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Day 01

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DELHI AGRA JAIPUR

Pickup from New Delhi Airport / Railway station by our car ,check in at the Hotel.

• Overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi


Day 02

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DELHI AGRA JAIPUR

After Breakfast proceed early morning around 8:00AM by our car to Jama Masjid built by Emperor Shah Jahan built the Jama Masjid between 1644 and 1656 commonly called “Jama” which means Friday.Visit Red Fort. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughaldynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1857,constructed in 1639 by the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the palace of his fortified capital Shahjahanabad.

Visit Chandni chowk for charm of old delhi culture reminding you of the days of the Mughals and the British Raj .We shall adviseyou where to take lunch and then visitto shops suggested by us for lipsmacking delicacies/sweets. After this visit Gurudwara“sheesh Ganj Sahib” and then “Gauri Shankar Mandir”for a religious experience both located in chandni chowk.

After this we shall proceed to Humayun,s Tomb. It is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 Our Delhi Tour ends at QutubMinar. It is a minaret that forms part of the Qutb complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi, India. Made of red sandstone and marble, QutubMinar is a 73-metre (240 feet) tall tapering tower of fivestoreys.

• Overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi


Day 03

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DELHI AGRA JAIPUR

After Breakfast proceed early morning around 7 :00 AM to Agra by our car. It is about 4 hours drive from Delhi. Welcome to the world famous and one of the seven wonders of the world the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.Later visit Agra Fort ,the erstwhile residence of the Mughal Emperors and a UNESCO world heritage site. Proceed to Fatehpursikri. The Tomb of Sheikh salim Chishti is famed as one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India, built during the years 1580 & 1581, along with the imperial complex at Fatehpursikri. Enjoy your dinner at the Agra Hotel.

• Overnight stay at the Hotel in Agra


Day 04

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After Breakfast proceed early morning around 7 :00 AM for the fabled pink city of Jaipur by our car. It is about 240kms from Agra and a 4 hours drive by car. Visit city palace and then Amer Fort. Enroute the Amer Fort visit the Jal Mahal located at the centre of the MansagarLake. In the evening you may visit Moti Dungri Ganesh Temple and the famous Sri Govind Dev Ji Temple if your time permits.

• Overnight stay in the hotel in Jaipur.


Day 05

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DELHI AGRA JAIPUR

After Breakfast proceed to Delhi or Jaipur Railway Station / Airport as per your choice by our car for your onward journey


Why I need a travel agency like Yatry , I can do it myself ?

  • We make your tour according to your budget and book rooms in hotels which are in our approved list. Approved list means those hotels which qualify for hygiene,house keeping and food parameters as per our standard norms. While other tour /travel operators would give you a specific price for a tour irrespective of your budget.
  • Pick and drop at Airport /Railway station and sightseeings are covered by the same Car. 
  • An independent car shall be given to you for site seeing. Normally car provided by other Tour operators/Travel Agencies is on sharing basis
  • We shall suggest you where you should be for meals /sweets , an experience that will  change your taste buds. You would appreciate that cuisine has an all together different effect on a tour.
  • A detailed literature about the history of the places you are visiting shall be provided to you as your Tour starts. You will appreciate the details in the literature

Documents we require from you ?

  • A valid e mail  and your mobile phone number
  • Copy of your photo ID proof : passport / Aadhar card / PAN Number
You will produce one / combination of these at the time of check in at the hotels. These may also be required in case of demand by any legal authority during your itenerary

History of Delhi

    • The area around Delhi was probably inhabited before the second millennium BC and there is evidence of continuous inhabitation since at least the 6th century BC. The city is believed to be the site of Indraprastha, the legendary capital of the Pandavas in the Indian epic Mahabharata. According to Mahabharata, this land was initially a huge mass of forests called ‘Khandavaprastha’ which was burnt down to build the city of Indraprastha. The earliest architectural relics date back to the Maurya period (c. 300 BC); in 1966, an inscription of the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka (273–235 BC) was discovered near Srinivaspuri. Remains of eight major cities have been discovered in Delhi. The first five cities were in the southern part of present-day Delhi. King Anang Pal of the Tomara dynasty founded the city of Lal Kot in AD 736. Prithviraj Chauhan conquered Lal Kot in 1178 and renamed it Qila Rai Pithora.
    • The king Prithviraj Chauhan was defeated in 1192 by Muhammad Ghori, a Muslim invader from Afghanistan, who made a concerted effort to conquer northern India. By 1200, native Hindu resistance had begun to crumble, the dominance of foreign Turkic Muslim dynasties in north India was to last for the next five centuries. The slave general of Ghori, Qutb-ud-din Aibak was given the responsibility of governing the conquered territories of India and then Ghori returned to his capital, Ghor. He died in 1206 AD. He had no heirs and so his generals declared themselves independent in different parts of his empire. Qutb-ud-din assumed control of Ghori’s Indian possessions. He laid the foundation of the Delhi Sultanate and the Mamluk Dynasty. he began construction of the Qutb Minar and Quwwat-al-Islam (Might of Islam) mosque, the earliest extant mosque in India. Qutb-ud-din faced widespread Hindu rebellions because he broke several ancient temples to acquire wealth and material to build mosques and other monuments. It was his successor, Iltutmish (1211–36), who consolidated the Turkic conquest of northern India. Razia Sultan, daughter of Iltutmish, succeeded him as the Sultan of Delhi. She is the first and only woman to rule over Delhi.
    • For the next three hundred years, Delhi was ruled by a succession of Turkic and an Afghan, Lodhi dynasty. They built several forts and townships that are part of the seven cities of Delhi. Delhi was a major centre of Sufism during this period. The Mamluk Sultanate (Delhi) was overthrown in 1290 by Jalal ud din Firuz Khalji(1290–1320). Under the second Khalji ruler, Ala-ud-din Khalji, the Delhi sultanate extended its control south of the Narmada River in the Deccan. The Delhi sultanate reached its greatest extent during the reign of Muhammad bin Tughluq (1325–1351). In an attempt to bring the whole of the Deccan under control, he moved his capital to Daulatabad, Maharashtra in central India. However, by moving away from Delhi he lost control of the north and was forced to return to Delhi to restore order. The southern provinces then broke away. In the years following the reign of Firoz Shah Tughlaq (1351–1388), the Delhi sultanate rapidly began to lose its hold over its northern provinces. Delhi was captured and sacked by Timur Lenk in 1398, who massacred 100,000 captives. Delhi’s decline continued under the Sayyid dynasty (1414–1451), until the sultanate was reduced to Delhi and its hinterland. Under the Afghan Lodhi dynasty (1451–1526), the Delhi sultanate recovered control of the Punjab and the Gangetic plain to once again achieve domination over Northern India. However, the recovery was short-lived and the sultanate was destroyed in 1526 by Babur, founder of the Mughal dynasty.
    • Babur, was a descendant of Genghis Khan and Timur, from the Fergana Valley in modern-day Uzbekistan. In 1526, he invaded India, defeated the last Lodhi sultan in the First Battle of Panipat and founded the Mughal Empire that ruled from Delhi and Agra. The Mughal dynasty ruled Delhi for more than three centuries, with a sixteen-year hiatus during the reigns of Sher Shah Suri and Hemu from 1540 to 1556. In 1553, the Hindu king, Hemu acceded to the throne of Delhi by defeating forces of Mughal Emperor Humayun at Agra and Delhi. However, the Mughals re-established their rule after Akbar’s army defeated Hemu during the Second Battle of Panipat in 1556. Shah Jahan built the seventh city of Delhi that bears his name Shahjahanabad, which served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1638 and is today known as the Old City or Old Delhi.
  • After the death of Aurangzeb in 1707, the Mughal Empire’s influence declined rapidly as the Hindu Maratha Empire from Deccan Plateau rose to prominence. In 1737, Maratha forces sacked Delhi following their victory against the Mughals in the First Battle of Delhi. In 1739, the Mughal Empire lost the huge Battle of Karnal in less than three hours against the numerically outnumbered but militarily superior Persian army led by Nader Shah of Persia. After his invasion, he completely sacked and looted Delhi, carrying away immense wealth including the Peacock Throne, the Daria-i-Noor, and Koh-i-Noor. The Mughals, severely further weakened, could never overcome this crushing defeat and humiliation which also left the way open for more invaders to come, including eventually the British. Nader eventually agreed to leave the city and India after forcing the Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah I to beg him for mercy and granting him the keys of the city and the royal treasury. A treaty signed in 1752 made Marathas the protectors of the Mughal throne in Delhi.
  • In 1757, the Afghan ruler, Ahmad Shah Durrani, sacked Delhi. He returned to Afghanistan leaving a Mughal puppet ruler in nominal control. The Marathas again occupied Delhi in 1758, and were in control until their defeat in 1761 at the third battle of Panipat when the city was captured again by Ahmad Shah. However, in 1771, the Marathas established a protectorate over Delhi when the Maratha ruler, Mahadji Shinde, recaptured Delhi and the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II was installed as a puppet ruler in 1772. In 1783, Sikhs under Baghel Singh captured Delhi and Red Fort but due to the treaty signed, Sikhs withdrew from Red Fort and agreed to restore Shah Alam II as the emperor. In 1803, during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, the forces of British East India Company defeated the Maratha forces in the Battle of Delhi.
  • During the Indian Rebellion of 1857, Delhi fell to the forces of East India Company after a bloody fight known as the Siege of Delhi. The city came under the direct control of the British Government in 1858. It was made a district province of the Punjab. In 1911, it was announced that the capital of British held territories in India was to be transferred from Calcutta to Delhi. The name “New Delhi” was given in 1927, and the new capital was inaugurated on 13 February 1931. New Delhi, also known as Lutyens’ Delhi, was officially declared as the capital of the Union of India after the country gained independence on 15 August 1947. During the partition of India, thousands of Hindu and Sikh refugees, mainly from West Punjab fled to Delhi, while many Muslim residents of the city migrated to Pakistan. Migration to Delhi from the rest of India continues (as of 2013), contributing more to the rise of Delhi’s population than the birth rate, which is declining.

About Jaipur
Planned by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, Jaipur holds the distinction of being the first planned city of India. Renowned globally for its coloured gems, the capital city of Rajasthan combines the allure of its ancient history with all the advantages of a metropolis. The bustling modern city is one of the three corners of the golden triangle that includes Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.

The story goes that in 1876, the Prince of Wales visited India on a tour. Since the colour pink was symbolic of hospitality, Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur painted the entire city pink. The pink that colours the city makes for a marvellous spectacle to behold. Jaipur rises up majestically against the backdrop of the forts Nahargarh, Jaigarh and Garh Ganesh Temple.

Jaipur traces back its origins to 1727 when it was established by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amber. He shifted his capital from Amber to the new city because of the rapidly-growing population and an increasing water scarcity. Noted architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya used the established principles of Vastu Shastra to build the city

Origins of Agra
It is generally accepted that Sultan Sikandar Lodī, the Muslim ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, founded Agra in the year 1504. After the Sultan’s death, the city passed on to his son, Sultan Ibrāhīm Lodī. He ruled his Sultanate from Agra until he fell fighting to Mughal Badshah Babar in the First battle of Panipat fought in 1526

Mughal era
The golden age of the city began with the Mughals. It was known then as Akbarabad and remained the capital of the Mughal Empire under the Badshahs Akbar, Jahāngīr and shah Jahan. Akbar made it the eponymous seat of one of his original twelve subahs , bordering Delhi, Awadh Allahabad, Malwa and Ajmer subahs. Shah Jahan later shifted his capital to shahjahanabad in the year 1649.Since Akbarabad was one of the most important cities in India under the Mughals, it witnessed a lot of building activity. Babar, the founder of the Mughal dynasty, laid out the first formal Persian garden on the banks of river Yamuna. The garden is called the Aram Bagh or the Garden of Relaxation. His grandson Akbar the Great raised the towering ramparts of the Great Red Fort, besides making Agra a centre for learning, arts, commerce and religion. Akbar also built a new city on the outskirts of Akbarabad called Fatehpur sikri. This city was built in the form of a Mughal military camp in stone.His son Jahangir had a love of flora and fauna and laid many gardens inside the Red Fort . Shah Jahan, known for his keen interest in architecture, gave Akbarabad its most prized monument, the Taj Mahal. Built in loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, the mausoleum was completed in 1653.Shah Jahan later shifted the capital to Delhi during his reign, but his son Aurangzeb moved the capital back to Akbarabad, usurping his father and imprisoning him in the Fort there. Akbarabad remained the capital of India during the rule of Aurangzeb until he shifted it to Aurangabadin the Deccan in 1653.

Later periods
After the decline of the Mughal Empire, the city came under the influence of Marathas and was called Agra, before falling into the hands of the British Raj in 1803.

On Request. This totally depends on what type of hotel you want. Budget, 3 Star , 4 Star, 5 Star and Heritage Hotels are available on our approved list.

Budget, 3 Star , 4 Star, 5 Star and Heritage Hotels are available on our approved list.

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