Summary of India Wildlife Tour
- Duration: 09 Nights/ 10 Days
- Major Attractions: Royal Bengal Tiger, Sloth Bear, Leopard, Antelopes, Bird Species
- Destination Covered: Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Ranthambhore, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
India is among the most popular jungle safaris in the world because of its great variety of flora and fauna. More than 50% populations of the wild tigers roar in the tiger reserves of India known as Royal Bengal Tiger. Tiger Safari in the national parks of India is always a great wildlife experience. Apart from Bengal Tiger, Indian Jungles have healthy populations of various reptiles, antelopes and mammals. Due to the diverse topography of Indian Subcontinent huge numbers of migratory birds arrive in the bird sactuaries in the winter months for nesting. Moreover, Indian Parks and Wildlife sanctuaries are abode of many other domestic bird species making the nation as the paradise for bird watchers.
This is a specially tailored wildlife itinerary of India combining two major Central Indian Tiger Reserves as Kanha National Park and Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve along with Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve and Keoladeo Ghana National Park of Rajasthan. Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Ranthambhore are famous for tiger sighting whereas Keoladeo Ghana National of Bharatpur is extremely popular for bird watching.
We offer different ways to experience the wild treasures of India such as jeep safaris, boat rides, cycle rickshaw rides and trekking. We employ the locals as naturalists who has got the rich experience in the field of wildlife tourism.
Upon arrival at Delhi international airport, our representative will extend a warm traditional welcome, then transfer to the hotel and complete the swift check in process with our assistance. Relax in your cozy room and recover from the jetlag.
In the morning after finishing the breakfast transfer to Delhi airport to catch the flight to Jabalpur. Upon arrival at Jabalpur airport, you will be received and afterwards drive to Kanha National Park. Check in at the wildlife resort in Kanha, the resort will offer the customary reception and welcome drink. Enjoy the delicious hot lunch at the jungle resort before getting ready for your first wildlife encounter.
Kanha is arguably the most beautiful national park of India and during your jungle safari you have great chance to spot Royal Bengal Tiger, Sloth Bear, Jackals, Indian Bison and various antelopes such as spotted dear, Sambhar and Barasingha.
Post jeep safari- return to the resort and unwind yourself with drinks.
Wake up early morning by the chirping of the birds and start the day with cookies and Indian Masala Chai, board the open top jeep to start the morning game drive in the thick forests of Kanha Tiger Reserve. The vast jungle of Kanha will give the impression that it never ends, the fascinating landscape and tall Sal trees of the park make it the most sought after safari in India.
Come back to the resort and freshen-up, then relish the breakfast with the tales of the national park. Later, read the book by the poolside and spend the day in leisure.
In the afternoon, the resort will serve the tea/coffee with snacks, afterwards venture into another wildlife expedition to track the big cat along with other prominent wild animals and birds.
Get ready in the morning for another jungle expedition in the dense forest of Kanha National Park, if lucky enough then you may spot the endangered Barasingha in the park. The tiger reserve is bliss for bird lovers since it has about 175 species of them.
Post breakfast, drive to Bandhavgarh by the comfortable air-conditioned car. You may stop on the way for the lunch. Upon arrival, enjoy the soft drinks at the jungle abode and take some rest in the room. The delicious dinner will be ready in the restaurant until you enjoy your drinks.
Start another beautiful morning in the land of Indian Tigers, our experienced driver and naturalist will be ready in the resort to accompany you for another jeep safari in the jungles of Bandhavgarh National Park. The chances to see the tiger are maximum in Bandhavgarh since the density of big cat is more here. The tiger reserve also has 250 bird species such as vultures and Egrets etc and the majority of its 437 SQ KMS area is filled up by Bamboo and Sal plants.
Return to the hotel, finish the breakfast and relax. The pool will be ready to take the dip after the dusty jungle ride. In the afternoon, embark another jungle journey if it is not Wednesday, as the parks of Central India remains closed on Wednesday for evening safaris.
Spend the last morning in the jungles of Central India, post having hot drinks – start the tiger safari to say the goodbye to the king of the forest. Return to the resort for the breakfast and relax in the day. Post lunch, drive to Katni station to commence an overnight train journey and experience the hospitality of Indian Railways. Spend the night in the air-conditioned sleeping compartment.
Reception in the tiger land of Rajasthan at Sawai Madhopur station, transfer to the jungle home and check in. Take some rest after the train journey.
Enjoy the mouth-watering cuisine of Rajasthan and take the afternoon jungle safari in Ranthambhore National Park. The semi-desert forest of Ranthambhore surrounded by the Aravali mountain range provides the perfect setting to spot the Indian Tiger. The park used to be the hunting zone for the royal family of Jaipur before turning it into the reserve forest. The park also has an outstanding fort known as Ranthambhore fort.
Post safari, have breakfast and take some rest or spend the time in recreational activities such swimming pools, books or indoor games. After finishing the lunch, another jungle adventure awaits in different zone of Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve.
This will be the last day in the tiger territory of India. Start the morning tiger safari in the forest of Ranthambhore and get amused to spot black monkeys known as Langur in huge numbers. The park also has many reptiles such as crocodiles, turtle, snakes and lizards. The famous Padam Talao Lake, Rajbagh Lake and Malik Talao Lake are the favourite spots to track the tiger and birds.
Post lunch, start the last tiger safari in the national park and enrich your wildlife expereince in Indian Jungles. Spend the evening with drinks and tales of Royal Bengal Tiger. Retire for the day after enjoying the delightful dinner.
Enjoy the breakfast and check out from the hotel. Drive further to Keoladeo Ghana National Park located near Bharatpur town of Rajasthan – it is one of the most popular bird sanctuaries in India declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival, finish the check in process and take rest in your room.
In the afternoon, ride a Cycle Rickshaw with an expert birding naturalist to spot different species of birds such Herons, Warblers, Storks, warblers, Indian Grey Hornbill, Painted Francolins, Spotted Eagle, Babblers, Crested Serpent Eagle and many more. In winter months, the cranes from Siberia often come here for nesting. Later in the evening come back to the hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Today is the last day of your India Wildlife Tour. Have breakfast and take another ride in Keoladeo Ghana National Park to enjoy magnificent birding. Later, check out from the hotel and depart by road to Delhi airport to board the international flight for onward journey. Goodbye India!