Wildlife of North and South India

Wildlife of North and South India (18 Days & 17 Nights)

For the serious wildlife enthusiast this tour covers some of the finest parks and best spotting opportunities in South Asia. No visit to India would be complete without some of the iconic landmarks as well, and on this journey you will see the Taj Mahal and many more unforgettable sights.

Delhi > Jaipur > Ranthambore > Bharatpur > Agra > Bangalore > Mysore > Kabini River > Mudamalai > Coonoor > Coimbatore

Arrive Delhi

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi - Arrive to a traditional welcome, transfer to hotel, O/N Delhi

Day 2 : Delhi - Sightseeing of Delhi including Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat, Red Fort, and Jama Masjid, O/N Delhi

Day 3 : Jaipur - Drive to Jaipur, en route visiting Amber Fort, ascend the ramparts on elephant back and tour the fort, proceed to hotel, O/N Jaipur

Day 4 : Jaipur - Tour the sights of Jaipur including Jantar Mantar Observatory and the Palace of Winds, and later explore the markets and bazaars of old the old city, O/N Jaipur

Sawai Madhopur

Day 5 : Sawai Madhopur - Drive to Sawai Madhopur, former hunting preserve of the Maharajas, and Ranthambore National Park which covers over 400 sq km and is a scenic marvel. Take an evening stroll through the abundant natural splendour of the park. O/N Sawai Madhopur

Day 6 & 7 : Sawai Madhopur - Dawn jeep safari in Ranthambore National Park, looking for sloth bear, antelope, leopard, and of course, tiger- Ranthambore has some of the best opportunities for sighting these magnificent cats. Further activities are available and another jeep safari will be undertaken O/N Sawai Madhopur.

Day 8 : Bharatpur - Drive to Bharatpur, a royal hunting retreat near to Keoladeo Ghana National Park, which has the largest concentration and variety of bird life in all of Asia. Take a dusk rickshaw ride or walk around the park accompanied by a local ornithologist, O/N Bharatpur

Day 9 : Agra - Chance for a further visit to the park at dawn as the vast colonies of birds begin their day. Later leave for Agra via visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route, O/N Agra


Day 10 : Bangalore - Visit the Taj Mahal at dawn – the best time to appreciate this phenomenal monument. Later tour Agra Fort and visit the many artisans who work in various media around Agra, and later drive to Delhi for evening flight to Bangalore, O/N Bangalore

Day 11 : Mysore - Drive to Mysore via Srirangapattana and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary where a wide array of exotic species may be seen, O/N Mysore

Day 12 : Mysore - Full day to explore Mysore including sightseeing and time in the markets and bazaars of this sophisticated city, O/N Mysore

Day 13 : Nagarhole - Drive to Kabini river lodge on the fringes of Nagarhole National Park. Take a jeep safari at dusk, O/N Kabini River Lodge

Day 14 : Nagarhole - Nagarhole is one of India's finest National Parks with a diverse eco-system, spectacular scenery and many of India's iconic animal species. You will enjoy a full day of activities as well as dawn and dusk jeep safaris, O/N Kabini River Lodge


Day 15 : Mudamalai - Drive to Mudamalai in Tamil Nadu, and stay in a tree house located on a private sanctuary. You may be lucky enough see elephants as they come to drink at a waterhole near your tree house. Evening walking or jeep tour of the sanctuary, O/N Wild Canopy

Day 16 : Mudamalai - A full day around the Mudamalai area or at leisure in the sanctuary. Resident naturalists will accompany you on further walks and jeep safaris, O/N Wild Canopy

Day 17 : Coonoor - Drive to the historic Hill Station town of Ooty, take the famous Nilgiri mountain railway to Coonoor, O/N Coonoor

Day 18 : Coimbatore - Drive down to Coimbatore, and fly from here to your preferred point for international departure