Ranthambore with Sariska and Bharatpur Wildlife Safari

Ranthambore with Sariska and Bharatpur Wildlife Safari - (10 Days/ 09 Nights)
Destination Covered: Delhi – Sariska – Jaipur - Ranthambhore – Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi

Day 01: Arrive Delhi (Hotel Check in Time 1200 Noon)

Scheduled arrive New Delhi International Airport; meet our representative in the ‘Arrival Halls’ where he will be standing there with the placard of your name. Upon meeting, he will warmly welcome with marigold flower and later accompany you till hotel to facilitate your check into your hotel. Rest of time free for your own activities.
Back to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi - Full day City Tour

Take breakfast in the hotel and later enjoy full day guided city tour of Delhi which is the capital city of India and is the most populous city on the planet. The city has been inhabited since 06th Century BC and through most of its history, it served as capital for many kingdom and empires. In 1639AD, The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built a new walled city named Shahjahanabad which served as the capital of Mughal Empire from 1649 until the rebellion of 1857. Shahjahanabad is today called Old Delhi. After that British East India Company chose Delhi to shift its capital from Kolkata to use it as administrative centre. A three member committee was formed to plan the construction of the city.

The Key architect of the committees was Sir Edwin Lutyen who gave the shape to city which is now called New Delhi. Start the sightseeing and visit Jama Masjid, located at very busy central street of old Delhi is the largest mosque in India followed by visit of Red Fort (Closed on Monday), both built by Mughal empire shah Jahan. Enjoy Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk is one of the busiest markets in Old Delhi. In the afternoon enter New Delhi to visit some other monuments like Qutab Minar, Parliament House, India Gate, Secretariat Buildings and Jantar – Mantar Observatory. Rest of time spends time at Janpath or Palika Bazaar for shopping. Back to hotel
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Delhi – Sariska ( 200 Kms , 4 Hrs drive )

Take breakfast in the hotel and depart for Sariska is Wildlife sanctuary and got the status of Tiger Reserve making it india’s ambitious plan to save the tigers.This wildlife too is located in the state of Rajasthan just 110Km far from Jaipur and only 200Kms from Delhi which is easily accessible from both major cities. It is very popular weekend getaway destination for the city dwellers from the hustle and bustle of the cities. Located in the Aravalli mountain range this forest is spread in the area of 866 square kilometer and known for the many species of flora and fauna. This forest is known for the Bengal Tigers. It is the It is the first tiger reserve in the world to have successfully relocated tigers. Apart from tigers, one can witness many other wildlife species such as four horned antelope,chital,sambhar,nilgai, wild boar, wild dogs and langur etc. Apart from wild animals, it is also the perfact destination for the bird waters too who can capture the snap of birds such as White throated king fisher, crested serpant eagle, Indian eagle owl, bush quail,golden backed woodpecker etc.

Upon arrival check into hotel / resort. After fresh up enjoy the exclusive jeep safari with the accompanying forest guide who will take you deep in the forest to witness the presence of empire of wildlife in their own habitat. In the evening back to hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04: Sariska – Jaipur ( 110 Kms, 2.5 Hrs drive )

After breakfast at hotel depart for Jaipur. Upon arrival check into Hotel. Rest of time free at leisure or visit the local markets with your chauffer or visit the Chokhi Dhani Ethnic Village where you will experience the village life ambience with traditional dance of Rajasthan and folk songs, mud cottages and foods all at same modern resorts . Take Dinner and come back to your hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05: In Jaipur (Excursion to Amber Fort + Half day City tour)

This morning get up with the thrill to explore the new destination where you will be visiting forts and palaces of unique and peculiar design. Jaipur is the capital of the northern Indian state of Rajasthan which is also known as Pink City due to pink colored painted wall of the houses/govt. building of the city. The city was founded in 1727 AD by then ruler of Amer, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Before this, the capital was Dausa (51Kms from Jaipur) from where the king was ruling the empire. After shifting the capital from Dausa to Jaipur, all the major development started and soon became the impressive city with well-planned lay out of road, gardens, royals’ palaces and forts and Residential buildings etc. After sumptuous breakfast in the hotel, meet your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel who will meet you with humble posture and brief you about the whole day activities. After briefing the day schedule, you will board the car and taken first to Amber fort to see the fabulous Amber Fort. En-route to Amber you will stop and see the `Palace of Winds’, otherwise known as Hawa Mahal. It is really an elaborate facade behind which the ladies of the court used to watch the daily goings on in the street below.

On your way back, you will visit Jal Mahal (Water Palace) located in the middle of water followed by visit of City Palace, a famous landmark that is expanded over a large area as it occupies one seventh of the city. Next visit will be of adjacent Jantar Mantar or Astronomical Observatory made by the Maharaja of Jaipur. It has also been included in the world heritage lists. After finishing sightseeing you would some leisure time which you can spend in shopping. You will be taken to the markets where you where you can buy souvenirs, traditional Rajasthani attires, shawl and Handicrafts etc. for your loved one.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06: Jaipur –Ranthamhore National Park ( 180 Kms, 4.5/ 5 Hrs drive )

Post sumptuous morning breakfast in the coffee shop of the hotel , depart for another popular wild life destination,Ranthambhore National Park located just 180Kms far from Jaipur. It is one of the largest national park in Northern India with an area of 390 Square kilometer. It was named after the historic Ranthambhore fortress. Earlier it was a wildlife sanctuary established by the Govt. of India but later declared as tiger reserve to protect tigers and other wildlife animals in this natural jungle habitat. Today , it is one the best wild life destination due to maximum possibility to spot the tigers even in the day. Beside Tigers, you spot other wild animals such as Leopard, Nilgai, hyena, sloth bear, Jackal, wild boar and deers etc. On reaching Ranthambhore check into your hotel / resort and take rest.

In the evening proceed to visit Ranthambhore fortress situated atop the hill overlooking the entire forest. From the top of the hill you can snap the pictures of the sprawling forest and breathtaking view. Back to hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07: Ranthambhore

This early morning take a hot cup of tea in your hotel /resort and board the open jeep / canter to proceed to the forest where you will try your luck to spot the tiger(s) anywhere in the forest or near your jeep/canter. Keep your binocular on and find out their presence anywhere even on the top of the hill or thick forest. Amidst the chirping of birds, you may become lucky and can spot anytime for a second or minute in its natural forest habitat. After the 03Hours game drive back to hotel /resort for Breakfast and take rest. Later in the second half enjoy your another game drive in the forest exploring in different zone of the park.In the evening back to hotel
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08: Ranthambhore – Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary ( 220 Kms, 4.5 Hrs drive )

After early breakfast at the hotel drive to Bharatpur is popular bird sanctuary of India. On reaching, check into hotel. After fresh up and relax visit the Bird sanctuary and take Rickshaw ride to explore most part of the sanctuary. It is a famous Avifauna sanctuary that hosts thousands of birds of different species landing during the winter season. Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the sanctuary as their permanent home. It is a man made and man managed wetland which protects the sanctuary from frequent floods. The Sanctuary has become diverse habitats are home to 366 bird species, 379 floral species, 50 species of fish, 13 species of snakes, 5 species of lizards, 7 amphibian species , 7 turtle species, and a variety of other invertebrates. Every year thousands of migratory waterfowl visit the park for wintering breeding etc. The Sanctuary is one of the richest bird areas in the world. It is known for nesting of its resident birds and visiting migratory birds including water birds. The rare Siberian cranes used to winter in this park but this central population of Siberian Cranes is now extinct. According to Sir Peter Scott Keoladeo Sanctuary is the world’s best bird area.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09: Bharatpur – Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

After early breakfast in the hotel depart for Agra. Enroute visit the UNESCO world heritage site – – Fatehpur Sikri. This deserted red sandstone city was founded by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late 16th century. Here you will get mesmerized with the architecturally designed buildings. The most popular buildings among them are Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Am, Panch Mahal etc.

After spending around 01 Hour here, you will continue your drive for Agra. Following 45 Minutes’ drive you will arrive the city and check into hotel. After fresh up get ready to explore the city. Agra is one of the prominent tourist destinations in Northern India located on the banks of the River Yamuna. It served as the capital of Delhi Sultanate when Sultan Sikandar Lodi who shifted his capital from Delhi to Agra in 1506AD and His Son Ibrahim Lodi who Succeed him. After the defeat of Ibrahim Lodi by the first Mughal Emperor Babur in the 01st battle of Panipat in 1526 AD, the capital was shifted to Mughals. It was the golden Era of the city when drastic changes and development was seen. This was the period when many splendid Mughal era buildings were constructed. The most important among them is Taj Mahal which attracts huge crowd from all over the world. Following 4 Hrs. road journey, you will arrive Agra and check into hotel. Take time for fresh up and later proceed for half day City tour including Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine the mortal remains of his Queen Mumtaz followed by visit of Agra Fort.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10: Agra - Delhi ( 205 Kms, 5 Hrs drive )

Post breakfast at hotel day free at leisure or your own activities until scheduled drive to Delhi. On arrival transfer to Delhi International Airport to board the flight for your onward journey. Tour ends with happy memories

Rajasthan Package