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Rajasthan Wildlife & Birding Tour|
& Birding Tour Duration: 16 Nights - 17 Days
Covered: Delhi - Corbett - Delhi - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Umaria
- Bandavgarh - Kanha - Nagpur - Delhi
Day 01 : Delhi
Arrive into Delhi.
Welcome to Vardhman's "Rajasthan Wildlife
& Birding Tour"!
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred
by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Relax for a while and later proceed
for the sightseeing of Delhi.
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan
Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building
and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built
in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of
India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal
Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi - Corbett National Park
Morning drive to Corbett
National Park. On the way stop at Ramnagar and look for the fabulous IBISBILL
amongst the riverside boulders.
Upon arrival, check into your hotel. Later
proceed for an afternoon to KOSI riverbanks. Rest of the day at leisure.
Corbett National Park used to be just another Himalayan forest until in 1936 it
was demarcated as a reserve area by the British Government. Jim Corbett Park is
spread over 520 sq kms and is covered with huge stretches of Savannah type grasslands
and Sal forests. In 1957 this place was renamed as Jim Corbett National Park from
Hailey national Park. It was declared as an almost exclusive Tiger Reserve on
1st April 1973 with the help of World Wildlife Fund. Since the place is situated
on the lower Himalayan belt of vegetation, it is an eco-tourism spot too.
Day 03 : Corbett National Park
Full day free
to visit Corbett National Park. Enjoy a full day birding along the riverbanks
and in the nearby green area.
Day 04 : Corbett
After breakfast proceed for a morning game-drive into the Jungle
for wildlife viewing. Later in the afternoon drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival,
check into your hotel for an overnight stay.
05 : Delhi - Ranthambore
On the day 5 of your tour transfer to the Delhi
railway station to catch train to SAWAI MADHOPUR after breakfast. Reach and transfer
to the your pre-booked hotel. Evening free to watch some slides on the tiger.
Day 06 : Ranthambore
Proceed for full day
game viewing inside the jungle. (Morning & Afternoon Jeep safaris)
Day 07 : Ranthambore
Proceed for full day game viewing inside
the jungle. (Morning & Afternoon Jeep safaris)
08 : Ranthambore - Bharatpur
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Bharatpur.
Proceed on RICKSHAW for viewing the birds. Return to the hotel in the evening
and relax for the remaning part of the day.
Bharat Pur Wildlife Sanctuary:
Originally a duck shooting preserve of Maharaja Suraj Mull of Bharatpur, the Bharatpur
Bird Sanctuary of Rajasthan was declared a national park in 1982. Later, in 1985,
it was listed as a World Heritage site by Unesco. At present, the Rajasthan Keoladeo
Ghana National Park serves as one of the chief breeding and feed grounds for the
birds around the world. The Bharat Pur Wildlife Sanctuary, of Rajasthan, houses
approximately 300 species of birds. Amongst them, the most prominent ones are
Painted Storks, Open and Spoon Bills, Egrets, Cormorants, White Ibis, Jacanas,
While Harriers, Fishing Eagles, Pied Kingfisher, etc. However, the most awaited
species of birds is the Siberian Crane. Apart from Iran, India is the only place
where this bird migrates in winter. Bharatpur sanctuary remains open throughout
the year from sunrise to sunset.
Day 09 : Bharatpur
Early morning you can enjoy RICKSHAW RIDE (at your own cost) at
the Bird Park.
After breakfast at hotel drive to Agra. Reach Agra and check
into your hotel. Relax for the remaining part of the day.
Later proceed on
a city tour of Agra
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), Red fort & Tomb
of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store
in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear &
exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
10 : Agra - Umaria (Bandavgarh)
Early morning visit Taj Mahal (closed
on every Friday) during sunrise. Return to the hotel for an transfer to railway
station to catch train for Umaria.
Day 11 : Bandhavgarh
Upon arrival in Bandhavgarh you will be met and transfer to your hotel.Full
day free to viist Bandhavgarh National Park.
You can enjoy elephant safari
trip (at your own cost) or take a trip inside the Jungle early morning to track
tigers or indulge in bird watching. You can also enjoy a good wild photography
on your 3 hour long trip to Bandhavgarh. Return to the resort to get fresh and
for having lunch. Visitors can also enjoy exploring the surroundings and to do
some bird watching. Take up an afternoon drive to the jungle for animal viewing.
Day 12 : Bandhavgarh
Full day free to
visit the Bandhavgarh national Park for wildlife viewing. (Morning and evening
Day 13 : Bandavgarh
Full day free
to visit the Bandhavgarh national Park for wildlife viewing. (Morning and evening
Day 14 : Bandavgarh - Kanha
at Leisure. Later drive to Kanha National park. On arrival, check in at your hotel.
Relax for the remaining part of the day.
Full day free to visit the Kanha national Park for wildlife viewing.
Day 16 : Kanha - Nagpur
breakfast drive to Nagpur. Upon arrival check into your hotel. Relax for the remaining
part of the day.
Day 17 : Nagpur - Delhi
morning after breakfast transfer to Nagpur airport to catch flight to Delhi.
On arrival at Delhi airport transfer to International Airport (by shuttle service
available at the airport) to board the flight for your onward journey to back
home with sweet and unforgettable memories of "Rajasthan Wildlife & Birding
Tour" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.
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