Day 1: Morning pick up from Delhi and drive to Jaipur, the colourful capital of the state of Rajasthan en route visiting the Amber Fort Enjoy an Elephant Ride to reach the Fort on the hilltop. Afternoon tour of the “Pink City” visiting the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jantar Mantar Astronomical Observatory, the City Palace and the local bazaar. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Morning drive to Ranthambhore National Park, a former hunting preserve of the Maharaja and now a prime example of Project Tiger's conservation efforts in Rajasthan. Afternoon Jungle Safari inside the Park to view the varied and colourful wildlife. Apart from the tigers the park, which surrounds the 10th century Fort atop a steep crag, is worth visiting for its scenery itself: lakes, bird-life high crags, ruined pavilions, cenotaphs and "hides". Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Early morning embark on another Jungle Safari inside the Park. Return to hotel for breakfast. Rest of the day at leisure. Afternoon another Jungle Safari inside the Park. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Morning drive to Bharatpur, the site of the World Heritage listed famous Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, which is home to over 350 species of birds. Afternoon enjoy a Rickshaw Ride along with the service of a Nature Guide inside the Bird Sanctuary. Keoladeo Ghana is the most spectacular sanctuary nesting indigenous as well as migratory birds like the endangered Siberian Cranes. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Early morning visit the Sanctuary again for Bird watching. Later drive to Agra en route visiting the abandoned Mughal City of Fatehpur Sikri. Continue drive to Agra and visit the wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Morning visit the Fort and the local bazaar. Later drive to Delhi en route visiting Mughal Emperor Akbar’s Mausoleum at Sikandra. On arrival in Delhi, departure transfer for onward journey.
- Monuments are open from sunrise to sunset
- Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays
- Ranthambhore and Bharatpur Sanctuaries remain closed from 1st July till 30th September.
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