This tour includes Fort, Palaces & Wildlife. Buildings on Rajpath, Qutub Minar, places of importance in Mughal history like Agra Fort, Red Fort, Fatehpur Sikri etc and expansive structures like Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort etc showing Rajput architectural excellence are all spell binding sights to watch. In addition to this, you will feel sheer excitement on visiting the Ranthambore National Park, which is now home to the world famous Royal Bengal Tigers which are now classified as an endangered species.
Upon your arrival in Delhi, you will meet by our representative/ driver at the airport or railway station & drive towards Jaipur.
On arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel.
Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan still looks cradled and well protected. Jaipur takes its name from Maharaja Jai Singh, who in the early 1700s became the king of amber at the age of 13. Thus giving it the name of 'the pink city' with pink and orange the dominant colors, the effect is magic at dusk.
Evening is free to explore the local markets of Jaipur.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Today, enjoy a full-day sightseeing trip of Jaipur , also known as the ‘Pink City’… it is famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. The old city of Jaipur is painted pink, which gives it a magical glow. Visit the Amber Fort… a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on elephant back. Later, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows is made of pink sandstone. Post lunch, visit the City Palace… again, a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles.
Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time. You will also visit the Albert Hall, which was modeled on the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.
Return to hotel for overnight stay in Jaipur.
After breakfast, drive to Ranthambore.
Ranthambore National Park is one of the major illustrations of the Project Tiger’s conservation in Rajasthan.
Upon arrival, check in at your pre booked hotel.
Evening enjoy Jungle safari ( at an additional cost ). There are Resident Naturalists in the park to make the safari more pleasant and informative. Jeeps are used for the Safari’s in Ranthambore.
Return to hotel for overnight stay in Ranthambore.
Day begins with an early morning safari into the Ranthambore National Park ( at an additional cost).
Return to the hotel for breakfast.
Day is free for leisure activities.
Overnight stay in Ranthambore.
After breakfast, drive to Agra.
Visit the Taj Mahal … a mausoleum built as a symbol Emperor Shah Jehan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Considered an architectural marvel, its construction took thousands of workers over 21 years to complete. This edifice is replete with decorative inlays, carvings and calligraphy. Thereafter, visit Itmad- Ud - Daula, known as the "Baby Taj"; this mausoleum rests in a walled garden close to the Yamuna River. You will then visit Sikandra, which is also a mausoleum… of the great Emperor Akbar. Akbar designed his own mausoleum as a perfect blend of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist and Jain designs and motifs, in keeping with his religious tolerance and secular views.
Return to hotel for overnight stay in Agra.