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Golden Triangle, Taj & Tiger Tour
Duration         :  6 Nights / 7 Days
Places Covered: Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore National Park, Jaipur.

Overview: Visit the magnificent ‘Golden Triangle’, consisting of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, take a breather from your hectic schedule and feel the true colors of India, all blend in together in a perfect harmony. Delhi, the political capital of India, provides you with many colors and flavors of India’s eclectic composition, contemporary Delhi will inspire, amaze, impress and fascinate you all together by its rich heritage, ancient monuments and exquisite places like the Delhi Haat, Red Fort, etc. Agra, the medieval city, situated on the banks of the Yamuna River, will make you lose your heart in the ancient Mughal-era heritage and architecture. Jaipur, the pink city of India, makes you appreciate the fathomless beauty in its scenic landscape, its cultural heritage, and its majestic ancient monuments, all in all taking shape of the perfect artwork you’ve ever seen. Besides taking home the unforgettable memory of the Golden Triangle, we also take you to Ranthambore Wild Life Sanctury, where you get to see nature from an all new different perspective.

Day 01: Flight to New Delhi
On arrival in India you will be greeted and escorted by Travel Q Shop staff to your hotel. Check in time 1200 hrs noontime. Upon arrival at Hotel check in & overnight stay.

Day 02: New Delhi/Old Delhi sightseeing
After breakfast visit Red Fort* – the 17th century imposing fortress, the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), India’s largest mosque where more than 20,000 people can kneel in prayer and Raj Ghat -Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial. In the afternoon visit New Delhi. You will drive past President’s Palace and India Gate (42m high), built to commemorate the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. Later visit Humayun’s Tomb, and the Qutub Minar, the highest sands stone minaret in the world (73 meters) Lastly visit to Delhi Haat: It is a small ethnic India in the midst of greater India. India is such a diverse country in terms of culture, race and crafts. The real India is never available in a platter, at one place. Delhi Haat is an attempt to showcase India at one stage. And it did quite well. Known for good, affordable food, there are food stores representing almost every states of India. Apart from that- Indian textiles, hand looms, knick-knacks, handicraft works etc are displayed in all its glory. Later dinner at one of the famous Indian restaurant. Time to retire for the day.
* Red Fort is closed on Mondays

Day 03: Delhi - Agra (By Surface 205 kms /5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Agra. On the way you get to see the authentic routine village life. Little before Agra we stop at Sikandra to see the mausoleum of great Mughal King Akbar (1556-1605). On arrival check in at the hotel. Later in the evening visit Taj Mahal (1631-1653), a poem in white marble, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal. Also enjoy Tonga ride. Overnight at the hotel.
* Taj mahal remains closed on Friday.

Day 04: Agra-Ranthambore (250 kms/6 hrs) –Ranthambore National park is closed from 1st July to 30th September.
After breakfast visit Agra Fort (Fort and Palace) situated on the West Bank of the river Jamuna. Later drive to Ranthambore National Park en route covering Fatehpur Sikri. It is a beautiful and deserted medieval city built by Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire. The Mughals later abandoned this city for lack of water. On arrival at Ranthambore welcome refreshing drink with snacks. In the evening bon fire (only in winter) with live cultural dance & music. Dinner and overnight at hotel/resort.

Day 05: Ranthambore-Jaipur (145 kms)
Early after tea/coffee with biscuits embark onto jungle safari. Return hotel by 10 Am breakfast & leisure time. After lunch leave for Jaipur. On arrival hotel check in. In the evening visit to Chokhidhani-an Ethnic Village Resort- located at a distance 15 km from Jaipur. Evenings at Chokhi Dhani are very special. A Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground and includes the entertainment by folk dancers and musicians. The guests can move around freely and enjoy the evening. After traditional Rajasthani Dinner drive back to Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 06: Jaipur
After breakfast, half-day AM: excursion trip takes you to Amer Fort with Elephant ride.- Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace.Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. Continue sight-seeing& return to Jaipur & complete the sightseeing of “Pink City” (Jaipur). You will visit City Palace- A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. Royal Observatory (Janter Manter-1728-34)- This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Later by pass Hawa Mahal. Or “Palace on Winds”. Dinner in a nice local restaurant with dances will be organized for the guests. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 07: Jaipur - Delhi (By Surface 258 Kms / 6 hrs)
After breakfast drive back to Delhi. On arrival in New Delhi transfer straight to International airport to connect flight back home.