ISLAMIC PILGRIMAGE INDIA TOUR-13 NIGHTS 14 DAYS
ISLAMIC PILGRIMAGE INDIA TOUR This trip of 14 days and 15 nights cover the famous Muslim sites of India, be it the mosque, the forts or Palaces. The Mughal emperors have erected many beautiful monuments that are considered as the excellent example of Mughal structural design. This package will take you on a journey to the best of Muslim origins like Mumbai, Ajmer, Agra, Delhi and Lucknow and helps you discover the cultural diversity that ties all beliefs in India. A perfect break of life, Islamic pilgrimage tour will connect the soul with the supreme power of God and let you have beautiful memories that you will treasure for lifelong.
ITINERARY Day1 ARRIVE MUMBAI Upon arrival at Mumbai International airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day2 MUMBAI After breakfast we will visit Haji Ali Dargah Sharif. 09:30 am. Drive to towards Marine Drive Mumbai is an island gifted with a vast and beautiful sea coast of the Arabian Sea. Earlier being the major port, now the trade activities have been centralized in one area.
The highlights of your tour covers visit to, Haji Ali Dargah Shariff. This early 18th century shrine contains the tomb of Hazrat Haji Ali, a Muslim Sufi saint. There are two local legends which claim to trace the hazrat's antecedents. One story has it that Haji Ali was a rich, local businessman who gave up materialism after a visit to Mecca and then took up meditation.
Further drive to Mama Haji Ali Dargah Shariff. Amir-Bahar Haji Ismail Hashim Bahadur, A Great Captain and Navigator Of Indian Seas who died on 20th September 1912, And was buried in this Tomb.
Also visit to Makhdoom Shah Dargah. The dargah of Makhdoom Ali Mahimi (1372-1431), the secular Sufi saint, is popular as the Mahim dargah. Reported to be at least 350 years old, the Dargah sharif has five domes, the only dargah in Mumbai to have more than one dome.
By the afternoon drive back to Mumbai & enjoy local city sightseeing tour. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day3 MUMBAI - JAIPUR After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Jaipur. Upon arrival meet with our representative & transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day4 JAIPUR Morning visit Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on open Jeep. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight at Hotel.
Day5 JAIPUR - AJMER - JAIPUR After breakfast drive to Ajmer and pay a visit to the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. In the evening return back to Jaipur for an overnight stay.
Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage center for the Hindus as well as Muslims. Especially famous is the Dargah Sharif-tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, which is equally revered by the Hindus and Muslims.
Day6 JAIPUR - AGRA Morning drive to Agra. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri - This magnificent fortified ghost city, 40 km west of Agra, was the short-lived capital of the Mughal empire between 1571 and 1585, during the reign of Emperor Akbar. Akbar visited Sikri to consult the Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chishti, who predicted the birth of an heir to the Mughal throne. Further drive to Agra. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. overnight stay at hotel.
Day7 AGRA - FATEHPUR SIKRI - JAIPUR Morning visit Taj Mahal at sunrise. Back to hotel for breakfast, then proceed visit Red Fort & Sikandra, Akbar's Tomb.
Taj Mahal: The crowning jewel of Indo-Islamic architecture, the Taj Mahal is one of the world's most beautiful and beloved structures. The monument was built in Agra, India, for Mumtaz Mahal, the favorite wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Construction of the tomb began in 1632 and employed more than 20,000 laborers for 20 years.
Day8 AGRA - DELHI After breakfast drive to Delhi. Upon arrival check into the hotel. overnight stay at hotel.
Day9 DELHI In the morning, go for a sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi), Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Jawaharlal Nehru) and Jama Masjid. Drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In the afternoon visit Qutub Minar (built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199), Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day10 DELHI - LUCKNOW After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Lucknow. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day11 LUCKNOW - FAIZABAD - LUCKNOW Morning after breakfast full day excursion to Faizabad visiting Fort Calcutta, Mausoleum of Bahu Begum, Mausoleum of Shuja-ud-daulah and Moti Mahal. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day12 LUCKNOW After breakfast full day city sightseeing tour of Lucknow visiting Hazratganj Market, 1857 Memorial Museum, Juma Masjid, Sikander Bagh, Chota Imambara, Shah Najaf Imambara,Rumi Darwaza, Taluqdar Hall, Husainabad Clock Tower, Kaiserbagh Palace, Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, Aminabad, Bara Imambara, Chattar Manzil, Moti Mahal & Farangi Mahal etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day13 LUCKNOW - MUMBAI Transfer to the airport to board the flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival check into the hotel. rest of the day free to explore the market. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day14 DEPARTURE Transfer to the International airport to board the flight for onward destination.