INDIA WILDLIFE TOUR
Early morning arrive Delhi and transfer to the hotel.
Full day sightseeing of the city, visiting :
NEW DELHI - QUTAB MINAR - HUMAYUN TOMB - INDIA GATE
New Delhi is
the capital of India and its third-largest city. The city
actually consists of two parts.`Old' Delhi was the capital
of Muslim India between the 12th and 19th centuries. In Old
Delhi you will find many mosques, monuments and forts relating
to India's Muslim history. The other is the New Delhi, the
imperial city created as the capital of India by the British.
It is a spacious, open city and contains many embassies and
02 Fly Delhi
- Nagpur (Overnight in hotel.)
NAGPUR : Situated on the river Nag, from which the
town takes its name. Nagpur is the orange-growing capital
03 Drive Nagpur
- Khana National Park ( Overnight hotel.)
KANHA NATIONAL PARK : Is one of India's largest national
park covering 1945 sq. km. including a core zone of 940 sq.
km. The setting for Kipling's Jungle Book, it's a beautiful
area of forest and lightly wooded grassland with many rivers
and streams and it supports an excellent variety of wildlife.
It is also part of Project Tiger, one of India's most important
conservation efforts. 1988 the tiger population increased
from 43 to over 100 , leopards from 30 to 62,
chital from 9000 to over 17,000 sambar from 1058 to 1853 and
barasinga from 118 to 547.
04 In Khana National Park to explore.
05 In Khana National
Park to explore.
06 Drive Khana - Bandhavgarh.
( Overnight in hotel.)
BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK : There are 25 tiger in the
core area of 105 sq. km but a buffer zone of 343 sq km has
recently been added, along with another 25 tiger.
07 In Bandhavgarh to
08 In Bandhavgarh to
09 Drive Bandhavgarh
- Khajuraho ( Overnight hotel.) KHAJURAHO
: With 20 of its 85 original temples surviving today,
Khajuraho still fascinates all with its exquisifely carved
stone temples built by the Chandela Rajput between 950-1050
Sightseeing of Khajuraho.
temples are in the western group, conveniently close to the
tourist part of Khajuraho. Most are contained within a fenced
enclosure which is very well maintained as a park.
11 Drive Khajuraho - Jhansi, and by train
Jhansi - Agra. Overnight in hotel at Agra.
AGRA : Agra
has a magnificent fort and the building which many people
come to India solely to see-the Taj Mahal.
12 Morning sightseeing of Agra.
Afternoon drive Agra - Bharatpur.
( Overnight in hotel. )
TAJ MAHAL : If there's a building which represent a country
- like the Eiffel Tower for France, the Sydney Opera House
for Australia - then it has to be the Taj Mahal for India.
AGRA FORT : There are many fascinating buildings inside
the massive walls which stretch for 2.30 km, surrounded by
a moat over 10 meters wide. The fort is on the banks of the
Yamuna River. Some of the importance buildings within the
fort include:- Moti Masjid, Diwan-i-Khas, Octagonal Tower,
Jahngir's Palace, Khas Mahal, Shish Mahal, Anguri Bagh, Delhi
Gate, Hathi Pol, Hauz-Jehangri, Itimad-ud-daulah -
Day 13 Morning visit the
Bharatpur Sanctuary. Afternoon drive to Delhi.
Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Bharatpur
provides marvellous exposure to more than 350 species
of birds. Bharatpur is the only wintering ground in India of the endangered
Siberian Crane. Despite the droves of tourist , the birds
continue to steal the show. The setting is so lovely that
it induces a hush even amongst those for whom no picnic is
complete without a transistor. The finest way to explore the
sanctury is on a cycle.
Delhi. Rest and shopping. Transfer to
the airport for flight back home.