Taj Mahal & Tiger Safari Tour
Volunteering With India arrange 2 nights/ 3days trip for Taj Mahal and wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park. After finishing the project you can spend up the time by visiting these famous trips of India. You can also book this Tour with us even if you are not volunteering & have very less time in India.
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Agra Fort - Most of the People who visits Taj Mahal, Agra; they also go to visit Famous Agra Fort which is not more than 2 k.ms from Taj Mahal on same river bank. The Emperor Shah Jahan, who built Taj Mahal was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb in the Agra Fort where he had a view on the building erected for his deceased wife. Shah Jahan is said to have died in the Musamman Burj, a tower with a beautiful marble balcony. From there you probably have the best view on the Taj. Between the many pavilions, you find small well maintained gardens. After visiting the Taj Mahal we will bring you to show you the Great Agra Fort.
Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in Northern India. Ranthambore national park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974 it gained the protection of “Project Tiger”. It got its status of a National Park in 1981. It is also counted as one of the India’s famous heritage site as it consists with pictorial ruins that dot the wildlife park. Everyday there are many tourist go in the Jungle by hiring the Jeep or Canter to see the Tigers, Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Sambar deer, Chital, Nilgai, Common or Hanuman langurs, Macaques, Jackals, Jungle cats, Caracals, Sloth bears, Black bucks, Rufoustailed Hare, Indian Wild Boar, Chinkara, Common Palm Civets or Toddy cat, Common Yellow Bats, Desert Cats, Five striped Palm Squirrels’, Indian False Vampires, Indian Flying Foxes, Indian Foxes, Indian Gerbilles, Indian Mole Rats, Indian Porcupines, Longeared Hedgehogs, Rattles, Small Indian Mongoose, Small Indian Civets and Common mongoose. The Jungle open for tourist every morning and evening for 3 hours to do Wildlife Safari.
Ranthambore Fort lies within the Ranthambore National Park, near the town of Sawai Madhopur, the park being the former hunting grounds of the Maharajahs of Jaipur until the time of India's Independence. It is a formidable fort having been a focal point of the historical developments of Rajasthan. The fort is known for the glory and valor of Hammir dev of the Chauhan dynasty. The Ranthambore fort was built by a Chauhan ruler, although the exact name of the ruler is disputed. A widely held belief states that the fort was built the reign of Sapaldaksha, in 944 CE. Another theory states that the fort was built during the reign of Jayant, in 1110 CE. Lord Ganesha (Elephant God) temple is also center of attraction of the tourists.