Enchanting Rajasthan - 8 days
Delhi, Agra, Karauli, Ranthambore, Jaipur
Arrive and explore the multi-faceted city of Delhi with a private guide. Next day, drive to Agra; visit the Agra Fort and marvel at the magnificence of the Taj Mahal. Continue onto the princely state of Karauli via Fatehpur Sikri. At Karauli explore the local handicrafts; visit a 500 year old fort full of frescoes and fine stone carvings. Continue onto Ranthambore National Park for jungle safaris with a professional naturalist. There is a good chance of sighting tigers. After the excitement at Ranthambore, drive to the famed Pink City- Jaipur. At Jaipur visit the museum that houses the costumes of the Maharajas and Maharanis. Ride an elephant at the Amber fort, walk around and soak in the colours of Rajasthan, scout for textiles that are famous the world over. Return to Delhi for onward journey.
Day 1. Arrive Delhi; Day 2. Tour city;
Day 3. Drive to Agra, tour fort and sunset visit to Taj Mahal;
Day 4. Drive to Karauli via Fatehpur Sikri, visit 500 year old fort with fine stone carvings and frescoes;
Day 5. Drive to Ranthambore for tiger safari;
Day 6. Drive to Jaipur, tour city; Day 7. Elephant back excursion at Amber fort, visit local markets, flexible city touring;
Day 8. Drive to Delhi for onward journey, depart.