Day 02: Delhi
Delhi has a fascinating history and stimulating present. Proceed for the combined sightseeing of Old and New Delhi to include drive past Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Palace), India Gate, and Qutab Minar. Post Lunch to include Rajghat, Jama Masjid and a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk (the silver street). Overnight Delhi
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur
After, breakfast drive to Jaipur. Jaipur- the city capital in the autumnal sunset, literally blushed pink when Prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria visited in 1883. Interspersing the plan of red and pink were white borders and motiffs painstakingly outlining the architectural highlights of Jaipur s buildings. This is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces and forts of yesteryears that were witness to royal processions and splendor are now living monuments, accepted quite naturally into the lifestyles of the people of the Pink City. Arrive by Lunch. Post lunch tour of the City palace, the Palace of Winds and the observatory. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur - Ranthambore
After breakfast, Arrive Amer Fort and proceed for the hilltop fort on decorated Elephants. You ride up on elephants to the former capital of the royals set to the backdrop of wooded hills. Later drive to Ranthambore National Park. Situated in the Southwest rajas than, where the Vindhayas and the Aravalli hills meet, The River Chambal in the South and Banas in the north made of rocky plains, flat hilltops, gentle slopes and precipitous cliffs covered by dry deciduous forest binds the Ranthambore are virtually an island rich in flora and fauna.
Day 06: Ranthambore Bharatpur - Agra
After breakfast, drive to Bharatpur (Ghana) Bird Sanctuary. Ghana is one of the best bird sanctuaries in India. Waterbeds assemble here during the months of July - August and breed till October. The Open bill Stork, Egret, Darter, White Ibis, Spoonbill and Heron are some of the birds found here. Also found are Chital, Black buck, Deer and other varieties of animals. Spend half day in the park riding cycle rickshaws with park naturalist. Evening continue driving to Agra. Time permitted, stop for a brief tour of the deserted city, Fatehpur Sikri. Check into your hotel. Agra, in terms of ambience is still associated with the Mughal period. With it s laid back lifestyle and its immense wealth of architecture, handicrafts and jewellery, is amongst the most remarkable cities of the world. Overnight Agra.
Day 07: Agra
This morning visit the Taj Mahal, which was built by Emperor Shah Jehan as a memorial to his queen, Mumtaz Mahal. Also visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah and Agra fort. Afternoon at leisure to explore the bazaars in the area to the west of the fort. Over night Agra.
Day 8: Agra - Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho
Post breakfast transfer to railway station to board shatabdi Express to Jhansi. Met and assist on arrival and drive to Orchha. Visit of Orchha and continue to Khajuraho. Overnight Khajuraho.
Day 09: Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh
Post breakfast visit the exotic Temples of Khajuraho. Later continue to Bandhavgarh. After breakfast drive to Bandhavgarh in the State of Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh is also dominated by an ancient fort and is especially noted for Tiger, Gaur, Sloth Bear, Deer, Wild Boar and Antelope. Overnight in a very comfortable camp
Day 11: Bandhavgarh - Kanha
Post breakfast, drive to Kahna National Park. Arrive by late lunch. Often described as India s finest game sanctuary and a model for wildlife conservation, Kanha s magnificient landscapes combines grassy meadows and flat-topped hills with meandering streams and lush deciduous forests. The setting for Rudyard Kipling s famous Jungle Book, Kanha is today an important Project Tiger Reserve. The rich variety of wildlife found within this 1,954 Sq km Park, once the exclusive hunting ground of British Viceroy s includes deer, leopard, hyena, sloth bear, pythons and nearly 300 species of birds. Overnight at Camp./Hotel.