CALL OF THE JUNGLE SOUTH INDIA

18 Nights / 19 Days

Overview
Itinerary

Day 1 : (Bengaluru)Day 1 - Arrive Bangalore:

Featuring four of the finest South Asian Wildlife areas – Nagarhole,  Ranthambore, Bharatpur and Chitwan, each characterized by its own distinctive flora and fauna-  this is the classical wildlife tour of the Indian Rhinoceros, Leopard, Deer, Gaur {Wild Ox}, Wild Boar and many species of birds, especially waterfowl at Bharatpur and forest birds in Chitwan. If you are lucky, you might even spot the rare Gangetic Dolphin. Apart from wildlife areas, you will visit the cultural highlights of India & Nepal. This tour is possible from November through May.

 

Arrive Bangalore with some convenient airline.Noted for its wildlife avenues, Classical Bungalows and Gothic Churches. Afternoon city tour including the Botanical Gardens, Tipu Sultan’s Palace and the bull temple

Day 2 : (Mysore)Day 2 - Bangalore to Mysore:

Early morning leave Bangalore & drive to Mysore – Afternoon visit to the city Palace and the Brindaban gardens. If time permits, visit the Devaraja Market.

Day 3 : (Nagarhole)Day 3 - Mysore to Nagarhole:

Leave Mysore & drive to Nagarhole – noted for Elephant, Gaur Samber and the occasional Leopard. Afternoon Safari by Jeep.Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 : (Nagarhole)Day 4 - In Nagarhole:

 Safari by Coracle and jeeps.

Day 5 : (New Delhi)Day 5 - Nagarhole / Bangalore /Delhi:

After early breakfast, depart by car to Bangalore and Connect your flight to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer to your hotel.

Day 6 : (jaipur)Day 6 - Delhi to Jaipur:

Leave Delhi & drive to Jaipur & en route stop at Amber Fort an Elephant Ride take you to the hilltop fort and after visiting the Fort, continue drive to Jaipur. Afternoon free independent activities.

Day 7 : (jaipur)Day 7 - In Jaipur:

Morning city tour visiting City Palace, Hawa Mahal {Palace of Winds}, Jantar Mantar {The Observatory}.Afternoon at leisure.

Day 8 : (Ranthambore)Day 8 - Jaipur to Ranthambore:

Leave Jaipur & drive to Ranthambore, the area is rich in wildlife including Tiger, Nilgai, Jungle Cat, Mugger & Python. Evening Safari by jeep in the national park.Overnight at a lodge

Day 9 : (Ranthambore)Day 9 - In Ranthambore:

Morning & evening Safaris.

Day 10 : (Bharatpur)Day 10 - Ranthambore to Bharatpur:

Leave Ranthambore & drive to Bharatpur, one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world.  Originally developed by the Maharaja of Bharatpur to satisfy his passion for shooting, waterfowl, the marshes were established as a sanctuary in 1956 and are now home for over 360 species of birds. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 : (agra)Day 11 - Bharatpur to Agra:

Leave Bharatpur& drive to Agra, enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, built by Akbar the Great around 1570. This magnificent palace was abandoned soon after its creation. Perhaps because of the shortage of drinking water.Then onto to Agra.Afternoon tour of the world famous monument of love “The Taj Mahal”, Agra Fort Etc. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12 : (agra)Day 12 - Agra to Khajuraho:

Morning flight to Khajuraho.Afternoon tour of medieval temples, famous for their erotic carvings.

Day 13 : (Varanasi)Day 13 - Khajuraho to Varanasi:

Morning flight to Varanasi.Afternoon tour of old & Emperor Aurangzeb’s mosque.

Day 14 : (Varanasi)Day 14 - In Varanasi:

Early morning boat ride on the Ganges to view the sunrise and to see the rituals that take place along the Ghats. Afternoon visit of Sarnath ruins.

Day 15 : (Kathmandu)Day 15 - Varanasi to Kathmandu:

Late in the morning fly to Kathmandu. Afternoon city tour.

Day 16 : (Kathmandu)Day 16 - In Kathmandu:

Early morning drive up to Nagarkot to view the sunrise over Himalaya. On your return visit Bhatapur, a medieval town and visit the Bodhnath Stupa. Afternoon visit Patan the most Buddhist of the 3 valley towns and the Tibetian handicrafts Centre.

Day 17 : (Tiger Top)Day 17 - Kathmandu to Tiger Tops:

Fly to Meghuli and transfer to the famous Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge in Chitwan NP. Arguably Asia’s best national park. Chitwan is home for Leopard, Tiger, Sloth Beat, Indian Rhinoceros and the Gangetic Dolphins. Afternoon Safari by Elephant and the possibility to see tigers or Leopard in the evening.

Day 18 : (Tiger Top)Day 18 - In Tiger Tops:

Morning & Afternoon Safaris by Elephants, Boat and on Foot.Overnight at the hotel.

Day 19 : (New Delhi)Day 19 - Tiger Tops to Delhi:

Transfer to Meghauli airport for your flight to Kathmandu. Evening flight to Delhi.Assistance on arrival to connect your return flight.