Wildlife Tour of India

Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days

Highlights: Delhi - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanhna - Pench - Mumbai

Cost: On Request - [Escorted Group or Private Journey]

We welcomes you to a specially designed tour of India's national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. With its huge and varied landmass and vegetation, India is home to a large variety of wildlife with some of the finest game parks and tiger reserves. India has about four hundred species of mammals and 1300 species of birds. It is the only country to have the Asiatic Lion and is home to about 65% of the world's tigers and 85 % of the world's Asian one horned rhino's

Day 01: DELHI
Arrive Delhi, assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel

Delhi, the capital of India is one of most spectacular cities of the world. Here history meets modernity. Historically Delhi was founded 7 times at seven different places.
Start your visit with Old Delhi, founded in 17th century by 5th great Moghul Emperor Shahjahan. Visit the famous JamaMasjid (Friday mosque). Later transfer to Railway Station to take a train to Sawai Madhopur.
Upon arrival, transfer to hotel
Overnight at hotel (B,L,D)

Early morning and late afternoon Jungle Safaris into the Park in the constant search for tigers. Every national park visited during this tour has its own charm, This park is known for its dry & deciduous landscapes giving you the more possibility to spot tigers.
overnight at hotel (B,L.D)

Morning transfer to railway station for train to Bharatpur, Upon arrival, assistance and transfer to hotel
Late afternoon visit the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. It is one of the world's finest bird parks. Take an interesting cycle-rickshaw ride through the park and see the large variety of birds here
Overnight at hotel (B,L,D)

Day 05: BHARATPUR – AGRA (52 Kms / 01 Hr)
Morning drive to Agra, en route visit FatehpurSikri, an abandoned Capital of Mughals, a UNESCO site
Afternoon visit the beautiful white marble TajMahal at sunrise; built by the Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, MumtazMahal. Later visit the famous Red fort, a construction of mid 16th century, by the third Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Overnight at the hotel (B,L,D)

Day 06: AGRA/JHANSI (Train) – ORCHHA - KHAJURAHO (175 Kms / 4 Hrs)
Leave for the railway station, to board the Shatabdi Express to Jhansi. Drive from Jhansi to Khajuraho. En-route, stop at Orchha – a small charming town.
Continue your journey to Khajuraho and check-in to your hotel on arrival.
Overnight at the hotel (B,L,D)

Day 07: KHAJURAHO / BANDHAVGARH (210 Kms / 5 Hrs)
Morning visit the famous Khajuraho temples (A World Heritage Site).These temples, which completed a thousand years of their existence in 1999, come to life with voluptuous and erotic sculptures.
Afternoon proceed to Bandhavgarh. The Bandhavgarh National Park was the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and is presently a famous natural hub for tigers.
On arrival, check-in to your hotel
Overnight at the hotel (B,L,D)

The morning and afternoon will be spent on safaris to the National Park. Bandhavgarh has one of the highest densities of tigers and you have a very good chance of seeing a tiger up close. Enjoy a presentation on 'Wildlife' in your hotel in the evening.
Overnight at the hotel (B, L, D)

Spend another day exploring the National Park .Enjoy a visit to the local village and hear interesting stories about tigers from the villagers who have learned to co-exist with the tiger.
Overnight at the hotel (B, L, D)

Day 10: BANDHAVGARH / KANHA (250 Kms / 6 Hrs)
Morning you bid farewell to Bandhavgarh and drive to Kanha – one of India's finest wildlife reserves where you can sight spotted deer, sloth bears, langur (monkeys) and the unusual guar.
Arrive at Kanha and check in at hotel
Evening before dinner, enjoy a presentation on the 'Wildlife of Kanha' by your Naturalist.
Overnight at the hotel (B,L,D)

Day 11: KANHA
Spend a thrilling day in the wild viewing game and spotting tigers inside the jungle! Embark on an early morning & late afternoon game drive by open jeeps accompanied by trained naturalist. Once the tiger is spotted. The lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines of Kanha provided inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel 'Jungle Book'
Overnight at the hotel (B, L, D)

Day 12: KANHA / PENCH (180 Kms / 5 Hrs)
Morning drive to Pench, Nestling in the lower southern reaches of the Satpuda hills. It is named the Pench River meandering through the park. Afternoon visit a nearby village and interact with the local trible"Gonds" for an overview of their lifestyle and culture
Overnight at hotel (B,L,D)

Day 13: PENCH
Morning game drives tracking the tiger and other wildlife.
Morning at leisure
Late afternoon jungle safari and visit to Elephant camp accompanied by a naturalist. Witness the elephants being fed and bathed.
overnight at hotel (B,L,D)

Day 14: PENCH – NAGPUR (135 Kms / 03 Hrs) / MUMBAI (FLIGHT)
Early morning game drive in park
Morning drive to Nagpur airport for flight to bustling, commercial city of Mumbai
Upon arrival, transfer to hotel
Rest of the day at leisure
Overnight at hotel (B,L,D)

Day 15: MUMBAI
Morning enjoy a half day excursion to the Elephanta Caves (closed on Monday and during the monsoons) Located across the sea from Gateway of India and accessible by ferry is the island of Elephanta that has rock-cut caves temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Spend the afternoon exploring the city with a visit to the Gateway of India, Prince of Wales Museum and the city's largest open air laundry Dhobi-Ghat ending with drive past Hanging Gardens and Marine Drive.
Overnight at hotel (B,L,D)

Transfer to the airport for your international flight back home

** [Meal Plan : B - Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner]

* Special Note: Although this tour includes five wildlife parks with healthy tiger population and frequent sightings, there is no guarantee that travelers will definitely spot a tiger.