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Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Tour

Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destinations : Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Jaipur

Day 01 : Arrival at Delhi

Arrive Delhi international airport by any convenient flight. Meet and greet by representative from ARV Holidays Pvt Ltd, on arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay. Overnight stay in hotel.
Note : Check-in time at the hotel is 12 Noon. If you arrive early morning, then accommodation will be required from previous night.

Day 02 : At Delhi

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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 QutubMinar.Your driver shall take you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Also visit the local Bahai Temple {LotusTemple}.
Overnight stay at hotel. Note: Red Fort is closed on Monday. Bahai Temple is close on Sunday.

Day 03 : Delhi / Agra. 210Kms and 04-05 Hrs.

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After 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 capita lof 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 AgraFort, Idmad-Ud-Dola {Baby Taj Mahal}. Evening visit the world famous monument of love the Taj Mahal during sunset..
Overnightat the hotel Note: Taj Mahal is closed on every Friday.

Day 04 : Agra / Ranthambore. 300Kms and 05-06 Hrs.

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 philosophysat with the Mughal ulema and debatedon various issues. Afterwards continue drive to Ranthambore.
Upon arrival, check in at the hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05 : Ranthambore.

Morning and afternoon amusement drives in Ranthambore NationalPark byJeep on sharing basis. Overnightstay at hotel.

Day 06 : Ranthambore / Jaipur. 200Kms and 04-05 Hrs.

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After breakfast at the hotel driveto Jaipur, upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Afternoon indulge insome independent activities. Evening drive to Choki Dhani Village Resort, that is approx. 30 Km from Jaipur. Enjoy special Rajasthani Dinner at Choki Dhani, afterwards return back to hotel.
Overnight stay the hotel.

Day 07 : Jaipur.hawa-mahal

After breakfast depart for a half-day excursion to AmberFort. 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 agaily-caparisoned elephant, true to the style of the Maharajas of thepast. The interior of the fort has various royal halls decorated with in tricate ivory, mirror, and glass work 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 grandeurof a kingdom never conquered. After your visit, return to the hotelor 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 painting sportraying 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.
Overnight stay the hotel.

Day 08 : Jaipur / Delhi / Departure. 350 Kms and07-08 Hrs. book now

After early breakfast, check-out from hotel and drive to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer to Delhi airport to board your international flight back home.
End of the services with happy memories.