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Tiger Trails and Temple Treasures: Khajuraho to Nagpur

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Embark on the "Tiger Trails and Temple Treasures" journey starting from the historical marvels of Khajuraho, renowned for its exquisite temples and intricate carvings. Transition into the wilderness of Panna National Park, where diverse landscapes harbor a myriad of wildlife, including the majestic tiger. Continue to Bandhavgarh National Park, rich in both wildlife and ancient history, with its iconic Bandhavgarh Fort and captivating rock paintings. Journey onward to Kanha National Park, the real-life inspiration behind "The Jungle Book," offering expansive meadows, diverse ecosystems, and unparalleled wildlife encounters. Conclude your adventure in Nagpur, reflecting on the blend of cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and the thrilling experiences of India's wildlife sanctuaries. This tour promises a harmonious blend of India's rich cultural and natural treasures, ensuring memories to last a lifetime.


Day 1: Khajuraho Welcome

Upon landing at Khajuraho airport, our representative will greet you with a traditional welcome. After a smooth transfer to your hotel and refreshments, set out to explore the intricacies of Khajuraho's temples. Marvel at the Western Group of Temples, especially the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, a towering masterpiece adorned with sculptures that narrate tales from the ancient scriptures. The Lakshmana Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, showcases impeccable carvings of celestial beings and mythical creatures, while the Chausath Yogini Temple offers a circular design representing the cosmic order.


Day 2: Khajuraho to Panna National Park (45kms)

Post breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Panna National Park. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of your accommodation, which blends harmoniously with the surrounding wilderness. After lunch, gear up for an afternoon safari. Traverse through diverse habitats, from dense woodlands to open grasslands, which host a plethora of wildlife. Alongside tiger sightings, the park shelters the elusive Indian wolf, hyenas, wild boars, and a rich birdlife including the vibrant Indian Pitta and the majestic Malabar pied hornbill.


Day 3: Panna to Bandhavgarh National Park (230kms)

After a hearty breakfast, journey to Bandhavgarh National Park, where history and nature intertwine. After settling into your accommodation, venture out for an evening safari. Bandhavgarh, once a princely game reserve, is now a thriving ecosystem. The park's landscape is dotted with ancient temples, including the Bandhavgarh Fort, believed to be over 2000 years old. Spot the park's dominant tigers, often seen lounging near the ruins, and explore the caves adorned with ancient rock paintings depicting local folklore and legends.


Day 4: Bandhavgarh National Park Safari

Dawn beckons with the promise of wildlife encounters. Begin your day with an early morning safari, capturing the golden light filtering through the canopy and the park's residents in their natural habitat. Post breakfast, visit the local tribal communities to understand their symbiotic relationship with the forest. The afternoon safari reveals the park's diverse topography, with its sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows, and perennial streams. Besides tigers, the park is home to leopards, gaur, Indian wild dogs, and over 250 bird species.


Day 5: Bandhavgarh to Kanha National Park (250kms)

Today's journey transports you to Kanha National Park, the inspiration behind Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book." Upon arrival, visit the Kanha Museum, offering insights into the park's flora, fauna, and conservation efforts. Post lunch, head for a guided nature walk around your accommodation, learning about the park's unique ecosystem, medicinal plants, and local folklore. The evening can be spent interacting with park rangers, sharing stories around a bonfire, and understanding the park's conservation initiatives.


Day 6: Kanha National Park Adventure

Awaken to the melodious calls of birds, signaling the start of another thrilling day. Begin with a morning safari, exploring different zones of Kanha, each with its distinct flora and fauna. Visit the Banjar and Halon valleys, known for their panoramic views and biodiversity. Engage in a hands-on conservation workshop, planting a tree or participating in a wildlife monitoring session. Later, visit the Bamni Dadar, a popular sunset point, offering breathtaking views of the park's expansive meadows and the chance to spot the Indian bison or 'gaur.'


Day 7: Kanha to Nagpur Departure (280kms)

Before bidding adieu to Kanha, embark on a final safari, capturing the essence of the park in its golden morning glow. After breakfast, commence your journey back to Nagpur. En route, stop at a local tribal market, offering a colorful array of handicrafts, textiles, and organic produce. Arrive at Nagpur airport with ample time to catch your flight, reminiscing about your enriching journey filled with wildlife encounters, cultural insights, and the breathtaking beauty of India's diverse landscapes.

- 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.

- 1-Time shared Gypsy safari in Gir National Park with naturalist.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 7 nights accommodation

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

Kanha National Park x 3 nights
3* - Infinity Kanha Wilderness/ Soulacia Kanha
4* - Kanha Jungle Camp/ Bagh Villas Jungle Camp & Spa
5* - Banjaar Tola - A Taj Safari

- 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.