Taj and Tiger tour is a culmination of two treasured attractions India is incredibly known for. In the beginning, tourists visit the meadows of Rajasthan to spot the striped tigers, the national animal of India in Ranthambore. In the second half of the itinerary, the tourists get to see the most prominent attraction of architectural world, Taj Mahal in India. Undoubtedly, this itinerary is one of the top discoveries in India.
Upon arrival at Delhi Airport, meet India Budget Tours representative who will assist the transfers to the pre-booked hotel.
Dedicate the day towards sightseeing tour of Delhi, including a visit to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque and Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone; both were built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan only. Visit India Gate, a 42 meter stone archway memorial to the Indian Soldiers who died in World War II. Later drive past the President's House & Parliament House. In the evening, visit Humayun's Tomb, a memorial of the Mughals, Qutab Minar, a 12th century minaret and Lotus Temple. Overnight in hotel.
Morning free for leisure. Afternoon transfer to Railway Station to connect train # 12060 Kota Shatabdi Express (except Sunday) dep. : 13:20 hrs / arr. Ranthambhore (Sawai Madhopur) at 18:02 hrs. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Ranthambhore is one of the few preserves where camera-shy tigers can be seen meandering freely in daylight. Spotting these mighty tigers here is one of the rare experiences one can have only during Taj and Tiger Tour. Enjoy thrilling game drives in the morning and evening to hunt the jungle for rich wildlife cover here. Overnight in Ranthambore.
Check out Ranthambore after the morning game drive and continue the journey towards the “pink city” of Jaipur (130 km / 2 ½ hrs). Here, the old city is surrounded by a massive gateways and forts. Check in the hotel upon arrival and begin sightseeing of architectural gems in Jaipur. Visit Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Observatory. Overnight in Jaipur.
Continue the excursion towards Amber in a royal way. Sit atop the elegantly draped and painted elephant and ascend the mountain fortress-palace of Amber, a superb culmination of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The afternoon is at leisure.Evening is free to scour the artifacts and antiques Jaipur is known for. Overnight in Jaipur.
Continue the journey towards Agra, where tourists can see another incredible marvel present in India only. As promised in the itinerary, tourists will drive towards the city of Taj, Agra via road (232 km / 5hrs). During the journey, visit the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival, check in the hotel. Afternoon is free for leisure. Overnight in Agra.
In Agra, visit the famous Agra Fort and enjoy the magnificent architectural tribute of Taj Mahal. Later drive to Delhi International airport (203 km / 4 hrs) to board connecting flight for onward destination.
Cost Per Person -(on twin sharing - minimum 2 persons travelling together)
Sept 2018 -
US $ 585 per person *
* Please request rate for the period of X'Mas - New Year Period
Inclusions / Exclusions
- Room on Twin Sharing Basis at each place as per itinerary for total 07 nights. Hotel check in / out 12:00 hrs.
- Daily buffet breakfast at hotel. All meals at Ranthambore.
- Aircon Standard Car (Tata Indigo) for all transfer and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
- English speaking guide at each places as per the itinerary.
- Elephant Ride at Amer Fort Jaipur.
- Safaris inside Ranthambhore Park
- All Taxes
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any Airfare
- Airport Tax
- Any monument entry fee (to be paid directly at the monument)
Hotel used will be as under or equivalent category
||Aura De Asia/ Vedas Heritage
||Amar / Siris 18
||Maharani Palace / Sarang palace