Taj Safaris Package - Luxury Tiger Safari India Holidays

12-Days Taj Safaris Package – a luxury tiger safari holiday to North India and Madhya Pradesh. Experience the unparalleled beauty of India’s wilderness at some of the best luxury wildlife resorts and jungle safari drives with the legendary Taj Safaris

Taj Safaris Package

Taj Safaris Package – This twelve day journey promises you an enchanting experience that is so devised as to favor you with a glimpse of the diversified ethnicity of the country, from the metropolitan city of Delhi to the lush green wildlife sanctuaries of Madhya Pradesh – Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh National Park, from the ancient city of Varanasi to the city on the banks of Yamuna, Agra.

The journey begins with the multidimensional capital city of Delhi thereafter introducing you to the wildest part of the country in Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh, staying at some of the best luxury wildlife resorts in India – The Taj Safari Mahua Kothi at Bandhavgarh and Banjaar Tola at Kanha National Park. In the next phase, you will be witnessing the old-world charm in Varanasi. The concluding part of the journey will take you back to Delhi from where we will be heading to Agra, the spectacular abode of Taj Mahal.!

Itinerary

12 Days / 11 Nights

This luxury tiger safari India tour featuring Taj Safaris Lodges has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

Arrive in Delhi and accept a warm welcome from our travel representative who will escort you to your hotel and ensure a smooth check-in. The next two days will be spent in the lap of one of the most happening cities of the country. Luxury tiger safari India tours are somehow incomplete without a visit to the national capital. In fact, Delhi is the base to start your Taj Safaris package tour to India.

Delhi is a city of exuberant and heartfelt people and is hence also known locally as ‘Dilwalon ki Dilli’. Standing up true to its nickname, Delhi has a lot to offer to its guests. Capable of keeping all sorts of tourists busy and happy, the city is the landing place of even the most seasoned of travellers, be they adventure junkies, architecture and history admirers, food lovers, or just simple easy going laid back travellers. Explore the bustling markets, soaring monuments, amazing restaurants and exciting museums on your two days stop in Delhi.

Your overnight stay in Delhi will be arranged at The Taj Mahal Hotel (a 5-star luxury hotel in Delhi managed by Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris)

Overnight stay in: Delhi

Meals included: Breakfast

Board a connecting flight to Jabalpur this morning from whereon you will be driven comfortably to Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh. This drive of about 4 hours or so is taking you to the best part of your Taj Safaris Package.

One of the earliest national reserves created and preserved under the Project Tiger, Kanha National Park is an impeccable place to spot the majestic predators in their natural habitat. The sanctuary also features numerous other species of the wild such as Indian Leopard, Bara Singha, Indian Wild dog and Sloth Bear. Besides the huge variety of fauna, the reserve also flaunts an exceptional collection of flora.

You can opt for one or two game drives every day, one in the morning and another one in the evening. More the number of safaris, better are the chances of spotting the rare wildlife inhabiting these lands. There is a plethora of other thrilling and fun activities to choose from at the resort – Banjaar Tola, one of the first Taj Safari lodges in India  

Overnight stay in: Kanha National Park

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Drive through the back roads to reach the Bandhavgarh National Park also in Madhya Pradesh, which is the next destination for your vacation and a sort of inevitable part of Taj Safaris to India. Smaller than Kanha, this reserve will be your landing place for this day and two more days coming up.

Freak out on two jungle safaris every day to the Bandhavgarh National Park. A conversant naturalist from the resort guides you through the wilderness and helps you spot the wilds.

Over 22 species of mammals and 250 species of birds have reportedly been inhabiting the terrain of Bandhavgarh National Park. Known for housing a high density of Tigers as compared to all the other wildlife reserves of the country, this sanctuary offers impeccable chances of spotting the Royal Bengal Tigers during a jeep safari. The park is also known to possess rough interiors and numerous sandstone caves. Besides the Tigers, you can also spot Leopards, Indian Bison, Barking Deer, Indian Wolf and Spotted Deer.

A distinctive feature of your stay at the Taj Safari Lodge – Mahua Kothi will be the profound well-guided tours and a host of activities to enjoy in-house.

Overnight stay in: Bandhavgarh National Park

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The best part about planning a Taj Safaris Package to Madhya Pradesh is easy approachability to other parts of the country. This morning, after breakfast, an overland transfer to Khajuraho has already been arranged for you. The drive takes about 5 hours after which you are supposed to board connecting flight to Varanasi.

Call it Varanasi, Benaras or Kashi,it is the city which has been able to preserve its charm even after millenniums of inhabitation. Yes! Varanasi is not only the first inhabited city of India but also among the most ancient cities of the world. Its intimate connection with the holy Ganges and thousands of temples has also given it the names of ‘the city of temples’ and ‘the religious capital of India’. The view of Ganga ghats gleaming with thousands of diyas every evening are a supreme delight to the eyes.

Overnight stay in: Varanasi

Meals included: Breakfast

Rise up to a bright morning in Varanasi. Enjoy a boat ride in the Ganges and see thousands of saints and people flocking to ghats to take their holy dip. Indians, especially Hindus believe that taking a dip in the Ganges results in absolution of all their misdeeds!

Later in the afternoon, get transferred to the Varanasi Airport to board your flight to Delhi. On your arrival at Delhi, our travel representative welcomes you and assists your transfer and check-in at the hotel.

Overnight stay in: Delhi

Meals included: Breakfast

Early in the morning a car is ready for you to reach railway station as this is the time to board your train to Agra. A vacation in Taj Safari Resorts in India is somehow incomplete without a ride in the Indian Railway and a visit to the Taj Mahal.

Though Agra houses numerous other historical and modern structures but it is most famed across the world for its most legendary possession, the Taj Mahal. The aura inside as well as outside the splendid monument is beyond words to explain. The memorial belongs to 17th century, the era of Mughals and was commissioned by Shah Jahan in the love and memory of his most loved wife- Mumtaz Mahal. A UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the seven wonders of the world, a surely not to be missed destination for anyone travelling to India. Perfect timings to visit the monument are sunset and sunrise.

Other places that deserve a visit while in Agra are Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, Tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah and Jama Masjid.

Overnight stay in: Agra

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy another morning in Agra and get ready for a roadtrip to Delhi which shall be a drive of around 4 hours. Directly reach the airport for your flight back to home city and this how your holiday to India comes to a conclusion.

Overnight stay in: N/A

Meals included: Breakfast

Quick Facts

Wildlife

Bengal Tigers, Asiatic Leopard, Indian Bison or Gaur, Indian Wild Dog, Barasingha or Swamp Deer, Sambar, Barking Deer, Nilgai, Wild Boar, Chausingha and Chinkara and over 300 species of birdlife

Must Do’s

Take a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, which was once the largest wholesale markets in India. Experience a cookery demonstration at one of the Taj Safari Lodge.

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, and to other Taj Safaris Lodges at Pench (Baghvan Jungle Lodge), Panna (Pashan Garh Wilderness Lodge) and other wildlife parks in Central India. A visit can also be planned to the first Taj Safaris’ overseas lodge at Chitwan National Park – Meghauli Serai

Featured Camps & Lodges

Learn more about the luxurious properties available for your trip.

Mahua Kothi Bandhavgarh

Mahua Kothi Jungle Lodge

at Bandhavgarh National Park

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Banjaar Tola Tented Camp

Banjaar Tola Tented Camp

at Kanha 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 hotels in Delhi Agra & Varanasi, except at the featured Camps & Lodges, where the stay is on full board basis
  • Overland transfer and sightseeing by an air conditioned 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 water bottle provided during sightseeing tours and long drives
  • All taxes included
  • Economy class airfares on the following route:  Delhi / Jabalpur, Khajuraho / Varanasi and Varanasi / 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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