India Wildlife Tour

North India is home to some of the finest and the rarest wildlife and wildlife sanctuaries. Some of the species unique to this part of the country are; Blue Sheep, Himalayan Marmots, Snow Partridges, Snow Leopards, Goats like Ibex, Himalayan Wolfs, Markhor etc. The suggested itinerary takes you to the wildlife sanctuaries in North India; Corbett National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Kanha, and Bharatpur National Park. The best time to visit India for wildlife safaris is from October to March.

India Wildlife Tour at a glance
  • Day 1 Arrival into Delhi. Touring
  • Day 2 Delhi to Corbett National Park
  • Day 3 Corbett National Park
  • Day 4 Corbett National Park
  • Day 5 Drive Corbett to Delhi
  • Day 6 Train from Delhi to Sawai Madhopur and road to Ranthambore National Park
  • Day 7 Ranthambore National Park
  • Day 8 Ranthambore National Park to Bharatpur Keoladeo National Park
  • Day 9 Keoladeo National Park to Agra
  • Day 10 Agra to Khajuraho
  • Day 11 Khajuraho to Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Day 12 Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Day 13 Bandhavgarh National Park to Kanha
  • Day 14 Kanha National Park
  • Day 15 Kanha to Mumbai departure
India Wildlife Tour

Day 1 Delhi Arrival

On arrival, meet and greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in.Sightseeing tour of Delhi - Visit India Gate, a memorial in honour of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the World War I. Visit the magnificent

Afternoon sightseeing tour of Delhi - Visit India Gate, a memorial in honour of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the World War I. Visit the magnificent Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament House.

Overnight in Delhi

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Day 2 Delhi to Corbett National Park

Morning drive to Corbett National Park near Ramnagar nestled Himalayan foothills. This wildlife reserve is the venue where Project Tiger was started. Overnight.

Distance and journey time: 270 km, 6 hrs 

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Day 3 - 4 Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park comprises of valleys, grassland, dense forests and houses many varieties of flora and fauna. Here you will find Tigers, Leopards and Elephants and there are as many as 110 tree species, 50 mammals’ species, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species.

You will participate in several safaris with high chances to see tigers, elephants, Deer, and Wild Boar. Leopards are mostly spotted in the hilly terrain and there are also nocturnal cats like the Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat and Fishing Cat. You may be lucky to spot Sloth Bear in the lower areas of the park while the Himalayan Black Bear is spotted in the higher altitudes. Other animals which you can find here are The Dole or Wild Dog, Jackal, Himalayan Palm Civet, Indian Gray Mongoose, Common Otter, Black nape Hare and Porcupine. 

Overnight.

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Day 5 Return to Delhi

Return to Delhi by road for overnight.

Distance and journey time: 270 km, 6 hrs

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Day 6 Delhi to Ranthambore National Park

You will be transferred to the railway station to board a train to Sawai Madhopur. On arrival at the station, meet up with our local representative for a road transfer to your hotel.

Overnight.

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Day 7 Ranthambore National Park

Full day game viewing at Ranthambore National Park, nestled at the intersection of the Aravalli and Vindhya hills.The park offers you an opportunity to see Tigers, Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Sambar deer, Chital, Nilgai, Macaques, Jackals, Jungle cats, Caracals, Sloth bears, Black bucks, Rufoustailed Hare etc. Overnight.

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Day 8 Ranthambore National Park to Bharatpur

Drive to Keoladeo National Park. This national park or the Bharatpur bird sanctuary has a wide range of bird species like the Siberian crane, marshes and bogs. and here there are as many as 44,000 trees. Visit the Park in the afternoon.. Overnight.

Distance and journey time: 195 km, 4 hrs 

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Day 9 Keoladeo national Park to Agra

Drive to Agra en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the political capital of India’s Mughal Empire under Akbar’s reign, from 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. Continue to Agra. Early evening visit to the Taj Mahal and admire its glory in the sunset as the jewels twinkle in the dusk. Overnight.

Distance and journey time: 50 km, 1 hr

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Day 10 Agra to Khajuraho

Drive to Agra train station for a train to Jhansi.  On arrival at Jhansi Railway Station, meet your driver and guide who will drive you to Khajuraho. Overnight.

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Day 11 Khajuraho to Bandhavgarh National Park

Visit the erotic temples of Khajuraho before departing by car to Bandhavgarh. The Bandhavgarh National Park is situated in the district of Sahdol and is ensconced among the Vindhya hills. This national park was declared a tiger reserve under Project Tiger in 1993. Overnight.

Distance and journey time: 230 km, 5 hrs

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Day 12 Bandhavgarh National Park

Full day spent game viewing in the Bandhavgarh reserve. You may be lucky to spot tigers, leopards, gaur, Malabar chital (spotted deer), Sambar deer, Dholes, nilgais, wild boars, chinkaras etc. Bird watchers can see here white-browed fantails, steppe eagles, green pigeonsMalabarhornbills, blossom headed parakeets, parakeets, blue bearded bee-eaters etc. Overnight.

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Day 13 Bandhavgarh to Kanha National Park

Drive to Kanha National Park which is an integral part of the Kanha Tiger Reserve. Overnight.

Distance and journey time: 211 km, 5 hrs

India Wildlife Tour

Day 14 Kanha Tiger Reserve

Full day game viewing. Kanha Wildlife safaris feature Tigers, Leopards, Gaur, Sambar, Chausinghas, Nilgais, Sloth Bears, Barking Deer etc. as well 300 species of birds. Overnight.

Distance and journey time: 279 km, 5.30 hrs

Day 15 Kanha to Mumbai

Drive to Nagpur Airport for a flight to Mumbai for departure or continue your India adventure with a relaxing stay on one of India's fabulous beaches.

Highlights

Agra city of the Taj Mahal

Agra is home to the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India, the most famous of which is the mesmerising and romantic Taj Mahal.

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Bandhavgarh National Park

Located in Madhya Pradesh, the national park covers more than 100 square kilometres. A terrain of dense sal and bamboo forest, combined with areas of open marshland supports a diverse range of predator and prey which includes a healthy tiger population.

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Delhi The City of Djinns

Delhi is India’s capital, and a wonderful fusion of old and new, East and West - the extraordinary built heritage of the Mughal Empire, and that of the British.

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Jim Corbett National Park

Named after the celebrated game hunter turned conservationist, the park straddles the Ramganga River between the Himalayas and the Shivaliks,

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Kanha: Tigers Tigers Tigers

The national park offers a stunning diversity of habitat, from deep ravines to bamboo forest to lush green jungle. Kanha is celebrated for its natural beauty, its significant tiger population

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Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur

This former princely duck-hunting reserve is a protected sanctuary for more than 230 species of wild bird and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Khajuraho: erotic temples

The temples of Khajuraho are famous for the eroticism etched on its walls in the form of sculptures

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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

Ranthambore was at the forefront of tiger preservation from the outset, and remains one of the most reliable places for tiger sightings not just in India but the world.

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Accommodation

Agra, Superior Class
The Trident Agra

Located close to the Taj Mahal, the property is built from the distinctive local stone of Agra Fort in the architectural style of the Mughal era, and set in its own delightful gardens.

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Bharatpur, Superior Heritage Class
Laxmi Vilas Palace

Located close to the national park, this beautifully restored Rajasthani palace dates to the 19th Century, and is richly furnished with art and artefacts of the period.

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Bandhavgarh National Park, Superior Class
Kings Lodge - Bandhavgarh National Park

Located 10 minutes by jeep from the national park’s Tala gate, the thoughtfully vernacular architecture and layout of this luxury eco-resort genuinely serve to make it feel part of the surroundin

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Corbett Tiger Reserve, Superior Class
Jim's Jungle Retreat

Located at the edge of India’s foremost and longest-established wildlife parks - the Corbett Tiger Reserve in the Himalayan foothills - the property enjoys stunning views to the Himalayas in the north, and the Shivaliks in the south.

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Khajuraho, Deluxe Class
Radisson Hotel Khajuraho

Located within 5 km of both regional airport and local railway station, this attractive vernacular-style property is set close to the culturally important Jain and Hindu temples of Khajuraho, as well as the natural beauty of the celebrated Pandav Falls, and the tigers of Panna National Park.

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Kanha National Park, Superior Class
Flame of the Forest

Set idyllically near the entrance to the National Park, the property is designed in the vernacular style along ecological lines, and enjoys stunning views across the Banjaar River to the forest.

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New Delhi, Deluxe Class
The Imperial

Located centrally on the iconic Janpath – the Queensway of the Raj – this luxury landmark hotel represents the absolute high water mark of British colonial style in India.

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New Delhi, Deluxe Class
The Claridges

Located at the elegant heart of Lutyens’ New Delhi, this handsome landmark property fits perfectly within its late colonial-style setting.

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New Delhi, Superior Boutique
The Manor Hotel

Located in the stylish and exclusive Friends Colony, this charismatic luxury boutique property offers warm hospitality in the most elegant of settings.

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Ranthambhore National Park, Superior Luxury tents
Sher Bagh

Set idyllically within a clearing shaded by neem trees, and located a ten minute drive from the reserve, this stunning tented camp is run along ecological lines, and set up fresh each season following the monsoon in high colonial style.

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Ranthambhore National Park, First Class
The Pugmark, a wildlife resort

Set idyllically looking out over the beautiful and dramatic peaks of the Aravali Range, the stunningly landscaped Pugmark enjoys an ideal location just 2km from the entrance to the Ranthambore National Park.

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