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Pench National Park

Itinerary Details

  • Duration:15 Days / 14 Nights

What To Pack:

  • Safari Hats | Clothing in neutral colors | A Safari Jacket | Comfortable Safari Shoes | Sun block Lotion | Sun Glasses | Binoculars | Cameras, Lenses, Memory Cards, Batteries and Lens Cleaner | Small Bean Bag | Plug Adaptors | Prescribed Medicines | Passport | Guide Books | Your Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Delhi

Met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Stay at hotel Hans Plaza for two nights (First class modern hotel).

Day 2


Enjoy a sight-seeing of Old Delhi in the morning. (Including the Red Fort, Jama Masjid and the bazaars of Chandni Chowk) Enjoy a sight-seeing of New Delhi in the afternoon. (Including the Qutub Minar, Humayun's tomb and Lutyen's buildings)

Day 3

Delhi - Sawai Madhopur - Ranthambore

Morning assisted transfer to the rail terminal to board your train to Sawai Madhopur. Delhi - Sawai Madhopur - Golden Temple Mail - (second air-conditioned sleeper class) - 0715:131 Met upon arrival in Sawai Madhopur and transferred to your hotel in Ranthambore. (12 kilometres, approximately 30 minutes driving distance) Stay at Tiger Den for 03 nights. Wildlife Resort. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive.

Day 4


With an area of 400 sq. km encompassing rocky hill crests which descend to open valleys between the Aravalli and Vindhya ranges, dotted with water pools and fruit trees, this park gets its name from the thousand year old fortress, which looms above the forest. Well known for the diurnal activity of tigers, Ranthambore is a very special and unusual area where a natural presentments a historical past. Sambhar, cheetal, chinkara, nilgai and langoor. The elusive leopard and tigers are found in this reserve with tourists standing a very good chance of seeing tigers during the day. Dotted across the landscape are the crumbling ruins of its past glory, be it chhatris or cupolas, like palaces of old guard posts, all of which reinforce the magical and ethereal quality of this great wilderness. Lunch at the lodge. After lunch, proceed on a game drive into the National Park . Enjoy a game drive early in the morning. Return to your lodge for breakfast. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive.

Day 5


Enjoy a game drive early in the morning. Return to your lodge for breakfast. Visit the Ranthambhore Fort, and the Ranthambhore School of Art. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive.

Day 6

Ranthambore - Jaipur

Enjoy a game drive early in the morning. Return to your lodge for breakfast. Travel by car to Jaipur (180 kilometres, approximately 3 ½ hours driving distance). Stay at the Samode Haveli for two nights. (Standard Grade Royal Residence)

Day 7


Morning enjoy an excursion to Amber Fort which is ascended on elephant back. Enjoy a sightseeing of the city in the afternoon. (It includes Sawai Man Singh Museum, Jantar Mantar - Observatory, Hawa Mahal and the colourful bazaar of the Pink city)

Day 8

Jaipur - Agra

Travel by car to Agra (237 kilometres, approximately 5-6 hours of driving distance) visiting the Deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Stay at hotel for one night.

Day 9

Agra - Umaria

Enjoy a sight-seeing of the city in the morning. (Including the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and the tomb of Itamud-ud-daula) Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays Later in the afternoon assisted transfer to the Agra rail terminal in time to connect your overnight train to Umaria. Agra - Umaria - Kalinga Utkal Express (second air-conditioned sleeper class) board the train at 1550hrs, overnight in air-conditioned sleeper class train, arrive Umaria at 0616hrs.

Day 10

Umaria - Bandhavgarh National Park

Arrive Umaria at 0616 hours. You will be met upon arrival and transferred to Bandhavgarh (32 kilometres, approximately 1hour driving distance) Stay at Tiger Den Resort for three nights. Wildlife resort. Afternoon enjoy a game drive in the National Park. The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is relatively high. The possibility of spotting Sloth Bear, Wild Boar, Leopard and Tiger is very good. The park is also densely populated with animals like the Chital (Spotted Deer), Sambhar, Barking Deer, Nilgai (Blue Bull), Chowsingha (Four Horned Antelope) and is rich in bird life. The terrain is rocky, rising sharply from the swampy and densely forested valley. The finest of these hills is Bandhavgarh which is bounded by great cliffs and eroded rocks. The Bandhavgarh Fort, believed to be 2000 years old, stands at the highest point. There is a temple at the fort that can be visited by jeeps. Scattered throughout the park, particularly around the fort, are numerous caves containing shrines with ancient Sanskrit inscriptions. The ramparts of the fort provide a home for vultures, blue rock thrushes and crag martins.

Day 11

Bandhavgarh National Park

The Forest Department has devised an ingenuous system of tracking the tiger at this Park. Every day, early in the morning, elephants and their "Mahouts" (drivers) are sent out into the jungle, in search of the Tiger. Once it has been sighted, a radio message is flashed to the Forest Ranger, who in turn informs the visitors in their jeeps, who are then taken on elephant-back, into the bush, to see the elusive Tiger. Enjoy full day of jungle activities. (Including a game drive and an elephant safari)

Day 12

Bandhavgarh National Park

Enjoy full day of jungle activities. (Including a game drive and an elephant safari)

Day 13

Bandhavgarh National Park - Kanha National Park

Morning enjoy a game drive in the National Park. Return to your lodge for breakfast. Later travel by car to Pench National Park (380 kilometres, approximately 7 hours driving time) Check into Pench Jungle Camp for three nights.

Day 14

Pench National Park

Pench, setting of Kiplings Jungle Book, it is a beautiful area of forest and lightly wooded grassland with many streams and Pench river. It is the home of a variety of animals including tiger, panther, and many species of deer, wild boar, bison, wild dogs, a variety of monkeys and other animals besides some 250 species of birds. It is also part of Project Tiger, one of Indias most important and successful conservation efforts. Enjoy full day of jungle activities. (Including a game drive and an elephant safari)

Day 15

Pench National Park

Enjoy full day of jungle activities, including Boating in Pench river, walking safari, try your hand at Golf in The Park premises. (Including a game drive and an elephant safari) Day 16: Pench National Park - Nagpur - Delhi Morning after breakfast travel by car to Nagpur (95 kilometres, approximately 2 hours driving distance) to board your flight to New Delhi. Met upon arrival and transferred to International airport to board flight for onward destination.