- Start Date04/01/2021
- TypeGuided Tours
- Departure CityDELHI
- End CityDELHI
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hours
- Durations 14 days 13 nights
Inside the northern wilds of India you will discover the extravagances of luxurious greenery and the shades of the characteristic world, regardless of whether inside extravagantly colored apparel or the thrilling shades of imperial castles. On this 14-day voyage through India, you will find the magnificence of the nation and will discover only a world that has entranced the past and the present. From Rudyard Kipling in the bamboo wilderness of Kanha, to the Gate of India that denotes the coast, telling everybody that they have shown up. Venture out of the huge urban communities, along the discrete forested sanctuaries and into the domain of the untamed life where the exceptional history of India flourishes.
The wild excursion starts with your appearance in Delhi. The capital of India is a surge, loaded up with hues and fragrances that burst with liveliness around each curve. The next day you will advance toward Jaipur, known for the pink shade of the structures, alongside the elaborate design of the Lakshmi Narayan Temple. An entire day voyage through Jaipur carries you into the wonderful Amer Fort and inside the well known Hawa Mahal, the pink honeycombed façade of pleasant extents. Once in Sawai Madhopur you will enter the doors of the Ranthambhore National Park visiting the mind blowing vine secured post and looking for tigers, crocodiles, and then some. In Bharatpur you will navigate the assorted environment looking for the flawless feathered creature life of the Keolado Ghana National Park before visiting the apparition city of Fatehpur Sikri and the praised magnificence of the Taj Mahal.
Once in Khajuraho you will locate the uncommon carvings of a gathering of sanctuaries that go back a thousand years, praising divine beings and folklore. That night you will come to Bandhavgarh taking the days to wander through the woodlands and grass looking for huge felines and dynamic impala. In Kanha you experience how motivating nature can be in the strides of Rudyard Kipling before flying from Nagpur to Delhi. Once in Delhi you will have an entire day voyage through the city’s well known landmarks, remembering the Red Fort and the biggest mosque for India. At night you will have a private exchange to the air terminal to make your flight home.
- Witness the amazing elegance and intensity of the acclaimed Bengal tiger in its normal territory as you adventure through different national parks
- Tour through the Pink City, Jaipur, to observe the hair-raising engineering that goes back several years
- Visit Kanha, the national park home to the motivation for Rudyard Kipling's the Jungle Book
- Discover the changing shades of the Taj Mahal as you watch the white marble design in the dusk
- Explore the commended sanctuaries at Khajuraho, home to the complex reliefs that fold over the outside and inside
- Experience the Red Fortress and Chandni Chowk Bazaar in Delhi
- Revel in the shocking society of India from the rich apparel to the astounding flavors
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 - ARRIVE IN DELHI – STARTING UP
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. City tour of Old & New Delhi visiting Raj Ghat , where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated . Red Fort , Made by Mughal Empror Shahjahan , Jama Masjid , The largest in India, It has three great gateways, four angle towers and two minarets constructed of alternating vertical strips of red sandstone and white marble. Chandni Chowk , this main street of Old Delhi is the colorful shopping bazaar, known as Chandni Chowk. It has very sharp contrast to the open, spacious streets of Delhi. Laxmi Narayan Temple , dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and good fortune . India Gate , this 42ms high stone of triumph is a war memorial . It bears the names of 85,000 Indian army soldiers, who died in the campaigns of WW I .Rashtrapati Bhawan - This palace-like building is the official residence of the President of India and an interesting blend of Mughal and western architectural styles . Qutab Minar - The highest monument of India, Qutb Minar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak, to 14.32 m at its base, and alternating angular and rounded flutings. Humayun's Tomb , is mausoleum of the Mughal emperor Humayun. Bahai Temple , or the Lotus Temple is a marvel of modern architecture. Set among pools and gardens, adherents of any faith can visit, pray or meditate. Night stay in Delhi.
DAY 02 – DELHI TO JAIPUR – THE AMAZING WONDERS OF THE PINK
After breakfast depart by surface to Jaipur. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon orientation tour. The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color washed pink-the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This Beautiful city along with Agra and Delhi form what is known as the Golden Triangle of Indian tourist circuit. Jaipur is a city where royalty still lives in the grandeur of its palaces, where fighting for the honour of the clan has never been a need but a way of life, and where treating guests as gods has been a tradition from time immemorial . There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur's colorful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handlooms and trinkets. Beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas are worth admiration. Not to mention the ambling camels and cheerful people in multi-hued costumes that make your trip to the pink city a memorable one. Night stay in Jaipur.
DAY 03 – IN JAIPUR – EXPERIENCING A DAY IN COLOURS JAIPUR
After breakfast full day city tour visiting City Palace, the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen. Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, is perhaps the most beautiful example of Rajasthani forts and gives a grand view of the city down below. Other attractions include the Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, and Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh. Night stay in Jaipur.
DAY 04 – JAIPUR TO RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK – ANSWERING TO THE CALLS OF WILDERNESS
After breakfast depart by surface to Ranthambore. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Ranthambore is one of the many famous destinations of the western state of India, Rajasthan. Generally a visit to Ranthambore means a visit to the tiger reserve here. However, the place has much more to offer you in sightseeing and excursions. Surrounded by the Vindhya and Aravali hill ranges and located very near to the outer fringes of the Thar Desert, Ranthambore offers you the best of the desert land as well as plain area near the hills. Due to its proximity to the Thar desert, the vegetation here is that of deciduous forest. Ranthambore used to be the hunting ground of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Later it was declared as a game sanctuary in 1955. In 1980, it was declared as a national park and listed among the reserves protected under Project Tiger. Ranthambore is also considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat. In Ranthambore you can indulge in any of the adventurous activities that the park offers. A Jeep Safari, a cultural and traditional experience of the Meena tribes, a night out in the many hideouts in the park are some of the options you must not miss. Night stay in Ranthambore.
DAY 05 – IN RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK – WITNESSING THE WILD ANIMALS LIKE TIGERS
Morning & afternoon Jeep Safari to the jungle following different trails inside park. There are many interesting spots for you to see in Ranthambore. The park is regarded as the most suitable place for wildlife photography in the world. Here you can capture the tiger in its various moods and moments. Besides the Ranthambore Park, there are places like the Ranthambore Fort (one of it’s kind in the entire state of Rajasthan), Jogi Mahal (the wonderful forest guest house) and the various species of flora and fauna which are also worth a look. While in Ranthambore you can also get the feel of local customs and traditions of the region. A Jeep safari followed by the dinner consisting of the region’s delicacies is an experience not to be missed. Night stay in Ranthambore.
DAY 06 - RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK TO BHARATPUR - FLYING HIGH
after breakfast depart by surface to Bharatpur. On arrival check-in at Hotel.Afternoon visit National Park. This is truly a fantasy of feathers. It is the bird kingdom, where time takes wing at The Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Home to an astonishing range of flora and fauna. Birds come to this national park in waves. From August through November, it is indigenous water birds. In early October the first migrants arrive from the high plateaux of Central Asia, Mongolia and Siberia, the most eagerly awaited of the lot being the gravely threatened Siberian crane. Night stay in Bharatpur.
DAY 07 – BHARATPUR TO AGRA – FINDING THE GHOSTS
After breakfast depart by surface to Agra. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon City tour visiting, Taj Mahal, built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Besides the Taj, the Agra Fort (also called the Red Fort) makes an interesting sight. Other major attractions include the tomb of Akbar’s tomb at Sikandra, Rambagh, the Mughal Garden and Dayal Bagh Temple, Itmad Ud Dauula. Besides the historical monuments, one can also explore Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra.
DAY 08 – AGRA TO JHANSI TO KHAJURAHO – MOVING ON WITH THE JOURNEY
In time transfer to Agra railway station to board train for Jhansi. Arrive Jhansi, meet assist at Jhansi railway station & transfer to Khajuraho hotel. In the temple architecture of India, the Khajuraho complex remains unique. One thousand years ago, under the generous and artistic patronage of the Chandela Rajput kings of Central India, 85 temples, magnificent in form and richly carved, came up on one site, near the village of Khajuraho. The amazingly short span of 100 years, from 950 AD - 1050 AD, saw the completion of all the temples, in an inspired burst of creativity. Today, of the original 85, only 22 have survived the ravages of time; these remain as a collective paean to life, to joy and to creativity; to the ultimate fusion of man with his creator. Night stay in Khajurao.
DAY 09 - KHAJURAHO TO BANDHAVGARH – PRAYING IN THE BEAUTIFUL TEMPLES
After breakfast City tour visiting the Western Group , situated opposite the Government of India Tourist Office, has 14 temples. The Chaunsath Yogini, Lalguan Mahadev, Parvati, Varaha, Matangesvara, Lakshmana, Vishvanath and Nandi, Chitragupta, Devi Jagdamba and Kandariya Mahadeo temples belong to this group. The Eastern Group, 2.4 km from the Tourist Office, consists of seven temples (four Jain and three Hindu). The Parsvanath, Adinath, Shantinath, and Ghantai temples belong to the Jains while the Vamana, Javari and Brahma are Hindu temples. Later depart by surface to Bandhavgarh. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Bandhavgarh National Park is a premier wildlife preserve in the Vindhya mountain range of Central India. It is a tiny park compared to Kanha but with nearly the same number of tigers and leopards, or at least that is the official figure. Besides tigers and leopards, Bandhavgarh is also extremely productive for medium-sized bison herds. Night stay in Bandhavgarh.
DAY 10 – IN BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK - WHERE ONCE THE GREAT WHITE TIGERS LIVED
After breakfast visit Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh has the highest density of tigers among all reserves in India and packs the same wealth of wildlife in a smaller area. It is famous as the original home of the white (albino) tiger, though this rare species has long become extinct here. Apart from tigers, Bandhavgarh is also famous for sloth bear, sambar, chital, muntjac, nilgai, chinkara, and wild pigs. There are also interesting cave shrines scattered around the park, with Brahmi inscriptions dating from the first century B.C. You can visit the remains of the Bandhavgarh fort believed to be 2,000 years old. Night stay in Bandhavgarh.
DAY 11 – BANDHAVGARH TO KANHA NATIONAL PARK – VENTURING INTO THE DEPTHS OF THE JUNGLE
After breakfast depart by surface to Kanha National Park. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Night stay in Kanha.
DAY 12 – IN KANHA NATIONAL PARK – HIGHLIGHTING THE MEMORIES
After breakfast city tour of Kanha. Kanha is famous for tigers and leopards. One can also see sambhar, chital, barasingha (different species of deer) and gaur (Indian bison). It is also famous for wildlife safaris and for bird watching. Night stay in Kanha.
DAY 13 – KANHA TO NAGPUR FLY TO DELHI – THE LOCAL MONUMENTS
In time transfer to Nagpur railway station to board flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel.
DAY 14 – DEPART DELHI - REACHING HOME
In time transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
How many people will be on my trip?
Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible as we thread our way through communities without intimidating the locals. On most of our trips, you’ll be part of an intimate group of 12-16 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people. Our Overland trips are in purpose-built vehicles that can carry up to 24 travelers. Group sizes are displayed on each trip’s overview page on our website.