Where culture echoes, traditions speak, beauty enthralls and diversity delights

India is a whole world in itself. And within its variegated arabesque, you are sure to find something of your choice. India is a fertile land laced by rivers. You can wander 3,200 Kms north-south or 2,800 kms from east to west. In search of Himalayan beauty and peace. Or coastal sun sprawled on golden sands. You may marvel at the jeweled cities of the desert or see the wildest animals among thick jungle greens. Hustle your way through colorful crowds in bustling cities. An enlightened solitude under one guru. For opulence, we have our wondrous palaces. Its covers a total area of 328,7263 sq km. This is divided into 29 states and six directly administered union territories.

Romancing the Taj New Delhi ± Agra ± Jaipur
The Golden Triangle is a good introduction to India for the lay traveler. The cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur are exotic, as well as understandable ± or so you think, until you get into the streets. Then you realize that three are some things you simply cannot prepare for: the intensity of the massive poverty; the religious diversity; shocking government hotels; antiquity still everywhere you care to look; the scale of the Taj Mahal; the mystique and audacious grandeur of the ancient Mogul architecture; the chauvinism; the environmental desecration«and the traffic.
Day 01 New Delhi Meting assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Day 02 In New Delhi In the morning proceed for a sightseeing tour of the Old Delhi - a multi layered city. Our first stop is the Red Fort built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan when he shifted his capital from Agra. A short drive brings us to the Great Mosque - The Jama Masjid. Drive on to see the memorial built for Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. Afternoon Sightseeing tour of New Delhi includes a visit to the Qutub Minar - the tallest stone tower in India built in 1191 AD. Chhatarpur Temple - the most popular Hindu temple with blissful tranquility and serene ambience. Continue to Humayun's Tomb believed to have been designed by his widow. Its plan is based on the description of Islamic paradise gardens and is known to have inspired the Taj Mahal and many later Mughal tombs. Also visit the Bahai Temple - a lotus shaped structure. It is made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand. It is open to all faiths and is an ideal place for meditation and obtaining peace and tranquility. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03 New Delhi ± Agra (Drive: 203 Kms / 4 hrs approximately). Early morning drive to Agra, 203 Kms from New Delhi, situated on the bank of river Yamuna and famous for one of the seven wonder of the world ³ TAJ MAHAL´. On arrival check in at Hotel. Later proceed for the city sightseeing and visit Taj Mahal - built by a grief-stricken emperor, Shah Jahan, as a memorial of eternal love for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, Agra Fort which perhaps offers the most moving view of the Taj Mahal from its octagonal tower situated across the River Jamuna. (Yamuna) Sikandra ± Emperor Akbar¶s tomb at Sikandra is a magnificent gateway, covered with floral and geometrical arabesque decoration in white and colored marble. Four elegant Minarets surround the tomb. Evening at leisure to explore the local market. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 Agra ± Jaipur (Drive: 221 Kms / 5 hrs approximately). After breakfast drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri, a fascinating deserted capital of Emperor Akbar On arrival check in at Hotel Evening at leisure in the Pink City of India, which is not only the capital of Rajasthan but also the hub of Gem & Jewels. Overnight stay

Day 05

In Jaipur

Morning excursion to the Amber Fort which is perched on a hill. An Elephant transports us inside the fort which houses a Marble Palace, Temple of Victory and a Hall of Mirrors Afternoon at leisure to relax Later in the day proceed for a city tour of Jaipur visiting The Observatory (Jantar Mantar), built in 1726 by Jai Singh, a notable astronomer King. It houses instruments of astronomy with astonishing accuracy, which gives accurate predictions to this day. The City Palace is a visitors delight, Within the walls are several Palaces and museums resplendent with collections of the princely era. Drive to the Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal), a five story high Palace having a facade of windows and latticed screens which allowed the Ladies of the Court, in bygone days, to sit and view the streets of the city. Evening at leisure to explore the local market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 Jaipur to New Delhi After breakfast at Hotel, drive to New Delhi 258 Kms & approx 05 Hours. On arrival transfer to a Restaurant for Dinner and later on transfer to IGI airport to board onwards flight.

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Cost & Facts
Minimum 02 pax traveling together Single Room Supplement US$ 626 per person US$ 421 per single

Hotel Envisaged
New Delhi Agra Jaipur The Claridges Jaypee Palace Jai Mahal Palace www.claridges.com www.jaypeehotels.com www.tajhotels.com

The above cost includes: ‡ Accommodation on twin sharing room on CP (Room + Breakfast) basis inclusive of presently applicable
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ taxes. Meet & Greet /Assistance at Airport/Hotel Inter & intra transportation using air-conditioned medium car Services of English Speaking Local Guide Entrance Fees to Places of visit Elephant Joy ride at Amber Fort ± Jaipur All presently applicable inter state & toll taxes

The above cost does not include:
Any airfare or expenses of personal nature viz., any meals other than specified above table drinks, laundry, telephone calls, camera fee, travel insurance, gratuities to driver and guide or any other item not mentioned above in the clause ³ The above cost includes´. The above rates are valid till September 15, 2007 Contact ± + 91 98 11 00 88 00 E-mail ± danish@divaindia.in Web ± www.divaindia.in

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