Heritage of India by Satabdi Train
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Explore the wild wonders of India on this "Incredible Wildlife Safari & Sightseeing Tour." Journey through diverse landscapes and ecosystems, from lush forests to sprawling grasslands, as you seek encounters with majestic Bengal tigers, elusive leopards, and a myriad of other fascinating wildlife. Delve into the heart of India's rich heritage with visits to UNESCO World Heritage sites, ancient temples, and vibrant markets. With thrilling safaris in renowned national parks like Ranthambore, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench, and Satpura, this adventure promises an unforgettable blend of nature, culture, and wildlife in the heart of India.
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, you'll be warmly welcomed by our representative. They will assist with your luggage and ensure your comfortable transfer to your hotel. As you settle in, you'll feel the vibrant energy of the capital city. Delhi is a unique blend of old-world charm and modern dynamism. After a long journey, you can relax and rejuvenate at the hotel or explore the immediate surroundings.
Day 2: Delhi - Gwalior (By Train) / Gwalior - Orchha (125kms)
An exciting day awaits as you embark on a scenic train journey. You'll catch the Satabdi Train from Delhi to Gwalior and then proceed to Orchha. The train ride offers a fascinating glimpse of India's changing landscapes. Upon your arrival in Gwalior, you'll be enthralled by the sight of the majestic Gwalior Fort, an architectural marvel that carries centuries of history within its walls. The fort's imposing presence and intricate design make it a must-visit. Afterward, you'll proceed to Orchha, a hidden gem in Madhya Pradesh. As you check in at your hotel, you'll be surrounded by the tranquility of this ancient town. In the afternoon, your exploration continues as you visit the Orchha Fort complex and the Chaturbhuj Temple, experiencing the architectural wonders of this hidden gem.
Day 3: Orchha - Jhansi (12kms) / Jhansi - Bhopal (By Train)
After a delightful breakfast at your hotel, you'll be transferred to Jhansi railway station. Here, you'll board the train, heading for Bhopal. The train journey allows you to relax and enjoy the picturesque views of central India's landscapes. By the time you arrive in Bhopal, your comfortable hotel awaits you, where you can unwind and prepare for your explorations. The afternoon is dedicated to discovering the city's cultural and historical attractions, which are as diverse as the city itself.
Day 4: Bhopal - Bhimbetka - Bhojpur - Bhopal
Today, you'll delve into the rich history and culture of the region. Your journey takes you to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bhimbetka rock shelters, where ancient cave paintings unveil stories of prehistoric India. The caves are an archaeological treasure trove and a window into the distant past. Continuing your exploration, you'll visit Bhojpur, home to the awe-inspiring Bhojeshwar Temple, known for its remarkable structural design. The temple's colossal Shiva Lingam adds a spiritual dimension to your day. As the day concludes, you'll return to Bhopal, a city that now feels even richer in history and significance.
Day 5: Bhopal - Sanchi - Udayagiri - Bhopal
This day commences with an early morning visit to the Bhoj Wetland, a Ramsar site known for its ecological importance. The serene beauty of the wetland offers a refreshing start to your day. Following this, you'll embark on an excursion to Sanchi, a UNESCO World Heritage site that houses the famous Sanchi Stupa, one of the oldest stone structures in India. The site also features intricately carved toranas and numerous stupas. Your journey continues to the Udayagiri rock-shelters, where you'll be amazed by the ancient rock-cut sculptures and inscriptions. These sites have deep historical and religious significance, offering you a chance to connect with India's diverse heritage. As you return to Bhopal, you'll carry the essence of ancient India with you.
Day 6: Bhopal - Agra (By Train)
Your journey takes you to the iconic city of Agra today. You'll start your day with another visit to the serene Bhoj Wetland, which never ceases to captivate with its natural beauty. Afterward, you'll be transferred to the railway station for your train journey to Agra, a city known for its historical splendor. You'll board the train, offering a comfortable and scenic ride through the heart of India. Upon your arrival in Agra, you'll be transferred to your hotel, where you can relax and prepare for the exciting days ahead.
Day 7: Agra - Delhi (By Train)
Today begins with a mesmerizing sunrise visit to the world-famous Taj Mahal. As the soft morning light bathes this architectural masterpiece, you'll witness the magic of the Taj. The Taj Mahal is not just a monument; it's an immortal symbol of love. After the visit, you'll return to your hotel for a hearty breakfast. The day's explorations continue with a visit to the Agra Fort, a magnificent structure that stands as a testament to India's grand past. Your journey takes you to the enchanting Baby Taj, a smaller but equally captivating marvel. In the evening, you'll board the train back to Delhi, marking the end of your explorations in Agra. Upon your arrival in Delhi, you'll be transferred to your hotel, where you can relax and reflect on the beauty and history you've experienced.
Day 8: Delhi - Departure
Your final day begins with a delicious breakfast. You'll have some leisure time in Delhi, allowing you to indulge in last-minute shopping or exploration. You might choose to visit local markets, savor street food, or explore the historic Red Fort or India Gate. Later, you'll be transferred to the airport for your.
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- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 7 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- AC Train ticket Delhi - Gwalior, Jhansi - Bhopal, Bhopal - Agra & Agra - Delhi.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 7 nights accommodation
Delhi x 2 nights
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Orchha x 1 night
3* & 4* - Orchha Resort/ Amar Mahal
5* - Orchha Palace and Convention Centre x 1 night
Bhopal x 3 nights
3* - Lake View Ashok/ The Fern Residency
4* - Noor Us Sabha Palace/ Sayaji Bhopal
5* - Jehan Numa Palace/ Courtyard by Marriott
Agra x 1 night
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Radission Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5* - Trident Hotel/ Courtyard by Marriott
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.