18 Days |
Jungles of the North, beautiful forts, exotic monuments, glorious temples inclined within its boundaries, excellent light and sound show, and what not, such is the versatility of North India. This 19 dayswildlife trip to North Indiais perfect for those who are in a desperate urge of dodging everyday monotonous life. Treacherous forests, magic within those temples, and monuments made out of love is calling out for you, so what’s the wait? This frolic tour to the jungles of the North will start from Delhi, the “heart of India” and will further take you to the some of the finest National Park of Rajasthan and Central India. This trip is surely the perfect getaway that you can get with your family and friends. In Central India, you can have the most amazing wildlife experience by engaging yourself in some of the adventure jeep safaris.
This wildlife tour to North and Central India also offers you the opportunity to encountre India’s pride; The Indian Tiger, that always remains a central highlight of any wildlife tour of India.
Visit the best of the National Parks of India and witness the magnificent Indian Tigers
Immersed with authentic and colorful Indian rural culture
Get impressed by historical Khajuraho monuments consisting temples and murals
Visit Agra, Taj Mahal which is an epitome of love
Explore ancient architectures of Orchha
Upon arrival in Delhi, our representative will guide you with an assisted transfer to your hotel. Post early meal, the complete first day is for city attractions like Akshardham Temple, India Gate, Gandhi Memorial, and Parliament House. After luncheon, you’ll explore the allures of Puraani Delhi like the Jama Masjid and Red Fort. Your eve is booked for the Sound and light show, enjoy followed by anovernight stay in Delhi.
After breakfast drive towards Jaipur. Have some free time to relax before exploring Jaipur , taste delicious Marwari delights, visit the adjacent places, the popular regional market. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
On 3rd, post morning meal, depart from your hotel for the Amer Fort, which is inclined on the top of a hill. Next will be an elephant ride to go up to its grand gate. Upon reaching, excavate its famous places such as Ganesh Pol, Sheesh Mahal, etc. Post luncheon, resume your excursion like the the City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli. Shop from the local market for relics, and Rajasthani textiles - they are quite popular followed by a night stay.Overnight stay in Jaipur.
A short trip to the nation’s biggest wildlife park, Ranthambore via road. It is a refuge to a great herd of the big cats. Upon reaching, wind-up the hotel procedures followed by lunch. Leave for a jungle excavation. Traverse the dense sanctuary. Come back from the expedition and have dinner followed by a night stay. Spend overnight stay in Ranthambore.
Today, we spend the entire day at Ranthambore which will be coupled with the lovely canter safari and spotting the different kinds of animals species like the Chinkara, Indian False Vampires, Common Palm Civets or Toddy cat, Common Yellow Bats, Desert Cats, Five-striped Palm Squirrels, Cobras, Common Kraits, Common Frog, Kraits along with 272 avifauna species. The spotting adventures unravel after an intrinsically good breakfast. Spend overnight stay in Ranthambore.
After breakfast in the morning, depart for Agra enroute visting Fatehpur Sikri. A brief halt to delve into the old, regal, and barren Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri, forged by Emperor Akbar in 1569. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is an abode to a number of architectural elements such as Diwan-i-Khas, Jodha Bai Palace, Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid and Panch Mahal etc. Wind-up your accommodation procedures upon arrival. Rest. Have a brief trip to the local bazaar and enjoy the regional delicacies –Dalmoth and Petha. Stay overnight in Agra.
On the 7th day after breakfast, leave for a city excursion. Visit the world-famous Taj Mahal, elevated by Mughal Emperor Salim, aka Shah Jahan in his beloved wife’s, Mumtaz Mahal, memory. The other attractions are Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah. Drive to Gwalior in the evening. Check -in your hotel on arrival and enjoy an overnight stay in Gwalior.
After This day is for covering the attractions of Gwalior. Visit Teli Ka Mandir, the oldest temple of the Gwalior Fort inclined during the 11th century, Sas Bahu Temple (Sahastrabahu Temple), an architectural marvel constructed in 1092 by King Mahipala of the Kachchhapaghata dynasty and Mansingh Palace, an astonishing palace constructed in the 15th century by Raja Man Singh. The last visit is to Jai Vilas Palace Museum, one of the country’s grandest palaces, built in 1875 by H. H. Maharaja Jayaji Rao Scindia, the Maharaja of Gwalior. Even today, it is the home of the former royal Maratha family, The Scindias but a lot of it has been reformed into a museum. Stay overnight in Gwalior.
Post breakfast hit the road to Shivpuri, the former summer capital of the Scindia barons of Gwalior. On arrival, check- in your hotel, the afternoon is free for leisure or indulge in leisure activities like interacting with the locals, relishing the local delicacies and exploring the surroundings on foot. Stay overnight in Shivpuri.
Post breakfast, this morning is for exploring the Madhav National Park. The park is home to a number of antelopes like Chowsinga, Nilgai, and Chinkara, also Deer including species like Barking Deer, Chital, and Sambar. The other animal species that you can spot and sight during the safari include Leopard, Porcupine, Wolf, Fox, Wild Dog, Jackal, Wild Pig, Python, and Marsh Crocodile. Boating in the Sakhya Sagar Lake is another brilliant option. Spend an overnight in Shivpuri.
Today after breakfast, the day is for visiting Karera Bird Sanctuary. This sanctuary houses around 245 species of birds. It is also home to the ever evasive avifauna breed, the Great Indian Bustard. Coddle in Bird watching where you may spot bird species like black-bellied river terns, egrets, and spoonbills etc. Post lunch hit the road to Orchha. On reaching, check- in your hotel. The day is free for fun activities. Stay Overnight in Orchha.
You will be covering the attractions in Orchha on the day 13th. Explore Jahangir Mahal, also known as Rani Mahal, a magnificent palace inclined during the 17th century, Raj Mahal, constructed during the 17th century, this palace was the royal residence of the erstwhile kings of Orchha and Phool Bagh, a garden built as a memorial for the Prince of Orchha, Dinman Hardaul. Stay Overnight in Orchha.
After breakfast on day 13th, you will hit the road to Khajuraho. On arrival, complete the check-in procedures at your hotel. Post lunch, explore and enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Eastern and Western Group of temples that includes Laxmi and Varha Temples, Kandariya Mahadev, Devi Jagdamba temples. These glorious, erotic, temples were constructed during the reign of Chandela rulers. Stay overnight in Khajuraho.
Post your breakfast at the hotel, leave by road for Bandhavgarh National Park on the 15th day. One of the country’s most renowned parks, it has one of the highest densities of big cats' population. It also has a huge breeding herd of species of deer and leopards. Upon arrival, complete the check-in details at your resort and rest a little. Commence a wildlife safari in the afternoon. Stay overnight in Bandhavgarh.
Today after breakfast, day is all for wildlife exploring at the park. You can either opt for a jeep or an elephant safari, the choice is yours. You may spot animal and bird species like Wild Boar, Jackal, Fox, Muntjac, Black-faced langurs, Porcupines, Vipers, Cobras, Hyenas Red Wattled Lapwing, White Breasted Kingfisher etc, during your safari expedition. Also, a visit to the Bandhavgarh Fort is scheduled next. As the legends say, this fort was forged by Lord Rama, when he was returning with Sita from Lanka after defeating Ravana. Dinner and overnight stay in Bandhavgarh.
After breakfast, you will commence your road trip to Kanha National Park. On arrival, check in at your pre-reserved hotel. Kanha National Park has been the inspiration behind the famous “The Jungle Book”, a novel by Rudyard Kipling. In the eve, you are most welcome to participate in a wildlife safari into the park. Overnight stay in Kanha.
Relish-in a full-day wildlife safari into Kanha National Park, which is home to a great clan of Barasingha (Swamp Deer) that is also called as ‘Jewel of Kanha’. In the midst of safari, you may spot various species of animal such as Tiger, Indian Porcupine, Sloth Bear, Wild Boar, Hyena, Gaur, Indian Wolf, Flying Squirrel, and more. Overnight stay at Kanha National Park.
Today after early breakfast drive to Raipur to connect your flight to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, you will be assisted for the formalities of your International flight to onward journey.