7-Day Wildlife Tour in Central India 

Summary

Enjoy this 7-day tour, where you can explore the marble rocks of Jabalapur, take a boat ride on the river Narmada, enjoy thrilling safaris in Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks. Also visit the Temple of Goddess at Maihar and the beautiful 8th century temple complex at Khajuraho and enjoy a gala dinner in the lovely home of the former royal family of Ajaigarh.

Activities

Day 1: Jabalpur
Be picked-up Jabalpur at 7:15 AM and transferred to your hotel for check in and breakfast. You will leave at 8:30am for a full-day of sightseeing of Jabalpur, visiting the 76-feet Lord Shiva Statue, Balancing Rock and Dhaundhar Water Falls. In the evening you will take a cruise on River Narmada at Bhelaghat, passing through the incredible marble rocks that lie on both sides of its mighty course. Dinner and overnight stay in Jabalpur.

                           
                       
Day 2: Jabalpur - Kanha National Park
After breakfast you will leave for Kanha National Park, located 240 km from Jabalpur. You will check into this eco-resort and have lunch there. In the afternoon you will enjoy a jeep-safari in the Park. Established in 1955 the Park lies in a horse-shoe-shaped valley and boasts one of the largest tiger population in the country, as well as large numbers of sloth bears, leopards, striped hyenas, wild boars, jackals, monkeys, and over 200 varieties of birds, lizards and snakes. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Kanha National Park
After breakfast you will enjoy a full-day jeep safari in the Park, which is divided into 3 safari zones and a zone which has the highest possibility of tiger-sightings would be selected. Enjoy an opportunity to watch wild elephants bathing. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
                                                
Day 4: Kanha National Park - Bandhavgarh National Park
Leave for Bandhavgarh National Park, which is a 4-hour drive away. Check into this eco-resort and after some rest experience a jeep safari ride in one of the 3 zones. Dinner and overnight stay. 

Day 5: Bandhavgarh National Park
In the morning enjoy a jeep safari in the Park to see the tigers. The prominent spots where tigers are seen are Sidhbaba Temple and Charkadhara, a marshy meadow surrounded by hills. Do not miss the chance to admire the 65-feet Shesh Shaiya statue of Lord Vishnu reclining on a 7-hooded serpent. Dinner and overnight stay.
                                      
Day 6: Bandhavgarh National Park - Khajuraho
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho. Check into a hotel and in the evening you can admire the amazing temples, that include the famous panels of intricately carved statues with erotic theme. See an evening light and sound show in the backdrop of Mahadev Temple complex. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7: Khajuraho - Maihar - Khajuraho
In the morning enjoy an excursion to Maihar to see the lovely temple of the Devi. Return to your hotel for lunch. In the evening drive to the beautiful home of the former royal family of Ajaigarh for bbq and a delicious dinner. Return to Khajuraho. Afterward you will be dropped-off at your hotel in Khajuraho, as the tour ends.

Inclusions

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Hotel pickup in Jabalpur
  • Hotel drop-off in Khajuraho
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet dinner
  • Light refreshments
  • Admission ticket
  • Evening light and sound show on Day 6

Cost

 Twin share AUD$2560 per person,
Single room $3840 

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