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Wildlife of India

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: National Parks  
Season: October - June
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1666 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2203 US Dollar (USD)

Kanha National Park inspired Kipling to use this area as the setting for his famous ‘Jungle Book’, and Bandhavgarh is the former private preserve of the Royal family of Rewa. Also spend time visiting the magnificent Taj Mahal in Agra and the Temples of Khajuraho, a superb example of Indo-Aryan architecture.

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Delhi. Transfer to the Hyatt Hotel for 2 nights. Included: (B).

Day 2: Morning at leisure. Afternoon tour of Old Delhi including the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk. Included: (B).

Day 3: Early morning flight from Delhi to Nagpur and transfer into Kanha National Park. Kanha National Park (a ‘Project Tiger’ reserve) covers a wide area of valley and thick forest which creates a perfect wildlife habitat. The park is rich in birdlife with over 300 different species. It is famous for barasingha (swamp deer), blackbuck, jackals, langur, leopard and, especially tiger. The raw beauty of the Kanha wilderness, and the diversity of its mammals and birdlife, inspired Kipling to use the area as the setting for his famous “Jungle Book”. Stay at the Krishna Jungle Lodge for 3 nights. Included: (B), (L), (D).

Day 4: Your stay will include early morning and late afternoon game drives in the national park. Included: (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Your stay will include early morning and late afternoon game drives in the national park. Included: (B), (L), (D).

Day 6: Full morning transfer by road to Bandhavgarh National Park. Originally the private forest and preserve of the Maharajah of Rewa, this National Park has been established for over 25 years and offers excellent game viewing with the possibility of sighting tiger, leopard, gaur, nilgai, wild boar and sloth bear. Game drives will be taken early morning and late afternoons. Stay at the Nature Heritage for 3 nights. Included: (B), (L), (D).

Day 7: Your stay will include early morning and late afternoon game drives in the national park. Included: (B), (L), (D).

Day 8: Your stay will include early morning and late afternoon game drives in the national park. Included: (B), (L), (D).

Day 9: Full day transfer by road to Khajuraho for an overnight stay at the Jass Trident Hotel. Included: (B), (L).

Day 10: Morning visit to the superb 10th century temples of Khajuraho. Late afternoon flight to Agra and transfer to the Trident Hotel for 2 nights. Included: (B).

Day 11: Morning visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. Afternoon at leisure. Included: (B).

Day 12: Continue by road to Delhi visiting Sikandra en-route and transfer to the Radisson Hotel until the late evening transfer to Delhi airport. Included: (B).

Day 13: Early morning flight from Delhi for home.

Notes:
Airfare is included in the tour price.

Included:
- All domestic flights as shown in economy class;
- First class hotels in Delhi, Khajuraho and Agra. Simple game lodges (best available) in Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks;
- Breakfast daily in Delhi, Khajuraho and Agra. All meals during stay at Kanha and Bandhavgarh;
- Private Car & driver on all road transfers shown;
- Private sightseeing as detailed with local English speaking Guides including entrance fees;
- Full program of game-viewing at Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks;
- Weekly departures from November - May Fortnightly in October and June.

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