Uttarakhand Wildlife and Taj Tour

Destination :

Delhi – Neemrana – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Sikandra – Delhi – Nainital – Ranikhet – Kasauni – Corbett – Dehradun – Mussoorie – Delhi

Highlights:

  • As this travel plan is customized one for a private visit, we can adjust the visit and administrations according to your prerequisite.
  • A particular necessity, extraordinary intrigue visit, gatherings, course, shopping, national occasions, reasonable and celebrations, meeting with neighborhood individuals, safaris, outing, and dinner plan, convenience and so forth., can be masterminded as needs be at extra expense, assuming any.
  • During the National Ceremonies, Major Sports Events, New Year, Christmas, Fair and Festivals the bundle cost can be changed occasionally.

Uttarakhand Wildlife and Taj Tour

Delhi, the towering capital city of the independent and largest democratic country in the world: India. Delhi is located and sprawled on both banks of Yamuna River. The city is enriched with culture, architecture and human diversity, Delhi city is a blend of the ancient past of India with the vibration of the modern world. The city designed by the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) & is tree-lined & spacious. Legend has it that the Pandavas of epic Mahabharata, the august heroes, founded Delhi around 1200 BC & the name of the city was Indraprastha.

Neemrana Fort - The Neemrana Fort Palace is situated on an elevated hillock and offers magnificent picturesque views of the surrounding region. In 1467, The Chauhan's capital shifted from Mandhan to Neemrana when the fort was established by Raja Dup Raj. It was subsequently conquered by the Mughals and the Jats before reverting back to the Rajputs in 1775 when the princely state of Alwar was established. It was made into a heritage resort back in 1986 and is among India's oldest heritage resort hotels.

Jaipur is widely known as the ‘Pink City’ of India. The walls, houses and buildings of the entire city were washed with pink colour for a grand and royal welcome of Prince Albert and Queen Victoria of Britain, who visited Jaipur in 1853 A.D. This splendid city as was founded in 1727 A.D by one of the greatest ruler Jai Singh II. Jaipur is surrounded by hills on three sides. Jaipur is the only city in the world, which is designed in accordance with Hindu architectural science called Shilpa Shastra. The city had been designed in rectangular shape of 9 blocks, depicting the 9 partition of the universe.

Ranthambore, hailed as one of India's finest wildlife locations, It was established as a sanctuary in 1959 and included in the very first phase of Project Tiger in 1972. The park derives its name from the fort of Ranthambore, which sits on a rocky outcrop in the forest. The fort dates back to the 11th century when it was a vital citadel for the control of central India. Though overrun by vegetation, remnants of the summer palaces, temples and guard stones within the fort still remain. Earlier, the hunting preserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur, the Park at Ranthambore was once the scene of royal hunting parties. Today, it is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild.

Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Taj Mahal. A pleasant town with a comparatively slow pace, Agra is an old city and it is said that its name was derived from Agrabanad, a forest that finds mention in the epic Mahabharata. Agra is known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone by craftsmen who are descendants of those who worked under the Mughals. The city is also famous for its carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes. Agra and Fatehpur Sikri, both are conveniently located close to Delhi. Agra Fort, Sikandra, Ram Bagh and Itmad-Ud-Daulah are some of the noteworthy places to visit apart from the famous Taj Mahal.

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Day 1: Arrival - Delhi

Welcome on arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi and transfer to pre-booked hotel by air-conditioned car. After check-in, travel documents related to travel planning and services will be handed over to you; Our representative will address all your questions regarding your entire tour plan. Later in the evening, he went to see the Light and Sound Show at the Red Fort. The show showcases an amazing history of the city in a very interesting way. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

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Day 2 : Delhi

After having your morning breakfast, take a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi such as: Red Fort, Jama Masjid "India's largest and most magnificent mosque", Rajghat "Memorial of Mahatma Gandhi" where he was cremated. Sightseeing tour continues to visit New Delhi including Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate; To honor and pay tribute to the Indian soldiers who sacrificed themselves during the Afghan war, Birla Mandir (Lakshmi Narayan Temple), Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Shaped Bhai's Temple, Qutub Minar; Produced by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak of the Slave Dynasty. Sri Radha Parthasarathy Temple, commonly known as ISKCON Delhi Temple. In the evening you can opt for a cycle rickshaw ride from the vibrant and colorful market of Chandni Chowk. Later, go back to the hotel to rest and relieve your tiredness.

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Day 3 : Delhi – Neemrana – Jaipur (260 kms: 6 hrs)

After breakfast checkout the hotel and drive to Jaipur, en route visit to one of the splendid citadel of Rajasthan: Neemrana Fort to explore this magnificent royal abode. Now converted in to the magnificent heritage hotel, one can opt to have lunch in a Royal ambience; can also enjoy Zip Tour over here - an exhilarating and exploratory activity. You can have camel cart rides and vintage car rides. Later continue drive to Jaipur, on arrival, transfer to the hotel. After refreshment, enjoy your evening at the most authentic and ethnic village resort: called Chokhi Dhani, designed on the theme of an ethnic village of Rajasthan with lots of traditional environment with entertainment like folk dances, puppet shows, astrology, music, camel ride, Here you can enjoy the traditional Rajasthani food. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 4 : Jaipur

Today morning after breakfast, explore the Pink City with an excursion to splendid Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, built in the 15th Century by Rajput King Man Singh. Later visit another mighty and majestic Nagargarh fort, close to Amber fort. Drive back to the main city to visit the imperial City Palace - present residence of the royal family of Jaipur. The incredible Jantar Mantar was innovated and constructed by Jaipur King Swai Jai Singh. Splendid Hawa Mahal, also known ‘Palace of Winds’ Birla Temple, with its white shimmering marble glittering in the night. You can visit to Amber fort to see the Light and Sound Show: holds the history of a citadel, pulsating with a legendry past of 600 years & 28 kings of the Kachhwaha dynasty, before their capital moved to Jaipur. Later you can explore the bustling market by hoping onto a cycle rickshaw ride. Afterwards return back to hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 5 : Jaipur – Ranthambore (150 kms: 4 hrs)

After early breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Ranthambore, the hunting place of Royal Family of Jaipur. On arrival, transfer to the jungle resort. Later take the evening jungle safari by canter to explore Ranthambore wildlife Sanctuary, one of the best places in India to see a tiger in its natural habitat. In the dry season tigers can be seen near the watering holes and are clearly visible in the dry forest, there are various species of flora and fauna, which are also worth a look. Also Ranthambore Fort overlooking the National Park and Jogi Mahal. Also visit the famous Temple of Ganesha in the Fort. Later return to the resort for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 6: Ranthambore – Fathepur Sikri – Agra (280 kms: 5 hrs)

Today early morning you can take the Jungle Safari. After safari and breakfast check out the resort and drive to Agra, en route stop over at Fatehpur Sikri, the old deserted town of the Mughal kingdom, built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti who blessed birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important structure here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwane e Khas; Punch Mahal, the Tomb of Salim Chisti, and the Buland Darwaza, one of the largest and tallest gateways in the world. After sightseeing continue to Agra, on arrival transfer to hotel. In the evening one should visit Oswal Emporium to watch the replica of Taj Mahal it took 10 years for the artists to built this artistic epitome, also enjoy light and sound show “Mohabbat-the-Taj: the saga of love”, the only show of its kind in India! Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 7: Agra

Early morning visit world’s most popular and beautiful monument: Taj Mahal with its’ fabulous view at the time of sunrise. Taj Mahal, a beautiful architectural monument is one of the 7 wonders of the world. This historical masterpiece is an illustration of the fusion of diverse architectural styles. Taj Mahal is the crown of all the lovely buildings in the world and a symbol of eternal love. The tour continues with a visit to Agra Fort. The fort was built in 1576 AD by great Mughal Emperor Akbar, structured and designed with red stoned barricaded; here you will find the splendid Pearl Mosque and various other classic example of art: Jahangir Mahal, Moti Masjid, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Am, and Meena Bazaar and Musamman Bhurj. Emperor Shahjahan imprisoned by his rebellious son Aurangzeb in the Musamman Bhurj, would see his love reflecting through the Taj Mahal, where his dear wife was cremated. Afterwards visit Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula, 35 kms from Agra, built by Empress Noor Jahan daughter of Shahjahan, this monument a tribute to her great father. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 8: Agra – Sikandra – Delhi (210 kms: 4 hrs)

After breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Delhi, on the way stop over at Sikandra to see the Tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar, a marvelous mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Akbar, spectacularly designed structure of Hindu and Muslim architecture. After visit… proceed to Delhi, on arrival transfer to the hotel. After relaxation opt for shopping, shopping in Delhi can be utterly extravagant, or amazingly inexpensive. India’s capital city is among the most exciting places to buy textiles (fabric as well as ready to wear clothes), jewellery, shoes, bags, leather, carpets, handicrafts,traditional and contemporary Indian art and curios. Several leading designers have boutiques and showrooms in Delhi. Explore the Chandni Chowk wholesale market, and search for handicrafts at DilliHaat. Connaught Place has been one of Delhi's most popular shopping venues since 1931. Most anything you need is available here, and there are several eateries as well. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 9: Delhi – Nainital (330 kms: 7 - 8 hrs)

After an early breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Nainital, dive to Nainital enjoying the scenic beauty. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Rest of your day is free for relaxation and individual activities. Evening spend time at the famous mall road for shopping. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 10: Nainital

Today morning after breakfast, visit Naina Devi temple, located on the northern shores of Naini Lake, the divinity of the temple is ‘Maa Naina Devi’ represented by two eyes. Naini Lake, a beautiful tranquil 2 mile long pear-shaped lake, enjoy boat a ride in the Naini Lake. Climb another 800 feet by rope-way to reach breathtaking Snow View Point. Early evening visit Nainital High Altitude Zoo which offers a safe and secure habitat to many high altitude animals. Some of the animals that can be speckled here are Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Silver Pheasants, Snow Leopard, Siberian Tiger, Rose ringed Parakeet, Palm Civet Cat, Sambhar Deer, Wolf, Hill Fox, Ghoral, Owl, Eagle and many rare Himalayan birds. Hanuman Garh, this is a well known Lord Hanuman’s Hindu Temple hovering at the altitude of about 6,401 ft from sea level and a premeditated location that offers the artistic scenery of sunset. Enjoy the sunset and drive back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 11: Nainital – Ranikhet – Kausani (115 kms: 3 - 4 hrs)

Today morning after breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Kausani, enroute stop at Ranikhet it is popular for its luscious apples, apricots, peaches and various alpine fruits. You can visit visit Kumaon Regimental Museum, a symbol of bravery and sacrifice made by soldiers of the place; Kalika Mata Temple & Golf Ground. Dwarahat, a historical village situated at 38 km from the town of Ranikhet, this place was also the capital of the Katyuri Kingdom as well as a power centre for the Katyuri rulers in the 16th century. Its main attraction includes ancient temples like Badnirath, Maniyan, Mrityunjaya, Dhwaj and Kachri Devtas. Majkhali, known for the towering view of the Himalayas as it is close to the base of the mountain range. A view of the majestic, 26500 ft high Mount Trishul takes one’s breath away. Followed by visit to Bhimtal & Naukuchiatal. After visit proceed to Kausani. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. After refreshment in the evening you can visit Anasakti Ashram; it is also known as Gandhi Ashram. Afterwards return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 12: Kausani

Today morning after breakfast, take a sightseeing tour of city visiting Baijnath Temple; a famous temple town on the banks of the Gomti in the Garuda Valley. In this temple complex the main attraction is the black stone idol of Parvati at the main entrance. Rudradhari Waterfall; The Rudradhari falls is a natural attraction here and many ancient caves are explored nearby areas. Sumitranandan Pant Gallery; it was built to commemorate Sumitranandan Pant. The gallery houses have hundreds of English and Hindi books in glass cabinets. Kausani Tea Garden; Girias Uttarakhand tea is produced in 208 hectares of tea plantations near Kausani. This high-flavored tea is exported to Australia, Germany, Korea and the US. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 13: Kausani – Corbett (155 kms: 5 hrs)

After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Corbett. This is the most popular destination, because of its superb location and sheer abundance of flora fauna. This unique tiger territory is best known as the father who gave birth of the Project Tiger in India to protect the most endangered species and the Royal of India called Tigers. On arrival, transfer to the jungle resort. Rest of the evening is free for leisure, if time permits; you can take jungle safari or walk through the forest. Dinner and overnight at the jungle resort.

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Day 14: Corbett

Early morning you go for Jeep Safari at Jhirna Park. The Jhirna jeep safari zone is one of the most eye-catching spots inside the Jim Corbett National Park, the Jhirna jeep safari region is an exciting zone which gives tourists some of the fascinating views of nature and wildlife. Afterwards return to the hotel for breakfast. After rest and relaxation go for jeep safari to the Bijrani area of Corbett to find the Elusive Tiger - now the cynosure of the questing eye. While your jeep passes through the deep jungle there is a strong probability to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger roaming around. Keep your cameras at the ready and capture the rare images of tigers and various other wildlife species while they are resting in their habitats. The Corbett Park with its varied topography, diverse Flora & Fauna, the beauty of the rivulets, the natural splendor of its landscapes. Afterwards return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 15: Corbett – Dehradun – Mussoorie (195 kms: 5 hrs)

Early morning you can again opt for Elephant Safari inside the park. After breakfast, check out the resort and proceed to Mussoorie (6,580 ft. above the sea level). En route you may take a halt at Dehradun visiting Durbar Shri Guru Ram Rai - Sikh pilgrimage site, Tapkeshwar Temple - temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Sahasra Dhara - this place is famous for the hot springs, Malsi Deer Park - this refuge for deer is a beautiful forest and is very popular as a picnic spot, Tapovan – situated on the banks of sacred Ganga, it is said that this is the place where the great Guru Dronacharya in the epic Mahabharata went through penance and also had his ashram. On arrival transfer to the hotel. In the evening you can take a walk on the mall road, dinner and overnight at the hotel in Mussoorie.

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Day 16: Mussoorie

After breakfast, the day will be spent doing local sightseeing in and around Mussoorie visiting: Kempty Falls, situated at an altitude of 4,500 ft, it is a beautiful waterfall, which falls from a height of about 40 ft from a mountain, Municipal Garden: also known as Company Baugh, is situated in the Happy Valley area of this beautiful town, Gun Hill: At a height of 2122 m, this is the second highest peak of the town. During the colonial era, a gun was placed atop the hill and fired exactly at mid-day to announce the time. Thus, the place derived its name as 'Gun Hill'. you may also opt for cable car ride at the Gun Hills for a beautiful view of the Dun valley, Camel's Back: The road borrows its name from a large rock here that looks like a camel's back. Jwalaji Temple: 9 kms from the town, dedicated to Goddess 'Durga', this temple is situated atop the Benog Hill, at a height of 2100 m. Enveloped by thick forests from all sides. Lal Tibba: a scenic 5 km uphill walk from Picture Palace to the highest point in Mussoorie. Afterwards return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 17: Mussoorie – Delhi (300 kms: 7 hrs)

After an early breakfast, checkout from the hotels and drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Day is free for leausire and, or if time permits go for shopping: Delhi is one of the most popular for shopping, here you can do the shopping for anything you need for your collections, decoration, food, beauty product, textile, wooden, silver, bronze art, Jewellery: the famous markets are Central Cottage Industries Emporium, Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan, Khan Market, Old Delhi Market, Chandani Chowk, Spice Market (Khari Baoli), Delhi Hat and so many other, while doing the shopping you should visit to the genuine and reputed shops. For other general shops be quite smart enough to justify the prices and product offered to you. Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 18: Delhi – Hometown (By Air)

After breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight for Hometown, on departure the tour concludes with happy memories.

INCLUDED
Hotel accommodation on twin sharing with buffet breakfast.
Aircon car with English speaking driver throughout the tour for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel.
Car services are inclusive of all services; right from pick up from the airport till departure.
Driver allowance (food & Stay)
All toll taxes, entry permit and parking charges.
English Speaking guide at the time of sightseeing.
Elephant ride ascending the amber fort in Jaipur.
One dinner at Chokhi Ki Dhani –5 star village theme resort with folk dances, puppet show.
01 Cycle Rickshaw ride for in Jaipur for an hour to explore the colourful market of Jaipur.
Delhi and Jaipur Light and Sound Show Tickets.
NOT INCLUDED
Any international/domestic air/train fare.
Monuments/sightseeing entry charges.
Government Service Tax (GST) 5% on the tour package.
Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, tips, phone calls, insurance, portage, soft/hard drinks, meals unless not specified etc.
Anything which is not mentioned in the 'Inclusions' shall not be the part of this package.

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