Golden Triangle, Birds and Tiger
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bharatpur -
Ranthambhore - Jaipur - Delhi ( 8 Nights / 9 days)
Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where
ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the
crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar
,India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s
House , Red fort, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi
Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra ( By train Dep 0600
Hrs Arr 0810)0 Hrs)
Early morning pick up from hotel & Later visit the
magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world
surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created.
20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to
Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit the Agra fort – the rusty
and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the
river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in
1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded
hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the
back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas
(hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral
inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his
gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers
of friendly kingdoms. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich
heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra.
Day 04 / Agra - Fatehpur Sikri -
Bharatpur ( By road )
After breakfast drive to Bharatpur - lying between the
cities of Agra and Jaipur in the north-west is famous for Keoladeo
Ghana bird sanctuary which is a home to an astonishing range of
flora and fauna.
Birds come to this national park in waves enroute
visiting Fatehpur Sikri- a perfectly preserved red sandstone
“ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor
Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed.
Arrive Bharatpur and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at
leisure. Night stay in Bharatpur.
Day 05 / Bharatpur - Ranthambhore ( By
Morning have a completely rewarding experience of
seeing an overwhelming range of birds during the rickshaw ride
into the Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Later drive to
Ranthambhore- famous for the wildlife sanctuary which is said to
have the India’s friendliest Tigers and also considered to be the
best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural
habitat. Arrive Ranthambhore & transfer to hotel. Night stay in
Day 06 / Ranthambhore
Early morning 3 hrs Jungle safari in a Canter (a
vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the
national park and back to the hotel. After lunch a second visit in
the national park. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 07 / Ranthambhore - Jaipur ( By road
Early morning visit the jungle again in search of
tiger. The park, which is one of the finest tiger reserves in the
country is the main attraction of Ranthambore. Later drive to
Jaipur - the fabled “pink city” of the desert named after Jai
Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in the
world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the
nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces and forts of
the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal processions and
splendours are now living monuments. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to
hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 08 / Jaipur - Delhi ( By train Dep
1745 Hrs Arr 2230 Hrs)
After breakfast checkout from hotel & visit the
majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. Ride
up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against
the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later visit the City Palace,
Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building,
now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screen
sand carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to
their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past,
present and future merge at Jai Singh's observatory, where time
has been accurately measured since the 17th century. Evening
transfer to railway station to board the air conditioned train to
Delhi, Dinner in the train. Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Delhi.
Day 09 / Delhi - Departure
Transfer in time to airport to board the onward flight.