Golden Triangle with Ranthambore National Park
This classic itinerary takes in the places of the most significant of Rajasthan from the capital New Delhi, the sparkling Jaipur, Agra, famous worldwide for its famous Taj Mahal, with a detour to visit one of the most important parks of India which houses a varied wildlife, including tigers.
RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK
In North India, the eastern border of Rajasthan, between the Thar Desert and the Aravalli, is one of the parks that attract more tourists. Once the reserve of hunting of kings, since 1972 has been declared a national park under the protection of the Project Tiger, because the reserve live in thirty Indian tigers as well as other wild animal species (blue antelopes, leopards, hyenas, deer , bears, leopards, jungle cats, a variety of birds and so on). The fortune of the park is also due to its position close to the Golden Triangle as it is called the itinerary includes Delhi, Agra and Jaipur (which is 150 Km.). The national park, dotted with Banyan, large Indian trees from the large shadow, is surrounded by two rivers, the Banas and Chambal and is washed by the lake Padam Talao. Another guest Rathambore is the tenth-century Forte, on a rock at the entrance of the park, built in 944 which houses inside various temples including one dedicated to Ganesh, the most beautiful of Rajasthan. Closed from July to mid-September. Between November and May the weather is pleasant but also in the dry season (October-March) are likely the avvistamentii because the animals come out from the forest to the lake to drink.
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
Upon arrival at the airport in Delhi, personal encounter with our staff for presentations. Transfer to hotel and overnight.
Day 02: Delhi
Breakfast and then tour in the Old and New Delhi. Visit the Red Fort Outside, built in 1639 by Emperor Shah Jahan Mogul (the creator of the Taj Mahal) and in 2007 recognized heritage site. Visit the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, also commissioned by Shahjehan and completed in 1656. It crosses the old Chandni Chowk market of the 17th century, wanted by the emperor himself. Visit Raj Ghat, a black marble platform where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated January 31, 1948, the day after murder. Continuation for the new Delhi until the district government buildings and Connaught Place. Stop at India Gate, the arch erected in memory of the Indian soldiers who died fighting for the British Army during World War II. Visit the complex of the Qutub Minar, a tower of 73 meters, engraved with verses of the Koran, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, which is one of the finest monuments in India and around the world. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi / Sariska (Km. 220 - about 5 hours)
Breakfast and departure to Sariska. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Sariska / Jaipur (Km. 170 - about 3 hours)
Breakfast and another visit to enjoy more of the beauties of the Park. Then we leave for Jaipur the "Pink City" for the color of its buildings. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur
Breakfast and then hike to the famous Amber fort, 11 km. from the city, clay and white marble, whose construction began in 1592 at the hands of Raja Man Singh I, which was the ancient capital of the state and home to all the Rajput dynasties until the founding of Jaipur. The interiors are richly decorated with sculptures, mirrors, precious stones. Access the entrance of the fort on elephant back or jeep (if available), along the walls and embankments. Return to the city and stop in front of the Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal, built in 1799 to allow the ladies of the court to observe, discreetly, daily life in the streets. Then the beginning of Jaipur visit, the capital of Rajasthan, was founded November 18, 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whom the city is named. In 2008 Conde Nast Traveller Readers Choice Survey classified Jaipur the 7th best place to visit in Asia. Visit the complex of the City Palace, the historic seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, whose construction began between 1729 and 1732 by Sawai Jai Singh II and which, with its courtyards, gardens and buildings, is the heart of the old city. Today it is still the residence of the real and is part museum. Visit the Jantar Mantar, the astronomical observatory, the World Heritage site, a set of architectural forms used as astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II between 1727 and 1734 on the model of similar structures already erected in Delhi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur / Ranthambore (Km. 175 - about 3 hours)
Breakfast and departure to Ranthambore. All 'arrival accommodation at the hotel.
Day 07: National Park Rathambore
Breakfast and full day dedicated to Safar in the park. The tiger is not the only attraction at Ranthambhore. which houses, among others, a wide variety of birds and other animals including owls, monkeys, leopards, caracal, hyena, jackal, jungle cat, marsh crocodiles, wild boars, bears and various species of deer. Note that in animals Park live in the wild, and therefore they can not predict the movements nor guarantee sightings. The safaris in the park will be two: one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 08: Ranthaambore / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra. (Km.240 - about 4 hours)
Breakfast and departure to Agra with a stop at Fatehpur Sikri, located 40 kms from Agra and built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1569, testifying to the power of his court. The city was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Its palaces and pavilions are perfectly preserved red sandstone. Continue on to Agra, the city of love.
Day 09: Agra / Delhi (Km. 210 - about 4 hours)
In the morning visit the Taj Mahal (closed on Friday), now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which Shah Jahan, for the sake of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth in 1631, ordered the construction of which was finished in 1653.I their bodies lie in a simple crypt. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Visit the Red Fort, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, whose construction was ordered by Emperor Akbar in 1565. Visit the Mosque of the Pearls and the Sale of Audiences. Excursion to Sikandra to visit the tomb of Akbar. Departure to Delhi. Dinner and transfer to the airport.
Day 10: Departure from Delhi.
Flight boarding for the return home.
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