To explore the historical architectures and experience the wildlife safari in India, there could be anything better than this tour where four destinations- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur along with Ranthambore are explored within a span of 8 days. You get an opportunity to experience the Jungle safari twice in day- morning and afternoon so there are more chances to spot the wild animals in their habitat.
Day 1: Arrival at Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi Airport, our representative will escort you to your hotel. Relax and overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
After your breakfast, you will visit the Red Fort(World Heritage Site), Jama Masjid(one of the largest Mosques in India) and Chandni Chowk which is the heart of the heritage of the Indian traditional society. Here you will feel like it’s a different world altogether. The area is famous for some local shopping and you can give your taste buds some delicious food at Gali Paranthe Wali. Later, you will visit the historical monuments- Qutub Minar(tallest stone tower in India and one of the UNESCO Heritage sites), Lotus Temple and Humayun’s Tomb. Drive past the India Gate(a war memorial), Rashtrapati Bhawan(official home of the President),Parliament House and Secretariat. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Please Note the Red Fort is closed on every Monday.
Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur by road (Distance-243Kms)
After breakfast you will visit the Historical Monuments enlisted as- Qutub Minar which is 234 feet high, built in the 12th century; the India Gate, a war memorial also known as Indian Army’s Tomb; the President's Residence (formerly the Viceroy's Palace), Parliament House and the Lotus Temple. In the evening you will depart for Jaipur and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast, your Jaipur excursion will commence from the historic Amber Fort with a royal ride over an elephant which is decorated traditionally. You will have a spectacular hillside view while ascending the fort. Please note it is important to reach early to avoid standing in the queue; Alternatively, Amber Fort is also open for tourists in the evening where you can enjoy the light and sound show, which is about the history of Rajputana Kingdom. The tour continues to Jal Mahal (a palace that is located in the middle of a lake), Jantar Mantar(an astronomical observatory) and the majestic City Palace. Next place of interest is the Hawa Mahal(Palace of winds), which has 953 small windows. Its purpose was to allow royal women to have a glance of the street without being seen. Jaipur is famous for gems, blue pottery, handicrafts and jewelry, which are available in the nearby markets. The Rajasthani cuisine Dal Bati Churma is a must try. You may visit ChokhiDhani, a Village Resort to have a glimpse of the royal Rajasthani Culture and tradition. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur- Ranthambore
After breakfast, you will be escorted to Ranthambore and transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6: Ranthambore Jungle Safari
In the morning and afternoon, you will take a Safari to explore the Ranthambore National Park which is the home to Tigers, Leopards, Sambar Deer and Reptiles. Ranthambore is one of the best tiger reserves of India to spot a tiger in his own natural habitat. You may visit the Ranthambore fort over there. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Ranthambore- Agra
After having breakfast, the tour will continue to Fatehpur Sikri, which is famous for its amazing architectural design. Here, you will see the following landmarks -the 54 metre high Buland Darwaza(also known as "Gate of Magnificence”), Jama Mosque, JodhaBai’s Palace, Tomb of Salim Chishti and Panch Mahal. Later you will proceed towards Agra and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay. You may visit the local market.
Day 8: Agra Sightseeing and Departure for Delhi
Early in the morning, you will spend some quality time at theTaj Mahal, where you can take some beautiful pictures of a magnificent sunrise. The TajMahal is a white marble architecture which was built by the Emperor Shah Jahan as a symbol of love for his deceased wife. You will have your breakfast at the hotel. Post that, you will visit the Agra Fort also known as the Red Fort, which is a UNESCO Heritage Site. You will be mesmerized to see its style of architecture. Later, you will visit Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah also known as “Baby Taj”. Breathtaking work has been done on the marble dome and pillars.
Drive towards Delhi and you will be dropped at Delhi Airport to board a flight for the onward destination.
Please note that this itinerary is just a suggested one. The Tour package can be customized as per your choice and budget. You can add/remove the places of your interest. Also, the time span of the tour can be customized as per your convenience. Your Suggestions are always welcome.