Places Covered:Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Ranthambhore – Bharatpur - Sariska
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Meeting and assistance on arrival and check into hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : In Delhi
Morning half day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting Red Fort,built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan , Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana-the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi. (Red Fort closed every Monday)
Afternoon half day sightseeing tour of New Delhi visiting Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (war memorial arch), Lakshminarayan Temple-a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place-shopping centre of New Delhi. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi – National Chambal Sanctuary at Agra (220 Km – 04 Hrs)
Followed by breakfast morning leave surface for Agra . On arrival check in to the hotel.
Afternoon half day city tour visiting the world famous TAJ MAHAL built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the halls of private and public audience and other palaces. ( Taj Mahal closed on every Friday). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 : In National Chambal Sanctuary at Agra
Full day visit National Chambal Sanctuary in Agra.
National Chambal Sanctuary is well known for the endangered Gangetic Dolphin. The National Chambal Sanctuary was established in 1979. Chambal Sanctuary is a division of one large region jointly managed by the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. It is located near to Agra – the city of Taj Mahal. The National Chambal Sanctuary is a four hundred kilometer long stretch of famous River Chambal and it is a one to six kilometer wide wrap of the narrow valley on River Chambal’s both sides. The Chambal Ravines (height 200-500m) are the creation of hundred decades of soil attrition by the natural things like floods as well as rain waters. They create an unbelievable maze of interweaving mud faces, with humid arid scrub jungle flora, that offer protection for many birds, animals and reptiles.
Early Indian manuscripts tell River Chambal as Charmanyavati – creating from the blood of more than 1000 of cows slaughtered by an Aryan ruler Rantideva. Its ‘unholy’ beginning has surely facilitated the River Chambal stay alive and flourish intact and clean and today River Chambal is India’s one of most unpolluted rivers.
The National Chambal Sanctuary is few of the final existing homes of the Gangetic River Dolphin. It gives shelter to more than thousand Gharials and over three hundred Marsh Crocodiles. National Chambal Sanctuary is a home of 08 species of Turtles. In Chambal Sanctuary Smooth coated Otters also live. The Chambal Sanctuary has more than 316 species of migratory and resident birds and has got a status as few of the trustworthy bird destinations to watch the Indian Skimmer. The wildlife animals of National Chambal sanctuary are Chinkara, Sambar, Blue Bull, wolf and wild boar. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 : Agra – Bharatpur (60 Km – 1.5 Hrs)
Followed by breakfast morning leave surface for Bharatpur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri .
Morning half day excursion to Fatehpur Sikri built by emperor Akbar in 1569 & abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and other palaces.
On arrival check in to the hotel.
Afternoon visit Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary which is renowned for its world heritage listed Bird Sanctuary, the Keoladeo Ghana National Park. This is one bird sanctuary which is worth to visit about 354 spiecies of birds. The visit inside the sanctuary is by cycle rickshw. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 : Bharatpur – Ranthambore (206 Km – 4.5 Hrs)
Followed by breakfast morning leave by surface for Ranthambhore. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon game run .
The Ranthambore National Park is Rajasthan’s first project tiger reserve and named after a 1000 year old fort which stands in the park. It has an congenial habitat for the stately Sambar, the largest of all asiatic Deer. Woodland, ground and Waterbirds around in the park including the uncommon red jungle fowl and varieties of Eagles. The water tank harbours marsh crocodile and python. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07 : In Ranthambore
Morning and afternoon game run .
The Ranthambore National Park is Rajasthan’s first project tiger reserve and named after a 1000 year old fort which stands in the park. It has an congenial habitat for the stately Sambar, the largest of all asiatic Deer. Woodland, ground and Water birds around in the park including the uncommon red jungle fowl and varieties of Eagles. The water tank harbours marsh crocodile and python. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 : Ranthambore – Jaipur (156 Km – 03 Hrs)
Morning leave by surface for Jaipur. On arrival check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 : In Jaipur
Morning half day excursion to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the state until 1728. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and Temple of Kali. Ascend on Jeep / Elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated.
Afternoon half day City Sightseeing tour visiting Maharaja’s City Palace and the observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the palace of winds and through the Rose-Pink residential and business areas of Jaipur. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 : Jaipur – Sariska (125 Km – 2.5 Hrs)
Morning leave by surface for Sariska National Park. On arrival check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 : In Sariska
Morning / Afternoon game run.
Sariska National Park is Rajasthan’s second tiger reserve that holds dry Deciduous forest – 27,380/- hectares in area. Its dense forests spreads over The Aravallis, making its terrain an ideal one for the tiger. Great Predator of Sariska’s forests are the leopard, porcupine, chowsingha, rhesus and langur. A half-day visit to the park for Game viewing.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 : Sariska – Delhi (215 Km – 4.5 Hrs) / Leave Delhi
Morning leave by surface for Delhi airport connect flight to onwards journey.
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