Day 1 Delhi
Welcome to India! Today begins your tour through this incredible country. Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport you will be warmly greeted by one of our representatives who will then assist by transferring you to your hotel. Get a good night’s sleep to start your tour tomorrow well rested.
Day 2 Delhi to kanha
Meet our executive/ driver at Jabalpur Railway Station, Drive to Kanha National Park and check into your Jungle Lodge. Get ready for your afternoon game drive to Kanha. Core area is quiet near, just a few minutes' drive and you're there before you know it.Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.
Day 3 Kanha
Get ready when you receive your wakeup call as you'll enjoy the dawn in your safari, you're breakfast will be served in a unique way inside Kanha National Park.
About Kanha National Park: The Kanha National Park, stretching over 940 sq km, the vegetation, majorly made of sal and bamboo forests, grasslands and waterbodies, this park is the sole habitat of the rare hardground barasingha. The Particular species of Barasingha was on verge of extinction once and hence it is considered as achievement for Indian forest authorities.
Kanha boasts of unending list of mammals. Some species have found here are large cattle Gaur, Sambar- Largest Indian deer, Only four-horned antelope - Chausinga, Flying Squirrel - Petaurista philippensis (Elliot)which is quite nocturnal in nature. Other frequent visitors include the Nilgai antelope, the sloth bear, the dhole - Indian wild dog, and an occasional panther. Some 200 species of birds inhabit the park, that includes the cattle egret, black ibis, hawk eagle, and the red-wattled lapwing.
Day 4 Kanha
Get ready when you receive your wakeup call as you'll enjoy the dawn in your safari, you're breakfast will be served in a unique way inside Kanha National Park, A true wildlife experience specially designed for you as you are never allowed to get off the jeep while you are inside the park however a designated area in the forest is for you to enjoy your breakfast on the bonnet of the Jeep, freshly prepared and packed just for you. Return to the Lodge and after lunch your afternoon safari awaits for you. Dinner and Overnight Stay at the Lodge.
About Kanha: Kanha is one of the biggest National Parks in India. This is original Kipling country of which he wrote so vividly in his Jungle Book. The same abundance of wild life species exists today in Kanha National Park, as it must have when Kipling roamed in these parts of jungle.
Day 5 Kanha
Morning and Evening game drive.
Day 6 kanha to Bandhavgarh
Morning safari to national park and later drive to Bandhavgarh. Check in to Resort. Dinner and Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 7 Bandhvgarh
About Bandhavgarh: The national park is mainly known for its tiger population. This is the place where famous White Tigers of Rewa were discovered. The best way to tour the Bandhavgarh National Park is on an Elephant Back, which increases the chances of spotting a tiger. The other wild attractions in the park include Nilgai, Chausingha, Chital, Chinkara, Wild Boar, a Fox and a Jackal. There are at least 22 mammal species and about 250 bird species in the Park. The grasslands in the park consist of chinkara (Indian gazelle), nilgai (blue bull) and chausingha (four-horned antelope) and wild boar. The dense forests contain sambhar (Indian stag), the muntjac (barking deer) and the herds of chital (spotted deer).
Day 8 Bandhavgarh To Panha
Breakfast and morning safari in Bandhavgarh National Park and Drive to Panna, check in to Resort and get ready for an afternoon safari in Panna National Park. Dinner and overnight stay at Resort.
About Panna: Panna National Park was declared a Tiger Reserve in in 1994 and is located in Chhatarpur and Panna district of Madhya Pradesh in India. With an area of 542 Km Sq has won an Award of Excellency as the best maintained national park of India by the Ministry of Tourism of India. The park is home to more than 200 species of birds including the bar-headed goose, honey buzzard, king vulture and blossom-headed parakeet. Among the animals found here are the tiger, chital, chinkara, sambhar and sloth bear.
Day 9 Khajuraw to Varanasi
Morning : Visit the Eastern and Southern group of temples. The Parasvanath temple of the Eastern group is the group's largest Jain temple. The themes depict, in charming detail, everyday activity. Also visit the Kandariya Mahadev temple dedicated to Shiva and the Chaturbhuj temple of the Southern group.
Afternoon transfer to the airport to board the flight for Varanasi. Leave Khajuraho for Varanasi by 9W: 724 (1405 / 1445 hrs) Meeting and assistance on arrival at Varanasi airport and transfer to the hotel.
Varanasi is one of India's most important pilgrimage sites and the holiest of holy cities for Hindus. Known also as Kashi and Benaras, Varanasi is one of the world's oldest living cities, and has been a centre of learning and culture for well over 2000 years.
Evening : Visit the Ghats or bank of the Ganga River. This is a fascinating walk as you can experience the cultural ethos that guides the life of the pious. See the rituals that take place to the setting sum and the ablutions that are performed in the river. As boats float down-stream, some carrying goods, fruits and vegetables, you will see others carrying the pious who perform ceremonies along the river. On the banks or , you can see some absorbed in prayer and the chanting of hymns, and others engaged in commerce and yet others performing functions like hair-cutting, massaging and even cleaning ears! Walk across to the Manikarnika Ghat, where you can see cremation, performed with intense ritual - the process of sending the departed soul to the heavens. Hindus believe that the gateway to the Heavens and for the Re-incarnation of the Soul `in a better state', is possible when life's last journey is from Varanasi.
Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 10 Varanasi
Early morning : Take a boat ride at dawn down India's most sacred river, The Ganges. Sun rise at the holy river is a truly tranquil and breath taking sight with pilgrims standing waist-deep in water, praying to the rising Sun. On your return walk through the streets of the old city. See the famous Vishwanath temple with its spires covered with gold, dedicated to Shiva, the presiding deity of the city. Return to the hotel for Breakfast.
Late morning: Visit the Banaras Hindu University founded in 1916 and its famous Museum - Bharat Kala Bhavan which houses one of the finest collection of Mughal miniature paintings and brocade textiles. The Bharat Mata and Durga Temple.
Day 11 Varanasi to Jaipur
After Break Fast we will fly to Jaipur & check-in Hotel. we will start our another great journey to Jaipur. 'The "Pink City" capital of Rajasthan. We will have lunch on highway Motel and late afternoon check- in at hotel. In the late evening we will witness Bolly Wood Cinema to watch a movie at Raj Mandir.
Day 12 Jaipur
After The morning breakfast, we will Set Forth to a visit to Amber Fort. A Lake at the entrance of The Fort gives It a heavenly feeling. Those who want to enjoy a Maharaja Style Trip, can take a Ride of the Elephants decorated with colors and other ornamental Items. The fine use of the marble carvings, mirrors, and other decorative Items. In the Architecture of the Fort make It all the more attractive & appealing. The delightful colored artwork on the walls, pillars and ceiling of the Fort make It an artist's heaven. We then move to the Palace Areas of the City, Taking a halt at the JalMahal on the way visit the impressive City Palace,begun in 1729 and still inhabited by the royal family.
We would visit the Jantar Mantar, a fascinating medieval observatory. The afternoon is left free for personal exploration or to arrange a visit to one of Jaipur's justly famous gem stores.
Highlights:- • Obesrvatory • Wind Palace •Amber Fort
Day 13 Jaipur to Agra
Today is a Drive to Agra and lunch on the way. Later Check-in Hotel we will visit
You will visit the largest fort in India, Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within its red sandstone walls lives an extinct civilisation of the Mughal rulers. It is said that the emperor who built the Taj Mahal, after being imprisoned by his son,
After this you will visit the Taj Mahal. This bright white marble mausoleum stands in a huge garden on the right bank of the Yamuna River. It was built at the request of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to immortalise his love for his wife Mumtaz.
Renowned for its perfection, harmony, symmetry and aesthetics, you will discover one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the greatest architectural jewels of Indo-Muslim art.
In the evening, you enjoying the sunset over the
beautiful Taj Mahal.
Highlights:- • Taj Mahal • Agra Fort
Day 14 Agra to Delhi
After Breakfast we will visit the Agar fort and drive to Delhi to check-in Hotel. Delhi, known locally as Dilli, is the capital of India and its major political and cultural center. Located on the banks of the River Yamuna, Delhi has been continuously inhabited since at least the 6th century BCE.
Day 15 Delhi Sightseeing/ Back to home
Today begins with sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Strctching back into history. there have been seven citics constructed around Delhi. stretching way back into history. The latest was built in the 1920's, designed by british architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Make a visit to its most imprcssive cdificc, the grandiose RAJPATH and also learn of India’s Mughal past at the TOMB OF THE EMPEROR HUMAYUN. Make a stop at the GANDHI MUSEUM, scene of the ‘Great Soul’s assassination in 1948. Dinner tonight is at a local restaurant and departure for airport.
Highlights of Delhi :- • Gandhi Memorial • Humayun's Tomb