Theme: Keeping to its name, the itinerary is so designed to cover the national parks, where the chances of spotting tigers are reportedely high. Incidentally, the connecting destinations are also places of high touristic value. So while you gratify your lust for wildlife, especially the tigers, you also know the very best or rather popular tourist attractions of India.
DAY 1 –Delhi
Welcome to Incredible India : Welcome aboard! You are picked up by our executive from the main exit of the airport and transferred to the hotel in your private coach (Our executive will be waiting outside the custom area with a placard of your name). You will be handed over the India travel kit containing all relevant documents of your trip (air/rail tickets, hotel vouchers, transport, guide, sightseeing vouchers, writing pads with other travel related documents).
Note: The normal check in – checks out time of the hotels are 1200 hours.
DAY 2 – Khajuraho
celebration of Life in every Form : Fly to Khajuraho – a quaint town famous for 10th century Hindu and Jain temples. After checking in at the hotel visit these temples that are a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their beautiful and erotic rock carvings.
After the decline of the Chandela dynasty, the temples remained obscure under dense forest cover for many years. It was later discovered by a British army engineer.
DAY 3 – Khajuraho > Bandhavgarh (250 km / 6 hrs)
Wild is Wild : Start early in the morning and check into the hotel at Bandhavgarh. Enjoy evening safari and have an overnight stay there.
Former Shikargah or game preserve of the Maharajas of the Rewa region, is today a National Park. Though small, Bandhavgarh National Park makes for exciting game safaris due to its higher density of the tigers. Together with the sprawling and dense Kanha national Park, it gets unputdownable on the itinerary of any wildlife enthusiast.
The park is the setting of Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book and today one of the most well preserved & administered national parks and Tiger reserve in Asia. It is jungle at its raw with 940 sq. km of dense sal & bamboo forests, meadows, streams, swamp and an abundance of wildlife species exemplified by the conservation of rare hard-ground swamp deer or Barasingha (Cervus duvaceli branderi) that was once near extinction.
Overnight at hotel.
Epitome of love : On reaching Agra next morning check into the hotel to freshen up and then leave for sightseeing. Agra is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Mughal emperors.Visit Taj Mahal – the epitome of love; Agra Fort & if time permits, the tomb of Itmadullah.
DAY 10 – Ranthambore
Day for Safaris : The Park’s abandoned fortress,lakes and above all it’s `friendly’ tigers have made it one of the most filmed wildlife reserves in the world. Day is kept to enjoy one morning and one afternoon safari. Overnight at Ranthambhore.
DAY 11 – Ranthambore>Jaipur (176 km / 4 hrs)
Architectural & Astronomical genius : Enjoy morning safari and then drive to Jaipur. The beautiful pink city – Jaipur was painted pink to honor the visit of Price Albert in 1876. Rajputs considered it a color of hospitality & ceremony. Enjoy a traditional Rajasthani meal for Dinner at an ethnic resort in the evening.
DAY 12 – Jaipur > Delhi (260 km / 5-6 hrs)
pink City : Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of city including a visit to the Amber fort, which you climb on an elephant’s back or by a jeep. The main attractions are the Sukh Mandir (Temple of Contentment – an aptly named pleasure chamber, cooled by a stunning water cascade) and the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror palace) here. Also see the architectural marvels like the Palace of wind, Jantar Mantar (the observatory) & the City Palace complex.
In the evening board train for Delhi at 1800 hrs. Check into the hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 13 – Delhi
ruling impressions : The day is kept for sightseeing of Delhi, the capital of India. A city that breathes history as well as modernity. Its architectural masterpieces right from medieval period to modern times are all worth a visit. You visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar and drive through the colonial buildings.
Best Of India’s National Parks Viz. Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Ranthambore
Tiger Show On Jeep Safari And Elephant Safari
Erotic Carvings At Khajuraho Temples
Red Fort, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar Etc