10 Nights11 Days Architect Tour
Day 01 Arrival Mumbai / Ahmedabad (Flight)
Welcome meet and greet on Arrival at airport (in Delhi or Mumbai). Transfer from International to Domestic Airport for flight for Ahmedabad. Upon arrival at Ahmedabad, transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 02 Ahmedabad /Modhera (102Kms / 2Hrs One way)
Today after breakfast, proceed for an excursion to Modhera- The beautiful and partially ruined Sun temple of Modhera was built by King Bhimdev in 1026 BC and bears some resemblance to the later and far better known, the Sun Temples of Konark in Orissa. Enroute visit Adalaj Wav is ont of the finest (step wells), with carvings depicting intricate motifs of flowers and birds. The main corridor has four pavilions and the well is five storeys deep, each decorated with exquisite stone carvings. Overnight at hotel
Day 03 Ahmedabad
Today after breakfast, visit Sabarmati Ashram which is one of the best places to study the rich blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural styles known as Indo-Saracenic & Mosque (Surkhej). In the afternoon proceed for technical visits i.e. Sara Bhai House (Photography is not allowed inside the house), ATMA (Ahmedabad Textile Mills Association) and IIM (India Institute of Management) to see the architecture & also visit the famous. Late Evening (Optional) Dinner at Vishalla, on the southern edge of town in Vasana, is a 'theme' dining experience that evokes the atmosphere of a Gujarati Village. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Ahmedabad / Delhi Delhi / Chandigarh (Flight 245Kms / 5Hrs)
Today morning, transfer to airport to board flight IC 7618 (Dep. 0800 / Arr. 0925) for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi, drive to Chandigarh- conceived and born in the 1950s and was the master plan of the European modernist architect Le Corbusier. No other Indian city feels quite like this one. Upon arrival Transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Chandigarh
Today morning, visit of the official buildings designed by Le Corbusier- the Secretariat and the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly). The roof garden at the top of the Secretariat yields an excellent view over Chandigarh but the building is less accessible since the chief minister of Punjab was assassinated here in 1995. Also visit the revolving open-hand sculpture, conceived as a symbol of unity, and the colorful High Court with its double roof. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 Chandigarh
After breakfast visit of Rose Garden, rock Garden. Overnight at hotel. Rest of the free. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 Chandigarh / Delhi (245Kms / 5Hrs)
Today after early breakfast drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival check-in at hotel and later proceed for half day city tour of Old & New Delhi. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08 Delhi / Dhaka (Flight)
Today transfer to airport to connect flight to Dhaka (9W 272 : 1225/1515). Arrive Dhaka International Airport. Reception at the airport and transfer to the designated hotel. Dinner in a nice local restaurant and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09 Dhaka
After Breakfast visit the most distinctive Building National Parliament House (Both inside and outside). To visit the inside special permission will be necessary by producing passport details and nationality before hand. This huge building and the whole complex encompasses an area of 215 acres of land and the main building stands on area of 150,000 sft and the plinth area covers 8, 23,000 sft. There are 9 blocks within the complex. Starting in 1961 the complex was completed in 1984.
After the visit of the Parliament you can visit another exciting site at National Memorial located at Savar 29 kilometre from Dhaka city. It was built to commemorate the martyrs of the war of independence. The architectural design reflecting the peoples sacrifice and struggle for independence was nicely accommodated. Jahangir Nagar University and its sprawling campus is also worth visiting which is very near to the Highway you are passing through. Lunch and Dinner in any Chinese or Bangladeshi restaurant.
Day 10 Dhaka
After breakfast visit some of the prominent sites of the Capital city of Bangladesh and the 11th largest mega city of the world. The Mughal built Dhaka into a magnificent city with Sultan's palace, dozens of ornate mosques, Mughal Fort with nice gardens, Temples, and the most busy river port Sadarghat with thousands of river vessels and crafts will give you a rare experience. Have your lunch in Chinese or local restaurant. After lunch visit the Curzon Hall of Dhaka University along with other remarkable University hall within the campus. After Dinner stay overnight in the hotel
Day 11 Dhaka / Departure
After breakfast free at your own. Transfer to Dhaka International airport to board flight to your onward destination.
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