Heritage India Tour with Tiger
We hope that you enjoy traveling in India as much as we do! This exciting trip is an unforgettable adventure that captures the true spirit of India. We travel through a thousand years of history - from the reminders of prehistoric man in the rock paintings of Chanderi to the educational and erotic temples of Khajuraho and on to the Mughal splendors of Delhi and Agra. Stepping onto eternal Ganges at Varanasi and re-live tales of stirring deeds and wealth beyond belief at the forts and palaces of Rajasthan, immerse yourself in the crowded but colorful bazaars of Jaipur Add to this a bird sanctuary, a tiger park, a deserted city, a camel safari and not forgetting the incomparable Taj Mahal and you have a trip that captures the very spirit of India.
Destinations : Delhi » Jaipur » Ranthambore » Agra » Gwalior » Khajuraho » Varanasi » New Delhi
Day 01: Delhi - Arrival
Arrive at the Delhi airport on day 01 of the Heritage India Tour with Tiger. The GeTS Holiday guide gives you a taste of traditional Indian welcome and hospitality. He would also assist you in checking in at a hotel and stay there overnight after a scrumptious dinner.
Day 02: Delhi
GeTS Holidays executives will receive you at Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi, upon your arrival and your welcome is a testimonial of Indian culture and a glimpse of your future tour. GeTS Holidays executive will escort you to hotel of your choice and en route you may catch your first glimpses of Delhi. After a laze breakfast GeTS Holidays will organise a tour of the walled city of Delhi or Sahajahanabad, now known as Old Delhi. We will visit the historic Red Fort, the Jama Masjid and narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk. Then we will visit the Qutub Minar, the Lotus Temple and the ISCON Temple. We will arrange a ‘light & sound’ show in the Old Fort. You have night stay at Delhi.
Day 03: Jaipur
Today you drive to Jaipur in Rajasthan, India with your GeTS holiday guide. Check in at a hotel on arrival and spend a fascinating evening at Chokhi Dhani which is a 5 star village resort. The theme is based on the ancient Rajasthani style of living and their traditional cuisine. It in fact is like a small live in museum which takes you into the medieval times. Stay overnight at the hotel in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Day 04: Jaipur
After a lazy breakfast GeTS Holidays will arrange a city tour for you. We will visit all three forts of Jaipur namely- the Amber, the Jaigarh and the Nahargarh. Then we will visit other wonders like the Hawa Mahal- Palace of winds, the City Square & Palace, and Albert hall museum. You will love to watch the glittering city during evening. Jaipur has lots to offer you like marble inlays works, silver and kundan jewellery, block prints and bandhani textiles. You have night stay at Jaipur.
Day 05: Ranthambore
Drive to Sawai Madhopur with our GeTS tour representative and check in at a jungle resort. Embark on a thrilling Jeep safari deep into the Ranthambore forests. You might be lucky enough to spot a tiger. See other wild animals and birds during your Ranthambore jungle tour. Stay overnight at the jungle resort.
Day 06: Ranthambore
Ranthambore national park is considered as the best place for tigers. Even you can spot the beast during daytime. The wood is situated between the Aravallis and Vindhya ranges. GeTS Holidays will arrange an elephant safari exclusively for you. We will have a visit of the historical Ranthambore Fort situated in the heart of the Forest. It was once stronghold of the Chauhan Rajputs. Stay overnight at the jungle resort in Sawai Madhopur.
Day 07: Agra
Upon arrival at Agra GeTS Holidays will arrange your stay in a heritage hotel. After breakfast we will go for tour of the famous Agra Fort and the Taj- a monument of eternal love, Sikandra- the tomb of Akbar, the Itmad-Ud-Daullah’s tomb and Fatehpur Sikri. Agra is famous for decorative marble works and leather products. A native exotic sweet ‘petha’ is also famous.
Day 08: Gwalior
GeTS Holidays will drive you to Gwalior and arrange for your stay is hotel of your choice. The Old Fort is famous for Man Mandir Palace. Babur described that the palace must be built by demon. The architectural style of Gwalior Fort also inspired Mughal architecture especially Fatehpur Sikri. The Teli Temple And the Sas Bahu Mandir is also worth visit. You will also love to visit the museum. You have night stay at Gwalior..
Day 09: Khajuraho
Post breakfast drive to Khajuraho. Tour the ancient temples at Orchha like the Raja Ram Temple, the Chaturbhuj temple and the Laxminarayan temple en route. The Raja Ram temple and the Chaturbhuj temple are associated with the legend of Lord Rama. The Laxminarayan temple is popular for its temple and fort architecture. There are frescoes in the temple depicting various aspects of human life. The interesting thing about it is that the color of these frescoes is still there. Check in at a hotel on arrival in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Day 10: Khajuraho
GeTS Holidays will drive you to Khajuraho and arrange your stay at Hotel Taj Chandela. This is a small village. Once it was the capital of mighty Chandela Rajputs. All temples are dated back to AD 10th –11th century.
Tour the Ranah Falls near Khajuraho with your GeTS tour guide before boarding a flight to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India. On arrival the GeTS Rajasthan Holiday guide arranges for you to check in at a hotel. The city of Varanasi is older than one can imagine. Known as Kashi, the city of light, Varanasi finds its mention in the great Indian epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana. The city is more than six centuries older than the period of Christ. It was already an important center of trade when the city of Rome was born or when Buddha gave his first sermon in around 500 BC. Mark Twain, the famous novelist said, "Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend." This city of temples has attracted pilgrims allover the world for more than 2,500 years. Benarasi mithais (sweets) and the famous Benarasi paan (betel leaf) are the two specialties of the city. Enjoy rickshaw rides along the narrow Varanasi lanes. The city is famous for its ghats along the bank of River Ganges. A ghat is a series of well-paved steps that lead to the water. From dawn to dusk, thousands of pilgrims bathe and offer prayers to the Sun- God in waist-deep water. It is believed that by doing the sacred River Ganges washes away the sins of their life. Assi, Dasawamedha, Barnasangam, Panchganga, and Manikarnika are the five main ghats of the city. Tour the enchanting Ghats on the banks of the holy River Ganges and tour the ancient temples. Enjoy boat cruises on the Ganges and enjoy the musty ethnic Varanasi appeal.
Day 14: New Delhi
Drive to New Delhi on day 14 of the Heritage India Tour with Tiger with the GeTS representative. Check in at a hotel on arrival and spend the rest of the day at leisure: lazing around, shopping or going on a local tour of your own.
Day 15: Departure
Proceed towards your onward destination on the final day of the Heritage India Tour with Tiger.
HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE TOUR OF THE HERITAGE AND WILDERNESS TOUR!