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Tiger Trail

9 days  |  Starts/Ends: Delhi  |  from USD $4,249

Follow the tiger trail and enter two of India’s premier tiger reserves - Pench National Park and Kanha National Park. Both host an outstanding abundance of flora and fauna and a diversity of species that only the Indian subcontinent can deliver.

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Day 1

On arrival into Delhi you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to start to ecplore Delhi or to relax at the hotel.
Overnight: Delhi

Days 2-3

Today we take an early morning flight from Delhi to Nagpur with an onward transfer to Pench National Park. Pench is located in the southern reaches of the Satpura hill range in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Spread over 275km the park hosts a good population of Bengal tiger. The park is mostly covered by small hills and well-stocked teak mixed forest. Tigers, though for the greater part elusive, tend to inhabit the prey-rich belt by the Pench River, which meanders through the undulating terrain. Leopards, sambar, nilgai, chital also operate in the peripheral areas. Jungle cats, Indian and palm civets can also be spotted. Additionally, there are more than 170 species of birds including several migratory species.

Over the coming days you'll enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in private jeeps. Overnight will be spent at one of the nearby reserve camps featuring semi-permanent tented or cottage accommodation. Each tent/cottage has solid flooring, a spacious living room, bedroom and en suite bathroom with hot and cold running water, flush toilet and a 220V electricity connection with battery recharging facility. Game drives - (2).
Overnight: Pench NP  |  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 4

This morning enjoy the last of your game drives at Pench. Afternoon transfer to Kanha National Park and check in. Our accomodation is ‘lodge style’ in an open forest setting. Pench NP Game Drive (1)
Overnight: Kanha NP  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 5-6

Kanha - breakfast. Located in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park is widely considered the greatest of India’s wildlife reserves, encompassing some 940-sq km of deciduous forest, savannah grassland, hills and an extensive network of rivers and streams. The park has been part of the Indira Gandhi’s Project Tiger, since the 1950’s, and it is home to an estimated 200 tigers.

Also present in the natural habitat is a variety of wildlife including leopard, chital, sambar, swamp deer, Indian bison, striped hyena, panther, antelope, Barasingha or swamp deer (plucked from near extinction in the 1960s) and of course, tiger. Safaris are undertaken in jeeps, with closer views of tiger sightings sometimes available on elephant back. Game drives - (4)
Overnight: Kanha NP  |  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 7

Kanha - Delhi (via Jabalpur) - breakfast. This morning, enjoy a further game drive, before the drive to Jabalpur to board the Gondwana 2nd class air-conditioned express northbound to Delhi. Game drive - (1).
Overnight: Train  |  Breakfast

Day 8

Early arrival at Delhi station, transfer and check-in at your hotel. Later, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi taking in the impressive Red Fort - a ghostly vision of Mughal splendour and Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. Later a tour of New Delhi. Offering a real contrast to the congestion of Old Delhi, open andrelatively streamlined New Delhi was built as the imperial capital of India by the British. Highlights include the majestic India Gate, Rajpath and bustling Connaught Place. A visit is also made to Qutab Minar, a massive tower built to proclaim the arrival of Islam in India in the 11th century and then visit a carpet emporium.
Overnight: Delhi

Day 9

Arrangments conclude after breakfast and onward departure transfer to the airport.
Breakfast

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Prices are based on 4 star hotels and standard wildlife lodges. If you'd like to treat yourself to a little added comfort, you can upgrade your accommodation on this tour to deluxe lodges.

Please contact us for details and prices.

Trip Highlights

Old and New Delhi - the magnificent Red Fort, India's largest mosque Jama Masjid, and Gandhi's crematorium Raj Ghat
Kanha National Park - one of Indias greatest wildlife reserves
Pench National Park - setting for Kipling's Jungle Book
Abundant flora and fauna at two of India’s foremost tiger reserves

Included

7 breakfasts (excludes day 9), 5 lunches and 5 dinners
Economy class flight Delhi - Nagpur
3 game drives - Pench NP
Airport arrival and departure transfers day 1 and day 9
Local English speaking specialist guides at local sights
7 nights superior hotels and lodges
1 overnight train journey (Jabalpur - Delhi, 2nd class air-conditioned)
5 game drives - Kanha NP
Touring, excursions and game drives as per itinerary
Entrance fees and game park permits at all relevant sights

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
Laundry, drinks, items of a personal nature

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

 
Price/Person
Single Supp.
Tiger Trail - 9 days
USD $4249
USD $1099

Prices are indicative and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel i.e. during India’s peak travel season of 21 Dec - 10 Jan, additional supplements will apply. Equally, if you with to travel to India during the summer, rates will be cheaper than those quoted.. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.

This itinerary is based upon superior accommodation. Standard and deluxe properties are also available upon request.

Please note that discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.

This trip is available from October through to April, which is when the National Parks are open.

Tour Details
Starts
Delhi
Ends
Delhi
Departs
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
Superior
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing and game activities
Meals
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 5, Dinner: 5
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