Glorious India Tours - In Search of Tiger

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Highlights of the trip: Start the adventure in Mumbai – India’s most dynamic and cosmopolitan city. Marvel at Kama Sutra carvings, visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, Experience three of India’s finest national parks, scenic Bandhavgarh, the lush green forests of Kanha – the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling’s ‘The Jungle Book’ and the most iconic Ranthambore National Park – best known for its population of mighty Bengal tigers. A perfect itinerary for those seeking a taste of classic India mixed with nature and wildlife.  

Detailed Itinerary:

Days 1-2 Mumbai -

Namaste! Welcome to India.

Arrive Mumbai airport and included transfer to your hotel. You can arrive at any time on Day 1 as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting at as per your itinerary. Your tour leader (incase of group) / Glorious India Tours representative (for Private Tours) would have a meeting with you and discuss the itinerary in detail of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It was formerly known as Bombay. It is the financial capital of the country. It is the most populous city in India, and the most populous city in the world. Visit: Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Victoria Terminus and Dhobi Ghat.

Day 3 – 5 Pench National Park -

In time transfer to Airport to board flight for Nagpur, arrive and depart for Pench National Park by Private driven chauffer car.

Pench National Park, Nestling in the lower southern reaches of the satpuda hills is named after Pench river, meandering through the park from north to south. It is located on the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh, bordering Maharashtra, in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drive on full board basis. Stay in a hotel.

Important note: Between 1 July and 30 September each year the National Parks are closed.

Day 6 – 8 Kanha National Park -

Post breakfast depart by private car for Kanha National Park - the inspiration behind Rudyard Kipling's unforgettable classic Jungle Book. Arrive and transfer to Hotel. 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. 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. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives on full board basis.

Important note: Between 1 July and 30 September each year the National Parks are closed.

Day 9 – 11 Bhandhavgarh National Park -

Post breakfast drive to Bhandhavgarh National park by chauffer driven vehicle. Arrive and transfer to hotel. Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the wild life sanctuaries in the Indian state Madhya Pradesh. Bandhawgarh National Park belongs to the Vindhyan mountain ranges of central India and it boasts to have the highest density of tiger population in the country.

We enjoy morning and afternoon game drive with time to relax in the evening.

Important note: Between 1 July and 30 September each year the National Parks are closed.

Day 12 Khajuraho -

Proceed to Khajuraho by Private car.

Khajuraho is a village in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 385 miles (620 kilometers) southeast of Delhi. One of the most popular tourist destinations in India, Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculpture. The name Khajuraho, ancient "Kharjuravahaka", is derived from the Sanskrit word kharjur meaning date palm. Visit Western group of Temples and enjoy sound and light show. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 13 - 14 Agra -

Arrive Agra by Train from Jhansi. On arrival transfer to Hotel. - Agra is the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism map with three heritage monuments -Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri & Red Fort. Agra is famous for handicrafts  products   such   as Inlay work on Marvel, Leather Work, Footwear, Brass wear, Carpets , Jewellery, Zari and  Embroidery work. Visit Heritage monuments.

Day 15 – 17 Ranthambore -

Drive to Ranthambore National park by private vehicles en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Safari into the heart of the Indian bush to discover lakes and ruined palaces. Ranthambhore is one of the prime examples of Project Tiger’s conservation efforts in Rajasthan. We enjoy morning and afternoon game drive with time to relax in the evening. In Ranthambhore we stay in a resort / hotel.

Imp note: that between 1 July and 30 September each year the National Park is closed

Day 18 Delhi -

Early morning check out and in time transfer to Railway station to board train for Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening visit Akshardham Temple: The complex is considered as one of the wonders of modern India. The complex is spread over swooping 30 acres on the banks of the river Yamuna near Noida in East Delhi

Day 19 Delhi - Depart -

Post breakfast proceed for sightseeing: Visit Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar and Lotus Temple. Later in time transfer to Airport to board flight for your journey back home.

Note : Tour Cost on request.

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Included Activities: Sightseeing Mumbai – Elephanta Caves,Victoria Terminus, Gateway of India & Dhobi Ghat (Drive Past), Pench National Park – 04 Game drive, Kanha National Park – 04 Game Drives, Bhandhavgarh National Park – 04 Game drive, Sightseeing of Khajuraho-  Western Group of Temples and enjoy sound and light show, Sight Seeing Orchha – Orchha Fort, Sightseeing of Agra – Taj Mahal, Agra Fort en route Fateh Pur Sikri, Ranthambore – 03 Game drive, Sightseeing of Delhi – Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and Lotus Temple.