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India is the only place on Earth, where one gets to sight a wild Tiger at its natural surroundings. With a rich biodiversity, India is one of the most sought out destinations of the World. Ruled by great Kings, this country still holds up its tradition and love for nature. The Tiger is the national animal and is revered by one and all. The tiger tourism has grown leap and bounds over the past years and the revenue generated from tourism is efficiently used by the Government for conserving its treasure.
Central India is known as the Tiger capital of the World. This is because of the huge national parks present and its very high density of tigers. The famous parks of Bandhavgarh, Tadoba, Pench and Kanha are home for very high population of tigers. And at these parks, one gets to sight them very frequently and very close. Join us on this magnificent journey to the Tiger Capital.
Tour Highlights - The 10 nights 11 days tour covers Tadoba, Pench , Bandhavgarh and Kanha parks. These were the places which inspired great authors like Kipling to pen down his Mowgli story. The famous BBC movie, Spy Cam was shot in these parks. The tour is designed in a way that every guest would enjoy the beauty of the jungles and carry home a life time memory. The places of stay are suited for all and they are awarded for their best services and have a very high rating.
Best Time to visit
September to end May. June is prefer by few who can withstand the heat of Central India!!
Day 01 (B):
Arrive at Delhi. Our representative with our drivers with placards will be waiting to receive you with the well know Indian smile. You then would be transferred to your hotel for a much needed rest. Spend the day at leisure at the hotel.
Day 02 (BLD):
The flight from Delhi to Nagpur is early in the morning. It reaches Nagpur by 8.45AM noon. The drive from Nagpur to Tadoba is about 4 hours. Breakfast would be en-route. We would reach Tadoba for lunch. After lunch proceed for the first drive into the jungle.
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is a Tiger reserves in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state in central India. It is notable as Maharashtra's oldest and largest National Park. It is one of India's 41 "Project Tiger" - Tiger reserves. Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve was established as second Tiger Reserve in the Maharashtra State, in 1994-95.
Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve area constitutes a unique ecosystem, comprising, wide variety of flora and fauna including diverse and rich avi-fauna with unique natural scenic beauty. Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve is a popular tourist destination in India. Dinner and retire at the resort.
Day 03 (BLD):
Enjoy morning and evening drives into the jungle. Lucky ones will get a sight of the phantom of the forest at close quarters. The tigers of Tadoba have been living closely with humans for ages. The humans / tribes used to live in these jungle in harmony with the wild. These villages have now been shifted outside the jungle. But one can see the remains of old houses inside the jungle. Even today a road costa cross the park and sighting the tigers with their cubs on these roads are common. Dinner and stay at the resort.
Day 04 (BLD):
Leave Tadoba after breakfast and drive to another famous park of Central India known as Pench. It was from here and Kanha , Kipling was inspired to create his factional character called Mowgli. Pench is one if the best maintained parks in India. It boasts a varied wildlife of mammals and birds. The sight of the playful monkey kids is a treat to ones’ eyes. You will be staying at a home stay where you get to experience the traditional cuisines and hospitality of India.
Day 05 (BLD):
Summers get pretty hot and winters get cold as Pench is almost in the centre of India. But the forests turns magical in winters and the tiger sightings are at its best in summers. Two states of India, Madhya Pradesh and Maharastra border the park making it very unique. We will be visiting both the sides of the park as the big cat density is good at both the forests. Today you would be enjoying both the morning and evening safaris in the jungle. Stay and dinner at the home stay in Pench.
Day 06 (BLD):
After breakfast we would drive to Kanha. Kanha is one of the most beautiful parks in the World. The meadows of Kanha has been an inspiriton for many great poets. Kanha is the only place where the twelve horned deer known as ‘ Barasingha’ is found.
Enjoy the evening drive in these forests and drown yourself in the beauty of it. The bird life of Kanha is equal to that of Corbett in winters. The colourful Copper Smith barbet is commonly found here. The forest of Central India is also home for the most successful predator, the Wild Dog or Dhole as it is called. They are found in packs and the prey seldom escapes their attack. They are also known to chase tigers form their kills.
Day 07 (BLD):
We do another morning drive in the forests and after breakfast we head to our last leg of the tour. We head to Bandhavgarh, known as the Tiger capital of the World. It was home for B2- or Charger, a tiger known for charging at the jeeps. It was Charger along with his mate Sita which put Bandhavgarh on the wildlife map of the world. It was also home for the famous Kaluva, a ferocious tiger. People who have sighted this tiger have always trembled after seeing into his eyes. Now the cubs of these famous tigers rule this jungle. The high density of the tigers in the tourism zone makes this forests a photographer’s paradise. No one has ever returned without sighting a tiger in Bandhavgarh. Enjoy your evening drive into this forests hearing to the alarm calls of the deers and monkeys. Dinner and stay at the resort.
Day 08 (BLD):
Bandhavgarh is divided into three zones. Today we will be visiting the other zones both in the morning and evening. There is a statue of a Indian God called as Vishnu, The Creator middle of the forest. The statue of the lying God is a must visit by tourists. After the morning drive, just chill at the pool and re-live your memories of the place.
Day 09 (BLD):
Wake up at leisure and after a nice breakfast, head to Jabalpur. Jabalpur an ancient city in central India on the shores of the holy river Narmada and on the tributary plains the Hiran, Gour, Ken and Sone rivers. The Narmada River valley is famous for its Marble Rocks, a unique formation where the whole river flows for nearly 2 kilometers between varied coloured and tinted marble rocks with a deep water fall. Its cardinal point are 23 degree 10'N latitude and 79 degree 57' E longitude with altitude of 393 meters mean sea level. We would be visiting this wonder of the world this evening. Stay at Jabalpur.
Day 10 (BLD):
After breakfast, take your flight to Delhi. Get dropped at the International airport to head home with life time memories and loads of images. End of tour.
PER PERSON COST: USD 2250 /- onwards. (Minimum 10 paxs)
(Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).
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.
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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