The Jungle Trail

17 Nights / 18 Days

Overview

India Wildlife Sanctuaries are famous for the varied species of animals and birds, along with lush greenery and plenty of flora and fauna . India has many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries . In recent years, a range of wildlife safari lodges have opened in many parks ensuring your wildlife experience is taken to the next level. The Jungle Trail Trip give you a chance to visit India’s some of the best four wildlife reserves – Ranthambore National Park , Bandhvagarh National Park , Kanha National Park and Pench National Park . These parks are maintained by the Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh Forest Departments . During your trip you will visit the National Parks on Shared Jeeps with forest department naturalist . Besides Tigers the parks have a vast variety of other wildlife species like Sambar, Spotted and Barking Deer, Gaur, Wild Boar, Jackal, monkeys and perhaps even Leopard, Dhole or Sloth Bear colorful profusion of birds etc. These Parks are teeming with a variety of wildlife and all have something different to offer.

Highlights

  • The ISKCON Temple
  • Cycle Riskshaw ride in Chandi Chowk
  • Game Drives at Ranthambore
  • Sunset and Sunrise Visit of Taj Mahal
  • Heritage Cultural walk tour of Agra
  • Western Group of Temples
  • Game Drives at Bandhavgarh
  • Game Drives at Kanha
  • Game Drives at Pench
  • Guided tour of Mumbai

New Delhi

Ranthambore

Agra

Khajuraho

Bandhavgarh

Kanha

Pench

Mumbai

Tour Route

2 Nights

Delhi

2 Nights

2 Nights

Ranthmabore

2 Nights

2 Nights

Agra

2 Nights

1 Night

Khajuraho

1 Night

3 Nights

Bandhavgarh

3 Nights

3 Nights

Kanha

3 Nights

2 Nights

Pench

2 Nights

2 Nights

Mumbai

2 Nights

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9

Arrive Delhi

Today you are met at the Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3 by our guest relation executive with your name placard who would assist you to the Car and then transfer you to your pre booked Hotel

The capital of India, Delhi has been continuously inhabited since the 6th century BCE and has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires throughout its history.Delhi is a city with a historic old Delhi and the modern New Delhi. From historical monuments to crowded shopping malls, from an extensive network of the modern metro system to TukTuk Rides, Dilli has multiple personalities and is considered to be the city with a heart.

Evening Visit the ISKCON Temple
ISKCON stands for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and has over 650 Temples and centers of Vedic Value Education across 6 continents of the world. Housing the World’s Largest Bhagavad Gita -Astounding Gita, it stands 2.80 X 2.00 meters tall, weighing 800 Kgs at ISKCON’s Glory of India Museum and Vedic Cultural Center and was inaugurated by the Honourable Prime Minister of India.

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Delhi

Morning Breakfast in the Hotel

Proceed on a Private Guided full day city tour of New and Old Delhi visiting Qutab Minar - which is the tallest brick minaret in the world, Humayun's Tomb - This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, India Gate – a war memorial which was built to salute the brave Indian soldiers of the British Army who lost their lives in World War 1, Rastrapati Bhawan or the President’s House and the Parliament Street where you can see various government buildings, Raj Ghat the cremation place of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, the Red Fort, a perfect example of Mughal architecture built by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1639 and 1648, Jama Masjid one of the largest mosques in India. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 1656 at a cost of one million rupees, and was inaugurated by Imam Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan and cycle rickshaw ride into the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest market of Asia full of spices, dried fruit, silver jewellery and vivid saris, while the narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling essential oils, stationery and traditional Indian sweets

After the city tour you return back to the hotel and relax.

Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Delhi – Sawai Madhopur (By Train) &Sawai Madhopur – Ranthambore (By Private Vehicle 13 Kms, ½ Hrs Drive)

Morning Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Later our guest relation executive will assist and transfer you to Delhi Railway Station to board Train for Sawai Madhopur. This exciting journey through the countryside by train takes us to Ranthambore, nearly a thousand – year – old fortress. Countless battles have raged around these walls. The Great Mughal emperor Akbar laid siege here and built Lake Palace, summer gardens, temples, mosques, tombs and hunting towers, all overrun now by grass and shrubs. Today leopards and tigers prowl the ruins.

Upon arrival in Sawai Madhopur Railway Station you are met and transferred by Private Vehicle to Ranthambore. Upon arrival in Ranthambore check in at your pre booked Hotel

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Ranthambore

Ranthambore National Park

Morning and Afternoon spent visiting the Park to spot wildlife by Shared Jeep and naturalist.

Jeep Safari is the best way to observe wildlife within Ranthambore National Park. Jeeps with groups of tourists, accompanied by a trained guide are allowed into the park at fixed times during the morning and evening. The open grasslands, forested areas and ruins of monuments within Ranthambore National park provide many opportunities for wildlife viewing while on a jeep safari of National Park Ranthambore. Tigers can be seen hunting deer, their primary prey, on the open grassy regions. A glimpse of a magnificent Royal Bengal Tiger is a sight that cannot be forgotten.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Ranthambore

Ranthambore – Agra(By Private Vehicle 250 Kms, 5Hrs Drive)Via Fatehpur Sikri

Breakfast in the Hotel and Check Out

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Agra. The capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th and 17th centuries, Agra is home to three UNESCO world heritage sites: the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and the ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri; all of which are legacies from Mughal times.

Enroute visit to the Fatehpur Sikri which is a world heritage site and was built by Akbar. It boasts of several palaces, Masjid’s and large halls which denote typical Mughal architecture

Upon arrival in Agra check in at your pre booked Hotel

Evening spent at Mehtab Bagh Garden to witness the Sunset View of Taj Mahal
Mehtab Bagh was the last of the Mughal gardens, which were built along the River Yamuna. This crescent shaped garden is considered the ultimate spot for viewing Taj Mahal.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Agra

Agra

As per the time of the Sunrise you will be taken by your guide to visit the Famous Taj Mahal a fine example of the Mughal Architectural Styles is one of the seven Wonders of the Modern World. Built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal was built in white marble which took 22 Years to build by 20,000 skilled artisans. The Building’s stupendous scale, flawless symmetry, translucent white marble and shimmering reflection in the water channel are truly breathtaking

After viewing Taj Mahal we return to hotel for breakfast

After breakfast proceed on a Private Guided city tour of visiting Agra Fort - built near the gardens of the Taj Mahal stands the important 16th-century Mughal monument. Agra Fort was also the headquarters for the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Itmad-Ud-Daulah a beautiful tomb built of red sandstone in the memory of architect of the Taj Mahal

Late afternoon do Heritage Cultural walk tour of Agra - Get to know Agra the local way, by exploring the city’s hidden lane-ways, bustling spice market, and religious mosques and temples, all with your feet to guide you. Sample treats at a 200-year-old sweets shop, hop on a cycle rickshaw, and learn why Hindu families dress their idols. Hear the legends that have been passed down through generations and learn how modern-day India is reshaping itself. Taste some Indian snacks during the tour . Agra Walks treasure chest with Indian Spices and Recipes to experiment cooking some Indian food back home.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Agra

Agra – Jhansi (By Train Bhopal Shatabdi Departure 0802 Hrs Arrive 1043 Hrs) &Jhansi – Khajuraho (By Private Vehicle 180 Kms, 4 Hrs Drive)

Early Morning Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout

Our guest relation executive will assist and transfer you to Agra Railway Station to board Train for Jhansi. Upon arrival in Jhansi Railway Station you are met and transferred by Private Vehicle for Khajuraho.

Khajuraho is famous for its ancient temples that depict some of the finest art in the world. Built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty, these temples depict various forms like meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and most significantly, erotic art. The temples consist of stunning displays of fine sculptures and exceptional architectural skill, making them one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Upon arrival in Khajuraho check in at your pre booked Hotel.

Afternoon city tour of the spectacular ninth to thirteenth century Temples of Khajuraho. Kandariya Mahadev Temple is the largest, tallest and the most ornate temple of the surviving temples at Khajuraho. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This stunning temple is around 31m tall, and is one of the western group of temples, apart from Matangeswara and Vishwanatha temples, Lakshmana temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, was built from 930-950 AD during the reign of King Yasovarman of the Chandella kingdom. It houses a sacred image of Vaikuntha-Vishnu brought from Tibet. Though the temple is one of the oldest in the Khajuraho fields, it is also one of the most exquistely decorated, covered almost completely with images of over 600 gods in the Hindu Pantheon, Devi Mandap - Opposite the large Lakshman Temple are two small shrines. The one directly opposite is called Devi Mandap, its cemented peaked roof an indication that it has been renovated during the last century and Devi Jagadambi Temple - This is much smaller than the magnificent Kandariya Mahadev Temple. It has a cross plan with only on set of balconies, only one mandap and no inner pradakshina patha.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Khajuraho

Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh (By Private Vehicle 250 Kms, 5 Hrs Drive)

Morning Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Bandhavgarh National Park.

The wildlife of the Bandhavgarh National Park is truly the most glittering parts of the Aravali regions. The Park is simply known for the various species of wild creatures and is best known for the preservation of the most astonishing tiger species. The presence of the abundance of tiger species in Bandhavgarh has drove many animal lovers in this explicit arena. Appreciate the wilderness hidden behind every rugged way of Bandhavgarh with the amazing wildlife tour in Bandhavgarh Reserve.

Upon arrival in Bandhavgarh check in at your pre booked Hotel.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Bandhavgarh

Bandhavgarh

Morning and Afternoon spent visiting the Park to spot wildlife by Shared Jeep

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.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Bandhavgarh

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Bandhavgarh

Morning and Afternoon spent visiting the Park to spot wildlife by Shared Jeep

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Bandhavgarh

Bandhavgarh – Kanha (By Private Vehicle 270 Kms, 6 Hrs Drive)

Morning Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Kanha National Park. Upon arrival in Kanha check in at your pre booked Hotel

The Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh came into being in 1955 and forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The Park's landmark achievement is the preservation of the rare hardground Swamp Deer (Barasingha), saving it from near extinction. Stringent conservation programs for the overall protection of the Park's fauna and flora, makes Kanha one of the most well maintained National Parks in Asia.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Kanha

Kanha

Morning and Afternoon spent visiting the Park to spot wildlife by Shared Jeep

A heightened attraction within the Park is Bamni Dadar, popularly known as Sunset Point that offers the most awe-inspiring backdrop of the sunset against grazing Sambhars and Gaurs, magnifying the natural splendor of the area. Aside from its diverse wildlife and bird population, the frequent sightings of Tigers roaming in the wild at Kanha Wildlife Sanctuary remain the most popular draw.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Kanha

Kanha

Morning and Afternoon spent visiting the Park to spot wildlife by Shared Jeep

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Kanha

Kanha – Pench(By Private Vehicle 220 Kms, 5 ½ Hrs Drive)

Morning Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Pench National Park. Upon arrival in Pench check in at your pre booked Hotel

In the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh, Pench National Park is located in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara. Named after the pristine River Pence which flows through the park, Pench National Park is one of the most popular wildlife reserves in India. The park also has its mention in the famous story of 1894, ‘The Jungle Book’, penned down by the renowned English Author Rudyard Kipling. The story was worldwide applauded, and hence, the national park became one of the popular national parks in the world in the 1970s and also a prominent tourist attraction in India. Since then, every year oodles of wildlife buffs flock to this place just to spot the famous characters of the book, Akela (The Indian Wolf), Raksha (the female Wolf), Baloo (Sloth Bear), and the vicious Shere Khan (Royal Bengal Tiger).

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Pench

Pench

Morning and Afternoon spent visiting the Park to spot wildlife by Shared Jeep

The Pench Park spans in the border of the states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharastra which is marked by the Pench River as it meanders from north to south through the reserve. On the southern boundary of the park the Pench River has been dammed to generate hydroelectricity, and around the banks of this dam many waterbirds and mammals may be found, amongst them Asiatic Jackal and Nilgai. The terrain is rugged and the region’s hills are cloaked in both southern moist deciduous forest and extensive dry, deciduous forest, dominated by Teak. Wild Boar and Common Langurs are common here, as are Sambar, Spotted and Barking Deer. With luck we might also see Dhole, or even a Sloth Bear or a Leopard which are generally seen in the peripheral areas of the park where they are able more easily to avoid Tigers.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Pench

Pench – Nagpur (By Private Vehicle 80 Kms, 2Hrs Drive) & Nagpur – Mumbai (By Flight)

Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout

Later depart by Private Vehicle for Nagpur Airport to board Flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai Airport you are met by our guest relation executive and transferred to your pre booked Hotel.

Originally a collection of seven islands, the modern city of Mumbai came into being during the mid eighteenth century by reclaiming land from the sea. As well as being the financial and commercial capital of India, Mumbai is also home to the world’s most expensive residential Building

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Mumbai

Early Breakfast in the Hotel

You will be picked up from the hotel by 0800 Hrs by our executive/Guide and taken to the Gateway of India at Mumbai. From here, cruise by boat to reach the Elephanta Caves.On your arrival at the island you will proceed to the Elephanta Caves, which contain a collection of rock art linked to the sect of Shiva. At Elephanta, Indian art found one of its most perfect expressions, particularly in the huge and high reliefs of the main Cave.

Afternoon proceed on a half day guided tour of the city visiting
GATEWAY OF INDIA - Situated on Apollo Bunder, The Gateway of India was built to commemorate the landing of King George V and Mary in December 1911, Erected in 1924; The Gateway was designed by George Wittet in an Indo Saracenic style with influence from Gujarat. It is built from local sandstone, has a central hall with a low dome and two adjoining side halls also with low domes. The Gateway was the former landing place for passengers entering Mumbai.RAJABAI TOWER, BOMBAY HIGH COURT, MARINE DRIVE - Eulogized by Bollywood, Marine Drive caresses the seashore from Nariman Point to the foot of the Malabar Hill. Passing Chowpatty Beach, Marine Drive is also famous as the Queen's Necklace. One of the busiest roads in Mumbai, it is also one of the breeziest due to its proximity to the sea, CHOWPATTY BEACH, HANGING GARDEN, MANI BHAVAN, CHATRAPATI SHIVAJI TERMINUS, FORT - The Fort area in Mumbai is choc-a-bloc with old Victorian, Gothic buildings. An important financial and commercial center this area is always full of activity. The BSE or the Bombay Stock Exchange on Dalal Street is also located in this area. THE JEHANGIR ART GALLERY, COLABA and DHOBI GHAT - A unique feature of Mumbai, the dhobi is a traditional laundryman, who will collect your dirty linen, wash it, and return it neatly pressed to your doorstep. All for a pittance. The "laundries" are called "Ghats": row upon row of concrete wash pens, each fitted with its own flogging stone. The clothes are soaked in sudsy water, thrashed on the flogging stones, then tossed into huge vats of boiling starch and hung out to dry. Next they are ironed and piled into neat bundles. The most famous of these Dhobi Ghats is at Saat Rasta near Mahalaxmi Station where almost two hundred dhobis and their families work together in what has always been a hereditary occupation

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Mumbai

Leave Mumbai

Breakfast in the Hotel and Checkout

Our guest relation executive will assist and transfer you to Mumbai International Airport to board Flight for Onward Journey

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Pricing*

– £ 3575 / US$ 4995 per person for a minimum of 2 travellers on a twin or double sharing basis.
– £855 / $1185 for single room supplement.

Price Valid till 30th April 2023 , Prices Quoted in Sterling Pounds & US Dollars & based in Standard Hotels

Included

  • Accommodation on Twin / Double Sharing basis
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Ranthambore, Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Pench on Full Board Basis
  • Private Transfers
  • City Sightseeing
  • Air Conditioned Private Car with Driver
  • Local English Speaking Guide
  • Entrances to Monuments
  • Two Game Drives by shared jeep in Ranthambore National Park
  • Four Game Drives by shared jeep in Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Four Game Drives by shared jeep in Kanha National Park
  • Two Game Drives by shared jeep in Pench National Park
  • Train Ticket as per program
  • Domestic Flight as per Program
  • GST

Not Included

  • International Flight
  • Insurance
  • Expenses of Personal nature
  • Meals -Lunch and Dinner (except Ranthambore, Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Pench)
  • Camera and Video charges
  • Tips
  • Visa Charges

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  1. Prices applicable for standard hotels, luxury accommodations available on request.
  2. Prices valid upto 30th April 2023.
  3. Christmas and New Year supplement applicable extra.
  4. Local taxes apply.

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