Taj Mahal & Tiger Tour
Package Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights
Destination Covered : Delhi - Mandawa - Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Agra
Tour Detail :- Taj Mahal, as it has entered the list of Seven Wonders of the World is just magical and awesome. Tourists all over the world know its value and its sheer magnificence attracts them from every nook and corner of the world.
Tiger is getting extinct with the passage of time and the phenomenon is not confined to any country as it is going on around the world. Moreover, in the wake of global warming and downsizing of forests, the problem is aggravating with the passage of time. However, in India, the story is quite different as compared to the other nations of the world. Here, we see the growing number of tigers or at least it maintains the number.
The tour also give you an opportunity to pass through Agra, while taking up the Fatehpur Sikri enroute. You witness the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces of repute.
Proposed Tour Itinerary:-
Day - 1 : Arrival:- Departure From home country.
Day - 2 : Delhi :-Arrive Delhi International Airport & transfer to hotel.
Day - 3 : Mandawa:-Drive to Mandawa. Rest of the Day visit the Shekhavati villages of Dundlod, Mandawa, etc. Mandawa was founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home of his descendants. Mandawa houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items preserved in a museum. The whole area of Shekhavati has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions and is called the open air gallery.
Day - 4 : Jaipur:- Morning drive to Jaipur. Rest of the Day free.
Day - 5 : Jaipur:-Morning visit the Amber Fort -the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas.
Day - 6 : Ranthambore:-Morning drive Ranthambore.
Day - 7 : Day free:-Day free
Day - 8 : Agra:-Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Afternoon visit 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 Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father.
Day - 9 : Delhi:-Drive to Delhi. On arrival check in at hotel.
Day - 10 : Delhi:-Tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Check out at 1200 hrs. Afternoon visit 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. Evening transfer to airport.