Rajasthan with Wildlife

Duration :: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination Covered :: Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambhore Tiger National Park – Deeg – Keoladeo Ghana(Bharatpur) Bird Sanctuary – Delhi

Day 1 Visit Delhi

After a pick-up will take you a private tour of delhi by chauffeur driven private air-condition car. You can visit Red fort, Jama Mosque, Rajghat, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, President House, India Gate & Parliament House by your own Tourist Vehicle. (few monuments are restricted for the local people/Tourist but you can visit from outside).
Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 2 Delhi – Jaipur

After a pick-up will take you a private tour of Jaipur. It will take approx 5 hrs by drive. Jaipur, the “Pink City” and the stunning capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan. This royal place is rich in heritage, culture, architecture with splendid fortresses and majestic palaces. Once you arrive at hotel, you may complete the check-in formality. You may have a lunch (own expense) and take some rest. In evening, you may start your trip again with the cab and the chauffeur will take you to the Jaipur market place. You may visit the Market by walk and later back to the vehicle so the chauffeur may take you to the Hotel.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 3 Jaipur

After the morning breakfast at the hotel, chauffeur will report you at the Hotel Lobby and you will be driven to Jaipur City Palace.This 18th century City Palace design and architecture belong to a long running Rajput tradition. After spending a 2 hours you may proceed to visit the Janter Manter, a old way to see and measure time., it is considered to be one of the largest observatories ever built. Combining religion, science and art. It is build by Maharaja Jai Singh II during the 1720. After spending a 30 to 40 minutes you may proceed to visit Hawa Mahal or wind of palace. A five story palace was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. It has 953 windows which are decorated with intricate designs. The main intention behind the construction of the Mahal was to facilitate the royal women and provide them a view of everyday life through the windows, as they never appeared in public. After visiting the hawa mahal, you may proceed to have a lunch (own expense) in nice and good restaurant. After the meals, you may start your trip again and drive to Amer Fort and Palace. A beautiful complex of palaces, halls, pavilions, gardens and temples built by Raja Man Singh. Tourists often ride on the elephant back (own expense) to the Singh pool and the Jaleb Chowk. You may spend approx 2 to 3 hrs at the fort and later driver will drive you back at the hotel.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 4 Jaipur – Ranthambhore Tiger National Park

After the relaxing morning breakfast at the hotel drive to Ranthambhore- one of the finest tiger reserves in the country, situated in Eastern Rajasthan, where the Aravalli Hill ranges and the Vidhyan Plateau meet. In the evening you can enjoy the flora and fauna. The territory is covered with ancient Banyan Trees, Dhok & Pipal trees, clusters of mango trees and crisscrossed with evergreen belts. The terrain is made up of massive rock formations, steep scarps, perennial lakes and streams and forest suddenly opening up into large areas of Savannah. The terrain of Ranthambhore Wildlife Sanctuary fluctuates between impregnable forests and open bush land. The forest is the typically dry deciduous type, with Dhok, being the most prominent tree.
Overnight stay at Ranthambhore.

Day 5 Ranthambhore Tiger National Park

After the relaxing morning breakfast at the hotel you may proceed to go for Tiger Safari at Tiger Park. Ranthambhore National Park – this wildlife sanctuary is famous for its Tigers and is favorite with photographers. Tigers, the park’s pride makes it one of the best places in the country to observe them. Apart from that a large numbers of Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Gazzelle, Boars, Mongoose, Indian Hare, Monitor Lizards and a large number of birds.For the wildlife savvy, Ranthambhore wildlife sanctuary has an intense diversity of flora and fauna with 300 trees, 50 aquatic plants, 272 birds, 12 reptiles and 30 mammals to count a few.

The ideal time to visit the Tiger sanctuary is from October to March and April to May.

Ranthambhore Fort & Jogi Mahal- The park got its name from the Ranthambhore Fort, which sits on a rocky outcrop in the heart of the Park. The fort, which dates back to the 10th century and is probably the oldest existing fort in Rajasthan, was a vital citadel for control of Central India and particularly the Malwa plateau. The entry point to the Ranthambhore National Park goes straight to the foot of the fort and the forest rest house, Jogi Mahal. Also it has the second-largest Banyan tree in India.
Overnight stay at Ranthambhore.

Day 6 Ranthambhore – Keoladeo Ghana(Bharatpur) Bird Sanctuary

After the relaxing morning breakfast at the hotel you may proceed to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. It will take approx 5 – 6 hrs by air-conditioned chauffeur driven cab, en-route you may enjoy the scenic beauty of landscaping on both side of the road. On arrival, check in to your hotel and have free time to rest and later have lunch (own expense) at the Hotel or Restaurant.

Later in afternoon, drive to Deeg Palace – a luxurious summer resort which is built in the 18th century by Raja Suraj Mal, the former king of bharatpur. The palaces form a quadrangle with a garden and walkways at its centre. Decorative flowerbeds, shrubs, trees and numerous fountains which cool the place considerably during summer. Two huge water tanks, Gopal Sagar and Rup Sagar, on either side also helped to bring down the temperature. In festivals such as Holi, colours are added to the water. Small cloth pouches with different organic colours were manually inserted into the holes in the reservoir wall. When the water flowed out through them passing along an intricate network of pipelines, the fountains begin spouting coloured water. The spray of water from the fountains and the jets create a monsoon-like ambience which is enhanced further by a unique technique that produces thunder-like sound all around the pavilion. Hundreds of metal balls placed strategically on the channel surrounding the roof are set rolling with the water pressure which results in a thunderous effect. After spending 2 to 3 hrs you will return to your hotel in the evening and enjoy the rest of the night at your leisure. Have dinner at the hotel (own expense).
Overnight stay in Bharatpur.

Day 7 Keoladeo Ghana(Bharatpur) Bird Sanctuary

After a morning breakfast at the Hotel start your day with Sound Relaxation-Soothing Forest Birds, Green Nature and fresh air. On arrival at national park, you may explore the national park by cycle rickshaw. The Keoladeo National Park formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in bharatpur, Rajasthan. Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the Bird Park their home. This is spread in 29 Km area. It was declared a protected sanctuary in 1971. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Every year thousands of migratory waterfowl visit the park for wintering breeding. The Sanctuary is one of the richest bird areas in the world. It is known for nesting of its resident birds and visiting migratory birds including water birds. The rare Siberian cranes used to come in winter in this park for breeding.

The ideal time to visit the Bird sanctuary is from October to March and April to May.

Lunch time, you may purchase the food from the forest lodge (own expense) or you may have your Lunch (own expense) at the Hotel. Late afternoon you will depart from Bird sanctuary and proceed to Hotel.
Overnight stay in Bharatpur.

Day 8 Keoladeo Ghana(Bharatpur) Bird Sanctuary – Delhi

After a morning breakfast at the Hotel you may check-out from the hotel and ready yourself to return back to New Delhi with sweat memories.

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