Day 1 : Arrival Delhi
Assistance on arrival. Traditional welcome with garlanding and a welcome drink at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast embark on a 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 Tower, the India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House and Parliament House all dating back to the time of British Raj. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi - Jaipur
Delhi/Jaipur (05 hrs. Journey): Morning transfer 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 in the afternoon and check inn to your hotel. After lunch embark on a half day sightseeing tour of this royal city visiting City Palace-the royal residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and is known for its stunning architecture, it also houses a museum. Evening free to explore the local markets. There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur’s colourful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handlooms and trinkets. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Jaipur
In Jaipur: After a leisurely 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. Post lunch tour of 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. Later also visit Birla Mandir - a unique monument with exquisite marble carvings. This evening enjoy your dinner at Chokhi dani (an ethnic village resort) where you will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan here you will also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances, puppet show and various other interesting activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Jaipur - Ranthambhore
Jaipur/Ranthambhore (03hrs. Journey): After breakfast 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. Arrive Ranthambhore in the afternoon and check inn to your hotel. After lunch departs for the 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. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Ranthambhore
In Ranthambhore: Morning and afternoon jeep safari. The park, which is one of the finest tiger reserves in the country, is the main attraction of Ranthambhore. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 : Ranthambhore - Bharatpur
Ranthambhore/Bharatpur (05hrs. Journey): This morning drive straight to Bharatpur - lying between the cities of Agra and Jaipur in the north-west is famous for Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary which is a home to an astonishing range of flora and fauna. Birds come to this national park in waves. From August through November, it is indigenous water birds. In early October the first migrants arrive from the high plateau of Central Asia, Mongolia and Siberia, the most eagerly awaited of the lot being the gravely threatened Siberian crane. The month of March sees most of these migrants leave the national park. But animals that have made it their home—the nilgai (blue bull), sambar, jungle cat and mongoose—spend the entire summer here. Arrive Bharatpur in the evening and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 : Bharatpur - Agra
Bharatpur/Agra (1.5hrs. Journey): Morning have a completely rewarding experience of seeing an overwhelming range of birds during the rickshaw ride into the Keoladeo Ghana National Park and later drive to the city of Taj, Agra 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 Agra by lunch and check inn to your hotel. After lunch visits the magnificent 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. It's a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone - undoubtedly the highlight of your tour. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9 : Agra
In Agra: Today you will start your sightseeing tour of Agra by visiting Agra Fort-a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates. Post lunch tour of Itmad-Ud-Daullah's tomb or the 'Baby Taj' - Less visited but much admired, it bears striking mosaics inlaid with sparkling stones. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 : Delhi
Agra/Delhi (04hrs. Journey): After a leisurely breakfast drive down to Delhi and transfer to the International Airport to connect your Flight back home. Assistance on departure. End of our services