Wildlife tour of India

Wildlife tour of India

Delhi - Kanha National Park - Bandhavgarh - Ranthambore - Delhi

India wildlife tour provides an excellent opportunity to witness some of the well-known national parks and tiger reserves; it includes the exciting safaris in open-sided jeeps at the Ranthambore National Park, famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to see these endangered species in the jungle. Ranthambore Fort, Jogi Mahal is also major attractions of Ranthambore National Park.

India wildlife tour also covers India's first national park, Corbett National Park, much known among adventure enthusiasts. The endangered Bengal tiger of India resides here and the park is attracting tourists for its beautiful hill station, Ranikhet and elephant safaris and trekking.

India wildlife tour will take you to the Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh, having the highest density of Bengal tigers known in the world. The thick and nutritious vegetation of Bandhavgarh Wildlife Sanctuary supports a unique and large variety of wildlife.

The highlights of these wildlife tours are the exciting jeep safari in wildlife reserves at World famous Ranthambore, Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks. Add to this wildlife tours the cultural highlights of India including the historical city of Delhi, the capital of India.

Day 1: Arrival Delhi

On arrival in Delhi, you will be Greeted and Escorted by our Executive to your Hotel.
On arrival at hotel check in. (Room will be available from 1200 Noon)
Overnight at the Hotel

Day 2: Delhi

After breakfast visit Red Fort - the 17th century imposing fortress, the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), India's largest mosque where more than 20,000 people can kneel in prayer and Raj Ghat -Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial.

In the afternoon, visit New Delhi. You will drive past President's Palace and India Gate (42m high), built to commemorate the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. Later visit Humayun's Tomb, and the Qutub Minar, the highest sands stone minaret in the world (73 meters).

Overnight at the Hotel.

IMP: Red Fort is closed on Monday.

Day 3: Delhi – Nagpur - Kanha National Park

(Approx. 260 Kms /05 hrs)

Early morning transfer to the airport to board the flight (at 0555 hrs / 0845 hrs, there are no direct flights later on) to Nagpur.

On arrival at Nagpur take the 5-hour drive to Kanha National Park, which is typical Kipling Country, the setting for the famous Jungle Book. The Kanha National Park in the Mandla District of Madhya Pradesh spreads over 1,945 sq.km of dense sal forests, interspersed with extensive meadows and trees and clumps of wild bamboo. This is where you can spot the tiger in all his magnificence or feast your eyes on the rare Barasingha Deer amidst extensive grasslands

Jeep safari KanhaThe Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh came into being in 1955 and forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The Park's landmark achievement is the preservation of the rare hard ground Swamp Deer (Barasingha), saving it from near extinction. Stringent conservation programs for the overall protection of the Park's fauna and flora, makes Kanha one of the most well maintained National Parks in Asia. A heightened attraction within the Park is Bamni Dadar, popularly known as Sunset Point that offers the most awe-inspiring backdrop of the sunset against grazing Sambhars and Gaurs, magnifying the natural splendor of the area. Aside from its diverse wildlife and bird population, the frequent sightings of Tigers roaming in the wild at Kanha Wildlife Sanctuary remain the most popular draw. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 4: Kanha National Park

Morning and evening Jeep Safari.

Kanha boasts of about 22 species of mammals. Some of the inhabitants of this park are the gaur, the largest of the world's cattle; the sambar, the largest Indian deer; and the chausingha, the only four-horned antelope in the world. Other frequent visitors include the Nilgai antelope, the sloth bear, the dhole, or Indian wild dog, and an occasional panther. Some 200 species of birds inhabit the park, that includes the cattle egret, black ibis, hawk eagle, crested serpent eagle and various water fowl.Kanha National Park Tour

Shravantal is an old tank in the central Kanha meadows, which happens to be an important watering hole, for a large number of waterfowl in winter. Bamni Dadar, or Sunset Point, is the most beautiful section of the park, and the view of the sunset from this spot is absolutely mesmerizing. The place is a regular haunt of the sambar, gaur, the four-horned antelope and the barking deer.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 5: Kanha National Park

Morning and afternoon Jeep Safari. The park forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve created in 1974, under Project Tiger. It is one of the most well maintained National Parks in Asia, and a major attraction for avid wildlife buffs all over the world. Two major rivers, Halon and Banjar, flow through the park.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 6: : Kanha National Park - Bandhavgarh

(Approx. 250 Kms/ 08 Hrs)

After breakfast drive to Bhandavgarh.Elephant Safari Bandhavgarh

The drive from Kanha to Bandavgarh is a long one but gives you an idea of the remoteness and tranquility of Central India. Bandavgarh is a small National Park; compact, yet full of game. The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India. Covering 448 sq km, Bandhavgarh is situated in outlying hills of the Vindhya range.

At the centre of the Park is Bandhavgarh hiss; rising 811 metres above MSL-surrounding it are a large number of smaller hills separated by gently sloping valleys. These valleys end in small, swampy meadows, locally known as 'bohera'. The lowest point in the park is at Tala 400m above sea level. The vegetation is chiefly of sal forest in the valleys and on the lower slopes, gradually changing to mixed deciduous forest on the hills and in the hotter, drier areas of the park in the sough and west. Bamboo is found throughout.

The terrain is of great rocky hills rising sharply from the swampy and densely forested valley bottoms.

On arrival check in to the Hotel

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 7: Bandhavgarh

Morning and afternoon Jeep Safari into the National Park.

Bandhavgarh is densely populated with other species: the great gaur, or Indian bison, can be seen with ease, as they come onto the meadows to graze at dusk; sambar and barking deer are a common sight and Nilgai are to be seen in the more open areas of the park. Jeep safari BandhavgarhThe finest of these hills is Bandhavgarh, sided with great cliffs and eroded rocks and on its highest point stands Bandhavgarh fort, thought to be some 2,000 years old. Scattered throughout the park, and particularly around the fort, are numerous caves containing shrines and ancient Sankrit inscriptions

The vegetation is chiefly of sal forest in the valleys and on the lower slopes, gradually changing to mixed deciduous forest on the hills and in the hotter, drier areas of the park in the sough and west. Bamboo is found throughout.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 8: Bandhavgarh – Jabalpur

(Approx. 200 Kms / 04 hrs)

Sawai Madhopur (Overnight Train) (Dayodaya Express – Dep. 2025 hrs / Arr. 0935 hrs)

Morning Jeep Safari into the Park.

Later transfer to Jabalpur railway station to board overnight train to Sawai Madhopur.

Overnight in Train.

Day 9: Sawai Madhopur – Ranthambore

On arrival, transfer to hotel and check in.

Ranthambore National Park is one of the finest tiger reserves in the country Park's abandoned fortress, lakes and above all its `friendly' tigers have made it one of the most filmed wildlife reserves in the world. Ranthambore was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and became part of Project Tiger in 1973.

Ranthambore National park is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day. A good time to visit between November and May when the nature of the dry deciduous forests makes sightings common. The Park, which covers an area of nearly 400 sq. km. and is set between the Aravali and Vindhya ranges. Its deciduous forests were once a part of the magnificent jungles of Central India.

In the afternoon, enjoy the safari in the Park.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 10: Ranthambore

Morning and afternoon, enjoy the safaris in Ranthambore national park, which is one of the finest tiger reserves in theRanthambore Tour country under the Project Tiger scheme. It covers an area of 410 sq km running from the easternmost spur of the Aravallis to the Vindhya Range.

Ranthambhore is a dry deciduous forest replete with several lakes rivulets and a magnificent ancient fort overlooking the park. The wildlife that one can see here are a large variety of birds, including an impressive number of waterfowl and birds of prey. The water bodies are home to marsh muggers, turtles and pythons. The park also has an abundant population of Sambhar and Cheetal as well as Nilgai. The more rare sightings are the leopard, sloth bear and the majestic tiger.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 11: Ranthambore

Enjoy the morning and afternoon safaris in the national park.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 12: - Ranthambore - Delhi

Delhi (Train) (Kota Jan Shatabdi – Dep.0710 hrs / Arr. 1230 hrs)

After breakfast, transfer to railway station to connect the train to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer to hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13: - Delhi Departure

Today you will be transferred to the international airport to connect the flight for onward journey

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