Taj Mahal and Tiger Tour
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Mandawa - Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Agra - Delhi
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival at International Airport. traditional welcome and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon half day tour of New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar , Humayun Tomb , India Gate, Parliament street etc .Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 : DELHI
Morning half day city tour of old Delhi visting Jama Masjid , Red fort and Chandni chowk etc . Afternoon leisure and free for shopping etc. overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 : DELHI - MANDAWA BY ROAD 260 KMS 6 HRS DRIVE
After breakfast leave for Mandawa, which is considered as the heart of the Thar Desert which used to be a medieval Indian trade city and still has beautifully preserved houses of medieval Indian traders in typical Rajput style - wooden doors, bamboo thatched roofs, mud plastered walls and floors, ethnic decor etc.
DAY 04 : MANDAWA - SAMODE - JAIPUR ( BY ROAD 190 KMS 3 HRS DRIVE
Morning drive to Jaipur via Samode villages the pink city of Rajasthan. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 : JAIPUR
Morning visit Amber fort and enjoy Elephant ride. Afternoon visit Hawa Mahal ,city palace and Museum . Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 : JAIPUR - RANTHAMBORE BY ROAD 180 KMS 3 HRS DRIVE
Morning you will be transferred to Ranthambore, nearly a thousand - year - old fortress. Countless battles have raged around these walls.
The Great Mughal emperor Akbar laid siege here and built Lake Palace , summer gardens, temples, mosques, tombs and hunting towers, all overrun now by grass and shrubs. Today leopards and tigers prowl the ruins.
DAY 07 : RANTHAMBORE
Ranthambore is one of the few preserves where the Camera - shy tigers may be seen in day light. You'll take thrilling jeep rides in the morning and evening in search of wildlife. You sometimes chance upon these fleet - footed and silent creatures, the embodiment of grace. In the afternoon, explore the lakes on your own and visit the imposing Ranthambore.
Ranthambore covers an area about 400 square kms and has beautiful scenery. Ranthambore National Park is very special and unison area where a natural present meets an historical past. This park has upto 27 tigers and has a considerable population of birds.
DAY 08 : RANTHAMBORE - BHARATPUR - FATEHPUR SIKIRI - AGRA BY ROAD 320 KMS 8 HRS DRIVE
Morning drive to Agra enroute Fatehpur sikri (The ghost city) and Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 09 : AGRA
Full day city tour of Agra visting Taj Mahal, the mausoleum built by a sorrowing Shah Jehan in memory of his young wife, Mumtaz Mahal and Agra Fort etc.
DAY 10 : AGRA - DELHI BY ROAD 210 KMS 5 HRS DRIVE
After breakfast we drive back to Delhi enroute visiting Sikandra. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 11 : LEAVE DELHI
Transfer to airport catch the flight for Onward journey.