DELHIArrive at Delhi Airport / Railway station and on arrival directly transfer to hotel and check in the hotel. Later proceed to local sightseeing (most of the monuments are closed on Monday) to Old Delhi-Red Fort: The red stone walls of the fort extend from 2kms and vary in height from 18m on the riverside to 33m on the city side. The hall of public audiences, the hall of private audiences, the royal baths and Moti Masjid built by Aurangzeb for himself are important part of the immense fort. Jama Masjid: It is the largest mosque in India and the final architectural extravagance of Shanjahan. Raj Gath: The memorial of Mahatma Gandhi where he was cremated after his assassination. Later visit Lotus Temple & Overnight stay at hotel.
DELHI – MATHURA / AGRA (220 kms / 4 hrs )Morning after breakfast proceed to Agra, enroute visiting Mathura – The birth place of ‘Lord Sri Krishna’. Later drive back to Agra. Check in the hotel, later proceed for City tour of Agra including Taj Mahal. (Taj Mahal is closed on Friday) Taj Mahal: It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, the emperor was heartbroken when his wife Mumtaz died. It is completely built out of white marble. Agra Fort: The construction of the fort was commenced during the reign of Emperor Akbar and the additions were made till the time of his grandson Shah Jahan. During the time of Akbar it was primarily a military fort but later the focus shifted and it partially became a palace. Night hault at Agra.
AGRA – DELHI (200 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Delhi, check in the hotel. Later proceed to local sightseeing (most of the monuments are closed on Monday) to New Delhi-Laxmi Narayan Temple: Garishly colored modern temple is erected by the industrialist Birla. India Gate: The 42m high stone “Arch of Triumph”, erected in the memory of Indian soldiers who died in the First World War. Humayun’s Tomb: Built by wife of Humayun, the second Mughal king. It is an early example of Mughal architecture. Qutab Minar: The building complex dates back to the onset of Muslim rule in India and are fine examples of Afghan architecture. Later proceed to Presidents House, Parliment house, Govt. Secretarial buildings. (driving around in the car). Overnight stay at hotel.