Etnografía

Tigers & legends

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur 8 Días 6 Noches

Quizás sea uno de los destinos más auténticos e interesantes para el viajero cuyo compañero inseparable sea su cámara de fotos. India es el lugar idílico para cualquier amante de la fotografía. El color y la luz de sus paisajes. La amabilidad y energía de sus habitantes los hacen ser los mejores protagonistas de una historia en un marco cultural e histórico inigualable.

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Their colors will be part of our trip, Reds Jaipur, Agra the pure white , green avenues of Delhi and the most varied colors of the plumage of birds inhabiting Barhatpur or the tiger skin colors. And with its colors, its people also , modern and daring in the capital, jovial and cheerful in Jaipur, poem lovers love the Taj Majal and religious Punjabi with an ancient culture that made them fearsome and admired. In transit, the smiles and gratitude of a friendly village.

We will be privileged to witness their rituals, their religions, their celebrations and legends, wrapped in a huge variety of colors, smells and tastes. Among saris, spices and the wake of the sacred animal of India, the Bengal tiger, discover the daily life of the second most populous country on Earth.

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN DELHI

Flight to Delhi.

Day 2: DELHI

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Arrival at Delhi International Airport. After immigration formalities and baggage collection, we’ll pick you up at the Arrivals Terminal and drive you to your hotel. On arrival at the hotel , we will do the check in at the hotel (standard time for check -in is 14:00 h). Breakfast at the hotel. The capital of India is the main gateway to the country. The contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis , which successfully combines the old and the new. Amid the skyscrapers buildings and other monuments of the past tense , with its silent forms recall the ancient heritage of this region appear . The first impression for any visitor occurs during the trip from the airport as it is presented as a kind of garden city , surrounded by trees and beautiful park. Today will be devoted to visiting the city of New Delhi and its monuments as the Raj Ghat – the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi – the Red Fort , Jama Masjid mosque universal , Humayun ‘s Tomb , India Gate and the legendary ChandniChowk  (silver street). Also visit the Qutub Minar Overnight at hotel The Royal Plaza (or similar).

Day 3: DELHI – AGRA

Ecowildlife_India_Taj_Mahal Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Agra. Upon arrival, tour of Agra: The Taj Mahal is an architectural wonder which is always becoming the soul of every tourist’s visit to Agra. The Taj Mahal is defined like a monument to love, awesome for the beauty of its architecture in white marble. Shah Jahan ordered its construction as an expression of her love for his beautiful wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Artwork by Persian architect Ustad Isa, took 22 years to build and has become one of the wonders of the world. Its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, elegant carved domes, and among other genius, the best inlay work ever have seen. India-Nepal-Cultura-11 Agra Fort or Red Fort in Agra , known by locals as ” Lal Quila ” is located on the banks of Yamuna River in the city of Agra , and known as Red Fort because it is built with red sandstone assigned this unmistakable tone . The Agra Fort was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983. The building, dating from 1565, and is conceived as a walled castle surrounded by a deep moat of water. Amar Singh Gate is the entrance to the fortress . Inside you can visit the numerous palaces and stately buildings built by Akbar , the Mughal emperor and then were used by successive governments of the Mughal Empire , as a base. Overnight at Hotel Mansingh Palace (or similar).

Day 4: Agra – Bharatpur – P.N. Rantambore

India_Tigres1India_Tigres2Breakfast at hotel and departure by road to Bharatpur (55 km).

En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the most impressive of the ghost towns of India. Visit the Salim Chisti, Punch Mahal. Bharatpur is the eastern gateway to Rajasthan. Bharatpur is popular for its bird sanctuary, the Keoladeo Ghana National Park – where a wide variety of birds and UNESCO World Heritage site . Each year the Siberian cranes come to spend the winter this park for its warmer weather. From the remains of the royal past we find the marvelous Bharatpur Palace. The city and the fort is believed to have been founded by Rustam a Jat clan Sogariya . Maharaja Suraj Mal took over Khemkaran, the son of Rustam and established the empire. Keoladeo National Park is one of the top choices for enthusiasts birdwatching. Over 400 species of resident waterfowl, and populated by the annual influx of birds from colder countries (during the winter ) . Exotic migratory birds from Afghanistan, Central Asia, Tibet and Siberia and China, come here in the months of October and November for the winter. Continue en route to Ranthambore National Park.

Dinner and overnight at Ranthambore Regency Hotel.Desayuno en el hotel y salida por carretera hacia Bharatpur (55 km). En ruta visitaremos Fatehpur Sikri, la más impresionante de las ciudades fantasmas de la India. Visitaremos el Salim Chisti, el Punch Mahal.Bharatpur es la puerta oriental de Rajastán. Bharatpur es popular por su santuario de aves, el Parque Nacional Keoladeo Ghana – donde habitan una gran variedad de aves y Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO.

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Day 5: Rantambore National Park

Today will be devoted to this park safaris in jeeps 4×4 with a park naturalist guide . We will make one safari in the morning ( 10:00 h ) and one in the afternoon after lunch (until 17:30 h). The rest is free time. The Ranthambore National Park was once the hunting ground of Maharajas of Jaipur, but has been converted into a paradise for lovers of wildlife. Among all the wildlife of Ranthambore park , which attracts tourists is the possibility of seeing tigers and leopards in the wild. Apart from tigers and leopards, you can see wild boar, crocodiles, monkeys, gazelles , and monitor lizards . In addition to the local wildlife in the park you can visit the Ranthambore Fort, a construction of the tenth century it was used to control the entire central India. Dinner and overnight at Ranthambore Regency Hotel.

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Día 6: Rantambore N. P.  – Jaipur

Breakfast at the Hotel. Then, we’ll go to Jaipur ( 180 Km) Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan a romantic realm of resplendent palaces, mighty fortresses and regal Maharajahs that lies in the western deserts and is an utterly unique part of India. The bustling Rajasthan capital of Jaipur takes its name from its venerated founder Jai Singh II, the Mughals who was given the title Sawai Maharaja by translation literally means “one and a quarter ‘, suggesting that the Mughal thought this more valuable than just’ one ‘ emperor. Jaipur is known as the ‘ Pink City’ on account of the distinctive color of its buildings . This peculiarity , however, was not part of the original plan, dates back to 1856 , when it was decided to paint the town buildings pink in honor of the State Visit from Prince Albert. Accommodation at Hotel Park Prime ( or similar).

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Day 7: Jaipur

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Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit Amber Fort accessed on elephant . Once inside , we’ll be crossing the dependencies of Jagmandir Palace Jaimahal Kali Temple and its gardens. The Amber Fort, overlooking Lake Maotha , is reputed to have been the treasure Kacchwaha leaders. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the style of the time honored . The Fort, completed in the early eighteenth century , took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted , offers a fascinating glimpse of the lifestyle that the Moghul ruling families. In the afternoon , visit the city, the City Palace , Palace of Winds and Jantar Mantar. Back to the hotel.

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Day 8: Jaipur – Delhi

Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer by road to Delhi ( 263 Km – 4h) . Arrival, check -in at Hotel The Royal Plaza. Free time in Delhi. Accommodation at Hotel The Royal Plaza.

Day 9: Delhi – Back to  Spain

Breakfast at the Hotel. At the appointed time, they transfer to Delhi International Airport for your flight back to Spain. 

  • Spain -India international flight
  • 8 Nights accommodation in the mentioned hotels or similar (+ 1 night on board)
  • Bed and breakfast in Delhi , Agra and Jaipur
  • Full board in Ranthambore
  • English speaking guide throughout the tour
  • 2 Safaris in Ranthambore National Park in shared jeep Park
  • Service naturalist guide during safari Ranthambore
  • All transfers and sightseeing on A / A
  • Entrance to monuments to be visited in the ( Agra, Delhi and Jaipur ) program
  • Basic travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry , telephone, etc.
  • Tips to guides, drivers deals.
  • Meals not mentioned as included in the program
  • Flights or airport taxes
  • Insurance evacuation , cancellation or other ( Ecowildlife can provide them, if desired. Ask for prices)
  • P.V.P since 815€*
  • Group trip starts April 11/August 05 and 16, 2014
  • Minimum group 6 pax
  • Individual trip all year long. Min 2 pax
  • Price for shared room by 2 pax. See single supplement.
  • Does not include international flights.

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