Tiger Safaris with Golden Triangle

Wildlife ToursTiger Safaris with Golden Triangle

The renowned and popular Golden Triangle tour is combined with two famous Tiger Reserve namely Corbett & Ranthambore. Both national parks are having largest polulation of tiger hence more chances for siting the tigers are there. In National park you can opt the safari by Jeep/ canter or on Elephant as per your interest and budget.. Delhi, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri present a lyrical vision of romantic India highlighting some of the great delights and most memorable sights of Mughal while Fort and Palaces of Jaipur present the valour of Rajput India.

  • Days: 09 nights / 10 days
  • Cost: Please enquire
Day 1: Arrive Delhi – Corbett (295kms/ 6hrs approx)
 
Day 2: Corbett
 
Day 3: Corbett – Delhi (295kms/ 6hrs approx)
 
Day 4: Delhi – Jaipur (265kms/ 5hrs approx)
 
Day 5: Jaipur
 
Day 6: Jaipur – Ranthambore (160kms/ 3-4hrs approx)
 
Day 7: Ranthambore
 
Day 8: Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra (290kms / 6hrs)
 
Day 9: Agra
 
Day 10: Agra – Delhi (204kms/ 4hrs approx)
 

 

Day 1: Arrive Delhi – Corbett (295kms/ 6hrs approx)
 
Arrive Delhi airport, meet & greet with our office representative, assistance and direct drive to Corbett National Park.
 
The Corbett National Park; (A conservationist’s heritage) aptly called ‘The Land of Roar and Trumpet’ this forest of flowing rivers, blue waters and Sal – dappled glades, was christened after the famous Colonel Jim Corbett. There is something absolutely magical about being in tiger and elephant country   where unexpected sights and sounds present themselves at almost every turn.
 
The Corbett National Park is an excellent and largely inviolate specimen of the rich Sal and mixed woodland that spans outer Himalayas. The topography of the park is varied and interesting with ravines, plateaus, marshy depressions and grasslands. The sparkling river Ramganga is the life source of the park.  Because of its rich bio geographic diversity, the park is a natural heaven for flora and fauna of the plains, the sub mountainous region and high altitude areas and that is why Corbett is home of 110 species of trees, 51 species of shrubs, 27 species of climbers, 37 species of grasses and bamboos, over 50 mammals, 580 Birds and 25 reptile species & where in the world you have Goral and Gharial – together. Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 2: Corbett
 
0600 Hrs: Wakeup call followed by Breakfast. Depart for Safari into Corbett National Park - with its varied topography, diverse Flora & Fauna, the beauty of the meandering Ramganga River, the natural splendor of its landscapes, the Park is a precious heritage. 
 
The early morning Elephant ride from Dhikala provides a unique opportunity to observe wildlife in its natural habitat. From the first ray of the rising sun to the evening’s deepest glow, the landscape unravels the untaught harmony of the primitive wild. The morning elephant ride in this pollution free environment certainly builds up the appetite to enjoy a sumptuous breakfast. After breakfast a guided walk to a watchtower situated overlooking the Ramganga River and a water hole gives us the opportunity to observe wildlife, in true blend with nature and their habitat. Corbett is a paradise for the avid birdwatcher and watchtowers are excellent for this purpose. Jeep Safari by the lower jungle track along the Ramganga river, this provides a great opportunity for viewing game, especially Tiger in their natural habitat. This exciting drive through the unforgettable, sylvan beauty of the Khinanauli range, offers Wildlife viewing in plenty. We continue our Jeep safari through the stately dense Sal Forest and the unparalleled beauty of the luscious green Flora. Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 3: Corbett – Delhi (295kms/ 6hrs approx)
 
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Delhi, check in at hotel city tour of Delhi. Drive past Red Fort & Chandni Chowk Bazar. Overnight at Hotel.
 
 
Day 4: Delhi – Jaipur (265kms/ 5hrs approx)
 
Breakfast at hotel, half day city tour. Drive past Red Fort & Chandni Chowk Bazar, Khari Baoli spice market
 
Visit Jama Masjid (Mosque). Shah Jahan (King of the World) founded the city of Shahjanabad, now referred to as Old Delhi, in 1648. Opposite the fort is the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in the world, built by Shah Jahan to dominate his city. Raj Gath; The memorial of Mahatma Gandhi where he was cremated after his assassination. Qutab Minar: The building complex dated back on the onset of Muslim rule in India and are fine examples of Afghan architecture. Himayun’s Tomb; Build by wife of Humayun, the second mughal king. It is an early example of Mughal architecture. India Gate; The 42m high stone "Arch of Triumph", erected in the memory of Indian soldiers who died in the First World War; Drive through Rajpath "Kingsway" a VVIP area of Delhi including Rashtrapati Bhawan. Laxmi Narayan Temple; Garishly colored modern temple is erected by the industrialist Birla. This temple is dedicated to Laxmi - the goddess of wealth and Narayan - Lord Vishnu, husband of Laxmi.
 
Afternoon drive to Jaipur, check in at hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
 
 
Day 5: Jaipur
 
Morning after breakfast visit Amber Fort and enjoy Elephant Ride (upto the hills). Raja Man Singh the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army constructed the fortress palace in the end of 16th century. Amber is superb example of Rajput architecture, situated on a hilltop, overlooking a lake.
 
Jaigarh Fort or Fort of Victory is located 15 Km away from Jaipur. It is considered to be one of the most well fortified structures in India. The magnificent fort was constructed by Sawai Singh of Jaipur in 1726 in order to tighten the security of Amber and Jaipur.
 
The Fort also has museum which has a great collection of antiquity coins, photographs, weapons and the articles of royal rulers. Watching the astonishing collection of the fort visitors will surely wander back to the gallantry days of the kings. Visitors can also see the royal chairs and some instrument which are now placed in the Shubhat Niwas of the meeting Hall of Warriors. Above all the fort is also known for its architectural magnificence. The fort has three water tanks which were used to harvest water and the largest tank has the capacity of storing 60, 00,000 gallons of water. The highlight of this Fort is the massive cannon by the name of Jaivan, Jai Van is claimed to be the largest cannon on wheels in the world. This massive cannon was manufactured in the Jaigarh gun foundry in 1720 AD. The length of the barrel of this cannon is 20 ft. 2 inches, the diameter 8 ft. 7 inches and it weighs 50 tons. The range of the gun is 22 miles and it consumes 100kgs. of gunpowder for every shot.
 
Afternoon city Sightseeing of Jaipur, the origins of the beautiful city of Jaipur can be traced back to the eighteenth century, during the reign of Jai Singh II who ascended the Amber throne in 1699. Jaipur today, epitomizes the spirit of Rajputana. In-spite of growing into a bustling metropolis, it still retains it's character and history - Beautiful fusion of the yesteryears and modernity. Popularly known as the Pink City because of the extensive use of the locally abundant pink plastered stone, painted so in honor of the visit of the royal consort of Queen Victoria Jaipur thrills the soul with its massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples and lush gardens. Main tourist attractions of Jaipur are City Palace with its fine collection of textiles, costumes and armory and the Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds. Maharaja Jai Singh was a great astronomer of his time. He built here extraordinary (and very accurate) stargazing Observatory here named as “Jantar Mantar”. Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 6: Jaipur – Ranthambore (160kms/ 3-4hrs approx)
 
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Ranthambore National Park, check in at hotel. Afternoon jungle safaris & game viewing.
 
Ranthambore National Park: famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day. A good time to visit between November and May when the nature of the dry deciduous forests makes sightings common. The Park which covers an area of nearly 400 sq. km. and is set between the Aravali and Vindhya ranges. Its deciduous forests were once a part of the magnificent jungles of Central India.
 
The varied topography of the national park is home to animals like the jackal, mongoose, sloth bear, leopard, and of course, the tiger. Ranthambore has much more to offer you in sightseeing and excursions. Surrounded by the Vindhya and Aravali hill ranges and located very near to the outer fringes of the Thar Desert, this place offers you the best of the desert land as well as plain area near the hills. Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 7: Ranthambore
 
Breakfast at hotel. Morning & afternoon jungle safari by jeep.
 
Spread over an area of nearly 392 sq km, the park is marked by dense jungles, rocky ridges, meandering streams and lakes, and deep gorges, all providing a fertile habitat to an extensive variety of flora and fauna. Visit the majestic Ranthambore Fort, after which the park was named, is located atop a steep hill within the reserve. This imposing structure offers spectacular views of the surrounding terrain, and is home to three historic Hindu temples, honouring Ganesh, Shiva and Ramlalji. Trinetra Ganesh Temple; devoted to Ganesh, the elephant-headed God of Good Fortune is located in Ranthambhore fort. Temples dedicated to Ganesh are very famous as Shree Ganesh is the first to be worshipped before beginning any new project or venture as the Vighnaharta, the destroyer of obstacles. Wednesday is the main day of darshan and puja, but this temple is frequented by hundreds of devotees everyday. Even the never-ending long hours of wait do not discourage the devotee from seeking the blessing of Lord Ganesha. The beautiful Jogi Mahal, famous for being home to the country's second largest Banyan tree, is situated on the banks of Padam Talao, the park's largest lake.
 
The area's most scenic lake, however, is the Rajabagh Talao. This popular watering hole is probably one of the best places to see a tiger. Adding to the charm are the Raj Bagh Ruins with ancient pavilions, domes, arches, steps and other stone structures. The smallest lake, Malik Talao, is a great place to see migratory birds and crocodiles, while areas such as Lakarda and Anantpura, in the north and north-western sections of the park, are good for seeing sloth bears. The heavily forested Bakuala area features many small water bodies, and is one of the coldest areas of the park. Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 8: Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra (290kms / 6hrs)
 
Breakfast at hotel drive to Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri: built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 yrs. Due to scarcity of water. Predominately, a red sandstone construction sprawling over a huge area, the architectural style is very much in tune with emperor’s dream & partakes of both Hindu & Muslim styles. See the graceful buildings including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other places.
 
Salim Chishti Dargah; built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 yrs. Due to scarcity of water. Predominately, a red sandstone construction sprawling over a huge area, the architectural style is very much in tune with emperor’s dream & partakes of both Hindu & Muslim styles. Salim Chishti (1478-1572) was one of the famous Sufi saints of the Chishti Order in India. Salim Chishti was the descendant of the famous Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti whose tomb is in Ajmer, Rajasthan. Continue drive to Agra, on arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 9: Agra
 
Breakfast at hotel, visit Taj Mahal: One of the Seven Wonder of the World was build by Shah Jahan in 1631 AD and was completed in 1651. This symbol of love was build in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Described as the most extravagant monument ever build for love. It was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble took 22 years to complete. Ustad Ahamad Lahori, a Parsian Architect, is said to be the main designer and planer of this magnificent memorial. On full moon night, the glory of the Taj is at its best. (Taj Mahal remain closed on every Friday)
 
Agra Fort: build by the famed Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Construction of the massive red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of the Yamuna River was begun by Emperor Akbar in 1565, though additions were made up until the rule of his grandson, Shah Jahan region it has partially become Palace. The fort presents a good sampling of their favoured architectural styles. Akbar drew on Islamic and Hindu traditions and the result is eclectic. By Shah Jahan's time the style had become so homogenized that it is impossible to separate the Hindu and Muslim strands. The Diwan-I-Am (public audience hall) the beautiful Diwan-I-Khas (private audience hall) were also added by Shah Jahan. Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 10: Agra – Delhi (204kms/ 4hrs approx)
 
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Delhi. Direct transfer to international airport to board flight for your home country.