Heritage & Wildlife Tour
Day 01:Arrive in Delhi
Upon arrival, you will be meet by our representative and escorted to the Hotel for check-in and overnight stay. You may also go for a sightseeing tour.
Day 02:Delhi to Jaipur (290 Kms - 6 hrs)
After breakfast, travel to Jaipur by road. Upon arrival, you will be meet ETA representative and escorted to the Hotel. Later embark on an 8-hour city tour with an experience tour guide. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and is always at its exuberant best in terms of color, dance, and song with the traditional arts and crafts.. Founded by the great astronomer king Maharaja Jai Singh IInd in the 18th century, Jaipur known as the pink city (owing to color paint on many houses) is a dream tourist destination. Your first stop is the Hawa Mahal or "Palace of Winds," one of the most photographed monuments in the world. Overlooking the main street of the old city, the monument is a fine example of Rajput architecture and it was built to enable the royal ladies to watch the processions and every day life of the city. The City Palace, located in the center of the old city, is a large compound of courtyards, buildings, and gardens, and houses an interesting museum. Adjacent to the City Palace is Jantar Mantar, the observatory built by Raja Jai Singh, whose penchant for astronomy was even more famous than his military prowess, Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast start another 4 hour guided tour of Jaipur, beginning with an excursion to the city including ride on a painted elephant to the magnificent fortress-palace at Amber. Once the royal capital, the fort is a fine example of the blending of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 04:Jaipur/Ranthambore (Approx 157 Kms. - 3 hrs)
Morning drive to Ranthambore, The Ranthambore Tiger Sanctuary is one of the fine examples of the "Project Tiger" conservation efforts Nestled in the Aravali hills, amidst the arid plains and rugged tracts of the royal state of Rajasthan. Lies Ranthambore National Park, a haven for the adventure seeker and the wildlife watcher, The Park boasts some of the best wildlife sightings Asia has to offer. The park has three major lakes - Rajbaugh, Milak talao and Padam talao, which serve as watering holes for the animals. The imposing Ranthambore fort adds to the grandeur of the park. Among the animals, birds and reptiles that can be spotted in Ranthambore are the tiger, the Sambar, leopard, Chinkara, blue bull, chital, jackal, hyena, caracal, fox, jungle cat, sloth bear, Ratel, Langur, and wild boar. The park is also home to over 300 species of bird - like parakeets, peafowl, storks, partridges, egrets, eagles, flycatchers, owls and migratory varieties in the winter months that include the greylag goose, black eagle, ruddy Shelduck, pintails. A naturalist will accompany you into the Park for evening safari on an exclusive Jeep, on arrival check in at Hotel.
National park Timings Morning (0630hrs - 0930 hrs) Evening (1430 hrs - 1730 hrs) Full day to explore the park you will be accompanied by a naturalist into the Park for morning and evening safari, Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 06:Ranthambore /Bharatpur (Appx 150 kms - 4 hrs)
(Keoladeo National Park open at 0630 hrs. till 1800 hrs) Morning drive to Agra via Bharatpur is home to India's most famous bird sanctuary. 400 species of birds have been recorded, most famous of which is the Siberian Crane Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 07:Bharatpur - Agra (80 kms - 2 hrs)
Early Morning visit the bird sanctuary. Breakfast and Lunch at the Hotel, Afternoon depart for Agra, Evening at Leisure.
This morning embark upon a full-day city tour of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Itmad Ud Daula's tomb. Proceed to the Agra Fort (also called Red Fort), noted for its fine views of the Taj Mahal from across the Yamuna River. Then move on to the Taj Mahal, the single most important sight a visitor to India can see. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved consort Mumtaz Mahal built the most extravagant monument ever built for love, Taj. Empress Noor Jahan, consort of Jehangir, in memory of her father, Ghiyas Beg, also the Chief Minister in the Court of Mughal Emperor Jehangir, built the Itamad Ud Daula's tomb. The monument is beautifully conceived in white marble, mosaic, and lattice, overnight stay at the Hotel.
DAY 09:Agra/ Khajuraho
After taking breakfast, transfer to the airport to take a flight to Khajuraho, the cultural and political capital of the Chandela Rajputs dynasty, which flourished between the 9th and the 13th centuries. The erotic sculptures of the Khajuraho temples are famous in the world. Embracing couples, dancers, musicians, and provocative maidens adorn these temples, which have been masterpieces of Indian Art, Overnight stay at the Hotel.
DAY 10:Khajuraho/ Bandhavgarh
Early morning drive to Bandhavgarh. Situated at the foothills of the Vidhya ranges, Bandhavgarh National Park is the habitat of tiger, spotted deer, barking deer, sambar, chausingha, nilgai, guar, chinkara, wild boar, sloth bear, jackal, leopard, and a wide variety of bird life. If the Rewa's royal family grants you permission, you can visit the fort. The wonderful carvings in the fort and the fabulous view from the top cannot be described only experienced, Overnight stay at the lodge.
Have a full day of jungle activities, Overnight stay at the lodge.
DAY 12:Bandhavgarh / Kanha
After taking breakfast and checking out of the Hotel, drive to Kanha National Park. Located in the central state of Madhya Pradesh, the park covers an area of 940 sq. km. Of particular interest during your stay will be sightings of the superb gaur, the remarkably elegant blackbuck, the hard ground Barasingha, and the ever-present langur. About 22 species of large mammals can be spotted within the park and the bird life is equally extraordinary, overnight stay at the lodge.
Full day jungle safari, on elephants, Overnight stay at the lodge
DAY 14:Kanha / Nagpur / Mumbai
Drive to Nagpur and transfer to Nagpur airport to connect evening flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Bombay airport, you will be meet by our representative and transferred to the Hotel, Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Morning drive to the harbor to visit the Elephanta Islands, Sightseeing the cave temples, dating back to the 8th century BC, these shrines are dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. Afternoon tour to the city includes the Gateway of India, the Prince of Wales Museum, and some other places of attraction, In time departure to the international airport for onward flight. ."Tour Ends but sweet memories remain."