Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Kathmandu - Chitvan
Apotpourri of india's rich heritage. The chivalry of the Rajputs splendors of the Taj, exotic sculptures of khajuraho and the eternal city of Vanarasi on the banks of the holy river Ganges,contrasted with its rich flora and fauna, catch a glimpse of the great indian tiger, wild elephants, bison, deer and the wide variety of birds in their natural habitat. Kathmandu is the capital city of the Hindu Kingdom and Shangri la of the east, Nepal. It is situated in the huge valley at the foot of Mt. Everest. Your senses will soar as you drink in the panoramic vistas of the holy Himalayas.
DAY 01 : Delhi / Jaipur (4 hrs.)
Drive to Jaipur stopping enroute at Amber Fort for a tour of the hill top fort on elephants back. Check into Palace hotel. Post lunch tour of city palace, observatory and palace of wind, Evening view puppet show. Overnight Jaipur.
DAY 02 : Jaipur / Ranthambore (3 hrs.)
After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Ranthambore arriving by lunch. Check in to jungle resort. Post lunch jeep tour of the park with naturalist. Evening view tiger film as you enjoy a bonfire dinner. Overnight Ranthambore.
DAY 03 : Ranthambore / Bharatpur ( 06 hrs.)
Drive to Bharatpur bird sanctuary via a brief stopover at Karauli palace for lunch. Check into forest lodge/palace. Evening rickshaw/canoe tour of the sanctuary to view a variety of migratory birds including the rare Siberian crane. Overnight Bharatpur.Tiger, India Holiday Tour
DAY 04 : Bharatpur / Agra ( 02 hrs.)
Morning is free for bird watching and view wildlife on a cycle rickshaw. Later drive to Agra via the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Check into hotel. Post lunch tour of the Taj Mahal and the fabulous Agra fort. Overnight in Agra.
DAY 05: Agra/ Khajraho
Morning tour of Itmad-ul-ullah. Later board afternoon flight to Khajuraho or train to Jhansi & drive to Khajuraho. Transfer to hotel. Evening tour of famous Southern group of the Chandela temples. Overnight in Khajuraho.
DAY 06: Khajuraho / Varanasi
Morning tour of eastern group of temples. Later board afternoon flight to Varanasi. Transfer to hotel. Evening boat cruise on the Ganges to view ghats. Overnight in Varanasi.
DAY 07:Varanasi/ Kathmandu
Half day city tour of temples and Sarnath. Post lunch flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 08: Kathmandu
Half day tour of city palace, Patan and swayambhunath. Evening view Nepalese cultural dances. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Temple KathmanduDAY 09: Kathmandu / Chitwan
Fly to Chitwan National Park. Transfer to Jungle lodge. The park is known for its tiger and rhino sightings. Safaries are conducted on elephant back, canoes and land rovers. Overnight Jungle Lodge.
DAY 10: Chitwan National Park
Morning and evening jungle safari. Overnight Lodge.
DAY 11: Chitwan / Delhi
Fly to Kathmandu for connecting flight to Delhi.
Optio and Extensions :
1. Overnight camel safari / balloon safari from Samode.
2. More options available with tribals of Chattisgarh instead of Nepal.
3. Royal Mughal durbar night samode. Cocktails and dinner with the Royal family.
4. Pokhra with trekking options.
5. Overnight at Gwalior or Orchha enroute to Khajuraho from Agra by rood.
Possible and Variatins :
1. Delhi / Samode / Jaipur / Bharatpur / Agra / Khajuraho / Kanha / Delhi.
2. Delhi / Jaipur / Agra / Khajuraho / Varanasi / Kathmandu / Chitwan National Park / Delhi.
3. Delhi / Jaipur / Agra / Gwalior / Kanha / Chatiisgarh tribal. Areas / Bandavgarh / Khajuraho / Varanasi / Delhi.
Best Time : September to April.