India the land of the Taj Mahal and Tigers !!
There are many options available to choose for an ideal adventureous and wildlife holiday. Be it predators specific safaries, like Tiger and Asiatic Lions safaries or birding watching tours or Adventure Sports like rafting in the Himalayan Rivers, trekking and camping in the hight altitude places, desert and mountain jeep safaries etc.wildlife safari
es : Starting New Delhi or any place of your choice in India, you would travel to any of the National Park in India. There are many national parks out of which the most famous are Bandhavgarh NP, Kahna NP, Corbett Tiger Resere, Ranthambhore NP in North and Central India, Bandipole or Nagarhole in South, Kaziranga NP in North East, Gir NP in the west are some of the better known park.
You would be taken on either open air jeep in safe and secured environment. There would be guide and driver to accompany you all the time when you venture in the Jungles of india.
Most sort itinerary is Mobile Tiger Safaries : This itinerary is designed for maximum wildlife and adventure experience. Trip involves travelling from one National park to another after the dinner. This gives the opportunity to sight night animals with search light
Adventure Sports: Desert jeep safaries, desert horse safaries, trekking and hgh altutude camping, white water rafting and skiing in the Himalayas.
White Water Rating : Starting from the higher reaches in the Himalayas the rafting trip can be of 3 days to 15 day duration
Desert Jeep Safari : The trip would take you to the interiors of Rajasthan and Gujarat. This would give you an oppourtunity to see the tribals and villager life of rural India.
Bird Watching : Early mornign and afternoon trips to places where is large variety of birds are found. Most famous for bird watching are Western Himalaya, North East India, West Ghat in South India and West India like Kutch in Gujarat.
Kanha & Bandhavgarh - 8nights/9days
Ex Jabalpur/Nagpur – 19th November 2010 & 3rd April 2011
Highlights of the Tour:
1. Visit India’s most popular Tiger Parks – Bandhavgarh and Kanha.
2. Stay in the finest eco-lodges at Kanha and Bandhavgarh.
3. Get an insight into the tribal life and get acquainted with their day-to-day activities.
4. Learn more about wildlife with Karan Rana and share his experiences of Tiger country.
5. Get an insight into the various conservation programmes being run by Pugdundee Conservation Cell to protect the parks.
6. 5% of the tour value is donated for cattle compensation programs.
7. Departure guaranteed and maximum 10 guest per departure.
The lodge is spread in a sprawling estate of 12 acres in Rancha village, about 8-10 minutes drive from the park gate. It has 10 cottage rooms and 8 stilt cottage rooms with en-suite modern bathroom and large open verandas overlooking Sal forest and grasslands. Kings Lodge is environmentally sensitive, harmonious with the natural features of the site and accentuates natural daylight to all facilities. Local knowledge and art had been incorporated in the development and the lodge has been constructed using local manpower. The lodge has a multi cuisine dining hall, nature library, swimming pool and an in house team of experienced naturalists.
Kanha Earth Lodge:
Kanha Earth Lodge is spread in a forested area of 16 acres adjoining the buffer zone of Kanha in a small tribal hamlet. It is set deep within the jungle, in the Banjar Valley and shares its daily life with many wild inhabitants. The lodge architecture has been inspired by Gond tribal villages situated on the fringes of Kanha. The lodge has been built with high standard towards eco sensitivity, local village cooperation and a great wilderness experience. The lodge has 12 deluxe villas, a multi cuisine dining hall, a lounge and a swimming pool.
o Sketch Itinerary
Day 1: Delhi/Kanha: Catch morning flight to Nagpur/Jabalpur. Arrive and transfer to Kanha Earth Lodge. Orientation on Kanha National Park and a short walk. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Kanha: Morning and afternoon safari in the National Park to know more about tigers and their natural habitat.
Day 3: Kanha:Morning and afternoon safari.
Day 4: Kanha: Morning Jeep Safari. Afternoon guided nature walk along the Banjar river and a visit to Gond Tribal villages.
Day 5: Kanha/Bandhavgarh: Depart to Bandhavgarh (5 - 6 hours). Enroute visit to Fossil National park. Orientation on the national park. Overnight at Kings Lodge.
Day 6: Bandhavgarh: Morning and afternoon safari in the national park..
Day 7: Bandhavgarh: Morning safari and afternoon safari in the national Park.
Day 8: Bandhavgarh: Morning safari. In the afternoon visit Bandhavgarh Fort, which forms the heart of the Park.
Day 9: Bandhavgarh: Transfer to nearest rail head/airport for further connection.
Rs. 140000/- per couple on twin share.
Rs. 115000/- per person on single occupancy.
Tour cost Includes:
1. Accommodation in deluxe AC Cottages in the above mentioned Lodges.
2. All meals (8B, 8L, 8D) and tea/coffee service.
3. Non alcoholic beverages, mineral water and alcoholic house drinks
4. Shared Jeep safaris
in National Park with entries and guide included.
5. Safaris in open jeep.
6. In house activities like nature walk, bird watching and cycling on request.
7. Fort Visit in Bandhavgarh.
8. All taxes and relevant entry fees.
9. Transfers in Chauffeur driven AC vehicles as per program.
Does not include:
1. Elephant Safari.
2. To and Fro Rail/air ticket
3. Laundry, gratuities or any other personal expenses.