WILDLIFE PARKS IN INDIA OPEN FROM OCTOBER TO MAY
Duration : 22 Nights / 23 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Corbett - Nainital - Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Gwalior - Orchha - Khajuraho - Panna - Bandhavgarh - Kanha – Pench – Tadoba- Nagpur - Delhi
DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival in Delhi, Traditional Welcome and transfer to hotel afternoon visit Qutab Minar India Gate, Rajghat and Shanti Vana the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Drive past Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Parliament street and President House. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02: DELHI - CORBETT BY ROAD 280 KMS 6 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, today, leave for Corbett. Corbett National Park, 'the land of the trumpet, roar, and song where 'Project Tiger' was launched in 1973 as one of India's finest national parks. The main wildlife boasts Tiger, Asian Elephant, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Gaur, Sambar, Hogg Deer. Corbett is drained by the Ramganga river, the dam at Kalagarh form a large lake to the west of the Park. Park is essentially a big low valley. Upon arrival, check-in at your Resort. Overnight at Resort.
DAY 03 : CORBETT
Morning and evening Park Ride By Jeep / Elephant to see the wildlife.
DAY 04 : CORBETT - NAINITAL BY ROAD 70 KMS 2 HOURS DRIVE
In the morning, we will go for a park ride and later transfer to Nainital. A small town in the hills of Kumaon, Nanital is a lovely hill station surrounded by mountains on three sides. Once this area had many lakes, and it was called the City of 60 lakes or Chakra. Most of the lakes in the region disappeared and whatever remains is just a glimpse of what they might have been in the past. Today the life of Nainital revolves around the lake of Naini. But there are few other lakes around Nainital which are equally beautiful and attractive as the Naini lake. Upon arrival, check-in at Hotel.
DAY 05: NAINITAL - DELHI BY ROAD 380 KMS 7 HOURS DRIVE
Today's drive towards Delhi. Upon arrival, check-in at Hotel.
DAY 06: DELHI - JAIPUR BY ROAD 250 KMS 05 HRS DRIVE
The morning after breakfast, drive to Jaipur - popularly known as the Pink City, was built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Designed by Shilp Shastra - an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture - Jaipur follows a grid system. Upon arrival, check-in your Hotel. Afternoon tour of City Palace and Observatory. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthan and Mughal architecture. The Palace of winds is a five-storied structure of pink sandstone that has semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. An originally built enabling the ladies of the royal household to watch everyday life. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 07: JAIPUR
Today morning visit the Amber Fort in the Aravali Hills, which is a superb example of Rajput (Medieval Hindu) style architecture. A slow elephant ride takes us to the top of the Fort, which houses several graceful buildings and temples. Later visit Jal Mahal, Patrika gate, Albert Hall, and Birla Temple. Evening Free for Shopping. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 08: JAIPUR - RANTHAMBORE BY ROAD 180 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
In the morning, you will be driving to Ranthambore, nearly a thousand-year-old fortress. Countless battles have raged around these walls. The Great Mughal emperor Akbar laid siege here and built Lake Palace, summer gardens, temples, mosques, tombs, and hunting towers, all overrun now by grass and shrubs. Today leopards and tigers prowl the ruins.
DAY 09: RANTHAMBORE
Ranthambore is one of the few preserves where Camera-shy tigers are spotted in daylight. You'll take thrilling jeep rides in the morning and evening in search of wildlife. You sometimes chance upon these fleet-footed and silent creatures, the embodiment of grace. Afternoon explores the lakes on your own. Later go to see the imposing Ranthambore fort.
Ranthambore covers an area of about 400 square km, and it has beautiful scenery. Ranthambore National Park is a unison area where a natural present meets a historical past. This Park has up to 27 tigers and has a considerable population of birds.
DAY 10: RANTHAMBORE - BHARATPUR BY ROAD 230 KMS 6 HOURS DRIVE
This morning travel to Bharatpur for a tour of the world-famous bird sanctuary here. The reserve boasts of river 300 species of resident and migratory birds. Drive to Bharatpur Morning take a cycle rickshaw ride to watch the birds in Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary.
DAY 11: BHARATPUR - AGRA BY ROAD 60 KMS 1 HOUR DRIVE
This morning drive to the Fatehpur Sikri ( ghost capital) for a tour of the magnificent and world heritage buildings still in a state of perfect preservation. After visiting the old Mughal capital, we continue our drive to the city of the Taj Mahal. Upon arrival, we check-into our pre-booked Hotel. Agra was the capital of India under the Moghuls in the 16th and 17th centuries. Afternoon we see the Agra's Red Fort, built over three generations by the Mughal emperors, and we see the exquisite tomb of the emperor Jehangir's chief minister and father - in - law, often called the 'BABY TAJ' because its design foreshadows the Taj Mahal. Sunset visit to the Taj Mahal, the mausoleum built by a sorrowing Shah Jehan in memory of his young wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Building's stupendous scale, flawless symmetry, translucent white marble, and shimmering reflection in the water channel are truly breathtaking. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 12: AGRA - GWALIOR BY GATIMAN EXPRESS DEP 09.50 HRS ARR 11.13 HRSGWALIOR – ORCHHA 121 KMS 03 HOURS DRIVE
After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Agra Railway station to board the Gatiman Express train for Gwalior. Upon arrival, proceed to visit the Gwalior fort and later drive to Orchha. On arrival, check-in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 13: ORCHHA - KHAJURAHO BY ROAD 191 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE
The morning after visiting Orchha, drive to Khajuraho. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to a pre-booked hotel. Afternoon tour the spectacular ninth to thirteenth-century temples of Khajuraho, built by Chandela kings and exquisitely carved with graceful statues and frieze gods and goddesses. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 14: KHAJURAHO – PANNA 44 KMS 01 HOUR 30 MIN DRIVE
The morning drive to Panna National park. On arrival Check-in at your Jungle Resort. Evening Jungle safari. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 15: PANNA - BANDHAVGARH BY ROAD 185 KMS 05 HOURS DRIVE
After breakfast, leave for Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh National Park., which is home to the white tiger and other species such as Indian bison, Sambar, barking deer & blue bull. Bandhavgarh's large tiger population offers the best chance to see the elusive cat. Spend two days of game viewing and a Bird watching in these valleys. On the highest hill stands Bandhavgarh Fort, surrounded by numerous caves containing shrines and ancient Sanskrit inscriptions. Overnight in the Lodge.
DAY 16: BANDHAVGARH
Morning and Afternoon we spent in Game viewing. Here we can see the South Bear, Wild Boar, Leopard, and Tiger. The Park is home to India's rare and endangered animals such as Chital, Cinkara, Chowsingha, Gaur and is rich in Birds. Overnight at the Lodge.
DAY 17: BANDHAVGARH - KANHA BY ROAD 215 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
After a morning safari, drive in Bandhavgarh, travel to Kanha. The original country Kipling so vividly described in his jungle books. Kanha has some 22 species of mammals; most commonly spotted are languor, jackal, wild pig, spotted deer, swamp deer, Sambar, and blackbuck. You may also see tiger, Indian hare, wild dog, barking deer, Indian fox, sloth bear, striped hyena, panther, mouse deer, four-horned antelope, blue bull, ratel, and Indian porcupine. Kanha also has some 200 species of birds. Spend two full days of game viewing and bird watching in Kanha, a true haven for the animal and avian population. Overnight at the Lodge.
DAY 18: KHANA
Morning and Afternoon, we spent in-game viewing. Overnight at the Lodge. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 19: : KHANA – PENCH NATIONAL PARK 207 KMS 05 HOURS DRIVE
Morning drive to Pench National Park. On arrival, check-in at Hotel. Afternoon Jungle Safari. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 20: PENCH – TADOBA ANDHARI TIGER RESERVE 198 KMS 05 HOURS DRIVE
The morning after a Jeep safari, drive to Tadoba Tiger Reserve. On arrival, check-in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 21: TADOBA ANDHARI TIGER RESERVE
Morning and Evening Jungle Safari. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 22: TADOBA – NAGPUR 152 KMS 04 HOURS DRIVE - DELHI (BY FLIGHT)
Today you will be transferred to Nagpur Airport to board a flight for Delhi. Upon arrival, check-in at Hotel.
DAY 23: LEAVE DELHI
Departure transfer to the airport in time to catch the flight to Onward destination.