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Incredible Wildlife Safari in Heart of Central India

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Embark on our 'Incredible Wildlife Safari in the Heart of Central India' for an unforgettable journey through the pristine jungles of Bandhavgarh, Kanha, and Pench National Parks. Witness the majesty of Royal Bengal tigers, elusive leopards, and a rich array of wildlife with expert naturalists. Explore diverse ecosystems, from lush meadows to serene riverine areas, and enjoy eco-friendly, low-impact tourism. Immerse yourself in the wild, uncovering ancient rock art, prehistoric caves, and UNESCO World Heritage sites. This extraordinary adventure promises thrilling safaris, unique cultural encounters, and a deeper connection with nature.


Day 1: Arrival in Delhi

Upon your arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, our representative will warmly welcome you and assist with customs and immigration procedures. You'll be smoothly transferred to your hotel, where you can relax, unwind, and receive a personalized welcome briefing.


Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing

After a restful night and a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel, you'll embark on a comprehensive city tour of both Old Delhi and New Delhi. In Old Delhi, visit the magnificent Jama Masjid, explore the bustling streets of Chandni Chowk on a traditional cycle rickshaw ride, and pay your respects at Raj Ghat, the solemn memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. In New Delhi, your journey continues with visits to iconic landmarks like India Gate, Parliament House, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, and the grand presidential residence, Rashtrapati Bhavan. You'll also immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Chandni Chowk's bustling markets and savor local street food during a guided culinary tour.


Day 3: Delhi to Jabalpur - Bandhavgarh National Park (165kms)

After a delectable breakfast at your hotel, you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Jabalpur. Upon arrival in Jabalpur, you'll be greeted and driven to the mesmerizing Bandhavgarh National Park. Upon reaching the park, you'll check in at your wildlife lodge, which is nestled in the heart of the forest. You'll have time to relax and take in the natural surroundings.


Day 4: Bandhavgarh National Park

Your day in Bandhavgarh National Park begins with a pre-dawn wake-up call and a steaming cup of tea or coffee. You'll then embark on an exhilarating morning jeep safari in the tiger reserve. Accompanied by a knowledgeable naturalist, you'll explore the dense jungles and open meadows of Bandhavgarh in search of its most iconic residents, the Royal Bengal tigers. After the morning safari, you'll return to your lodge for a hearty breakfast. In the afternoon, another thrilling safari awaits, giving you the chance to encounter not only tigers but also a wide array of wildlife, including leopards, sambar deer, barking deer, langurs, and an impressive variety of bird species. As the day draws to a close, you'll return to your lodge to relax and share your wildlife sightings with fellow enthusiasts.


Day 5: Bandhavgarh National Park to Kanha National Park (215kms)

After breakfast at your Bandhavgarh lodge, you'll hit the road for a scenic drive to Kanha National Park. The journey takes you through picturesque landscapes, with opportunities to soak in the natural beauty of central India. Upon reaching Kanha, you'll check in at your luxurious jungle lodge. After a delicious lunch, you'll head out for your first game drive in Kanha, a sprawling wilderness famous for its significant tiger population. Your naturalist will accompany you on this adventure, sharing their insights into the park's wildlife and ecosystems. You'll return to the lodge in the evening, where a sumptuous dinner and tales of the jungle await.


Day 6: Kanha National Park

Your day in Kanha National Park begins with an early morning game drive, allowing you to witness the park's wildlife awakening to a new day. The cool, crisp air and golden sunlight create the perfect setting for wildlife photography. As the jungle comes alive with the calls of birds and the rustling of leaves, you'll set out in search of tigers, leopards, and other elusive creatures that call Kanha home. After the morning safari, you'll return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast and some leisure time to relax or explore the lodge's surroundings. In the afternoon, you'll head out for another game drive, deepening your understanding of Kanha's rich biodiversity. This park is not only known for its big cats but also for its diverse flora and fauna, including swamp deer (barasingha), gaur, wild dogs, and countless species of birds. After an exciting day of wildlife encounters, you'll return to your lodge for a delightful dinner and a well-deserved rest.


Day 7: Kanha National Park to Pench National Park (200kms)

Today, you'll embark on a scenic drive to Pench National Park after breakfast at your Kanha lodge. En route, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of central India and perhaps spot wildlife or vibrant birdlife. Upon reaching Pench, you'll check in at your beautiful jungle resort. After a delicious lunch, your afternoon game drive in Pench will introduce you to a new ecosystem and an array of wildlife. Pench is famous for its tiger sightings, and its varied landscapes, including teak forests, open grasslands, and serene riverine areas, offer diverse habitats for wildlife. Your naturalist will guide you through this captivating landscape, sharing their knowledge of the park's unique characteristics and inhabitants. Back at the lodge, you can relax by the campfire or swap stories with fellow travelers during dinner.


Day 8: Pench National Park

Your day in Pench begins with a morning game drive, allowing you to explore the park during the most active hours for wildlife. The jungle awakens with the songs of birds and the calls of various animals, creating a captivating atmosphere. During the safari, you may encounter tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and an abundance of bird species. Pench is a birdwatcher's paradise, with over 210 bird species recorded in the park. After the safari, you'll return to the lodge for breakfast and some relaxation time. In the afternoon, another game drive beckons, offering fresh opportunities for wildlife sightings. Pench National Park is known for its thriving populations of herbivores, which, in turn, attract predators like tigers and leopards. The diverse landscapes, including hilly terrain, dense forests, and open grasslands, make it a remarkable destination for wildlife enthusiasts. You'll return to the lodge in the evening, where you can share your experiences with fellow travelers and enjoy a delicious dinner.


Day 9: Pench National Park to Satpura National Park (200kms)

After a satisfying breakfast, you'll set off for Satpura National Park. Upon reaching Satpura, you'll check in at your unique eco-friendly lodge, nestled in the heart of the reserve. In the afternoon, you'll enjoy your first jeep safari in Satpura National Park, a lesser-visited gem known for its striking landscapes and diverse wildlife. The park's terrain includes meandering rivers, deep gorges, dense forests, and lush meadows. As you explore the park, you may spot Tigers, Leopards, Indian Bison (gaur), Sloth Bears, and numerous bird species. Your naturalist will share their insights into the park's unique ecology and help you interpret the signs and sounds of the wild. You'll return to your lodge in the evening, where you can unwind and enjoy a delicious dinner.


Day 10: Satpura National Park

Your day in Satpura begins with a morning jeep safari, offering you the chance to delve deeper into the park's wilderness. You'll explore the rugged terrain, meadows, and forests in search of elusive wildlife. Satpura National Park is famous for its healthy populations of Sloth Bears, Indian Gaurs, and leopards. The river that winds through the park is a prime spot for birdwatching and aquatic wildlife sightings. After the safari, you'll return to the lodge for breakfast and some leisure time. In the afternoon, another exciting game drive awaits, providing more opportunities to connect with the park's unique ecosystem. This park is known for its low-impact, eco-friendly tourism, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the wilderness without the crowds. You'll return to your lodge as the sun sets, and another delicious dinner will be served.


Day 11: Satpura National Park to Bhopal via Bhimbetka (190kms)

Today's journey takes you to Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. En route, you'll visit the Bhimbetka rock shelters, a UNESCO World Heritage site and an archaeological wonder known for its prehistoric cave paintings. These paintings provide insights into the art and culture of early human societies. Your journey continues to Bhojpur, where you'll see the impressive 11th-century Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. After these fascinating visits, you'll check in at your hotel in Bhopal. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city, relax, or engage in leisurely activities.


Day 12: Bhopal Sightseeing

Your day begins with a visit to Sanchi, another UNESCO World Heritage site and a prominent Buddhist pilgrimage destination. The site is famous for its ancient stupas, monasteries, and Ashoka Pillar, all of which depict the life and teachings of Buddha. Your guide will provide historical context and insight into the site's significance. Your journey continues to Udayagiri rock-shelters, famous for their prehistoric cave paintings. These artworks offer a glimpse into the creative expressions of early humans and their environment. In the afternoon, you'll return to Bhopal, where you can explore local markets, sample traditional cuisine, or simply relax at your hotel.


Day 13: Bhopal to Agra via Bhoj Wetland (Satabdi Train)

In the early morning, you'll visit the Bhoj Wetland, a Ramsar site known for its diverse birdlife. As you explore the wetland's tranquil surroundings, you can engage in birdwatching and immerse yourself in the serene natural environment. Later, you'll be transferred to the railway station to board the Satabdi Train to Agra. This comfortable train journey offers scenic views of the Indian countryside. Upon arriving in Agra, you'll check in at your hotel and have the evening at your leisure to relax or explore the city.


Day 14: Agra Sightseeing and Departure (210kms)

Your journey culminates with a visit to Agra's most iconic monument, the Taj Mahal. You'll start your day with a sunrise visit to this UNESCO World Heritage site, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. As you explore the Taj Mahal, you'll marvel at its breathtaking beauty, intricate marble inlay work, and the love story that inspired its construction. Afterward, you'll visit Agra Fort, a majestic red sandstone fortress that served as the residence of Mughal emperors. Its palaces, halls, and gardens offer a glimpse into India's rich history and architectural heritage. In the afternoon, you'll begin your journey back to Delhi, and upon arrival, you'll be dropped off at the airport for your departure flight.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 13 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.

- Total 12-Time shared Gypsy safari as per program in National Parks with naturalist.

- AC Train ticket Bhopal - Agra

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 13 nights accommodation

Delhi x 2 nights
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges

Bandhavgarh National Park x 2 nights
3* - Infinity Resort Tiger Trails Resort
4* - Lemon Tree Wild Life Resort/ Syna Tigir Resort
5* - Pugdundee Safaris - Kings Lodge/ Samode Safari Lodge

Kanha National Park x 2 nights
3* - Infinity Kanha Wilderness/Soulacia Kanha
4* - Kanha Jungle Camp/ Kipling Camp
5* - Kanha Earth Lodge/ Singinawa Jungle Lodge

Pench National Park x 2 nights
3* - The Riverwood Forest Retreat/ Jungle Home
4* - Pench Jungle Camp/ Tuli Veer Bagh Resort & Spa
5* - Pench Tree Lodge/ Tathastu Resorts

Satpura National Park x 2 nights
3* - Satpura Jungle Retreat/ Hotel Satpura Safari
4* & 5* - Denwa Backwater Escape/ Forsyth Lodge

Bhopal x 2 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 nights
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Radission Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5* - Trident Hotel/ Courtyard by Marriott

- Delhi - Jabalpur flight fare approx INR 6500 per person in economy class.

- 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.