Travel back in time to the sumptuous empires of the Maharajahs. This luxury embellished itinerary blends history, culture, natural beauty and mod-ern India into one delightful package that includes both the expected highlights and the charming, colorful surprises that make India one of our most in-demand destinations.
Welcome to India's capital city! Upon arrival you are welcomed with a traditional Indian greeting before being escorted to your hotel.
Day 2 - Old & New Delhi Sightseeing
Take a morning tour of Old Delhi. Your visit includes stops at the Red Fort, Raj Ghat - a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, Ashoka Pillar and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. In the afternoon, embark on a tour of New Delhi driving past the Parliament House, the President's House and India Gate. Later visit Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple. (B)
Day 3 - Delhi / Agra Sightseeing
On your morning drive to Agra, stop at Sikandra to visit the architecturally marvelous tomb of Emperor Akbar. This afternoon, spend time exploring Agra and the 16th century Agra Fort with its battlements, apartments, gardens and audience halls. The day ends with a visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal, monument to love, where you will witness the warm glow as the sun sets over the monument. (B)
Day 4 - Agra / Ranthambhore
Visit the Taj Mahal early this morning as the rays of the rising sun bathe the marble with a divine glow, before departing for Ranthambhore. Once you arrive in Ranthambhore, Today you have Game drive to National Park which now serves as a wildlife sanctuary for many animals including leopards and tigers. Spend the night at your hotel.
Day 5 - Ranthambhore Game Reserve
Ranthambhore Game Reserve is one of the few preserves, where the nocturnal camera-shy tigers may be seen in daylight. Almost hunted to extinction by the local royalty and their British overlords, the population of the Bengal tiger is slowly increasing, thanks to the efforts of "Project Tiger" and the World Wildlife Fund. You'll take thrilling game drives in the morning and evening to scour the jungle for wildlife. (B)
Day 6 - Ranthambhore / Jaipur
Start off your day with a morning game drive. After, leave for the "Pink City" of Jaipur, where the old city is surrounded by a massive wall pierced by magnificent gates. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 - Amber Fort Excursion & Jaipur Sightseeing
Today, you are transported back in time, riding royally atop elegantly draped and painted elephants to the mountain fortress of Amber, a superb example of Rajput architecture with its complex of palaces, temples and ornate apartments.In the afternoon you will tour Jaipur City and visit Hawa Mahal, or "Palace of Winds". Continue on to City Palace, with its latticed balconies, tiny windows, cupolas, courtyards and arched entrances. A stop at the ancient observatory concludes the tour.overnight in hotel
Day 8 - Jaipur / Delhi
Drive this morning to Delhi. On your arrival in Delhi, check-in at your hotel relaxing and as per your flight departure drop to the Airport.