Delhi - Jaipur - Abhaneri - Swai Madhopur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Mathura & Vrindavan
A classic 9 day itinerary combining the Golden Triangle and a Tiger safari in Ranthambore. The tour begins in the capital city, Delhi, and then goes to Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, before continuing to Ranthambore, one of the best known Tiger Reserves in India. The tour finally ends in Jaipur, the city that arrays a pink carpet to all its visitors. This classic itinerary, combines India’s famous Golden Triangle with a wildlife safari.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
After your arrival at the New Delhi International Airport our representative would assist your way
from the airport to your respective hotel for check-in.
Day 2: Delhi
Morning post breakfast your Delhi Sightseeing tour will begin with visit of Raj Ghat, a memorial to
Mahatma Gandhi. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat
of Old Delhi on the banks of Yamuna river. Followed by world
renowned India Gate, also known as All India War Memorial.
This memorial commemorates the death of 70,000 Indian
soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War and the
Afghan Wars. The first foundation of this heroic memorial was
laid on 10 th February 1921. Further enhancing the value,
fervour and brave spirit of India's martyrs, tourists from all
over the world come to visit this exquisitely designed war
memorial and experience its enigma. Next destination is the
President's House or Rashtrapati Bhawan. Initially, it was
the official residence of the Viceroy of India and has now
become the official home of the President of India. Its construction began in 1912 and was completed
in 1929. The main responsibility for its architecture was on British architect Edwin Landseer Lutyens.
Your tour will continue followed by visit of the majestic Qutub Minar, the highest tower in India. The
foundations of this minaret was laid, quite back in 1199 AD, by
the Turkic King Qutbu'd-Din Aibak. Made up of marble and red
sandstone, the Qutub Minar is included in the list of UNESCO
world heritage sites. The different sections of Qutub Minar carry
varied inscriptions written in Nagari and Parso-Arabic dialect. Next
is Lotus Temple, an important Bahá'í House of Worship.
Belonging to the Expressionist Style of architecture, the
construction of this temple was finished by 1986. The architect
Furiburz Sabha had envisioned this temple to reflect the unity of
Hinduism, Islam, Christianity and Jainism. This Lotus temple is
closed on Mondays. The bright white marble shrine is surrounded
by artistically landscaped lawns, gardens and pathways with
beautifully designed balustrades. It has nine pools with stairs and bridges.And at last but not the least, the tour will conclude by visiting the mesmerizing Akshardham Temple
(closed on Monday), Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi
Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and
Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. After concluding the day tour of Delhi, drive back to your
hotel. Overnight hotel – Delhi
Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur (250 km - 5 hrs)
In the morning have your breakfast, later we leave for Jaipur, the flamboyant capital of Rajasthan. On
arrival at Jaipur, our representative will meet and assist you to check-in at your hotel. In later
afternoon or early evening visit to the one of the renowned place to witness the manufacturing of
hand-knotted rugs or durries. Jaipur, the Pink City, is known for its historic majesty and it’s the
leading manufacturer of hand-knotted rugs from India known for its quality, variety of traditional,
transitional and modern designs. Jaipur produces a wide array of hand knotted, hand tufted, flat
weaves, Durries, shags and many other indoor and outdoor carpets, using only the finest materials,
including handspun wool, silk and cotton. Later return to your hotel. Overnight Hotel- Jaipur
Day 4: jaipur
After a sumptuous breakfast, we leave little early for Amber, the capital of the gallant Rajputs from
1037 to 1728 AD. You ride on the elephant's back (subject to
availability and operation) and reach the enrapturing Amber Fort,
perched on the hill top. After it, we then head towards the Fort
Palace. This important tourist attraction of Jaipur was built by Raja
Man Singh I.
Hundreds of tourists visit it for its enrapturing aesthetic ambience.
After it, we head towards the City Palace, a perfect blend of
Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The centre of the palace is a
seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with breathtakingly
beautiful views over the gardens and the Jaipur city. It also includes
the Govind Dev Ji temple within its complex, thereby being of religious significance. Jantar Mantar
(Solar Observatory) is our next destination. This astronomical treasure house was built by the
Rajupt King Sawai Jal Singh. This largest observatory ever built, is known for solar devices that give
accurate predictions till date. Now we head towards the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds).
It is a five-storied structure, built of red and pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799 so that
veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market, unseen by the world, through its 593
stone Jharokas (mini windows). And at the end of the Jaipur sightseeing, we will visit the Birla
Temple, which is located at the foot of the Moti Dungri Fort. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, this temple
was built in 1988. It is also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple. Overnight Hotel- Jaipur
Day 5: Jaipur – Abhaneri – Swai Madhopur (240 km - 5 hrs)
After early breakfast we leave for Swai Madhopur. En route, we visit Abhaneri. Abhaneri is a village in
the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated at a
distance of 95 km from Jaipur, on the Jaipur-Agra road. The place is
popular for the Chand Baori step well and Harshat Mata Temple.
Swai Madhopur (Ranthambore) former hunting reserve of the
Maharajas. Park covers around 1334 sq. km & a scenic masterpiece.
On arrival, check in at hotel. An evening strolls through the
abounding natural splendours. Overnight Hotel- Sawai Madhopur
Day 6: Swai 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 more than 50 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- Sawai Madhopur
Day 7: Swai Madhopurr – Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (240 km - 5 hrs)
After early breakfast we leave for Agra. En route, we visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri, a masterpiece in sandstone with the stunning elegance of its palaces and courts. It is
believed to be one of the first carefully planned cities of the
Mughals. It was built by Emperor Akbar in the 16 th century AD.
Its name basically means the 'City of Victory.'
After it, we proceed towards Agra, situated in the state of
Uttar Pradesh. Upon arrival, we help you to check-in at your
respective hotel at Agra. Agra, the erstwhile capital of great
Mughals, is known for the world renowned Taj Mahal. The city
continues to lure tourists with its enrapturing architectural
marvels. It has always fascinated Indians and foreigners alike.
Most of Agra is on the West bank of River Yamuna, with the
Agra Fort and Taj Mahal at its nucleus. Taj Mahal is quite simply one of the mankind's most
remarkable creations. Overnight Hotel- Agra
Day 8: Agra
After an early breakfast, we drive at 0800 hrs , to visit the incredible architectural excellence of Taj
Mahal (Closed on Friday). This exquisite mausoleum was built
by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz
Continuing with our exploration of the city, we head towards the
Agra Fort. It was built principally as a military establishment by
the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great in 1565. The red sandstone
of Agra Fort was partially converted into a palace during Shah
Jahan's time. This massive Fort is 2.5 km long and is considered
as the predecessor of the Delhi Red Fort. Later visit to Tomb of
I'timād-ud-Daulah, a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra in
the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Often described as a "jewel
box", sometimes called the "Baby Taj", the tomb of I'timād-ud-
Daulah is often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal.
Agra also known for its marvellous marble arts and works. We shall next visit to a place to witness the
manufacturing of marble arts. Today, Indian marble inlay craft or Parchin kari is one of the most
attractive and popular forms of art on the subcontinent. Techniques have remained virtually
unchanged and to this day everything is created exclusively by hand. You can witness here the
handwork of master craftsmen working on various artworks and designs. You can carry some artwork
back to your country as a memorable gift for yourself and your dear ones. Overnight Hotel- Agra
Day 9: Agra –Mathura & Vrindavan - Delhi (220 km- 5 hrs) departure
After an early breakfast, we visit Sikandara where the tomb of Akbar is located. Sikandra is the
mausoleum of Akbar. Akbar himself started construction of this
beautiful monument. This structure has a perfect blending of Hindu,
Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain themes. Sikandra is named after
Sikandar lodi, the Delhi ruler who was in power from 1488 to 1517.
Then we swiftly, head towards Mathura (Shri Krishna
Janmabhumi Temple) and Vrindavan ( ISKCON Temple)
(Temples are closed between 1200–1600 hrs). These temples
are related with birth and childhood of Lord Krishna.
Later we drive to Delhi. In Delhi we shall take you to a local Indian
restaurant for a farewell dinner and after dinner you shall be
dropped at International Airport to board you flight back home.
Or, if you have next day morning flight then you can take an overnight stay as well, this will depend
on your departure flight.
Inclusions / Exclusions
inclusions / Exclusions
The Price Includes:
- Accommodation in Rooms in Hotels Chosen by Guest (As Per Availability)
- Daily Breakfast At The Hotel
- Transportation In An Air –Conditioned Vehicle With Driver Assistance Of Our
- 01 Mineral Water Bottle Per Person per Day.
- Monks & Monkeys Surprise Departure Gift.
- All Applicable Taxes Like Fuel Charge, Parking Charge & Tall Taxes
- All Government Taxes GST 4.50 % (Till Date)
The Price Excludes:
- Domestic Flights & Airport Departure Tax From India (This Is Generally Included In Your Ticket)
- Any Meals Except Mentioned In The Column Prices Includes.
- Any Expenses Of Personal Nature Such As Tips Beverages, Laundry, Telephone Calls, Photography, Entrances And Video Fees, Etc.
- Any New Taxes / Fees Imposed By The Government