Red Fort, Delhi
Jama Masjid, Delhi
India Gate, Delhi
Humayun Tomb, Delhi
Lotus Temple, Delhi
Qutub Minar, Delhi
Taj Mahal, Agra
Buland Darwaza, Fatehpur Sikri
Tiger, Ranthambore National Park
Jeep Safari, Ranthambore National Park
Amber Fort, Jaipur
City Palace, Jaipur
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
The microcosm of India, symbol of resilience, a harmonious blend of cultures, Delhi truly is the heart of India. Home to 03 UNESCO world heritage sites, home to the 08th wonder of medieval world, Agra is truly bestowed with architecturally stunning monuments. Home to the king of Jungle, most majestic wild animal, Ranthambore is equally an adventurous and relaxing place. Bright coloured clothes with a vibrant culture, abundance of legends, folklore and stories of valour, the first planned city of India, Jaipur enchants you with its different shades. Taj & Tiger tour takes you to the journey of culture, most beautiful man made structure and the most elegant animal bestowed by the nature.
Arrive Delhi International Airport, collect your baggage, clear your immigration and proceed to arrival lounge, eLand holidays executive will be waiting at the arrival lounge to welcome you. Meet and greet followed by transfer to your hotel.
Stay overnight for the night. (No Meals)
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed to explore the “Political Capital of India” Delhi. Start your day with the visit the 17th Century Shahjehanabad, more popularly known as Old Delhi. Start your day with the visit to Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in Asia, It can house upto 25000 people at one time. After enjoying birds eye view of the Old Delhi from one of its towers, proceed to explore the lanes and by lanes of Chandni Chowk by a cycle Rickshaw, the most adventurous and convenient way of discovering one of the oldest Indian Market established in 1650. Later drive past the New Delhi area, passing through the Government buildings, Parliament House and President House, enjoy a photo stop at India Gate – the war memorial. Later visit the 12th century Minaret of Qutub Minar, probably the tallest stone built Minar in the world. Other interesting places to visit within the complex is the Iron Pillar and Quwwat ul Islam Mosque. End your day with the visit to 21st century Akshardham Temple (Closed on Monday), an architectural marvel, it epitomizes 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. Evening enjoy the musical fountain show, where laser lights and water combine to portray the philosophy of life. Dinner and stay overnight stay at Hotel. (Breakfast & Dinner)
After breakfast drive to Agra, the medieval city which rose to prominence around 16th century and is bestowed with some of the finest Mughal era monuments. Arrive Agra and visit Itimad Ud Daullah – also known as “Jewel Box”, it was the first building constructed by Mughals in White Marble. The Pietra Dura work which adorns the walls of Taj Mahal is said to be refined here. Arrive and check in at the hotel. After a brief rest visit Agra Fort - presents a formidable appearance with its vast walls, standing seventy feet in height, and a mile and a half in circuit, with imposing turrets and gateways. Visit the Diwan E Aam and Diwan a Khas, Halls for Public and private audience. Evening at Sunset, visit Taj Mahal – the monument of Love. As the sun sets, it changes its hues from white to orange to pink and the same is reflected onto the white marble of Taj – a mesmerizing view indeed.
Overnight stay at hotel in Agra. (Breakfast & Dinner)
After breakfast, check out and drive to Ranthambore enroute visiting Fatehpur sikri a UNESCO World heritage, this deserted red sandstone city was built by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century and is in perfectly preserved state. Buland Darwaza, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Am, Panch Mahal, treasury house etc. are some of the stunning buildings to be explored here.
Continue your drive to Ranthambore to arrive and check in at the hotel. Ranthambore was set up as game sanctuary in 1955 and converted into national Park in 1980. Spread over 392sq kms, it is one of the earliest wildlife sanctuary to come under Project tiger.
Stay overnight at Ranthambore. (Breakfast & Dinner)
Early morning at dawn, proceed to first of your Jeep rides through the grasslands of Ranthambore National Park, one of the most famous home to Royal Bengal Tiger. (Jeep Safari timings 0600hrs-1000hrs). Apart from Royal Bengal Tiger, Ranthambore is home to Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Sambar deer, Chital, Nilgai, Hanuman Langurs, Jackals, Sloth bears etc. It also has snub nosed marsh crocodiles as its resident. See some of these animals in their natural habitat, a sight of Tiger in its natural environment is both terrifying and exciting. Return to the hotel for breakfast.
After an early lunch, make yet another attempt to see the Royal Bengal Tiger, take the afternoon Jeep Safari through the National Park (Jeep Safari timings 1400hrs-1800hrs).
Return in the evening for Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. Stay overnight at Ranthambore. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After a leisurely breakfast, check out and drive to Jaipur – literally meaning city of Victory, it is often referred to as the Pink City. Founded in 1727 AD by Maharaja Jai Singh II, it was the first planned city of India, laid out on the principals of Vastu & Shilpa Shastra.
Upon arrival in Jaipur check in into the hotel. Afternoon free to explore the vibrant markets of Jaipur. They are known for their brightly colored clothes including the tie and die one, lac Bangles, brassware, ironware and silverware etc., enjoy shopping like locals.
Evening enjoy film show of a Bollywood Hindi Movie at the iconic Raj Mandir Cinema Hall. The Raj Mandir, Jaipur, is like a Royal Palace built with utter style and elegance and operating since 1976. Whether it is the “Nine Stars” on the exterior of the Rajmandir or “Revolving panel” in the interior, the architecture and interiors of this single screen cinema are its X-factors. Bollywood movies are a heady cocktail of dance, drama, action and is liberally peppered with songs, unlike the western movies, an entirely different experience to watch. Return to the hotel for overnight. Stay overnight at the hotel. (Breakfast & Dinner)
After breakfast at hotel, morning proceed for an excursion to the majestic Amber Fort. Take an elephant ride to ascend the hill on which the fort is situated. The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal architecture, construct by Raja Man Singh in 1592 and completed by Swai Jai Singh, the fort is made in red sand stone and white marble. Afternoon proceed for city Jaipur city tour visiting, the City Palace and the Observatory and photo stop near the Palace of Winds, also known as Hawa Mahal.
Evening is free to relax. Stay overnight at the hotel. (Breakfast & Dinner)
After a leisurely breakfast at hotel, relax for the morning. Afternoon check out and drive to Delhi international airport for onwards flight. (Breakfast)