Welcome to India – when you touch down, you’ll be met by our representative. Once checked in at your hotel, the rest of the day is yours to relax or begin exploring. We’re here for two nights.
Today we’ll start out with a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. You’ll visit Raj Ghat, site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation, go on a rickshaw ride (or walk…) through Old Delhi, and visit Jama Mosque, the largest in India. We’ll pass Shah Jahan’s Red Fort and continue our visit into New Delhi touring Humayun’s Tomb, the massive Qutab Minaret and the India Gate. (B)
Delhi to Agra ( Drive time 4.5 hrs
After a leisurely breakfast, we’ll head for Agra. Once settled in the hotel, the rest of your day is at leisure. We’re here for two nights. (B)
Today’s sightseeing tour of Agra centers on one of the trip’s true highlights: the magnificent Taj Mahal. We will also pay homage to the famous Agra Fort, seat of Mughal power and affording still more stunning views of the Taj Mahal. (B)
Agra to Ranthambore
After breakfast we’ll set out for the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri, largely abandoned since the 16th century. From Bharatpur we will board a local train to Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore), where you’ll be met on arrival at the train station and assisted to your hotel. Check in and relax for rest of the evening – we’re here two nights. (BD)
Ranthambore National Park is the site of our first safari in the early morning. This largest national park in Rajasthan, shelters a huge variety of wildlife. Its small lakes are home to crocodiles, birds fill the trees and sambar deer, monkeys and (obviously…) the tigers make this an adventure to remember. We’ll return to our hotel for breakfast and chance to recharge. After lunch, we’ll pay a second visit to the park and discover yet more wildlife. We’ll be back at the hotel before sunset. (BLD)
Ranthambore to Jaipur
After breakfast we’ll depart for Jaipur, fondly known as the “Pink City”. After checking in at hotel, the balance of the day is yours…we’re for two nights. (B)
After breakfast, we’ll set about exploring the city. We’ll lead off with the imposing Amber Fort (where you may enter riding an elephant!). Later stops on our visit include the Observatory, the City Palace and the fanciful Palace of Winds. We’ll make sure to set aside free time in the evening to visit the local bazaars. (B)
Jaipur to Delhi ( Drive time 5 hrs)
After breakfast, we head out for Delhi, check in to our hotel for one night. The rest of the day – shop, explore or just relax and enjoy the pace of the city around you…. (B)
Enjoy the city until it’s time to leave for the airport and your waiting flight. (B)
9 Nights Hotel Accommodation
English Speaking local guides.
Air-conditioned private vehicle for transfers and sightseeing.
Chair Car Train tickets from Bharatpur to Ranthambore
One way Elephant ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur.
Magnificent Taj Mahal
Cycle Rickshaw ride in Delhi
Two Jungle Safaris at Ranthambore by open shared Canter
9 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Ranthambore National Park remains closed every year 01 July to 30 September(both days inclusive).
Taj Mahal in Agra closed every Friday.
Red Fort in Delhi closed every Monday