Jungle Safari in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh gets far fewer visitors when compared to the pin-up Indian states of Kerala or Rajasthan, but those who do undertake a journey to this hinterland are usually drawn by two things: temples and tigers. This 13 Days jungle safari in Madhya Pradesh tour program explores the wildlife of Kanha, Bandhavgarh & Panna National Park and the sublime thousand-year-old temples of Khajuraho

Jungle safari in Madhya Pradesh at the Kanha National Park

India’s amalgamation of traditions and modernity, intense with its vibrant chaos makes it a perfect holiday destination. Our tailor-made jungle safari in Madhya Pradesh tour program, therefore, presents you with a gaudy journey through the capital city of India to the centre of the country, concluding with a visit to the ‘Land of Palaces’, Agra, that is sure to make you fall in love with India.

Our quest on this customized Kanha Bandhavgarh tour package begins with a short city tour through Delhi – enjoying the plethora of historical places and finally drawing the essence of authentic Indian stuff at Chandni Chowk.  Thereafter, we make our way for jungle safari in Madhya Pradesh, where the unscathed richness of the antique temples of Khajuraho and the National Parks at Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Panna awaits us. Finally, tracing our way back to Delhi, we halt at Agra to bear testimony to the historical monuments of the likes of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.

Itinerary

13 Days / 12 Nights

This Kanha Bandhavgarh & Panna National Park jungle safari package has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

Your jungle safari tour program for Madhya Pradesh begins on arrival at the Delhi airport. Our travel representative welcomes you to the national capital and chauffeurs you to the hotel where the next two nights of your vacation to India will be spent.

We have kept this evening free so that you can relax and energize yourself for all the hoopla that is going to punch in for the coming 12 days.

Overnight stay in: Delhi

Meals included: N/A

Relish a complimentary morning meal and get ready for some fun. For this day of your holiday package, we have pre-arranged a city tour of Delhi.

Fondly known by the nickname ‘Dilwalon ki Dilli’ meaning the city of friendly people, Delhi has a lot to offer when it comes to tourism and sightseeing. Numerous historical monuments and busy markets are the prime attraction of Delhi, though the city has a plethora of modern structures and high end malls too. Visit Jama Masjid, the largest and most renowned mosque of the country. Spend some time tingling your shopping buds at the Chandni Chowk market and take home some great authentically Indian stuff.

Revel in a sumptuous lunch at a local restaurant and proceed for some more sightseeing in Luteyan’s Delhi.

Overnight stay in: Delhi

Meals included: Breakfast

This morning you need to take a flight to Jabalpur in order to take a plunge into another exciting part of your Kanha jungle safari package. Upon arriving at Jabalpur, you will be driven to Kanha National Park, one of the best places to see tigers in India.

A verdant forest of bamboo and sal, Kanha National Park can best be explored on morning and afternoon jeep safaris. Apart from featuring numerous Tigers, the park is also known for preserving Swamp Deer or Barasingha which were on the verge of extinction a few years ago. Exploring Kanha is the most incredible part of your jungle safari in Madhya Pradesh tour program. Besides the Tigers and Swamp Deers, you also get a chance to catch glances of Indian Leopards, Sloth Bear, Indian Wild Dog, and a plethora of reptiles and amphibians. Bamni Dadar and Banjaar River are spots inside the sanctuary that deserve to be visited.

Enjoy two game drives each day to maximize the spotting and sighting of the wild. An expert guide assigned by us accompanies you to enhance your wilderness experience during the safaris. For your Kanha safari booking, do visit the MP tourism online safari booking portal. Kanha National Park has eight Zones, four are in core area namely Kanha, Kisli, Mukki, Sarhi, one in the adjoining Phen Sanctuary and three in buffer areas of reserve namely Khatia, Khapa and Sijhora.

There is a host of fun and adventure activities at the resort too to make your Indian safari packed with a lot more frolic.

Overnight stay in: Kanha

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning after breakfast, you will be driven to Bandhavgarh National Park. One of the many but an excellent wildlife reserve in the state of Madhya Pradesh, this reserve is an essential part of finest Indian wildlife safaris and will be your landing place for three nights coming up.

Bandhavgarh National Park is known for the highest density of Tigers in India which means easy sightings of the majestic predator. Thick green valleys, rugged hills of Satpura and Vindhyas, flat grasslands, thick forests, and quaint waterholes form the fascinating landscape of Bandhavgarh. Other wild animals that can be seen here are Gaur, Indian Bison, Sambar, Barking Deer, Indian Wolf, Nilgai, and huge varieties of birds, reptiles and butterflies.

Taking two safaris every day, in the morning as well as the afternoon is a great idea to make the most out of your wildlife vacation. To book your jeep safari in Bandhavgarh, do visit the Bandhavgarh National Park official site. Alternatively, you can opt for a 2 Night & 3 Days Bandhavgarh tour package from Jabalpur and allow us to make your Bandhavgarh safari online booking for a full vehicle/single seat. Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve has three Core zones namely Tala, Magadhi, Khitauli and three Buffer zones adjoining the core namely Dhamokhar, Johila and Panpatha

Overnight stay in: Bandhavgarh

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After your last morning game drive at Bandhavgarh National Park, take a comfortable drive to Panna National Park.

Two nights of your vacation will be spent around the less explored hinterlands of Panna which is an untainted destination for tourists looking for an excellent jungle safari in Madhya Pradesh.

Panna Tiger Reserve is another amazing wildlife reserve in Madhya Pradesh, the heart of India. The place is a renowned abode of Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Nilgai, Sloth Bear and plentiful varieties of avian creatures. The terrain of the reserve is adorned by Vindhya peaks, gushing waterfalls, vast gorges and plateaus, and Ken River. All-in-all, a visit to Panna Tiger Reserve is going to be the most authentic jungle safari experience.

Revel in morning and afternoon safaris on both the days of your stay around here. To book your Panna National Park safari, do visit the Panna Tiger Reserve online booking portal

Overnight stay in: Panna

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, immediately after breakfast, you will be driven to Khajuraho Temples, another not to be missed destination for anyone who is holidaying in India.

The journey which lasts for about one hour takes you to a complex of some of the most ancient temples of the country belonging to the religions of Hinduism and Jainism.

Renowned for housing some of the boldest and sensuous sculptures, Khajuraho had some 85 temples belonging to the 1st and 2nd Century, out of which only about 25 have been able to withstand the trials of time. Most of these shrines are flocked around the water bodies and have been constructed in the Nagara style of architecture. Out of all the temples, Kandariya temple is the most magnificent and intricately built.

After the guided tour of Khajuraho temples, you will be driven to Khajuraho airport for your flight to Delhi. On your arrival in Delhi, our representative welcomes you and escorts you to the hotel where you will be spending the night.

Overnight stay in: Delhi

Meals included: Breakfast

This morning requires an early kick off. You will be transferred to New Delhi Station where you will board the train to Agra.

Also known as ‘The Land of Palaces’, Agra is known the world over for its splendid inheritance from the Mughals- the Taj Mahal. Made up of ivory white marble known as Sangemarmar, the mausoleum stands on the bank of Yamuna River which has now dried up. The structure belongs to 17th century and has magnificently been able to withstand the tests of time and weather, though some withering has been reported in colour of its marble. The construction of this lavish monument took 21 years to complete with all the big and small intricacies being completely unique and commendable.

Other spots that can be visited on a city tour of Agra include Agra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb & Mehtab Bagh

Overnight stay in: Agra

Meals included: Breakfast

Another day which calls for an early start as sunrise is a great time to enjoy some more mesmerising views of the Taj Mahal. The glory of this grand structure at this time is at its best. Also the number of visitors frequenting the Taj Mahal at this time is scanty so you can make the most out of your visit.

Finally it is time to bid goodbye to the lovely country and its friendly people as your vacation comes to an end. Be driven to International Airport in Delhi for your flight back to home city. We hope to have made your wildlife safari trip to India a memorable and pleasant one.

Overnight stay in: N/A

Meals included: Breakfast

Quick Facts

Wildlife

Tigers, Leopard, Indian Bison or Gaur, Indian Wild Dog, Barasingha or Swamp Deer, Sambar, The Asiatic Jackal, Bengal Fox, Hyena, Sloth Bear, Striped Palm Squirrel, Asian Palm Civet

Must Do’s

Take a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, which was once the largest wholesale markets in India. Take an early morning boat ride at the River Ganges in Varanasi to watch saints taking the holy dip.

Ideal for

Cultural, wildlife and photographic enthusiasts, first time travellers, families and couples

Options & Extension

This trip can be extended to include a visit to the Eastern & Western Temples of Khajuraho, Jaipur or other wildlife parks in Central India

Featured Camps & Lodges

Learn more about the luxurious properties available for your trip.

Bandhav Vilas Bandhavgarh

Bandhav Vilas

at Bandhavgarh National Park

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Sarai at Toria Panorama

The Sarai at Toria

at Panna National Park

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Dates & Rates

Fully inclusive rate per person sharing Price
10 October 2017 - 15 April 2018 Available On Request
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Breakfast at all hotels, except at the featured Camps & Lodges, where the stay is on full board basis
  • Transport by a chauffeur-driven air-conditioned Toyota Innova vehicle
  • Entrance fees at monuments in Delhi, Agra and Varanasi
  • Services of English-speaking tour guides during sightseeing tours in Delhi, Agra and Varanasi
  • Mineral drinking water available during sightseeing tours and long drives
  • Porter fees at all airports
  • All government taxes applicable
  • Economy class airfares on the following route:  Delhi / Jabalpur and Khajuraho / Delhi (subject to change at the time of issuing)

At Camps & Lodges

  • Accommodation on a twin sharing basis
  • All meals
  • Park fees
  • Photographic fees (non-professional)
  • Services of an English-speaking naturalist
  • Forest guide fees
  • Scheduled safari activities in the morning and evening
  • All applicable taxes
  • This rate is not valid in on special holidays such as Christmas / New Year / Diwali etc
  • Check in time at the hotels is 14:00 hrs and check out time is noon.
  • The quote is valid for two people travelling together and sharing the same room.
  • Vehicle included for this trip is an air conditioned Toyota Innova
  • Air fare mentioned is based on current fares applicable in economy class.
  • The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
  • Only morning game drives are possible in the national parks on Wednesdays, as the parks are closed on Wednesday afternoons
  • Game drives at National Parks are in shared jeeps
  • This offer only applies to the hotels and resorts specifically mentioned in the itinerary

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