Taj Mahal With Wildlife India
Duration : 13 Nighths / 14 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park - Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - Agra - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh National Park - Delhi
Day 01 : Delhi
On arrival at the airport our representative will meet you at the airport arrival lounge, and will provide you transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Morning after breakfast full day city sightseeing tour Old Delhi & New Delhi.
Old Delhi - the 350-year-old walled city was built by Emperor Shah Jehan in 1648 as his capital. Opposite the fort are the black and white onion dome and minarets of the Jama Masjid, the most elegant mosque in India. Raj Ghat is worth a visit where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948.
New Delhi - the new capital designed by Sir Edward Lutyens. An interesting drive in the one passing through the impressive Rajpath from the World War I memorial arch, the India Gate towards the Presidential Palace. Visit Humayun's Tomb built in 1565 AD, Safdarjung's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, 72 meters high and the most curious antique, the uncorroded Iron Pillar, which dates back to the 4th century AD. In the evening return to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Jaipur (260 km)
Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free for own activity. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04 : Jaipur
Morning an excursion tour of Amber Fort, In the afternoon Visit City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Observatory, Hawa Mahal etc.
At a short distance of 11 kms from Jaipur, the Amer Fort complex stands amidst wooded hills overlooking the Delhi-Jaipur highway, with its forbidding ramparts reflected in the still waters of the Maota Lake below. One of the finest examples of Rajput architecture, it was the ancient capital of the Kachhawah rulers. The original palace was built by Raja Man Singh and additions were made later by Sawai Jai Singh.
Optional - Chokhi Dhani
An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur - Ranthambore (180 km)
Morning after breakfast drive to Ranthambore national park, On arrival check in at the wildlife resort. In the afternoon safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 06 : Ranthambore National Park
Morning and evening game drive to the national park. Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, at the junction of the Aravalis and the Vindhyas, is a unique example of natural and historical richness, standing out conspicuously in the vast, arid and denuded tract of eastern Rajasthan.
Tiger, at the apex of the food chain, lord over the kingdom in a subtle way. Solitary by nature, it operates in stealth. Therefore tiger sightings, frequent as they are, always a matter of chance. However, even evidences of tiger's activities are very exciting. The other kinds of cats found in Ranthambhore are Leopard (Panthera pardus), Caracal (Felis caracal), Leopard Cat (Felis bengalensis), Fishing Cat (Felis viverrina) and the Jungle Cat (Felis chaus). Besides the big cats, the other large predators found in Ranthambhore include Sloth Bear, Striped Hyena, Wolf, Wild dog (or Dhole), Jackal, Indian Fox, Palm Civet, Small Indian Civet, Common Indian Mongoose, Small Indian Mongoose, Ratel (or Honey Badger), Marsh Crocodile and the Indian Python. There are two species of Antlers, namely the Spotted Deer (or Chital) and the Sambhar Deer, and, two kinds of Antelopes, namely the Indian Gazelle (or Chinkara) and the Bluebull (or Neelgai). Overnight will be at resort.
Day 07 : Ranthambore National Park - Bharatpur (200 km)
Morning after breakfast drive to the Bharatpur national park. On arrival check in at the hotel. In the afternoon bird watching tour to the sanctuary. In the evening enjoy rickshaw ride. Overnight at resort.
Day 08 : Bharatour - Agra (62 km)
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra, on arrival check in at the hotel. In the afternoon Taj Mahal, then city sightseeing tour visit including Red fort, Sikandra, Itmad_Ud-Daulah's Tomb. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Agra - Jhansi - Khajuraho
Transfer to the railway station to board train for Jhansi. On arrival at the station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh 275 km
Morning after breakfast visit the erotic temples of Khajuraho. In the afternoon drive to the Bandhavgarh National Park. On arrival check in at the resort. Overnight at resort.
Bandhavgarh National Park is spread at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh National Park consists of a core area of 105 sq km and a buffer area of approximately 400 sq km of topography varies between steep ridges, undulating, forest and open meadows. Bandhavgarh National Park is known for the Royal Bengal Tigers. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India.
Bandhavgarh National Park was the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and at present is a famous natural hub for White Tigers. White Tigers, now a major attraction around the world's zoos, were first discovered in Rewa, not far from here. The terrain is broken, with rocky hill ranges, running roughly east west, interspersed with grassy swamps and forested valleys. Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the finest national park in the India and has the distinction of harboring the highest concentration of tigers per unit area of forest. The Bandhavgarh National Park is spread over on area of 448 sq km with a cross area of 105 sq km. At the center of the park is the bandhavgarh hill, rising 811 meters above sea level and surrounding it are a sloping valleys, These valleys end in small, swampy meadows locally known as "bohera".
Bandhavgarh was declared a national park in 1968. Since then many steps have been taken to retain Bandhavgarh National Park as an unspoilt national habitat for a variety of wildlife peculiar to the area. These includes gaur (Indian bison), sloth bear, leopard, porcupine, wild boar, sambhar and spotted deer, among others and of course, the tiger.)
Day 11 : Bandhavgarh National Park
Jungle exploration on elephant back and Jeep. Bird watching and a walk to the fort. Overnight at the wildlife resort.
Day 12 : Bandhavgarh National Park
Morning and evening Jungle exploration on Jeep. Overnight at the wildlife resort.
Day 13 : Bandhavgarh - Umaria
Morning safari to the national park, then return to the resort for breakfast. Rest of the day free at leisure, in the afternoon drive to Umaria railway station to board an overnight train for Delhi.
Day 14 : Delhi - Departure
On arrival at Delhi railway station meet with our representative and transfer to to the hotel for fresh-n-up. Late in the evening transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.
Tour and Services Ends.