Tiger Safari of India
Route : Mumbai Nagpur Pench Kanha Bandhavgarh Panna Khajuraho DelhiValidity: 01 Oct 2016 - 15 Apr 2017
Upon arrival in Mumbai, the fast paced commercial and celluloid capital of India, you will be greeted by our representative at the International Airport. After a warm welcome, transfer to your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day in Mumbai
This morning enjoy an excursion tour to the rock cut Elephanta Caves (located 10 Km from the Gateway of India, Mumbai). A short shared ferry ride takes you across the harbour to the island of Elephanta for a visit to the Great Cave Temple, which dates back to 550 A.D. Elephanta’s most striking figure represents the three aspects of Shiva – the creator, preserver and destroyer.
This afternoon, take a city tour of Mumbai visiting the Gateway of India, built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India; Prince of Wales Museum, built in early 20th century in Indo-Saracenic style architecture, housing a priceless collection of art, sculptures, china and other antiques; Mani Bhavan, Mahatma Gandhi’s home during his stay in Mumbai, which shows glimpses of Gandhi’s life and houses a library of books written by or about Gandhi.
While driving in Mumbai you get an opportunity to observe and take photo stops at some famous landmark sites such as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST – previously called ‘Victoria Terminus’), Mumbai’s most famous railway station, a brilliant specimen of Victorian Gothic style architecture in India; Dhobi Ghat, the open air launderette, Nariman Point and Marine Drive Queens Necklace view.
FLY Mumbai - Nagpur
DRIVE Nagpur - Pench (90 Kms / 3 Hrs)
This morning you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight to Nagpur. Upon arrival at Nagpur airport, drive to Pench National Park.
Spend 2 nights at Pench, enjoying 3 game drives into the national park.
- Day 4: Morning & Afternoon Jeep Safari
- Day 5: Morning Jeep Safari
DRIVE Pench – Kanha (200 Kms / 5 Hrs) - Drive is approx 6 hrs
Drive deeper into Madhya Pradesh to Kanha National Park. Kanha national park was the backdrop of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’. Spread over 1,945 sq. km of dense Sal forests, the national park is interspersed with extensive meadows and trees and clumps of wild bamboo. Kanha is best known as the natural habitat of the Tiger in India.
Spend 2 nights at Kanha, enjoying 3 game drives into the national park.
- Day 6: Morning & Afternoon Jeep Safari
- Day 7: Morning Jeep Safari
DRIVE Kanha to Bandhavgarh (250 Kms / 6 Hrs) - Drive is approx 7 hrs
From Kanha, drive to Bandhavgarh National Park. Set amongst the Vindhya mountain range, Bandhavgarh is a small national park, but with the highest known density of tiger population in India. This is also known as White Tiger territory.
Spend 2 nights at Bandhavgarh, enjoying 3 game drives into the national park.
- Day 8: Morning & Afternoon Jeep Safari
- Day 9: Morning Jeep Safari
DRIVE Bandhavgarh to Panna (200 Kms / 6 Hrs)
From Bandhavgarh, drive to Panna National Park, our last national park on this tour.
Spend 2 nights at Panna, enjoying 3 game drives into the national park.
- Day 10: Morning & Afternoon Jeep Safari
- Day 11: Morning Jeep Safari
DRIVE Panna - Khajuraho (50 kms / 2 hrs )
FLY Khajuraho - Delhi
After the morning jeep safari into Panna National Park, have breakfast and checkout of hotel. Drive to Khajuraho airport to catch your flight to New Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, connect to your flight back home.