This eight-day tour offers visit to various historical and modern places and national park.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Scheduled arrival at Delhi IGI Airport. You will meet our representative who will assist you to reach designated hotel. Relax and spend time in leisure activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Full day City tour
Have breakfast in the hotel and thereafter we shall take you on guided tour of historic city. We will visit places in Old and New Delhi including the majestic Red Fort, built of red sandstone by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1648;Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India; Rajghat- memorial to Mahatma Gandhi or Father of the Nation.
We shall take you Chandani Chowk established in Mughal era. You can enjoy a ride on cycle rickshaws. The rickshaw puller sits on a small cushion in the front and take two passengers on the seat through serpentine streets. Later, you will visit Rashtrapati Bhawan, once residence of the British Viceroys; glorious India Gate – a memorial constructed in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war, Humanyun’s Tomb – regarded a prototype of the famed Taj Mahal. It was built by emperor Humanyun’s wife and took eight years to complete.
In the evening we shall take you Janpath – the heart of the city where you can buy some souvenirs for your friends and relatives. Get back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
(Red Fort is closed every Monday)
Day 03: Delhi / Agra (210Kms, 5Hrs drive)
Have an early breakfast before heading towards Agra. It is a small town located on the banks of river Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh. Agra is also known for having one of the Seven Wonders of the world – TajMahal- which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1653 AD in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. It took 22 years to build this marvellous monument with the help of 20,000 workers. Later, visit Agra Fort built by the great Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565AD followed by a visit to Tomb of Itimad–ud–Daula fort. It is also called a draft of Taj Mahal. You can explore the city on your own during rest of the time. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
(Taj Mahal remains closed every Friday)
Day 04: Agra / Ranthambhore National Park (290Kms, 6.5Hrs drive)
Post breakfast in the coffee shop of the hotel depart for your next destination Ranthambhore. Visit Fatehpur Sikri en route. It was established in 1569 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar as the Capital of Mughal empire. It was abandoned after 16 years due to lack of water and turmoil in the north-west areas of Rajputana. Akbar got made many magnificent buildings in this complex which are worth visiting. Major attractions of this place are Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Aam and Panch Mahal among others.
After spending around two hours there is scheduled departure for Ranthambhore. Check into hotel after arrival at Ranthambhore in evening. After freshen up feel free to indulge in leisure activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Ranthambhore – (02 Canter Safari in The Park)
Enjoy canter or jeep safari in the national park early morning. Back to hotel for breakfast. Spend rest of the day time in leisure activities. Later, enjoy second round of safari inside the park. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Ranthambhore – Jaipur (180Kms, 5Hrs drive)
Drive to Jaipur in morning. It was once the capital of Rajasthan province and known as ‘the abode of Rajas’.Several monuments of its Rajput rulers are spread across the city. Jaipur is considered a major shopping centres especially with regard to textiles, jewellery, stones carpets and so on. Arrival in afternoon and check into your hotel. Spend rest of the day time in leisure activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: Jaipur – Excursion to Amber Fort + Elephant Ride and Half day Jaipur City Tour
Post breakfast in hotel head on to Amber Fort, eleven kilometres from Jaipur. Amber Fort is a marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the waters of Maota Lake. Ascend the fort like maharajas on a caparisoned elephant. The fort has various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. You will feel the grandeur and magnificence of Rajput kingdoms as you glance through the rooms of the fort.
Afternoon city tour include visit to City Palace Museum where you can witness a blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armoury of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions. Also, visit the grandiose Jantar Mantar (an observatory built in 1726 AD), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) – a five-storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Jaipur / Delhi – International Airport Departure
After breakfast in the hotel day time can be spent in leisure activities till you drive back to Delhi. On arrival straightway head to Delhi IGI International airport to board the flight for your respective destinations. This concludes a joyful visit to prominent north Indian cities.