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taj mahotsav

Taj Mahotsav --- Agra (Uttar Pradesh)

he Taj Mahotsav is a 10 day-long extravaganza held at Shilpgram near the Taj Mahal, one of the greatest wonders of the World. The festival which starts on the 18th of February each year showcases diverse art forms from across the country. The festival commences with a spectacular procession inspired by Mughal splendor. Caparisoned elephants, bedecked camels, drums and folk arts recreate the glorious era of Mughals. It is a festive introduction to India and Uttar Pradesh. Folk music, shayari (poetry), classical dance performances, elephant and camel rides, games and a food festival, all form a part of the festivities.

Profundity of folk arts from different states of india, like Dundelkhand, 'Nautanki' (Drama) and ' Sapera' dance of Rajasthan and ‘Lavanj’ of Maharashtra is the most striking aspect of the festival. Visitors dance to the tune of folk music along with the dancers. Exquisite cuisines are prepared which vouch for the culinary expertise of Indians. Artisans from across the country display their crafts including wood carvings from Saharanpur, brass and other metal ware from Moradabad, handmade carpets of Badohi, the pottery of Khurja, chickan-work of Lucknow, the silk of Banaras and much more. Marble, of course, rule the show. Partake in this grand gala held near the great World wonder with Indian Festival Tours.

Taj Mahotsav in the Coming Years :-
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Taj Mahotsavv Tour Agra

Welcome to India. Meeting and assistance on arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning tour of the crowded streets of Old Delhi (by cycle rickshaws), the Friday Mosque, the Red Fort, Purana Qila, Lodi Tombs and Humayun's Tomb. Afternoon tour of New Delhi will include visits to the Embassy area, India Gate, the Secretariat Buildings, the President's Palace, Parliament House and the Raj Ghat Memorial to Mahatma Ghandi. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after early breakfast, depart by surface to Jaipur. Upon arrival , check-in at the hotel.Rest of the day free for the independent activities. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast, Morning after early breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Jagmandir of the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and Temple of Kali. Take a ride on Gaily decorated elephant to the ramparts of the Fort. Later sightseeing tour of Jaipur city. Among the principal sights are the Jantar Mantar of the Observatory, The Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal, the City Palace & Museum. Jaipur is also a major center of precious and semi precious stones, jewellery, cotton textiles and the typical Blue Pottery. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast departure by surface to Agra en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri the deserted capital of Mughal India. Among the principal attractions of Fatehpur Sikri are the large audience halls, palaces, the Mosques, the tomb of Salim Chishti, The Panchmahal, and the Buland Darwaza, Which is among the biggest gates in Asia.
Upon arrival check – in at the hotel.

Afternoon sightseeing Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar over the years 1565 – 1573 with its maze of courtyards, mosques, and private chambers. Most of the buildings originally built by Akbar were destroyed and were replaced by his grandson Shah Jehan. The only surviving structure from Akbar’s period apart from the solid sand stone ramparts and the gateway is the Jehangir Mahal. It is the biggest private residence in the complex and its architecture indicates strong influences from Hindu overtones. Taj Mahal, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan, this beautiful mausoleum is built of pure white marble and is an architectural marvel. Built in the memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. The building was conceived as a garden tomb with the mausoleum rising at the far end of the complex with the river Yamuna flowing below. Beneath the dome are the cenotaphs of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jehan. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 06 Agra ( Taj Mahotsav)
Morning after breakfast full day participation in Taj Mahotsav to see various cultural activities. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast departure transfer to the railway station to board Shatabdi (0817-1405 Hrs) to Bhopal .Assistance on arrival at the railway station transfer to the hotel. Later Half day sightseeing visiting the Upper lake, Lower lake, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Birla Museum, Kilol Park, Kamla Park, Moti Masjid, Sardar Manzil and Taj-ul-Masjid. Drive past Vidhan Sabha, Tagore Memorial and the National Archives of India. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast full day excursion to Sanchi It has distinction of having the finest specimens of almost all Buddhist architectural forms, Stupa, Chaitya, Temples and Monasteries dating from 3rd century B.C. Visit 3 important Stupas with circular domes and railing around them. Also visit Ashoka Pillar, Gupta temple built in the 4th century and Great Bowl carved of one piece of stone. The museum displays number of sculptures found in the area. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast departure by surface to Indore ( 186 Kms. Approx.)Upon arrival check in at the hotel.Afternoon Excursion to UIjjain – The city which traces its origin to the very dawn of Indian history and has a great tradition of learning and culture. It was used as the base for calculations of Hindu astronomy, astrology and geography. Visit the temple of Mahakaleshwar, observatory of masonry, Jantar Mantar, bathing Ghats of Shipra river and the Gopal mandir, a 19th century temple of Maratha-Style architecture. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after breakfast full day excursion to Mandu (Approx 97 Kms.) is a celebration in stone. The Darwazas , The Royal Enclave Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal, The Central Group Hoshang Shah's Tomb, The Central Group Hoshang Shah's Tomb later drive back to Indore. Overnight at the hotel.

Morning after late breakfast visit to departure transfer to the airport to board flight to Delhi. Assistance on arrival at the Domestic Airport departure transfer to the internationl Airport to board flight back to home flight back home with the sweet memories of your enchanting holiday with Indian Festival Tours. Overnight at the hotel.


This programme can be tailor made to suite the number of days you have in hand yet showing you this spectacular fair.

The Festival dates are based on local calendar and are subject to change

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