Golden Triangle Tiger Tour with Udaipur
Duration: 09 Nights / 10 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambhore - Jaipur - Udaipur - Delhi/ Mumbai
Day 01 / Arrival DelhiArrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / DelhiAfter a leisurely breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and The President's House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra ( By train Dep. 0615 arr 0815 )Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast airconditioned train to Agra. Breakfast in the train, Arrive Agra in approx. 02 hours & transfer to hotel. Later visit the magnificient Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan - I - Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Evening free to explore the Agra's rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra.
Day 04 / Agra - RanthambhoreMorning drive to Ranthambhore-famous for the wildlife sanctuary which is said to have the India's friendliest Tigers and also considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat, also a wonderful place for bird watching enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Ranthambhore & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 05 / RanthambhoreEarly morning 3 hrs Jungle safari in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the national park and back to the hotel. After lunch second visit to jungle and enjoy the game viewing again. Night stay in Ranthambhore.
Day 06 / Ranthambhore - JaipurEarly morning 3 hrs Jungle safari in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the national park and back to the hotel, later in the evening drive to Jaipur - the fabled “pink city” of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal processions and splendors are now living monuments. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 07 / JaipurAfter breakfast visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. You ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills later visit the City Palace-the royal residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and is known for its stunning architecture, it also houses a museum. Later visit the Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's Observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 08 / Jaipur - UdaipurMorning drive to Udaipur - an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan enroute visiting the famous Brahma temple. Continue drive to Udaipur. Arrive and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 09 / UdaipurMorning city sight seeing tour of Udaipur. The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari ( Queen's resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir ( Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay in Udaipur.
Day 10 / Udaipur – DepartureMorning transfer to airport to board the flight for onward destination.