Great Indian Wildlife trail | Tiger safari tours of India

The Great Indian Wildlife Trail

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This intriguing program makes you explore all the major Tiger National Parks & Sanctuaries, each offering its own distinct wildlife experience.

Ranthambore is one of the most renowned national park in northern India. It is famous for its tiger population and is one of the best places to observe these majestic predators in their natural habitat. You can also visit the majestic Ranthambore fort.

Afterwards, one can visit the world famous Taj-Mahal in Agra. En route to Agra, visit the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary also known as Keoladeo National Park. Keoladeo is Asia’s finest birding areas, with hundreds of resident and several migrant species, including the Demoiselle and the rare Siberian Cranes.

Now, it’s time to visit the quaint and beautiful town of Orchha and Khajuraho. Khajuraho is famed for its extraordinary medieval Hindu & Jain Temples. The temples are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are famous for the erotic sculptures.

After Khajuraho, it again is the time for safari in the jungles of Madhya-Pradesh. Neck and Neck with Rajasthan’s Ranthambore National Park for tiger sightings, both Kanha and Bhandhavgarh National parks play a host to a sizeable population of Bengal Tigers. There is a good chance of spotting the elusive Bengal Tiger and other endangered species like leopard etc. You will also see many other more-commonly sighted animals such as deer, wild boar and langur in their natural habitat.

The dramatic diversity of bird life is also prevalent here, from colorful peacocks and kingfishers to the great eagles and vultures. Alongside the diversity of the wildlife is the beautiful flora of the Indian Jungle, which offers dense forests, bamboo trees, large stretches of savannah land and flower filled valleys.

Highlights

  • Visit Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Lotus Temple in Delhi
  • Chance to spot the elusive Bengal tiger & other endangered species in Ranthambore National Park
  • Explore Agra Fort in Agra
  • Visit the quaint and beautiful town of Orchha
  • Visit the world famous heritage temples in Khajuraho
  • Experience luxury in the wilderness in Bandhavgarh
  • Enjoy jungle safari in Kanha

From 1,490 USD per person, based on double/twin sharing room.

Tour cost includes:
  • Transfers and ground transports (private vehicle with and English speaking driver)
  • Flights and/or trains as mentioned in the program
  • Accommodation: twin/double room in standard hotels
  • Breakfast


  • Tour Cost does not include:
  • Any International Airfare / Airport taxes
  • Lunches and Dinner are not included unless mentioned
  • Entrance fees for temples, monuments and museums mentioned in the program
  • Tips to guides, restaurants, and hotel lobby.
  • Items of personal nature like tips, laundry, phone calls etc
  • Visa charges are not the part of the tour package
  • Repatriation fees, should they be required
  • Optional activities
  • Any others expenses
  • The Great Indian Wildlife Trail - 15Days

    Delhi – Ranthambore – Agra – Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh – Kanha – Pench – Nagpur - Mumbai

    Day 1 - Arrive Delhi

    Upon arrival at the Delhi International Airport, you will be received by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Delhi is India’s capital and a major gateway to the country. You will have free time on your own to adjust to the new time zone. Overnight will be at Delhi.

    Day 2 - In Delhi

    After breakfast, start your day with a full day Delhi Sightseeing. The tour begins in Old Delhi with Jama Masjid and then a unique glance at local life by an exploration to the bustling local bazaar of Chandni Chowk on a rickshaw. Drive pass by Red Fort before driving to New Delhi for Qutub Minar and Humayun Tomb. Continue with Raj-Ghat, drive along the city landmarks of India Gate, President's House, Parliament House & Government Secretariat Buildings and stop for photo opportunity there. If time permits, visit the National Museum and Lotus temple. An ideal place for meditation, this Bahai House of worship is open to people of all religions. Overnight will be at Delhi.

    Day 3 - Delhi to Ranthambore By Train

    As per the train timings, transfer to Railway station to board the train to Sawai Madhopur. Enjoy the train ride which will take almost 6hrs to reach, Thereafter, on arrival, check in to the hotel and retire early. Overnight will be at Ranthambore.

    Day 4 - In Ranthambore

    After breakfast embark on wildlife trails across the length and breadth of Ranthambore. One of the fondly frequented places in the country by tiger lovers, Ranthambore also houses leopards, sloth bears, black bucks, chinkara, macaques, and langurs. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Relax in the afternoon. After lunch, leave for evening safari to the National Park. Overnight will be at Ranthambore.

    Day 5 - Ranthambore to Agra By road 255 kms / 5hrs

    After breakfast, leave for Agra en route visiting Bharatpur bird Sanctuary and Fatehpur Sikri. Relax and retire early for the day. Overnight will be at Agra.

    Day 6 - In Agra

    Enjoy an early morning visit to breathtaking Taj-Mahal. Return for breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to visit the spectacular red sandstone Agra Fort, surrounded by a foursquare formal garden (Chahar-bagh) for the glimpse for royal Mughal existence and Baby Taj or the ITMAD-UD-ULLAH - the interiors of which are considered better than the Taj Nur Jahan. Later in the evening, enjoy special heritage walk at Agra City. Overnight will be at Agra.

    Day 7 - Agra to Khajuraho via Jhansi By road 170kms / 4hrs

    After breakfast, travel by train to Jhansi en route doing sightseeing of Orchha and later drive to Khajuraho. Reach Khajuraho and transfer to the hotel. Proceed for a tour of famous Western & Eastern temples of Khajuraho. In the evening enjoy sound and light show. Overnight will be at Khajuraho.

    Day 8 - Khajuraho to Bandhavgarh By road 250kms / 6hrs

    After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, leave for Bandhavgarh. Reach Bandhavgarh and check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is at free to experience activities offered by the hotel. Overnight will be at Bandhavgarh.

    Day 9 - In Bandhavgarh

    Early in the morning, leave for Safari to the Bandhavgarh National Park. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Relax in the afternoon. Have lunch and leave for evening safari to the National Park Overnight will be at Bandhavgarh.

    Day 10 - Bandhavgarh to Kanha By road 250Kms / 6hrs

    Enjoy leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Before driving to Kanha, you could also explore the local villages nearby. The drive takes about 6 hours to reach and thus you will only arrive in the wildlife environs by the evening. Reach Kanha and overnight will be at Kanha.

    Day 11 - In Kanha

    Early in the morning, leave for Safari to the Kanha National Park. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Relax in the afternoon. After lunch, leave for evening safari to the National Park Overnight will be at Kanha.

    Day 12 - Kanha to Pench By road 115Kms / 3hrs

    Enjoy leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Later drive to Pench. Reach Pench and check in to the hotel. The evening is free to relax and for your own activities. Overnight will be at Pench.

    Day 13 - In Pench

    Early in the morning, leave for Safari to the Pench National Park. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Relax in the afternoon. After lunch, leave for evening safari to the National Park Overnight will be at Pench.

    Day 14 - Pench to Mumbai via Nagpur By road 160kms / 3hrs

    After breakfast, drive to Nagpur and from there take your onward journey to Mumbai. As per your flight timings, you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight to Mumbai. Reach Mumbai and overnight will be at Mumbai.

    Day 15 - Mumbai Departure

    After breakfast, enjoy city sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Tour includes visiting the Gateway of India, built during the British rule to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai. You will also see the Hanging Gardens of Malabar Hill. These gardens located on top of the hill have hedges beautifully shaped in the forms of many animals. Later, visit the renowned food joints of Mumbai such as Sardar Pav Bhaji at Tardeo, Bademiya at Colaba and Ayub’s Bandra, famous for its vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies. Later, as per your flight timings, you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight back home with sweet memories of the tour. TOUR ENDS !

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