Golden Triangle & Ranthambore NP

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  • Accommodation on twin sharing (2 persons sharing room) as per above mentioned hotels or similar on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Arrival/departure transfer & sightseeing with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Services of English-speaking local guides for sightseeing as per above program
  • Tours as per programme
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Elephant/Jeep ride at Amber Fort Jaipur
  • Ranthambore NP Jungle safaris
  • Entrance fee to monuments
  • Assistance at airport and hotels by our representatives
  • All presently applicable taxes
  • 24 hrs Emergency Helpline Number

Not Included:

Above mentioned costs do not include any International Air fare, airport tax, Visa fee, unspecified meals, drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, grauity tips, insurance and any other expenses of personal nature, Single room supplements and any optional additional tours or activities during free time and not mentioned above.

Day 01: Delhi

Arrive in Delhi and transfer to hotel (check-in 12:00hrs). Overnight in Delhi (Meals: No Meals)

Day 02: Delhi

Explore the historic city of Old Delhi including the magnificent Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, Rajghat and a rickshaw ride through the silver street in Chandani Chowk. Afternoon visit to New Delhi, Humayun`s Tomb, Bhai Temple, Qutab Minar ,India gate and government buildings. Overnight in Delhi (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 03: Dheli – Agra (205 kms)

This morning set off to visit the majestic Taj Mahal built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 in memory of his Queen Mumtaj Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. This architectural marvel is a masterpiece fashioned from white marble and India’s most grandiose and world renowned monument (Closed on Friday). Visit also includes the magnificent Agra Fort. Overnight in Agra (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 04: Agra – Ranthambore (275 kms)

This morning we drive to Ranthambore visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Fatehpur Sikri, imperial capital of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar and built in red sandstone during the 16th century only to be completely deserted 15 years later due to water scarcity. We visit some of the best preserved and graceful building of the “Ghost City”, including the Jama Masjid, tomb of Salim Chisti, and Panch Mahal Palace. We continue our journey to Ranthambore to explore its thousand-year old fortress where countless battles have raged around its walls. The great Mughal emperor Akbar laid siege here, and built lake palaces, summer gardens, mosques, tombs and hunting towers. Today leopards and tigers and all sorts of wildlife prowl freely amongst the ruins.  Overnight in Ranthambore (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 05: Ranthambore

Morning & afternoon jungle safari in the park, the hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, Ranthambore was once the scene of royal hunting parties. Today, it is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places to see these majestic predators in the wild. Quite accustomed to human activity tigers don’t seem disturbed by it. Overnight in Ranthambore (Meals: Breakfast& Dinner)

Day 06: Ranthambore – Jaipur (180 Kms)

Morning jungle safari in the park and return to hotel for breakfast before we set off for Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur we check-in at the hotel and rest of the day is left at leisure. A visit at the Govind Dev Ji Temple to observe the evening Aarti (rituals/prayer) is an amazing experience and it is complimentary without a guide. Or you can choose to embark on an *optional Bazaar, Craft & Cuisine walk to explore the hidden gems of the Pink City and its hidden lanes adorned with bustling bazaars, local artisans in their workshops, jewellers and silversmiths hard at work creating their masterpieces. Overnight in Jaipur (Meals: Breakfast) *Supplement applies.

Day 07: Ranthambore

This morning we take a tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge outside Jaipur City and enjoy the elephant ride for the climb up to the main gate. Tour continues in the afternoon, visiting the Pink City and including the City Palace, still home to the Maharaja and housing the Armoury Museum with an impressive array of weaponry and the Textile & Costume Museum which showcases some fine examples of fabrics and costumes from all over India. And of course, we’ll have a quick “photography” stop at the Hawa Mahal “Palace of the Winds”, before we visit the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory which hosts a vast collection of astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to the hotel, and in the evening, we mingle with the locals and enjoy a Bollywood movie at an Art Deco style cinema. Overnight in Jaipur (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 08: Jaipur – Delhi (275 kms) After breakfast we set off for Delhi or you can choose early morning *optional inspiring experience in an E-Rickshaw and watch the city wake up in its frenetic morning activities, with flower and vegetable sellers setting up their stalls, the milk market buzzing with people rushing for fresh milk, and all these while you enjoy a sip of chai along the way and perhaps, make an offering in the local temple. On arrival in Delhi, check-in at the hotel and rest of the day is left at leisure. Overnight in Delhi (Meals: Breakfast) *Supplement applies.

Day 09: Delhi – Departure

Transfer to airport for onward journey

Delhi, Colonel’s Retreat • 3 Star – Every comfort and amenity – wrapped in elegance, Colonel’s Retreat is New Delhi’s best-kept secret. A great favourite with business travellers and overseas tourists alike, we offer our guests a truly comfortable, elegant place to stay, while maintaining the highest world-class standards of hospitality.

Agra, Double Tree by Hilton Hotel • 4 Star –  Just three kilometers from the Taj MahaL, you can enjoy the famous landmark from our infinity pool. Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daula, and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Airport are all within 13 km. Enjoy a treatment in our spa and take advantage of our 24-hour fitness centre.

Ranthambore, Anuraga Palace • 4 Star – One of oldest hotels in Ranthambore, Anuraga Palace is a finest resort and true to its ancient heritage, the hotel typical of traditional Rajasthani Havelis, and offers modern amenities including spa and wellness centre. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, electric kettle and overlook the verdant green lawns. Free Wi-Fi access is available in some public areas.

Jaipur, Alsisar Haveli • Heritage –  Over the past five centuries, Maharajas of Rajasthan have enjoyed the timeless grandeur of this magnificent and stately setting. Situated in the heart of Jaipur, Alsisar Haveli is an appealing treat with a regal ambience and a great restaurant offering Rajasthani specialties.

Delhi, Novotel New Delhi Aerocity Hotel • 4 Star – Adjacent to both international & domestic airport terminals, the Novotel New Delhi Aerocity is well connected through the Airport Express Line, just 5 minutes away. Modern and comfortable, the Novotel New Delhi Aerocity offers an exceptional culinary experience comprising of Indian, Asian and European flavours coupled with an impeccable ambience.

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At a Glance

Golden Triangle & Ranthambore NP

Guided Tours or Private Journey ·  9 Days / 8 Nights from £1049

  • Starts: Delhi       Ends: Delhi         
  • Departs: Tuesday & Saturday
  • Hotel Rating:  4 star & Heritage hotels
  • Tour Guide: Yes – guided by local tour guide
  • Meals: Breakfast: 8, Lunch:2 & Dinner: 2
  • Visiting: Delhi, Jaipur, Agra & Ranthambore NP
  • Countries: India

Highlights

Exploring this incredible culture and tracking wildlife is the theme of this tour reflecting on the heritage of the Maharajas. Touring through Delhi to discover not only the colonial legacy but timeless monuments as the Red Fort, Bhai Tempe and the magnificence of the Taj Mahal. Once the scene of royal hunting parties, Ranthambore NP is home to the tiger and a wealth of wildlife.

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