This is an ideal trip for a first time visitor to India. The renowned and popular ‘Golden Triangle’ of India comprises of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It epitomizes in a way no other area can match; a visual and lyrical version of India highlighting its cultural past and the imprint of the Mughal and Rajput dynasties on this region. This trip also includes two days in India’s most famed Tiger sanctuary Ranthambore.
On arrival in Delhi by your international flight, meet and greet at the airport and transfer to hotel for immediate occupancy.
After a relaxed breakfast, proceed for a full day guided city tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi covering largest Mosque in Asia, unforgettable cycle rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Old Delhi, Mughal architecture, soul stirring temples and the 72 mts tall minaret. In the evening you have the option of dining at one of the many Indian specialty restaurants.
After a relaxed breakfast you will be driving to Jaipur (6 hrs) passing through some beautiful countryside on the way. On arrival you will be assisted by our representative at the time of check in. Rest of the day is at leisure. You have the option of visiting the local bazaar to feel the pulse of this vibrant and colourful city.
Today morning your appointed guide will meet you in the hotel. You will visit the Amer Fort, the 17th century capital city of Jaipur rulers. Ascending the fort on an elephant back will an experience. Also visit the City Palace and the Observatory. Evening is at leisure to let the exhilarating experience of today to seep in.
Morning Drive to Ranthambore (4 hrs) on the most renowned national parks in India which under the Project Tiger, remains the last refuge of the Royal Bengal tiger along with hordes of other predators and herbivorous animals. On arrival check-in at the jungle resort. Rest of the day is at leisure to prepare for the next day’s encounter with the elusive tiger.
Today you will have two jungle rides in the park to catch a glimpse of the king of the jungle. Ranthambhore is also home to other predators, gazelles, antelopes, wild dogs, wild boars, reptiles, birds and wide varieties of trees and plants.
After an early breakfast drive to Agra en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, a city built by Akbar which was subsequently deserted owing to water shortage. On arrival in Agra, check in at hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. You have the option of visiting the monument of love at sunset.
Early Morning, depart for a guided visit to Taj Mahal at sunrise. Get mesmerized with the Taj Mahal changing it colour with the rising of sun. Return to hotel for breakfast and later visit the Agra fort which bears the testament of the Mughal emperors who contributed to the making of the fort. Afternoon is free to visit shops to buy souvenirs.
On the last day of your trip you will drive back to Delhi (4 hrs). On arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to hotel for wash and change (lobby use) and for last minute packing / shopping. In time you will be transferred to airport to connect your flight home with some beautiful memories of the monuments and people.
|Delhi||The Visaya||The Claridges||Le Meridien|
|Jaipur||Royal Orchid Central||The Trident||Taj Jai Mahal Palace|
|Ranthambore||Ranthambhore Regency||Vivanta by Taj||Sher Bagh|
|Agra||Mansingh Palace||The Trident||ITC Mughal|
Accommodation at the Hotels mentioned in the program | Daily Breakfast at the hotels, except Jungle resorts where all your meals are included | Train Tickets wherever applicable | English speaking Local guide for sightseeing tours as mentioned in program | All transfers, sightseeing & excursions by private AC Toyota Innova | Jungle safari in the National Park as per program | Entrance fees for all monuments during sightseeing tours | Mineral water bottles in your vehicle [02 bottles each day] | Wet tissues in your vehicle | Meet and Greet assist at all arrival and departure transfers | Local India mobile phone with chip during the journey | WiFi available in your vehicle during the journey | Flower bouquet and garlands on arrival in India | Picnic Hamper available in the car [Juice, Coke cans, Chips, Biscuits etc] | Indian National daily newspaper during the journey | DVD player with movie titles in your vehicle on select journeys | All currently applicable taxes | Road taxes, parking fee, Fuel charges and interstate taxes at all airports
Expenses of personal nature like Laundry, Telephone, Alcoholic, Camera, Medical, Airport departure Fees etc | Meals other than those specified above | Insurance, Visa fees | International or Domestic Airfare | Any Tips / Porter charges
Duration: 2 hrs. Early morning heritage walk in the historical gardens made in 15th century. End the tour with a sumptuous breakfast at local restaurant.
Duration: 2 hours. A Soul-Stirring thursday night only event at the world famous Sufi saint Nizamuddin's dargah, where the 'Qawalls' to invoke the Lord. This experience is followed by an optional dinner at famous 'Karims' restaurant.
Duration: 3-4 hrs. Enjoy a fun filled afternoon with Elephants; feeding them, bathing or colouring them. An experience to remember for a lifetime! Rated no. 1 activity in Jaipur on Tripadvisor
Duration: 2 hrs. A small hotel with a big view! A perfect retreat to unwind after your sightseeing and walking around Agra town over high-tea and snacks. Alcohol can be arranged on request.
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