September 25, 2015
15 Days North and Central India Wild Life Tour
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Day1 : Delhi
Arrive at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Meet and greet by our representative and transfer to Hotel. Relax and later Sightseeing in Old Delhi and New Delhi with your English speaking Guide.
Visit Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, often called the food capital of India, is famous for its street food. Other interesting places you will visit are the Fatehpuri Masjid, Delhi Gate , the bazaar at the Turkman Gate.
Tonight dinner will be organized a restaurant in Old Delhi serving Mughlai and Kashmiri Cuisine
Day2 : Delhi / Ranthambore
Breakfast and later half day Sightseeing inNew Delhi with your Guide visiting Sir Lutyens New Delhi which includes the India Gate, President House, Parliament House, Vijay Chowk and also the Moghul era Monument viz., Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar , Lodhi Garden.
Lunch at leisure and later transfer to Nizamuddin Train Station in South Delhi and board August Kranti 1st AC Class train departing at 16:55 Hours. Arrive in 20:35 Hours ( 3 Hours 40 Minutes). Arrive and transfer to Hotel.
Day3 : Ranthambore
Early morning Jeep Safari into the Ranthambore National Park.Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, before a princely game conserve is the scene where the celebrated Indian Tiger is best seen. Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve lies on the junction of Aravali and Vindhyas just 14 Kms from Sawai Madhopur in Eastern Rajasthan. It sprawls over a varying and undulating landscape. The scenery changes dramatically from gentle and steep slopes of the Vindhyas and sharp and conical hills of the Aravali. A tenth century fort also blends amicably with the background. Pure sands of Dhok (Anogeissus pendula) interspersed with grasslands at the plateaus, meadows in valleys and luxuriant foliage around the canals make the jungle. Three big lakes – Padam Talab (meaning Lake), Malik Talab and Raj Bagh – are similar turquoises studded in the vast forest that abounds with aquatic vegetation including duckweeds, lilies and lotus.
Late afternoon second Jeep Safari.
Dinner & overnight at your resort
Day 4 : Ranthambore /Jaipur (Drive 175 Km / 4 – 5 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Transfer to hotel.
Relax and later after lunch , sightseeing of Jaipur with your guide visiting the City Palace-the Royal residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur which is known for its stunning architecture, it also houses a museum. After lunch, tour of the Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies. Visit the Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh which was earlier for the Royal Family, Jaigarh Fort , Jantar Mantar Observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh, Jal Mahal , Rambagh Palace etc.
Evening free to explore the Colourful bazaars
Day 6 : Jaipur
Breakfast at Leisure today and later drive 11 KM to visit the massive Amber Fort. Here you will enjoy an exciting Elephant Ride to climb upto the Fort. Amber was the previous seat of Rule for the Maharaja of Jaipur and later the Kingdom was shifted to Jaipur which was founded by Maharaja Sawai Singh in 1727. Visit the Fort with your guide and enjoy the vastness of it.
Return to Jaipur and later after lunch at a Indian Restaurant , visit the Pink City Bazaar for shopping etc. Jaipur is famous for Jewelry , Carpets and handicrafts.
Option for a special dinner is open tonight at Samode Palace ( 30 KM ) from Jaipur. Here you can enjoy sumptious vegetarian and Non Vegetarian cuisine. This has to be pre- booked.
Day7 : Jaipur / Bharatpur / Agra (Drive )
Early breakfast at 7 AM and later drive to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary which is on the way to Agra. Some of them migrate from as far as Siberia like Cranes. You arrive in 4 Hours and go for a boat trip and also later on foot to look around with a Naturalist. Several flora and fauna are seen here. Later after lunch at the Laxmi Niwas Palace , drive for 01 hour to Fatehpur Sikri, the esrtwhile abandoned Capital of Emperor Akbar. Visit the same with a guide for 2 hours and later continue drive for 30 minutes to Agra. Arrive and check into Hotel.
Day 8 : In Agra
Breakfast at leisure and later visit It-Mad – Ud Daullah , Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort with your guide.
Time for shopping etc. Agra is famous for Marble artefacts like Table Tops with stone inlay work which you find in TajMahal.
Day 9 : Agra / Jhansi – By Train / Khajuraho – Drive
Breakfast and later transfer to train station for your train at 08:15 to Jhansi. A 2 Hour ride brings you to Jhansi where you are received and transferred to Khajuraho ( 5 – 6 Hours drive) and check into Hotel. Khajuraho is famous for it beautifully carved temples from the Chandela Dynasty. The carvings on the exterior walls of the temples depicts the life and time of the Chandela Kings rule.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Khajuraho / Panna Wildlife Sanctuary ( 01 Hour Drive )
Early breakfast and drive by Car to Panna which is famous for Wildlife including Tiger Habitat in the Central Part of India. Arrive and check into your resort.
It is one of the prominent National Park for natural habitat for Tiger , Chital , Sloth Bear, Chinkara. Spread out in 540 Square Kilometer.
Panna is also famous for its diamond mines in the Central Part of India.
Note : All resorts are designed in a manner not to disturb the Wildlife. Generally the staff is employed locally. Great care is taken for guest comfort.
Later visit the Park by private exclusive Jeeps with a Naturalist who will assist you in spotting Tigers and other Wildlife habitat.
Day11 :Panna / Bandavgarh Wild Life Park ( Drive 3 – 4 Hours )
Early morning ( 5 AM ) go for a visit in the Park at Panna and later return for breakfast to your resort. Check out and drive to Bandavgarh Tiger Reserve. Arrive and check in at your jungle resort.
This was previously the hunting ground for the Maharaja of Rewa. Now a National Park , it has the highest number of Royal Bengal Tigers and also White Tigers. Spread into 194 Square Kilometer as its core area for Tiger habitat. Apart from Tigers , we find Nilgai, Chital Fox and Jackals.
Relax after lunch and later at 4 PM go for a drive into the Park.
Day 12 : Bandavgarh / Kanha National Park ( Drive for 4 – 5 Hours )
Morning and evening game drive into the Bandavgarh National Park and later return for Breakfast at Resort. Check out after breakfast and drive to Kanha. .The most popular tourist attraction in Kanha is the Kanha National Park.
Located in the Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh Kanha is considered to be the best maintained Tourist Friendly Park in India. Kanha is
supposed to have been the inspiration and setting for the Indian novels of Rudyard Kipling, especially the popular Jungle Book. In 1955 the Kanha Park was converted into a National Park. With the launching of the Project Tiger, the park was declared a tiger reserve in 1974.Today Kanha is among the few most scenic and beautiful wildlife reserves in Asia. Kanha National Park also has the Kanha Museum within the premises of the park. It displays the
functions of the park and also has exhibits, which portray the tribal culture of the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Lush green meadows , Sal and Bamboo forests with ravines etc gave inspirations to famous Rudyard Kipling for his “ Jungle Book “ Apart from Tigers , there are swamp deers , Sambhars and Gaurs. It is also famous for its sunset point.
Relax and later at 4 PM drive into the jungle with your Guide and enjoy the sights of
Day 13 :: Kanha / Nagpur ( Drive 5 – 6 Hours ) / Mumbai ( FLY )
Morning visit into the Park on Elephant back.
Later return to your resort and relax until Lunch. After lunch commence your drive to arrive at Nagpur Airport.
Fly Indigo Airlines flight at 20 :40 Hours to arrive Mumbai at 2200 Hours. You will met by our representative and transferred to your Hotel.
Day 14 : Mumbai
Breakfast and later visit the City of Mumbai which is the commercial Capital of India. Visit the Hanging Gardens where you will see the famous Boot House , Chowpatty Beach, Crawford Market , Gateway of India , Juhu Beach etc.
Dinner at leisure and later transfer to the International Airport for your flight.
Day 15 : Mumbai / Out
End of Tour and Services
HOTELS PATRONISED :
- Delhi : Hotel Vikram 4 *
- Ranthambore : Tiger Moon Resort 4*
- Jaipur : Park Portico 4* / Holiday Inn
- Agra : Howard Plaza 4 *
- Khajuraho : Usha Bundela 4* / Clarks 4*
- Panna : Tiger Resort or Jewel of the Jungle 4*
- Bandavgarh : Infinity Resort 4*
- Kanha : Infinity Resorts 4*
- Mumbai : Savoy Suites / Hotel Legend 4*\
COST AND CONDITIONS
PER PERSON ON TWIN SHARE
US $ 2840
Dinner in Delhi : US $ 25 per person including Car hire.
Dinner at Samode Palace : US 42 per person including Car drive
Airfare : Nagpur / Delhi : As per actual at the time of booking
COST INCLUDES :
- Accommodation with Breakfast in Delhi / Jaipur / Agra / Khajuraho / Mumbai and with all meals at Ranthambore / Panna / Kanha and Bandavgarh
- Lunch at Laxmi Niwas Palace , Bharatpur Sanctuary.
- Services of a English Speaking Guide during all sightseeing in Cities
- Transportation by AC Car with driver during all sightseeing in Cities with driver including all intercity drives and from one park to another.
- Services of an English speaking Naturist in all parks
- Game viewing by exclusive Private Jeep with driver in all parks including entrance fee for the Parks.
- Number of Parks visits are as per itinerary
- NOTE : COST WILL BE CUT BY HALF FOR THESE RIDES IN CASE YOU OPT FOR SHARING JEEP BUT IT WILL HAMPER YOUR FREEDOM WHILE DOING PHOTOGRAPHY)
- All entry fees in various monuments at Cities ( Delhi / Jaipur/ Agra / Khajuraho & Mumbai )
- All applicable taxes in Hotel / food/ transport.
- Fuel Charges for all drives ( sightseeing and Intercity and inter- Park )including game viewing jeeps.
- Train by 1st AC Class travel from Delhi / Sawai Madhopur ( Ranthambore )
- Train by Ac Chair Car Class for Agra / Jhansi
COST DOES NOT INCLUDE :
- Any expense of personal nature
- Camera and Video Camera fee
- Tips and Hotels and Airport
- Tips to Drivers / Guides / Naturalist
- Travel and Medical Insurance
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