Jaipur - Kota - Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambhore)
- Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
01/ Arrival Jaipur
Arrive Jaipur, Meet assist at the airport &
transfer to hotel.
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 splendours, are now living monuments.
02 / Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, visit the majestic
Amber Fort, one that cannot be easily described.
You ride up on Elephants to the former capital
of the royals set against the backdrop of the
wooded hills. Post lunch tour of the Palace of
Winds also known as Hawa Mahal. This elaborate
building, now little more than a façade,
is encrusted with delicate screens and carved
balconies from which the royal ladies, confined
to their quarters, could sneakily view the outside
world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's
observatory, where time has been accurately measured
since the 17th century. Later also visit Birla
Mandir-a unique monument with exquisite marble
carvings. In the evening enjoy your dinner at
Chokhi dani (an ethnic village resort) where you
will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan.
Also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances,
puppet show and various other interesting activities.
Overnight at hotel.
03 / Jaipur-Kota (By Road 250kms - 05hrs.)
After breakfast drive to Kota - Rajasthan's largest
Industrial town situated on the banks of the river
chambal. Well known for its famous Kota saris
and also for a miniature school of art, which
specializes in drawing hunting scenes.
Arrive Kota in the afternoon and check in to your
hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
04 / Kota
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Kota visiting
City Palace and Fort. Within the city palace
is the museum, which houses a good collection
of artifacts. Later visit the Chambal Gardens
- beautiful gardens around Kota along the Chambal
River, which also has a crocodile sanctuary. Overnight
05 / Kota / Ranthambhore (By Road - 200kms - 04hrs.)
After breakfast drive to Ranthambhore - famous
for the wildlife sanctuary, which is said to have
the India's friendliest Tigers and also considered
to be the best place in the world to photograph
the tiger in its natural habitat, also, a wonderful
place for bird watching. Arrive Ranthambhore
in the afternoon and check in to your hotel. After
lunch depart for the 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. Overnight at hotel.
06 / Ranthambhore
Morning and afternoon jeep safari. The
park, which is one of the finest tiger reserves
in the country, is the main attraction of Ranthambore.
Overnight at hotel.
07 / Ranthambhore
After a leisurely breakfast embark on the sightseeing
tour of Ranthambhore visiting Ranthambhore Fort
and various places of historical interest inside
the Fort. The main attraction is the temple of
Lord Ganesha. Later visit the Mansarovar Lake
where you will have a beautiful view of the nature.
Overnight at hotel.
08 / Ranthambhore-Bharatpur (By Road 250kms. 05hrs.)
Morning drive straight to Bharatpur - lying between
the cities of Agra and Jaipur in the northwest
famous for Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary,
which is a home to an astonishing range of flora
and fauna. Birds come to this national park in
waves. From August through November, it is indigenous
water birds. In early October the first migrants
arrive from the high plateau of Central Asia,
Mongolia and the Siberian tundra, the most eagerly
awaited of the lot being the gravely threatened
The month of March sees most of these migrants
leave the national park. But animals that have
made it their home - the nilgai (blue bull), sambar,
jungle cat and mongoose-spend the entire summer
Arrive Bharatpur in the evening and transfer to
your hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.
09 / Bharatpur
Morning have a completely rewarding experience
of seeing an overwhelming range of birds during
the rickshaw ride into the Keoladeo Ghana National
Park and later back to the hotel. Overnight
10 / Bharatpur-Agra (By Road - 56kms - 1.5hrs.)
After breakfast drive to the city of Taj - Agra
enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri - a perfectly
preserved red sandstone `ghost town` which
was the estranged capital of the mughal emperor
Akbar, built in 1569 and soon deserted when its
water supply failed. Arrive Agra by lunch and
check in to your hotel. After lunch, visit the
magnificent 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. It's a wealth of
white marble and semi-precious stone - undoubtedly
the highlight of your tour. Evening free to explore
the Agra's rich heritage of handicrafts in its
markets. Overnight at hotel.
11 / Agra
Start your sightseeing tour of Agra by visiting
Agra Fort - a hilltop citadel with fabulous
courtyards, fountains and gates. Post lunch tour
of Itmad-Ud-Dullah's tomb or the 'Baby Taj' -
Less visited but much admired, it bears striking
mosaics inlaid with sparkling stones. Overnight
12 / Agra-Delhi (By Road - 200kms - 04hrs)
Morning drive to Delhi - India's Capital and a
major gateway to the country. Contemporary Delhi
is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines
in its fold the ancient and the modern. Arrive
Delhi by noon and transfer to your hotel. Evening
embark on small sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting
the India Gate and the Laxmi Narayan
temple popularly known as Birla Temple.
Overnight at hotel.
13 / Departure
After a leisurely breakfast and further sightseeing
of Delhi visiting the Qutab Minar. Later
drive past the grand government buildings, the
President's House, Red fort, Mahatama
Gandhi Memorial and Parliament House.
Evening transfer to airport for onward flight.
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