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Fauna and Flora of Rajasthan - 10 days | 9 nights

Highlights of the programme :
  • Circuit combining culture and nature
  • One night in a former palace of the Maharajah, Fort Dadhikar
  • Face to face with Bengal Tigers, during a safari in Ranthambore
  • The visit of one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world

 


ITINERARY

Day 01 Delhi
Arrive in Delhi. Reception at the airport. Transfer and overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 Delhi
Full day tour of Delhi, the capital of India which has many faces of fascinating history. First, Old Delhi, the ancient city of the Mughal sultans steep streets teeming with people and New Delhi, the capital of the Indian Empire with wide tree-lined avenues designed and built by the British as Edwin Lutyens to be a garden city. In the morning, Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat, the site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; visit the Red Fort which was once the most opulent fort and palace of the Mughal empire and the bustling shopping district of Chandi Chowk. In the afternoon, Visiting New Delhi Qutb Minar minaret, the tallest minaret in the world. Then Connaught Circus, the heart of public life in New Delhi, Rajpath and India Gate, Parliament and the Presidential Palace. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Delhi - Sariska
The morning trip to Sariska, former hunting area of princes of Alwar state. The park covers an area of ​​over 800 square km, the reserve was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1958 and became a Tiger Reserve in 1979 The afternoon jeep safari in the Sariska National Park, where we find, in addition to tigers, a large population of leopards, panthers, hyenas and more specific species in India like sambhar (India's largest deer), chital (spotted deer), nilgai (Indian antelope) and chinkara the (four-horned antelope). Avifauna is also well represented with peacocks, partridges, quail, roosters, birds, etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Sariska - Jaipur
Morning game drive in the park Sariska. Then drive to the Amber Fort, built atop a rocky outcrop. Located north of Jaipur, Amber was the capital of Rajasthan for seven centuries. Visit this former 16th century fortress accessible by elephant. Then, drive to Jaipur. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Jaipur
Visit the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur, or the Heart of Rajput chivalry, built in 1727 is known as the "Pink City" because of the color of its walls. Visit the City Palace and its magnificent museum containing many treasures, the Astronomical Observatory and its amazing instruments that are still admired today. This site Jantar Mntar is a world heritage monument. appericiate the beauty of legendary Palace of Winds, Hawa Mahal, with multiple openings. Built in 1799 and close to the City Palace, this amazing architectural fantasy was built for the women of the royal families so they can attend the processions without being seen. In the afternoon, ride pedicabs for you to take the pulse of the old city of Jaipur, which is full of markets, with colorful bazaars and wisely aligned under the arches along the avenues shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 Jaipur - Ranthambore
Morning drive to "Ranthambore National Park" and his Tigers. Once a hunting reserve of Maharajas of Jaipur, Ranthambore covers approximately 390 square kilometers and is part of Project Tiger. It offers extraordinary landscapes of lakes, dry forests and grasslands. This park was created in 1955 to ensure the survival of the tiger and, of course, many other species that sustain this large predator. The afternoon safari in the park. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 Ranthambore-Bharatpur
Morning game drive in the Ranthambore. Earlier in the afternoon, drive to Bharatpur, the capital of the former princely state. Here lies the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, better known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Ornithological park with 360 species extends over 31 square kilometers with several lakes, marshes and forests. Former hunting ground of the Maharajas of bharatpur, it's also become the winter home to many migratory birds from Central Asia, China and Siberia. Bharatpur is known to be among the finest bird sanctuaries in the world. Trishaw ride in the reserve. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
Morning stroll by cyclo in the reserve. Continuation of the trip to the walled city of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar to commemorate the birth of his son. Its construction was completed in 1574 but the city was abandoned 15 years later. It is nicknamed the ghost town and has kept many remains in excellent condition. Proceed to Agra. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 Agra
Early morning visit Taj Mahal, unforgettable white marble mausoleum. Agra reached its zenith under Mughal empire when it was the capital. It is inside the Taj Mahal, in an underground crypt there rests Mumtaz, wife of Emperor Shah Jehan. Mad with grief and love, he built this tomb whose work lasted 22 years. Entirely built in white marble decoration with inlaid semi-precious stones making it a true masterpiece. Then, visit the Red Fort is the largest fort in India which was declared cultural heritage of UNESCO since 1983. In 1558, Emperor Akbar decided to shift his capital to Agra and rebuilt it in order to make it a residential palace fort. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 Agra - Delhi
Morning visit to the Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah. The building, situated in a garden and was built on the left bank of the Yamuna between 1622 and 1628,it represents the transition between the first Mughal architecture using red sandstone marble decorations - like the mausoleum of Humayun in Delhi - and the second whose realization is the iconic Taj Mahal. In early afternoon departure for Delhi. En route, visit the largest Sikh temple in Delhi, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Then, transfer to Delhi international airport for the return flight.

SUGGESTED HOTELS

You will find below our selection of hotels for this trip. Hotels indicative subject to availability. The choice of the class of accommodation to you. You will be able to specify it in your quote.

Le Roi - Delhi

Team and cozy enough for this modern hotel. Rooms very clean and well appointed. Wifi access. Complete small lunch.

Dadhikar Fort - Sariska

A superb rural location at the foot of a charming village this magnificent fort. Very nice comfortable rooms. Attentive and friendly staff. A place for lovers of old stone undoubtedly.

Khandela Haveli - Jaipur

Former residence of the Maharaja converted into a hotel, this beautiful haveli combines traditional royal hospitality with modern comforts. Spacious rooms with refined decoration surrounding a patio. Restaurant and rooftop pool. A charming place where it feels good.

Pugmark Resort - Ranthambore

Une disposition originale pour cet hébergement style cottage autour de magnifiques jardins. Personnel sympathique et serviable. Les chambres sont confortablement meublées avec toutes les commodités. Parfait emplacement pour visiter le parc national de Ranthambore. 

The Bagh - Bharatpur

Beautiful place surrounded by nature and tranquility. Hotel in a former royal garden where you can walk for hours. Large rooms, simple but very clean located in small bungalows scattered in the garden.

Taj Vilas - Agra

Modern hotel with a good price / quality ratio. Friendly staff. Bright and spacious rooms with a mini fridge and a safe. Modern bathrooms.

Suggested Activities

You will find below our suggestion for activities to do throughout your journey. Do not hesitate to contact an advisor Aryavrit Travels for any specific request.

Ayurveda massage

Ayurveda invites us to stay in harmony with nature, in touch with the elements of nature by practicing yoga and meditation which help us to purify and nourish our body and mind. A massage  on the eye  helps to rebalance the body and its functions. Enjoy your visit to the birthplace of Ayurveda to experience a massage in the purest tradition.

Cooking lessons

You fell for tandoori chicken, Kerala fish curry, samosas, the thali, the dal, biryani? Do not leave without having learned to cook these dishes. We offer courses in vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine. At the end of the session, you are invited to examine and taste your own the prepared dishes.

Henna session

Mehndi usually refers to the art of drawing with henna on the skin. It is an ephemeral equivalent of tattooing. In Rajasthan, mehndi is an fplk art and it is common for women to get as sophisticated as those of newlyweds drawings. Attend a session to decorate your hands with henna and why not take the opportunity to keep track of your visit!

Yoga

Immerse yourself in the practice of Yoga and meditation which helps you to know your body and mind. An experienced yoga teacher will teach you the various techniques of "pranayama" (breathing), "asanas" (positions) and 'dhyana' (meditation). A unique opportunity in the purest tradition.

Film show

Indians like to say that what unites them is a passion for cricket and love of cinema. India is the largest film industry in the world in terms of production and the number of entries. Attend the screening of a film, it's a unique experience and share a moment of jubilation.

Local family

What could be more authentic than sharing a moment with a local family? An opportunity to understand the Indianess from very close which is worth reading several books on India. A unique opportunity to  learn about the customs of your hosts, with whom you share a traditional meal. A moment of conviviality, memorable exchanges that will only add magic to your stay.

Vintage car

Experience the charm side with a vintage ride in Rajasthan. These old cars of the maharajahs take you as a prince through the main streets of the cities. A timeless adventure not to be missed.

Cricket match

Catch a game of cricket, a sport that is truly thrill the crowds in India. Unknown in France, cricket crystallizes all the passions in the Indian subcontinent, where millions of fans follow live matches of their national team. The best players are idolized as real stars, like Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev considered one of the best cricketers of all time.

Polo match

Polo on horseback or elephant, a unique show in Jaipur, Jodhpur or Delhi. Sport in vogue in India, polo on horseback is still today one of the spearheads of the sport in the Indian aristocracy. Polo on elephant back, meanwhile, is not a sport as such. Nevertheless, it attracts large crowds because of the originality of a rapid game with elephants struggling to move on the ground. Very entertaining!

Ballooning

Take a step back to admire the pink city Jaipur, it is possible. Climb aboard the platform of your balloon and fly over the capital of Rajasthan and the impressive Amber Fort which is necessary not far from it. In the early morning light, the emotions are at their peak by the glipse by the history of vastness and beauty which has exisred here for last many centuries.

Bike ride

We invite you to immerse in unusual: a bike ride on the roads of India, Nepal and Bhutan. Cycling is a way to meet people, a tool to reach out to the population, which allows you to be closer than at the window of an air conditioned car. Let yourself drift along with your meetings, you will appreciate the paths which reserve surprises, all more enjoyable than the other.

Horseback ride

Expect a complete change: in the saddle on the beautiful Marwari horses with amazing earrings shaped like a crescent moon, discover the breathtaking surroundings and go out to meet the locals. A walk to discover treasures, off the beaten path.

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