Day 1 : Arrive Kolkatta
Arrive Kolkatta. On arrival you will be received by our representative for transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Victoria Memorial - sits opposite the Maidan in Central Calcutta. Resembling a cross between the Taj Mahal and St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, it is Calcutta’s most impressive landmark. Shortly after her death, Lord Curzon proposed a memorial be dedicated to Queen Victoria both as a tribute and a triumphant depiction of her reign in India. The monument was called Victoria Memorial Hall. Then visit St. Paul’s Cathedral - One of the most important churches in India, the Cathedral, stands just to the east of the Victoria Memorial. It is notable for its striking murals and frescoes, impressive stained-glass windows, and coloured alter redoes including the great west window by Burne Jones. Also visit the Kali temple - the temple is about 2 kilometers directly south of St. Paul’s Cathedral. Rebuilt in 1809 on the site of a much older temple, it is an important site. Kali is a form of Durga and the image is seen astride a tiger. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Kolkatta – Jorhat – Kaziranga National Park
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Jorhat (S2 363 etd 1055 eta 1335). Upon arrival in Jorhat, you will be met and drive to Kaziranga National Park (97 kms). Upon arrival in Kaziranga, check into your hotel. Kaziranga located in north-east India in Assam set on the banks of the mighty Brahamaputra River, is the finest place to view Indian Greater One-horned Rhinoceros in the whole of the subcontinent. With nearly 80% of the world's population resident, the park has been recognised as a World Heritage site. In addition to wonderful rhino-viewing, the park is also home to large herds of Elephant (sometimes up to 200) and Wild Buffalo. Tigers can also be found, however they are rarely seen in the long grass. The park also shelters other species such as Sloth Bear, Leopard, Swamp, Hog, and Barking Deer, Sambar, Pygmy Hog, Jungle Cat, Hog Badger and Capped Langur. The open country makes wildlife viewing at Kaziranga fairly easy with most major species seen during a day or two's safari. It may also be possible to arrange a visit to the nearby Panabari Forest Reserve to look for the elusive Hoolock Gibbon, India's only ape. Kaziranga is also a birder's paradise with large numbers of resident species boosted considerably by visiting winter migrants. Regularly seen species include Oriental Honey Buzzard, Black-Shouldered Kite and Himalayan Griffon. Game-viewing here is conducted both by jeep and on Elephant-back safaris. Wildwatching in Kaziranga National Park. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Kaziranga National Park
Enjoy wildwatching. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Kaziranga National Park – Guwahati – Delhi
After morning wildwatching, drive to Guwahati airport (250 kms) for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, check into your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Delhi – Nagpur – Kanha National Park
Morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Nagpur. Upon arrival in Nagpur, you will be met and drive to Kanha National Park (295 kms). Upon arrival in Kanha, check into your hotel. Kanha National Park - ideally situated in the sylvan surroundings of Satpura Hill ranges, Kanha National Park has a core area of 940 sq km tropical semi-evergreen forests of this tract are quite rich in wild fauna which provide plentiful food for carnivore as well as herbivore. Gaur are also common at Kanha, they inhabit the dense under growth at higher elevation. Other mammals are the sloth bear, wild boar, musk shrew, blue bull, sambar deer, palm squirrel and more than 150 species of birds. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 & 7 : Kanha National Park
Wildwatching in Kanha National Park. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 : Kanha National Park – Nagpur – Delhi – Onward Destination
Morning enjoy wildwatching. Later drive to Nagpur airport for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred to the International airport for your flight to onward destination.