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Bird Watching Tour

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Duration : 06 Days/07 Nights

Destinations Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi

Day – 01: Arrival at Delhi

Arrive at Delhi airport where you shall be received by our representative as per this Bird watching tour. Later, transfer to the pre-booked hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at Delhi.

Day – 02: At Delhi

Delhi India Gate

Morning start to your tour from the charming Old Delhi, which has managed to preserve the nostalgia of bygone royal age of the city. Start from Mughal residence Red Fort, built in red sandstone where we shall be exploring several historical monuments inside as well as visit to the museum displaying royal artifacts and artilleries. Later we shall visit the holy mosque of Jama Masjid located just opposite Red Fort. A UNESCO world heritage site, this sacred mausoleum is place of worship for people from all religions. The sacred remains of Prophet like sandals and footprints embedded in marble block are kept inside. Enjoy a rickshaw ride in the busy alleys of Chandni Chowk, offering lots of items embedded with an ethnic Indian touch, be it ‘Chat’ food, ‘Paranthas’, Gold, Silver and precious stones or apparels and garments.

Post lunch, drive to Humayu n’s tomb, a picturesque monument built in the memory of Mughal Emperor Humayun by his wife Haji Begum. Continue towards 12th century Qutab Minar, regarded the tallest single minaret in the world and the most frequented monument of Delhi. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan-the official residence of President of India halting at India Gate-the famous war memorial where a flame burns eternally to honor the supreme sacrifice of solders. Evening drive back to the hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

Day- 03 Delhi - Jaipur

hawa mahal-jaipur

Morning drive to Jaipur, the hub of culture, tradition and royalties of Rajasthan and upon arrival check-in at a Royal Palace giving an insight into the luxury and opulence of the bygone royal age. Later in the day, a short excursion trip to Choki Dhani, an ethnic five star resort offering a plethora of options for the visitors, be it puppet show, traditional song & dance program, fire eaters show etc. Take a joyful camel ride and have a traditional dinner in picturesque settings amidst the sand dunes. Overnight at the Jaipur hotel.

Day -04: In Jaipur

Full day sightseeing of Jaipur, the ‘Pink city’ of India. Regarded as one of the most culturally rich cities of Rajasthan, Jaipur is also one of the most well planned ones. Morning excursions to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of Rajput rulers where we shall be taking a ride upon elephants back to reach to fort’s entrance. The breathtaking interiors and decorative art of Amber fort gives an insight into the opulence of Royal Rajput lifestyle. Some exquisite buildings inside include mirror palace, summer palace and winter palace.

Post lunch visit to Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) built to allow royal ladies to watch the royal possessions without being seen from outside. Continue toward City Palace, a picturesque building divided into series of buildings, gardens and courtyards and the residence of present royal family of Jaipur. A part of the palace has been converted into museum displaying royal armory, artifacts and other rare articles. Our next destination is Jantar Mantar, the 17th century astronomical observatory which is remarkably accurate for that period.

Day - 05 Jaipur - Bharatpur

Bharatpur Bird Santuary Park

Morning drive to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and upon arrival transfer to the resort. Later, venture into what is regarded as the best bird sanctuary in India.

Bharatpur: home to over 400 species of birds, Bharatpur also known as Kaledeo Ghana park figures amongst the best bird sanctuaries of Asia. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the reserve attracts migratory bird from far away countries like Tibet, Afghanistan, and Central Asia in addition to Siberian cranes. Other common bird species to be seen are cormorants, spoonbills, storks, egrets, herons, pelicans, ibis and herons that can be spotted all over the park. After a detailed bird watching tour accompanied by an expert guide, return to the resort for dinner & overnight stay.

Day - 06 Bharatpur - Agra

Morning drive to Agra en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri which served as the capital of Mughals for a brief period before being abandoned due to lack of water. The courtyards, palaces etc. inside the fort remarkably preserved in original state, exhibiting the best of Mughal architecture. Famous monuments include tomb of Salim Chisti, an important Muslim pilgrimage destination and the imposing Buland Darwaza built to commemorate Mughal victory over Gujrat.

agra-tajmahal

Later, drive continues to Agra and upon arrival check-in at a luxury hotel and sightseeing of Agra Fort in the evening. Constructed by successive Mughal Emperors who used to control their empire from here. Some of the famous buildings inside are Diwan-i-Khass, Diwan-i-Am,Jahangiri Mahal, Khass Mahal and Moti Masjid etc, symbolizing the best of fusion architecture. A vintage point to view Taj Mahal, it was from the window of this fort from where Shahjahan spent his last days staring at Taj after being imprisoned by his son Jehangir.

Day - 07 Agra - Delhi

After a leisurely breakfast, our expert guide will accompany you for the much awaited tour of Taj Mahal. The majestic monument of love is best viewed with the early morning sunrise. A world renowned attraction for the tourists built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal by Shahajahan, the monument symbolizes the fact that true love never dies. Flawless in its execution and conception, we shall be covering the monument with a thorough detail as well as other monuments located in its vicinity.

Evening luxurious drive to Delhi and upon arrival transfer to international airport for your onward/return journey.