RANTHAMBORE SAFARI WITH RAJASTHAN GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR
10 Nights / 11 Days
Outline Itinerary – Ranthambore Safari with Golden Triangle Tour
Day01: Arrive in New Delhi (By flight)
Day 02: New Delhi
Day 03: New Delhi — Jaipur (By road, 260 kms/5 hrs drive)
Day 04: In Jaipur
Day 05: Jaipur — Ranthambhore (By surface, 180 kms/3 hrs drive)
Day 06-07: In Ranthambore National Park
Day 08: Ranthambhore – Agra (By road, 265 kms/5 hrs drive)
Day 09: In Agra
Day 10: Agra — New Delhi (By road, 220 kms/4 hrs drive)
Day 11: New Delhi Fly back home
Tour Overview – Ranthambore Safari with Golden Triangle Tour
Immerse yourself in the golden sights of the Tai along with an in the resplendent Rajasthan, as you journey across the land where the Natural meets the Historical and the Royal meets the Bengal Tiger. Wilderness here invites us to the realm of kings and queens, a land where man and beast coexisted to weave a monumental story that still stands the test of time. Nature has beautifully reclaimed these ruins and given charge to the tigers to tread the very corridors that once belonged to royalty. A safari and tour through these exquisite Natural and Manmade wonders is one for the bucket list.
Trip Highlights – Ranthambore Safari with Golden Triangle Tour
- With a healthy Tiger population, Ranthambore offers the best chance to witness the big cat at close quarters.
- Witness over 300 species of birds across the national park.
- Experience the bustling streets of Old Delhi and signature monuments such as the Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar.
- Lose yourself in the pink city of Jaipur, where it’s palaces and bazaars galore.
- Dive into theDive into the grandeur of the Tai Mahal through the city of Agra.
Detailed Itinerary – Ranthambore Safari with Golden Triangle Tour
Day 1: Arrival in New Delhi
On arrival at the New Delhi airport, you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel and assist you with the check in. Once all documents for you upcoming Ranthambore safari with Golden Triangle Tour are handed over, overnight stay is at the hotel.
Day 2: In New Delhi
Start your journey in this Ranthambore safari with Golden Triangle Tour with your first destination — New Delhi. Post breakfast, proceed for your full day city tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi.
In the old city, visit Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jahan; Jama Masjid, which is one of the largest mosques in India; Rai Ghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and enjoy a walking tour through the bustling streets of Chandni Chowk.
In the afternoon visit Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India; India Gate — A War Memorial Arch. Also drive past the President’s house, Parliament house, Government secretariat buildings and Connaught place — a busy shopping center at the heart of New Delhi. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi.
Day 3: New Delhi – Jaipur (By road, 260 kms/5 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur (260 kms, 5 hrs drive). On arrival, check into the hotel. The evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay is at the hotel in Jaipur.
Day 4: In Jaipur
On this day, you will drive 1 1 km to the periphery of the city to visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Temple of Kali, the Hall of Victory or Jai Mahal.
During the afternoon, visit the Observatory, the Palace of Winds and the City Palace and Museum. The museum has an interesting textile collection which contains the attire of the former Maharajas and Maharanis of Jaipur. Jaipur is well known for its intricate carpets, ornaments, precious and semi-precious stones, brass ornaments and many other arts and crafts. Spend time in crowded lanes 8 by lanes of pink city, as you engage in souvenir-hunting during the evening. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Jaipur – Ranthambhore (By surface, 180 kms/3 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to Ranthambhore (180 kms/3 hrs drive). On arrival, check into the resort. Post lunch, leave for an evening jeep safari. Dinner and overnight at the Resort.
Day 6 – 7: In Ranthambhore
Morning 8 evening jeep safaris in the park. Meals at the resort. Overnight at the hotel in Ranthambhore.
Ranthambhore is extremely rich in avian life with close to 300 species of birds. For a keen bird watcher, Ranthambhore and the surrounding area is
absolute paradise. Some interesting resident species of birds are the Greater Cormorant, Painted Spurfowl, Sarus Crane, Bronzed Winged Jacana, Sandpipers, Kingfishers, Nightjars, Painted Sandgrouse, Indian Eagle Owl, apart from the many winter migrants which come from their nesting ground from Northern and Central Asia.
Ranthambhore encompasses an area of 400 sq. km and is dotted with rocky hill crests which open into valleys between the Aravalli and Vindhya ranges.
Anundant in Water pools and fruiting trees, this park gets its name from the thousand year old fortress, which looms above the forest. Well known for the diurnal activity of Tigers, Ranthambhore is a special and enchanting park where the natural present meets the historical past.
Sambar, Cheetal, Chinkara, Nilgai and Langur are predominant here. There’s a good chance here of seeing the elusive Leopard and regal Tiger, as they have adapted over the years to be comfortable in the presence of safari vehicles. Dotted across the landscape are the crumbling ruins of the past, be it chatris or cupolas, or old guard posts, Ranthambore possesses a magical and ethereal quality like no other.
Day 8: Ranthambhore – Agra (By road, 265 kms/5 hrs drive)
Embark on a Morning jeep safari to the national park and after breakfast, drive to Agra (265 kms / 5 hour drive). En route, stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the
ancient abandoned Mughal capital. This 1 6th century capital of Mughal emperor Akbar is a complex of forts, palaces and mosques built in sandstone. The city had to be deserted because of a drought. The white marble Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Akbar’s spiritual adviser, is now regarded as a pilgrimage spot. Overnight at the hotel in Agra.
Day 9: In Agra
After breakfast, proceed to visit the famous white marble mausoleum, The Tai Mahal. Built in the middle of the 1 7th century by the Mughul emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Tai Mahal is considered as a symbol of love.
Completed in 1652 by close to 20,000 skilled craftsmen from the reaches of Persia, Turkey, France and Italy. Later proceed to visit the red sandstone known as AGRA FORT on the banks of Yamuna River. Three successive Mughal emperors — Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan — helped create this massive structure which contains Indo-Islamic architecture. [The Tai is closed on Friday]. Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.
Day 10: Agra – New Delhi (By road, 220 kms/4 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to New Delhi (220kms/4 hours drive). Overnight stay is at the hotel.
Day 11: New Delhi Fly back home
After breakfast, depart for the international airport to board a flight back home or to any onward destinations.