Tiger Trails of Rajasthan (PTTTR)

Trip Length: 11 Days/ 10 Nights               Trip Starts in: Delhi               Trip Ends in: Delhi

Tiger and Rajasthan – the name coincides with the terrain and the people of this beautiful part of desert, and Aravali hills – one of the oldest mountains in India. This Tiger trails tour has been created to showcase the wildlife experience in the famous National Parks of Rajasthan along with a touch of the culture and cuisine.

Tour Details

India Gate

The capital of the world’s largest democracy has always been presented as a ‘Kohinoor’ in the fabled wealth of monumental treasures of India. The legends portray Delhi as the kingdom of the erstwhile kings ‘Pandavas’ in the 400 BCE. The profound architecture of the ancient monuments in Delhi testifies the strong hold of the rulers of Hindu, Muslim and British empires. The monuments and ruins of many empires are scattered throughout the city, often cheek by jowl with modern towers and structures.

Sariska Tiger National Park

Sariska

City Palace

 
Jaipur, the ‘Pink City’ of India is not only a city but a brilliant example of architecture, aesthetic standards and fusion of ideas and mastermind planning of a great warrior and astronomer King -  Sawai Jai Singh II. The Kachwaha rulers claim to descend from the lineage of Lord Rama’s second son, Kush. This world fame 18th century city is well protected by a massive masonry crenelled wall with nine entrance gates. The city is in the form of a chess board with nine blocks called as chokris.

 

Ranthambhore

Ranthambhore derives its name from the 1000 years old fort of Ranthambhore, the second largest in India and among the six listed World Heritage sites standing at a height of 705 ft. Ranthambhore national park lies in the shadow of the Aravalli and Vindhya mountains range and covers a core area of 106 sq miles. The most famous resident is the endangered Royal Bengal tiger, which is spotted quite frequently in Ranthambhore. This was the originally the hunting lodge of the erstwhile Maharajas of the Jaipur state. 

Taj Mahal

No wonder, this place does not need an introduction as the soul of the World Heritage, crowns the City ‘The Taj-Mahal’  strategically located on the banks of River Jamuna, the tributary of sacred Ganges was the seat of the imperial Mughal court and former capital of India during the Mughal Empire. Dotted with three grand World Heritage Sites; The Taj-Mahal, The Agra fort and the abandoned capital city of Fatehpur Sikri, a must see monument.  


Itinerary

Day 1 (Delhi)

Delhi

Arrive at IG International airport and transfer to hotel for a short break to calm down your nerves after a long plane journey. This afternoon we will visit couple of off- route sites to familiarize you with the hustle and bustle of this ancient Capital.  You will visit Hindu Temple - Birla Mandir and Sikh temple - Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the religions sites of Delhi.

Day 2 (Delhi)

Delhi

Local sightseeing of Delhi including Jama Masjid, walk in Chandni Chowk, Smriti Bhawan , Safdarjung tomb and drive past India Gate and government buildings.

Day 3 (Sariska)

Sariska

We will leave for an interesting part of Rajasthan that boasts a well know Wildlife National Park – Sariska NP. Check- in a Hotel and later we will explore the jungle in the shared jeep

Day 4 (Jaipur)

Jaipur

Early morning gives you another chance to explore the park and then return for breakfast at the Hotel. Leave for Jaipur and enjoy optional Bollywood movie at a local cinema.

Day 5 (Jaipur)

Jaipur

Your city tour includes the photo stop at Palace of the winds, Jantar Mantar and Special tour of the City Palace of Jaipur to get some stunning views of the City Palace complex. Enjoy a visit to the art and craft center to experience the lapidary and hand-block printing techniques.

Day 6 (Jaipur)

Jaipur

Today we will head towards the North of the city to visit the stunning Amber fort. Later enjoy a special evening at a lovely spot in old town of Amber to experience the warm hospitality of Rajput noble family. The home cooking will hypnotize you , as you witness the authentic Rajasthani cuisine using the homemade spices. Later enjoy dinner with the family.

Day 7 (Jaipur/Ranthambhore)

Jaipur/Ranthambhore

This morning, we will drive to Ranthambhore. In the afternoon we will visit the safari park in search of the elusive tiger and other fauna.

Day 8 (Ranthambhore)

Ranthambhore

Enjoy one more jungle safari in the early morning. In the afternoon, we will explore the second largest ruined fort of Rajasthan – The magnificent Ranthambhore fort.

Day 9 (Ranthambhore/Bharatpur/Agra )

Ranthambhore/Bharatpur/Agra

Enjoy the Indian train experience from Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur and then continue driving to the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri. Break your journey with a snack lunch at a local restaurant and then continue to Agra.

Day 10 (Agra)

Agra

Today, discover the beauty of Taj Mahal in the morning. Later visit Agra fort and Mehtab bagh in tuk-tuk

Day 11 (Agra/Delhi IGI Airport for Final Departure)

Agra/Delhi IGI Airport for Final Departure

Today we will head to Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi to board flight back home.


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