Day 01 : Arrive
Arrive Delhi. Meeting and greeting at the Airport. Transfer to Hotel.
Overnight in Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi - Jabalpur
Morning sight-seeing tour of Delhi visiting Jama Masjid the largest
mosque of Emperor Shahjahan. Later proceed to Red Fort, Raj Ghat- cremation
site of Mahatma Gandhi, to India Gate a 42 meter stone arch built in
the memory of the Indian Soldiers who died in World War I, Drive past the
Presidents House & Parliament House, Humayuns Tomb (a
memorial of the Mughals, its design is inspired by the Taj Mahal), the Qutab
Minar. Later transfer to Railway Station to connect Train ( #12190)
Mahakoshal Exp. departure at 16:10 hrs. Overnight on Board.
Day 03 : Jabalpur Kanha National Park( 165
Kms - 4hrs drive)
Arrive Jabalpur at 09:35 hrs. On arrival drive to Kanha and transfer to
Hotel. Leisurely evening. Overnight in Kanha.
Day 04 : Kanha(Two Safaris)
Early morning and afternoon jeep safari at the Park. Proper wildlife
management over the past 30 years has noted a steady increase in the numbers
of tigers and leopards, not to mention Sambhar, Cheetal (Spotted Deer),
Swamp Deer and Gaur (Indian Bison). The 1997 census put the Tiger population
at 114 and the Leopards at 86. There is a reasonably good chance of sighting
tigers here and this is one of the best places in the state for bird
watching. Overnight in Kanha.
Day 05 : Kanha Bandhavagarh (200 km / 5 hrs)
Morning drive to Bandhavgarh National Park. It's much smaller than Kanha
National Park, but claims to have the highest density of tiger population in
India, reportedly between 46 to 52 tigers. There are also 27 leopards there.
The park area is 448 sq. km. Evening free for nature walk. Overnight in
Day 06 : Bandhavgarh (Two Safaris)
Early morning and Afternoon jeep safaris of Bandhavgarh National Park. It's
much smaller than Kanha National Park, but claims to have the highest
density of tiger population in India, reportedly between 46 to 52 tigers.
There are also 27 leopards there. The park area is 448 sq. km. Evening free
for nature walk. Overnight in Bandavgarh.
Day 07 : Bandhavgarh Khajuraho (250 km/6
Morning drive to Khajuraho. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight in
Day 08 : Khajuraho Varanasi
Morning sightseeing of Khajuraho visiting temples and their erotic
sculpture. Later transfer to Airport to connect flight 9W 724 departure at
13:55 hrs and arrival Varanasi at 14:45 hrs. On arrival transfer to Hotel.
Evening visit river Ganga Ghat to attend the holy Aarti. Overnight in
Day 09 : Varanasi
Early morning boat cruise on River Ganges to see the bathing Ghats. Come
back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast excursion to Sarnath. It was
here that the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon and set in motion the
wheel of law of Buddhist faith and return back to Varanasi. Later
sightseeing of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi
Manas, and Banaras Hindu University etc. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 10 : Varanasi - Agra
Morning sightseeing of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple,
Tulsi Manas, Banaras Hindu University etc. Evening transfer to Railway
Station to connect Train ( # 14853) Marudhar Exp. departure at 17:20 hrs.
Overnight on Board.
Day 11 : Agra
Arrive Agra at 05:55 hrs. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Later sightseeing
of Agra visiting the Taj Mahal, an extravagant marble monument of love built
by Shahjahan in 1653 as a memorial for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal & Agra
Fort a red sandstone fort built by Akbar in 1565. Overnight in Agra.
(Taj Mahal remain closed on every Friday)
Day 12 : Agra Fatehpur Sikri-Ranthambhore (
260 Kms /6 hrs drive)
Morning drive to Ranthambhore enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri the deserted,
red sandstone city, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in
the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. On arrival transfer to
Hotel. Overnight in Ranthambhore.
Day 13 :Ranthambhore
Morning & Evening game drives to scour the jungle for wildlife.
Overnight in Ranthambhore.
Day 14 : Ranthambore - Jaipur (130 Kms / 3 hrs drive
Morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Afternoon free for
own activities. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 15 :Jaipur
Morning enjoys an Elephant ride / Jeep Ride on your way to the Amber Fort,
followed by a visit to the City Palace where you can see and excellent
collection of paintings, costumes and armoury. Then we proceed to Jantar
Mantar a magnificent stone observatory built by Raja Jai Singh, Hawa Mahal
also known as "Palace of Winds".
Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 16 : Jaipur Delhi -Out ( 252 Kms -5 hrs
Morning drive to Delhi. On arrival transfer to International Airport to
connect flight for onward destination.