Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Wildlife Safari Tours

Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days

Destinations Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Agra - Delhi


Day 01 : Delhi

Arrive Delhi by International airport.
The Indian capital city of Delhi has a long history, including a history as the capital of several empires. The earliest architectural relics date back to the Maurya Period (c. 300 BC); since then, the site has seen continuous settlement. In 1966, an inscription of the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka (273-236 BC) was discovered near Srinivaspuri, which is near Noida. Two sandstone pillars inscribed with the edicts of Ashoka were brought to the city by Firuz Shah Tughluq in the 14th century.

Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar, Delhi
The famous Iron pillar near the Qutub Minar was commissioned by the emperor Kumara Gupta I of the Gupta dynasty (320-540) and transplanted to Delhi during the 10th century. Eight major cities have been situated in the Delhi area. The first four cities were in the southern part of present-day Delhi
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel..

Day 02 : Delhi – Jaipur ( 265Kms/166Miles )

Breakfast at the hotel.
This morning you will enjoy the city tour of Old and New Delhi .

Old Delhi - Visit the former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Visit the vast Red Fort, built in 1648, the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & thePresidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar

Later leave for Jaipur by road.

Jaipur, the pink city was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, a Kachhwaha Rajput, who ruled from 1699-1744. Initially his capital was Amber, which lies at a distance of 11kms from Jaipur. He felt the need of shifting his capital city with the increase in population and growing scarcity of water. Jaipur is the first planned city of India and the King took great interest while designing this city of victory. He consulted several books on architecture and architects before making the lay out of Jaipur
Arrive Jaipur and check in at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03 : Jaipur Heritage Cultural Travel Trip
Jaigarh Fort
Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur

Breakfast at the hotel.
This morning you will be given excursion to the Amber Fort - situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City . At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honoured fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families

In the afternoon you will enjoy the city tour of Jaipur - Your tour will include the imposing City Palace , still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artefacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal, "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to your hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 : Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur ( 190Kms/119Miles )

Breakfast at the hotel.
Leave Jaipur for Sawai Madhopur by road.

About 180 kms. to north-east of Jaipur, along the rolling hills of Vindhyas and Aravali ranges lies the town of Sawai Madhopur . The town founded in 1765 AD was named after its founder Sawai Madho Singh-I of Jaipur.Today Sawai Madhopur is known for Ranthambore.

Arrive Ranthambore and check in at the hotel.
In the Afternoon you will enjoy the game viewing by canter / jeeps at the Ranthambore National park.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05 Ranthambore Wildlife Safari ( In Sawai Madhopur )

Morning and afternoon game viewing by canter/jeeps at the Ranthambore National park.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 06 : Sawai Madhopur - Agra

Breakfast at the hotel. Leave Sawai Madhopur for Agra by road. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri.

Ranthambore
Tiger Safari, Ranthambore

The imperial city of the Mughal dynasty between 1571 and 1584, Fatehpur Sikri was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. The architectural grandeur of this deserted city cannot be described in words and one can only experience the aura of its magnificent edifices by seeing them.

Continue drive to Agra .
Agra - The city known for the famous monument of love - the Taj Mahal. There are very few cities in the world that can match the history and heritage of Agra . Located at a distance of 202 km south of Delhi , Agra is the single most famous tourist destination of India . Situated on the west bank of River Yamuna, Agra is a part of the great Norther Indian plains. The architectural splendor of the city is reflected in the glorious monuments of medieval India built by great Mughals who ruled India for more than 300 years


Arrive Agra in the evening and checkin at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07 : Agra Tajmahal Travel

Breakfast at the hotel.
This morning you will be given the city tour of Agra .

Visit TAJ MAHAL (Closed on Fridays) - located on the bank of Yamuna River , the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra . Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument took 22 years to be completed and was designed and planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from it's stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.

Red Fort - lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.

Afternoon will be free to explore the city on your own.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08 : Agra - Delhi ( 202 Kms/126Miles )

Breakfast at the hotel.
Leave Agra for Delhi by road. Arrive Delhi and check in at the hotel.
Rest of the day free for last minute shopping.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 09 : Depart Delhi

Transfer to international airport to board flight back home.