Day 01. Arrival
On arrival in
Delhi, you will be received by our representative and
to the hotel.
The capital of
India was destroyed and rebuilt a number of times, and virtually
carries in its bosom the history of 07 cities. The present New
Delhi was designed by Edwin Lutyens, and its main architect was
Herbert Baker. In 1911 the capital of the British Raj was
shifted from Kolkata to Delhi. Today it is the seat of power of
the country and a major Gateway to the country for the tourists.
visit Raj Ghat which is located on the banks of the river Yamuna,
This is Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated
following his assassination in January 1948. The memorial lies
in the midst of landscaped gardens and made of a simple square
platform of black marble inscribed with his last words “Hey
Ram”. Red Fort (closed on Monday) the 17th century
imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge
boundary wall 33m high. Inside are exquisite palaces and
beautiful gardens. Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid
(Friday Mosque) made of red sandstone and white marble,
completed in 1656. It is India’s largest mosque where more than
20,000 people can kneel in prayer at one time.
visit Humayun’s Tomb, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th
Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the
predecessor of the Taj Mahal. The Qutab Minar, the landmark of
Delhi, a huge tower of victory started in 1199 and completed in
1368. The Minar is 72.5m high with a diameter at the base 14.4m
and 2.7m at the top. Proceed to the Rashtrapati Bhawan (Drive
Pass) once the Viceroy’s residence and now the official
residence of the President of India. Designed by Lutyens, it
combines western and eastern styles - the dome reflects the
Buddhist stupa, the chhattris “Hindu” and the graceful
colonnades very “British”. It has 340 rooms. The India Gate
(42m), commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the
1st world war. 13516 names of British and Indian soldiers killed
in the Afghan War of 1919 are engraved on the arch and
foundations. Under the arch, glows the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame
commemorating Indian armed forces’ losses in the Indo-Pakistan
war of 1971.
at the hotel.
Day 02. Delhi /
Distance: 203 km Time: 5 Hours
leave for Agra.
medieval city on the banks of the Yamuna River. It was founded
by Sultan Sikandar Lodi in the year 1506. Agra achieved fame as
the capital of the Mughal emperors from 1526 to 1658 and remains
a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era
buildings. Most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur
Sikri, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
was originally a brick fort and the Chauhan Rajputs held it. It
was mentioned for the first time in 1080 AD when a Ghaznavide
force captured it. Sikandar Lodi (1487-1517) was the first
Sultan of Delhi who shifted to Agra and lived in the fort. He
governed the country from here and Agra assumed the importance
of the second capital. He died in the fort in 1517 and his son,
Ibrahim Lodi, held it for nine years until he was defeated and
killed at Panipat in 1526. He built several palaces, wells and a
mosque in the fort during his period.
World famous monument The Taj Mahal, Overlooking the
River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is a classic example of Mughul
architecture, with the Taj itself built as a mausoleum at the
northern end of an extensive formal walled garden designed in
the charbagh style and structured on the Islamic theme of
‘paradise’. The whole site was built by Shah Jahan between ad
1632 and 1653 as the final resting place of his favourite wife
Arjumand Bano Begum (also known as Mumtaz Mahal) who died in ad
1631 shortly after giving birth to their fourteenth child. Upon
his death in ad 1666, Shah Jahan was buried alongside his wife
in the Taj. (Closed on Fridays).
at the hotel.
Day 03. Agra /
via FatehPur Sikiri: Distance: 280 km Time: 7 Hours
After Brekfast leave for Ranthambore National Park.
route visit Fatehpur Sikri.
which is a beautiful and deserted medieval city, built by Mughal
Emperor Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve
as the capital of his vast empire. It was mysteriously abandoned
after 15 years
due to scarcity of water.
Today, it is perfectly preserved as a ghost city built at the
height of the empire’s splendor.
See Darbar-e-Aam, Palaces, Panch Mahal Taansen Seat & great Sufi
Sent doom etc.
Arrive & check in, over night at Hotel.
Early morning &
Afternoon, we take safari by shared open Jeep/Canter to the
one of the original areas under Project, the park has recovered
much of its natural beauty & dry deciduous forest has been
restored. Ranthambore is considered one of the best tiger
reserves in the country.
Over night at
Ranthambore / Jaipur:
Distance: 180 km Time: 4 Hours
After brekfast we visit the
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 canter 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.
Leave for Jaipur. Arrive & check in, Over night at Hotel.
Day 06. Jaipur
Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh - II, the ruler of
Amber, Jaipur was the first planned city in India.This town is
also referred as Pink city for the colour of buildings in its
wonderful old city. The city was painted pink to honour the
visit of Prince Albert of England in 1882.
Excursion to the
Amber City Fort
situated 130m high with the Aravalli hills around and 11 km
north of Jaipur. It was the ancient capital of the Kachhawaha
Rajputs till 1037. Ride the colourfully painted elephants up the
hill, admire the massive gateways, courts, stairways, pillared
pavilions and palaces the recall the glory and wealth of Amber’s
association with the Mughals.
City Palace (still houses the erstwhile Royal family);
Jantar Mantar – the Royal Observatory and Hawa Mahal (Palace of
Winds, with 1043 windows) - built for the royal ladies to watch
the activities on the market street below without being observed
Day 07. Jaipur
Distance: 270 km Time: 6 Hours
Return to Delhi
and Transfer to the airport to catch your flight home with
unforgettable memories of your Taj Mahal and Wildlife Tour.
The Cost includes:-
Accommodation on Double sharing basis with Breakfast (Dlx
Guide (Delhi, Agra & Jaipur) .
Ride in Jaipur
Fee (Delhi, Agra & Jaipur)
* 02 Canter
Safari in Ranthambore
*Arrival-Departure transfers as per itinerary
*English speaking driver & Car
*Sight-seeing tours as per itinerary
* All Sightseeing by A/C Car *Gasoline *Toll tax, *Road tax,
*parking, *passenger tax,
*Drivers food & accommodation during the tours.