- Accommodation on twin sharing (2 persons sharing room) mentioned hotels or similar on Bed & Breakfast basis
- Arrival/departure transfer & sightseeing with private air-conditioned vehicles
- Tours as per programme
- Services of English speaking local guides for sightseeing as per above program
- Economy class flight from Delhi to Nagpur
- Overnight sleeper train from Jabalpur for Delhi (AC sleeper 2nd class)
- Pench NP – 3 Jungle safaris
- Kanha NP – 5 Jungle safaris
- Entrance fees and game park permits to all relevant sights
- All presently applicable taxes
Above mentioned costs do not include any International Air fare, airport tax, Visa fee, unspecified meals, drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, grauity tips, insurance and any other expenses of personal nature, Single room supplements and any optional additional tours or activities during free time and not mentioned above. Tipping is an entriry personal gesture.
Day 01: Delhi
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to hotel your hotel, day at leisure. Overnight in Delhi. (Meals: No Meals)
Day 02 & 03: Delhi – Pench National Park
Today we take an early morning flight from Delhi to Nagpur with an onward transfer to Pench National Park. Pench is located in the southern reaches of the Satpura hill range in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Spread over 275km the park hosts a good population of Bengal tiger. The park is mostly covered by small hills and well-stocked teak mixed forest. Tigers, though for the greater part elusive, tend to inhabit the prey-rich belt by the Pench River, which meanders through the undulating terrain. Leopards, sambar, nilgai, chital also operate in the peripheral areas. Jungle cats, Indian and palm civets can also be spotted. Additionally, there are more than 170 species of birds including several migratory species.
We ‘ll enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in private jeeps. Overnight will be spent at one of the nearby reserve camps featuring semi-permanent tented or cottage accommodation. Each tent/cottage has solid flooring, a spacious living room, bedroom and ensuite bathroom with hot and cold running water, flush toilet and a 220V electricity connection with battery recharging facility. Overnight in Pench NP (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 04: Pench NP – Kanha
This morning enjoy the last of your game drives at Pench. Afternoon transfer to Kanha National Park and check in. Our accomodation is ‘lodge style’ in an open forest setting. Overnight in Kanha (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 05 & 06: Kanha
Full day exploring Kanha’s wildlife with early morning and afternoon safaris in Kanha National Park. It is widely considered the greatest of India’s wildlife reserves, and it is also the setting of Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’. The park encompasses some 940-sq km of deciduous forest, savannah grassland, hills and an extensive network of rivers and streams, and has been part of the Indira Gandhi’s Project Tiger, since the 1950’s, and it is home to an estimated 200 tigers.
Also present in the natural habitat is a variety of wildlife including leopard, chital, sambar, swamp deer, Indian bison, striped hyena, panther, antelope, Barasingha or swamp deer (plucked from near extinction in the 1960s) and of course, tiger. Safaris are undertaken in jeeps (4 game drives). Overnight in Kanha (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 07: Kanha – Delhi
It’s an early morning start for a jungle safari, before the drive to Jabalpur to board the Gondwana 2nd class air-conditioned express northbound to Delhi. Game drive (1). Overnight Train (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 08: Delhi
Early arrival at Delhi station, transfer and check-in at your hotel. Later, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi taking in the impressive Red Fort – a ghostly vision of Mughal splendour and Jama Masjid – India’s oldest and largest mosque. Later a tour of New Delhi. Offering a real contrast to the congestion of Old Delhi, open andrelatively streamlined New Delhi was built as the imperial capital of India by the British. Highlights include the majestic India Gate, Rajpath and bustling Connaught Place. A visit is also made to Qutab Minar, a massive tower built to proclaim the arrival of Islam in India in the 11th century and then visit a carpet emporium. Overnight in Delhi (Meals: No Meals)
Day 09: Depart Delhi
Transfer to airport for onward journey.
Delhi, Colonel’s Retreat • 3 Star – Every comfort and amenity – wrapped in elegance, Colonel’s Retreat is New Delhi’s best-kept secret. A great favourite with business travellers and overseas tourists alike, we offer our guests a truly comfortable, elegant place to stay, while maintaining the highest world-class standards of hospitality.
Kanha, Tuli Resort • 4 Star –Gracing the banks of Banjar River, Tuli Tiger Resort represents the rich, vibrant heritage of rural India. It offers a picturesque wildlife setup and a true jungle ambience. The resort features a restaurant, bar, lounge, and offers 26 air-conditioned cottages with twin beds, mosquito net, fan, telephone, electric kettle, private bathroom with shower, internal and external sitting area.
Bandhavgarh , Monsoon Forest • 3 Star – Monsoon Forest Lodge is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. Featuring six beautifully appointed cottages, and six luxury tents, all including an in-room fan, air-conditioning, shower, in-room safe, and satellite/cable TV. Facilities include an outdoor pool, massage treatments.
Khajuraho, Clarks Hotel • 5 Star – Located near the Khajuraho 9th century temples and heritage sites, Clarks Khajuraho offers exceptional hospitality and tastefully designed accommodation. With an array of facilities including free WiFi and a spa centre, Clarks Khajuraho provides an exceptional service and rooms feature air-conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, kettle, bath robes and slippers.
Delhi, Novotel New Delhi Aerocity Hotel •4 Star – Adjacent to both international & domestic airport terminals, the Novotel New Delhi Aerocity is well connected through the Airport Express Line, just 5 minutes away. Modern and comfortable, the Novotel New Delhi Aerocity offers an exceptional culinary experience comprising of Indian, Asian and European flavours coupled with an impeccable ambience.
|Tiger Trails (Private) 8 Nights /9 Days||Prices From per person (2 sharing)||Prices From per person Single Room|
|December 2023 (up to 11 Dec)||£1685||£2415|
At a Glance
Guided Tours or Private Journey · 10 Days / 9 Nights from £1305 per perrson
- Starts: Delhi Ends: Delhi
- Departs: Any day (October – June)
- Hotel Rating: 4 star & Heritage hotels
- Tour Guide: Yes – guided by local tour guide
- Meals: Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 5, Dinner: 5
- Visiting: Delhi, Pench NP & Kanha NP
- Countries: India
Where best to see this majestic tiger but for the very heart of Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’ in Pench NP and Kanha NP one of India’s greatest wildlife reserves.