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Golden Triangle of India: Bandhavgarh Wildlife

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Golden Triangle of India: Bandhavgarh Wildlife

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Step into the marvelous history of India, Mughal empires and the British Raj through the kaleidoscope of India’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Followed by exciting wildlife safaris.

Explore the heritage journey through Hindu and Islamic temples, forts, palaces and the most magnificent shrine for a lost love, the Taj Mahal. Be mesmerized by the monuments and temples showcasing the monuments to love, war and religion.

End your trip on a high note searching for elusive tigers and other exotic wildlife in Bandhavgarh National Park. The unique wildlife and beautiful nature of India will charm you on this unusual journey.

9 Days, 8 Nights: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Bandhavgarh, Jabalpur

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Taj Mahal tourist attraction

Taj Mahal
Catch a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the most beautiful building in the world

Open Jeep Safari
Discover the overwhelming beauty and magnificence of the Bengal tiger

Spotted Deer in Natural Habitat
Wildlife sanctuary where Tigers, Sambhar Deer, Panther, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Gaur and Nilgai roam freely

Sloth Bear
On cool morning safaris the Sloth Bear and other denizens are still very active after returning from a night of hunting

Stepwells
Stroll inside the stepwell which was a water source and a cool sanctuary for desert dwellers

Amber Fort
Ride up the red sandstone ramparts to the magnificent fort overlooking the picturesque lake

Amber Fort
This magnificent fort overlooks the picturesque Maota Lake

Qutub Minar tourist attraction

Qutub Minar
See the world’s tallest brick tower, can you tell it is tilted?

Old Delhi Jama Masjid Tourist Attraction

Jama Masjid
A breathtaking view of one of largest mosques in India in the heart of Delhi

India Gate
A memorial to the British Indian Army, reminiscent of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

Sheesh Mahal
Walk down the Hall of Mirrors for a close-up view of the exquisite silver inlays


THE JOURNEY

 


 

    1

    Meet Up at Delhi (DEL)

    Upon arrival into Delhi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax and enjoy the hotel or explore this bustling capital city on your own.
    2

    Delhi | Old and New Capital City

    Delhi is the capital of modern India. It has also been the capital of at least seven previous civilizations as well as the British Raj, and each have left behind a trail of monuments.
    Explore both Old and New Delhi, including Humayun’s Tomb of the Mughal Emperor, Qutab Minar - the world’s tallest brick tower and Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. Experience a busy & bustling local bazaar with a cycle rickshaw through Chandni Chowk.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    3

    Delhi – Agra | The legendary Taj Mahal

    Drive to Agra, the erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire. Visit Agra Fort, a prison built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal. Let’s size up the Itimad-ud-Daulah tomb, the "Baby Tāj”, a Mughal era mausoleum.
    Visit the legendary Taj Mahal. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, who tragically died in childbirth in 1631. We will also have a breathtaking photo-op with a fully symmetrical view of the Taj Mahal from across the river at Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden).
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    4

    Agra - Jaipur | The Pink City of Jaipur

    En route to Jaipur we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri (City of Victory), which has been deserted for over four centuries. Thanks to the very durable red sandstone from which it was built, Fatehpur Sikri remains well-preserved and a fascinating place to explore.
    Later we drive to Jaipur, the bustling capital of Rajasthan.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    5

    Jaipur | The Pink City of Jaipur

    Visit the stunning 16th century Rajput Amber Fort on a jeep or elephant. The fort is perched on a hillside overlooking the dusty plains below, regal palaces, sleepy villages, and stone carved temples.
    City Palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture. It is a vast palace complex occupying nearly one-seventh of the Pink City with a series of temples, pavilions, gardens and palaces. Continue to Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) its interior embellished with reflective glass tiles that embellish the interior.  Enjoy the sight of Jal Mahal (Water Palace), a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. Visit Jantar Mantar, an open-air astronomical observatory and UNESCO world heritage site. See Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), it’s high screen wall allowed the women of the royal household to observe street life without being seen.
    Marvel at a 16th century step well near Kheri Gate. The step well serves as the community well, gathering place and swimming hole.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast 
    6

    Jaipur - Delhi - Jabalpur

    After breakfast, check out and continue to Jabalpur by flight.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    7

    Jabalpur - Bandhavgarh National Park | Afternoon Safari

    After breakfast, check out and drive to the Bandhavgarh National Park. This biodiverse park is known for its large population of royal Bengal tigers, especially in the central Tala zone. Other animals include Sambhar deer, Panther, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Gaur, Nilgai (Blue bull), etc. In addition, you can also spot around 280 species of birds that will leave you with an unforgettable bird watching experience.
    The mix of tropical forest, Sal trees and grassland are home to scores of bird species, including eagles.
    In the afternoon you will go on your afternoon jeep safari in the park.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch     Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner
    8

    Bandhavagarh National Park | Morning and Afternoon Safari

    Early morning jeep safari tour in the park today. You should be able to see many of the spotted deer, sambar and birdlife in the park. During an early morning safari, the temperature is cool and the animals are still very active after returning from a night of hunting.
    Keep a sharp eye out for the elusive tiger!
    In the afternoon you will go on your afternoon jeep safari in the park.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner
    9

    Bandhavagarh – Jabalpur | Morning Safari

    Morning Safari. After breakfast, check-out of the lodge. Drive to Jabalpur transfer to airport for a flight to Delhi (DEL) for your international flight home.
    The tour comes to an end. Please inform us of your onward international or India domestic flight details.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    Hotel Information

    DestinationHotels Rating
    DelhiCrowne Plaza Today, Mayur Vihar★★★★
    AgraJaypee Palace★★★★
    JaipurHoliday Inn City Center★★★★
    JabalpurNarmada Jackson★★★★
    BandhavgarhTiger Lagoon Resort★★★★
    Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation.

    Dates & Pricing 

    Small Group Departures (Comfort Class ☆☆☆)
    YearDeparture Date(s) * SundayDBL OCC*
    2019January 13, Feb 3 and March 3$2,890 
    2019Apr 7, May 5, June 2$2,745
    2019Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1$3,015 
    2020Jan 12, Feb 2, Mar 1$3,015 
    2020Apr 5, May 3, Jun 7$2,880
    2020Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6$3,165
    2021Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 7$3,165
    *All departures are guaranteed and have no more than 14 guests in a group* Price per person, based on double occupancy.  Solo traveler or larger groups, call for price. * Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes and do not include airfare. 
    Private Experiences: Daily departure except Wednesday.
    YearTour DateComfort Class☆☆☆Deluxe Class☆☆☆☆
    2018Oct 1 to Dec 15Call$3,265
    2019Jan 11 to Mar 31Call$3,265
    2019Apr 1 to Jun 15Call$3,100
    2019Oct 1 to Dec 15Call$3,400
    2020Jan 11 to Mar 31Call$3,400
    2020Apr 1 to Jun 15Call$3,255
    2020Oct 1 to Dec 15Call$3,570
    2021Jan 11 to Mar 31Call$3,570
    * Changes to your itinerary and upgrades to your accommodations are available. * Price per person, based on double occupancy.  Solo traveler or larger groups, call for price. * Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes and do not include airfare. 

    Deposit

    • ‣ $750.00
    • ‣ Domestic Airfare - Total airfare for Jaipur to Jabalpur & Jabalpur to Delhi from US$150  (Exact fare varies depending on actual booking date)

    Booking Your Flight

    We can find the best flights and airfares for your tour.Buying your own air tickets? No problem.

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Open Jeep Wildlife Safaris with Maximum 4 Passengers Per Jeep
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Airport Transfers
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments

    Exclusions

    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expenses
    • ‣ Visa Fees
    • ‣ Domestic/International Air Fares and Airport Departure Taxes
    • ‣ Gratuities
    • ‣ Laundry Service
    • ‣ Telephone Calls
    • ‣ Professional camera/video camera fees at monuments
    • ‣ All the other services which are not mentioned in the inclusions