Kamasutra -  Khajuraho & The Wild Life

Places Covered: - Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Nagpur - Delhi
Duration: - 11 Days/ 10 Nights
Start from: - New Delhi
Ends in:- New Delhi

Day 01:- Arrive Delhi, meet & assist at the airport & transfer to the hotel. Overnight in  Delhi hotel.

Day 02:- After breakfast visit the ancient capital city, with its magnificent Red Fort the pageant of Indian History, from its origin around 1200 BC, through the periods under the Sultans in the 10th century and Mughals from the 14th Century. Then in afternoon visit New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit Qutab Minar, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Safdarjung Tomb, The President’s House, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, and Lotus Temple & Laxmi Narayan Temple. Overnight in Delhi hotel.

Day 03: - DELHI / VARANASI – After breakfast, transfer to airport to catch a flight for Varanasi. Meet & assist on arrival in Varanasi and transfer to the reserved hotel. VARANASI, known to the devotees as Kashi as it is said to have been founded by Hindu Lord Shiva – The Lord of the Universe. One of the oldest living cities in the world, as also one of the most important pilgrimage sites in India, Varanasi is a major tourist attraction. Situated on the banks of the sacred river Ganges, the city has been a centre of learning and civilization for over 2000 years. Proceed for a half day city tour of Varanasi visiting Benares Hindu University, Durga temple & Bharat Mata temple (Mother India Temple). Afternoon excursion to Sarnath, the spiritual centre of Buddhism. SARNATH is one of the most sacred places for Buddhist, where Lord Buddha gave first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Visit famous Dhamaekha Stupa, Moolgandha Kuti Vihar and famous Sarnath museum having rich collection of antiques from Ancient India. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04:- VARANASI / KHAJURAHO - Visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat (Bank of River Ganges) early in the morning and take a boat ride on the sacred river Ganges to see the cremation ceremonies at Ghats and witness the living traditions of one of the world's oldest and most important religions. (Start at 0500 hrs. for an unforgettable lifetime experience). Sitting in your rickety wooden rowing boat, there’s an eerie sense of peace on the river until the sunrise bathes the river banks in gold and reveals the moving theater of spiritual devotion. All along the river banks, crowds of people are bathing, performing praying ceremony, praying to the Sun god and washing away the sins of Life. Return for a walk through the cobblestone streets along the banks of "Ganga". As shops are opening, the place now becomes a beehive of activities. Later transfer to the airport to fly to Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho & after check-in the reserved hotel, visit the Eastern group of temples. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05:-  KHAJURAHO / BANDHAVGARH - After breakfast, visit Western group of Temples. Later drive to Bandhavgarh , Check in at pre reserved cottages/ hotel.

BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK: Set amongst The Vindhya Hills in Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh consists of 168 sq miles of Sal & a mixed forest with large stretches of Bamboo and Grassland to The North. Generally the tourists get lucky to view The Tiger, Gaur (Indian Bison) Chital, Charsingha (Four horned antelope). This Park houses some 150 species of birds including the Blue Bearded bee eaters, White Browed Fantails, and The Malabar Hornbill. The Bandhavgarh Fort, besides offering breath taking views, houses a 35 ft reclining statue of Lord Vishnu and 10th Century Rock Images of the incarnation of the Lord. Overnight at Bandhavgarh

Day 06:-  BANDHAVGARH - Early morning game rides by 4x4 open jeep in the Park. Rest of the morning at leisure. Late afternoon game rides in the park. Overnight at Bandhavgarh

Day 07:- BANDHAVGARH - After breakfast, Cruising around the village and the lake. There are facilities for boating, yachting, fishing, surf riding & swimming. Lunch will be served onboard. Evening Dinner and overnight at Bandhavgarh.

Day 08:- BANDHAVGARH / KANHA - Morning game rides in the jungle and then after breakfast, drive to Kanha National Park. Arrive Kanha and check in at Kanha Jungle Lodge.

KANHA NATIONAL PARK: Set on The Chhota Nagpur Plateau in Madhya Pradesh, Kanha provides breath taking views of grassy plains and strands of mixed Sal / teak forests. This 366 sq. miles preserved area was set to save two endangered species like Tiger and The Barasingha. You would also have an opportunity to see Swamp Deers, Black Buck, Cheetal, Indian Bisons, Barking Deers, Sambhars, Leopards and Tigers. Overnight at Kanha.

Day 09:- KANHA- Early morning game rides by 4x4 open Jeep in the Park. Rest of the morning at leisure. Late afternoon game rides in the park. Overnight at Kanha.

Day 10:- KANHA / NAGPUR - Proceed for the morning game drive in to the park. And later proceed to Nagpur. NAGPUR, popularly known as Orange Capital of India is also the second capital of Maharashtra. The Gond King of Deogad, "Bakht Buland Shah" laid the city's foundation in the year 1702. This city derived its name from the river Nag that flows through it. Nagpur was the capital of Madhya Bharat State (C.P. and Berar) after Indian independence and in 1960, the Marathi majority Vidarbha region was merged with the new state of Maharashtra. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11:- NAGPUR / DELHI- After breakfast transfer to airport to fly to Delhi and then connect to your onward/ returning home flight.

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