Premium Gems of India: February 9 - 16, 2020
English Speaking guide
Private airconditioned service all through out
Deluxe hote accommodation
Roundtrip International Airfare on Economy
Experience the sumptuous mix of traditions, spiritual beliefs, festivals, architecture and landscapes. With its ability to inspire, exasperate, thrill and confound all at once, be prepared for unexpected surprises. This Premium Tour will allow you to discover the country's colorful history and interesting cuisine. Your memories of India will blaze bright long after you've left its shores.
Fly to Udaipur and enjoy an evening boat ride at Lake Pichola. Visit the island palace Jag Niwas which is beautifully set in the lake.
Visit the City Palace, built in 1725, which hours the Dilkhush Mahal, Sheesh Mahal - studded with glittering Belgium Mirrors, Moti Mahal and the Palace of Lord Krishna all of which are ornately decorated. Also Visit the famous CRYSTAL GALLERY. Later visit the Jagdish Temple. Late evening transfer by Boats to Hotel Leela palace for dinner at special venue “Sheesh Mahal terrace” which offers splendid illuminated night views of Lake Pichola, city palace and Taj Lake Palace. It is an absolute treat for the eyes accompanied by some great food.
Fly to Jaipur then visit Maharaja’s City Palace, the former royal residence, and part of it converted into a museum. Also visit a gem cutting and polishing unit, a specialty of Jaipur. Evening an authentic Rajasthani experience with dance show and dinner in Jaipur, you’ll be entertained by a show of brightly dressed dancer conveying Indian folklore, legends, culture and royal history.
After breakfast proceed with half day tour to Amber fort with Elephant ride. Amber is a classic, romantic Rajasthani Fort palace. Later visit a Rug factory to see manufacturing of hand woven.
Long drive to Agra. Afternoon visit of Agra Fort, built by Emperor Akbar on the west bank of the river Yamuna and beautified with palaces and gardens by Jahangir, Agra Fort today dominates the centre of the city. Have the most memorable evening tonight as we have dinner in our hotel, with a view of none other than the mystical Taj Mahal. No better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day!
Early Morning proceed with visit to Taj Mahal (Sun rise) on decorated Tongas (horse driven carriage). Head to Delhi. Proceed with Rickshaw tour of Old Delhi or Bollywood show at night.
Tour of New Delhi, visit to Lotus Temple. Then continue visit Qutub Minar, a myriad of monuments that combine both Islamic calligraphy and Hindu motifs, commemorating the onset of Islamic rule in India. Then proceed to “Lutyen’s” New Delhi, drive past the Rashtrapati Bhawan, (President’s Palace), Secretariat Buildings, Parliament House and the India Gate, a war memorial arch built in honour of soldiers who died in the Afghan Wars and World War–I. After Lunch free time for shopping at the Dilli Haat, Ambience Mall, Promenande and DLF Emporio to experience the shopping starting from budget to high end products of big international brands. Transfer to airport for our flight back to Manila or Varanasi (for those who will extend).