TIGER TRAIL IN CENTRAL INDIA

13 Nights / 14 Days
Route Plan:
Delhi ≠ Rantahmbore National Park – Jaipur – Bharatpur {Keoladeo Ghana National Park} – (Fatehpur Sikri) – Agra ≠ Jhansi – Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh National Park – Kanha National Park – Nagpur / Delhi
DAY 01:
Arrive DELHI
International Flight

Welcome to India !!
Arrive Delhi - the capital of modern India and one of the ancient cities of the world, identified with Indraprastha, the city founded by the Pandavas (heroes of the epic Mahabharata). Meeting with our representative and assistance at the airport later transfer to Hotel. Check-in and overnight.

DAY 02:
NEW DELHI

After B/fast Visit Old and New parts of Delhi - each with its specific charm and glory - makes a very interesting city for its sustenance to medieval and modern cultures at the same time and space. In the first half you will visit Old Delhi - including Jama Masjid (Mosque), Gandhi’s Cremation Site and a Rikshaw ride to Red Fort followed by the visit of Humanyun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and a drive past the government buildings in Delhi. Overnight.

DAY 03:
DELHI ≠ SAWAI MADHOPUR - RANTHAMBORE NP
Train{0740=1255}

After Early B/fast, transfer to railway station to connect train for Sawai Madhopur (10 Kms from Ranthambore National Park). Upon arrival at Sawai Madhopur railway station, meet & transfer to Hotel. Post Lunch possibility to visit Ranthambore Fort Area/ Soorwal Lake or Mansarovar Lake for Bird Watching. Return back & rest of the day free to relax at Hotel or Watch In House Wildlife Movies. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 04:
RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK

Early at Dawn Jungle Safari with Forest Guard & naturalist to Ranthambore national Park taking 1st trail. Return back to Hotel for Breakfast. Free for the day to Explore the Surroundings. Post Lunch Again Jungle Safari to Ranthambore national Park taking the 2nd trail. Evening Free to relax to relax at Hotel. Overnight.

Safari Timings
Winter (Oct to Mar)
Morning 06.30 to 10.30 AM
Afternoon 02.30 to 05.30 PM
Summer (Apr, May, June)
Morning 05.30 to 09.30 AM
Afternoon 02.30 to 05.30 PM

All National Parks in India are closed during Monsoons {Jul, Aug & Sept} to reopen in Mid October Every Year.

Pls Note: The exclusive Jeep or Canter Rides are subject to availability, depending on early bookings,with Full Payment {Non Refundable} and are allowed inside the National Park as per the prevailing Rules & Regulations of the Government of India & Forest Department of Ranthambore.

DAY 05:
RANTHAMBORE - JAIPUR
155 Kms / 03 Hrs

Early at Dawn Jungle Safari into the Park Taking the 3rd Trail. Return back for breakfast & Check out for travel to the Capital of Rajasthan also called the Pink City - Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur, Check in at hotel, visit of City Palace & Jantar Mantar (astronomical observatory). Evening Witness the Aarti {Prayer Ceremony} at a Grand Hindu Temple at Jaipur. Return back to Relax & overnight.

DAY 06:
JAIPUR

After Breakfast, Continue visit of Jaipur City, starting with an excursion to The Amber Fort - one of the most fascinating Indian forts. You will reach the fort majestically atop an elephant; once inside the fort, you visit the Palace of Mirrors, Hall of Public Audience and the beautifully manicured gardens. With enroute Photo stop at the Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds). Rest of the Day Free for Independent activities. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 07:
JAIPUR - BHARATPUR
165 Kms / 03 Hrs

After b/fast, Leave by surface for Bharatpur – famous for the Migratory birds & also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Upon arrival, Check in at your hotel. Rest of the day visits Keoladeo National park, walk along the trails ot take a Manual Rickshaw in the sanctuary to watch various species of migratory birds. Overnight.

DAY 08:
BHARATPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA
65 Kms / 01 Hrs

After b/fast, leave for Agra, Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri – once a flourishing capital of Mughal dynasty but later abandoned & deserted due to scarcity of water. Continue to Agra, arrive & check in. Later Visit the Magnificant Red Fort Followed by Taj Mahal – the monument made in love during Sun set Hrs for its best Impact. Return back to the hotel & Overnight.

Note – The monument of Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.

DAY 09:
AGRA ≠ JHANSI - KHAJURAHO
Train{0815=1045}
160 Kms/04 Hrs

Early breakfast & transfer to Agra Railway Station to board on your Train with Air-Conditioned Chair Cars to Jhansi. Upon arrival at Jhansi, leave by your private car for Khajuraho – A temple Town in middle of Nowhere. Arrive Khajuraho & Check in at Hotel. Post Lunch Visit of the Western side of temples, while your guide explains the intricate meaning and legends behind each describable sculpture. Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. After Visit relax at your hotel & Overnight.

DAY 10:
KHAJURAHO - BHANDAVGARH NP
270 Kms / 07 Hrs

After Breakfast at hotel leave by surface for Bhandavgarh National Park. Arrive & Check in at your Hotel. Rest of the day free to Explore the natural Surroundings. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 11:
BHANDAVGARH NATIONAL PARK

Early morning: Jungle safari into the park to watch wildlife, taking to the first trail. Return to Hotel for breakfast. Rest of the morning, at leisure for independent activities Like watching wildlife movies etc. Lunch in Hotel & another afternoon Jungle safari into the park, taking to the second trail. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Safari Timings
Winter (Oct to Mar)
Morning 06.00 to 10.00 AM
Afternoon 03.00 to 06.00 PM
Summer (Apr, May, Jun)
Morning 05.30 to 09.30 AM
Afternoon 03.30 to 06.30 PM

All National Parks in India are closed during Monsoons {Jul, Aug & Sept} to reopen in Mid October Every Year.
Bhandavgarh National Park is also Closed on Every Wednesday of the Week.

Pls Note: Only Jeep Safaris are acailable at Bhandavgarh National Park, which are subject to availability, depending on early bookings,with Full Payment {Non Refundable} and are allowed inside the National Park as per the prevailing Rules & Regulations of the Government of India & Forest Department of Bhandavgarh.

DAY 12:
BHANDAVGARH - KANHA NP
210 Kms / 05 Hrs

After breakfast at Hotel depart for Kanha National Park. Upon arrival Check in at Hotel. Rest of the free to Explore the environs or Watch In House Wildlife Movies. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 13:
KANHA NATIONAL PARK

Early morning: Jungle safari into the park to watch wildlife, taking to the first trail. Return to Hotel for breakfast. Rest of the morning, at leisure for independent activities Like watching wildlife movies etc. Lunch in Hotel & another afternoon Jungle safari into the park, taking to the second trail. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Safari Timings
Winter (Oct to Mar)
Morning 06.00 to 10.00 AM
Afternoon 03.00 to 06.00 PM
Summer (Apr, May, Jun)
Morning 05.30 to 09.30 AM
Afternoon 03.30 to 06.30 PM

All National Parks in India are closed during Monsoons {Jul, Aug & Sept} to reopen in Mid October Every Year.
Kanha National Park is also Closed on Every Wednesday of the Week.

Pls Note: Only Jeep Safaris are available at Kanha National Park, which are subject to availability, depending on early bookings,with Full Payment {Non Refundable} and are allowed inside the National Park as per the prevailing Rules & Regulations of the Government of India & Forest Department of Kanha NP.

Elephant Safari / Tiger Show

The Bhandavgarh & Kanha National Park has a system called "Tiger Show". The Forest department has some domesticated Elephants, which go out in the morning in search of the Tigers. When the Tigers are tracked, the Jeeps are informed at a certain point inside the park. The Jeeps converge to the point where the Tiger is after taking a coupon {Against Supplement Payment Approx Rs. 1000 Per Spotting} from the forest rangers. Then you get on top of the Elephant, Max 4 people to one Elephant.

This show can last for about 5-10 minutes. But you get a better opportunity to click the Tiger in bush, with cubs at times on a kill or Tigers in a water pool. This system is subject to successful tracking of Tigers by the Forest department. Normally they are about 85% successful.

Also there is full day Elephant safari that means 4 hrs in the morning and 3 hrs in the afternoon This can be booked one month in advance and the cost for the same can be advised Later.

To book the Jeep Safaris / Elephant Safaris, we require photocopy of your passport and full payment in advance. Also please note the same can only be booked on first come first serve basis and can be cancelled by park authority in case of any emergency at Park without prior notice. The deposit payment will be non refundable and non transferable and non adjustable.

DAY 14:
KANHA - NAGPUR / DELHI
260 Kms / 05 Hrs
PM Hrs Flight

Early morning: Jeep safari into the park. Return to hotel for breakfast. Thereafter, leave by surface to Nagpur. On arrival, transfer to Airport to connect flight to Delhi. Upon arrival Delhi check into your hotel for wash & change {01 Room for 02/03 Hrs} followed by Farewell "Tandoori" dinner at Local Indian Resataurant & departure transfer to International Airport to board your flight for onward Destination / back home.

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