Day 1: Delhi (Arrival)
Fly from your country to New Delhi, you will be greeted & assisted upon arrival. Transfer to Hotel for check in. Depending upon your flight timings later in the day go for combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Jamia Masjid, enjoy rickshaw ride in narrow galleys of old Delhi through Kinari Bazaar, and the 400 years old Chandni Chowk, Birla Temple ( also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple ), Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Red Fort, India Gate, Humanyu Tomb, Crematory of Mahatma Gandhi, Parliament House, Presidential House, Government buildings & Qutab Minar and other countless monuments. In the evening you will have time for shopping activities. Return to the Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi - Agra (220 Kms, 04 hrs)
After breakfast in the morning at the hotel; checkout and leave for Agra. Arrive in the city of Love and commitment. Check into the hotel. After change and wash visit one of the wonders of the world, Taj Mahal (monument of love), founded by 5th great Mughal Emperor Shahi Jahan in the memory of his beloved queen Anjuman Bano Begum (with love emperor called her Mumtaz).
After her death in 1627 AD, in her memory emperor started to built Taj Mahal ( Taj means crown & Mahal means Palace, so it is Crown Palace ) from 1631 to 1653 AD ( 22 years ) with twenty two thousand labors working since sun rise to sun set in 22 yrs. The marble was transported from Makrana in Rajasthan by the help of animals. Evening is free for leisure and shopping activities in and around the hotel. Overnight stay is at the hotel.
Day 3: Agra - Delhi (220 Kms, 04 hrs)
In the morning after breakfast at the hotel visit Agra Fort which was built by three emperors, Akbar & Jahangir in red sand stone & Shahi Jahan in white marble. The Fort is 2.5 Km long and during Mughal rule one third of the Fort was occupied by the army. When British ruled India, they repeated same tradition and now traditionally Indian army has occupied the same.
Afterwards visit Itma-ud-ullha the baby Taj. Return back to the hotel for check out and drive back to Delhi. Reach Delhi in the evening and transfer to the hotel for check in. Evening is for shopping and leisure activities. Later in the evening return back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Delhi - Corbett (290 Kms, 07 hrs)
After breakfast early in the morning at the hotel check out and drive to Jim Corbett National Park. Arrive for lunch at the wildlife resort. Take a nature walk accompanied by a naturalist, along the Kosi River.
This area is a bird watcher's paradise. In the evening watch a slide show on the flora & fauna present in the Corbett area. Enjoy your dinner over bonfire and light music at the jungle resort. Overnight stay is at the resort.
Day 5: Corbett Tiger Reserves
Early in the morning tea / coffee will be served in the rooms. Go for Jeep Safari in Corbett National Park for tiger tracking. Drive along the Ramganga, to look for some fish-eating Gharial and Marsh Crocodiles. If you are lucky enough, you will possibly see the some species of Kingfishers, Pallas & Himalayan Greyheaded Fishing Eagles, Osprey, Crested Serpent Eagle and of course the Mammalia.
Later on arrive at Dhikala, where the natural setting will take your breath away. Have lunch and rest for while, enjoying the panoramic view of the grassland area and its abundant wildlife. The elephant ride from Dhikala provides the opportunity get a close view of the Himalayan wildlife. Jeep ride back to the lodge for overnight stay in the jungle resort with dinner over bonfire.
Day 6: Corbett Wildlife Parks
After early morning tea / coffee in the rooms go for drive into the jungle to get to the start-off point of the Elephant Jungle Safari for Tiger Tracking. While riding the Elephant visit Kanda situated at an elevation of 1020 mts where Jim Corbet Shot the first Kanda Man Eater.
If you are lucky enough you would be able to find the Great Indian Tiger. Later return back to the Jungle Resort for Lunch. In the evening you can enjoy the flora and fauna near the resort. Dinner and overnight stay is at the resort.
Day 7: Corbett - Delhi (290 Kms, 07 hrs)
After breakfast in the moring at the resort check out and drive back to Delhi. Driving through the country sides reach Delhi later in the day. Depending upon your onwards tour program or flight timings transfer to the airport to take your connecting flight to your final destination.
Return back to your country or to your planned / scheduled destinations with everlasting memories of the glimpses of Incredible India.
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