Classical India & Tiger Safari Tour
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Product Code : AGORA616
Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Classical India & Tiger Safari Tour, immersing yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Orchha, Khajuraho, and Varanasi. Witness iconic landmarks like the Taj Mahal, Amber Fort, and Khajuraho Temples. Experience the thrill of wildlife encounters in Ranthambore and Panna National Parks, where you can spot majestic tigers and other exotic wildlife. Explore ancient temples, historical sites, and vibrant cities, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist with your transfer to the hotel. Take some time to relax and settle in. The standard check-in time is 12pm, but early check-in is subject to room availability.
Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a city tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Visit iconic landmarks such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, India Gate, President's House, Parliament House, Humayun's Tomb, and Qutub Minar. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Chandni Chowk and indulge in some shopping.
Day 3: Delhi - Agra (210kms)
After breakfast, drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and proceed to visit the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Explore the grandeur of the Agra Fort and witness the architectural brilliance of Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb. In the evening, you can explore the local markets for shopping and indulge in delicious Mughlai cuisine.
Day 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Abhaneri - Jaipur (250kms)
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur with en-route visits to Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its stunning architecture and historical significance. Continue to Abhaneri to explore the ancient stepwell, Chand Baori. Arrive in Jaipur and check in at the hotel. Spend the evening exploring the local markets and experiencing the vibrant culture of the Pink City.
Day 5: Jaipur
After breakfast, embark on a full-day city tour of Jaipur. Start with an elephant ride to the magnificent Amber Fort and explore its stunning architecture and royal history. Visit the City Palace, home to the royal family, and explore its palaces, museums, and gardens. Discover the astronomical wonders at the Jantar Mantar Observatory and admire the unique facade of the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). In the evening, explore the colorful bazaars of Jaipur and shop for traditional handicrafts and textiles.
Day 6: Jaipur - Ranthambore (155kms)
After breakfast, drive to Ranthambore National Park. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a safari in the national park and spot the majestic tigers and other wildlife species. Explore the Ranthambore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and learn about its rich history and architectural marvels.
Day 7: Ranthambore
Embark on early morning and afternoon game drives in Ranthambore National Park to witness the incredible wildlife, including the elusive Bengal tigers, leopards, deer, and various bird species. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the park and capture memorable moments in the wilderness.
Day 8: Ranthambore - Orchha (325kms)
After breakfast, drive to Orchha, a historical town known for its grand palaces, temples, and cenotaphs. Visit the Orchha Fort complex, including the Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, and Chaturbhuj Temple. Explore the architectural marvels and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Orchha. Check in at the hotel and relax for the evening.
Day 9: Orchha - Panna National Park (200kms)
After breakfast, embark on a city tour of Orchha, a historical town known for its grand palaces, intricately carved temples, and cenotaphs that commemorate the Bundela rulers. Visit the Orchha Fort complex and explore the stunning architecture and classic mural paintings. Later, drive to Panna National Park and check in at the hotel.
Day 10: Panna National Park - Khajuraho (35kms)
Start your day with an exhilarating game drive safari in Panna National Park. Accompanied by a naturalist, venture into the tiger reserve to spot wildlife in their natural habitat. After the safari, drive to Khajuraho and check in at the hotel. In the evening, witness the captivating light and sound show that showcases the rich history and artistry of the Khajuraho temples.
Day 11: Khajuraho - Varanasi (flight)
After breakfast, visit the well-maintained UNESCO World Heritage Site of Khajuraho. Explore the Eastern, Western, and Southern group of temples, adorned with intricate and sensuous carvings. Afterward, transfer to the airport for your flight to Varanasi. Upon arrival, our representative will assist you with the transfer to the hotel. In the evening, attend the Holy Ganga Aarti ceremony on the banks of the sacred river Ganges.
Day 12: Varanasi
Experience the spiritual essence of Varanasi with an early morning boat ride along the Ganges. Witness the mesmerizing rituals and activities taking place on the ghats. After the boat ride, explore the city of Varanasi, including a visit to the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple and the ancient ruins of Sarnath, where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of Varanasi.
Day 13: Varanasi - Delhi (flight)
After breakfast, enjoy some free time in Varanasi before being transferred to the airport for your flight back to Delhi. From Delhi, you can catch your connecting flight for your onward destination or proceed with your departure plans.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 12 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- 2-Time shared Gypsy safari in Ranthambore National Park with naturalist.
- 1-Time shared Gypsy safari in Panna National Park with naturalist.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 12 nights accommodation
Delhi x 2 nights
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Agra x 1 nights
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Radission Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5* - Trident Hotel/ Courtyard by Marriott
Jaipur x 2 nights
3* - Redfox Hotel/ Park Ocean
4* - Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre/ Lemon Tree Premier
5* - ITC Rajputana/ Hilton Jaipur
Ranthambhore x 2 nights
3* - Tiger Machan Resort/ Sher Vilas
4* - Ranthambhore Regency/ WH Ranthambore Mount Valley Resort
5* - Nahargarh Ranthambore/ Dev Vilas
Orchha x 1 night
3* & 4* - Orchha Resort/ Amar Mahal
5* - Orchha Palace and Convention Centrerchha x 1 night
Panna National Park x 1 nights
3* - Greetoe Resorts
4* - Tuli Tiger Corridor/ Pench Jungle Camp
5* - Sarai at Toria/ Pugdundee Safaris Pench Tree Lodge
Khajuraho x 1 night
3* & 4* - Ramada/Clarks Hotel
5* - Radisson Hotel/ Hotel Chandela
Varanasi x 2 nights
3* - Meraden Grand/ Amaya Hotel
4* - Rivatas by Ideal/ Palace On Ganges
5* - Radisson Hotel/ Gateway Hotel Taj
- Any flight tickets. Khajuraho - Varanasi & Varanasi - Delhi flight fare approx INR 9, 500 per person in economy class.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.