Wildlife in North India
8 NIGHTS / 9 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar – Delhi
On arrival Delhi airport transfer to hotel. Later proceed for local sightseeing to start with the 17th century Red Fort (closed on Mondays), built by Emperor Shah Jahan, creator of the Taj Mahal. Visit to Raj Ghat - the site of the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Your afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi begins with a drive past Safdarjang's Tomb (1753 AD) while on your way to the famed Qutab Minar (1193 AD). Continue your tour to visit the Humayun's Tomb. Later drive through the Embassy area, Diplomatic enclave, stop for a quick photo shoot at India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential Estate formerly Viceroy's House) and Connaught Place, New Delhi's main shopping area. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 02 :Delhi - Sariska
Drive from Delhi to Sariska (200kms / 4.5hours). Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Enjoy game viewing in the park this afternoon. Sariska is one of Rajasthan's richest wildlife sanctuaries. The famed cats at Sariska include the Tiger, Panther and Leopard. The other wildlife includes the Sambhar, Spotted Deer, Chowsingha, Gazelle, Nilgai, Langaur, Rhesus Monkey, Porcupine, Ratel and Wild Boar. Overnight in Sariska.
Day 03 :Sariska - Jaipur
Early morning game viewing in the park. Return to hotel for breakfast. Later drive from Sariska to Jaipur (160kms / 4hours). Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is a picturesque city in a symphony of pink, surrounded by hills topped with rugged fortresses and dotted with fairy tale palaces. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur
This morning you proceed for an excursion to Amer Fort, famed for Rajput architecture visible in the palace hallways and chambers. In the afternoon, proceed on a city tour visiting the magnificent stone observatory Jantar Mantar (1728 AD) and the opulent City Palace built in a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal style. Drive past the Hawa Mahal (1799 AD), an intriguing Palace of Winds. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur - Ranthambore
Drive from Jaipur to Ranthambore (156kms / 3.5hours). The Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary extends over an area of 392 sq kms of thick forest. The place abounds in the scenic beauty and is a refuge for both the carnivorous and herbivorous animals including the Tiger, Leopard, Hyena, Jackal, Sloth Beer, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Sambhar, Chinkara and Nilgai (blue bull). The common Langaur (monkey) abound in the trees. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Afternoon game viewing in the park. Overnight in Ranthambore.
Day 06: Ranthambore
Early morning and afternoon game viewing by jeep. Overnight in Ranthambore.
Day 07: Ranthambore - Bharatpur
Post breakfast, drive from Ranthambore to Bharatpur (248kms / 6hours). Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Afternoon bird watching at the Bharatpur National Park. Also known as the Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, it is located about 55 kms from Agra. The sanctuary is home to over 353 species belonging to 56 families, of which the most famous are the endangered Siberian Cranes which migrate here during the winters. The 29 sq km expanse is also home to animals like Chital, Black Buck, Deer, Pythons, other reptiles and rich aquatic plants. Enjoy viewing migratory aquatic birds and practice your photography skills. Overnight in Bharatpur.
Day 08: Bharatpur - Agra
Drive from Bharatpur to Agra (56kms / 2hours) en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. This deserted, red sandstone city, built by Emperor Akbar, between 1570 and 1585, was the capital of the Moghul Empire for a brief period. Continue your drive to Agra and upon arrival check in to your hotel. In the afternoon, proceed for a city tour to experience the TAJ MAHAL (closed on Fridays), an extravagant marble monument of love, built by Shah Jahan in 1653 as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal. Continue your tour to the red sandstone Agra Fort built by Moghul Emperor Akbar in 1565. Overnight in Agra.
Day 09: Agra – Delhi – Bhubaneswar
Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi on express highway for your flight back home with sweet memories of holidays.
Tour Includes :
- • Return Airfare Bhubaneswar –Delhi – Bhubaneswar
- • 01 Night accommodation in Delhi
- • 01 Night accommodation in Sariska
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Jaipur
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Ranthambore
- • 01 Night accommodation in Bharatpur
- • 01 Night accommodation in Agra
- • Jeep Safari in Ranthambore National Park
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel
- • Interstate transport taxes, toll, parking driver allowance
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls
- • Guide fee, camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
- • Medical & Travel insurance