- Taj remains closed on Friday
- All the national parks of Madhya Pradesh parks will remain closed for Afternoon safari on all Wednesdays, Holi & Diwali
- Avoid Bright colours during Safari
- Dont's forget to carry camera
Highlights: Delhi - Bandhavgarh - Agra - Jaipur
Alternate travel dates: 15 Oct 19 - 9 Dec 19 / 16 Jan 20 - 31 Mar 20
Delhi - The LaLiT New Delhi 5*
Bandhavgarh - Nature Heritage Resort 4*
Agra - Crystal Sarovar Premiere 5*
Jaipur - Radisson Jaipur City Center 4*
Delhi- Pride Plaza Hotel Aerocity 5* (2nd visit)
Set amidst the Vindhyan ranges and the eastern flank of Satpura hill range Bandhavgarh N.P. is one of the best places to see Indian wildlife. The Reserve, named after its highest hill Bandhavgarh (807m.) at its centre, was the former hunting reserve of the Maharaja of Rewa. With less undergrowth than normal, the reserve offers better sightings of wildlife, most notably mammals, including the daylight sightings of Tigers in the grassy ‘maidans’. Don’t forget your camera!
The soft romanticism that can be felt as the amazing Taj Mahal in Agra
Day 01: London Heathrow to Delhi
11:40 Hrs: Arrive Delhi airport
Upon arrival at Delhi airport, welcome, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to hotel. Evening enjoy food walk at Old Delhi, Delhi food walks has become a platform for foodies to share their culinary conquests and to keep the food culture of Delhi alive. The food and dishes we chose for our walks is based on the taste, authenticity and hygiene.
Day 02: Delhi to Katni by (by Overnight train).
After breakfast enjoy city tour of Delhi. You will get a feel for this city as you explore its historic sights. Raj Ghat which is located on the banks of the river Yamuna, This is Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid made of red sandstone and white marble, completed in 1656. It is India’s largest mosque. Explore the bustling cultural delight of the colourful market on the 'cycle rickshaw' for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue-heading west from the Fort. You will take a view of Red Fort – the 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge boundary wall 33m high. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens. Afternoon you will head into New Delhi, visiting Humayun’s Tomb, an impressive garden tomb with high arches and a double dome, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the predecessor of the Taj Mahal. Then continue on to the wonderful Qutab Minar - the landmark of Delhi, the beautiful grounds feature the well preserve a huge tower of victory standing over 72 meters. You will drive on to Rajpath and through to India Gate and the Lutyens Delhi with its tree lined boulevards leading to the British Viceroy’s Palace (Rashtrapati Bhavan) now the official residence of the President of India, the Secretariat, India Gate and Parliament House. Later transfer to H.Nizamuddin railway station to board overnight train for Katni.
Day 03: Arrive Katni railway station
Katni to Bandhavgarh (110 kms, 2-3 hrs).
0635 hrs: Arrive Katni railway station Upon arrival at Katni railway station you will travel by road to Bandhavgarh for a 2 nights stay. Bandhavgarh is a small National Park, compact, yet full of game and the highest tiger population in India. It is also known as the White Tiger country, which has been found in the old state of Rewa for many years.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Bandhavgarh
Morning and evening safaris. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Bandhavgarh to Katni by surface
Katni to Agra by train Maha Kaushal Express:1925-0810 hrs
Morning safaris. Breakfast at hotel. Transfer from hotel to Katni railway station in time to board an Overnight train for Agra
Day 06: Agra
0810 hrs: Arrive Agra railway station. Upon arrival at Agra railway station transfer to hotel.
Afternoon you will enjoy city tour of Agra visiting Taj Mahal. It is an acclaimed architectural masterpiece and one of the wonders of the world. 20,000 workers laboured for 12 years to build this sublime garden tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, Shah Jahan andvisit the 16th century Agra fort. This commanding red sandstone monument stretches 2.5 kilometres along the banks of River Yamuna, encompasses serene gardens and terrace pavilions, with striking views providing glimpse of the magnificent Taj Mahal across the river. and Tomb of Itmad-ud- Daulah also called as Baby Taj. Check in at hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 07: Agra to Jaipur by surface, 265 kms, 6 ½ Hrs
Drive to Jaipur, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri - the imperial ruins of the dream capital city of the Great Mughal Emperor - Akbar.
you will continue drive to Jaipur, the famed ‘Pink City’ and the capital of Rajasthan known for its palaces, three hill forts and a shopper’s paradise. Upon arrival at Jaipur, check in at hotel
Evening cooking demonstration with Dinner
Overnight stay at hotel
Day 8: Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber - capital of the old state of Dhundhar, located on the rugged hills that surround Jaipur. Ride the colourfully painted elephants up the hill, admire the massive gateways, courts, stairways, pillared pavilions and palaces that recall the glory and wealth of Amber’s association with the Mughals. During the afternoon visit the City Palace (still houses the erstwhile Royal family); Jantar Mantar - the Royal Observatory and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - built for the royal ladies to watch the activities on the market street below without being observed themselves.
Overnight stay at hotel
Day 9: Jaipur to Delhi by surface, 258 kms / 6 Hrs
After breakfast drive to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi, check in at hotel
Later Afternoon enjoy. The ultimate entertainment and leisure destination, sprawling across acres of land, ideally located at the apex of the golden triangle of Jaipur, Agra and Delhi, is the magnificent Kingdom of Dreams. Here, the carnival that is India is distilled into one iconic destination. This fabulous Kingdom brings to life a blend of India's art, culture, heritage, craft, cuisine and performing art...all with the technological wizardry of today. Nautanki Mahal: showcasing an extravagant cinematic and theatrical musical. Culture Gully: an elaborate culture, arts, crafts and food boulevard. Showshaa Theatre: a fabulous, colourful drama marquee spotlighting Indian mythology productions, a mock wedding show and the great Indian talent circus. iifa Buzz: a glamorous Bollywood themed cafe. This is a destination in itself which is capturing the imagination of the world. Get ready for this century's most novel tourist destination: Kingdom of Dreams.
Overnight stay at hotel
Day 10: Delhi to London Heathrow by flight
Transfer from hotel to Delhi airport in time to board flight for London Heathrow
- Flights from London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic
- Airport taxes
- 5 nights accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis
- 2 nights accommodation on Full Board basis at Bandhavgarh
- 2 overnights on train for Delhi-Katni and Katni-Agra by first class air-conditioned sleeper
- All transfers, sightseeing & excursion as mentioned in itinerary by air-conditioned car
- Services of local English speaking guide as per the itinerary during city tour
- Entrance fees to the monuments as per itinerary
- Cycle Rickshaw ride at Old Delhi
- 3 Games drives at Bandhavgarh National Park by Jeep
- Food walk at Old Delhi
- Cooking demonstration with Dinner at Jaipur
- Bollywood show Kingdom of dream in Delhi
- As per Itinerary