The Central region of India gives you a peek into the splendid wildlife, rich heritage and architectural splendours of the country. Covering the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, Central India spreads over an area of 443, 439 Sq Km. These contiguous states hold enough pilgrimage spots, wildlife sanctuaries, ancient monuments, mountain ranges and remote forests to attract travellers of different tastes. At the heart of India, in Madhya Pradesh, lies Narmada river with two hill ranges – the Vindhya and the Satpura. It is also an intriguing landscape of plateaus, rivers valleys, rolling hills and forests. From the prehistoric site of Bhimbetka to ancient Hindu and Buddhist monuments at Khajuraho, Orchha, and Sanchi, the finest of ancient civilisation is found here. For wildlife lovers, the tiger-rich forests of Bandhavgarh and Kanha are a major attraction. The region also encapsulates the hilly town of Mandu and the contemplative towns of Maheshwar, Omkareshwar and Amarkantak by the Narmada. In Chhattisgarh, a large part of the population is tribal. Over 40 percent of the state is covered under forest, or is noted for its mineral wealth. The main attractions here include no less than three national parks and 11 wildlife sanctuaries. Raipur, Bilaspur, and Jagdalpur are the main hubs for tourists providing a wealth of fabulous temples, royal palaces, Buddhist monuments and natural wonders to explore. Central India is undoubtedly the Hindi heartland of the country. Various dialects of Hindi such as Bundeli, Malvi, Nimadi, and Bagheli are spoken here followed by Dakshin Kosali and some tribal languages. It also imbibes the best of food culture from its neighbouring states. The cuisine here is a mix of sweet and salty. You can enjoy a variety of dishes from mild to very spicy ones. Wheat, rice, jowar, bajra, and lentils are staples in the diet. Though variations can be seen as you move from one town to another. Bhutte ki Khees, Dal Bafla, Poha, Jalebi and Khurma attract travellers from far and wide. Not to miss, the amazing Dal Pithi, Chila and Kadi Pakora! Blending the best of cultures, Central India boasts many folk dances, art and music forms as well. Jawara dance and classical music from the region is prevalent in various other Indian states too. This region creates a colourful amalgamation of culture, cuisine, trade and tradition. And, it certainly gives you the glimpse of splendour that the rich heritage of India offers.


Arrive at Delhi airport.

Our representative will meet you at the airport. From there, transfer to hotel and rest. Later in the afternoon, go for sightseeing of Delhi which will cover the following places-

Jama Masjid- It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees, and was inaugurated by an imam from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan. The mosque was completed in 1656 AD with three great gates, four towers and two 40 m

high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and white marble. The courtyard can accommodate more than 25,000 persons.

India Gate- India Gate is a memorial to 82,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in the

period 1914–21 in the First World War, in France, Flanders, Mesopotamia, Persia, East

Africa, Gallipoli and elsewhere in the Near and the Far East, and the Third Anglo-Afghan War.

13,300 servicemen’s names, including some soldiers and officers from the United Kingdom, are inscribed on the gate.

Humayun’s Tomb- is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb

was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife and chief consiort, Empress Bega Begum (also known as Haji Begum), in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by her.

Qutub Minar- is a minaret that forms part of the Qutb complex, a UNESCO World Heritage

Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi. Made of red sandstone and marble, Qutub Minar is a 73-

metre (239 feet) tall tapering tower of five storeys, with a 14.3 metre (47 feet) base diameter, reducing to 2.7 metres (9 feet) at the peak. It contains a spiral staircase of 379 steps.

Pass through Red Fort while returning in the evening. Have dinner and overnight stay in Delhi.

DAY 02 JHANSI (480 km)

After breakfast, you will check-out and reach Delhi railway station from where you will board your

AC train to Jhansi. In the afternoon, arrive at Jhansi. Approx. duration of journey will be 4-6 hours.

This nondescript town near the Madhya Pradesh border is famous for its link to Queen Lakshmibai of Jhansi, a key player in the 1857 First War of Independence (Indian Uprising).  After check-in and rest, proceed for Jhansi sightseeing. You will visit-

Jhansi Fort- it is an ancient and historical fortress situated in the heart of Jhansi. Atop Bangira hill, Jhansi Fort is the landmark of Jhansi town. Sprawling over an area of 15 acres, the fort is built in the north Indian style of architecture. Jhansi Fort has thick granite walls and several bastions.

Rani Mahal- It is a flat- roofed double-storeyed building having a quadrangular courtyard with a small well and one fountain each on either side. The palace consists of arched chambers around an open courtyard that looks magnificent. The interiors of the hall are very colourfully decorated with exquisite motifs.

Rani Jhansi Museum The museum not only gives an insight in to the history and heritage of

Jhansi but also throws light on the history and culture of the Bundelkhand region. Dedicated to Rani  Lakshmi  Bai  of  Jhansi,  this  museum  has  consists  of  lots  of  her  armoury  items  and photographs, depicting her life since childhood. The Jhansi Museum houses weapons, statues, dresses and photographs that belong to the Chandela dynasty.

Have dinner and overnight stay in Jhansi.

DAY 03 KHAJURAHO (176 km/4 hours)

After breakfast, check-out and depart for Khajuraho. The erotic and other carvings that swathe

Khajuraho’s three groups of World Heritage–listed temples are among the finest temple art in the world. The Western Group of temples, in particular, contains some stunning sculptures.

After arrival and check-in, freshen up and proceed for sightseeing of the Khajuraho Group of

Temples. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain

temples in Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175 kilometres (109 mi) southeast of Jhansi.  Historical records note that the Khajuraho temple site had 85 temples by the 12th century, spread over 20 square kilometers Of these, only about 25 temples have survived, spread over 6 square

kilometres. Of the various surviving temples, the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is decorated with a profusion of sculptures with intricate details, symbolism and expressiveness of ancient Indian art.

Have dinner and overnight stay in Khajuraho.

DAY 04 BANDHAVGARH (227km/5.5 hours)

Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the popular national parks in India located in

the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. The buffer is spread over the forest divisions of Umaria and

Katni and totals 820 km2. The park derives its name from the most prominent hillock of the area,

which was said to be given by Hindu Lord Rama to his brother Lakshmana to keep a watch on Lanka (Ceylon). Hence the name Bandhavgarh (Brother’s Fort).

This park has a large biodiversity. The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is one of the highest known in India. The park has a large breeding population of leopards, and various species of deer.

After arrival and rest, go for evening safari in the National Park. Have dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.


Today you will go for the jungle safari once in the morning and once in the evening. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Have dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 06 KANHA (215 km/4.5 hours)

Kanha Tiger Reserve, also called Kanha National Park, is one of the tiger reserves and the

largest national park of Madhya Pradesh state in the heart of India. Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955 and in 1973 was made the Kanha Tiger Reserve. Today it stretches over an area of

940 km2  in the two districts Mandla and Balaghat. This makes it the largest National Park in Central

India. Kanha Tiger Reserve was ranked among the top 10 Famous Places for Tourists.

The park has a significant population of Bengal tiger, Indian leopards, the sloth

bear, barasingha and Indian wild dog. The forest depicted in the famous novel by Rudyard

Kipling, The Jungle Book is thought by some to be based on jungles including this reserve. It is also the first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a mascot, “Bhoorsingh the Barasingha.”

After arrival and checking in, freshen up and go for wildlife safari of the park.

Have dinner and overnight stay in hotel.


Today you will go for the jungle safari once in the morning and once in the evening. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Have dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 08 PENCH (187 km/4 hours)

Pench National Park is in Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh. It derives its name from the Pench River that flows through the park from north to south dividing the park into almost

equal western and eastern halves. It was declared a sanctuary in 1965 but raised to the status of national park in 1975. In 1992, it was established as a tiger reserve. The park is famous for rafting.

The Bengal tiger is the main cat species of the park present in good numbers but since last one year due to 6 new born cubs their sightings have increased and being sighted almost every day. Commonly seen wildlife is chital, sambar, nilgai, wild boar, and jackal. Also Indian leopard, sloth bear, indian wolf, wild dog, porcupine, monkey, jungle cat, fox, striped hyena, gaur, four-horned antelope and barking deer live in the park.

After arrival and check-in, go for jungle safari after freshening up and if you are lucky, you will spot many animals from the big long list! Have dinner and overnight stay at hotel.


The park is rich in bird life too. According to an estimate of the wildlife authorities, the park harbours more than 210 species including several migratory ones. Some of them are peafowl, junglefowl, crow pheasant, crimson-breasted barbet, red-vented bulbul, racket-tailed drongo, Indian roller, magpie robin, lesser whistling teal, pintail, shoveller, egret and herons, minivet, oriole, wagtail, munia, myna, waterfowl and blue kingfisher.

Today you will go for the jungle safari once in the morning and once in the evening. Rest of the

day free for leisure activities. Try to spot the birds today. Have dinner and overnight stay in hotel.


Today after breakfast, transfer to Nagpur (260 km/6 hours) from where you will board your flight to Delhi. After arriving in Delhi, check-in and rest at the hotel or board your flight to hometown from the airport (subject to schedule).

INCLUSIONS                                                   EXCLUSIONS

Accommodation for 9N/10D

Meal plan MAP (breakfast and dinner)

Sightseeing of Delhi

AC train from Delhi to Jhansi

Sightseeing of Jhansi

Sightseeing of Khajuraho

Wildlife safari for 6 days morning and evening in Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Pench

Flight from Nagpur to Delhi

Entry fee of all monuments

Vehicle and permit charges for national parks

Personal tour escort to assist you

Transfers from Jhansi to Nagpur in luxury

AC vehicle

All tolls and taxes


Shopping and other personal expenses

Camera charges


Medical and first-aid

Tips to drivers and waiters

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

Meals in between journey

Anything not mentioned in inclusions


  1. Two water bottles will be provided to every individual daily. If you buy anything extra during your transfers, you will have to pay for the same.
  2. If you want to add or remove anything from the package or have any query regarding the itinerary, feel free to contact us anytime.

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