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Tiger Trail Of India

An epic tiger trail tour to three of India's incredible national parks with time in Delhi and Agra.

Itinerary & Prices

12 Day - Tiger Trail Of India
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Welcome to the Capital of India!

Welcome to the capital city of India! Stepping into the streets of this treasure-trove city, we will feel as if we have taken a journey back in time, with remnants of lost empires on almost every corner. From flower markets to sari-clad women, all the nuances of India are on show in Delhi.

On arrival, be met by our representative and travel privately to your luxury accommodation. Relax in the comfort of your hotel or get inspired by taking a stroll around the neighborhood.

Location
Delhi
Day
1 / 12

Old Delhi & Qutab Minar

Explore the intricate, bustling Old Delhi with a visit to Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques. Dazzle your senses on a rickshaw ride through the labyrinthine by-lanes of the Chandni Chowk Bazaar (moonlight market) and Asia’s largest wholesale spice bazaar.

Later visit the famed Sikh temple Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, you can observe the steady flow of devotees walking barefoot on the white marble floors of this spiritual abode. Make a stop at the community kitchen where food for over 10000 people is prepared each day, the greatest service to humanity!

Drive past New Delhi, where imperial architecture rubs up against Mughal ruins to reach Humayun’s Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage site considered to be the architectural forerunner of Agra’s Taj Mahal. Onto Sundar Nagar Nursery, which offers a variety of Bee Conservation, Wilderness Zone, Plantation, and Botanical gardens. Lunch will be at a local restaurant.

Post lunch, enjoy a beautiful walk of 2-3 hours to witness an unseen side of New Delhi as you indulge in an experience around the historical first city of Delhi at the Mehrauli Archaeological Park. This a broad stretch of over 200 acres open to flora and fauna dotted with architectural marvels built over centuries, from tombs and mosques to step wells, and provides a beautiful panoramic view of one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Delhi—Qutub Minar—which we will later visit.

Built-in 1193, Qutub Minar is a towering landmark that never fails to fascinate visitors. And why not! After all, it’s not every day that you come across an architectural masterpiece that boasts of being the world’s tallest brick tower and has remained so for more than 800 years.

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Location
Delhi
Day
2 / 12

Agra Fort

Continue to Agra (approx. 3.5 hours), a city where various rulers contributed to its rich past, but the heritage of Agra is still associated with its Mughal period. The Mughals, besides being great rulers, were also great builders who preserved their best architectural wonders for Agra.

This afternoon, visit Agra Fort, a 16th-century Mughal monument a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an imposing sandstone citadel a symbol of Mughal’s grandeur. Onto, Mehtab Bagh, located on the opposite banks of the Taj Mahal. It is believed that Shah Jahan wanted an identical tomb of the Taj Mahal for himself at Mehtab Bagh. Though no structure exists here, however, archaeological findings have proved the existence of the garden complex.

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Location
Agra
Day
3 / 12

Taj Mahal at Sunrise & Train

Rise early to see the Taj Mahal at the crack of the dawn, its glowing surface suffused in a gentle morning mist, the rising sun lending a warm pink tint to its marble face. Return to your hotel for a relaxing breakfast.

In time transfer to the railway station for your epic train journey (approx. 8.5 hours) to Khajuraho, which will include a packed lunch:
Train Number & Name (19666) Khajuraho Express
Departs Agra Cantonment at 10:30 am
Arrives at Khajuraho at 06:50 pm
Class of travel AC First Class

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Panna (approx. 1 hr).

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Location
Agra
Day
4 / 12

Khajuraho

After breakfast, enjoy the morning at leisure.

This afternoon, visit the Western Group of Temples in Khajuraho, the most significant of them is the Kandariya Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva.

(B/D)

Location
Khajuraho
Day
5 / 12

Panna National Park

Early this morning around 5.30am gather in the lobby for tea or coffee with cookies before you enjoy a game drive/safari in Panna National Park by jeep (duration 3 hrs).

Panna National Park is known worldwide for its wild cats, including tigers as well as deer and antelope. Located on the banks of the river Ken, the park is lush green with deep ravines, cascading waterfalls, and thick teak forests.

At around 10 am, we return to the hotel for breakfast Around noon we check-out and collect our packed lunches from the concierge before being driven to Bandhavgarh (approx. 5 hrs).

Bandhavgarh is a small national park with the highest known density of tiger population in India. Dominated by a large fort, this park was the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and at present is a famous natural hub for White Tigers.

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Location
Panna
Day
6 / 12

Bandhavgarh National Park

Morning at leisure.

This afternoon you will enjoy a game drive/safari in Bandhavgarh National Park by jeep (duration 3 hrs).

(B/L/D)

Location
Bandhavgarh
Day
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Bandhavgarh National Park

This morning you will enjoy another game drive/safari in Bandhavgarh National Park by jeep (duration 3 hrs).

Afternoon at leisure.

(B/L/D)

Location
Bandhavgarh
Day
8 / 12

Kanha National Park

Post breakfast, continue to Kanha (approx. 6 hrs).

Kanha National Park is known as one of the finest parks in South Asia. With a rich assortment of wildlife with animals such as Leopard, Hyena, Gaur, Black Buck, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear, Ratel, and Rhesus Monkey, it offers a bountiful wildlife experience to you. Today Kanha is among the few most scenic and beautiful wildlife reserves in Asia.

(B/L/D)

Location
Kanha
Day
9 / 12

Kanha National Park

After breakfast, enjoy the morning at leisure.

This afternoon you will enjoy a game drive/safari in Kanha National Park by jeep (duration 3 hrs).

(B/L/D)

Location
Kanha
Day
10 / 12

Kanha National Park

This morning you will enjoy a game drive/safari in Kanha National Park by jeep (duration 3 hrs).

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

(B/L/D)

Location
Kanha
Day
11 / 12

Kanha-Raipur-Delhi

After breakfast you are transferred to Raipur airport to catch your flight back to Delhi.

It is the last day of the tour in India, and it’s time to go home. Legend has it, that the elements of India have a magical power to bring people back.

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Location
Raipur
Day
12 / 12
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Accommodations

Hotel Options

5 Star

The Imperial New Delhi

Delhi
5 Star

ITC Mughal

Agra
5 Star

Sarai At Toria

Panna
5 Star

Samode Safari Lodge

Bandhavgarh
5 Star

Kanha Earth Lodge

Kanha
4 Star

Le Meridien

Delhi
4 Star

Trident

Agra
4 Star

Ken River Lodge

Panna
4 Star

Syna Tiger Resort

Bandhavgarh
4 Star

Chitvan Jungle Lodge

Kanha