Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi Airport/railway station and transfer to hotel.
Delhi: is one of the most important cities of India, as it is the National Capital Territory, which is also the location of the major administrative and legal offices of the country. It is a popular destination amongst tourists, who wants to have a look at the heritage of India and the cultural ethnicity, though you will also get to see the traces of an emerging economy, and business state Later visit to half day sightseeing tour of Delhi covering Laxmi Narayan Temple, Qutab Minar, India Gate, President house.later back to hotel,free for leisure ,overnight stay at hotel in Delhi
Day 02: Delhi / Mathura ( 155 kms - 03.00 hrs ) :
After breakfast check out from hotel then proceed to Mathura.
Mathura – city associated with the most revered of Hindu Gods – Lord Krishna, which is sacred being the birth place of Lord Krishna. The surroundings‘ Braj Bhoomi ’ iswhere Lord Krishna is supposed to have grown up.
Arrive at Mathura, transfer to hotel, check in to hotel. Afternoon visit Vrindavan, where Lord Krishna spent his childhood days, played the flutesporting with the Gopis and where Radhika pined for her lover. Visit the Govind Dev Temple– built in 1590 and a testimony to the architectural splendour of medieval India. Proceed to Rangaji Temple – Vrindavan’s longest temple constructed in 1851 with a 50 feet tall ‘Dhwaja Stambha’ believed to be
gold – plated. Continue to Madan Mohan Temple situatednear Kali Ghat , Glass Temple and the Bankey Bihari Temple – one of the oldest templesbuilt in 1921. Later back to Mathura ,free for leisure,overnight stay at hotel in Mathura.
Day 03: Mathura – Gokul - Mahavan - Goverdhan - Mathura (60 kms from one side):
After breakfast visit to Gokul where Nand Gopal was sheltered in Yashoda Maiya’s home in secrecy toescape the wrath of tyrant Kansha. Also visit Gokul Nath Ji Temple.
Visit to Mahavan – believed to have cradled Lord Krishna. Visit ‘Assi Khambha’ the temple dedicated to Mathura Nath Ji. Continue to Goverdhan – where Lord Krishna heldaloft ‘Giriraj’, the sandstone hill on his finger for seven days and nights to protect thepeople of Braj from the wrath of rain and thunder sent by Indra. Later back to Mathura,transfer to hotel,free for leisure, Overnight stay at hotel at Mathura.
Day 04: Mathura - Nand Goan – Barsana - Mathura
After breakfast visit to Nand Gaon – the house of Lord Krishna’s foster father Nand, in whose memory stands the 19th century temple. A little beyond is Pan Sarovar – one of the fourmost celebrated lakes in Braj. Continue to Barsana – the birth place of Radha – withtemples in reverence of Ladliji ( Radha ) . Also visit the water tank
“ Prem Sarovar “ ,the first meeting place of Radha – Krishna. Later back to Mathura,transfer to hotel,free for leisure, overnight stay at hotel at Mathura.
Day 05: Mathura - Agra (60kms - 1.30hrs):
After breakfast check out from hotel,then proceed to the city of Taj Agra.
Agra: The uniqueness and importance of Agra are essentially the two factors that make this stunning city stand out, incomparable to the rest of the world. Agra is home to the famous Taj Mahal, one of the top tourist destinations and buildings in the entire world. Its immense amount of history doesn’t stop there, though! Agra also contains two other UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. The grounds of the Taj Mahal and Agra in general are completely jaw dropping and awe-inspiring. There is nothing like this city in the rest of the world, and it has been known to change lives. The unique aspects are profound, such as the great stories behind the beautiful buildings existing today.
Arrive agra and proceed for sightseeing tour of Agra.
TAJ MAHAL- Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed, and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.
AGRA FORT- Fort built in red sandstone with its magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and the 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 Jamuna
Later back to hotel,free for leisure, overnight stay at hotel at Agra.
Day 06: Agra - Delhi Departure (230kms -5hrs):
After breakfast check out from hotel then Transfer to Delhi for onward Journey.
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