Cultural and Wildlife Holidays in India (13 Night)
There are few sights in the natural world more awe-inspiring than observing a wild Tiger and Leopard at close quarters. This innovative program is arguably the most exciting and comprehensive wildlife and historical journey that can be enjoyed in Rajasthan, whilst staying in comfortable safari tents, lodges, Budget and Heritage hotels. With its incredibly diverse climate, terrain and vegetation, the sub-continent is home to a hugely varied and exclusive selection of wildlife, bird-life and flora and fauna. There are a great many protected areas and wildlife parks in India.
• Explore the cultural and architectural highlights of Delhi, Jodhpur, and Jaipur
• Balanced set of experiences from seeing all the major sights, experiences markets, walking tours, Birding, wildlife and time at leisure to let it all soak in
• Abundant flora and fauna of Jawai Area
• Travel through beautiful villages & learn about the Bishnoi people
• 3-night stay at Bera Leopard safari and shepards village
• 3-night stay at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in search of Tiger, Sloth Bear & Leopard
• Visits to Agra Fort & the unforgettable Taj Mahal
• Explore highlights of the Pink City Jaipur including the City Palace and lofty Amber Fort
• Go on a rickshaw ride through Jaipur with the Pink City Rickshaw and Bollywood night.
Welcome to India! Today begins your tour through this incredible country. Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport you will be warmly greeted by one of our representatives who will then assist by transferring you to your hotel. Get a good night’s sleep to start your tour tomorrow well rest
Old Delhi walk, Humayun’s Tomb, Sikh Temple , Gandhi Memorial
Budget Hotel : Pooja Palace // Comfort Hotel : Hayat
In the morning we will Fly to Jodhpur from Delhi airport, From Jodhpur airport Drive to Jawai Dam area known as leapord’s Paradise on the way to jawai we will stop for lunch at Rohet Garh hotel .
After Lunch we drive to the area of Jawai Dam and visit the village of Bera, which is home to the Rabari shepherds, a nomadic tribe of cattle herders. This area is also home to a big, but very shy cat - the elusive leopard. The leopard roams in the wild here, which makes for an exciting safari. In the afternoon we will go for a village walk to meet the Rabari shepherds and learn about their history and traditions. If time allows, we will go for an evening safari.
We enjoy both an early morning and afternoon jeep safari to explore the wildlife. The area of Jawai boasts vast and varied vegetation and wildlife including the elusive leopard, the crocodile, the ever so mischeivous hyena, the mighty bluebull, the graceful pelican, the greylag goose, robin accentor, demoiselle crane, and the barheaded goose to name a few.
4 Leopard safari
Lunch On the way at Rohet Garh
This morning we will depart Jawai and drive to Jodhpur, otherwise known as the 'Blue City', or the Gateway to Thar, due to its position right on the edge of the eponymous desert.
Jodhpur we'll take a guided tour of the imposing Mehrangarh Fort, built in the 15th century. Situated on a high rocky outcrop that overlooks the walled city, from here you can see the iconic azure shade that the city's buildings have been painted. Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India and is still run by the Jodhpur royal family. Within its thick, sturdy walls lie numerous palaces and courtyards, as well as an 18th-century Rajput garden.
Second day After early Break-fast we will start a excursion to Bishnoi` s villages for half day.
After morning break-fast we will leave for half-Day excursion to Bishnoi Villages: A jeep drive through the countryside-a conducted tour of village inhabited by a unique comminity-Bishnois!
Meet them in their homes and talk to them. The vegetarian community the best friend and protector of the flora and fauna conceding spiritual allegiance to twenty and nine tenets of the 15th century legendary Guru Jambheshwar (Jambhoji)- Spot the herds of black buck around the Bishnoi’s settlements freely and fearlessly running about. Gorgeously clad women folk and head geared charming men are compellingly and invitingly interesting for a dialogue. Evening a walk in busy market of Jodhpur known as Clock Tower / Sadar Bazar .
Opium ceremony is a unique customary feature besides the cottage craftsmanship of the potters and weavers.
Meharngarh Fort, Jashwant Thada, old town walk Cooking class and Bishnoi village
Hotel Budget / Mandore Guest house // Comfort hotel Ratan Villas
Early morning Train to south east for just under eight hours to Ranthambore National Park, where you will be spending the following three nights. In recent years, the tiger population has been growing thanks in part to the positive effect which controlled and sustainable tourism has had on the key tiger parks. Not only that, you will see a myriad of other wildlife, from leopards, sloth bears, deer and diverse birdlife. In the centre of Ranthambore is an impressive ancient fort, and sometimes you see the tigers sunning themselves on ancient temples. Here we have included daily safaris for you to explore this beautiful area of the world and the hope of spotting a tiger or two!
4 Jungle Drive by cantor
Budget Hotel / Raj Palace // Comfort hotel/ Pug Mark
After early Break-fast at leisure, we will start our another great journey to Jaipur. 'The "Pink City" capital of Rajasthan. We will have lunch on highway Motel and late afternoon check- in at hotel. In the late evening we will witness Bolly Wood Cinema to watch a movie at Raj Mandir.
Second day After The morning breakfast, we will Set Forth to a visit to Amber Fort. A Lake at the entrance of The Fort gives It a heavenly feeling. Those who want to enjoy a Maharaja Style Trip, can take a Ride of the Elephants decorated with colors and other ornamental Items. The fine use of the marble carvings, mirrors, and other decorative Items. In the Architecture of the Fort make It all the more attractive & appealing. The delightful colored artwork on the walls, pillars and ceiling of the Fort make It an artist's heaven. We then move to the Palace Areas of the City, Taking a halt at the JalMahal on the way visit the impressive City Palace,begun in 1729 and still inhabited by the royal family.
We would visit the Jantar Mantar, a fascinating medieval observatory. The afternoon is left free for personal exploration or to arrange a visit to one of Jaipur's justly famous gem stores.
Amber Fort, City Palace, Obesrvatory, city walk and Bollywood night
Budget Hotel / Arya Niwas // Comfort Hotel Mandhwa haveli
Today is a Drive to Agra and lunch on the way. Later Check-in Hotel we will visit
You will visit the largest fort in India, Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within its red sandstone walls lives an extinct civilisation of the Mughal rulers. It is said that the emperor who built the Taj Mahal, after being imprisoned by his son,
After this you will visit the Taj Mahal. This bright white marble mausoleum stands in a huge garden on the right bank of the Yamuna River. It was built at the request of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to immortalise his love for his wife Mumtaz.
Renowned for its perfection, harmony, symmetry and aesthetics, you will discover one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the greatest architectural jewels of Indo-Muslim art. In the evening, you enjoying the sunset over the beautiful Taj Mahal.
Taj Mahal, Agra Fort
Budget Hotel / Royal Residency // Comfort Hotel Jaypee
After breakfast, depart for New Delhi to catch your flight for the onward destination.
City tour if we have time
Budget Hotel : Pooja Palace // Comfort Hotel : Hayat
• Hotel and Jungle Lodges Accommodation at the listed hotels
• Daily Breakfast at the hotels
• Meals included at Jwai Camp and Ranthambore
• Private chauffeur- car for airport transfers, sightseeing & inter-city drives
• Services of English-speaking guides for private city tours/sightseeing
• Entrance fee for monuments as listed in the itinerary
• All game drives by open Jeeps at Jawai and Ranthambore
• 4 Exclusive jeep safaris will be provided in each park
• Domestic Flights / Train during the Tour
• All Government taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate road taxes
• If group above 4 pax tour guide for entire tour
• International Flight
• Travel insurance & Visa
• Camera charges (Video/Still)
• Personal Expenses (tips, porterage, phone, internet, beverages)
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