Duration9 Days - 8 Nights
DestinationsDelhi - Agra - Jaipur - Haridwar - Rishikesh - Delhi
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
On you arrival at Delhi International Airport; you will be received by Premium Travel Planner representative and transfer to hotel; night at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast at hotel, start enjoying Delhi sightseeing tour. You will visit Jama Masjid, Red Fort from outside and Raj Ghat, Gandhi memorial, India Gate, and Parliament House. After lunch enjoy visit to Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar and evening time Gurudwara Bungla Saheb; Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Delhi - Agra
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Agra; en route visit Sikandra Tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar, in Agra visit Red Fort, Itmad Ud Daula, If time permits enjoy sun set by Taj Mahal from River side, Night at hotel.
Day 4: Agra - Jaipur
Early morning visit to Taj Mahal with Rising Sun, return to hotel for breakfast and wash and change. After breakfast drive towards Jaipur and visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned Mughal town. Here you will visit Jama Masjid, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Bhawan, Panch Mahal and the Buland Darwaza. On reaching Jaipur, check into the hotel for night stay.
Day 5: Jaipur
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Amber fort, situated on a hilltop. Enjoy an elephant ride here. From here return to city by visiting Water Palace by driving or stop for photographs; Later enjoy visit to City Palace, Observatory and Wind Palace photography. Evening time enjoy exploring walled city market of Jaipur. Night at hotel.
Day 6: Jaipur - Delhi
Morning time at leisure, later in the day start driving to Delhi. Evening time enjoy exploring lcoal market around cannought Palace and Janth. Night at hotel.
Day 7: Delhi – Haridwar
After Breakfast drive towards Haridwar. Enjoy exploring local market and temples of Haridwar like Pareshwar Mahadev Temple, Daksha Mahadev Temple and Mansa Devi Temple. Evening visit Har-ki-Pauri (the footstep of God)- one of the most sacred ghats in India. People say that this ghat was built by Vikramaditya in memory of his brother Bhartrihari. This ghat is also known as Brahmakund. Later witness Aarti of the Holy River Ganges. Aarti is the beautiful ceremony in which deeyas (the oil lamps) are offered to God. Aarti can be done to a deity in the temple or it can be done to a saint. It is performed to God, in any manifestation, any form, by any name. The essence of the aarti ceremony is a time when we say "thank you," and we offer the light of our thanks, the light of our love and the light of our devotion. We realize that the small deeya is nothing compared to the divine light which shines on us all day. Night stay in Rishikesh.
Day 8: Rishikesh
Later drive to Rishikesh - also known as the 'place of sages', at the confluence of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga. It is believed that God by the name of 'Hrishikesh' had appeared as an answer to the hard penances by Rabhiya Rishi and henceforth the place derived its name. It is the starting point for the Char dham pilgrims but also for the people who are interested in meditation, yoga and other aspects of Hinduism. In Rishikesh visit Laxman Jhula- a hanging bridge on the river Ganga is one of the most famous spot in Rishikesh. According to Indian mythology, Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama crossed the Ganga with the help of hanging bridge made of Jute. The bridge offers a scenic view of the river Ganga as it tumbles down to Haridwar. Also visit Bharat Mandir - the oldest temple in Rishikesh, near the Triveni Ghat. This temple is dedicated to Bharat, the younger brother of Lord Ram. Optional activities -White water rafting. Later afternoon drive to Delhi & transfer to airport to board the onward flight.
Days 09: Rishikesh – Delhi
Morning time at leisure. Later in the day start driving back to Delhi. Car will give your drop at airport for boading flight for onward destination