Undiscovered Central India
Delhi – Bhopal – Maheshwar – Kathiwada – Vadodara – Ahmedabad
This tour provides you the most luxuries stay at Taj properties while travel from on national park of India to another. While sighting The Royal Bengal Tiger enjoy staying at the royal Taj Safari hotels. That makes every moment worth the while, and every penny well spent. This gives you the opportunities to stay at Most Luxury Hotels like Taj Palace-Delhi, Mahua Kothi-Bandhavgarh, Banjaar Tola-Kanha & Baghvan-Pench, which stepped gracefully through many royal transitions.
Arrive at Delhi International Airport. Please clear immigration and visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel. MAGADH TRAVELS executive will wait at the arrival hall with a placard in your name to greet you. Thereafter you will be assisted with a transfer and check in at the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
The Oberoi, New Delhi: An incomparable hotel for business or pleasure, The Oberoi, New Delhi, enjoys views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Humayun's Tomb on one side and a calming view of the forested golf course on the other. It is a storied landmark and a celebrated example of Oberoi's reputation for taking care of its guests. The contemporary interpretation of Sir Edwin Lutyens' New Delhi in the interiors combines with a state of the art clean air technology offering the healthiest air in the city. Thoughtfully detailed throughout its public spaces, with superlative rooms, restaurants and guest facilities, this is a city hotel perfectly conceived for work or play.
Morning after breakfast transfer to Delhi airport to board flight to Jabalpur. On arrival travel to Bandhavgarh National Park and check in at hotel. During your journey you will cross through the rural areas and roads to witness the tribal culture and their lifestyle. Witness the local village market (HAAT) where still the traditional trading methods are used. Bandhavgarh National Park, the crown in the wildlife legacy of Madhya Pradesh. It is a natural habitat to wide range of flora and fauna. The park is nested in the foothills of undulating Vindhya mountain range of Central India featuring hills and ravines. It is undoubtedly a gift of nature. On arrival check in at hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Bandhavgarh.
Mahua Kothi, A Taj Safari – Bandhavgarh: Mahua Kothi or homestead is named after the Mahua tree which is prized and revered in the region. 12 standalone luxury cottages blend into a 45 acre private forest on the periphery of the national park. The guest area overlooks a large grassland where monkeys and birds in vivid colours are a regular feature. The mud cottages or 'Kutiyas' are built in the local style of architecture. A bean shaped pool screened by a bamboo thicket and shaded by Mahua trees is perfect for cooling off at midday. The guest areas are housed in a large brick building with deep verandas overlooking a grassland ringed by a forest patch. The dining hall has a large fireplace to keep guests warm during chilly winter evenings. Guests delight in picking fresh vegetables and fruit from the lodge's private organic gardens for a salad. A select menu of treatments offered by professional in-house masseurs is the perfect indulgence to top off a safari holiday.
Early morning and afternoon shared jeep safari at Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh is best known for having the highest density of Tigers in India. However, the beauty of its forests also lies in the rich wildlife that lives within it – Leopard, Sambar Deer, Barking Deer and many more. The park also has a rich variety of birdlife. You are likely to spot beautiful species of Egrets, Hornbills, Kingfishers and Eagles that are endemic to the region. We will explore the Tiger Reserve mainly by following a network of jeep tracks that will lead us into the forested areas. Our excursions in the Tiger Reserve will by jeeps. As well as making early morning and afternoon excursions we will have periods of relaxation back at our lodge; these are especially welcome during the midday heat. Stay overnight at hotel in Bandhavgarh.
(All National Park remains closed from 01 July to 30th September every year. Game drives are scheduled between 0630 - 0930 AM & 0230 – 0530 PM, visitors are strictly advised to follow the guidelines of the national park and the wildlife tourist guide. Also note Wednesday afternoon safari will not take place)
Early morning and afternoon shared jeep safari at Bandhavgarh National Park. Stay overnight at hotel in Bandhavgarh.
Morning after breakfast travel to Kanha National Park. Spread across 940 sq.km, Kanha National Park is one of the largest parks in Madhya Pradesh where the majestic royal Bengal tigers are found in good numbers. The Park is respected globally for saving the Barasingha from near extinction. No doubt, it is one of the best managed parks in Asia and a part of Project Tiger. National Geographic's award winning 'Land of the Tigers' was shot here, but the park is home to leopards, wild dogs and Barasingha as well. A safari in Kanha will surely get you thrilled, the way you were on your first trip to the zoo, as a child. On arrival check in at hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kanha.
Banjaar Tola, A Taj Safari – Kanha: This safari lodge is situated along the banks of the Banjaar River overlooking the heart of Kanha National Park. Two intimate camps of nine tents each are built on the banks of the still river overlooking the national park. Each elegant camp boasts its own pool with outdoor as well as indoor lounge options and interactive dining areas. Bastar bell metal work, Gond artwork and intricate stone carvings adorn the guest areas and showcase the rich cultural heritage of the region. The Kanha Resort is nestled amid 90 acres of private Sal forest interspersed with grasslands and a seasonal lake. The cuisine at the camp celebrates tribal flavours presented with all-time favourites to titillate every palate.
Early morning and afternoon shared jeep safari at Kanha National Park. Kanha National Park is the land of the herbivorous and the carnivorous animals. The varieties of animals can be discovered in abundance at this amazing reserve. It is the only habitat of the rare hard ground Barasingha, often referred as "the jewel of Kanha" and most famed the Indian Tigers. Tiger, Panther, Chital, Sambar , Barasingha , Black buck, Barking deer , Chowsingha , Jackal, Sloth bear, Wild dog. The Reserve brings around 300 species of birds and the most commonly seen birds are the Black Ibis, Bee-eaters, Cattle Egret, Blossom-Headed Parakeets, White-breasted Kingfisher, White-browed Fantail Flycatcher, Wood shrikes and Warblers among many more. Thousands of bird watchers and ornithologists can get attracted to this amazing bird paradise. The mixed, bamboo and the grassy forests are the perfect spots for bird watching in Kanha National Park. Stay overnight at hotel in Kanha.
Early morning and afternoon shared jeep safari at Kanha National Park. Stay overnight at hotel in Kanha.
Morning after breakfast travel to Pench National Park. Pench National park, nestling in the lower southern reaches of the Satpura 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 & remaining 464 sq. km is the buffer area. On arrival check in at hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Pench.
Baghvan, A Taj Safari – Pench: Baghvan, which literally means the 'tiger forest'. Only a few minutes from the national park entrance these 12 charming stand-alone bungalows are built alongside a picturesque 'nullah' (dry riverbed), that demarcates the lodge premises from the national park. Each bungalow comes with its own rooftop machan, indoor and outdoor shower areas and a private sit-out surrounded by the woods. A colonial theme is nuanced in the guest areas with a vintage radio, crystal candelabras on the dining table and metal chandeliers. Delicate Parsi tiles on the live food counter, woven hyacinth furniture and giant ebony chests add to the elegance of the hall. The Taj Safari Lodge in Baghvan has a delightful infinity pool shaded by trees and overlooking the forest. A tiny cottage across the safari shop houses a small library, computer and a television for guests, with the adjacent room being a tasteful serene space for massage treatments.
Early morning and afternoon shared jeep safari at Pench National Park. Pench National Park is very rich in fauna – Some of these are:- Tiger, Leopard, Jungle Cats, Sloth Beer, Wild Dog, Jackle, Wolf, Hyena, Fox, Wild Boar, Langoor, Monkey, Indian Gaur (Bison), Sambhar, Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Porcupine etc. Also there are many species of reptiles found at Pench national Park – Snakes, Monitor Lizard etc. More than 300 species of residential and migratory birds can be seen at Pench national Park. Stay overnight at hotel in Pench.
Early morning and afternoon shared jeep safari at Pench National Park. Stay overnight at hotel in Pench.
Morning after breakfast transfer to Nagpur airport to board your schedule flight to Delhi. On arrival at airport transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at your leisure to enjoy the hotel services or you can go for shopping in near local markets. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Morning after breakfast transfer to Delhi international airport to board your schedule flight to onward destination.
Delhi – Bhopal – Maheshwar – Kathiwada – Vadodara – Ahmedabad
Delhi – Bandhavgarh – Kanha – Pench – Delhi