Standard Wildlife Tour
9 Nights / 10 Days
Delhi - Sariska - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Bharatpur -
Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Day 1. Abroad - Delhi.
Arrive late night at New Delhi International airport. On arrival the guest will
be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Upon arrival at hotel
the guests will be provided with the traditional Indian welcome consisting of
aarti-tikka and garlands. Overnight at hotel. Delhi is just not a city but it
is a book-- a book which narrates the history of India. The city was built and
destroyed seven times and has been witness to the various events which has brought
India through the history books. Seven times this city went through the pain
of being built and rebuilt. Today as the capital of India Delhi is the seat
of administration and the monuments which tell the saga of a bygone era stand
there. These icons are testimony to the grandeur of past and also an attraction
for the tourists. With an area of 1483 sq. Kms, Delhi is all set to acquire
full statehood. The charm of Delhi has attracted Emperors, Conquerors and poor
in equally. It is correctly said that Delhi is a land of 'Dilwalas' or for people
with heart. This phrase acquires a true colour when one goes around the lanes
Day 2. New Delhi.
Today you will make a sight-seeing Tour of Delhi Visiting Red Fort, Jama Mosque,
India Gate, Parliament Building, Qutub Minar .Later transferred to the Hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3. Delhi - Sariska.
Today morning drive to Sariska another wild life park. On arrival transfer to
Lodge. In the afternoon visit the Park. Night at Lodge. Sariska National Park
lies in the Aravalli hills and is the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja
of Alwar. Sariska itself is a wide valley with two large plateaus and is dotted
with places of historical and religious interest, including the ruins of the
Kankwari Fort, the 10th century Neelkanth temples, the Budha Hanumab Temple
near Pandupol, the Bharthari Temple near the park office, and the hot and cold
springs of Taalvriksh. The large Siliserh Lake is at the north-eastern corner.
The forests are dry deciduous, with trees of Dhak, Acacia, Ber and Salar. The
Tigers of Sariska are largely nocturnal and are not as easily seen as those
of Ranthambhor. The park also has good populations of Nilgai, Sambar and Chital.
In the evenings, Indian Porcupine, Striped Hyaena, Indian Palm Civet and even
Leopard are sometimes seen. The forests are lush during and immediately following
the monsoon, but during the dry months of February May there is a shortage of
water and in consequence mammals are attracted to water holes. At this time
of year visibility is good because of the sparse foliage. Sariska is excellent
for birdwatching and has an unusually large population of Indian Peafowl.
Day 4. Sariska - Ranthambore
After breakfast drive to Ranthambore On arrival in Ranthambore - check into
the hotel. Overnight at hotel. Ranthambore National Park is in Sawai Madhopur
District of Rajasthan state.Located at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya
hill range, this is one of the finest places to view animals, especially as
they are used to being stared at here.The park covers an area of Approximately
400 sq Km and if combined it with the area of sawai man singh sanctuary area,it
is around 500 Sq km.
Ranthambore national park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in
1974 it gained the protection of "Project Tiger". It got it's status
of a National Park in 1981.
Day 5. Ranthambore.
Early morning and late afternoon, game viewing in the sanctuary by jeeps.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 6. Ranthambore - Jaipur.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur (156 kms) On arrival in Jaipur - check into
the hotel Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon, tour of the "Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding
rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Overnight at hotel. Jaipur,
the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, is popularly known as the ' Pink City ' because
of the pink-coloured buildings in its old city. It sits on a dry lake bed in
a somewhat arid landscape, surrounded by barren hills surmounted by forts and
crenellated walls. This buzzing metropolis is certainly a place of wild contrasts
and a feast for the eyes. All through, Jaipur has retained its strong Rajputana
flavour tempered by several influences - the mughal being the most prominent.
The region's strong cultural heritage is distinctly evident even today. The
city is a visitor's delight. From the intricate, delicate looking Hawa Mahal
to the graphic forms of the Jantar Mantar - an open air observatory of outsized
astronomical instruments, the Badi Chaupar lined with shops and business establishments
on both sides to the majestic fort-palace at Amber; from the colorful fountains
of life to the sublime Birla Temple; from the architectural delight of the City
Palace to the serene Jal Mahal.
Day 7. Jaipur - Bharatpur.
Morning visit Amber Fort Afternoon drive to Bharatpur The famous Keoladeo Ghana
Bird Sanctuary. One of the finest bird parks in the world, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
(Keoladeo Ghana National Park) is a reserve that offers protection to faunal
species as well. Nesting indigenous water- birds as well as migratory water
birds and waterside birds, this sanctuary is also inhabited by Sambar, Chital,
Nilgai and Boar The major attractions of tourists visiting the park are the
numerous migratory birds, who come from as far away as Siberia and Central Asia
and spend their winters in Bharatpur, before returning to their breeding grounds.
Migratory birds at Bharatpur bird sanctuary include, several species of Cranes,
Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Shanks, Stints, Wagtails, Warblers, Wheatears,
Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks and Pipits, etc
Day 8. Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra.
After breakfast drive to Agra (56 kms) enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri Fatehpur
Sikri - drive to the impressive sandstone fortress of Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival
in Agra - check into the hotel Lunch at the hotel Afternoon, visit the Taj Mahal
. Overnight at hotel. Agra is famous as the home to one of the Seven Wonders
of the World -the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the
fort and the palaces in Agra is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary
Mughal Empire. Agra was their capital for nearly a hundred years from 1564.
A pleasant town, with a comparatively easy pace, Agra is known for its superb
inlay work on marble and soapstone by artisans who are hereditary craft persons.
The city is also famous for its carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather
Day 9. Agra - Delhi.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Red Fort. Afternoon drive to Delhi. Upon
arrival transfer to the international airport for onward flight.
Day 10. Delhi - Abroad.
Leave Delhi for Abroad.