INDIA WILDLIFE TOUR-19Days 18Nights
INDIA WILDLIFE TOUR is home to a large number and variety of animals. It is a hot-spot for biodiversity with its various ecosystems ranging from the Himalayas in the north to the evergreen rain-forest of the south, the desert sands of the west to the marshy mangroves of the east. India, lying within the Indomalaya ecozone, is home to about 7.6% of all mammalian, 14.7 Tuberculosis6% of avian (bird), 6.2% of reptilian, and 6.0% of flowering plant species. This richness in Indian wildlife has been celebrated since yesteryears: four of India’s national symbols display India’s mammals. As of 2018-19, there are 870 Protected Areas including 104 National Parks, 551 Wildlife Sanctuaries, 88 Conservation Reserves and 127 Community Reserves covering a total of 1,65,088.57 km2 of geographical area which is approximately 5.02% of the country.
ARRIVE DELHI On arrival at Delhi our representative meets you at the airport and assists you till your check in process at the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day2 DELHI In the morning go for a sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi), Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Jawaharlal Nehru) and Jama Masjid. Drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.
In the afternoon visit Qutub Minar (built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199), Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and Lakshminarayan Temple (a modern Hindu Temple). Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day3 DELHI - CORBETT NATIONAL PARK (270 KM) Morning drives to the Corbett national park, on arrival check in at the wildlife resort. After lunch we will take you for jeep safari into the National Park. Overnight stay at Wildlife Resort.
Corbett National park is known for its varied wildlife and as the site for the launching of Project Tiger. Corbett National Park was one of the nine tiger reserves created at the launch of the Project Tiger in 1973. The original area of the Corbett National Park was 323.75 sq km to which 197.07 sq km was added later. In 1991, an area of 797.72 sq km was added as buffer area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve. It area includes kalagarh forest division and Ramnagar forest division.
The Main animals found in the national park wildlife found in the Corbett National Park include the tiger, chital, sambar, nilgai, gharial, King Cobra, muntjac, wild boar, hedgehog, common musk shrew, flying fox, Indian Pangolin and nearly 600 species of birds.
Day4 CORBETT NATIONAL PARK - DHIKALA Morning jeep safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. After breakfast drive to Dhikala forest Lodge. Upon arrival check into the lodge. After lunch Jeep safari to the national park. Overnight stay at lodge.
Day5 DHIKALA - CORBETT NATIONAL PARK Morning Jeep safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Later after breakfast drive to Corbett National park. Upon arrival check into the Wildlife resort. Rest of the day free for own activity or at leisure. Overnight stay at resort.
Day6 CORBETT NATIONAL PARK - DELHI (270 KM) Morning jeep safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Return to the resort for breakfast, Afternoon drive back to Delhi. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAy7 DELHI - RANTHAMBORE (BY TRAIN) After breakfast transfer to Delhi Railway station for Ranthambore. Meet on arrival at Sawai Madhopur Railway station and transfer to hotel. Afternoon Jeep safari into the National Park. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day8 RANTHAMBORE Morning and Afternoon Jeep safari into the national park, to explore the rich Flora and Fauna of the Ranthambore National Park. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day9 RANTHAMBORE - BHARATPUR (BY TRAIN) Morning transfer to Sawai Madhopur Railway station for Bharatpur. Meet on arrival at Bharatpur Railway station and transfer to hotel. Afternoon Rickshaw ride at Bharatpur bird sanctuary. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day10 BHARATPUR - AGRA (55 KMS) Morning Rickshaw ride at Bharatpur sanctuary for searching different species of birds. Later drive to Agra. En-route visit Fatehpur sikri, Fatehpur Sikri was built between 1571 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour. Though the city is in ruins, it is a must visit place for those who visit Agra. On arrival at Agra check-in at hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day11 AGRA - UMARIA In the morning visit the famous Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed. Later visit Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Evening transfer to Agra Railway station for time to board train for Umaria. Overnight stay on board.
Day12 ARRIVE UMARIA - BANDHAVGARH (35 KM) Meet on arrival at Umaria Railway station and drive to Bandhavgarh National Park. On arrival check-in at hotel. Morning free to relax, in the afternoon we will take you for Jeep safari into the national park. Overnight stay at wildlife resort.
Bandhavgarh National Park: Bandhavgarh National Park is spread at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh National Park consists of a core area of 105 sq km and a buffer area of approximately 400 sq km of topography varies between steep ridges, undulating, forest and open meadows. Bandhavgarh National Park is known for the Royal Bengal Tigers. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India.
Bandhavgarh National Park was the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and at present is a famous natural hub for White Tigers. White Tigers, now a major attraction around the world's zoos, were first discovered in Rewa, not far from here. The terrain is broken, with rocky hill ranges, running roughly east west, interspersed with grassy swamps and forested valleys. Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the finest national park in the India and has the distinction of harboring the highest concentration of tigers per unit area of forest. The Bandhavgarh National Park is spread over on area of 448 sq km with a cross area of 105 sq km. At the center of the park is the bandhavgarh hill, rising 811 meters above sea level and surrounding it are a sloping valleys, these valleys end in small, swampy meadows locally known as "bohera".
DAy13 BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK Morning and Afternoon Jeep safari into the national park, to explore the rich Flora and Fauna of the Ranthambore National Park. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day14 BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK Morning and Afternoon Jeep safari into the national park, to explore the rich Flora and Fauna of the Ranthambore National Park. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day15 BANDHAVGARH - KANHA NATIONAL PARK (250 KM) Morning after breakfast at the resort drive to Kanha National Park. On arrival check in at the wildlife resort. Overnight at wildlife resort.
Day16 KANHA NATIONAL PARK Morning and Afternoon Jeep safari to exploration Kanha National Park. Overnight stay at wildlife resort.
Day17 KANHA NATIONAL PARK Morning and evening Jeep safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at wildlife resort
Day18 KANHA NATIONAL PARK - NAGPUR (270 KM) - DELHI Morning after breakfast at the resort, drive to Nagpur airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day19 DELHI DEPT Transfer to International Airport on time to catch your flight for onward destination.