Experience the Winter Wildlife when you Travel Unbounded to the best know game park of the World. This is all about you! We want you to get that very first experience and photograph of a Tigress and cubs at Bandhavgarh and Corbett or see a Lion roaring on the plains of Maasai Mara.
Become one with Nature. We have created the most amazing personalised tour, made just for you! Our tailor-made travel options allow you to do and see exactly what you want; from start to finish we will guide you through your trip's plans and we have built a travel itinerary that fits your interests and desires.
Wild Winter Photo Contest -
All guests signing for the tours are entitled to enrol themselves in the Wild Winter photo contest
After the tour, they would have to send 5 of their best pictures ( JPEG with 2000 pixels at the longest side and not more than 2MB, without copy rights ) to our mail ids
First filtration would be done by team Travel Unbounded
The finalists and winners would be decided by our experienced panelists
Winners would be asked to submit the RAW images before the prices are announced
First price - INR 30,000 gift voucher from Amazon
Second price - INR 15,000 gift voucher from Amazon
Third price - INR 10,000 gift voucher from Amazon
Two Special mention winners - INR 5,000 gift voucher from Amazon
Wildlife could not have got so ‘Goodie’!!
Sign up for any one of the tour and just smile…
Every participant gets a Goodie bag which has:-
A Maasai Shawl ( for participants of our Maasai Mara tours )
A Sipper from Vaya
A neck tube to protect you from the cold
A Travel Unbounded cap
And all comes in a eco friendly bag to your home free of cost!!
Great offers from our Travel Partners
15% off on any Taj properties across India only for our Winter Wildlife guests. Offer valid till Dec 2019. Black out days , weekends and holidays are not a part of this offer.
20% off on any Serai properties across India only for our Winter Wildlife guests. Offer valid till Dec 2019. Black out days , weekends and holidays are not a part of this offer.
Upto 30% off on any camera accessories from Foto Circle m, Bangalore
28% on off the shelf products from Vaya stores
All guests signing would have to intimate us on their days of travel to Taj or Serai properties. Discount vouchers would be given to the guests to avail best prices from Fotocircle and Vaya.
Mr. Mohan Thomas - An award winning and one of the most popular wildlife photographer from India. 2015 Muthukulam Ragahavan Pillai award for his excellent work in the field of wildlife photography.
Mr. Praveen Siddavanar - An award winning photographer with the maximum number of publications. “Finalist” for BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 and Winner – 2016, Karnataka Nature Category Organized by Karnataka Tourism & Youth Photographic Society
Mr. Kalyan Varma - 2013 BBC wildlife photographer of the year and a wildlife film maker. He freelances with many of the world's leading magazines, environmental NGOs and television channels like Nat Geo and BBC.
Mr. Nalla Muthu - Subbiah Nallamuthu is a cinematographer and director, known for Tiger Queen (2010), Mutant Planet (2010) and Tiger's Revenge (2014). 2011 Awardee for Best Non-Feature Film Cinematography.
Rs. 106,500.00Back to Wild Winters
Masai Mara is one of the largest game parks in the world. It lies in the Narok county of Kenya. Formed in the year 1961, this park covers a large area of 1861 sq kms. The word Mara means spotted in Masai language. Spotted with acatia trees these endless plains are a land of wilderness treasures. The open grasslands are filled with cheetah, lion, millions of wildebeest, and over 450 species of birdlife, including vultures, marabou storks, secretary birds, horn- bills, crowned cranes, ostriches, long-crested eagles, and African pygmy falcons. The shy black rhinoceros population is difficult to spot except at a great distance. Mara is usually referred as the Mecca of wildlife. The World biggest spectacle happens when more than 4 million wildebeests and other ungulates cross to the Mara during end July to October. This event attracts more than half a million tourists every year to Maasai Mara.
Arrive to Nairobi, JKIA international airport by 7PM. Our drivers would be ready to pick you up and drop at the hotel ( Ibis or similar ). After a short briefing about the tour, have dinner and retire for the day.
After an early morning breakfast, you would start your journey to Maasai Mara by road. The drive takes about 6 hours and one drives through rift valley. The first stop is at the escarpment, where you can get down and immerse yourself in the beautiful landscape. After a light refreshment, you head to Maasai Mara. Check in the resort ( Kimana or similar ). Spend your time at leisure that evening at the camp fire. Dinner and rest at the resort.
Day 03 to Day 06:
Enjoy morning/ evening game drives at Maasai Mara game reserve with packed breakfast and lunch. Maasai Mara is home for the Big 5 and during this period, one can witness some very interesting river crossings and hunts. This is the best season to explore Mara.
Get up at liesure, have breakfast and drive to Nairobi. Lunch would be served enroute. We would stop over at a curio shop for you to purchase the articles which the Maasai tribe make. End of tour.
50% advance to be paid on the time of booking, balance 50% on or before July 15th 2019
All guests have to carry their original/valid Yellow fever and Oral polio certificates along with valid passport (must have a minimum 6 months validity from the return date )during travel
VISA must be applied online. We shall share the link once the booking is done
Any bank dollar conversion charges increase or fluctuation would be borne by the guests, this would be intimated if required on a timely basis
Maasai village visIt is optionaL and can be arranged at a cost of USD 30 per person per visit
Balloon safari is optional and cost per drive would be USD 650
Bandhavgarh is a combination of two words, Bandhav meaning brother and Garh meaning Fort. The legend says Lord Rama had gifted this beautiful fort to his loving brother Lakshmana. This ancient fort lies in the hillock of the Vindhya ranges in the district of Umaria. The forests is divided into three zones, Tala, Magadi and Khitouli. The park constitutes of 448 sq kms and the buffer zone extends to about 466 sq kms. Last couple of years it was Tala zone where the maximum number of tigers were sighted, making it as The Premium zone, but this season Magadi and Khitouli zones stole the show. The last official census claimed that there were 63 tigers in the 448 sq kms. Chances of seeing a tiger at Bandhavgarh is high compared to the other national parks. The tiger population has been increasing with many cubs being born in the last couple of years. Every tiger has been given a name here!!! Some of the world famous Tigers from this park are Charger, Mohini, Sita. The famous tigers today are B2, Bheem, Rajbehra Female, Kankati and Dotty.
Summer (March to September): 19^C to 46^c Winter (October to February): 2^C to 30^C.
Jabalpur. It is about 5 hours jouney from Jabalpur.
Best Time to visit
January to March & November to December.
Arrive at Jabalpur or Katni. Transportation would be arranged from Jabalpur and Katni at an additional cost. Guests have to reach before 10AM to these locations. Arrive at the resort for a quick lunch and get ready to make your maiden visit into the forests of Bandhavgarh. The topography varies between steep ridges, undulating, forests and open meadows. With the density of the Royal Bengal being the highest here in India, one has got a very good chance to see these beauties in close quarters. Retrun to the resort by 7PM for a nice campfire followed by dinnner. Retire for the day.
Wake up call at 5.30AM. After a hot cup of tea, get inside the forests. Winter mornings are really chilled and one needs to snug under the blanket. The frsh air of the jungle refreshens our sole. The chirping birds welcome you with their chorus. The forests wakes up as the King is on the move. Early mornings are one of the best time to view the magficient tigers. In summers, late afternoon brings these cats to the water holes. Apart from the tiger the elusive leopard also has its home in these jungles. Their stealth and camoflauge makes it very difficult to sight them. But one doesn't take his/her eyes off when they get to see the leopard. Retrun to the resort for a much needed breakfast and rest. Noon in winters is a good time to take a stroll around the property before lunch. Affter lunch, it is again safari time. While coming back, one can taste the local cuisine at the shops adjoining the forest roads. Retire at the resort listening to the stories of the famous tigers of Bandhavgarh.
Wake up call at 5.30AM. One can go for the morning drive or just laze around in the property. Winters are very good time to sigth the birds. Summers are better to get into the forest to get the last look at the Tiger and bid him good bye. Check out after breakfast. End of tour.
PER PERSON COST: INR 10,999 /- onwards.
(Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).
Jim Corbett National park, is the oldest park in India which was established in the year 1936 to protect the Bengal tiger. There are close to 70,000 visitors every year and the crowd has been on the increase. Corbett has got more than 488 species of ‘fauna’ and a variety of plants. This makes it one of the best parks in the world. Apart from Royal Bengal Tiger Corbett is also a home to a sizeable population of the endangered Asiatic elephant and other critically endangered species including the Ghariyal. Some of the other known mammal species reside in Corbett include Asiatic Black Bear, Hog Deer, Sambar, Sloth Beer, Yellow-throated marten, Otters and many more to list. Corbett also hosts a diversity of aqua fauna and birdlife with approximately 600 species including the great pied hornbill, white-Backed Vulture, Hodgson's bushchat, orange breasted green pigeon, Pallas fish eagle, golden oriole, tawny fish owl, Indian Pitta, Scarlet Minivet and reptile like the critically endangered Ghariyal, mugger Crocodiles, the king Cobra and many more to list. The tiger is not only the star attraction of the Jim Corbett National Park but is the most celebrated of the wild animals in India. This wonderful creature of God symbolizes the power of nature and finds an important place in our culture, mythology and legends. The majesty has been treated and worshiped as the ruler of the forest.
Summer (March to September): 19^C to 46^C (October to February): 2^C to 30^C.
New Delhi. It is about 5 to 6 hours jouney from Delhi.
Ramnagar. A lot of trains ply from Old Delhi to Ramnagar. Bookings need to be made in advance.
January to March & November to December.
Arrive at Ramnagar around 4:45AM by an overnight train from Delhi.Drive to a home stay at Ramnagar. Enjoy the short drive through the little but buzy town. After some nice hot tea and freshing up, proceed towards the famous gate of the Bijrani range. The Corbett forests is divided in to three major zones. Dhikala, which is more of sal forests and grass lands. Bijrani, which is more wooded, drier and has a diverse vegetation. Jhirna is more of a scrub jungle. Bijrani is home for a hugge variety of mamals and birds. It is one of the highest wildlife populated areas of Corbett National Park. After a thrilling jungle drive, return to the resort for a much needed breakfast and rest. One can walk around the resort or go towards the Ramnagar town to purchase the wollen jackets, t-shirts, caps and other forest wear from the road side shops. One can witness the thriving tourism industry around the park. Lunch is served at 1PM onwards. The after noon safari starts by 2.30PM. Afternoon is a good time to go near the water holes and wait. The alarm calls of the deers guide us to where the cats are. Return to the resort by 6.30PM. Campfire is a nice place to make new friends and share our jungle experiences. Dinner and retire at the resort.
Wake up call is at 5.30AM. After a nice cup of hot tea proceed towards the gate. Mornings are the best time to view birds. Bijrani boasts more than 300 species of birds. the major birds are Peacock, pheasant, pigeon, owl, hornbill, barbet, lark, myna, magpie, minivet, patridge, thrush, tit, nuthatch, wagtail, sunbird, bunting, oriole, kingfisher, drongo, dove, woodpecker, duck, teal, eagle, stork, cormorant, falcon, bulbul, flycatcher,redstartandgull. Apart from the Royal Bengal tiger, Corbett is home for leopard, elephant, spotted deer, sambar, nilgai, hog deer, barking deer, sloth bear, wild boar, ghural, langur and rhesus monkey. Reptiles at Corbett National Park:Corbett National Park is no less when it comes to aqua fauna and reptiles. The most found reptiles are Indian marsh crocodile or mugger, gharial, king cobra, common krait, cobra, Russels viper, python and monitor lizard. The fishes found here are golden mahsheer fish and Goonch Catfish other than many more found. After the evening drive, one can opt ( for an additonal cost) to go towards the Dhikala gate. Both the sides of the road are sal forests and the pleasant breeze makes one feel in heaven.
Wake up a little late. Walks and treks around the periphery of the park is highly recommended at Corbett. Go for a guided walk ( additional cost) or take a stroll aroundd the resort. Listen to the songs of the winged beauties. Return to the resort for a sumptious breakfast and depart to Delhi. End of tour.