Tour can be customized according to
your specific requirements
This exclusive travel package combines both spiritual and wildlife journey
in 14 days tour itineraries, which includes sightseeing of Jaipur, Agra and
exotic Khajuraho temples. Also offers excursion to Ranthambore &
Bandhavgarh National parks to take jeep safari adventure for memorable
holiday trip to India.
Day - 1 - Arrive Delhi
Arrive by International flight, after traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our
representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check
Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds
the ancient with modern. Its strategic location was the prime reasons why
successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. In fact, more
mythological cities are believed to be here, like the city of Indraprastha
from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, founded around 5000 BC. Numerous monuments
were built over several centuries by different rulers like Qutub-ud-din
Aibek, Alauddin Khilji, Tughlaks, Humayun & Shah Jahan, who built the
Walled City Shah Jahanabad.
Later in first half of 20th century much of New Delhi was planned by Sir
Edwin Lutyens, who laid out a grandiose central administrative area as a
testament to British rule in India. The division in walled city & New
Delhi also marks the division in life styles. Overnight Hotel - Delhi (B)
Day - 2 - Delhi - Jaipur (262km - 5hr)
Today we drive to Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant &
colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colorful past,
resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most
important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in the year 1728 by
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in
the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine
Optional : Chokhi Dhani - An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex,
ethnic village Resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani
village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the
entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel.
Overnight Hotel - Jaipur (B)
Day - 3 - Jaipur
Full Day Tour - Today we take an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace
complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man
Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an
Later we visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal
architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called
Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we
visit Jantar Mantar (Solar Observatory), an astronomical treasure house,
with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We also visit
Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It
was built in the year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the
busy street market unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini
windows). Overnight Hotel - Jaipur (B)
Day - 4 - Jaipur - Ranthambore (145km -3hr)
Today we drive to Ranthambore National Park, bounded to the north by Banas
River & to the Chambal River in the south. It is named after historic
Ranthambore fortress, which lies within the park. The Park was established
as Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in the year 1955 by the Indian Government &
was declared as Project Tiger reserves in the year 1973. It became National
Park in the year 1980 & later in the year 1991 the tiger reserve was
enlarged to include Sawai Man Singh & Keladevi sanctuaries, total area
It is famous for its tiger population & is one of India's Project Tiger
reserves. Other Major wild animals found in the national park include the
tiger, leopard, Nilgai, dholes, wild pig, Sambar, chital & the gaur. It
is also home to wide variety of trees, plants, birds & reptiles.
In the Evening, we take a Jeep safari to try luck in spotting the Tigers.
Overnight Wildlife Resort - Ranthambore (B,D)
Day - 5 - Ranthambore
Early morning today before Breakfast, we take Jeep Safari to the Tiger
Reserve, since becoming one of the original areas under Project, the park
has recovered much of its natural beauty & dry deciduous forest has been
Later we visit the Ranthambore Fort, founded in the year 944 by the Chauhan
Rajputs. After the defeat of the Chauhan king Prithviraj III by Muhammad of
Ghori in the year 1192. It led by Govinda Raja, grandson of Prithviraj
became the center of Chauhan resistance to the expanding Sultanate of Delhi.
Later after many battles & rulers, it came in hands of Mughals Emperor
Akbar in the year 1559. The fortress passed to the Kachhawa Maharajas of
Jaipur in the 17th century & it remained part of Jaipur state until
Indian Independence. The area surrounding the fortress became a hunting
ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur. Overnight Wildlife Resort - Ranthambore
Day - 6 - Ranthambore - Agra via Bharatpur & Fatehpur Sikri (260 km-
Early morning drive to Agra via Bharatpur, erstwhile royal hunting retreat
famous for its proximity to Keoledeo Ghana National Park, which has the
largest concentration & variety of bird life in all of Asia. Stop by at
Fatehpur Sikri, one of the capital cities of Akbar. This new capital came up
in 1569. Upon arrival at Agra, check in at hotel. Overnight Hotel - Agra (B)
Day - 7 - Agra - Jhansi (Train no.:2410 - 1715hrs-2008hrs) - Orcha (20
km - 30 mins)
Agra, the erstwhile capital of India under Great Mughals & known for
Taj Mahal - Eternal Poetry of love, built by emperor Shah Jahan in memory of
his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Most of Agra is on the West bank of river
Yamuna, with the Agra Fort & the Taj Mahal at its nucleus. Taj Mahal is
quite simply one of mankind's most remarkable creations. After an early
breakfast, visit Taj Mahal , followed by Agra Fort. Later in the afternoon
take an excursion to Sikandra , Akbar's tomb.
Evening transfer to Agra station to board train for Jhansi, arrive Jhansi
railway station our representative would assist you & transfer to Orcha.
Overnight Hotel - Orcha (B)
Day - 8 - Orcha- Khajuraho (145 km-5hr)
Post breakfast visit Orchha Fort, Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Ram Raja
temple in Orchha, further drive to Khajuraho. Overnight Hotel - Khajuraho
Day - 9 - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh (200 km - 07 hr)
Early morning after breakfast visit Khajuraho temples built between 950 -
1050 AD by the mighty warrior kings of the Chandela dynasty, a truly
inspired burst of creativity. Only 22 temples survive of the 85 originally
built. Matangeshwara temple is still in worship today, continuing an
unbroken 1000 year tradition. Later drive to Bandhavgarh. Upon arrival check
in hotel. Overnight Wildlife Resort - Bandhavgarh (B, D)
Day - 10 - Bandhavgarh (Two Safaris)
Early Morning & Afternoon jeep safaris of Bandhavgarh National Park,
its 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 Wildlife Resort - Bandhavgarh (B,L,D)
Day - 11 - Bandhavgarh - Kanha (200 km - 5 hr)
Post breakfast departure for Kanha National Park, one of India's largest
national parks, covering 1945 sq. km, including a core zone of 940 sq. km.
Upon arrival check in hotel. Leisurely evening. Overnight Wildlife Resort -
Kanha (B, L,D)
Day - 12 - Kanha (Two Safaris)
Early Morning & Afternoon jeep safari at the Park. Proper wildlife
management over the past 30 years has noted a steady increase in the numbers
of tigers & leopards, not to mention Sambhar, Cheetal (Spotted Deer),
Swamp Deer & Gaur (Indian Bison). The 1997 census put the Tiger
population at 114 & the Leopards at 86. There is a reasonably good
chance of sighting tigers here & this is one of the best places in the
state for bird watching. Evening dedicated to bird watching. Overnight
Wildlife Resort - Kanha (B, L,D)
Day - 13 - Kanha - Jabalpur ( 170 km - 5 hr ) - Delhi (Train no.:2411 -
1555 hr-0725 hr)
Morning drive to Jabbalpur to board overnight train for Delhi. Overnight
Day - 14 - Delhi city tour
Full Day Tour - Today we take a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century
walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal
mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughals Emperor Shah
Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk
down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk, the old marketplace of
Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year
1648 by Shah Jehan.
In New Delhi, we visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation,
Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of
his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial
built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the
World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in
these wars are inscribed on the walls. President's House, the official
residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it
was known as Viceroy's House & served as the residence of the
Governor-General of British India. We will also visit Humayun's Tomb,
memorial of Mughals Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The complex is
a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughals
architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din
Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important
example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. Qutub Minar & its monuments are
listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later dinner transfer to
Our tour concludes: We thanks you for your patronage & look forward
serve you again in near future.
Cost Includes :
Cost Does Not Include :
- 13 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
- All meals in Ranthambore, Bharatpur.
- A-C transportation as per the itinerary (No transportation on leisure
- English speaking Guide for the Tour
- Local Naturalist in Sanctuaries.
- Elephant ride in Jaipur.
- All Safaris mentioned in the above Itinerary
- Any airfare or airport tax.
- Any Monument entry fee & camera fee.
- All presently applicable taxes.
- Any expense of personal nature such as hard-soft drinks, laundry,
phone-fax calls, tips etc.
- Any other expense not mentioned in the "Package includes".