Rs. 23,000.00 onwards
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.
Kanha Tiger reserve is also known as Kanha National park is the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh. It is home for more than 1000 species of plants and trees. It is one of the very few places on earth where the forests is interspersed with the meadows. The highland forests are tropical moist dry deciduous type and of a completely different nature with bamboo. And these are some of the favorite places of the tigers. Kanha Tiger Reserve has species of tiger, leopards, wild dogs, wild cats, foxes and jackals. Among the deer species, Swamp Deer or Hard Ground Barasingha is pride of the place as it is the only sub species of swamp deer in India.
Summer:(April to June) Max Temperature can go upto 43^c Monsoons :(Mid June to September), Winters:(November to Febraury) Tempeartures can drop to -2^c.
How to reach Kanha National Park
Jabalpur. It is 170 kms from Kanha.
Gondia. It is 145 kms from Kanha.
Best Time to visit Kanha National Park
November to March the weather is pleasant. April, May and early, June it gets extremely hot at Kanha. But during summers the sightings of the big cats are high as they come near the water holes regurarly.
Kanha Jungle Safari
Arrive at Nagpur airport on or before 8.30 AM,drive to Kanha and reach the resort around lunch time. After lunch head to the meadows of Kanha for the first jungle safari.After soaking into the jungle atmosphere, retire for an early start next morning.
Day 02 & 03:
Enjoy the morning and evening drives in the forests of Kanha. Meet in the evening for some Learnings, knowledge sharing and/or Wildlife Movie about rich flora and fauna of this large tiger reserve. More details on this once we get there.
Enjoy the morning drive to get one final glimpse of the Tiger. Return to resort to at 10AM, quickly packup and leave for Jabalpur airport for our flights back home.
PER PERSON COST: INR 15,000/- onwards.
(Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).
Nestled in the Satpuda hill ranges of Forsyth’s and Dunbar’s Central India, this magical piece of land is referred to as The Magical Melghat. The mystic landscape of Melghat has vast tracts of inviolate natural forests consisting of unique and representative ecosystems with rich Bio-diversity . The varied habitats offered by deep valleys ( locally known as Khoras ) and high hills ( locally known as Ballas ), is daunted with rivers and nallas having water all the year round in the ‘Dohs’. Covering an area of 1676.93-sq-km area, Melghat is an important biodiversity repository of Maharashtra. It is home to more than 750 plant species of 97 families, including 90 trees species, 66 shrubs species, 316 herbs species, 56 climbers, 23 sedges and 99 grass species and 73 tigers, the reserve houses 41 species of mammals, 260 species of birds, 24 species of fish and 160 species of reptiles.
Best Time to visit
Jan to May and October to December
How to reach
Nearest airport - Nagpur
Nearest station - Amravati.
Reach Nagpur on or before 9AM. Our representative with the vehicle would be waiting to receive you at the airport. Guests arriving by train are requested to arrive the previous night and stay over at Nagpur and join the others on Day 1 at the Nagpur airport. The drive from Nagpur to Shahnoor takes about 6 hours. You would be stopping for lunch enroute at a veg hotel. Reach the resort by 4PM. Settle in your allocated accommodations. The skipper would meet you all at the lawn to brief about the trip. Groups would then proceed for a interesting Night safari. Dinner and retire at the resort.
Wake up early at 5AM, proceed to the first jungle drive. Safaris would be done by gypys and other SUVs depending. There would be only 4 participants per vehicle to ensure every one gets a window seat for better views of the forests. The participants would be split into two groups and sent to two zones. This zones would be alternated for subsequent safaris. The safaris duration is for 4 hours both in the mornings and evenings. Morning break fast would be served inside the jungle. Lunch would be served at 1PM to 2PM. Afternoon safari would start at 2.30PM. Meet at 7PM to clear any doubts on photography and also share tips to your new friends!! Dinner and retire at the resort.
Though the tigers and leopards are very elusive , one stands a very good chance to sight them during the hot summers. They would be found generally near the water holes quenching their thirst. The other common mammals found here are the sloth bear, barking deers, wild dogs, wild boar, sambhar deers, cheetahs, Nilgai, Indian Gaur, Jackal and Indian fox. The mamas one can expect to sight during the night safaris are Ratel, Indian crested porcupine, Palm Civet and the sometimes the Pangolin.
The forests is home to a multitude of birds. The common ones are Black headed Oriole, Magpir Robin, Lapwings, Racket table drongo, Iora, Indian peafowl, Indian pitta ( found during the summers ), red jungle fowl, Indian grey hornbilll, Owls, Wood peckers, Cresent serpent eagle etc.
There are many reptiles which are rare but can be sighted on a lucky day!!
After a hot tea, proceed to the last safari inside the jungle. Check out at 11AM. Lunch enroute. Drop at Nagpur airport/ station. Return trains or flights from Nagpur to be on or after 8PM. End of tour.
Requirement - Valid/ Current year School/ College ID cards Tour dates - any two nights- April 11th to May 7th
PER PERSON COST: INR 9999 per student.
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 dn other i=ungulates cross to the Mara during end July to October. This event attracts more than half a million tourists every year to Maasai Mara!
Summer (March to September) 22 Deg C to 40 Deg C Winter (October to February) 5 Deg C to 25 Deg C.
How to reach Masai mara
Nairobi International airport.
Best Time to visit Masai Mara
The best time to witness the Wildebeest migration is between August and September.
Masai Mara Safari
Included. As per the itinerary.
Day 01 Sept 8th 2019 :
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.
Day 02 Sept 9th 2019 :
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 ). After lunch, head to your first safari inside the Maasai Mara. Spend your time at leisure that evening at the camp fire. Dinner and rest at the resort.
Day 03 & Day 05 Sept 10th to Sept 13th :
Enjoy full day 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.
Today we start very early and reach the main crossing point of the river.Today is the day to witness the greatest spectacle on earth. It is an event which every wildlife lover wants to witness in person. The Wildebeests are very suspicious to enter the river, but the build up from behind makes the first one to take the leap, then it is chaos.I'm sure after witnessing this , you would keep repeating the story to your great grand children.
Day 06 Sept 14th:
After a short safari in the morning, 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.
PER PERSON COST: USD 2019/- Ex- Mumbai.
(Additional 5% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).