Day 06 / Ranthambore - Agra ( By road 250 Kms / Approx
6 hrs )
Early morning visit the jungle again. Later after breakfast
drive to Agra. Arrive agra & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Agra.
Day 07 / Agra - Umaria (Bandhavgarh) By train
After breakfast visit :
TAJ MAHAL - Little needs to be said
about this architectural wonder which is always the
soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra.
Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial
to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument
took 22 years to be completed and was designed, and
planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from
its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry,
the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant
domes, intricately carved screens and some of the
best inlay work ever seen.
Also visit AGRA FORT - Built by
the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort
is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within
is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major
Later transfer to railway station to board the train
to UMARIA. Overnight in the train.
Day 08 / Arrive at Bandhavgarh
Reach Umaria and transfer to Bandhavgarh.
Bandhavgarh is a new National Park with a very long
history. Set among the Vindhya hills of Madhya Pradesh
with an area of 168sq miles (437sq km) it contains
a wide variety of habitats and a high density of game,
including a large number of Tigers. This is also the
White tiger country. These have been found in the
old state of Rewa for Many years. Maharaja Martand
Singh captured the last known in 1951. This white
Tiger, Mohun is now stuffed and on display in the
Palace of Maharaja of Rewa. Prior to becoming a National
Park, the forests around Bandhavgarh had long been
maintained as a Shikargah, or game preserve of the
Maharaja of Rewa. The Maharaja and his guests carried
out hunting - otherwise the wildlife was well protected.
It was considered a good omen for Maharaja of Rewa
to shoot 109 tigers. His Highness Maharaja Venkat
Raman Singh shot 111 Tigers by 1914.Proceed for full
day game viewing inside the jungle. (Two safaris with
lunch break in-between). Night stay in Bandhavgarh.
Day 09 / Bandhavgarh
Proceed for full day game viewing inside the jungle.
(Two safaris with lunch break in-between). Night stay
Day 10 / Bandhavgarh - Kanha ( by road 255
kms / Approx 6 hours )
After breakfast drive to Kanha.This is the place that
has been described by RUDYARD KIPLING in his great
book "The Jungle Book". Located in the Mandla
district of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park is
a tiger reserve that extends over an area of over
940 square km. A horseshoe shaped valley bounded by
the spurs of the Mekal presents an interesting topography.
Steep rocky escarpments along the edges offer breathtaking
views of the valley. Realizing the danger on the Tiger
population in the country, the Government started
the "Project Tiger" at Kanha and in 1974
the area was declared a Tiger reserve. The park is
also the habitat of the high ground Barasingha. Arrive
Kanha & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Kanha.