North India tour - Rajasthan, Ganges and tigers
A marvelous group tour of North India, escorted by professional local guides, discovering the ancient palaces of the Maharajas in the cities of Rajasthan and admiring the world-famous Taj Mahal in Agra.Read more
A marvelous group tour of North India, escorted by professional local guides, discovering the ancient palaces of the Maharajas in the cities of Rajasthan and admiring the world-famous Taj Mahal in Agra.
But the journey that awaits you will also take you through Ranthambore National Park, offering you the chance to spot the tigers, and finally ending in the holy city of Varanasi, crossed by the river Ganges.
Arrive to Delhi Airport. Meeting with our representative and start your guided tour of Delhi. Visit the city of Delhi with the Jama Mosque, the biggest mosque in India, an all encompassing voyage through the red stronghold, then visit Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahtma Gandhi.
Photographic stop before the monumental government structures and visit to Humayun's tomb. The day will end with a visit to the Qutub Minar, the most noteworthy minaret on the planet, 72.5 meters. Overnight in Delhi.
Breakfast in hotel and drive to Jaipur, the pink city.
Arrive at Jaipur and check in to the hotel. Later start a walking tour in old city followed by the rikshaw ride in the hustle and bustle of pink city. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Transfer Time - Delhi to Jaipur (5-6 Hrs Approx excluding stops).
After breakfast drive to Amber (11km). Enroute photographic stop at Hawa Mahal. Enjoy a fantastic elephant ride at Amber Fort. Back to the city and visit the City Palace Museum and observatory. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Agra, in transit stop and visit of Abhaneri, a little town acclaimed for its old sanctuaries and the stepwell. Visit Fatehpur Sikri announced a World Heritage Site, before touching base at the "Love City”. Arrive in Agra. Check in and overnight stay at the hotel.
Transfer Time - Jaipur to Agra - (4-5 Hrs Approx excluding stops).
Breakfast at the hotel. Entire day devoted to visiting the city, with the renowned Taj Mahal (close on Fridays). Later visit the Itmad-ud-Daulah or the Baby Taj. Depart to Suroth. Arrive at Suroth and enjoy your evening at beautiful Suroth Mahal. Overnight stay at Suroth.
Transfer Time - Agra to Suroth - (3 Hrs Approx excluding stops).
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Ranthambore. The National Park is especially wealthy in fauna. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and lunch. After lunch in the hotel, proceed for a safari in the Ranthambhore National Park, famous for the Royal Bengal Tiger. After the safari, return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Ranthambhore.
Transfer Time - Suroth to Ranthambhore- (3 Hrs Approx excluding stops).
Early morning safari at the National Park. The National Park is home to numerous creatures of various species including panthers, hyenas, wild hogs, crocodiles and reptiles of various sorts and clearly Tigers for which the recreation center Is celebrated. Departure to Dadhikar, in transit stop and visit the remnants of Bhangarh fortress.
Travel to Dadhikar fortress (the tenth century fort now incorporating a lodging), through dazzling wide open and stunning towns, set in a delightful calm slope far from any sort of commotion, the perfect place to unwind. Arrive at Dadhikar and overnight stay.
Transfer Ranthambhor to Dadhikar - (5 Hrs Approx excluding stops).
After breakfast, proceed to Delhi International Airport (3 hrs approx) and fly to Varanasi. Arrive at Varanasi and check in to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Sarnath, where Buddha gave his first sermon. Later take a boat ride on the holy river Ganga and witness the evening ritual ceremony from the boat. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Transfer Dadhikar to Varanasi - (3 Hrs by road and then flight).
Early in the morning, boat trip on the sacred river Ganges along the Bathing Ghats, stone steps where pilgrims go to greet the sunrise with ritual ablutions. Breakfast in the hotel.
Visit the most significant places and monuments of the city: the ghats on the Ganges, the temple of Durga, also called "Temple of the Monkey God" and the golden temple of Vishvanath (Non Hindus cannot go inside). During the visits you will walk the maze of streets that wind through the Chowk, the most animated bazaar in the city, famous for its perfumes and incense, embroidered silks, copper and worked brass.
At the end of the visits, transfer to the airport for departure by scheduled flight to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi and transfer to International Airport. No overnight stay.
Transfer Time - Varanasi to Delhi - (1.5 Hrs by flight).
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The above itinerary is only provisional and is subject to confirmation.
This tour will not be operated between July to September as the National Parks are closed.
A special Indian dinner in Agra or Jaipur will be offered by our local staff in India.
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