Wildlife, Heritage & Iconic Marvels: A Journey through Central India
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Explore the heart of India with our "Wildlife, Heritage & Iconic Marvels" tour. This 9-day adventure takes you on a journey through Central India, offering a blend of wildlife encounters, cultural heritage, and iconic landmarks. Witness the majestic tigers of Satpura National Park, delve into ancient history at Bhimbetka and Sanchi, admire the exquisite temples of Khajuraho, and explore the royal city of Gwalior. The tour culminates in the enchanting city of Agra, where the timeless beauty of the Taj Mahal awaits. Experience the essence of Central India's diverse landscapes and rich traditions on this extraordinary expedition.
Day 1: Nagpur - Satpura National Park
Upon your arrival at Nagpur airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you in transferring to Satpura National Park. Settle in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure, enjoying the serene surroundings and preparing for the wildlife adventures ahead.
Day 2: Satpura National Park
Start your day with an exhilarating morning safari in Satpura National Park. With its diverse flora and fauna, including tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and various bird species, the park offers an incredible wildlife experience. Afterward, return to the hotel for breakfast and some relaxation. In the afternoon, embark on another thrilling safari, exploring different parts of the park and increasing your chances of wildlife sightings.
Day 3: Satpura National Park - Bhimbetka - Bhojpur - Bhopal (190 km, 4-hour drive)
Leave Satpura National Park and drive to Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. En route, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bhimbetka, known for its prehistoric rock shelters with ancient cave paintings depicting early human life. Continue the journey to Bhojpur, renowned for the magnificent Bhojeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Explore the temple and its impressive architecture before reaching Bhopal. Check-in at the hotel and relax.
Day 4: Bhopal - Sanchi - Khajuraho (375 km, 7-hour drive)
Embark on a city tour of Bhopal, visiting its prominent landmarks such as the grand Taj-ul-Masjid, Shaukat Mahal, and the vibrant markets. Then, proceed to Sanchi, home to the iconic Sanchi Stupa. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site, marveling at the intricate carvings and Buddhist relics. Later, drive to Khajuraho, famous for its stunning temples adorned with intricate sculptures and carvings depicting various aspects of life. Check-in at the hotel and relax.
Day 5: Khajuraho - Panna National Park (25 km, 1-hour drive)
After breakfast, visit the magnificent temples of Khajuraho, known for their architectural splendor and intricate artwork. Explore the Western and Eastern Group of temples, marveling at the detailed carvings that depict gods, goddesses, celestial beings, and human life. In the afternoon, drive to Panna National Park, known for its rich biodiversity and tiger conservation efforts. Check-in at the hotel and spend the evening at your leisure.
Day 6: Panna National Park - Orchha (90 km, 2-hour drive)
Embark on an early morning safari in Panna National Park, where you can spot tigers, leopards, and other wildlife species in their natural habitat. After the safari, return to the hotel for breakfast and check-out. Proceed to the historic town of Orchha, known for its magnificent palaces, temples, and cenotaphs. Explore the Orchha Fort complex, including the Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, and Ram Raja Temple. Enjoy the evening strolling along the picturesque Betwa River. Check-in at the hotel and relax.
Day 7: Orchha - Gwalior - Agra (230 km, 5-hour drive)
Leave Orchha and drive to Gwalior, a city steeped in history and adorned with architectural wonders. Visit the magnificent Gwalior Fort, known for its grand structures and panoramic views of the city. Explore the Sas Bahu Temples and the iconic Jai Vilas Palace Museum, which showcases the rich culture and opulence of the Scindia dynasty. Afterward, continue your journey to Agra. Check-in at the hotel and relax.
Day 8: Agra
Start your day with a visit to the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Marvel at the architectural masterpiece and learn about the eternal love story behind its creation. Explore the Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors. Visit the beautiful Itmad-ud-Daulah, also known as the "Baby Taj," and Mehtab Bagh, offering stunning views of the Taj Mahal. Immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural heritage of Agra.
Day 9: Agra - Delhi (230 km, 4-hour drive)
After breakfast, drive to Delhi, the vibrant capital city of India. Upon arrival, embark on a city tour of both Old Delhi and New Delhi. Explore the historical attractions such as Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, and Khari Baoli Spice Market on a cycle rickshaw. Visit Raj Ghat, the memorial site of Mahatma Gandhi, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, and Lotus Temple. Enjoy a drive past the President House, Parliament, and India Gate. In the evening, bid farewell to the enchanting journey as you are transferred to Delhi airport or your desired location for your onward journey.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 9 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 8 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
Orchha x 1 nights
3* - Orchha Resort/ Amar Mahal
4* - Orchha Resort/ Amar Mahal
5* - Orchha Palace and Convention Centre
Agra x 2 nights
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Hotel Atulyaa Taj
4* - Radisson Hotel/ Holiday Inn
5* - Courtyard by Marriott/ Trident Hotel
- 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.