- Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bharatpur - Ranthambhore - Jaipur -
Delhi (8 Nights / 9 days)
01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Delhi
02 / Delhi
After breakfast proceed for 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, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple
popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
03 / Delhi - Agra ( By train )
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station
to board the superfast luxurious airconditioned train to Agra.
Breakfast in the train, Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours. Arrive
Agra & 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.
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.
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.
05 / Bharatpur - Ranthambhore ( By road )
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 Ranthambhore.
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.
07 / Ranthambhore - Jaipur ( By road )
Morning Jungle safari. 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.
08 / Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, 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 Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal,
this elaborate building, now little more than a façade,
is encrusted with delicate screens and 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.
enjoy dinner at Chokhi dhani (an ethnic village resort) where
you will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan here you
will also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances, puppet
show and various other interesting activities. Night stay in Jaipur.
09 / Jaipur - Delhi - Departure
Morning at leisure. Afternoon drive to Delhi & transfer to
airport to board the onward flight.