Wildlife in Central India
6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar – Jhansi - Khajuraho
On arrival at Jhansi railway station shall be transferred to Khajuraho. Khajuraho temples built by the Chandela rulers during 950 – 1050 AD. Visit western group of temples i.e. Kandariya Mahadeo, Lakshmana Temple, Devi Jugdamba , Chitragupta Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Kandariya Mahadev & Matengshwara Temple. After sightseeing back to hotel. Evening time you have to see the beautiful light & sound show, which is organized by M.P. Tourism. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 :Khajuraho on to Panna National Park, Pandav Fall, Raneh Water Fall
Today you have two choices Panna tiger reserve with pandav water fall or raneh water fall with alligator century. Panna national park is situated in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh. Distance from Khajuraho around 35 K.M. This is well known for their diamond mines. The park is a tiger reserve and known worldwide for its wild cats, including tigers as well as deer and antelope. (Park is closed in rainy season). After visit national park you can see the Pandava falls. This is situated between national park. It is said the the caves are built in the Mahabharata times by Pandavas during their Isle. Second option you have to see the beautiful raneh waterfall and alligator century. Which is around 25 K.M. far from Khajuraho. The waterfall situated between the national park. You can also see their the wild animals and alligators. After lunch you have to see the eastern part of the temples. The temple of Parsvanath is the largest of the Jain temples in Khajuraho India and the finest. The temple was originally dedicated to Adinath and latter to Parsvanath. It is the finest example of the sensitive art without any sexual motifs. Near this temple is the temple of Adinath with fine carvings. The temple is quite similar to the Hindu temples of Khajuraho. Shantinath is the youngest of all the temples in Khajuraho India. Though it looks like the most other temples in Khajuraho, it is just a century old. The temple has a four and a half meter statue of Shantinath. One of the oldest temples in Khajuraho is the temple of Brahma and Hanuman. The temple is built mostly of granite and sandstone. Actually, this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Nearby is a Hanuman temple reputed to have the earliest inscription dating back to AD 922 on a 2½ -m statue. two other notable temples are Javari and Vamana temple. Back to hotel for rest. Evening time have to see the local cultural folk dance. Which is organized by M.P. tourism and Kandariya Shilpgram. Over night at hotel.
Day 03 :Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh ( 240 Km)
After breakfast drive to Bandhavgarh National Park. The Bandhavgarh National Park, formerly the private reserve of the Maharaja of Rewa, is spread over an area of 110 sq kms. It abounds in a variety of flora and fauna including the Tiger, Gaur, Leopard, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Antelope, the Indian Gazelle, Blue Bull, Common Langaur, Rhesus Monkey, Sloth Bear and more than 150 species of birds. Bandhawgarh National Park boasts to have the highest density of tiger population in the country. Now there are about 46 to 52 tigers one can spot here. The park is also home to a number of palaces, which are of historical and archaeological importance. After arrival at Bandhavgarh check in to hotel. take rest. Evening safari . Overnight in Bandhavgarh.
Day 04: Bandhavgarh - Kanha ( 280 Km)
Morning safari at Bandhavgarh National Park(closed on Wednesday afternoon). After lunch Drive to Kanha. After arrival at Kanha check in to hotel. Situated in the sylvan surroundings of Satpura Hills, the Kanha National Park is spread over 940 sq kms. Overnight in Kanha.
Day 05: Kanha
The lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines of Kanha provided inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel "Jungle Book". The Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh came into being in 1955 and forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The Park's landmark achievement is the preservation of the rare hard ground Swamp Deer (Barasingha), saving it from near extinction. Stringent conservation programs for the overall protection of the Park's fauna and flora, makes Kanha one of the most well maintained National Parks in Asia. Early morning & late evening jeep safari in Kanha National Park(closed on Wednesday afternoon). Overnight in Kanha.
Day 06: Kanha - Pench ( 140 Km)
After breakfast drive to Pench Tiger Reserve. Pench National park, nestling in the lower southern reaches of the satpuda hills is named after Pench river, meandering through the park from north to south. It is located on the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh, bordering Maharashtra, in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara. Pench National Park, comprising of 758 SQ Kms, out of which a core area of 299 sq km is the national park and and remaining 464 sq km is the buffer area. After arrival at Pench Check in to Hotel. Post lunch Safari in Pench national Park. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07: Pench - Nagpur (140 Km) - Bhubaneswar
Morning Safari in Pench National Park. Later shall be dropped at Railway station for your journey back home with sweet memories wildlife .
Tour Includes :
- • Return Train fare by 3A/C Bhubaneswar –Jhansi/Nagpur – Bhubaneswar
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Khajuraho
- • 01 Night accommodation in Bandhavgarh
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Kanha
- • 01 Night accommodation in Pench
- • Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh, Kanha & Pench National Park
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel
- • Interstate transport taxes, toll, parking driver allowance
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls
- • Guide fee, camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
- • Medical & Travel insurance