Day 1: Delhi
Fly from your country to New Delhi, you will be greeted & assisted upon arrival by "Taj Mahal Travel India" Representatives. Transfer to Hotel for overnight stay. Depending upon your flight timings you will have time for leisure activities and acclimatization.
Day 2: New & Old Delhi Sightseeing Tours
Breakfast at Hotel and then leave for full day sightseeing of Old and New Delhi, visiting Jamia Mosque ( Largest in Asia ), Enjoy Rickshaw ride in narrow galleys of old Delhi through Kinari Bazaar and 400 years old Chandni Chowk, Red Fort, Crematory of Mahatma Gandhi, Birla Temple ( Also Known as Laxmi Narayan Temple ), Parliament House, Presidential House, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Government buildings & Qutab Minar. Return to the Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Delhi - Sariska (185 Km, 04 hours)
After an early breakfast in the morning leave for Sariska, arrive & check in at 19th century Hotel Sariska Palace, was once the hunting resort of Maharaja of Alwar. Afternoon visit Sariska Tiger Reserve by Jeep Safari to watch different varieties of animals such as tiger, panther, leopard, spotted deer, barking deer, wild boar, and Antelopes etc. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Sariska - Jaipur (120 Km, 02.1/2 hours)
After an early breakfast in hotel drive to Jaipur. This historic city was founded by Maharaja Swai Jai Singh in 1727 AD after shifting his capital from Amber valley to newly formed and planned city of its time after consulting so many maps of the world and finally organized own religious map Shilpa Shastra with the help of a young Bengali architect Vidyadhar Batacharya.
Maharaja Swai Jai Singh was a builder, astronomer, astrologer, soldier and philosopher. Presently, Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan & is world famous as the Pink City. Your first stop, visit Amber Fort by elephant ride that gives you the experience and impression of how Maharajas & royal family members were using the services of elephants.
Arrive and check in at the Hotel. Afternoon visit Hawa Mahal (palace of winds) where from royal ladies were watching daily processions and life, visit City Palace Museum, Astrological Observatory ( Jantar Mantar ), Ram Niwas Garden, Jal Mahal etc. and local busy markets. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Jaipur - Ranthambore (180 Kms, 3.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Ranthambore, the tiger sanctuary is known for the place where you can catch the tiger by its tail. Arrive and check into your hotel. Evening is free for leisure activities in the jungle resort. You can go in for a bon fire dinner in the deep forests. Overnight stay is at the hotel.
Day 6: Ranthambore National Park
After an early breakfast in the morning; drive into deep forests for Jeep safari in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve to watch different varieties of animals especially tiger. You can also watch here leopard, panther, spotted deer, antelopes & many varieties of birds.
Return to Hotel late in the afternoon you can take up some adventurous activities or visit Ranthambore fort. Evening you can watch some flora and fauna in the midst of the Aravalli Mountain ranges. After dinner at the hotel stay you can go of to sleep.
Day 7: Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (250 Kms, 06 hrs)
After breakfast in the morning, drive to Agra. enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri one of the most important place of Mughal era. Fatehpur Sikri founded by Akbar in 1569 AD as a ceremonial capital. But unfortunately this magnificent city was abandoned due to scarcity of drinking water and Akbar went back to Agra.
Continue your drive to Agra, arrive and check in at the Hotel. After change and wash visit one of the wonders of the world, Taj Mahal (monument of love), founded by 5th great Mughal Emperor Shahi Jahan in the memory of his beloved queen Anjuman Bano Begum (with love emperor called her Mumtaz).
After her death in 1627 AD, in her memory emperor started to built Taj Mahal ( Taj means crown & Mahal means Palace, so it is Crown Palace ) from 1631 to 1653 AD with twenty two thousand labors working since sun rise to sun set in twenty two years. Marble was transported from Makrana in Rajasthan by the help of animals. Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8: Agra - Bandhavgarh (Overnight Train)
After early breakfast visit Agra Fort, was built by three emperors, Akbar & Jahangir in red sand stone & Shahi Jahan in white marble. The Fort is 2.5 Km long and during Mughal rule one third of the Fort was occupied by the army.
When British ruled India, they repeated same tradition and now traditionally Indian army has occupied the same. Afterwards visit Itma-ud-ullha the Baby. Check out of the hotel and transfer to the railway station to board your train to Bandhavgarh. Overnight in the A/C Executive class sleeper train.
Day 9: Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserves
Arrive Umaria Station early in the morning you will be received at the railway station and transferred to Bandhavgarh by Jeep (Safari Jeep) driving through the jungles. Reach Bandhavgarh and check into your jungle resort.
The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India. This is also white Tiger country. These have been found in the old state of Rewa for many years. Enjoy your day with leisure and adventure activities in around the Jungle Resort. Overnight stay is in the resort.
Day 10: Bandhavgarh
Early in the morning go for a Safari Tour by Jeep or by Elephant for Tiger tracking. Return back to the resort for breakfast and little rest. Later in the day again go for the Safari ride through midst of the deep jungles to watch wildlife and several types of wild animals in the forest sanctuary. Return back to the resort for overnight stay.
Day 11: Bandhavgarh – Kanha
After breakfast in the morning drive to Kanha National Park (5hrs). Reach Kanha and check into the Jungle resort. Evening is free for adventure activities around the resort. Overnight stay is in the jungle resort.
Spotting wild animals is always a matter of luck but Kanha is so rich in wildlife that the odds are titled in your favor. First time visitors are often so keen to spot the larger animals that they overlook the smaller ones. But while on a mission to find a tiger, one can easily catch glimpses of all the grazers, a Porcupine, many Gray Langurs, Mongoose, Hyena, Jungle Cat, even a Leopard.
Other wild attractions in this Tiger country include varieties of Deer - the Barasingha, Chital or Spotted Deer, Chousingha, Nilgai, as well as the majestic Gaur or Indian Bison and wild Pig.
Day 12: Kanha Tiger Reserves
After breakfast get on the back of an elephant for an elephant safari trip or take a trip inside the Kanha Jungle early morning to track tigers or indulge in bird watching. You can also enjoy a good wild photography on your 3 hour long trip to Kanha Wildlife Sanctuary Return to the resort to get fresh and for having lunch.
Visitors can also enjoy exploring the surroundings and to do some bird watching. Take up an afternoon drive to the jungle for animal viewing. Overnight stay is in the Kanha jungle resort.
Day 13: Kanha - Jabalpur
After breakfast in the morning drive to Jabalpur (3 hrs) It is located just north of the Narmada River, in a rocky basin surrounded by low hills and dotted with lakes. Check into your hotel. Later in the day go for a half day tour to visit the Marble rocks and the Dhuandhaar Waterfall.
The different colored cliffs dotting the gorge offer an impressive sight. Travelers often visit the gorge at night to see the cliffs under moonlight. Tourists can enjoy the sight of these sheer cliffs on both side of the Narmada River on a shared rowboat, which takes the awestruck traveler through the 2-km long gorge. One can see Dhuandhar waterfall near the gorge. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 14: Jabalpur - Delhi
After breakfast in the morning visit the Rani Durgavati Museum or visit the local market. Later in the day transfer to the railway station to board the train back to Delhi. Overnight in the A/C Executive class sleeper train.
Day 15: Delhi - Fly Back to your country - Onward Destinations
Arrive New Delhi in the morning, depending upon your flight timings Transfer to the international airport to take your connecting flight to your final destination. Fly back to your country with the everlasting memories of the magnificent glimpses of Incredible India.
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