Day 01 / Arrival
On arrival in Delhi, you will be
welcomed by our executive and transferred to your hotel. New
Delhi, the capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion
of the ancient and the modern. Standing along the West End of
Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich
with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history,
monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising
of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New
Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India. Narrating
the city's Mughal past, Old Delhi, takes you through the labyrinthine
streets passing through formidable mosques, monuments and forts.
The imperial city of New Delhi displays the finely curved architecture
of British Raj. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 / Delhi
After breakfast proceeds for sightseeing tour of Old & New
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting
the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated;
Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing 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. Night stay in Delhi.
3 / Delhi – Corbett – (By road – 295
Leave from Delhi in the morning for Jim Corbett National Park – Famed
for the Royal Bengal Tiger Corbett Tiger Reserve: India's first
national park, radled in the foothills of the Himalayas at 3300
feet asl, spreads over an area of 520 sq km. The magnificent
Ramganga River flows through the entire length of the Park. Corbett
has the highest density of tiger in India. Other carnivores include
the leopard, elephant, bear, deer. Basking along the banks of
the Ramganga are the slender snouted gharial and the marsh crocodile.
There are watch towers, elephant safaris and jeep safaris for
wildlife viewing. Reach at the resort check into the resort after
some relax, catch the afternoon Jeep Safari inside the Tiger
Reserve for Wildlife viewing. Overnight at Corbett.
4 / Corbett National Park
Take the morning safari inside
the Wildlife Sanctuary for your tryst with the big cats. Elephants
are also available for dense jungle safaris on a first come first
serve basis. Those interested in angling can try hooking the
mahsheer fish for sport. Birding treks and horse safaris are
also exciting options for the enthusiasts. In the evening, swap
tall tales with fellow guests around a bonfire. Overnight at
Day 5 / Corbett - Agra – (By
road 340 Kms)
after having healthy breakfast drive to Agra on arrival transfer
to hotel. Later visit the the magnificient 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. Return back
to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 / Agra - Bharatpur – (By
road - 56 Kms)
having your breakfast visit the Red 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. Later proceed for Bharatpur en route visiting the abandoned
city of Fatehpur Sikri a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost
was the estranged capital of mughal emperorAkbar, built in
1569 and deserted when its water supply failed, continue drive
to Bharatpur. On arrival check in into hotel rest of the day
is free. Overnight stay at the hotel in Bharatpur.
Day 7 / Bharatpur
Morning visit the
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - Bharatpur Bharatpur National Park
is one of the finest bird parks in the world. Bharatpur Bird
Sanctuary (Keoladeo Ghana Natiuonal Park) is a national reserve
that is declared a reserve parks of India by the Government.
That offers protection to faunal species and flora species as
well. Indigenous water- birds, migratory water birds and waterside
birds, siberian migrated birds, and many species of animals and
mammals can be seen here. This is the paradise for the bird watchers.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Bharatpur.
Day 8 / Bharatpur – Ranthambhore – (By
road – 237
Start after breakfast for Ranthambhore - Ranthambore
National Park is one of the best preserved National Parks of
India and one of the highest densities of the Tigers. The sightings
are pretty often and one can do the safaris either in Jeeps or
in open trucks called Canters. Evening free at the resort and
you can relax or watch some slides on the tiger. Overnight will
be at resort.
Day 09 / Ranthambhore
Early morning go for a 3 hrs Jungle safari 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 nestled in the
rolling hills of the Aravalli and Vindhyachal ranges, 180 kms
northwest of Jaipur lies the town of Sawai Madhopur. Founded
in 1765 A.D., the town is named after its founder Sawai Madho-I
of Jaipur. Today the town receives worldwide recognition for
its famous and historical Ranthambhore National Park. The forest
provides shelter to an amazing variety of plants and animals
including about 300 plant species, over 50 aquatic plant species
and more than a 100 species of herbs, climbers and grass. It
is also home to over 270 species of birds and nearly 30 different
species of mammals. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ranthambhore.
Day 10 / Ranthambhore – Jaipur – (By
road – 180
Early morning 3 hrs Jungle safari in a Canter (a vehicle which
is open on the top) enjoy the game viewing in the national park.
Later after breakfast drive to Jaipur - Jaipur was established
by Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693-1743) and painted pink by Maharaja
Man Singh II when Prince of Wales, later Edward VII, visited
Jaipur in 1876. The Royal heritage of Jaipur lives in its architecture
and culture. The city in pink is symbolic of the hospitality
that reigned in the Rajput culture. On arrival transfer to hotel,
rest of the day free for relax. Overnight will be at hotel in
Day 11 / Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the
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. Continue sight-seeing.
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.
- 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. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 12 / Jaipur – Delhi – (By
road 265 Kms 05 Hrs.)
Morning after breakfast Drive to Delhi with an optional stop
at Neemrana Fort palace for Lunch. Upon arrival transfer to
airport to board the flight for onward Journey.