Bandhav National Park

Tiger Photography Tour

Tour Name : Tiger Photography Tour
Duration : 13 Nights & 14 Days
Destination : Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore Tiger Reserve - Bharatpur National Park - Agra - Bandhavgarh National Park - Delhi

Day 01 : Delhi

lotus temple delhi

On arrival at the airport meet with our representative, and then transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02 : Delhi

Morning after breakfast full day city sightseeing tour Old Delhi & New Delhi.

Old Delhi - the 350-year-old walled city was built by Emperor Shah Jehan in 1648 as his capital. Opposite the fort are the black and white onion dome and minarets of the Jama Masjid, the most elegant mosque in India. Raj Ghat is worth a visit where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948.

jama masjid delhi

New Delhi - the new capital designed by Sir Edward Lutyens. An interesting drive in the one passing through the impressive Rajpath from the World War I memorial arch, the India Gate towards the Presidential Palace. Visit Humayun's Tomb built in 1565 AD, Safdarjung's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, 72 meters high and the most curious antique, the uncorroded Iron Pillar, which dates back to the 4th century AD. In the evening return to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi - Jaipur (270 km)

Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur, On arrival check in at the hotel. In the evening city sightseeing tour of the pink city visit, including the massif City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Natural Observatory), Hawa Mahal (The Palace of winds). Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 : Jaipur - Ranthambore (180 km)

two tigers at ranthambore

Morning an excursion tour to Amber fort. At a short distance of 11 kms . from Jaipur, the Amber Fort complex stands amidst wooded hills overlooking the Delhi-Jaipur highway, with its forbidding ramparts reflected in the still waters of the Maota Lake below. One of the finest examples of Rajput architecture, it was the ancient capital of the Kachhawah rulers. The original palace was built by Raja Man Singh and additions were made later by Sawai Jai Singh.

Within the palace are the Diwan-e-Aam or the "Hall of Public Audience", the Diwan-e-Khas or the "Hall of Private Audience" and the Sukh Niws where a cool breeze blows across channels of water for the purpose of air-conditioning. Here are the private chambers of the queens with windows having latticed screens so that the ladies could watch the proceedings of the royal court in privacy. There is also the Jai Mandir or the "Temple of Victory", with its famed Sheesh Mahal, the scintillating "Hall of Mirrors". In the afternoon drive to Ranthambore National Park. On arrival check in at the wildlife resorts. Overnight at resorts.

Day 05 : Ranthambore National Park

ranthambore national park tigers

Morning and evening game drive to the national park. Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, at the junction of the Aravalis and the Vindhyas, is a unique example of natural and historical richness, standing out conspicuously in the vast, arid and denuded tract of eastern Rajasthan.

Tiger, at the apex of the food chain, lord over the kingdom in a subtle way. Solitary by nature, it operates in stealth. Therefore tiger sightings, frequent as they are, always a matter of chance. However, even evidences of tiger's activities are very exciting. The other kinds of cats found in Ranthambhore are Leopard (Panthera pardus), Caracal (Felis caracal), Leopard Cat (Felis bengalensis), Fishing Cat (Felis viverrina) and the Jungle Cat (Felis chaus). Besides the big cats, the other large predators found in Ranthambhore include Sloth Bear, Striped Hyena, Wolf, Wild dog (or Dhole), Jackal, Indian Fox, Palm Civet, Small Indian Civet, Common Indian Mongoose, Small Indian Mongoose, Ratel (or Honey Badger), Marsh Crocodile and the Indian Python. There are two species of Antlers, namely the Spotted Deer (or Chital) and the Sambhar Deer, and, two kinds of Antelopes, namely the Indian Gazelle (or Chinkara) and the Bluebull (or Neelgai). Overnight will be at resort

Day 06 : Ranthambore National Park

Morning and afternoon game drive in to the National Park. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 07 : Ranthambore - Bharatpur (200 km)

bharatpur bird sanctuary

Morning safari to the national park, return to the resort for breakfast. Then drive for Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. On arrival check in at the hotel/lodge. Overnight stay at Bharatpur.

Day 08 : Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Morning after breakfast full day bird watching inside the national park. The foundation of this Bharatpur wildlife sanctuary was laid in 1760 when the Maharaja of Bharatpur made an artificial lake and the dam at this very site to store the water brought by the annual floods in this area. Over 300 bird species are found in this 29-sq-kms-wildlife park of divided into the stretches of marshes, scrubland and grassland. It got its name as Keoladeo Ghana Park on account of an ancient Hindu temple at the centre of the national park devoted to Lord Shiva. The term 'Ghana' is derived from Hindi, which means dense and refers to the thick forest, which covers the entire area. Bharatpur became a national park on 10 March 1982, and was given the status of a World Heritage Site in December 1985. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 09 : Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (40 km)

buland darwaja fatehpur sikri

Morning after breakfast drive to Agra. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, one of the capital cities of Akbar after the childless Mughal was blessed with a son with the blessings of the Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chisti, who lived here. The new capital came up in 1569. Through the Juxtaposition of the buildings seems whimsical, they are thoughtfully planned, imparting an atmosphere of playful brilliance. Towering, walls on three sides surround the rectangular-shaped city, accessible through nine gates, and an artificial lake is located on the west. Credit for preserving the monuments goes to Lord Curzon. These protected monuments and the city's environs are well maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. Continue drive to reach Agra, On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10 : Agra - Umaria

taj mahal

Visit Taj Mahal at dawn. In the afternoon transfer to the station to board the train for Umaria. Overnight on board.

Day 11 : Umaria - Bandhavgarh National Park (35 Km)

Arrive early morning at Umaria station, on arrival meet with our representative and transfer to the Bandhavgarh National park. Morning free to relax, in the afternoon game drive to the national park. Overnight at resort.

Day 12 : Bandhavgarh National Park

Morning and evening safari to the national park. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 13 : Bandhavgarh/Delhi

indiagate delhi

Morning safari to the national park. In the evening transfer to the Umaria railway station time to board train for Delhi. Overnight on board.

Day 14 : Delhi

On arrival at Delhi railway station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel for fresh n up. Late in the evening transfer to the International airport to board the flight for onward destination.

Tour and Services Ends.