India is known worldwide for its Palaces and Tigers. The Palace & Tiger Tour acquaints a tourist through the hidden Indian Royal territories of man and wild. Beginning from Corbett National Park’s elephant and jeep safari, the tour moves towards Rajasthan’s Palace City- Jaipur and explores the gaudy royalty of Amber Fort, City Palace and Jantar Mantar. The next halt is in Agra where the impeccable heritage of love in the form of Taj stands tall in white. The Palace & Tiger Tour then furthers to Madhya Pradesh where the better half of the itinerary rules the dense green-lands - Tigers. After exploring the earthy brown temple complex, Khajuraho, famous for erotic carvings, one enters the virgin tiger territories in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve and Kanha, where The Jungle Book is set.
Drive to Corbett National park. Check into your jungle lodge. Post lunch park safari on elephant back accompained by naturalist. Evening bonfire and bar-be-cue. Overnight Corbett.
In the morning and evening visit the park to see a variety of wildlife in jeeps and on elephant back. Evening leisure at the pool side or the riverside or view a tiger film. Overnight Corbett.
Early morning go for Safari. Later breakfast at hotel & drive to Delhi. On arrival check in at Hotel. Over night stay at Delhi.
Morning drive to Samode and check into hotel. In the afternoon visit samode palace. It is built of sandstone at the foot of the Aravalli range of hills with a fortress like setting. The palace belongs to the Rawals of Samode is about 400 years old and has been converted into a comfortable hotel run by the family. The interiors of the palace display a fusion of Mughal and Rajasthani art and architecture. Dewan-i- khas is a major attraction of samode palace.
After morning breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Jaipur - 'The Pink city', it is so called because its buildings are painted in the tones of an autumnal sunset, intersperses the play of red and pink with white borders and motifs. The royal family's residence at Amber is only 11 km away. The palaces and forts of yesteryear, once witness to royal processions, now shine amid the splendor of modern monuments, juxtaposition accepted quite naturally into the lifestyles of an amazing people. Visit Jantar Mantar & the City palace. Overnight stay.
Post breakfast check out from hotel & drive to agra via Fatepur shikri. Fort and visit the Taj Mahal in the soft light of the setting sun. It is the world's greatest monument built by Shah Jahan as a memorial to his wife, Mumtaj. Overnight Agra.
Moring transfer to airport to board fight to Khajuraho or train to Jhansi & drive to Khajuraho. Transfer to hotel in afternoon. Visit the temples of Chandela dynasty. Famous for their spectacular sculptures and erotic carvings. Overnight Khajuraho.
Drive to Bandhavgarh tiger reserve. Check into the jungle lodge. Evening park safari jeep, train / car. Overnight in Bandhavgarh
Drive to Kanha, your journey takes you deep into Madhya Pradesh, the heartland and the setting of Rudyard Kipling's jungle book. Check into the fascinating Kipling's camp. This national park is the only one in the country which can boast of having the same abundance of wildlife and variety of spices since the day Kipling wrote his book. Originally the area was famed as a hunter's paradise but now the valley has been developed as a national pork. The park has deciduous forest, rolling grass land and meandering stream, it has 22 species of wildlife including the rare barasingha (Swamp deer) and over 230 species of birds. Evening jungle drive. Overnight Kanha.
Morning and Evening Jungle drive. You will spend time on machans(viewing platform) near water holes. Overnight Kanha.
BEST TIME : October to June
Post breakfast check out from Hotel & drive to Jabbalpur airport to connect flight for delhi. On arrival connect flight for onward destination.