Honeymoon, India and Maldives
A romantic itinerary suitable for a honeymoon that runs some of the most beautiful cities of India, from the capital Delhi, up to Agra, the city of love, Jaipur, sparkling and colorful, Udaipur with its magnificent lake, where they are still lives and inalterale dynastic imprints of their lush past. Then Bangalore, the city of the future, technological and stylish. The trip ends with a stay in the beautiful Maldives islands, with their crystal clear and unpolluted sea, water sports, snorkeling, scuba diving or just relax on the white sand. Just like little maharaja.
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
Upon arrival at the airport in Delhi, personal encounter with our staff for presentations. Transfer to hotel and overnight.
Day 02: Delhi
Breakfast and then tour in the Old and New Delhi. Visit the Red Fort Outside, built in 1639 by Emperor Shah Jahan Mogul (the creator of the Taj Mahal), and in 2007 UNESCO heritage. Visit the impressive flies Jama Masjid, also commissioned by Shahjehan and completed in 1656. It crosses the typical Chandni Chowk market built in the 17th century by the emperor himself. Visit the Raj Ghat, the cremation site in 1948. Continuation of the new Delhi up to the Government and to the palaces district of Connaught Place. Stop at India Gate. the arch erected in memory of the Indian soldiers who died fighting for the British in the First World War. Visit the complex of the Qutub Minar, a tower of 73 meters, engraved with verses of the Koran, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi / Agra (Km.205 - about 4 hours)
Breakfast and departure to Agra, the city of love. In the afternoon visit the Taj Mahal (closed on Friday), UNESCO heritage, the magnificent monument where Shah Jahan, for the sake of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth, ordered the construction of which was finished in 1653. Their bodies lie in a simple crypt. Visit the Red Fort, it also UNESCO Heritage, whose construction was ordered by Emperor Akbar in 1565. Visit the Mosque of the Pearls and the Sale of Audiences. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Agra / Fatehpur Sikri / Jaipur (Km. 240 - about 5 hours)
Breakfast, drive to Jaipur with stop at Fatehpur Sikri, a complex of monuments and temples built in 1569 by Emperor Akbar during the Mughal period, considered the richest period of Indian history. The city was abandoned after 15 years due to the scarcity of water but its palaces and pavilions are perfectly preserved red sandstone. Visit the sacred Jama Masjid, the Buland Darwaza, the main entrance of this ancient city, the tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, the Birbal Bhawan (devoted to the largest advisor the court of Akbar - Birbal), inner courtyards where Jodha Bai lived and internal harem reserved for Hindu wives. Continue to Jaipur the "Pink City" in the pink sandstone buildings that characterize the beautiful Old Town. Enclosed by hills, this city was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, and is the capital of Rajasthan. The whole city was painted pink by Man Singh, when the Prince of Wales and later Edward VII, visited it in 1876. Today, every house is legally obliged to maintain this color for the facade. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur
Breakfast and full day visit of the city of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, founded November 18, 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, which takes its name. In 2008 Conde Nast Traveller Readers Choice Survey, the ranked the 7th best place to visit in Asia. Visit the famous Amber fort, 11 km. from the city, clay and white marble, whose construction began in 1592 at the hands of Raja Man Singh I, and that was the ancient capital of the state and home to all the Rajput dynasties until the founding of Jaipur. The interiors are richly decorated with sculptures, mirrors, precious stones. Access the entrance of the fort on elephant back or jeep (if available), along the walls and embankments. Later, in Jaipur, outside visit of the Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal, built in 1799 to allow, to the ladies of the court to observe, without being seen, the daily life in the streets. In the afternoon, ride Jiapur on typical Indian middle, Tuc Tuc. Visit the complex of the City Palace, the historic seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, whose construction began between 1729 and 1732 by Sawai Jai Singh II, which, with its courtyards, gardens and buildings, is the heart of the old city. Today it is still the residence of the real and is part museum. Visit the Jantar Mantar, the astronomical observatory, UNESCO Heritage, a set of architectural forms used as astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II between 1727 and 1734 on the model of the structures already erected in Delhi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur / Udaipur (Km. 450 - about 6 hours)
Breakfast and departure for Udaipur, the "Venice of the East", the "city of lakes", the "city of dawn", the "white city", many are the names to define this romantic city with fabulous buildings in white marble and the beautiful lake Pichola. Udaipur, founded in the sixteenth century by Maharana Udai Singh, is known for its handicrafts, marble items, paintings, silverware and pottery. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Giono 07: Udaipur
Before colazione.In morning visit the City Palace which is reflected in the lake and is the largest palace of Rajasthan state, made up of 5 buildings that form a citadel where he now lives on the city Maharaja. Part of the City Palace Museum and is part of a luxury hotel. In the late afternoon, boat trips on Lake Pichola to enjoy the sunset. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Udaipur / Bangalore (flight via Mumbai)
Airport transfer assisted by the staff of our staff to board the flight to Bangalore, the 'Silicon Valley' of India. Bangalore, rapidly growing, is also called the "Garden City" for its beautiful gardens, tree-lined avenues, large parks, shopping design centers. Visit the Bull Temple, the Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha, the Bangalore Palace, of 'Electronic City, the Vishwesharaiya Museum, the Palace and the Sultan's Fort. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Days 09-14: Bangalore / Male (Maldives) (flight)
Transfer aeoporto to board flight to Male, one of the smallest capitals in the world. Evil is a picturesque town, a small and densely populated. Transfer on Maldive choice for the stay.
Day 15: Departure from Male
Flight boarding for the return home.
We inform you that all our trips may be changed, if required, according to your needs!