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Pilgrimage Tour : INR 57048 per person

Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur -  Haridwar - Rishikesh - Amritsar - Delhi


Day 01 – Arrive Delhi
Meeting by our staff and transfer to the hotel.
Check-in time is 12.00 Noon.
Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 02- Delhi
After breakfast, begin the trip to visit Old and New Delhi.
Delhi, the capital of India, conceals within its bosom the remains of civilization that flourished over the last three thousand years. Since those legendary days, many dynasties and rulers have flourished on its regal soil. The legacy of that past survives in the many monuments left behind by the regents.

Old Delhi’s landmarks are Red Fort built by Emperor Shahjehaan in 1638 AD, Jama Mosque largest mosque in India also built by Shahjehan. Raj Ghat and Shanti van -the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru are on the banks of river Yamuna, behding Red Fort. Chandni Chowk, the main congested shopping hub of Old Delhi is still a major attraction to travel thru by Cycle Rickshaw.

New Delhi is a showcase of Mughal Dynasty, British rule as also modern India. Qutab Minar, one of the earliest remains of Imperial Delhi (13th century AD ) Humayun’s Tomb-the fine monument believed to be forerunner of Taj Mahal represents the Mughal era while during British rule buildings with imposing architecture such as India Gate, the 42 metre high arch that was raised as a memorial to soldiers, Parliament House, President’s House, Secretariat and other Govt. Building as also Connaught Place, the oldest city centre shopping hub were built. 
 
Day 03 – Delhi-Agra drive, 204 km  
Morning drive to Agra.  
On arrival, check-in at the hotel.
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Afternoon sightseeing tour.Taj Mahal, the great monument was completed in 1653 AD. Built by Emperor Shahjehan for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal, the monument is inimitable poem in white marble, a true expression of love. Agra Fort, the imposing structure on the banks of the river Yamuna is replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship in the Mughal period, including the beautiful pearl Mosque, it was designed and built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah built in 1622 AD by Empress Nur Jehan, in memory of her father, Ghias-id-Din Beg, it is considered a precursor of the Taj Mahal. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 04 : Agra/Jaipur, 235 km/6  hours 
Morning proceed to Jaipur, stopping en-route to visit Fatehpur Sikri. 

Fatehpur Sikri, the birth story of this beautiful city is interesting. There, in a grotto in Sikri, lived a Muslim Saint , Sheikh Salim Chishti by name. Akbar hearing of his renown, asked of the blessings of a son, and when a son was born, not only was the child named Salim, the site for a mighty and ambitious project - a city - was chosen near the residence of the saint erected in k1569. Visit the mosque of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. 

Arrive Jaipur, check-in at your hotel. 

Day 05 : Jaipur 
Morning excursion to Amer Fort, set in a picturesque location on the outskirts of Japur. Amer is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Built in the 16th century by Raja Mansingh in red sandstone and white marble, the palace complex has some very interesting apartments. Jai Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Niwas, Ganesh Pol and Temple of Kali are some of the prominent areas of interest.

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Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur, the city built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer 260 years ago. Visit the Maharaja’s City Palace, the home of the erstwhile royal family, the Observatory, Ram Niwas Gardens, Hawa Mahal or the Palace of winds built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and drive past the old part of Jaipur city. 

Day 06 : Jaipur-Haridwar train : dep at 23:15 hours
Day at leisure.  Check-out 12 Noon.

Car for local use.Evening transfer to railway station.

Night on train.

Day 07 : Arr. Haridwar at 12:10 hours
On arrival, transfer to the hotel. 
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Afternoon visit Haridwar. 
Haridwar situated on the right bank of holy Ganga. Associated with both Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu, Haridwar is among the seven sacred cities of India. It is also one of the venues fo
r Kumbh Mela, also a centre of herbal medicine and traditional studies at Gurukul Kangri. The places of interest are Bharat Mata Temple, Shanti Kunj, an Ashram for Yoga and natural cures, Mayadev Temple, Hari-ki-Pairi, the most important ghat for a holy dip where a spectacular Ganga Aarti is performed every evening.  
 
Day 08 : Haridwar
Morning visit Rishikesh.
Situated 24 km upstream from Haridwar, at the confluence of the Chandrabhaga and  Ganga, Rishikesh has long been a spiritual centre. Places of interest are Triveni Ghat (bathing ghat), Lakshman and Ram Jhoola (suspension 
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bridges across the Ganga), Swarag Ashram, Raghunath Temple, Pushkar Temple, Bharat Mandir and Ashrams
 
Day 09 : Haridwar-Amritsar train : 1435-2145 hours
Transfer to railway station for train to Amritsar.
On arrival, transfer to the hotel.
 
Day 10 : Amritsar
Morning sightseeing tour. 
Amritsar, founded in 1577 by Ram Das, the fourt guru of the Sikhs, it is both the centre of the Sikh religion and the major city of Punjab state. The name means Pool of Nectar, referring toe the sacred tank around which the Sikh’s Golden Temple is built. 
 
The Golden temple is famous for its full golden dome, it is one of the most sacred pilgrim spots for Sikhs. The Mandir is built on a 67-ft square of marble and is a two storied structure. 

Durgiani Temple, built in the third decade
of the 20th Century echoes architecture that of the Golden 
Temple and, in a similar manner rises from the midst of a tank and has canopies and the central dome in the style of the Sikh temple. amritsar golden temple travel


Jallian Wala Bagh - The memorial at this site commemorates the 2000 Indians who were killed or wounded, shot
indiscriminately by the British under the command of Gen Michael O"Dyer on April13, 1919 while participating in a peaceful public meeting. This was one of the major incidents of India's freedom struggle. A section of wall with bullet marks still visible is preserved along with the memorial well, in which some people jumped to escape.
 
Palki Ceremony at Golden Temple. 

The evening is a time for the devotees to come and listen in deep thoughtfulness to the evening
recitations. It is time for the Rahras, the Arti and the shabad kirtan. At end of the prayers, the Sri Guru Granth Saheb is reverentially and royally carried to the palki (a gold and silver palanquin) waiting outside. The head priest of the Harmandir appears with the Sri Guru Granth Sahib on a cushion on his head. The palki
is carried by dedicated Sikhs. The grand Darshani Deorhi is shut down for the visitors after this. 
 
Day 11 : Amritsar-Delhi train : 0810-16255 hours
Transfer to railway station for train to Delhi. 
On arrival, transfer to international airport for onward flight.



 

 




 
 

 


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