Duration: 24 Nights / 25 Days Programme
Places to Visit: New Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambhore- Bharatpur – Agra – Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh – Kanha - Nagpur – Kolkata - Guwahati - Kaziranga- Mumbai- Rajkot- Sasan Gir- Little Rann of Kutch- Ahemadbad - New Delhi – Fly Back Home
Day one : Arrive Delhi
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - Flight
Delhi the money of India, can be a historical city, which attracts the travelers as a result of its historical previous. This city is one of the oldest town with lots of monuments and temples which are a sight to view. Any visitor’s check out to this city will go incomplete with out a pay a visit to to those historical areas. Delhi is a one thousand years previous city with great market areas which fancy of plenty of exquisite things that is really worth getting a glimpse of. Once you arrive at the airport in New Delhi you'll be acquired through the associates of Nature Safari who'll then get you towards the Lodge. Overnight at New Delhi.
Day two : In New Delhi
Morning: Go to the Previous Metropolis of Delhi to see the historic Red Fortin and also the Jama Masjid, India’s greatest mosque from the outside. See the vibrant bazaar of Chandni Chowk and consider a cycle rickshaw experience by way of the back streets of Old Delhi to get a initial hand expertise of the hustle and bustle of this classic town. This ride by way of the little by-lanes will likely be most fascinating. Return to the resort for lunch or consume at an fascinating restaurant in town
Afternoon: Visit New Delhi, viewing the Qutab Minar, a tower of victory developed within the 12th century and India Gate - the war memorial. Drive past the Rashtrapathi Bhawan, the residence from the President of India, the homes of Parliament and also the Government Secretariat buildings. Overnight in Delhi
Day three : New Delhi Jaipur
Following breakfast generate to Jaipur, 260kms, 5 several hours generate, on arrival verify into hotel.
Jaipur - the money of Rajasthan, is color washed pink - the color connected with hospitality in Rajput culture. This Pink City of fairy tale palaces, rugged fortresses perched on barren hills and wide avenues, is picturesque. The initial prepared city of its time, Jaipur is encircled by a formidable wall. Overnight in Jaipur..
Day 4 : In Udaipur
Early morning continue on an tour to Amber Fort with an Elephant ride upto the leading with the Fort. Generate previous Hawa Mahal, identified popularly because the Palace of Winds, is actually a facade constructed for your Girls in the Royal home inside the 19th century. The Amber Fort, the funds from the erstwhile State of Jaipur till 1728 is perched on the hill. It has halls of Public and Private audience, a Sheesh Mahal (corridor of mirrors) a variety of marble palaces which are marvelous examples of historical Rajput architecture. The Temple of Amba (Mother Goddess), the patron deity with the Royal household is at the entrance to the palace. Journey an elephant to ascend the hill on which the Fortin is located.
Return towards the town inside the afternoon enroute going to the city Palace - the previous royal residence constructed inside a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal types which houses a museum with a superb assortment of Rajasthani costumes and armoury with the Mughals and Rajputs, such as swords of distinct sizes and shapes with ornate handles. It's an art gallery having an exceptional assortment of miniature paintings, carpets, royal paraphernalia and uncommon astronomical functions in Arabic, Persian, Latin and Sanskrit. Also check out the Jantar Mantar - an astrological and astronomical observatory constructed by Maharaja Jai Singh inside the 18th century, that is remarkable for its accuracy even in the current occasions. Overnight in Jaipur
Day five : Jaipur - Ranthambhore
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - 180/ 3
Early morning soon after breakfast generate to Ranthambhore Countrywide Park. Lunch and afternoon video game generate towards the Country wide Park. Dinner and overnight at Resort
Having an area of four hundred sq. km encompassing rocky hill crests which descend to open up valleys between the Aravalli and Vindhya ranges, dotted with h2o pools and fruit trees, this park will get its title from the thousand yr old fortress, which looms above the forest. Nicely known for the diurnal activity of tigers, Ranthambore is actually a really special and uncommon location where a organic present meets a historical previous. Sambar, cheetal, chinkara, nilgai and languor. The elusive leopard and tigers are located within this reserve with travelers standing a really excellent chance of seeing tigers during the day.
Dotted across the landscape are the crumbling ruins of its previous glory, be it chatris or cupolas, like palaces or previous guard posts, all of which reinforce the magical and ethereal top quality of this excellent wilderness.
Lunch at the lodge and afternoon sport drive to the nationwide park with the English-speaking Naturalist.
Day six : In Ranthambhore
Early morning & Evening drives in the park. Breakfast, lunch and supper at resort. Overnight in Ranthambore.For the duration of the day go to the famous Ranthambhore Fortin. (12 kms. in the Resort) Perhaps the only 1 fortin, which is not visible from an extended distance. The Fort is a massive enclave and really large. Mughal Emperor Shah Alam gifted it to Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur in 1754 AD and since then it was maintained as the private hunting preserve. Much later, Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh were part in the Royal Hunting, who stayed here too. It’s a unique Rajput Fortin.
Archeological Department took it in 1964. It is 1578 ft in the sea level and 750ft from ground. Total location of the fort is about 7 miles. There is no drive way up towards the fort, just the stairs. There are three big artificial lakes up inside the Fort. Overnight Tiger Den Resort.
Day 7 : Ranthambhore- Bharatpur
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - 210/5
Morning Video game generate to the National Park later generate to Bharatpur 210 kms /5 hrs drive. On arrival Verify into Hotel. Evening visit towards the sanctuary.
Bharatpur is popular for its bird sanctuary - the Keoladeo Ghana Countrywide Park - finest in Asia, in which over 400 species of h2o birds. The sanctuary covers an area of 40 sq. km of swampy, lightly wooded terrain that was when the non-public hunting and shooting preserve from the Maharaja of Bharatpur. Today it is the protected breeding ground for numerous species of birds and also the home of migratory birds, especially of the Siberian Crane, that spends its winter here. Colonies of cormorants, spoonbills, storks, egrets, herons, pelicans, ibis and grey herons might be spotted all over the park, besides a fairly rich habitation of deer and snakes. [The greatest time to pay a visit to the park is from October though March] The park might be explored either by cycle rickshaws (the drivers are all very capable naturalists) or by boats on the lake.
Overnight in Bharatpur.
Day 8 : Bharatpur- Agra
Morning : Visit the Bharatpur Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary by cycle rickshaws (the rickshaw drivers are all quite capable naturalists and drive from the wilderness in the forests towards the areas of historic significance that marks our beginning to the next spot of our trip. Agra and Fateh pur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri - This beautiful town developed by Akbar the Fantastic in 1569, in red sandstone, with its forts, palaces and mosques was abandoned 14 years right after its creation because of political reasons. The Diwan-i-am - a vast courtyard in which the emperor gave daily manifeste audience; Diwan-i-khas - a large quadrangle which contained all the major features in the Palace, Pachisi court, the Emperors personal living quarter, Jodha Bhai’s Palace, Mariam’s Palace, Birbal’s Palace, Hawa Mahal and Panch Mahal are some in the important structures of this residential complex. The Friday Mosque and also the beautiful tomb of Sheik Salim Chisti are inside the religious grounds set aside inside a separate enclosure adjacent to the secular buildings.
Continue generate to Agra soon after visiting Fatehpur Sikri (49 kms). On arrival, check in towards the hotel.Agra is famous because the home to 1 from the Seven Wonders of the World - the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor from the mausoleums, the fortin along with the palaces in Agra is really a vivid reminder of the opulence with the legendary Mughal Empire. Agra was their funds for nearly a hundred years from 1564. A pleasant city, with a comparatively easy pace, Agra is identified for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone by artisans who are hereditary crafts persons. The city is also famous for its carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes.
Go to the Agra Fortin, developed by 3 Mughal Emperors starting from Akbar the Great in 1565 AD, which is a masterpiece of design and construction. Inside of the fort are a number of exquisite properties such as the Moti Masjid, Jahangir’s Palace, Khas Mahal and also the Sheesh Mahal, Diwane-i-Am, Diwane-i-Khas and Musamman Burj, exactly where Emperor Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal Emperor, died a prisoner. Later go to the Taj Mahal - the inimitable poem in white marble. Developed over a period of 22 a long time, by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630, for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains, it is among the seven modern wonders in the World. [ The Taj is closed on Friday.
Overnight in Agra.
Day 9 : Agra-Jhansi Khajuraho
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - By Train
Morning sunrise visits to Taj Mahal and after breakfast transfer to Railway station to board a Executive Chair car train to Jhansi at 0815 hrs. Arrive Jhansi at 1115 hrs and generate to Khajuraho 180kms/ four hrs generate. Khajuraho discovered by opportunity, India's second greatest single tourist attraction, Khajuraho has the greatest group of medieval temples which are adorned with several sculptures of extraordinary grace and delicacy celebrating the stylized and refined courtly accomplishments of beauty, love and creative arts. When the religious richesse of the Chandela Rajputs, the temples from the city date from 950-1050 AD. A wall with eight gates encloses the entire region and two golden palm trees flank each of them. Originally, there were over 80 temples, of which only 22 now might be said remarkably preserved. The set of temples at Khajuraho celebrating Hindu religious thought in its mystifying variety of scope and inclusion stands distinguished from rest from the Hindu temples. The temples highlight the existential ethos in religion that venerates 'Yoga' and 'Bhoga'. 'Yoga' is union with the self together with the Almighty, while 'Bhoga' is the path to God by means of physical pleasure. The temples at Khajuraho, dedicated to physical love and pleasure are a testimony to this philosophy. Declared a World Heritage Site in 1986, Khajuraho is really a prominent, must-see destination and its temples are India's exclusive gift towards the world as they capture life in every form and mood in stone.
Evening Sound and light show at Khajuraho. Overnight at Khajuraho. Overnight at Khajuraho.
Day 10 : Khajuraho- Bandhavgarh
Early morning right after breakfast generate to Bandhavgarh National Park 280 kms /6 hrs. On arrival check into Tiger’s Den Resort. Lunch at Resort and afternoon video game drive to Nationwide Park. Dinner and overnight at Tiger’s Den Resort
Day 11 : In Bandhavgarh
Morning and afternoon video game drives, meals and overnight Jungle Lodge Bandhavgarh
The country wide park is mainly known for its tiger population. This is the spot exactly where famous White Tigers of Rewa were found. 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 within the Park. The grasslands within 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). The other animals discovered in Bandhavgarh are ratel, porcupine, small Indian civet, palm squirrel, lesser bandicoot rat, the jungle cat, hyena and jackal, sloth bear, along with the elusive Leopard. The reptile population in the park consists of cobras, karaits, vipers, ratsnakes, pythons, lizards and turtles. The two primate species - the rhesus macaque along with the Hanuman langur - inhabit the Bandhavgarh Park. Bandhavgarh is justifiably famous for its Tigers, but it's a wide range of other sport. The undergrowth is not as dense as in some northern terai forests, but the greatest time to see the park inhabitants is still the summer months when drinking water becomes more scarce and the undergrowth dies again
Day 12 : Bandhavgarh - Kanha
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - By Train
Early morning game drive, soon after breakfast depart for Kanha, 250kms, six hrs generate, carry packed Lunch, evening relax. Kanha's sal and bamboo forests, rolling grasslands and meandering streams stretch over 940 sq km in dramatic organic splendour which form the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The park is the only habitat with the uncommon hardground Barasingha (Cervus Duvaceli Branderi).
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 Nationwide Park, as it must have when Kipling roamed these parts.
Dinner and overnight at Chitvan Jungle Lodge
Day 13 : In Kanha
Breakfast and lunch at Chitvan Jungle Lodge. Early morning and afternoon Jeep safari to the National park.
The Kanha National Park, stretching over 940 sq km, the vegetation, chiefly made of sal and bamboo forests, grasslands and streams, this park is the sole habitat with the rare hardground barasingha.
The forests with the Banjar valley and Halon valley, respectively forming Kanha's western and eastern halves, had even , in the turn from the century, been famous for their deer and tiger population. By a particular statute in 1955, Kanha Countrywide Park came into being. Since then, a string of stringent conservation programmes have been launched, for your overall protection from the park's fauna and flora. It is among the most well-maintained National Parks in Asia, and a major attraction for avid wildlife buffs all over the world.
Kanha boasts of about 22 species of mammals. Some of the inhabitants of this park would be the gaur, the greatest in the world's cattle; the sambar, the biggest Indian deer; and the chausingha, the only four-horned antelope within the world. Other frequent visitors include the Nilgai antelope, the sloth bear, the dhole, or Indian wild dog, and an occasional panther. Some 200 species of birds inhabit the park, that include the cattle egret, black ibis, hawk eagle, along with the red-wattled lapwing. Shravantal is an old, earthenbound tank inside the central Kanha meadows, which happens to be an important watering hole, for a large number of h2o fowl in winter. Bamni Dadar, identified as Sunset Point, is the most beautiful section from the park, and the see of the sunset from this spot is absolutely mesmerising. Really a few animals can be sighted around this area which include the sambar, gaur, the four-horned antelope as well as the barking deer.
Evening bar be que dinner followed by Tribal Dance. Overnight at Chitvan Jungle Lodge
Day 14 : Kanha- Nagpur- Kolkata
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) -250 /5 + Flight
Morning recreation generate to the national Park. Soon after Lunch drive to Nagpur 250 kms /5 hrs drive to board a flight to Kolkata at 1910 hrs. Arrive New Delhi 2100 hrs and transfer to Resort. Overnight at Kolkata
Day 15 : Kolkata - Guwahati- Kaziranga
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - Flight + 250/5
Guwahati at 1010hrs. Meeting and assistance on arrival at Guwahati airport at 1120 hrs and drive to Kaziranga National Park 250 kms/5hrs generate. Dinner and overnight at Wild Grass Resort.
Day 16 : In Kaziranga
Morning and afternoon video game drives, meals and overnight at Resort
Kaziranga Nationwide Park lies partly in Golaghat District and partly in Nagaon District of Assam. It is the oldest park in Assam covers an location of 430 Sq. kms along the river Brahmaputra on the North and the Karbi Anglong hills on the South. The Nationwide Highway 37 passes by means of the park region and tea estates, hemmed by table-top tea bushes. One can even see the rhinos and wild elephants straying near the highway.
Kaziranga National Park a world heritage site is famous for the Great Indian one horned rhinoceros, the landscape of Kaziranga is of sheer forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, marshes & shallow pools. It has been declared as Countrywide Park in 1974.
Kaziranga Nationwide Park is among the last places in eastern India undisturbed by a human presence. It is inhabited from the world's greatest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as properly as numerous mammals, such as tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds. The park is open from November to April. Tourists can just take rides on elephants to move around the park or cruise inside a boat on the Brahmaputra along the park.
Day 17 : In Kaziranga
Morning and afternoon sport drives, meals and overnight at Resort. Kaziranga Country wide Park offers different safari option for wildlife enthusiast to see the wild animals in their natural habitat ( Kaziranga Countrywide Park). The finest time to go to the park for safari is Nov to May. Safari might be under taken at kaziranga by Jeeps and Elephants Only. For the duration of safari into the nationwide park you can easily spot animals like the tiger, rhino, drinking water buffaloes, wild bora, gaur, leopard cats, blackbucks, otters, monitor lizard, barasingha and of training course wild elephants. Kaziranga has a large population of colorful birds. Some in the birds that could be commonly sighted during your Kaziranga wildlife safari would be the flamingoes, cranes, grey-headed fishing eagle, whistling teal, crested serpent eagle, open-billed stork, swamp partridge, osprey, cormorant, herons, marsh harrier and other birds. Day 18 : Kaziranga - Guwahati- Mumbai
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - five hrs Generate + Flight
Early morning video game generate towards the park and following breakfast drive to Guwahati 250kms to board a flight at 1425 hrs to arrive Mumbai at 1740 hrs . Meeting and assistance on arrival at Mumbai and transfer towards the resort. Overnight at Mumbai
Day 19 : Mumbai- Rajkot- Sasan Gir
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - Flight + 165 /4
Early morning board flight to Rajkot at 0735hrs. Arrive Rajkot at 0855hrs and drive to Sasan Gir 165 kms / 4hrs drive. On arrival verify into Resort. Lunch, & afternoon recreation generate. Supper and overnight at Resort
Day 20 : In Sasan Gir
Early morning and afternoon sport generate towards the Nationwide Park. Meals and overnight at Lion Safari Camp.
Gir is the only home in India for that Asiatic Lion of which there are nearly 300 inside the park. The Gir National Park lies inside the Gujarat peninsula in South-Western India. The terrain is rugged with low hills as well as the vegetation is mixed deciduous, with stands of Teak, Acacia, Jamun, Tendu and Dhak trees, interspersed with large patches of grasslands. The trees on the hills are sparse and stunted. Inside of the sanctuary, there are many human settlements of cattle herders called Maldharis by having an estimated 20,000 head of livestock (which, incidentally, forms a significant part of the Lion’s diet). There are also locations of Hindu worship and pilgrimage and sulphur springs at Tulsi Shyam and Kankai Mata. The edges of the park have good population of Indian Gazelle, protected by religious sentiments of the local people. Day 21 : In Sasan Gir
Early morning and afternoon sport drive towards the National Park. Meals and overnight at Lion Safari Camp.
Day 22 : Sasan Gir - Tiny Rann of Kutch
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - 290/5
The Tiny Rann of kutch can be a birdwatcher's paradise in winter. Houbara bustard, sandgrouse, desert chat, desert wheatear, nine species of larks, quails, gray francolin etc are seen inside the saline desert wilderness. Eagles, vultures, harriers and falcons could be seen hunting inside the Rann.
The marshes within the Rann, and nearby lakes like Nawa Talao and Vanod Saran, attract huge flocks of water birds. Flamingoes, pelicans, cranes, storks, ducks etc might be seen in large numbers.
Day 23 : Tiny Rann of Kutch
Full day safari at Tiny Rann of Kutch. Overnight at Rann Riders
The Wild Ass Sanctuary is situated inside the Little Rann of Kutch of the Gujarat State in India. It covers an area of 4954 km². The Sanctuary is named after a sub species of wild ass (Equus hemionus khur), the last population of which it harbours. The Rann is among the most outstanding and special landscapes of its kind inside the entire world. It is really a vast desiccated, unbroken bare surface of dark silt, encrusted with salts which transforms into a spectacular coastal wetland soon after the rains. The existing saline desert in the Tiny Rann (saline desert-cum-seasonal wetland) of Kutch is believed to have been shallow sea. The variety of the geomorphic facets of Kutch such as the existing surface configuration, its landforms, drainage characteristics and relief pattern clearly reveals a complex interplay of tectonics, sea-level changes and lithology as also erosion and deposition.
Day 24 : Little Rann of Kutch - Ahemadabad- New Delhi
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - 96/2
Morning game drive at Tiny Rann of Kutch and later generate to Ahemadbad to board a flight to New Delhi at 1950hrs to Arrive New Delhi at 2110hrs. Meetings and assistance on arrival at New Delhi and transfer to Lodge. Overnight at New Delhi
Day 25 : Fly again home
Kms/Hrs(Aprox.) - 96/2
Morning free for leisure activity and later transfer to international airport to board a flight back home