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KING OF JUNGLE WITH TIGER TOURS

DURATION:14 NIGHTS/ 15 DAYS DESTINATIONS:MUMBAI–RAJKOT–GIR NATIONAL PARK- NAGPUR–KANHA NATIONAL PARK- BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK–KATANI–AGRA-DELHI

Introduction

An amazing wild safari awaits you as you’ll witness the ‘King of Jungle’ in the Gir National Park. Gir is one of India’s oldest sanctuaries, and is synonymous by the whole of the majestic Asiatic lion (Pantheraleopersica). The only place in India to has a handle on this animal, this park can bring in legitimate pride in saving an unprotected species, which was at the limit of end of life in the start of the contemporary, by providing it a preferably secured habitat. The Gir atmosphere falls in Biogeography Zone-4 (the semi-arid) and Biogeography Province 4-B. Gujarat Rajwara is the last remaining abode of the Asiatic Lion, Pantheraleopersica.

Day 01: ARRIVE MUMBAI

On arrival at Mumbai international airport you will be transferred to hotel.
Overnight stay at Mumbai.

Day 02: MUMBAI–RAJKOT–GIR NATIONAL PARK

Morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for Rajkot, on arrival at Rajkot airport our representative will meet you and drive to Gir National Park (164 km 3 Hrs). Onarrival check in at the wildlife resort.After lunch jungle safari to the national park for wildlife sightseeing.Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary is a 1412 sq km hilly tract of dry deciduous forests, acacia scrub, evergreen and semi-evergreen flora and grasslands, fed by rivers and streams. Among the many water-bodies in the reserve is the Kamleshwar Dam, known for its large crocodile population.Originally protected by the Nawab of Junagadh, after British viceroys brought to his attention the plight of the lion in Asia, the sanctuary is the jewel of Gujarat’s ecological resources.
Overnight stay inGir National Park.

Day 03: GIR NATIONAL PARK

After morning breakfast we will proceed to the national park for wildlife viewing. According to official census figures, Gir has about 300 lions and 300 leopards, making it one of the major big-cat concentrations in India. Sambar and spotted deer (chital), blue bull (nilgai), chousingha (the world’s only four-horned antelope), chinkara (Indian gazelle) and wild boar thrive in Gir. Jackal, striped hyena, jungle cat, rusty-spotted cat, langur, porcupine, black-naped Indian hare are among the other mammals of Gir. Gir has a large population of marsh crocodile or mugger, which is among the 40 species of reptiles and amphibians recorded in the sanctuary. The park checklist has 250 birds and about 50 other species (including the endangered lesser florican and the saras crane) are recorded in the grasslands along the periphery of the sanctuary. Overnight stay inGir National Park.

Day 04: Gir National Park

Morning & afternoon Jungle safari to the national park for wildlife viewing.Overnight stay inGir National Park.

Day 05: Gir – Rajkot, 164 km – Mumbai – Nagpur

Early morning checkout from the resort & drive to Rajkot.On arrival transfer to the airport to board the flight for Nagpur via Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai Nagpur airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay inGir National Park.

Day 06: Nagpur – Kanha National Park, 290 km

TToday after breakfast at the hotel, we will be heading for Kanha National Park. The journey by road will take approx 6 hrs to reach Kiplings country, an outstanding wildlife reserve of India. Situated within two main valleys, Halon in the east and Banjar in the west, and the grassy ‘maidans’, dotted with clumps of forest harbor large numbers of herbivores. The hills offer support sizeable plateaus (locally called ‘Dadars’) and the characterized by extensive grasslands and scant trees. On arrival at the national park we will check in at the wildlife resort. After fresh-n-up & lunch we will ready to enter the Kanha national park for first time accompanying with the naturalist. Overnight stay inGir National Park.

Kanha National Park

We will continue with our scheduled jungle safari to the national park for wildlife viewing both morning & evening. Kanha Tiger Reserve created in 1974 under Project Tiger. The park is the only habitat of the rare hard ground barasingha (CervusDuvaceliBranderi). In the 1930s, the Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries: Hallon and Banjar, of 250 sq km and 300 sq km each. Though one of these was subsequently disbanded, the area remained a protected one until 1947. Depletion of the tiger population in the years that followed led to the area being made an absolute sanctuary in 1952. By a special statute in 1955, Kanha National Park came into being. Since then, a series of stringent conservation programmes for the protection of the park’s flora and fauna has given Kanha its deserved reputation for being one of the finest and best administered National Parks in Asia, an irresistible attraction for all wildlife lovers and a true haven for its animal and avian population.Kanha national park is habitat for following wildlife mammals like tiger, bison, gaur, sambhar, chital, barasingha, barking deer, black deer, black buck, chousingha, nilgai, mouse deer, sloth bear, jackal fox, porcupine, hyena, jungle cat, python, pea fowl, hare, monkey, mongoose, tiger, and leopard. Overnight stay inGir National Park.

Day 08: Kanha National Park – Bandhavgarh National Park

Morning jungle safari to the national park, later after breakfast drive to Bandhavgarh National park.On arrival check in at the wildlife resort.Overnight stay at resort.Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is mainly known for its Royal Bangal Tigers. It has a typical central Indian fauna & home of more than 22 species of mammals. Common langur and rhesus macaque represent the primate group. Among the carnivore species jackal, Bengal fox, sloth bear, rattle, grey (small Indian) and ruddy mongoose, striped hyena, wolf, wild dog, jungle cat, leopard and tiger are prominent. Ungulates (animals which walk on tips of their toes) include chital, sambhar, barking deer, chinkara, chausingha, nilgai and wild pig. Porcupine, lesser bandicoot and three-striped palm squirrel are among the rodents. Small Indian civet and toddy cat are also found here though seen rarely being nocturnal. Another nocturnal animal, the rufous-tailed hare is also seen usually during dusk. Some of its mammals have been listed as threatened animals by IUCN in their red list like the wild dog, Bengal fox, sloth bear, leopard and tiger.Overnight stay inBandhavgarh National Park

Day 09: Bandhavgarh National Park

Today we will enter twice to the national park for our morning & afternoon scheduled Jungle safari for its wildlife. Overnight stay at wildlife resort. Spread at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh National Park consists of a core area of 105 sq km and a buffer area of approximately 400 sq km of topography varies between steep ridges, undulating, forest and open meadows. Bandhavgarh National Park is known for the Royal Bengal Tigers. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India. It was the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and at present is a famous natural hub for White Tigers. Bandhavgarh was declared a national park in 1968. Since then many steps have been taken to retain Bandhavgarh National Park as an un-spoilt national habitat for a variety of wildlife peculiar to the area. These includes gaur (Indian bison), sloth bear, leopard, porcupine, wild boar, sambhar and spotted deer, among others and of course, the tiger. Overnight stay inBandhavgarh National Park

Day 10: Bandhavgarh National Park

We will still enjoy hunting wildlife with big camera’s on the consequent day. For the same we will enter twice here on third day for its morning & afternoon season. Overnight stay inBandhavgarh National Park

Day 11: Bandhavgarh – Katani – Agra

Today we will have an excursion to Bandhavgarh fort. This fort is in ruins now but the strong high walls of the fort tell a saga of valour and splendour. The fort blends with the wilds of the park and has become a part of the park. No one knows when the fort was constructed but scripts as old as Shiva Purina have mention the fort which is believed to be almost 2000 years old. The park in itself is historically very important. The signs of early habitation can be seen in the caves excavated from the cliffs to the north of the fort. Brahmi inscriptions here date back to the 1st century BC. Later after lunch drive to Katani on arrival transfer to railway station to board the train for Agra. Overnight stay in Train.

Day 12: Arrive Agra

On arrival at Agra railway station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. After fresh-n-up visit the famous TajMahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen MumtazMahal, made out of white marble took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD).Later visit Agra fort. Built principally as a military establishment by Akbar in 1565, the red sandstone Agra fort was partially converted into a palace during Shah Jahan’s time. Though the principal structure was built by Akbar.Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 13: Agra – Delhi, 204 km

Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi.On arrival check in at the hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 14: Delhi

Morning after breakfast city sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana – the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and ChandniChowk, QutubMinar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ). Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, and Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 15: Delhi Depart

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward destination.

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STANDARD HOTELS (3*& GUEST HOUSES) THE ORCHID HOTEL OR SIMILAR, MUMBAI LORDS RESORTS OR SIMILAR, GIR NATIONAL PARK HOTEL ASHOK OR SIMILAR, NAGPUR GRAND TIGER RESORT OR SIMILAR, KANHA MOGLI JUNGLE RESORT OR SIMILAR, BANDAVGARH HOTEL TAJ GALAXY AGRA OR SIMILAR, AGRA HOTEL GRAND PARK INN OR SIMILAR, DELHI TOUR COST USD 2099 PER PER’S
DELUXE HOTELS (4*&HERITAGE) THE ORCHID HOTEL OR SIMILAR, MUMBAI LORDS RESORTS OR SIMILAR, GIR NATIONAL PARK RADISSON BLU OR SIMILAR, NAGPUR KRISHNA JUNGLE RESORT OR SIMILAR, KANHA TIGER TRAILS RESORT OR SIMILAR, BANDAVGARH TAJ RESORTS OR SIMILAR, AGRA QUTUB RESIDENCY OR SIMILAR, DELHI TOUR COST USD 2299 PER PER’S
LUXURY HOTELS (5*&HERITAGE) THE TAJ MAHAL PALACE OR SIMILAR, MUMBAI FERN GIR RESORT OR SIMILAR, GIR NATIONAL PARK THE PRIDE HOTEL OR SIMILAR, NAGPUR THE ROYAL TIGER RESORT OR SIMILAR, KANHA INFINITY BANDHAVGARH WILDERNESS OR SIMILAR, BANDAVGARH TAJ VILLAS OR SIMILAR, AGRA HYATT REGENCY DELHI OR SIMILAR, DELHI TOUR COST USD 2799 PER PER’S
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TRANSPORT TOYOTA ETIOS/TOYOTA INNOVA/ LUXURY BUS TOUR STAFF DRIVER(S), EXPLORE TOUR LEADER OR GUIDE GROUP SIZE GENERALLY 02 PAX TO 22 PAX Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on double sharing basis
  • Meals plan will be on Bed and Breakfast basis
  • English speaking guide/escort
  • All currently applicable taxes.
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature like mineral water, beverages, alcoholicdrinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips etc; Any other item not specifically mentioned above as ‘INCLUDED’