DAY 01: KHAJURAHO
Upon arrival at Khajuraho airport, you will receive assistance and be transferred to your hotel or resort. After freshening up, venture out to explore the enchanting heritage of Khajuraho. Enjoy your exploration through this fascinating city of temples.
The ancient temples of Khajuraho are celebrated for their splendid craftsmanship, showcasing exceptional architectural skill and fine sculptures. This UNESCO World Heritage Site in India is renowned for its stunning beauty. The sculptures, beautiful, detailed, and expressive, will leave you in awe and wonder. These temples are divided into three groups: Western, Eastern, and Southern.
Explore the Western Group of temples, adorned with approximately 870 marvelous sculptures on their interior and exterior walls. Notable temples to visit include the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, built between 1025 and 1050, the beautifully carved Jagdambi Temple, and the Chitragupta Temple dedicated to Lord Surya, the Sun. Close to the Western Group, you’ll find the Archaeological Museum, housing a remarkable collection of sculptures and artifacts. Additionally, the Tribal and Folk Art Museum showcases vibrant paintings, sculptures, and artifacts, offering insights into tribal cultures.
DAY 02: KHAJURAHO
Immerse yourself in Khajuraho’s rich cultural and architectural wonders. As the sun sets, witness the captivating Sound and Light Show where the temples come to life with illuminations. The show features lights dancing across temple facades while a narrator unravels the story of Khajuraho. It’s a truly enchanting experience.
Embark on an enchanting journey through Khajuraho’s Eastern and Southern temple groups.
The Eastern group boasts the exquisite Javari Temple, a testament to ancient stone-carving mastery. The honey-colored sandstone marvel, Parsvanatha Temple, shines from 950 to 970 AD. Adinatha Temple, Santinatha Temple, Ghantai Temple, and Brahma Temple complete this historic ensemble.
In the Southern group, the Duladeo Temple, or Kunwar Math, dazzles with intricate jewelry-carved female figures. Believed to be built between 1100 and 1150, it’s a masterpiece. Discover the unique Chaturbhuja Temple, free of erotic sculptures, adorned with Ganga and Jamuna at the entrance. Witness the divine presence of Lord Vishnu, as if he’s about to bless his devotees. Khajuraho’s treasures await your exploration.
DAY 03: KHAJURAHO – BANDHAVGARH
After breakfast, we’ll journey to Bandhavgarh. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel or resort. Refresh and dive into an adventurous exploration of this wildlife haven.
Bandhavgarh, a place of legendary significance, unfolds the story of time within its ancient Bandhavgarh Fort, adorned with inscriptions and mesmerizing rock paintings. What was once the hunting ground of Maharajas is now the awe-inspiring Bandhavgarh National Park, the majestic realm of Bengal tigers. Here, 37 other mammal species, over 250 bird species, and more than 80 butterfly species call this place home, making it India’s premier tiger sanctuary with the world’s densest population of Royal Bengal tigers.
This is where the legacy of all white tigers began. In a remarkable twist, Bandhavgarh also became the birthplace of India’s first ‘Hot Air Balloon Safari’ for tourists. So, take flight and explore the unseen gems of Bandhavgarh National Park from the sky, offering an exclusive and unforgettable experience for safari enthusiasts.
DAY 04: BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK
Embark on morning and evening jungle safaris and partake in other thrilling jungle activities within Bandhavgarh National Park. It’s one of the finest places to track the majestic Bengal tiger in its natural habitat. Get ready for an unforgettable wildlife adventure.
DAY 05: BHANDHAVGARH – KANHA
After breakfast, your adventure continues to Kanha. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel or resort. Freshen up and immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of the forest.
Kanha National Park, one of India’s oldest, is celebrated for its thriving tiger population and captivating wildlife. As one of India’s premier tiger reserves, it offers an exceptional chance to witness the regal Bengal Tiger, an encounter you’ll cherish forever. With around 300 bird species, it’s a birdwatcher’s paradise. The park’s sunset is a true blessing, offering an awe-inspiring panoramic view from one of the finest vantage points. This is what sets Kanha National Park apart as one of Central India’s finest wildlife sanctuaries.
DAY 06: KANHA NATIONAL PARK
Embark on morning and evening jungle safaris and engage in a host of thrilling jungle activities within Kanha National Park, one of India’s most renowned and visited parks. Known for its tiger population and diverse wildlife, it promises an unforgettable adventure.
DAY 07: KANHA – JABALPUR
After breakfast, drive to Jabalpur. Upon arrival, transfer to Jabalpur Airport in accordance with your flight schedule.
Embark on the captivating ‘Khajuraho Heritage with Jungle Safari 07-Day Itinerary,’ a journey that meanders through ancient Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh, and Kanha. These mesmerizing destinations are steeped in history, filled with thrilling adventures, and adorned with scenic magnificence. This trip offers a profound glimpse into India’s ancient history and wildlife paradise. Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through history, nature, adventures, and architectural opulence. Discover UNESCO-listed monuments, explore stunning architecture, and encounter thrilling wildlife as you delve into narratives etched in stone, all while enveloped in a mesmerizing travel experience that will make your trip unforgettable.