13 Nights 14 Days The Jungle Book Tale

(Mumbai – Pench – Kanha – Bandhavgarh – Khajuraho – Agra – New Delhi )

Overview

Opt for a 13 nights and 14 days untamed Tigers Tour where you will get a chance to visit the popular national parks of the country, Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park. You have the chance to spot the big cats during your wildlife safaris into the park. Along with this, you will also enjoy sightseeing of Mumbai, the commercial capital of India.

 

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the city of Bollywood , Mumbai
  • See the mighty Bengal tiger in National park
  • Game rides in Bandhavgarh
  • Exotic regional food
  • Visit the Gateway of India and Marine Drive, Mumbai
  • Marvel the Taj Mahal of Agra
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Day 1   Mumbai

Day 1 Mumbai

Namaste!
Welcome to India!
Our representative will meet you in the arrival area of the airport after you clear all immigration and custom formalities. Depart for your hotel where you will check in for your stay.

Mumbai is a city of dreams, the glamour of the movie world, the razors edge of the skyscrapers to the mainland of the harbour, people here come from diverse ethnic backgrounds yet nurture the dream of success, their undying spirit adds colour and flavour to this multicultural city.

Overnight at Mumbai

Day 2   Mumbai

Day 2 Mumbai

Start your tour by visiting Kipling’s birthplace Mumbai here visiting J.J School of Art where you see the renowned building in the campus, the century-and-half-old wood and stone bungalow that was Rudyard Kipling's birthplace.

Afternoon visit the Prince of Wales Museum (Closed on Monday), drive past Marine Drive, Mumbai’s most popular seaside promenade, and see the Kamla Nehru Park and Hanging Gardens on the slopes of the Malabar hills, offering a nice view of the marine lines and the Chowpatty beach.

Visit the Jain temple, Mani Bhawan where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay, and Dhobi Ghat, the laundry. Drive past the Flora Fountain, the colourful Crawford Market and Victoria Terminus train station.

Overnight in Mumbai

Day 3    Mumbai – Nagpur – Pench

Day 3 Mumbai – Nagpur – Pench

Optional: - Mumbai by Dawn is a unique offering where you see the bustling city of Mumbai wake up. You get to peek into the underbelly of the city and gain insights into what makes this magnificent city tick.
From seeing hundreds of newspaper vendors sort out newspapers of 7 different languages, experiencing one-of-its-kind fish auction of 20 tons of fish, to seeing an ‘only green’ herb market sprawled across a popular bridge, from watching the milkmen drive past with canisters, the melee of colour at the flower markets, to experiencing the clamour and chaos of the arrival of over 100 tons of vegetables, fruits and meat – Mumbai by Dawn truly defines the mercurial character of Mumbai like none other. What’s interesting is that when you walk the same lanes a few hours later, you will not find any evidence of the morning’s hustle bustle. It comes at a price though, waking up at 5.15 for one!

Breakfast will be at Hotel. Later in the afternoon assisted departure transfer the airport in time to board flight for Nagpur. On arrival at Nagpur, met and drive to Pench. Arrive and check in at Lodge.

Spend an hour in the evening with a local folklorist to know more about Rudyard Kipling & local tribes and their life around the jungle. Also know how Kipling got inspiration on the stories of Jungle Book.

Overnight in Pench

Day 4      Pench

Day 4 Pench

Morning and afternoon game drive.

One of Central India's lesser known reserves, Pench National Park is situated in the Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh.
The pattern of early morning and afternoon excursions will be interspersed with periods of relaxation back at your lodge during the heat of midday.
Although tigers are the star attraction at Pench the supporting cast of mammals and birds is very impressive.

Overnight at Pench

Day 5   Pench – Kanha

Day 5 Pench – Kanha

Morning proceed for another game drive.

Post breakfast drive to Kanha and on arrival check into the lodge.

Rich in wildlife, its vast grasslands - known as 'maidens' and bounded by spurs of the crescentic Maikal Ridge on the southern rim - support large herds of deer that have earned Kanha the nick-name "the N'Gorongoro of India".

Spend an hour in the evening with an in-house naturalist to interact about Tiger & their behaviour and also the law of jungle

Overnight in Kanha

Day 6    Kanha

Day 6 Kanha

Today you will explore the park by doing early morning and afternoon game drive.

Overnight at Kanha

Day 7    Kanha – Bandhavgarh

Day 7 Kanha – Bandhavgarh

Morning proceed for another game drive.

Post breakfast drive to Bandhavgarh and on arrival check into the lodge.

Bandhavgarh National Park is spread at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh.

In the evening special session will be organized with an Expert Naturalist with more focus on Leopards & other wildlife's.

Overnight at Bandhavgarh

Day 8     Bandhavgarh

Day 8 Bandhavgarh

Today you will explore the park by doing early morning and afternoon game drive.

Overnight at Bandhavgarh

Day 9    Bandhavgarh – Khajuraho

Day 9 Bandhavgarh – Khajuraho

Today after breakfast you will be transferred in your private vehicle to Khajuraho. On arrival proceed to check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Khajuraho - a UNESCO world heritage site is a city of beautiful temples that date back to 950 AD.

Overnight at Khajuraho

Day 10   Khajuraho – Jhansi – Agra

Day 10 Khajuraho – Jhansi – Agra

Today after breakfast you will be taken to visit Western group of Temples. Among the western group of temples, the most famous is the Kandariya Mahadev temple, 32 meters high with a fantastic range of sculptures including sensuous themes.

Return to hotel after the tour. Later check out & you will be transferred in your private vehicle to Jhansi railway station to board train to Agra.

On arrival at Agra, you will be met and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at Agra

Day 11    Agra

Day 11 Agra

Visit the Taj Mahal by sunrise (Closed on Friday).

The Mughal Emperor Shahjahan built the Taj Mahal in 1630 AD to enshrine the mortal remains of his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal.

After your visit, return hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast proceed to visit the massive Agra Fort that was originally started by Emperor Akbar in 1565, but his son, Jahangir, and grandson, Shah Jahan, later made valuable additions to it.

Optional - Late afternoon proceed for Kachpura Heritage Walk. A narrow bridle path through agriculture fields near Mehtab Bagh takes you into the ancient village of Kachpura and Humayun’s Mosque. The walk ends in Mehtab Bagh from where you will have the opportunity to watch the Taj Mahal during sunset from across the river.

Overnight in Agra

Day 12     Agra – New Delhi

Day 12 Agra – New Delhi

Today after leisurely breakfast you will be transferred in your private vehicle to Delhi

Delhi stands as the capital of modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the old and new India, the ancient and the modern.
On arrival at Delhi, proceed to check-in at the hotel.

Overnight in New Delhi

Day 13   New Delhi

Day 13 New Delhi

Today after breakfast, you will be taken for the sightseeing tour of Old Delhi covering Jama Masjid, Drive past Red Fort, enjoy the Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk and visit Raj Ghats. Continue your drive through the city viewing the Diplomatic Enclave, government buildings, Central Secretariat, President’s House and Parliament.

Visit Humayun’s tomb built by the widow of the second Mughal Emperor, Humayun. It is an outstanding monument in the Indo-Persian style, a precursor of the Taj Mahal. Visit Qutub Minar, the five-storied tower, with a 14.4meter base that tapers up to two and a half meters at the top and is visible for a long distance around.

Overnight at New Delhi

Day 14     New Delhi

Day 14 New Delhi

Today morning is at leisure. After breakfast you will be transferred to the International airport to board your flight for onward destination with a bunch of enthralling and mesmerizing memories of your tour.

Travel Insurance

Yes. All Zigi Tour’s guests are required to purchase travel insurance prior to their India tour. Your leader will record your insurance details on the first day.We have negotiated very special rates with our colleagues at Holiday Extras – with no upper age limits and no medical declaration for UK tours.

To obtain a quotation simply call them on 0800 2800 104 – Please ensure you quote our special price code Q4228

Passport Pouch

A pouch to keep your personal belongings like passports, loose money, personal medications, Photo ID, etc. is strongly recommended.

Charcoal Tablets

They’re an incredibly effective way of stopping diarrhoea and preventing dysentery (Delhi Belly). It quickly absorbs the toxins or pathogens that are causing the problem and keeps you strong.

Camera

India is a place of endless eye candy and spectacles that you won’t see anywhere else. Naturally a camera comes in handy.