Golden Triangle Tiger and Cultural Extravaganza

Delhi - Agra - Ranthambhore - Jaipur - Delhi (08 Nights / 09 Days)
Tour Highlights
  • Delhi
  • Agra
  • Ranthambhore
  • Jaipur
 
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Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Meeting and assistance upon arrival in Delhi and our representative would welcome you and transfer to your hotel in Delhi
Welcome to our tour or we say “Atithi devo bhava” guest is an incarnation of God.
Overnight at your hotel.

Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast, we proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi:
OLD DELHI – Visit Old Delhi- the former center of Mughal power which offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling markets. Visit the Red Fort built in 1648 by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan famous for his great edifice of love the Taj Mahal. Also see the biggest mosque in India the Jama Masjid, constructed by Shah Jahan in 1658. Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. The heart of Old Delhi lies in the area around Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest market areas in India and certainly one of the busiest. Drive through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk to get a feel of the royal life of the Mughal emperors.
To explore this area fully would take days, but a great way to get around and experience the vibrant atmosphere and array of sounds and sights on display is by traditional cycle-rickshaw.

Evening we will visit Akshardham Temple to witness the water show. Reveals India’s ancient secret of inner light through an Upanishadic story of Nachiketa, a nine year old boy, who bravely confronts Yamraaj, the God of Death, and receives from him the knowledge that has made India, a land of enlightenment.
Overnight at your hotel.

Day 03: Delhi: (Local Tour with Experience of Kingdom of Dreams)
NEW DELHI - An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave.

Later you will be going to visit Kingdom of Dreams. It is a beautiful structure with cleanliness and fragrance of India.
Cuture Gully :- you could find variety of indian cuisine with the feel of different state at one place. Cultural dances enhance the feel. Always blue sky overhead increase the charm.

Enjoy the Indian Cuisine and Cultural Dance.
Later drive back to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 04: Delhi / Agra (Shatabdi Express – 0610 / 0810 Hrs)
Early morning transfer to the train station to board your train to Agra.
Meeting and assistance upon arrival in Agra and transfer to your hotel.
After wash and change, we will visit Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant _expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. The Taj is at its most alluring in the relative quiet of early morning, shrouded in mists and bathed with a soft red glow. As its vast marble surfaces fall into shadow or reflect the sun, its colour changes, from soft grey and yellow to pearly cream and dazzling white; it's well worth visiting at different times. This play of light is an important decorative device, symbolically implying the presence of Allah, who is never represented in anthropomorphic form.
We will also enjoy the Tonga Ride to the most beautiful monument in the world.
Later we will visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566.

At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms .

After Agra Fort, the monument that is most important in Agra is the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah or "Baby Taj" as it is called sometimes. A highly ornate edifice, this mausoleum is considered as the imminent precursor of the Taj Mahal as far as elaborate carvings and inlay work are concerned.
Though the structure does not have much to offer architecturally, it makes a clear departure from the earlier Mughal tombs built during the period and is more softer and with a lot of inlay carvings.

Afternoon, we will enjoy lavish lunch at 5* hotel in Agra
Evening visit to the Kalakriti cultural show, where one can relish exclusive glimpse of the master creation in its various and vibrant moods experience the breathtaking live shows presented by performing artisans depicting the era in time...

It is an attempt to recreate the glory of Mughal architecture at its peak, the Little Taj is a tribute to the craftsmanship of the original Taj Mahal. At the same time, the Little Taj, or the Oswal Taj, is a testimony to the skills of the master craftsmen that make Oswal so special. Overnight at your hotel

Day 05: Agra / Fatehpur Sikri / Ranthambhore (270 Kms) (06 Hrs Drive)
We will also enjoy the Tonga Ride to the most beautiful monument in the world.

Following breakfast, we will drive to Ranthambhore, en route, we will visit Fatehpur Sikri-perfectly preserved red sandstone "ghost town" which was the estranged capital of Mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed.

From here, we will continue our drive to Ranthambhore - famous for the wildlife sanctuary, which is said to have the India’s friendliest Tigers and considered the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat, also a wonderful place for bird watching.

Upon arrival in Ranthambhore, check into your hotel
Overnight at your hotel

Day 06: Ranthambhore
Early morning 3 hrs Jungle safaris in a Canter (a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the national park and back to the hotel. After lunch second visit to jungle and enjoy the game viewing again.

Ranthambhore National park is spread over an area of 1,334 sq km along with its nearby sanctuaries like - the Mansingh Sanctuary and the Kaila Devi Sanctuary. The park is majorly famous for its tigers and is one of the best locations in India to see the majestic predators in its natural habitat. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the daytime busy at their ordinary quest- hunting and taking proper care of their young ones.

Ranthambhore is also counted as the famous heritage site because of the pictorial ruins that dot the wildlife park. Certainly, a visit to Ranthambore National Park is a treat for every wildlife and nature lover. The time spend on watching tigers roaming around, verdant greenery, a gamut of other species of chirpy birds and animals is priceless and worth enough to be explored at least once in a life.
Overnight at your hotel

Day 07: Ranthambhore / Jaipur (185 Kms) (04 Hrs Drive)
After a leisurely breakfast, we will proceed to visit Ranthambore fort.
This fort stands majestically atop a hill overlooking the entire park. The walk up, one of the only places this mode of transport is possible, is a very refreshing and exciting one as even the big cats have been spotted up there! The view of the surrounding keeps getting better and better as you go up but the view from the fort itself can only be described as breathtaking. It is advisable to take along a good pair of binoculars and if possible a camera with a very powerful lens when visiting the fort.
Later drive to Jaipur – the fabled “pink city” of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal processions and splendors, are now living monuments
Upon arrival in Jaipur, check into your hotel

Evening visit to cooking class at Jaipur and enjoy making traditional dishes.
Overnight at your hotel

Day 08: Jaipur / Delhi (Shatabdi Express – 1750 / 2240 hrs)
Morning, after breakfast we will visit Amber Fort, we will enjoy flawless beauty of the Fort royally with an elephant ride.

AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression.
JAL MAHAL is a palace located in the middle of the serene Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. A paved way leads to the palace, which provides the stunning view of great surroundings and its architecture. The Lake was raised by constructing a dam between the hills by Sawai Man Singh II to cope up with the demand of water for the city.

The Jal Mahal palace is reflects the architectural beauty built in the Rajput and Mughal styles. The palace, built in red sandstone, is a five storied building expose only the top storey, while other four are under water.

CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.

Afternoon, we will visit the local artisans, making the lac bangales. Art of making lac bangles in Jaipur is a peculiar flair, where through the length of the lane one can let his or her senses indulge in a visual canvas of colors and the music of jingling bangles, which punctuates the endless chatter of women who flood the many shops.

JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.

HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.

Evening transfer to the train station to board your train to Delhi
Meeting and assistance upon arrival in Delhi and transfer to your hotel in Delhi
Overnight at your hotel

Day 09: Delhi / Departure
Transfer to the International airport to board your onward flight
End of services…

Cost Per Person
  01 Oct 2014 - 15 Apr 2015  
Category Twin Single  
Luxury
(5* Deluxe)
USD 4348 USD 7679
Royal
(5* Deluxe)
USD 1547 USD 2927
Classic
(4*)
USD 1129 USD 2090
Jewel
(3*)
USD 852 USD 1536
Economy
(2* Moderate)
USD 784 USD 1401

City Name Luxury (5* Deluxe) Royal (5*) Classic (4*) Jewel (3*) Economy (2* Moderate)
Delhi The Oberoi /
The Leela Palace
The Metropolitan / Hilton / The Suryaa / Crowne Plaza Jivitesh / Hotel City Park / Amber Gautam Deluxe / Gulnaar / Sunstar Moments / YugVilla / Sunstar / Sisley
Agra The Oberoi Amarvilas Radisson /
Wyndham Grand / Jaypee
Clarks Shiraz / Hotel Marina Taj Inn / Crystal Inn / Amar / Raj Mahal Bhoomi Residency / Crystal Retreat
Jaipur The Oberoi RajVilas Marriott / The Lalit Hotel Clarks Amer / Ramada Plaza / Four Points by Sheraton Mosaic / Vesta Maurya / Hawa Mahal / Umaid Mahal Avana / Palms
Ranthambore The Oberoi Vanyavilas Nahargarh Fort / Khem Villas Tiger Moon Resort / Pugmark Ankur Resort / Sanctuary Resort Ankur Resort / Sanctuary Resort


Includes:
» Accommodation as per the itinerary
» Daily buffet breakfast
» Rickshaw ride at Delhi
» Visit water show to a Akshardham temple
» Tonga ride at Agra
» Kalakriti show at Agra
» Jungle safari by canter in Ranthambhore
» All meals in Ranthambhore (except luxury package)
» Elephant ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur
» Visit the local artisans, making the lac bangales
» Train journey as per AC chair car
» All transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary by private air-conditioned car
» Local English speaking guides
» Unlimited bottled water during the tour
» All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc
» Highly personalized itinerary planning
» Expert advice from our India specialists, all of whom have traveled extensively in India
» Local contacts at our associate offices throughout India

Does not include:
» Any International or Inner India airfare.
» Beverages, Tips, Laundry etc.
» Entrance fee to the Monuments.
» Meals other than mentioned above.
» Any item not shown in Cost includes.

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