Culture & Tigers
The tour takes you on some of the most fascinating and
interesting destinations through the Capital of India, Delhi. Walk through
the streets of Old Delhi and drive past the Imperial buildings and the Royal
state of Rajasthan. Listening to the stories of heroism and bravery of the
Rajputs and their clans. Most of the forts and palaces which were once the
homes to the Rich and Royals have opened their gates to the guests from
across the world. Experience the rich culture, explore the varied wildlife
of the region and listen to the heroics of the valorous state of Rajasthan.
We then move on to Agra to see the most amazing monument carved out of white
marble, symbolising everlasting love.
This is a suggested tour. It can be tailor made to suit your requirements. Please contact us for a tailor made holiday.
Day 01, Arrival / Delhi
Meeting and assistance on your arrival at the international airport by our executive and transferred to the hotel. Delhi, Capital City of independent India rewards the determined sightseer with more than a thousand monuments and two old capital buildings complexes-including the present seat of Government, designed by the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Cosmopolitan hotels, shopping, and fine restaurants abound. Delhi also offers a glimpse into the real India: the labyrinthine street bazaars of Old Delhi, and the temples and monuments of Indianís chequered colonial past. In the deepest sense, from Old Delhiís Red fort and Jama Masjid mosque to New Delhiís chic art galleries and nightclubs, Delhi is profoundly Indian city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02, Delhi
After breakfast proceed for dayís sightseeing of Old Delhi visiting Red fort, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia. However the highlight will be exploring the busy streets of Chandni Chowk Bazaars by cycle rickshaw. Later visit Humayunís tomb and qutab minar. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03, Delhi / Jodhpur / Jaisalmer
Morning transfer to domestic airport to board flight to Jodhpur. Assistance on arrival and drive 5 hrs to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer, or the land of sands derived its name from Maharaj Jaisal, the Bhati Rajput clan. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04, Jaisalmer
Morning city sightseeing of Jaislamer with its magnificent yellow sandstone structures, the splendid palaces and havelis with intricate carvings, latticed windows and 'jharokas' or balconies, showcasing the artistry of the Rajasthani craftsmanship at its best. The fort is one the best in Rajasthan. Afternoon visit to Samm Sand dunes. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05, Jaisalmer / Jodhpur
After breakfast drive 5 hrs to Jodhpur, or the sun city. The city has been named after Rao Jodha, the chief of Rajput clan. On arrival check into Hotel Ranbanka. Evening city sightseeing of Jodhpur city visiting Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada, Mandore Gardens and Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight Hotel at Hotel.
Day 06, Jodhpur
Morning city sightseeing of the spectacular Mehrangarh Fort was hewn out of the rocks and the city of Jodhpur emerged out of the sands of the Thar Desert to form the flourishing kingdom of Marwar, encompassing some 36,000 square miles and strategically placed on the trade route between Delhi and the Middle East. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07, Jodhpur / Udaipur
After breakfast drive 5 hrs to Udaipur en route visiting Ranakpur Jain Temples, one of the five most important Jain pilgrimage sites. Udaipur - A romantic collection of exotic gardens filled with blossoming trees, palaces, mansions and fantasy island palaces shimmering in mirror-calm lakes - thatís Udaipur. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08, Udaipur
Morning city sightseeing of Udaipur city visiting city palace with its museum. Udaipur, with a glorious history is a touristís dream destination. The Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, Gulab Bagh, Jag Mandir, Saheliyon ki Bari, Shilpgram, Ahar, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Fateh Sagar, Eklingji, Nagada, are some of the other star attractions of this place. Evening sunset boat cruise on Lake Pichola. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09, Udaipur / Deogarh
Morning drive 3 hrs to Deogarh. Deogarh town is nestled among the oldest mountains range in the world - the Aravalis. The surrounding rugged, rocky hills are dotted with a number of old, majestic forts and over a hundred lakes. Deogarh is also renowned for its miniature painting. On arrival stay at Deogarh Mahal for overnight.
Day 10, Deogarh
Spend the day at leisure or explore the city on your own. You can also plan a rural rumble to the surrounding areas with the hosts or enjoy toy train ride. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11, Deogarh / Pushkar
Morning drive 3 hrs to Pushkar. Pushkar is a sacred town for the Hindus, situated 11 kms to the North-West of Ajmer and is famous for the Lake, which is believed to have been formed by the falling petals of lotus and Lord Brahma have performed sacrifice here. It boasts of temples, though few are as ancient as you might expect at such an important pilgrimage site, since many were destroyed by Aurangzeb, a Mogul ruler and subsequently rebuilt. The most famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be the only temple in the world dedicated to this deity. Afternoon explore the Pushkar town on your own. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12, Pushkar / Jaipur
After breakfast drive 4 hrs to Jaipur. Jaipur is the first planned city of India, located in the semi-desert lands of Rajasthan. Jaipur is a very famous tourist destination in India for its forts and monuments which reflect its glorious past. The bazaars teem with people, camels, horses and a multitude of varied vehicles, while around them loom the magnificent palaces and buildings. On arrival check into Hotel for overnight.
Day 13, Jaipur
After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of Jaipur state. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting the City Palace which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons, Jantar Mantar - the observatory built my Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the facade of Hawa Mahal - the Palace of winds. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14, Jaipur / Ranthambhore
Morning drive 4 hrs to Ranthambore. Ranthambhore National Park is one of the biggest wildlife reserves in Northern India. Today it is considered to be the best place to see the Royal Bengal Tiger in the wild. Apart from royal Bengal tiger, the park has large number of other animals including the Crocodiles, deers, leopards and blue bulls. It also has a large species of birds. Afternoon jungle excursion to national park by jeep. Overnight at Hotel. .
Day 15, Ranthambhore
Early morning after a cup of tea proceed for jungle safari by jeep with your naturalist. Return to hotel for breakfast and rest for few hours. Afternoon jungle excursion by jeep with naturalist. Overnight at hotel / camp.
Day 16, Ranthambhore
Morning after your cup of tea, get into your jeeps for the jungle safari with your naturalist. Return to hotel for breakfast and then proceed for visit to the Fort in the jungle. Afternoon jungle safari by jeep with naturalist. Overnight at hotel / camp.
Day 17, Ranthambhore / Bharatpur
Morning jungle safari by jeep with naturalist. Later transfer to railway station to board your train to Bharatpur. You will be met on arrival at Bharatpur and driven 1.5 hrs to Agra. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 18, Agra / Delhi
Early morning visit the beautiful Taj Mahal, carved out of white marble stone, at sunrise. After breakfast visit Agra Fort and then drive 5 hrs to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi check into a hotel for overnight.
Day 19, Delhi / Departure
The day finally arrives when you have to leave for the international airport for your onward journey taking with you the memories of India.