Rs. 24,500.00 onwards
Located 3500 mts above the sea level on the Annamalai hills, this is one of the most beautiful pollution free places on the earth. The last thousand years have got a unprecedented change on this landscape. From one of the most serene forests, a portion of this place has been converted into tea estates. The humans have evolved and changed, but the wild remains as wild as it was a 100 years back. It is home for the famous Lion Tailed Macaque, an endemic species. Just a walk on the hair pin bends along the mountain side would bring one on the lap of Mother Nature. Songs from the multitude birds would be heard throughout the day. The nocturnal creatures have their melody after dark. The small rivulets and the cascades provide the most soothing sight to any ones’ eyes. Facility with a kind hospitality is assured to one at Valparai. It is a place to be visited not just once but once every year in your life span. Visit and enjoy the pleasure of Nature and keep your green memories alive.
Winter Season(November to February): 17^C to 25^C and Summer:(April to July):27^C to 30^C.
How to reach Valparai
Best Time to visit Valparai
All year round except for Monsoons.
As per Itinerary
Drive from Coimbatore to Valparai. The drive takes one through the curving road up the hill. One can find the Nilgiri thar, and endemic of this biosphere, precariously climbing the slopes foraging grass. One can witness the young ones trying to catch up with their mothers. Reach Valparai by noon. Enroute one would bump into the resident group of the endangered Lion Tailed Macaques. After lunch come back again to see this family monkeying on the canopy. One can witness how they have adapted to coexist with the humans. Spend the evening walking around the property enjoying the cool breeze. Dinner and rest at Valparai.
Wake up call by 6.30, freshen up and proceed to the outskirts of Valparai. Early mornings mist and the fresh air makes one feel that they are in heaven. The estates which cover the side of the hills are a home for many winged beauties. This is an ideal place for landscape photography. It is home for the winter migrants like the grey headed canary flycatcher, kashmir flycatcher, verditer flycatcher, oriental white-eye, great tit, bulbuls, black and orange flycatcher etc. One doesn’t realize how time flies in the garden. After shooting till 10 AM, come out to enjoy hot south Indian delicacies. Get back to the estates to get a glimpse of the Great pied hornbill nesting (seasonal). Evening take a stroll at the bazaar road, enjoy the view of the mountain tops and the buzzing market place. Return to the hotel for dinner and rest.
Wake up call by 6.30, freshen up and proceed to Kalmadi road. The drive takes one through the most pristine jungles of South India. One would often see the herds of elephants grazing by the road side and sometime you can see the Nilgiri Langur too. Lucky ones would get to see the elusive leopard. Go about the beautiful places in and around Valparai.
Wake up at your leisure. After breakfast and a small stroll around the property, we would drive back to Coimbatore to get back to our respective locations with memories of the heaven on earth.
PER PERSON COST: INR 24,500 /- onwards.
(Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).
After the big herds of the wildebeests and the ungulates cross over to Tanzania from Mara, the dotted plains of Mara are left with a few of them and the antelopes. This makes things difficult for the cats, and they have to venture out of their territory to hunt. This is the season to get the best of the big cats in acton. The grass is short and green which makes sighting a treat to ones’ eyes. The resident herbivores enjoy this fresh grass and are found in plenty. The Big cats as have to move out of their dens for food. This makes the Maasai Mara the best place to sight and photograph the animals.
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
Between August and November.
Masai Mara Safari
Included. As per the itinerary.
arrive to JKIA, Nairobi by Kenyan air which reaches by 12 noon. Our drivers would be ready to pick up up and drop you at Wilson airport. Freshen up at the Wilson airport, have breakfast and board the flight to Maasai Mara game reserve. Check in the resort. Lunch is served at 1PM. After lunch, proceed for the afternoon game drive. Enjoy the Sundowners on the plains of Mara and return to the resort for a hot dinner and much needed rest.
Leave early with packed breakfast and lunch for a full day game drive at Maasai Mara game reserve. Try to catch the Big cats in action , early mornings and the other animals through the day. Return to the resort at sunset for a much needed hot wash and dinner. Stay at the resort.
Early morning game reserve with packed breakfast and lunch. Get dropped at the air strip at 3PM to catch the flight to Nairobi, JKIA airport. Carry home memories from the weekend. End of tour.
Guests opting to traveling by road to Mara are requested to arrive at Nairobi , JKIA by Kenya airlines which reaches by 05.50. They would have to freshen up at the JKIA airport and would be driven to our camp ( Beyond Roads Mara camp ) . The drive is through the rift valley, where the guests get down to get a view of the escarpment and the large rift valley. One can purchase interesting curios from the shops here. The guests out reach the camp for lunch.
Guests traveling by road, have to eave Maasai Mara on Day 3 by 10AM.
Suggested return flight is Kenyan air which departs from Nairobi by 23.30.
Cost per person on twin sharing basis :
Delux camp - Kimana Mara camp
Luxury camp - Zebra Plains Mara camp
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).
India is known for its cultural, heritage and wildlife for ages. Anyone who has visited this country is sure to return to relive the memories.
The wildlife of India boasts a number of beautiful sanctuaries and is home to many animals, birds and other species. India is one among the top places on Mother Earth with such a high biodiversity. Its Flora is varied is beyond words.
One can view the best of wildlife and nature during their visit to the North Indian wildlife parks. Some of the most sought- after parks out of a total of 490 parks in India are found in the Northern part of the country.
Tour Highlights - Our journey to the parks of North India has been designed to make our guests experience the wildlife at close quarters, walk on the ground where the legendary Sir Jim Corbett roamed and live like the Rajput kings of Ranthambore. The 10 nights and 11 days trip will cover the world famous parks of Corbett tiger reserve, Ranthambore tiger reserve, the oldest city of Delhi and the pink city of Jaipur. The entire trip is planned so well, to make it very enjoyable and ensures that one enjoys the culture and wildlife at their own pace.
Best Time to visit
Through out the year!
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):
After breakfast, you would be taken on a side seeing tour at Delhi. With a rich history and its spellbinding monuments, Delhi is dotted with some jaw-dropping attractions to explore. The cultural blend of deep-rooted Old Delhi and the effervescent New Delhi is enormously striving. The monuments in Delhi have the fusion of all artistic masterpieces from different dynasties. From the carvings of Mughal rulers to astonishing Islamic architecture, Delhi never gives up a chance to leave an impression on its visitors. After tea, you will proceed to Ramnagar by road. Dinner and stay at a resort at Ramnagar.
Day 03 (BLD):
Have a very early start with packed breakfast and proceed to the world famous Corbett Tiger reserve. The drive to the forests rest house takes two and half hour. The drive through the SAL forests is a dream come true. We would stop at the Crocodile point to watch the beauty of the oldest land mammals basking on the rocks. This is one of the very few place where one can find the Gharials ( long snouted crocodiles ) in the world. Reach the FRH for lunch. After lunch and a little rest, proceed for your first jungle safari. The forests welcomes you with the multitude of birds songs, cool breeze and wildlife sightings.
Corbett is home for to approximately 110 tree species, 50 mammals' species, 580 bird species, and 25 reptile species. The quality flowing Ramganga river which cuts across the jungle is music to your ears. The grass lands of Dhikala are home for large herds of elephants during the summer months. Winter this place turns magical. Dinner and stay at the forests rest house.
Day 04 (BLD):
Enjoy the morning and evening jungle drivers at the Corbett tiger reserve. Our well trained guides and drivers will try their best to track the Tiger in these beautiful forests. The sight of a tiger at Corbett is any wildlife, nature lover’s dream come true. Only vegetarian food is served inside the FRH as it is in the core of the jungle. The hygienic vegetarian food will definitely tickle your taste buds. The mouth watering North Indian delicacies are the specialities out here. one can also opt for a hot plate of Noodle and an omelette at a small restaurant for a very minimal additional cost.
Day 05 (BLD):
After a short jungle drive, you will be transferred back to Ramnagar to freshen up and proceed to Delhi. Lunch would be en-route. You would reach Delhi for dinner and stay.
Day 06 (BLD):
We would take the early morning train from Delhi to Sawai Modhpur with packed breakfast. Sawai Modhpur is the feeder town for Ranthambhore. It is a buzzing town with hotels and resorts. The city is never devoid of action. One has to stay here to do the jungle drives in the park. After reaching and a little rest, we would visit the famous fort inside the Ranthambore jungle.
Ranthambore is known for its forts and moments of the yesteryear kings who lived inside the park. Now these monuments have become home to the famous tigers of the park. Ranthambore was home for the most photographed wild tiger called Machli. Her daughters and grand daughters are now ruling this place now. If we reach late.
Day 07/08 (BLD):
Enjoy the morning and evening drives in the jungles of Ranthambore. This former royal hunting ground and home to tigers, leopards and marsh crocodiles. Its landmarks include the imposing 10th-century Ranthambore Fort, on a hilltop, and the Ganesh Mandir temple. Also in the park, Padam Talao Lake is known for its abundance of water lilies. Winter are very pleasant and a camp fire is set up at the resort in the evenings. Hot grilled vegetables and chicken are specially made and served at the lawn. Summers get pretty hot, so the swim in the pool at the resort is soothing for all.
One can enjoy the very good spread of Indian and European cuisine at the resort. The shops along side the main road sells a lot of traditional Rajasthani dresses and paintings. one can shop at ease after the safari hours.
Day 09 (BLD):
After breakfast, we would drive down to Jaipur. It is known as the pink city because of its beautiful sandstone buildings. It is the capital of Rajasthan and it is one of the most beautiful cities of the World. Jaipur holds the distinction of being the first planned city of India. Renowned globally for its coloured gems, the capital city of Rajasthan combines the allure of its ancient history with all the advantages of a metropolis. We would freshen up at the hotel and head out for sight seeing. Dinner and retire at the hotel.
Day 10 (BLD):
Wake up at leisure and after a nice breakfast, head to Delhi by road. Side seeing on the way. Lunch Enroute Stay at Delhi.
Day 11 (BLD):
As always said, ‘all good things come to an end’, this journey also ends today. You would be dropped at the airport to take your flights back home. End of tour.
PER PERSON COST: USD 2250 /- onwards. (Minimum 10 paxs)
(Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).