Day 01: Arrival to Delhi + New Delhi sightseeing
After arrival to Delhi a full day city tour of New Delhi - Kutub Minar (UNESCO), the biggest brick minaret in the world with complex of buildings in early Afghan architecture. The Lotus temple, the beautiful blooming Lotus flower shaped building. Humayun´s Tomb (UNESCO), the unique example of Mughal architecture. The India Gate and drive around Government buildings. In the evening optional visit of the Red Fort to experience its famous Sound & Light Show. Overnight.
Day 2: Old Delhi sightseeing
After breakfast a full day city tour in Old Delhi – great Friday Mosque, Red fort (UNESCO) a short walk in Chandi Chowk square. Raj Ghat – place where body of Mahatma Gandhi was burnt. Shopping activities in a local market or other optional program according to your wish. Overnight.
Day 3: Delhi – Agra –Taj Mahal
Breakfast. Transfer from Delhi to Agra. After arrival a city tour of Agra, former settlement of Mughal Emperors with its Red fort (UNESCO) and the monumental tomb of Emperor Akbar (UNESCO). In the afternoon visit to most famous tomb and symbol of love Taj Mahal (UNESCO), overnight.
Day 4: Agra - Orchha
After breakfast, a transfer by morning train to Jhansi, a short transfer to Orchha, accommodation in a hotel. In the afternoon a half day city tour of the historical city Orchhalying on a rocky island in a meander of the River Betwa, a former royal settlement of the Bundela kings. Today it is a terrific example of rajputi bundela architecture. You will have free time afterwards to stroll the few streets or walk along the river. You may spend the evening taking in the puja ceremony on the river bank. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 5: Orchha – Khajuraho
After breakfast transfer to Khajuraho. In the afternoon a half day sightseeing tour of Khajuraho (UNESCO) with the famous temple complex with erotic scenes, so called „Kama sutra carved into stones“. The ancient temples are one of the oldest in India and belong to the most beautiful examples of temple art in the world same as they belong between „Wonders of India. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 6: Khajuraho - Panna National Park
After breakfast, a transfer to Panna National Park situated in the Indian state Madhya Pradesh. This region is famous for its diamond industry and is also home to some of the best wildlife species in India. After arrival, accommodation in wildlife resort/lodge. In the afternoon, a Jeep safari into the park which is among the best tiger reserves in the country. There you will have your first opportunity to catch your first glimpse of the majestic, but very elusive, Indian tiger. In the park you can spot also other animals like antelopes, deer, sloth bears, vultures etc. We spend the tonight right beside the banks of the beautiful fast-flowing River Ken in a natural lodge. There is an optional night safari and overnight in the camp.
Day 7: Panna NP - Bandhavgarh NP
After breakfast, a transfer to Bandhavgarh National Park and continue on the Tiger Trail. Bandhavgarh is truly one of India’s magnificent wildernesses with a relative abundance of tigers compared to other National Parks increasing our chances of spotting that elusive animal. There are also so many other interesting wild species and birds to see so you will not be disappointed. After arrival, accommodation in a lodge and overnight.
Day 8: Bandhavgarh National Park
Early morning, a Jeep safari in the park to spot a tiger or other interesting animals. After the safari, we return to the lodge for breakfast and time to relax. In the afternoon, you will enjoy an elephant safari and long elephant ride while observing the surrounding nature. Overnight in the lodge.
Day 9: Bandhavgarh NP - Kanha NP
After breakfast, a continuation on your spectacular wildlife journey to Kanha National Park. The Park is among the most spectacular, protected wildlife reserves of India and arguably one of the best places in the world to spot the endangered tiger in the wild. You will also find several other mammals, reptiles and birds. Of special interest is the largest ox in the world - the Gaur - and the Central Indian race of the Swamp Deer. Overnight in the lodge.
Day 10: Kanha National Park
Early morning, an elephant safari and long elephant ride while observing the surrounding nature. The forest depicted in the famous novel by Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book is thought by some to be based on the jungles including this reserve. After the safari, we return to lodge for breakfast and time to relax. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a Jeep safari in the park to spot a tiger or other interesting animals. Overnight in the lodge.
Day 11: Kanha NP – Nagpur – Delhi
After breakfast, a departure to Nagpur to catch the afternoon flight to Delhi. In the evening arrival in Delhi and transfer to the hotel or to the international airport for you connecting flight.
Delhi - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - NP Panna - Bandhavgarh NP - Kanha NP