Duration: 12 nights / 13 days
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Sariska - Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Bharatpur - Agra - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho
Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel.
After breakfast, tour the historic city of old Delhi to include the magnificent Red Fort, Jama Masjid largest mosque in Asia, both built by Shahjahan, Rajghat - memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, the "Father of the Nation". Afternoon, tour of New Delhi to include Humanyun Tomb, Qutab Minar, India Gate, Birla Mandir, Bahai Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Leave Delhi after breakfast reaching Sariska (239 km/5 hrs) by lunch. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon jungle drive, place is well known for Sambars, Cheetals, Blue bulls, Spotted deers, Wild boards in addition to Tigers & Leopards. Sariska is set in the rugged Aravali Hills - one of the old mountain ranges Overnight at hotel.
At Sariska, jeep safari of park Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur (111 kms / 3hrs). Enroute visit Amber Fort, once the capital of Kachwahas before they moved to their newly built capital in Jaipur. This is the only fort where still one can go by the elephant back even today like a Maharaja. Overnight in hotel.
Morning after breakfast, tour of the city including City Place, Hawa Mahal. Astronomical Observatory and drive by the Pink City bazaars. Afternoon, drive to Ranthambhore (160 kms/3 hrs &30 mins). Overnight at hotel.
At Ranthambhore - jeep safari to the jungle. Overnight at hotel.
Drive to Bharatpur for Keoladeo national Park known for the migratory birds even as far as from Siberia. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening cycle rickshaw tour of the sanctuary and see the birds including the rare Siberian cranes. Overnight at hotel.
Morning, visit the sanctuary and see birds. After late breakfast drive to Fatehpur Sikri, (25 kms/45 mins) the deserted capital built by Akbar which was abandoned due to lack of water. See Darbar-e-Aam, Palaces Panch Mahal and Tansen Seat etc. Late afternoon visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. Overnight at Hotel.
Morning visit Taj Mahal to see it in different light. Late morning catch train to Jhansi. Arrive and drive to Khajuraho. Arrive and check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Morning tour of Chandela dynasty temples famous for their spectacular sculptures and erotic carvings.Later drive to Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (270 kms/6 hrs). On arrival transfer to the hotel - The Jungle Lodge. Evening visit Park and jeep safari. Overnight at hotel.
At Bandhavgarh - jungle exploration on elephant back. Overnight at hotel.
Drive back to Khajuraho (270 kms / 6 hrs) to connect flight to Delhi and on arrival, transfer to international airport for flight to onward destination.
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