Tiger Safari and the Taj
Duration : 08 Nights & 09 Days
Destination : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Bharatpur - Agra
Accommodation : Luxury Hotels / Palaces or Heritage Hotels.
Best Time to Visit : October to June
Journey Type : Group & Private Journey
Our Tiger Safari and Taj tour showcases the finest treasures that this country has to offer. Discover the extraordinary wealth of cultural and historical splendor in India's most sought after tourist trail - the Golden Triangle connecting the national capital Delhi with the pink city of Jaipur and Agra, the city of the Taj. Soak in stories and myths of courage and extravagance of the Royals of yesteryears. Take a thrilling journey into Ranthambhore National Park to spot the famous Royal Bengal Tiger and finally, visit the stunning Taj Mahal, one of the most beautiful wonders of the world.
You will get a warm welcome at the Delhi International Airport by our travel counsellor who will then assist you in your hotel transfer and check-in. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
The cosmopolitan city of Delhi will conquer your senses with its traditional markets, mouth watering local delicacies and breathtaking architecture steeped in several eras of history. You can explore the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk with its ancient havelis, beautiful temples, soulful mosques and colourful bazaars perfect for souvenir shopping.
After breakfast, visit the majestic Red Fort resonating with Mughal history and culture. Pay your respects at one of the largest mosques of Asia, Jama Masjid. You will be spell bound by Lutyens Delhi's wide roads and well planned buildings which include the imposing Rashtrapati Bhawan and the famed archway of India Gate.
After lunch you will behold the soaring victory tower of Qutub Minar. You will visit Humayun's tomb, a sublime monument said to have been the inspiration for TajMahal. You can also sit in quiet contemplation at the serene Lotus temple. Built in pure white marble, it is the last of seven major Bahai temples built around the world.
After an early breakfast you will drive for 5-6 hours on the busy Delhi Jaipur Highway to reach Jaipur. On arrival you will be assisted in your Hotel check-in and later you can proceed for a guided tour of Jaipur.
The city of Jaipur is a cultural treasure house of resplendent forts and palaces and royal monuments full of historical stories and intriguing anecdotes. Here you will visit the City Palace and its museum, the observatory of Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal or the palace of winds whose image is synonymous to the city of Jaipur.
Jaipur is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The bazaars teem with people, camels, horses and a multitude of varied vehicles, while around them are magnificent palaces and buildings.
The afternoon city tour will take you to the City Palace whose museum has an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons. We will also go to Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the facade of Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds. The next morning we will visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of Jaipur state.
After breakfast you will check out of your hotel and enjoy a drive to the Ranthambhore National Park with scenic views of swaying yellow mustard fields on your way. On arrival you will be assisted with your Hotel/Camp check in.
Get ready to behold the Royal Bengal Tiger in its natural habitat at one of the finest wildlife reserves of India, the Ranthambore National Park. It was the former hunting ground of Maharajas of Jaipur. In the afternoon, you will accompany a naturalist on an exhilarating jeep safari into the thriving biodiversity with leopards, crocodiles, deer and a variety of vegetation. Overnight at Hotel/Camp.
Ranthambore National Park is a perfect destination for wildlife safaris, birding and adventurous excursions. Take an early morning as well as an afternoon jeep safari and watch wild animals in their natural environment and observe their habits with local naturalists. Have a relaxing evening back at the Hotel/Camp.
After an early morning cup of steaming hot tea, you will get into a jeep with a naturalist for another exciting excursion into the jungles of Ranthambore. You can also understand bird sounds and patterns while bird watching.
You will return to the hotel for breakfast and then proceed to enjoy breath taking views of the Park from the majestic Ranthambore Hill Fort. In the afternoon leave for another jungle safari in the jeep to try and spot the majestic tiger in all its glory. Overnight at Hotel /Camp.
In the morning, enjoy one last foray with an expert guide into the jungles to increase your chances of spotting the Royal Bengal Tiger. Later you will be transferred to the railway station to board your train to Bharatpur. You will be met by our travel counsellor on arrival at Bharatpur and be driven to Agra where you will be assisted in your hotel check-in.
Referred by Rudyard Kipling as "the embodiment of all things pure," the stunning Taj Mahal will mesmerise your senses. One of the finest edifices of Mughal architecture, behold this ivory white structure shimmering in the early morning sunrise standing tall as an ode to eternal love.
After breakfast, you will visit the massive Red Fort of Agra built by Emperor Akbar in red sandstone, revel in its beautiful Mughal style of art and architecture. Later you will drive 5-6 hours to the Delhi International Airport to board a flight to your onward destination.