Golden Triangle Tour with Bird Sanctuary
Private tour in New Delhi
Tour Price : USD 670 Duration : 06 nights / 07 days Languages: Hindi, English & German
Day 01 Arrival Delhi Meeting & assitance upon arrival and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 Delhi This morning drive past the Rashtrapati Bhawan (President Palace), the administrative North and South Blocks, the circular House of Parliament and the Memorial Arch of the First World War called India Gate. Visit the Jamma Masjid, built on a natural elevation by Shah Jahan in 1651-56 AD. It is one of the largest mosques in India and most impressive structurally. Excursion in New Delhi. Walk through the Chandni Chowk (Silver Street) and visit the Sikh temple. Continue past the Red Fort, built as the royal residential and official complex of Shah Jahan. It is an irregular oblong. The palaces mostly in marble are along the river front. Drive on to the Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Visit the 72.5-meter tall Qutab Minar, adjoining the Quwwatu’l-Islam mosque that is built from materials plundered from Hindu Temples. In the courtyard stands a rust free iron pillar, raised originally as a standard to Vishnu in the 4th century AD by Chandra Gupta. Also visit the Humayun Tomb which gave inspiration for Taj Mahal & Lotus temple. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 Delhi-Agra ( 200 Kms / 4 hrs) Morning drive to Agra. Arrive Agra & check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit the Agra Fort, which lies on the bend of the river Yamuna. Built by Akbar over 1565-73 AD, it was successively occupied and added to by Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. The prominent edifices inside are Jahangiri Mahal, Khas Mahal, the vineyard Anguri Bagh, the ornamental bath Shish Mahal and Masumman Burj where Shah Jahan died a captive of his son Aurangzeb, passing his last days gazing at the Taj. Later visit the Taj Mahal, mausoleum of Empress Mumtaz Mahal, the beloved spouse of Shah Jahan and described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. The vastness of geometric perfection and balance with design, together with the finesse of the rich inlay work with semi precious stones in white marble is executed with great skill. It marks the most developed stage of Mughal architecture. The designer is believed to be Ustad Ahmad Lahori (closed on Friday). Enjoy the sun set view of Taj Mahal. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Bharapur (60 / 2 hrs) Morning drive to Fatehpur Sikri, chiseled of red-sandstone, with its many halls, gates and palaces. Their design combines several regional elements of regional architecture with that of Central Asia and Iran. It has many fine monuments.Fatehpur Sikri was raised by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar as a city expressing his ideals and vision, where he carried out experiments in art and architecture. Continue on to Bharatpur & upon arrival check in at Udai Villas Resort. Later visit Bharatpur which is the eastern gateway to Rajasthan, and is popular for its bird sanctuary, the Keolado Ghana National Park. Tour with private guide in New Delhi. The park was established in 1983 in an area of 29 square kilometers. Once the royal hunting preserve of the princes of Bharatpur it is one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world inuandated with over 400 species of water-birds. It is also considered as one of the greatest heronries in the world. Its shallow fresh water marsh attracts thousands of migratory birds from Afghanistan, Central Asia, Tibet; as well as Siberian cranes from the Arctic, greyleg geese from Siberia, and the bareheaded geese from China. Over 10,000 nest of egrets, darters, pelicans, ebis, comorants, grey herons and storks hatch nearly 20,000 to 30,000 chicks every year. Mammals like the sambhar, black-buck, chital, nilgai, fishing cat, otter and mongoose roam freely here. The park is also home to the Indian python. The raised paths camouflaged by babul trees makes viewing easier. Overnight at Resort.
Day 05 Bharatpur-Jaipur (200/4 hrs) Morning drive to Jaipur & upon arrival check in at Hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Later drive around new Jaipur city built by Mahraja Mansingh II in 20th century. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 Jaipur The morning begins with a ride on a caparisoned elephant up to the Amber Fort. On the way we shall see is stunning artistry of the five - storey facade of the Hawa Mahal, one of the most photographed land-marks of Jaipur. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singhji II, whose royal linage had previously ruled from Amber 11 kms away, established the “pink city” of Jaipur in 1728. The fort of Amber is built on the rugged hills that surround Jaipur. Within the Amber Fort are ornate palaces, massive gateways, courts, stairways and pillared pavilions that recall the glory and wealth of the Jaipur royal family. Afternoon the sight-seeing tour through the city includes the City Palace and its Museum, a treat of textiles, arms, carpets, paintings, manuscripts and elegant architecture. Outside the City Palace is the Royal Astronomical Observatory, whose precision of instruments is a unique achievement for the 18th century. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 Jaipur-Delhi
|Tour Price: USD 670|
|Duration: 06 nights / 07 days|
|Group Size: 04|
|Languages: Hindi, English & German|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||NO|
|Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):||NO|
|Food and Drinks :||NO|
|Other services (fees apply):|
|Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :||NO|
|Translation services :||NO|
|Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :||NO|
|Visa support :||NO|
|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||NO|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||YES|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||NO|