Tour Name : Delhi Agra Corbett Wildlife Tour
Destination : Delhi – Corbett National Park - Agra - Delhi
Duration : 08 Days / 07 Nights
Jim Corbett Tour
A 08 day tour of the Northern India starts with arriving into Delhi – an International gateway into India and easiest way to get to Corbett National Park which is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. Corbett in the only National Park where one can stay inside the reserve and enjoy the wildlife to the fullest. You spend 02 nights inside the reserve and 01 night in the resort outside. Game viewing is by jeeps or on elephant backs. Besides having the highest density of Tigers, Corbett is still not known for Tiger sighting due to the hilly terrain. Corbett is commonly known for the herds of Wild Elephants, jungle cats, different varieties of deer, crocodiles, species of snakes and birds not only native Himalayan species but migratory birds as well. Bird life includes parakeets, flycatchers, babblers, cuckoos, robins, bulbuls, Indian and Great Pied hornbills, warblers and finches, to name a few.
Travel back to Delhi via Agra to visit the most famous Moghul monument Taj Mahal which was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal "the lady of the Taj". Fly back from Delhi.
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Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive: Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, the guest will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi
This morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi Former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and board the ‘cycle rickshaw’ for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through “Chandni Chowk” or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue-heading west from the Fort. Later visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon visit New Delhi drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi – Corbett National Park
Morning drive to Corbett National Park (280 kms). Upon arrival, check-in at hotel.
Corbett National Park is India's oldest and one of her best parks covering 1318 sq.kms situated in the Himalayan foothills with open grasslands & river Ramganga flowing through its entire length. It is named after the famous hunter naturalist Corbett who, between 1907 & 1939 tracked down and killed man eaters which had claimed an aggregate of 1300 human lives. It is India's first & biggest Tiger reserve sponsored by ‘World Wildlife Fund’ supporting 50 mammals, 580 bird and 25 reptile species.
Evening at leisure for own activity. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 Corbett National Park
Early morning and afternoon game viewing in the sanctuary by open canter/jeeps. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 Corbett National Park
Morning wildlife viewing is by Elephant. (Subject to availability & permission)
Afternoon proceed to nature walk/ bird watching. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 : Corbett National Park – Agra
Morning drive to Agra (300 kms). Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Agra
Full day sightseeing tour of Agra including Red Fort and the famous Taj Mahal.
Visit the Red Fort - lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. It was built by Akbar as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat.
Taj Mahal - This most famous Moghul monument was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal "the lady of the Taj". It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, for the emperor was heartbroken when Mumtaz died after 17 years of marriage, during the birth of her 14th child.The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. (Taj Mahal is closed on Friday). Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Agra – Delhi - Abroad
Morning drive to Delhi (225 kms). Upon arrival in Delhi – transfer to the airport for your onward journey.SEND INQUIRY