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Itinerary: Taj Gateway

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DAY 1: ARRIVAL DELHI

You will arrive at Delhi airport and our representative will welcome you in Indian traditional way by flower garlanding & tilak on your forehead as in India we say "Atthi Devo Bhava" which means "The guest is equivalent to God".

Flower garlanding are generally offered as a mark of respect and honour. They are offered to welcome the visitors or in honour to the Gods and Goddesses.

Tilak is a ritual mark on the forehead. It can be put in many forms as a sign of blessing, greeting or auspiciousness. The Tilak is usually made out of a red vermilion paste (kumkum) which is a mixture of turmeric, alum, iodine, camphor, etc.

You will be transferred to hotel. Check in hotel. Night stay in Delhi.

DAY 2: DELHI SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast you will start New Delhi & Old Delhi tour. Our representative will waiting at the hotel lobby who will explain the day program and will introduce with local guide for Delhi sightseeing.

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 Red Fort which was the residence of the Mughal emperors for nearly 200 years. You will enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk. More evidences of the ancient times that once existed in old Delhi can be found out by winding through the labyrinthine lanes of Chandni Chowk in a rickshaw. The pleasure associated with the rickshaw ride your itinerary here is ultimate. The rickshaw pullers here take you on a ride through various routes, offering you a different experience all together.

NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Bangla Sahib spiritual place for Sikh religious, the Qutub Minar tallest brick minaret in the world and 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. Night stay in Delhi.

DAY 3: DELHI - AGRA BY SURFACE (220 KM, APPROX 4 HRS)

After breakfast you will be picked up from hotel and straight drive to Agra. Arrive Agra and transfer to your hotel for check in.

Later visit 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-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 4: AGRA - DELHI BY SURFACE (220 KM, APPROX 4 HRS)

Early morning at sunrise 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 labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife.

You will enjoy the most alluring view of Taj Mahal in the relative quiet early morning, shrouded in mists and bathed with a soft morning glow. As its vast marble surfaces fall into the shadow or reflect the sun, the color changes from soft grey and yellow to pearly cream and dazzling white.

The Taj Mahal looks milky white in the soft light of early morning. Not only will you witness the magical effects caused by the reflections of the changing colors of the rising sun, but also you will experience the insights about this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife by your guide.

Later return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast checkout from hotel and explore the rich Handicrafts in Agra

Later drive to Delhi.

Arive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi

DAY 5: DELHI DEPARTURE

Morning transfer to airport for boarding your onward flight. End of trip.

Where you'll Stay

City

Nights

Hotels

Delhi 2 Vivanta by Taj Dwarka / Radisson Blu / Crown Plaza
Agra 1 Jaypee Palace / Radisson Blu
Delhi 1 Vivanta by Taj Dwarka / Radisson Blu / Crown Plaza

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Taj Gateway USD 467 Per Person USD 236 Per Person

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