Duration: 18 Nights / 17 Days
Places to visit: Delhi - Agra - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Mumbai
Departure by regular line flight to Delhi. Arrival at Delhi, the modern and ancient capital of India, a mixture of ancient legends and modernity in its corners. Transfer to hotel. Accommodation in Delhi.
Breakfast. Morning visit Old Delhi, the Raj Ghat, Gandhi mausoleum, Chandni Chowk, very famous market of the capital, Jamma Masjid, the great mosque and panoramic Red Fort. In the afternoon we visit New Delhi where we see the Qutub Minar, the world's tallest minaret, view of the Gateway of India, Rastrapati Bhawan, the presidential palace, and Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple Sikh Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Accommodation in Delhi.
Breakfast. Departure to Jaipur, the "Pink City of Rajasthan". Overnight at hotel. In the afternoon, we tour the city, starting with a photo stop at the Hawa Mahal, known internationally as the "Palace of the Winds", the City Palace, interesting architecture and Jai Singh Observatory, Bazaars and Museum Albert Hall, with a large collection of Rajasthani culture and history. Then Aarti attend a ceremony at the Birla Temple. Accommodation in Jaipur.
Breakfast. Morning excursion to Amber Fort, access elephant (subject to availability) or failing jeep. El Fuerte is a romantic and classical palace of Rajasthan Kanchwaha dynasty who ruled the region from the seventh century until the twelfth. Return to Jaipur. In the afternoon, they are free to explore the city and its bazaars. Accommodation in Jaipur.
Breakfast. Drive to Ranthambore. Overnight at hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a safari in the Ranthambore National Park, declared a wildlife sanctuary, then with Project Tiger, a National Park and also considered one of the best places in the world to observe the tiger in its natural habitat. Dinner and overnight at Ranthambore.
Departure at dawn to take a safari through the park. Ranthambore, located on the plateau between Banas and Chambal rivers has many lakes and initially was the private hunting ground of the Maharajah of Jaipur. Today it is a protected area and home to leopards, wild boars, sloth, Chinkara gazelles, jackals, marsh crocodiles, antelopes, Indian hares, deer, mongoose and others. It also has a variety of birds, around 272 species of birds such as storks, ducks, geese, eagles and elegant presence Peacock. The vegetation in the park is mainly deciduous, adapted to the dry climate of the area with a range of about 300 species. Return to hotel. Free time. Lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon, we will go to the park in search of the Royal Bengal Tiger. Dinner and overnight at Ranthambore.
Breakfast. Drive to Bharatpur, arrival and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its bird sanctuary. It was hunting ground of the Maharajah of Bharatpur, now in its 29 square kilometers has 360 species, one of the largest in the world. Dinner and overnight at Bharatpur.
Breakfast. Departure for Fatehpur Sikri, also known as the "Ghost City" (access to the monument on tuk tuk). The ancient capital of the Empire was built by Emperor Akbar in honor of the Muslim saint Sheikh Salim Chishti. Continue to Agra, arrival and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Taj Mahal, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the XVII century for his wife Mumtaz Mahal as a sign of his eternal love. The transfer from the non-motorized area will be held in Tonga. The Taj Mahal is a spectacular and romantic monument of Mughal architecture. World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983 and one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World and the Red Fort, built by Emperor Akbar. Overnight Agra.
Breakfast. Transfer to the train station to leave for Jhansi, then arrival and drive to Khajuraho, Orchha visiting on the way, interesting little city full of palaces, mansions and temples. Continue to Khajuraho and transfer to hotel. Accommodation eh Khajuraho.
Breakfast. Visit the set of medieval Hindu temples and largest Jain of India, some of the most spectacular in the country. Constitute a jewel of the area and are a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, built between the tenth and eleventh centuries, by the Chandela, they are characterized by erotic carvings and sculptures. Drive to Bandhavgarh, arrival and transfer to hotel. Accommodation in Bandhavgarh.
Early morning departure for a safari through the National Park that was initially private hunting reserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and now with an area of 448 km2 save species such as tigers, leopards, sloth bears, deer, wild boar and numerous species birds like doves green crest snake eagles, vultures, among others. The park also has a strong 2,000 years old and cave shrine. Return to hotel. Breakfast. Free time. Lunch. In the afternoon, return to Bandhavgarh to visit the reserve. Accommodation in Bandhavgarh.
Early morning departure to the park for the third safari through the jungle Bandhavgarh. Return to hotel. Breakfast. Free time. Lunch. In the afternoon departure for exploring this valuable nature reserve. Accommodation in Bandhavgarh.
Breakfast. Drive to Kanha, a scenario that inspired Kipling to his stories of "Jungle Book" and a reserve of fauna and flora as rich as that of the African Conservation Area Ngorongoro. Free afternoon. Dinner and lodging in Kanha.
Early morning departure for a safari in Kanha National Park since 1955 it has 22 different species of mammals including axis deer, wild boars, antelopes, and of course languores tigers. It is also one of the most appropriate places for bird watching as it boasts some 230 species. Return to hotel. Breakfast. Free time. Lunch. In the afternoon, we continue to visit the park. Dinner and lodging in Kanha.
Breakfast. Nagpur airport shuttle for flight to Mumbai. Overnight at hotel. Accommodation in Mumbai.
Breakfast. City tour, the Flora Fountain, the unstoppable Dhobhi Ghat laundry center and Victoria train station. Free afternoon. Dinner. Transfer to airport for return.
Departure by plane