Northern India Wildlife

Walk on the wild side! Experience the thrill of tigers on the prowl in Ranthambore or the cackle of countless birds as they nestle in Bharatpur. For a tinge of history, the magnificent forts and places offer that plenty, as do the beautifully carved statues of Khajuraho and of course the eternal Taj Mahal.

General Information

Photos
An elephants baths in the river waters in Kerala.
A view of the Amber Fort in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Detailed Itinerary

Places Visited 

Delhi; Jaipur; Sawai-Madhhopur; Bharatpur; Agra; Jhansi; Khajuraho; Bandhavagarh; Kanha; Nagpur

Departure Dates 

Flexible and customizable for private departures.

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1

Delhi On arrival, transfer and check into the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2

Delhi –Jaipur: 259 kms: 4-5 hrs by road After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. On arrival, transfer and check into the hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, visit the Lakshmi Narayan Temple for evening prayer ceremony. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 3

Jaipur After breakfast, take a full day city tour of Jaipur. Visit the 16 th century Amber Fort and take an elephant ride up the Fort's ramparts. The fort encloses superb palaces and a marble temple dedicated to the fearsome goddess Kali. In the afternoon, visit the City Palace Museum , the Jantar Mantar Observatory built in 1728 and Jaipur's signature landmark, the Hawa Mahal. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 4

Jaipur-Sawai Madhhopur On arrival, transfer and check into the hotel. In the evening enjoy game viewing at the Ranthambore National park and spot an assortment of wildlife including deer, wild boars, sloth bear and tigers. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 5

Sawai Madhopur Enjoy a full day of game viewing at the park. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 6

Sawai Madhopur-Bharatpur After breakfast, drive to Bharatpur. On arrival, transfer and check in to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Keolado Ghana National park , popularly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary renowned for the white Siberian crane and other migratory birds, and indigenous water birds. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 7

Bharatpur-Agra Early in the morning, take a bird watching tour in the sanctuary. Thereafter, drive to Agra . En route, visit the imperial ‘ghost city' of Fatehpur Sikri constructed in sandstone and built by Emperor Akbar. On arrival, transfer and check into the hotel. At sunset, visit the Taj Mahal, ‘a wonder of the world' built by Emperor Shah Jehan as a shrine for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 8

Agra – Jhansi : 2 hrs by train | Jhansi – Khajuraho: 4 hrs by road After early breakfast, transfer to the railway station to connect train for Jhansi . On reaching Jhansi drive straight to Khajuraho. On arrival, check into the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 9

Khajuraho- Bandhavgarh: 250 kms | 8 hrs by road After breakfast, visit Jain and Hindi temples, the crowning glory of the Chandela architecture with flowing trademark sculptures. In the afternoon drive to Bandhavgarh. On arrival, transfer and check into the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 10

Bandhavgarh Enjoy a morning and evening game viewing at the Bandhavgarh national Park spanning 448 sq kms of rocky terrain. This is tiger country where the famous white tigers of Rewa were discovered. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 11

Bandhavagarh – Kanha: 265 kms | 7 hrs by road After Breakfast, drive to Kanha. On arrival, transfer and check into the hotel. In the evening enjoy the game viewing in the national park. The lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines of Kanha provided inspiration for Rudyard Kipling's famous novel ‘Jungle Book'. It forms the core of Kanha Tiger reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger. Stringent conservation programs for the overall protection of the Park's fauna and flora, makes Kanha one of the most well maintained park in Asia . Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 12

Kanha Enjoy a full day of game viewing at the Park. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 13

Kanha – Nagpur : 250 kms | 6 hrs | Nagpur - Delhi : 1 hr 25 mins by air After Breakfast, drive to Nagpur for a flight to Delhi . On arrival, Transfer and check into the Hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 14

Departure Delhi After breakfast, take a full day city tour of Old and New Delhi . Visit the Red Fort comprising exquisite palaces, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India , the colorful and bustling Chandni Chowk bazaar and Raj Ghat, a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi. Also visit the Qutub Minar, a soaring tower of victory dating back to 1199 and Humayun's Tomb. In the evening, transfer to the airport for onward travel.

Price

Price 

Please inquire for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.