Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Trip
8 Nights / 9 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Delhi
DAY 01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive
dynasties chose it as their seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the legacy
the British left behind . The division between New & Old Delhi is the
distinction between the capitals of the British & the Moghuls respectively.
So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably confront the citys’
DAY 02 : DELHI - JAIPUR
After breakfast, half day city tour of Old Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, the
largest mosque in India. Built by Shah Jahan, the construction was started
in 1844 and was not completed until 1658; Red Fort, which was also built
by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was built from 1638 to 1648; Chandni Chowk
and Rajghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Sightseeing of the old
and modern capital of India. Afternoon, leave for Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur
and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 03 : JAIPUR
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride from the foothills
of the Aravallis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort : At a distance of 11
kms from Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Construction
of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's
army and is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
DAY 04 : JAIPUR - RANTHAMORE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast leave for Ranthambore. Arrive Ranthambore and check in at
prebooked hotel. Afternoon, excursion tothe park in jeeps to view the wildlife.
DAY 05 : RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK
Morning and afternoon, excursion to the park in jeeps to view the wildlife.
DAY 06 : RANTHAMBORE - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA
After breakfast, leave for Agra. Enroute visit the abandoned Mughal city
of Fatehpur Sikri : built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital
of the Moghuls, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water.
See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti,
Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original
glory. Continue drive to Agra. Arrive Agra in the evening and checkin at
prebooked hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07 : AGRA
After breakfast, city tour of Agra. Visit Red fort, which was built by Emperor
Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson,
Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences amongst
many other beautiful structues; Itmad-ud-daulah, which was contructed by
Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb she constructed
for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in Pakistan; the highlight of the
day - The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his
wife Mumtaz Mahal.
DAY 08 : AGRA - DELHI
After breakfast, leave for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and checkin at prebooked
hotel. Afternoon, city tour of New Delhi. Visit Humayuns Tomb : built in
mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Qutab
Minar, drive past India Gate, President House, Connaught Place. The city
tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple.
DAY 09 : DEPART DELHI
Transfer to international airport to board flight back home or onward destination.