India is a country of diverse cultures and traditions, and nowhere is it more evident than in its ancient temples and wildlife sanctuaries. The Enchanting Temple and Wildlife Tour of North is a perfect opportunity for nature lovers and spiritual seekers to explore the rich heritage of India. The 13 night - 14 days tour covers some of the most famous destinations in India, such as Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Bharatpur, Agra, Jhansi, Orchha, Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, and Jabalpur. This tour offers a perfect blend of heritage, spirituality, and wildlife, making it an unforgettable experience for all with an exhilarating adventure. Breathtaking wilderness of national parks and spiritual temples that hold centuries-old stories of devotion and tranquility.
The Enchanting Temple and Wildlife Tour of India starts with your arrival in Delhi, the capital city of India. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing and getting acclimatized to the city's atmosphere. Delhi is a perfect blend of history, culture, and modernity, and you can explore the city's famous landmarks like the Red Fort, India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, and Qutub Minar in your free time.
On day 2 of the tour, we will travel from Delhi to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. After breakfast at the hotel, we will embark on a road journey of approximately 5 hours to reach Jaipur. Upon arrival, we will check in at our hotel and then visit the famous Birla Temple, also known as the Lakshmi Narayan Temple. This beautiful temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi and is adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures. After exploring the temple, we will have lunch and then head to the famous Ranthambore National Park, which is famous for its tigers and other wildlife. We will spend the evening on a wildlife safari, exploring the flora and fauna of this beautiful park. After the safari, we will return to our hotel in Jaipur and retire for the night, getting ready for the adventures that await us in the days ahead.
On day 3, explore the famous temples and wildlife sanctuaries in Jaipur, the Pink City of India. Begin the day by visiting the iconic Amber Fort, which is located on a hilltop and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Next, we will visit the stunning Jagat Shiromani Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is known for its intricate carvings and beautiful architecture. After that, we will head to the Jhalana Wildlife Sanctuary, which is located in the heart of the city and is home to a variety of wildlife, including leopards, hyenas, and deer. We will take a jeep safari through the sanctuary and enjoy the thrill of spotting these magnificent animals in their natural habitat. Finally, we will return to our hotel and spend the evening at our leisure.
On this day, leave for Jaipur and head towards Ranthambore, a national park located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. After breakfast, we will embark on a scenic drive to Ranthambore, which will take approximately four hours. Upon arrival, we will check in at our hotel and have lunch. In the afternoon, we will embark on a thrilling jungle safari in the Ranthambore National Park, which is home to a variety of wildlife, including tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and various species of birds. The safari will give us a chance to explore the rich flora and fauna of the park and spot some of the rare and endangered species that call it home. After the safari, we will return to our hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest national parks in Northern India and is known for its tigers and other wildlife. The 2nd day at this National Park with begin with a jungle safari in an open-roofed jeep or a canter (a large open-air vehicle). During the safari, get the opportunity to spot tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild boars, and a variety of bird species. After the safari, we will return to our hotel for breakfast and then visit the Ranthambore Fort, which is located inside the national park. The fort offers panoramic views of the park and the surrounding hills. After the fort visit, we will return to our hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
On day 6, leave Ranthambore early in the morning and make our way to Agra, the city of the iconic Taj Mahal. En route, we will stop at Bharatpur, a city known for its Keoladeo National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular bird sanctuary. We will take a brief tour of the park and witness the rich flora and fauna of the region, including migratory birds from all over the world. Afterwards, we will continue our journey and visit Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted city built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. Fatehpur Sikri is a fine example of Mughal architecture and is home to several impressive monuments, such as the Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, and Tomb of Salim Chishti. We will explore the city and learn about its history before continuing our drive to Agra.
Post breakfast, travel to Agra, the city of the iconic Taj Mahal. After checking in at our hotel and having breakfast, we will embark on a city tour of Agra. The tour will cover some of the most famous landmarks of the city, including the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb. In the evening, we will head to the railway station to board a train to Jhansi. Upon arrival in Jhansi, we will be transferred to Orchha, a beautiful town known for its temples and palaces. We will spend the night at a hotel in Orchha, ready for the next day's adventures.
On Day 8, we will travel from Orchha to Khajuraho. Khajuraho is a small town located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh and is famous for its stunning temples that are adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures. Upon arrival in Khajuraho, we will check in at our hotel and then visit the famous Khajuraho temples, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The temples are known for their erotic sculptures and are a testament to the artistic and architectural brilliance of the Chandela dynasty that ruled the region between the 9th and 13th centuries. In addition to the temples, Khajuraho is also home to the Panna National Park, which is famous for its wildlife, including tigers, leopards, and crocodiles. Visitors can go on a jungle safari to explore the national park and spot some of the most exotic animals and birds in the region.
Day 9 is planned for Bandhavgarh National Park, one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in India. The day is dedicated to exploring the wilderness of this beautiful park, famous for its high density of tigers. You will embark on two thrilling safaris - one in the morning and one in the afternoon - to spot these majestic big cats in their natural habitat. Apart from tigers, Bandhavgarh is also home to a variety of other wildlife species, such as leopards, sloth bears, wild dogs, and deer. The park is also home to over 250 species of birds, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. After a full day of wildlife adventure, you will return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
On day 10, explore the Bandhavgarh National Park, which is located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. The park is known for its rich biodiversity and is home to various species of flora and fauna. We will have two safaris in the park, one in the morning and one in the evening, where we can spot tigers, leopards, Indian bison, and several species of birds. The park is also home to several ancient caves and temples, including the Bandhavgarh Fort, which dates back to the 10th century. We will also visit the Baghel Museum, which houses several artefacts and sculptures from the region's rich history. A day spent amidst the natural beauty of the Bandhavgarh National Park is sure to leave you enchanted and rejuvenated.
On day 11, leave for Bandhavgarh and drive to Kanha National Park, which is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Kanha is one of the largest and most beautiful national parks in India and is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild dogs, and Indian gaur. Upon arrival at Kanha, we will check in at our jungle lodge and then go on an evening safari to explore the wilderness of the park. During the safari, we will have the opportunity to spot some of the magnificent wildlife that roams freely in the park. After the safari, we will return to our lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
The wildlife tour, visit Kanha National Park, which is in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. After breakfast, you will leave for Kanha, which is about a 6-7 hours’ drive from Khajuraho. Kanha National Park is one of the largest wildlife reserves in India and is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including tigers, leopards, deer, and monkeys. On arrival, you will check in at your resort and then head out for a thrilling jeep safari in the park. The safari takes you deep into the heart of the forest, where you can spot various species of animals in their natural habitat. Kanha is also known for its rich birdlife, and you can spot a variety of birds during your safari. After the safari, you can relax at your resort and enjoy the serene surroundings of the park.
On day 13, we will bid farewell to the serene beauty of Kanha and drive to Jabalpur. Here, we will board an overnight train that will take us back to Delhi, the starting point of our tour. As we make our way back to Delhi, we can take this time to reflect on the wonderful experiences we have had on this tour. From exploring the ancient temples of Khajuraho to witnessing the majestic tigers in Kanha, this tour has been a journey of a lifetime. We can cherish the memories of the colourful landscapes, diverse wildlife, and the warm hospitality of the locals.
On the 14th and final day of the tour, the focus shifts to exploring the enchanting temples and wildlife of Delhi. The day starts with a guided tour of Old Delhi, where you get to visit the grand Jama Masjid, the largest and most famous mosque in India, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1656. You then take a rickshaw ride through the bustling marketplace of Chandni Chowk to reach Red Fort, a magnificent structure built by Shah Jahan in 1648. In New Delhi, you visit Raj Ghat, a memorial dedicated to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. The tour then takes you past the India Gate, President's House, and Humayun's Tomb, which is the final resting place of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The day concludes with a visit to Qutub Minar, one of the tallest brick minarets in the world, built-in 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek, an important example of Indo-Islamic architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After dinner, you will be transferred to the international airport for your onward journey.
|Hotel accommodation on twin sharing with buffet breakfast.
|Aircon car with English speaking driver throughout the tour for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel.
|Car services are inclusive of all services; right from pick up from the airport till departure.
|Driver allowance (food & Stay)
|All toll taxes, entry permit and parking charges.
|English Speaking guide at the time of sightseeing.
|Any international/domestic air/train fare.
|Monuments/sightseeing entry charges.
|Government Service Tax (GST) 5% on the tour package.
|Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, tips, phone calls, insurance, portage, soft/hard drinks, meals unless not specified etc.
|Anything which is not mentioned in the 'Inclusions' shall not be the part of this package.