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  1. Best North India Tours | Golden Temple Amritsar | Delhi to Dharamshala

    11Days / 10 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Punjab lies at the crossroads of the great civilizations of the world. is an Indo-Iranian word meaning the land of 5 mighty Himalayan rivers? Punjabi civilization is known for its distinguished language, culture, food, attire, script & folklore.  Kangra Valley, known as one of the most picturesque valleys of the lower Himalayas, is full of greenery and provides a tremendous backdrop with the grand Dhauladhar Himalaya. The history of Kangra valley dates back to the Vedic times, more than 3500 years ago. The district of Kangra is also called Dev Bhoomi as it has numerous temples dedicated to different gods. The region is famous for its arts and crafts. Crafts like the exquisitely designed shawls and miniature paintings of this region are internationally appreciated.

    The Golden Temple, located in the city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab, is a central religious place of the Sikhs and a place of great beauty and sublime peacefulness. Originally a small lake in the midst of a quiet forest, the site has been a meditation retreat for wandering mendicants and sages since deep antiquity. Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs, is scripture is a collection of devotional poems, prayers, and hymns composed by the ten Sikh gurus and various Muslim and Hindu saints. Echoing across the serene lake, the enchantingly beautiful Kirtan music induces a delicate yet powerful state of trance in the pilgrims strolling around the marble
    concourse encircling the pool and temple.



    This is a fully covered best north India tour packages for foreigners who love to explore the historical places in India Specially in North India. The tour will carry on to  Crafts Bazaar, Himachal Pradesh, where you will explore Jallianwala Bagh, Brijeshwari temple and Kangra Valley. The main attraction of this tour will be Golden which called Harmandir Shaib in Punjabi Region.



    Discover the glory of the Himalayan range, the richness of the green plains and the retreat ceremony. Spirituality is the spiritual center of Sikhism in the state of Punjab. It is the home of Harimandar Sahib, which is called the "Golden Temple", the spiritual and cultural center of Sikhism.

    A Spiritual & Wellness Dhauladhar Himalaya Sojourn

    LAND OF 5 RIVERS – “PUNJAB” & DHAULADHAR HIMALAYA – “DHARAMSHALA “

    BEST SEASON - September – June

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 11 Days/ 10 Nights
               

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

    Visit  Sikh Temple-Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

    Shopping in Janpath & Connaught place

    Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride Tour- Exploring Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Spice Market

    Visit  Dilli haat

    * Visit Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh & Colorful Market (Amritsar)

    Village walk tour of Amritsar

    Enjoy Wagah Border Ceremony

    Paragpur Village walk tour

    Brijeshwari temple, Kangra Fort (Dharamshala)

    H.H. Dalai Lama Temple, Tibetan Museum.

    * Kora Walk, Astrology & Medical Center and Gyuto Tantric Monastic University

    * Kalachakra Temple,  Shopping in the local Tibetan market

    * Norbulingka institute & Visit the Doll museum

    Bajinath temple (Palampur)

    * Enjoy Morning Yoga Session

    * Visit Andretta Pottery village

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEALS

    01

    Arrival at Delhi Airport / Transfer To Hotel / Visit Sikh Temple, Street Shopping & local pub

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    02

    Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride Tour, New Delhi Monuments, Shopping at Crafts Bazaar

    Breakfast

    03

    Fly Delhi – Amritsar/ Visit Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh & Colorful Markets 

    Breakfast

    04

    Early Morning Prayer At Golden Temple / Countryside Village tour

    Breakfast

    05

    Drive Amritsar – Paragpur Village, India’s first classified heritage village & the cradle of Kangra school of paintings

    Breakfast

    06

    Drive to Dharamshala. Visit  Masrur 8th Century rock cut monolithic temples,  Brijeshwari temple &  Kangra Fort

    Breakfast

    07

    Dharamshala Tour - Visit  H.H. Dalai Lama Temple,  do the Kora walk, Gyuto Tantric Monastic University,  Kalachakra Temple and shopping in the local Tibetan market

    Breakfast

    08

    Dharamshala Tour - Visit the Norbulingka Institute showcasing Tibetan values, expression in crafts, art and literature, Kangra tea gardens and tea factory

    Breakfast

    09

    Drive to Palampur  - Visit Lord Shiva temple in Bajinath,  Guided Bicycle ride to the local village

    Breakfast

    10

    Morning Yoga Session, Visit Andretta Pottery Village, Experience overnight train journey in  Indian trains to Delhi

    Breakfast, Dinner

    11

    Arrive New Delhi railway station @ 05:00hrs & transfer To Delhi airport for onward destination

     

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1:-  Arrival at Delhi Airport / Delhi City Tour - Sikh Temple, Shopping, Local Pub Experience


    * On your arrival in Delhi, you will be met by a tour representative. then Transfer to the hotel and check into your rooms

    * We drive to visit a Sikh temple – Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. - is the most prominent Sikh gurdwara, or Sikh house of worship situated in the heart of New Delhi's

    *  Seva” – After visiting the Gurudwara, we participate in 10 minutes of Seva. Outside Gurudwara entrance, there is a Joda Ghar (shoe house), where one leaves their footwear before walking through a `Chhabachha' (a shallow pool) of water that 'washes' one's feet

    * Janpath is the market that is also popular for the materials which are coming from outside India. They are also sold in this market at a good rate

    * Walking in Connaught place to feel the pulse of the shopping center, Transfer to hotel
    * Overnight at Hotel

    Meals: No Meal

    Day 02: Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride Tour & Shopping at Crafts Bazaar / Visit Dilli Haat 

    * Rickshaw Ride” On our sightseeing Rickshaw tour of Old Delhi your senses will come alive as you will encounter the many captivating sights and sounds this amazing city has to offer

    * Explore the Chandani Chowk and amazing places around the historical places. Chandni Chowk builds around 352 years ago. it especially known for street food, vibrant bazaars where you can shop ancient jewelry

    * Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid is the last work of Emperor Shah Jahan. Its construction began in 1650 and was completed within six years.

    * Spice Market/Khari Baoli Khari Baoli is a street in Delhi, India is known for its wholesale grocery and Asia's largest wholesale spice market selling all kinds of spices, nuts, herbs and food products like rice and tea. overnight at the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast only

    Day 03 Fly Delhi – Amritsar/ Visit Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh & Colorful Market  

    * Welcome to Amritsar! The city of the Golden temple
    * Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Check into the hotel
    * Post Lunch, visit Golden Temple & Jallianwala Bagh

    GOLDEN TEMPLE, there are many religious sites in Amritsar. A number of Gurudwaras and Temples are scattered all over the district. Gurudwaras are sacred places for the Sikh community. All the Gurudwaras have a copy of the Sacred Book Guru Granth Sahib centrally placed inside.

    JALLIANWALA BAGH is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab state of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the massacre by British occupying forces of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919, in the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Overnight stay at Amritsar 

    Meals : Breakfast only

    Day 04: Early Morning Prayer at Golden Temple / Village Walk of Amritsar

    * Meet at the hotel lobby at 3:00 AM to go for an early morning visit to Hari Mandir Sahib. Join in the ritual of taking the golden palanquin carrying Guru Granth Sahib Ji to Hari Mandir Sahib. Pay respects during First Hukamnama & Ardaas (Prayer).

    * Pay respects at Akal Takht Sahib, the oldest of the five Takhts. Visit the very interesting Sikh Museum hosting old and ancient weapons of the Gurus

    * Return back to the Hotel for breakfast and relaxation. 

    * At 11:00 A.M. proceed for village walk tour in Amritsar (Tour Starts at 11 am to 3 pm)

    * Post Lunch, Proceed to visit Wagah border. Wagah border ceremony - The lowering of the flags ceremony at the Wagah border near Hussainiwala National Martyrs Memorial is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan have jointly followed since 1959.
    * Drive back to the hotel
    * Overnight at the hotel.

     

    Meals: Breakfast only

    Day 05: Amritsar – Paragpur Village Drive (170kms/ 4 Hrs)

    *  Drive to the heritage village – Paragpur. (60kms/ 2hrs)The Kangra Valley, where India’s first classified Heritage
    *  Village Paragpur is located is panoramic and replete with history. It is the home of the famous Kangra School of painting. Visit Kangra School of painting
    *  Overnight in the heritage hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast only

    Day 06: Paragpur Village- Dharamshala (110 Km/ 4 Hrs Driving Time)

    * After breakfast at 8:00 am, drive to Dharamshala
    * Enroute visit the Masrur 8th Century old monolithic temples cut out of one single sandstone rock decorated with sculptural ornamentation
    * Drive to visit Brijeshwari temple
    * The drive to visit the Kangra Fort. Take an audio guide at the entrance for a memorable walk up the fort
    * Drive back to the hotel.
    * Overnight at Hotel

     

    Meals : Breakfast only

    Day 07: Full Day Sightseeing of Dharamshala

    * After Breakfast, Full day Explore Dharamshala
    * Early Morning, Visit H.H. Dalai Lama Temple (also known as Namgyal Temple) including the official home of his Holiness Tsuglagkhang, Tibetian Museum
    * Later go for the “Kora” walk which will take about an hour.
    * Post lunch, drive to Astrology & Medical Center and Gyuto Tantric Monastic University
    * Return back to Mcleodganj in the evening. Visit Kalachakra Temple and enjoy walking & shopping in the local Tibetan market
    * Drive back to the hotel
    * Overnight at Hotel

    Meals : Breakfast only

    Day 08: Explore the Spiritual Adventures/ Cultures of Kangra Valley 

    * Visit traditional arts workshops such as – Thangka painting. Sculpture and woodwork
    * regional, official and monastic costumes of Tibet. Shopping at the Norling shop is a delight well lit and beautifully set out with a unique Norling range of fine * goods, all of which have been made by hand. such as our rich silk appliquéd hangings, cushion covers and bedspreads, and our Tibetan boxes and chests decorated with a lightly molded design that enhances the effect of paint and color, you will not find anywhere else.
    * Lunch in the Norling café serving a wide range of delicious Italian, Tibetan, Chinese & Indian dishes. Delightful cakes, real coffee, local tea and fresh juices
    * Post Lunch, Drive to visit the tea gardens
    * Enjoy a short walk in the tea garden and visit the tea factory to see the manufacturing unit and learn about the manufacturing process if the same is going on.
    * Drive back to Mcloedganj
    * Evening for shopping in Mcloedganj
    * Drive back to the hotel
    * Overnight at Hotel

    Meals: Breakfast only

    Day 09: Dharamshala- Palampur (35kms/ 1.5hrs)/ Visit Bajinath Temple 

    * After Breakfast, Drive to Palampur
    * On arrival check into the hotel
    * Drive to visit Lord Shiva temple in Bajinath Temple
    * Late afternoon Guided Bicycle ride
    * Drive back to the hotel
    * Evening enjoy the scenic beauty around hotel
    * Overnight at Hotel

    Meals : Breakfast only

    Day 10:  Morning Yoga Session/ Half Day Visit Andretta Pottery Village/transfer to Pathankot Railway Station to Board the Train for Delhi 

    * Early morning Yoga Session
    * Breakfast at Hotel
    * Check out from Hotel & Drive for Half day sightseeing of Andretta Pottery Village
    * Board Jammu Rajdhani 12426 (21:25HRS 05:00HRS)

    Meals: Breakfast only

    Day 11:   Arrival at New Delhi Railway Station @ 05:00hrs & Transfer to Delhi Airport to Board the Flight for Onward Destination 

    Tour Ends With Sweet Memories

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  3. Holi Festival Tour Package 2020 | Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival

    09 Days/ 08 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India also known as the "festival of colours" or the "festival of love When Holi is celebrated, bright colors and happiness soak each and every corner of the state and bring much joy to the lives of the people. Hola Mahalla is an important Indian Sikh festival held in Anandpur Sahib in Punjab which follows Hindu festival of Holi. Holla Mohalla is an occasion for the Sikhs to reaffirm their commitment to the Khalsa Panth. Chadi Mar holi is popular way to celebrate holi in Vrindavan, Barsana and Mathura. Chadi Mar holi in which people hit with sticks (Lath). Mathura and Vrindavan is famous in world for its temples and lord Krishna birth Place.

     

    Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most prominent Sikh Gurudwara, or Sikh house of worship, in Delhi, India and known for its association Sikh with the eighth Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as the pool inside its complex, known as the "Sarovar." It ranked No 1 among the best tourist spot. This place of solace is flocked by more than thousand people in one single day. People from various religions, castes and places visit this holy place .

     

    Holi Festival (09th March 2020) - Holi, amongst the most distinct culturally-rooted festivals of India, evokes the buoyant spirit of the spring season. The way Holi in India stirs up excitement among people, no other festival can. Well known for its high-octane celebrations, the Holi festival is famously associated with colours and water balloons. Falling in the month of March/April in the Hindu calendar, the Holi festival celebrates the onset of spring and renewal. Coming forth with the full flush of life, the invigorating air of Holi festivities spreads into the lives of people throughout the year.

    However, the most interesting moments of Holi festival is the pyramid-type arrangement with a pot of buttermilk hung very high up in the street. Men climb up this pyramid to break the pot, in the same way as Lord Krishna did when he was a child. Holi in India is never complete without the special Holi menus which include especially homemade rich sweet dishes like, 'gujiyas', 'malpuas' 'puranpolis' Cool summer drinks like 'thandai', mixed with the intoxicating 'bhang', are eagerly looked forward to. Holi celebrations can be seen in full exuberance with children and adults indulging in a frenzied display of colored water play with friends, relations and peers. The evening is a more formal affair, with people greeting each other with 'gulal' or dry colours, wearing new clothes. Mathura, Vrindavan and Nandgaon in Uttar Pradesh are the bastions of Holi celebrations. 'Braj Holi' is extremely famous and people come from everywhere to play out the love legends associated with young Radha and Krishna. The traditional ideas of good versus evil and upholding of moral values are borne out by several mythical events associated with Holi celebrations. The burning of Holika figuratively played out by burning the effigies of Holika. 

     

    Anandpur Sahib (Hola Mohalla)  - March 10 & 11, 2020 - On this three-day grand festival, mock battles, exhibitions, display of weapons, etc., are held followed by kirtan, music and poetry competitions. The participants perform daring feats, such as Gatka (mock encounters with real weapons), tent pegging, bareback horse-riding, standing erect on two speeding horses and various other feats of bravery.

    Hola Mahalla is a Sikh Olympics event which begins on the first day of the lunar month of Chet in the Nanakshahi calendar and the event lasts for 3 days. For meals, which is an integral part of the Sikh institution (Gurdwara). Visitors sit together in pangats (Queues) and eat vegetarian food of the Langars. The event concludes with a long, military-style procession near Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib, one of the five seats of temporal authority of the Sikhs

    HOLI & HOLA MOHALLA FESTIVAL

    PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENTIAL TOUR

    (NEW DELHI, MATHURA, VRINDAVAN, ANANDPUR SAHIB) INDIA

    BEST SEASON - Feb & March

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS:09 Days/ 08 Nights

    ACTIVITY: Colour, Romance, Music, Bravery, Mock Battles

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

    * Holi Celebrations in Mathura & Vrindavan

    * Hola Mohalla celebrations in Anandpur Sahib

    * Visit to the traditional Martial Arts “Dera” in Anandpur Sahib

    * Visit to a “Peda” cottage unit – a Mathura specialty sweet.

    *Experience Indian train journey

    * Saree/ Turban tying activity in Anandpur Sahib

    * Local folk songs & dances in Anandpur Sahib

     

     

     

    Day

    Date

    Itinerary

    Distance

    01

    06 March

    Arrive Delhi / Visit Bangla Sahib Gurudwara & Janpath Market shopping / Dinner at local pub in Connaught Place

     

    02

    07 March

    Delhi – Mathura / Chadi Maar” Holi/ Dancing with Lord Krishna Procession / village walk / City experience of ways of life/ culture

    182 Kms/ 3 Hrs

    03

    08 March

    Holi Celebrations in Dwarkadhish Temple/Gopinath Temple/ Isckon Temple & Ashram in the evening

    04

    09 March

    Drive to Delhi / Train to Anandpur Sahib

    Delhi to ANB (8-9 Hrs.)

    05

    10 March

    Holi Holla Mohalla Celebrations in Anandpur Sahib

    06

    11 March

    Holla Mohalla Celebrations / Overnight train to Delhi

    07

    12 March

    Arrive Delhi / Day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel 

    08

    13 March

     Visit Old Delhi  - Rickshaw Ride, Jama Masjid, Spice Market, Shopping & Dilli Haat

    09

    14 March

    Transfer to international airport

     




     

    * We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

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  5. Karnataka Tour Package | Explore South India

    16 Days/ 15 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Karnataka in Southern India is loaded with glittering palaces, national parks, ancient ruins, beaches, yoga centers, and legendary hang-outs. Karnataka hosts numerous spots ranked as the fourth most popular destination for tourism among the states of India. At its nerve center is the capital Bengaluru (Bangalore), a progressive city famous for its craft beer and restaurant scene. Heading out of town you'll encounter the evergreen rolling hills of Kodagu, dotted with spice and coffee plantations, the regal splendor of Mysuru (Mysore), and jungles teeming with monkeys, tigers and Asia’s biggest population of elephants. Its cultural enclave offers tranquil Hampi with hammocks, psychedelic sunsets, and boulder-strewn ruins and blissful, virtually untouched coastline around Gokarna, blessed with beautiful coves and empty sands.

    HAMPI - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, 14th-century temples. Chronicles left by Persian and European travelers, particularly the Portuguese. The magnificent ruins of Hampi dot an unearthly landscape that has captivated travelers for centuries. The main travelers’ ghetto has traditionally been Hampi Bazaar, a village crammed with budget lodges, shops, and restaurants, and towered over by the majestic Virupaksha Temple. Tranquil Virupapur Gaddi across the river has become a new popular hang-out.

     

    Badami - The heart-melting landscape accompanied by beautifully done temples and fort can easily draw the attention of the travelers from around the globe. It is the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for its rock-cut structural temples. Once the capital of the mighty Chalukya empire, today Badami is famous for its magnificent rock-cut cave temples, and red sandstone cliffs that resemble the Wild West.

     The state enjoys a variety of flora and fauna, which is actually a nature tourist paradise. The long and colorful history of the state, and many palaces, historic buildings, forts, temples, mosques, and churches are examples of the great influence of different cultures and traditions. The state is rich in a rich cultural heritage. The folk culture has an old and rich tradition, the two most prominent being the auxiliary and the puppet shows. Karnataka has a large number of tourist destinations, the capital city is known as Garden City Jog Falls, Carver, and Malay Beach in Bangalore, Halebid and Belur are the ancient stone temples of Golgunj in Mysore Palace, Bijapur

    KARNATAKA – The Jewel of South India

    Rolling hills, Spice and Coffee plantations, Regal Splendor & Asia’s biggest population of elephants.

    (BANGALORE, COORG, WAYANAD, KABINI, HASAN, CHITRADURGA, HOSPET, BADAMI, GOKARNA)


     BEST SEASON - Round the year

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 16 Days/ 15 Nights

    ACTIVITY: Cultural, Historic, Ancient Temples, Picturesque Landscape

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

     

    * Visit Dubare Elephant Camp, Raja’s Seat & Omkareshwara Temple.

    * Visit Bylekuppe Buddhist Monastery, Madikeri Fort (Coorg)

    * Visit Lakkidi view point (Wayanad)

    * Visit the famous Kabini national park

    * Visit Edakal Caves &BansuraSagar Dam (Wayanad)

    * Visit to Pookode Lake

    * Visit to Vittala and Hazara Rama temples

    * Ramachandra temple & Lotus Mahal.

    * Visit Fort at Chitradurga

    * Enjoy a visit to Hindu and Jain temples in north Karnataka

    * Explore the Badami Fort, Mahakuta Temple & Banashankari Temple (Badami)

    * Visit to Mahabaleshwara temple (Gokarna)

     

     

    Day

    Sketch Itinerary

    MEALS

    01

    ARRIVAL AT BANGALORE AIRPORT, OVERNIGHT AT BANGALORE

    -

    02

    DRIVE TO COORG (265Kms/ 6Hrs)

    Breakfast

    03

    FULL DAY IN COORG to experience emerald landscapes and hectares of spice & Coffee plantations  

    Breakfast

    04

    Drive to WAYANAD (137Kms/ 4Hrs). Enjoy the fantastically unspoilt landscape remote forest reserve

    Breakfast

    05

    Day trip to KABINI wildlife sanctuary (232Kms/ 5Hrs) -beckons with the promise of elephants, gaur, deer and a rumour of tiger. Located on the southern fringes of the Nagarahole National Park

    Breakfast

    06

    Drive TO HASSAN (205Kms/ 5Hrs) - eventful and rich history of the rule of the Hoysalas.

     

    Breakfast

    07

    Day trip to BELUR & HALEBID (85Kms/ 2Hrs). Visit 12th-century Hindu temples, best examples of Hoysala architecture

    Breakfast

    08

    Drive to CHITRADURGA & HOSPET (328Kms/ 8Hrs)-  Visit the Chitradurga Fort

    Breakfast

    09

    Visit HAMPI - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, 14th century temples. Chronicles left by Persian and European travellers, particularly the Portuguese

    Breakfast

    10

    Visit HAMPI

    Breakfast

    11

    Visit AIHOLE, PATTADKAL and drive to BADAMI (271Kms/ 6Hrs) – visit the historic site of ancient and medieval era Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments, 7th and 8th century CE Hindu and Jain temples

     

    Breakfast

    12

     FULL DAY AT BADAMI – the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for its rock cut structural temples.

     

    Breakfast

    13

    DRIVE TO GOKARNA (250Kms/ 6Hrs)

     

    Breakfast

    14

    FULL DAY AT GOKARNA Beach - scenic, with the rocky mountains and Western Ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other.

     

    Breakfast

    15

    TRANSFER TO  HUBLI AIRPORT FOR DEPARTURE (147Kms/ 3Hrs)

     

    Breakfast


     

    * We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

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  7. Wildlife & Tribal Tours Of Central India

    14 Days/ 13 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Central India is the most endowed and rich region of India in terms of culture as well as wildlife. Central India has vast tracts of virgin forests which till now were not explored by an outsider. The Bastar region in Chattisgarh is very rich anthropologically as well famous for its natural beauty showcasing the best of wildlife areas tribal culture. The verdant landscape and wildlife of these places will leave you thoroughly mesmerized. Get a glimpse of the rich culture and traditions of ancient India in those tribal regions and have an unforgettable experience one hasn’t had before. Madhya Pradesh has one of the largest forested cover areas in the county and endowed with rich and diverse forest resources. There are 10 National parks in Madhya Pradesh and 25 wildlife sanctuaries

     

    Going native is the only way to fully explore and enjoy the tribal heartland of Chhattisgarh. The TRIBES OF CHHATTISGARH are indigenous races who mainly inhabit the forests of Bastar and its surroundings. The Gonds, Bastar, Abhuj Maria, Dhurvaa, BisonHorn Maria, Muria, Halbaa, and Bhatra are the principal tribes inhabiting more than a third of Chhattisgarh's population. The tribal-state is also known as “The Rice Bowl of India”. They have a very ancient history and culture filled with traditions and customs. Categorized as "aboriginals", in Hindi, tribals are known as Adivasis, denoted as "ancient inhabitants.



    Tourist enthusiasts, professional photographers, and cultural aspirants are always attracting tribal groups in India. It allows them to go back to the old age and explore the ancient cultures, traditions, and lifestyles of the people of India that belonged to that ancient time. If India's rural culture is something you love, plan a trip to Central India. Central India is covered with vast forests that have not yet been discovered. Walking along those unknown paths and exploring the best wildlife areas along some tribal areas is nothing short of refuge for you.



    Here at Holiday Moods, we offer a fantastic 13 nights and 14 days tribal and wildlife tour to Central India. Our tour will give you a chance to roam the tribal areas and get a closer look at the lifestyle of the tribal villagers of Central India. In addition, to make your tour more interesting, we will also take you to experience the Bamboog National Park, wildlife safari and photography.

     

    WILDLIFE & TRIBAL TOURS OF CENTRAL INDIA

                    Ancient Inhabitants and Rare Wild Animals                    

    (Delhi, Agra, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Kawardha, Jagdalpur, Bastar)

     

                                   BEST SEASON -                                                 

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 14 Days/ 13 Nights

    ACTIVITY: Cultural, Wildlife, Spirituality, Arts & Crafts history culture traditions

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

     

    * Explore the beautiful Taj Mahal- One of the Seven Wonders of the World in Agra

    *Great Mughal architecture - Agra Fort

    *Jungle safaris in Bandhavgarh National Park

    *An elephant ride in the Kanha National park

    *Bastar's tribal’s lifestyle at Kanker and Jagdalpur

    *Sightseeing in Jagdalpur including Chitrakote Waterfalls, the ‘Niagara’ of Bastar

    *Tribal villages in Kawardha

    *Anthropological museums and the surroundings of Jagdalpur

    *Shop for handicrafts made by the tribals in Jagdalpur market

    *Jungles of the tribal belt

    *Witness tribal life at Raipur and concert

      

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEALS

        01

    Arrival at Delhi Airport / Delhi city tour - Sikh temple, shopping local pub experience

    -

        02

    Train to Agra. Visit Agra Fort, the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638,  a UNESCO World Heritage site

    Breakfast

        03

    Visit the world famous Taj Mahal at sunrise, the Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. Overnight train to Umaria

    Breakfast

        04

    Drive from Umaria to Bandhavgarh national park (32 km/1 hrs.), known for its large population of royal Bengal tigers. Jeep safari in the evening.

    Lunch, Dinner

        05

     Drive to Kanha national park (240 km/ 6-7 hrs.) a vast expanse of grassland and forest in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. 

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

       06

    Morning and evening game drives in Kanha - one of the most well managed, tourist friendly & popular tiger reserves of India.   It is spread more than 940 sq km in a horse shoe shaped valley bound by the spurs of the Mekal range

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

        07

    Drive to Kawardha in Chattisgarh - known for the "Temple of Bhoramdeo. Trip to the surrounding tribal villages 

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

        08

    Drive to Kanker (251 km / approx 7 hrs.)-  is a land of unsurpassed natural beauty. Since time immemorial pristine tribal societies have created and sustained delicate rhythms of life in harmony with nature.

    Breakfast

        09

    Drive to Jagdalpur(120 km/3 hrs.)- Visit the anthropological museums and the surroundings of Jagdalpur. Show-cases interesting elements oftribal life and displays artefacts collected from tribal villages including dresses, weapons, paintings and sculptures. 

    Breakfast  

        10

    Full day trip of Jagdalpur- Visit different tribal villages. Stunning natural sights to unique tribal traditions and experiences, Bastar District is a traveler’s paradise.

    Breakfast

        11

    At Jagdalpur- Visit to get to know some of the traditional arts and crafts of Bastar. The themes include local deities, armed tribal soldiers, horses, pigs, and different bird. 

    Breakfast

        12

    At Jagdalpur- That day explore the Jungles of the tribal belt and savour the typical flora and fauna of the region enroute

    Breakfast

        13

    Transfer from Jagdalpur to Raipur (220 km/5 hours)

    Breakfast

        14

    Transfer from Raipur to Delhi Airport for departure

    Breakfast


    * We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

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  9. Treasure of South India Tamil Nadu & Kerala

    20 Days/ 19 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Tamil Nadu: The Land of Tamils, the capital and largest city in Chennai. Tamil Nadu is bounded by the Eastern Ghats on the north, by the Nilgiri, the Anamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait on the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean on the south. The state shares a maritime border with the nation of Sri Lanka. Kerala is a nature lover place with its hills, backwaters, beaches, waterfalls, and wildlife. The state also has a rich heritage and thriving culture one can explore by visiting the various forts, palaces, museums, monuments, and pilgrim centers. Both natural and manmade brilliance await you at every turn.



    There is no superior place than South India for a diverse and unique vacation. Discover local culture, tradition, and wildlife, on this tour of the largest city in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. Enjoy a Pondicherry bicycle tour as you visit local sites like  Visit UNESCO world heritage,  Airavatesvara Chola Temples and temples of Kanchipuram as well as the shore rock-cut caves of Mahabalipuram. Explore the undertaking of a local night ceremony of Lord Shiva, and enjoy a boat ride on Periyar Lake overlooking some wild animals at the shores.

     

    TREASURE OF SOUTH INDIA –Tamil Nadu & Kerala

    The Spirit of Culture, Heritage, Traditions, Customs and Ethnicity

    (CHENNAI, MAHABALIPURAM, PONDICHERRY, TANJORE, TRICHI, MADURAI, THEKKADY, MUNNAR, COCHIN, ALLEPPEY, KUMARAKOM  & KOVALAM)

     

    BEST SEASON -OCTOBER – MARCH

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 20 Days/ 19 Nights

    ACTIVITY: Cultural, Wildlife, Cuisine, Heritage, Backwaters & Spice Plantation 

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

     * Visit temples of Kanchipuram & shore rock cut caves of Mahabalipuram

    * Pondicherry bicycle tour through the French district and the Tamil quarter with a Storyteller

    * Visit UNESCO world heritage Airavatesvara Chola Temples

    * Visit 83m high and 3,800 million years old Fort Tiruchi's

    *Night ceremony of the bronze of Lord Shiva carried to the bed chamber of Parvati

    * Meenakshi Temple and experience the musical pillars

    * Enjoy boat ride on the Periyar Lake spotting a family of Elephants, Wild Boar, and Sambar Deer by the water's edge

    * Spice plantation tour

    * Visit Tea museum and a modern fully automated tea factory.

    * Visit  St. Francis Church the  first European Church in India (1562)

    * Enjoy Kathakali dance show in Cochin

    * Pristine beach of Kovalam

    * Experience overnight stay in a backwater cruise houseboat

     

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEALS

    01

    Arrive Chennai Airport  &  Overnight at Hotel

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    02

    Visit Kanchipuram (60 Kms / 1.5 Hrs). Experience  ancient  capital of the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 Temples and still has 124 shrines. Overnight in Mahabalipuram   

    Breakfast

    03

    Explore the  Rock cut caves of Mahabalipuram

    Breakfast

    04

    Drive to the French colony of Pondicherry (110 Kms/ 2.5 Hrs) Stroll through the French boulevard with our story teller

    Breakfast

    05

    Visit Auroville, Maitri Temple & savor the Pondicherry cuisine

    Breakfast

    06

    Explore Pondicherry early morning on a cycle. Drive to Tanjore (180 km / 4.5 Hrs)- Visit  Airavatesvara Chola Temple, UNESCO world heritage site and colony of silk weavers

    Breakfast

    07

    Drive to Trichy (59 Kms/ 1 Hr)-  visit  Srirangam Temple & the most famed 83m high and 3,800 million years old landmark Rock Fort Tiruchi's

    Breakfast

    08

    Drive to Madurai (135 Kms/ 2 Hrs)- attend the night ceremony of the bronze of Lord Shiva carried to the bed chamber of Parvati

    Breakfast

    09

    Full day at Madurai- Visit famous Meenakshi Temple and experience the musical pillars. Visit 17th-century palace Thirumalai Nayak Palace  

    Breakfast

    10

    Drive to Kerala / Thekkady (148 Kms/ 3.5 Hrs)- enjoy boat ride   and spot a family of Elephants, Wild Boar, and Sambar Deer by the water's edge

    Breakfast

    11

    At Thekkady - fantabulous landscape,  Spice plantation tour,  green carpets of endless tea gardens and lush tropical forests   &  Kalaripayattu show

    Breakfast

    12

    Drive to  picturesque countryside of Munnar (91 Kms/ 3 Hrs)

    Breakfast

    13

    At Munnar - Visit Tea museum and a modern fully automated tea factory.  Visit Mattupetty Dam & Echo point

    Breakfast

    14

    Drive to Cochin (131 Kms/ 4 Hrs)-  visit  St. Francis Church the  first European Church in India (1562), Chinese Fishing Nets  Jewish Synagogue, Kathakali Dance Show

    Breakfast

    15

    Drive to Alleppey (57Kms/ 1/5 Hrs.)- Enjoy backwater cruise showcasing small islets and glimpses of village life at its best of serenity and innocence. Experience overnight stay in a houseboat

    Breakfast

    16

    Reach Kumarakom (33 Kms/ 1 Hr.)-  Visit Vembanad Lake, a haven for bird life

    Breakfast

    17

    Drive to Varkala (131 Kms/ 4 Hrs)-  visit Papanasam beach, which is considered to have holy waters and medicinal springs

    Breakfast

    18

    Drive to Kovalam (53 Kms/ 1.5 Hrs)- Padmanabha Swamy Temple  known for its mural paintings and stone carvings

    Breakfast

    19

    Kovalam – Enjoy the pristine beach

    Breakfast

    20

    Departure Trivandrum Airport

    Breakfast



    * We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

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  11. Golden Triangle Tour Of India with wildlife

    10 Days/ 9 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    INDIA'S GOLDEN TRIANGLE comprises the three most visited cities in the country's north-west - Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, which are all connected to each other by good road and rail links. On the map, these form a roughly equilateral triangle, some 200-250km along each side. This triangle has been dubbed "golden" for the extraordinary wealth of cultural and historical splendor on offer in each of the three cities.

    JAIPUR, capital of the largely desert state of Rajasthan, is home to some of Asia's best bazaars. You could spend weeks in Delhi, the sprawling, fascinating Indian capital, and not see it all, while AGRA, once the heart of the Moghul empire, boasts the unparalleled beauty of the Taj Mahal, which adorns the banks of the Yamuna river. The Golden Triangle is a classic introduction to India: if you've never been to the subcontinent before, start here, which usually involves a flight into Delhi.

    DELHI's chief "sight" is its street life. The teeming bazaars of imagination lie in "Old" Delhi, the city of the Moghuls, established in the 17th century and still largely Muslim: the immense Jama Masjid (Great Mosque) dominates the quarter. Its main thoroughfare, the tumultuous Chandni Chowk, abuts the Red Fort, whose pristine lawns and lofty Moghul audience halls offer a tranquil haven. To the south, British-built New Delhi is a fascinating contrast, radiating out from the boutiques and cafés of Connaught Place: here, the dusty alleys are replaced by broad, arrow-straight boulevards and four-square monuments. The imperial mall, Rajpath, leads to the mighty arch of India Gate, designed by Edwin Lutyens in the 1920s, and now the focus of New Delhi's passeggiata

     



     BEST SEASON - October - April

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 10 Days/ 9 Nights          

     

    HIGHLIGHTS

    09 Nights/10 Days

    * Sikh Temple, Janpath Market
    * Old Delhi City Tour-Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Spice Market
    * New Delhi Tour – India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament, Humayun’s tomb & Dilli Haat
    * Village tour of Shekhawati region
    * The shopping experience of Jaipur
    * Enjoy traditional Rajasthani dinner at Chokhi Dhani
    * Visit Hawa Mahal, Maharajah’s City Palace, Amber Fort
    * Ranthambore National Park for Wildlife Viewing & Enjoy Jeep Safari
    * Visit Abhaneri Village Safari camp
    * Taj Mahal, Agra Fort
    * Akshardham Temple

                 

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    DISTANCE/ TIME

    01

    Arrival at Delhi Airport / Delhi City Tour - Sikh Temple, Shopping, Local Pub Experience

     

    02

    Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride Tour & Shopping At Crafts Bazaar / Visit Dilli Haat

     

    03

    Drive Delhi- Shekhawati Region

    260 KMS/ 5-6 HRS

    04

    Shekhawati Region - Jaipur

    175 KMS/ 4 HRS

    05

    Jaipur- Ranthambore National Park

    167KMS/ 07 HRS

    06

    Ranthambore National Park

     

    07

    Ranthambore National Park - Abhaneri

    148KMS/ 04 HRS

    08

    Abhaneri -  Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

    164 KMS/ 3 HRS

    09

    City tour of Agra

     

    10

    Agra to Delhi

    200kms/ 3hrs

     

    Itinerary

    Day 1:   Arrival at Delhi Airport / Delhi City Tour - Sikh Temple, Shopping, Local Pub Experience

    * On your arrival in Delhi, you will be met by a tour representative who will escort you to your hotel
    * Transfer to the hotel and check into your rooms
    * We drive to visit a Sikh temple – Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Seva” – After visiting the Gurudwara, we participate in 10 minutes of Seva. Outside Gurudwara entrance, there is a Joda Ghar
    * Experience to serve food “Langar” around 10,000 people in a day
    * Janpath is the market which is also popular for the materials which are coming from outside India. They are also sold in this market at a good rate. These materials include clothing of all types like Pants, shirts, tops, and other traditional wears.
    * Walking in Connaught place to feel the pulse of the shopping center.
    * Transfer to hotel
    * Overnight at Hotel

    No Meals

    Day 02: Old & New Delhi City Tour

    Rickshaw Ride” On our sightseeing Rickshaw tour of Old Delhi your senses will come alive as you will encounter the many captivating sights and sounds this amazing city has to offer

    RED FORT: The Red Fort is a historical fortification in the national capital of New Delhi. Located in the center of the city, it was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty

    CHANDNI CHOWK: Chandni Chowk or "Silver Square" is the most famous and historic street of Delhi, built around 300 years ago when the walled city of Shahjahanabad was established in the 17th century

    JAMA MASJID: Jama Masjid is the last work of Emperor Shah Jahan. Its construction began in 1650 and was completed within six years

    * Drive past the Lutyens Delhi – India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, and the Parliament. Great photo opportunity
    * Visit Humayun’s tomb
    * Visit Dilli Haat - an open-air food plaza and craft bazaar located in Delhi. Extensive foundation work, small thatched-roof cottages, and kiosks give the plaza a village atmosphere
    * Overnight at Hotel

    Meals: Breakfast Only

    Day 03:- Delhi to Shekhawati Region

    MANDAWA - A land famous for its beautiful castles and stunning Havelis, Mandawa was founded by Thakur Nawal Singh in 1755.

    * Arrival at the Hotel around lunchtime
    * Post Lunch, Half day village tour of Shekhawati region (you can also hire a camel cart at extra cost for that unique experience) - The painted Havelis of Mandawa that belong to its rich merchants including the Chowkhani Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, and Mohahanlal Saraf Haveli and most of the paintings and frescoes have local deities and daily desert lifestyle as its main theme.
    * After a half-day visit to the village, we drive back to the Hotel
    * Overnight in Mandawa

    Meals:- Breakfast Only

     Day 04:- Mandawa to Jaipur 

    * Post Breakfast; drive to embark on a leisurely drive to Jaipur - the land of the Rajputs. Jaipur is an exuberance of color, dance & traditional arts & crafts. Known, as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is home to ancient forts, palaces and is one of India's most well-planned cities
    * Arrival at the Hotel around lunchtime
    * Check in to the Hotel
    * For handicrafts like puppets, bandhanwars, wall hangings, white metal artifacts we will go to Linking Road in Bapu Bazaar next to Saraogi Mansion. Nehru Bazaar is also a must-visit place for textiles, local perfumes, shoes made of camel skin (jutties/ mojaries), Rajasthani trinkets and bandhani work.
    * After shopping, we drive to enjoy traditional Rajasthani dinner at Chokhi Dhani.
    * Drive back to the Hotel
    * Overnight at Jaipur

    Meals:- Breakfast & Dinner

    Day 05:-in Jaipur/ Drive to Ranthambore National Park 

    * Today we will visit the elegant Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) - this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world.
    * Visit Maharajah’s City Palace, now partly a museum displays a unique fusion of Mughal and Hindu
    Architecture, and house a rare collection of paintings, Rajput armory, and costumes
    * 3:00 p.m. - Visit the dramatic hilltop fortress at Amber; a fine amalgamation of Hindu and Muslim fort. Enjoy the elephant ride, like the Maharajah’s used to. Alternatively, you could take a jeep ride (at extra cost) up to the fort.
    * Drive to Ranthambhore National Park
    architecture and ornamentation, built in the 16th century. An elephant ride (at extra cost) will help you ascend to this hilltop
    * Check into the hotel
    * Dinner in the hotel and overnight stay at Hotel

    RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK is located in Sawai Madhopur. It is one of the biggest national parks in the Rajasthan state of India. With an area of 392 km², the park is one of Project Tiger Reserves of India

    Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 06:- Game Drives in the National Park

    * We will drive to the Ranthambore National Park for Wildlife Viewing in the morning and afternoon.
    * Enjoy dinner and a night stay at the resort.

     Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 07: Ranthambhore National Park to Abhaneri

    * Drive to Abhaneri Camp
    * Abhaneri is a village in Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur, on Jaipur-Agra road. The place is popular for the Chand Baori stepwell and Harshat Mata Temple. Step wells are the unique concept of India
    * Welcome at the deluxe camp with beating the drums and garlanding by local women of Village. Welcome organic local drink on arrival.
    * In camp you will enjoy normal organic food which is healthy & delicious.
    * Post lunch, we visit Abhaneri Step Well, Harshat Mata holy place & potters, then back to camp (02:00 pm to 04:00 pm)
    * Then we leave for Camel ride visiting local villages en route 
    * Return back to the camp resort to view local cultural dance show.
    * Dinner at Camp.
    * Overnight at Camp.

    Meals:- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 08:- Abhaneri to Fatehpur Sikri to Agra 

    * Yoga Session in the morning
    * Morning start with delicious breakfast.
    * Post Breakfast, Check out from the camp and drive to Agra.
    * Arrival at Agra, Check into the Hotel
    * Overnight at Agra

    Meals:- Breakfast Only

    Day 09:- City Tour of Agra

    * Visit the world-famous Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan. The cars/ coaches are parked about 1km from the Taj. Every visitor has to take battery-run buses to reach the Taj.
    * Return back to the hotel for breakfast
    * Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience.

    AGRA FORT is a huge fort built in red stone in the year 1565 by Akbar. The fort had over 500 buildings in which many were made of marble

    * After visiting the Taj Mahal & Agra fort, everyone wants to take a souvenir back home. We shop for handicrafts & souvenir
    * Drive back to the Hotel
    * Evening at leisure
    * Overnight stay at Agra

    Meals:- Breakfast Only

    Day 10:- Agra to Delhi 

    * Post Breakfast, We drive back to the Delhi via the new Yamuna Expressway. Yamuna Expressway Project between Greater Noida and Agra is the longest Access Controlled six-lane (extendable to eight lanes). The Yamuna Expressway Project road passes through virgin land by the side of River Yamuna which is comparatively thinly populated, there being no problem of rehabilitation. Hence the least disturbance will take place to the local population. The Project road connects two important destinations of National and International importance and high potential to generate traffic and economic development - National Capital Delhi and tourist center Agra.
    * Visit Akshardham Temple
    * Arrival at Delhi. Transfer straight to the Airport/ Railway station to board connecting flight/ train to onward destination.

    Meals:- Breakfast Only

    * We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

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