Two regions that are so deep-rooted in history and so similar yet completely different in terms of their vibe. Bundelkhand makes up a large chunk of Madhya Pradesh of the Kings era and Lucknow is still the seat of the Nawabi Awadhi culture. The route from Lucknow to Bundelkhand via Ravines of Chambal creates a variety in Sights with a mix of nature and culture.
|Days||7 Nights / 8 Days|
Step 1: A. Rs. 25,000 + 5% GST per person (Includes Air tickets issuance)
B. Rs. 10,000 + 5% GST per person (Excludes Air tickets issuance)
Step 2: Balance payment, One month prior to the departure date
* The Air ticket amount will be adjusted as per actuals in the balance payment
Welcome to the capital of Awadh- Lucknow. On arrival, we will proceed to check in to our hotel in the city centre. The tour commences with an evening walk in the Hazratganj area to enjoy the local ambience of the city. We can try the flavours of Lucknow, right from kebabs to the famous sweets. Dinner and overnight stay in Lucknow.
After breakfast, we will leave for our Lucknow city tour. Lucknow has imperial roots as much as it has Nawabi roots. The tour starts at the Residency, the seat of the British Resident General, in the court of Awadh, where one of the first mutinies of the British was carried out during the Revolt of 1857. We will then visit the Le Martinier school, a classic Lucknow institution with a 15-plus acre campus.
We will have a local lunch with delicacies like the Galouti kebab (good vegetarian options as well). We will return back to the hotel after enjoying the famous Chanakya Kulfi.
Late afternoon we will head to the Bada Imaambara to witness the sunset from the other end of Lucknow. Dinner and overnight stay in Lucknow.
After breakfast, we will leave to get on the Yamuna expressway and drive towards Etawah in west UP. Early evening we will check in to Mela Kothi, an ancestral lodge of the Thakurs of the region.
In the evening, we will visit the Chambal river, one of the cleanest in the region. The river creates the Ravines of Chambal, a unique feature of this landscape.
Dinner and overnight stay in Mela Kothi.
After breakfast, we will leave for Gwalior and arrive for lunch.
In the afternoon, we will visit the Scindia Palace and the Tomb of Tansen.
In the evening, we will head to Orchha and officially enter the region of Bundelkhand. Dinner and overnight stay in Orchha.
Breakfast would be at leisure, after which we will visit the Jehangir Mehal and Raja Mahal, for their unique architecture. Later we will stop by the Raja Ram Mandir, the only place in India where Lord Ram is worshipped for being a King. Lunch will be in the hotel.
In the evening, proceed to see the famous Chhatris of Orchha. We will go sunset boating on the Betwa River. Dinner and overnight stay in Orchha.
After an early breakfast, we will drive to Khajuraho and arrive in time for lunch. Later drive to witness the breathtaking views of the Raneh Canyon, with its colourful rocky landscape. We will then head to the Ken river forest to visit the Ghadiyal Sanctuary from a height. In the evening, drive to the Tendu Leaf Lodge in the vicinity of the Panna Tiger Reserve for dinner and an overnight stay.
We will go for an early morning Safari with packed breakfast from the Lodge. With luck, we will be able to have sightings of maximum wild animals like hyenas, jackals, and deers. The birds in the morning will throw in that extra charm as we witness the forest in all its glory.
Around noon, we will head back to the Lodge and then after freshening up, enjoy lunch. Later we will drive to Khajuraho and take a guided tour of the precinct.
Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge in Panna.
After breakfast, we leave for Gwalior and have lunch on the way. In the evening, visit the famous fort of Gwalior to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. In the night, board the train back to Mumbai. Those who choose to #fly back to Mumbai, need to stay an extra night to board the flight the next morning.
Note - Those who want to fly back to Mumbai the next day, please contact our office for the post-tour hotel accommodation.
|Lucknow - The Clarks or similar|
|Chambal - Mela Kothi or similar|
|Orchha - Amar Mahal or similar|
|Panna - Tendu Leaf Jungle Resort or similar|
|₹ 52,500/- Tour cost for an adult on Twin sharing basis|
|₹ 43,500/- Tour cost for a 3rd adult or child of 12 yr and above in the same room|
|₹ 74,000/- Tour cost for single occupancy|
( 5 % GST will be added to the total tour cost)