• Wildlife Experiences

    Wildlife Experiences

    Throughout all our destinations indusexperiences offers guests fascinating insights into the flora and fauna of the chosen country. Imagine seeing a rare Bengal Tiger in the wild Sunderbans of India, an Irrawaddy Dolphin on its famed namesake River....or perched up high in a howdah, atop a stately elephant, trek through the jungle of the Royal Chitwan in Nepal ‘shooting’ the cantankerous one horned Rhino! As with all tours wildlife wonders can be tailored into your itinerary - perhaps an afternoon to the Sri Lankan Sinharaja Rain Forest or see white-handed Gibbons in the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand.…..Specialist tours for Birders are led by leading experts.
  • Indus is proud to partner with David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

    Indus is proud to partner with David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

    The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) is an adaptable and flexible, non-bureaucratic organisation responding promptly to conservation threats by supporting trusted, reputable individuals and organisations operating in the field. Lean on administration but generous on funding, the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation supports a range of innovative, vital and far-reaching projects throughout Africa and Asia.

    Indus is donating £50.00* per booking for clients recommended by DSWF visiting National Parks in India. For more information see: www.davidshepherd.org
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Wilderness Nepal

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Kathmandu Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve Bardia National Park Chitwan National Park Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Kathmandu

Day 1. To Kathmandu
Fly from London Heathrow on a non-direct flight to Kathmandu.

Day 2. Kathmandu
Arrive Kathmandu. Meet, assist and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Shangri-La Hotel.

Day 3. To Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve
Morning fly to Dhangadhi and drive to the Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve nestled in the remote far west Terai of Nepal. Suklaphanta Reserve protects some of the richest and most extensive grasslands in Asia, as well as Sal and Riverine forest supporting an estimated 27 tigers. Ornithologists will delight with over 400 species of birds including Bengal florican, Hodgson’s bushchat and Finn’s weaver. There’re excellent chances of seeing tiger, leopard, Asian elephant, Indian rhinoceros - plus marsh mugger crocodiles and Indian rock python. After dinner a discussion and briefing for the next day’s programme. Two nights at Suklaphanta Wildlife Tented Camp.

Day 4. Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve
After an early breakfast jungle drive in the Reserve to explore water holes, marshes, ponds and grassland. In the afternoon continue the exploration, perhaps from one of the strategically placed watchtowers.

Day 5. To Bardia National Park
After early morning activities & breakfast drive to Bardia National Park. A personal itinerary is arranged to suit individual interests. Suggestions include an elephant safari, a nature walk, Landover drive or boating down the Karnali River to see Gangetic dolphin. Two nights Karnali Lodge.

Day 6. Bardia National Park
Another day with morning and afternoon wildlife activities to continue the discovery of this beautiful and varied habitat. The rich wildlife of Bardia includes swamp deer, barking deer, monkey, elephant, tiger, leopard, crocodile and over 300 species of birds. One of the highlights of a trip to Bardia is a visit to the nearby Tharu villages providing an insight into the culture, farming and crafts of the Tharu people.

Day 7. To Chitwan National Park
After early morning activities and breakfast drive to Chitwan. The Park was established in 1973 and was granted World Heritage status 1984. It’s located in the subtropical Inner Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal. Two nights at Barahi Jungle Lodge.

Day 8. Chitwan National Park
A varied day with safaris and cultural visits to discover the amazing bio diversity of this beautiful Park. Accompanied by experienced naturalists seek out the Royal Bengal tiger, the irascible one-horned rhino, wild boar, bear, leopard and bison. A village tour will provide a fascinating insight into the culture and lifestyle of local indigenous communities.

Day 9. To Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
After early morning activities and breakfast drive to Koshi Tappu. On arrival the Naturalist briefs guests on the facilities of the camp and safari activities. The Reserve was established 1976 with the aim of protecting the last remaining population of Asiatic buffalo in Nepal. Koshi Tappu is also considered one of the finest birding site in Asia. Indeed, more than half of Nepal’s birds have been recorded here living amidst the extensive marshlands, pools and grasslands. On a clear day the majestic Mount Everest can be glimpsed from certain parts of the Reserve. Two nights Koshi Camp.

Day 10. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
After breakfast full day bird watching walk with a packed lunch. Principal habitats visited include wetlands, grasslands and small patches of riverine forest. The thin Indian rosewood forest provides excellent habitat for warblers, flycatchers, and raptors. Look out for Asiatic buffalo and the elusive Gangetic dolphin. Dinner will be followed by discussion of the day’s experiences.

Day 11. To Kathmandu
Morning depart for Biratnagar for flight to Kathmandu. Evening Nepalese restaurant Farewell Dinner with Cultural programme. Overnight Shangri La Hotel.

Day 12. To London
Transfer to the airport for the international flight back to London.

THE COST FROM

Per Person on a Double/ Twin share basis                      £3,520.00

 

Cost Includes:

  • International & internal flights in economy class.

  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.

  • Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing

  • Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.

  • Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.

  • Full ATOL Bonding.

 

Cost does not include:

  • Visa Fee.

  • Any optional Excursions.

  • Any expenses of a personal nature.

  • Travel Insurance.

It is essential to have adequate insurance in place before your departure. This should be appropriate for your age, health and destination you are visiting.

Please ensure:
  • It includes comprehensive medical and repatriation cover.
  • It provides cover for your whole trip (whether one day or over a year).
  • It covers you for all activities.
  • Disclose pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Take your policy number and the 24-hour emergency contact numbers with you.
  • If you are making multiple trips we recommend that you take a yearly travel insurance policy.
If you have any question  about your cover,  please check with your insurer.  
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