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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.
Best Time to visit
January to March & November to December.
Arrive at Delhi from your home destinations. Our drivers would be ready to pick you up from the airport to drive you to Ramnagar. Have lunch enroute. Reach the resort by late evening. The tour skipper would brief you all about the next four days program. Dinner and retire at the resort
Wake up early morning, and proceed towards the most sought off zone at Corbett, The Dhikala Grass lands. The entry gate is about 30 kms from the resort and the winding roads during winters would make you dream. Wear warm clothes to protect yourself from the elements. Snugging under a thick jacket and blanket is always fun!! At the gate, you have to produce your original id cards and get the permits. Our drives and the tour skipper would help you in this. You have entered the jungle now!! The drive to the FRH would take about two hours. The pristine jungle of Corbett, will take you off your feet with its breath taking landscapes. Luck people have encountered the Big cat as soon as they enter the jungle!! So keep your fingers crossed. Reach the FRH ( Forest rest house ). Settle down. Lunch is served from 1PM. Only veg food is served at FRH as it is right in the core jungle. The Ramganga river flowing with the mist slowly trying to wake up is a sight you can never miss. After noon game drive starts at 2PM. Assemble on time to get the best out of your drives.Meet in the evening for some learnings, knowledge sharing on Wildlife Movie about Corbett Tigers etc. More details on this once we get there, over night at Dhikala forest rest House.
Our experienced drivers would take you across the grass lands. Their terrain and animal behavioural knowledge is second to none!! The cold breeze from the Ramganga river would make you think, why do i have to go back to an Urban town. For one last day, you would want to listen to the cracking sound of the wooden bridge across the river when you drive on top of it. Over night at FRH.
Wake up early, enjoy a small drive in the jungle. Today, you would be requested to have an early breakfast as you need to drive back to town. Transfer to Delhi by Road in AC vehicles.Drop at Delhi Airport, End of Tour..
PER PERSON COST: INR 35,999/- .
(Additional 5% of the tour cost would be charged as GST).
DHIKALA ZONE - COST INCLUDES:
DHIKALA ZONE - COST EXCLUDES:
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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
From the white sandy beaches in the East African coast, Kenya also boasts more than 42 national parks. It is home for the Big 5 and with its diverse landscapes, it is one of the top most visited destinations on Earth. From hand feeding the Giraffes, adopting a wild elephant, taking a balloon ride over the savannah, Kenya offers a variety of activities for all age groups.
Pleasant through out the year, Monsoons - April, May.
How to reach
Ethiopian Airlines - Mumbai to Mombasa - 11.40 - 18.00.
Kenya Airlines - Mumbai to Mombasa - 4.20 - 15.45
Best Time to visit Masai Mara
Pleasant through out the year, Monsoons - April, May.
Masai Mara Safari
Included. As per the itinerary.
Day 01 & 02:
Mombasa is one of the main attraction at Kenya. Mombasa offers a diverse marine life, world classs hotels and a very friendly atmosphere. The tropical climate around the year makes this a great tourist destination, filled with activities for all ages.
This rail is compared to Euro rail for its cleanlinesss and maintenance. The scenic route from Mombasa to Nairobi, takes one through the famous Savo national park. Tsavo was home for the man eating lions and the stories of how the Indian labourers survived their attack is still being shared.
Day 04 :
Boating on Lake Naivasha is what people throng for. The huge fishing eagles swoop down to gracefully pick up the unaware fishes. The hippos swine round the boat and the giraffes grace the banks of the lake. It is home for a multitude of birds whose chirps and songs are heard all day long.
It is the Most famous wildlife destination on Earth. More than 4 million wildebeest and ungulates try and crosss to Mara from Tanzania to find greener pastures. This annual migration attracts more than 1 million tourists!! Our experienced guides will take the guests to the right place at the right time to witness this action.
The Maasai tribes are a true testament of how humans can coexist with the wild.
A visit will take you closer to their lives. Learn how to make fire with bare hands and many more!! This is a City dweller’s dream.
On the way back, enjoy shopping the curios, maasai shawls, the very famous Kenya coffee for people back home.
PER PERSON COST: INR 75,000/- Ex- Mombasa.
Costing - Only for Off peak Season - Jan to May
Ever wondered doing jungle drives in the "Tiger Capital of the World"? We make that possible now and do it with taking care of your comfort both on and off the field. Sighting here is high and regular when compared to any other Tiger reserve in India and therefore a Dawn to Dusk safari makes perfect sense. With Tigers in all the zones, it's going to be lifetime experience in the jungle. Stay at one of the top Boutique resorts geared up to give you a memorable experience in the jungle surroundings. We often hear call of the wild from the resort and have seen Leopards and other cats few yards away from the main gate. They also have a variety of options to tickle your taste buds, the fun is in enjoying the mouthwatering local sweet called the Gulab Jamun and Rabri while being close to nature.
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 around 1PM by a flight from Mumbai/ Delhi/ Hyd, or Katni by 7.30 PM, drive to Bandhavgarh and reach the resort at Dinner time. After soaking into the jungle like atmosphere here, retire for an early start next morning.
pic credits - Subba Bangera
Wake up early morning for a hot tea. Proceed to the jungles of Bandhavgarh to sight the Tiger in its habitat. Enjoy the mouth watering Indian delicacies during the safaris. Villagers have set up stalls in-side the jungle to treat us with tea and refreshments. Continue the safari and return to the resort for breakfast. Rest for a while. Download the images taken that morning. Lunch would be served from1.00pm onwards. Afternoon safari at 2.30PM. Depending on the gate/zone, we would try to track the elusive cat and also capture the other animals. The evening light is magical at Bandhavgarh in the evenings, providing us a lot of opportunities to make very good pictures. Return to the resort. Get-together in the evenings for learning the tricks of wildlife photography. We would reviewing the imag-es of the day and try to improve our skills to make our picture better. Dinner and rest at the resort.
Guests traveling back by train from Katni, would have to leave Bandhavgarh by 20th May after safari and check into a hotel at Katni. ( at own cost , not included in the trip cost ) Gusts flying out of Jabalpur on 21st May, should get up early (like any safari day) to leave for Jabal-pur Airport by 4AM to take the flights to your final destinations.
PER PERSON COST: INR 34,999/- ( Incl of all taxes ) on twin sharing basis for Indian Nationals.
INR 54,999/- ( Incl of all taxes ) on single occupancy basis for Indian Nationals
USD 2000/- on twin sharing basis for Foreign Nationals
Seats would be allocated on first come first basis. 50% as advance at the time of booking and 50% of the tour cost to be paid as an advance on or by Feb 10th 2019.(Additional 10% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).