Explore the erotic scupltures of Western Group of Temples at Khajuraho.
Visit World Heritage Sites in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
Sunrise visit of the Taj Mahal in Agra.
Morning and evening game drives at Pench National Park.
Morning and evening game drives at Kanha Tiger Reserve.
Morning and evening game drives at Bandhavgarh National Park.
Morning and evening game drives at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.
Stay – Mumbai
Namaste and welcome to India! On the day of arrival at Mumbai Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Includes: Accommodation, Transfers
Stay – Mumbai
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a guided tour of Mumbai ‘The City that Never Sleeps’. The first spot is at Mumbai harbor where you will take a ferry ride to Elephanta Island, explore the heritage site famous for the ancient caves - which were used during 5th century BC. Later in the afternoon, take a ferry back to the land. After lunch at any restaurant, you will be taken to Gateway of India for photoshoot and sightseeing. Later, you will be taken to Prince of Wales Museum. You can find interesting artifacts of Indus Valley civilization here. Later visit Mani Bhavan, a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi. Evening is free for shopping, you will be taken along busy lanes filled with shops and other attractions. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, enjoy the drive to the Pench national park by road. Covering an area of around 758 sq. km of land, this national park is the original setting of the Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’. This national park also finds its mention in Ain-i-Akbari, because of its natural wealth. In 2011, Pench also won the Best Management Award. Upon arrival at the Pench National Park, check-in at the resort. Later in the afternoon, enjoy the wildlife viewing inside the national park. The park has 39 mammal species, 13 species of reptiles and 3 species of amphibians. Overnight stay at the resort.
Today, enjoy Jeep safari inside the park, once in the morning and another one in the evening. During game viewing, you can spot several animal and bird species such as barking deer, sloth bear, porcupine, fox, Jungle cat, chowsingha, tigers, panthers, wild dog, lesser whistling teal, egret, racket-tailed drongo, chital, spotted deer, pintail, herons, magpie robin, barbet, red-vented bulbul and more. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast, drive to the Kanha National Park, one of the most well-maintained national parks in Asia. This park was an inspiration behind the popular novel by Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Jungle Book’. Spread in 940 sq. km of land, this national park has Indian wild dogs, Royal Bengal Tiger, sloth bears, leopards, and barasingha in good numbers. Upon arrival at the national park, check-in at the resort. Rest of the day at leisure, indulge yourself in leisure activities such as taking a walk in the nearby area, enjoying the lush greenery around, interacting with the park’s naturalist and so on. Overnight stay at the resort.
Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers
Stay – Kanha National Park
Early morning and afternoon Jeep safari's inside the Kanha National Park. Explore the exotic variety of the park, also enjoy the verdant flora that is spread around. Kanha is known for housing more than 1000 species of flowering plants. During wildlife viewing, you can spot varied animals and birds like, Royal Bengal Tiger, chousingha, nilgai, mouse deer, jackal fox, sambar, gaur, peafowl, mongoose, leopard, python, spurfowl, ring doves, kingfishers, finches, woodpeckers, flycatchers, pintails, pond herons, rock pigeons, papihas, cuckoos, parakeets, green pigeons and so on. Also visit the Bamni Dadar or the Sunset Point, a major attraction inside the park. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave to Bandhavgarh National Park. Upon arrival at Bandhavgarh, check-in at your resort. Rest of the day at leisure, indulge yourself in leisure activities such as taking a walk in the nearby area, enjoying the lush greenery around, interacting with the park’s naturalist and so on. Overnight stay at the resort.
Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers
Stay – Bandhavgarh National Park
Early morning and afternoon Jeep Safari's inside the national park to enjoy bird watching along with tiger–tracking. Bandhavgarh national park is known for being home to as many as 150 avifauna species. You can spot a number of colourful birds such as Bay Backed Shrike, White Eyed Buzzard, Indian Moorhen, Olive Backed Pipit, Black Headed Oriole, Yellow Crowned Woodpecker, Barred Button Quail, White Browed Fantail Flycatcher, Rose Ringed Parakeet, Alexandrine Parakeet and more. Also visit the Bandhavgarh Fort, located inside the park. Bandhavgarh Fort is placed on a hill, this fort is around 811 meters above the sea level. It is believed that this fort is 2000–years old. The fort has a total of 39 caves. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Khajuraho. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later visit start your sightseeing with a visit to World Heritage Site of Western Group of Temples. Here Kandariya Mahadev temple is the most popular and beautiful massive structure. It is a magnificent peace of artistic sculptural work. Khajuraho temples are more popular for erotic sculptured images but on your visit you will realize that such images are approx. 15% of all images and other images are Hindu gods, goddess, nymphs. After this we will drive to Eastern group of temples. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early in the morning, leave for Orchha - the capital of the mighty Bundela Rajput kings. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later visit Jehangir Mahal, The Raj Mahal with its murals and The Raj Praveen Mahal built near a garden and also visit Dinman Hardaul`s palace, also visit Phool Bagh, Dinman Hardaul's Palace and Sunder Mahal. Later visit the highly preserved temples of Orchha. The two main temples at Orchha are "the Ram Raja Temple" and "the Chaturbhuj temple". Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early morning before sunrise our tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided sightseeing tour of the Taj Mahal and Mehtab Bagh. Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Ranthambore. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Akbar in the late 16th century. It was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day. After sightseeing at Fatehpur Sikri, proceed to Ranthambore for overnight stay.
Enjoy 2 jeep safari's today inside the Ranthambore National Park, one early in the morning and 2nd later in the afternoon. Watch the elusive Bengal tigers in there natural habitat, also watch spotted deer, colorful birds, leopards, monkeys, crocodiles, sloth bears and other animals in the lust forest. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jaipur. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Later, visit the iconic attraction of Rajasthan “Amber Fort and Palace”, A UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 in red sandstone and marble. The magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, divided into several sections. It stands on top of an easily scalable mountain, which is situated right next to the beautiful Maota Lake. The fort’s majestic appearance and its geographical advantages make it a special place to visit. After Amber Fort, visit City Palace, The Hawa Mahal (palace of winds), Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal (Water Palace) and enjoy evening sunset at Surya Mandir, if time permits you can visit some other interesting places as well. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to New Delhi. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers
Embark on a full day of sightseeing beginning in Old Delhi with a visit to the stunning Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia, and the Raj Ghat, a moving memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Take a short rickshaw ride at the Chandni Chowk (A huge market of spices and clothes), also visit Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, and Qutub Minar. Later in the evening, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the New Delhi airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
Includes: Breakfast, Sightseeing, Transfers
15 nights accommodation in 3 Star Deluxe hotels/resorts on double or twin sharing basis
Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel
All meals at Pench National Park (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
All meals at Kanha National Park (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
All meals at Bandhavgarh National Park (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
All meals at Ranthambore National Park (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Local English Speaking Guide
Wildlife Naturalist at all the National Parks
Jeep Safari's at All National Parks
2 Jeep Safari's at Pench National Park
2 Jeep Safari's at Kanha National Park
2 Jeep Safari's at Bandhavgarh National Park
2 Jeep Safari's at Ranthambore National Park
Transportation - Entire Trip, Including Airport Transfers, Sightseeing by an Air Conditioner Car
1-2 persons - Air-conditioned sedan car such as Etios/Dezire or similar
3-4 persons - Air-conditioned MUV car such as Toyota Innova or similar
5-10 persons - Air-conditioned mini-van such as Tempo Traveler or similar
Personal assistance during arrival and departure
1 rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
1 mineral water bottle per person per day
All applicable taxes
Insurance - It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India.
Visas Fee (if applicable)
Any International or Domestic Flight
Any personal expenses, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, alcoholic beverages etc.
Any Monument Entrance Fee, Camera Fee
Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions
3 Star Deluxe Accommodation
Hotel Leafio or similar
Jungle Camp or similar
Kanha Village Eco Resort or similar
TigerGarh Wildlife Resort or similar
Mint Bundela or similar
Sheela Shree Plaza or similar
Hotel Royale Residency or similar
The Pugmark or similar
Hotel The Wall Street or similar
Rockland Inn or similar
Note: Accommodation can be upgraded to 4 Star/5 Star/Luxury Boutique Hotels on request basis.
Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel to India will be covered into the document. Kindly go through the same and if there are other unanswered questions and clarifications, it would be our pleasure to address the same too.
At the time of booking, please consult with your tour manager to discuss the best destinations in India to travel solo. As a solo traveler, you have to pay single supplement charges. Please let us know at time of booking and we’ll arrange the rooming configuration accordingly.
The best time to visit India is from October till April because in these months the weather remains cool. But, if you are planning for trekking on the Himalayas region then Summer is considered to be a good time. Summer are also considered to be good to visit regions like Leh-ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim etc.
Although tipping in India is not compulsory, doing so is a nice gesture. In some circumstances, a small tip is expected. The rules of etiquette for gratuity in India are a little muddled as a colonial past, tourism, and cultural influences clash. We do recommend tipping at various instances, but tip higher only when you are very happy with the service. Tip can given after completion of the services from 5$, 10$ or more as per your choice and depending on how much satisfied & happy you are with the service provider.
At the time of arrival on Airport, our local representative will be there at the airport holding a placard of your name for identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact numbers for any emergency.
With Alkof Holidays, you get 24X7 personal assistance from your dedicated tour manager over phone, WhatsApp, Skype, or Email. Our office is open 24 hours a day to give you unmatched support anytime you need.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
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Client only requires a deposit of 10% of the total amount of the tour to confirm their booking. The remaining balance is then payable 30 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing within 30 days the full payment of the tour is necessary. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. After receiving the payment, a receipt will be sent directly to client's registered email-id and the final tour documentation will be emailed out approximately 1-2 weeks prior to departure.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 30 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of you tour, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to your future bookings with Alkof Holidays.
Established in 2009, Alkof Holidays, is a leading tour operator based in New Delhi, India. We understand our customers and always deliver on our promises. We offer unique travel experiences, and well planned itineraries, conducted by the most experienced, and professional tour managers.