: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi by international flight. Meeting and assistance on arrival and
transfer to the hotel. Check-in time is 12 Noon Overnight at the Hotel.
Full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi.
Sprawling on the banks of the river Yamuna, Delhi, the capital of India,
typifies the soul of the country. The city conceals within its bosom the
remains of civilization that flourished over the last three thousand years.
Since those legendary days, many dynasties and rulers have flourished on its
regal soil. The legacy of that past survives in the many monuments left
behind by the regents.
, constitutes of Red Fort built by Emperor
Shahjehaan in 1638 AD, Jama Mosque largest mosque in India also built by
Shahjehan, Raj Ghat and Shanti van-the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and drives past Chandni Chowk, the main congested
shopping hub of Old Delhi.
visit includes Qutab Minar, one of the
earliest remains of Imperial Delhi (13th century AD ) Humayun's Tomb-the
fine monument believed to be forerunner of Taj Mahal, India Gate, the 42
metre high arch was raised as a memorial to soldiers, drives past Parliament
House, President's House, Secretariat Building, Laxminarayan Temple and The
: Delhi-Jaipur drive, 260 km/4
Drive to Jaipurand on arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day free
excursion to Amber Fort, set in a picturesque location. Amer is a
fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Built in the 16th
century by Raja Mansingh in red sandstone and white marble, the palace
complex has some very interesting apartments. Jai Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Sukh
Niwas, Ganesh Pol and Temple of Kali are some of the prominent areas of
interest. Elephants are provided to ascend the fort to visit the complex.
Afternoon city sightseeing tour
Jaipur, this city was built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer
260 years ago. Visit the Maharaja's City Palace, the home of the erstwhile
royal family, the Observatory, Ram Niwas Gardens, Hawa Mahal or the Palace
of winds built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and drive past the old
part of Jaipur city.
: Jaipur-Ranthambhore drive,
185 km/4 hours
On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Afternoon jungle safari.
Surrounded by the Vindhyas and the Aravalis, amidst vast, arid and denuded
tracts of the desert ecology of Rajasthan, lies the oasis of biomass, the
Ranthambhor National Park, spread over an area of 392 sq.kms. of dense
forest with nullahs and waterfalls.
herbivorous population includes chital, sambar, blue bull and chinkara.
Sambar deer is the pride of the park. There is no other park in Asia, where
these largest of all Asiatic deer can be seen so frequently during day-time.
Wild boars and langurs are a common sight. Among the reptiles, crocodiles
can be seen basking in the sun near the lakes.
The tiger is the biggest attraction of this park. According to naturalists,
Ranthambhore is one of the best parks in the country for observing and
photographing the activities of the tiger. Other carnivores in the park
include leopard, hyena, jackal, fox, caracal, jungle cat, sloth bear and
Morning and afternoon jungle safari Overnight at the hotel.
: Ranthambhore-Agra drive, 300
Early departure from Ranthambhore for Agra visiting enroute Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur Sikri, the birth story of this beautiful city is interesting.
There, in a grotto in Sikri, lived a Muslim Saint , Sheikh Salim Chishti by
name. Akbar hearing of his renown, asked of the blessings of a son, and when
a son was born, not only was the child named Salim, the site for a mighty
and ambitious project - a city - was chosen near the residence of the saint
erected in k1569. The shortage of water lead to the desertion of this city.
Visit the mosque of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces.
Arrive Agra and check-in at the hotel
day sightseeing tour of Agra. Agra, the home of the immortal Taj Mahal, the
inimitable poem in white marble is the first expression of love of an
Emperor Shahjehan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This great monument was
completed in 1653 AD. Agra Fort, the imposing structure on the banks of the
river Yamuna is replete with priceless examples of craftsmanship in the
Mughal period, including the beautiful pearl Mosque, it was designed and
built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD. Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah built between
1622 AD by Empress Nur Jehan, in memory of her father, Ghias-id-Din Beg., it
is considered a precursor of the Taj Mahal. Afternoon at leisure Overnight
at the hotel.
: Agra-Delhi Drive, 204 km
Drive to Delhi and on arrival, transfer to international airport for return