This journey is promise to escape you into a world that let you unravel the beauty of cultural mélange that is only found in India followed by a thrilling wildlife excursion spotting royal Bengal tigers roaming freely on your way. Get ready to embark on this 7-day long journey, a wholesome trip for cultural and wildlife enthusiasts!
Welcome to India! Upon arrival at Delhi airport, receive cordial salutations from the tour representative depicting esteems of Indian culture. Then, get transferred to the pre-booked hotel. Complete check-in formalities and then relax for the day. Overnight stay and dinner will be at the hotel.
Old Delhi Cultural Excursion Time: 2 to 3 Hours (approx.)
After an early breakfast at the hotel, proceed for Delhi Excursion. Begin this Old Delhi tour by first witnessing alluring charms of India’s largest mosque, Jama Masjid. Don’t forget to move along the locals engaged in daily prayer to admire the religious significance of this devotional site. Then, enjoy an exciting rickshaw ride to Chandni Chowk market for fantastic glimpses of Old Delhi. After scrolling narrow alleyways of moonlight marketplace, stop at Raj Ghat for some time and enjoy being at the peaceful site of Gandhi souvenir. Later, move to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Red Fort.
Touchdown Modernity of New Delhi Time: 3 to 4 Hours (approx.)
Enjoy lunch at a local eatery before proceeding for New Delhi tour. Continue exploring architectural marvels of Humayun’s Tomb, first garden-concept feretory build by Mughal Empress of that time. Then, move to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Qutub Minar and its complex. Also, visit country’s prestigious landmark of India Gate while driving along the Rajpath. Moreover, see the presidential residence of Rashtrapati Bhawan along with other premier sites.
Later, return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Time: 4 Hours; 206 km (approx)
After early breakfast, you will be collected from your hotel and driven to Agra. The journey is approximately of 4 hours. Located 206 km away from south of India’s national capital, journey from Delhi to Agra is approximately of 4 hours via Taj Express highway. On arrival in Agra, you’ll drive past Agra Fort and stop en-route for lunch before you check-in at the hotel.
Evening Visit to Taj Mahal Time: 1-2 Hours (approx.)
On arrival, rest for some time and then visit Taj Mahal in the evening. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memories of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, this white marble mausoleum is considered a monument to eternal love.
Evening makes it glisten bright and dazzling in the overhead sunlight, almost looking like a jewel against the opaque blue of the skyline and then comes a moonlit Taj breaking into the night sky, majestic and simply beautiful in a sense that cannot be put into words. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Time: 5-6 Hours; 256 km (approx)
Today you will be driven to Ranthambore which is a journey of approximately 5 hours from Agra. It’s no secret that the lure of Ranthambore lies in its tigers. At Ranthambore, tigers are no strangers to human interaction and they very often venture quite close to jeeps on a safari. Spread over more than 392 sq km, the reserve is also home to sloth bears, black bucks, leopards, hyenas and crocodiles.
On your way to Ranthambore, stop en-route at a local restaurant for lunch and then continue to drive back to Ranthambore. Upon arrival, complete hotel check-in formalities and relax. Rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Jeep Safari to Spot Royal Bengal Tiger Time: 2-3 Hours (approx.)
Today, you’ll visit Ranthambore National Park. Stretched over an area of 282 sq. km, Ranthambore National Park is considered one among the largest national parks in the entire northern India. A paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, this place was the hunting ground of maharajas of Rewa. Also the home of world-famous tigress Machli, Ranthambhore attracts wildlife admirer from all across the world. Get ready to experience an exciting jeep safari to Ranthambhore National Park spotting royal Bengal tigers on your ways. After watching the wide fauna at the park, relax for some time and have lunch at a local eatery.
Afternoon visit to Ranthambore Fort Time: 1-2 Hours (approx.)
After finishing your lunch, again continue to drive back to reach Ranthambore Fort, 10th-century World UNESCO Heritage Site. From a distance, this lavish fort is almost indiscernible on its hilltop perch – as you get closer, it seems almost as if it is growing out of the rock. It covers an area of 4.5 sq km, and its ramparts stretch for more than 7 km, and its seven enormous gateways are still intact. After this wildlife excursion, return back for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Time: 4 Hours; 190 km (approx)
Today you will be driven to Jaipur which is a journey of approximately 4 hours from Agra. So, have your breakfast and leave hotel to continue the journey. En-route, stop at a local restaurant for lunch. After 4 hours of on-road journey, you’ll reach the beautiful Pink City- India’s first planned city built by Rajput ruler jai Singh II in 1727. Upon arrival, complete hotel check-in formalities and relax.
Explore Highlights of Jaipur City Time: 1-2 Hours (approx.)
Today’s afternoon is scheduled to witness City Royal residence followed by a visit to the world’s largest sandstone sundial. After this, drive past Hawa Mahal & Jal Mahal. Representing examples of some finest architecture, these monuments are worth paying a visit. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today is scheduled for early morning visit to Amber Fort. So, have your breakfast on time and check-out from your hotel to explore last excursion of this tour. Sit on a back of a beautifully decorated elephants to enjoy best-views of the city on your way to Amber Fort. After this excursion, you’ll be privately driven back to Delhi.
On your Delhi arrival, you’ll be directly transferred to the Delhi Airport to catch your next flight for onward journey after breakfast. We hope while you finish this 7-day tour the experience travels with you for the rest of your life. Come back soon….Namaste!