Ranthambore National Park
Located at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill range, this is one of
the finest places to view animals, especially as they are used to being stared
at here.The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq Km and if combined it
with the area of sawai man singh sanctuary area,it is around 500 Sq km.
Ranthambore national park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974
it gained the protection of "Project Tiger". It got it's status of a National
Park in 1981.
Bandhavgarh National Park
Bandhavgarh is densely populated with tiger and other wildlife species. The
great Gaur, or Indian Bison, can be seen with ease, as they come onto the
meadows to graze at dusk; Sambar and Barking Deer are a common sight, and Nilgai
are to be seen in the more open areas of the park.There are more than 22 species
of mammals and 250 species of birds. Common Langurs and Rhesus Macaque represent
the primate group.
Kanha National Park
Kanha , is one of the largest national park in India , it is a part of "Save
Tiger Project" , one of India's most important conservation effort. Where you
can with encounter Swamp Deer and Blackbuck. This Kipling country has beautiful
meadows, plateaus and bamboo bushes. The forest is dominated by dense Sal
Pench National Park
Pench National Park is situated in the Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya
Pradesh. Dominated by hills, forests and valleys, this national park derives its
name from the Pench River, which meanders its way through the entire stretch of
the 757 km.A typical Central Indian teak jungle, Pench supports a rich variety
of wildlife, including the tiger, leopard, wild dog, gaur, sambar, chital and
brilliant birdlife.. This national park received international recognition from
Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale, the Jungle Book
Day 1: Arrive Delhi Met upon arrival and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi - Ranthambhore. Transfer to the station for train to Sawai Madhopur.On arrival transfer to the Jungle resort for overnight stay. Ranthambhore is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see the majestic predators in the wild. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time also. This is one of the finest tiger reserves in the country Park's abandoned fortress, lakes and above all its `friendly' tigers have made it one of the most filmed wildlife reserves in the world.
Day 3: Ranthambhore Start your day with an early morning wildlife safari witness the amazing animals inside the Park , return to the lodge in time for a hearty breakfast further proceed for an optional tour. This is the palce where you can shake your hands with wildlife.Bakaula, Lakarda, Nal Ghati, Semli, Anantpura and Kachida, popular areas for viewing wildlife in Ranthambore, are individually famous for their once-resident tigers, a few even immortalized in images and words. The lakes, Padam Talao, Paj Bagh and Milak Talao, are a magnet for wildlife and visitors.
Day 4: Ranthambhore - Agra Early morning enjoy your 2nd Game Drive inside the National Park by open canter. Post safari check-out and drive down to Agra (Agra was once the capital of the Mughal empire and even today it seems to linger in the past. Arriva and check in at hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Agra Early morning proceed to Taj Mahal to enjoy its Sunrise View (Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. Post breakfast visit the Agra Fort ( Near the gardens of the Taj Mahal stands the important 16th-century Mughal monument known as the Red Fort of Agra. More often than not, the Agra Fort is overshadowed by the pristine beauty of the Taj, but for those looking for something beyond romance, the Agra Fort is worth seeing.
Day 6: Agra - Gwalior Morning after breakfast, proceed to Gwalior. Check-in at your hotel upon arrival.
Afternoon take a tour of the city covering Gwalior Fort (Standing on a steep mass of sandstone the fort dominates the city like a great monolith and is its most magnificent monument. This imposing structure inspired the emperor Babar to describe it as "the pearl amongst the fortress of Hind." Drive from Taj Usha Kiran Palace is 8km. 25 minutes), Man Mandir Palace (The glory of Gwalior fort is epitomized in the resplendent Man Mandir, built between 1486 & 1517 by Raja Man Singh. Around Man Mandir a superbly mounted Son et Lumiere brings it all alive every evening.
Day 7: Gwalior - Khajuraho Morning after a relaxed breakfast proceed to Khajuraho. Our representative will greet you upon your arrival and help you in the check-in procedure. Enjoy your welcome drink till you are handed over with the keys to your respective rooms. Spend the rest of the day free for independent activities. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 8: Khajuraho Day to explore the Temples of Khajuraho (In the temple architecture of India, the Khajuraho complex remains unique. One thousand years ago, under the generous and artistic patronage of the Chandela Rajput kings of Central India, 85 temples, magnificent in form and richly carved, came up on one site, near the village of Khajuraho. The amazingly short span of 100 years, from 950 AD - 1050 AD, saw the completion of all the temples, in an inspired burst of creativity. Today, of the original 85, only 22 have survived the ravages of time; these remain as a collective paean to life, to joy and to creativity; to the ultimate fusion of man with his creator).
Day 9: Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh After a relaxed breakfast drive down to Bandhavgarh (The Bandhavgarh National Park is located within the district of Sahdol in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This forest nestled among the Vindhya hills came into existence in 1968 when the Maharaja of Rewa handed over the area to the government for it's formation. At the time when it was handed over to the government, the fauna was not faring too well due to the difficulty in the control of poaching. Once this became a protected area, the animal population took a drastic turn and began to flourish. At this time, the entire park covered an area of 106 square kilometers whereas it presently consists of an area of 448 square kilometers. These much required extensions, to the northern and southern areas, of the park were done in 1982. These areas consisted primarily of Sal forests, which is the main tree-cover found in the entire park along with Bamboo. It was finally declared a tiger reserve under Project Tiger in 1993).
Upon arrival, check-in at your Jungle Resort. Spend the evening free for independent activities.
Day 10 : Bandhavgarh Day to enjoy 2 Jeep Safaris inside Bandhavgarh National Park on your Exclusive Jeep (Bandhavgarh is densely populated with tiger and other wildlife species. The great Gaur, or Indian Bison, can be seen with ease, as they come onto the meadows to graze at dusk; Sambar and Barking Deer are a common sight, and Nilgai are to be seen in the more open areas of the park.There are more than 22 species of mammals and 250 species of birds. Common Langurs and Rhesus Macaque represent the primate group. Carnivores include the Asiatic Jackal, Bengal Fox, Sloth Bear, Ratel, Gray Mongoose, Striped Hyena, Jungle Cat, Leopard and Tiger. The artiodactyls frequently sighted are Wild Pigs, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Chausingha, Nilgai, Chinkara and Gaur. Mammals such as Dhole, the small Indian Civet, Palm Squirrel and Lesser Bandicoot Rat are seen occasionally).
Day 11: Bandhavgarh - Kahna Morning after an early breakfast depart to Kanha (Situated in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, the picturesque Kanha National Park was the inspiration behind Rudyard Kipling's unforgettable classic Jungle Book. The romance of the Kanha National Park has not reduced over time-it is still as beautiful. If one were to point to the middle of India, chances are he will pick out the forests of the Banjar and the Halon valley, the two forming the western and eastern halves of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, which have long been famous for their wide diversity of wildlife. The park was created in 1955 by a special law and, since then, it has dedicated itself in preserving a variety of animal species. Many endangered species have indeed been saved here).
Upon arrival at Kanha, check-in at your Jungle Resort.Post lunch enjoy a Jeep Safari inside the National Park to enjoy its wildlife on your Exclusive Jeep (Today Kanha is among the few most scenic and beautiful wildlife reserves in Asia. This 'Tiger Country' is the ideal home for both predator and prey. The main wildlife attractions in the park are tiger, bison, gaur, sambhar, chital, more pictures.... barasingha, barking deer, black deer, black buck, chousingha, nilgai,
Day 12: Khana Day to enjoy Jeep Safaris inside Kanha National Park on your Exclusive Jeep.
Day 13: Kahna - Pench Morning after an early breakfast drive down to Pench.One of Central India’s lesser known reserves, Pench National Park is situated in the Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh. Dominated by hills, forests and valleys, this national park derives its name from the Pench River, A typical Central Indian teak jungle, Pench supports a rich variety of wildlife, including the tiger, leopard, wild dog, gaur, sambar, chital and brilliant birdlife. This national park received international recognition from Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale, the Jungle Book).
Upon arrival, check-in at your Jungle Resort. Post lunch enjoy a Jeep Safari inside the National Park to enjoy its wildlife on your Exclusive Jeep
Day 14: Pench Day to enjoy Jeep Safaris inside Pench National Park on your Exclusive Jeep.
Day 15: Pench - Nagpur - Mumbai Enjoy your Morning Safari on your Exclusive Jeep at Pench National Park. Afternoon drive down to Nagpur to board flight to Mumbai. You will be received by our representative and proceed to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16: Mumbai - Rajkot - Sasangir Early morning you will be transferred to the domestic airport to board flight to Rajkot. Our representative will greet you at Rajkot airport and you will drive down to Sasangir (Gir is the only place in the world outside Africa, where the Lion can be seen in its natural habitat. The last remaining Bastion of the Asiatic Lion, Gir is also home to one of the largest Leopard populations in any park in India, making it an excellent place to see big cats of a different kind. The Lion sanctuary project was initiated in 1972 to create a balance between the endangered Lions and the indigenous Maldhari tribe. With over 800 guards patrolling the entire park, Gir has become one of the best-protected sanctuaries in India. No wonder that from 20 Lions at the turn of the century there are now over 300 lions at Gir. This makes your chances of sighting a Lion very high).
Spend the evening at leisure. Overnight at your Jungle Camp.
Day 17: Sasangir Day to enjoy Jeep Safaris in Gir National Park on your Exclusive Jeep to spot the Asiatic Lions (The Lion was once widely distributed in Asia, from Asia Minor and Arabia to Persia and India. In the Indian Subcontinent, its range extended over northern India as far-east up to Bihar, with the Narmada marking its southern limits. Before the close of the last century, the Asiatic Lion had become extinct from its range except Gir. The probable years of its extermination region wise were Bihar in 1840, Delhi 1834, Bhavalpur 1842, Eastern Vindhyas and Bundelkhand 1865, Central India and Rajasthan 1870 and western Aravalis in 1880.
Day 18: Sasangir - Porbandar - Mumbai Morning enjoy your Jeep Safari in Gir National Park on your Exclusive Jeep. After an early lunch drive down to Porbandar to board your flight to Mumbai. Arrive Mumbai and board your flight for onward destination.