Trails of the Tigers Tour

Spot the royal Bengal Tigers in the jungles of India for your wildlife adventure.

This exceptional journey explores three of India’s greatest National Parks – Bandhavgarh, Kanha, and Pench. Your experience will be further enhanced by staying in the most wonderful safari style camps, where you may be lucky to encounter that rare wild cat, the Royal Bengal Tiger! It is no wonder that Kipling was inspired to write The Jungle Book when he visited this area.

Duration: 12 Days
Places: Delhi, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench 

Highlights: 
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Delhi
  • Walk the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk bazaar in Old Delhi
  • Undertake jeep safaris in search of tigers and other wildlife
  • Take a walking safari to study smaller animals and plant life

Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrive Delhi

On arrival in Delhi, you’ll be met by your Indus Bound Representative and transferred to your hotel, where you’ll be staying for two nights. Spend the remainder of the day recovering from your journey, and perhaps a stroll around the local neighborhood later.


Day 02 - In Delhi

Explore Delhi today starting with Old Delhi in the morning: enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride in the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk followed by the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. In the afternoon, drive past Lutyens's New Delhi and visit the tomb of Humayun and the Qutab Minar. Spend some time at the Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple for blessings and see & participate in the community kitchen.

[Optional : Cooking Class experience with a local]


Day 03 - Fly to Jabalpur & Drive to Bandhavgarh National Park

Fly to Jabalpur today and drive to the Bandhavgarh National Park (03-04 Hrs). Bandhavgarh is a picturesque reserve situated in the heart of the Vindhyachal mountain range. Predominately sal and mixed forest, there are also areas of grassland as well as numerous small streams that flow through the park.


Day 04 - In Bandhavgarh National Park

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris in Bandhavgarh today. The park has one of the highest densities of tiger, leopard, sloth bear, sambar, chital, barking deer, gaur and nilgai in India and is also home to rich and varied birdlife with hornbill, crested serpent eagle, partridge, variable hawk eagle and parakeet among the many different species it is possible to see. 


Day 05 - In Bandhavgarh National Park

Another day of exploring the park in your jeeps at sunrise and sunset.


Day 06 - Drive to Kanha National Park

Leave Bandhavgarh for Kipling country to Kanha National Park (05-06 Hrs). Known as one of India’s most picturesque reserves, Kanha’s landscape is characterised by bamboo, deciduous hardwood forest and is home to an array of wonderful wildlife and birdlife. 


Day 07 - In Kanha National Park

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris in Kanha today. Home to tiger, leopard, bison, jackal, wild boar, sambar and Indian swamp deer, explore the park's excellent wildlife on morning and evening safaris. There have also been over 230 different species of birdlife recorded.


Day 08 - In Kanha National Park

Another day of exploring the park in your jeeps at sunrise and sunset.


Day 09 - Drive to Pench National Park

Drive to Pench National Park (04-05 Hrs) and spend rest of the day at leisure. Pench occupies a beautiful habitat of teak forest, meandering rivers and open grassland in an area of undulating terrain at the foot of the Satpura Range.


Day 10 - In Pench National Park

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris in Pench today. Aside from tiger, the park is also home to leopard, jackal and the Indian wild dog. Chital, sambar and nilgai are commonly seen as are gaur and the forest dwelling sloth bear. The birding at Pench is also excellent and there are over 250 different species. 


Day 11 - Drive to Nagpur & Fly to Delhi

After breakfast, leave for Nagpur Airport (02-03 Hrs) & fly to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, spend time at leisure for any last minute visits.


Day 12 - Departure Transfer

At time transferred to Delhi Airport for your flight back home, or continue with your onward journey with us

Quick Enquiry

Starting from USD 1490 Per Person

Price is based on double occupancy, and is subject to change based on hotels & dates of travel. Price includes daily breakfast, sightseeing, monument entrance fees, private guides, domestic flights, Jeep Safaris in the Parks, transfers, chauffeur driven air-conditioned SUV car & All Taxes.

When to Travel?

Central India Parks are best visited between October and November or February to April, when temperatures are comfortable throughout the day, dipping slightly at night when a light jumper should suffice if you're outdoors.

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