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Best of India with Tigers
Tour Duration: 14 Nights - 15 Days
Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho - Varanasi
Day 1: Delhi
Begin your tour
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's "Best of India with Tigers Tour"!
in Delhi , you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your
hotel. Relax for rest of the day.
Day 2: Delhi
This morning after a leisurely breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Delhi.
Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's
tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government
Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of
the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of
Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping
centre of Old Delhi.
Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur
This morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Relax
for the remaining part of the day.
Day 4: Jaipur
Morning city tour of Jaipur.
Visit the Jagmandir or
the Hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory
- The Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that
give accurate predictions till date. The City Palace reflects a blend of Rajasthani
and Mughal architecture. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five-storied
structure of pink sandstone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows
overlooking the main street of the old city and through the rose pink residential
and business areas of Jaipur.
Afternoon drive to Ranthambore and transfer
Day 5: Ranthambore
exploration in Ranthambhore.
Two trip to the Tiger Park in the Morning &
Day 6: Ranthambore
at the hotel.
Proceed for full day game viewing inside the jungle. (Two safaris)
Day 7: Ranthambore - Bharatpur
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. On arrival , check into your hotel. Later visit the
Day 8: Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri-Agra
This morning following a leirsurely breakfast drive to Fatehpur Sikri.Visit
This abandoned capital of the Mughals is a perfectly preserved
city at the height of the empire's splendor. The city divided into religious and
secular parts has interesting well-sculpted buildings.
Upon arrival in Agra,
check in to your hotel. Relax for rest of the day.
Day 9: Agra - Umaria
Early in the morning visit Taj Mahal (Closed on
Friday) during sunrise and return to the hotel for breakfast. Later vist Agra.
Visit Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula & the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings
inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural
styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort
echo the story of the Mughal Empire. The Moti Masjid & other magnificent buildings
reflect the skill of the ancient Indian architectsLater you will visit a marble
gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white
marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
In the evening transfer to Railway station t o catch train for UMARIA.
Day 10: Arrive Umaria -Bandhavgarh
in the morning and you will be dirctly drive to bandavgarh and transfer to hotel
by our representative.
Bandavgarh is justifiably famous for its Tigers, but
it has a wide range of other game. The undergrowth is not as dense as in some
northern terai forests, but the best time to see the park inhabitants is still
the summer months when water becomes more scarce and the undergrowth dies back.
A full day game viewing inside the jungle.
A full day game viewing inside the jungle.
the Bandavgarh Fort: The oldest fort in India - considered to be more than 2500
years. One-hour trek up the fort is worth the effort. The charm of this trek lies
in discovering these monuments in the jungle, unspoiled and unexplored. Some of
the statues lie off the main path and so it is best to take a guide. Apart from
the avatars, well worth seeing are three small temples of around the 12th century.
Day 12: Bandhavgarh
Full day free to visit
Bandhavgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight: Hotel
Day 13: Bandhavgarh-
Early morning after breakfast drive to Khajuraho. Upon arrival,
check into your hotel for an overnight stay.
14: Khajuraho-Varanai Flight
Visit the world famous Khajuraho temples
were built by the Chandela kings between 950 AD and 1050 AD. The most important
are the Chaunset Yogini Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, The Mahadev Temple,
Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely image of 11 headed Vishnu, Vishvanath
and Nandi Temples, Lakshmana Temple, Visha Temple of Shiva, which is the largest
& most typical of temples. Visit the Eastern group of temples that consist
of the Parasvanath Temple - the only Jain Temple surviving at Khajuraho and has
excellent sculptures on the outer walls of the Sanctum, the Javeri Temple dedicated
to Vishnu. The other temples in this group are those dedicated to Brahma, Yamuna
Later in the afternoon transfer to the airport to catch flight
for Varanasi. On arrival, transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 15: Varanasi -Delhi
Early morning enjoy boat cruise
(at your own cost) on river Ganges. Thousands of pilgrims throng the water's edge,
bathing, worshipping, meditating. On stone platforms under palm leaf umbrellas,
the Pandas-Brahmin priests preside over rites and rituals.
for the city sightseeing tour. Varanasi, one of the oldest living cities in the
world, believed to be founded 3000 years ago, is one of the 7 holiest cities of
Later in the evening transfer to Varanasi airport to catch flight
for Delhi. Arrive Delhi domestic airport and transfer to Delhi International airport
(Through shuttle services available free of cost at the airport) to board your
International flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable
memories of "Best of India with Tigers Tour" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.
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