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 you will have time for acclimatization and leisure activities in and around the hotel OR on the busy streets of Delhi Markets. Overnight stay is at the hotel.
Day 2: New & Old Delhi
After breakfast in the morning at the hotel leave for full day sightseeing 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, Red Fort, Birla Temple ( Laxmi Narayan Temple ), Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Humanyu Tomb, Crematory of Mahatma Gandhi, Parliament House, Presidential House, India Gate, 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 3: Delhi - Agra (220 Km, 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 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 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambore (250 Kms, 05 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 to Jaipur. Enroute visit one of the most important places of Mughal Era The Fatehpur Sikri founded by Akbar in 1569 AD as a ceremonial capital.
But unfortunately this magnificent city was abandoned due to scarcity of drinking water and Akbar went back to Agra. Continue your drive to Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. The ranthambore Tiger Sanctuary is known for the place where you can catch the tiger by its tail. Arrive and check into your Jungle Resort.
Evening is free for leisure activities in the jungle resort. Enjoy the dinner over bonfire and traditional folk dance and musical show in the deep forests. Overnight stay is at the Jungle resort.
Day 5: Ranthambore
Early in the morning tea / Coffee will be served at the resort. Later drive into deep forests for Jeep Safari and Elephant Jungle Safari in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve to watch different varieties of animals especially The Tiger.
You can also watch here leopard, panther, spotted deer, antelopes & many varieties of birds. Return to Hotel late in the afternoon for Lunch; you can take up some adventurous activities or visit Ranthambore Fort.
Later int he day you can go agin for the Elephant or Jungle Jeep Safari for tiger tracking and watch some flora and fauna in the midst of the Aravalli Mountain ranges. Return back to the resort for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Ranthambore - Jaipur (160 Kms, 03 hrs)
You have an option to go into the jungles for tiger tracking again early in the morning. Later return to the resort for breakfast in the morning. Check out of the resort and drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check into the hotel.
This historic city was founded by Maharaja Swai Jai Singh in 1727 AD after shifting his capital from Amber valley, to newly formed and planned city of its time after consulting so many maps of the world and finally organized own religious map Shilpa Shastra with the help of a young Bengali architect Vidyadhar Batacharya.
Maharaja Swai Jai Singh was a builder, astronomer, astrologer, soldier, and philosopher. Presently, Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan & is world famous as the Pink City. After change and wash later in the day go for sightseeing of Amber Fort where from Elephants will carry you to the famous Amber Fort, the Elephant Ride gives you the experience and impression of how Maharajas & royal family members were using the services of elephants.
Visit the Amber Fort. Later drive ahead and check into your hotel. Evening is for your leisure activities. Overnight stay is at Hotel
Day 7: Jaipur
After breakfast in the morning at the hotel go for a full day sightseeing of the beautiful historic Pink City. You will visit City Palace, Museum, Astrological Observatory, Hawa Mahal (wind palace) where from royal ladies were watching daily processions and daily life. Evening is for shopping in the busy streets and some excellent souvenir shops. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8: Jaipur - Delhi (270 Kms, 5 hrs)
After breakfast in the morning at the hotel check out and drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, depending upon your onwards tour program or flight timings you will have time to explore the city and local markets, transfer to the international airport to board connecting flight and fly back to your country with the everlasting memories of the magnificent glimpses of Incredible India.
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