Namaste!! Welcome to India. Your adventure begins with a welcome by Expedition 2 India's Local representative at Airport. You will be visiting World Heritage sites - Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar and Red Fort which look beautiful at night!
Excursion through Old Delhi. Ride the city's metro system and then hop on a rickshaw to the once water-filled square of Chandani Chowk. Discover Jama Masjid, Delhi's Oldest Mosque, before learning about the history of the sikh religion at the Sheeshganj Gurudwara. Have authentic Indian lunch at Gurudwara.
DELHI - JAIPUR
Depart for Rajasthan and on to it's capital, Jaipur (Approx 5 hrs) A friendly busy town crammed with palaces and bazaars full of jewellery, textiles and folk-based arts, Jaipur is a favorite for many travellers. Visit the Jai Mahal and the Hawa Mahal the head over to Jaipur's Royal City Palace and explore it's extravagant rooms and
Today we will visit Amber Fort, set on a hilltop overlooking Maota Lake, the fort is an authentic example of Rajput architecture and the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors) is one of its more spectacular buildings. Exta feature - Movie in Raj Mandir.
Rural Heritage stay-Karauli
Leave the "Pink City" of Jaipur behind and we will be visiting Karauli (approx 3.5 hrs drive) This delightful town was founded in 1348 and is packed with rural ambience and traditional temples. You will take a guided walk around the Old Quarter, interacting with friendly locals and learning about rural Indian life off the tourist Trail.
For travel in December/Januray 2017 visit ABANERI.
Leave the "Pink City" of Jaipur behind and we will be visiting Abaneri (approx 2 hrs drive) , Expedition 2 India offers its valued guests a chance not only to view but feel the Village life. In Indian villages, simplicity and tradition is reflected in every aspect of life. Inhabitants here find satisfaction in their own simple ways.
Also we will visit baori (Stepwell) at Abaneri vIllage, Rajasthan. Built in 8th-9th century AD. Beautiful geometrical stairways.
STAY IS ORGANISED AT A LUXURY CAMP : http://aagmanindia.com/Camp/AbhaneriVillage.aspx
Karauli- Fatehpur Sikri- Agra
On the journey to Agra, stop en route at the one-time capital of the Mughal empire, Fatehpur Sikiri, (approx 4 hrs drive). The stunning mosque displays both Persian and Hindu design and is secured by a 54-meter high entrance. Once in Agra there's the option of visiting the marble tomb that was saved for the greatest of the Mughal Emperors, Akbar's Mausoleum. The day then culminates in a visit to the TAJ MAHAL.
Agra - Delhi
In the morning take a guided tour along the banks of the Yamuna River to the iconic Agra Fort. Originally designed by Emperor Akbar in 1565 to be a military structure, it was converted into a palace during Emperor Shah Jahan's reign and later became his prison. In the early afternoon, Take the 3-4 hrs journey back to Delhi by car. Arrive back at the hotel with enough time to relish an exotic meal (Dinner) and check in Hotel.
There are no activities planned for the final day, Car will drop you off at International airport-Delhi for your Return journey to USA.
07 Nights Accommodation in 4*/5* hotels on Twin Sharing Basis + Breakfast Everyday.
Arrival & Departure Airport Assistance by Expedition2Indias Representative.
English Speaking Local Guides
Rickshaw Ride in Old Delhi(One Time).
Movie in Jaipur at Raj Mandir(One Time).
Elephant Ride in Jaipur at Amber Fort (One Time).
Camel Cart Ride at Karauli (One Time).
Tonga Ride in Agra (One Time).
Anything not mentioned in the package inclusions.
Portage at Hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine, telephone charges.
All items of personal nature