Taj Tigers & Majestic Forts

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About tour

When you think of traveling to India, the first things that come to your mind are – the “wonder of the world” Taj Mahal; the formidable Indian Bengal Tigers; and the majestic forts & palaces. This itinerary is to cover all of them in a single go and through a short trip. Golden Triangle is the name given to the most famous trinity of Indian tourism - Delhi, Agra & Jaipur. This trip takes you through the Golden Triangle along with a wildlife treat (Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve & Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary). While Delhi, Agra & Jaipur are laden with history, culture and culinary delights; Ranthambore & Keoladeo (Bharatpur) are a treat for nature & wildlife enthusiasts.

From the vivid pink houses in Jaipur to the dreamy intricacy of the Taj Mahal, each architectural wonder you'll encounter on this journey tells the story of a fascinating past, complemented by the culturally-rich modern society that surrounds it. The tour starts & ends at Delhi, with accommodations & all logistics arranged for you. So all you have to do is take the back seat and just experience the charms of India.

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Itinerary

Day 1 : Delhi

This amazing tour kicks off on your arrival at Delhi. Welcome to the capital of India and the second most populous city of India - Delhi. The city’s importance lies not just in its past glory as the seat of empires and magnificent monuments, but also in the rich and diverse cultures.

You will be picked from Delhi Airport and transferred to the hotel for check-in. After refreshing head out for Delhi sightseeing. Start with a visit to the famous Lotus Temple. Notable for its flower-like shape, it has become a prominent attraction in the city. Like all Baháʼí Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is open to all, regardless of religion or any other qualification. Afterwards drive past Rashtrapati Bhavan (the residence of President of India), and visit India Gate (a memorial to 82,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in the period 1914–21 in the First World War). Have dinner at a nice restaurant in the city. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Delhi.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2 : Delhi

Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast to start your day of sightseeing in Delhi. A mixture of history with a taste of everyday Delhi, today’s itinerary covers all aspects of this former capital of the Mughal Empire. Stop off at the UNESCO World Heritage sites, Humayun’s Tomb. Built in 1570, it is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. Then visit the magnificent Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656. After that visit the bustling Chandni Chowk – one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi. Enjoy a rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk. After that visit the towering Qutub Minar (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), a 73-metre (239.5 feet) tall tapering tower of five storeys. Qutb ud Din Aibak, founder of the Delhi Sultanate, started construction of the Qutb Minar's first storey around 1192.

Afterwards visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, one of the most prominent Sikh temples, or Sikh house of worship in Delhi and known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan. There is also a sacred pool inside its complex, known as the "Sarovar."

Have dinner at a nice restaurant and then reach back at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Delhi.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3 : Agra

After breakfast, check out from hotel & head towards Agra. Welcome to the city of Wonder… because it’s the place of Taj Mahal – one of the seven wonders of the world. Pictures of Taj Mahal don’t do the complete justice to its magnificence. It’s an epitome and symbol of love. You got to be here to feel your jaws drop. Agra used to be the historic capital of the Mughal empire.

Reach Agra by afternoon. Check-in at hotel and freshen up. In the late afternoon visit Agra Fort, a historical fort, which remained the main residence of the Mughal emperors till 1638. Walking through courtyard after courtyard of this palatial red-sandstone and marble fortress, your amazement keeps growing as you hear about the history of this fort from the guide. In the evening visit the local market to get the true essence of Agra city. Have dinner at a nice restaurant. Reach back at hotel. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Agra.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 : Bharatpur

Early in the morning at sunrise, visit the spectacular Taj Mahal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) built by Shah Jahan in 1560 in memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Return to the hotel for breakfast. After a filling breakfast check out from the hotel, and head towards Bharatpur. Formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, the Keoladeo National Park is recognized as one of the world’s most important bird breeding and feeding grounds. In 1982, Keoladeo was declared a national park and then later listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985.

Reach Bharatpur by noon. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. In the afternoon visit Keoladeo National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. It is a home to over 360 bird species, including aquatic birds, visitors from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, China and Siberia. Enjoy an eco-friendly rickshaw ride at the bird sanctuary. Reach back hotel by evening. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel in Bharatpur.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 : Ranthambhore

After a delicious breakfast check-out from hotel and head towards Ranthambore. Once a private game reserve of the royal House of Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park and Tiger Reserve is one of the world’s best known wilderness areas.

After around 6-7 hours drive you'll reach Ranthambore. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. Evening is at your leisure. Have a sumptuous Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Ranthambore.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6 : Ranthambhore

Enjoy the early morning tea and snacks and then head out for jungle safari at 6:00am. Ranthambore National Park is one of the finest tiger reserves in India. It is in every sense a perfect place for wildlife photography. Later come back to hotel, have breakfast and relax.

Have lunch at the hotel. In the late afternoon head out for another jungle safari around 3:00pm, this time on a different path. Maybe you get a good chance of sighting the Indian tigers. Spend some time watching the peacocks and other animals in their natural habitat. The forests around the Ranthambore Fort were once, the private hunting grounds of the Kings of Jaipur.

Evening is at your leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel in Ranthambore.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 : Jaipur

After breakfast check out from hotel, and head towards the Pink City - Jaipur, famous for its broad avenues, massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples and royal culture.

Reach Jaipur by afternoon. Check-in at hotel on arrival. In the evening head out for a guided walk-tour of Pink City market. Jaipur is also known as the shopper’s paradise. Jaipur's colorful markets offer a great break to stop and shop on your tour. While moving through the markets, you will come across the vivacious culture of this region.

Reach back at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Jaipur.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 : Jaipur

After breakfast head out to explore the vibrant city Jaipur. Visit the historic heritage sites of Jaipur - Hawa Mahal ("Palace of Winds" - a high screen wall built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivals while unseen from the outside); followed by Jantar Mantar (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), It is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh, and completed in 1738 CE. Afterwards visit the City Palace. It houses the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, and continues to be the home of the Jaipur royal family. The palace complex has several buildings, various courtyards, galleries, restaurants and offices of the Museum Trust.

Have lunch at a restaurant in the city. Then visit Jal Mahal (the palace in the middle of lake). It was built in the 17th century. After that visit the grand Amer Fort (or Amber Fort) (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). It is the principal tourist attraction in the Jaipur and the current structure was built during the late 16th century by Rajput Kings. In the evening visit Nahargarh Fort, which provides a beautiful bird's eye view of entire Jaipur city.

Later in the evening have dinner at a nice restaurant. Reach back at hotel. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Jaipur.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 : Delhi

After breakfast check out from hotel, and head towards Delhi. You will be dropped at Delhi International Airport to catch your return flight.

Bid farewell with the memories of amazing fun-filled 09 days trip experience of The Taj, Tigers & Majestic Forts, worth remembering for the lifetime!

Meals: Breakfast

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Finish: Delhi

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