Day 1 : Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi international airport you will be received at the
airport by our executive and your welcome would be royal by garlands. Our
executive would escort you to your pre-booked Deluxe
/ Luxury hotel.
New Delhi begins with the drive past Safdarjang's
Tomb (1753 AD) on the way to Qutab Minar (1193 AD) this striking medieval
tower of victory of Persian World is 73 m high. Within the Qutab complex,
amidst the ruins of Quwat-ul-Islam mosque, stands the Iron pillar which
has stood the vagaries of weather and has not rusted over 1500 years. Then
drive through New Delhi includes the Embassy area (Diplomatic enclave),
Government buildings, India Gate, Sikh Temple (Bangla Sahib Gurudwara),
Birla Temple and Connaught Place, New Delhi's main shopping area. Visit
Humayun's Tomb - considered to be the fore runner of Taj Mahal.
Day 2 : Delhi(B / D)
Today after a leisurely breakfast at hotel, your personal guide takes
you to the fantastic sites of old and New Delhi.
The sites include the Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat (Gandhi's memorial), Humayun's
tomb and the 12th century Qutab Minar. During the day you also drive past
the government buildings like the President house, the parliament, India
gate and the Sikh temple. Evening we seize the opportunity to host you
a welcome dinner at the Village Bistro on a roof top.
Overnight will be at the hotel.
Day 3 : Agra
Today after a leisurely breakfast at hotel, you will check out and drive
En-route you will visit the famous Tomb of Akbar, the Sikandra. Upon arrival
at Agra, you will be check-in at your pre-booked Deluxe
/ Luxury hotel.
Later in the afternoon your personal guide takes you to visit the legendary
Taj Mahal by the sun set. Over night will be at the hotel. Taj Mahal
One of the Seven Wonders of the World, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the
memory of his beloved consort Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful mausoleum took
22 years to complete with a work force of 20,000 craftsmen and master builders,
who came from all over Asia to join in this great work - from Baghdad, Shiraz,
Delhi, Samarkand and Turkey. The marble, India's finest; was quarried at
Makrana near Jodhpur. Precious and semi precious stones were imported from
distant lands : Jasper from Punjab, Jade & Crystal from China, Turquoise
from Tibet, Lapis from Afghanistan and Ceylon, Chrosolite from Egypt, Amethyst
from Persia, Agate from Yemen, Malachite from Russia, Diamonds from Golconda
and Mother of Pearl from the Indian Ocean.
Day 4 : Agra
The day starts early as we offer you to visit the great monument once
again by the sun rise to witness the Taj in a different mood. After the
visit you return to the hotel for breakfast. In the afternoon the guide
takes you to the other breath taking sites from the Mughal era, including
the Agra fort and Itmad-ud-Daulah, commonly known as baby Taj. Evening
you return to the hotel.
Overnight will be at the hotel.
Day 5 : Agra - Ranthambhore (B / L / D)
Today after a leisurely breakfast at hotel, you will start your journey
to Ranthambhore Tiger reserve by train to Sawai Madhopur. We will received
you at the station and driven to the Tiger reserve.
NEAR SAWAI MADHOPUR, the stunning RANTHAMBORE tiger project is famous for
its tigers. The best season is Oct-April. The 10th -century fort witnessed
Raja Hammir's valiant defeat against Allaudin Khilji . The heroic tales
are given a suitable ambience by crumbling temples and mosques, crocodile
infested lakes and chatris Cenotaphs).
After check in at the Taj Jungle Lodge, we take you game viewing in the
tiger preserve. Return to the hotel in the evening.
Day 6 : Ranthambhore
Early morning offers us a great chance to tiger tracking . Return to the
hotel for breakfast, afternoon safari optional. We recommend taking another
chance, just in case you have missed the royal Bengal tiger. The optional
safari is included in the cost.
Day 7: Ranthambhore - Jaipur(B)
Today after a leisurely breakfast at hotel, you will check-out and continue
to drive to Jaipur, the pink city. Late afternoon arrive Jaipur and check-in
at your pre-booked Deluxe / Luxury hotel
The evening you have an option to take a heritage walk into the illuminated
bazaars of the pink city and enjoy a rickshaw ride and the treasure hunt
organized especially for you.
Overnight will be at the hotel. Jaipur
THE splendid Fort / Palace of AMBER was wrested by the Kachhwaha Rajputs
in the mid-12th century. They dominated the surrounding area for the next
six centuries. Amber was also the prime site of the alliance between the
Mughals and the Rajputs. The astronomer-King Sawai Jai Singh II, famous
for his Jantar Mantar ascended the throne in 1699. He soon decided to build
a new city in the plains: JAIPUR was designed according to the principals
of the Shilpa-Shastra (Architecture) and the capital shifted here in 1727,
the city attracted merchants and crafts-people that over time shaped its
Day 8 : Jaipur (B
Today after a leisurely breakfast at hotel, you will take a ride on an
elephant back as your personal guide takes you to the majestic Amber fort.
You ascend the fort, the royal way. The sight seeing of Jaipur includes
the visit to the most distinguished astronomical observatory and the royal
city palace complex.
We would like to offer you a traditional silver platter lunch at a restaurant
known for its cooking demonstration and the most exclusive for us, a turban
demonstration. There is also a turban museum there.
Day 9 : Delhi
Today after a leisurely breakfast at hotel, you will be driven to Delhi.
Transfer at the International airport for the flight back home.
The tour includes :
a) Accommodation in the prescribed Five Star deluxe hotels (or equivalents)
on twin sharing basis.
b) Daily buffet breakfast at all hotels.
c) Transport in excellent air-conditioned large Toyota vehicle as per given
d) Excellent English speaking tour guides at the destinations visited as
e) Monument Entrance fee at places visited at the destinations visited as
f) Elephant ride at Amber Fort Jaipur.
g) Indian family dinner in Jaipur.
h) All airport transfers as per given itinerary.
i) Two Jeep safari at Ranthambhore National Park including naturalist &
j) Rickshaw rides in Jaipur local markets.
k) Assistance at airport in Jaipur & Delhi.
l) All applicable Government taxes.
a) International flights and taxes etc.
b) Any tips for the porters, drivers or the tour guides.
c) Any drinks and beverages during the paid meals, if not specified.
d) Any camera fee, telephone, laundry & items of personal nature etc.