Wildlife Tour Packages
Wildlife & Indian Culture Holidays
Places to See :
Delhi - Sariska - Ranthambore -
Jaipur - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
9 Nights / 10 Days
Day 1 : Abroad flight / Delhi
night at New Delhi International airport. On arrival the guest will be met by
our representative and transferred to hotel. Upon arrival at hotel the guests
will be provided with the traditional Indian welcome consisting of aarti-tikka
and garlands. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: New Delhi
Morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. This morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi Former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Visit the vast Red Fort, built in 1648, the Jama Masjid, and the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Delhi - Sariska
After breakfast drive to Sariska (180 kms) On arrival in Sariska - check into the hotel.
Sharp cliffs of hills and narrow valleys of the Aravallis dominate the landscape of Sariska, whose forests are dry and deciduous. Within the Sariska wildlife sanctuary there are the ruins of medieval temples of Garh-Rajor, belonging to the 10th and 11th centuries.A 17th century castle on a sharp hilltop at Kankwari, provides a panoramic view of flying Egyptian vultures and eagles. The area was declared a sanctuary in 1955 and became a National Park in 1979.
Day 4: Sariska - Ranthambore
After breakfast drive to Ranthambore (240 kms) On arrival in Ranthambore - check into the hotel. Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary - Rajasthan's most renowned wildlife sanctuary, it is 400 sq kms of dry deciduous forest, perfect natural habitat for tigers, and is set in the Aravalli and Vindhya hills, dotted with pavillions and dominated by a hilltop fort. Ranthambore was one of the hunting preserves of the former rulers of Jaipur and because of this the Maharajas ensured the environment was preserved and the forest and their inhabitants well protected. It has a good population of tiger and their prey species, and has been declared a "Project Tiger" reserve. Wildlife includes blue bull, black buck, spotted deer or cheetal, wild boar, a large variety of bird species and, if very lucky, the rarely seen leopard. This afternoon you will be escorted on a game viewing inside the sanctuary by jeeps. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Ranthambore
Early morning and late afternoon, game viewing in the sanctuary by jeeps. Overnight
Day 6: Ranthambore - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur (156 kms) On arrival in Jaipur - check into the hotel Lunch at the hotel Afternoon, tour of the "Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses.
You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Jaipur - Bharatpur
Morning visit Amber Fort Afternoon drive to Bharatpur.
The famous Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary which is a wonder of the natural world
and no less worth seeing than the marble mausoleum of the Taj. Here over 350
species of birds find refuge in the 29sq kms of shallow lakes & woodlands of
the park. A third of them are migrants many of whom spend winter in Bharatpur
before returning to their breeding grounds as far away as Siberia and Central
Asia. This sanctuary is the creation of the Maharaja of Bharatpur in the late
19th century, who recognized the area's potential and augmented the water supply
by diverting water from a nearby irrigation canal.
Day 8 : Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra (56 kms) enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri Fatehpur Sikri - drive to the impressive sandstone fortress of Fatehpur Sikri. The fort was built in the 16th century and only occupied for a few years before being abandoned, leaving the buildings in virtually perfect conditions.
On arrival in Agra - check into the hotel Lunch at the hotel Afternoon, visit the Taj Mahal is the mausoleum of Empress Mumtaz Mahal, the beloved spouse of Shah Jahan, who died in 1630. The Taj complex comprises a forecourt, a lofty entrance, a charming formal Mughal garden with canals and a central tank with a series of fountains, the tomb proper, and an attached mosque on the west and its symmetrical counterpart on the east. The Taj is remarkable for its perfect proportion and rich pietra dura, with minute details executed with great skill. The building, often styled "a dream in marble" is said to have taken at least 22 years (1631-1653) to build. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Agra - Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Red Fort built by three generations of Mughal Emperors starting from Akbar the Great in 1565 AD, which is a masterpiece of design and construction. It housed both the residential Palaces of the Royal family, and the military quarters. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon drive to Delhi (203 kms/ 5 hrs) Upon arrival transfer to the international airport for onward flight.
Day 10: Delhi - Abroad
Leave Delhi for Abroad.