National Parks, Forts and Palaces Package 14 Days

  Destinations

Delhi
Jaipur
Kanha
Bandhavgarh
Khajuraho
Orchha
Agra

  Highlights

Kanha Tiger Reserve
Amber Fort
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Taj Mahal
Jaipur
Khajuraho
Delhi

  Prices From

£1275.00

per person

  Accommodation

Justa The Residence at Panchsheel
Park Regis
Tuli Tiger Resort
Nature Heritage Resort
Syna Heritage
Amar Mahal
The Retreat
Pride Plaza
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Day 1
Arrive Delhi

Meeting and assistance upon arrival in Delhi and transfer to your hotel Overnight at Justa The Residence at Panchsheel

Meals:
On own basis today

Day 2
Delhi to Jaipur

After breakfast, depart by taxi for Jaipur. (Approx. 5hrs)Upon arrival, check in at hotel and have lunch (own basis).Jaipur was built in the 18th century. It is a planned city built with ancient Hindu rules as the colonial capital of a richly colourful state. It was made attractive with the pink wash - a traditional colour of welcome in 1853 in honour of the visit of Prince Albert. Evening visit to the Nahargarh Fort.

Meals:
Breakfast in Jaipur
Accomodation:
Overnight stay at Park Regis

Day 3
Jaipur

After breakfast, excursion to the magnificent Amber Fort.En-route, make a photo stop at the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). This is a five-storied building with a 25cm thick facade from the 18th Century having 953 windows and niches so that the ladies of the royal family could see the processions and events in the city without being visible to the people. Followed by a guided tour of the City Palace and the Observatory.

Meals:
Breakfast in Jaipur
Accomodation:
Overnight stay at Park Regis

Day 4
Jaipur to Jabalpur

After breakfast, take a morning walking tour of the local bazaars in Jaipur City. The most interesting spots on this walking tour are the flower market, the vegetable market and the wholesale spice market, rich in smells and colours. After spending time in the local markets, take a bicycle rickshaw and enjoy a ride through these vibrant bazaars. After lunch (on direct payment), transfer to Jaipur Railway Station to board the 2nd A/C overnight sleeper train for Jabalpur. (Depart Jaipur 1725 hrs. This train reaches Jabalpur at 0905 hrs the following morning) Packed evening meal will be provided to eat on the train.

Meals:
Breakfast in Jaipur
Accomodation:
Overnight in the air-conditioned train

Day 5
Jabalpur to Kanha

Arrival in Jabalpur. Transfer to hotel for a breakfast and freshen up. Drive to Kanha National Park. (Approx. 5 hrs).Check in at your jungle resort. Kanha's Sal and Bamboo Forests, with rolling grasslands and meandering streams stretch over 940 sq km in dramatic natural splendour, form the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The park is one of the few places to see the rare deer, the Barasingha (Cervus Duvaceli Branderi).Lunch at resort. Afternoon jeep safari.

Meals:
Breakfast in Jabalpur, lunch and evening meal in Kanha
Accomodation:
Overnight at Tuli Tiger Resort

Day 6
Kanha

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris to the National Park by exclusive jeeps

Meals:
Breakfast, lunch and evening meal in Kanha
Accomodation:
Overnight at Tuli Tiger Resort

Day 7
Kanha to Bandhavgarh

After the morning jeep safari drive and breakfast, drive to Bandhavgarh. (Approx 5 hrs). Upon arrival, check in at your jungle resort. Bandavgarh is a small, but very famous National Park. It is compact, yet full of game. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India. This is also White Tiger country. These have been found in the old state of Rewa for many years. 

Meals:
Breakfast & packed lunch from Kanha and evening meal in Bandhavgarh
Accomodation:
Overnight at Nature Heritage Resort

Day 8
Bandhavgarh

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris to the National Park by exclusive jeeps.

Meals:
Breakfast, lunch and evening meal in Bandhavgarh
Accomodation:
Overnight at Nature Heritage Resort

Day 9
Bandhavgarh to Khajuraho

Morning jeep safari. After breakfast at the resort, transfer to Khajuraho by taxi. (Approx 5 ½  hrs) Upon arrival in Khajuraho, check in at your hotel.

Meals:
Breakfast and packed lunch from Bandhavgarh
Accomodation:
Overnight at Syna Heritage

Day 10
Khajuraho to Orchha

Following breakfast at the hotel, visit the Eastern and Western Group of Temples. In the Western Group, the most important temple is the Kandariya Mahadeo. It is one of the largest and most typical of the Khajuraho Temples. Visit the Chaunsat Yogini Jain Temple - dedicated to the 64 "Yoginis " or attendants of Goddess Kali. This temple stands apart from the rest. Also see the Chitragupta or Bharatji Temple with a lovely sculpture of Lord Vishnu in his 11-headed form. Later, visit the Eastern Group of temples including the Ghantai Temple, Vamana Temple dedicated to the "Vamana" or dwarf incarnation of Lord Vishnu and the Javari Temple. There are also three Jain Temples with beautiful carvings and sculptures. Although these are Jain Temples, they also contain numerous Vaishnav deities. Drive to Orchha. (around 4 hrs) Upon arrival in Orchha, check in at hotel. 

Meals:
Breakfast in Khajuraho an evening meal in Orchha
Accomodation:
Overnight at the Amar Mahal

Day 11
Orchha to Jhansi to Agra

After breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Orchha. Orchha is a medieval city, teeming with palaces, temples and cenotaphs, dating back to the Bundela Dynasty. Lunch will be served at the hotel (on direct payment) before transferring to Jhansi Railway Station, to board the Shatabdi Express Train to Agra departing at 1830 hours. (approx 30 min drive and a 2 hr train journey).Arrive Agra around 2040 hrs and transfer to your hotel.Agra stands on the bank of the Yamuna River and was once the seat of the Mughal Rulers. A city enshrined in romance and famous for its beautiful medieval monuments. The passion of the Mughals for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world. 

Meals:
Breakfast in Orchha and snacks for the train journey
Accomodation:
Overnight stay at The Retreat

Day 12
Agra

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the city of Agra, which will include visiting the world famous Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. The Taj Mahal has been described as a poem in white marble. Built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Rabindranath Tagore calls it, "a teardrop on the cheek of time". Taj Mahal means "Crown Palace" and is in fact the most well- preserved and many argue, is architecturally the most beautiful tomb in the world! After lunch (on direct payment), visit the Agra Fort, built alongside the Yamuna River, stretching almost 2.5 km. This fort contains splendid palaces both in red sandstone and white marble. It was built by two generations of prolific master builders. Of the nearly 500 Akbari buildings built in the Bengal and Gujarati traditions, only a few have survived, arrayed in a band on the riverfront. Enjoy a Tonga ride (horse pulled cart) in Agra during the sightseeing tour. 

Meals:
Breakfast in Agra
Accomodation:
Overnight stay The Retreat

Day 13
Agra to Delhi

After breakfast drive to Delhi. (Approx 4½ hrs drive) Arrive in Delhi and proceed for a sightseeing tour of New Delhi. In the evening, after the sightseeing tour, visit a local Indian speciality restaurant for evening meal.

Meals:
Breakfast in Agra and evening meal at an Indian speciality restaurant
Accomodation:
Overnight at Pride Plaza, Aerocity

Day 14
Delhi International Airport

Breakfast and transfer to Delhi International Airport for your departure.


No. of travellers
Price (£)
2
Twin Share Basis
1615.00
3
1385.00
4
Twin Share Basis
1310.00
5
1480.00
6
Twin Share Basis
1385.00
7
1320.00
8
Twin Share Basis
1275.00

Single Room Supplement
372.00
1st Class A/C Train - Jaipur to Jabalpur
18.00
Packed dinner for two overnight train journeys
11.00
Umaid Mahal (Royal Deluxe Room) instead of Park Regis (Deluxe Room), per single room / night
29.00
Umaid Mahal (Royal Deluxe Room) instead of Park Regis (Deluxe Room), per person / night - twin
15.00
Crystal Sarovar Premium (Premier Taj Facing Room) instead of The Retreat (Deluxe Room), per single room / night
26.00
Crystal Sarovar Premium (Premier Taj Facing Room) instead of The Retreat (Deluxe Room). Per person / night - twin share
13.00

Price is based on the following hotels:

City
Hotel
Room
Nights
Delhi
Justa The Residence at Panchsheel
Superior Room
1
Jaipur
Park Regis
Deluxe Room
2
Kanha
Tuli Tiger Resort
Deluxe Cottage
2
Bandhavgarh
Nature Heritage Resort
Deluxe Cottage
2
Khajuraho
Syna Heritage
Super Deluxe Room
1
Orchha
Amar Mahal
Deluxe Room
1
Agra
The Retreat
Deluxe Room
2
Delhi
Pride Plaza
Deluxe Room
1

  • Price per person

  • Based on two people sharing

  • Kindly note that names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on using of these hotels and it is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey such confirmation to you. In the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available we shall book alternative accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction as applicable) to you.

  • Program and proposal is based on the requested dates, destinations and number of people (travelling together) and if there would be any change on said element in future, then it would affect per person cost and new cost will be advised with revised program and proposal based on new detail.

  • Please remember a visa is essential when visiting India

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation in the above mentioned hotels or similar and meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Air-conditioned AC car (for 02 & 03 people), AC Toyota Innova (04 people) & AC Tempo (05 people to 08 people) for all transfers & drives mentioned as per the above mentioned itinerary
  • Monument entrance fee and services of a monument guide for those places listed in Jaipur, Khajuraho, Orchha and Agra.
  • 02nd class overnight air-conditioned train from Jaipur to Jabalpur (Note; Please see above supplement for 01st class air-conditioned train journeys)
  • Air-conditioned executive chair car train from Jhansi to Agra
  • Tonga Ride in Agra
  • Total of 07 safaris drives (04 in Kanha National Park and 03 in Bandhavgarh National Park) with Forest Department guide and some may be with lodge naturalist, subject to availability and at the discretion of lodge manager. All safaris by exclusive jeep (using 01 jeep for up to 04 paying clients & 02 jeeps from 05 paying clients onwards till 08 paying clients).
  • All current Govt. applicable taxes

Price Does Not Include:

  • Any International or domestic airfare to/from India including International airport tax.
  • Meals not specified.
  • Any hotel accommodation & meals in Delhi on the last day
  • Accompanying escort OR naturalist
  • Camera fee wherever levied.
  • Any increase in airfares by the airlines in future.
  • Any increase in entrances and rail fares as per Government notifications in future.
  • Any additional taxes levied by the Government of India on the tourism sector in future.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as hard/soft drinks, laundry, phone/fax calls, tips etc.
  • Any item not mentioned in the price includes section.
  • Any increase in the entrance fee to the National Park. The price is based on the presently applicable entrance fee.
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
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