Delhi-Jaipur-Ranthambore-Bharatpur- Agra – Umaria-Bandhavgarh-Delhi
If wildlife viewing means luxury to you then Indian Wildlife Tour by Luxo India is a perfect option for you. A well-planned tour package of 13 nights and 14 days not only offers you a chance to partake in wildlife viewing at some of the best wildlife reserves but also lets you explore some very well-known destinations and attractions in India. During the itinerary, you visit popular reserves like Ranthambore and Bandhavgarh national parks. You also indulge in sightseeing in Delhi, Jaipur, Agra etc.
Arrival in Delhi
After arriving at the Delhi airport, meet a Luxo India representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to your pre-booked 5-star property hotel. Once you complete the check-in formalities at your hotel, the rest of the day is free for you to indulge in activities of your interest. You can spend the day-shopping in the popular malls, tasting the spicy street food, exploring the nearby locations, having a little chit-chat with the locals, avail the facilities of the hotel and so on. Stay overnight in Delhi.
The second day of the tour is for a full day city tour. In the first half, you cover the major tourist attractions of Old Delhi including Jama Masjid and Red Fort. Enjoy a rickshaw in the bylanes of colourful Chandni Chowk is a must for an amazing experience. Thereafter, you visit the main attraction of New Delhi including the India Gate and the Qutub Minar. During sightseeing, you drive past popular buildings like President’s House and the Parliament. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Delhi – Jaipur (280 km)
Day 3, post breakfast is for beginning the road journey to Jaipur. After arriving in the Pink City, the capital of royal Rajasthan, get an assisted transfer to your hotel. Your stay is at one of the most sought-after luxury properties of the city. Now the afternoon and the evening is at leisure for you to indulge in leisure activities. Savour the authentic Rajasthani food, visit the popular city markets to splurge on shopping, interact with the locals and so on. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
The day, post breakfast is for partaking in sightseeing in Jaipur. In the morning, enjoy a ride on the elephant’s back, once you explore the Amber Fort, placed on the outskirts of the city. Perched on a hilltop, erected by Raja Man Singh I, it houses a number of structures including the Sheesh Mahal, Ganesh Pol, Diwan-i-Am, Sila Devi temple etc. While returning, you drive past the Hawa Mahal, also called the Palace of Winds. In the afternoon, visit the City Palace-the seat of Maharaja of Jaipur. This property consists of Mubarak Mahal, Maharani Palace, Govind Dev Ji temple, Chandra Mahal and more. The Museum in the complex houses a collection of Mughal and Rajput armoury, Rajasthani costumes, carpets, miniature paintings, and much more. The next visit is to the Jantar Mantar, the Royal Observatory, which was built in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh. Overnight in Jaipur.
Jaipur – Ranthambhore National Park (166 km)
On the 5th day of the tour, post-breakfast, hit the road to go to Ranthambore National park. After reaching the park, complete the check-in formalities at your pre-booked luxury wildlife resort. Ranthambore national park, located in Sawai Madhopur, is one of the largest national parks in North India. Spread in an area of around 400 square kilometer, it is quite popular for its good population of tigers. Have lunch at your lodge. This is followed by a jeep safari inside the park to view the exotic wildlife in the park. Thereafter, post dinner, have a good night’s sleep in your resort.
Days 6 and 7 are scheduled for all the three meals at the lodge and 2 visits inside the park, in the morning and then in the evening. During the jeep safari, you are accompanied by an English speaking Naturalist. Enjoying spotting several animal and avifauna species such as tiger, white boar, spotted deer, sambar, hulman, hyena, sloth bear, chital, and so on. Viewing the wildlife roaming freely in their natural surroundings is going to be really thrilling. Do not miss visiting the Ranthambore Fort, placed inside the park. Once at the top of the fort, enjoy a 360 degree of the park. Stay overnight in Ranthambore.
Ranthambore - Bharatpur
On the 8th day of the tour, enjoy an early morning game drive inside the park. Later, have hot and tasty breakfast at your lodge. After this, you get an assisted transfer to your railway station to get on-board your AC train to Bharatpur. Once you reach Bharatpur railway station, hit the road to go to the Mughal city of Agra (40 km). On the way, halt at Fatehpur Sikri, that is around 15 km away. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1569. Once inside the walled city, explore its structures such as Diwan-i-am, Diwan-i-Khas, Hawa Mahal, Jodha Bai’s Palace, Panch Mahal, and so on. Later, continue your drive in your chauffeur-driven luxury car to Agra. Upon arrival, complete the check- in at your luxury hotel.
Agra - Umaria
On day 9 of the tour, after breakfast, leave the comforts of your room to indulge sightseeing. The first visit of the day is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Agra Fort, which houses several magnificent structures within its boundary. Once inside, explore Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, Jahangir’s Palace, Sheesh Mahal, Musamman Burj etc. the next visit is to the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The construction of this white-marble mausoleum took 22 years. Later, in the afternoon, get transferred to the Railway station to board the train for Umaria. Overnight on-board the AC train.
Arrive Umaria – Bandhavgarh (32 km)
Early morning arrival at Umaria. Assisted transfer to Bandhavgarh. On arrival, check-in at your luxury wildlife resort. Located in Madhya Pradesh, this wildlife park is one of the most popular ones in India. It is also famous for a high density of tiger popular. After completing the check-in formalities, have lunch, which is followed by an elephant or a jeep safari inside the park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay.
Days 11-13 are fixed for some amazing experiences of wildlife viewing inside the park. You enjoy all three meals at the Lodge. The days are fixed for morning and afternoon safari inside the park, accompanied by an English speaking Naturalist. During wildlife safari inside the park, you enjoy spotting several exotic animal as well as bird species such as Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Nilgai, Four-horned antelope, tiger, sloth bear, leopard, along with around 37 avifauna species. Apart from wildlife, Bandhavgarh fort is another attraction, which is a must-visit, which was last inhabited in the year 1935. Days 11 and 12 are for overnight stay at Bandhavgarh luxury resort. On the night of day 13, you get an assisted transfer to the Umaira railway station to board an overnight AC train for New Delhi.
On arrival at the Delhi railway station, meet a Luxo India representative for an assisted transfer to your pre-booked luxury hotel. After completing the check-in formalities, relax for sometime in your spacious, well-decorated room. Later, in the afternoon, you can indulge in leisure activities of your interest. You may meet the Director -Project Tiger, in his office, depending on his availability. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a nice restaurant. Dinner is followed by an assisted transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.