Taj Mahal with Wild Life Tour Of India (05 Nights/ 06 Days)
DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Welcome to India! On arrival, you will meet our representative & transfer to hotel. Where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis, after traditional welcome check in into hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02: IN DELHI
After breakfast Visit OLD DELHI – A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; DRIVE PAST the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India. The heart of Old Delhi lies in the area around Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest market areas in India and certainly one of the busiest.
NEW DELHI – An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutub Minar, and a drive along the ceremonial avenue – Raj path, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, and the President’s Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Overnight at the hotel
DAY 03: DELHI – JAIPUR
After breakfast Visit drive by surface to Jaipur upon arrival at Jaipur check in hotel evening free for leisure overnight at hotel
DAY 04: IN JAIPUR
Morning, visit Amber Fort; enjoy flawless beauty of the Fort royally with an elephant ride.
AMBER FORT PALACE – Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression.
CITY PALACE – A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It hourses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR – This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL – The ornamental facade of this “Palace of Winds” is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Overnight at the hotel
DAY 5: JAIPUR – RANTHAMBHORE
Depart for Swai madhopur after breakfast. Check-in at hotel in Sawai madhopur. Later visit to Ranthambore national park. Ranthambore-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, also a wonderful place for bird watching
Early morning 3 hrs jungle safaris 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 second visit to jungle and enjoy the game viewing again. overnight at Ranthambore.
DAY 6: RANTHAMBHORE – BHARATPUR
Morning visit to the national park – project tiger. After breakfast sightseeing of Ranthambore fort is optional. (If guest agrees to reach by late evening at bharatpur) depart for bharatpur. If time permits, a brief visit to the keoladeo ghana, bird sanctuary. (entry to, and guide fees in the park are extra) check-in at hotel in bharatpur.
DAY 07: BHARATPUR – FATEHPUR SIKARI- AGRA
After breakfast, depart by surface to the Agra, en route you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel..
DAY 8: AGRA – DELHI
After relaxation witness one of most beautiful among the Seven Wonders of the World: Taj Mahal,(Friday Closed) the architectural modern day wonder of the world; this monument is a fine example of the fusion of many architectural styles is one of the wonders of the modern world. Taj, endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.
Visit Agra Fort, designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D., built with barricaded wall of red sand stone; it houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and numerous palaces including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Meena Bazar, Moti Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Musamman Burj where from Taj Mahal is visible in all its beauty from one side of the fort.
Later depart by surface to Delhi upon arrival at Delhi transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination END OF THE TOUR