Day 1 – Delhi- Agra
Pick up from your accommodation in Delhi&Drive to Agra. Agra the former capital of Hindustan is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna. Agra is a major tourist destination of India and a part of the Golden Triangle Tour along with Delhi and Jaipur. Agra also known as Akbarabad went through its peak during the time of Mughals and was the capital of under the Mughal rulers Akbar, Jahangir and Shahjehan.
Today you will enjoy a full day tour of Agra and will be taken to Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. This beautiful building is elegantly built with white marble by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between the years 1631 to 1648 and it was built in the memory of his favorite beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Standing majestically on banks of Yamuna River, this breathtaking, immensely beautiful monument is a synonymous to romance and love.
Your next stop Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and known for its architectural structure and was built in the 16th century during the Mughal Empire. This place comprises of several fairy-tale palaces like Khas Mahal and Jahangir Palace. Over here you will also get a chance to see Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas, which are also known as private audience hall and public audience hall. Agra is famous for inlaid marble work and handicrafts. TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.
Transfer to your hotel in Agra.
Day 2 – Agra → FatehpurSikri → Ranthambore
This morning you will visit FatehpurSikri, built in the 16th century by Emperor Akbar. FatehpurSikri holds exceptional testimony to Mughal civilization and is one of well-known UNESCO World heritage site of India and has various historical monuments. Visit the Jama Masjid, followed by the Tomb of Salim Chishti, the five storied Panch Mahal and BulandDarwaza a graceful monument and stupendous piece of beautiful architectures. It is central portico with a total of three arched entrances and is locally known as Horseshoe gate. You will also visit the other graceful buildings of this place such as IbadatKhana, Mariam-uz-Zamani’s palace, NaubatKhana and Birbal’s house.
You will drive to Ranthambore National Park. Ranthambore National Park is a large national park and is famous for its tigers and is named after the Ranthambore fort, which is in the national park.The Ranthambore sanctuary has a large tiger population which makes a tiger sighting easier than most of the other parks. The major animals in Ranthambore National Park are leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, and spotted deer, etc. The park has many lakes and you could easily see a lot of crocodiles and monitor lizards basking in the sun.
Transfer to your hotel in Ranthambore.
Day 3 – Ranthambore
Morning and evening game drive. Your morning and evening will be spent viewing the wildlife in the sanctuary. Ranthambore Game Sanctuary has a large variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles. It has more than 270 species of birds and 500 species of plants. PadamTalao is the largest lake in the park and India’s second largest banyan tree is near the lake. Due to environmental issues, very few vehicles are allowed in the jungles of Ranthambore and you have to book in advance. The two options you could get are an open top canter vehicles with a capacity of 20 people or open top vans with a capacity of up to 6 people. You could visit the 10 the century AD Ranthambore Fort which is at a height of 700. The Fort houses temples of Ganesh, Shiva, Ramlalaji, Lord Sumatinath and Lord Sambhavanath.
Transfer to your hotel in Ranthambore.
Day 4 – Ranthambore → Jaipur
You will be transferred by road to Jaipur. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan gets its name from Maharaja Jai Singh who built this city. Many captivating palaces are present here having breathtaking design and architecture. In the 18th century Prince of Wales had visited Jaipur and the entire city was painted in pink color due to which this city is also known as the pink city. The origin of Jaipur goes back to more than 260 years.
In the afternoon tour of Jaipur you will be taken to Maharaja City Palace, a royal palace with seven storey as well as JantarMantar, the observatory. This wonderful observatory is attracted by mathematician as well as astronomers of whole world. City palace is perfect blend of all three excellent styles (Mughal, Rajput and European). Another palace, Hawa Mahal is popular all over world for it magnificent architecture. You will be taken through pink rose garden as well business centers of Jaipur. A tour of Jaipur is not complete without shopping. Jaipur is famous for clothes, carpets, precious and semi-precious stones and jewelry and various handicrafts made of wood, metals, etc. and also for silk paintings and miniatures.
Transfer to your hotel in Jaipur.
Day 5 – Jaipur → Delhi
This morning you have a tour of Amer Fort. Amer fort also known as Amer Palace was the earlier capital of Jaipur. This magnificent fort was constructed in red sand-stone and marble by Raja Man Singh and is divided into four sections each with a courtyard. The main entrance gate is Surajpol having a fascinating architecture. Near the Ganesh Gate, there is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Sila Devi. The Diwan-e-Aam – Hall of public audience, Diwan-e-Khas – hall of private audience, Sheesh Mahal – palace of mirrors and Sukh Niwas are quite beautiful. At the he Sukh Niwas, a pleasant climate is created by winds that blow over a water cascade.
You will be transferred by road to Delhi & transfer to your accommodation in Delhi.
Note: Morning & evening game drive / Jungle safari cost not included in our price.
You need to book it directly well in advance for hassle free jungle safari on the following link- http://fmdss.forest.rajasthan.gov.in/.
PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES:
–Activities as listed in the itinerary except jungle safari.
–A/C Vehicle with driver.
–2 bottles of mineral water per person per day in the car.
PACKAGE PRICE EXCLUDES:
–Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary.