Ganges Taj & Tiger Tour

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11 Days / 10 Nights Tours India

  • Delhi
  • Jaipur
  • Ranthambhore
  • Agra
  • Varanasi

Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World was built in the year 1631 by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, who died while giving birth to child. Taj Mahal is considered as a wonderful piece of architecture on earth, as well as it is the most memorable token of love. Varanasi, also known as Benares or Banaras is the oldest religious Hindu city situated on the northern banks of Ganges. Two river tributaries, namely, Varuna in the north and Asi in the south surround Varanasi. The Holy Communion imbued in spirituality, and which is a common sight out here will mesmerize your mind.

Varanasi is also the place where you will find Hindus coming for the cremation on the Ghats, and flow the ashes of the dead in the holy waters of the Ganges.

Inclusions
  • 10 night’s accommodation as per itinerary at all destinations.
  • Chauffer driven air-conditioned car for all transfer for all sight seeings and inter-destinations transfer.
  • Services of English / preferred language speaking local tour guide at Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Varanasi and Jaipur.
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Elephant ride at Fort Amer – Jaipur.
  • Sound & Light Show at Fort Amer – Jaipur*
  • One dinner at Choki Dhani: ethnic village resort*
  • Tanga ride at Taj Mahal - Agra*
  • Evening & Morning boat ride on Ganges – Varanasi
  • Jungle safari in Ranthambhore National Park.
  • AC class train ticket: Agra – Varanasi
  • Economy class airfare: Varanasi – Delhi.
  • \ One bottle of mineral water to each guest daily.
  • Arrival and departure services.
  • Fuesl charges, driver’s allowance, toll tax and parking fees.
  • All taxes.
Exclusions
  • Lunches and dinners wherever not mentioned
  • Entry fee to monuments.
  • Any International airfare
  • Any expenses not mentioned above.
  • Expenses of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone bills, insurance, camera fee, portage charges etc.
  • Any increase in cost beyond our control.
1 Arrive Delhi

After arriving in Delhi, our representative will welcome you and guide you to hotel. Make overnight stay in the hotel.

2 Delhi

Relish yourself completely in tasty breakfast; and make visit to Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid. Drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Make an afternoon visit to Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and Lakshminarayan Temple. In addition, make sure that you drive past President's House, Parliament House, and Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Make overnight stay in the hotel.

3 Delhi – Jaipur

Relish yourself completely in the rich and tasty breakfast before leaving for Jaipur tour. Reach Jaipur, and accommodate yourself in the hotel. In the evening, free yourself and shop around for a while in the local market. Jaipur; also popularly known as pink city. Jaipur, the 300 year old city, is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur came into existence during the times when Mughal Empire was on the decline.

Rajasthan is regarded as desert state of India, known for rich culture, traditions, Augustus forts and lavish Havelis, beautiful lakes and sand dunes. Make your overnight stay comfortable in the hotel in Jaipur.

4 Jaipur

Enjoy the breakfast in the hotel, and make a move to Amber fort on the elephant back, which was the ancient capital of Jaipur once. Next visit Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory, where you would find yourself surrounded in mirrors.

The pink city of Jaipur was built by astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh, and the pink color of the city resembles to the event of honor of prince, who came to city in the pink coat. The city retains pink colors on its wall ever since. Jaipur city tour will take you to Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal and also the amazing pink rose residential & business areas. Make your overnight stay comfortable in the hotel in Jaipur.

5 Jaipur – Ranthambhore

Enjoy the breakfast in the hotel, and make a move to Ranthambhore National Park. After you arrive at National park, make sure that you accommodate to a wildlife resort. Take a safari in the afternoon to explore rich bio diversity and wild life. Stay overnight in the wildlife resort and unwind.

6 Full Day in Ranthambhore

Take a morning and afternoon safari and discover closely the wildlife out there. Situated at an intersection of Aravalis and the Vindhyas, Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve is a unique example which sets forth natural richness and numerous historical references before the tourists. The tiger reserve is one of the popular tiger reserves of India.

Tiger, the king of Jungle occupies the top place in food ecosystem, and it is quite an accepted fact that tiger operates suddenly and with complete stealth. It is only a handsome chance that you find a tiger or tigress crossing your safari. Besides tigers, you can also gain the chance of viewing Leopard (Panthera pardus), Caracal (Felis caracal), Leopard Cat (Felis bengalensis), Fishing Cat (Felis viverrina) and the Jungle Cat (Felis chaus). Other common predator sightings that you find in Ranthambhore National Park are Sloth Bear, Striped Hyena, Wolf, Wild dog (or Dhole), Jackal, Indian Fox, Palm Civet, Small Indian Civet, Common Indian Mongoose, Small Indian Mongoose, Ratel (or Honey Badger), Marsh Crocodile and the Indian Python. There are two species of Antlers, namely the Spotted Deer (or Chital) and the Sambhar Deer, Antelope species such as Indian Gazelle (or Chinkara) and the Bluebull (or Neelgai).

7 Ranthambhore – Agra

After enjoying breakfast take road journey to Agra, and en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri. Putting the semblance of grand Mughal architecture, Fatehpur Sikri was a complete township constructed between 1571 and 1585. The township is at present in complete ruins, but, it is a nice place to enjoy some moments. Reach Agra and accommodate in the hotel.

At sunset take a look of Taj Mahal from Yamuna River side. Make your overnight stay comfortable in the hotel in Agra.

8 Agra – Varanasi

Make an early morning visit to Taj Mahal, a master piece of Mughal architecture and an example of love and romance, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal. Built in white marble, Taj Mahal took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD). Come back to hotel, have the breakfast and leave for Agra fort, which was built in red sandstone by Akbar in the year 1565, and was purposely used to house military. The fort was converted into palace during the time of Shah Jahan. In the afternoon, make a visit to Itmad-ud-daulah – white marble tomb, which was built by daughter Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628, to pay tribute her father, Nur Jahan, Ghias-ud-Din Beg.

Ghias-ud-Din Beg worked in the capacity of Wajir or the Chief Minister in Emperor Jehangir’s court. In the svening enjoy a bit of shopping spree in the local market, and later move to railway station to board train to Varanasi. Stay overnight on board the train.

9 Arrive Varanasi

After arriving in Varanasi, our representative will welcome you and guide you to hotel. Make overnight stay in the hotel. Get fresh soon and take a morning trip to Sarnath, the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Sarnath along with Lumbini, Gaya and Kushinagar is known as Buddhist Quadrilateral in the Indian. Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha, and got enlightenment in Gaya. At Kushinagar, Lord Buddha attained nirvana. In the afternoon, you can make the visit to the deer park and the museum.

Drive back to Varanasi, attend aarti at Varansi Ghhat. Enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel.

10 Varanasi – Delhi

Take a morning cruise in the Ganges as you closely see the routine way of life of the pilgrims along the ghats. In the afternoon set your bags to leave for airport to catch the flight to Delhi. Our representative will welcome you and guide you to hotel. Make overnight stay in the hotel.

11 Transfer to Airport

Enjoy the morning breakfast and rest in the hotel. Late evening reach the international airport to catch the international flight to move further on.

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