Day 01: Delhi: Welcome to India! You will be received at Delhi international airport, assisted and transferred to your hotel to check in. Remaining time is at leisure till next morning.
Day 02: Delhi: Your day would begin after a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Your personal guide takes you to the fantastic sites of old and New Delhi. The sites include the Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat (Gandhi's memorial), Humayun's tomb and the 12th century Qutab Minar. During the day you also drive past the government buildings like the President house, the parliament, India gate. Later also visit a Sikh temple. Evening free to stroll in the famous markets of Delhi.
Day 03: Ranthambhore National Park: Board a morning train to Sawai Madhopur (nearest railway station to Ranthambhore). You will be met on arrival at Sawai Madhopur, and a short 20 minutes drive will make you reach Ranthambhore to check in at your hotel. After lunch and brief leisure, proceed for an afternoon jungle safari in an open jeep for wildlife viewing. If lucky, you may get a chance to see the king of the jungle.
Day 04: Ranthambhore National Park: Morning and afternoon jeep safaris inside the jungle to get the chance to encounter the elusive tiger. Stay overnight at your wildlife resort.
Day 05: Jaipur: Morning after breakfast you will be transferred to "the pink city of India". On arrival, check in at your hotel. After brief leisure, you may visit the colourful markets of Jaipur situated in the old walled city. Later you may visit 'Chokhi Dhani"- an ethnic village resort. It is an excellent place to enjoy Rajasthani dishes and to observe village lifestyle & culture. Here you will also have the option to enjoy Camel ride, bullock cart ride and Elephant ride in very nominal cost.
Day 06: Jaipur: Morning proceed for the excursion to Amber Fort. You will be provided an elephant ride to ascend the Fort. If interested; you may have a visit to the 'Mahout's (elephant owners) Colony' to see the baby elephants. Afterwards visit the Maharaja's City Palace (the home of the erstwhile royal family) and Hawa Mahal (the Palace of winds).
Day 07: Agra (Via Fatehpur Sikri): Morning you will be driven towards Agra, en-route visiting India's deepest and largest step well (also known as tank garden) i.e. Abhaneri and Fatehpur Sikri- a UNESCO World Heritage Site, once the capital of Mughal Empire. Later you will be transferred to Agra. On arrival, visit the incomparable Taj Mahal (remain closed on Friday) and Agra Fort.
Day 08: Departure: At dawn proceed to visit the incomparable Taj Mahal, to observe the effects caused by the reflections of the changing colours of the rising Sun on this masterpiece. Taj Mahal looks more beautiful at sunrise. Later checkout and at appropriate time you will be transferred to Delhi international airport for your onward journey back to your home destination. The tour ends here.
Mentioned tour recommended for:
Trip Activities: Culture/Heritage, Adventure, Nature and Wildlife, Sightseeing, Shopping, Eco Tourism Trip Types: Casual Vacation, Family Vacation, Honeymoon, Romantic Gateway