The Golden Triangle Tour with Ranthambore
Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra, Delhi
Dates are flexible and customizable for private departures
Travel back in the ancient old era and enjoy one of the best cultures and hospitability in the world. The tour will kick start with the capital city of India where you will witness from cosmopolitan’s New Delhi to hustle and bustle streets of old Delhi. You will be riding like local on the back to cycle rickshaw ride in old Delhi, one of the best ways to experience this busy town. No tour is complete in India, if you have not seen the impressive and beautiful Taj Mahal. No book can describe the beauty of this monument. Enjoy the breathtaking views of this monument with the first ray of sunlight. As the tour moves further, you will have an opportunity to search the big cats, tigers at Ranthambore National park. 2 jungle safaris, one in the early morning and one in the afternoon will allow you to experience the wildlife of this tiger reserve. The tour will continue from here to the Jaipur in Rajasthan. Just sit back and enjoy the famous Pink city, where the cycle rickshaw will be waiting to take you through narrow lanes and bazaars (local markets). The Golden Triangle tour with Ranthambore is one of the best option for first timers in India looking to experience the monument of love, adventurous tiger safaris, culture and capital city of India. Just pack your bags and get ready of experience one of the best holidays you can ever have.
Happy Journey, Bon voyage, Feliz Viaje, Glückliche Reise, Felice Viaggio, Jornada Feliz!
You will arrive at the Capital city of India “Delhi”. After clearing immigration and other formalities at the airport you will be met by our representative at arrival hall terminal where you will find many people paging for their guests. Out of them you will find our representative holding a placard with your name written on it. He will assist and escort you to your vehicle.
Post warm welcome, you will be transferred to your hotel, where our representative will complete all check-in formalities and handover the room keys to you.
Explore Old Delhi in the first half of the day. The sightseeing tour will begin with visit to Emperors. Later proceed for visit to The Jama Masjid (mosque) and enjoy the rickshaw ride on busy roads of Chandni Chowk. Also drive past Old Fort
The next half day will be reserved for visit to New Delhi. Start with Qutub Minar, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Delhi, The Qutub Minar is constructed with red sandstone and marble, and is the tallest minaret in India, with a height of 72.5 meters. It contains 379 stairs and the base diameter is 14.3 meters and it narrows to 2.7 meters at the last storey. Your next stop will be Humayun’s Tomb. During the drive you will pass Connaught place, India gate, Rastrapati Bhawan (President’s House) and some other important building.
Today you will be driven to city of Taj “Agra”. The drive will be for approx. 4 hours.
In the afternoon proceed for sightseeing tour of Agra city. First you will visit Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city. After the First Battle of Panipat, in 1526 Mughal captured the fort and a vast treasure – which included a diamond (Koh-I-Noor), was seized. Later you will be taken to Mehtab Bagh from where you will get the best glimpse of Taj mahal to click the best posed Taj Mahal.
Early in the morning proceed for sunrise visit to Taj Mahal. The book, stories or any other source cannot define the Taj mahal in words; you will experience the same with the first rays of sun and will fall in love with monument which is the symbol of love.
Later enjoy the breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Ranthambore (Sawai Madhopur) (6 hours) enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri constructed by Sikriwal Rajput Rajas, the last Emperor Maharana Sangram Singh at the beginning in 1500 AD. At Seventh attack of Akbar Sikriwal Rajput left Palace after that Sikrigarh was named Fateh(victory)pur Sikri.
This day is reserved for 2 jungle safaris, one in the early morning and other in the late afternoon. Ranthambore is considered by many to be one of India’s most beautiful national parks.
Encircled by a series of high escarpments, the forests, lakes and dry scrub that make up the park are dotted with old forts and temples, creating a wonderful atmosphere for both bird and mammal viewing amongst a landscape oozing with ancient Rajput history and Rajasthani culture.
Early morning, you can opt for another jungle safari if you wish.
Today you will be driven to Jaipur (4 hours). On arrival proceed for check-in at your hotel and remainder of the day will be free to enjoy and rest near the hotel pool or you may also check on their spa facilities.
Early in the morning you will be taken to Amber Fort, enroute to which you will enjoy the visit to Hawa Mahal (Palace on wind). At the entrance gate you will be provided with Elephant, climb as he will ascend and take you to the fort. You will return by foot.
Post Amber Fort visit, you will be taken to visit City Palace, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence.
You will also visit Observatory (Jantar Mantar) and Birla Temple. If time permits, you can also enjoy the local bazaars (markets) in which you will find all shops painted in pink color.
Post breakfast you will be driven to Delhi. On arrival if time permits you can proceed for some last minute shopping. Later you will be transferred to international airport to board your flight back home.