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Golden Triangle & Tiger Safari:

Once a mighty kingdom of the great Mughal Emperors and the crown jewel of the queen of England, India riches to which Christopher Columbus originally set sail for. On this adventure you can visit the famous Golden Triangle-covering cities like Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. This may be a small geographical part of India but it offers some of most attractive highlights, like the Taj Mahal of Agra, the Palace of Fateh-pur-Sikri. In Rajasthan Desert visit Jaipur's iconic Palace of Winds and ride an elephant up the Amber Fort. Top this adventure with a visit to the Ranthambore National Park and join us on a safari adventure in search of the elusive Tiger.


Day-01 ARRVIE NEW DELHI
You will be met on arrival at the International airport and transferred to the hotel. This afternoon we can visit Akshardham temple. Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi which epitomises 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India's ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages. The Akshardham experience is an enlightening journey through India's glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of mankind. The ancient-styled Swaminarayan Akshardham complex was built in only five years by 11,000 artisans and volunteers. The complex was inaugurated on 6 November, 2005.
Overnight: The Metropolitan Hotel.
Day-02 NEW DELHI
Activities: Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb
Visit Old Delhi to visit the 17th century Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. See Chandni Chowk, the shopping center of old Delhi and drive past the Red Fort for a photo stop. Visit Raj Ghat where Gandhi Ji was cremated.
New Delhi is built in a typically British colonial style with tree-lined avenues and colonial bungalows. See India Gate, the 42 m high War Memorial Arch. Drive past the Parliament House, the Secretariat buildings and the Vice Regal Palace, now the official residence of the President of India. You will also visit Qutab Minar – what was intended to be the most glorious tower of victory in the world and was to be the prototype of all minars in India. Humayun's tomb: Located in the eastern part of Dehli, Humayun's tomb is one of the best preserved Mughal monuments. This spellbinding mausoleum is the first example of Mughal architecture in India. After a century from its construction Humayun’s tomb inspired the construction of the more famous Taj Mahal.
Included: Bed and Breakfast.
Day-03 DELHI - AGRA DRIVE 204 KMS/3 HRS
Drive to Agra. Visit Itmad ud Daula. This tomb was built in 1622 for Ghiyas Beg, father of Empress Noor-Jahan, the wife of Emperor Jahangir. It is beautifully conceived in white marble, mosaic and lattice and set a precedent as the first Mughal building to be faced with white marble inlaid with contrasting stones. Sometimes also called 'Baby Taj', it is small, intimate and has a gentle serenity. Later take a heritage walk.
Overnight: Ramada Plaza Agra
Activities: Tomb Of Itmad-Ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) and A walk in Agra city
Included: Bed & Breakfast
Day-04 AGRA - RANTHAMBORE DRIVE 270 KMS/6 HRS
Visit The Taj Mahal. In AD 1628, Khurram became king and he took the name Shahjahan or King of the World and showered his beloved begum with the highest titles. In 1631, Shahjahan went on an expedition to the South and, as always, Mumtaz Mahal accompanied him. But she died in childbirth at Burhanpur. Shahjahan, who was a passionate builder, now decided to erect a memorial marble that the world would never forget. The site chosen was on a bend in the river so could be seen from Shahjahan's personal palace in Agra Fort, further upstream. The construction of the Taj Mahal started in 1631. It took 20,000 artisans 22 years to complete this poignant mauseoleum that blends subtlety with grandeur, and a massive overall design with immaculately intricate execution. Later visit Fatehpur Sikri. The magnificent fortified ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 as his capital and abandoned 15 years later, allegedly due to a severe scarcity of water. You will visit the graceful buildings within such as the Jami Masjid, the tomb of Salim Chisti, the Panch Mahal, Diwan I Khas and other palaces. It is a place where Islamic architecture fuses with Hindu and Jain decorative art. Later have hot lunch in Bharatpur. Drive to Ranthambore, arrive and transfer to your hotel. Activities: Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri. Included: Bed & Breakfast
Day-05 RANTHAMBORE - JAIPUR DRIVE 170 KMS/4 HRS
Early morning enjoy a jungle safari. The park is one of the finest tiger reserves in the country where more visitors spending a couple of nights are likely to spot one of these majestic animals. Once, private tiger reserve of the Maharaja of Jaipur, in 1972 the sanctuary came under the Project Tiger scheme. It covers 410 sq km and runs from the easternmost spur of the Aravalis to the Vindhya Range. Apart from tiger you can see herds of Chital and Sambar deer and sounds of wild boar, Nilgai antelope and chinkara gazelles. There are also sloth beer, a few leopards and crocodiles. Extensive bird life includes spur flown, jungle fowl, partridges, quails, crested serpent eagle, woodpeckers, flycatchers etc. There are also water birds like storks, ducks and geese at the lakes and waterholes.. Later drive to Jaipur. Arrive and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight: Trident Hotel Jaipur
Activities Embark on a morning safari into the wilderness of Ranthambore National Park
Included: Breakfast & Dinner.
Day-06 JAIPUR
Visit the ancient Rajput capital of Amber, 11 km from the city. This fort-palace was begun by Raja Man Singh and used by the Rajputs as their stronghold until Sawai Jai Singh II moved to the newly created Jaipur. See the Diwan I Am or hall of public audience, Kali temple, Jai Mandir or hall of victory with its inlaid panels and mirror ceiling, and Sukh Niwas. The fort provides breathtaking views of the lake below. Take a half-day tour of the city visiting the Maharaja's City Palace and the Jantar Mantar Observatory. Jaipur's walled City Palace (1732 AD) occupies one-seventh of the city's area. See the Mubarak Mahal, museums of textiles and armoury etc, and the Diwan I Khas and Diwan I Am. Jantar Mantar, literally meaning "instruments for measuring the harmony of the heavens" is the oldest in India. Each instrument has a specific purpose and gives an accurate reading. Drive past Hawa Mahal.
Activities: Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)
Includes: Bed & Breakfast
Day-07 JAIPUR - DELHI
Drive to Delhi airport to connect onward flight or extend your stay in Delhi.

 

The monuments of the Golden Triangle. Jama Mosque, Taj Mahal, Fateh-pursirki, Ranthambore, Hawa Mahal, Aber Fort and much more

Easy, short walks to explore the monuments.

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