THE HERITAGE WALK WITH JUNGLE SAFARI 

TOUR DURATION – 09 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS 

03 NIGHTS DELHI / 02 NIGHTS AGRA / 02 NIGHTS RANTHAMBHORE / 02 NIGHTS JAIPUR 

 

   ITINERARY

DAY 01: DELHI

Upon arrival at Delhi Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel/resort to freshen up. Then, at your convenience, you can head out for sightseeing and visits. Enjoy your exploration of the heritage city of Delhi                   

Discover Delhi, India’s capital, nestled along the Yamuna River. This ancient city, with its rich history, UNESCO heritage sites, and British colonial charm, houses a treasure trove of ancient relics, historic marvels blending Indo-Islamic architecture, captivating museums, inspiring art galleries, lively performing arts, delightful dining, and bustling markets that breathe life into every corner.            

DAY 02: DELHI

After breakfast, Set forth on a captivating heritage exploration in Delhi. Immerse yourself in the city’s treasure trove of history and culture.

Explore Delhi’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Qutub Complex, Humayun’s Magnificent Tomb, and Safdarjung’s Grand Mausoleum. Immerse yourself in the serenity of Lodi Gardens, spanning 90 lush acres, blending nature’s beauty with historic treasures. Enjoy a leisurely evening on your own. 

DAY 03: DELHI

After breakfast, immerse yourself in Delhi’s rich heritage and culture with a unique blend of Walking and Car Tours. Explore the authentic Delhi, designed by those who know it best. As the sun sets, experience the captivating Red Fort Light & Sound Show, where history comes to life against the backdrop of this grand monument.

Experience the enchanting heritage of Shahjahanabad in Delhi’s walled city. Explore its history, architecture, cuisine, and traditions, with echoes of Urdu and Persian literature. Visit iconic spots like Masjid-i Jahān-Numā (Jama Mosque) and the UNESCO World Heritage Site Red Fort (Lal Qila). In the afternoon or evening, discover the modern side of Delhi, New Delhi, the former capital of British India.

DAY 04: DELHI – AGRA

(Approximately 210 kilometers, or a 3-hour drive) 

After breakfast, we will drive to the “Indian heritage city Agra.” Upon arriving in Agra, we will embark on a journey of sightseeing and visits.

Nestled on the serene banks of the Yamuna River, Agra is a global treasure, alluring millions each year to witness the iconic Taj Mahal and explore its historical riches. Known for Mughal architectural mastery, Agra boasts three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal. Immerse yourself in a tapestry of history, architectural marvels, and artistic heritage, leaving an indelible mark on your soul. Agra is a must-visit destination.

Explore the Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a universally admired masterpiece and symbol of India’s rich history. Celebrated as the “Jewel of Islamic Architecture,” it represents the zenith of Mughal design and was honored as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.                     

DAY 05: AGRA 

Start your day with a mesmerizing sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. Afterward, return to your hotel/resort to freshen up before embarking on a day of exploration in Agra.

Explore Agra’s heritage with Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Yamuna River. Sheltering Babur after the 1526 Battle of Panipat and witnessing Humayun’s coronation in 1530, it served as Akbar’s capital from 1558. This red sandstone marvel was completed in 1573, known as the “Qila-i-Akbari.” Next, visit the Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, a Mughal masterpiece from Emperor Jahangir’s era. Housing the cenotaphs of Mirza Ghiyas and Asmat Begum, parents of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan, it’s often dubbed the ‘Baby Taj Mahal’ for inspiring the Taj’s grandeur. Conclude at Sikandra Tomb, Emperor Akbar’s resting place, personally designed and complemented with a stunning garden, completed by his son Emperor Jahangir.

DAY 06: AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI / RANTHAMBHORE 

(Approximately 240 kilometers, or a 4-5 hour drive)

After breakfast, explore UNESCO-listed sites in Fatehpur Sikri while continuing your journey to Ranthambhore. Upon arrival in Ranthambhore, transfer to your hotel/resort.

Explore Fatehpur Sikri, the “City of Victory,” a UNESCO world heritage site and a testament to Indo-Islamic architectural excellence, founded by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century. It briefly served as the Mughal Empire’s capital, leaving a significant imprint on Indian town planning with its uniform Mughal architectural style and grand gateways.

DAY 07: RANTHAMBHORE 

Experience the thrill of a morning jungle safari at Ranthambhore National Park, where nature’s wonders await. Return to the resort to rejuvenate before embarking on a journey of jungle activities, from bird watching to immersive nature walks. Dive into the heart of the wilderness for an unforgettable adventure.

Explore Ranthambhore Wildlife Sanctuary, a tiger haven named after the UNESCO-listed Ranthambhore fortress. Covering 392 km², this sanctuary is a Project Tiger success story with thriving tiger populations. It’s a paradise for nature lovers, boasting diverse flora, fauna, and birdlife, including one of India’s largest banyan trees. Amidst this wilderness, ancient ruins blend seamlessly with nature and wildlife. Tigers, unafraid of human presence, provide captivating daytime sightings. Don’t miss Ranthambore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site from the 10th century, renowned for its rich history and stunning architecture.

DAY 08: RANTHAMBHORE – JAIPUR

(Approximately 180 kilometers, or a 3-4 hour drive) 

After breakfast, Embark on a journey to explore the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ranthambhore Fort. Then, continue your drive to the vibrant city of Jaipur. Upon arrival, settle into your hotel/resort, refresh yourself, and savor some leisurely moments in this captivating pink city of Jaipur.

Embark on an adventure to uncover the allure of Ranthambore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site ensconced amidst the heart of Ranthambore National Park, near the picturesque town of Sawai Madhopur in vibrant Rajasthan. This historic fort, with origins tracing back to the mid-10th century, narrates a compelling tale that unfolds over centuries. It was once the stronghold of the illustrious Chauhan rulers until the 13th century. In recognition of its remarkable historical and architectural importance, this majestic fort was honored with the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage status in the year 2013.

DAY 09: JAIPUR 

After breakfast, enjoy a Jaipur sightseeing tour. In the evening, experience Rajasthan’s local heritage and culture at Chokhi Dhani, where you can immerse yourself in traditional art, customs, and activities, and savor a delicious Rajasthani feast.

Jaipur, the Pink City, is a UNESCO-listed world heritage city and the gateway to Rajasthan’s royal kingdom. Founded by King Maharaja Jai Singh II, a renowned mathematician and astronomer, it became India’s first planned city in 1727. Jaipur captivates with its cuisine, marvelous architecture, natural beauty, and the warmth of its residents. This city is a treasure trove of rich culture, living history, and vibrant colors. In 1876, the ruler painted the entire city terracotta pink to welcome the Prince of Wales, a tradition that continues today, symbolizing culture and hospitality.

Embark on a day of heritage exploration in Jaipur, beginning with the UNESCO-listed Amber Palace, a 1592 marvel blending Rajput and Mughal architecture. Next, discover the City Palace, a fusion of Mughal and Rajput styles in the walled city’s heart, reflecting a great ruler’s vision. Then, explore the 18th-century UNESCO observatory, Jantar Mantar, renowned for precise naked-eye astronomical observations. Don’t miss the iconic Hawa Mahal, adorned with delicately honeycombed pink sandstone windows. Finally, delve into the Indo-Saracenic architecture of the Albert Hall Museum, housing 19,000 historic objects, including the captivating 2,300-year-old Egyptian mummy Tutu, excavated from an Akhmim pyramid.

Experience Jaipur’s Elephant Village nestled in the scenic mountains, for unique interactions with majestic elephants. Activities include feeding, bathing, painting, and thrilling Elephant Safaris, creating unforgettable memories.    

DAY 10: JAIPUR – DELHI 

After breakfast, transfer to Jaipur Airport or continue your drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to Delhi International Airport.

Delhi International Airport, situated approximately 280 kilometers away, can be reached comfortably in just 6-7 hours by road travel. 

Embark on the Heritage Walk with Jungle Safari, a captivating odyssey that winds its way through Delhi, Agra, Ranthambhore, and Jaipur—four cities steeped in history and wild adventures. Across the ages, this region has stood witness to the reign of illustrious dynasties, including the Delhi Sultanate, the mighty Mughals, and the valiant Rajputs. Their legendary tales of heroism and romance resonate through grand monuments—timeless witnesses to a regal golden era. These rulers were visionary architects of the Indo-Islamic cultural legacy, leaving an indelible mark from the twelfth to the nineteenth century. Embarking on this tour offers a profound glimpse into India’s ancient and medieval history—a captivating journey through Indo-Islamic art and architectural heritage. It encompasses UNESCO-listed monument complexes, heritage towns, and thrilling wildlife, inviting you to explore narratives etched in stone and immerse yourself in a tapestry of Islamic heritage and cultural opulence. Step back in time and let history come alive as you tread the path of emperors and adventurers. All while enjoying a mesmerizing Halal-friendly travel experience throughout your trip.