Tiger Photo Safar in India Itinerary
On arrival at the New Delhi airport, you will be met by our driver. He will transfer you to your hotel, assist you in check in, handover and explain all the travel related documents.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 – Travel to Ranthambhore National Park
After early breakfast transfer to Hazrat Nizamuddin Train Station to board a 1st Class Air-conditioned sleeper class day train to Sawai Madhopur at 0735 hrs. We will be met by our driver at Sawai Madhopur Train Station at 1255 hrs and transfer to the Hotel, 10 minutes drive. After we get checked in, we will have a delicious lunch at the resort and an afternoon game drive to the National Park in our private open-top vehicle.
Dinner and overnight at the resort
Day 3 and Day 4 – Explore Ranthambhore National Park
After breakfast, we will meet our guide and driver for a morning safari in the park looking for tigers and any other wildlife that we may encounter.
We will break mid-morning for a drink and a stretch. We will continue our adventure returning to the lodge for lunch and a rest during the heat of the day.
After a rest, we will have another safari drive and be returning to the lodge for our evening meal, and a well earned sleep!
Dinner and Overnight at the resort
Day 5 – Ranthambhore and Travel to Dehli
As usual, we will partake in a morning game drive in Ranthambhore after breakfast at the resort. We will return to the resort to for lunch and check out for a return to Dehli. Arrive at Hazrat Nizamuddin station at 1845 hrs and transfer to hotel.
Overnight at the hotel
Day 6 – Travel to Kanha Tiger Reserve
We will be up early for breakfast, and then we will be driven to the airport in a private vehicle. Our flight to Kanha departs at 0640hrs arriving in Raipur at 0810 hrs. We will be met by our driver and his air-conditioned car at the Raipur airport and make the fascinating (no, really!) drive to Kanha National Park 210 km / 4 hours drive.
Lunch at the lodge and afternoon game drive in Kanha Tiger Reserve.
Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge
Day 7 and 8 – Explore Kanha Tiger Reserve
The schedule here will be the same as Ranthambhore. We will eat, game drive, eat, rest, game drive, eat and sleep! I promise you will not be hungry on this tour!
Day 9 – Travel to Bandhavgarh National Park
We will make another drive through the reserve hoping to find more tigers and later make the 6-hour drive to Bandhavgarh.
On arrival check into the resort and enjoy an excellent meal.
Overnight at the resort.
Day 10 and 11 – Explore Bandhavgarh National Park
We will once again spend as much time as possible in the park in search of tigers. We will also make sure to take 3 meals a day and even sleep!
Day 12 – Return to Dehli
A final morning game drive in Kanha followed by lunch and the same 4-hour drive to Jabalpur Airport.
On arrival transfer to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 13 – Travel to Kaziringa National Park
We will be up at dawn for a quick bite and then a transfer to the airport to board a flight to Guwahati at 0605hrs. We will be met at arrivals at 0825 hrs and driven to Kaziranga National Park 250 kms/5hrs drive.
We will get unpacked and take a delightful meal before our first-afternoon tiger safari in Kaziranga.
When the sun starts to set we will return to the lodge with a big smile and full memory cards to quench our thirst and hunger with a superb meal prepared by the lodge’s chefs.
Overnight at the resort
Day 14 and 15 – Explore Kaziranga
I’m not going to lie, I have not been able to figure out another way to say that we are going to look for tigers and wildlife, eat 3 times and then sleep. Please leave a comment if you have another take on our day!
Day 16 – Travel to Dehli
We take our final safari in Kaziranga and then make the pilgrimage back to Dehli. We should be back at our hotel in time for dinner, whew!
Day 17 – Homeward Flights
We don’t have any scheduled activities today beyond the flight home. We could go souvenir shopping or just relax and get ready for the long flights home.