Wildlife Adventure Tour
Destinations: Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Nagpur - Delhi
Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days)
Day 01 / Arrival Delhi Day 02 / Delhi
Arrive Delhi , meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
After a leisurely breakfast sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar ,India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President's House , Red fort , Mahatama Gandhi Memorial , Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple.Night stay in Delhi.
Day 03 / Delhi-Jaipur (By train Dep 0610 Hrs Arr 1040 Hrs )
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the superfast airconditioned train to Jaipur. Breakfast in the train. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Later sight seeing tour of Jaipur covering:
AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. 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 it's ultimate expression.
CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.
HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 04 / Jaipur-Agra
Morning drive to Agra via Fatehpur sikri , a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Agra and transfer to hotel. Night stay in
Agra. Day 05 / Agra
Morning at sunrise visit the magnificient Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife.Also visit the Red fort - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience),a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Evening free to explore the rich handicrafts of Agra. Night stay in Agra.
Day 06 / Agra - Jhansi - Orchha
Morning transfer to railway station to board the train to Jhansi ,Arrive Jhansi & drive to Orchha & transfer to hotel. Later tour of this historical site with magnificient temples and monuments. Some of the palaces were decorated with painted murals which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of painting. Night stay in Orchha.
Day 07 / Orchha-Khajuraho
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho , The legendary temples of khajuraho are an incomparable experience. Acknowledged as one of the world's artistic wonders, these temples dedicated to the Hindu pantheon of Gods are covered in carvings that are a paean to life and love. Built within a short span of a hundred years by the Chandela Rajputs, the 10th century temples lay forgotten until they were discovered in the present century. Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Arrive Khajuraho & transfer to hotel. Later explore the Western and Eastern temples of khajuraho while your guide explains the intricate meaning and legends behind each describable sculpture. Night stay in Khajuraho.
Day 08 / Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh
After a relaxed breakfast morning drive to Bandhavgarh. 237 km from Khajuraho by motorable road, in the heart of the Vindhya Mountains, a forest shelters pre-historic caves having cryptic inscriptions, the huge 14th century Bandhavgarh Fort, and the rare White Tiger species. Indeed, it is the Bandhavgarh National Park, well worth a visit. Arrive and transfer to resort. Night stay in Bandhavgarh.
Day 09 / Bandhavgarh
Enjoy your full day in game viewing as you will take up two safaris in the lush green forests of tiger reserve of Bandhavgarh. As it nestles a significant number of tiger population, your chances are bright to get excellent viewing of tigers. Stay overnight in the resort.
Day 10 / Bandhavgarh
Morning enjoy exciting safari with Jeep or on Elephant to get the best views of the wildlife. If your timing matches with the prince of the jungle, you can actually spot the tiger roaming in his natural adobe. As the National Park also offers opportunities to see beautiful birds of multiple species, you can enjoy the activity of bird watching here. After the wildlife wins your heart, pay a visit to the ancient structure the magnificent Bandhavgarh Fort that is set inside the park. Nightstay in Bandhavgarh.
Day 11 / Bandhavgarh - Kanha
After breakfast, drive to Kanha Tiger Reserve located at the distance of 250 kms. Reach Kanha Tiger Reserve in six hours, which is considered as one of the best tiger reserves in India. Kanha is the single tiger reserve of India that houses the population of White Tigers. Kanha National Park, spread over 940 sq. km. Since 1974, the sanctuary has been included in Project Tiger. The 12-horned antelope is the pride of Kanha. The thick forests along with the grasslands also foster four-horned antelopes—a very rare species—apart from the Indian bison, deer, blue-bulls, sloth bear, Indian wild dog, panther and the tiger. Over 200 species of birds can be found here. You will reach the park by afternoon. Check in the resort and relax for the day. Stay overnight at Kanha Resort.
Day 12 / Kanha
Enjoy two safaris that make for your full one day game viewing at the Kanha Tiger Reserve. You are free to enjoy yourself being amidst the exceptionally beautiful natural setting. The unique and varied flora fauna of Kanha will surely give you a splendid feeling. Catching a glimpse of Tigers in
Kanha will be such rewarding experience for you that you might not forget the whole lifetime. Nightstay in Kanha.
Day 13 / Kanha - Nagpur
Morning after breakfast take another game drive straight to the lush forests of Kanha National Park. Later in the day, proceed to Nagpur by road. Nagpur an exciting city of Madhya Pradesh is located at the distance of about 250 kms from Kanha. It is famously known as the Orange Capital of India for its large production of oranges. Arrive and transfer to hotel.Nightstay in Nagpur.
Day 14 / Nagpur - Delhi - Departure
Morning after breakfast transfer in time to Nagpur airport to board flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and take a connecting flight for onward journey.