Jungle Book Itinerary

Introduction

Far Horizon welcomes you to a specially designed tour of India’s national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. With its huge and varied landmass and vegetation, India is home to a large variety of wildlife with some of the finest game parks and tiger reserves. India has about four hundred species of mammals and 1300 species of birds. It is the only country to have the Asiatic Lion and is home to about 65% of the world’s tigers and 85% of the world’s Asian one horned Rhinos. We have specially designed this tour to include national parks and wildlife sanctuaries as well as places rich in history.

Tour Highlights

  • Trace the footprints of “Rudyard Kipling”
  • View the rich collection of prehistoric paintings in South Asia
  • Bird watchers’ paradise
  • Explore the wildlife of Central India
  • Experience the charm of Old and New Delhi
  • Explore the Cultural Capital of India “Mumbai”

Destinations Covered

Detailed Itinerary

  1. Day 1 Arrive Delhi

    Delhi

    On arrival at Delhi, we will be met and escorted to the hotel for an overnight stay.

    Overnight at the Hotel

  2. Day 2 Exploring Delhi

    Delhi

    After breakfast, experience the combined charm of Old and New Delhi.

    Enjoy a Welcome dinner at the hotel.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, D)

  3. Day 3 Delhi – Kalka (By Train) – Shimla

    Shimla

    After an early breakfast, we drive to the Delhi railway station to board the train to Kalka.

    Drive to Shimla (4 hours)

    On arrival, we check in to the Hotel. In 1885, when Kipling family came to Shimla, they stayed in the Tendrils cottage in the Cecil Estate.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B)

  4. Day 4 Shimla

    Shimla

    Today after breakfast, we head out to find traces of Rudyard Kipling in Shimla with an eminent personality from Shimla.

    Overnight is at the Hotel (B)

  5. Day 5 Shimla - Delhi

    Delhi

    Get introduced to the “Shimla Toy Train”.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B, L)

  6. Day 6 Delhi – Bhopal (Flight)

    Bhopal

    After breakfast at the hotel, we visit the National Museum.

    Later, we will be transferred to the airport to board the flight to Bhopal.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B)

  7. Day 7 Bhopal – Excursion to Sanchi & Bhimbetka

    Bhopal

    After breakfast at the hotel, we leave for the excursion to Bhimbetka to view the rich collection of prehistoric paintings in South Asia.

    After lunch, we visit Sanchi known for its Stupas, monasteries, temples and pillars dating from the 3rd century B.C. to 12th century A.D.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B)

  8. Day 8 Bhopal – Jabalpur (By Train) – Bandhavgarh ((190 kms / 4 hrs)

    Jabalpur

    With packed breakfast, we drive to the Bhopal railway station to board the train to Jabalpur.

    Drive to Bandhavgarh and check into the lodge.

    In the evening enjoy a talk on Wildlife.

    Overnight at the Lodge.(B,L,D)

  9. Day 9 Bandhavgarh

    Bandhavgarh

    Nestled among the picturesque Vindhya and Satpura ranges, this is one of India's most beautiful national parks.

    Morning and afternoon will be well spent on an intriguing jungle game drive in the National Park as we discover the mysteries of wildlife.

    Overnight at the Lodge.(B,L,D)

  10. Day 10 Bandhavgarh – Kanha National Park (260Kms/6hour)

    Kanha National Park

    After an early morning jungle safari we bid farewell to Bandhavgarh and drive to Kanha.

    Late afternoon, we enjoy a Nature Walk and a Tribal Village walk.

    Overnight at the Lodge (B,L,D)

  11. Day 11 Kanha National Park

    Kanha National Park

    Enjoy Morning and afternoon Jeep Safari.

    Overnight at the Lodge (B,L,D)

  12. Day 12 Kanha – Pench (200Kms/5hrs)

    Pench

    We enjoy a morning jeep safari and later drive to Pench.

    Check-in to the hotel.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B,L,D)

  13. Day 13 Pench

    Pench

    Pench National Park is located along the banks of the Ken River. The romance & adventure of Pench is still as beautiful as described by Rudyard Kipling. Here, we invite you to follow the footsteps of Kipling in the Land of Jungle Book.

    Enjoy Morning and afternoon Jeep Safari.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B,L,D)

  14. Day 14 Pench National Park - Nagpur (100kms/4 hrs) – Mumbai (Flight)

    Mumbai

    After breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Nagpur airport to board the flight to Mumbai.

    On arrival at Mumbai, we will be met and transferred to the hotel.

    Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B)

  15. Day 15 Mumbai

    Mumbai

    After breakfast, visit the Gateway of India, Mumbai's most famous monument.

    After lunch, visit Prince of Wales Museum Return to the hotel.

    Enjoy Mumbai by night with a traditional horse carriage ride.

    Overnight at the Hotel (B,L, D)

  16. Day 16 Mumbai - Departure

    Mumbai

    After breakfast, we drive to the Mumbai airport to board our onward flight.

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