Delhi- Jaipur- Ranthambore- Bharatpur- Fatehpur Sikri- Agra
Golden Triangle with Wildlife Tour lets you visit the two famous wildlife parks of India, Ranthambore National Park and Keoladeo National Park. At Ranthambore, you can spot the magnificent tiger, as well as other animals including wild boar, leopard, sloth bear and hyena, besides others. After Ranthambore, you will visit the Keoladeo National Park, formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, a UNESCO listed National Park. The tour also covers the circuit known as the Golden Triangle which includes the cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. You will visit the splendid monuments and other historic structures in each of these cities.
On arriving in Delhi Airport meet our tour representative who further escorts you to your pre-booked hotel. Delhi, the capital city of India, has appreciably accumulated all the cultures of India along with glint and glamour. The city has been adorned by Mughal, British and other rulers. Their marks are still preserved as precious assets- like Red Fort, India Gate, Qutub Minar etc.
Check-in at your hotel and relax. Stay overnight in hotel.
Have your breakfast and proceed for sightseeing in New and Old Delhi. Some attractions to be visited today include Laxmi Narayan Temple, Parliament House, Gandhi Memorial, India Gate and Jama Masjid.
Laxmi Narayan Temple is a popular Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, but there are other temple inside the complex which is dedicated to Buddha, Shiva and Krishna. Jama Masjid, the largest mosque of India, was built by Shah Jahan sometime between 1644 and 1656. Minarets, arched gateways and domes are its most notable features. India Gate is an important landmark of the city erected in remembrance of brave martyrs who sacrificed their lives in First World War, Third Anglo-Afghan War and others. The inspiration of the architecture was taken from Paris’s Arc de Triomphe.
On your fourth day of the tour get ready to visit the star attraction of Jaipur, Amer Fort. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with other selective Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The fort was built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh I. In order to reach the fort, which is perched on a hill you need to take an elephant ride or a jeep. After you are done exploring this miraculous fort, you can choose to go shopping in the local markets which are stocked with colorful lehengas, suits, quilts, ornaments, painting, handicrafts and other such knick and knacks.
Later, return to your room for overnight stay.
Get ready in the morning and hit the road to Ranthambore National Park, the popular national park of North India renowned for the population of its tigers and Ranthambore Fort. On reaching, check in at your wildlife resort and relax. In the afternoon prepare for the wildlife safari.
Ranthambore National Park is the former hunting grounds of the maharajas. Other than tigers, you have fair chances of spotting leopard, wild boar, nilgai, hyena, sloth bear, chital and sambar, among several others. In the evening, enjoy the slideshow/ nature talk.
Return to your wildlife resort and stay overnight.
Enjoy a game drive in Ranthambore National Park early in the morning. Return to the resort for breakfast. You can choose to visit Ranthambore Fort or relax in the room.
Overnight stay in the resort.
Check out from the resort and leave for Bharatpur. Other than its national park, Bharatpur is renowned for its annual Brij festival celebrations.
On reaching, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and relax. Afterwards go for bird watching in the popular Koladeo National Park (Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary) (UNESCO World Heritage Site) in a cycle. This sanctuary too has served as a hunting ground for maharajas and is home to about 400 species of bird today.
Stay overnight in the hotel.
Fatehpur Sikri & Agra
On this day you leave for The City of Taj Mahal Agra, by road. On your way to Agra, stop by in the historic city Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city was carved by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar himself. Historians believe he paid special attention in the details and this is pretty apparent if you have a look. The city dates back to 1569 and houses some of Mughal’s best buildings like the Fatehpur Sikri Palace. Later, leave for Agra and check-in at your room once reached. Stay overnight in hotel.
On this day, prepare to explore the beautiful city of Agra. Sights to be visited today are Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Taj Mahal needs no introduction but this is the Seventh Wonder of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. This white marble mausoleum dates back to 1632, when it was commissioned. Semi-precious stones, calligraphies, lattice-work, motifs and several such things were used to make this masterpiece look excessively beautiful. Agra Fort, yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site, flaunts Mughal architecture and its present structure is believed to have built sometime in 11th century. Diwan-e-aam, Jahangir Palace and Diwan-e-khas are just few out of many attractions inside the fort.
Stay overnight in hotel.
This is the day your journey comes to an end. Check out from the hotel room and get timely transfer to the airport for your onward journey.