Want 100% chances of spotting a big striped cat? Bandhavgarh National Park is your place to be! This
popular destination in India holds more tigers than Kanha National Park and other wildlife reserves. It
will be easy for you to spot one roaming around in all its majestic glory.

You can also see Sambar (Indian deer species), leopards, Nilgai (the largest Asian antelope), and many
other fascinating animals in this wildlife park. In an estimated total, this park is home to 34 species of
mammals, 70 species of butterflies, and 260 types of birds.

Exciting things you can enjoy here are:
● Elephant treks to enjoy the jungle feels
● Game drives for a best-in-class safari experience
● A visit to the historical Bandhavgarh Fort
● A hike to Climber’s Point for a panoramic view of the park

The cozy cottages of Taj Mahua Kothi nearby this tiger reserve are the most comfortable and convenient


Day 01: Arrival at Delhi

On arrival in New Delhi, the guests will be received at the International Airport by the Castle & King rep. –
please keep a lookout for him as soon as you collect your luggage and walk towards the exit gate in the
arrival terminal (we request you not to leave the terminal building until the rep. has made contact with
you and there is a lot of construction presently at the airport). Assistance and transfer by car to the hotel
where room is reserved for immediate check-in.

Overnight will be at Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the full day sight seeing of DELHI.

DELHI – Capital for many ancient and medieval Empires. The city of Delhi was built on the banks of the
Yamuna River and the history of Delhi dates back more than 3000 years. Indraprastha according to
legends was the old Capital of Delhi and founded by the Pandavas in the times of the Mahabharata 1500
B.C. and was located near the Old Fort. Today the city is a unique blend of Old and New which is very
evident in the two parts – Old Delhi and New Delhi the latter mainly built by the British.

10 a.m. Castle and King’s car and guide will report to the hotel and provide sightseeing of Old Delhi
visiting the Red Fort – built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1638 of the Mughal Dynasty. Opposite the Red fort
is the Jama Masjid – the mosque also built by Shah Jahan and is the largest in India. A Rickshaw ride
through the Market Place of Chandni Chowk (Moonlit Square) will be provided through the narrow lanes
famous for its small silver stores, antique, Indian Saree shops. Incense and ‘Ittar’ (the raw form of
perfume products) and the ancient Bird hospital. Also visit the Kinari Bazaar (bridal Market) and the Spice
market both of which offer a wonderful photo-opportunity.

Drive past the India Gate and Presidential Palace area (photo stops) known as Raj Path (Kings Way) is a
wonderfully planned wide boulevard with ornamental ponds on each side and trees that are now more
than 100 years old that the British had planted to give shade in the summer and are pollen free. An
integral part of Lutyen’s Delhi – At the eastern end of Rajpath is India Gate – 42 meter high Stone
memorial constructed to commemorate who died in the North Eastern Frontier (towards Afghanistan) and
nearly 85000 names are inscribed on the walls. At the far West side of the Boulevard is Rastrapati
Bhawan (Presidential Palace) – the home of the former Viceroy of India and now the Residence of the
President of India. The building was completed in 1929 and is an interesting blend of both Mughal and
Western Architectural styles (visit inside the Palace is not permitted due to security reasons).

Also visit Mahatma Gandhi's residence where he was assassinated and is now an interesting Museum
based on Mahatma Gandhi’s life and ideology.

Stop for lunch at one of Delhi’s fine restaurants. Castle & King recommends the following:

Bukhara at the Sheraton (Indian Barbeque and perhaps India’s finest restaurant)
Olive Beach at the Diplomat Hotel – stylish Italian Restaurant
Spice Route at the Imperial hotel (South East Asian food)
Ego Thai (Friends Colony for Thai Food)
Olive (Fashionable Bar and Restaurant serving Italian and Mediterranean food)
Taipan’ the Chinese Restaurant at the Oberoi or Oberoi 360 which is a world cuisine restaurant.
The Veda Restaurant in Connaught Place. (Indian)
The 1911 Gardens of the Imperial Hotel.

It is recommended to make table reservations and do advise the driver/guide your preference and he will
arrange for the same. (lunch on direct payment).

After lunch sightseeing of New Delhi will be arranged visiting Qutab Minar (13th century) built by the
Slave Dynasty King Qutab-ud-din-Aibaq. After visiting Qutab Minar stop at the statue of Mahavir (Jain

Sect) which is perched on a hill near the Qutab Minar and offers very nice view of the area. Drive past the
Chattarpur Temple Complex – the largest Hindu temple complex in Delhi where all the different types of
Indian Temple architecture (ancient and modern) can be seen.

Evening visit the Humayun Tomb at sunset which is a wonderfully preserved Mughal monument.

Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 03: Delhi – Agra
By Road: 220 km / 05 hrs

After breakfast at the hotel, our car report to the hotel and provide immediate transfer to Agra by road –
approximately 5 hours driving times. En-route stops at the Midway restaurant to use the facilities etc.
En-route explore the Sikandra Tomb.

On arrival in Agra, the guest will be received by Castle & King’s representative at the hotel who assist in
check-in and provide time for the sightseeing.

AGRA: Two great Mughal monarchs, Akbar and Shah Jahan, transformed the little village of Agra into a
befitting second capital of the Mughal Empire – giving it the name Dar-ul-Khilafat {seat of the Emperor}.
Today a visitor to Agra is caught up in a world of contrasting edifices, of red sandstone and white marble,
narrow galleys and quaint buggies, and that irresistible charm that this favourite city of the Mughals still
retains. It is not surprising, that modern Agra still reflects its Mughal heritage most conspicuously. A walk
down the narrow bustling streets of the city will introduce the visitor to the wafting aroma of Mughlai

In the afternoon, proceed for the sightseeing of the city visit to The Agra Fort also built by Akbar in1565
Ad – the construction is dominated by red-sandstone and houses the beautiful pearly mosque also it is
from here that Shah Jahan imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb looked across the Yamuna River in the last
few days of his life at the Taj Mahal.

In the afternoon also visit Itmadullah Tomb known as the Baby Taj Mahal and built between 1622-26
Ad by Nur Jahan the wife of Jahangir in memory of her father Ghias-ud-Din-Beg. From Itmadullah’s Tomb
– a wonderful view of the River and the public laundry can be seen which is very interesting.

Enjoy evening at leisure in the hotel.

Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 04: Agra – Katni – Bandavgarh

Early in the Morning proceed to visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise – perhaps one of the best times to view and
visit the monument. Enjoy battery van ride to the Taj. After relaxed breakfast enjoy the Hotel facilities.

After early breakfast at the hotel, proceed to visit Fatehpur Sikri.

Fatehpur Sikri: The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in
the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its  "ruins" are in
pristine condition  …  it's not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its
grandeur. Also visit the Buland Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world.

After visiting the fatehpursikri drive back to the Hotel and relax and late in the evening our company
representative will give you transfer to the railway station for the train to Bandavgarh.

Overnight Train.

Day 05: Katni to Bandavgarh:
By Surface: 170 Km 2 Hrs,

Upon arrival our company representative will meet you and then picking up some fruits, juice and water
for the journey proceed to Bandavgarh. Reach and Relax in the resorts.

Bandavgarh is a new National Park with a very long history. Set among the Vindhya hills of Madhya
Pradesh with an area of 168sq miles (437sq km) it contains a wide variety of habitats and a high density
of game, including a large number of Tigers. This is also the White tiger country. These have been found
in the old state of Rewa for Many years. Maharaja Martand Singh captured the last known in 1951. This
white Tiger, Mohun is now stuffed and on display in the Palace of Maharaja of Rewa. Prior to becoming a
National Park, the forests around Bandavgarh had long been maintained as a Shikargah, or game
preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa.

Overnight stay will be at the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 06 Bandavgarh

Enjoy a full day game viewing inside the jungle. (Two safaris, Private Exclusive)

Overnight will be at the resort. (B,L,D) (TALA ZONE)

Day 07: Bandavgarh

Enjoy a full day game viewing inside the jungle. (Two safaris, Private Exclusive)

Overnight will be at the resort. (B,L,D) (TALA ZONE)

Day 08: Bandavgarh – Jabalpur – Delhi:

Enjoy a morning safari inside the jungle. (One safari, Private Exclusive)

After lunch our company representative will give you transfer to the Airport for the flight to Delhi, reach
and transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight will be at the Hotel.

Day 09: Delhi – Home

After breakfast drive to Delhi, reach and explore the Delhi again, Late in the evening proceed for the
farewell dinner, after the dinner our company representative will give you transfer to the International
airport for the flight to Home with sweet memories of India.