Delhi – Gwalior – Orchha – Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh – Kanha – Jabalpur – Pachmarhi – Bhople – Sanchi – Udaigiri – Bhopal – Delhi
India is a beautiful country, as much for their culture, their cultural wealth, their identity, as for their beliefs and places of worship. There are also a large number of parks designed to offer you exceptional moments.
Si vous décidez de faire le voyage en Inde et d’en profiter pour faire le tour des parcs nationaux, vous pourrez être sûr que toutes les conditions seront réunies pour vous apporter satisfaction. Vous aurez droit à de multiples avantages :
A warm welcome following the Indian tradition as soon as you arrive in Delhi. A tour of the city, the Great Mosque of India, the Red Fort, the discovery of Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb follow.
After breakfast, You will take a train to Gwalior. Once there, you will enjoy a visit to the imposing citadel, a visit to the fort and Man Singh Palace.
Visit of the fort, the Man Singh palace with amazing blue, green and gold ceramics representing ducks, elephants, peacocks, it was built in 1486 and 1516 and restored in 1881. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Orccha. The day always starts with a nice breakfast and ends under the duvet of the hotel. For this 3rd day, you will be directed to Orccha, the ghost town that invites you to discover a set of palaces and temples perfectly well preserved. This ghost town was the capital of one of the most powerful kingdoms of central India.
Founded in the 15th century by a Rajpute prince named Rudra-Pratap, it reached its peak in the 16th century under the reign of Bir Singh Deo. Orchha then passed under Mughole rule. From this glorious time remains a set of palaces and temples very well preserved. Night in an old palace.
The day always starts with a nice breakfast and ends under the duvet of the hotel. For this 3rd day, you will be directed to Orccha, the ghost town that invites you to discover a set of palaces and temples perfectly well preserved.
After a good lunch, head to Khajuraho. You will spend several days on the road, before being able to settle in the hotel and make your visit on the site.
Breakfast. Visit temples, with Indo-Aryan style architecture.
They were built between 950 and 1050, more than a thousand years ago by the Chandelas, Rajpute clan. These temples appeared at the height of their power. They are dedicated to their gods with all the fervor that can have a people turned to the spiritual life.
The beautifully executed sculptures represent various aspects of Indian life as it was perceived thousands of years ago. They live side by side: gods, goddesses, musicians, warriors, but also real and mythological animals.
The erotic paintings have made the site famous worldwide!
At present only 22 temples remain, all of them on a 3 or 5-part plane, oriented from east to west and whose entrances are always eastward.
The temples can be divided into 2 big groups: those dedicated to Vishnu, god of the preservation and to Shiva, god of the destruction.
Stone statues “the ‘apsaras” or “celestial girls”, appear on all the temples. The theme of the woman is very present in all the temples: women with her toilet, in meditation, coquettes, in love. Overnight in Khajuraho.
After leaving Khajuraho, you will have to go to Bandhavgarh Park. You will find the highest density of tiger in the world. There are also other animals on the park and you can visit at the same time the small temples, statues and ruins.
Thanks to the naturalist, you will be entitled to a full board, a safari day and a night at the lodge.
Kanha National Park is the most famous park in all of India. A short visit will allow you to discover more than 200 tigers and leopards. You will be entitled to a full board and overnight at the lodge.
Breakfast. Safari day with a naturalist. Full board . Night at the lodge.
Breakfast. Departure for Jabalpur .
Jabalpur is the big city of Madhya Pradesh. Between the Narmada River, the marble gorges, the falls that offer a beautiful landscape … the place will literally captivate you. To better explore the place, you will have to visit a large boat.
Pachmarhi is the only health resort in Madhya Pradesh. For your trip, it will be a refreshing stop on the road to Bhopal. You will be installed at the manor and you will spend the night at the hotel.
After Pachmarhi, you will take the road to Bhopal. You will discover the capital of Madhya Pradesh, its lakes, mosques and even ancient palaces.
For this 14th day, you will visit the Sanchi which is a mythical site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will discover its Buddhist monuments, before returning to Bhopal for the visit of the Udaigiri caves. Only then will you be directed to Bhopal Airport for a flight to Delhi. You will sleep at the hotel.
After having breakfast, you will be dropped off at the airport to return to Paris.