Trip Commences From: Delhi
Trip Ends At: Delhi

Day 01

Arrival in Delhi

Meet our representative on arrival in Delhi and check in at the hotel. India's capital and a major gateway to the country, Delhi is contemporary and a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the ancient and the modern. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. New Delhi also reflects the legacy the British left behind. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 02

Sightseeing in Delhi

After breakfast, proceed for a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. This fascinating city has been in existence since the 6th century BC and has seen ups and downs from the rule of the Pandavas right up to the British Raj. Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. The courtyard of the mosque can hold about 25,000 worshippers. Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi....noisy, chaotic and uniquely Indian.

You will then drive past the Red Fort, which was constructed during the rule of Emperor Shah Jahan and served as the residence for the Mughal royal family. It continues to be significant till date - every Independence Day, the Prime Minister makes a speech from its ramparts as the Indian flag is hoisted. Later, drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s House) and several other government buildings in Edwin Lutyens’ Delhi before you head toward Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. This simple memorial marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948.

Thereafter, visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where red sandstone was used on a large scale. Later in the evening, visit the Qutub Minar, which is the tallest brick minaret in the world; it was commissioned by Qutb ud-din Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 03

Delhi - Agra (210 kms / approx. 4 hours)

On arrival in Agra, check in at your hotel. Later, proceed for a half-day city tour of Agra. Visit the Red Fort, which was commissioned in 1565 by Emperor Akbar. The beautiful yet forbidding structure is a handsome example of Mughal architecture. Later, visit the Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built as a symbol of Emperor Shah Jahan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Considered an architectural marvel, its construction took thousands of workers over 21 years to complete. Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 04

Agra - Ranthambore (230 kms / approx. 5 hours)

After breakfast, you will leave for Ranthambore. On the way, visit Abhaneri and Fatehpur Sikri. Abhaneri is a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan. The place is popular for the Chand Baori step well and the Harshat Mata Temple. Fatehpur Sikri is believed to be one of the first carefully-planned cities of the Mughals. It was built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century AD. Its name basically means the ‘City of Victory.’ Arrive in Ranthambore and check in to your hotel. Overnight stay in Ranthambore.

Day 05


Today experience early morning and evening game drive in the Ranthambore National Park. Ranthambore Tiger Reserve lies on the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya mountain ranges. It sprawls over a varying and undulating landscape. The scenery changes dramatically from gentle and steep slopes of the Vindhyas to the sharp and conical hills of the Aravalli. The tiger is not the only attraction at Ranthambore. A variety of birds including owlets, the ubiquitous langur (monkey), leopard, caracal, hyena, jackal, jungle cat, marsh crocodiles, wild boar, bears and various species of deer are the other attractions. Overnight stay in Ranthambore.

Day 06

Ranthambore - Jaipur (150 kms / approx. 3 hours)

After breakfast, drive to Jaipur, the gateway to the magnificent and vibrant state of Rajasthan. Arrive in Jaipur and check in to your hotel. Evening free for leisure or shopping: Jaipur offers various options from fabric to gems for shopaholics. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 07

Sightseeing in Jaipur

Proceed for a full-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur, also known as the ‘Pink City’. The city of Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. It is famous for its colourful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. Jaipur owes its name to the founder of the city, warrior king Sawai Jai Singh II. Visit the Amber Fort. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on elephant back. Prominent structures inside the fort are the Diwan-i-Aam, adorned with latticed galleries; the Ganesh Pol, with a beautiful painted image of Lord Ganesh; and the stunning Sheesh Mahal, a hall decorated with thousands of tiny mirrors.

Later, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the ‘Palace of the Winds.’ The beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows was designed so that the ladies of the palace could look out onto the streets unobserved. Later you will visit the City Palace, which is a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. The museums here showcase rare and ancient manuscripts, arms dating back to the 15th century, and costumes of erstwhile royalty. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time and tracking stars in their orbits. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 08

Jaipur - Delhi (250 kms / approx. 5 hours)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi. Our representative will meet you there to assist you. Proceed to the airport for your return flight back home.

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