Lion Safari Tour
7 Nights / 8 Days
Delhi - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Nagpur - Delhi
Arrive at Mumbai International airport. On arrival in Mumbai, you will be met
by our representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai - Nagpur
Arrive Nagpur / Kanha National Park- On arrival transfer to Kanha national park.On
arrival check in Jungle resort. Afternoon half day Jungle Safari by Jeep. Evening
return to lodge for overnight stay. In 1861, Nagpur became the capital of the
Central Provinces. The advent of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (GIP) in
1867 spurred its development as a trade centre. After Indian independence, Nagpur
became the capital of Madhya Bharat state (C.P. and Berar). In 1960, the marathi
majority Vidarbha region was merged with the new state of Maharashtra and Nagpur
was designated the second capital of Maharashtra state, alternating with Mumbai
(Bombay) as the seat of the Maharashtra state legislature.
Day 3: Kanha National Park
Morning & after noon Jeep Safari to the jungle following different trails
inside park. Over night Stay at Lodge.
There are numerous Tiger reserves in India, that are preserving
this ferocious beast, but nowhere can you see them as often, and as regularly
as in Kanha National Park.
Located in the Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha national park cum
Tiger reserve extends over an area of over 1,940-sq-kms. The major feature
of this region's interesting topography is the horseshoe shape valley and
the whole park area is surrounded by the spurs of the Mekal. The Surpan River
meanders through Kanha's central Maidans, grasslands that cover the extensive
plateau. Steep rocky escrapments along the edges offer breathtaking views
of the valley.
Day 4: Kanha National Park - Bandhavgarh National Park
Early morning drive to Bandhavgarh. Arrive Bandhavgarh and check - in at hotel.
Bandhavgarh National Park is a premier wildlife preserve in the Vindhya mountain
range of Central India. Afternoon jeep safari in Park. Bandhavgarh is spread
at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh 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 is known for
the Royal Bengal Tigers The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is
the highest known in India Bandhavgarh National Park was the former hunting
preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and at present is a famous natural hub for
White Tigers. White Tigers, now a major attraction around the world's zoos,
were first discovered in Rewa, not far from here. The terrain is broken, with
rocky hill ranges, running roughly east west, interspersed with grassy swamps
and forested valleys.
Day 5: Bandhavgarh National Park
Morning jeep / Elephant safari for Tiger tracking. Afternoon Jeep safari inside
park. Overnight stay at jungle lodge.
Day 6: Bandhavgarh National Park / Jabalpur / Agra
Morning Jungle safari, later transfer to Jabalpur Railway station to board overnight
train to Agra - Mahal Koshal exp- Lv. At 1500 hrs. arrv. 0620 hrs. Overnight
on board. Located at the centre of the State of Madhya Pradesh in India , Jabalpur
District, is one of thr most important cities in the State . It is situated
in the 'Mahakaushal ' Region of the State and gets its name from history being
the native land of the great 'Jabali Rishi'. The holy 'Narmada' river flows
through the District which is the major drinking water source for the District.There
is a multipurpose 'Bargi Dam' Project on this river. Known world-over for its
'Marble Rocks' and the 'Dhuandhar' water falls,the tourist site 'Bhedaghat'
is also located in the district. The 'Madan Mahal fort' is located in the City.
Day 7: Agra
On arrival transfer to Hotel. Later visit to Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. Overnight
stay at hotel.
One of the Seven Wonders of the World, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the
memory of his beloved consort Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful mausoleum took
22 years to complete with a work force of 20,000 craftsmen and master builders,
who came from all over Asia to join in this great work from Baghdad, Shiraz,
Delhi, Samarkand and Turkey. The marble, India s finest; was quarried at Makrana
near Jodhpur. Precious and semi precious stones were imported from distant
lands : Jasper from Punjab, Jade & Crystal from China, Turquoise from
Tibet, Lapis from Afghanistan and Ceylon, Chrysolite from Egypt, Amethyst
from Persia, Agate from Yemen, Malachite from Russia, Diamonds from Golconda
and Mother of Pearl from the Indian Ocean. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Agra - Bharatpur - Ranthambhore
Morning transfer to Bharatpur Railway station to board train to Sawaimadhpur-
Golden Temple mail-Lv. 1050 hrs. arrv. 1310 hrs.On arrival transfer to Lodge.
Afternoon Jungle Safari by Jeep. Overnight stay at lodge. Ranthambore National
Park is in Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan state.Located at the junction
of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill range, this is one of the finest places to
view animals, especially as they are used to being stared at here.The park covers
an area of Approximately 400 sq Km and if combined it with the area of sawai
man singh sanctuary area,it is around 500 Sq km. Ranthambore national park was
declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974 it gained the protection of
"Project Tiger". It got it's status of a National Park in 1981.
Day 9: Ranthambhore National Park
Morning & afternoon Jeep safaris to the jungle. Overnight stay at lodge.
Day 10: Ranthambhore - Jaipur
Morning Jeep safari to the jungle & later transfer to jaipur. Visit amber
Fort & jaipur city. Overnight stay at hotel. Jaipur, the vibrant capital
of Rajasthan, is popularly known as the ' Pink City ' because of the pink-coloured
buildings in its old city. It sits on a dry lake bed in a somewhat arid landscape,
surrounded by barren hills surmounted by forts and crenellated walls. This buzzing
metropolis is certainly a place of wild contrasts and a feast for the eyes.
All through, Jaipur has retained its strong Rajputana flavour tempered by several
influences - the mughal being the most prominent. The region's strong cultural
heritage is distinctly evident even today. The city is a visitor's delight.
From the intricate, delicate looking Hawa Mahal to the graphic forms of the
Jantar Mantar - an open air observatory of outsized astronomical instruments,
the Badi Chaupar lined with shopsand business establishments on both sides to
the majestic fort-palace at Amber; from the colorful fountains of life to the
sublime Birla Temple; from the architectural delight of the City Palace to the
serene Jal Mahal.
Day 11: Jaipur - Bombay - Goa
Flight - On arrival transfer to Beach resort in Goa for overnight stay.
Variously known as "Pearl of the Orient" and a "Tourist
Paradise", the state of Goa is located on the western coast of India in
the coastal belt known as Konkan.Goa was liberated by the Indian Army from Portuguese
colonisation on December 19, 1961 and became an Union Territory along with the
enclaves of Daman and Diu. On May 30, 1987 Goa was conferred statehood and became
the 25th state of the Indian Republic. All the communities have mutual respect
towards one another and their secular outlook has given Goa a long and an unbroken
tradition of religious harmony. The warm and tolerant nature of the Goans allows
them to celebrate and enjoy the festivals of various religions such as Ganesh
Chaturthi, Diwali, Christmas, Easter and Id with equal enthusiasm. Besides the
natural beauty, the fabulous beaches and sunshine, travelers to Goa love the
laid-back, peaceful, warm and friendly nature of the Goan people. After all,
more than anywhere else on planet earth, this is a place where people really
know how to relax.
Day 12: On the beach
Overnight stay at beach resort.
Day 13: On the beach
Day 14: Goa - Mumbai