Tiger & Taj
Tiger & Taj
Day 1: Arrive Delhi (By Flight)
Arrive at International airport, our representative will meet on arrival and after traditional welcome would assist you & transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight stay at Delhi.
Delhi is the capital city of India and is regarded as the heart of the nation. The city is popular for its enriched culture and heritage. The influence of religious diversity can be seen in the city along with the cultural impact of the Mughal, the ancient Indian and the British.
Day 2: Delhi (Sightseeing of Old Delhi & New Delhi)
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Delhi. The capital city is divided into two sections popularly known as Old Delhi and New Delhi. Old Delhi is popular for its ancient culture and monuments along with its overcrowded gastronomically lanes. Sightseeing tour of Old Delhi includes Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Rajghat. The remarkable Indian Capital was architecturally designed by the British architect Edwin Lutyens and was named after him. Enriched with history and culture, the impressive avenues and imperial buildings. Sightseeing of New Delhi includes Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and drive through Rajpath, Parliament House, The President's residence & Diplomatic Enclave. Visit the magnificent Lotus temple at the sunset are some of the major attractions of New Delhi. Overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 3: Delhi - Sariska (180 Kilometres / 4 Hrs)
After breakfast proceed towards Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary which is famous for Tiger sighting and is an abode to large & diverse variety of wildlife and birds. Sariska Tiger Reserve is well nestled in the Aravali Hills covering 800 sq km area divided into the grasslands, dry deciduous forests, sheer cliffs and rocky landscape. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Post lunch Proceed for a Jeep safari into the Sariska Tiger reserve, Excellent viewing of Sambar deer, Blue Bull, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Peacock and Langur along with varied species of birds, if lucky you could also spot the very elusive Royal Bengal Tiger and the Leopard. Overnight stay at Sariska.
Day 4: Sariska - Jaipur (130 Kilometres / 3 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, the largest city and the capital of Rajasthan, is also referred to as Pink City. Built by Sawai Jai Singh, this place was India's first planned city. With spectacular hilltops and stunning fortresses. On arrival, check-in at hotel. In the afternoon visit the City Palace where the Maharaja reigned from. This palace also includes the famous 'Chandra Mahal' and 'Mubarak Mahal', and other buildings which form a part of the palace complex. In the end, visit Jantar Mantar. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 5: Jaipur - Ranthambore (170 Kilometres / 3 Hrs)
After breakfast excursion to Amer Fort. Enjoy an intrepid Elephant ride ascent to the fort which displays a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu panache. It is an old fort, built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh. Also visit Hawa Mahal, which again symbolise the classic Rajasthani architecture. Later in the afternnon begin your journey for Ranthambhore. Being one of the best preserved National Parks of India, Ranthambore has the highest density of Indian Tigers, which makes this national park pretty much popular among all the travellers. Spare your evening at leisure upon arrival. Overnight stay at Ranthambore.
Day 6: Ranthambore
This day calls for a heavy dose of adventure. Spend your whole day inside the jungle during the exciting jungle safari which you may proceed in a jeep or an open truck called Canter. Overnight stay in Ranthambore.
Day 7: Ranthambore - Bharatpur (240 Kilometres / 5 Hrs)
Enjoy your early morning breakfast and proceed towards Bharatpur, a paradise for the avian world and the pilgrimage for the bird lovers. Over 300 species of birds are found in this small park of 28.73sq. kms of which 11 sq. kms. are marshes and the rest, scrubland and grassland. Here and raised paths, camouflaged by babul trees and undergrowth make viewing easy. A quiet ride by boat in the early hours of the morning is also an unforgettable experience. Every year Bharatpur waits with bated breath for the arrival of the Siberian cranes. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Bharatpur.
Day 8: Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (50 Kilometres / 1 Hrs)
Spend your day at the Bird Park for bird watching and also enjoy Rickshaw ride. Later on, drive to Agra, and on the way visit to Fatehpur Sikri, fascinating ghost city built in the 16th century by Emperor Akbar the great. Fatehpur Sikri is the best example of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Fatehpur Sikri Mosque is said to be a copy of the mosque in Mecca and has designs, derived from the Persian & Hindu architecture. Also visit Diwan-E-Aam, Diwan -E-Khas, Panchh Mahal, Buland Darwaza & Tomb of Saint Salim Chisti. Later continue drive to Agra, has a rich historical background, which is amply evident from the numerous historical monuments in and around the city. Agra came to its own when Shahjahan ascended to the throne of Mughal Empire. He marked the zenith of Mughal architecture, when he built the Taj in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. On arrival check in to the hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Agra.
Day 9: Agra
After breakfast proceed for day sightseeing of Agra city. Visit the legendary edifice, Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday). The construction of this marble masterpiece is credited to the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who erected this mausoleum in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died in A.D. 1630. The construction of Taj Mahal was started in A.D. 1632 and completed at the end of 1648 A.D.which. Apart from Taj Mahal, there is one another perfect monument, which is the Agra Fort, built by Akbar in Red Sandstone. Agra Fort worked both as a military strategic point as well as the royal residence. Ensconced within, is the magnificent Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. After Agra Fort, visit BABY TAJ - The interiors of which are considered better than the Taj. Overnight stay at Agra.
Day 10: Agra - Jhansi (By Train) - Orchha Orchha - Khajuraho (170 Kilometres / 4 Hrs)
After breakfast assisted transfer to railway station to board train to Jhansi. On arrival you will be met by our representative and drive to Khajuraho. On the way visit to Orchha, small town placed on the banks of River Betwa. Orchha is residence to Bundella style of structural design and the palaces. The famous amongst this are Raj Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Rajmandir, Sheesh Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple. Along with these there are numerous Chhatris of royals or cenotaphs dotting the banks of the river Betwa. Later continue drive to Khajuraho, believed to be the religious capital of Chandellas. Whole Khajuraho was enclosed by a wall with about 8 gates used for entry/exit. It is believed that each gate is flanked by two date/palm trees. Due to these date trees present Khajuraho get its name Khajura-vahika. In hindi language, “Khajura” means ‘Date’ and “Vahika” means ‘Bearing’. On arrival check in to hotel. Overnight stay at Khajuraho.
Day 11: Khajuraho - Bhandavgarh (250 Kilometres / 6 Hrs)
Enjoy your breakfast and proceed to visit the world famous temples of Khajuraho. These temples were built by the Chandella ruler between AD 900 and 1130. It was the golden period of Chandella rulers. It is presumed that it was every Chandella ruler has built at least one temple in his lifetime. So all Khajuraho Temples are not constructed by any single Chandella ruler but Temple building was a tradition of Chandella rulers and followed by almost all rulers of Chandella dynasty. Local tradition lists 85 temples in Khajuraho out of which only 25 temples are surviving after various stages of preservation and care. Later drive to Bandhavgarh. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay in Bandhavgarh.
Day 12: Bhandavgarh
Bandhavgarh was a private hunting preserve till 1968 and later declared as national park. It is spread over Vindhya mountain ranges in East of Madhya Pradesh state. Prominent attractions includes Tiger, Sambhar, Spotted Deer, Blue Bull, Wild Dog (Dholes), leopard, Sloth Beer etc. After morning & evening safari relax at hotel. Overnight stay in Bhandhavgarh.
Day 13: Bhandavgarh - Kanha (250 Kilometres / 6 Hrs)
Enjoy your breakfast and leave for Kanha, one of the best wildlife experiences in India and renowned for its Tigers and Barasingha Population. The park offers rich diversity of flora and fauna and renowned for its Migratory Bird watching in Winter. On arrival check in at hotel. In the evening free for independent activities. Overnight stay in Kanha.
Day 14: Kanha
Kanha is one of India's most renowned parks and visited for its population of Tiger, Barasingha and a wide range of wildlife (deer, sambar, chital, and barking deer plus barasingha), as well as the antelope (nilgai, blackbuck, chowsingha) and the gaur are found along with langurs, sloth bears, wild boar and birds (200+ species resident and migratory). Guests either stay on Kisli or Mukki side and explore park via Jeep safaris. Overnight stay in Kanha.
Day 15: Kanha - Jabalpur (170 Kilometres / 4 Hrs) Jabalpur - Delhi (By Flight)
After breakfast drive to Jabalpur on arrival you will be transferred to Jabalpur Airport to board you flight. On your arrival at Delhi airport you will be transferred to International airport to board your flight for next destination.