India's Golden Triangle and the Tigers of Ranthambore    *alt*

10 days, from £1403
Cosmos Tours
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Description

An Old Delhi rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, an amber sun on Taj Mahal white marble, a tiger stalking on a desert-scrub safari: just a handful of perfect moments on this captivating Indian odyssey.

At a glance
- Delhi Climb aboard a cycle rickshaw and experience the stirring clamour of Old Delhi.
- Taj Mahal Visit Agra's iconic ivory-white marble mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal.
- Jaipur Wander the peaceful temple gardens and opulent state rooms of the Amber Fort.
- Ranthambore National Park Search for Bengal tigers on a two-day safari.

Itinerary

Extensions 3 Night Shimla & Dehli experience - post tour, 7 Night Goa beach stay - post tour, 6 Night Nepal Tour (2018) - post tour, Combine this tour with Discover Southern India and Kerala (2018), Please call our Travel Specialists to book this holiday with an extension.


 Day 1 Depart UK

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 2 Arrive Delhi

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. This evening meet your tour director for a welcome dinner.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 3 Delhi

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi including a cycle rickshaw ride. Drive past Red Fort, visit Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid mosque and experience a walk in the alleys of Chandni Chowk. Also included is a visit to the ancient stepwell Agrasen ki Baoli, which has 103 steps with a series of carved chambers and passages. Also see Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb. Drive past India Gate, Parliament House & Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 4 Delhi - Agra

Travel to Agra. Visit Agra Fort and the unforgettable Taj Mahal at sunset. Also witness the intricate art of the 350 year old of Pietre Dura or marble inlay work.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 5 Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur

En-route to Jaipur stop at Fatehpur Sikri, an abandoned ghost town. Wander around the elegant courtyards, sandstone palaces and victory gate of this eerie city. Later, visit the ancient step wells in Abhaneri before arriving in Jaipur. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 6 Jaipur

Today, visit the stunning Amber Fort, also known as 'Sleeping beauty of Rajasthan'. This legendary fortress palace hides a rich and elaborate interior. Also see the Anokhi Museum of Hand block printing, City Palace museum followed by time at the local bazaars. Enjoy a visit to taste the local confectionery at a heritage sweetshop.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 7 Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park

Your tiger adventure starts today as you drive to Ranthambore National Park. Fringed by rocky escarpments, the lush forests and dusty scrubland of Ranthambore is home to its famous tigers, and is the only place in Rajasthan where they can be seen in the wild. On arrival leave your footprint as you plant a tree. This afternoon is the first of the Safari tours in search of the tigers in Ranthambore National Park.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 8 Ranthambore

Enjoy a morning Safari tour in Ranthambore National Park to see the protected tigers. The tigers in the park are famous for being seen during the day due to their lack of fear of human presence in jeeps. Other wildlife that might be seen are leopards, striped hyenas, sambar deer, sloth bears and Indian wild boar. After lunch experience an afternoon safari in search of the tigers of Ranthambore. Also included is a visit to a centre working towards women's empowerment. See the village community in Ranthambore and their local craftsmanship.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 9 Ranthambore - Delhi (by Train)

In the morning, transfer to the Railway Station for the train journey to Delhi. Travel on the train in tourist class. On arrival transfer to the hotel in Gurgaon.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 10 Delhi - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,