Wildlife freaks as well as tourists with religious bent of mind simply love this 11 nights and 12 days travel program of Golden Temple with Wildlife Tour. The visitors will be treated to great monuments existing in Delhi, Chandigarh and Jaipur ..They will be able to pray in the sacred shrines like Golden Temple –Amritsar, Brahama temple - Pushkar . The visit to the outstanding Ranthambore National Park will be a great place to gaze at its thriving flora and fauna .
Length of the Tour : 11 Nights and 12 Days
Places Covered: Delhi-Agra-Amritsar-Chandigarh-Pushkar-Ranthambore-Jaipur-Delhi.
1st Day :
Arrival in Delhi .The delegate of Golden Temple with Taj tour welcomes the tourists on their arrival in Delhi. After being accorded with a warm welcome the visitors escorted to the Hotel for an overnight stay.
2nd Day :
Sightseeing, Paying Obeisance and Shopping in Delhi-: The second day of the tour is spent in touring this National Capital of India . Incidentally, it has been the premier city for rulers of ancient, medieval and modern India. The Qutab Minar, The Humayun’ s Tomb, The Red Fort , The Jama Masjid , The Purana Quila, The Raj Ghat , The Rashtrapati Bhawan , The India Gate , The Lotus Temple, The Birla Mandir , The Sacred Heart Cathedral are some of its famous monuments . Before checking into the hotel for an overnight stay the tourists are free to go for shopping spree at Khan Market, Sarojini Nagar and Connaught Place
3rd Day :
Delhi To Amritsar . On the third day the tour will move to Amritsar –The City of The Golden Temple . This number one Sikh Shrine is the most important Sikh religious site . This famous Gurudwaras of Sikhs is also known as Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib. Built in 1604 AD , Golden Temple is an abode to Guru Granth Sahib - the eleventh Sikh Guru. Notably, The first ten Gurus of Sikhism in the ascending order are Guru Nanak, Guru Angad, Guru Amar Das, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan ,Guru Hargobind,Guru Har Rai, Guru Har Krishan ,Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh Soon after praying at Golden Temple , the visitor moves out on a visit to other Gurudwara’s and temples existing in the Amritsar City.
4th Day :
Tour of Other Great Tourist Sites in Amritsar In addition to Golden Temple , Amritsar is a home to two other important tourist sites.. Jalianwala Bagh and Wagah Border occupy a top position among the tourist attractions of Amritsar . Jallianwala Bagh bears testimony to one of the world’s worst carnage. It was on a fateful Monday afternoon of April 13, 1919 , that a senior British Army officer Reginald Dyer, ordered his soldiers to fire on thousands of unarmed Indian people. The natives had gathered for a protest meeting against the cruel policies pursued against them by the Colonial British Government . In this mad shooting frenzy over 1000 innocent people lost their lives. Over 2000 people suffered brutal injuries . Even today , the bullet marks on the robust walls of the Jalianwala Bagh reminds humanity of the macabre act piloted by General Dyer.
The Wagah Border lies on the Grand Trunk road between the Indian Punjab City of Amritsar and Pakistani Punjab City of Lahore. Every evening ,the flag lowering ceremony by the soldiers of both India and Pakistan takes place at this border. Wagah Border is a great sight to watch Indian soldiers in Khaki uniform and Pakistani soldiers in dark green outfit meticulously completing the formality of flag lowering .The tourists retire for the night in the relaxing comforts of Amritsar Hotel.
5th Day :
Amritsar To Chandigarh Soon after the delectable breakfast on the next day , the tourists move to the Union Territory of Chandigarh . This city is designed by the legendary Le Corbusier the Swiss- French architect . Chandigarh is the first planned city of India .It is famous world over for its amazing architectural structures and incredible landscapes. The Rock Garden, The Rose Garden , Sukhna Lake and the International Doll Museum.. are some of its outstanding tourist sites . The tourist retire in the relaxing environ of Chandigarh Hotel
Chandigarh to Delhi On the 6th Day , the tour moves to New Delhi. On arrival at India’s Capital the visitors will retire into the hotel for an overnight stay.
7th Day :
Delhi To Pushkar Today, the tourists will move to Hindu Holy town of Pushkar Situated in the India desert State of Rajasthan , Pushkar 11 Kilometers from the Muslim Holy City of Ajmer . Situated 363 Kilometers from National Capital of Delhi , it is the abode for the temple of Brahama . It is believed to be the only existing temple of Brahama in the world . In addition Pushkar is home to great temples and outstanding ghats . Incidentally , Pushkar has 52 ghats . Tourists and camel traders come in large number to witness and trade in the Pushkar Camel Fair . This fair is the only camel fair in the world .
8th Day :
Pushkar To Ranthambore National Park. On the eighth day , the tour proceeds from the land of Lord Brahama to Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan . On arrival at the park the guest check into the hotel for overnight stay.
9th Day :
Ranthambore National Park : Both young and old get enthralled by the 392 square kilometer Ranthambore National Park . It is natural habitat for tigers, boar , leopard , chital , deer, jackals, fox , hynea and python . Established in 1980 , Ranthambore National Park has played a stupendous role in Government of India’s initiative to protect the Tiger.
Ranthambore National Park To Jaipur After observing the flora and fauna on the previous day , now the time has come to explore famous forts and palaces of Jaipur . Hence today the tour moves ahead for Jaipur. This City is the Capital of Rajasthan The distance between Ranthambore National Park and Jaipur is 130 Kilometers. On arriving at Jaipur , the tourist checks into the hotel for an overnight stay .
11th Day :
Jaipur Sightseeing and Shopping Today one will explore the outstanding tourist sites and markets of Jaipur . Known as Pink City of India , it was founded by by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727. Amer Fort, City Palace , Hawa Mahal - palace of winds and Jantar Mantar-the famed observatory are some of its great places of interest In the evening the tourists go on a shopping spree for famous Rajasthani artifacts , antiques , precious and semi precious stones, jewels , brassware etc.
12th Day :
Jaipur To Delhi Today , the time has come to bid adieu to a tour which had elements of culture, religion and wildlife . The tourists will be escorted back to Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. They will now board their respective flight for their onward journey .