Wild Heritage Tour
Duration: 10 Nights & 11 Days
Destination: New Delhi – Agra – Khajuraho – Panna – Bandhavgarh – Kanha – Pench – Nagpur- New Delhi
Day 01: Arrive at Delhi
Arrive at Delhi International Airport. Wildlife Destination representative will meet you and assist you in getting transferred to your pre-booked hotel, check-in to the hotel room. Rest of the day will be at leisure .Stay overnight at the Hotel.
Delhi - the capital of India, is a fascinating city with complexities and contradictions, beauty and dynamism, where the past co-exists with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. Delhi is not only the present metropolis of India but also a Necropolis. Because of its location, being on the banks of the river Yamuna, many cities have risen and fallen over the last five millenniums.
Day 02: Delhi
Early morning breakfast. After having your breakfast, go for the full day sightseeing tour of the city. Later come back to the hotel and stay overnight at the hotel.
Morning: Visit to the Old City of Delhi to see the historic Red Fort and the Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque from the outside. See the colorful bazaar of Chandni Chowk and take a cycle rickshaw ride through the back streets of Old Delhi to get a firsthand experience of the hustle and bustle of this traditional city. This ride through the small by-lanes will be most fascinating.
Return to the en-route doing a tour of New Delhi visiting the Qutab Minar, a tower of victory built in the 12th century and India Gate - the war memorial. Drive past the Rashtrapathi Bhawan, the residence of the President of India, the houses of Parliament and the Government Secretariat buildings.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra (203 kms. approx. 4 hrs drive)
After breakfast get driven to Agra. En-route visit Sikandra: The worthy monument here is the tomb of Akbar which shows an interesting fusion of Hindu & Muslim art and architecture reflecting the spirit of the emperor himself. On arrival in Agra check-in at the hotel. Afternoon visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - The Monument of love, built by Mogul Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine the mortal remains of his queen Mumtaj Mahal. Also visit Agra Fort dominated by red sandstone construction & houses the beautiful Pearl Mosque and other noteworthy structures. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays
Day 04: Agra – Jhansi – Khajuraho
After breakfast get driven to railway station and enjoy a short train rides in the morning to Jhansi, in Air-conditioned chair car. Transfer by car to Khajuraho (190 kms / 4 hrs) visiting Orchha en route. Khajuraho is famous for its 10th century Chandela dynasty temples and their erotic sculpture. On arrival, transfer to hotel. In the Afternoon visit 10th century Chandela temples. The Western Group of Temples includes the temples of Kandariya Mahadeo and Chuansat Yogini. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Khajuraho – Panna National Park (35 kms. / 01 hr.)
After breakfast get driven to Panna National Park is situated along the River Ken. The park is famous for large cats. The park also houses Tiger, Nilgai, Indian Crocodile, Long Snouted Gharial, Sloth Bear, Wolf, Chital, and Sambar. On arrival full day visit the park. Stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 06: Panna – Bandhavgarh (200 Kms/ 05 Hrs.)
After breakfast get driven to Bandhavgarh National Park. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Apart from Tiger, Bandhavgarh has Chinkara, Nilgai, Chausingha, Jakal, Rhesus Monkey, Langur, Porcupine Ratels, Sloth Bear, Wolf, Chital, and Sambar etc. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Bandhavgarh
Morning and evening jungle excursion to explore the wildlife, flora and fauna within the national park. Stay overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Bandhavgarh – Kanha (250 Kms. / 06 Hrs.)
After breakfast get driven on to Kanha National Park. Drive deep into this sanctuary surrounded by tall Sal trees forest. On arrival, transfer to Kanha Jungle Resort for overnight stay.
Day 09: Kanha
Morning and evening jungle excursion, nature walks and Elephant rides in the National Park to observe the large herds of the rare Barasingha and Swamp deer. Stay overnight at the resort.
Day 10: Kanha – Pench (approx 200 Kms. / 4 ½ hrs.)
Morning Jungle excursion, where you can go into the interiors of the deep Sal and Bamboo forests. Afternoon drive to Pench National Park situated along the border of Maharashtra. The National park is named after "Pench" river which flows through the park & provides a playground for water bird. The main wildlife of the park is Tiger, Leopard, gaur, Chital, Sambhar, Nilgai, Wild Pig, mountjac, four horned antelope crocodile and fresh water turtle. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the park and stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 11: Pench – Nagpur (93 Kms / 02 Hrs.) – Delhi – Onward Destination
Morning game viewing at the Park. Later drive to Nagpur to connect flight for Delhi. On arrival, transfer to international airport to connect flight for onward destination.
End of Program/ Services Check In/ Out at all hotels as 12 Noon.