The India Golden Triangle Tiger Tour is one of the most cherished dreams among travelers worldwide. Forming a triangular shape on the Indian map, the three grand cities of India Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, offer endless opportunities for the travelers. This wonderfully-tailored tour focuses on the most exciting part of the country that includes the beauty of majestic Taj, grand history of old Delhi, architectural excellence of Rajasthan and untamed wilderness of Ranthambore. The tour starts in Delhi and continues through Jaipur, Bharatpur, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra. You will admire the supreme architectural excellence of India which is a blended expertise of the Mughal, Rajput and the British architects. So whether you are a history buff, an adventure enthusiast, a wildlife lover or just on a family vacation, this thrill-filled 10 days and 9 nights’ Golden Triangle Tour with Ranthambore will enrich you with some unforgettable memories.
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- Visit historical monuments in Delhi like Red Fort and Jama Masjid
- Explore India Gate andLaxmi Narayan Temple
- Cherish a rickshaw ride across the old market in Delhi
- Visit Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and City Palace
- Visit Chokhi Dhani and Wax Museum in Jaipur
- Enjoy camel riding at Amber Fort
- Enjoy wildlife safari at the Ranthambore National Park
- Visit the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
- Explore Fatehpur Sikri
- Marvel at the Taj Mahal
Welcome to India. Once you reach Delhi, our tour representative will greet you at the IGI airport and escort you to your hotel. The day is at leisure to enjoy at your own pace. You can take rest at your hotel or can wander around the streets to encounter the amazing confluence of diverse cultures and some yummy street food in Delhi.
Enjoy a cozy sleep at night in the hotel. Tomorrow will bring you a new excitement.
Dotted with historic monuments and modern architecture, the capital of India always finds a place in the bucket list of avid travelers and holidaymakers. So, today morning after enjoying a hearty breakfast at your hotel, get ready for a time travel. On day 2 of your India Golden Triangle Tour, your tour guide will take you to the top tourist attractions in the city. You will start from the India Gate, a war memorial commemorating martyrs of the British-Indian army. Next, you will visit the Rashtrapati Bhawan (president's house), a wonderful British architecture.
This is followed by an excursion to the Parliament House, Gandhi Memorial and Laxmi Narayan Temple, a beautiful holy abode of Lord Vishnu and his consort Goddess Laxmi. From here, you will head towards the old Delhi to visit Red Fort, a historic fort built by the Mughal emperor Akbar. Next on the list is Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India. The last attraction of the day is Chandni Chowk, where you will feel like you have reached medieval India. But, don't worry, as no emperor will stop you from relishing your Gol Gappa or Parantha. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the old markets. Here you will also get a mind-boggling experience of shopping.
After returning to your hotel, finish your dinner and enjoy a sound sleep. Tomorrow morning we will start for Jaipur.
After early morning breakfast, start with a scenic road trip to Jaipur. Titled as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is a myriad of endless attractions. Once you reach your hotel, complete the check-in formalities and get rid of the tiredness of the journey. After taking some rest, you will start for a guided tour of Jaipur. Today, you will be visiting the City Palace – a palace with amazing cultural value and architectural excellence. There are a number of gardens, edifices and courtyards within the complex of the palace which makes it worth visiting.
The next stopover will be at the Jantar Mantar. Also known as the Royal Observatory, the Jantar Mantar has a collection of astronomical instruments that are meticulously designed to measure the harmony of the heaven. From Jantar Mantar, you will head towards Hawa Mahal. Translating into the 'Palace of Winds', Hawa Mahal is the most distinctive landmark of Jaipur. The exterior of this spectacular edifice presents a magnificent sight to behold. Sitting at the edge of the City Palace, this red and pink sandstone house has 953 windows on the outside walls that give the palace a honeycomb maze-like look. The palace was built as a Zenana, or women's chambers to allow the Rajput royal ladies to view the everyday street scenes.
Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel. Tomorrow you will witness the real royalty of Jaipur.
Day 4 of the Golden Triangle with wildlife tour has a surprise reserved for you. In the morning, you will see a colorfully decorated elephant at your service. Feel like a king and enjoy riding on the elephant's back to reach Amber Fort. Casting its dreamy reflection in the Maota Lake, the Amer Fort is an architectural wonder. The fort is also reckoned as the finest example of the Indo-Islamic architecture.
The rest of the day is at your leisure. Visit Bapu Bazar and other local markets in Jaipur to enjoy shopping. Or else, buy authentic and traditional jewelry, clothes and precious gemstone from Johari Bazaar. Buy wooden souvenirs and colorful handicrafts as souvenirs from Mirza Ismail Road.
Another great attraction of Jaipur is the Wax Museum. It houses lifelike wax-statues of great personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein.
In the afternoon, visit Chokhi Dhani to experience the real Rajasthani culture. Chokhi Dhani village is the center of Rajasthani culture and culinary art. View colorful paintings and enjoy folk dance while enjoying some authentic Rajasthani food.
Later on, be back to the hotel and take rest. Tomorrow we will visit Ranthambore.
Hit the road to Ranthambore National Park in the morning. Reckoned as one of the largest national parks, Ranthambore is famous for being home to Royal Bengal Tigers. A haven for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and nature lovers, the park lures a great number of visitors every year. Located at the confluence of the Aravalli and Vindhya Hill Ranges, it is one of the finest places to spot flora and fauna.
The park is surrounded by a number of water bodies that provide perfect relief during the extremely hot summer months for the forest inhabitants. You will explore a number of species of flora and fauna that reside in their natural habitat in the park. Apart from the tiger, you can see sambhar, deer, Indian Gazelle, blue or nilgai, spotted deer, monkey and multiple other diversified animals.
You will spend tonight in the resort. Rest for the day and regain energy for tomorrow's game safari.
Today you will enjoy the most exciting part of your India Golden Triangle Tiger Tour with the Tigers of Ranthambore. This morning, you will be enthralled with a game safari in Ranthambore National Park. Discover the royal Bengal tigers wandering freely in their natural habitat. After enjoying the safari, return to your resort for breakfast.
Thereafter, you can explore the famous Ranthambore Fort or simply unwind in your room. Standing as a majestic witness of many conquests and attacks, the Ranthambore Fort exudes a natural charm that can attract many visitors. Giving detailed insights about the glorious past, the fort is bliss for history enthusiasts. In the afternoon, you can enjoy a jeep safari in the park. It is one of the most popular ways to spot animals. You can enjoy an amazing experience of Jeep Safari in Ranthambore either in the morning or afternoon.
Enjoy an overnight stay in your resort.
Today morning after relishing a hearty breakfast at your resort, you will leave for Bharatpur by road. Once you reach, we will guide you to one of our listed hotels. After straitening your back, gear up for a cycle ride in Keoladeo National Park. Also famed as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, this park is a paradise for bird watching. So keep your camera ready, you will get a chance to click some rare photographs. Thousands of birds call this UNESCO World Heritage Site their home. A number of species of flora and fauna can also be spotted here.
Over 230 species of birds are nestled here that has made the place a major tourist center with scores of birdwatchers arriving here in the hibernal season. Before independence, the royal family and British officials enjoyed hunting here but the park was declared as a protected sanctuary in 1971.
Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
Today morning you will start with a road trip to Agra. Cherish a halt en route at the Fatehpur Sikri. This 'City of Victory' was built by Emperor Akbar during the second half of the 16th-century. The ancient city served as the capital of the Mughal Empire for only a decade. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city features some of the iconic structures of the Mughal era.
Another sign of victory is Buland Darwaza which was built by the emperor Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat in 1601. Jodha Bai Palace, Tomb of Salim Chishti and Jama Masjid are some of the famous destinations here. Jodha Bai Palace reflects a blended architectural style of the Hindu and the Mughal. Another architectural marvel in Fatehpur Sikri is Panch Mahal, a five-storied structure open on all sides and built from red sandstone.
After exploring the town, continue your journey towards Agra. After reaching, check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Today you will enjoy the most-awaited part of your Golden Triangle Tour. View the most cherished Taj Mahal, an epitome of love when the first rays of sun fall on the majestic wonder. The white marble mausoleum was built by Shah Jahan to honor the his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Reckoned as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the monument looks truly awe-inspiring during sunrise, sunset and on a full-moon night. Twenty thousand stone carvers, masons, and artists from India Turkey and Iraq worked day and night on the bank of the river Yamuna to create this wonderful architectural monument. The Taj Mahal is an epitome of love and it is told that life remains incomplete if you have not seen Taj Mahal at least once. Take a snap with your loved one in front of the Taj and keep it as a wonderful memory forever. After that, explore the Agra Fort. It is a historical fort in the Agra city and was the main residence of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638. This famous landmark of the city dates back to the 16th-century. The 2.5km long walls of this grand fortress depict the imperial dignity of the Mughal rulers.
After finishing the exploration, be back at your hotel for an overnight stay.
Today, we will see you off at the airport for your flight towards your onward destination.
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- 10 Days / 9 Night
- Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore ...