Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive by Global flight, soon after conventional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would help you at airport and transfer to hotel overnight stay.
Delhi is actually a bustling metropolis, which successfully brings together in its folds the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime factors why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. In reality, extra mythological cities are thought to become here, like the town of Indraprastha from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerous monuments were built more than numerous centuries by distinct rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek, Alauddin Khilji, Tughlaks, Humayun & Shah Jahan, who built the Walled Metropolis Shah Jahanabad.
Later in first half of 20th century a lot of New Delhi was planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens, who laid out a grandiose central administrative area as a testament to British rule in India. The division in walled city & New Delhi also marks the division in life styles. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Currently we consider a guided tour of Aged Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the wonderful Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Aged Delhi. Constructed inside the yr 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it truly is the biggest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or consider a rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, the aged marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built within the 12 months 1648 by Shah Jehan.
In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It's a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial constructed inside the yr 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died inside the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, constructed in the yr 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India. We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the 12 months 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built inside the yr 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It can be the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Optional - Sound & Light Show at Red Fort with dinner at Chor Bizarre. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Agra (203 km)
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra, on arrival check in at the hotel. Within the afternoon city sightseeing tour of Agra visit including visit Taj Mahal, symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was constructed by the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jehan inside the 12 months 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
Also visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. His son Jahangir completed the construction of the tomb within the 12 months 1613. Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb, constructed by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628. It belongs to the father of Nur Jahan, Ghiyas-ud-Din Beg. He was the Wajir (Chief Minister of Emperor Jehangir). This white marble tomb was. This tomb was the first complete marble Mughal structure. Later transfer to the hotel for overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Agra - Mathura (54 Km)
Morning visit Taj mahal at sunrise and drive to Mathura on arrival check in at hotel. Visit Mathura the metropolis associated with the most revered of Hindu Gods - Lord Krishna, which is sacred being the birth place of Lord Krishna. The surroundings 'Braj Bhoomi' is where Lord Krishna is supposed to have grown up. On arrival , check in at hotel.
Day 05 : Mathura - Gokul - Mahavan - Goverdhan - Mathura
Drive to Gokul where Nand Gopal was sheltered in Yashoda Maiya's home in secrecy to escape the wrath of tyrant Kansha. Also visit Gokul Nath Ji Temple. Proceed to Mahavan - believed to have cradled Lord Krishna. Visit 'Assi Khambha' the temple dedicated to Mathura Nath Ji. Continue to Goverdhan - where Lord Krishna held aloft 'Giriraj', the sandstone hill on his finger for seven Days and Nights to protect the people of Braj from the wrath of rain and thunder sent by Indra. Return to Mathura. Overnight stay at hotel.