Visit to Kanaha National Park where Kipling`s Jungle Book was based.
Ride on an elephant while viewing tigers at Bandhavgarh.
Stay in an Indian Palace with Indian Royalty!
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JUNGLE BOOK INDIA!
Not only are Bandhavgarh and Kanha jungles, the stunning temples of Khajuraho were also discovered in the forests in 1838 AD. The palace of Kawardha too is silently located in wilderness. Kipling's Jungle Book illustrates this aspect of Jungles of India. The aspect of human interaction and involvement with his natural surroundings. On this tour, with your own private guide, you can be sure to have enough experiences to write a Jungle Book of your own!
Day 1: New Delhi
Welcome in India. Evening sound and light show at Red Fort.
Day 2: New Delhi
Day long sightseeing of Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad) and Lutyen's Delhi (New Delhi). Evening free to shop around the busy Connaught Place.
Day 3: Agra
Board Shatabdi Express to Agra and visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort immediately after arrival. Later, visit the well-preserved capital of Akbar - Fatehpur Sikri.
Day 4: Khajuraho
Reach Khajuraho by flight. Guided tour of a few temples.
Day 5: Khajuraho
Morning tour to another group of outstanding temples. Optional trip to Raneh Falls.
Day 6: Bandhavgarh
Five hours drive to Bandhavgarh National Park - an ideal place to view a wide variety of wildlife. Jungle safari by Jeeps.
Day 7: Bandhavgarh:
Jungle safari on elephant back to spot tiger, gaur and other wild animals.
Day 8: Kanha:
Drive to one of India's best place to see the Tiger - Kanha National Park. It is a park of 1945 sq. km and is the park which Kipling wrote about in Jungle Book.
Day 9: Kanha
Morning and noon jungle trip in Jeep to view the abundant wildlife.
Day 10: Kawardha:
Drive to Kawardha palace. A beautiful palace in very quiet and scenic atmosphere just off the tourist routes. The royal family staying in palace personally treats every guest at the palace. Spend two days in warm hospitality, trek in the forests, visiting temples, meeting tribal people and appreciating the beauty and character of the palace. An unforgettable experience!
Day 11: Kawardha
Walking tours around the palace to explore the untouched natural beauty.
Day 12: New Delhi
Transfer to Raipur airport for flight to New Delhi. Day at discretion in New Delhi till the time of departure. At appropriate time during the day or next morning, transfer to airport for departure.
Dates and Costs
This is an individual holiday idea that can be arranged on any dates.
The itinerary is flexible and we can amend to suit your particular requirements.
You will have your own driver/guide.
The cost will be determined by your dates of travel and hotels selected.
As a rough indication and based upon :
New Delhi - The Manor
Agra - Taj View
Khajuraho - Taj Chandela
Bandhavgarh - Nature Heritage
Kanha - Krishna Jungle Lodge
Kawardha - Kawardha Palace
Tour Price per person:
Basic cost : US$ 2,944
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Best Time to Visit
November – April
A Visa for India is required
International flights are not included however The Independent Traveller is happy to provide you with a quotation for these.
This itinerary can be matched with hotels of all grades in order to provide you with an itinerary that is right for you.
Please note – although we do our best to ensure you see the most wild life, no guarantees can ever be given – this is the Real Jungle!