An exotic journey through Madhya Pradesh is a privilege.
At a Glance
|Price||Dates||N°· of nights||N°· of pax||Holiday type||Weather||Price includes|
|From £4,200 per person based on twin share, single supp £800||15 – 28 Feb 2022||13 nights in country and 1 night of air travel||6 -12 people||Group trip||Temperature range of 15 – 30 C||Flights from the UK, internal flights, transfers, guides, accommodation, meals and activities where stated and back up service.
Time to visit: October to June
Days 1 - 2
Delhi - immerse into city life
Explore Delhi with your city expert. This experience can be customised depending on your interests. There are forts, palaces, old market places, museums and art galleries. Visit the Kingdom of Dreams for a Bollywood style theatre followed by dinner. A 10-minute walk from Khan Market and Lodi Gardins, The Claridges Hotel enjoys a very central, yet peaceful location. Right on the cusp of New and Old Dehli. A great location to explore the city sights.
Accommodation: The Claridges Hotel, Delhi provides a luxury accommodation where you can witness the magic of old Delhi along with the modern luxury of New Dehli.
Days 3 - 5
Singinawa Lodge - Kanha Tiger Reserve
Explore Kanha Tiger Reserve today by taking morning and afternoon safari drives into the core area of the park. The starting and end times may vary depending on the season, also sunrise and sunset time. Although the wildlife diversity in each zone may be similar the landscape differs providing different experiences. Singinawa, meaning ‘protectors of the sacred forest’, is nestled near Mukki Gate, a perfect location to explore Kanha National Park.
Accommodation: Singinawa Jungle Lodge, cottages are exquisitely designed with large bedrooms, private verandas, en-suite bathrooms (double vanities & rain showers), mini bars and air conditioning.
Days 6 - 8
Kings Lodge - Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Discover Bandhavgarh National Park, which takes its name from the Bandhavgarh Fort which is located on top of the highest (800m) plateau in this region. Located in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, it is an excellent place for spotting tigers in the wild in India. This fascinating reserve is home to more than 25 species of mammals including panthers, wolves, hyenas, wild dogs, gaur, cheetal, sambhar, barking deer, sloth bears and many more.
Accommodation: The Kings Lodge offers 10 well-appointed cottages with en-suite modern bathrooms. The Lodge is spread over a wide expanse of natural forest, wilderness and solitude.
Days 9 - 11
Ken River Lodge - temples and tigers
India’s most titillating town is famed far and wide for the erotic stone carvings that swathe Khajuraho’s three groups of World Heritage-listed temples. Visit Ajaygarh hilltop Fort which is a mix of culture, heritage and wildlife. The fort lies several hundred steps on a steep outcrop overlooking the small rural town of Ajaygarh. Then safari in Panna Tiger Reserve. The park was originally part of Project Tiger and its forest are full of an amazing diversity of wildlife found in Central Indian forests and a land of mesmerising waterfalls.
Accommodation: comfortable country living in village style huts on the banks of the Ken River, close to Khajuraho and Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, surrounded by wildlife, culture and tranquil scenery.
Orchha - historical explosion
Orchha could make towns many times its size green with jealousy. For nearly 300 years it was one of the most important urban areas leaving the town with a supreme display of Mughal-influenced Rajput architecture in the shape of spectacular palaces, temples and royal chhatris (cenotaphs). Historical Orchha, in the town of Madhya Pradesh, meaning ‘hidden’ ancient medieval town, was founded in the 16th century and is home to Mughal influenced Rajput architecture and other stunning ancient temples and gardens.
Accommodation: Amar Mahal, Orchha. The architecture of Amar Mahal is built like the Rajput house of Bundelkhand. It is a perfect gateway to experience the historical and natural splendour of the surrounding area.
Taj Convention - the iconic Taj Mahal
Explore the city of love and longing, meticulously planned, built and nurtured by three successive Mughal emperors. Visitors to Agra are transfixed by the medieval charms retained by this city made famous by the Taj Mahal. A city where forts, museums and monuments blend harmoniously with their surrounding nature. Step into the Mehtab Bagh, a beautifully laid out garden on the other side of the Yamuna to be wowed by another spectacular view. Many connoisseurs think this is the most memorable view of the Taj.
Accommodation: this modern 5 star hotel in Agra lies a short walk away from the Eastern Gate of the Taj Mahal monument. With stunning views from the rooftop infinity pool, this is luxury at it’s best.