Arrive Delhi and Met by our representatives will receive you on arrival at the international airport in Delhi late in the night or midnight. Transfer to your hotel. Relax. Overnight will be at Delhi. DELHI, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, start a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi.
OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort - once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Overnight at hotel.
In the morning transfer to airport to connect flight for Varanasi . Met on arrival in Varanasi and transfer to hotel. VARANASI , known to the devout as Kashi, is said to have been founded by Shiva, Lord of the Universe. One of the oldest living cities in the world, as also one of the most important pilgrimage sites in India , Varanasi is a major tourist attraction. Situated on the banks of the sacred Ganges , the city has been a centre of learning and civilisation for over 2000 years.
Proceed for a half day city tour of Varanasi visiting Benares Hindu University , Durga temple and Bharat Mata temple ( Mother India Temple ). After hotel check-in, excursion to Sarnath, the spiritual centre of Buddhism. SARNATH, once of the most sacred places for Budhhist, where Lord Buddha gave first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Visit famous Dhamaekha Stupa, Moolgandha Kuti Vihar and famous Sarnath museum having rich collection of antiques from Ancient India. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, visit Western group of Temples . Later drive to Bandhavgarh Check in at Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge.
BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK Set amongst The Vindhya Hills in Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh consists of 168 sq miles of Sal and a mixed forest with large stretches of Bamboo and Grassland to The North. One is generally lucky to view The Tiger, Gaur ( Indian Bison) Chital, Chansingha ( Four horned antelope). This Park houses some 150 species of birds including the Blue Bearded bee eaters, White Browed Fantails, and The Malabar Hornbill. The Bandhavgarh Fort, besides offering breath taking views, houses a 35 ft reclining statue of Lord Vishnu and 10th Century Rock Images of the incarnation of the Lord. Overnight at Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge.
Morning game rides in the jungle After breakfast, drive to Kanha Arrive Kanha and check in at Kanha Jungle Lodge.
KANHA NATIONAL PARK Set on The Chhota Nagpur Plateau in Madhya Pradesh, Kanha provides breath taking vistas of grassy plains and strands of mixed sal / teak forests. This 366 sq mile preserve was set to save two endangered species i.e. Tiger and The Barasingha. You would also have an opportunity to see Swamp Dear, Black Buck, Cheetal, Indian Bison, Barking Dear, Sambhar, Leopard and Tiger. Overnight at Kanha jungle Lodge.
Morning fly to Guwahati (or Jorhat).Arrive Guwahati and drive to Kaziranga National park, famous as the only natural habitat of the Great Indian Rhinoceros.
KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK Located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River in the far North East of India, Assam , Kaziranga National Park covers an area of approximately 430-sq-kms with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass making it the ideal habitat for the Indian One-Horned Rhino. Due to limitless poaching of this prehistoric survivor, the Kaziranga National Park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1940.
Major Wildlife Attractions of Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary-Beside ofcourse the great one horned Indian Rhino, the other major wild attractions include a large population of Indian Elephants, Indian Bison, Swamp Deer or Barasingha, Hog Deer, Sloth Bears, Tigers, Leopard Cats, Jungle Cats, Otters, Hog Badgers, Capped Langurs, Hoolock Gibbons, Wild Boar, Jackal, Wild Buffalo, Pythons, Monitor Lizards, etc. Overnight at hotel.
Morning and evening jungle rides, either Jeep safari or an Elephant safari or nature walks to observe the wildlife in Kaziranga National Park. Either opt for safari in the Western Range followed by lunch or then take another safari trip in the Central Range or safari tour in either of these two ranges followed by safari tour in the Eastern Range.
After breakfast drive to Guwahati airport to take flight to Delhi, arrive Delhi and after farewell dinner transfer to the International airport for return flight. If your return flight is late in the evening we would be organizing a hotel for day use which can be used for relaxing Later transfer to the International Airport to catch a flight for your onward destination.