You arrive in Delhi by International flight. After traditional Swagat' (Welcome), our representative would assist you at the airport & to our hotel for check-in. After some rest & breakfast in the hotel we will check-out of the hotel & proceed for Delhi sightseeing.
At 1000 hrs, we will take you for a half Day sightseeing tour of Humayun's Tomb, Lotus temple (Closed on Monday) & Qutub Minar. Later we will leave for Jaipur, the flamboyant capital of Rajasthan. On arrival at Jaipur, our representative will meet & assist you to check-in at our hotel. Overnight Hotel- Jaipur (Breakfast)
After an early breakfast, we drive 11 km to Amber, the capital of the gallant Rajputs from 1037 to 1728 AD. We ride on elephant back & reach Fort situated on hill & then visit the Fort Palace. Later we visit City Palace, Birla Temple, Jantar Mantar Observatory & Palace of Winds. Overnight Hotel- Jaipur (Breakfast)
Optional Excursion to Chokhi Dhani : An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Guests can move around freely & enjoy the evening. Later drive back to the Hotel for overnight stay.
Wildlife Safari at Ranthambore National Park Early morning drive to Sawai Madhopur, former hunting preserve of the Maharajas. Park covers around 1334 sq. km & a scenic masterpiece. On arrival, check in at hotel. An evening stroll through the abounding natural splendorous. Overnight Hotel- Swai Madhopur (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 4: Sawai Madhopur (Morning & Afternoon Safari)
Early morning & afternoon Jungle safari of Ranthambore National Park, one of the glowing examples of Tiger Conservation Project successes in India. According to the latest census, park has a total of 28 tigers, providing a reasonable opportunity of sighting a few. There is also a considerable bird population here. Evening can also be spent at leisure amidst cool & green jungle environment. Overnight Hotel- Swai Madhopur (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5: Sawai Madhopur - Agra Via Fatehpur Sikri (275 km- 7 hrs)
After breakfast in the coffee shop, we drive at 0900 hrs to Agra. En route we visit Fatehpur Sikri, a masterpiece in sandstone with the stunning elegance of its palaces and courts. Further proceed to Agra, upon arrival we help you check-in at our hotel at Agra. Overnight stay at Agra. (Breakfast)
Agra, erstwhile capital of great Mughals & known for Taj Mahal. It has always fascinated Indians & foreigners alike. Most of Agra is on West bank of river Yamuna, with the Agra Fort & Taj Mahal at its nucleus. Taj Mahal is quite simply one of mankind's most remarkable creations.
After early breakfast, we leave for sightseeing at 0800 hrs to visit the incredible architectural excellence of Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Next we visit Agra Fort, built principally as a military establishment by Akbar in 1565. The red sandstone Agra Fort was partially converted into a palace during Shah Jahan's time. This massive Fort is 2.5 km long & is considered as the predecessor of the Delhi Red Fort. Later in the afternoon we visit Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, built by Noor Jahan, wife of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, in memory of her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg. Before Taj Mahal was built, its rough design was already standing in the form of Itmad ud Daulah's Tomb. Next we visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. In the evening enjoy the Magic show performed by the local magician. Overnight Hotel- Agra. (Breakfast)
Day 7: Agra - Jhansi (Shatabdi Exp 0800-1030 hrs) / Khajuraho (160 km / 4 hrs)
After an early morning breakfast, we drive to reach on time at 0730 hrs to the railway station to board the train to Jhansi. On arrival our representative would meet and assist you on arrival at the Jhansi Railway Station. Next we leave for Khajuraho to checkin hotel for overnight stay. (Breakfast)
Jeep Safari at Bandhavgarh National ParkEarly morning sightseeing trip, covering Khajuraho temples built between 950 and 1050 AD by the mighty warrior kings of the Chandela dynasty, in a truly inspired burst of creativity. Only 22 temples survive of the 85 originally built. In fact, the Matangeshwara temple is still in worship today, continuing an unbroken 1000 year tradition. On to Bandhavgarh. Upon arrival we assist you to check in at our hotel for overnight stay. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Early morning and Afternoon jeep safaris of Bandhavgarh National Park. It's much smaller than Kanha National Park, but claims to have the highest density of tiger population in India, reportedly between 46 to 52 tigers. There are also 27 leopards there. The park area is 448 sq. km. Evening free for nature walk followed by overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Post breakfast departure for Kanha National Park, one of India's largest national parks, covering 1945 sq. km, including a core zone of 940 sq. km. Upon arrival, we assist you check in at our hotel. Leisurely evening. Overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Early morning and afternoon jeep safari at the Park. Proper wildlife management over the past 30 years has noted a steady increase in the numbers of tigers and leopards, not to mention Sambhar, Cheetal (Spotted Deer), Swamp Deer and Gaur (Indian Bison). The 1997 census put the Tiger population at 114 and the Leopards at 86. There is a reasonably good chance of sighting tigers here and this is one of the best places in the state for bird watching. The evening would be dedicated to bird watching. Overnight stay. (B, L,D)