji was very fascinated by western lifestyle. So, he hired the services of a well-known Edwardian architect, Henry Vaughan Lanchester to get Umaid Bhavan palace constructed. A part of the palace now houses the Umaid Bhavan Palace of Jodhpur, Rajasthan.Day 8: Jodhpur-Mount AbuMorning: after breakfast car transfer to MountAbu.Afternoon: sight seeing of MountAbu visitingDilwaraJainTemple, NikkiLake, Honeymoon Point and Sunset Point.Overnight at MountAbuDilwara Jain Temples is one of the finest Jain temple known world over for its extraordinary architecture and marvelous marble stone carvings, some experts also consider it architecturally superior to the Taj Mahal. It seems fairly basic temple from outside but every cloud has a silver lining, the temple interior showcases the extraordinary work of human craftsmanship at its best. These temples were built between 11th to 13th century AD, The beautiful lush green hills surrounding the temple gives a very pleasant feeling. The ornamental details of marble stone carvings is phenomenal and unmatched, The minutely carved ceilings and the pillars are just amazing. All this was done at a time when no transport or roads were available at a height of 1200+ Mtrs in MountAbu, Huge blocks of marble stones were transported on elephant backs from the Arasoori Hills at Ambaji to this remote hilly region of MountAbu. Dilwara temples is also a popular Jain pilgrimage attraction.Honeymoon Point: MountAbu has a variety of tourist attractions that offers a wholesome experience to the tourists. The various tourist attractions in MountAbu make it a dream destination for tourists. Hence, a large number of tourists come to the place to enjoy its various attractions. The monuments in MountAbu are especially very popular among tourists as these monuments are not only famous for historical significance but are also a teat to the eye. These are architectural marvel which reflects the excellent features of ancient architecture. There are a number of monuments in MountAbu but the Honeymoon Point Mount Abu bears a special significance as it is regarded as one of the most auspicious pilgrimage centers for Jains. Having a structure that resembles a table top, the particular structure is built around a lake in the midst of verdant forests.Sunset Point located in South West of Nakki Lake provides you a scenic view of the setting sun. Hundreds of people swarm this area in the evening amidst a carnival atmosphere. Food stalls, souvenir shops abounds the area. The scenic hills, tranquil surrounding, and the pleasant climate makes it a favorite spot of the tourists. The Honeymoon Point located close by is another attraction of MountAbu. Sunset Point is a good place to pick up trinkets and knick knacks. Day 9: Mount Abu-UdaipurMorning: after breakfast car transfer to Udaipur enroute visit to Ranakpur. Overnight at UdaipurDay 10: UdaipurFull day sight-seeing of Udaipur visiting CityPalace, JagdishTemple, LakePichola and Gardens.Overnight at UdaipurJagdishTemple is one of the famous temples of Udaipur. Located in the CityPalace complex of Udaipur, this temple is made in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture. In 1651, Jagdish temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh, who ruled Udaipur during 1628-53. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe. It is celebrated for being the largest temple in the city of Udaipur. The gateway of this temple can be sited at a distance of 150 meters from the Bara Pol of the CityPalace.LakePichola, situated in Udaipur city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, is an artificial fresh water lake, created in the year 1362 AD, named after the nearby Picholi village.[1][2] It is one of the several contiguous lakes, and developed over the last few centuries in and around the famous Udaipur city. The lakes around Udaipur were primarily created by building dams to meet the drinking water and irrigation needs of the city and its neighborhood. Two islands, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir are located within PicholaLake, and have been developed with several palaces to provide views of the lake UdaipurGardens, the city of lakes, is also known as the garden city of Rajasthan. This romantic city, with the backdrop of picturesque lakes and lush green gardens, appeals to the aesthetic sense of any spectator. The very name of garden brings a sense of relief in the era of concrete jungles. In the bygone ages, the rulers of Udaipur designed a few gardens & parks to remain close with nature and serenity. The city of Udaipur boasts of several gardens that are truly a green retreat in the dry lands of Rajasthan.Day 11: Udaipur-PushkarMorning: after breakfast car transfer to Pushkar enroute visiting Nathdwara/Rajsamand/Ajmer.Afternoon: sight-seeing tour of Pushkar visiting PushkarLake and Temples.Overnight at PushkarPushkar is an artificial lake located in the state of Rajasthan in India. It is situated near the Pushkar town in the district of Ajmer. The lake is beautifully surrounded by the deserts and hills from all the sides. It covers the total area of about 5 km. It gets separated from the city of Ajmer by the snake mountain known as Nag Parbat. The pious PushkarLake is regarded as the sacred lake among the Hindus in India. It is the only lake connected with Lord Brahma in the whole country. The city of Pushkar is situated on the banks of the PushkarLake. The lake has around 400 temples, 52 palaces and 52 ghats and each ghat has water of special powers. The lake is known for its serene atmosphere throughout the year. Some of the most popular among them are Brahma Ghat, Gau Ghat and Varah Ghat.Day 12: Pushkar-JaipurMorning: after breakfast car transfer to Jaipur.An excursion tour of Amber Fort with Elephant ride.Overnight at JaipurAmber Fort: also spelled and pronounced as Amber Fort) is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)[1]), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill.[2][3]Amer Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the MaotaLake, at its forefront.Day 13: JaipurHalf day sight-seeing tour of Hawa Mahal, Observatory, CityPalaceAfternoon free at leisureOvernight at JaipurHawa Mahal: Constructed in 1799, Hawa Mahal is the most sensational monument in the city of Jaipur. The palace, overlooks one of Jaipur's main streets and was originally constructed to offer women of the court an upper hand, so that they can watch the activities taking place in the bazaar and the surrounding streets behind stone-carved screens. For this purpose, it was designed with over 900 niches, and the entire building is shaped like a crown adorning Lord Krishna's head.Observatory: The Jantar Mantar, or "House of Instruments" at Jaipur is the largest of the observatories and contains eighteen instruments. They are in excellent repair after a 1901 reconstruction project supervised by Chandra Dhar Sharma Guleri.Day 14: Jaipur-Fathepur Sikri-AgraMorning: after breakfast car transfer to Agra enroute visiting Fathepur Sikri.Afternoon: sight-seeing tour of Immortal Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra & Itmadullah.Overnight at AgraBuilt during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid..The Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world. Yet there have been few serious studies of it and no full analysis of its architecture and meaning. Ebba Koch, an important scholar,has been permitted to take measurements of the complex and has been working on the palaces and gardens of Shah Jahan for thirty years and on the Taj Mahal itself—the tomb of the emperor's wife, Mumtaz Mahal—for a decade.Fort (Emperor Akbar commissioned the construction of this fort in 1565, although additions were continued to be made till the time of his grandson Shah Jahan. The Fort houses some exquisite buildings within like the Moti Masjid, Diwan – e- Am, Diwan – e – Khas, and Sheesh Mahal.)Akbar started building his own mausoleum, near Agra, that was to be a perfect blend of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist and Jain designs and motifs, bespeaking of his religious tolerance and secular views. However, he could not complete it and died. Thus, his son Jehangir completed his tomb, popularly known as Sikandra after Sikandra Lodi, who established the community where Akbar's Tomb is located. However, Jehangir made quite a number of alterations in the original plan, in keeping with the development of Mughal art and architecture. The tomb has three-storeyed red sandstone minarets displaying wondrous inlay work of marble on the four corners of the building. 'Langurs', black-faced monkeys have found a safe haven in the beautiful gardens surrounding the mausoleum and often stray to the walkways too.Day 15: Agra-KhajurahoVisit Taj Mahal in the Morning to view sunrise and back to hotel. After breakfast, departure transfer to Airport to board flight for Khajuraho.Evening free at leisure.Overnight at KhajurahoThe Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world. Yet there have been few serious studies of it and no full analysis of its architecture and meaning. Ebba Koch, an important scholar,has been permitted to take measurements of the complex and has been working on the palaces and gardens of Shah Jahan for thirty years and on the Taj Mahal itself—the tomb of the emperor's wife, Mumtaz Mahal—for a decade.Day 16: Khajuraho-VaranasiMorning city tour of the temples in KhajurahoAfternoon: transfer to the Airport to board flight for Varanasi. after checks into the hotel proceed for half day excursion tour of Sarnath.Overnight at VaranasiDay 17: VaranasiEarly morning- proceed for the Boat Cruise on River Ganges.Afternoon: proceed for half day Sight-seeing of Temple and B.H.University. Overnight at VaranasiRiver Ganges: For more than two millennia, the River Ganges has been revered by millions in India as a symbol of spiritual purity. Originating in the frozen heights of the Himalayas, the river travels 1,600 miles across the teeming plains of the subcontinent before flowing east into Bangladesh and from there it spills into the Bay of Bengal. ”Mother Ganga” is described by ancient Hindu scriptures as a gift from the gods; that is, the earthly incarnation of the deity Ganga.The BanarasHinduUniversity was established by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya. A prominent lawyer and an Indian independence activist, Malviya considered education as the primary means for achieving a national awakening.[10]At the 21st Conference of the Indian National Congress in Benares in December 1905, Malviya publicly announced his intent to establish a university in Varanasi. Malviya continued to develop his vision for the university with inputs from other Indian nationalists and educationists. He published his plan in 1911. The focus of his arguments was on the prevailing poverty in India and the decline in income of Indians compared to Europeans. The plan called for focus on technology and science, besides the study of India's religion and culture:Day 18: Varanasi- Delhi Departureransfer to the Airport to board flight to Delhi airport for your next destination.
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7 days India Mumbai Goa Tour

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7 days India Mumbai Goa TourTour Code: IN072 Departure Date: You Choice! Custom Days: ..5,6,7.. Days Tour Route: Mumbai-Goa-Mumbai (Could Customize)You can always customize a similar tour based on this itinerary.  Day 01 Mumbai ArrivalAirport Transfer to your hotelRelax and Recover at the Rest of the DayOvernight at MumbaiDay 02 MumbaiExplore the Mumbai, you will visit The Juhu beach, Gateway of India, Elephanta caves.Overnight at MumbaiJuhuBeach is a beautiful beach, which gets strokes of turquoise waves day and night. Located in the central suburb of Mumbai, this coastline acts as a coolant to your worries and tensions. One can access this unruffled beach from Vile Parle, Santa Cruz and Andheri as well. It's the pre-eminent place to view spectacular sunsets, when the ceaseless horizon appears splendidly tinted in shades of red and orange. This lovely sight of the sun descending into the vast Arabian Sea, presents an amazing vista that is hard to forget.The India Gate was built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. This 42 m high stone arch of victory, universally known as The India Gate, stands at the eastern end of Rajpath, New Delhi. It was previously officially known as The All India War Memorial. The names of the 90,000 Indian Army soldiers who died in the First World War, Afghan campaign of 1919 and the North-West Frontier operations are inscribed on the walls of this grand structure.The ElephantaCaves are a network of sculpted caves located on ElephantaIsland, or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in MumbaiHarbour, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves—the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the god Shiva.Day 03 Mumbai–GoaMorning: transfer to the domestic airport to catch the flight for Goa,Afternoon: Free relax on your ownIn the evening enjoy Goan Carnival Theme: Join a traditional carnival, which is a part of Goa’s rich Portuguese heritage. Where revelry, song and dance, great food and good wine come together beautifully. Discover the joy of Goan cuisine at a delightful buffet dinner.Overnight at GoaDay 04 Goa Today you will explore the North Goa & South Goa.In the evening we have for you Fishing village : Fishing villages are part of Goa’s rich cultural heritage. Local Goan fishing village is created on the grounds of the hotel, forming a perfect backdrop for a charming evening in a very rustic atmosphere. Artisans display their skills whilst the village dancers whirl to the music of a local band.Overnight at GoaDay 05 GoaThis day you are free to relax on Beach.Overnight at GoaIn the evening, enjoy Sea food Bar-be-cue on the beach – Dine under a starlit sky on succulent lobsters, jumbo prawns and other local seafood delicacies which form part of a delightful bar-be-cue set up on a lovely stretch of the Goan beach. Guests may also cook their own food on skewers over a camp fire. A local musician captures the magic of the moment on his guitar strings.Day 06 Goa-MumbaiMorning free at goaIn the afternoon flight trasfenr to mumbaiOvernight at MumbaiDay 07 MumbaiFree on your own, and then your will be escorted to the airport for your next destination.
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