Duration: 09 Days - 08 Nights

Destinations :Delhi -Agra- Ranthambore- Jaipur

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Arrive by International flight, after traditional "Swagat" (Welcome) our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in. Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. In fact, more mythological cities are believed to be here, like the city of Indraprasthafrom the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerous monuments were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din Aibek, AlauddinKhilji, Tughlaks, Humayun& Shah Jahan, who built the Walled City Shah Jahanabad. Later in first half of 20th century much of New Delhi was planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens, who laid out a grandiose central administrative area as a testament to British rule in India. The division in walled city & New Delhi also marks the division in life styles.
Overnight Hotel- Delhi

Day 02: Delhi - Agra (205 km - 4 hr)

Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer you to the hotel.
In the afternoon we visit TajMahal(closed on Fridays) during sunrise, symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughals Emperor, Shah Jahan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, MumtazMahal. It was completed in 22 years. Further we visit Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughals Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was built from red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations.
Overnight Hotel- Agra

Day 03: Agra - Ranthambore via FatehpurSikri (265 km - 6 hr)

Today we drive to the famous Ranthambore National Park, bounded to the north by Banas River & to the Chambal River in the south. It is named after historic Ranthambore fortress, which lies within the park. The Park was established as SawaiMadhopur Game Sanctuary in the year 1955 by the Indian Government & was declared as Project Tiger reserves in the year 1973. It became National Park in the year 1980 & later in the year 1991 the tiger reserve was enlarged to include Sawai Man Singh &Keladevi sanctuaries, total area 1334 km.
It is famous for its tiger population & is one of India's Project Tiger reserves. Other Major wild animals found in the national park include the tiger, leopard, Nilgai, dholes, wild pig, Sambar, chital & the gaur. It is also home to wide variety of trees, plants, birds & reptiles.
En route we will visit FatehpurSikri (Ghost Capital), the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of SalimChisti.
Arrive Ranthambore and check in to the hotel.
In the later half of the day we will visit the Ranthambore Fort, founded in the year 944 by the Chauhan Rajputs. After the defeat of the Chauhan king Prithviraj III by Muhammad of Ghori in the year 1192. It led by Govinda Raja, grandson of Prithviraj became the center of Chauhan resistance to the expanding Sultanate of Delhi. Later after many battles & rulers, it came in hands of Mughals Emperor Akbar in the year 1559. The fortress passed to the Kachhawa Maharajas of Jaipur in the 17th century & it remained part of Jaipur state until Indian Independence. The area surrounding the fortress became a hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur.
Overnight Wildlife Resort - Ranthambore

Day 04: Ranthambore

Morning we continue with the wildlife safari at the Ranthambore National Park. We will get up early in the morning and start with the Jeep Safari to the Tiger Reserve, since becoming one of the original areas under Project, the park has recovered much of its natural beauty & dry deciduous forest has been restored. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight Wildlife Resort - Ranthambore

Day 05: Ranthambore -Jaipur (145 km - 3 hr)

Today we will drive to Jaipur, with its rich & colorful past, resplendent with tales of valour& bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors.
Optional - ChokhiDhani
Apart from this you have another option. WE have planned an evening excursion to ChokhiDhani complex, ethnic village Resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel.
Overnight Hotel - Jaipur

Day 06: Jaipur

Today we take an excursion to Amber Fort (11 km); the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience
Later we visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani& Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we visit JantarMantar, the Solar Observatory, an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We now visit HawaMahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows). Also visit Rambagh Palace, local market of Jaipur famous for artificial jewellery, bangles etc. In the market you can also experience the Hena / Tatto art.
Overnight Hotel - Jaipur

Day 07: Jaipur - Delhi (265 km - 6 hr)

Today we will drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Hotel- Delhir

Day 08: Delhi

Today we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official residence of the President of India, built in 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India. We will also visit Humayun's Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is a World Heritage Site& the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. QutubMinar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aybak. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. QutubMinar& its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Later we take you to Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jehanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through ChandiChowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jehan. Khari Baoli is a street in Old Delhi, India known for its wholesale grocery and Asia's largest wholesale spice market selling all kinds of spices, nuts, herbs and food products like rice and tea.Operating since the 17th century, the market is situated near the historic Delhi Red Fort, on the Khari Baoli Road adjacent to Fatehpuri Masjid at the western end of the ChandniChowk, and over the years has remained a tourist attraction, especially those in the heritage circuit of Old Delhi. Overnight Hotel- Delhi

Day 09: Delhi Departure

Today we will transfer you to the airport to the airport to board flight for your own destination
Our tour concludes: We thank you for your patronage & look forward to serve you again in near future.

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