North India Wilderness Tour

16 Day – Private tour with air-conditioned car and driver
Price guide: £3775
ABTA and ATOL protected holidays

The North India Wilderness Tour is perfect for anyone wishing to discover India’s wild side. For centuries India has been home to an abundance of animals and wildlife but human population growth and the destruction of natural habitats means the best place to sight magnificent creatures such as tigers and wild elephants is now in the protected national parks.  This tour includes jeep safaris in five national parks, accommodation in world class safari lodges and camps as well as visits to Delhi and Agra.

Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and this tour is just an example to help inspire you. If you would like we can also arrange your flights for a fully ATOL protected holiday. Contact the team for more information on 01792 315499 or email info@aitholidays.com

Highlights of the North India Wilderness Tour

Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
  • Three jeep safaris in Ranthambore National Park
  • Two rickshaw rides in Keoladeo National Park
  • Three jeep safaris in Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Jeep safari in Kanha National Park
  • Three jeep safaris in Pench National Park
  • Full day sightseeing tour of New and Old Delhi with rickshaw ride
  • Agra Fort and Taj Mahal
  • Visit to Fatehpur Sikri
  • Airport meet and greet and departure transfers
  • Mix of excellent accommodation including quality Safari Lodges

North India Wilderness Tour Itinerary

North India Wilderness Tour

Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, you will be welcomed by your Authentic India Tours representatives who will transfer you to your hotel for a 2 night stay.

Accommodation:  Deluxe Room, Taj Mahal, Delhi

Today is an opportunity to explore the historical city of Delhi with a full day sightseeing tour. You will begin in the wide avenues of New Delhi and will see the Lutyen’s buildings and the India gate memorial, along with the impressive tomb of Humayan and Qutub Minar. In the afternoon you will experience the bustling and vibrant streets of Old Delhi to see the Jama Masjid and Rajghat as well as the resting place (Samadhi) of Mahatma Gandhi.

Accommodation: Deluxe Room, Taj Mahal, Delhi
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today you leave the bustle of Delhi for the natural landscape of the Ranthambore National Park. You will be taken to the train station around lunchtime to board the train to Sawai Madhopur, where upon arrival you will be met by your driver and transferred to your luxury hotel for a 2 night stay. Over the next 2 days you will be able to experience 3 safaris through the National Park.

Approximate travel time and distance: 4 – 5 hours, 350 kms
Accommodation: Deluxe Room, Ranthambore Kothi, Ranthambore
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

If you love nature today is a special treat with 2 safari drives into Ranthambore National Park. Your jeep safari will take you through the rugged terrain which is home to a wild variety of wildlife including the elusive Bengal tiger. Your game drives are early in the morning and then again in early evening when temperatures are at their coolest and the animals are most active.

Accommodation: Deluxe Room, Ranthambore Kothi, Ranthambore
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This morning you have another opportunity to enjoy a safari in the National Park before departing for the 5-6 hour journey to Bharatpur

Approximate travel time and distance: 5 hours, 200 kms
Accommodation: Heritage Wing, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Bharatpur
Meals Included: Breakfast

Don’t forget your camera and binoculars for this morning’s rickshaw ride. You will be taken around Keoladeo National Park, an outstanding bird refuge that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon you leave Bharatpur to visit the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri.

Accommodation: Heritage Wing, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Bharatpur
Meals Included: Breakfast

After a leisurely breakfast you have the option of another rickshaw ride before the short 1 hour journey to Agra. In the afternoon you will visit 2 UNESCO world heritage sites the Agra Fort followed by the world famous Taj Mahal.

Approximate travel time and distance: 1 hour, 56 kms
Accommodation: Mughal Room, ITC Mughal, Agra
Meal Included: Breakfast

Your driver will transfer you to the railway station this morning for the express train to Jhansi. You will then be met at the Jhansi station and taken by your driver for the 30 minute trip to Orchha which is nestled on the banks of River Betwa. This afternoon your tour includes the chance to explore the fascinating temple town of Orchha.

Approximate travel time and distance: 5 – 6 hours, 255 kms
Accommodation: Standard Room, Orchha Palace, Orchha
Meals Included: Breakfast

This morning’s drive to Khajuraho takes 3 – 4 hours. In the afternoon, you can visit the famous western group of temples of Khajuraho and then later there is an optional sound & light show which can be paid for locally.

Approximate travel time and distance: 4 hours, 170 kms
Accommodation: Deluxe Room, Jass Radisson, Khajuraho
Meals Included: Breakfast

After breakfast the drive to Bandhavgarh National Park takes about 6 hours. In the afternoon you can explore the park on a jeep safari. Bandhavgarh is home to spotted deers, blackbuck, wild oxen, sloth bear, nilgai, barking deer, leopard and tiger as well as rich and varied birdlife which includes golden orioles, parakeets, hornbills and partridges.

Approximate travel time and distance: 5 – 6 hours, 225 kms
Accommodation: Deluxe Cottage, King’s Lodge, Bandhavgarh National Park
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

If it’s tigers you’re looking for there is a chance you will see them on one of your two jeep safaris today. Although sightings are not guaranteed, tigers are frequently spotted as Bandhavgarh National Park boasts the highest tiger density of any park in the world.

Accommodation: Deluxe Cottage, King’s Lodge, Bandhavgarh National Park
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This morning we take the 6 hour drive to Kanha National Park, another park famous for the Royal Bengal Tigers. Later in the afternoon you can enjoy a jeep safari in the park. The long grasslands provide perfect grazing for the deer and antelopes on which the tiger prey.

Approximate travel time and distance: 5 – 6 hours, 250 kms
Accommodation: Deluxe AC Bungalow, Kanha Earth Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

You have another opportunity to spot tigers today on one of the two jeep safaris which have been organised. The large grassy areas of the Kanha National Park provides perfect grazing for deers and antelopes, which are prey for the tigers.

Accommodation: Deluxe AC Bungalow, Kanha Earth Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

A 4 hour drive this morning takes you to Pench National Park, named after the River Pench which flows through the park. In the afternoon you can enjoy a jeep safari through the park and admire its natural beauty just as Rudyard Kipling did when he referenced it in the Jungle Book.

Approximate travel time and distance: 4 hours, 170 kms
Accommodation: AC Cottage, Pench Tree Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today, early morning and afternoon jeep safaris have been organised. Pench National Park is home to a wide variety of animals and was established as a tiger reserve in 1992. It is now working under Project Tiger and although the population is stable and daily sightings occur in the large park, they can still be elusive

Accommodation: AC Cottage, Pench Tree Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today it’s time to say good bye to the beautiful north India wilderness. After breakfast, you will be driven to Nagpur airport which is about 2 hours away to board your flight to Mumbai where you can connect with your onward flight.

Approximate travel time and distance: 2 – 3 hours
Meals Included: Breakfast

North India Wilderness Tour Images

Qutub Minar, Delhi
Jama Masjid, Delhi
India Gate, Delhi
Humayuns Tomb, Delhi
Rajghat Resting Place of Mahatma Gandhi, Delhi
Chandini Chowk Ricksaw Ride, Delhi
Street Market, Delhi
Streets of Old Delhi
Jeep Safari, Ranthambore National Park
Tiger, Ranthambore National Park
Tiger, Ranthambore National Park
Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Agra Fort, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Orchha, Madhya Pradesh
Palace at Sunset, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh
Jahangir Mahal, Orccha, Madhya Pradesh
Chaturbhuj Temple, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh
Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho,, Madhya Pradesh
Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Spotted Owl, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Tiger, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Asian Elephant, Bandhavgarh Natonal Park, Bandavgarh
Village Market, Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Kanha National Park, Kanha, Madhya Pradesh
Kanha Earth Lodge, Kanha, Madhya Pradesh
Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Jeep Safari, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
Indian Langur, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
Bird Watching, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
Pench Tree Lodge, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh
Pench Tree Lodge, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Qutub Minar, Delhi

Jama Masjid, Delhi

India Gate, Delhi

Humayuns Tomb, Delhi

Rajghat Resting Place of Mahatma Gandhi, Delhi

Chandini Chowk Ricksaw Ride, Delhi

Street Market, Delhi

Streets of Old Delhi

Jeep Safari, Ranthambore National Park

Tiger, Ranthambore National Park

Tiger, Ranthambore National Park

Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan

Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan

Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Agra Fort, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

Palace at Sunset, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

Jahangir Mahal, Orccha, Madhya Pradesh

Chaturbhuj Temple, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho,, Madhya Pradesh

Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Spotted Owl, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Tiger, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Asian Elephant, Bandhavgarh Natonal Park, Bandavgarh, Madhya Pradesh

Village Market, Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Kanha National Park, Kanha, Madhya Pradesh

Kanha Earth Lodge, Kanha, Madhya Pradesh

Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Jeep Safari, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Indian Langur, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Bird Watching, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Pench Tree Lodge, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Pench Tree Lodge, Pench National Park, Pench, Madhya Pradesh

Places on the North India Wilderness Tour

Pricing & Inclusions

The price guide for this 16 day North India Wilderness Tour is

  • £3775 in high season (October – April inclusive)

The prices do not include flights.

Authentic India Tours is a member of ABTA and ATOL. All the holidays on this website are ABTA protected. If you would like us to arrange your holiday including flights we will be happy to provide a quote and your holiday will also be ATOL protected.

This is a private tour and can be tailor-made to meet your exact requirements. Prices will vary depending on the number of people, length of tour, accommodation & season. Reductions are normally available for groups of three or more. Some hotels operate an additional peak pricing rate during busy times which is normally from mid December to mid January.

Please get in touch with your dates and we will be pleased to provide you with your personal itinerary and accurate quote.

Included with this North India Wilderness Tour are the following:

  • Meet and greet assistance on all arrivals and departures.
  • All transfers and sightseeing tours using air-conditioned Toyota Innova.
  • Accommodation for 15 nights on double / twin sharing basis.
  • Meal Plan: Ranthambore, Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Pench on Full Board; Bed & Breakfast elsewhere.
  • English speaking guide for all sightseeing tours as per the itinerary.
  • Entrance and monument fees as per the itinerary.
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi.
  • 10 jeep safaris in National Parks.
  • Rickshaw rides at Bharatpur.
  • Air-conditioned chair car train tickets for travel from Agra to Jhansi.

The price does not include:

  • International / Domestic flight tickets
  • Travel insurance & Visas
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, tips, beverages etc
  • Meals other than mentioned in the above meal plan
  • Camera & video fees at national parks, museums & monuments

Prices mentioned above are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication may be subject to change, based on your date of travel and local market fluctuations. You will be informed of any price differences prior to booking.

For a quote based on your dates of travel, any alternative accommodation or changes to this itinerary, please call us on 01792 315499 or email us at info@aitholidays.com

Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and this Wilderness tour is just an example to help inspire you.

For more information please email info@aitholidays.com or call our India specialists on 01792 315499.

Authentic India Tours is a member of ABTA and ATOL. All the holidays on this website are ABTA protected. If you would like us to arrange your holiday including flights we will be happy to provide a quote and your holiday will also be ATOL protected.