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Best of Wildlife Safari with Taj Mahal

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99500.00/-

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Trip Duration
10 Day's / 9 Nights
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Do you know you can now couple your Tour of Taj Mahal along with a breathtaking wildlife safari? Some miles away from the Taj Mahal, you will come across the most famous wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and bird sanctuaries in India that is in Rajasthan, a neighbouring state. To mention some, they are Bharatpur, Ramthambore and Sariska wildlife reserves. For tourists in India, who have a passion for wildlife and everything to do with it, these wildlife reserves and national parks is an ideal refuge. You can catch the animals in their most natural habitat on your camera. Both Sariska National Park and Ranthambore National Park in India are recognized as national parks and tiger reserves that come under Project Tiger scheme in India. These are the places where you will get the opportunity to have glimpses of the tiger from close quarters, should you opt for a jeep or an elephant safari. Dr. Salim Ali the famous ornithologist of India should be credited for the efforts undertaken by him for the development of the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and this led to the sanctuary to be declared as a National Park in 1981. Today, this park that stretches to more than 29 sqmts is a home to over 500 species, both Indian and Asian birds.

Wildlife Safari with Taj Mahal Tour Package.


Inclusion

  • Hotel
  • Car
  • Food

Exclusion

  • Sightseeing
  • Flight
  • Train

#1 Day

Sasangir - Somnath - Rajkot - Mumbai (2025/2130Hrs)

B:BREAKFAST , D: FAREWELL DINNER

Morning safari. Later drive to Somnath (40Km/01Hrs), to visit Somnath Temple , one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India, having unique location of western coast of India . Later back to Rajkot to board the flight to Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai airport transfer to International terminal for onward flight.

#2 Day

Kanha

B:BREAKFAST, L:LUNCH, D: DINNER

Morning & afternoon Sharing Jeep Safari. Overnight at Resort.

#3 Day

Kanha – Nagpur (280Km/06Hrs) - Mumbai (2005/2135Hrs)

B:BREAKFAST

Morning safari, after breakfast , Some time for leisure , Later drive to Nagpur to board the flight to Mumbai. on arrival check in at hotel & overnight.

#4 Day

Mumbai - Rajkot - Sasan Gir (0520/0625Hrs)

B:LIGHT BREAKFAST, L:LUNCH, D: DINNER

Early morning transfer to airport to board the flight to Rajkot, on arrival at Rajkot airport drive to Sasan Gir National Park ( 130Km/04Hrs) . On arrival check in at resort &overnight. Afternoon safari.

This national Park & Wildlife Sanctuary is a 1412 sq km hilly tract of dry deciduous forests, acacia scrub, evergreen and semi-evergreen flora and grasslands, fed by rivers and streams. Among the many water-bodies in the reserve is the Kamleshwar Dam, known for its large crocodile population.

Originally protected by the Nawab of Junagadh, after British viceroys brought to his attention the plight of the lion in Asia, the sanctuary is the jewel of Gujarat's ecological resources.

The park checklist has 250 birds and about 50 other species (including the endangered lesser florican and the saras crane) are recorded in the grasslands along the perifery of the sanctuary. Many species like the painted sandgrouse, grey francolin, quails, Asian paradise flycatcher, black-naped monarch, white-browed fantail, Asian brown flycatcher, grey-headed flycatcher, verditer flycatcher, tickell's blue flycatcher, greenish warbler, white-eye, coppersmith barbet, common and marshal's iora, rufous treepie, yellow-footed green pigeon have been spotted by our guests around the lodge itself. Long-billed vulture, Indian white-backed vulture, red-headed (king) vulture, Eurasian griffon vulture, changeable hawk-eagle, crested serpent eagle, bonneli's eagle, greater spotted eagle, lesser spotted eagle, tawny eagle, steppe eagle, imperial eagle, Pallas's fish eagle, grey-headed fish eagle, osprey, peregrine falcon, laggar falcon, red-headed falcon, oriental honey-buzzard, white-eyed buzzard and other raptors have been seen in the sanctuary. Gir also has brown fish owl, Eurasian eagle owl, spotted owlet. In the evening, nightjars can be seen near the lodge gate.

#5 Day

Bandhavgarh

B:BREAKFAST, L:LUNCH, D: DINNER

Morning & afternoon Sharing Jeep Safari. Overnight at Resort.

#6 Day

Bandhavgarh – Kanha ( 280Km/06Hrs)

B;BREAKFAST , L:LUNCH, D:DINNER

Morning sharing Jeep Safari. Later drive to Kanha. On arrival check in at Resort & Overnight.

This is the place that has been described by RUDYARD KIPLING in his great book "The Jungle Book". Located in the Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park is a tiger reserve that extends over an area of over 940 square km. A horseshoe shaped valley bounded by the spurs of the Mekal presents an interesting topography. Steep rocky escarpments along the edges offer breathtaking views of the valley. Realizing the danger on the Tiger population in the country, the Government started the "Project Tiger" at Kanha and in 1974 the area was declared a Tiger reserve. The park is also the habitat of the high ground Barasingha.

In 1930s, the Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries - Hallon and Banjar of 250kms to 300kms each. Though one of these was subsequently disbanded .The area remained a protected one until 1947. Depletion of the tiger population in the year that followed led to the area being made an absolute sanctuary in 1952.

Patient watching should reward the visitor, with a sight of Indian Fox, Sloth bear, Striped hyena, Jungle cut, Lepord, Mouse Deer, Chausingha or four horned antelope, Nilgai, Ratel and Porcupine Kanha has some 200 species of birds. Watchers should station themselves in the hills, where the mixed and bamboo forests harbour many species and in the grassy forest clearings. Water birds can be seen near the park's many rivulets and at Sarvantal, a pool that is frequented by water birds and the area in front of the museum.

#7 Day

Bandhavgarh – Kanha ( 280Km/06Hrs)

B;BREAKFAST , L:LUNCH, D:DINNER

Morning sharing Jeep Safari. Later drive to Kanha. On arrival check in at Resort & Overnight.

This is the place that has been described by RUDYARD KIPLING in his great book "The Jungle Book". Located in the Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park is a tiger reserve that extends over an area of over 940 square km. A horseshoe shaped valley bounded by the spurs of the Mekal presents an interesting topography. Steep rocky escarpments along the edges offer breathtaking views of the valley. Realizing the danger on the Tiger population in the country, the Government started the "Project Tiger" at Kanha and in 1974 the area was declared a Tiger reserve. The park is also the habitat of the high ground Barasingha.

In 1930s, the Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries - Hallon and Banjar of 250kms to 300kms each. Though one of these was subsequently disbanded .The area remained a protected one until 1947. Depletion of the tiger population in the year that followed led to the area being made an absolute sanctuary in 1952.

Patient watching should reward the visitor, with a sight of Indian Fox, Sloth bear, Striped hyena, Jungle cut, Lepord, Mouse Deer, Chausingha or four horned antelope, Nilgai, Ratel and Porcupine Kanha has some 200 species of birds. Watchers should station themselves in the hills, where the mixed and bamboo forests harbour many species and in the grassy forest clearings. Water birds can be seen near the park's many rivulets and at Sarvantal, a pool that is frequented by water birds and the area in front of the museum.

#8 Day

Arrived Jabalpur at 0715 hrs , Drive to Bandhavgarh (225Km/06Hrs)

B:BREAKFAST, D: DINNER

Morning on arrival at Jabalpur Railway station, Breakfast at Restaurant, Drive to Bandhavgarh enroute visiting Bhedaghat – an awesome spectacle of nature. Bhedaghat is a picturesque place with two marvelous huge marble rocks and river Narmada gently making its way in between. Enjoy the boat ride at this beautiful place and forget your every problem in the lap of nature and river Narmada.

Bandhavgarh : The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is relatively high. The possibility of spotting Sloth Bear, Wild Boar, Leopard and Tiger is very good. The park is also densely populated with animals like the Chital (Spotted Deer), Sambar, Barking Deer, Nilgai (Blue Bull), Chowsingha (Four Horned Antelope) and is rich in bird life. The terrain is rocky, rising sharply from the swampy and densely forested valley. The finest of these hills is Bandhavgarh which is bounded by great cliffs and eroded rocks. The Bandhavgarh Fort, believed to be 2000 years old, stands at the highest point. There is a temple at the fort that can be visited by jeeps. Scattered throughout the park, particularly around the fort, are numerous caves containing shrines with ancient Sanskrit inscriptions. On arrival check in at hotel , Overnight at Resort.

#9 Day

Flight to Delhi

#10 Day

B:BREAKFAST, D: DINNER

Early morning arrival and transfer to hotel. Later Old Delhi tour is one pristine location that marks Delhi with its period elegance. The city is a home to some of the most exotic and outlandish sites in India like Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Sis Ganj Gurudwara, havelis, temples, etc. The walk will take you through lanes and areas of historic and religious importance, old world Havelis, gateways and arches. As we continue walking we find ourselves on the Paranthewali Gali, famous for its varied variety of stuffed paranthas, and the Kinari bazaar, also known as the shopper’s paradise. In the Kinari Bazaar complex, we also find Naugharana, where we can see rows of houses that have maintained its traditional appearance and style, and the famous Jauhari temple. This Jain temple was built in the Mughal period, and still restores its old world charm . Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk area ends as you will embark upon the tricycles – rickshaws from Jama Mosque and enjoy a short ride on the most practical mode of transport that carries the lives in this part of the city daily. Your joy ride comes to an end at Chawri Bazaar Metro Train Station from where you will be transported from the Mughal to Raj in less than 10 minutes. Welcome Dinner. Overnnight at hotel.

DO’s and Don’ts

Practise courtesy and politeness with locals and authorities on a trip.
Pack your luggage yourself and always keep track of it.
Always keep an eye on your luggage, backpacks of children, toys, and stuffed animals. Someone may slip drugs or other unsocial elements inside without your knowledge.
Always keep track of luggage and toys of children. These are easy targets for unsocial elements who may slip drugs inside without your knowledge.
Reach the airport and public events on time.
Don’t flaunt cash in public.
Don’t carry all of the cash in one bag.
Don’t wear expensive jewellery while roaming around on a tour.
Don’t disclose your finances, social status and travel plans with strangers.
Don’t arrive late for event organised by tour authorities.

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