Experience a wildlife safari with a special focus on Tigers & its habitat amidst incredible diverse landscape in India 's most famous Tiger Reserves - Kanha & Bandhavghar You will be accompanied by a leading tiger expert Vivek Sharma. On this unforgettable journey in search of Tigers, Leopards, Bison's, Wild dogs and Swamp Deer extensions can be neatly planned to offer some great opportunities to see Elephants, the great Indian One horned Rhino, the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal & the serene avian paradise Bharatpur N.P.

expert Vivek Sharma

Naturalist and a passionate tiger conservationist, he heads the ANF tiger conservation Program in Kanha & Bandhavghar Tiger Reserves which involves working with local schools to generate wildlife awareness. Actively involved in in-depth monitoring of Tiger movements in Kanha & Bandage , Vivek interacts constantly with traditional cattle herders and villagers in order to find methods of reducing conflict between Tiger and people. His photographic work has been published in BBC wildlife publications (www.tigergallery.org). He has survived many close encounters with tigers - my encounters in the wild . Vivek will share his passion for wildlife and his experiences of living in Tiger Reserve.

Unique Features:
Q. Who travels with us?
A. The age range is wide from 18 to over 80


Day 1: Depart from Home
We board connected flight to Delhi International Airport.

Day 2: Arrive Delhi
Arrive at Delhi International Airport meet Vivek Sharma. Transfer to Saptagiri hotel, Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 3/7 Delhi/ Jabalpur
After lunch check out from hotel transfer to domestic airport to catch flight Kingfisher # IT 4375 at 0710 hrs to arrive Jabalpur at 0900 hrs. After arrival at Jabalpur Airport we’ll drive to Kanha Tiger Reserve, arriving in the late afternoon, check in Safari Lodge Kanha. Dinner & Overnight at hotel.
Kanha is one of India’s signature wildlife areas. The forests, grasslands and streams here are home to a great deal of wildlife. We explore the park in open 4X4 WD personal jeeps in search of gaur, nilgai, sambar deer, chital and troops of langurs. We keep an eye out for the park's greatest prize: tigers and we'll look for tigers by elephant back. Next four nights our home will be Safari Lodge, Mukki gate (B, L, D)

Day 8 Kanha Tiger Reserve /Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
After breakfast we drive to the renowned Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve En-route we’ll visit a local home and stop in the sleepy town of Mandla (sacred city for Gond tribals) where the Narmada River, second holiest to the Ganges, is the center of activity. Temples and ghats line the banks of the river, and it may be possible to observe the Gonds performing their funeral rites. The main bazaar is interesting to explore with its shops selling tribal silver and bell metal (time permitting).
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is one of India’s most important Tiger Reserves. The park is made up of rocky hills, lush deciduous forests, marshes and stretches of meadows. It is considered the best place in the world to observe wild tiger and is home to 250 species of birds, including India’s national bird, the peacock. Other residents include various deer and antelope species, jungle cats and Indian wild dog (dhole). Tonight we enjoy an outdoor barbeque dinner cooked over an open flame. Overnight at ANF Camp Bandhavgarh.

Day 9 /12: Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
We enjoy morning and afternoon wildlife excursions daily. Wildlife viewing is by open four-wheel drive vehicle and possibly from the back of an elephant. Boarding elephants is easy, and the cushioned platforms are very comfortable. Since most animals, including tigers, have little fear of elephants or the people mounted on them, this is ideal for wildlife viewing. Overnights ANF Camp Bandhavgarh.(B, L, D Daily)

Day 13: Bandhavgarh/ Khajuraho /Delhi 
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho to board Indian Airlines flight # IC0452 taking off at 1500hrs for Delhi. 
Arriving Delhi at 1740hrs to check in at Hotel Saptagiri, New Delhi for wash & fresh. Our special farewell dinner at hotel Central Plaza, after dinner transfer to the airport for the international flight check-in. (B, L, D)

Day 14 Back Home
Meet our connecting flights to back home.