The Wildlife in India is a mix of species of different types of organisms. Apart from a handful of the major farm animals such as cows, buffaloes, goats, poultry and sheep, India has an amazingly wide variety of animals native to the country. It is home to Tigers, Lions, Leopards, Pythons, Wolves, Foxes, Bears, Crocodiles, Rhinoceroses, Camels, Wild dogs, Monkeys, Snakes, Antelope species, Deer species, varieties of bison and not to mention the mighty Asian elephant.
|Duration:||5 Nights/ 6 Days|
|Cities:||Delhi - Corbett - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Nagpur - Mumbai|
Assistance on arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After lunch, rest for the day and refresh for the next day of sightseeing tour of the capital. Overnight at hotel...
After breakfast, a guided tour to the places of historical and cultural interest in the capital. Visit Red Fort, the royal heritage of the Mugal Empire; Qutub Minar, the tallest Minaret of the world; Rajghat, Parliament house, Lotus temple etc.
After evening tea and snacks, we will conclude our Delhi visit with the evening light and sound show in Akshar Dham temple. Return to the hotel for dinner.
Overnight at hotel.
Get ready for the wildlife expedition. After breakfast, we start for Corbett National park situated in Uttranachal, Northern part of the country. It is 300 kms away from capital by road.
Check in to the hotel at Corbet. After some rest in hotel we would visit Corbett - the internationally acclaimed National park famous for Tigers , Leopards and crocodiles.
Enjoy the jeep safari in the jungle. We would be able to see some great sights along with animals like Lion, Elephant, Leopards, Deer and many others. Return to hotel. Enjoy the bon fire arranged for you.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast we get ready with our trekking shoe and bag pack, as we would go for trekking on the hills of Himalayas.
Post lunch, we will enjoy the Elephant safari. This is going to be a thrilling experience for a lifetime. Enjoy slow and steady drive on Elephant.
In the evening we visit the bank of river flowing amidst the jungle. Overnight stay at resort after dinner..
Start for Ranthambhore, another popular wild life sanctuary in Rajasthan and one of the finest tiger reserves in the country.
While entering in Rajasthan the western state of India, the bright and vibrant colors start appearing in the atmosphere. We reach Ranthambhore in the evening. Check in to the resort. Dinner and overnight stay in the resort.
After breakfast we are all set to explore this popular den of tiger. An open roof jeep is arranged for the jungle tour. The guides and security officers are arranged to enjoy a hassle free game watching without any fear.
Ranthmabore National park, former hunting ground of Maharajah's (Kings) of Rajasthan is a known for the maximum viewing of Tigers in their natural habitat. There is a wide range of avian species in this deciduous forest.
Watching animal roaming around you unaware of your presence is so thrilling. Enjoy jeep safari and game viewing in dense deciduous jungle.
After lunch we go near the lake where the chances of viewing Tigers and other animals are maximum. Its pleasure to see majesty of the jungle the Bengal Tiger quenching his thirst on the bank of lake.
Apart from the king of jungle like Leopard, Jungle Sambhar, Cat, Marsh Crocodile, Jackals, Chital, Nilgai Mongoose, Indian Hare, Monitor Lizards, Gazzelle, Boars , and a large number of birds.
After having little rest we would move further to see the beautiful lake palaces, 'chhatris', old fortifications and a majestic fort dating back to 1,000 years overlook the park. Here also you can see Tigers resting on the ruins of forts. The Jogi Mahal and the Padam Talao are the unique features of Ranthambore National Park.
Return to resort for dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day is fixed for the heritage sites and other historical evidences in Ranthambore National Park. The expedition starts after an early breakfast.
Before visiting the temples, we will go to the the Kaila Devi Sanctuary and the Lansing Sanctuary, adjoining the Ranthambore National park. Discover the undiscovered places in the jungle. Spot the shy animals and be a game for them. One can opt for an Elephant ride. Climb on the back of elephant and watch the birds through your binoculars.
After lunch, visit the famous Ganesha temple in Ranthambore. Also watch old forts and other ruins of forts and palaces there.
Return to the hotel in evening and pack bags for the next destination. We reach Baharatpur at night, check in to the reserved tourist bungalow and have dinner.
Start the day’s tour after breakfast. Bharatpur National Park is renamed as Keoladeo Ghana National Park. It is known for bird watching.
As before, take an elephant safari to get the view of the natural beauty of the jungle. The slow and rhythmics movements of Elephant gives you a royal feeling and a panoramic view of the sanctuary.
This is a day of complete leisure and your own jungle activities. Spot the rare animals like Sambhar, Black bucks, Chital, Nilgai, Chinkara, Fishing cat, Cat, Jungle Cat, Otter, Mongoose, Leopard Fishing Cats, Foxes, Wild Boar and many others.
Post lunch visit the famous Shiva temple in the park. Followed by the Government Museum, Bharatpur. Return to the hotel before dark for dinner. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast go boating in river flowing amidst the jungle and enjoy bird watching.
You can find some very rare and unseen species of birds like Spanish Sparrow, Red Crested Porhard ,Coot Snipes, Rosy Pelican and Flamingo. The special attraction, however, remains the arrival of the rare Siberian Crane and so many others.
After boating visit Bharatpur palace which reflects the excellent blend of Mughal and Rajasthani archietecture. Post lunch we reach Lohagarh Fort, which remained invincible despite several attacks by the British. Just 32 kms from Bharatpur, is the Deeg Palace. This strong and massive fort was the summer resort of the rulers of Bharatpur and has many palaces and gardens to visit.
In the evening we would drive towards city of Taj Agra. We reach Agra at night and check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
After breakfast, start the city tour of Agra. Taj Mahal is a must see attraction of Agra! You get the opportunity to encounter the world’s most renowned and reserved heritage sight which has unparalleled architecture with a midas touch of sophisticated beauty.
See the exquisite architecture and mesmerizing beauty of the this marble building depicting an eternal love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz.
Spend some time view the beautiful creation of love. After lunch enjoy some shopping in the local markets of Agra city. Don’t forget to buy Petha (a sweet made of pumpkin and sugar). Agra is famous for Taj and Petha.
In the evening visit Agra fort, which is again an excellent example of Mughal architecture. After this we move towards our next destination, Khajuraho in Madhya pradesh.
After reaching Khajuraho, check in to the hotel and stay overnight.
Start the tour after breakfast. In Khajuraho, we visit Chandela group of temples. Our first destination would be Kandariya Mahadeo temple, the largest temple in Khajuraho. This temple is considered to be the best representation of the Khajuraho style of Indo Aryan temples.
We then move to Sun temple, dedicated to Sun God. The shrine is on a chariot pulled by seven horses. Post lunch, take a stroll in market. You can shop for many interesting stuffs and buy sovieneres for your dear ones.
We then move to Devi Jagdamba Temple and Vishwanath Temple. The divine sculptures of these temples tribute to life itself.
Return back to hotel for dinner. Overnight stay at hotel.
The day is reserved for a famous wild life sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh near Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh.
Bandhavgarh National Park is a wildlife reserve set amidst the Vindhyan ranges in Madhya Pradesh. This is where the famous white tigers of Rewa were discovered. Though accommodation is available in Bandhavgarh, to make the tour more exciting, we will stay in luxury tented accommodation with excellent facilities. This is going to be a new and thrilling experience. You have the option to choose a tent of your own choice and style.
Post lunch, we start a jeep safari. A varied range of birds and animals are roaming around the jungle. Go deep in the jungle to spot the famous Reva tigers. One can see Leopards, Gaur (Indian Bison), chital (spotted deer), Sambar deer, Dholes, nilgais, wild boars, chinkaras, sloth bears, rhesus macaques, black faced langurs, jungle cats, hyenas, porcupines, jackals, foxes, wild dogs, chausinghas and ratels, among others.
Return to the tents for dinner. Enjoy camp fire with other fellow travellers. Overnight in tents.
After breakfast, start your day with an elephant safari. You can try a "Tiger Shows" operated in Bandhavgarh. For these shows, the mahouts head out in the wee hours of the morning and track down a tiger.
Once the tiger settles down in a spot, the word is spread and all visitors are taken for short rides from the nearest point on a jungle track. This tiger tracking is never done in the grasslands and once the tigers are on the move again, the mahouts are prohibited from following them.
Post lunch, take a stroll around the jungle and spend some time in bird watching. There are hundred and fifty bird species in Bandhvagarh National park. Keep a look out for green bee eaters, white bellied drongos, owls, white browed fantails, steppe eagles, green pigeons, grey malabar hornbills, black and white malabar hornbills (quite a rare sighting), blossom headed parakeets, parakeets, blue bearded bee eaters, Jerdon's and gold fronted leaf birds, minivets, woodshrikes and the lovely paradise fly catchers.
Return to tents in the evening. Enjoy the Barbecue arranged for you. Have drinks, dance around the fire and indulge into merry making. Dinner and overnight in tents
After breakfast start towards the next destination, Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh.
Check-in after reaching the resort at Kanha. Knaha is one of the most well maintained National Park in Asia.
In the evening take a stroll in the jungle area. This is the place where Rudyard Kipling got inspiration to write famous Jungle Book. Visit the famous place in the park, Bamni Dadar. This is a heightened attraction within the Park popularly known as Sunset Point that offers the most awe-inspiring backdrop of the sunset against grazing Sambhars and Gaurs.
Return to hotel for dinner. Overnight stay in the Hotel.
After breakfast get ready for wild life safari in the jungle. We get a jeep safari.
Kanha is popularly known for maximum view of Barasingha or the swamo deer. This beautiful animal with wide eyes and strong horns has become the representative of the park.
In a daylong game viewing you would get to see tiger, bison, gaur, sambhar, chital , more pictures of barasingha, barking deer, black deer, sloth bear, jackal fox, porcupine, hyena, black buck, chousingha, nilgai, mouse deer, jungle cat, python, pea fowl, hare, monkey, mongoose, tiger, and leopard.
Post lunch enjoy elephant ride and bird watching. There is also a museum at Kanha depicting attributes and activities of the park and tribal culture.
eReturn to hotel before dark. Diner and overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, drive towards Nagpur, the second capital of state of Maharashtra, also known as orange capital for the largest production of Oranges in the country.
After reaching Nagpur in the afternoon, check in to the hotel. Take rest after lunch.
Visit Ambazari Lake in the evening, situated in the western outskirts of the city. It is surrounded by a picturesque garden. Enjoy boating in the lake. Return to our hotel for dinner.
After a healthy breakfast visit other major attractions of the city.
We start with Balaji Mandir at Seminary. Lord Balaji is the presiding deity of the temple, the most popular and worshiped deity in India. The temple is situated on the serene and picturesque surroundings of Seminary hills. Later, we move to Maharaja bagh. Constructed by Bhosle rulers in Maharashtra. It houses a zoo residing some rare species of animals. Now it has been turned in to a botanical garden.
Post lunch we would go to the local market of the city. Buy the famous oranges of Nagpur. Sitabuldi fort is another major attraction of Nagpur. The fort is nestled on the twin mountains.
In the evening reach airport to catch a flight for Mumbai. Transfer to the hotel and check in. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
A guided tour will follow the breakfast in the hotel.
We start with the Gateway of India, the principle landmark of the city built by Britishers during the Raj in the country. Visit Marine Drive, one of the most popular promenades of Mumbai. It is also referred to as "Queen's Necklace" because of the vivid line of streetlights lit up at night.
After lunch, visit Chawpati, the most vivid and lively place in the Mumbai. Chowpaty beach is one of Mumbai's famous beaches, and is a popular spot for people seeking fun and relaxation.
From Chowpati move to another famous beach in Mumbai, the Juhu Beach. Juhu is one of the largest and frequented beaches of India. Located 18-km north of the city centre. You can take the pleasure of horse and donkey rides.
A leisure walk at the sea shore will relax your body and mind. After watching sun set on the beach we leave the place to see the night life of the city. Mumbai is famous for its night life. It is said that the city never sleeps.
Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the journey back home!
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