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Tiger Tour with Taj

Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days

Itinerary at a Glance :Delhi – Agra – Bandhavgarh - Delhi

Introduction - Tiger Tour with Taj

Indian Tigers are one of the world’s most beautiful animals, faces extinction today. Evolution by instincts genetically implantation millions of years ago, the cat waits patiently for a herd of spotted deer to make their way through tall grass towards a nearby water hole. This fascinating drama between predator and prey has gone on uninterrupted for years and has been responsible for the perfection in nature which inspires us. A super efficient predator, Tiger, is the spirit of the Indian Jungle.

Day 01: Delhi
On arrival at Indira Gandhi International airport, meet & greet by our representative & transfer to Hotel.  Night stay at Delhi.
New Delhi:  The capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and the modern. Standing along the West End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India.
Delhi is a palimpsest, bearing the complexities, the contradictions, the beauty and the dynamism of a city where the past coexists with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. Diverse cultural elements absorbed into the daily life of the city have enriched its character.

Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast proceed for 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.  Night stay at Delhi.

Day 03: Delhi – Agra (By Train)
In the morning transfer to Railway station to connect Shatabdi Express (runs all days except every Friday) train to Agra (Dep. at 06:15 / Arr. at 08:12 hrs).  On arrival meet & transfer to hotel.
Later this morning move out for the sight seeing 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 famed 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.
Night stay at Agra.

Day 04: Agra – Bandhavgarh (By Train)
In the morning proceed to visit Fatehpur Sikri, 37 km west of Agra. Jalal-ud-din-Muhammad Akbar, Humanyun's son, accessed the throne at the tender age of 14. While hunting around Sikri his curiosity was aroused by the songs of some minstrels about the celebrated Khwaja Muinud’din Chisti, the founder of the Chisti order of SUFIS. Akbar, who was without a child heard about Saint Salim Chisti and visited him in the year 1568. The saint blessed him with 3 sons and in gratitude Akbar ordered the great mosque of Fatehpur Sikri built under his supervision. As a mark of respect to the saint, Akbar shifted his capital to Fatehpur Sikri and built various secular buildings like the Diwan-E-Aam, Diwan-E-Khas, Jodhabai palace, Birbal's house, Marian's house and the Panchmahal.
Evening transfer to railway station to connect night train to Umaria (the nearest station to Bandhavgarh). 

Day 05: Bandhavgarh
Arrive in the morning, meeting & assistance & 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.

Day 06: Bandhavgarh
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 at the park will make you wish that it does not come to an end.
Night stay at Bandhavgarh.

Day 07: 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.

Day 08: Bandhavgarh – Delhi (By train)
Early morning jeep safari to explore the rich flora and fauna of the Park and spot the jungle king prowling in their territory.
Evening transfer to Umaria railway station to connect night train to Delhi

Day 09: Delhi
Arrive Delhi in afternoon, meeting & assistance at the Hazrat Nizumuddin railway station & transfer to International airport to connect flight to onward journey.