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12 nights to explore the deepest of the core zones of Central Indian parks. These parks enjoy celebrity park status owing to rise in tiger sightings in recent times.

13 Day tour of three parks – Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Pench let you explore their hidden gems. Forest safaris would mesmerize you with scenic jungles and enthusiasm of spotting a tiger would keep you on your toes. Starting your journey from New Delhi and back in 13 days time after the adventure. 

Arrive New Delhi

Day 01
Arrive Delhi by an International flight. Welcome, meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Check in at the hotel, handover and explain all travel related documents. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Fly to Pench

Day 02
Early breakfast, and transfer to the airport in the morning to board a flight at 0610 hrs to arrive Nagpur at 0750hrs. Met at the airport at 0750 hrs and drive to Pench National Park 100 kms / 2 hours drive. On arrival check into the Resort. After Lunch go for afternoon game drive to the national park. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.

Exploring Pench

Day 03 -04
A total of 758 Sq. kms of this Southern Indian tropical moist deciduous forest has its extent mingling with the tropical dry deciduous teak. The area is crisscrossed by a number of streams and 'nallahs' most of which are seasonal. Though the Pench River dries up in April end, a number of water pools locally known as 'dohs' are found which serve as water holes for the wild animals. The Pench Reservoir at the center of the park is the only major water source during the pinch period. As a prey concentration is high along the Pench River, tiger usually inhabits and frequents this belt. Leopards though generally operate in the peripheral areas but are occasionally seen in the deep forest also. Jungle cats are commonly seen. Leopard cats, small Indian civets and palm civets are seen rarely. Day 04 In Pench, Cheetal, Sambar, are commonly seen grazing on the open sites on roadsides and banks of river & reservoir. Jackals can be seen in search of food anywhere in the Park. Packs of upto 15 or more wild dog can be seen near Chhedia, Jamtara, Bodanala and Pyorthadi areas of the Reserve. Herds of gaur can be spotted near streams and bamboo patches commonly in summer months. Sloth beer occupy the rocky areas and favour mahul bel infested forest. Chinkara is present in very small numbers and is found in open areas around Turia, Telia and Dudhgaon villages. Morning and afternoon Jeep safari to the National park. Meals and overnight at the resort.

Drive to Kanha

Day 05
After breakfast drive to Kanha national park 210 kms/ 5 hour drive. On arrival check into the Resort. Lunch at resort and afternoon jeep safari to the national park. Dinner and overnight at the resort in Kanha.

Kanha adventure

Day 06 -07
Wake up at 0500hrs, tea coffee with biscuits, and proceed for the morning safari to the National park. Kanha's sal and bamboo forests, rolling grasslands and meandering streams stretch over 940 sq km in dramatic natural splendor which form the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The park is the only habitat of the rare hardground Barasingha (Cervus Duvaceli Branderi). This is the original Kipling country of which he wrote so vividly in his Jungle Book. Packed breakfast which comes from the Lodge is served at a designated spot and spread on the bonnet of the Safari vehicle. Enjoy your breakfast in the wilderness of Kanha. Day 07 Continue your search for the elusive Tiger if you have not yet seen the same, and soak in the fresh, and energizing environment. Return from Safari around 1130hrs. Freshen up, and Lunch is served. Depart for evening jeep safari Kanha National Park. Return at 6pm from safari. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Drive to Bandhavgarh

Day 08
Morning jeep safari to the national park and depart for Bandhavgarh, 280kms, 6 hours drive. Carry packed lunch. On arrival check into the Lodge. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Historical Bandhavgarh

Day 9 - 11
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Resort. Morning and afternoon Jeep safari to the national park Bandhavgarh: The national park is mainly known for the density of its tiger population. This is the place where famous White Tigers of Rewa were discovered. The other wild attractions in the park include Leopards, Blue Bulls, Indian Gaur (Bison) Chausingha (Four Horned Antelopes), Spotted Deers, Sambar Deer, Wild Boar, Sloth Bears Fox, Jackals, Wild Dogs, etc. There are at least 22 mammal species and about 250 bird species in the Park. The other animals found in Bandhavgarh are Ratel, Porcupine, Small Indian Civet, Palm Squirrel, Lesser Bandicoot rat, the Jungle Cat, and the shy Hyenas. The reptile population in the park includes Cobras, Kraits, Vipers, Ratsnakes, Pythons, Monitor Lizards and turtles. The two-primate species - the rhesus macaque and the Hanuman langur - inhabit Bandhavgarh. Day 10 Bandhavgarh has been a center of human activity and settlement for over 2000 years, and there are references to it in the ancient books, the Narad-Panch Ratra and the Shiva Purana. The oldest sign of habitation in the park are caves dug into the sandstone to the north of the fort. Several contain Brahmi inscriptions dating from the 1st century B.C. Various dynasties have ruled the fort, for example, the Maghas from the 1st century A.D., the Vakatakas from the 3rd century A.D., From that time onwards Bandhavgarh was ruled by a succession of dynasties including the Chandela Kings Bandhavgarh became more and more deserted until forest overran the area band it became the royal hunting reserve. This helped to preserve the forest and its wildlife, although the Maharajas made full use of their rights. Day 11 Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Resort. Morning and afternoon Jeep safaris to the national park. Overnight at the resort.

Fly to New Delhi

Day 12
Morning Jeep safari in the park. After lunch drive to Jabalpur airport 200 kms /4hrs drive to board a flight to New Delhi at 1750 hrs. Arrive New Delhi at 1945 hrs and transfer to the international airport for the flight home.
USD2065 onwards
Option A - Minimum two travelers
Mid-range wildlife package On twin sharing basis
  • Accommodation in New Delhi on bed and breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh on room, all meals and safari basis
  • 5 Exclusive jeep safaris will be provided in Pench
  • 6 Exclusive jeep safaris in Kanha
  • 7 exclusive jeep safaris in Pench
  • All land transfers and all currently applicable taxes
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USD2420 onwards
Option B - Minimum two travelers
High-end wildlife package On twin sharing basis Includes all applicable taxes
  • Accommodation in New Delhi on bed and breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh on room, all meals and safari basis.
  • 5 Exclusive jeep safaris in Pench
  • 6 Exclusive jeep safaris in Kanha
  • 7 exclusive jeep safaris in Pench
  • All land transfers and all currently applicable taxes
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