Explores three of India’s greatest National Parks – Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh & experience staying in the most wonderful safari style camps. It is no wonder that Kipling was inspired to write The Jungle Book when he visited this area.
Approx 9.30 Pm
Train to Ranthambhor
Stay at Wildlife Resort in Ranthambhor
Tiger tracking in open-top trucks and jeeps.
Hotel in Bharatpur
Hotel in Agra
Air-conditioned sleeper train to Jabalpur
Wildlife Resort in Kanha National Park
Air-conditioned sleeper class train to Delhi
Meals are specified
Mineral water bottles every day
All applicable Hotel taxes
Expenses of personal nature
Tips & Gratuity
DELHI, A TAME BEGINNING
Enjoy a day experiencing Old and New Delhi, The Jama Masjid Mosque, The Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and even a rickshaw ride.
KANHA NATIONAL PARK
One of the largest national parks in India, Kanha is the ideal habitat for many varieties of wildlife. From forests with bamboo, grassy plateaux and meadows in the valley, this park is a wonderful place to view the game. Made famous as the setting for Kiplings Jungle Book, it has a large population of tigers and leopards as well as barasingha or swamp deer.
TIGER SOUGHT. TIGER FOUND-BANDHAVAGARH NATIONAL PARK
In the north of Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh was once the private hunting reserve of the Maharaja of Rewa. Set amidst the Vindhyanchal Ranges, the park offers sanctuary for many animals. Open grasslands, fine stands of Sal mixed forests are just some of the varied habitat you will explore as you view game in this park.
You will be picked up from your place of stay / hotel / airport to connect morning train to Ranthambhor National Park. Arrive at 1300 hours. You will be met and transferred to the wildlife resort. Afternoon drive to the park in open canter (truck) for tiger-tracking. Overnight in a wildlife resort. (dinner)
Day 2 & 3
Ranthambhor National Park
Morning and afternoon visits to the park for nature watch and tiger tracking in open-top trucks and jeeps. Overnight in a wildlife resort. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Ranthambhor National Park-Keoladeo (Bharatpur)
Bird Sanctuary Morning visit to the park for nature watch and tiger tracking in open-top truck / jeep. Post lunch, drive to Keoladeo Ghana National Park (i.e. Bharatpur; 5 hr.). Arrive in the evening. Overnight in the hotel.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary-Agra
Morning inside the bird sanctuary with your own cycle rickshaw and a driver cum guide. Drive to Agra in the afternoon visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Overnight in a hotel.
Agra-Kanha National Park
Morning guided tour of Taj Mahal (Friday closed) and Red Fort. Connect overnight air-conditioned sleeper train to Jabalpur in late afternoon. Overnight in air-conditioned sleeper class train.
Day 7 & 8
Kanha National Park
Morning and evening jungle visits in jeeps. Overnight stay. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Kanha-Bandhavgarh National Park Morning visit to the park. Drive to Bandhavgarh National Park (5 hr.). Arrive Bandhavgarh in the evening. Overnight in a wildlife resort. (Breakfast & dinner)
Day 10 & 11
Bandhavgarh National Park Morning and evening jungle visits for tiger tracking, nature watch or birding in jeeps. Overnight at a wildlife resort.
(Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Bandhavgarh National Park-Delhi
Morning visit to the park in a jeep. Afternoon drive (time permitting). Drive to Umaria (1-hr.) in the evening to connect overnight air-conditioned sleeper class train to Delhi. (Breakfast & lunch)
Arrive Delhi by noon. You will be met and transferred to you place of stay / hotel / airport.