Post breakfast; take a city tour covering the major attractions such as Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, Jama Masjid and Raj Ghat. After lunch visits include the Qutab Minar Complex, Humayun's Tomb, Purana Quila and Jantar Mantar Observatory. Stay overnight.
On the 3rd day of the tour, leave for Agra by surface. On the way, stop at Sikandra: the Tomb of Akbar- a Mughal architectural masterpiece. Following the Tartary tradition, Mughal Emperor Akbar commissioned the construction of the tomb during his lifetime. Proceed to Agra. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure- explore the local market to shop for souvenirs, interact with the locals etc. Stay overnight.
Post breakfast, take a city tour. The first visit is the Taj Mahal- one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This white- marble mausoleum was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Next in line are two other major attractions- Agra Fort and Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah.
Post lunch, begin driving towards Bharatpur. On the way, visit the ruins of the old deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri- a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its popular structures such as Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Jodha Bai's Palace, Birbal Bhavan and Panch Mahal. After reaching Bharatpur, check- in hotel for an overnight stay.
Have an early morning breakfast on day 5 and leave for a wildlife safari into the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Enjoy a rickshaw ride here. This avifauna sanctuary is home to more than 366 bird species, including the Siberian Crane, an endangered bird species. During the safari, along with Painted Stork, Great Egret, Common Parakeet etc., you may spot animal species like Blue bull, feral cattle, and spotted deer, the jungle cat, the fishing cat, the small Indian mongoose and the common Indian gray mongoose etc. Later, proceed to Jaipur, the Pink City. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel for staying overnight.
Day 6 after breakfast is for sightseeing in Jaipur. Begin your day with a visit to the Amer Fort. Enjoy an elephant ride to go up to the forts entrance as it is situated on a hilltop. Once inside the fort, explore Sheesh Mahal, Ganesh Pol, Silva Devi temple etc. Post lunch, visit the remaining attractions including City Palace, Hawa Mahal and Jantar-Mantar (the Royal Observatory). Evening is for shopping at the local bazaar. Stay overnight.
After breakfast, begin driving to the Ranthambore National Park- one of the largest national parks of the northern region of India. After arrival, complete the check- in formalities at your hotel. In the evening, explore the Ranthambore Fort. Located on 700 feet high rocky area amidst the jungle, this fort was founded in 944 A.D. by the Nagil Jats. Once you reach the top of the fort, you can have an amazing view of the surrounding forest. Back to the resort for night stay.
Day 8 is for an all-day wildlife safari into the park- in the morning and in the afternoon. During the safari, you may spot animal species like Chinkara, Common Palm Civets or Toddy cat, Coomon Yellow Bats, Desert Cats, Five striped Palm Squirels, Indian False Vampires, Kraits, Cobras, Common Kraits, Common Frog, including around 272 species of birds. Overnight stay.
On day 10, after arriving at Jabalpur railway station, hit the road to Kanha National Park. Spread in an area of 940 sq km, this park was the inspiration behind Rudyard Kiplings famous novel, the Jungle Book. On arrival, check-in your jungle lodge. The remaining day is for you to enjoy the way you want- embarking on a nature walk, dinner around bonfire etc. Stay overnight.
Have breakfast; enjoy a jeep safari during the morning and evening. Indulge in tiger tracking, bird watching, besides spotting other animal species such as gaur, blackbuck, barasingha, langur, Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, the sloth bear, Indian wild dog etc. In the evening, view the mesmerizing sunset at the Bamni Dadar point, known as the Sunset Point. Overnight stay.
Leave for Bandhavgarh National Park on the 12th day. Afternoon arrival at Bandhavgarh, check-in your jungle resort. Later leave for a jeep safari into the park for tiger tracking. Along with a large variety of wildlife, you will also notice a large variety of flora. Situated in the Vindhya hills, the park has varied terrain including forests and open grasslands. Overnight stay at the resort.
On day 13, enjoy an elephant safari into the park in the morning and evening. During the safari, the main wildlife attraction includes Tiger, Panther, Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Chausingha Sambhar deer, Chinkara, Nilgai (Blue bull), Gaur, Sloth Bear, Wild Boar and around 280 avifauna species. Stay overnight.
After breakfast, begin driving towards Khajuraho. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. The rest of the day is at your discretion-exploring the surroundings on foot, interacting with the locals etc. Stay overnight.
Spend day 15 in exploring the Khajuraho group of temples- a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Divided into The Eastern and Western Group of Temples, this site has the largest group of Hindu and Jain temples that glorify erotica. Famous as one of the Seven Wonders of India, these temples were constructed during the reign of Chandela rulers. Stay overnight.
The morning after breakfast is at leisure. In the afternoon, get transported to Varanasi by air. Complete the check-in formalities at your hotel on arrival. Later, embark on a walking tour of some of the Ghats and the narrow back lanes to enjoy the atmosphere of this sacred city. Stay overnight.
Enjoy an early morning boat ride into the holy waters of river Ganga. Cruise along the Ghats and observe the sacred rituals being performed on the Ghats. Have your breakfast and take a day -trip to Sarnath, one of the 4 most important places in the life of Buddha. Visit the deer park where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. The evening is booked for attending the mesmerizing Aarti, a major crowd puller in Varanasi. Stay overnight.
Spend the day at leisure. In the afternoon, get transported by air to Delhi. On arrival, get transferred to your hotel. Indulge in leisure activities- interacting with the locals, relishing the famous street food, shopping at the popular markets etc. Have dinner and get transferred to the airport.