Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
The Taj with Tiger Tour package lets you visit the Taj Mahal, whose beauty has been immortalized in many ways over the years. Built in pure white marble, it enchants onlookers with its aesthetic proportions and heavenly aura that surrounds it. The tour will also cover other famous monuments in Agra. You will also enjoy sightseeing in Delhi. In Jaipur, you will visit the various monuments and its bazaars. The tour to Ranthambore, where the special attraction is the Royal Bengal Tiger, will leave you amazed.
The first day of Taj and Tiger tour will start with your arrival in Delhi. Being the capital of the country, Delhi is one of the most popular and easily accessible destinations in India. Also, it offers proximity to some of the most popular destinations in India. Tourists visiting Delhi will come across a medieval soul breathing in the contemporary environs of this city. Old Delhi is a historic place built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the 17th century as his new capital. The bustling lanes of Old Delhi still house various relics and architectural marvels of that era. Besides monuments, there are various popular markets in Delhi such as Chandani Chowk, Delhi Haat and Connaught Place.
Upon your arrival in Delhi, our tour representative will be safely escorted to the hotel for overnight stay.
Post breakfast in the morning, set out on a sightseeing excursion in the city. Begin your sightseeing from the bustling lanes of Old Delhi. You will be visiting Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Raj Ghat and enjoy a rickshaw ride in the chaotic narrow lanes of Chandani Chowk. Later, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Early morning on the third day of Taj and Tiger tour, you will head towards Jaipur, the next destination of your tour itinerary.
The largest and the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur is a historical city studded with myriad number of forts and palaces. Decades back when Prince Albert made a visit to Jaipur, the entire city was painted with terra-cotta pink color to welcome his arrival. While touring the city, you will come across that the Sawai Jai Singh, the first ruler of Jaipur, was just a great patron of art but was keenly interested in the science of astronomy which is very much evident in the royal observatory of Jantar Mantar. The local markets of Jaipur are equally exquisite as that of its architectural buildings. The city is a hub for number of art and craft items such as Zari, Gota, Bandhani, Zardozi and Kundan etc.
On your Jaipur arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel. For rest of the day, you may either choose to relax in the comforts of the hotel or set out on a walking tour to the traditional markets of Jaipur.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Today is your day of sightseeing in Jaipur. Start your city tour with an elephant ride to Amber Fort. The fort is perched atop a hill and one can still have access to the fort gate from base while riding upon the elephant. Get beguiled in the awe-inspiring beauty of this architectural marvel patterned to exhibit a seamless fusion of Hindu and Mughal architecture.
Following your visit to Amber Fort, continue your journey to explore other attractions of this Pink city which include Jantar Mantar, an 18th century royal observatory comprising of 14 geometric devices to study the movements of stars and other heavenly bodies in the outer space, City Palace, the former seat of Kacchawa Rajputs. The palace still houses the royal family off Jaipur in one part and a museum which exhibits carpets, manuscripts and artifacts belonging to royal family. Also, halt near Hawa Mahal for a photo session in the backdrop of this wind palace.
Later in the evening, proceed on a walking tour to the local markets of Jaipur to purchase for souvenir items. Post your shopping extravaganza, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Jaipur - Ranthambore
Post breakfast, you will be driven to Ranthambore.
Ranthambore National Park is a wildlife sanctuary in Rajasthan, widely known for housing the elusive and endangered Royal Bengal Tigers. This park in situated in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. The former private hunting ground of the royal families of Jaipur and Karauli, today, Ranthambore National Park is a dream destination for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers. Besides variety of flora and fauna species, this park also houses the famous Ranthambore Fort which is perched atop a rocky outcrop in the midst of forest.
This national park has the highest probability of spotting tigers in the daytime as tigers come out of their shelter zones to bask in the sun.
On reaching Ranthambore check into the hotel. Post lunch, you will be escorted to the jeep for an exciting game safari.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Today you will spend your day exploring the natural treasures of Ranthambore National Park with two safari trips. Rub shoulders with the wildlife inhabitants of this wildlife reserve. You might have a lucky chance to spot tigers.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Ranthambore- Fatehpur Sikri- Agra
Enjoy a jeep safari in the morning. Post breakfast, hit the road to Agra. En route, halt in Fatehpur Sikri, the ghost town built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Explore the monuments of Fatehpur Sikri such as Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal and Salim Chisti tomb. After exploring Fatehpur Sikri, continue your journey towards Agra.
Agra, the city of Magnum Opus Taj Mahal, is situated in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. This city is considered the hub of romance owing to the presence of Taj Mahal which epitomizes the true love of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Upon your arrival in Agra, check into the hotel for overnight stay.
Early morning on the 8th day, visit Taj Mahal and marvel at the beauty of this white marble monument which shines like a paradisiacal abode in the daylight. Taj Mahal is often described as‘love poetry in white marble’ as it epitomizes the undying spirit of yesteryears romance between Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal.
In the afternoon, proceed on a sightseeing tour to explore Agra Fort. This red-sandstone fortress has served as the seat of various Mughal rulers till Shah Jahan shifted to Delhi. While walking through the history-laden corridors of Agra Fort, you will come across various palaces and mosques built during the rule of Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan.
Later pay visit to Id-Mat-Ud- Daulah tomb, also known as Baby Taj as many of its exterior designs replicate Taj Mahal.
Post sightseeing in Agra, return to the hotel for night stay.
Agra / Delhi
Post a leisurely breakfast; you will be driven to Delhi. On arriving in Delhi, you will be transferred to the international airport to board flight for onwards journey.