Embark on a thrilling luxury wildlife trip, covering three of Central India’s best known Tiger Reserves, giving you plenty of opportunities, to get up close with Tigers and other Indian wildlife. This 11-day luxury wildlife trip includes accommodation in some of India’s best hotels and top of the line luxury wildlife resorts. In addition to two nights each in Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh, staying at the luxury wildlife resorts, this trip also includes India’s capital, Delhi and also takes you to Agra, the home of the Taj Mahal.
You will be met at the airport by our representative and transferred to the Imperial hotel and assisted with check in formalities. The Imperial Hotel, is one of Delhi's best known luxury Hotels, and has often been voted, as the best place to stay in Delhi. Built in 1933, it has a somewhat unconventional style & design; a mixture of Victorian and old colonial with a playful dosage of art deco. Located in the heart of Delhi, and set in beautiful gardens, the Imperial provides luxury accommodation, and its facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a shopping arcade, permanent in-house art galleries and a variety of restaurants. Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Tour includes visits to the following places of interest - Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, Birla Mandir, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s House), Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar. Overnight in Delhi.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and assisted with check-out formalities. You will then be transferred to the airport in time to board flight for Nagpur. You will be met at the Nagpur airport by our representative and then will drive to Pench, where your luxury wildlife trip actually begins. Pench National Park - is one of the more recent parks to open to tourism and came under the umbrella of Project Tiger in 1992. Having had virtually no visitors in the past, the wildlife here is incredibly varied and visible as it is so unused to intruders. A very beautiful area, much of the vegetation comprises teak forest and open grassland in undulating terrain, at the foot of the Satpura Range. Drained by the Pench and Wainganga Rivers, it is a green and fertile area for several months of the year and provides a perfect habitat for over 22 species of mammal, including sloth bear, leopard, tiger, deer and over 280 species of birds. On arrival in Pench , check in to the Baghvan Luxury Jungle Lodge, managed by the Taj Group. The Baghvan Taj Safari lodge overlooks the Pench National Park, and has 12 elegantly appointed suites. All suites have a spacious air conditioned bedroom with private shaded sit-outs. Bedrooms all have a Jharokha (wooden latticed bay window) that filters the soft early morning light and covered inter-leading link takes guests to generously proportioned bathrooms with double vanity, separate w.c, indoor and outdoor showers .Leisure facilities at the Baghvan include a large Swimming pool , and large common guest areas , where talks and film shows on wildlife are held almost daily. In the afternoon, game ride into the Pench National Park. Safaris in Pench are conducted using Jeeps. Resident Naturalists are also at hand, to enhance your safari experience. Overnight in Pench.
Morning and Afternoon Game rides into the Pench National Park. Safaris in Pench are conducted using Jeeps. Resident Naturalists are also at hand, to enhance your safari experience. Overnight in Pench.
The day starts early with a morning game safari into the Pench National Park. Safaris in Pench are conducted using Jeeps. Resident Naturalists are also at hand, to enhance your safari experience. Later, you will drive to Kanha. Kanha National Park: Kanha National Park is one of the largest National Parks in Asia, and is one of the nine original reserves of Project Tiger in 1973. It now boasts the largest population of Tigers in India. The preservation of the barasingha (swamp deer) is one of the park's other success stories, with its population having increased seven-fold in the past 40 years. It is a pretty park with clearly defined areas and a hugely varied topography which comprises hilly areas, thick forest and open meadowland, all of which offer habitat to a wide variety of animals such as chital (spotted deer), langur monkeys, wolves and the elusive leopard. On arrival in Kanha, check in to the Banjaar Tola Luxury wildlife resort, managed by the Taj Group. The Banjaar Tola, A Taj Safari is situated along the banks of the Banjaar River, directly overlooking the heart of Kanha National Park. The luxurious, yet lightweight, ensuite tents have been designed in a contemporary style with pressed bamboo wall panels, gorgeous bamboo floors, and locally crafted furniture hewn from the timber of exotic Indian trees. The intimate camp, is set in 90 acres of lush green property. The lodge has a café at the entrance, dining decks on the river side, and a swimming pool. Overnight in Kanha.
Morning and Afternoon Game rides into the Kanha National Park. Safaris in Kanha are conducted using Jeeps. Resident Naturalists are also at hand, to enhance your safari experience. Overnight in Kanha.
The day starts early with a morning game safari into the Kanha National Park. Safaris in Kanha are conducted using Jeeps. Resident Naturalists are also at hand, to enhance your safari experience. Later, you will drive to Bandhavgarh, for the last Tiger viewing opportunities on your luxury wildlife tour. Bandhavgarh: Bandhavgarh, famous for its white tigers, is a comparatively new National Park, with a lovely fort in the middle of it. With its hills, sal forests, and open grasslands, the park harbours a multitude of game, from Rhesus macaques, jungle cats, hyenas to nilgai, black buck etc. The park offers varied habitats to over 22 species of mammal and over 250 bird species. On arrival in Bandhavgarh, check in to your Luxury jungle lodge, the Mahua Kothi, also managed by the Taj Group. The Mahua Kothi offers the ultimate in luxury, as far as lodge accommodation in Bandhavgarh is concerned. The twelve charming suites or Kutiyas (jungle village huts) are spread out in 40 acre grounds, giving you a feel of being in the jungle. The cottages are built to replicate the vernacular style of Central India, affectionately known as MP chic, each is filled with quaint local touches, wooden shutters, tapered hand-finished walls, stone floors, open rafters with roughly-hewn beams, handmade pottery roof tiles, rust and burnt orange local textile furnishings. The lodge offers gourmet cuisine, and excellent resident Naturalists. Overnight in Bandhavgarh.
Morning and Afternoon Game rides into the Bandhavgarh National Park. Safaris in Bandhavgarh are conducted using Jeeps. Resident Naturalists are also at hand, to enhance your safari experience. Overnight in Bandhavgarh.
The day starts early with a morning game safari into the Bandhavgarh National Park. Safaris in Bandhavgarh are conducted using Jeeps. Resident Naturalists are also at hand, to enhance your safari experience. Early evening, drive to Umaria (nearest railway station from Bandhavgarh), and board an overnight train to Agra (2055 / 1015 hrs). Overnight on board train.
You will be met at Agra Railway Station by our representative and transferred to the Oberoi Amar Vilas hotel and assisted with check in formalities. The Oberoi Amar Vilas - Agra’s most exclusive luxury hotel, the Amar Vilas, is only six hundred meters from the Taj Mahal, and boasts views of the Taj Mahal, from a large majority of it’s rooms and public areas. With domes, arches, reflection pools, terraced gardens, lakes and pavilions, Amar Vilas draws its inspiration from Mughal architecture.. All rooms and suites feature a separate walk-in closet with electronic safe, colour satellite TV, DVD/CD player. Minibars, and tea coffee makers. Later in the afternoon, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Agra, visiting the Taj Mahal, India’s iconic and most photographed monument, and the Agra Fort. Overnight in Agra.
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and assisted with check out formalities. Your luxury wildlife tour ends with a drive to Delhi International Airport in time for your flight home.
|Period \ Category||Deluxe|
|Valid from 16 Apr 2019 to 30 Jun 2019||USD 3245 Per Person|
|Valid from 01 Oct 2019 to 15 Apr 2020||USD 6025 Per Person|
|Cities \ Category||Deluxe|
|Pench||Baghvan, A Taj Safari Lodge|
|Kanha||Banjaar Tola, A Taj Safari Lodge|
|Bandhavgarh||Mahua Kothi, A Taj Safari Lodge|
|Agra||The Oberoi Amarvilas|