Corbett Tour with Golden Triangle
Duration 10 nights & 11 days
Destinations Covered: Delhi-Jaipur-Fatehpur Sikri-Agra-Unchagaon-Corbett National Park-Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On your arrival at the airport or railway station, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Delhi, one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, is the capital of India. It has been the capital of several ancient Indian empires. It is a major gateway to the country. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the city, now known as Old Delhi. Due to its strategic location, it was preferred over other cities by successive dynasties who made it their seat of power. Britishers, too, made it their capital. Delhi is a blend of old and new. Old Delhi reflects old charm while New Delhi exhibits the new extravaganza.
Day 02: Delhi
On day 2 of the Corbett Tour with Golden Triangle, have breakfast and go for half-day city tour of Old Delhi. Visit the largest mosque of India, Jama Masjid. Shah Jahan constructed the masjid between 1844 and 1658; Shah Jahan also built Lal Qila (Red Fort). The fort was built between 1638 and 1648; Chandni Chowk and Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib; and Rajghat -- the cremation site of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.
In the afternoon, city tour of New Delhi. Visit Humayun's Tomb. The tomb was constructed in mid 16th century and is an early example of Mughal architecture; Qutab Minar, drive past India Gate, President House, Connaught Place. The city tour of New Delhi ends with a visit to Birla Mandir, also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple, or Gurdwara Bangla Sahib (Sikh temple).
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur (260 kms, 05-06 hours drive)
On day 3 of the golden triangle tour with Corbett, have breakfast and drive to Jaipur. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
The Pink City: To welcome its discerning guest the Prince of Wales in the year 1905-06, Jaipur required a fresh coat of paint. The contractor was unable to provide any other color in the needed quantity, which left him with no option but to color the city of Jaipur in pink. Since then Jaipur is famed as the Pink City, and the pink color is associated with hospitality in Rajput culture.
Day 04: Jaipur
On day 4 of the Corbett Tour with Golden Triangle, have breakfast and excursion to Amber Fort. Enjoy elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravallis to the entrance of the fort.
Amber Fort is located at a distance of eleven kilometers from the Pink City. Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state. The Rajput commander of Akbar's army, Raja Man Singh started constructing the fort in the year 1592. It is a superb example of Rajput architecture.
In the afternoon, go for city tour. Visit the City Palace. It has museum having an extensive collection of art, enamelware, carpets and weapons. Also visit Jantar Mantar, the observatory constructed by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728, and the facade of Hawa Mahal.
Day 05: Jaipur- Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (240 kms, 06-07 hours drive)
Have breakfast and drive to Agra. Enroute visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. Constructed by Emperor Akbar in the year 1569, Fatehpur Sikri was the old capital of the Moghuls. Fifteen years later, it was abandoned due to water scarcity. Also visit graceful buildings that include Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other palaces that are still preserved in its original glory. Head for Agra. After arrival in the evening, check in to the hotel.
Day 06 : Agra-Unchagaon (180 kms, 04-05 hours drive)
On day 6 of the Corbett national park tour with golden triangle, have breakfast and go for city tour of Agra. Visit Red Fort, which was constructed by Emperor Akbar in the year 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan. The fort has the hall of public and private audiences among many other beautiful structures. Visit one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. It was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of the Taj started in the year 1631 and was not completed till the year 1653.
In the afternoon, drive to Unchagaon. On arrival, check in to the Fort Unchagaon, which stands tall as an ideal gateway to Uttaranchal. Home to the Jat rulers who became more prominent during the decline of Moghul Empire, was originally built by mud. Later, its walls were replaced by brick. Old building inside the fort was totally revamped in the 1930s to give it a distinctly colonial look.
Day 07 : Unchagaon-Corbett (210 kms, 04-05 hours drive)
Morning of day 7 of the golden triangle tour with Corbett free at leisure. In the afternoon, head for Jim Corbett National Park. On arrival, check in to the wildlife resort. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
Day 08: Corbett Natioanal Park
Enjoy safari into the Corbett national park for wildlife viewing on morning and afternoon of the day 8 of one of the best golden triangle tour packages. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
Day 09: Corbett Natianal Park
On day 9 of the Corbett Tour with Golden Triangle, in the morning and afternoon go for another safari into the national park for wildlife viewing. Dinner and overnight stay at the wildlife resort.
Day 10: Corbett-Delhi (255 kms, 05-06 hours drive)
On the morning of the day 10 of the Corbett Tour with Golden Triangle itinerary, go for another safari into the national park to explore the wildlife. Get ready in the afternoon and leave for Delhi. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Departure Delhi
Transfer to the airport or the railway station to board the flight or train back home or for onward destination. Tour ends.
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