Day-1 Arrival at Sawai Madhopur. Evening Safari. Arrive at Sawai Madhopur and proceed to Ranthambhore (12 kms). Ranthambhore is a wildlife destination and home to a healthy Tiger Population and Migratory Birds in Winter (Oct - March). Evening Safari in Ranathambhore National Park or Sawai Mansingh Sanctuary (14 kms).
Day-2 Morning and Evening Safari at Ranthambhore Morning and evening Safari in the Ranthambhore. Ranthambhore is spread under 100 sq kms and Tiger sighting is frequent. Zone allocation in Ranthambhore is never certain, no. of Jeeps allowed in the park is limited (one is required to book well in advance to avail Jeep Safari) and so Canter safari experience is average. Bird watchers can also get good sighting in Sawai Mansingh Sanctuary (14 kms).
Day-3 Travel to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Proceed to Bharatpur (240 kms - 5 hrs). Visit Keoladeo Ghana National park / Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Bharatpur harbours India’s richest birdlife, including the gorgeous shocking-pink tinted painted stork, several species of cormorants, egrets, pelicans, ibises, cranes, ducks and geese. One can see over 350 species of birds, both native as well as migratory.
Day-4 Early Morning Cycle Safari to Bharatpur. Travel to Bah (Chambal Area). Evening visit to Bateshwar Temple. Boat ride for Bird watching. Early morning park visit either a walk or by hand Rickshaws in Bharatpur Sanctuary can be really rewarding for Bird watchers. Proceed in afternoon to Bah (130 kms - 3.5 hrs) via Agra. Chambal area around Bah is renowned for being a prime destination for Migratory bird watching and Alligators (Gharials). Visit Bateshwar Temple in the evening, time permitting. Birds are generally found on the riverfront around Bateshwar Temple. A closer look at the birds is possible by taking a boat ride in the river.
Day-5 Morning River Safari. Afternoon visit to the Fort. Morning River Safari in the Chambal River. Chambal river is characterised by ravines on both its sides. 200+ varieties of migratory Birds thrive in these ravines and make them their nesting site. Alligators (Gharials) and Marsh Crocodiles are found in good numbers in the River and are easily spotted during the safari.
Day-6 Visit Sarus Crane Reserve and Evening visit to the villages around the area. The Sarus Crane Conservation Reserve starts around 30 kms from the Chambal Safari Lodge, extending to about 100 kms. It is a widespread wetland area, interspersed by cultivated fields, where large numbers of the Sarus Cranes breed. Villages and farms around Bah are good for a walk, understanding local lifestyle and also a bit of bird watching as number of birds are found around the area.
Day-7 Departure Depart to Agra (80 kms) for a train for onward journey.
Agra - Agra is home to Taj Mahal, a mughal era monument that is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Agra forms a part of the Golden Triangle circuit Delhi-Jaipur-Agra which is the most visited tourist circuit in India.
Sawai Madhopur - Sawai Madhopur is a prominent railhead and arrival point for neighboring Ranthambhore Tiger sanctuary (12 kms).
Ranthambhore - The Ranthambhore National Park is a tiger reserve and a popular ex-Delhi getaway.
Bharatpur - Bharatpur lies in close proximity to Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, which is popularly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
Bharatpur has been long renowned for the migratory birds in winter.
Chambal - The National Chambal Sanctuary consists of about 400 km of the Chambal River. Chambal is located 80 km south of Agra on Rajasthan, UP and Madhya Pradesh border in the legendary Chambal Valley. The area is a haven for bird watcher and excellent for sighting alligators.