Out Station Trips from Delhi

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Explore and visit short day/night trips from Delhi - See the world famous Taj Mahal in Agra or the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur while exploring the rich heritage of Rajasthan

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Out Station Trips from Delhi

  1. 1. Outstation Trips From Delhi Prepared for: Gappan & Sarika’s Wedding
  2. 2. Table of Contents Content Page No.Itinerary 3Something About Agra 4Sightseeing in Agra 5Something About Jaipur 9Sightseeing in Jaipur 10Shopping in Jaipur 15Suggested Hotels in Jaipur 16Airport Transit Hotels in Delhi 17 2
  3. 3. ItineraryDay 1 - 0900 hours: Begin the trip from Delhi to reach Agra, the ultimate destination for art and an enshrined romantic symbol. TheDelhi to Agra (203 town still lives in the glorious past, in a romantic time of kings and queens, princes and princesses. It once served askms. 4 hrs. 30 min. the seat of the Mughal rulersapprox.) Arrive in Agra and proceed to India’s most famous landmark, Taj Mahal to take a glimpse of this spectacularDay 1- 1330 hours to1430 hours: Arrive in architectural wonder of the world. This monument built by Emperor Shah Jahaan is a fine example of a fusion ofAgra many architectural styles prevalent during the 16th centuryDay 1- 1430 to 1530hours: Lunch Time Lunch at Restaurant/ hotel for buffer lunch/ local restaurant Begin the trip from Delhi to reach Agra, the ultimate destination for art and an enshrined romantic symbol. TheDay 1 - 1530 to 1630 town still lives in the glorious past, in a romantic time of kings and queens, princes and princesses. It once served ashours: Agra Fort the seat of the Mughal rulersDay 1 - 1630 to 1700hours: Agra Marble Visit a marble factory to see the beautiful inlay of precious and semi-precious stones and the amazing intricateFactory craftsmanship in the marbleDay 1 -1700 to 2100hours: Agra to Jaipur Reach Jaipur around 2100 hours and check-in a hotel(4 hours approx.)Day 2 - 0800 hours to1800 hours: Visit Amber Fort, Jai Mahal Palace, City Palace and Hawa Mahal followeb by Shopping in the pink city of JaipurSightseeing in JaipurDay 2 -1800 hours: Reach Delhi around 2200 hours and check-in a hotelReturn to Delhi 3
  4. 4. Something About Agra• Agra is an ancient city located on the Yamuna River in India, within the state of Uttar Pradesh. It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal sovereigns from 1526 to 1658 and remains a major tourist destination, because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal. Agra is famous for handicrafts products such as Inlay work on Marvel, Leather work, Footwear, Brasswear, Carpets, Jewelry, Zari and Embroidery work.• A pleasant town with a comparatively slow pace, Agra is known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone by craftsmen who are descendants of those who worked under the Mughals. The city is also famous for its carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes.• Population - 1,686,976 (2010)• Official Language - Hindi 4
  5. 5. Sightseeing in Agra5
  6. 6. Taj Mahal • History: 1. Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal 2. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the worlds heritage” 3. Taj Mahal is the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural styles • Timings: 6.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. • Off Days: Friday Closed6
  7. 7. Agra Fort • History: 1. Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, India. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city 2. This fort was built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public/private audience and beautiful gardens. This is where Emperor Shah Jahan was kept under house arrest by his third son Aurangzeb and spent the last year of his life viewing the Taj Mahal from across the river Yamuna • Location: 2.5 kms northwest of Taj Mahal • Timings: 6.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. • Off Day: All days open7
  8. 8. Agra Marble Factory • History: 1. Visit a marble factory to see the beautiful inlay of precious and semi-precious stones and the amazing intricate craftsmanship in the marble. 2. Most of the marble work at the factory is the pietra dura, or marble inlaid with gemstones. 3. The tour takes you through the production from start to finish.8
  9. 9. Something About Jaipur• Jaipur also popularly known as the Pink City, is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, the city today has a population of more than 3.9 million.• Jaipur is one of the finest planned cities of India, located in the semi-desert lands of Rajasthan. The city which once had been the capital of the royalty now is the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal families. At present, Jaipur is a major business center with all requisites of a metropolitan city.• Population - 3,910,570 (2011)• Official Language - Hindi 9
  10. 10. Sightseeing in Jaipur10
  11. 11. Amber Fort • History: 1. The Amber Fort was constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 2. The architecture of the place carries the essence of Mughal and Indian style of building. The Fort is made of white marble and red stone 3. The fort not only is enormous but is also popular for the beautiful palace located inside it. The palace is marked with stunning design which is well complimented with paintings studded with stones and mirrors • Timings: 9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. • Off Days: Open all Days11
  12. 12. Jal Mahal Palace • History: 1. Jal Mahal Palace, located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, is around 6.5 kms from Jaipur City. 2. The palace was built for relaxation of the royal family and looks mesmerizing in the monsoon. 3. One could have great views of the lake from Nahargarh Fort and from the surrounding places. • Other Information: Entry not allowed but visitors can see the palace from roadside12
  13. 13. City Palace • History: 1. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the early 18th century, the monolithic City Palace is an architectural feather in the delightful cap of Jaipur. A haunt where the Royal family had stayed for centuries, the palace today is a much visited tourist spot in the region 2. It occupies a large area divided into a series of courtyards, gardens and buildings. 3. Some of the beautiful buildings in the City Palace complex include Mubarak Mahal, Govind Devji Temple, Chandra Mahal, Diwan-i- Khas, Diwan-i-Aam, Pritam Niwas and Sawai Man Singh II Museum. • Timings: 9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. • Off Days: Open all Days13
  14. 14. Hawa Mahal • History: 1. Hawa Mahal is a perfect example of Rajput architectural excellence. Built by Sawai Pratap Singh the place is also known as “Palace of Wind.” 2. The palace has around 953 windows made of pink sandstone. These windows are called Jharokhas. 3. The Hawa Mahal was built for the women who were part of the royal family. The ladies used the windows to view the outside world while resting themselves in the comfort of the household. • Timings: 9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. • Off Days: Open all Days14
  15. 15. Shopping in Jaipur • Famous For 1. Jaipurs colorful markets offer a great break to stop and shop on you tour. Usually tourists include shopping and visiting the lively markets of Jaipur in their itinerary. 2. Jaipur is the perfect place to shop for Handicrafts, antiques, jewelry, gems, pottery, carpets, textiles, metalwork and leather ware 3. Kishanpol Bazar, Haldiyon Ka Rasta, Mahiharon Ka Rasta, M.I. Road, Jauhari Bazar, Bapu Bazar, Nehru Bazaar are the main markets of Jaipur • Other Information : Nehru bazaar is closed on Tuesday while Bapu Bazaar closes on Sunday.15
  16. 16. Suggested Hotels in Jaipur SNo. Hotels Website Approx. Cost Ranking http://www.tridenthotels.com/i1 Trident Hotel ndex.asp INR 7,500 http://www.starwoodhotels.co2 Le Meridian m/lemeridien/search/hotel_det INR 10,000 ail.html?propertyID=1828 http://www.chokhidhani.com/r3 Chokhi Dhani esort/index.html INR 7,000 http://www.fortunehotels.in/re sort/Jaipur-4 Fortune Park Bella Casa Fortune_Park_Bella_Casa.aspx INR 5,000 http://www.redfoxhotels.com/i5 Red Fox ndex.asp INR 3,00016
  17. 17. Airport Transit Hotels in Delhi SNo. Hotels Website Approx. Cost Ranking http://www.lemontreehotels.co1 Lemon Tree, Gurgaon m/gurgaon/city-center- INR 5,000 gurgaon.aspx http://www.starwoodhotels.co2 Crown Plaza, Gurgaon m/lemeridien/search/hotel_det INR 9,000 ail.html?propertyID=1828 http://www1.hilton.com/en_US /hi/hotel/DELHJHI-Hilton-New-3 Hilton Hotel, Janakpuri Delhi-Janakpuri-hotel/index.do INR 8,000 www.radissonblu.com/hotel-4 Radisson Hotel newdelhi INR 11,00017
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