Taj Tiger and Temples North India Tour

Per person

1225 USD

all inclusive on double occupancy

10 days/ 9 nights

Delhi- Agra- Ranthambore- Jaipur- Varanasi

Enjoy an adventure in the vibrant culture of Northern India. From exploring the streets of New and Old Delhi, visiting the beautiful and tranquil Taj Mahal at sunrise or sunset to the remotest inaccessible areas of the jungle for a sighting of the tiger – this tour is designed for travellers who wish to explore the diversity and grace of India’s most famous tourist spots. The Old Fort at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve and the water holes are some of the best places for wildlife photography and specially tiger photography.

Experience the royal life of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Rajasthan, land of Rajputs and Maharajas is an epic photo adventure to royal palaces, magnificent forts, street markets and daily life of local people. Explore the forts, palaces and local markets of Jaipur. From Jaipur take a short flight to Varanasi to capture the real essence of this holy city. We make sure that our guests get to fully experience the city’s magic by going on walking tours of the Ghats and old city, visiting Sarnath, and witnessing the ceremony of evening Ganga Aarti.

We cover all the culture and wildlife Tours that this region has to offer in our exclusive package of Taj Tiger and Temples North India Tour. Our tour guides and experts guarantee information and guidance at each step of the trip.

Itinerary at a glance:

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi, India

Day 2: Delhi | Explore Delhi  

Day 3: Agra | Drive to Agra 

Day 4: Ranthambore | Explore Agra | Drive to Ranthambore.

Day 5: Ranthambore | Game drives Morning and Evening

Day 6: Jaipur | Morning Game drive | Drive Jaipur

Day 7: Jaipur | Explore Jaipur

Day 8: Varanasi | Flight to Varanasi |

Day 9: Varanasi | Explore Varanasi

Day 10: Departure | Flight to Varanasi

Who can Visit

  • This tour is primarily designed to provide unique wildlife and cultural experiences of India for first-timers and enthusiastic travelers.
  • Ample chances to see some of nature’s most extraordinary creatures, from the Royal Bengal Tiger to countless exquisite birds. This tour is mainly focused on the best National Parks which are known for the high density of striped majestic cats ( Tiger)
  • Explore the great photo opportunities of this tour using your DSLR, mirrorless, point-and-shoot compact camera, or iPhone. Beginner, amateur, enthusiast, and semi-pro photographers that want to explore their photography skills. Our photography tour leader Harsh Agarwal is eager to share his ideas and creativity as well as the knowledge of the technical aspects of your camera settings.

Other Useful Information

Difficulty Level: Easy
Weather: October/ March  – Temp- 77/48.2 F (25/9 C)

It gets really cold in the early morning, so extra layers are advisable. The probability of rain is almost negligible to very low rain with 7-8 hours of sunshine each day.

Register: To register, $ 500 will hold your space. 30 percent advance before 4 months of the tour. Final payment will be due before 30 days of starting the tour. Please contact us for further details.

Starts/Ends: Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, India

It takes 5-10 minutes depending on our traffic to reach our accommodation near Airport. Our tour starts on Day 1 at 18.30 pm. Your flight must land at the airport at/before 4 pm on Day 1. The tour ends on Day 18 at 16.00 hrs at Airport. You can take the onward flight at/after 19.00 hrs.0

Highlights Of Your Journey
  •  Acombination of Cultural and Tiger safari tour
  • Perfect for first timers and enthusiastic photographers and wildlife lovers.
  • Focus on architecture, local life, spirituality and wildlife.
  • Know about history and culture of Hinduism in Varanasi.
  • Capture stunning view of Taj Mahal at Sunrise.
  • Photograph Royal Bengal Tigers in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.
  • Spacious, Air-conditioned Coach for transfers and sightseeing, so there is ample space for camera bags & luggage.
  •  

Day 1

Arrival in Delhi

  • Arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. Our representative will greet and assist you to the coach.
  • Transfer to your Hotel. Check-in and overnight in Delhi.

Day 2

Delhi

  • Today, after breakfast, visit the Jama Mosque, India’s largest mosque, and drive through the famed Red Fort.
  • Explore the bustling market of Chandni Chowk. You can either take a Rickshaw Ride or walk through the narrow lanes of Old Delhi.
  • The next stop is the famous Spice market – it is well known that India is famous for spices. A small walk in the largest spice bazaar of Asia- this place is not only a wholesale market for spices but is also a very popular tourist destination. To watch how spices of different colours, aroma and flavours are loaded by rusty hands, carried and unloaded – is a magical marvel in itself.
  • Visit Raj Ghat (Mahatma Gandhi memorial) and Drive pass India Gate and Govt Buildings (President’s house and Secretariat Houses).
  • After lunch, explore the majesty and the beauty of Qutub Minar, the tallest stone tower established by the first Islamic monarchs of the country.

Day 3

New Delhi- Agra (204 kms/ 3.5 hrs)

  • After breakfast, drive to Agra. On arrival, check-in Hotel
  • Visit the Agra Fort– one of the grandest forts in India. Spot beautiful demonstrations of Marble inlay work dispersed all around the city. Relish the ancient artistry of local artists of Agra.
  • In the evening, visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-daula, known as Baby Taj. Later visit Mehtab Bagh, the famous garden overseeing the Taj Mahal located on the banks of the Yamuna River.
  • Back to the Hotel early to be prepared for the next day.

Day 4

Agra-Ranthambore (265 Kms/ 6 hrs)

  • Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. Our photography guide will give you all the key information and take you to all the best sites for photography to make sure your experience of visiting the Taj Mahal is as fulfilling as possible.
  • Return to the Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, drive to Ranthambore.
  • Visit Abhaneri. This stepwell is regarded as one of the deepest and largest step wells in India.
  • On arrival in Ranthambore, check in the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

* Taj Mahal is closed on Friday

Day 5

Ranthambore - Morning and Evening Tiger Safaris

  • Early morning jungle safari game drive in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Explore the deep jungles of the Ranthambore National Park on an open roof vehicle, tracking for tigers. This mission lasts for around three hours, and then you return back to the hotel for breakfast.
  • Spend the rest of the morning relaxing in the comfort of the hotel.
  • In afternoon, another jungle safari continues into the Ranthambore National Park for wildlife viewing.
  • Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 6

Ranthambore- Jaipur (160 kms/4 hrs)

  • Early morning jungle safari game drive in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Back to the Hotel. After breakfast and check-out, drive to Jaipur.
  • On arrival, check in at the Hotel.
  • Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant while being entertained by local folk dancers. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 7

Jaipur- The Pink City

  • After breakfast, the tour will start with photo stop at Hawa Mahal. Later visit Amber Fort.
  • After lunch, Visit the principal residence of Jaipur’s present ruling family, the City Palace.
  • Later visit Jantar Mantar. This UNESCO World heritage site will amaze visitors for its several astronomical and astrological tools used by researchers of ancient India.
  • You can experience the carpet weaving, the block printing demonstration and the Turban wearing which plays a vital role in the Rajasthani life.
  • Overnight in Hotel.

Day 8

Jaipur –Varanasi (Flight)

  • On time, transfer to the airport to board the flight to Varanasi.
  • On arrival in Varanasi, transfer to Hotel.
  • Evening at leisure. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 9

Explore Varanasi

  • Rise very early this morning to experience the life of this ancient city. See the beauty of the rising sun on the boat ride on the holy river Ganges.
  • Experience the early morning rituals of the Hindus being performed, thousands of people taking a bath in the holy river and offering flowers and holy water to the Sun God.
  • After breakfast, excursion trip to Sarnath. Explore the deer park in Sarnath where Gautama Buddha first imparted knowledge regarding Dharma and Karma.
  • In the evening Old City walking tour. Walk through the oldest and most famous narrow lanes of the city, past the endless human panorama – pilgrims, worshipers, sadhus, children selling flowers and floating lights to place in the river – to arrive at the Ghats at the Ganges to witness the Aarti Ceremony which is part of the evening pooja or prayers.
  • During the ceremony deepas (oil lamps) are offered to Mother Ganga with thanks and devotion for the light of the sun and for her divine light. As the fire ceremony takes place, bells are rung and chanting and singing provide a fascinating, magical, and spiritual conclusion to the day’s end. Overnight stay in the Hotel.

Day 10

Varanasi- Delhi (Flight)

  • Morning at leisure. After breakfast, transfer to the airport and connect flight to Delhi. On arrival, you will be transferred to the International Airport and connected flight for onward journey.
PRICE DETAILS
  •  Deluxe package (4*) – 1855 USD price per person.
  • Luxury package (5*) – 2185 USD price per person.
  • Flight supplement for Delhi- Varanasi and Varanasi- Jaipur is 235 USD per person (rates depend on the time of booking).
  • Prices are in USD, Per Person, based on double occupancy.
  • Prices mentioned are for Private Tour except for shared Jeep Safari in Ranthambore.
  • Also available are customized tours and private jeep safaris in Ranthambore.
Hotels
CityHotel
DelhiITC Dwarka or Similar
AgraTrident/Similar (5*) or Crystal Sarovar/ Similar (4*)
RanthamboreThe Tigress/ Similar (5*) or Ranthambore Heritage Haveli (4*)
JaipurTrident/Similar (5*) or Golden Tulip/Similar (4*)
VaranasiRadisson/Similar (5*) or Meradan Grand/ Similar (4*)
PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
  • 9 nights’ accommodation with breakfast on twin sharing basis.
  • All transfer and sightseeing by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Services of English-speaking local Tour guides.
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi.
  • 3 Game drives in open Jeep on sharing basis in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. (Can be upgraded to private safari on additional cost depending on availability)
  • 1 Lunch and 2 Dinner in Ranthambore
  • Unlimited packaged drinking water.
  • Government Service tax.
PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS
  • Personal extras, such as drinks, laundry, telephone, etc
  • Visa fees, Airport taxes, Camera/Video fees
  • Flight ticket from Jabalpur to Delhi/Mumbai
  • Medical or evacuation expenses in any emergency.
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like roadblocks, political disturbances etc
  • Optional excursions and anything not mentioned in the ‘Inclusions’ section.
  • Any expenditure of a personal nature such as drinks, telephone charges, laundry etc.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Any other services not mentioned.

Other Recommended Tours

Tiger Marathon Private Tour

11 days/10 nights

Tadoba | Kanha | Bandhavgarh

12 Tiger Safaris

(All inclusive)

Tiger Marathon Private Tour

8 days/7 nights

Bandhavgarh | Kanha

8 Tiger Safaris

(All inclusive)

Tiger Marathon Private Tour

4 days/3 nights

Guwahati- Kaziranga- Guwahati

Extend your Journey

Tiger Marathon Private Tour
Indian Rhino Safari Tour

4 days/3 nights

Delhi – Guwahati – Kaziranga- Guwahati  – Delhi

Tiger Marathon Private Tour
Tadoba Tiger Safari Tour

4 days/3 nights

Delhi/ Mumbai – Tadoba – Delhi/Mumbai

Tiger Marathon Private Tour
Kanha Tiger Safari Tour

4 days/3 nights

Delhi/Mumbai- Kanha- Delhi/Mumbai

Get started

Its's easy to book a tour with 3 simple steps.

1 First Step
2 Second Step
3 Third Step
× Hello...