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Heritage Trails and Wildlife Encounters: Bhopal to Jabalpur

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Embark on an exhilarating journey through central India with our "Heritage Trails and Wildlife Encounters" tour from Bhopal to Jabalpur. Begin your adventure in Madhai near Satpura National Park, where thrilling night and morning safaris offer encounters with diverse wildlife, from tigers to Indian bison. Explore ancient rock shelters at Bhimbetka and majestic temples at Bhojpur, delving into the region's rich history. Continue to Khajuraho to admire intricate sculptures before heading to Panna National Park for more wildlife sightings. Conclude your journey in Bandhavgarh National Park, renowned for its high tiger population, with unforgettable safaris through its biodiverse landscapes. This eight-day tour promises a perfect blend of cultural heritage and thrilling wildlife experiences.


Day 1: Bhopal - Madhai (Satpura National Park)

Upon arrival at Bhopal airport, you'll be welcomed by our representative. From there, you'll be driven to Madhai, a serene destination nestled near the captivating Satpura National Park. As the evening approaches, gear up for a unique experience with a night safari in the buffer zone of the national park. This nocturnal adventure offers a chance to encounter elusive wildlife species that come alive under the moonlight, offering a thrilling glimpse into the wilderness.


Day 2: Madhai (Satpura National Park)

Wake up to the chirping of birds and embark on an early morning safari in Satpura National Park. Accompanied by expert naturalists and guides, journey through the park's diverse landscapes, including dense forests, sparkling rivers, and picturesque meadows. The park is home to a rich variety of wildlife, from tigers and leopards to Indian bison (gaur), langurs, and a multitude of bird species. After a leisurely lunch, set out for another exciting safari in the afternoon to further explore the park's natural beauty.


Day 3: Madhai (Satpura National Park) - Bhopal via Bhimbetka and Bhojpur

After a hearty breakfast, bid farewell to Madhai and embark on a scenic drive to Bhopal. En route, make a fascinating stop at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bhimbetka. Explore the ancient rock shelters and cave paintings that tell stories of human life thousands of years ago, providing a window into prehistoric times. Continuing the journey, visit Bhojpur, a historic site renowned for its magnificent Shiva Temple and the famous Bhojeshwar Temple. The intricate carvings and architectural grandeur of these ancient temples offer a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the region. Upon reaching Bhopal, immerse yourself in the city's vibrant culture with visits to the majestic Taj-ul-Masjid and the captivating Gohar Mahal. Wander through the bustling markets and vibrant streets of the old city, soaking in the local flavors and traditions.


Day 4: Bhopal - Sanchi - Udaigiri - Khajuraho

After a delicious breakfast, set out on a scenic journey to Khajuraho. En route, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sanchi, home to ancient Buddhist structures. Marvel at the magnificent stupas, intricate gateways (toranas), and beautifully carved pillars that depict various aspects of Buddhism, reflecting the artistry and spirituality of ancient times. Continuing the journey, discover the Udaigiri Caves, renowned for their rock-cut sculptures and architectural brilliance. Each cave tells a story, showcasing the artistic achievements of ancient civilizations. Upon reaching Khajuraho, unwind and explore the local markets or relax at your hotel, soaking in the tranquility of this historic town.


Day 5: Khajuraho - Panna National Park

After a leisurely breakfast, delve into the world of art and architecture with a visit to the iconic Khajuraho temples. Admire the exceptional artwork and intricate sculptures that depict various aspects of life, from spiritual to sensual themes. Post-visit, set off for Panna National Park, a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Upon reaching Panna, check in to your hotel and take a moment to relax. Later in the afternoon, gear up for an exciting safari in the national park. Traverse through dense forests and open grasslands, keeping an eye out for tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and a variety of bird species that call this park home.


Day 6: Panna National Park - Bandhavgarh National Park

After breakfast, bid adieu to Panna National Park and head towards Bandhavgarh National Park, celebrated for its high tiger population. The journey offers breathtaking views of central India's picturesque landscapes. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and relax. In the afternoon, embark on a thrilling safari in the park. Accompanied by expert naturalists, venture deep into the wilderness, witnessing the majestic tigers and other wildlife species in their natural habitat. The park's diverse ecosystems offer a rich tapestry of flora and fauna, providing an unforgettable safari experience.


Day 7: Bandhavgarh National Park

Embrace the thrill of the wild with morning and afternoon safaris in Bandhavgarh National Park. Begin your day with a sunrise safari, as the jungle awakens to a symphony of sounds. Traverse through dense forests, open grasslands, and rocky terrains in search of the park's elusive tigers and diverse wildlife. With the guidance of your experienced safari guide, navigate the park's intricate trails, capturing stunning photographs and witnessing the beauty of the flora and fauna up close. After a relaxing lunch, set out for an afternoon safari, continuing your exploration of this biodiverse haven. As the day draws to a close, soak in the serene beauty of the wilderness, cherishing the memories of your encounters with nature.


Day 8: Bandhavgarh National Park - Jabalpur

After a hearty breakfast, bid farewell to Bandhavgarh National Park and embark on a scenic drive to Jabalpur. As you traverse through central India's picturesque landscapes, reminisce about the unforgettable experiences and adventures of your journey. Upon arrival in Jabalpur, our representative will transfer you to the airport for your onward journey, marking the end of your Heritage Trails and Wildlife Encounters tour.

- 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.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 7 nights accommodation
Satpura National Park x 2 nights

3* - WelcomHeritage Golf View/ MPT Tawa Resort
4* - Denwa Backwater Escape/ Forsyth Lodge
5* - Reni Pani Jungle Lodge/ Bori Safari Lodge

Bhopal x 1 nights
3* - The Fern Residency/ Lake View Ashok
4* - Noor Us Sabha Palace/ Sayaji Bhopal
5* - Jehan Numa Palace/ Courtyard by Marriott

Khajuraho x 1 nights
3* - Ramada/SYNA Heritage Hotel
4* - Radisson Hotel/ Hotel Chandela
5* - The Lalit Temple View

Panna National Park x 1 nights
3* - Ken River Lodge/ Tendu Leaf Jungle Resort
4* - Sarai at Toria
5* - Pashan Garh, A Taj Safari

Bandhavgarh National Park x 2 nights
3* - Ramada/SYNA Heritage Hotel
4* - Radisson Hotel/ Hotel Chandela
5* - The Lalit Temple View

- Any flight fare.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.