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                                  Taj & Tiger Encounter Tour

Capital city travels and tours offer you our exclusive 8 days and 7 night Taj & Tiger Encounter tour, that will not only take you explore the wild Rajasthan persisting in the National Park of Ranthambore but also take you on a exploring venture of the splendid Heritage of Agra and the Famous Taj Mahal. Also this Taj & Tiger Tour package will take you to some explicit fort of Rajasthan including the Amber fort and the great Mughal architectural Heritage present in Fathepur sikri and Agra fort. To relax and enjoy a special visit to Chokidhani village resort will leave you painted in the colours of Rajasthan. The Rajasthan wildlife tour map will include journey starting from Delhi- Agra- Ranthambore- Jaipur .

Taj & Tiger Encounter Tour

09 Nights/ 10Days
Duration: 07 Nights/ 08 Days
Places Covered: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Delhi
day-by-day itinerary
Day 1:Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi by any convenient flight. Meet upon arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.

Note :
Check-in time at the hotel is 12 Noon. If you arrive early morning, the accommodation will be acquired from previous night.

Day 2: Delhi
Morning after breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the full day tour of Old and New Delhi in the afternoon. Old Delhi was an ancient walled city. Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1650 switched the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi. Shahjahan possessed an exquisite talent, especially in architecture, and created the seventh city of Delhi. This process brought about a phase of Delhi's glorious renaissance. Here you will see Red Fort, the most opulent Fort, and Palace of the Mughal Empire. The fort is Shahjahan's symbol of power and elegance, built behind sandstone walls. Its main gate (Lahore Gate) faces Chandni Chowk, the perpetually narrow avenue heading west from the Red Fort, is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. Also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial site of Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colorful market of the old city. Chandni Chowk was the commercial center of Delhi in the old time and you will see it come alive in the morning as the trading day starts.

New Delhi was designed and built by the British in the 1920's - it's a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi after the revolt of 1857. The King's architects, Lutyens and Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's which is often know as Lutyen's city. New Delhi the eight city was designed as an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and relinquish the subcontinent in 1947.

You shall also visit two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar. Your driver shall take you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Also visit the local Bahai Temple {Lotus Temple}.

Overnight stay at hotel
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Day 3:
Delhi / Agra

210 KMS & 04-05 HOURS.
After the breakfast at the Hotel, drive towards Agra. En-route hault to visit the famous tomb of Akbar "Sikandra" and continue journey towards Agra, Check in a hotel to grab some refreshment and relax for a while before continuing the Agra tour.

Agra was the capital of the great Mughal Empire, during 16- 17 century. This period saw the city became a leading centre of art, science, commerce, and culture. References of the origin of this magnificent city are found in Mahabharata, however Sikandar Lodhi founded the modern city of Agra. Later Akbar's grandfather Babur stayed here for some years but the splendid of Agra heritage was built by Akbar. The short golden age of Agra came to an end with the seventeenth century reign of Shahjahan, mastermind of the unforgettable Taj Mahal.

Afternoon half day sightseeing of the Agra city, visit Agra Fort, Idmad-Ud-Dola {Baby Taj Mahal.} Evening visit the world famous monument of love the Taj Mahal during sunset.
Overnight at the hotel
.
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday
Day 4:
Agra / Ranthambore
300 KMS & 06-07 HOURS
After breakfast we shall drive towards Ranthambore. On the way you shall visit Fatehpur Sikri - the deserted red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. Ponder the mysterious desertion of this capital city that was dramatically abandoned within few years after it was built. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its 'ruins' are still in a pristine condition. It is not difficult to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur. The courtyard of Sul- I -Kul built by Akbar where scholars from different religion and philosophy sat with the Mughal ulema and debated on various issues Afterwards continue drive to Ranthambore. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel
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Day 5:
In Ranthambore

Morning & afternoon amusement drives in Ranthambore National Park by open hood canter bus.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 6:
Ranthambore / Jaipur.
200 KMS & 04-05 HOURS
After breakfast at the hotel drive to Jaipur, upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Afternoon indulge in some independent activities. Evening drive to ChokiDhani Village Resort, that is approx. 40 Km from Jaipur. Enjoy special Rajasthani Dinner at ChokiDhani, afterwards return back to hotel.
Overnight stay the hotel
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Day 7: Jaipur
After breakfast depart for a half-day excursion to Amber Fort. 11 Kms. from Jaipur, Amber Fort is a marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort on the back of a gaily-caparisoned elephant, true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interior of the fort has various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror, and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. As you move between the rooms of this magnificent structure, you will feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered. After your visit, return to the hotel or to a city restaurant, where you can relax or enjoy your lunch.

Venture back to tour Jaipur. This afternoon you shall visit the City Palace Museum where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armoury of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, also visit the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 AD). Also includes a photo visit at the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five-storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes, and spires. Evening we shall drive to ChawkiDhani Village resort for special Rajasthani Dinner and return back to the hotel.
Overnight stay the hotel.
Day 8:
Jaipur / Delhi
/ Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi transfer to airport to take flight for onwards destination.
Journey ends with many happy memories.
.

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