Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Agra - Umaria - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Nagpur - DelhiDay 01 / Arrival Delhi
Welcome to capital of India, Arrive Delhi meet assist at the airport by our tour representative & then transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 02 / Delhi
Breakfast in the hotel, after breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi:
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit:-
Humayun's Tomb - Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor, Humayun's Tomb is an early example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi. Qutub Minar - 13 km to the south of Connaught Circus at Lalkote of 8th century Tomor Rajputs, the 72.5 m high Victory Pillar stands as a victory stand of a Muslim King Kutub-ud-din-Aibak in India. Night stay in Delhi hotel.
Morning drive to Jaipur (pink city) and transfer to hotel. Later proceed for sight seeing tour of Jaipur covering: CITY PALACE - City Palace located in the heart of the world city. The City Palace is a blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture and the royal family still lives in a part of the Palace. The building now forms the Maharaja Swai Man Singh II Museum and on display here are a wide array of royal costumes, some vary exquisite and precious pashmina (kashmiri) shawls, Benaras silk sarries sauganeri prints and folk embroidery. An unusual display is that of voluminous clothes worn by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I (Ruled 1750 -1768). The art gallery is located in the Diwan I Aam, which literally, mean the hall of public audience. Between the armory museum and the art gallery is the Diwan I Khas meaning the hall of private or selective audience. This is a marble pave pavilion and puts on display the world largest sterling silver object two gigantic silver vessels. 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 hotel.
Day 04 / Jaipur - Ranthambore (150 Kms / 3 Hrs)
After breakfast proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort. AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal Architecture, construct by Raja Mann Singh in 1592 and completed by Swai Jai Singh, the fort is made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful of art and architecture. Amber Fort is the classic and romantic fort palace with a magnificent aura. The interior wall of palace depicts expressive painting scenes with carvings, precious stones and mirror settings. Later drive to Ranthambhore for a luxury holiday in the heart of the jungle. Arrive ranthambhore and transfer to hotel. Evening free at leisure. Night stay in ranthambhore hotel.
Early morning proceed for three hours Jungle safari in a Canter vehicle (a vehicle which is open on the top) enjoy & explore the game viewing in the national park and back to the hotel for breakfast. After some rest & hot lunch in hotel proceed for second visit in the national park to explore the natural habitat. Night stay in Ranthambhore hotel.
Day 06 / Ranthambore - Agra (250 Kms / 6 hrs)
Early morning visit & explore jungle again. Later after breakfast drive to Agra by surface. Arrive agra & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Agra hotel.
Breakfast in Hotel, after leisurely btreakfast proceed for sightseeing tour, visit Taj Mahal - A white marble Tomb building 1631 – 1648 in Agra, seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah Jahan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum, the monument sums up many of the formal themes that have played through Islamic architecture. Its refined elegance is a conspicuous contrast both to the Hindu architecture of pre – Islamic India, with its thick walls, corbelled arches and heavy lintels and to the Indo Islamic styles, in which Hindu elements are combined with an electric assortment of motifs from Persian and Turkish sources. The Agra fort – situated on the banks of Yamuna river, north west of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations. This majestic fortness of red sandstone encompasses with in its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. Later transfer to railway station to board the train to UMARIA. Night stay in the train.
Day 08 / Arrive at Bandhavgarh
Arrive Umaria and transfer to Bandhavgarh. Bandhavgarh is a new National Park with a very long history. Explore the naure, Wandering through the Park on elephant back, the chances of seeing a tiger are quite good. Also to be seen here are Nilgai, Chausingha, Chital, Chinkara, Wild boar and sometimes a fox or jackal. About 150 species of birds are also found here and include the migratory birds that arrive in winter like the steppe eagle and various water birds. Peacock, Paradise fly catchers, Jungle Fowl, Golden and Black headed Orioles, Yellow Ioras, Red-vented Bulbuls, Blue Jays, Purple Sunbirds, Green Barbets and Mynahs can be seen here frequently. Other Attractions : In addition to the rich flora & fauna of the park, there stands a tall the ruins of Bandhavgarh Fort, believed to be over 2000 years old. The Fort has a large number of caves belonging to the pre-historic period with Brahmi inscriptions dating far back to the 1st century B.C. It is possible to climb up to the Bandhavgarh fort for a breathtaking bird's-eye view of the Park and there is also a small population of black buck that lives here, protected from the predators below. Night stay in Bandhavgarh hotel.
Breakfast in hotel, Proceed for full day game viewing inside the jungle. (Two safaris with lunch break in-between). Night stay in Bandhavgarh hotel.
Day 10 / Bandhavgarh - Kanha (255 kms / 6 hours)
After breakfast drive to Kanha. Arrive Kanha & transfer to hotel. Evening free at leisure. Night stay in Kanha.
After breakfast proceed for full day game viewing inside the jungle. (Two safaris with lunch break in-between), The terrain inside the park is varied, nonetheless fascinating. The entire forest is intermixed with Bamboo and Sal forests and meadows. While you are on your mission to find a tiger, you can easily catch glimpses of all the grazers, a Porcupine, many Gray Langurs, Mongoose, Hyena, Jungle Cat, even a Leopard. Other wild attractions in this Tiger country include varieties of Deer - the Barasingha, Chital or Spotted Deer, Chousingha, Nilgai, Antelope, the Black Buck as well as the majestic Gaur or Indian Bison and wild Pig. Kanha is also rich in bird population. Kanha has over 300 different species of birds within its complex. Some of the more interesting ones for bird lovers to look out for are Pied or Marsh Harriers, Red Jungle Fowls, Painted Spur Fowls, Paradise Flycatchers, Pied Malabar Hornbills, Indian Pittas, Indian Stone Curlews, Common Gray Partridges, Warblers, Flycatchers, Babblers, Woodpeckers, Painted Partridges, Green Pigeons, Black Ibis, White Necked Storks, Lesser Adjutant Storks, White breasted Kingfishers, Pied Kingfishers, Egrets and Cormorants. Also visit the Reptiles section which houses - Monitor Lizards, Pythons and a large variety of other snakes. Night stay in Kanha hotel.
Day 12 / Kanha - Nagpur ( By Road 240 km / Approx 5 hrs )
Morning proceed for the morning safari into forest, later drive to Nagpur & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Nagpur.
Transfer to airport for flight to Delhi. Spend day the relaxing at the hotel or spending time at local markets. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 14 / Departure Delhi
After breakfast transfer to international airport on time to board the flight for onward destination or way back to home.