Wildlife Tour of North India

Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra – Orchha - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Nagpur - Mumbai

The nature has gifted India with varieties of flora and fauna. It has a remarkable diversity of habitats owing to variations in its topography, latitude, longitude and distribution of rainfall. This tour is basically for those who are very much interested in the wildlife and somewhat adventurous with strong heart where you see the tiger roaming in their natural habitat.Bharatpur declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO boasts of some 364 species of birds. At Bandhavgarh and Kanha one can experience an ambience of staying in a typical jungle resort. This tour is also blended with some of the exotic sculptors of Khajuraho where the depiction of lust and love is alive in stones.

Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi
You will be met by Max representative at International airport who will greet you in traditional Indian style who will escort you to your pre booked hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 : Delhi sightseeing
India Gate Delhi Morning breakfast at the hotel. Our guide will take you for an escorted tour of Delhi. The sightseeing tour of Delhi is segregated in two parts, Old and New Delhi. Old Delhi was the capital of Muslims between 12th and 19th centuries. Red Fort & Jumma Mosque till date stands like colossus and speaks of the glorious past. New Delhi was created during the British rule and you can have the first hand experience when you will take a stroll at Connaught place which has many buildings of the the British era. The monuments included in your sightseeing are Humayun’s tomb, Jumma Masjid, Qutab Minar, India Gate a war memorial for the British Indian Army who did not return to their home. Drive past President’s Palace. Also visit Birla temple and lotus temple. Overnight stay at your hotel
Day 03 : Delhi - Jaipur (257 kms / 5 hrs drive)
Jaipur-elephant-rideMorning head to Jaipur also called the Pink city because of the colour of the stones used for the constructions and is also the capital of Rajasthan. The drive from Delhi to Jaipur is also exciting as you get a chance to see some of the Indian villages. You can stop to capture the moments in your camera. On arrival at hotel you will have smooth check in as our representative will be assisting you. Later go for half day guided city tour. The monuments to be visited are City Palace, where in one wing the royal family resides and rest is converted into museums which have the collection of textiles and armory and many royal families’ belongings. After that visit to the Observatory built by Raja Jai Singh in the year 1728 A.D. Later visit Hawa Mahal which acted as gallery for the royal ladies to take an aerial view of the processions being taken on special occasions in the street. Evening free to take a walk in the local market near Hawa Mahal. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04 : Excursion to Amer and Jaigarh Forts
Today after relaxed morning breakfast go for an excursion to Amer and Jaigarh forts which is on the outskirts Jaigarh Forts of the city. Amer was the old capital of Kachhwaha rulers later in 1727 it was shifted to Jaipur. Here at Amer take a ride on elephant like a Maharaja to ascend the fort. The fine intricate carvings and paintings on the walls are really a masterpiece of the Rajputana architecture. After spending some time at Amer Fort we will proceed to the next fort called Jaigarh Fort which is believed to be of 11th century and the beauty of the fort is that it houses one of the biggest cannon which is really a worth visiting. Conclude your day by visiting Gaitor, which used to be the cremation ground for the royal families. Here you can see some of the elegant chhatris and cenotaphs of various kings and queens. Rest of the day free to explore the city on your foot visiting local markets where you can purchase souvenirs for the families and friends.

Day 05 : Jaipur - Ranthambore 190 kms / 04 Hrs
After breakfast leave for Ranthambore which was once the hunting ground for the royal families is now a protected National park. Upon arrival check in your jungle resort and later in the afternoon go for Jungle safari either by canter or by jeep. If you are lucky then you can get a chance to see tigers. Rest other animals can be viewed easily. Overnight stay at jungle resort

Day 06 : Ranthambore - Bharatpur 250 KM / 05 Hrs
Beyond Your Experience in Bharatpur Bird Senturion Park TourToday morning go for Jungle safari. Later return to the hotel for breakfast and drive to Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur which is one of the Asia’s largest bird sanctuaries known for its more than 364 species of birds which includes the Siberian Crane one of the rarest species from all around the world. Check in jungle lodge and later go for rickshaw ride to watch birds. Overnight at resort.

Day 07 : Bharatpur - Agra 60 kms / 1 ½ Hrs
Head to Agra en route visiting Fateh pur Sikri which was once the capital of Akbar the Mughal King but later on it was abandoned due to scarcity of water. It houses some of the interesting buildings like Diwane Khas, house of ministers, Diwan -e -Aam, House of Commons. It has also the Jodha Bai’s Palace and Maryam’s Palace. Upon arrival check in hotel and later go for sightseeing of Agra. Visit Taj Mahal, the symbol of love built by Emperor Shah Jehan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj. Agra Fort which is considered to be the replica of Delhi’s Red Fort is also a massive structure and is worth spending an hour there. Rest of the day free to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08 : Agra - Jhansi (Express Train) - Orchha-Khajuraho 170 Km /03 Hrs
After an early breakfast you will be driven to the railway station to board super fast train to Jhansi.Wildlife Tour in Orchha !!! On arrival you will meet our driver at the platform who will take you to Khajuraho en route visiting Orchha which is just 11 Km from the Jhansi railway station on the route of Khajuraho. Orchha is situated on the bank of the river Betwa.Visit Orchha Fort, Ram Temple and Raj Mandir built between 1554 and 1591, which comprises of a solid single block crowned by pavilions. Later visit Jehangir Mahal.After finishing the sightseeing of Orchha leave for Khajuraho.which was once the capital of Chandela Dynasty during 09th to 13th centuries. Check in hotel. Rest of the day to relax in the hotel after a long day. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09 : Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh 240 kms / 05 Hrs
Start your day early today; visit some of the erotic temples of Khajuraho which are divided in two segments Eastern and Western groups. Among the most famous temple in eastern group is Parasvnath temple and in western group is Kandriya Mahadev temple dedicated to lord Shiva. Later in the afternoon drive to Bandhavgarh National Park which is densely populated by flora and fauna. In the past days it was a hunting ground for the royal families. Here you can spot the tigers and other wild animals like Nilgai, Chausingha, Chital, Chinkara, Wild Boar and sometimes a fox or jackal. On arrival check in jungle resort. Overnight stay at resort.
Kanha National Park Day 10 : Bandavgarh
Today morning and afternoon free for jungle activities. Overnight stay at your resort.

Day 11 : Bandavgarh - Kanha 250 KMS / 06 Hrs
Today after morning breakfast drive to Kanha which has been rated as the best National Parks of Asia, even the author Rudyard Kipling was inspired to write his novel Jungle Book. At Kanha you can see the tigers roaming in wilderness in their natural habitat. Check in resort. Overnight stay at resort..
Day 12 : Kanha National Park
Today enjoy your full day in jungle safaris to spot the wild animals. Overnight stay at your jungle resort.
Day 13 : Kanha - Nagpur 260 kms. / 5 Hrs
Today early morning go for jungle safari to view the morning activities of the animals. You can see deer, black buck, Indian bison, leopard and many more animals.Flourish Bird Tours Mumbai !!! Later in the afternoon drive to Kanpur for overnight stay.
Day 14 : Nagpur - Bombay Flight
Morning breakfast at the hotel and later you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight for Mumbai.
Day15 : Bombay Sightseeing
After relaxed morning breakfast go for guided city tour visiting Prince of Wales museum, Dhobi ghat, to see how the Indian washerman washes the clothes. Also visit Malabar hills to get an aerial view of the city. After that go for an excursion to Elephanta caves by motor boat. The rock cut temples are dedicated to lord Shiva. Later in the evening you will be driven to International airport to take your flight back to home.