Taj & Bollywood India Tour ( 08 Nights / 09 Days )
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrival at Delhi and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 : Sightseeing in Delhi
After breakfast, we begin our sightseeing tour of the historic city of New Delhi. We start from the 11th century Qutab Minar moving along to the Lotus temple, India Gate , the Rastrapati Bhavan or the President’s House , Red fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial , Humayun's Tomb,Teen Murti and Indira Gandhi memorial. We also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 : Delhi - Agra
Early morning, we leave the hotel for the railway station where we board the superfast air conditioned train to Agra. Breakfast in the train and reach Agra in approx. 02 hours. After freshing up,we began our tour of Agra begining with the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort build by Emperor Akbar in 1566.Here we witness the grandeur of the Mughals which is evident in their beautiful architecture namely the Diwan-I-Am , The Diwan-I-Khas , the Sheesh Mahal etc. Then after spending an hour there, we move to our next stop- the beautiful Taj Mahal. One of the seven wonders of the modern world and an epitome of undying love, it is sheer magic in poetry. We then move on to visit the Imitaudullah tomb famous for its beautiful peitura dura work Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra.
After breakfast, we begin our drive to the pink city Jaipur.Named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur, the city is famous for its forts and palaces which recall the splendours of the rajas and the maharajas. Arrive at Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 05 : Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, we begin our tour of Jaipur starting with the City Palace. Still the residence of the royal family of Jaipur,the palace complex comprises of many structures, courtyards, gardens and halls like the Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal and Badal Mahal. The Shri Govind Temple and the City Palace Museum are also located within its precincts. We ride on the elephants to arrive at the majestic Amber Fort before moving to the Jaigarh fort where the Jaivana, reportedly the world's largest cannon on wheels is located. After lunch, we visit Laxmi Narayan Temple, the Sisodia Rani ka Bagh and the Hawa Mahal also known as Palace of Winds , renowned for its delicate screens and carved balconies. In the evening, we move to Chokhi dani, an ethnic village resort for dinner. Here you will get an idea of the village life of Rajasthan and enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances, puppet show and various other interesting activities. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
In the morning we board a flight for Mumbai- the city of dreams. Arrive at Mumbai and transfer to hotel. After lunch, we move for a half day tour of Mumbai covering Gateway of India , Prince of Whales Museum , Chowpatty Beach, Dhobhi Ghat, Marine Drive. Night stay in Mumbai.
Day 07 : Mumbai
A daylong package that is especially created for the visitors, Bollywood Tourism is designed to provide you with an insight into the working of the Mumbai Film and Television Industry.
1st Session : Visit a specially created movie studio that will to introduce you to the world of Indian cinema. Immerse yourself in an interactive and participative session with actors, directors and technicians from Bollywood who will not only enact scenes from movies but will also answer all your queries on the technical aspects of filmmaking, stunts and yes on the songs and dances too.
Intermission : Enjoy a sumptuous Maharashtrian Lunch with the unit.
2nd Session : Get a feel of the Indian movie and the television industry through a behind the scenes experience. Get an inside look at the sets and what goes into the making of a movie or a serial. And who knows if you are lucky you may even a chance to shake a leg in it.
Day 08 : Mumbai - Delhi
Spend your day shopping at some of Mumbai's bustling bazaars- Kalbadevi and Bhuleshwar as well as in the uptown Crawford market highlighted with the Mangaldas Market, Zaveri Bazaar, and Chor Bazaar. In the afternoon, we board the air-conditioned sleeper train to Delhi. Overnight in the train.
Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Day at leisure or shopping activities. Evening transfer to airport to board the flight back home.