Tiger Trail In India
This 2-week itinerary takes in the three most famous ‘tiger parks’ in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
The focus is on wildlife safaris (14 in total) making it as close as possible to a guaranteed certainty that you will see tigers on this trip. This tour is possible from late October to early June, with the best months being February to May.....
Day 1 - Arrive Mumbai
You will be met on arrival in Mumbai and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Mumbai
Day 2 - Mumbai – FLY Nagpur - Pench
This day you will be transferred back to the airport to board the flight to Nagpur. On arrival at Nagpur airport you will be received and later start your drive to Pench. On arrival at Pench, check in the hotel and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight at Pench National Park
Day 3 to 4 - Pench
Two Days with morning and evening safaris deep into Pench National Park; like all your safaris you will be accompanied by an experienced naturalist whose knowledge of the forest will give you the best chance of being in the right place at the right time to see tigers. Or leopards, nilgai, sloth bear and many others. Two more nights at Pench National Park.
Day 5 - Drive to Kanha
After a final safari in Pench at dawn, depart for the 5 hour drive north to Kanha. You’ll arrive mid afternoon with the remainder of the day free to relax. Overnight at Kanha National Park.
Day 6 to 7 - Kanha
Four safaris over the two Days to explore the expansive grasslands and dry deciduous forests of Kanha; tigers are sighted here more often than perhaps anywhere else in India. The remainder of the time you will be free to relax in the luxury of your jungle camp, or perhaps take an escorted walk in the ‘buffer zone’ of protected habitat which surrounds the core National Park area. Two more nights at Kanha National Park.
Day 8 - Kanha - Bandhavgarh
After a final safari in Kanha, depart for Bandhavgarh, a drive of 5-6 hours. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight at Bandhavgarh National Park.
Day 9 to 10 - Bandhavgarh
Bandhavgarh is a smaller park than Kanha but still boasts a healthy tiger population as well as a wealth of other mammalian species. Those you are most likely to see include spotted and sambar deer, nilgai and langur monkeys while there are also significant populations of leopards, chinkara (Indian gazelle) and the beautiful but rarely-seen chousingha, a four-horned antelope. Two more nights with two safaris each day at Bandhavgarh National Park.
Day 11 - Bandhavgarh – Jabalpur – FLY Delhi
Morning you will be transferred to Jabalpur airport to board the flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, you will be met and then transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day free for shopping. Overnight stay at Delhi
Day 12 - Delhi Departure
This day you will be transferred back to the airport to board your flight for your onward journey back to your home.