The Land of Tigers
The Land of Tigers
01: Arrive Delhi - A representative will
meet you at a location convenient to you in Delhi and transfer you in an
air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel of stay. Check-in at your pre-booked
hotel. In the afternoon, you will be taken on a half-day combined city tour of
Old and New Delhi, accompanied by an English-speaking guide. Proceed to the
historical sites of the city such as Qutab Minar, India Gate (War Memorial), a
drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s Estate), Parliament House and
Secretariat building. Further on, proceed to Jama Masjid, and drive past Red
Fort and Chandni Chowk a traditional shopping hub. After sightseeing in the
city, return to your hotel and spend the night.
Day 02: Delhi – Nagpur - Kanha - After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to catch the flight for Nagpur. Once in Nagpur, you will drive to Kanha, which is about 260 kilometers away. The drive will take up to 5 hours. Upon arrival at the national park, check-in at the hotel.
Kanha National Park was crated in 1955 and is one of the larger wildlife parks in India. Spread over 900 square kilometers, the park is a natural habitat of the Royal Bengal tiger, leopards, sloth bear and hundreds of different species of flora and fauna. It is said that the jungles of Kanha were Rudyard Kipling’s inspiration for The Jungle Book. On your first day on the tiger trail, head out for an afternoon jeep safari. Overnight at the hotel
Day 03: Kanha - Spend the first half of the day on a jungle safari. With more than 900 square kilometers to cover and hundreds of species of animals and plants to see, your day will be filled with adventure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Kanha - Bandhavgarh - Distance: 250 kms, approximately 5 hours drive - Start the day with a morning safari across Kanha and then drive to Bandhavgarh National Park. The 250 kilometers drive will take about 5 hours.
Though one of the smaller national parks, Bandhavgarh has one of the highest population density numbers of Royal Bengal tigers. Once home to the white tiger, the park is now a teeming eco-zone populated by panthers, bisons and various species of deer. Upon arrival at Bandhavgarh, check-in at the hotel and spend the night there.
Day 05: Bandhavgarh - Spend the first half of the day on a jungle safari. The flora of Bandhavgarh is mainly moist deciduous forest, though at higher altitudes one may come across mixed forests. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho - Distance: 270 kms, approximately 6 hours drive - After a morning safari at Bandhavgarh, drive to Khajuraho, approximately 270 kilometers away. The drive should normally take 6 hours.
A Unesco World Heritage Site, Khajuraho is a popular destination for tourists. This small temple town is home to one of the largest group of Hindu and Jain temples constructed in the medieval age, famous for the erotic sculptors carved on the outer temple walls.
Upon arrival in Khajuraho, check-in at the hotel and spend the night.
Day 07: Khajuraho - Orchha- 4 Hrs Drive » Take a leisure breakfast, Later move to Orchha- Historical Bundelkhand Empire Capital, Visit Picturesque of River Betwa, Jahangir Mahal, Orchha Fort, Rai Parveen Mahal, SatyaNarayan Temple, You are surely going to like this calm and relaxing city with beautiful temples.
Day 08: Orchha – Agra - 3 Hrs Drive » In the morning move around the Betwa River and the Orchha Village, Later move to Agra, on the way visit Gwalior Palaces and Forts. Later arrive to Agra, after that Visit the Red Fort, Etmaudullah’s Tomb. Later take a walk in the old City, the rest of the time is at your disposal for leisure.
Day 09: Agra - Ranthambhore - 4 Hours Drive » Early Morning at 6am, you visit the Incomparable 7th Wonder of World - Taj Mahal – It is the best time to visit Taj Mahal (Taj is Closed on Fridays). After visiting Taj Mahal move to Ranthambhore, on the way visit Royal Fatehpur Sikri Mughal Capital. Later arrive to Ranthambhore National Park, which is rich in wildlife including tiger, nilgai, jungle cat, mugger and python. Night will be at one of the jungle Lodge in the Park.
Day 10: Ranthambhore » Morning and afternoon take safaris in Ranthambhore. Overnight will be at Hotel. Ranthambore National Park is in Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan state. Located at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill range, this is one of the finest places to view animals, especially as they are used to being stared at here. The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq Km and if combined it with the area of sawai man singh sanctuary area, it is around 500 Sq km. 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.
Day 11: Ranthambhore – Jaipur - 3 Hours Drive » Welcome to charming Pink City, visit City Palace and Jantar Mantar Observatory, Later you are free to visit Albert Hall Museum and Hindu Religion Birla Temple. The beauty of Jaipur is that its unique architecture and town planning is visible at even the most common places such as its squares and lanes.
Day 12: Jaipur – Delhi – 4-5 Hrs Drive » » Early morning visit Wind Palace, After that arrive to Amber Fort, Take the Elephant Safari from the down of the Amber Fort to the top. You can also go to see the Jaigarh Fort and Tiger Fort, These forts displays a beautiful mix of Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture. On the way back visit Water Palace which was a resting place for the kings in past. Afternoon drive to Delhi to take your International Flight, Later you will be transferred to the International airport 3 hours before to board the International flight time for your further journey back to your home. TOUR ENDS.