Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi :
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort - once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire. Enjoy the cycle rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk.
NEW DELHI- An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue- Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence, Lotus Temple and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra
Early morning transfer to railway station to board the superfast air-conditioned train to Agra. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours & transfer to hotel. Later visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife Also visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. 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. Night stay in Agra.
Day 04 / Agra – Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur- the fabled “pink city” of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal processions and splendors are now living monuments enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Jaipur in late evening & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 05 / Jaipur
After breakfast proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.
AMBER FORT PALACE- Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue sight- seeing.
CITY PALACE- A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR- This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL- The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 06 / Jaipur - Mumbai ( By flight)
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight to Mumbai. Arrive Mumbai, meet assist at the airport and transfer to hotel. Later proceed for half day tour of Mumbai covering Gateway of India – The stone archway designed by Wittett in the 16th century Gujarati style, Prince of Whales Museum , Chowpatty Beach, Dhobhi Ghat, Marine Drive. Night stay in Mumbai.
Day 07 / Mumbai (Spend a day long Bollywood Tourism)
The Bollywood Tourism Package is day long, split into two sessions.
1st Session: Bollywood Drome
Immerse yourself in the world of your favourite movies.
A specially created studio called BollywooDrome has been designed for the tour - with sets created to recreate memorable Hindi movie scenes.
It will be an interactive and participative session with performers, directors and technicians from Bollywood who will enact scenes from movies for the visitors, along with a question and answer session.
Action sequences - film technicians demonstrate how stunts and fight scenes are executed and finally how it appears on the screen
Dance sequences - choreographers recreate the dance magic of movies with a demonstration on how it is done.
Scenes from movies - performers with a director will enact scenes and demonstrate techniques.
Q & A sessions - visitors can ask questions and get answered by the panel of technician.
Interval: Lunch at BollywooDrome in the style of a unit lunch.
2nd Session: On the sets
An intimate exposure to the behind-the-scenes activities of a movie or a teleserial. Get an inside look at the sets and what goes into the making of movies. Or get to watch capable technicians work on a movie at a post production studio. Watch a likely hit of tomorrow being shot and get a feel of the movie and the television industry. Night stay in Mumbai.
Day 08 / Mumbai – Delhi - Departure
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight to Delhi to connect the onward flight
Airfare/ Jaipur-Bombay USD 186.50 per person
Price Includes :
7 Nights accomodation on twin sharing basis as per the itinerary.
Train tickets of Delhi - Agra in air conditioned Chair Car
Surface travel by exclusive air conditioned car.
All transfers and Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
Local English speaking Guides.
Elephant ride in Jaipur.
All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc.
Price does not Include :
Entrance fee to the Monuments.
Beverages, Tips, Laundry etc.
Any item not shown in Price includes.
Hotels Selected - Luxury
Delhi : The Oberoi / Imperial
Agra : Amarvilas
Jaipur : RajVilas
Mumbai :Taj Mahal
Hotels Selected - Royal
Delhi : The Metropolitan / The Lalit / The Grand
Agra : Jay Pee Palace / Taj View / Trident
Jaipur : Hotel Trident / Le Meridien
Mumbai :Hilton Tower / Grand Intercontinent / Taj President
Hotels Selected - Classic
Delhi : The Connaught / Hotel City Park / De Marks
Agra: Clarks Shiraz / Howard Park
Jaipur : Golden Tulip / Hari Mahal Palace/ Wall Street / Hotel Clarks Amer
Mumbai :Fariyas / Mirador / Ambassador
Hotels Selected - Jewel (3* - 4* & Heritage)
Delhi : Hotel Gautam Deluxe / Hotel Sunstar
Agra : Hotel Amar / Hotel Usha Kiran
Jaipur : Hotel Jas Vilas / Nana ki Haveli / Dera Rawatsar
Mumbai : The Best Western Emerald/ Hotel Royale Empire/ Hotel The Legend
Hotels Selected - Economy (2* Moderate)
Delhi : Hotel Blue Bell / Hotel De Gold
Agra : Royale Residency / Taj Plaza
Jaipur : Hotel Vijay Niwas / Hotel Sarang Palace
Mumbai : Hotel Suba Galaxy / Hotel Benzy Palace
Special care is taken while selecting the hotels , As you may be aware that prices for same category of hotels are NOT the same , we select the hotels based on the quality & services & not just because it is a 4 * or 5 * hotel, Thatswhy some hotels listed in our classic catergory ( 4 * ) are actual 5 * hotels but we use them in 4 * categories. Hotels are subject to availability, please note that due to peak season starting from Oct onwards, most of hotels in 4* - 5* category are already fully booked for many dates starting from october, Once you finalise the booking, we shall start booking the hotels. It may be possible that we may have to go for a higher / lower category of hotels/ rooms in any place & we shall advice you of any supplement / reduction in the price. For Luxury Hotels Suppliment charge 16 nov. to 30th nov., 20 Dec. to 5th jan 2008.and 1st feb. to 29th feb.