We take you on an adventure ride to explore the rich heritage and culture of India. From the monumental structures built by the Mughals and British to the intricately carved temples and caves left behind, we retrace Indian cultural history itself. And if you are a wild life enthusiasts, Kanha and Bandahavgrah are places that will take you into the heart of nature itself.
15 Night / 16 Days
Delhi - Agra - Gwalior - Shivpuri - Orchha - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Raipur.
Day 1 -Arrival at Delhi
On arrival at the Delhi airport, you will be greeted and assisted to you hotel by a representative of the Memorable India Team. The rest of the day is at leisure where you can either relax in your hotel room or stroll around the streets of Delhi to get acquainted with the place. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 -Delhi
Today we set out to visit the capital city of India, Delhi. The city has deep ties with history, culture, and heritage, and is also a standing example of modernization. We start the tour of this fantastic city by visiting the Lakshmi Narayan Temple dedicated to the goddess of wealth and Vishnu. The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. We then visit the Parliament house, which is the headquarters of the Indian Government and the India Gate, the Martyr’s memorial. In the afternoon we tour the splendours of the old city by visiting the Jama Masjid- the largest mosque in India, the magnificent Red fort and the Raj Ghat- the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. After an adventurous day, we retire for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 -Delhi – Agra
Today, we leave Delhi, and head for Agra, the city that houses the monument of love, the splendour in white, the Taj Mahal. On our way to Agra we stop to visit another world heritage spot, the Agra Fort, which is another brilliant structure, which reflects rich architecture, and the splendour of Akbar’s reign. We also visit the Itmad- ul – Daulab, the ornate tomb of a Persian adventurer, which is many a times referred to as a draft of the Taj Mahal. After an eventful day, we retire for an overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 4 -Agra – Gwalior
We start early to visit the monuments of Agra. We start off with the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, after which we visit the Agra fort, Itmad ul Daulab, and tour the bazaars of Agra for some souvenir shopping. Afternoon, we start for Gwalior. We check into the hotel and the rest of the day is left free to some rest and leisure.
Day 5 -Gwalior
We tour the historical city of Gwalior. We start off with a visit to the Teli Ka Mandir, which is an architectural splendour, reflecting Indo-Aryan design. We then head for the Sas Bahu Temple or the Sahastrabahu Temple, one of the architectural marvels of the Gwalior fort. Built entirely of limestone, this temple is a must see in Gwalior. After touring the temple we head for the Man Singh Palace and the Jai Vilas Palace and museum, the royal residence of the Scindia family.
Day 6 -Gwalior – Shivpuri
Today we set out early for Shivpuri, one of the sacred cities of the Scindia Empire which is also known for its wildlife and dense forest. On arrival we check into a hotel, for an overnight stay.
Day 7 -Shivpuri
The Shivpuri natural reserve is known for the varied wild life that can be observed here. The day is free for going on safaris and spotting deer, exotic birds, wild monkeys and squirrels. This is followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 -Shivpuri – Orchha
We travel to Orchha which is home to beautiful forts, temples and monuments. En route we visit the Karera Bird Sanctuary, where you can spot exotic and endangered birds in their natural habitat. On arrival at Orchha, we check into the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 9 -Orchha
Today we see the splendours of Orchha. We visit the Jahangir Mahal, which also houses a museum, the Raj Mahal, known for its ornate and illustrative murals, and the Phool Bagh. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10 -Orchha – Khajuraho
Today we head to the land of temples, Khajuraho. Known for its carved temples, Khajuraho is one of the most visited places in Madhya Pradesh. After arrival we check into a hotel, and head for an afternoon tour of the city. We visit the Lakshmi and Varha temple, Kandariya Mahadev and Devi Jagdamba temples. We return to the hotel for the night.
Day 11 -Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh
Today we head to Bandhavgarh, home to one of the most popular national parks in the country. On arrival we check into a hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 12 -Bandhavgarh
We start early to see nature at its best. You can tour the reserve either on jeep or on ride an elephant. If you are lucky you may even spot some of the bigger cats, like the tiger and leopard. We also visit the fort that was built by Lord Rama. After an exhausting day, we retire for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13 -Bandhavgarh – Kanha
We head to Kanha, home to yet another national reserve. On arrival we check into a hotel and prepare for an eventful day. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 14 -Kanha National Park
Today we set ourselves to viewing tigers, leopards, elephants and deer in their natural habitat. We watch the interaction of prey and predator in the wild. The adventure does not end there; we set up camp for overnight stay at the reserve.
Day 15 -Kanha – Jabalpur
Today, we drive to Jabalpur, to board a train/flight to take us to Delhi. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel, where you can enjoy your day at leisure, relaxing in the warmth of your room or go out shopping in the local markets of Delhi. In the evening enjoy a splendid dinner organized by Memorable India followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 16 -Departure – Delhi
Today, we drop you to the airport or railway station and bid you adieu and a safe onward journey.