Golden Triangle Tour (With Taj and Tigers)
Duration : 05 Nights / 06
Places Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Ranthambore
» Delhi :
India's capital city, contemporary Delhi
is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its fold the
ancient and the modern. Delhi is a place where medieval palaces and bazaars
exist besides a modern metropolis. New Delhi reflects not only the legacy
the British left behind but also of the glorious Mughal era. A city waiting
to be explored.
» Agra :
A visit to Agra is like a "romance
with the Past". Once the Royal capital of the Mughals, Agra with its
grandeur, the hypnotic Taj Mahal and the bustling streets full of
handicrafts and souvenirs is a must for every traveller to India.
» Jaipur :
The City of victory, Jaipur presides over
the fascinating Desert State of Rajasthan and the city very nearly
exemplifies the character of the state and its people. Jaipur is surrounded
by rugged hills -each crowned by a formidable fort, beautiful palaces and
mansions with gardens dotted throughout their precincts.
» Ranthambore :
Ranthambore is a dry deciduous
forest with rocky hill crests and open valleys dotted with water pools and
fruit trees. The one thousand year old Ranthambore fortress looms above the
forest. The park is home to the Sambar deer, nilgai, wild boar, bear,
panther, tiger and variety of birds including the partridge, green pigeon
and red spur fowl.
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi. On arrival at the airport, you will meet our representative
and be transferred to hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi - Agra
(203 kms. / 4 hrs.)
Today, leave for sight-seeing tour, which includes Jama Masjid -the largest
mosque of Emperor Shahjahan. Later proceed to India Gate -a 42 meter stone
arch built in the memory of the Indian Soldiers who died in World War II,
and the President's House, Humayun's Tomb (a memorial of the Mughals, its
design is inspired by the Taj Mahal) and the Qutab Minar. Afternoon drive to
Agra (203 Kms & approx. 4 hrs. drive) and overnight in hotel.
Day 03 : Agra - Jaipur
(232 kms. / 5 hrs.)
In the morning proceed for City sightseeing which includes, Taj Mahal, an
extravagant marble monument of love built by Shahjahan in 1653 as a memorial
for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Then visit the Agra Fort -a red sandstone fort
built by Akber in 1565. Later, drive to Jaipur (232 kms. / approx. 5 hrs.
drive) enroute visit Fatehpur Sikhri - the old capital of Mughals. Check-in
to the hotel and overnight in hotel.
(Taj Mahal is closed on all Fridays)
Day 04 : Jaipur
Depart for a full day city sightseeing of Jaipur. Enjoy an exciting
Elephant ride on your way to the Amber Fort, followed by a visit to the City
Palace where you can see and excellent collection of paintings, costumes and
armoury. Then we proceed to Jantar Mantar a magnificent stone observatory
built by Raja Jai Singh, Hawa Mahal -also known as "Palace of Winds".
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur - Ranthambore
(130 kms. / 2 hrs.)
Drive to Ranthambore (130 Kms / 2 Hrs drive). Our afternoon safari is
through 410 kms of desert ecology speckled with a variety of trees,
including palms. Three major lakes serve as watering holes for the creatures
that inhabit this park.
Day 06 : Ranthambore - Delhi Out
(286 kms. / 8 hrs.)
visit to the park. Afternoon transfer to Railway
Station to connect train 2964 dep : 4 : 40 / arr. 10 : 25 hrs.Later transfer
to airport for onward destination.