Golden Triangle with Ranthambore
Destinations : Delhi (2) - Agra (1) - Ranthambore (2) - Jaipur (2) - Delhi
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
A traditional welcome, upon arrival at Delhi International airport by our company’s representative who will escort you to your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing
After breakfast, your guide will take you to explore some of the famous sights of Old and New Delhi covering Raj Ghat – the crimination site of Mahatama Gandhi, Raj Ghat – the biggest mosque of the country with a capacity of more than 20000 devotees, then board cycle rickshaw (Pedi cab) ride through the hustle and bustle in narrow-winded streets of chandni chowk towards to the historic Red fort where you may click yourself along with the 17th century fortress (Red Fort) built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahen..
Later in afternoon move to New Delhi to visit India Gate – a war commemorative site built in the memory of 90,000 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in 1st world war, then drive pass by the magnificent parliament, President House and Diplomatic area towards to the tower of Victory Qutab Minar - the highest brick Minaret in the world and one of the finest example of Indo-Islamic Architecture.
Later enjoy visiting the biggest Temple Akshardham, an amazing piece of Indian architecture built without using any steel, consists of 234 ornamentally carved pillars, 20 quadrangle shikhars, 9 ornate domes, a huge Gajendra Pith (platform of stone elephants) and more than 20,000 beautifully carved statue of India"s great sadhus, acharyas, devotees and divine personalities.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra (205 kms / 3.5 hrs)
After embark on your scenic drive through Yamuna Express highway to Agra – the city of Taj Mahal
Upon arrival check into your hotel for a night stay. Later proceed for a guided city tour of Agra visiting one of the most beautiful building / one of the seven wonders of the world TAJ MAHAL an amazing piece of architecture built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his favourite wife Mumtaj Mahal after she passed away as her memory. Also visit Agra fort, an excellent example of Mughal architecture built by the great Mughal Rulers for military establishment initially and many buildings added later for their residential purpose
Evening at leisure to relax or you may choose to enjoy a live theatre performance
Day 04: Agra – Ranthambore, via Fatehpur Sikri (285 kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast, embark on your leisure drive to Ranthambore - one of the main national park of North India. Home of numerous variety of wildlife, including tiger, leopards and sloth bears, the park is nestled between Vindhya Mountains and Aravali ranges, spreading over an area of 400 square kilometres.
En-route to Ranthambore, visit Fatehpur Sikri the ancient capital of Mughals built in red sandstone during the second half of 16th century by Emperor Akber as city of victory and abandoned after 14 years due to lack of water.
Later continue your drive towards to Ranthambore, upon arrival check into your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 05: Ranthambore (Jungle Safari)
Morning & Evening enjoy Jungle safari within the Ranthambore National Park, one of the prime examples of Project Tiger"s preservation. This park was one of the main hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Jaipur, but due to steady pressure from environmentalists the park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974 it gained the protection of “Project Tiger”.
You may also visit the Ranthambore Fort, the fort is believed to built in 944 A.D. by the Chauhan leader. The fort had several buildings inside of which only a few have survived. Among the remaining ruins Badal Mahal and Hammirs court and parts of the royal palace give’s an idea of the its ancient majesty. visit the famous old temple devoted to lord Ganesha which attracts thousand of pilgrims and visitors every day.
Day 06: Ranthambore – Jaipur (160 kms / 3.5 hrs)
After breakfast, embark on your leisure drive to Jaipur which is popularly known as Pink City due to its pink painted walls, founded by one of the greatest rulers of Kachhawaha the astronomer king Sawai Jai Singh in 1727.
Upon arrival check into your hotel for 02 nights stay. Later you may choose to enjoy a traditional dinner at Chowki Dhani an ethnic village Resort located at a distance of 30 km from Jaipur. Enjoy a traditional Rajasthani village atmosphere which includes some entertainment by folk dancers & musicians (at additional charges)
Day 07: Jaipur Sightseeing
After breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of pink city Jaipur starting with an excursion of Amber fort a prime attraction of the city where you will enjoy an elephant ride to ascend reach a top of the fort Amber fort a mixture of Indo-Islamic architecture and ornamentation built by Raja Mansingh in 16th century.
Later visit, the City Palace complex with its several museums where you can see some lovely collection of Royal Rajputs, weapons and miniature paintings. Then move to visit fascinating Jantar Mantar (Observatory), the biggest astronomical observatory in the world built by the Maharaja of Jaipur, Also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), an amazing five storied monument along the main street of old city built by Maharaja of Jaipur for the royal ladies Golden Triangle India
Rest of the day at leisure to explore many facets of Jaipuri crafts such as colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, pottery, semi-precious jewels, woven carpets etc – see artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping in this beautiful city.
Day 08: Jaipur – Delhi (260 Kms / 06 hrs)
Today according to your flight time, embark on your drive to Delhi International airport to catch your flight to fly back home.
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