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13 Days Tiger Safaris Central India

TOUR SUMMARY

Region: Central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh
Duration: 13 Days/ 12 Nights tour by road and air
Areas covered: Delhi, Jabalpur, Bandhavgarh, Kanha & Nagpur
Category: Deluxe accommodation, park drives in exclusive safari vehicles

HIGHLIGHTS

Tiger sighting in the country’s top parks in Central India by exclusive 4 wheel drives and on elephant back accompanied by some of the finest local guides

INTRODUCTION

The two central Indian parks of Bandhavgarh and Kanha offer you the best opportunity to view and photograph tigers. The duration of time spent in each park has been planned so as to maximize your chances of wildlife viewing. Game drives in open jeeps along with elephant-back rides in Bandhavgarh and Kanha help track tigers and other game.

You are accompanied by our experienced local guides; who are well versed with the needs of professional photographers and have an intimate knowledge of their individual reserves to make your holiday both enriching & exciting.

OUTLINE ITINERARY

  • Day 01: Arrive Delhi
  • Day 02: Delhi – Bandhavgarh (Via Jabalpur)
  • Day 03 to 07: Bandhavgarh
  • Day 08: Bandhavgarh – Kanha
  • Day 09 to 12: Kanha
  • Day 13: Kanha – Delhi (Via Nagpur) & Departure

DETAILED ITINERARY

  • DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI

    - Arrive IGI airport Delhi (International Fights to be advised by you)
    - Complete customs, immigrations formalities and exit to arrival hall meeting lounge
    - START OF SERVICE
    - Met by our representative and transfer to the hotel (25 Min drive)
    - Overnight at the guest house
    - Amarya Haveli

  • DAY 02: DELHI to BANDHAVGARH via JABALPUR

    - In time transfer to the domestic airport to board the flight for Jabalpur
    - Fly Delhi / Jabalpur – IT 4375 (0710/0915 hr)
    - Arrive Jabalpur and depart by surface for Bandhavgarh (170 kms /4 hr drive)
    - Arrive Bandhavgarh and check in at the resort
    - Evening game drive into the Tiger reserve by mode of exclusive jeep accompanied by our local guide
    - Overnight at the Lodge
    - Kings Lodge
    - B, L, D

  • DAY 03 TO 07: BANDHAVGARH

    - Morning & Evening game drive into the National Park by mode of jeep and on elephant back (morning only) accompanied by our local guide
    - Overnight at the Lodge
    - Kings Lodge
    - B, L, D

    Please note that the parks in Central India are closed every Wednesday evening, hence there will be no afternoon drive on this day

  • DAY 08: BANDAVGARH TO KANHA

    - Morning depart by surface for Kanha (240 kms / 5 hr drive)
    - Arrive Kanha and check in at the lodge
    - Evening game drive into the National Park by mode of jeep and accompanied by our local guide
    - Overnight at the lodge
    - Kipling Camp
    - B, L, D

  • DAY 09 TO 12: KANHA

    - Morning & Evening game drive into the National Park by mode of jeep and on elephant back (morning only) accompanied by our local guide
    - Overnight at the lodge
    - Kipling Camp
    - B, L, D

  • DAY 13: KANHA TO DELHI via NAGPUR – DEPARTURE

    - Morning game drive into the National Park by mode of jeep and on elephant back accompanied by our local guide
    - Afternoon depart by surface for Nagpur airport (265 kms/ 5 hrs drive) to board the flight for Delhi
    - Fly Nagpur/Delhi – 6E 136 1805/1940 hr
    - Arrive Delhi and transfer to the hotel (Near to Airport) for wash and change
    - Late evening transfer to International Airport to board the flight for onward destination
    - Hotel Citypark Airport (for wash & change only)
    - B, L

    Tour Ends

Cost inclusions:

  • - Accommodation for 12 nights on twin share room basis with private facilities: Meals as indicated in the itinerary as B, L, D (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • - All surface transfers by air-conditioned private car (Toyota MUV)
  • - 10 game drives by exclusive jeeps at Bandhavgarh
  • - 10 game drives by exclusive jeeps at Kanha
  • - Service of an English speaking local guides/ naturalist: inclusive of guiding and park entry fees payable
  • - Room for wash and change for 3 hrs before departure (Near to airport)
  • - Assistance on arrival and departure at each destination

Cost exclusions:

  • - Any expenses of personal nature such as telephone calls, beverages, liquor and wines etc
  • - Meals are not included in the cost unless specified in the inclusions
  • - Elephant rides at Bandhavgarh & Kanha to be paid directly as per the safari availed (Approx. USD 18 per person per ride)
  • - Tips/ gratuities paid to naturalists, drivers, bellboys, waiters etc.
  • - Cost incurred in obtaining visa, insurance etc.
  • - Cost incurred incase of hospitalization, evacuation etc.
  • - International departure tax

Notes:

  • - Driving time mentioned above are indicative
  • - Elephant rides subject to availability
  • - Flight indicated in the itinerary are as per the current schedule and are subject to change. In case there is any change in flight or train schedule between now and date of travel and calls for revising the itinerary we reserve the right to do so
  • - In case of any revision in government tax structure, park entry fee or fuel price between now and time of travel the same will be debited to you. However, we will absorb the difference up to 3% .
  • - In case of any revision in internal airfare and hotel rates between now and time of travel the same will be revised

Requirements from travelers:

- Passport details required for making reservations with local airlines and forest department. Please provide full name as it appears on passport, age, address and nationality