Explore Heritage and Tribal Tour of Central India

Duration:

14 Nights / 15 Days

Destination Covered:

Delhi-Agra-Umaria-Bandhavgarh-Kanha-Kawardha-Raipur-Kanker-Kondagaon-Narayanpur-Jagdalpur-Kanger Valley National Park-Railpur-Delhi

Reviews

  • India Real Heritage Destinations ! Our tour was well organized and amazing. It was very quick and easy to work with our tour manager Mr. Pragya Chandra. Travel docket was well prepared with all of the details and information we needed, plus recommendations and suggestions. Our driver Anil was excellent, especially in India’s busy streets! He was very pleasant, respectful and always on time. We would love to have him as our driver again. Jodi Parker and Family, United States of America, January 2015
  • A wonderful travel agency! My son and I had a wonderful trip along with a fantastic driver and guide. I appreciate the care and attention you had given us in coming up with our itinerary. Thank you so much for your all positive effort! John, New York, USA, January 2015
  • Rapid Golden Triangle I had a wonderful experience in Golden Triangle Tour of North India! Everything was pre plan according to my itinerary, taken care of and I still felt I had the freedom to do what I wanted. I got to see and do so much more than had I tried to do this trip solo. Excellent recommendations from my tour desirner who made us program adaptable to my wishes and price range. My driver was knowledgeable about each locations and gave great suggestions on activities for me (photography related) Echo Blum, United Kingdom, December 2014
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  • The trip was great! Everything worked very well The travel itself was well elaborated, the hotels were very well equilibration, from the more basic ones to the luxury resorts as the Dune or the Taj Malabar in Cochin. A very special experience was the trip on the boat (Spice Coast Cruises) -> simply great!
    Also a very big compliment for Shiva, our driver. He was someone we could fully rely upon
    As a summary we were extremely satisfied with the travel and the organization from Shanti Travel.
    Thank you very much for your support, give her our warm regards. Claudia Reinhardt, German, September 2014
  • Rajasthan Royal Fantastic “Very happy with the trip. Rohit Poddar, our Tour Designer was very efficient and thorough! Accommodation was great and we’d like to travel again with Crocus Travel.” Michael, UK, Rajasthan, August 2014
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Tour Description

Overview

‘Explore Heritage and Tribal Tour of Central India’ is well designed itinerary which gives you the chance to explore the major destinations of Central India. During this tour you will get the chance to explore some significant tribal regions of central India such as Kanker, Raipur, Umaria, Narayanpur and Jagdalpur. You will also explore the wildlife at Bandhavgarh National Park, Kanha National Park and Kanger Valley National Park. Apart from this you will also get the chance to explore the major attractions of Agra nd Delhi. The duration of the travel. The duration of the tour is 14 nights and 15 days, covering the destinations such as Delhi - Agra - Umaria - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Kawardha - Raipur - Kanker - Kondagaon - Narayanpur - Jagdalpur - Kanger Valley National Park.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Delhi

Upon arrive at the Delhi Airport, meet our representative and get transferred to the hotel, check in at your pre booked hotel. Rest day is free at leisure. You may explore the nearby places or renowned markets of the city. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing

Today after breakfast, proceed for sightseeing Old and New Delhi. In the morning, proceed visit to Red Fort, Raj Ghat and Jama Masjid. Post lunch, explore other attraction including Diplomatic Enclave, Humayun's Tomb, Rajpath, QutubMinar, India Gate, Parliament House and RashtrapatiBhavan. After sightseeing return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Delhi - Agra (By Road-200 kilometres)                                

Have your morning breakfast and check out from the hotel and drive to Agra. It will take 4 to 5hrs approx.  On arrival you will be escorted to your accommodation. Check in.  Rest day is free at leisure. Overnight at Agra

Day 04: Agra - Umaria(Overnight Train ) - Bandhavgarh Sightseeing

After early breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Agra, First visit The Taj Mahal, It is described as the most extortionate monument ever built for love.  Later, visit Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb,

Later, transferred to the railway station to board the overnight train to Bandhavgarh.

Day 05: Umaria - Bandhavgarh National Park (By Road-32 Kilometres)

Upon arrival at Umaria railway station, then drive straight to Bandhavgarh. It is popular for its high density of the Royal Bengal tiger. Apart from this it is also the home of various other species such as chinkara, barking deer, sambar, leopard and wild boar.

On reaching Bandhavgarh, check-in at your pre booked resorts. Rest day is free at leisure.  
Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Bandhavgarh National Park

After breakfast, proceed to explore the sightseeing tour of Bandhavgarh National Park. Here visit Bandhavgarh Ancient Caves, Bandhavgarh Hill and the Climbers Point. In the evening return to the wildlife resort and have dinner.
Overnight stay at resort.

Day 7: Bandhavgarh - Kanha(By Road-207 Kilometres)Sightseeing

Enjoy the wildlife safari in the park, in the wee hours of the morning. Later, proceed towards KanhaKanha National Park.  It is one of the most popular Tiger reserve and the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh, it is a home of Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, the sloth bear, Barasingha etc.

On arrival at Kanha National Park, check-in at your pre booked wildlife resorts. Take a rest for a while, the take a leisure walk and explore the Kanha National Park for its rich flora and fauna. Enjoy your dinner at hotel.
Overnight stay at resort.

Day 08 :  Kanha National Park

After breakfast, proceed to explore Kanha National Park on a jeep/elephant Safari. The Kanha wildlife Sanctuary is also known for birdwatching as well, it is the home of Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, the sloth bear, Barasingha etc.

Later in the day, proceed for sightseeing tour of the park covering Kanha Museum, BamniDadar and Raja Rani. After sightseeing return back to the hotel and enjoy the dinner.
Overnight stay at resort.

Day 09: Kanha National Park -Kawardha(By Road-87 Kilometres)Sightseeing

After breakfast, start your journey to Kawardha. Upon arrival at Kawardha, Check-in at the hotel. After freshen up, explore the culture and traditional of the Bastars, a tribal community. Later, visit to the other tribal villages. Overnight stay at Kawardha

Day 10: Kawardha - Kanker(By Road-258 Kilometres)

Post breakfast, drive to Kanker. It is the tribal region of Chattisgarh. En route take a halt at Raipur. On arrival, check in to the hotel. After freshen up, explore the tribal life of Kanker.  Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11: Kanker – Kondagaon (By Road-87 Kilometres)–Narayanpur (By Road-49 Kilometres) -Jagdalpur(By Road-122 Kilometres)Sightseeing

Today after breakfast, start your road journey to Jagdalpur. En-route take a halt at Kondagaon and Narayanpur. These are two significant tribal township of Bastar, reknowned for handicrafts. After lunch, proceed to Jagdalpur. Upon arrive at Jagdalpur explore the weekly market of the locals. Overnight  stay at hotel.

Day 12: Jagdalpur Sightseeing

Today after breakfast, proceed to explore the major attractions of Jagdalpur. Visit Chitrakote Falls, Anthropological Museum etc. In the evening, enjoy a dance performance by the local tribe. Overnight.

Day 13: Jagdalpur- Kanger Valley National Park –Jagdalpur (By Road-35 Kilometres)Excursion Tour

After breakfast, proceed to visit Kanger Valley National Park and Tirathgarh Waterfalls. After visit, return back toJagdalpur. Here you may buy some significant tribal handicrafts. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 14: Jagdalpur –Raipur (By Road-286 Kilometres)

After having an early breakfast, proceed to Raipur. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Rest day is free at leisure. You may explore the tribal life in Raipur. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15: Raipur – Delhi (By Flight) Departure

Today is the last day of the tour. After breakfast, get transferred to the airport to board a flight to Delhi. On arrival, move to the Delhi airport to catch a flight for your onward destination.

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

  1. Visit the major attractions of Delhi.
  2. Explore the major attractions of Agar including Taj Mahal.
  3. Jeep Safari in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.
  4. Elephant ride at Kanha National Park.
  5. Explore the tribal life at Kanker.
  6. Explore the tribal life at Raipur.
  7. Explore the tribal life atUmaria.
  8. Explore the tribal life at Narayanpur.
  9. Explore the tribal life atJagdalpur.
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