Places to visit: Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
Arrive in Delhi, meet and greet at eh airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight.
Day 02: Delhi
Morning tour of historic city of Old Delhi to include magnificent Red Fort, The Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, Rajghat – memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and a Rickshaw ride past through the silver street in Chandni Chowk.
Afternoon sightseeing in New Delhi to include Humayun’s Tomb, Bhai Temple, Qutab Minar, India gate and Government buildings. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra
Morning transfer to Railway station to connect Shatabdi express to Agra. Arrive in Agra at 0810 hours and proceed for full day sightseeing. Agra is the home of the Taj Mahal and the famous Red Fort. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built the extravagant Taj Mahal as amausoleum for his most beloved wife and was imprisoned in the Red Fort overlooking the Taj by his son until death. Both buildings are truly spectacular and the Taj Mahal is now one of the wonders of the World. Overnight.
Day 04: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Ranthambore
Morning drive to Ranthambore enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. This was emperor Akbar’s capital designed and built in Red stone the city is another architectural wonder. Later drive to Ranthambore. Overnight.
Day 05: Ranthambore
Morning safari in the park, afternoon safari, overnight. Ranthambore National Park – Earlier the hunting preserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur, the park at Ranthambore was once the scene of royal hunting parties. Today, it is famous for its Tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. The tigers can be spotted quite often even during the day, at their normal pursuits – hunting and taking care of their young. With the strict measures that have been taken for their conservation, they seem quite accustomed to human activity and are not disturbed by it. A good time to visit is between October and April when the nature of the dry deciduous forests makes sightings common.
Ranthambore has large numbers of sambar, chital and nilgai, Sounders of boar and an occasional gazelle – the chinkara can be seen, as also the Indian hare, mongoose and monitor lizards. The lakes and pools at the park are where the deer congregate and where it is easiest to see the animals at the park are where the deer congregate and where it is easiest to see the animals. Among the other local fauna are the leopard, hyena, jackal, jungle cats, sloth bear and marsh crocodile.
Jacanas, painted stork, black stork and white necked stork are seen along the water bodies. Peafowl are found in abundance and other birds include Bonelli’s eagle, crested serpent eagle, the great Indian horned owl, quail, partidge, spur fowl and the paradise flycatcher
Day 06: Ranthambore – Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur enroute sightseeing in Samode, evening at leisure. Overnight.
Day 07: Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort riding on the elephant back. Afternoon city tour of the famous ‘Pink City” which reminds of a glorious past and there is so much to see and enjoy here. It is also famous for its blue – art pottery and inlaid brasswork. Overnight.
Day 08: Jaipur – Delhi – Departure
Morning free, later drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to international airport for your onward flight.
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