Taj, Temple & Tiger Safari Tour Package 09 Days

  Destinations

Delhi
Agra
Umaria
Bandhavgarh
Khajuraho
Jhansi

  Highlights

Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Khajuraho Temples
Bandhavgarh N.P.
Orchha

  Prices From

£905.00

per person

  Accommodation

The Retreat
Night on the Train
Nature Heritage Resort
Syna Heritage Hotel
Hotel City Park
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Agra - Agra famous for the magnificent Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. The Taj Mahal is an exquisite masterpiece in white marble. Built in 1648 by the famous Shah Jahan in memory of his late wife Mumtaz Mahal. Both the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort lie in close proximity to each other on the banks of the Yamuna River.

Bandhavgarh - Bandhavgarh is one of India’s most exciting tiger reserves. The famous Bandhavgarh National Park is well known for its wonderfully rich wildlife, boasting a beautiful range of diverse habitats. As well as being one of India’s top tiger reserves. Bandhavgarh is also extremely popular with bird watchers, as it has superb raptor possibilities.

Khajuraho - Khajuraho is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Central India. Khajuraho is a famous tourist and archaeological site known for its intricately sculptured ‘erotic’ temples. Of the 85 original temples, most are constructed of hard river sandstone and about 20 are still reasonably well preserved.

Day 1
Delhi - Agra

Meeting and assistance upon your arrival in Delhi and transfer to Agra by A/C vehicle (approx 5 hrs) Evening will be spent at your leisure, relaxing at your hotel. Overnight in Agra. 

Meals:
Payable directly today.
Accomodation:
The Retreat.

Day 2
Agra and overnight train to Katni

Agra stands on the bank of the Yamuna River. 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. At sunrise, visit the world famous Taj Mahal. 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. Following breakfast at your hotel, visit the extensive 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. Later in the afternoon you’ll be transferred to Agra train station in good time to board the Mahakoshal Express Train 2nd class A/C sleeper carriage, departing at 19:18 hours. Overnight on the train – pillow, sheet and blanket are provided by the train staff. Lunch and dinner are payable directly today as there are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Agra and you can be guided by your driver. A supplement is available for a packed evening meal for the train.

Meals:
Breakfast

Day 3
Katni to Bandhavgarh

Your train is scheduled to arrive at Katni Train Station at 07:05 hrs, where you will be met by your driver and driven by A/C vehicle to Bandhavgarh. Check in at your lodge. Afternoon jeep safari drive.

Meals:
Breakfast, lunch and evening meal at the resort.
Accomodation:
Nature Heritage Resort.

Day 4
Bandhavgarh

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris inside the National Park.

Meals:
Breakfast, lunch and evening meal in the resort.
Accomodation:
Nature Heritage Resort.

Day 5
Bandhavgarh

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris inside the National Park.

Meals:
Breakfast, lunch and evening meal in the resort.
Accomodation:
Nature Heritage Resort.

Day 6
Bandhavgarh to Khajuraho

Morning jeep safari drive. Either with packed, or hot lunch, you’ll be driven (approx. 5 ½ hours) by A/C vehicle to Khajuraho. Check in at your hotel. Evening meal is payable directly today.

Meals:
Breakfast, lunch or packed lunch from Bandhavgarh.
Accomodation:
Syna Heritage Hotel, Khajuraho.

Day 7
Khajuraho

Following breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a half day visit to the Eastern and Western Group of Khajuraho Temples with your local guide. Spend the remainder of the day exploring locally in the town (on own). Lunch and evening meal are payable directly today.

Meals:
Breakfast
Accomodation:
Syna Heritage Hotel

Day 8
Khajuraho to Orchha to Jhansi to Delhi

After breakfast, drive to Orchha, (around 4 hrs). Here you will visit another spectacular set of temples. Orchha is a medieval city, teeming with palaces, temples and cenotaphs, dating back to the Bundela Dynasty.  It is possible to visit the Orchha Temples free of charge (without needing a monument guide). From here you will be able to visit Jahangir Mahal Palace in Orchha and the entrance fee and a local guide for the palace are included. From Orchha Palace the drive to Jhansi, which will take approximately one hour. The best place to have lunch locally (payable directly) is in Orchha at the Hotel Amar Mahal. Drive to Jhansi Station in good time to board the A/C Shatabdi Express Train due to depart at 18:30hrs. Our price includes executive chair class tickets and an Indian meal is included in the train ticket price. If you would prefer a packed evening meal, this would need to be arranged in Jhansi (payable directly). Your train arrives in Delhi at 23:40 hrs and you will be transferred to your hotel.

Meals:
Breakfast and hot evening meal supplied on the train by train staff.
Accomodation:
Hotel City Park.

Day 9
Delhi

Today we have included a transfer to Delhi International Airport. If your flight is an evening flight, please let us know and we can provide you with a supplement for having a car at your disposal to explore Delhi today.

Meals:
Breakfast (served from 07:00 hours).

No. of travellers
Price (£)
2
travelling together (on twin share basis)
1150.00
3
travelling together
990.00
4
travelling together (on twin share basis)
930.00
5
travelling together
1040.00
6
travelling together (on twin share basis)
980.00
7
travelling together
935.00
8
travelling together (on twin share basis)
905.00

Single room supplement
190.00
Supplement for using Justa the Residence, Gurgaon, Superior Room instead of Hotel City Park, Airport, Deluxe Room in Delhi (per single room per night)
18.00
Supplement for using Justa the Residence, Gurgaon, Superior Room instead of Hotel City Park, Airport, Deluxe Room in Delhi (per person per night on twin sharing basis)
9.00
Supplement for having a packed dinner for the train journey Agra to Katni (per person)
12.00
Supplement for Radisson Khajuraho (Deluxe Room) instead of Super Deluxe Room at Syna Heritage Hotel (per single Room per night)
21.00
Supplement for Radisson Khajuraho (Deluxe Room) instead of Super Deluxe Room at Syna Heritage Hotel (per person per night on twin sharing basis)
15.00

Price is based on the following hotels:

City
Hotel
Room
Nights
Agra
The Retreat
Deluxe Room, Bed and Breakfast
1
Train
Night on the Train
1
Bandhavgarh
Nature Heritage Resort
Deluxe Cottage
3
Khajuraho
Syna Heritage Hotel
Super Deluxe Room
2
Delhi
Hotel City Park
Deluxe Room
1

  • Kindly note that names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage 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 whatever applicable) to you.

  • Program and proposal is based on the request dates, destinations and number of person (travelling together) and if there would be any change on said element in future, then it will 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 with meals as listed
  • A/C car (for 02 & 03 people), AC Toyota Innova (04 people) for all transfers as per the above mentioned itinerary
  • Entrances to all monuments named in the above itinerary with accompanying with an English speaking monument guide
  • 02nd class air-conditioned overnight train from Agra to Umaria
  • Executive class air-conditioned train from Jhansi to Delhi
  • 6 jeep safaris inside Bandhavgarh National Park (3 in Tala Zone and 3 in Maghdi Zone) with mandatory Forest Department guide, and, subject to availability, a lodge guide for some of the safaris. Note, This is at the discretion of the lodge manager
  • All current Govt. applicable taxes

Price Does Not Include:

  • Any International or domestic airfare to/from India including International airport tax
  • Meals not specified
  • Camera fee wherever levied
  • 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 ‘Includes’ section
  • Any increase in the entrance fee to the monuments. The price is based on the presently applicable entrance fee
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary or stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any
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