A private car and chauffeur
Double/twin room with breakfast
A pre-charged mobile just in case
Elephant safari to the Amber Fort in Jaipur
2x private Jeep safari in Ranthambore
2x private Jeep safari in Bandhavgarh
Two Boat rides on the River Ganges in Varanasi
Dinner in an authentic restaurant on the last night in Delhi
Train tickets in 2nd class and domestic flights as per itinerary
Everyone needs a VISA to travel to India, and we haven't included international flights in this tour. If you have any doubts, just contact our team and we'll talk it over with you.
Come in January, February of March. Why? Because the increasing temperatures means less water. Therefore wildlife (tigers included) tend to head to the remaining waterholes.
Take out travel insurance, starting before you take your flight.
Remember to pack clothing that is appropriate, read up on India before the adventure and most importantly come to this beautiful subcontinent with patience, good humour and a smile.
Apart from seeing some incredible cities such as Delhi and Jaipur, you will be passing through ancient and lesser-known gems like Orchha and Khajuraho. To top it all of we have included visits to two famous national parks: Ranthambore and Bandhavgarh.
Arrive in Delhi and get aclimated to India. Our adventure begins in Jaipur then onto Ranthambore to chase the infamous tiger. Passing through Agra to get a glimpse of the Taj Mahal, we head east to Orchha and Khajuraho before driving down to Bandhavgarh, in search of India's vast array of flora and fauna. We end our tour in the ancient chaos of Varanasi, before heading back to Delhi and home.
Day 1 > Arrive in Delhi as per your international flight details. Today's activities will depend on your arrival time.
Day 2 > After breakfast we head down to Jaipur, the Pink City. On arrival checkin to your hotel and spend some time strolling through the bazaars, seeing the Birla Mandir or heading into the historic centre.
Day 3 > Today begins in Jaipur with an elephant ride up the winding battlements to the Amber Fort. Your day's sightseeing can include the Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall, City Palace and much more.
Day 4 > After breakfast we head to Ranthambore National Park. Checkin on arrival. We have included two safaris in a private Jeep which will be programmed for tomorrow. Visit the Dastkar Arts Centure and relax.
Day 5 > Early rise in Ranthambore to enjoy the first of two safaris into the national park. The ranger team will lead the expedition - bring your camera! Take a second safari at dusk.
Day 6 > Today we leave Ranthambore, visitng the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri en route to Agra. See the Taj Mahal at sunset today or sunrise tomorrow (or both for those who are eager!)
Day 7 > Continue eastwards to Orchha, a spectacular and historic town littered with palaces, forts and temples.
Day 8 > Drive through the Madhya Pradesh countryside, where we will stumble across Khajuraho, a UNESCO heritace site famous (understandably) for perhaps the most intricate and impressive Hindu and Jain Temples in India.
Day 9 > Back to nature, we continue to Bandhavgarh National Park. We have again included two Jeep safaris.
Day 10 > We begin in Bandhavgarh the day with a safari at dawn. Head back to the hotel to have breakfast and enjoy the day before a second safari later on.
Day 11 > Today will be at your leisure, and our driver and car will be available to you. Later on take a night train over to Varanasi.
Day 12 > Your driver in Varanasi will pick you up and take you to the hotel to relax. Later on, lose yourself in this chaotic, sacred and wonderful city. Enjoy a sunset boat ride on the River Ganges and experience the Aarti Ceremony.
Day 13 > Start early to take a sunrise boat ride on the River Ganges. Later on explore the old temples of Varanasi and famous Ghats. Take an optional excursion to one of the nearby villages.
Day 14 > Our driver will drop you at the airport to take a flight over to Delhi. Later on enjoy some sightseeing of India's capital city like the Akshardham Temple, Jama Masjid and Qutub Minar. Later on have a farewell dinner on the house and prepare for tomorrow's departure.
Day 15 > Today is your departure. Our team will take you to the airport with time to catch your international flight home. Services will end here.