Day 01: Arrive Delhi
You will be greeted on arrival at Delhi International airport by ITS representative, you will be transferred to your prebooked hotel in Delhi, a brief on your tour by our representative & exchanging of tour documents, relax & overnight in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel & start your sight seeing tour of Delhi at 1000 hrs, visit old Delhi covering the magnificent Red Fort, Jama Mosque, Chandni Chowk & Raj Ghat – the memoir of Mahatma Gandhi – Father of Nation. Enjoy rickshaw ride in Old Delhi an amuzing experience. Afternoon take a sight seeing tour to cover New Delhi visiting The President House, India Gate, Humayuns Tomb & Qutub Minar. Evening visit the Lotus Shaped Bahai Temple & the famous Temple of Laxmi Narayan. Evening is kept free to explore the markets of Delhi if you wish too, otherwise relax at the hotel & overnight in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi – Jaipur (259 kms – 5 to 6 hrs)
An early breakfast at 0730 hrs is recommended so that you can start your journey to the capital city of Rajasthan by 0830 hrs. Reach Jaipur by 1400 hrs, transfer to hotel, day free to relax after the drive. Evening we will take a driving tour of Jaipur city & visiting the famous Temple of Goddess Galta also known as valleys of monkeys due to large number of monkeys found in the Temple Complex, drive pass through the Sisodia gardens & visit the Temple of Birla – made out in the best of Makrana pure white marble. Later you will be driven to Chokhi Dhani – An ethnic 5* resort with an ambiance of village though this resort is packed by locals but the fun is that you get a chance to experience Indian & specially Rajasthan culture over here with live folk dance & music, puppet shows, camel rides & also you will enjoy the tradition of eating food by seating on the ground & tasting the ethnic Rajasthan cuisine. Later transfer to your hotel for overnight in Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel & start your sight seeing tour of Jaipur by 0900 hrs, drive 11 kms out of the city to reach the Fort of Amber, over here you have choice of reaching the fort on Elephant Back or by open jeeps, though elephant ride is recommended because the Kings at there time use to travel on Elephant back & will give you the same feeling of the golden era visit the Amer Fort & Palace & several chambers & ancient temples in the premises of the fort. After this wonderful experience, we will drive back to the city of Jaipur to continue our sight seeing tour comprising of City Palace Complex, Hawa Mahal – the Palace on winds specially made in the honour of Royal Ladies of the bygone era to watch the processions & other festivals from here without being seen from the eyes of the local crowd. Later visit the Royal Observatory & take a peep into the markets of Jaipur known for the superior quality of Handicrafts, Arts, Gems & Jewellery. Rest of the day is kept free for individual activities, relax & overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Bharatpur – Agra (230 kms – 6 hrs)
After an early breakfast leave for Agra by 0830 hrs enroute enjoy bicycle rides in the National Park of Keoladeo very famous for housing more than 385 species of migratory birds, later we will drive to Agra enroute visiting the city of Fatehpur Sikri built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar but later shifted to Delhi due to scarcity of water in Fatehpur Sikri the most importance places to see in Fatehpur Sikri is Bulund Darwaza, Panch Mahal, & Shrine of Shaikh Salim Chisti. Proceed to Agra & transfer to your prebooked hotel. You have some time in your hand for getting fresh & ready to see the 7th wonder of the World – The Great Taj Mahal built by Mughal Icon Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Queen Mumtaz. After admiring the Taj Mahal you will proceed to Agra Fort & visit its Chambers of Kings, Common Man, the prisons & also enjoy a panoramic view of the Taj Mahal from here. Later drive to Ittamuddaulahs Tomb which is also referred as mini Taj for its superb marble inlay works gifted by Mughal King Jehangir to his wife in honour of her Parents. Evening visit the Tomb of the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar at Sikandra & rest of evening is kept free to walk in the markets of Agra & exploring the skills of artisan at the Handicraft factories. Relax & overnight at hotel in Agra.
Day 06: Agra – Haridwar (By Train) – Rishikesh (30 kms)
After breakfast checkout & transfer to railway station to board the train for Haridwar, assistance on arrival in Haridwar, drive to Rishikesh & transfer to hotel facing the River Ganges. Evening free to relax & enjoy the view of the Ganges from the hotel, overnight in Rishikesh.
Day 07: Rishikesh
Early morning you can opt to visit some Ashram where Yoga is taught by Yoga Guru free of cost. After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of Haridwar & Rishikesh A visit BHaratmata Temple & Laxman Jhula in Rishikesh, later drive to Haridwar – half an hour drive from Rishikesh visit Hari Ki Pauri, Hari Ki Pauri is the centre of activity in Haridwar: piety and brisk business go hand in hand here at all times. There are thread ceremonies, tonsuring ceremonies, holy dips, and ash immersion ceremonies. However, it is at the time of the evening Aarti that the Ghats of Har-ki-Pauri command rapt attention from the onlookers. Chanda Devi Temple situated atop the Neel Parvat and the eight-storied Bharat Mata Temple that towers over the small town. Then there is Shanti Kunj, a spot famous for its Gayatri Temple housing 24 images of Gayatri just near the Saptarishi Ashram. The bazaars of Haridwar also hold their own unique importance. You will find rudraksh, kumkum (vermilion), & Ganga Jal. Later drive back to Rishikesh, evening visit the bank of River Ganges again to see the ritual. Overnight in Rishikesh.
Day 08: Rishikesh
Early morning again you can attend the Yoga Session. After breakfast full day free to explore Rishikesh & markets of Haridwar. Evening attend the Yoga session again, by now you must have learnt at least the breathing exercise called pranayam & few basics asanas. Overnight in Rishikesh.
Day 09: Rishikesh – Delhi (260 kms – 6 hrs) – Back home
Morning third round of Yoga. After leisurely breakfast checkout in the afternoon & head straight to the International airport in Delhi to board the flight back home.