Destinations : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho - Delhi
Tour Name :- Best of India with the Tiger
Duration :- 13 Nights / 14 Days
Zone :- North India Destination
India is truly incredible, It is heaven on earth for wildlife tripenthusiasts and photographers. With a civilization more than 5, 000 years old, with five seasons every year, with a festival every day, with incredible variety of terrain including beaches on its 7516 km coastline, with its 89 National Parks and 488 Wildlife Sanctuaries, 26 amazing World Heritage Sites, 13 Ramsar Sites ( plus Six New ) and 13 Biosphere Reserves, India is indeed a paradise. In addition to its birds & animals, India also boasts of over 20,000 species of insects, 2,000 species of butterfly, 142 species of frogs and over 700 species of fish.
We head for a guided city tour to the most interesting sights of the city that is the Red Fort a fort made of red sand stone which once housed the world famous PEACOCK throne and the Jama Masjid mosque. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Full day Game viewing inside the jungle. This starts with early morning depart for the Durgadevi gate by jeeps. Meet the Elephants and their Mahouts and enter the tiger reserve through the Durgadevi Gate. This journey to corbett with wildlifetrip takes us through a stretch of about 15 Kms through the Ramganga valley to Lohachaur - an Old forest rest house built in the early 1900's. Enroute you shall pass through some excellent patches of fern laden moist sub tropical jungles and would encounter a variety of wildlife and birds. Have a lunch at Domunda - the confluence point of the Ramganga and Mandal rivers. Post lunch we move up the Mandal valley where we visit the 'Chunars' - a Hill tribe who carve pots out of wood. Arrive at Lohachaur by evening. Overnight at Camp / Lodge.
We will take early morning Elephant safari along the Mandal River. Back to the lodge for breakfast. Drive to Domunda post breakfast drive to Ramganga River. The Ramganga River is famous for the Mighty Mahasheer - a great sport fish . Picnic lunch by the river. Post lunch join the Elephants for a dip in the river. After a refreshing cup of tea, ride the elephants back to the Lohachaur. Arrive at Lohachaur by evening. Overnight at Camp / Lodge.
Depart early morning upstream along the Mandal River towards Maidavan chowki. The Mandal River forms a part of the northern boundary of the tiger reserve. Breakfast enroute. Post breakfast travel. Goodbye to the Elephants, Mahouts, Naturalist and the rest of the team and depart for Delhi after breakfast.
Morning and afternoon jungle excursions in the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. Ranthambore was among one of the very first sanctuaries to come under the aegis of Project Tiger and from a few dozens the number of tigers have increased to a little over a hundred. Now a national park, it has an area of over 400 square kilometers.
Morning bird viewing. Later drive to Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. The imperial city of the Mughal dynasty between 1571 and 1584, Fatehpur Sikri was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri is the most popular day excursion from Agra, the city of Taj and capital of invincible Mughals for a long time.