THE GREAT INDIAN SAFARI – AYURVEDA SPA SPECIAL
The Great Indian Safari trip is planned around the jungles of northern India – a hotspot for tiger sighting and amongst one of the finest bird sanctuaries on the planet, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary also called as Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a sanctuary that offers security to faunal species also. This is Best wellness retreat in the world.
The forests of Bandhavgarh & Kanha present a unique atmosphere of jungle and Tiger safari prominence among the travel enthusiasts in the past few years. Along with the natural habitats of the tigers, it is also about their lifestyle in the wild, their food habits, mating seasons, they are preying on little animals and their majestic look, which attracts travelers in multiple ways. That assures you a thrilling encounter with the majestic, fierce & fiery Royal Bengal Tiger. The Asian elephant is yet another draw that takes travelers in the heart of thick forests. In fact, many a time, you can spot elephants on the side of forest flanked roads as well.
Along with that, the traveler gets to experience the exotic Taj Mahal and other Mughal structures of the city. All in all, it’s a wholesome trip for wildlife and heritage lovers.Enjoy one of the Top 10 health retreats in the world
Duration: (11 Nights/12 Days)
Best Time to Visit: NOV-MARCH’
This Good Trip Includes 5 Ayurveda and or Indian Massages per person to relax, rejuvenate and have a Good Trip.
DELHI: Holiday Inn or The Pride Aerocity Delhi
AGRA: RADISSON OR ITC MUGHAL(BOTH PROPERTIES GOT VERY DOWN SPA CENTERS)
BHARATPUR: Hotel Laxmi Vilas Palace OR Hotel Udai Vilas Palace
Bandhavgarh: Lemon Tree Wildlife Resort OR Tiger Den
Kanha: 07tiger resort OR The Baagh Forest Retreat
Delhi: Hotel Metropolitan or Hotel Royal Plaza(Center City Hotels)
Day 1: Departure
Namah Shivay, Smile you are in India. On arrival at Indira Gandhi International airport, meet & greet by our representative & transfer to Hotel. Night stay at a hotel.
On reaching Agra Check Inn and the sightseeing tour to the magnificent Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Taj Mahal of India – “the epitome of love”, “a monument of immeasurable beauty”. The beauty of this magnificent monument is such that it is beyond the scope of words. The thoughts that come into the mind while watching the Taj Mahal of Agra is not just its phenomenal beauty, but the immense love which was the reason behind its construction. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan got this monument constructed in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, with whom he fell in love at the first sight. The very first sight of the Taj Mahal, the epitome of love and romance leaves one mesmerized.
Agra Fort – Built by the famous Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. It lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat. Back to Hotel Dinner and Overnight at Hotel
B/f at Hotel shall leave for Bharatpur Bird sanctuary on the way visit Fatehpur Sikri. It is a beautiful and deserted medieval city built by Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire. The Mughals later abandoned this city for lack of water
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary also is known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park “Keoladeo, the name gets from an old Hindu temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and remains at the focal point of the national park. “Ghana” implies thick, alluding to the thick woods, which used to cover the region. Migratory birds at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary haven incorporate, a few types of Cranes, Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Shanks, Stints, Wagtails, Warblers, Wheatears, Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks and Pipits, and so forth. Chech Inn Hotel Laxmi Vilas Palace in Bharatpur. The best of inventive style is similarly recognized by the warmth and individual contribution of our thoughtfulness regarding different intangibles that characterize the rich and changed legacy society.
In the afternoon, drive to Deeg Palace 32kms – a luxurious summer resort which is built in the 18th century by Raja Suraj Mal, the former king of Bharatpur. The palaces form a quadrangle with a garden and walkways at its center. There are decorative flowerbeds, shrubs, trees and numerous fountains which cool the place considerably during summer. Two huge water tanks, Gopal Sagar and Rup Sagar, on either side also help to bring down the temperature. In festivals such as Holi, colors are added to the water and small cloth pouches with different organic colors are manually inserted into the holes in the reservoir wall. When the water flows out through the intricate network of pipelines, the fountains begin spouting colored water. The spray of water from the fountains and the jets create a monsoon-like ambiance which is enhanced further by a unique technique that produces a thunder-like sound all around the pavilion. Hundreds of metal balls placed strategically on the channel surrounding the roof are set rolling with the water pressure which results in a thunderous effect. After spending 2 to 3 hours there you will return to your hotel in the evening and enjoy the SPA
he Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary can be best explored Hiring a rickshaw or foot or by hiring a bicycle and later take boat cruises on the Bharatpur Lake and explore the beautiful profusion of color and explosion of the spirit of life.
It is the second habitat in the world that is visited by the Serbian Cranes, which are rare in the world. Feredunkenar in Iran and Bharatpur Sanctuary is the only place where Siberian Cranes migrates and thus Siberian Crane is the most popular bird among tourists and ornithologists at Bharatpur sanctuary. The Siberian cranes visit India in winters when the rivers of Siberia are frozen due to the extreme winters and as soon as the winters are over in Siberia, the Siberian cranes return back to Siberia. These huge cranes during their stay in India adopt a vegetation diet. Other Migratory birds at Bharatpur bird sanctuary include Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Shanks, Stints, Wagtails, Warblers, Wheatears, Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks, Pipits, etc. Back to Hotel for Lunch and take some rest Later in evening can do sightseeing of “BHARATPUR PALACE” palace is a fine fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture and was built by different Maharajas in various phases. The palace has magnificent apartments that are richly decorated with intricately designed floor tiles having interesting patterns. The darbar is now converted into a museum and in the center of the museum, ancient exhibits are displayed. Dinner at Hotel
MATHURA RAILWAY STATION OVERNIGHT IN TRAIN
12191 Shridham SF Express 16:13 JBP* 07:15
11450 Katra – Jabalpur (Du… 17:07 JBP* 07:25
12190 Mahakaushal Express 18:15 JBP* 09:35
22182 Hazrat Nizamuddin – … 19:37 JBP* 08:20
Arrive in the morning, directly drive to Bandhavgarh, check into Resort/lodge. Evening Safari in Tiger reserve. Resume your exciting Elephant / Jeep Safari to spot the majestic tigers and other wildlife in their natural habitat at the park.
Night stay at Bandhavgarh.
Bandhavgarh: This is a small National Park; compact, yet full of game. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India. It is not only the Tiger sightings here, but the natural and archaeological splendor that awaits a visitor which is totally unexpected, and beyond imagination. The Park is famous for its frequent Tiger sightings.
Experience the thrill of a full day of game viewing (Morning and Evening Safari) inside the park. The excitement of an Elephant / Jeep Safari to spot the majestic tigers and other wildlife in the park will make you wish that it does not come to an end. Night stay at Bandhavgarh.
Continue your exploration of the Park with another full day of game viewing with Elephant / Jeep Safari (Morning and Evening Safari) in the Tiger Reserve. Also Visit the famous and magnificent Bandhavgarh Fort, during the day. Night stay at Bandhavgarh.
After breakfast at hotel drive (06 hrs) to Kanha, upon arrival check into Resort/lodge. Overnight stay at Resort/lodge.
Kanha National Park: Kanha’s sal and bamboo forests, rolling grasslands and meandering streams stretch over 940 sq km in dramatic natural splendor which forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The park is the only habitat of the rare hardground Barasingha (Cervus Duvaceli Branderi).
By a special statute in 1955, Kanha National Park came into being. Since then, a series of stringent conservation programmes for the protection of the park’s flora and fauna has given Kanha its deserved reputation for being one of the finest and best administered National Parks in Asia, an irresistible attraction for all wildlife lovers and a true haven for its animal and avian population.
Replicate the thrill of Bandhavgarh at Kanha as you enjoy a full day game viewing (Two safaris). Explore the rich wildlife of the park right from Tigers to birds and reptiles each finding its abode in the varied topography of the forest
After another exciting morning of Game Drive into the thick foliage of the Kanha National Park, proceed (06 hrs) to Nagpur popularly called the Orange city. Nagpur – Delhi evening flight at 1950 & transfer to hotel. If you International connection is from Mumbai then we can take flight for same OVERNIGHT IN DELHI HOTEL
Day12: SS OF DELHI.
Full day city tour of old & New Delhi, drive past Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghats, Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Mandir, India Gate, Humayun Tomb, President House and Qutub Minar and proceed to Internation Airport to catch flight onward
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- Accommodation On Sharing Basis
- Meals :12 Breakfast & 05 Lunch & 10 Dinners
- Transport: good condition vehicles
- Safari:08 Trips Jeep Or Elephant Safari And Rikshaw In Bird Sanctuary
- Massages: 05 Body Massage And Or Ayurveda Massage In Any Of Above Hotels
- Monuments/Jungle Entrances
- Tour Guide, please ask for the same at separate cost. Also available in different languages like Spanish, German etc.
- Shopping and Laundry, add-on and personal expenses.
- Airfares to and from India – Please ask to book the same if required
- Travel Insurance
- Indian visa fee
- Meals and drinks outside of what is included in the package