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History, Villages & Wildlife Tour (Vice Vera)


Brief Itinerary
1 Nt Delhi - 2 Nts Ranthambore - 2Nts Kharwa
2 Nts Bera - 2 Nts Kumbhalgarh












 
Day 1 - Delhi - Arrival

Upon your arrival in Delhi, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the afternoon sightseeing in New Delhi, which will include a visit to the President's House, Humayun's Tomb and Qutb Minar. Qutb Minar and other monuments in the city are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Overnight in Delhi.
Overnight on Train


Day 2 - New Delhi - Ranthambore (Sawai Madhopur Train Station) - 381km approx 4.5 hrs train journey

In the morning after your breakfast, you will be driven to Delhi railway station to board your train to Sawai Madhopur. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Ranthambore; one of India's best preserved national parks and a major wildlife tourist attraction spot that has grabbed the attention of many wild life photographers and enthusiasts alike. Proceed for your afternoon shared jeep safari to sample a view of the many hundreds of wild animals, birds and reptiles that call this park home. Ranthambhore established itself as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955, sanctioned by the Government of India and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. Offcially, Ranthambore became a national park in 1980. Overnight in Ranthambore.
Overnight in Bandhavgarh


Day 3 - Ranthambore - Full Day National Park Tour

After your breakfast, enjoy a tour of Ranthambore National Park famous for its Tigers and considered by many to be one of the best places in India to see these majestic predators. Tigers can be spotted quite often even during the day, in their normal pursuits - hunting and taking care of their young. With strict measures that have been taken for their conservation, they seem quite accustomed to human activities and are not disturbed by them.Ranthambore has large number of Sambars and Chital (deer) and Nilgai (Antelope). Also, the Indian Hare, Mongoose and Monitor Lizards can be seen. The lakes and pools at the park are where the deer congregate and where it is the easiest to see the animals. The other local fauna includes the Leopard, Hyena, Jackal, Wild Cats, Sloth Bear and Marsh Crocodile. Return to your hotel where you will be free to explore or relax at your leisure. Overnight in Ranthambore.
Overnight in Bandhavgarh


Day 4 - Ranthambore -Kharwa - 291km approx 5 hrs drive

After breakfast will enjoy a full day tour of Kharwa Fort including activities such a Village safari, discovering the bio-diversity of animals. You will also get a chance to personally interact with the villagers, including a visit to a potter's house to learn how to craft their intricate designs. Toward then end of the day you can indulge in a peaceful and intimate Terraced candle-lit dinner or perhaps enjoy a barbecue dinner at the host's farm with other guests. Within the walls of this magnificent fort lies great history and two temples where widely known festivals such as Holi and Diwaliare celebrated along with traditional festivals like Gangore and Janmastmi (birth of lord Krishna) which add to the colours of the Indian heritage. This fort offers royal Rajput hospitality, personally overseen by the family; a must for travelers seeking a calm and peaceful environment to relax their souls.
Overnight in Kharwa.


Day 5 - Kharwar Fort Full Day Tour

After breakfast will enjoy a full day tour of Kharwa Fort including activities such a Village safari, discovering the bio-diversity of animals. You will also get a chance to personally interact with the villagers, including a visit to a potter's house to learn how to craft their intricate designs. Toward then end of the day you can indulge in a peaceful and intimate Terraced candle-lit dinner or perhaps enjoy a barbecue dinner at the host's farm with other guests. Within the walls of this magnificent fort lies great history and two temples where widely known festivals such as Holi and Diwaliare celebrated along with traditional festivals like Gangore and Janmastmi (birth of lord Krishna) which add to the colours of the Indian heritage. This fort offers royal Rajput hospitality, personally overseen by the family; a must for travelers seeking a calm and peaceful environment to relax their souls.
Overnight in Kharwa

Day 6 - Kharwa (Kharwa Fort) - Bera - 230km approx. 3.5 hours drive

After breakfast, you will check-out of your hotel and proceed to Castle Bera. A home of many wild animals (Leopard, Hyena, Jackal & Jungle Cat), Bera is the Kambeshwar ji Leopard sanctuary which is said to be one of the worlds best places to view leopards in nature. Upon checking in, take the opportunity and go on an evening safari and see leopards in their natural habitat as well as. You can view Jawai Dam (The largest man-made dam of western Rajasthan) from the top of Castle Bera and Jawai river flow beside the village.
Overnight in Bera.


Day 7 - Bera - Full Day Jeep Safari

An early morning jeep safari awaits you before your breakfast. In spite of a comparatively hostile terrain, Rajasthan surprisingly is the abode of a number of mammals and birds. Its vast size and latitudinal variations above the sea level of 1,700m provides it with varied vegetation. It provides semi green forests of Mount Abu, to dry grasslands of the desert, and from the dry deciduous thorn forest of Aravali, to wetlands of Bharatpur. The Sanctuaries, an isolated landscape with some backdrops, which attracts herds of species from all over, to their temporary habitat, which provides comfortable subsistence. In the season time, the whole place echoes with enchanting sounds and fascinating visuals, against the sprawling meadow of flora. Rajasthan is the haven of the Tiger and many endangered species. The leopard, also called the panther here, is found in forests and in open degraded forest areas, with rocky outcrops adjoining towns and villages.
Overnight in Bera


Day 8 - Bera - Kumbhalgarh - 80km approx. 2hrs drive

After your breakfast and check-out from Castle Bera, you will be met by our representative who will then transfer you to the city of Kumbhalgarh to check-in to your hotel. Upon arrival you will be free for the remainder of the day to relax or explore at your leisure. If time permits visit local sites such as the three storeyed Vedi Temple or the Parshuram Temple (also famously known as Parshuram Mahadev Temple or Cave), an ancient cave where sage Parshuram meditated to seek the blessings of Lord Ram.
Overnight in Kumbhalgarh


Day 9 - Kumbhalgarh Full Day City Tour

After breakfast, visit the mighty and ancient Kumbhalgarh Fort. Situated on the banks of Banas River, Kumbhalgarh Fort was one of the least-known yet most historical site in Indian history. Built in 1443 A.D, it took 15-long years for Rana Kumbha to erect. The domed palace directed along the 36km long winding walls that defended the from series of battles, second-only to the famous Great Wall of China. This virtually impregnable fortress is guarded by seven towering gates as you climb the steep walls, wide enough for eight horses.
Spread across an area of 578 sq km, Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary encircles the massive fort of Kumbhalgarh. This wildlife park has imbibed its name from the same fort. Broadening across the Aravalli Range, Kumbhalgarh sanctuary covers parts of Rajsamand, Udaipur and Pali districts. The sanctuary makes home to many endangered species of wild-life. The sanctuary provides natural abode to many creatures like Wolf, Leopards, Sloth bear, Hyena, jackal, Jungle cat, Sambhar, Nilgai, Chausingha (the four horned antelope), Chinkara and Hare. In fact, Kumbhalgarh is the only sanctuary of Rajasthan, where you can trace wolf engaged in its activities. This sanctuary inhabits more than forty wolves in number. In the summers, one can easily find pack of wolves strolling around water sources in the sanctuary. If you find your interest in birds, then here you can see a nice variety of birds too. In the park, you can see Grey Jungle Fowl, which is usually inhibited. Peacocks and Doves also gain attention by their own charm. Apart from this, birds like Red Spur Owls, Parakeets, Golden Oriole, Bulbul, Dove, Grey Pigeons and White Breasted Kingfisher are traceable near the water holes. Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary also enjoys a variety of flora including many trees and plants having herbal qualities. You can also take a safari trip to enjoy the natural habitat of these birds and animals. Every year, Kumbhalgarh draws many a tourists towards itself for its natural beauty.Overnight in Kumbhalgarh


Day 10 - Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur (Maharana Pratap Airport) - 96km approx. 2hrs drive

After your breakfast and check-out from your hotel, our representative will transfer you to Maharana Pratap Airport to board your flight for your onward journey.











 
Season Standard From
Nov 16 - March 17 Fr £1047.00 pp
Hotel upgrades and extensions as well as Christmas and New Year departures available at a supplement.
Price Includes
Hotel accommodation based on 2 people sharing 1 double room with breakfast (Ranthambore and Bera on full board basis)
All transfers in a private AC car with English Speaking Chauffeur as per the itinerary
English speaking guide during sightseeing
Shared Jeep Safaris for tiger spotting in Ranthambore
Exclusive Jeep Safaris for leopard spotting in Bera
Short train journey from Ranthambore to Delhi
Sightseeing in Kharwa
Sightseeing in New Delhi
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Price Excludes
International flights - enquire within to add to your booking
Meals not specified
Personal Sundries i.e Mobile
Camera Fee

Additional Information
Above prices are subject to availability and may change without prior notice
Single and triple rooms/ upgrade to hotels and tours and transfers as well as other regional airport departures are available at a supplement
Monument fees to be paid locally
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