The tribal groups of India have always been a major attraction among the travel freaks, professional photographers and cultural aspirers. It allow them to go back to the old era and find out the old culture, traditions and lifestyle of the people in India who belongs to that ancient time. If the rural culture of India fascinates you like anything, then plan a tour to the Central India. The central India has vast area covered with virgin forests that are yet not explored. Walking on those unexplored trails and discovering some of the tribal regions as well as the best wildlife areas is no less than a heaven for you.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi international airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy a night stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Gwalior – Datia
After breakfast, transfer to the railway station to board the shatabdi train for Gwalior. On arrival at Gwalior Railway station, meet with our representative and leave for Datia. On reaching, transfer to the hotel.
Datia is an ancient town, mentioned in the epic Mahabharata as Dantavakra. The town is a market centre for food grains and cotton products. Handloom weaving is an important industry. Datia is a famed for the seven-storied palace built by Raja Bir Singh Deo in 1614. A pilgrimage spot for devotees, Datia has the sidhapeeth of Shri Pitambara Devi, Bagalamukhi Devi Temple and Gopeshwar temple.
After fresh-n-up, proceed for Datia village tour. An overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Datia – Orchha
After breakfast, we will visit the Pitambarapeeth, it is a famous Shakti Pitha located at the entrance of Datia in Madhya Pradesh. This pilgrimage spot features Bagalamukhi Devi Temple and Dhumavati Mai Temple established by Shri GolokwasiSwamijiMaharaj. Vankhandeshwar temple is a Mahabharata period temple of Lord Shiva, which is situated at this place.
Further, we will visit to Sonagiri, a scared Jain hill. Later, in the afternoon leave for Orchha. On arrival, check into the homestay. An overnight stay in Orchha.
Day 04: Orchha
After breakfast, full day visit to Orchha for visiting its fort, palace and rural villages. During our village tour, we will interact with the locals and enjoy playing with their children.
Visit families of Ganj, who are mostly artisans, potters, carpenters and daily wage workers. The people here are simple, hospitable & would be glad to have you as their guests.
Enjoy the tasty, hygienically prepared meals by the locals and you can also try your hand on traditional cooking. Sharing meal with the locals is often a heart-warming experience. In the evening, enjoy the Bundeli music followed by dinner. An overnight stay in Orchha.
Day 05: Orchha – Khajuraho
Today, we will leave for the archaeological city of Khajuraho. On arrival, check into the hotel. After fresh-n-up, proceed for sightseeing tour to Khajuraho temples. We will go for a trip to the Eastern Group temples of Khajuraho. Morning begins on a celestial note as we shall traverse you to the mystic galleries of the fascinating temples of Khajuraho. The bold artistic statement of erotic sculptures and the splendidly structured monuments are the sites that shall leave their eternal imprints on your heart.
In the evening enjoy light and sound show. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 06: Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh
After breakfast, we will leave for the tiger reserve of Bandhavgarh. On arrival, check into the wildlife resort. After lunch, we will get ready to explore the tiger reserve for wildlife viewing. In the evening return to the resort for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07: Khajuraho – Bandhavgarh
After breakfast, we will awake little early for second consecutive wildlife safari to the Bandhavgarh National Park. Here, we will be moving through the tall elephant grass while the morning mists slowly lift is an experience that one won’t forget easily. We will return to the resort for breakfast.
After breakfast, we will go for a day excursion to the nearby tribal villages. Here, we will be exploring the villages of Bijaria and Umaria. We will interact with the locals and will learn about their art, culture and the way of livelihood.
Day 08: Bandhavgarh – Jabalpur – Delhi
After breakfast, we will leave for Jabalpur. On arrival, transfer to the airport to board the flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi airport, meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy a night stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Delhi – Departure
Transfer to the airport on-time to connect with onward destination.