Central India heritage and wildlife tour with Tajmahal


DAY-01 : DELHI
On arrival at Delhi,meeting and greeting by representative. Transfer to hotel. Do local sightseeing of must see tourist spots of bustling Delhi city.

Local sightseeing tour of Delhi can be divided into two phases: in first phase visit old Delhi area which covers Red fort, Rajghat (place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated), Jama Masjid (mosque), rickshaw ride of Chandini Chowk, Humayun Tomb etc. In next phase visit tourist spots located in New Delhi area like India gate, Iskcon temple, Qutab minar, Laxmi narayan temple etc.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

DAY 02 : DELHI – JAIPUR (265KMS/06:00 HRS) 
After early morning breakfast, drive to pink city –Jaipur. On reaching Jaipur city, check-in into hotel for refreshment. Rest of the at leisure, get prepared for next day city tour. Evening can be spent by attending evening aarti (worship) in famous temples of Jaipur city like Birla temple, Govind Jee temple, Galtaji temple, etc., walk around Man-sagar lake, taking dinner in heritage restaurants etc.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

DAY 03 : JAIPUR
After morning breakfast, do local sightseeing of Jaipur city by visiting : Amer fort, city palace, Hawa mahal, Gaitore, Jaigarh fort, Jantar-mantar observatory, Nahargarh fort etc.
Amer fort in Jaipur was built by King Mirja Raja Jai Singh & Sawai Jai Singh-II (last king of fort Amer) in 1727. City palace in Jaipur city is located in heart of city. It is a 7 storied Palace made in Rajput and Mughal architecture with large halls, gardens, marble pawed galleries etc.  There is a museum also their which offers glimpse of royal lifestyle of royal family like their costumes, arms, furnitures, vessels etc. Hawa mahal was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, having 5 storied semi – octagonal building with 152 windows with balconies. Jantar mantar is a observatory built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh-II.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

DAY 04 :  JAIPUR – AGRA ( 225KMS )
After breakfast, drive towards the Agra city, doing enroute visit Fatehpur Sikhri.
Fatehpur Sikhri – Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for 10 years.
On reaching Agra city, check-in into the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Agra.

DAY 05 : AGRA/GWALIOR (120 KMS/ 03:00 HRS BY ROAD)
After breakfast, proceed for half day visit of Tajmahal and Agra fort. Take lunch in Agra and later drive to Gwalior city, situated in Madhya Pradesh State of India.
Overnight stay at hotel in Gwalior.

DAY 06 : GWALIOR – ORCHHA (140 KMS/03:00 HRS BY ROAD)
Do full day sightseeing of Gwalior city. Sightseeing of Gwalior includes visit to Gwalior visit Gwalior Fort built by Tomar Raja Raja Man Singh, Gujari Mahal, Man Mandir Palace, Teli ka mandir etc. In evening, drive towards Orchha town, situated on the bank of Betwa river.
Overnight at hotel in Orchha.

DAY 07 : ORCHHA/KHAJURAHO (180 KMS/ 04:30 HRS BY ROAD)
After taking breakfast, move out for sightseeing of monuments made during Bundela dynasty in Orchha.
Orchha sightseeing includes visit to Jehangir fort, situated on the bank of Betwa river. Here Jehangir (son of Emperor Akbar) spent just one night. In addition to this visit cenotaphs, Ram temple etc. For adventure loving visitors, river rafting is also done on Betwa river, depending upon the level of water.
Take lunch in Orchha and then drive towards Khajuraho. On reaching Khajuraho, check-in into the hotel. Enjoy evening light & sound show held in Khajuraho temple complex.
Overnight at hotel in Khajuraho.

DAY-08 : KHAJURAHO – BANDHAVGARH

khajuraho temple
khajuraho temple

After morning breakfast, do sightseeing of world famous Khajuraho temples.
Khajuraho temple complexes are divided in to 3 groups : Western group of temples, Eastern group of temples & Southern group of temples. Khajuraho were build during 9th & 10th century using white sand stone depicting magnificent work of sculpture.
After lunch in hotel, check-out from hotel to drive towards Bandhavgarh National Park, located at a distance of 270kms/ 05:30hrs drive.
Overnight stay at wildlife resort in Bandhavgarh.

DAY-09 : BANDHAVGARH
Take morning and evening park safari of Bandhavgarh.
Bandhavgarh National Park is a special Tiger reserve known for tiger density. It is popular for good tiger-sighting in India. In Tala range of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, density of tigers is highest in India. It was the private hunting preserve before 1968 of Royal family of Rewa. Bandhavgarh forest had witnessed many White Tigers in Bandhavgarh in past like in 1915, 1948, 1951 etc. Fort at the height of 811 mts high hillock is another important place to visit in Bandhavgarh game drive. Here one can find ancient temples, fort, man-made ponds, statues, caves, scripts and best view for bird photography. Important area inside Bandhavgarh are: Chakradhara, Gopalpur pond,  Sidhh-baba, Andheyari jheria (Andheyari=dark & Jheriya=cluster of trees), Charger’s point, Shesh Shaiya, Sita Mandap, etc. Sita and Charger were the most photographed tiger couples in the world, lives in Bandhavgarh.
Overnight at resort in Bandhavgarh.

 

DAY-10 : BANDHAVGARH – KANHA
Do morning safari at Bandhavgarh national park. After lunch, drive (255kms/06:00 hrs) towards Kanha National Park.
Overnight stay at wildlife resort in Kanha.

DAY-11 : KANHA
Do morning & evening park safari at Kanha national park. Overnight stay at wildlife resort in Kanha.
Kanha National Park is rated as one of the most well maintained Tiger Reserve of INDIA. It is among first 9 National Parks, included in Project Tiger at the time of its inception. Favorite wildlife attractions of Kanha are Hardground Swamp Deer (Barasingha), Tigers, Leopards, Indian Gaurs (Bison), Wild Dogs (Dholes), rarely seen Mouse Deers etc. Their are many places to visit inside Kanha like Bamni Dadar, Sonf meadows, Dig-dola, Lapsi Kabar, Naag Bahera, Shravan Taal, Shravan Chita, Dashrath Machaan, Bison road etc. Kanha Tour offers complete wildlife in one National Park.
Overnight stay at wildlife resort in Kanha.

DAY-12 : KANHA – Jabalpur – DELHI
Do morning park safari at Kanha national park. After lunch check-out from and drive towards Jabalpur railway station to board train / Airport for Delhi.
DAY-13 : DELHI – DEPARTURE
day at leisure. On evening, have complementary dinner in a

 proceed for final departure, drive towards Delhi airport to board flight and fly back to home / next destination.

GRAND RAJASTHAN TOUR India


Doration 13 days

Day 01 : Arrive Udaipur

On arrival at Udaipur, you are met and transferred to hotel. (Overnight at hotel )

Day 02 : AM city tour + PM Boat ride

After breakfast Jungle safari to view the wild tiger, panther, hyena, jungle cat, civet, sambar, chital, nilgai, bear, wild boar, partridge, green pigeon, red squrfowl etc. in their natural habitat. Later drive to Jaipur and check in the hotel. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 03 : Drive Udaipur to Shrinathji

After breakfast at hotel drive to Shrinathji and check in the hotel. Later visit the Shrinathji Temple. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 04 : Drive Shrinathji to Ranakpur + Sightseeing

After breakfast at hotel drive to Ranakpur and check in the hotel. Afternoon visit the Jain temples at Ranakpur built in white marble. Its 29 halls spread over 40,000 sq.ft. and consisting of 1,444 pillars, not one of which is alike in its carving at Ranakpur. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 05 : Drive Ranakpur to Jodhpur + Sightseeing

After breakfast at hotel drive to Jodhpur and check in the hotel. Later city tour includes the visit of wonderful Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada (the royal Cenotaphs of Maharaja Jaswant Singh) ( Overnight at hotel)

Day 06 : Drive Jodhpur to Manvar

After breakfast at hotel drive to Manvar and check into hotel. Then after visit Manvar Safaris offer great outdoor adventure and a taste of the Thar Desert . Visitors can choose between camel and Jeep safaris. Visitors can visit tribal (bishnoi) villages, see desert wild life,(chinkara, desert fox, Nilgai) watch local craftsmen at work, see chilli & mustard farming in the desert and enjoy the beautiful virgin sand dunes.The longer safari goes to the demoiselle crane feeding grounds at Khichan and the Bishnoi temple, (Overnight at hotel).

Day 07 : Drive Manvar to Jaisalmer + PM Sam Sand Dunes

After breakfast at hotel drive to Jaisalmer and check in to hotel. Evening excursion to Sam Sand Dunes here you will enjoy the camel ride and witness the sun set against the sand dunes. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 08 : AM City Tour + PM Drive Jaisalmer to Bikaner

After breakfast sight seeing of Jaisalmer includes the visit of Jain Temples, Gadisar tank, Fort, Patewon ki Haveli, Nathmalji-ki Haveli and Salim Singh’s Haveli. Afternoon drive to Bikaner and check in the hotel. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 09 : Bikaner Sightseeing + Drive Bikaner to Jaipur

After breakfast at hotel visit the Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Museum and The Camel’s Breeding Farm. Afternoon drive to Jaipur and check in the hotel. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 10 : AM Amber & City Tour + PM Drive Jaipur to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri

After early breakfast at hotel excursion to Amber – the old capital of Jaipur rulers. Ride on the back of an elephant from the foots of the hill upto the gates of the fortress. Later sight seeing tour of Jaipur including Maharaja’s Museum and Jai Singh’s Astronomical Observatory and Hawa Mahal. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 11 : AM Taj & Fort visit + PM Drive to Delhi

After breakfast at hotel take a sightseeing tour of Agra includes the visit of magnigicent Taj Mahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan’s beloved wife. Also visit the Red Fort – the rusty and majestic red sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. After visit drive to Delhi and check in the hotel. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 12: Delhi Sightseeing

After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting the Raj Ghat, the site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India; and the Red Fort – once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire. In the afternoon take a sightseeing tour of New Delhi visiting the Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutub Minar. Drive along the ceremonial avenue – Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House and the President’s Residence . (Overnight at hotel)

Day 13: Departure to Delhi

After breakfast at hotel in time transfer to Delhi airport or railway station for your onward journey.

Treasures of Northern India


Treasures of Northern India

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