Enjoy the vibrant culture and the allure of India’s iconic cities. Head off to the track the elusive tiger in the diverse jungles of Central India, made famous by Rudyard Kipling. Your tiger safari in India won’t get much better than this!

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Itinerary Summary

Day Place Highlights Hotel Options
1 - 3 Delhi Red Fort, Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, India Gate Hilton Garden Inn, The Claridges
3 - 5 Jaipur Amber Fort, City Palace, The Palace of Winds, Jantar Mantar Shahpura House, Samode Haveli
5 - 7 Ranthambore Jeep Safaris, Wildlife, Nature, Tiger Sightings, Ranthambore Fort Dev Vilas, Khem Villas
7 - 9 Agra Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar Mausoleum or Sikandra Fort, Tonga Ride The Four Points by Sheraton Agra, The Trident Agra
9 - 11 Khajuraho UNESCO World Heritage Site, Temples, Sound and Light Show The Lalit Temple View
11 - 13 Bandhavgarh Jeep Safaris, Birding, Wildlife, Tigers, National Park Bandhav Vilas, King's Lodge
13 - 15 Mumbai Gateway of India, Marine Drive or Queen’s Necklace, Dhobi Ghat, Crawford Market The Trident Nariman Point, Vivanta by Taj – President

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  • Heritage
  • Landscape
  • Wildlife

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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

Delhi

2 Days

Delhi, the City of Djinns (spirits) is yours to discover! Let us take you on a journey of India’s capital that covers 5,000 years, from its imperial history and two World Heritage sites to today’s electric contemporary vibe.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Delhi
Whether you want a whirlwind tour or wish to enjoy an in-depth experience of Delhi’s numerous sights, the choice is yours on this full day tour! Discover the Old Town with its bustling markets, including Chandni Chowk, once the grandest Indian market. Head to the imposing Red Fort and onto India’s largest mosque, the Jama Masjid, beautifully decorated with paintings, inlaid stones, carvings and glazed tiles. Feast at the colorful, open-air food and craft bazaar of Dilli Haat. Visit Laxminarayan Temple, built in honor of the Hindu goddess of wealth, and its beautiful gardens. Discover the UNESCO World heritage site Humayun’s Tomb, a monumental landmark in Indo-Islamic architecture with its perfect synthesis of Persian architecture and Indian traditions. Enjoy the calm serenity of the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Visit this Sikh Gurudwara and witness the Langar (free kitchen), where everyone is welcomed and fed a vegetarian meal, irrespective of color, cast, creed, age or gender. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Red Fort closed on Mondays)

Hotel Options

Hilton Garden Inn – Opt 1
Room Hilton Evolution Room
Meals Breakfast
Style International
The Claridges – Opt 2
Room Deluxe Room
Meals Breakfast
Style International
Day 3 - 5

Drive from Delhi to Jaipur (260 km, 5 hrs)

Jaipur

2 Days

Jaipur is the eternal rose pink city and gateway to North India’s most colorful state, Rajasthan.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Jaipur
Wander into regality during your full day tour! Explore Amber Fort, a fabulous sandstone fort complex that overlooks the city. Visit Albert Hall, the state museum of Rajasthan with its vast collection of interesting regional Indian artifacts. Observe the aesthetically beautiful honeycombed façade of Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). Discover the architecturally rich City Palace with its many regal courtyards, temples and pavilions, and Govind Devji Temple, dedicated to Hindu God Krishna, situated in the heart of the old city. Head to the world’s largest stone observatory – the Jantar Mantar. Visit the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, which acts to preserve the traditional Indian technique of hand block textile printing and boasts numerous beautiful examples. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)

Hotel Options

Shahpura House – Opt 1
Room Royal Suite
Meals Breakfast
Style Heritage
Samode Haveli – Opt 2
Room Deluxe Room
Meals Breakfast
Style Heritage
Day 5 - 7

Drive from Jaipur to Ranthambore (200 km, 4 hrs)

Ranthambore

2 Days

Ranthambore National Park is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream! Sprawling over a vast expanse near Sawai Madhopur, the park encompasses the adjoining forests of Kaila Devi and Man Singh Sanctuary.

Included Activities

Shared Jeep Safari in Ranthambore
Safari in style! Ranthambore National Park is a hotspot for discovering the celebrated Bengal tiger in its native habitat! Head out into thick foliage on morning and afternoon safaris, which are the best times for the big cats to reveal themselves. Safari routes are selected using a government-run lottery system, so it is the luck of the draw as to which path you take, however all of them provide a fascinating variety of native wildlife and bird life for you to witness. (Half Day, Shared Activity & Transfer, Travel time to Activity: 30 mins, Duration: 4 hrs, Fitness level: Easy; please wear comfortable walking shoes and light colored clothing. Please note that each jeep will accommodate 6 people in total.)

Hotel Options

Dev Vilas – Opt 1
Room Standard Suite
Meals Breakfast
Style Heritage
Khem Villas – Opt 2
Room Tent
Meals Breakfast
Style Lodge
Day 7 - 9

Drive from Ranthambore to Agra (300 km, 6 hrs)

Agra

2 Days

Discover the magic of white marble at Agra! The city is home to UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Agra
Romance at sunrise and sunset and have your audience with the white marble Mughal mausoleum of the Taj Mahal, grandly overlooking the Yamuna River, during your full day tour of Agra. Head to the lesser known Mehtab Bagh for prime viewing of the world’s greatest monument of love. The Taj Mahal is not the only UNESCO World Heritage site to explore in Agra – you can witness the divine red sandstone Agra Fort, also a player in this renowned undying love story. If you wish, discover this fabled city with a ride in a decorated tonga (horse drawn carriage) and enjoy a visit to a local market! (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Taj Mahal closed on Fridays)

Hotel Options

The Four Points by Sheraton Agra – Opt 1
Room
Meals Breakfast
Style International
The Trident Agra – Opt 2
Room Deluxe Garden View
Meals Breakfast
Style International
Day 9 - 11

Board the Bhopal Shatabdi Express 12002 train departing from Agra at 08:10 hrs and arriving in Jhansi at 10:45 hrs

Drive from Jhansi to Khajuraho (175 km, 4 hrs)

Khajuraho

2 Days

Khajuraho is famous all over the world for its erotic carvings spread over three groups of temples.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Khajuraho
Visit the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site of the temples of Khajuraho. These sculptured stone temples are dedicated to Hindu Gods Shiva and Vishnu, and to Jain patriarchs.The eastern temples are dominated by Jainism, most notably Parsvanath temple. All the temples are famous for erotic sculptures, evocative of the Kama Sutra, and their Nagara architecture. In the waning glow of the setting sun, you can enjoy the Sound and Light show. This fascinating evening show lasts one hour and depicts the life and times of the great Chandela Kings. (Full Day, Private Activity, except Sound & Light Show; Private Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Sound & Light show from 1830 hrs to 1930 hrs)

Hotel Options

The Lalit Temple View – Opt 1
Room Deluxe Garden View
Meals Breakfast
Style International
Day 11 - 13

Drive from Khajuraho to Bandhavgarh (300 km, 6 hrs)

Bandhavgarh

2 Days

Bandhavgarh National Park allows you to venture into the land of Rudyard Kipling as you go on the trail of the tiger, India’s jungle king.

Included Activities

Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh (King’s Lodge)
A wildlife enthusiasts’ delight! Explore Bandhavgarh National Park, where the celebrated Indian tiger is best seen, particularly during your morning and afternoon open jeep safaris. Once a private hunting ground for maharajahs (kings), the area houses more than 22 species of animals and 250 species of birds! Accompanied by your chauffeur and an expert naturalist, explore unspoiled landscapes at the four different zones inside the vast national park. You can also discover the ancient Bandhavgarh Fort and several interesting man made caves. If you wish, take a leisurely ride on the back of an elephant!

Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh (Bandhav VIllas)
A wildlife enthusiasts’ delight! Explore Bandhavgarh National Park, where the celebrated Indian tiger is best seen, particularly during your morning and afternoon open jeep safaris. Once a private hunting ground for maharajahs (kings), the area houses more than 22 species of animals and 250 species of birds! Accompanied by your chauffeur and an expert naturalist, explore unspoiled landscapes at the four different zones inside the vast national park. You can also discover the ancient Bandhavgarh Fort and several interesting man made caves. If you wish, take a leisurely ride on the back of an elephant!

Hotel Options

Bandhav Vilas – Opt 1
Room Luxury Villa
Meals Full Board plus Activities
Style Lodge
King's Lodge – Opt 2
Room Cottage
Meals Full Board plus Activities
Style Lodge
Day 13 - 15

Drive from Bandhavgarh to Jabalpur (200 km, 3 hrs)

Flight from Jabalpur to Mumbai

Mumbai

2 Days

Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay during British colonial rule, has welcomed travelers from around the world for centuries.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Mumbai
Venture to the waterfront and witness the historic Gateway of India, built during the British rule. Drive by the world’s most expensive real estate along Marine Drive, also known as the Queen’s Necklace, as the streetlights resemble a string of pearls at night. Discover the plethora of colonial architecture including the High Court, Mumbai University, Flora Fountain, Asiatic Library, Prince of Wales Museum, Municipal Corporation Building and the fascinating, fully-functioning Victoria Terminus Railway Station. Whilst the building is closed to the public, you can glimpse the Parsi Tower of Silence with its circling vultures. Unwind amidst the topiary of the Hanging Gardens, or in Kamala Nehru Park and Horniman Circle. Learn more about Mahatma Gandhi at Mani Bhavan, a museum and reference library. (Duration 4 hours).

Half day Elephanta Caves Visit
Venture to the extraordinary Elephanta Caves, a complex of ancient rock-cut cave temples that sit proudly on Elephanta Island, which is an hour’s ferry ride from Mumbai. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, these intricately carved caves date back to 600AD, although there is little history explaining the island. Some locals believe the caves are a natural testament to the Hindu faith. Explore the tranquil and picturesque island, teeming with green foliage and scampering monkey, before visiting the caves. There is much to witness, from the great Trimurti Sadashiva (or Maheshmurti) a cave that depicts the three faces of Shiva, to a hall with 20 pillars, and an enshrined Shivalingam (a phallic symbol of fertility). Kindly note that Elephanta Caves are closed on Mondays. (Duration 4 hours).

Hotel Options

The Trident Nariman Point – Opt 1
Room Nariman Point Premier Room
Meals Breakfast
Style International
Vivanta by Taj – President – Opt 2
Room Superior Charm Room
Meals Breakfast
Style International

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 3,818 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 4,202 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 14 nights.
  • Economy flights for all sectors : Jabalpur – Mumbai
  • The following train journeys in the highest class available : Agra – Jhansi (Bhopal Shatabdi – Dep.08:10 hrs, Arr.10:45 hrs)
  • All activities as listed :
    • Delhi: City Highlights of Delhi
    • Jaipur: City Highlights of Jaipur
    • Ranthambore: Safari-Ranthambore
    • Agra: City Highlights of Agra
    • Khajuraho: City Highlights of Khajuraho
    • Bandhavgarh: Safari – Bandhav Vilas
    • Mumbai: City Highlights of Mumbai
    • Mumbai: Half day Elephanta Caves Visit
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with unlimited mileage and a trusted chauffeur throughout your trip, apart from during your stay at a beach/backwater resort or houseboat if applicable.
  • All activities described in the itinerary, including entrance fees wherever applicable, accompanied by our tour guide
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes

This listed price is based on two people sharing a double room. The price may vary due to the time of year you travel, the size of your group, and accommodation availability.

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