Delhi – Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Jabalpur Train Jabalpur – Agra

11 Days / 10 Nights

Day 01: Delhi

Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our representative & transferred to hotel. Delhi - capital of modern India. Many dynasties and rulers have flourished on its regal soil over the last 3000 years. The legacy still survives in many monuments varying from the 13th century mausoleum of the Lodi Kings to the buildings of British India's imperial past like the Parliament House and the Presidential Estate. Overnight at Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi

Today proceed on a tour of Old Delhi, visit the Red Fort, Raj Ghat - a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, Ashoka Pillar and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. Later tour New Delhi, drive along Rajpath the capital’s broadest avenue, for a view of the Parliament House, the President’s House and India Gate. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple. Evening is at leisure. Overnight at Delhi.

Day 03: Fly Delhi - Khajuraho

Today we transfer to Delhi airport for flight to Khajuraho - discover a quiet little village with 100 year old temples that are living testimony to the brilliance of Indo-Aryan architecture. Built by Chandela dynasty, these temples are liberally embellished with artistic stonework, prominent among which the erotic sculptures that portrays heavenly pleasures on the earth. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at Khajuraho.

Day 04: Tour Khajuraho

After breakfast visit to the famous Chandela dynasty temples, which are set in a lovely grass park. The existing temples are divided into three groups - western, eastern and southern. The western group is most famous and it is designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. These temples are amazing rising in many peaks and spirals intricately carved and designed with statues and friezes. The erotic carvings on these temple walls have made this one of the most talked about tourist site in the country and, perhaps, unmatched in the world. Overnight at Khajuraho.

Day 05: Drive Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh (320 kms)

This morning drive to Bandhavgarh - one of India’s famous nature reserves. Hidden deep within this forest are a wide variety of wild animals that you will see on your forays. Indian tigers, leopards, bears, sambar, chital, nilgai (the blue bull), chinkara and wild boar. On arrival check in at the Hotel. Overnight at Bandhavgarh.

Day 06: Bandhavgarh Jungle Safari

Start early on a dawn visit to the jungle in hunt of the ever elusive tiger. Later back to the Hotel for Breakfast. The rest of the day at Leisure. After Lunch in the evening, take another trip into the jungle. Back to the hotel. Overnight at Bandhavgarh.

Day 07: Bandhavgarh

In Bandhavgarh. Evening jeep drive / Elephant ride looking for the tiger.

Day 08: Bandhavgarh

In Bandhavgarh. Evening jeep drive / Elephant ride looking for the tiger.

Drive 09:Bandhavgarh - Kanha (05 hrs)

Today early morning check out from the hotel and drive on to another wildlife park, Kanha - in the heart of India’s Kipling country. Known for open grasslands, dense deciduous forests, and high plateaus that offer great opportunities to spot wildlife. Arrive at Kanha and proceed to the hotel. Check into the hotel. Later in the evening, take another jeep ride into the park.You can   see tigers sunning themselves on the rocks, herds of the chital spotted deer, or the once rare barasingha (swamp deer) relaxing in their natural surroundings, Look out for dhole, the reddish dog-like animals, the elegant blackbuck, the 4-horned antelope or tiny mouse deer.Back to the Hotel. Overnight  stay in Kanha.

Day 10: Kanha - Jabalpur (270 kms) Train Jabalpur – Agra (18:10 hrs – 08:15 hrs)

After breakfast, Check out from the hotel and procce to Jabalpur train station for overnight train journey to Agra.

Day 09 Arrive Agra

Today arrive Agra - in the 16th and 17th centuries was the capital of Mughul India and its superb monuments date from that era. It has a magnificent fort and the building which so many people come to India solely to see - the Taj Mahal. Upon arrival we will transfer you to hotel. Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 10: Tour Agra

At sun rise visit Taj Mahal - the mausoleum of Empress Mumtaz Mahal, the beloved spouse of Shah Jahan, who died in 1630. Considered the finest example of Mughul architecture - a style that combines elements of Persian, Turkish, Indian and Islamic elements. An early morning visit to the Taj Mahal presents an opportunity to admire this dream in marble as it welcomes the rising sun. Return to hotel for breakfast. Continue your tour to the Agra Fort, the original red sandstone fort built by Moghul Emperor Akbar in 1565. The Forts maze of courtyards, its marble mosque and lavish private chambers reflect the grandeur of the Mughal Empire. Visit Akbar’s Mausoleum at Sikandra, which is a fusion of Hindu and Muslim architecture, like the emperor himself. Evening is at leisure. Overnight at Agra.

Day 11: Agra – Delhi

After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Delhi and later transfer to Delhi airport for onward destination.