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India Wildlife Wonders Adventure Tour

Epic Animal Journey in Bandhavgarh, Kanha & Kaziranga National Parks


Journey through enchanting ecosystems filled with wondrous wildlife, including Bengal tigers, in India's Bandhavgarh, Kanha, and Kaziranga National Parks. Follow expert guides on exciting safari drives, then relax in comfort at serene jungle lodges. Starting in Bandhavgarh, discover a plethora of spectacular flora and fauna that lives amid the preserve's forests and grasslands. Wake at dawn in Kanha, ready for a jungle safari in "the Ngorongoro of India" and return to camp for Indian cooking classes or a chance to visit a local school. Finally, meet one-horned rhinos in Kaziranga and look out for its Big Five game. All the while, you'll learn about current threats to wildlife survival in India, and explore what steps can be taken to save these precious animals. MT Sobek is a proud supporter of the Fund for the Tiger, which helps endangered Bengal tigers in India's Bandhavgarh National Park and beyond.

13 Days

From: $7,495

Journey through enchanting ecosystems filled with wondrous wildlife, including Bengal tigers, in India's Bandhavgarh, Kanha, and Kaziranga National Parks. Follow expert guides on exciting safari drives, then relax in comfort at serene jungle lodges. Starting in Bandhavgarh, discover a plethora of spectacular flora and fauna that lives amid the preserve's forests and grasslands. Wake at dawn in Kanha, ready for a jungle safari in "the Ngorongoro of India" and return to camp for Indian cooking classes or a chance to visit a local school. Finally, meet one-horned rhinos in Kaziranga and look out for its Big Five game. All the while, you'll learn about current threats to wildlife survival in India, and explore what steps can be taken to save these precious animals. MT Sobek is a proud supporter of the Fund for the Tiger, which helps endangered Bengal tigers in India's Bandhavgarh National Park and beyond.

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Discover Kaziranga's Big Five and the myriad wildlife of Kanha, where The Jungle Book comes to life!

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Highlights


  • Behold the magnificent, endangered Bengal tiger in Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Discover Kaziranga's Big Five and the myriad wildlife of Kanha, where The Jungle Book comes to life!
  • Awake to birdsong at comfortable jungle lodges, perfectly located for epic wildlife watching

India Wildlife Wonders Adventure

Start: Delhi, India  End: Delhi, India

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Itinerary


  • Arrive in Delhi, India

    Day 1

    Welcome to Delhi, India's vibrant bustling capital! After clearing customs and immigration at the airport, your representative will escort you to the Hotel Andaz. Depending on your arrival time, you can explore the city at your leisure.

    Accommodation: Andaz Delhi

  • Fly to Bandhavgarh National Park

    Day 2

    After breakfast, transfer to the Delhi airport for your flight to Jabalpur. From here, you will transfer by private van to the beautiful Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh is set amongst The Vindhya Hills in the state of Madhya Pradesh and is known for its impressive wildlife, including tigers! There are also at least 150 bird species, plus leopards, sloth bears, langur monkeys, wild boar, mongoose, and deer (chital, sambar, and barking). The park has a wide variety of vegetation including sal forest, bamboo groves, and grasslands making it an ideal destination for birdwatchers and nature lovers alike. Upon arrival, check into Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge. Enjoy an introduction to the wildlife parks of India and learn about their role in conservation.

    Accommodation: Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge

    Transportation: 90-minute flight transfer & 3-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Explore Bandhavgarh National Park

    Day 3

    After an early morning wake-up call, and some tea or coffee, you'll head out into the misty morning, with birds calling all around you. As soon as dawn breaks, you will leave on your jungle safari, accompanied by a resident naturalist and forest park guides in 4x4 jeeps. Enjoy lunch, then an afternoon safari before returning to the lodge for evening tea and free time to relax.

    Accommodation: Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge

    Activity: 4x4 jeep safaris

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Go Deeper in Bandhavgarh National Park

    Day 4

    Wake early for your second day of immersive exploration in Bandhavgarh National Park. Enjoy more wildlife sightings in the company of your expert guide and look out for a number of endangered species including Bengal tigers. After your morning and afternoon game drives, head back to the lodge for your final night in Bandhavgarh.

    Accommodation: Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge

    Activity: 4x4 jeep safaris

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Journey to Kanha National Park

    Day 5

    Bid farewell to Bandhavgarh National Park and transfer to Kanha National Park. Kanha is one of the largest, most scenic national parks in India with lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows, and ravines that shelter a significant population of rare species such as tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and wild dogs. Kanha meadow, with its hundreds of chital grazing on a carpet of green grass against the backdrop of the majestic sal forest, has been aptly referred to as "the Ngorongoro of India." Kanha is particularly well known for its endangered swamp deer, or hard water barasingha, which now populate the large open tracks of grass amidst the forests of teak and bamboo. After a nature walk by the river behind the lodge, you can get oriented with Kanha, enjoy a cooking class, and learn about tiger conservation.

    Accommodation: Kanha Jungle Lodge

    Transportation: 6-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Explore Kanha National Park

    Day 6

    After another early morning wake-up call, and tea or coffee, head out for a guided 4x4 jeep safari with the resident naturalist and forest park guides. Enjoy a picnic breakfast in the midst of the jungle, certainly unlike your typical weekday breakfast! Spend the rest of the morning at leisure or go for a nature walk, visit a nearby village or school, or attend a cooking demonstration. Activities at camp include learning how to tie a sari, Indian cooking classes and dragonfly/butterfly walks. After lunch, you'll set off on another 4x4 jeep safari.

    Accommodation: Kanha Jungle Lodge

    Activity: 4x4 jeep safaris

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Explore Kanha National Park

    Day 7

    Rise for an early morning 4x4 jeep safari in another corner of Kanha and enjoy a different morning activity of your choice at camp. After lunch, you'll set off on your afternoon 4x4 jeep safari before returning for an evening of leisure at the lodge.

    Accommodation: Kanha Jungle Lodge

    Activity: 4x4 jeep safaris

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Fly to Kolkata

    Day 8

    Today you'll venture out on one last jeep safari in Kanha, have breakfast, then transfer to Raipur airport for your flight to Kolkata. Upon arrival in Kolkata, transfer to the Taj City Centre New Town, where you will spend the night.

    Accommodation: Taj City Centre New Town

    Activity: 4x4 jeep safari

    Transportation: 4-hour private van transfer; 1.5-hour flight transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Head to Kaziranga

    Day 9

    After breakfast, transfer to Kolkata airport for your flight to Guwahati. Upon arrival in Guwahati, journey on to Kaziranga National Park. Kaziranga is home to the largest number of one-horned rhinoceros in the world, which roam about the massive park's swamps, grasslands, elephant grass, and mixed deciduous and tropical semi-evergreen forest. The wide-open vistas here make it relatively easy to see many wildlife species in a single day. Beyond rhinos, the park is home to about 35 major mammals, including wild elephants, tigers, leopards, wild boar, swamp deer, water buffalo, and more. Birdlife includes the rare greater adjutant stork, Bengal florican, and Pallas's fish eagle. Rest well tonight at your comfortable riverside lodge.

    Accommodation: Diphlu River Lodge

    Transportation: 1-hour 15 minute flight transfer; 5-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Explore Kaziranga

    Day 10

    Start the day with breakfast then embark on your morning jungle safari. Return to the lodge for lunch and enjoy and afternoon boat ride to view Gangetic river dolphins. Enjoy tea, coffee and cookies along the way before your leisurely evening back at the lodge.

    Accommodation: Diphlu River Lodge

    Activity: 4x4 jeep safaris and 2-hour boat ride

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Kaziranga Safari

    Day 11

    Rise early for your final day in Kaziranga National Park and enjoy expert-led wildlife safaris in the morning and afternoon. If you haven't seen tiger yet, today could be the day! Return to the lodge in the evening for your farewell dinner.

    Accommodation: Diphlu River Lodge

    Activity: 4x4 jeep safaris

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Return to Delhi

    Day 12

    Wake for an early morning bird walk, then return to the lodge for your last breakfast in Kaziranga. Then head to Guwahati airport, where you'll catch your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Andaz Delhi

    Transportation: 3-hour flight transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Depart from Delhi

    Day 13

    After breakfast, transfer to Delhi airport for your homebound flight. Or pair this trip with a private adventure in Rajasthan and a visit to the Taj Mahal.

    Meals: Breakfast

Why Travel With Us?


  • MT Sobek is a legendary pioneering outfitter that has been operating adventures throughout Asia (and beyond) since 1969.

  • Our trips are designed for nature and wildlife enthusiasts who are looking for an authentic adventure, not a tourist experience - and this trip is no exception.

  • Explore India with MT Sobek's local expert guiding team and enjoy an immersive wildlife experience.

Dates & Prices


  • 2024
  • Go Private
  • Go Custom
  • Inclusions

2024

Scheduled Dates


The earlier you book, the more choice of available dates you’ll have and once you book, your price is guaranteed.

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Go Private

Go Private


Gather your favorite travel companions to share an MT Sobek adventure on an easy-to-book Private departure.

Call or email us to get the ball rolling.

*Private trips require a 25% non-refundable deposit.


Looking for a private family adventure?


This trip can accommodate guests with a
minimum age of 8.

Private Trip Pricing:


2024 Pricing

4 guests from $9,195 per person double occupancy

5 guests from $8,595 per person double occupancy

6 guests from $7,995 per person double occupancy

7 to 9 guests from $7,795 per person double occupancy

10 guests from $7,495 per person double occupancy

*Seasonal rates may apply.

Additional Costs:


Internal Airfare: $750

Private pricing excludes potential additional costs such as internal airfare, single supplement, or any park fees that may be required for the trip.

*Private trips require a 25% non-refundable deposit.

Make Your Own Dates in These Months


Go Custom

Create Your Very Own Adventure


Dreaming of an adventure designed exclusively for you? With insider access and decades of experience, our travel experts create custom tailored adventures that are perfect for families, couples, and large groups. MT Sobek's custom adventures are designed to our exacting standards and led by our award-winning adventure guides.

When to start planning? Earlier is always better when designing a custom trip. More time allows for better availability of preferred accommodations, guides and your desired activities. Ideally, start the conversation with us at least 6 months before you want to travel. If you are looking for a custom trip that departs within three months, chances are greatly diminished in securing requested accommodations and the best guides.

*Custom trips require a 25% non-refundable deposit once an itinerary is agreed upon.

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Inclusions

Price Includes


  • Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
  • All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
  • Snacks and water between meals
  • Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
  • Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
  • Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
  • Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
  • Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Price Does Not Include


  • International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
  • Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
  • Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
  • Travel Protection Program
  • Personal expenses

Contact An Expert


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Need help picking your next adventure? Call us to answer your questions.

Your Guides


The best people to immerse you in a destination are the ones who live there, which is why we feature local Adventure Guides on our trips. Here are a few that you might meet on this adventure.

Kartikeya S.

Kartikeya S.

Kartikeya holds a Master’s degree in Ecology and Environment and spent eight years researching for the Wildlife Institute India. He studied the ecology of Indian wolves for more than six years, and his work was featured in BBC’s documentary Natural World. He is one of the specialists involved in the reintroduction of Gaur (India Bison) from Kanha to Bandhavgarh as an initiative to reverse the local extinction of the species. For four years, Kartikeya was head naturalist at Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh National Park. Additionally, Kartikeya assisted in the making of The Grasslands episode of The Planet Earth.

H.P. A.

H.P. A.

H.P. has always been passionate about the natural world, especially elephants! Hailing from Mysore, which is surrounded by forests on all sides, made it easier for his forays into the forest to watch animals and birds. He is an avid naturalist and wildlife photographer and filmmaker.

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Activity Level


This trip is rated activity level 2. Daily expert-led wildlife safaris by 4x4 jeeps. Includes morning and afternoon game drives, nature walks, conservation talks, and a cooking class.
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Activity Snapshot

Day 3

4x4 jeep safaris

Day 4

4x4 jeep safaris

Day 6

4x4 jeep safaris

Day 7

4x4 jeep safaris

Day 8

4x4 jeep safari

Day 10

4x4 jeep safaris and 2-hour boat ride

Day 11

4x4 jeep safaris

Accommodations


Stay at luxury hotels in Delhi and comfortable, eco-friendly hotels in the parks.

Andaz Delhi
Andaz Delhi

Just three minutes from Indira Gandhi International Airport lies Delhi's 5-star Andaz Delhi, a luxury lifestyle hotel. Its nearly 401 rooms are decorated with locally inspired chic and modern art pieces. Guests enjoy Andaz Delhi's historically elite hospitality and access their amenities, which includes an on-site dining hall, restaurant and bar; spa; pool; gym; free Wi-Fi; and luxury fleets of cars that help make your stay comfortable.

Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge
Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge

Themed as an Indian village to provide a friendly, informal, and relaxed environment, Bandhavgarh Jungle Lodge is located within walking distance of Bandhavgarh National Park's main gate. The lodge's proximity to the park means you'll have the sounds of the jungle right in your backyard. Keep an eye out for spotted deer and langur monkeys and awaken to birdsong. At night, you may hear the alarm calls of deer, which alerts you to a tiger or leopard on the prowl.

Kanha Jungle Lodge
Kanha Jungle Lodge

Kanha Jungle Lodge provides a sophisticated, environmentally friendly guest experience amidst the untamed beauty of Kanha. The lodge, with 18 well-appointed rooms, has been tastefully developed with low environmental impact. Since it is located close to the Mukki entrance gate, guests can listen to jungle sounds during the day or night. Your gracious hosts are Tarun, who has an encyclopedic knowledge of the jungle and its wildlife; Jai, a young naturalist who is a real-life Mowgli; and Dimple, a self-taught naturalist who is passionate about butterflies, Indian cooking and yoga. The lodge's founder, Kailash Sankhala, was the founding director of India's Project Tiger.

Taj City Centre New Town
Taj City Centre New Town

Experience luxury and wellness at the Taj City Centre New Town Hotel, ideally located a short walk from the airport and shopping mall of New Town. Indulge in 137 spacious and opulent rooms and re-energize at their iconic award-winning restaurants and bars, an Infinity Pool, signature Jiva Spa, and fitness center.

Diphlu River Lodge
Diphlu River Lodge

Nestled on the banks of its picturesque, namesake river, Diphlu River Lodge boasts environmentally sensitive cottages overlooking the water park or verdant farmland. Modern comforts are complemented by the thrill of the wild. Be it spotting an Indian rhinoceros in its natural habitat or appreciating the tribal wisdom of the people of the land, the lodge offers experiences and itineraries suited to all tastes. Explore the park on safari drives, watch local craftsmen and weavers in action, revel in traditional dance performances, visit rubber and tea plantations, and discover the Brahmaputra River's playful dolphins.

Weather


The temperatures will vary significantly during the day — from 30-50F in the morning before 11am and up from 60-90F at midday.

 
Mar
Nov
Bandhavgarh 
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Low
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Low
Bandhavgarh
94
62
84
61
New Delhi 
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Low
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Low
New Delhi
86
60
83
55

FAQs


Do I need a visa for India?

Yes, you do, but you can go online to apply for an Indian e-visa, which is fast and convenient.

Is my transfer included even if I arrive early?

Yes, your transfer is included even if you arrive early.

Can I book an extension for my trip?

Absolutely, we can help book one prior to the trip! Please contact your Adventure Coordinator to learn more about our pre-set extensions in India.

Does this trip contribute to any local conservation efforts?

Yes! We ask that travelers make a $300 donation to the Fund for the Tiger to match the donation of $300 per traveler from MT Sobek. The Fund for the Tiger contributes to a host of amazing tiger conservation projects.

 

 

What is the minimum age for this trip?
The standard minimum age for this trip is 18, but check out our private trip options for families and groups with younger guests.