Golden Triangle with Tiger Safari
Package price 785 per person sharing twin
Product Code : AGORA24
Enjoy this 7-night tour that will take you to Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore Tigers Reserve and Jaipur with stop over at Fatehpur Sikri. Highlights of this tour will be numerous UNESCO world Heritage Sites like Red Fort, Quotab Minar, Humayun Tomb, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, the world-famous Ranthambore Tigers & Heritage Mansion's, Amber Fort & City Palace. You will be driven around in chauffeured air-conditioned vehicle and your sightseeing include local prearranged tour guide. You will be having full flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences. Our Vehicle and driver service will remain on disposal and can be used for going out for dinner, movies etc.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport assistance and transfer to hotel (hotel check in/ out time 1200hrs afternoon early check in subject to rooms availability). Rest time free and easy to relax nand personal activities. You can opt to go out for dinner with your driver. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Delhi. Visit landmark of Old Delhi which include Red Fort the residence of the Mughal emperor for nearly 200 years until 1857. Jama Masjid one of the largest mosques in the world, built by Shah Jahan. Cycle Rickshaw ride in Chandni chowk & Khari Baoli Spice Market a busy shopping area with markets full of spices, dried fruit, silver jewelry and vivid saris, while the narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling essential oils, stationery and traditional Indian sweets. Raj Gath the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi where he was cremated after his assassination.
In New Delhi visit Humayun Tomb the first garden-tomb in Indian subcontinent and an early example of Mughal architecture commissioned by Humayun's first wife Empress Bega Begum in 1569-70. Qutab Minar a 73-metres tall minaret that forms part of the Qutb complex a fine examples of Afghan architecture. Lotus Temple a Baháʼí House of Worship notable for its flowerlike shape open to all, regardless of religion. Drive thrugh VVIP areas passing President House, Parliament & India Gate etc.
Rest time free and easy to relax and personal activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Delhi - Agra (210kms/ 4hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Agra check in at hotel.
Later city tour of Agra. Visit Taj Mahal an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the bank of the Yamuna river commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal, it also houses the tomb of Shah Jahan himself. Agra Fort the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb a Mughal mausoleum commissioned by Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambore National Park (245kms/ 5hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel drive to Ranthambore enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri the 16th century ghost town. Fatehpur Sikri founded in 1569 by Mughal emperor Akbar and abandoned after 15 yrs due to scarcity of water. Predominately, a red sandstone construction sprawling over a huge area, the architectural style is very much in tune with emperor’s dream & partakes of both Hindu & Muslim styles. See the graceful buildings including Diwan-E-Khas hall, Jodha Bais Palace, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & Buland Darwaza.
After lunch visit The Ranthambore Fort, built by the Chauhan rulers in the 10th century. Due to its strategic location, it was ideal to keep the enemy at bay. The fort is also related to the historical legend of the royal women performing ‘jauhar’ (self-immolation) when the Muslim invader Alauddin Khilji laid siege on this fort in 1303. The fort is characterised by temples, tanks, massive gates and huge walls. Rest time free and easy to relax. Overnight at resort.
Day 5: Ranthambore
Head into Ranthambhore Park twice to enjoy game drives through the rugged terrain which is home to lots of wildlife, including the elusive Bengal tiger. Your game drives are early in the morning and then early evening, when animals at their most active.
Ranthambore National Park and Tiger Reserve is one of the world’s best known wilderness areas, at the junction of some of the geologically oldest mountain ranges - the Aravallis and Vindyas. Once a private game reserve of the royal house of Jaipur Ranthambore offers some of the finest opportunities for sighting the magnificent tiger in the wild. A mix of rolling hills and crags, and meadows, lakes and rivulets, this dry-deciduous forest system is home to an incredible variety of flora and fauna. Apart from the tiger, you can also spot sloth bear, leopard, caracal, jackal, fox, hyena and mongoose at Ranthambore. The elusive Indian wolf too, has been spotted here occasionally. The dainty chital, sambhar deer, the blue bull antelope, rhesus macaque, langur and an incredible variety of birds amidst a setting of dhok, fig and banyan trees makes a visit to this park a delight – for tourists and naturalists alike. Basking crocodiles, king vulture on a snag, the scream of the serpent eagle, the alarm call of spotted deer are some sights and sounds that make this a safari experience like none other. The landscape is dominated by the 10th century fortress of Ranthambore while the valleys have numerous cenotaphs, ruins and abandoned settlements overcome by nature - testament to battles and romances of an era long gone.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Ranthambore – Jaipur (145kms/ 3hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning safari in the national park.
After lunch check out from resort and drive to Jaipur check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to explore the pink city and visit the colorful bazaars. You can visit Albert Hall Museum. The building gets inspiration for its design & name from The Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The museum displays a wide range of metal objects, wood crafts, carpets, stone and metal sculptures, arms and weapons, natural stones and ivory goods. It also houses a large collection of miniatures from Bundi, Kota, Kishangarh, Udaipur and Jaipur schools of art. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Jaipur. Jaipur holds the distinction of being the first planned city of India. Established in 1727 by Jai Singh II, the king of Amber when he shifted his capital from Amber to the new city because of the rapidly-growing population and an increasing water scarcity. Noted architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya used the established principles of Vastu Shastra to build the city. In 1876, the Prince of Wales visited Jaipur and the entire Jaipur city was painted in pink the symbolic colors of hospitality to welcome him. The pink that colorss the city makes for a marvelous spectacle to behold. Jaipur rises up majestically against the backdrop of the forts Nahargarh, Jaigarh and Garh Ganesh Temple.
In morning visit Amber Fort followed by Jaigarh Fort & Sisodia Rani Garden. Afternoon city tour visit City Palace, Observatory & Hawa Mahal. Further explore local market the famous bazaars of Pink City. In the evening attend Aarti Ceremony at Birla temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Jaipur - Delhi (265kms/ 5hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the place of your interest or relax in your hotel. Later drive to Delhi and direct drop off to airport to board flight for onward destination.
Garland welcome and assistance on arrival at airport
7 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.
Daily breakfast at hotel.
Deluxe Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.3 Time Gypsy safari in Ranthambore national park with naturalist (sharing with small group).
Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
Government licensed English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
Hotels used or similar
Delhi x 2 nights
3star - Madhuban Hotel/ Meridian Plaza
4star - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5star - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Agra x 1 night
3star - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4star - Prime Plaza/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5star - Mansion Grand/ Courtyard by Marriott
Ranthambhore x 2 nights
3star - Tiger Machan Resort/ Sher Vilas
4star - Ranthambhore Regency/ Ranthambore Forest Resort
5star - Nahargarh Ranthambore/ Dev Vilas
Jaipur x 2 nights
3star - Redfox Hotel/ Park Ocean
4star - Fortune Select Metroplitan/ Lemon Tree Premier
5star - ITC Rajputana/ Hilton Jaipur
Any air fare.
Camera charges at monuments.
Main meals, lunch or dinner unless mentioned in inclusions.
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Or anything not mentioned above.