Leave the USA on the airline of your choice for
Delhi. Your departure date will depend on your airline,
the number of stops, and the time between flights.
Delhi and head to the Ashok Country Resort Hotel
where you'll rest before our adventure begins in earnest.
Afternoon sightseeing at Qutub Minar.
Game #1 in Delhi in the morning
followed by lunch at the Chor Bizzare.
Sightseeing in Old Delhi visiting Jama Masjid, the Red Fort and the
India Gate, then dinner at the hotel.
Leave for Jaipur and the Hotel Paradise Holiday
Inn. Lunch at the hotel, then afternoon sightseeing of Jaipur
inclduing the City Palace and Jantar. Dinner at Hotel.
Game #2 at Jaipur in the
morning, lunch at the hotel, rickshaw ride in Jaipur, and an evening Rajasthani
dinner dance performance at Saba Haveli.
Sightseeing at the Amber Fort including an elephant ride. We'll also be
stopping en route for a photo op at Hawa Mahal Palace and visit the Jantar
Mantar Observatory and City Palace before departing for Bharatpur and the
Kadam Kunj Jungle Resort.
Morning visit to the Bharatpur Bird Santury,
lunch at the hotel, game #3 in
evening at Bharatpur followed by dinner.
Game #4 game in morning at Bharatpur, then sightseeing at Deeg Palace
and a rickshaw or cycle ride to the entrance of the Sanctuary.
visit Fatehpur Sikri, the old city of
Emperor Akber. Drive to Agra for lunch at Howard Plaza, then Evening Game #5
after which we'll dine and return to the hotel.
Leave Agra for sightseeing at the famous Taj Mahal and Fort Agra.
After lunch we'll leave for Delhi where we have a barbecue dinner
waiting our arrival and stay at the Ashok
Return home to the
Taj Mahal - a white marble mausoleum built by
Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife. The Taj Mahal is
widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the
universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage".
In Jaipur we'll have a Rajasthani
evening where we'll be provided with local attire (white cotton kurta
pyjama attire) at a small hertitage place, have welcome drinks, and watch
Rajasthani folk dances followed by a barbecue dinner on the terrace.
The Walled City of Old Delhi
- home to some of the most famous landmarks in Delhi including Chandni chowk
(the oldest commercial market running since 17th century), Sisganj Gurdwara,
Jama Masjid, Red Fort,and the Chawri Bazar.
Qutab Minar - the tallest
minar in India. Originally an ancient Islamic Monument inscribed with
Arabic inscriptions (its iron pillar has some Brahmi inscriptions), it is
now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Jama Masjid - the principal mosque of Old
The Red Fort - a
17th-century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, in
the walled city of Old Delhi that served as the residence of the Mughal
or the Palace of Winds - built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in
the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god.
Amber Fort with its large
ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths overlooking Lake Maota.
Deeg Palace - the eighteenth
century strong hold of the Jat rulers. Its striking features include
outlines, fine proportions, commodious halls, attractive and logically
disposed arcades, alluring greenery, charming tanks and canals with
Fort Agra - originally a brick fort, it is a
walled city mentioned for the first time in 1080 AD when a Ghaznavide force
captured it. Several palaces, gatess and a mosque are contained in the fort.
Fatehpur Sikri - built during the second half
of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of
Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years.