Private Tour - India's Golden Triangle & the Tigers of Ranthambore

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10 days, from £1582
Cosmos Tours
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Description

Your private tour of India combines the wildlife of Kipling's literature with the splendour of India's opulent past. Starting in Delhi, you'll enjoy the sights and a cycle rickshaw ride through Old Delhi. Then you'll travel to Agra, home of the majestic Taj Mahal, which is a must-see on any travel wish list. The final point on India's Golden Triangle is Jaipur, where the spectacular Amber Fort awaits, with time to wander around the colourful local bazaars. Your journey concludes in Ranthambore, with a safari drive through the National Park which is home to tigers, leopards, striped hyenas, sambar deer, sloth bears and Indian wild boar. See all of the famous sights of India with this colourful tour.

At a glance
- Delhi Agra - Taj Mahal
- Jaipur
- Ranthambore National Park With 3 Safari Tours.

Itinerary

Extensions 3 night Shimla extension - post tour, 7 night Goa beach stay - post tour, Please call out 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.
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, the step well of Agrasen ki Baoli 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

Leave Delhi for Agra and later 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 Agra stop at Fatehpur Sikri, an abandoned ghost town. Wander around the elegant courtyards, sandstone palaces and victory gate of this eerie city. En route visit the ancient step wells in Abhaneri. Arrive later in Jaipur, the 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. NOTE: Museum subject to opening times.
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 a shared jeep in search of the tigers in Ranthambore National Park.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 8 Ranthambore

Enjoy a morning Safari tour in a shared jeep 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 a shared jeep in search of the Tigers of Ranthambore. Also included is a visit to a centre working towards women 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. This evening why not enjoy an optional cinematic theatre show and dinner at the Kingdom of Dreams? NOTE: Subject to opening times.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


 Day 10 Delhi - UK

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