Tiger Trail Tailor-made

India

Tiger Trail Tailor-made

This tour is a superb opportunity to explore some of the main and lesser visited Nature Reserves in India - Bandhavgarh, a prime tiger project reserve. Kanha, an outstanding park that inspired Kipling. Pench again with tiger and finally Satpura, a lesser known Park. Feel the thrill of being up close to one of nature’s most stunning, and, indeed dangerous creatures whilst on safari. Journey through different habitats - all home to the tiger, leopard, dhole, porcupine, sambar, crow pheasant and red vented bulbul!

14 days from £2,929.00 per person
Delhi - Bandhavgarh - Kanha - Pench - Satpura - Delhi

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Day 1: To Delhi

Fly from Heathrow on direct non-stop British Airways or Virgin Atlantic flight to Delhi.

Day 2: On Board Train

Arrive Delhi in the morning. Relax in Colonel’s Retreat for a few hours, before boarding a train to Katni. Overnight 1st class train compartment.

Day 3: To Bandhavgarh National Park

Arrive Katni in the morning. Drive to Bandhavgarh National Park. The Park has 30 species of mammals and about 240 species of birds. Afternoon game drive to get an initial flavour of the park. The park was a former hunting reserve of the Maharaja of Rewa, today, a sanctuary, with more than 40 tigers roaming the jungle. Two nights Tiger Den Resort.

Day 4: Bandhvgarh

Enjoy morning & afternoon game drives. Bandhavgarh is considered to be the finest Park for tiger sightings. The broken hilly terrain, grassy swamps and forested valleys provide ideal concealment for this most predatory of beasts.

Day 5: To Kanha National Park

After an early breakfast drive to Kanha National Park - a dedicated Tiger reserve. Kanha and the nearby forests provided inspiration for Rudyard Kipling’s delightful Jungle Book. Imagine the mighty Sher Khan prowling close by as you watch and wait, secreted in your ‘hide’! Kanha is an outstanding National Park with about 30 species of mammals and 225 species of birds. Afternoon game drive. Three nights at Tuli Tiger Resort.

Day 6: Kanha

Morning and afternoon game drives. The variety of habitat gives rise to a wonderful mix of animals to spot – the grassland plateau is home to the Gaur (Indian bison) and four-horned Antelope, whilst in dense clumps of forest shy jungle cat and civet roam. Here Project Tiger is actively pursuing conservation projects in the Park, increasing the chance to see Tiger.

Day 7: Kanha

Another day of morning and afternoon game safaris looking sloth bear, swamp deer, bison and the elusive leopard. Feel the echoes of Kipling’s books as you wander through the lightly wooded grassland where wolf and dhole lie in wait.

Day 8: To Pench National Park

Morning drive to Pench National Park to seek out the wary tiger. Other animals include leopard, porcupine, hyena and barking deer. There are over 210 species of birds - including peafowl, magpie robin and crimson breasted barbet. Afternoon game drive. Two nights at Pench Jungle Camp.

Day 9: Pench

Morning and afternoon game drives. Pench lies at the foot of the Satpura range with undulating terrain - small hills, open grass meadows and dense forests. Other wildlife found in the park includes sloth bear, gaur, nilgai, wild dog, chausingha, jackals, rhesus macaque and flying squirrels.

Day 10: To Satpura National Park

After an early breakfast drive to Satpura National Park. Evening boat safari on River Denwa listening to the cries of the creatures of the night. Three nights at Denwa Backwater Escape.

Day 11: Satpura

Morning and afternoon game drives either perched high on an elephant or using a traditional jeep. Satpura is one of the least visited of India’s Parks, yet offers some of the best safari experiences - including kayaking and walking. The landscape is rugged with narrow gorges, deep ravines, dense forests and supports a vast number of mammals including the tiger, leopard, bison and wild dog.

Day 12: Satpura

Another full day with morning and afternoon game drives. For Birders November to March is an exciting time with a plethora of migratory birds visiting the Tawa reservoir. Look out for sloth, wild boar, nilgai and sambar.

Day 13: To Delhi

Morning drive to Bhopal. Board afternoon Shatabdi Express train to Delhi. Overnight at The Royal Plaza Hotel.

Accommodation: Royal Plaza – Delhi

Day 14: To Heathrow

Morning flight to Heathrow on British Airways or Virgin Atlantic flight.

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Prices

Price per person (Double/Twin share)
£2,929.00
Cost includes:
  • International & internal flights in economy class.
  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
  • Full board (Delhi & Nagpur on bed and breakfast).
  • 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.

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